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SUITEWORLD: DIFFERENT AND THE SAME?

SUITEWORLD: DIFFERENT AND THE SAME?

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...

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Satya Nadella, MicrosoftSatya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, makes a very expensive emcee. And given his keynote at last week's Envision conference, the man who made $18.3 million for the year ended June 30 (which works out to slightly more than $2,000 an hour), hardly earned his keep. He talked about the use of video bots to mediate electronic communication, but his function was primarily what I call "Playing the acts on and off the stage".

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Created on Friday, 08 April 2016 12:29
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Jim Falkanger, EleVia Software Deltek reseller Central Consulting Group has spun off its software arm as EleVia Software. CCC co-founder Jim Falkanger, now CEO of EleVia Software, cited a "tremendous" response to CCG's offering add-on products for Deltek Vision beginning in 2009. "To better meet the increasing demand for both our products and our consulting services, we're separating the two to give each a sharper focus," he said in a prepared statement.

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Randy Ray, InforUnless there is a deal I have not heard about, Infor has been raiding Oracle Retail for the last several months. It's hardly the first time Infor has hired experienced Oracle staff. When Infor CEO Charles Phillips came from Oracle in 2010, he brought a team of senior execs with him and the COO, CFO, CMO and one of two presidents Infor presidents are from Larry Ellison's company. There were also several retail hires from Target.

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Fred Studer,  Oracle After spending a year (officially) at NetSuite, Fred Studer, has returned to Oracle after being away from that software company since September 2007. He has come back to Oracle as SVP of product development. Studer was chief marketing officer at NetSuite from December 2014 through December 2015 when he was forced out. Before that, he worked at Microsoft from September 2007 through December 2014.

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Alan Laing, SageSage has introduced a Global Accountant Partner Program. The tiered program is part of last fall's new Global Partner Program that is designed to support its software applications. It is available immediately for programs sold worldwide: Sage Impact, Live, One and X3, and will be rolled out for all products in October. Sage said the program gives members free access to a "peer-led community of Accountant Partners with access to the full suite of Sage products."

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