BSI Special Reports
For resellers, the issue now is meeting user needs and making money, not worrying about whether software is in the cloud. Certainly, there are many thousands of on-premise mid-market accounting systems in use and a decent number are being sold. But the action is in the cloud and it is a matter of features, which is what users really care about. The issue is which product is better at handling nonprofits, which is good for businesses with inventory, which best suits professional services and which delve into highly specialized markets. In the fact, the thought did not even occur this year to count how many of the Top 100 2019 VARs carry cloud products. It was just assumed they all do. That is why this year’s theme is “The Cloud Rules” If you are not in the cloud game, you are not really in the game.
News and Analysis
Chief marketing officer Fred Studer has reportedly left FinancialForce. His LinkedIn profile this week still shows him in the position he has held since March 2017. However, Studer’s picture has disappeared from the software company’s management webpage. A query has been sent to him for comment.
Microsoft has introduced updates to the Dynamics 365 Nonprofit Accelerator and the company said this week it is making continued investment in Dynamics 365 Industry Accelerators for ISVs. The new entries in this field are an Automotive Accelerator and a Banking Accelerator.