The quick and dirty guide to transformative technologies which can turn your business around: Software as a Service (SaaS)

‏‏Get SaaSy Top 4 reasons TMS needs SaaS

What exactly is the software as a service? Its not a specific technology – rather it is a business-technology model which has sparked the imagination of all walks of the business reason – and for good cause. SaaS. Alternately known as hosted software, on-demand software and web-based software is essentially the delivery of online based services and applications. This represents a considerable shift from old style onsite installation, management and maintenance of specific software at specific physical sites. Things are much simpler with the SaaS business model since the service provider assumes responsibility for security and performance, enabling the service purchaser to massively save costs by forgoing maintaining a dedicated IT department and cutting down on maintenance downtime. This business model is particularly attractive for small and medium businesses, who often cannot afford to maintain a full-blown IT department. Is it any wonder that over 60 percent of all listed…

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Are you ready for the future?

What service or product do you provide? Education? Food? Hardware? Books? Latte coffee done just right? Personal pampering massages? Well, it doesn’t really matter – one way or another, even if you don’t know it, you are in the technology business – or at least you are if you want to stay in business. Are you a startup? A growing company? A well-established market leader? Again, it doesn’t matter – you still need to keep your eye on the ball and avoid falling behind the competition, and that means being aware and up to date of the current technological trends. If you are taking a “wait and see” attitude, as so many business owners do, then that’s understandable. After all, running a business is a high tension, high uncertainty activity. you don’t want to take too many risks and you don’t have too much time or energy to spare on…

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