Guy Creese

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IBM Reconsiders Its Jettisoning Web Analytics Four Years Ago and Buys Coremetrics

by Guy Creese  |  June 15, 2010  |  Comments Off

IBM announced today that it was buying Coremetrics, one of the last major independent web analytics providers. This is not a surprising development, for several reasons: It follows in the footsteps of Omniture: The largest company in this sector was acquired by Adobe last year, and it was only a matter of time before Omniture’s […]

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SaaS vs. Software: The Release Cycle for SaaS Is Usually (Not Always) Faster

by Guy Creese  |  May 18, 2010  |  Comments Off

This is the first in a series of posts I plan to write comparing and contrasting the strengths of SaaS and software. Many people view SaaS as just software running on a web server. While true, that’s a viewpoint that misses the nuances of SaaS–and its the nuances that make all the difference. SaaS vendors […]

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