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Winning the Cloud Game: SaaS Rules

With customers demanding more software-as-a-service offerings, yesterday’s software leaders have to move aggressively toward the cloud. But moving from a traditional on-premises delivery model to a cloud-based, SaaS strategy is a high-stakes, bet-the-company game for independent software vendors. In this three-part blog series, I’ll cover the secrets to winning it all.

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It’s time to put your chips on the table and get in the game.

As an independent software vendor, you are now living in a cloud-driven world — whether you like it or not. But the move from an on-premises deployment model to a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service approach is more involved than you may realize.

Here’s the most important thing to know as you saddle up to the table: from here on out there is no such thing as a purely technical decision.

Read the entire article at http://www.nuodb.com/blog/winning-cloud-game-saas-rules.

NuoDB is an Intellyx customer. Intellyx retains final editorial control of this article.

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).