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Revenue Per Employee 2017, The Softletter Benchmark 53 (Softletter subscriber access)

The Softletter Benchmark 53 are all publicly-held companies and most of our basic business metrics are derived from documents these companies are legally required to provide to investors. In most cases these are 10-Ks and equivalents, supplemented by expert analysis of the numbers. Revenue per Employee is one of the most popular financial metrics by which to measure a software company’s performance. RPE is indeed a useful productivity benchmark, but several caveats apply. One is that a healthy RPE does not necessarily translate to a dynamic, growing company. That’s why despite its relatively handsome RPE, Microsoft stock has not excited anyone

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Operating Income per Employee 2017, The Softletter Benchmark 53

About the Softletter Benchmark 53 We have completely revamped our Benchmark 50, now the Benchmark 53, to reflect the profound changes the software industry has undergone over the last several years. The profiled are now broken into eight segments that provide a representative overview of industry trends and performance. The Softletter Benchmark 53 are all publicly-held companies and most of our basic business metrics are derived from documents these companies are legally required to provide to investors. When we believe circumstances warrant it, we do adjust these numbers to reflect financial reality. Please note that in June we will begin to

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Research and Development 2017, The Softletter Benchmark 53

The Softletter Benchmark 53 are all publicly-held companies and most of our basic business metrics are derived from documents these companies are legally required to provide to investors. (BTW, if you wondering why the report is showing 2015 results in 2017, the answer is that complete fiscal results for 2016 will only be available in the latter half of 2016 because some of our Benchmark 53 companies have fiscal calendars that run from June to June.) We have completely revamped our Benchmark 50, now the Benchmark 53, to reflect the profound changes the software industry has undergone over the last several

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Research and Development 2017, Executive Summary

Complete Report Available to Softletter Subscribers The Softletter Benchmark 53 are all publicly-held companies and most of our basic business metrics are derived from documents these companies are legally required to provide to investors. (BTW, if you wondering why the report is showing 2015 results in 2017, the answer is that complete fiscal results for 2016 will only be available in the latter half of 2016 because some of our Benchmark 53 companies have fiscal calendars that run from June to June.) We have completely revamped our Benchmark 50, now the Benchmark 53, to reflect the profound changes the software industry

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Days Sales Outstanding 2016, The Softletter Benchmark 53

About the Softletter Benchmark 53 We have completely revamped our Benchmark 50, now the Benchmark 53, to reflect the profound changes the software industry has undergone over the last several years. The profiled are now broken into eight segments that provide a representative overview of industry trends and performance. The Softletter Benchmark 53 are all publicly-held companies and most of our basic business metrics are derived from documents these companies are legally required to provide to investors. When we believe circumstances warrant it, we do adjust these numbers to reflect financial reality. Please note that in June we will begin to

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Key Highlights from Softletter’s SaaS Report, Part III of III

(The following information is excerpted from Softletter’s forthcoming SaaS Report. This report was first released in 2007 and is the industry’s most comprehensive source of information on the SaaS model and its evolution and adaptation to the market. The Report has been released. This article will be open until December 15th, and then only be available to Softletter subscribers.) The Softletter 2016 SaaS Report is primarily based on the Softletter SaaS Survey. Our sixth SaaS survey was launched in late spring of 2016 and was closed at the end of July. The MatrixCX (www.allegiance.com) online was used to generate and manage

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Operating Income 2016, The Softletter Benchmark 53 (Softletter subscriber-access only)

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Operating Income 2016, The Softletter Benchmark 53, Executive Summary

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Thanks, Dan Lyons. Now Anyone over 40 Really IS Unemployable in High-Tech. An Open Letter to HubSpot, Brian Halligan, and Dharmesh Shah

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