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Day: August 16, 2006

Secrets of Access Accounting’s Recruitment Success

In July 06, I responded to an article published by John Beech (MD) on Access Accounting‘s blog.  Following is John’s reply to my comments: Exceptional people are rarely available for long which is why we always take them on straight away, following a series of in-depth interviews and discussions. Extended time scales can raise false hopes which doesn’t help either party. Once onboard, our programme is to immerse them in the business, spending perhaps three months in each department at the same time as attending all of our internal courses. This is a great way for them to get to…

Infor is now the 3rd largest financial software company

As I reported on 11th August, Pegasus is now part of Infor. On 15th May 06, I reported the acquisition of SSA Global by Infor. Infor is now the world’s third largest financial software company after only Oracle and SAP. Update 1: Visit Dennis Howlett’s blog for information on pending redunduncies at Pegasus and introduction of SOA through Infor. Technorati Tags: Infor, Pegasus, SAP, Oracle, SSA Global

Bid for Kiko – Web 2.0 company on eBay! Prices starting at $49,999

Kiko, a Web 2.0 company is on sale at eBay, bid pricing starting at $49,999 with no sign of any bidding activity yet. Following is an extract from eBay: Kiko is a fully function AJAX calendar website. Kiko has an easy to use drag-and-drop interface, natural language appointment input, and localization support. This auction is for the domain name, our web hosting account, and all the intellectual property associated with Kiko, including copyrights to all the code. We are selling Kiko because we want to have time to work on other projects as a development team. We had a project…