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Succession Planning System – News Week of December 8, 2011

Small Business Succession Planning: Another Cautionary Tale Source: MSPmentor That question continues to pop up in the managed services market where two untimely deaths offer tragic reminders about succession planning. One story involves Michael Kenwood, founder of Kenwood Technical Consulting in Princeton, NJ Kenwood, … See More »

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SaaS Software – Short News Week of December 5, 2011

Forrester: As SaaS Matures, Buyers Face New Considerations Source: PCWorld By Chris Kanaracus, IDG News As SaaS (software as a service) gains in maturity and popularity, enterprise IT buyers will have to grapple with a new set of questions and considerations when purchasing it, according to a new Forrester Research report. … See More »

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Succession Planning System – News Week of December 3, 2011

Succession Planning: Shifts in Executive Seats Source: Business Review Canada Strong succession plans are the very means by which CEOs, and the successors that they groom, break down fiefdoms, institutionalize thought leadership, create inclusive culture, build collaboration and global connectedness, and regularly turn out … See More »

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CRM Software – Short News Week of November 30, 2011

CRM Watchlist 2012: A Few More Make It as Candidates Source: ZDNet (blog) By Paul Greenberg | November 30, 2011, 5:37am PST If you remember my original CRM Watchlist 2012 Preseason posts on the vendors and the consultancies, I had an opportunity for those not on the list to request and then submit a questionnaire by November … See More …

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Business Software – Short News Week of November 28, 2011

Business Software Alliance Withdraws Support for Stop Online Piracy Act Source: PCWorld The Business Software Alliance (BSA), which initially supported SOPA, has decided the legislation goes too far. “Valid and important questions have been raised about the bill. It is intended to get at the worst of the worst offenders. As it now stands, … See More »

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SaaS Software – Short News Week of November 28, 2011

SaaS valuations: off the charts and staying that way GigaOm 25, 2011, 6:00am PT 5 Comments Legacy software companies get no respect — or market valuation — compared to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) players. New research shows that over the past year, SaaS company valuations grew twice as much as valuations of … See More »

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Succession Planning – News Week of November 28, 2011

SMEs and succession Source: Hindu Business Line The recent appointment of Mr Cyrus Mistry as successor for the Tata Group, after a search that lasted almost two years, highlights the importance placed on succession planning by well-run corporates. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) also deserve the … See More »

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