My review of the Windows Surface Pro tabled for Accounting Technology magazine has just gone live. In a nutshell I like it, would like to see better battery life (it didn’t last past 4.5 hours) and is an awkward configuration if you want to use the keyboard to type on [Read more...]
Interesting news last week regarding Sage and Endorsed Partner AccuPOS – a provider of point-of-sale software which integrates with Sage 100, Sage 50 (Canadian and US).
Sage’s CTO Stuart Lynn — “Every cloud product at Sage is now under subscription, so there’s no such thing as physical licence or product upgrade. Now we sell services, and there’s no tie-in for more than one month.”
According to the Sage website their Sage Listens RV Tour is adding on an additional leg to three Canadian cities.
I attended Sage North America’s annual partner and customer conference from July 21-26, 2013 which was held at the Gaylord National just outside Washington DC. Here are some quick Sage Summit 2013 bullet points for everyone to digest. Many of these items are from conversations with multiple partners as well as briefings from Sage.
Former Sage VP of Channel Management Tom Miller will emerge from a short retirement to begin leading all of Sage VAR Net@Work’s channel partner strategies and initiatives. Miller will head up the Net@Work Partner Alliance Program, which enables VARs, integrators and professional services firms to augment their in-house specialties with [Read more...]
Today’s the day that Sage executives fasten their seatbelts and kick off a 15 city #SageListens road tour. They’ll travel the country listening to customers, buying local goods and singing endless versions of 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall to pass the time. Here’s the schedule of visits. [Read more...]
Looks for Sage to officially launch their Sage Summit 2013 mobile app tomorrow July 9, 2013. The updated app, in additional to providing information about your conference schedule and exhibitor info, has been redesigned to include a new contest where you earn points by checking in to various locations, meeting [Read more...]
With respect to the installed base orphan market I think we will see partners stop one-off consulting and quotes unless the orphan is on a support plan with the partner and has gone through a pre-paid review process.
There are far too many orphans who are marginal/poor quality and it [Read more...]