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RANDOM THOUGHTS: LESLIE ODOM

RANDOM THOUGHTS: LESLIE ODOM

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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Eric Frank, NexTec Group TrueCommerce has named reselling firm NexTec Group as Partner of the Year for its work in the Sage EDI arena. TrueCommerce, a subsidiary of HighJump, said such awards honor its VARs for overall sales, professionalism, participation and customer feedback. "NexTec showed innovative spirit, excellent knowledge of commerce network requirements and outstanding customer service," Haitham Ghadiry, sales and marketing VP for TrueCommerce, said in a prepared statement.

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Created on Thursday, 14 April 2016 22:53
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John Matterson, Epicor SoftwareEpicor Software has reformulated its channel leadership. Matt Bauer, who started as channel director for the Americas in February 2012, left the company in January. His duties have been taken over by John Matterson, who became a senior director for the channel program in October. A spokesperson said that Matterson "has taken on an expanded role which includes what Matt was doing.

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Created on Thursday, 14 April 2016 03:50
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Angus Norton, XeroChief product officer Angus Norton is leaving Xero after working in that position since October 2014. Based in New Zealand, Norton is returning to his home in Seattle, Wash. His duties are being taken over by Duncan Ritchie, chief platform officer, with the product and platform teams being merged together as the cloud-based software company completes its platform migration to AWS. 

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Created on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 03:50
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Don RicklesI figured out how the dispute between GOP presidential contenders Donald Trump and Ted Cruz got started. Cruz was trying to tell an old joke with Trump in earshot. "Take my wife, please," the Ted cracked. "It looks like a few people already did," the Donald enjoined. Cruz then retorted that Trump's hair makes it look like his mother mated with a chia-pet.

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Created on Friday, 08 April 2016 18:06
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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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