First, you need to know what a long-arm...Read More »
This law is much akin...Read More »
This is when its great to work with attorneys that have extensive SaaS legal consulting backgrounds; attorneys that not only...Read More »
Indianapolis has done some amazing things in
SaaS technology markets. As many readers of this blog know,
much of my business law practice focuses on SaaS law, Internet law
and funding law. Most of this is in business-to-business
(B2B) SaaS markets. This week I was thinking about how this
is not just true of my practice, but it also is true for
Indianapolis as a whole. Most software companies in
Indianapolis are in B2B markets.
The other two markets are business-to-consumer (B2C)...
Admit it. We all do it.
But, just as a warning to be careful the next time you're purchasing that new mp3, or more importantly signing your company up for something on-line... those shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements have been held by the courts to be binding.
Contracting in...Read More »
The former General Counsel for ExactTarget, Bill has tremendous experience as technology counsel for one of the most successful technology start ups based right here in the heart of Indianapolis. A company that had just over a dozen employees when he joined, Bill has substantial experience in licensing agreement negotiations, ASP Law and Cloud Computing Law serving in that role...Read More »
Not just brick and mortor storefronts, many of our clients have customers nationwide and around the world.
Such is the realm of cloud computing law, and it's up to us as technology legal counsel to answer the inescapable question of what state, federal, or even country's law applies should a lawsuit arise.
Well, if you haven't contracted for this simple...Read More »
As an Indiana technology lawyer I monitor areas of law that impact my clients' business worlds. My colleagues and I monitor Internet laws, privacy laws, ASP law, SaaS law, cloud computing law, and various other areas of business law to best advise our clients on how to navigate the...Read More »
Klein states that a new wave of enterprise software has emerged and is “pulsating through the economy” and venture capital will soon take notice. The new platform is marked principally by SaaS and cloud computing. The industry visionaries are referring to this new era of enterprise software as Enterprise 3.0.
I found Klein's summary of the history of enterprise...Read More »
According to a recent Forrester research report on cloud computing models entitled Conventional Wisdom is Wrong About IaaS, a higher percentage of enterprise-level businesses are interested in Infrastructure as a Service than SMBs. Fredric Paul, the blog author, argues that...Read More »
There is a huge potential savings for the U.S. government in adopting SaaS technologies, cloud computing infrastructure and open source software. Last week President Obama requested Scott McNealy, ex-CEO and co-founder of Sun Microsystems, to produce a report on potential benefits of such a move. The current U.S. government IT budget is approximately $70 billion per year.
According to a recent study by MeriTalk, Red Hat, and DLT Solutions, the U.S. government could save $3.7 billion by using...Read More »
Thank you for continuing to read the Business & Culture Blog. The purpose of this blog is to address those areas of innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and community that lie at the intersection of business and culture. My law practice focuses on software licensing, entrepreneurship law, SaaS law, legal technology consulting and private equity and funding law. My goal is for this blog to assist business owners and leaders become more excellent at their craft. Be sure to...Read More »
SaaS Will Expand Rather than Contract Despite the Economic Crisis
IDC predicts 36-40% growth in 2009.
The Harsh economic climate will actually accelerate the growth prospects for the software as a service (SaaS) model says research firm IDC. A study shows that buyers will opt for easy-to-use subscription...Read More »