Except for a handful of changes, this year's SuiteWorld conference will be pretty much like the past editions. Those changes are it's in Las Vegas, Nev., not in California for the first time, starting Monday, April 24; CEO Zach Nelson is gone, and, oh yeah, Oracle acquired the company last year.
A Montana State University professor sued Wal-Mart for libel alleging an employee at the Bozeman store listed his occupation on a fishing license as a "toilet cleaner." I don't know. Given the minds of some students he deals with, the other occupation probably covers some of the territory.
Doug Kennedy has done well with his career at NetSuite. Kennedy joined the cloud-based company in May 2015 as VP of global systems integrators. He made the cut after Oracle acquired NetSuite in July and in March became VP of business development and partner strategy for Oracle's Marketing Cloud Division.
Exact has introduced Macola 10.5 at its Evolve 2017 conference this week. New features include "tablet-led" interfaces, described as responsive design techniques that automatically format the way the software is displayed to fit the device being used.
Avalara has integrated its CertCapture application with Billtrust. CertCapture is exemption certificate software from Seattle, Wash.-based Avalara. The integration with Billtrust Quantum enables customers to manage certificates within Billtrust's invoicing system.