Supply chain automation is a primary value proposition an enterprise software platform provider can to its participants.
Enterprise software platforms can be segmented by nine basic platform value propositions.
Global Trade Management (GTM) provider, Amber Road recently filed to go public, adding to the list of enterprise SaaS providers going public while the going is good. You may not recognize Amber Road, in part because for many years it went by the incredibly bland...
Castlight Health has filed for an IPO. They are going after an enormous market: helping corporations save on their spend on employee health benefits.
Two more enterprise SaaS plays are going public: Paylocity and The Rubicon Project.
GHX, one of the original industry consortia of the bubble era was bought by Thoma Bravo. Only a few consortia remain.
Private equity firms are showing a lot of love to facilities maintenance software and services vendors.
Sabre, one of the enterprise software industry’s pioneer platforms provides many lessons for today’s enterprise software platform entrepreneurs.
As one of the original enterprise software platforms, the Sabre IPO offers a fascinating lesson in how such platforms are built and endure.