Visual notes from Rich’s keynotes at Pitney Bowes Product Management Summit. Talks were on “Common SAAS Pitfalls, and How to Avoid Them” and “Building Better Business Cases.”
This article captured an April 2007 talk I did at SVPMA. The original slide deck is here. I’m talking with more and more with companies considering a shift from traditional licensing models to hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS). It’s important to recognize the radical changes such a move may force within your entire company. This column serves
Much of my consulting lately involves on-demand services (aka software-as-a-service, or “SaaS”). I’m seeing ever-growing interest from business customers in subscription pricing and online services, especially since they pay much less “up front” versus software licensing. This necessarily slows down early revenue to the vendor and intensifies the need to upsell your installed base.