Blog posts in the Software Economy Series try to dig a bit deeper in the economy and challenges behind the software business. They include:
SaaS Whack a Mole
Why the business of building hosted utilities looks good only from outside?
Show me the Money: What’s wrong with public PaaS?
How such popular businesses like Heroku manage not to make much money?
The Bigger Pictures: On Sponsoring Open Source Projects
Is taking corporate sponsorship for an open source project the only way to keep a project alive?
Simple vs Simplistic
How consumerization of the enterprise internet fueled by the Lean movement and venture money can lead to simplistic products.
Public PaaS is a good solution but not using it for the right purpose can hurt your business.