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The Evolution of Business Software: Focus on the Consumer

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    Delivery of Software to Users

    Technology advancements are one of the foremost ways in which business software has evolved in recent years. Gone are the days of time-consuming disk drive installations or cumbersome site downloads. Today businesses and individuals alike can utilize the cloud to access software in a fast, more efficient manner. And according to the numbers, the cloud is a larger source than ever when it comes to how businesses leverage business software – a recent report from RightScale found that 93 percent of organizations are running applications or experimenting with infrastructure as a service today.

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The Evolution of Business Software: Focus on the Consumer

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    Delivery of Software to Users

    Technology advancements are one of the foremost ways in which business software has evolved in recent years. Gone are the days of time-consuming disk drive installations or cumbersome site downloads. Today businesses and individuals alike can utilize the cloud to access software in a fast, more efficient manner. And according to the numbers, the cloud is a larger source than ever when it comes to how businesses leverage business software – a recent report from RightScale found that 93 percent of organizations are running applications or experimenting with infrastructure as a service today.

In the past decade, business software usage has evolved in a number of ways to meet the changing needs of organizations in the digital age. From how software is delivered to how it is installed and used, the concept of business software is being transformed by a number of cultural and technological developments that are ultimately leading to a shift in mindset: Instead of building software for management usage, it is increasingly being built with a primary focus on the end user.

In this slideshow, Marko Kovac, CEO and founder of Repsly, a B2B SaaS field-activity management company, will highlight the top trends and cultural shifts that stand out as being the driving force behind this change, including software delivery, the mobile boom, social media and Big Data, all of which have ultimately created a consumerization of business software.