Building SaaS in India — Now is the Time!

Originally published by Kamini Shivalkar on medium

Recently, we’ve seen a lot of action in SaaS. In the first half of 2019, Slack and Zoom were high profile tech IPOs. Icertis became 4th SaaS company from India valued at $1B+ (the first three being Zoho, Freshworks, and Druva). It is an exciting time to build a SaaS startup in India. At Gemba Capital, SaaS is one of our focus areas. We believe SaaS startups ‘made in India’ can win in global markets.

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A for Automation, B for Bots, C for Confusion…

The word “Bot” has a lot of negative human emotions attached to it, mostly due to incomplete information. Human response to hearing the word “bot” has become more Pavlovian (machines taking over the world) over a period of time as very few people have a complete understanding of the word. So, let’s set the record straight!

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5 Key Tips For Effective Workflow Automation

Workflow automation has dramatically changed how companies and teams run their processes. Employees and managers no longer need to waste time, money, and resources doing mundane, repetitive activities and tasks in their processes, as they are already streamlined using automated technologies and tools that apply business logic and rules. 

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If your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.

Chaotic collaboration abounds in many workplaces. It’s exciting when organizations are young, but as they grow, processes need to evolve from chaotic to organized – fast. This is essential to scale, be more efficient with your resources, improve individual and team productivity and morale and most importantly, have predictable outcomes.

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Organized Chaos – a pipedream?

Chaos is a fundamental law of nature. Chaos often fosters the creativity that leads to innovation. Chaos makes life so much more interesting!

Chaotic collaboration abounds in many workplaces. It’s exciting when organizations are young, but as they grow, processes need to evolve from chaotic to organized – fast. This is essential to scale, be more efficient with your resources, improve individual and team productivity and morale and most importantly, have predictable outcomes.

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The Key to Enterprise 3.0: Your Enterprise Cognitive Quotient

According to Ernst and Young the collaborative will inherit the earth. Social media has allowed individuals to collaborate to bring about everything from revolutions to new board games. What does it take to turn aspirations to enterprise collaboration into a reality?

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