November, Autumn THanksgiving Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay With Thanksgiving last week, the news cadence slowed significantly. However, there were still several announcements from within and outside the US. Snaplogic revealed how the RNLI had deployed its IPaaS solution to connect disparate data sets. Kinseed is using Solace to improve its healthcare tool SwiftCare.

Pigment revealed that it is seeking a partnered expansion in the UK, launching a new program. OneStream Software partnered with Temus, the government-backed IT services company, to expand in Singapore.

Pleo has appointed Meri Williams as its new CTO. Snowflake has announced its data cloud availability within the UK on Microsoft Azure.


Zendesk, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition by an investor group led by Hellman & Friedman and Permira in an all-cash transaction that values the company at approximately $10.2 billion. The acquisition was announced on June 24, 2022, and approved by Zendesk stockholders at the special stockholder meeting held on September 19, 2022.


Alteryx announced a partnership with Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) to help organizations unlock the power of data through automation and digital transformation.

Software intelligence company Dynatrace announced the availability of the Dynatrace platform on Microsoft Azure hosted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), making it the first SaaS-based observability and application security platform hosted in the region.

Laiye announced a co-innovation partnership with Ciklum, a digital transformation company with over 20 worldwide offices and 4,000+ developers, analysts and engineers specialising in Intelligent Automation, Data & Analytics and Custom Product Engineering.

SAS has expanded its free online SAS STEP Programme with the addition of a data engineering learning pathway, the final one of four pathways in total.

Global AI-powered Order-to-Cash platform, Sidetrade, opened applications in Birmingham for its fourth Sidetrade Code Academy 2023, a free four-week coding course to address the digital skills shortage in the West Midlands (UK). Interested participants are invited to apply to the programme by Wednesday 14th December.

FREE NOW, the German-based Mobility App, has announced the integration of Yooz automated purchase-to-pay (P2P) software to simplify its accounts payable services in the UK.


ESM published a case study about how Wyoming County Schools leverages ESM Purchase, integrated with the West Virginia Education Information System (WVEIS), to streamline processes, eliminate paper forms, and reduce manual effort.

Generali Real Estate, the specialized real estate asset manager and part of the Generali Group, has deployed the Fenergo SaaS-based Client Lifecycle Management solution to address new European Union (EU) regulations and enhance client onboarding experiences.

Infosys announced a strategic collaboration with Envision AESC, a world-leading battery technology company. Through this collaboration, Infosys will help develop a cloud-based platform to digitize and automate manual processes at Envision AESC’s Electric Vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plants.

LKQ Europe captured significant supply chain planning insights from the company’s participation in a pilot program designed to test outside-in planning concepts through Project Zebra. Co-founded by o9 and Supply Chain Insights, Project Zebra is an open-source industry effort to define and activate outside-in processes to prove the value of outside-in supply chain planning processes.

Old Mutual, a premium pan-African financial services group in South Africa, selected A Cloud Guru, a Pluralsight company, to support its cloud-computing skills development program. It allows Old Mutual to accelerate its efforts to fully migrate to the cloud, ensuring the company has the underlying technology needed to provide a superior customer experience for advisors and customers.

Dozens of leading healthcare organizations, including Ascension and Intermountain Healthcare, selected Qualtrics solutions in the third quarter of 2022. By adopting technology to better understand patients, caregivers and staff – not just their experience in receiving or providing care, but their emotions, goals and preferences – these healthcare organizations are innovating and leading the industry in human-centred care.

Qlik announced Fujitsu has implemented Qlik to accelerate its data transformation processes and enable data-driven business operations across the entire organization.

Crocs Inc, a world leader in innovative casual footwear, is unifying workforce operations across its global enterprise with UKG technology. The company launched UKG Dimensions in November 2021 as its global workforce management solution for advanced scheduling, forecasting, and timekeeping to support its people and long-term growth plans.


Pipeliner released CRM v4.13.0. It has introduced Targets. Targets are designed to help you track the performance of users or teams (groups of users) using data from the Leads and Opportunities they are working on in Pipeliner. It has improved multi-lingual support, reporting and several other improvements

Pluralsight Skills is now integrated with Workday. As part of this integration, Workday Cloud Connect for Learning customers with an active Pluralsight Skills license can access Pluralsight’s on-demand course content directly from Workday.

News from the week beginning 14th November 2022


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