It’s not Friday, but it’s time for a Friday funny…

A couple of years ago, Xero got hold of the URL relating to MYOB’s new (at that time) SaaS product Business Basics Online. I posted about it at the time saying:

But in the craziest turn of the story, check out this link – Yes indeed, the URL links straight to Xero.

Someone at MYOB corporate HQ is going to be really, really uptight about this one.

So far Xero 1, MYOB 0, and if this start is anything to go by, it could just prove the SaaS debacle of the year.

I think the score has just been leveled – have a look at the screenshot below froma Xero listing on a certain accounting software’s site:


Take a close look at the URL:


I’m umpire and I’ve just called a tie break…. (oh and as it says in my disclosure statement – I’ve worked for ‘em both)

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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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