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SAGE: WHAT'S IN A TITLE?

SAGE: WHAT'S IN A TITLE?

As bodies continue to fly at Sage, one thing caught my eye on LinkedIn. The title for long-time executive Connie Certusi has changed from VP, general manager to VP, managing...

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 Bill McDermott, SAPNetSuite may have to find another way to beat up on SAP after the Germany-based software company announced increases in revenue that included a double-digit rise in software license income for its fourth quarter. SAP also had what it called exceptional growth in cloud revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31 as it issued its preliminary 2015 results this week.

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Created on Thursday, 14 January 2016 04:12
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Mark Meller, SilverSun TechnologiesSilverSun Technologies, parent of reseller SWK Technologies, has declared a special cash dividend. The amount is six cents per share to holders of record on January 15. But for an organization that a few years ago looked very tenuous, this is a pretty remarkable development. "We believe this special one-time cash dividend—the first in our Company's history—is an appropriate way to reward our shareholders for their support," SilverSun CEO Mark Meller said in a prepared statement.

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Created on Thursday, 14 January 2016 01:18
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Dan Fine, Fine SolutionsFine Solutions, a Lynwood, Wash.-based Dynamics reseller, has acquired BestTechsSW a Dynamics GP VAR based in Issaquah, Wash. Mike LaBrie, former partner of the purchased company, has joined the Fine Solutions Project Delivery Team. Fine Solutions, headed by CEO Dan Fine, said the deal brings its staff to 35, expected to reach 50 in two years. (And there are so many deals this week I am running out of headline words for "buys".)

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Created on Saturday, 09 January 2016 10:21
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Rich Spring, Sage Earlier this month, I just missed Rich Spring, Sage North America's EVP and chief revenue officer, who was talking to someone at the Information Technology Alliance conference. He darted away before I could talk to him. No need now as the Spring era has ended. Spring, who joined the company in April, has left with Sage thanking him for his time. CFO Marc Scheipe, who is serving as interim president of Sage North America, will take over his duties until a replacement is found.

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Created on Friday, 08 January 2016 22:00
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Avery Brooks, Deep Space Nine's Captain SiskoI saw a man standing at a checkout counter at a local supermarket, with a beautiful picture mounted on a placard hung around his neck and the word "Life Magazine" on another placard balanced on his head. "Who's that guy?" I asked the lady at the checkout. "Oh, you've heard of him." "No, I haven't." "Of course, you have. That's Art." "Art who?" "Art imitating Life." ... On the updated $10,000 Pyramid—A group of people ambling about aimlessly.

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Created on Friday, 08 January 2016 16:50
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