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SYSPRO WEB VERSION READIED

SYSPRO WEB VERSION READIED

Syspro plans to show a web version of Syspro 8 in the fourth quarter. The company will offer a dual interface so companies can choose to deploy a Web client...

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adaptiveAdaptive Insights has made a lot of enhancements to its cloud-based Adaptive Suite 2016.2. But anytime I see the word "Excel" I hone in on the accountant's favorite tool. Adaptive already featured Excel-based reporting capabilities. But now, the application enables users to view their plans and perform data entry in Excel. The suite offers a new Active Sparklines feature via which trend analysis is now combined with data entry.

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Lars Björk, Qlik Technology Analytics software vendor Qlik Technology has signed Arrow Electronics to distribute its products. "It will help us grow and scale our partner program," CEO Lars Björk said about the alliance during the week's earnings webcast. He continued that the deal was not aimed at going deep into vertical markets. The Arrow relationship was announced early this month. However, Björk spelled out the impact as the company delivered its first quarter results this week.

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Chris Clinton, BlackbaudIt is not contributing significantly to revenue, yet, but the new channel being assembled by nonprofit software vendor Blackbaud, is growing. "We are signing up new VARs at a pretty decent clip," CEO Mike Gianoni said during this week's earnings webcast. Gianoni gave no numbers for the size of the channel. However, he emphasized the company plans to approach resellers differently than when it had a channel that it disbanded several years ago.

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Adrian Ivanov, FinancialForce FinancialForce has named Adrian Ivanov to the newly created role of chief customer officer. The cloud vendor said Ivanov will be in charge of customer strategy and execution, including product development, sales, marketing, consulting and support. Previously, he was FinancialForce's SVP of global sales.

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Michael Gianoni, Blackbaud Four Blackbaud executives saw their pay at least double in the year ended December 31. Stock awards given by the Charleston, S.C.-based nonprofit software company boosted their compensation over 2014. CEO Michael Gianoni received $11.5 million for 2015,  an increase of 140 percent from $4.8 million the prior year. The overwhelming amount of Gianoni’s pay was $10.1 million in stock awards, up 284.4 percent from $2.6 million in 2014.

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