SaaS Is Here:  Get Over It IT!

There was a long time ago I could pretty much build my bike from scratch.  Yeah, I could assemble everything, that’s easy.  Putting on gears, lacing up spokes onto wheels,

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Is Cloud The Way To Go?

So I had to upgrade my cell phone contract.  I used to be on this thing where I had a bucket of minutes and text messages to use, and now

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Feedback and Calling BS in Social

An interesting thing happened at the recent HR Technology Conference.  During Naomi Bloom’s “Master Panel,” when Mike Capone noted that ADP had the first SaaS application, before anyone else and

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HR Technology Conference Reactions: Naomi’s Master Panel – SaaS

Talk about a stacked panel.  This one was moderated by a thought leader, and staffed by thought leaders.   They included:  MODERATOR: Naomi Lee Bloom (Managing Partner, Bloom & Wallace), Steven

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Stop Selling Apps: SaaS is a Service

Increasingly, I’m seeing organizations change their buying habits, at least in theory. Vendor selections are no longer the total domain of functional requirements as they once were. We don’t care

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Differentiation in SaaS

A while back, I was an SC for a large vendor organization.  It was a lot of fun highlighting the great stuff in my applications (actually – those were the

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Time to Upgrade

Today I got the following message on my browser: Unfortunately your web-browser is from 2001, which is really, really old in web years. If you would take a moment to

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Screen Flicker and End User Annoyances

There has been so much publicity around e-readers and the Apple iPad lately. In truth, I’m totally captivated by both of these technologies, but have not jumped in the market

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What’s Next?

Just a few short years ago, it really seemed like the vendor space was leading the market with all sorts of great new functionality and new ways to think about

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Defining SaaS

Since I defined Web 2.0 already, I thought I’d also define SaaS for the masses.  Again, this is actually a fairly easy and straightforward technology to put some boundaries around. 

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Up In The Air – Packing Theory

Many of the people I know have watched a film called “Up in the Air.”  Indeed, I suppose it was a popular file garnering several Oscar nominations.  (I have no

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