SaaS/Cloud

Mobiles Devices on the cloud

All these days we have been buying mobile phones from Amazon, but now you can get Mobile as a Service from Amazon Web Service. I haven’t seen a technology that has been growing like AWS cloud.  You…

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Business Driven Architecture for SaaS

Do you know that a very small percentage of SaaS businesses are profitable, including those that have been in the market since the SaaS model began? Let’s pick the giant in SaaS business – Salesforce.com.…

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Is Profitability a Myth in SaaS Model?

Whether software vendors like it or not, today they don’t have a choice other than providing atleast one version of their software in a subscription based SaaS model. One single major concern from Independent Software…

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Benchmarking SaaS Maturity (Part 3) – Security Assessment

This is the 3rd part of the blog series discussing on benchmarking the maturity of a SaaS solution. Click the following links to see the earlier parts – part 1 and part 2. In this blog let’s look at…

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Common Sense Approach to Building SaaS Application

If you have decided to develop a SaaS application, the main focus is to build your domain functionalities and take your MVP(minimal viable product) to market. It is not easy though to build a SaaS…

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Let your SaaS Application “REST” in peace

While building a SaaS application, it’s extremely important to support other gateways to access the application features. In today’s world the number of devices that can access your SaaS application is only growing by the…

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Benchmarking SaaS Maturity (Part 2) – Architecture Assessment

In continuation to my earlier blog on benchmarking the maturity of a SaaS solution where I talked about 4 segments through which one can find the maturity of a SaaS solution. In this blog I am going…

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SaaS Architecture – Past and Present

“SaaS” – once such a disputed topic, has now been widely accepted. The increase in the adoption as well as the new technology innovations such as cloud has significantly helped in the evolution of  SaaS architecture.…

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10 Features To Check Out in your Subscription Management Solution – Part 1

Subscription management encompasses a wide area of operational activities involved in a SaaS business model. While there are several subscription management solutions available in the market, there is no clear guideline to benchmark them. In…

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How to Benchmark the Maturity of your SaaS Solution?

There are several strategies available for ISVs to build/migrate their products to a SaaS model. However, each approach has its own pros and cons. There are 2 broad approaches that ISVs typically take towards creating their…

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Why should SaaS ISVs Automate their Subscription process?

Subscription management is one of the under estimated areas in SaaS model. SaaS ISVs tend to focus more on the product engineering side and pay very little attention to the operations and manageability of the…

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Increasing Adoption of SaaS Model

Let me begin with a small introduction to SaaS. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is a form of software consumption, where the application is offered as a service to customers across the internet. You can consider the SaaS…

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