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Get ready. The second cloud front is dawning upon us

Beyond analyzing historical data and publishing benchmarks, future waves of SaaS companies will leverage data their systems have collected to build predictive business-process improvements directly into their applications.

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It's time for cloud software companies to start turning a profit

There’s been a lot of commentary in the media recently regarding cloud software companies — from delayed initial public offerings (IPOs), poorly performing IPOs, and falling valuations and ultimately their contribution to the recent downturn in the tech market.

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Why fewer sales can make your SaaS startup richer (infographic)

Fewer sales making you more money?
That’s one of the rather surprising results of an InsightSquared study of hundreds of software-as-a-service startups. InsightSquared is business analytics solution for Salesforce, which gives it some very interesting insight into what works — and what doesn’t — for SaaS companies.