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  • An analysis of the value of analysts

    On the website of mega research firm Gartner there's a section titled IT Budget Optimisation, which, among other things, offers for sale 20 research papers on strategies for cutting IT expenses.

  • The real appeal of software-as-a-service

    If we are ever to cut through the hype in order to determine how good SaaS (software as a service) really is, the best way would be to talk to companies that use SaaS. Of course, each application or service must stand on its own — SaaS can’t turn a pig’s ear into a silk purse, as they say — but I’ve been wondering what it is that’s inherent to all or most SaaS applications that makes the model so appealing to mid-size and larger companies.