This is part 5 of our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model series and it will summarise the key aspects of the previous articles using Slack as an example. SaaS is an important subcategory of Linear Subscription Business Models. Categorising SaaS – where’s Slack? Slack is an exciting tool in the flourishing productivity SaaS space. This mind […]
In our last article we have looked at the business model elements of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). in relation to Research & Development (R&D) activities. This is part 3 of our series on business model innovation tactics for SaaS. And it focusses on sales and marketing (S&M) from a business model perspective, yes! S&M expenses are often the […]
In our last article we have shown one way of categorising Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS). See also the diagram below. The obvious point was not to make a systematic attempt of categorising SaaS. With over 25,000 SaaS companies in Crunchbase and who knows how many actual SaaS solutions that would be a futile attempt. The two […]
This is part 1 of our series on Software-as-a-Service business models. It starts by categorising SaaS solutions in a way that makes sense from a business model perspective. With numerous exciting examples.
Amazon Web Services has become one of Amazon’s most significant offerings and business models. Netflix, a remarkable innovator in its own right, is fully hosted on AWS. Considering Netflix consumes 15% of global internet bandwidth as reported recently this shows the remarkable capabilities of AWS.
It is an almost impossible task to try write about Amazon Web Services (AWS) without being either unbelievable shallow or unbelievably geeky. The breadth and depth of AWS’s functionality is so extensive that even it experts start specialising on certain elements. As always, after a brief technical overview, I am going to focus on the business model aspects of AWS.