Intuit is taking the name of last fall's QuickBooks Connect conference and applying it to a 15-day mini-conference tour that starts next week. Certification and training will be available in 14 of the 15 towns and there will be presentations by software vendors and well-known industry speakers. The one exception to the general format occurs on January 7 at the Omni Providence Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island. ProAdvisor. Certification and testing will not be offered at this event.
Brant Wadsworth, a longtime Sage construction software reseller, has joined AccuBuild Construction Software to grow that company’s channel. Wadsworth has teamed up with the Phoenix, Ariz., area-based software company last month after spending from February 2001 to October 2014 as president of Digitek Solutions, a Sage construction software reseller that he founded, which based in Gilbert, Ariz.
One of largest Sage-only resellers is no longer Sage only. Net@Work has picked up NetSuite's cloud-based application. This week, the New York City-based VAR posted an advertisement on LinkedIn for "Sales Executive Position – SaaS ERP (NetSuite)" which tells the story. The ad talks about filling multiple positions with "experienced sales executives".
This has the look of a "if you can't beat 'em work with 'em" kind of moves. Deltek has introduced Acumen 6.0, the latest version of its project management software. And one of the most notable changes is that Acumen now integrates with Safran Project, enabling users to import Safran schedules. The other project management application is marketed by Norway-based Safran Software. Namita Dhallan, Deltek's EVP of product strategy and engineering, discussed the decision to provide that integration in prepared statement.