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The Scarcest Resource at Startups is Management Bandwidth

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The 3rd-party tries to sell your software – they just need your help with tech assistance to close the deal. Let me explain. Trust me.

Black Lotus Expands DDoS Resources In Virginia, Amsterdam

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black lotus ddos security software denial service expansion datacenter colocation The company helps companies mitigate DDoS attacks, which are becoming all too common an issue for companies to deal with, and recently have been used to extort companies to restore service to their web sites. READ MORE>>.

How to Deliver More Software Projects On Time

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There’s an old joke in software development, “How much time does it take to design software?” Set hard deadlines.

Epicor Acquires Auto Parts Software Firm

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Epicor Software , the developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software which has major operations in Irvine, said Thursday that it has acquired Internet AutoParts (IAP), a developer of business-to-business e-commerce software for the automotive replacements parts distribution market. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Damir Davidovic, NEOGOV

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NEOGOV , which has quietly built an enterprise software company supplying human resources software to the government and public sector.

Epicor Buys Human Resources Software Firm

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Irvine-based Epicor said Monday that it is buying a maker of human resources software, SPECTRUM Human Resource Systems Corporation. resources human software acquisition merger epicorEpicor said it is paying approximately $16M in cash for Spectrum, which is based in Denver, Colorado. READ MORE>>.

How to Make Sure Professional Services Don’t Take Over Your Software Company

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deliver profitable revenue that while on gross margins of 50% vs. software at 85-95% it is still profits to help you cover fixed costs.

Chrome River: Building An Enterprise Software Leader In LA, with Dave Terry

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A few weeks ago, Los Angeles-based enterprise expense reporting software maker Chrome River (www.chromeriver.com) took a significant venture funding round--worth $100M--to help expand the company's growth in the enterprise software market. What does Chrome River's software do? Dave Terry: We've been very fortune. Thanks!

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SYSPRO Wins ZPower

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syspro zpower battery software resource planning clean cleantechFinancial details of the win were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

SYSPRO Wins Bakery

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SYSPRO said that the bakery supply firm is using its software to control inventory, for forecasting, and operations. READ MORE>>.

BetterWorks Shutting Down On May 31st

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In what is a huge blow to Silicon Beach, Santa Monica-based BetterWorks , the software-and-technology-meets-employee-perks startup run by Paige Craig, told its users today that it is sunsetting its site on May 31st. betterworks layoffs employment employee silicon beach paige craig resources human fringe benefits shutdown deadpool

Cornerstone OnDemand Buys New Zealand Firm

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of human resources and talent management software-as-a-service, said today that it has agreed to acquire Auckland, New Zealand-based Sonar Limited (Sonar6). Sonar6 develops cloud-based, talent management software focused on small businesses. READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Up Nearly 47 Percent In IPO

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources software headed by Adam Miller, were up nearly 47 percent Thursday in its initial public offering. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition csod nasdaq exit human resources software saasREAD MORE>>.

SYSPRO Partners With Sales Tax Software Firm

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According to the two, they are in a strategic partnership which will provide sales tax calculation and filing integrated with SYSPRO's ERP software.

Cornerstone OnDemand Expected To IPO Thursday

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Cornerstone onDemand is a provider of human resources and talent management software. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition csod nasdaq exit human resources software saasSanta Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand is expected to debut Thursday in an IPO on the NASDAQ Global Market. READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Links With Deloitte

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Santa Monica-based talent management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand said today along with Deloitte , that the two are in a new, strategic global relationship with Deloitte''s human capital management consulting practice. cornerstone ondemand enterprise software deloitte consulting training talent management human resources

Cornerstone OnDemand Buys Evolv

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Evolv was venture backed by VantagePoint, GGV Capital, Khosla Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners, and developed software-as-a-service aimed at the human resources and employee management market, which helps employers better match job applicants to positions. READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Jumps In IPO Debut

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The firm, headed by Adam Miller, develops software-as-a-service for human resources and talent management. csod cornerstone ondemand saas software merger acquisition exit human resources nasdaqSanta Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand debuted on the markets Thursday in a strong showing, trading as high as $20.25

IMS Company Buys Flight Deck Resources

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Brea-based IMS Company , a manufacturer of in-flight portable entertainment players and related products, said Friday that it has acquired Flight Deck Resources, a provider of hardware for flight deck management on airplanes. According to IMS, Flight Deck Resources will become a new division, which will be known as IMS Flight Deck.

Guidance Software Names HR VP

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Pasadena-based Guidance Software , which develops digital forensics and electronic discovery software, has named Stephanie Urbach as its new Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Guidance Software said Urbach will head up its employee relations, development and training, recruiting, compensation and benefits.

QAD Partners With Tugboat For Software Configuration Management

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Santa Barbara-based QAD , the developer of manufacturing resource planning software, said today that it has partnered with Tugboat Software to offer up software configuration management (SCM) to its customers. Tugboat Software is based in Newport Beach. tugboat software configuration management partnership

SYSPRO Wins Manufacturer

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SYSPRO said that Precision Fluorocarbon, based in Tomball, Texas, has selected the firm''s software to manage its ERP processes. READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand Plans New Cloud Products

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management software headed by Adam Miller, said today that it has launched a new set of products. The firm said that the cloud-based versions of the software will make it faster to deploy and easier to scale than on-premise systems. READ MORE>>.

ExpenseCloud Acquired By TriNet

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Human resources service provider TriNet confirmed Thursday that it has acquired Los Angeles-based expense report management software provider ExpenseCloud. cloud saas resources human report expense trinet acquisition merger expensecloudFinancial terms of the sale have not been announced. READ MORE>>.

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Cornerstone OnDemand Names VP

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and employee training software, said today that it has named Jason Corsello as its Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. cornerstone ondemand csod human resource software saas executiveCorsello will report directly to CEO Adam Miller.

Cornerstone OnDemand Completes Sonar Limited Buy

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of cloud-based, talent and HR management software headed by Adam Miller, said Monday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Sonar Limited (Sonar6). Sonar6 was a New Zealand-based developer of talent management software for the small business market. READ MORE>>.

QAD Wins European Manufacturer

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Santa Barbara-based QAD , the developer of enterprise resource planning software, said today that it has signed a deal to upgrade its software for Korona S.A., a European candle manufacturer. The firm is using QAD's software to manage sales, purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and finance operations. Korona S.A.,

SYSPRO Wins Ice Cream Manufacturer

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , a developer of ERP software, said today that the firm has landed ice cream manufacturer Graeter's. READ MORE>>.

TerrAvion’s Eye in the Sky For Growers, And Now, Ranchers

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Those images translate into data that TerrAvion analyzes and also shares with its distribution partners, who have developed farm management software geared to particular products with their own growing quirks, such as grapes. Morris says drones are good tools for certain agricultural tasks, like inspections and videography.

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QAD Buys French Supply Chain Planning Firm

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Santa Barbara-based QAD , the provider of enterprise resource planning software, said this morning that it has acquired a French developer of supply chain planning software. europe enterprise resource planning software merger acquisition dynasysQAD said it has acquired DynaSys S.A. READ MORE>>.

Quest Software Rolls Out Storage Software

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Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software said today that it has released new software aimed at the storage resource management market. The new product is the firm's first product addressing the storage resource management (SRM) market. Tags: quest software monosphere storage resource management READ MORE>>.

Cornerstone OnDemand IPO Prices At $13 Per Share

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The firm, which develops software-as-a-service for the human resources and employee talent management sector, is venture backed by Bay Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Meritech Capital. saas software resources human exit nasdaq csod acquisition merger ondemand cornerstoneREAD MORE>>.

MomentFeed's New Service Aimed At Local Marketing For Brands

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Santa Monica-based MomentFeed , the developer of analytics software used to help retailers understand the link between their retail locations and mobile consumers, said this week that it has rolled out a new offering called LocalVoice Community Management. Pricing on the new service was not announced. READ MORE>>.

Three LA Companies Selected For Commerce.Innovated Accelerator

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Domuso is developing payment financing software for renters; Earny is a personal assistant which provides money back on purchases; and Papaya develops mobile bill payment apps. silicon valley bank commerce innovation accelerator startup incubator mastercard fintech financial software saasREAD MORE>>.

SOA Software Debuts New Product

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Los Angeles-based SOA Software said this morning that it has launched a new product. SOA Software said its new product, the SOA Software Datacenter API Platform, is aimed at the "software-defined datacenter", and helps its customers abstract data center resources from applications. READ MORE>>.

Kaleo Software Finds $7.0M For Employee Knowledge Sharing

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El Segundo-based Kaleo Software has raised $7.0M in a funding round, to go towards its employee knowledge sharing software. Kaleo Software helps connect employees with a company's other, internal resources and experts. capital venture cloud saas sharing knowledge employee software kaleoREAD MORE>>.

6 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2017: Ransomware, Skills Gap & More

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Users are often unaware and uneducated about the potential risks, yet have huge access to data and resources, presenting a huge area of risk. Attackers continue to focus more on exploiting users than technology. This shift will continue in 2017, alongside these other shifts in the landscape: 1. Ransomware will further diversify.

GoToMyPC Hits iPad

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GoToMyPC , the popular remote access software-as-a-service from Santa Barbara-based Citrix Online , has hit the Apple iPad, the company said today.

Cornerstone OnDemand Signs Italian Fashion Brand

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Santa Monica-based human capital management software developer Cornerstone OnDemand has signed on Italian luxury menswear brand Canali as its newest customers. Cornerstone OnDemand said Canali is implementing its talent management software to better recruit, develop, and manage its people. READ MORE>>.