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Software Platform Consulting helps software companies and investment firms build successful enterprise SaaS platforms and networks.

About Software Platform Consulting

I help entrepreneurs and corporations build successful B2B SaaS platforms and networks. Based on real, practical experience managing enterprise platforms for over 20 years in a wide variety of industries, I can help you navigate your way to a dominant position in your industry.

What are B2B SaaS Platforms?

Learn how multi-sided software applications bring together buyers, sellers, and intermediaries to facilitate commerce and compliance 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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Deja-Vu: Enterprise Software (Even Source to Pay) is Red-Hot Again

If you stick around long enough, everything old is new again. At least it sure seemed that way in enterprise software last week.

E2Open Proposes To Acquire Amber Road (AMBR)

E2Open offered to acquire Amber Road. Amber Road is playing it cool, but the logic of building another direct materials commerce network is compelling.

Form 5500: One Government Form Spawns Several Businesses

Several companies have spun some gold from the data buried in the federal government’s form 5500, but the most interesting may be BizQualify.

Mining Data From The UK Payment Practices and Performance Regulation

UK regulators are forcing big companies to report their payment practices. The data shows how woeful e-invoice and supply chain finance penetration still is. It also shows which football clubs pay the fastest!

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