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Software CFO Compensation 2016

(Please check our recent RPE and R&D metrics for a listing of the firms listed in the Software CEO Compensation Benchmark 53 report.) For these Benchmark 53 reports, we do not break out compensation by base, bonuses, and various stock and options packages, simply base and combined (stock, options, special expenses, etc.).  For more detailed breakdowns, our Top 50 Software CxO series due later this year, as well as our CxO compensation surveys, will provide that level of detail. Wide swings in variable compensation can lead to disparities in pay, but from year to year, compensation medians tend to be surprisingly

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Using SaaS Agent Programs to Build Revenues for Your Company, Part I of II

 Mitch Russo’s photography. You can download many of his works for free. This is not a piece of CGI[/caption] Advice from Mitch Russo on How a SaaS Agent Program Can Build Revenues for Your Company, Part I of II Mitch Russo is a software industry pioneer who in 1985 founded Timeslips Corp, which he in turn sold to Sage Plc when he became  the company’s COO of U.S. operations. While at Timeslips and Sage, he created the largest networks of certified consultants in the software industry. After leaving Sage, he helped Intuit Corp create their own Certified Quickbooks Accountant Network. Moving

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Operating Income per Employee 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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An Interview with Daniel Kottke, the Man Who Built Some of Steve Jobs’ First Macintoshes (and Witness to the Last Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field)

Daniel Kottke was Apple employee number 12 and at one point a close friend of Steve Jobs, meeting him at Reed College in 1972. He accompanied Jobs on what has become a semi-legendary trip to India before Apple’s founding in 1976, an event portrayed on film and widely documented. Daniel was heavily involved in building and testing the early versions of the Apple II computer, and later built the some of the first prototypes of the Apple III and the Macintosh computers─he owns the first Macintosh circuit board in additional to several other early Mac, Apple II, and Apple III

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General and Administrative 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 update these

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General and Administrative 2016, The Softletter Benchmark 53, Executive Summary

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 update

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A Lifetime of Regret: A Post Mortem of Steve Jobs the Movie

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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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Zwivel: A Case of SaaS Making You Look Good (no, literally)

A Softletter Mobile Applications Business Case Study Company Zwivel LLC  HQ 45 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus, NJ  07652  Market/Industry Health Care/Cosmetic Medicine  Company Principals Gary D. Breslow, MD and CEO, Scott Kera, COO  Founded/Years in Business Founded 2012;  Launched January 2015  Company Development Type Privately held, privately funded  % of Revenue Growth Over Last Years 15 Notable Customers Rod Rohrich, MD, prominent plastic surgeon in Dallas, Texas and Editor of Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Grant Stevens, MD,  prominent plastic surgeon in California, Paul Nassif, MD, prominent facial plastic surgeon in California and star of TV show Botched, Yan Trokel, MD,  –

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