MS client/server developers will quit when you move to SaaS. Hire web developers to replace them. Those people then implement innovative ideas rapidly on the SaaS platform.
Don't underestimate the need for change management training in this or any software rollout.
Developers productive within two weeks.
Easy to train up people in India to be productive on the platform.
Myth is that data on SaaS platforms is not available. Customer downloads all data from all SaaS providers onto their SAn nightly.
Very excited about their release of SAML. Seems to be standard most vendors are coalescing around.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Gartner: Force.com Case Study
Highlights from the Force.com Case Study presenation inlcude: