Sage Capital Markets Day: Our Model Was Fantastic Until The Internet Came Along

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Sage today presented their future strategy to analysts at a Capital Markets Day in London. The presentation touched on quite a bit of information about future plans as well as an update on some of the key performance indicators that analysts should expect to see.

The prime takeaways (other than financial) are:

Everything will be considered globally . This applies to organizational structure as well as products – which will be categorized now as Growth or Heritage. There are three global products: Sage One, X3 and Sage Life.

Sage is pushing for 85-90% recurring revenue from high quality sources.

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Wayne Schulz is a consultant who writes about the ERP industry and technology related news.

Salesforce World Tour NYC and Sage Life – Reviewed

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Spent the day in NYC at the Salesforce World Tour NYC. I sat in on the keynote at 10am by President Keith Block. For someone who doesn’t know an awful lot about Salesforce other than they offer SaaS CRM which gets pricey as you add-on function – the keynote was interesting. It also featured a surprise Q&A session with ex-NY Yankee player Derek Jeter. Here are my thoughts.

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Wayne Schulz is a consultant who writes about the ERP industry and technology related news.

Sage Quietly Delivers A Message In Barbados

As partners of ERP companies how many times do we complain that the only people getting any attention are big box moving award winning partners ?

I know I’m guilty of this. And on more than one occasion.

Sage appears to be working hard to dispel that myth. Check out this article online (thanks to Scott Zandbergen (Twitter)  of Sage for pointing it out).

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