It was the week of Web 2.0, the annual conference that celebrates the new new new web. Tracking the news from the conference, it was clear that the new web still mainly targets consumers and individuals, and did not make any significant headway into the small- and mid-size business space (SMB). A quick scan of the tech news this week (all thanks to good old techcrunch) reveals that the industry is focused on photo editing, Internet TV, and web 2.0 mashups for your car. Even applications that are more business-oriented, like InterviewUp, are focused on the individuals (interviewees) and not on the interviewers. Continue reading “Seven reasons why SaaS is not main street in SMB”
It is so interesting to see how much we use the internet for just about everything, and at the same time most of the mission-critical applications we use ignore it almost altogether. For an average business user, the internet is a great place for search, maps and private email, but when going back to his or her “real job”, the internet plays a minor role.
Want examples? Let’s take Outlook. Continue reading “The Broken Link”