Alfresco CEO: 'There's A Moral Obligation To Question Some Of These Things Going On'

in Business Insider

The software industry's newfound love for the "freemium" model is a really bad idea, a prominent figure in the business just told us. John Powell runs Alfresco, a successful maker of content-management tools. He's the former COO of Business Objects, sold to SAP in 2007 for about $5.8 billion. He says he's lived through one tech bubble and says we are smack dab in the middle of another one. (He's not the only one telling us this—we've been hearing the same concern from lots of other tech startup CEOs.)

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