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First Annual Interoperability Network a Resounding Success

First Annual Interoperability Network a Resounding Success

On October 15, 2008, Design Data hosted the first Interoperability Network (IN), a development-driven event designed to bring together major players in the software industry. The IN event — which took place at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, Nebraska — provided a forum that encouraged and facilitated collaboration between the 16 industry partners attending.

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Bruce Vaughan, James Schwartz Winners of 2008 Connector's Club Award

Bruce Vaughan, James Schwartz Winners of 2008 Connector's Club Award

Brian Cobb of Structural Detailing, LLC presented the annual Connector's Club award during the Users Group Banquet, held October 16, 2008, during the Users Group Conference.

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Dager Retiring at Design Data; Damon Scaggs to Succeed Him

Dager Retiring at Design Data; Damon Scaggs to Succeed Him

Design Data announced that Jim Dager will retire as company president, effective Oct. 31.

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Dager Set to Retire as President of Design Data; Scaggs Appointed President and CEO

Dager Set to Retire as President of Design Data; Scaggs Appointed President and CEO

Design Data announced that Jim Dager will retire as company president, effective October 31. Damon Scaggs will take over as company president and chief executive officer, and Barry Butler will take on the role as executive vice president.

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An Open Letter to Our Customers Regarding FabTrol

An Open Letter to Our Customers Regarding FabTrol

Design Data would like to congratulate Dowco on its recent acquisition of Eugene, Oregon-based FabTrol. For more than a decade, Design Data and FabTrol have worked together to increase interoperability between SDS/2 and FabTrol MRP software.

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Design Data Cracks Down on Cracked Versions of SDS/2

Design Data Cracks Down on Cracked Versions of SDS/2

Consumers who purchase cracked versions of SDS/2 — and the recipients who choose to use companies or individuals with pirated / alternative market software — face many risks, including receiving an incomplete or tainted version, or a version that may contain multiple viruses. In addition, acquiring pirated software can open up the users' computers to hackers.

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