Growth Spring Sprout Image credit Pixabay/larsoncoachRimini Street launched Rimini One, its all-encompassing service offering to the wider market. Enterprise Times spoke to Dave Rowe, chief product officer and EVP of global transformation at Rimini Street, about the solution. SYSPRO revealed how solar energy manufacturer Nevados selected and deployed its ERP solution. Oracle NetSuite published a report examining the cautious optimism of CFOs for 2023.

Pick of the week

Sage announced the launch of its Canadian and US Grow Program incubator to empower non-profit leaders in British Columbia. The 2023 Canadian cohort consists of five local non-profits in Richmond, British Columbia region:

Mark Hickman, Managing Director of Sage in Canada, said, “The non-profit community contributes to $6.7 billion to B.C.’s economy, which is why it’s so valuable for us to collaborate with charities in the community we reside in, Richmond.

“Non-profits are critical to our economic recovery to maintain community resilience, provide essential services and promote educational opportunities through art, culture and sports. I’m proud to see Sage Foundation take this program to new heights this year and connect with even more grassroots changemakers.”

The US cohort consists of another five non-profits:

  • Hope for Youth: Empowers girls of color with technology skills and prepares them to become future leaders in tech careers.
  • Future Successors: Brings awareness and resources to underprivileged youth to reach their full potential of success through business education.
  • 3D Girls, Inc: Educates and empowers young women through S.T.E.A.M. focused mentoring, prenatal and parent education, and social and emotional wellness.
  • Automotive Training Center: Provides young men and women from at-risk and low-income neighborhoods with technical training for entry-level employment in the automotive repair industry.
  • Helping Empower Youth (HEY!): Develops young people in leadership skills to ensure they are equipped to lead themselves and their communities.

Aziz Benmalek, President of Sage in North America, commented, “Sage Foundation Grow embodies Sage’s company values of being bold, human, and doing the right thing to deliver important resources for Atlanta’s nonprofit community. Collaborating with nonprofits in the community we reside in, is so valuable to us.

“With $1.5 trillion in economic contributions, nonprofits are critical to our economic recovery for community resilience, providing essential services and promoting educational opportunities through art, culture and sports. I’m proud to see Sage Foundation take this program to new heights this year and connect with nonprofit leaders.”


Laurence Leyden has been appointed Vice President of Financial Services at Workday.


Experian has announced a new partnership with The Access Group that will allow even more UK employees to digitally share their payroll information to get better access to financial products and services, including mortgages.

Xero, the global small business platform, has partnered with multinational accounting association Allinial Global in a three-year global agreement to bring the powerful capabilities of cloud accounting technology to more of its member firms, enabling them to add more value to their clients.


Global Shop celebrated the 20th  anniversary of CAP & Associates, Inc as a customer.  Annette McLaughlin, IT Manager for CAP, said, “Global Shop Solutions is a one-stop ERP solution that has everything we need all in one fully integrated system. It’s easy to use, simple to navigate, and we get great support when we need it.”

Independent energy company Gulfsands has deployed Infor SunSystems Cloud as its financial platform via Infor Gold Channel Partner Progressive TSL. As the first customer to go live on the multi-tenant cloud financial application, Gulfsands already sees benefits via increased security, reduced risk, and improved functionality and performance.

Tangram Tech Solutions Limited, an Oracle Netsuite Solution partner in Bangladesh, announced that Imagine Properties Limited went line on Oracle NetSuite.

SAP announced GROW with SAP. GROW with SAP is a new offering to help midsize customers adopt cloud ERP, enabling speed, predictability, and continuous innovation. GROW with SAP customers get the same best practices powering the world’s industry leaders while benefiting from rapid deployment and frictionless updates.

Financial Reports


Visma releases its 2022 annual report. Visma achieved revenue of €2.1 billion in 2022, a growth of 19% over 2021. Revenue from SaaS (Software as a Service) and related cloud services made up 85% of Group revenue in 2022, up from 81% in 2021. The annual EBITDA was €587 million, up 11% compared to 2021.

Visma now serves over 1.4 million customers across Europe and Latin America, a growth of 26% compared to the year before. Close to 22 million e-invoices and 11 million payslips flow through the Group’s systems every month.

Merete Hverven, CEO of Visma, commented, “Visma will continue to do what we do best. We will build locally relevant and standardised cloud software that automates business administration, connects data, keeps societies running efficiently, and gives companies the financial confidence they are after.”


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Copilot introduces the next generation of AI-powered experiences to Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications. Dynamics 365 Copilot provides AI assistance directly in the flow of work using natural language technology, automating repetitive tasks, and unlocking creativity.

simPRO released simPRO 23.1.6. It includes automatic catalogue and supplier invoice syncing for MMEM group (for the AU market), improvements to asset handling and several other updates. It also released simPRO Data Feed 2.6 which adds automated data extraction and UI improvements.

SoftOne Technologies launched myErgani LIVE, It is an innovative business solution that fully automates “Digital Employee Card” management for any company, regardless of its business software or/and payroll application.

TechnologyOne has launched a transformational end-to-end offering that will fundamentally redefine enterprise software delivery, bringing certainty to local government digital transformation projects in the UK.

‘Solution as a Service’ (SaaS+) is the breakthrough answer to the three greatest impediments to investing in digital transformation – time to value, cost, and complexity. TechnologyOne claims it is the only SaaS provider capable of providing customers with the software and the entire end-to-end ERP solution with no implementation cost.

Xero announced it is retiring project management software WorkflowMax and signed an agreement with tech-led business advisory firm BlueRock to acquire the WorkflowMax brand. BlueRock has commenced plans to offer a new WorkflowMax product, WorkflowMax by BlueRock, with similar functionality.


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