Posts in cloud computing

Why Indian businesses are going to lap up Cloud Software?

My article appeared on Moneycontrol.com’s SME Mentor section on Oct 16, 2012 It might alarm the weatherman but ‘increasing Cloud cover’ is a term that’s bringing cheer to the SME space. And it’s important to understand why? Eventually, almost all software ...

How to get your SaaS business its first 100 customers? (InformationWeek)

I’ll take you back to 2007. We spent almost a year developing our Software As A Service (SaaS) project collaboration product, DeskAway. It was ready to go live but the uphill climb of getting our first 100 customers had just begun. We wanted to be profitable while bootstrapping. Luckily, ...

Code of Conduct for SaaS Companies

SaaS companies sell to the invisible. Hence, it becomes even more challenging to create an exceptional experience for their website visitors and customers. The vision for this Code of Conduct (CoC) is for companies to play by a set of standards so that they can delight their prospects/ customers and ...

How I explained Cloud Computing to the non-tech generation [Speaker]

A couple of days back, I was a guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Bombay Mid-Town held at The Taj Mahal Palace. I was addressing a group of people who were mostly 40+ years of age and non-technical. My presentation (below) is on Cloud Computing for dummies, maybe, even ...