Tuulips April Image by ❄️♡💛♡❄️ Julita ❄️♡💛♡❄️ from Pixabay We published an extended piece about the recent partnership established between Icertis and KPMG, having asked some questions of both firms. Product news included Lakeside announcing the latest version, 10.6, of its DEX platform. Cyara acquired Irish telecommunications testing firm Spearline to extend its platform.

There was a small study by Avalara on the fiftieth anniversary of VAT. Business leaders view the sales tax as far from simple despite the recent simplification. Finally, we published a recent interview with Dave Kahley, Chief Customer Solutions Officer at ServiceMax.


Corcentric announced that Chuck Bernicker had joined the organization as chief financial officer.

Hibob appointed SaaS marketing expert Sarah Reynolds (they/them) as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Inoapps has appointed Sakita Douglas as Chief People Officer.

Redwood Software announced the formation of its managed file transfer (MFT) business segment. Max Schultz joins Redwood as General Manager of the MFT business segment.


Boomi has partnered with Works Applications Systems, Co., Ltd. (“WAPS”), which provides system development and support and SI services. WAPS is a group company of Works Applications Co Ltd, a leading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions for financial and supply chain management in Japan.

Boomi also opened a new office in Bengaluru, India and intends to more than double its engineering headcount in India in the next 12 months.

ConnectWise has partnered with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) to enhance cybersecurity for MSPs.

Deloitte and Digital Asset, an enterprise software company that modernizes legacy financial systems, announced a strategic alliance to help organizations develop, build and launch smart contract and blockchain-based solutions.

Digital Workforce has received the prestigious ISO 27001 certification by Kiwa Inspecta for its information security management.

The Ellucian Foundation announced that the 2023 Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) Scholarship Program would accept applications from March 27th to May 12th for US institutions and March 27th to May 26th for eligible institutions outside of the US.

McDaniel College selected Ellucian Purchase from ESM Solutions to complement its Ellucian Colleague ERP system, enabling them to modernize their antiquated processes, minimize paper-based forms, and reduce the time for purchasing approvals.

Globant announced an expansion of its global collaboration with Google Cloud, including creating a new dedicated Google Cloud Studio. The new business unit will be focused on helping clients across Globant’s multiple verticals to adopt and maximize the transformative benefits of Google Cloud.

Incorta has partnered with Google Cloud as part of several initiatives around cloud computing and analytics deployments aimed at helping companies move their business application and enterprise resource planning data into the cloud. The partnerships include Incorta validating its technology through the Google Cloud Ready – BigQuery and AlloyDB initiatives.

Ivanti announced that it is a sponsor for WaveBreakers, a team of four women spanning four decades, who will be rowing a 3,000-mile Atlantic from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua on December 12, 2023, to raise money and awareness for Vodafone Foundations’ Your Planet campaign.

Jotform has published a new e-book, Jotform for Beginners: Get More Done with Powerful Forms. It is an essential guide for new users and is available on Amazon (Aus, UK, US).

Newgen Software has partnered with the cloud banking platform, Mambu. The partnership enables financial institutions to leverage Newgen’s lending solutions, built on NewgenONE digital transformation platform and Mambu’s core banking systems, ensuring flexibility and adaptability.

NTT Data announced a new partnership with WalkMe, the leading provider of digital adoption solutions. Together, NTT DATA and WalkMe will work to accelerate the modernisation efforts of clients worldwide, with WalkMe’s Digital Adoption Platform (DAP) providing holistic control of transformation efforts.

Salesforce and Elliot issued a joint statement that revealed that following Salesforce’s business update, Elliott will not proceed with director nominations. Salesforce and Elliott have committed to continuing the productive working relationship they have developed together.

ThoughtSpot and Google Cloud announced an expanded partnership. It includes delivery of ThoughtSpot’s SaaS offering on Google Cloud, deep integration with Looker Modeler, and bringing ThoughtSpot Sheets Analytics to Google Connected Sheets, along with new ways to purchase, deploy, and consume ThoughtSpot on the Google Cloud Marketplace, Google BigQuery Partner Center, and Google Workspace Marketplace.

UiPath and Amelia announced a partnership that brings together the power of the UiPath Business Automation Platform with Amelia’s enterprise-grade Conversational AI to create a fully integrated IT digital agent solution.


The Ocean Race launched a metaverse experience pilot today with Virtual Regatta and Accenture to engage fans and businesses in a new way with the world-renowned, global yacht race.

Alation has secured new procurement contracts with California’s Software Licensing Program (SLP) and Texas’s Department of Information Resources (TX-DIR).

Northern Trust is enhancing the net asset value (NAV) workflow communications between private capital fund managers and Northern Trust through a collaboration with Appian low-code process automation solutions.

Center Parcs UK & Ireland has selected Ceridian Dayforce to optimise its workforce, drive employee engagement, and strengthen regulatory compliance.

Demandbase revealed that in Q1, it renewed or expanded its relationship with customers, including DocuSign and Unisys, and it also added new logos that included LightEdge SolutionsVaimo, and PlainID.

The PENTA Building Group has selected Medius to build an effective payments solution through Medius Pay as part of the company’s broader efforts to improve vendor relationships.

Johnsonville, LLC, the most popular sausage brand in the United States, will transform its supply chain planning capabilities and enable more data-driven planning and decision-making with the O9 Solutions AI software platform.

The RealReal, Inc, a leading online marketplace for resale luxury goods — has optimized and streamlined the overall consignor and shopper journey with Salesforce, creating a fully-personalized, intuitive digital selling and shopping experience.

