Very interesting to see the NCAA has calculated the value of sex acts provided to members of the University of Louisville basketball team and recruiting prospects. Hey come, on, this is the closest some of them will ever get to an economics class. Of course, it does suggest a completely new meaning of taking the ball to the hole.
Revenue growth for SAP accelerated for the third quarter ended September 30, although its after-tax IFRS profit dropped by 19 percent from last year's corresponding period. The 9-percent increase for the third quarter was ahead of the 6 percent registered for the nine months. CEO Bill McDermott said in this week's earnings webcast company is raising its 2016 outlook for the top and bottom line.
Dynamic Communities has announced two new user groups for customers of the cloud-based Dynamics 365, which will be formally introduced at the beginning of November. Dynamics 365 Business User Group is for organizations using the Dynamics 365 Business edition while another group is for those purchasing the Dynamics 365 Enterprise edition.
Dynamics revenue took off in the September quarter. The company said this week that for the third quarter ended September 30, the line's income rose by 11 percent over last year's corresponding period. That compares to a 4-percent increase for the year ended June 30.
Sage is ramping up its digital marketing with a push to fill many jobs in that area. In a recent web posting, the company said it had several roles to fill and listed 24 different job categories for which it is hiring. Sage did not enumerate the number of jobs to be filled in the categories.