Tag Archives: Cloud

The software subscription model: will consumers buy it?

A response to my last post on Mindjet’s flawed and ultimately unsuccessful attempt to move its entire user base to a subscription model asked whether even major companies such as Adobe will ever succeed in convincing their customers to rent … Continue reading

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Big Business carves up the internet – part 1

Is the free, open and somewhat anarchic era of the internet drawing to a close? If so, what are the implications for small organisations? There has been a lot of media attention in recent months to how various governments are … Continue reading

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Cloud storage and privacy – the dark side of the silver lining

A report of the Senate Environment and Communications Committee released this month may have profound implications for small businesses, councils and non-government organisations that use cloud storage for personal information relating to their clients or customers. The Committee’s report, titled The … Continue reading

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