Nature Harvest September Image by My pictures are CC0. When doing composings: from PixabayThe news was understandably light with the upcoming Memorial Day in the US this week. Earlier this year, Enterprise Times spoke to Scott Brown, CEO of FinancialForce, who revealed the company’s growth and how it is pushing international expansion.

SYSPRO saw significant changes in its leadership team. Firstly, Jaco Maritz was appointed as CEO. He took over from founder Phill Duff who stepped up to executive chairman. Icon Water is to replace its outsourced Oracle EBS solution with Unit4 ERP.


SAP Supervisory Board has appointed Dominik Asam as CFO and member of the Executive Board of SAP SE. SAP has appointed Lloyd Adams as President of SAP North America. Adams, who joined SAP in 1998. Adams succeeded DJ Paoni, who held the position for five years. Paoni substantially grew the business, the customer roster and the sales team. In August 2022, after 26 years with SAP, Paoni decided to retire.

In addition to its CEO above, SYSPRO appointed Chris Lloyd as Chief Product Engineering Officer (CPEO). Lloyd will continue to accelerate product development within the role, focusing on delivering value to manufacturing and distribution customers.

Unit4 announced the appointment of Jean de Villiers as Chief Customer Officer. de Villiers will be responsible for Professional Services, Product Support, University4U/Community4U – the knowledge centres for employees, partners and customers – and Customer Success, all of which covers the entire end-to-end customer journey.


Acumatica is to sponsor Joe Gibbs Racing‘s (JGR) No. 11 Toyota Camry TRD, piloted by Denny Hamlin, in the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on September 11.

Priority Software has expanded its channel network in the Netherlands, partnering with Forza consulting, a leading ERP services and business consulting firm Headquartered in Soest, the Netherlands.

SAP announced the launch of a new recognition system for partners using partner competency and customer outcomes as primary performance dimensions. The competency Framework from the SAP PartnerEdge program showcases the experience and skill sets of more than 23,500 partners to improve vendor, partner and customer satisfaction.

VAI  partnered with Freedom Pay, a payments solution provider, to increase flexible payment processing capabilities and functionality. The Freedom Pay integration with VAI’s ERP solution, S2K Enterprise. It will provide level III processing for payment processing and reduce the scope of PCI compliance, offering a level of security and credit reporting that will give customers greater protections and options for added reassurance.


PETstock Pty Ltd, Australia’s leading pet company, chose to digitally transform its supply chain with Blue Yonder’s SaaS-based category management solution, part of Luminate Commerce, to create customer-centric stores based on consumer preferences to have the right products in the right stores.

Switzerland-based Regloplas AG has migrated to the cloud. The temperature control solutions market leader has gone live with Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise and Infor CPQ in the multi-tenant cloud.

Jesta IS announced that a leading global distributor and multi-banner sports and outdoor wear retailer had selected Jesta’s Omnichannel Merchandising, Point of Sale, Mobile Store, Warehouse Management and Analytics solutions to drive its digital and physical channel expansion.

Surface Art, Inc. has selected the Tesserae Tile and Floor Covering enterprise solution built on the Nextworld no-code platform.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI), the world leader in unmanned aerial systems, is to implement Ramco’s Aviation M&E MRO Suite V5.9 for GA-ASI’s SkyGuardian Global Support Solutions (SGSS) program.

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA), a national leader in racing and wagering entertainment, has switched from Oracle to Rimini Street for better, more responsive support and advanced security for its Oracle database and Oracle technology landscape.


The Access Group launched Access FastTrack360 in the UK market following its acquisition of the Australian-based business, FastTrack360 in March 2022. Access FastTrack360 is a powerful cloud-based payroll and billing system. It caters to recruitment agencies’ unique and complex needs, allowing them to pay workers and clients with precision from one uniquely configured system.

App Orchid announced that its AI-based advanced CLM solution, ContractAI, is certified as integrated with cloud solutions from SAP. This integration helps enterprises that use SAP Ariba Contracts as their contract repository to streamline contract analytics, authoring, and negotiations.

Intuit announced Intuit Tax Advisor (ITA), a new, convenient insights tool for tax professionals to deliver tax advisory services. Intuit Tax Advisor integrates with Intuit Accountant software, Lacerte and ProConnect Tax. It will provide insights and strategies for the tax professional’s clients.

OrderWise, released version 22.8 with updates to Accounts, the API, Despatch, Stock and the creation of dashboard users, who will no longer need a full user license.

Rambase launched a new File Share feature to make file transfer seamless, faster, and less frustrating. File Share offers external file-sharing capabilities to share document packages directly from RamBase with your partners, vendors, and customers.

simPRO updated the simPRO data feed. It now supports scanned files and image fields to import data, though this method is often less accurate. There was also a bug fix for purchase orders. It also released simPRO 22.3.5 with a long list of bug fixes.

ERP news from the week beginning 15th August 2022


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