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Software for Business – Latest News Week of December 19, 2011

Small Business Software Trends for 2012 Source: Business Insider Many of the latest technology announcements have implications for SaaS and cloud development that will serve small businesses everywhere. Note: This is not a “predictions” post. I’m simply sharing what I’m seeing in the software marketplace. … See More »

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SaaS Software – Short News Week of December 19, 2011

innoPath’s Solutions Go SaaS Source: MarketWatch (press release) “We understand this urgency, and our new SaaS solutions are a perfect fit for carriers and OEMs. Simply put, SaaS reduces the commercial risk for our customers, freeing them to accelerate the decision making process and implement our solutions in just … See More »

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CRM ERP Software – Short News of December 17, 2011

Salesforce to Acquire Rypple Source: InvestorIdeas.com (press release) Cloud computing major Salesforce.com (CRM) recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire human resource software company Rypple, which specializes in performance management and goal-setting. The deal is subject to some customary … See More »

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CRM ERP Software – Short News of December 16, 2011

The Cloud Wars – 2012 Source: Enterprise Irregulars Workday had stayed away from CRM in its ERP suite of products, choosing to partner with Salesforce.com instead. One has to wonder if they might not be looking elsewhere for a CRM offering. SAP – SAP has, over the last year or so, talked a lot about the … See More »

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Succession Planning System – Latest News of December 16, 2011

OpenText brings in Silicon Valley executive as CEO Waterloo Record WATERLOO – Even though the succession planning started a couple of years ago, OpenText chief executive officer John Shackleton planned to stay on board until the company found the right person to fill his shoes. “If we had not found the right person, … See More »

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CRM ERP Software – Short News of December 14, 2011

SAP Makes Social Analysis Play with NetBase Agreement Source: Enterprise Apps Today SAP is selling NetBase’s social media analytics software and examining opportunities to integrate it with SAP applications, including CRM, business intelligence and ERP solutions. With both Oracle and Salesforce.com making moves into social media … See More »

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Succession Planning System – News Week of December 14, 2011

Tackling Thorny Farm Succession Issues Source: Farm Futures (blog) Farm succession planning is never easy, but it can be done. That’s why the 2012 Farm Futures Business Management Summit, to be held Jan. 5-6 in St. Louis, includes sessions that can help you map out the future of your farm. … See More »

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