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Who'll Get Siebel?
As George Shaheen takes the CEO reigns at the CRM vendor, talk of a sale is rampant. Take our pulse poll: which firm will buy Siebel? In last week's poll, SandHill.com visitors were split about enterprise software companies' Q1 performance: 40 percent said it was better than last year, and 40 percent said it was about the same as last year.
More Perspectives on Software Success
This week, in preparation for Software 2005, software business leaders examine various aspects of the conference theme, "Building Blocks of Success" in the SandHill.com Blog. Read it here.
Last week, the SandHill.com bloggers covered open source from a variety of perspectives. Be sure you saw all of the posts.
Post Your Enterprise Software Events
Software 2005 is not the only event left in April. Visit the SandHill.com event calendar to see upcoming events for software businesspeople, such as the Gartner Web Services Summit, this week in Los Angeles, and the and the SIIA's brown bag lunch on evolving standards from New York and via videoconference in additional locations. To post your upcoming event, simply visit our community page, click on "Want to post an event?" log in and fill in the event form. The editor will post your event shortly thereafter. If you have any questions, email email@example.com
More at SandHill.com:
Adobe pays $3.4 billion for Macromedia.
Read the enterprise software industry news of the week >>
Memento receives $3 million.
Monitor the latest software venture capital deals >>
Cisco buys Topspin.
Scan the list of last week's software M&As >>
Penny Herscher named president and CEO of FirstRain.
See who's made it to the top in our list of recent software executive appointments >>
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