October Fall leaves Image by Couleur from PixabayBack from vacation, so here is a quick-fire roundup of last week’s news. Adobe, Oracle and Sitecore held annual conferences, with news and research pouring out from Adobe. Precisely revealed how its location intelligence data helped police secure the recent G7 summit. Icertis proved its worth at Ferring Pharmaceutical with Icertis Contract Intelligence.


insightsoftware has acquired Cubeware, a German-based business intelligence (BI), analytics, and performance management specialist.

Mediafly has acquired Aptology, the talent intelligence platform specializing in assessing and predicting sales rep performance. Aptology is Mediafly’s sixth acquisition and the latest addition to the company’s modular Revenue360 platform, which includes sales enablement, content management, coaching, value selling and revenue intelligence.


Act! announced the appointment of Jim Campbell as Chief Financial and Operations Officer.

Calabrio has hired Dave Orstad as SVP of Professional Services and Support, reinforcing the organization’s customer-first culture.

Corcentric announced that Nancy Pearson had joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Cyara has appointed Dean Saunders to the new role of Channel and Alliances Director of APAC as it accelerates its expansion across the region.

Pipedrive announced the appointment of Sean Evers as Vice President of Sales and the addition of two marketing executives. James Stoker joins Pipedrive as Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Heni Hazbay as Vice President of Demand Generation Marketing.


Rockwell Automation and Cognite announced a strategic partnership to further unlock the value of manufacturing data and accelerate technological change for the industry.

Fivetran announced its status as a Metrics Ready Partner with dbt Labs, the maintainers of dbt data transformation frameworks. As a Metrics Ready Partner, Fivetran’s dbt packages enable building dbt models and metrics for use in dbt projects, helping customers derive value from their data quicker and easier.

FIFA has struck a multi-year agreement with digital consultant and software provider Globant to supercharge the growth of the FIFA+ streaming platform and support football’s flagship events, starting with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Infosys announced its collaboration with CIRCOR International, one of the world’s leading providers of mission-critical flow control products and services for the Industrial and Aerospace & Defense markets, to transform its IT infrastructure, service desk, and user support applications.

Jedox announced the opening of a new office hub in the United Kingdom. The new London-based office is part of the company’s continued internationalisation plan. Key leaders in the UK include new hires Kerrie Heath, VP of Sales, NEMEA, Andrew Bale, Global Strategic Partnerships Leader, and Matthew Wade, Global Operations Leader. Executive Team member and Chief Revenue Officer Jonathan Wood is also UK-based.

SD Worx has partnered with Modulr, the embedded payments platform that facilitates faster payroll payments. With Modulr powering payments, SD Worx can give employers greater flexibility to react to challenges around incorrect or missing employee data, data collection issues, unforeseen events, or those that simply need to pay recent starters to the business without the latency often associated with Bacs transfer times.

Talentia has selected UBPartner, a leading XBRL software developer, to deliver a simple solution to help listed companies report under the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) framework. The new Talentia ESEF solution allows users to generate their XBRL report model and ESEF extension taxonomy using another familiar environment: Excel.

TigerGraph announced its commitment to support openCypher, a popular query language for building graph database applications. Developers can now access a limited preview translation tool to learn how openCypher support will appear in TigerGraph’s flagship graph query language, GSQL.

Trinet announced an enhancement to its wholly-owned subsidiary, TriNet Zenefits’ platform. It has collaborated with Employ’s JazzHR, an SMB applicant tracking software leader, and Visier, a leader in people analytics. Recognizing the needs of its customers, TriNet Zenefits is expanding its existing applicant tracking and people analytics capabilities to align with every step of the employment cycle, from recruiting, to administration, to retention. Dave Weisbeck, Chief Strategy Officer at Visier, said, “No matter the size of the organization, people data has become a critical driver for business success. Through this partnership with TriNet Zenefits, organizations will have instant access to their people data to make clear, actionable decisions that make a difference in the employee experience.”

Zilliant announced Quick Start for Agreement Management, which enables the deployment of Zilliant Deal Manager™ in as few as four weeks.


Cosmo Energy has chosen Domo’s cloud-based platform to accelerate data democratization across the entire business. After a one-month proof of concept (POC), Cosmo found that Domo surpassed expectations, offering a non-traditional BI approach to data implementation with its scalable and flexible data app platform.

ELMO Software has announced its continuing support of the Wellington Phoenix.

Genesis, the global Low-Code Application Platform (LCAP) provider for financial markets, has been selected by ChinaFICC, the fintech firm delivering execution and trade management solutions for international investors in the Chinese markets, to help digitize and automate access for international investors to the growing Chinese markets.

Crocus, one of the UK’s largest garden online retailers, has selected MHR’s People First to enhance employee experience and unify all HR requirements.

Salesforce and Astara, a leading global mobility and automotive distribution company, have expanded their commercial relationship to explore how new automotive industry business models can be supported with Salesforce technology.

HORIBA Europe GmbH has selected and deployed ServiceMax’s field service management platform to digitise its service operations across Europe.

Lenovo has achieved significant productivity and efficiency gains from implementing the UiPath Automation Technologies globally.

Financial Reports

Newgen Software Technologies Ltd. announced results for the quarter that ended September 30, 2022. Diwakar Nigam, Chairman & Managing Director of Newgen Software Technologies Ltd., said, “We witnessed a robust 22% YoY growth in Q2 revenues with growth across all markets. Our subscription revenues witnessed a growth of 30% YoY.

“We are happy to share that we launched our low code, comprehensive, easily configurable, and future-ready Trade Finance platform during the quarter. The platform is a game-changer as it helps banks go paperless and streamline their end-to-end trade processes while ensuring compliance with domestic and international regulations. We are excited about this launch and are confident that this will play a pivotal role in accelerating our company’s growth.”

