SaaS Design Principle #3: Don’t Just Port
Paul Giurata of Catalyst Resources continues his series of SaaS design principles with this article, explaining how porting an existing on-premise software application to SaaS can be a recipe for disaster in this post to the SandHill.com blog, Voice of the Customer. Be sure to also read the prior posts on SaaS design principles #1 and #2 if you missed them.
Think Monetization Before Enforcement with Subscription Software Licensing Models
Cris Wendt of Flexera Software discusses software vendors’ reluctance toward the subscription software license model in this post to SandHill.com blog, Software Monetization Best Practices.
The INR-USD Exchange Rate: Will the Rupee Depreciate?
In this article, Ashutosh Gupta and Surbhee Sirohi of EvalueServe present their research findings on the potentiality of the Rupee depreciating. The report discusses aspects including inflation, the changing landscape of investment inflows to India, India’s “crisis of confidence” due to scandals, remittances from Indians abroad, and more. Read more >>
Is Social Media ROI Achievable?
Tom Pisello of Alinean discusses the metrics used to measure the success of marketing through social media in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Best Practices: Software Marketing.
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