"SaaS today is like manufacturing was 40 years ago."
In 1980, U.S. manufacturers were back on their heels. Japanese businesses had eviscerated the American consumer electronics industry.
Gone were venerable TV brands like Admiral, Zenith, and Curtis-Mathis, replaced with Sony, Hitachi, and Panasonic. And Nissan, Toyota, and Honda were gobbling up domestic market share from Ford, GM and Chrysler at an accelerating rate.