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The Magic Cloud Application

I got a call from a sales guy yesterday evening, he was representing a company who have set up a new Software as a Service (SaaS) business and were trying to drum up some new clients.  A nice bloke but very much a graduate from the old school of sales - he just went into freeflow for about 10 minutes and I could imagine what it felt like answering your door to a double glazing salesman in the eighties or a timeshare salesman in the nineties. My big problem with it was that as far as he was concerned this application could do anything.  Anything at all.  Any e-commerce system, any requirements from clients, it would replace any of their existing ... Read more