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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.

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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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Bessemer Venture Partners’ 2017 State of the Cloud Report

BVP’s 2017 State of the Cloud presentation is well worth the read, especially for B2B SaaS afficianados.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites is now available. This market has now been around for almost 20 years!

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Dematerialization: Converting B2B Documents into Bits Creates Opportunities

Think about a business document that is still too often in paper form. Digitizing, or dematerializing, this document could lead to a great opportunity.

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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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