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.
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...]
Let’s take a quick tour. The first-generation web, Web 1.0 (prior to 1998), with its text-only web pages, centered around the “web browser” (application host). Web 2.0 (2002-2007) is centered around interaction (application dynamics and logic). The Web 2.0 trend is bloated with API’s, mashups, Ajax, wikis, social-networking etc., but [continue reading...]
In 1963, meteorologist Edward Lorenz asked the question: Does the flap of a butterflyâ€™s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas? Postulating the so called “Butterfly Effect“, the idea that the flapping of fragile wings could start a chain reaction in the atmosphere. Today, Lorenzâ€™s Butterfly [continue reading...]