A decade ago, Yahoo! staked its future on a backwards-looking model of content instead of developing online services. Today, Twitter is making a parallel error.
Software as Services
In the best-informed blog on software-as-a-service and on-demand business applications, Phil Wainewright cuts through the vendor spin, analyzes the trends to watch and adds his thought-provoking insights.
Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud computing as a blogger, analyst and consultant.
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