Great Plains Exec Gets Microsoft Job (Associated Press) Doug Burgum, who as chief executive of Great Plains Software guided the company through its recent acquisition by Microsoft Corp., has been named head of a new Microsoft division aimed at providing software to small businesses.
My spin: Doug…congrats on your new job. You’ve got a tough job, but not as touch a job as the execs of hundreds of small ASPs also reaching small businesses
Gateway server promotion backfires (CNet)
A promotion this month helped Gateway win some new server customers, but the effort backfired when the company couldn’t keep up with demand.
My spin: This is just FYI….