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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 SaaS 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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ICYMI: My Seven Most Popular Posts of 2016

In case you missed them the first time around, here are my seven most popular posts of 2016. Procure to Pay, Marketplace Take Rates, and humor dominated.

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Vote for The Worst Supply Chain of 2016. Hint: It Is Not an Easy Choice.

Supply chain news in late 2016 included duopolies, explosions, counterfeits, bid-rigging, out-of-stocks, child labor, and an entirely fake supply chain.

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Donald Trump is the Stereotypical Bad Enterprise Software Sales Guy

Donald Trump has all of the bad traits of every bad enterprise software sales person I have ever met. That does not bode well for the next four years.

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B2B SaaS Platforms in Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500 Rankings

Buried among the security and sales automation companies in Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500 Rankings are a few B2B SaaS Platforms of interest.

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