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EVENT NEWS

Wayne and I will be at Sage Summit in Atlanta – giving our listeners and blog readers the inside scoop.

MAIN DISCUSSION

Recently at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit conference, I had the opportunity to sit down with nearly a dozen IT and MSP partners to discuss business strategies. In addition to the bread and butter services, I heard two really unique business models.

Neither promoted this unique differentiator aggressively on their site. Why is that?

NEWS

Microsoft is linking Dynamics 365 and the LinkedIn Sales Navigator tool to give sales people access to its database of 500 million users.

Microsoft is also announcing a tool for HR pros called Dynamics 365 for Talent, which gives Dynamics 365 ERP users, the ability to search for new talent directly from LinkedIn’s Recruiter and Learning solutions, and manage employees from recruitment throughout their time with company.

Source: https://goo.gl/OHW4zN

Sage announces simplified revamped partner tier calculations 5/1/17, Partner Portal built on Salesforce Communities. Global program rollout for NA eta – 1/2018

Jay Abraham – Getting Everything You Can Out of All You’ve Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition

Link: https://goo.gl/bqTBZr

CRN published their 2017 guide to channel programs and it includes a handy guide to the size of each company’s channel. These are presumably self-reported.

Source: https://goo.gl/c2kxw8