Almond Blossom March Image by Cristina MM from PixabayLast week ERP vendor Infor and MakeUK published a report that looked at Supply Chain resilience within UK Manufacturers and what firms and the UK government must do to improve it. Oracle shares slipped, despite strong results.

At QuickBooks Connect UK, the company made several announcements, and Enterprise Times spoke to Nick Williams, UK Product Director, about them. Accounting Seed revealed its Spring ’23 release with a new integration to improve banking functionality.

IFS announced that it would transition its CFO role to Matthias Heiden. Enterprise Times also published an interview with the CEO of IFS, Darren Roos, who spoke about acquisitions, Hg, and where the growth is coming from.


MYOB appointed Dean Chadwick as Chief Marketing Officer.

IFS appointed Vijay Jaswal as CTO for MEA and APJ Regions.


Epicor revealed that cloud adoption of Epicor ERP has increased by 190% during 2022 at its  2023 Asia ReConnect Customer Day held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Esker announced a strategic partnership with Ecuador-based BPONE: The Best Professional Outsourcing, a global company specializing in outsourcing and consulting services. With BPONE’s deep understanding of the local market and Esker’s industry-leading technology, the partnership is poised to drive significant growth and impact for both companies in Latin America as they seek to advance digitization throughout the region.

Partena Professional, a leading HR and payroll services provider in Belgium, has partnered with Odoo. Partena will leverage the Odoo solutions to deliver a fully integrated solution to SMEs in Belgium.

The Sage Foundation, the social impact division of Sage, has partnered with Newcastle Rugby Foundation (NRF) to launch a five-week programme called Tackling Insights to make STEM subjects more accessible and engaging for regional school pupils.

Sage’s Finance team is excited to announce the launch of the Accelerate in Finance initiative, a six-month programme designed to support and guide underrepresented female and non-binary colleagues in finance roles. The initiative aims to provide participants with concrete tools and knowledge and a supportive network of peers to build their skills, boost their confidence, and advance their careers at Sage.


Wellness Forever Medicare Ltd., India’s third largest pharmacy and lifestyle retail chain, has digitally transformed its supply chain with Blue Yonder’s category management solutions, part of Luminate Commerce, to improve customer experience.

MRPEasy published a case study revealing how MicroCapture, an innovative microencapsulated fragrance maker, selected and implemented its ERP solution.

NEOKEM, the leading supplier of the Greek powder coating industry, has chosen SoftOne’s ERP solution to embark on its digital transformation journey.

Spindrift selected and implemented NetSuite from a list of over 20 solutions—the shortlist of vendors included NetSuite, Sage Intacct, SAP, and Microsoft. Spindrift now uses NetSuite for financial management, accounting, and procurement functions and called out benefits from its inventory management and analytics capabilities.

Clifford Hallam Healthcare (CH2), Australia’s only fully integrated, nationwide pharmaceutical and medical consumers distributor, selected Rimini Consult Professional Services to successfully implement an upgrade to its business-critical SAP BusinessObjects version from 4.1 to 4.2, expanding its current contract of software solutions with Rimini Street.

Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music has selected TechnologyOne ERP. It will move its finance system from Civica to a single, modern platform to improve ease of use, reduce costs and minimise risks.

Government contracting firm Planate Management Group selected Unanet ERP GovCon to provide a more intuitive and streamlined solution for their business processes and to support the company as it scales rapidly.

Arribatec published a (gated) case study about how The South Yorkshire Housing Association moved to the cloud-based Unit4 ERP solution.


Microsoft announced Microsoft Dynamics 365 Copilot, an interactive, AI-powered assistance across business functions—from sales, service, and marketing to supply chain.

Pandle announced platform improvements that reduce widget loading times, faster report calculations, and more ways to view profit and loss reports.

Futrli by Sage is now available in Canada. Futrli enables better visibility on prediction forecasting, forming a crucial element of the tools for accountants spanning proposals to advisory services.

SAP announced the SAP Datasphere solution, the next generation of its data management portfolio, which gives customers easy access to business-ready data across the data landscape. SAP also introduced strategic partnerships with industry-leading data and AI companies – Collibra NV, Confluent Inc., Databricks Inc. and DataRobot Inc. – to enrich SAP Datasphere and allow organizations to create a unified data architecture that securely combines SAP and non-SAP data.

simPRO announced updates to simPRO, simPRO IOT and simPRO Mobile.

ToolsGroup announced the latest version of its Service Optimizer 99+ (SO99+) software, adding new dynamic planning capabilities and modularization to SO99+ and enhancing existing supply planning functionalities.

Xero revealed that the General Ledger report has become the General Ledger Summary report and the General Ledger Detail report.

ERP news from the week beginning 27th February 2023



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