By Denis Pombriant on March 5, 2014
Subscription companies face many of the same challenges that more conventional companies face but the nature of these businesses puts an entirely different spin on the challenges. All companies have to acquire new customers, make products and price them attractively without leaving money on the table. Also, once a product is purchased, a company needs […]
By Brian Sommer on April 25, 2012
Accounting software can really change from time to time. Now, with cloud solutions popping up in abundance, the changes are everywhere. What are the key factors to consider? How should these new applications be sourced today?
By Denis Pombriant on August 26, 2011
As often happens in evolutionary systems, availability precedes demand. That’s a complicated way to say that we build products then figure out what they’re good for. It’s not that innovators develop things willy-nilly, but no matter how well thought out an innovation is, the marketplace has the last word on its utility. When we speak [...]
By David Terrar on June 15, 2011
I was delighted to hear, early yesterday, that cloud accounting software provider Twinfield was acquired by Wolters Kluwer. I have to disclose that my company, D2C, have been Twinfield’s UK partner since 2005 and so we have a vested interest …
By Denis Pombriant on April 1, 2011
Salesforce made its second major announcement of the week today when, along with Intuit, it announced a partnership between the two companies to deliver an integrated front and back office solution for small companies. Salesforce will integrate its SaaS based CRM technology with Intuit’s very popular QuickBooks. The price point for the integrated solution was […]
By David Terrar on January 28, 2011
Last week Sage, the UK’s biggest accountancy software supplier, finally released their first real online accounting solution. It looks like a proper SaaS or Cloud offering, unlike the hosted Online 50 product sold through a few resellers from 6 years ago, or their previous failed attempt of SageLive in 2009. I would argue that because […]
By Zoli Erdos on January 19, 2011
This morning Zoho, known for SMB focused SaaS offerings in the areas of productivity, collaboration, business processes launched an Accounting app: Zoho Books. I typically don’t do detailed product reviews, when I see the first good ones, will link to them – just a few points here and then let’s discuss how it rounds out […]
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By Brian Sommer on August 10, 2010
SaaS applications are evolving quickly and in interesting directions. Intacct’s newest product expansion and alliance points a new direction for that firm.
By Brian Sommer on August 3, 2010
Revenue Recognition is a growing accounting requirement impacting companies in a growing number of industries. Software and BPO vendors are creating solutions just for this space.