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. I always tell teams I meet with, “The scarcest resource in your company is management bandwidth.

Black Lotus Expands DDoS Resources In Virginia, Amsterdam

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black lotus ddos security software denial service expansion datacenter colocation Los Angeles- and San Francisco-based Black Lotus Communications , which offers up distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation services to SMB and enterprise clients, said this week that it has opened up two new centers in Ashburn, Virginia, and Amsterdan, Netherlands.

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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?” If you’ve been involved with a number of software projects you already have an intuitive sense for this.

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. Internet AutoParts' software is used by automotive parts distributors and dealers to manage reordering of parts.

Civic Resource Group Gets $300K

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Los Angeles-based Civic Resource Group , which develops cloud, mobile, and other software for government and other civic organizations, has raised $300,000 in a debt funding round, the company said this morning. Civic Resource Group is led by Gregory G. civic resource group venture capital debt funding cloud government mobile software

Cornerstone OnDemand Extends Alliance With ADP

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the provider of cloud-based talent management software for the enterprise, and human resources management outsourcer ADP , said today that they have expanded an existing strategic alliance between the companies to target small businesses. cornerstone ondemand talent management human resources saas cloud small business

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. Epicor said that Spectrum has approximately 100 employees, over 430 direct customers, and another 1800 customers via OEM relationships.

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? It's software-as-a-service based, and we have organizations worldwide, from very small companies, to 100 employees and up, to Fortune 500 companies, across a wide variety of industries.

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SYSPRO Wins ZPower

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , the developer of enterprise resource planning software, reported today that Camarillo-based ZPower , the developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc battery technology, has selected its ERP software for its operations.

SYSPRO Wins Bakery

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , the developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, said today that it has been selected by baker ingredients firm Stover & COmpany, based in Cheswick, Pa. syspro software enterprise resource planning

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. cornerstone ondemand talent management software human resources merger acquisition zealand sonar6 sonar

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 saas

SYSPRO Partners With Sales Tax Software Firm

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , which developer enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, said today that it has partnered with sales tax software firm Avalara. software enterprise sales avalara syspro

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. The firm, which has applied to list on the Nasdaq as CSOD, had earlier said it estimated pricing at between $9.00 and $11.00 per share.

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. The two said they will collaborate globally on large, complex engagements using Cornerstone''s cloud-based, talent management software. 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. cornerstone ondemand merger acquisition human resources evolv machine learning data bigdata

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 after its IPO debut a $13.00 per share. The firm was trading around $19.60, or 50 percent above its debut price in morning trading.

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. Tags: company electronics aviation aircraft airplane merger acquisition flight deck resources

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. guidance software forensics ediscovery executive human resources

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. QAD said the addition of software configuration management to its offerings will help its customers with controlling their internal IT systems and meeting compliance requirements. Tugboat Software is based in Newport Beach.

SYSPRO Wins Manufacturer

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Costa Mesa-based SYSPRO , which develops enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, reported a win yesterday with a manufacturer of precision machined plastic components. syspro software enterprise resource planning

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. Two growing Seattle-area satellite companies are focusing on agriculture: Planetary Resources and Spaceflight Industries, which just launched the first of its BlackSky imaging satellites and plans to have 60 circling the globe by 2020.

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. cornerstone ondemand talent management software human resources

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. According to TriNet, it will incorporate ExpenseCloud's offering into its client service platform later in 2012.

rhubarb studios Raises $1 Million in Financing to Accelerate Growth

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This money will be used to further grow the studio and amplify resources for [build], rhubarb studios ’ three-month immersive coaching program which takes startups from conception to series A. “We Startups Entrepreneurship Apps & Software fundraising rhubarb studios Cauri Jaye

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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 executive

Cornerstone OnDemand Wins Sylvan Learning

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of cloud-based employee learning, talent management, and human resources management software, has signed up Sylvan Learning as a customer. cornerstone ondemand sylvan learning human resources training cloud saas softwareAccording to Cornerstone OnDemand, it will offer up learning communities, discussion boards and peer-to-peer learning and development to Sylvan Learning across more than 750 retail locations.

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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. cornerstone ondemand talent management software human resources merger acquisition zealand sonar6 sonar

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., The firm is using QAD's software to manage sales, purchasing, logistics, manufacturing, and finance operations. europe enterprise resource planning software

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. SYSPRO said that Graeter's is using its SYSPRO ERP software to run its operations. syspro enterprise resource planning software

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. which is based in Strasbourg, France, in a deal worth approximately $7.5M.

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. The SRM product comes from Quest's acquisition of storage software provider MonoSphere in January of this year. Tags: quest software monosphere storage resource management