The Cloud and Software as a Service


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The Cloud and Software as a Service
This paper will examine the question whether “Software as a Service” will form the center of the next wave of information management.
Software as a Service: the next big thing?
In 2009, Daconta, a former program manager for the Homeland Security Department had this warning about web applications:
Web applications are still an uncomfortable amalgam of at least a half-dozen technologies cobbled together into an ugly patchwork. Fortunately, this is the underbelly of the Web that the users don’t see. They just taste the sizzling sausage that comes out of the ugly sausage factory, which conceals the cross-browser nightmare of HTML, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets, Extensible Application Markup Language,...
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