Amazon’s PaaS with a Twist

If you think this is yet-another post on Platform as a Service, you’re wrong.   I’ll be talking about much simpler things here:

  • PaaS – Pasta as a Service
  • TaaS – Tea as a Service
  • GaaS – Groceries as a Service

No kidding.  Well, maybe a bit, but this is about real business – also the focus of a recent article by Fortune: Amazon’s next revolution, discussing the early days as Earth’s Biggest Bookstore, then moving on to other businesses, and now Kindle-izing our reading habits while revolutionizing the publishing industry.

So let’s talk about retail, from the consumers’ point of view, examining how Amazon changed our shopping habits and is on the way to becoming the default vendor for just about everything we buy.

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