Mark Albala witnessed something through a client that helps explain the cloud’s ascent: The client bought a $25,000 product, and got a bill from their technology group of almost $150,000 to install it. The client’s response: “What is this s—-?” They’re now seriously considering SaaS.
He is president of InfoSight Partners. “[SaaS] is not catching on because it’s cheaper. It’s not,” he said. “It’s not catching on because it’s more efficient. It’s not. It’s catching on because companies are tired of dealing with these technology groups.”
SaaS has what many tech groups don’t have: agility. Most large corporations, he says, have embedded, well-defined development processes that take things from conception to production, with lots of people involved for checks and balances.… Read the rest “Stay agile”