SaaS Resources

SaaS Resources

Core References

“Bessemer’s Top 10 Laws of Cloud Computing and Saas”

2012 Update, Bessemer Venture Partners

    • Still Timeless Wisdom

“SaaS Metrics 2.0 – A Guide to Measuring and Improving What Matters”

2/19/2013, David Skok, Matrix Partners

    • Great Blog on Crucial Metrics


“NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture”

9/7/2011, National Institute of Standards and Technology

    • Good reference on defining Cloud taxonomies

“Bessemer Venture Partners Cloudscape”

Bessemer Venture Partners

    • Top 300 Private Cloud Companies

Worthwhile Blogs & Podcasts

“Cloud Strategies Blog”

Dave Key

    • Quite Insightful, (Ok its ours :-))

“Chaotic Flow”

Joel York

    • SaaS marketing and finance insights


“Tomasz Tunguz Blog”

Redpoint Venture Capital

    • Insightful VC Cloud Perspective

Essential Conferences for SaaS Companies

Totango Customer Success Summit

San Francisco, CA

March 22-23

    • The first conference focused on SaaS Customer Success
    • Customer Success has rapidly become integral to SaaS Success


    RSA Conference

    San Francisco, CA

    April 20-24

    • Essential Conference for Security
    • Security is no longer a “nice-to-have” for SaaS


    Gainsight Pulse

    San Francisco, CA

    May 12-13

    • The largest Customer Success Conference




    San Francisco, CA

    September 15-18

    • Salesforce’s annual conference is still the biggest “go to” event in SaaS

SaaS Readiness Checklist

“Cloud Strategies SaaS Readiness Checklist”

Dave Key

        • List of SaaS readiness tasks for ISVs