Microsoft partners weigh the choice to go vertical: Lots of potential, but not for the faint of heart
Microsoft has certainly steered partners toward vertical-specific IP for several years. But, asks Malcolm Roach, is that a smart move for a three-year-old services firm? Or one in which the principal is 60-years old and looking to retire?
Roach is Open Door Technology's president and CEO, and founded the Alberta, Calgary-based firm in 1992. He will walk partners through the decision to verticalize in his Directions North America 2017 session, Transitioning to a Vertical Partner: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly on Monday, September 18th. He plans to answer such questions as: