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SandHill Contributor: Jeff Kaplan

By February 15, 2016Article

Jeff Kaplan 

  Jeff Kaplan’s SandHill Articles

    Managing director of THINKstrategies, founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace and host of the Cloud Innovators Summit executive forum series


Enterprises becoming digital software and services leaders

How Microsoft’s LinkedIn Acquisition Changes the Competitive Landscape

Peeling Back the Layers of the IoT Onion

The Challenges of Becoming a Software Company

What Oracle and Google Don’t Understand About the Cloud

ISVs Crossing the Cloud Chasm

Turning the Long Tail around in the IoT

Technology Becomes Pivotal Battleground in 2016

Tracking the Channel’s Role in IoT and Cloud Opportunities Launches IoT Cloud – Provides Path to Business Benefits

Five Reasons IoT Isn’t Happening

EMC Acquires Virtustream to Offer Enterprise-Class Managed Cloud Services

Ask the Experts: Salesforce Acquisition

Defying the Discipline of Market Leaders via the Cloud

Navigating the Digital Transformation Process

How Arrow Electronics is Channeling IoT, Big Data and Cloud Opportunities

IoT Turning Products into Information Services via the Cloud

Attaining Four Levels of Internet of Things Benefits

12 Misperceptions and Myths that Business Software Buyers Need to Understand

6 Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing Software in 2015

10 Tips on How Software Buyers Can Deal with Tech Change in 2015

Predictions for Cloud, Big Data, IoT Software Changes in 2015

Moving IT Solutions Providers to the Cloud

5 Factors That Will Shape the Software Market in 2015

Building an IoT Marketplace in the Cloud

Dreamforce 2014: Celebrating the Power of Cloud Partnerships

Making the Internet of Things Real in the Cloud

The Internet of Things Standards Wars

The New Internet of Things VARs

Partner Ecosystems Key in Internet of Things

Everyone Wants into the Internet of Things

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

Selling the Internet of Things

Changing Cloud Scapes in 2014 Creates Bigger Cloud Marketplace at Dreamforce

Creating Profitable Channels in the Cloud

SugarCRM Success Reshaping Enterprise Applications

The True Meaning of the New Alliance: Pragmatism Overtakes Polemics 

Productizing Customer Success in the Cloud

ISV Migration to the Cloud via Managed Services

The Cloud is Shifting Power from Vendors to Channel Partners

Data Integration in the Cloud Key to Capitalizing on Big Data

Cloud Vendor Management and Procurement: Challenges and Opportunities

How ISVs Can Cross the Chasm to the Cloud

Moving from Data Integration to Management in the Cloud

What Does It Take to Sell Cloud Services to SMBs?

Ascending the Cloud Computing Learning Curve

Why the Cost of Sales Gap is Shrinking between SaaS and Legacy Software Vendors

Back to the Future: Software Moves as Catalysts for Driving Change

The Battle Heats Up: Predictions on Winning Software Startups in 2013

2013: A “Plan B” Year for Software Firms

The Software Spending Pulse for 2013

8 Perspectives on Software Vendors to Watch in 2013

Change Reigns: Software Industry Predictions for 2013

Channel Opportunities in the Cloud Crystalizing

Finding the Right Channel in the Cloud

SAP-Ariba Deal Goes Beyond the Cloud

Harnessing the Power of Big Data and BI in the Cloud

Cloud Analytics Opportunities Trump Big Data Challenges

Winning Moves of Software Leaders in 2011

Meet the Challengers for Software Market Share in 2012

Banking on Change: Software IT Spending Predictions for 2012

Market Implications of’s Acquisition of Model Metrics

Building Effective Channels in the Cloud

HP’s Software Transformation Cloudy without Consumer Channel to Market’s New Data Residency Option (DRO) Will Widen Door for Cloud Adoption

Will Google’s Purchase of Motorola Be a Path to Greater Android Success or Pandora’s Box?

Industry Analyst Jeff Kaplan Discusses the “Cloud Rush”

Complex Times Demand Simpler Solutions