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Software Platform Consulting helps software companies and investment firms build successful B2B SaaS platforms and networks across industries.

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About Software Platform Consulting

I help build successful B2B SaaS platforms and networks across industries. Based on real, practical experience managing B2B platforms for over 20 years, as well as the latest research on multi-sided markets, I can help you navigate your way to a dominant position within your industry.

What are B2B Cloud Platforms?

Learn how multi-sided software applications bring together buyers, sellers, and intermediaries to facilitate commerce across industries.

The Nine Value Propositions of B2B Cloud Platforms

There are hundreds of vertical and horizontal B2B SaaS platforms. In providing software platform consulting, I’ve identified just nine basic value propositions these platforms “mix and match” to define their offering. This 50-page e-book defines the basic value propositions, highlights the strategic issues associated with each one, and provides examples of successful enterprise SaaS companies employing each strategy. My most popular resource.

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Tales of a B2B Road Warrior: The Joys of Business Travel Continue

The joys of business travel continue with a new boarding procedure never used before and unlikely to be used again--I hope!
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A Momentous Week for Platforms: Google, Symphony, Coupa, etc.

Amazon versus Google. Coupa versus Ariba. Symphony versus Bloomberg. Microsoft versus Linkedin. The battle of the mega-platforms is only intensifying!
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New CEOs at Procure to Pay Suite Vendors Basware and Sciquest

Basware and Sciquest changed CEOs this week and the Coupa roadshow begins soon. All of this excitement in the staid world of procure-to-pay suites!
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Taulia Discloses A Few SaaS Metrics Relevant to Networks

Taulia took a step up and released some meaningful metrics about their network last week. Could it be the Coupa S-1 effect?
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Let's work together to build your B2B SaaS platform.

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