David M Smith

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Are enterprise SaaS vendors becoming more like their customers?

by David M. Smith  |  May 17, 2012  |  Comments Off

I’ve long thought of the effects of SaaS adoption as consumerization on steroids. It is an en masse instance of consumerization as business users increasingly go to the cloud to get what they need bypassing IT. And what about SaaS vendors? Are they starting to exhibit similar behavior as their customers? Many started as traditional […]

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Reverse cloudwashing and the enterprization of Cloud Computing – lowering expectations.

by David M. Smith  |  May 4, 2012  |  Comments Off

Everyone has heard of consumerization of IT. It’s all about how consumer focused technologies and approaches affect enterprises and IT. We’re now starting to see some of the opposite. Now we are starting to see the enterprization of the cloud. It results in lower expectations but higher prices. This is a corollary to my description […]

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