SaaS has surged up through the ranks of enterprises, in many cases bypassing the traditional IT gatekeepers. By understanding the types of applications being brought into the organization, IT may learn what gaps exist in the more secure, enterprise sanctioned offerings and prioritize some additions to the corporate stack.
Cleanshelf is pleased to announce the publishing of its annual The State of Business’ SaaS Spend 2018 infographic. For the third year in a row we compiled anonymous customer and services data to identify key industry trends and benchmarks in business' SaaS spend.
When IT leaders find transformative technology, the challenge becomes capturing those benefits through healthy user adoption within the company. The first step to gaining timely and rapid adoption is understanding usage. This was highlighted in a recent client case where IT led the rollout of file sharing and collaboration software Box.com.
CFOs readily admit to not understanding IT and struggle to fully understand technology’s value in the business context. It should be no surprise then that CFOs create purchasing roadblocks and say "no" when pitched new technology investments.
New cross-department SaaS spending control and optimization capabilities allow Cleanshelf customers to share SaaS costs between departments, recycle or reassign SaaS licenses, budget at the department level and accurately estimate future SaaS spend organization wide.
For all its cost, productivity and deployment benefits, SaaS requires business and IT leaders to adopt a new perspective around security. Embracing the cloud and enabling workers’ use of tech means a company must abandon some of the outdated, heavy-handed approaches to security that work in the classic, on-premise enterprise world.
A great salesperson delivers great sales experiences. And at Cleanshelf, we take the experiences of our customers and prospects seriously. In pursuit of this, we are pleased to announce the hiring of Patrick West as our new Business Director at Cleanshelf.
Customers’ journeys provide a testament about the real value between Cleanshelf and a client: savings are just the beginning.