Brian Sommer

Brian is currently CEO of TechVentive, a strategy consultancy serving technology providers and other firms. He is also a research analyst with Vital Analysis.

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What if.....

What if VCs, SAP, Your Marketing Team, etc. Designed the Stop SignI took a call last week from a friend of a friend who is trying to fight off a patent troll who happens to have a really obvious patent on a process that never should have been granted patent status.

September 5, 2008 by


How to Save a Lot of Coin, Easily, When Buying Software

Software Licensing Handbook – A Million Dollars Worth of Value                                                       Book Review Jeffrey Gordon has published the Software Licensing Handbook that is sure to save software buyers lots of money and cost vendors a lot more. It could also impact my colleague Vinnie’s Deal Architect practice, too, if a lot of folks read this.

August 29, 2008 by