No, my intent here is not necessarily to provide a typical analyst alert after attending a vendor's annual user conference, in this case the QAD Explore 2008 in Orlando, Florida (US) last month. This is not to imply that there was nothing there to write home about either.
Quite the contrary, the multiple-day event was, well, eventful for market observers and hundreds of QAD's global customers
number of SAP and Oracle clients), and mitigate the pressure of necessarily winning new ERP accounts to grow. Sure, on the down side, they also bring new competitors like TradeBeam , Kewill or Management Dynamics in the GTM space or Cardonet in the PIM one. Back to the Main Point of the Article But I digress royally, and what I really meant to talk about here was my different experience in dealing with QAD staffers and customers at the event as an analyst. So, how different was it this time? Simply said,