Software giant Infor has dipped to its past to hire a CFO. The company has named Kevin Samuelson to the post he held from October 2011 through February 2013 after serving with the company since 2002. He replaces Jeffry Laborde whose tenure lasted from June 2015 through July 12 this year.
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Nonprofit software vendor Blackbaud has acquired Attentive.ly, a company that enables organizations to conduct social listening. Charleston, S.C.-based Blackbaud plans to more deeply integrate Attentive.ly's capabilities into the next generation version of Luminate Online, which is a marketing tool. Terms were not disclosed. Attentive.ly, based in Bethesda, Md., has been a strategic partner in Blackbaud's partner network.
KeyedIn Solutions, which makes cloud-based project accounting software, ha issued a release of KeyedIn Projects that integrates with Atlassian's JIRA development software. KeyedIn says result is a single system of record for managing and viewing the progress of projects involving software development." it's just another way to remove the complexity from complex projects," Lauri Klaus, KeyedIn CEO, said in a prepared statement.
Microsoft has begun the Microsoft Professional Degree program. The program offers employer-endorsed, university-caliber curriculum for professionals. The initial offering comes in data science with courseware available on edX.org, a nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard University and MIT.