Five Key Takeaways from a New Cloud Study
Kamesh Pemmaraju shares insights about market factors relating to the growth of cloud services, as revealed in TheInfoPro’s latest cloud study in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
Document Your Software License Compliance Philosophy
Cris Wendt of Flexera Software says if you talk to different individuals within a software company, many of them will have slightly different views on license compliance and enforcement. He discusses the need to document the company view on software license compliance in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Software Monetization Best Practices.
Product Readiness vs. Channel Readiness: Does a Shorter Development Cycle Reduce Your Odds of Market Success?
Michael Cannon of Silver Bullet Group discusses the impact of market success due to shortening the product development cycle in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Best Practices: Software Marketing.
A Review of the Book, Pitch Anything, by Oren Klaff
Jeff Ogden of Find New Customers shares sales strategies from the Pitch Anything book in this post to the Sandhill.com blog, Best Practices: Software Sales.
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Quote of the Week
“If you look at the industry over the past few years, the way in which cloud computing is spoken of today is the way in which SOA was spoken of four or five years ago... I think with respect to SOA, it really was a fad. SOA is something that is really sound at an architectural practice level, but in something in terms of selling product, was really an artificial marketing-created concept by a lot of vendors... In the case of cloud computing, however, there is more substance behind it. However, that substance is obscured by the fact that it could mean anything to anyone.”
- Rod Johnson, SVP, Middleware and GM of the SpringSource division at EMC VMware
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