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About Jeff Kaplan

Jeff Kaplan

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Jeff Kaplan is the Managing Director of THINKstrategies (www.thinkstrategies.com), founder of the Cloud Computing Showplace (www.cloudshowplace.com) and host of the Connected Cloud Summit focused on the IoT market on September 18 in Boston, MA, http://cloudsummits.com/event/connected-cloud/. He can be reached at jkaplan@thinkstrategies.com.

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Achieving a Competitive Advantage in the Cloud
1 year ago

Achieving a Competitive Advantage in the Cloud

In 1997, a pair of management consultants – Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema – published a book entitled The Discipline of Market Leaders: Choose Your Customers, Narrow Your Focus, Dominate Your Market, which suggested that companies could only become dominant players in their industry by achieving a proficiency in one of the following areas:

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A New Approach to Software Licensing is Essential in the Internet of Things
3 years ago

A New Approach to Software Licensing is Essential in the Internet of Things

The hottest topic in the tech industry is the ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) – the idea that nearly every object and device will be connected via high speed networks in the not too distant future. These connected things will produce valuable information which will enable companies to better understand how their products and services are being used so they can better serve their customers, and be in a better position to gain a competitive advantage.

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