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SaaS ecosystems as business enablers

In the past, I have talked about collaboration opportunities in SaaS environments where similar business run their operations and one can get some input or intelligence from the other, here http://tchristidis.blogspot.com/2011/01/collaboration-in-saas-environments.html . Also, I have talked about how a SaaS application forms a kind of community which can assist users to exchange ideas and increase the usability of the software, thus maximizing the investment they have done in their SaaS solution, here http://tchristidis.blogspot.com/2011/10/saas-applications-and-their-community.html.
Today, I am elaborating on some details and investigate if and how a SaaS environment can be used not only as a means to execute daily tasks but also as a business enabler for the on-board users.
The basic idea is that a SaaS database contains valuable data of the on-board users, such as services they provide, product catalogues, availability of their products etc. Businesses with some kind of co-relation …