Siamak Farah, Founder & CEO of InfoStreet, shares how Software as a Service (SaaS) is becoming one of the main capital expenditures by businesses and why some believe it will continue to experience growth for the foreseeable future.
Farmers know how to till the land and grow crops. But when it comes to harvesting information they need to keep their agribusinesses strong and healthy, that's been a different story. Today, they must cultivate technology and their commodities to succeed. More of them use an unlikely resource, their Internet Service Provider (ISP).
For Bruce Crockett, board meetings used to be a test of strength. The briefing books prepared for directors on the mutual-fund board of financialservices firm AIM Management Group Inc. came in a 20-pound box, says Mr. Crockett, who chairs the board.
A consistent view of each customer's behavior is critical for retailers who strive to identify and effectively reach their most valuable customers. Many companies, though, have data scattered across the enterprise, making it virtually impossible to have a 360-degree view of customers.