Guy Smith of Silicon Strategies Marketing says it is time for Microsoft’s CEO to step down. Read why in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on megavendors.
10 Tips for Hiring a Senior Exec
Bob Norton of C-Level Enterprises shares best practices for bringing in a new corporate leader in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on software recruiting.
Collaboration in the Cloud: Is the “Collaboration Backbone” the New Lock-In”?
Kamesh Pemmaraju discusses highlights from Enterprise 2.0 Conference’s “Evening in the Cloud” session this post to the SandHill.com Blog on cloud collaboration.
A CEO Transition Story
The head of Juniper Networks discusses his strategy for making the transition into the CEO role. Read more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Oracle to Lay Off More Sun Workers (BusinessWeek)
- EDS Settles Lawsuit over Botched CRM Project for $460M (ComputerWorld)
- Allscripts Buys Eclipsys for $1.3 Billion to Expand in Software (BusinessWeek)
- FiServ Acquires AdviceAmerica (InvestmentNews)
- AT&T Hole Exposes iPad Users’ e-mail Addresses (Yahoo!)
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Executive Moves: Acsis Inc. named Stacy McDowell as Vice President of Worldwide Sales.
Quote of the Week
“With AdviceAmerica’s lightweight CRM product, [Fiserv] now has an entryway into the independent broker-dealer and RIA space that they didn’t have before.”
- Research director at The Tower Group Inc., Sean Cunniff on Fiserv’s acquisiton of AdviceAmerica.
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