Acumatica's intriguing (brilliant?) global expansion strategy

Acumatica’s intriguing (brilliant?) global expansion strategy

June 24, 2016 PartnerCompete
NetSuite opens up it's own offices in other countries, Acumatica signs distributor agreements...but it's who Acumatica partners with that may make theirs the better strategy. "Better" might be a little strong, but they are pursuing the only strate…
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4 days agoAcumatica’s intriguing (brilliant?) global expansion strategy
How badly does Microsoft misunderstand the Dynamics channel?

How badly does Microsoft misunderstand the Dynamics channel?

June 22, 2016 PartnerCompete
There will be no US Dynamics FY17 Kick-off event this August. That's irritating because meaningful Dynamics focused conversations are a bit hard to come by at WPC. We may soon get to a point where no Microsoft event holds much value for the Dynamics…
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6 days agoHow badly does Microsoft misunderstand the Dynamics channel?
Maybe we should feel bad for cash-strapped Salesforce

Maybe we should feel bad for cash-strapped Salesforce

June 20, 2016 PartnerCompete
Are shady accounting practices catching up with Salesforce? I came across an interesting article about the company engaging in a bidding war for its all cash acquisition of Demandware, and noticed a pattern in the company's acquisitions. Salesforc…
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1 week agoMaybe we should feel bad for cash-strapped Salesforce
The one killer app that I'm waiting for from the LinkedIn acquisition

The one killer app that I’m waiting for from the LinkedIn acquisition

June 17, 2016 PartnerCompete
I really don't get why this doesn't exist already. I've walked around Convergence (and the train-wreck that replaced it) asking CRM vendors, but no. It's just this simple...when someone changes their employer or title in their profile in LinkedIn…
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2 weeks agoThe one killer app that I’m waiting for from the LinkedIn acquisition
Oracle mixes a little bit of fiction into the financials

Oracle mixes a little bit of fiction into the financials

June 17, 2016 PartnerCompete
If the revenue number is not what you like, just make something up. That's what big public companies like Oracle do when they need to impress the market by inflating their cloud business. Allegedly. Interestingly, when Oracle announced its earning…
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2 weeks agoOracle mixes a little bit of fiction into the financials
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