It’s Monday, and that means it’s time for another weekly SaaS roundup!
Each week on the SaaSX blog, we take a little time to collect some of our favorite SaaS articles from around the internet and share them with our readers. We’ve got some great ones this week, so let’s jump right in!
The first article this week comes from Forbes contributor Bryan Stolle.
Though already a widely-respected tastemaker of all things business, Forbes continues working actively to expand and improve their content range and quality each week.
In the last few months, we’ve seen quite a few great SaaS-related articles surface on their blog, but this one caught our eye—for good reason!
Stolle does a terrific job of busting this often destructive
I think we can put a stake through the heart of the SaaS professional services myth! To be sure, not every SaaS company needs to invest in professional services, but it’s the exception not the rule.– Bryan Stolle
In the vast sea of articles flooding the internet with biased opinions on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the impact it’s having on the SaaS landscape, Intelligent CIO‘s latest report acts as something of a life-vest for those unsure of what to think
As SaaS trends evolve further still, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have staked their claim among the topics dominating the SaaS conversation, as many analysts peg AI as the next big shift in the market.– Alix Pressley
PR Newswire came bearing good news this week with results from a KBCM Technology Group survey. The survey reveals continued strong growth for SaaS applications last year, and sheds some light on where this growth may be leading private SaaS companies in the years to come.
SaaS and cloud computing remain among the most vibrant sectors of the economy, as virtually every industry is being transformed by innovations enabled by software.– David Spitz
Martech Advisor shared a fantastic 4-step approach to building a predictable pipeline
Taking your board commit target and working backward to align, budget, resources, and achievable conversion rates can help you avoid major surprises.
In other words, it’s your best chance to come out of the board meeting smiling.– Shari Johnston
In this 20-minute episode of the SaaS Revolution Show, Corey shares the story of how he turned a humble SaaS with $5 million in revenue into a $250 million SaaS giant in just 10
For me, the thing that I wake up every morning focused on is this dichotomy between an obsessive focus on the longterm, and the single biggest bottleneck that inhibits us in the longterm that’s not being addressed today.– Corey Thomas
Because the way that I think about my role as CEO is really to highlight, focus, and put time and attention into solving the biggest bottleneck that isn’t being addressed today.
At risk of self-indulgence, we thought this would be a good place to share a great article featured on Openview this week – written by our very own Anna Talerico! For anyone who may have missed it, our friends at Openview gave Anna a platform to shed some light on the issues stemming from the overpopulation of the current SaaS landscape
Check it out!
With all this choice, you’d think customers would be able to easily find perfect SaaS solutions. But instead, customers are increasingly overwhelmed by a cluttered market where most of the choices seem the same.
Why? Because everyone in the SaaS world, no matter what product they’re selling, is saying the same thing.– Anna Talerico
And that’s it for this week! We hope you enjoy these articles as much as we