Between open source, open core, ad-supported and SaaS, software-focused business models are being questioned. Will new business models emerge in the next few years?
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WILL THE NEXT GENERATION PAY FOR SOFTWARE, IN ANY WAY?
- SaaS seems to work, if you can survive the burn rate to capture customers.
- Is SaaS too expensive? Will variations emerge?
- Any changing models (free to fee, open core, etc.) disenfranchise the users
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