NASCAR will expand its use of ServiceNow in its mission to become the most technologically advanced sports entertainment company. NASCAR will implement ServiceNow employee workflows and low‑code solutions to transform its employee experience and keep employees productive, engaged, and informed regardless of where they work.

Le Creuset has partnered with SOCi to manage Listings, Social, and Reviews to increase their unique products’ online presence. Mediagistic is using SOCi Business Intelligence to efficiently scale localized marketing and increase profitability for the agency.

123Dentist uses RoboMQ’s Hire2Retire as an ADP to Azure AD (Active Directory) integration solution. The company streamlined the onboarding process, providing its new employees a smooth ‘First day at work experience‘. Other customer wins by RoboMQ for its Hire2Retire solution include Parkbridge and 908 Devices.

Financial Reports


Billtrust gave a business update covering its success in 2022. It surpassed $100 billion in payments volume in 2022, a 35% year-over-year increase and a first for the company. Billtrust’s client base exceeded 2,400 customers globally, as Billtrust enabled them to present over 423 million bills to 13 million buyers.

Sunil Rajasekar, Billtrust CEO, commented, “More companies are turning to Billtrust to fortify their businesses through an accounts receivable digital transformation. Not only does creating a new generation of B2B digital payers support CFOs and other financial professionals by allowing them to maximize and forecast cash flow, it reduces dependence on paper checks and the U.S. mail, helping to future-proof businesses as uncertain times continue.”


Konsolidator has received commitments for an additional DKK 2.5 million in the ongoing capital increase and has finalized a private placement of DKK 18.5 million. The subscription commitments are contingent on reaching a minimum financing of DKK 30 million, including a long-term loan of a minimum of DKK 11.5 million.

CEO Claus Finderup Grove commented, “With the recent 2.5 million subscribed, we expect to find the remaining DKK 11.5 million before the deadline of May 5. We are thankful for the investors’ confidence in our product and growth journey, which is essential for closing a sustainable long-term loan agreement for Konsolidator.”


Accela announced its Spring 2023 Release. The latest release includes enhancements to the Accela Civic Platform, Accela Citizen Access, Accela Mobile and Civic Applications, focusing on modernization, improved user experience and security, and easier implementation.

BlackBoiler announced the release of its ContextAI feature, which enhances its markup functionality by providing the reasoning behind every redline.

Calabrio announced its new workforce management (WFM) integration with Zoom’s omnichannel contact centre platform.

CData has achieved the Google Cloud Ready – AlloyDB Designation for Google Cloud’s newest PostgreSQL-compatible fully managed database service, AlloyDB.

Cezanne HR unveiled its March release. Improvements included a new document viewer, more configuration options for Kudos, faster workspace enrolment, and new payroll and pension management features. It also released an update for its mobile app.

Cognite, a global leader in industrial software, in a joint effort with Aker BP, announced it has successfully achieved DNV-RP-A204 compliance.

Domo announced Domo Cloud Amplifier, an enhanced multi-cloud data platform that provides integrations to Snowflake, Dremio, Amazon Redshift, Databrick and Google Cloud’s BigQuery, with more to follow.

Domo also announced several new features to enhance the data experience for everyone across an organization, regardless of their skill level, and reach people at all stages of their data journey.

eXo announced the general availability of eXo Platform 6.4. New features include Unread Activities, a new login page with the ability to personalise branding, two-level menu navigation, a new contributions centre and a gamification dashboard. There are also several client-requested improvements.

Einblick launched Einblick Prompt, combining the latest advancements in generative AI with Einblick’s visual canvas. Einblick Prompt empowers users to construct data workflows using natural language prompts.

NICE announced Enlighten Actions, which allows organizations to create smart and humanized CX by integrating Enlighten AI and Generative AI. Enlighten Actions brings Enlighten, NICE’s highly mature and differentiated purpose-built AI for CX and the generative models from Open AI.

Neo4J announced the extension of its strategic partnership with Google Cloud by introducing a new native integration with Google Cloud’s BigQuery cloud data warehouse.

Pegasystems announced updates to Pega Cloud, supported by an enhanced Global Operations Center to deliver a more scalable, reliable, and secure foundation for its suite of AI-powered decisioning and workflow automation solutions.

SalesAgility, released SuiteCRM 8.3 Beta. It focuses on features that make the application more usable for the end user, i.e. Subpanel Filters, Load More functionality and new and improved Notifications.

Salesforce announced new features for Automotive Cloud that will help automotive companies increase productivity, revenue, and customer loyalty. With Automotive Cloud, automotive companies can deliver immersive, in-car experiences powered by real-time personalization and build truly connected experiences at every customer touch point, whether driving, buying, or servicing their vehicle.

Showpad launched new automated question-based Analytics and Insights dashboards that reinvent how customers access data and insights in Showpad.

Sigma has announced the availability in the open beta of Metrics. Metrics enable users to encapsulate any aggregate calculation—such as profit margin, churn rate, or net present value—into reusable fields that one can drag and drop into workbooks.

SnapLogic is on the Google Cloud Marketplace, and the company has successfully achieved a Google Cloud Ready – AlloyDB designation.

Striim, Inc announced that it has successfully achieved the Google Cloud Ready – AlloyDB designation for AlloyDB for PostgreSQL,

Zefort has rolled out an electronic forms feature, free to all existing Zefort Sign customers.

News from the week beginning 20th March 2023


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