Phil Wainewright

Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant. He founded pioneering website ASPnews.com, and later Loosely Coupled, which covered enterprise adoption of web services and SOA. As CEO of strategic consulting group Procullux Ventures, he has developed an evaluation framework to help ISVs and enterprises select cloud platforms, and advises US and European vendors on messaging, positioning and go-to-market. His newest role as an industry advocate is vice-president of EuroCloud.

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Collaborative selling in the on-demand era

Collaborative selling in the on-demand era

In the Internet era, collaboration is an essential component of customer relationship management (CRM). Yet few CRM suites incorporate more than rudimentary collaboration. Internet-based selling demands more engagement with the customer than this.

published January 8, 2007 by

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SaaS predictions from around the Web

SaaS predictions from around the Web

Here's a selection of 2007 SaaS predictions from Microsoft's Gainpaolo Carraro, a number of Enterprise Irregulars including Jeff Nolan, Dennis Howlett and Charles Zedlewski, and analyst firms IDC and Saugatuck.

published January 3, 2007 by

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SaaS in 2007: It's about services, doh!

SaaS in 2007: It's about services, doh!

SaaS is just part of a wider move towards Internet-based automated services, an all-embracing trend that will drive several other sub-trends. This post comprises five separate predictions, all derived from the underlying services mega-trend.

published January 1, 2007 by

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Google retreats back to Web 1.0

Google retreats back to Web 1.0

In withdrawing its seminal search API, Google signals its failure to emulate the success of Amazon in monetizing API services. Will Google now face up to its true destiny or will it retreat further into Web 1.0 business models?

published December 20, 2006 by

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Google's achilles heel

Google's achilles heel

There's a paradox at the heart of Google's success that highlights the location of its Achilles' heel. A paradox that gives Google no incentive to fix the vulnerability until a competitor starts exploiting it.

published December 13, 2006 by

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