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There was to be high-level food at the conference I was to attend. "How do you feel about foie gras and caviar? Do they have pigs in a blanket?" I...

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May 2016 Top 100 CoverAnnual Report: 2016 BSI Top 100 VARs

The web has reduced the need for large channels; the difference between reseller and ISV is blurring and perhaps most important, the younger generations of business people that are running things often have very little interest in purchasing on-premise software. They live in world that’s not only cloud-first, it’s cloud only. This is the background for this year’s theme: A New Direction: But So Many Choices?”

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Brad Smith, IntuitThe momentum of QuickBooks Online shows no sign of letting up. Intuit this week reported that it ended its third quarter on April 30 with 1,397,965 subscribers of the cloud product, an increase of 44.8 percent from last year's corresponding period. In this week's earnings webcast, CEO Brad Smith noted the fact that 80 percent of subscribers have not previously been Intuit customers—in line with the trend for the online financial product.

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Created on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 04:32
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Bob Scott's Insights newsletter of May 20 has been delayed by technical issues. As soon as these are resolved and we can deploy the newsletter it will be emailed.

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The Geico GeckoAfter the end of long-running, Law and Order SVU (Special Victims Unit), the next series planned in the crime story franchise is Law and Order SUV, in which detectives pursue drivers who do not know how to operate their vehicles and think they can handle three feet of snow. ... I didn't get the date, but there's a National Send a Nude day. I would like to participate, but think they'd fit in the Fedex package.

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Zach Nelson, NetSuite NetSuite unleashed a flood of announcements at this week's SuiteWorld conference in San Jose, Calif. Among the most notable was the introduction of SuiteBilling. The press release announcing the application said, "It is the industry's first and only comprehensive cloud solution that synchronizes complex processes from order to billing to revenue recognition, all within one system." [More about SuiteBilling in an article on Rev Rec].

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