PeopleSoft woos through its woes

Don't say the O word at PeopleSoft's conference, where the company tries to entice customers to stick around and upgrade.

CNET News staff
At a customer conference at which the O word is being avoided, PeopleSoft tries to woo customers to upgrade and stay, takeover threat or no.

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