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A Brief History of Free Software … Or Did Facebook Pay Too Much for WhatsApp?

Umang Gupta, Retired Chairman and CEO - Keynote Systems, Inc.

A Silicon Valley technology visionary discusses how the role of software has evolved, Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp and how startups can succeed with a free software strategy.

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Is Your Billing System a Barrier or Enabler in the Innovation Economy?

Andrew Dailey, Managing Director - MGI Research

Companies moving to cloud-based, as-a-service offerings are discovering that their billing platform doesn't keep pace with the trajectory of their business. Here’s why agile billing is so important.

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8 Tips for SaaS UI Design that Reduce Churn

Paul Giurata, Managing Partner - Catalyst Resources

How do you design a SaaS product to become a habit for users? The battle against SaaS churn begins with these design strategies.

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Q&A with Jeff Kaplan: Cloud and Next-Gen Software Influencer

Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Managing Director - THINKstrategies

This article in SandHill’s series profiling software industry leaders features the founder of THINKstrategies and the Cloud Computing Showplace, as well as host of the Cloud Innovators Summit series.

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Aria Systems Discusses Internet of Things and Cloud Influence on Recurring-Revenue Model

Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect - Aria Systems

Global brands from Audi to United Airlines are early adopters disrupting their markets with new product packaging and pricing models.