Sidetrade delivered a record-high third-quarter performance, generating €1.38 million in Annual Recurring Revenue (“ARR”) in Q3 2022, compared with €0.95 million in Q3 2021, a +46% increase. The total value of these new subscription contracts over their initial contract periods (excluding renewals and services) represents €3.87 million of Total Contract Value (“TCV”) in Q3 2022 versus €2.42 million in Q3 2021, a +60% increase.

Olivier Novasque, CEO of Sidetrade, commented, ”These business results are mainly driven by international markets, notably our successes in North America which already represents 41% of total bookings for the period. In addition to this, and for the first time in its history, Sidetrade has achieved more than half of its revenue, 53%, internationally with 23% generated in North America. The ramp-up in our North American salesforce, supported by our new business hub in Calgary (Canada), will further accelerate this momentum in the quarters ahead. Sidetrade is definitively taking an important step in its development.”

Tacton showcased strong momentum and customer success over the past 18 months. The company doubled its presence and subscription revenue during the period.

Bo Gyldenvang, Tacton CEO, commented, “Tacton’s strong performance is a testament to the fact that we’re fulfilling a real need among high-variance manufacturers: the ability to rapidly customize products while simultaneously creating a more streamlined and sustainable sales cycle. We take great pride in helping our customers to meet these goals, and, going forward, we know the demand for Tacton will only increase as the pressures of fluctuating macroeconomic conditions and expanding sustainability regulations continue to rise. With our CPQ solutions, manufacturers can successfully mitigate the effects of economic flux—driving operational efficiencies, reducing energy consumption and enabling the configuration of customized products, produced with zero waste.”


ADP has launched Voice of the Employee, a survey solution to help employers collect employee feedback and sentiment throughout the entire employee lifecycle – and make more informed decisions based on those insights.

Alteryx announced the release of 22.3 with enhancements to enable cloud analytics and enterprise readiness at Inspire EMEA 202. It expands cloud and Snowflake analytics capabilities. The Alteryx Analytics Cloud platform now powers Alteryx Machine Learning. Designer Cloud powered by Trifacta has dramatically improved the performance of Snowflake data processing.

Ataccama has announced version 14 of its Ataccama ONE platform. It includes three major improvements:

  • An upgraded Ataccama ONE Data Catalog enhanced with greater capabilities for collaboration, compliance and data activation
  • A brand new Data Observability module built for enterprise use
  • Native data processing on Snowflake for end-to-end data quality and observability

beqom announced the release of Microsoft Teams integration for its Continuous Performance Management (CPM) solution.

Boomi announced the launch of Boomi Disbursement for AWS Marketplace. It is a digital catalogue with thousands of software listings from independent vendors. It makes it easy to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Ensights announced that Employee Navigator had improved its 1095 processing functionality based on user feedback. Brokers continue to expand the use of Employee Navigator’s ACA form processing system to differentiate themselves among their peers by providing this valued added service to employers throughout the U.S.

Konsolidator has been approved by the ERP software provider Xero and listed on their App Marketplace. Through this, Konsolidator will increase its reach, especially in the UK, where Xero is one of the preferred ERP systems among small and medium-sized groups.

NICE announced its industry breakthrough as the first to orchestrate synchronous and asynchronous interactions at scale with Enlighten Journey Orchestration. Enlighten Journey Orchestration achieves a new level of understanding of consumer needs events with real-time Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and the application of Enlighten AI Intent Classification models built on decades of data.

Pegasystems announced the latest edition of its Pega Infinity™ software suite to help transform how organizations quickly deploy apps, create smarter workflows, and deliver better experiences for employees and customers. New features empower brands with enterprise-wide AI that works behind the scenes to increase efficiency, speed innovation, and improve customer interactions for optimal results.

The latest release of Pipeliner includes enhancements for customers using Office 365 templates within Pipeliner.

Planet Crust released 2022.9.1 of Corteza, including support for DAL aggregation on the RDBMS level to improve performance on larder datasets by utilizing existing technology. There is also a long list of changes and fixes.

Pulseway launched Ransomware Detection, a new, optionally licensed add-on which proactively monitors, actively detects, and can reactively stop and kill ransomware activity on managed Windows devices.

Qualtrics announced CrossXM, a new product line that gives leaders automated insights into how their employee, customer and brand experiences impact one another, helping them identify the actions they can take to drive the biggest impact across their business. With Qualtrics CrossXM, organizations can understand how key employee experience metrics, such as manager support, career development and recognition, have a direct, statistically significant impact on customer outcomes. With these insights, leaders can focus on initiatives that will drive the most value for employees and customers.

Serviceaide announced the Luma Virtual Agent Mobile App, a mobile version of its awarding-winning Luma Virtual Agent for streamlining and automating service and support.

Syncari announced the availability of Syncari Embed, APIs that extend the power of Syncari’s data automation platform to any app ecosystem. With Syncari Embed, customers can now deliver self-configurable integrations, reusable automations and no-code syncs as part of their product offering.

Syniti announced the upcoming availability of its fully cloud-native Syniti Match, the most rapid and precise AI-powered data matching software on the market that supports both party and operational data.

Versapay announced the availability of Versapay Payments for Dynamics 365 Finance and an expanded offering of Versapay on Microsoft AppSource, an online cloud marketplace providing tailored line-of-business solutions.

Wave announced the launch of the Wave mobile app. It’s newly redesigned mobile experience that puts powerful, on-the-go money management solutions, including no-fee business banking, in the palm of small business owners’ hands.


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