David Linthicum

Profile of David Linthicum

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David S. Linthicum is senior vice president of Cloud Technology Partners and an expert in complex distributed systems, including cloud computing, data integration, service oriented architecture (SOA), and big data systems. He has written more than 13 books on computing and has more than 3,000 published articles, as well as radio and TV appearances as a computing expert. In addition, David is a frequent keynote presenter at industry conferences, with over 500 presentations given in the last 20 years.
Articles by David Linthicum
posted in December 2006

Three Areas Where SaaS Fell Short in 2006

There is always room for improvement. I am finding a few areas where many SaaS vendors fell short in 2006. 1. SaaS guys did not value nonvisual interfaces. 2. SaaS guys typically didn't consider integration to other SaaS players. 3. Many SaaS players were slow in supporting rich internet application technology, such as Ajax. Here's how SaaS vendors can improve -- and what you should look for from leaders -- in 2007.

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