Business intelligence

Business Intelligence (BI) are the set of strategies, processes, applications, data, technologies and technical architectures which are used to support the collection, analysis, presentation and dissemination of business information.[1] BI technologies provide historical, current and predi ...

SaaS Data Integration – Best Practices

Those who have built cloud-based systems clearly understand the strategy needed for SaaS data integration, and what the best practices entail. However, a majority of those who work to bring the benefits of cloud computing to their enterprise do not place the same value on this great techno ...

On-Cloud vs. On-Premise: Why Choose SaaS?

SaaS or Software as a Service, has always been a favorite and reliable software distribution model amongst small and medium businesses. The term SaaS has been around for a decade now, and is one of the most widely known branches of cloud computing. With the rapid expansion in the IT indust ...

SaaS Development Framework Guide

Since Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) adopts a multi-tenancy architecture (MTA), and building an MTA SaaS application requires much effort, the SaaS development framework must address major issues of concern, especially security. SaaS applications are often built either from scratch or with t ...

SaaS SLA Best Practices

We’re going to look closer at SaaS contract points, today’s being the SaaS SLA or service level agreement. This one is probably the most important agreement and unfortunately it’s the one that nobody ever reads when they install software or subscribe to a service.

SaaS Startup Success Stories

Like I’ve talked about a bit in the past, the world is a different place for an SaaS startup than for a classical business startup. In some ways, it’s a lot easier, but in others, it’s a whole new can of worms altogether. When it all comes down to it, the level of overall challenge i ...

5 SaaS Metrics That You May Be Measuring Incorrectly

What metrics can you gather about how your service is seen by the market; how can you make sure that you are calculating these metrics correctly and gaining the best insight from those metrics?Would you put a lot of money into an investment without a guaranteed return? What if I told y ...

The State of SAAS Today

Software as a service has skyrocketed in terms of popularity and growth in the recent years. The SaaS industry has allowed for so much innovation, it’s incredible to look at a timeline of such development. Every so often, I find it useful to take a step back and look at the bigger pictur ...

Continuous Delivery, SaaS, and Robots

I’ll say it straight—SaaS systems should ship with an option to have a high number of free non-interactive service account “users.”I previously wrote about All you can eat software licenses when doing Continuous Delivery. Well, a similar problem extends for situations where you ...

Pitfalls in the SaaS Model

If you're considering the cloud as part of your app, keep these challenges and potential pitfalls in mind — as well as how to make sure you don't get bitten.Are Google apps, Oracle, and Amazon Web Services familiar to you? These names have become household names in this digital age. ...