Tag Archive: Jeff Kaplan

Feb 09 2009

Deeper recession: SaaS and AEC

Since my post last month on the likely impact of the global financial crisis on the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market and on SaaS (and other ICT) providers in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector in particular, I have seen one or two other SaaS bloggers echo my thinking. The latest is Jeff Kaplan. In Is …

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Nov 25 2008

Aconex reports…

Australia-based construction collaboration Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) vendor Aconex has published its financial results for the year ending 30 June 2008. As with most annual reports and accounts, there is a lot of dry legal/accounting talk to wade through (thankfully, I am no accountant!), but for me the key points are: Aconex revenues and order book are …

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Sep 26 2008

The Three Es

At the beginning of the year (see 2008: SaaS will soar, SaaS will surge), I wrote about Jeff Kaplan‘s predictions for the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market. Amid recent financial turmoil on both sides of the Atlantic, he has again been urging people to consider SaaS in an article The Three Es That Will Drive On-Demand Services …

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Jan 03 2008

2008: SaaS will soar, SaaS will surge

SaaS Bloggers’ 2008 predictions have started to emerge. Jeff Kaplan has written his Top Ten Reasons Why On-Demand Services Will Soar in 2008, quickly followed by Phil Wainewright‘s Eight reasons why SaaS will surge in 2008, and the picture is very positive. Despite forecasts of a recession, both Jeff and Phil suggest economic factors will favour SaaS. Jeff writes: “… …

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Jan 18 2007

On-demand/SaaS “set to take off in 2007”

Like several other analysts (see my Predictions post), Jeff Kaplan, of THINKStrategies, is also predicting a good year for on-demand services in 2007. In a recent Network World column, he draws on a recent survey of 550 IT professionals and business executives which “found that about 40% use one or more managed services, and nearly 95% …

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