Syspro previewed its product road map this week at an analyst event in Chicago. The company told attendees at the 2014 JRocket Marketing Grape Escape that for Syspro 7 it plans deep vertical market advances to support emerging new compliance and process needs; extended functionality for warehousing, tracking and project management; enhanced global market support through additional currency capabilities and new collaboration tools.
Under the ownership now of Advent International, Unit4 has swept away its old executive structure with the hiring of four EVPs under CEO Jose Duarte. Unit4 reached outside the company for the four execs just hired and is also looking for a chief technology officer. Advent is a private equity group that purchased Unit4 and took it private earlier this year.
Suddenly, Socius is the most active Dynamics Master VAR in the United States, announcing the signing of the second sales affiliate this month. This time, it is To the Point Software, based in Pembroke Pines, Fla., that is entering the Sales Affiliate network of Dublin, Ohio-based Socius. Founded in 1997, To the Point, specializes in mobile computing in the food industry with products that are built on Dynamics GP and NAV. Its route accounting includes the mobile EZRoute app for pre-selling and peddling while the tablet version, EzRouteDE, is normally used for pre-sell only.
Intacct is facing allegations it failed to pay over-time to sales representatives that are entitled to it. A suit, filed as a class action complaint, was brought in California Superior Court for Santa Clara County by Todd Hosein in May but only recently released publicly via a press release. It alleges Intacct reduced costs by putting all overtime on a small number of employees. Intacct declined comment about the suit.