In other news so far this week:

Openworld news

ManageEngine announced the capability of performance monitoring Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle VMs at Oracle Openworld.


ServiceNow announced that its HR service delivery app is available on the SAP app center at SuccessConnect.

ServiceNow has secured FedRamp High Authorization for its GovCommunityCloud SaaS offering.

Zendesk has partnered with the Economic Development Board (EDB) in Singapore and is aggressively hiring to expand its team in the region after growing 30% on average over the last five years.

SimPRO has released version 19.3 of its service management software. It has improved contractor invoices and now allows users to add documents to work orders and generally enhanced the use of attachments.


Deltek has released a new report that indicates federal spend on cloud computing will reach $9.1 by 2024. At a growth rate of 9.6% (CAGR). The report delivers some key requirements for the market and why it is set to grow faster than the general IT market.

Analysis by Xero in Australia has revealed that there was a 2.5 day decline in late payment times for SME businesses in July across the country. This is the largest drop in the June – July period for three years. However, over half of invoices submitted by SMEs to larger businesses are paid late.


Salesforce has announced Salesforce Sustainability Cloud. The solution will enable organisations to track, analyze and report reliable environmental data to help them reduce their carbon emissions.


TechnologyOne announced that it has signed a 4 year, AU$3.2 million SaaS contract with the ACT Health Directorate in Australia. The new solution will replace a legacy inventory management solution with cloud based software to support supply chain, prosthesis management, business intelligence and analytics.

At SuccessConnect, Skillsoft announced that the SAP Content Stream by Skillsoft solution will launch in October. It integrates the Skillsoft learning platform into Sap SuccessFactors Learning.

Vocus Group Ltd will roll out Dayforce, the Ceridian HCM software to its 2,000 staff in Australia.

Ceridian has appointed Bill Crawford as Chief Value Office. The new role aims to increase the value proposition of Ceridian applications across the globe. He joins after spending 21 years at ADP.


Tableau has launched 2019.3. The latest version of its analytics suite. This release sees the launch of Tableau Catalog a new data management tool and makes Tableau Server management generally available. The new release also sees significant enhanced of AI functionality with enhanced data insights and NLP capabilities as well as other enhancements.


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