Ben Yoskovitz shares his experience with SaaS (Software as a Service), in which he suggests that vendors should charge their customers monthly, or offer discounts for longer term commitments. In my opinion, a more efficient option will be to offer a PAYG (pay as you go) model (with discount incentives), [continue reading...]
It’s a known assertion that software applications (desktop or distributed) are not truly platform agnostic. Even if a software application is developed as a cross-platform solution, it is very difficult to make it look and work identically across all platforms (operating systems). Hence, lately I’ve been thinking about the quest [continue reading...]
Technology industry forecasts are an interesting exercise. I find it somewhat similar to “science fiction”, only that industry forecasts gauge a shorter capitalist term, and they are more analytical (less fiction for the Board of Directors, Investors, and Stakeholders).
Back in January this year, as part of an ongoing hacker [continue reading...]
In the cloud computing space, there’s the SaaS model, its cousin DaaS, and their distant mate – Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).
All the “XaaS” platforms exist and operate under the same umbrella, so to speak. The “Comparing Amazonâ€™s and Googleâ€™s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Offerings” article illustrates a nice graphical overview [continue reading...]
Earlier, I wrote about the SaaS (Software as a Service) model of software application delivery, and it drew the attention of Lars Leckie who writes about SaaS, and more recently wrote about DaaS (Data as a Service), on his blog.
A recent article at Forbes titled “The Coming Death Of Indian Outsourcing” reads:
Information technology and IT-enabled services will employ 4 million people in 2008 and account for 7% of gross domestic product and 33% of India’s foreign-exchange inflows, according to Nasscom, an Indian IT industry organization.