May Lamb Spring Image by Knarrhultpia from PixabayIRIS Software announced the spring release of IRIS Elements, its accounting solution for accounting firms. Thomson Reuters extended its audit solutions portfolio with the UK launch of its Cloud Audit Suite.

Last week, following its rebranding from FinancialForce to Certinia, the company appointed a new CMO, Rick Caccia.


Sage announced the acquisition of Corecon, a cloud-native preconstruction and project management solution. The acquisition expands Sage’s relationships with customers beyond financials. It reinforces its position as a leading provider of cloud-native technology for the construction industry by providing a solution to efficiently manage projects from bid to closeout.


SAP announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) of SAP SE elected Dr. h.c. Punit Renjen (61) as a new member of the company’s Supervisory Board.


IFS and Lockheed Martin announced a joint partnership to promote products and services to help aerospace and defence organizations maximize the value of their enterprise software investments, modernize their equipment maintenance and support processes, and keep assets mission-ready.

IFS and InfoConsulting announced a strategic partnership covering Australia and New Zealand to strengthen the presence of IFS and its industry-leading solutions.


Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., a leading powersports manufacturer, has selected to digitally transform its supply chain with Blue Yonder.

Mute — a leading manufacturer of acoustic solutions for office spaces — has chosen Infor M3 CloudSuite.

Oracle is expanding the global rollout of its Oracle Hospitality OPERA Cloud Property Management System (PMS) with plans to bring the system to 2,000 additional hotels under the Wyndham Hotels & Resorts portfolio by the end of next year.

Oracle NetSuite announced that Sowvital, a creator of premium horticultural products, is using Oracle NetSuite to support its ambition to reconnect people and their plants with science-led botanical care.

Gachina Landscape Management chose NetSuite over Microsoft, Sage, and Acumatica for its breadth of functionality. It now runs a rolling budget with NetSuite Planning and Budgeting for constant profitability control and has used NetSuite Dunning Letters to help decrease outstanding invoices by more than $1 million.

Touchland, a health and beauty brand, is working with Oracle NetSuite to support its vision of bringing unexpected joy and expression to every act of self-care. With NetSuite, Touchland has taken advantage of an integrated business system to improve its financial processes’ speed, accuracy, and efficiency and help scale its operations to support more than 4,000 retail locations across the country.

PDI Technologies, has implemented its Fuel Pricing solutions for Z Energy (Z) across its retail network in New Zealand.

Mesoestetic, a global leader in the medical cosmetics and aesthetic medicine sector, has selected ToolsGroup Service Optimizer 99+ (SO99+) to support the company’s massive business expansion while maintaining a premier customer experience.


Arribatec has developed a standard solution that makes it fast and easy for customers to set up integration between Rambase ERP and Power BI.

Exact will launch the Premium editions of Exact Online at Exact Live on 16 May. These new editions of the business software offer more flexibility and enhanced functionality. This allows entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to support more advanced processes and have the opportunity to tailor the software to their requirements.

Legal Bricks, part of The Access Group, has launched its new portal – LB Property, which will speed up the time between buyers agreeing on a purchase and conveyancers being instructed and improve communication throughout the property sales journey.

Microsoft is expanding access to the Microsoft 365 Copilot preview and introduced new features. It has made the following improvements:

  • Copilot in Whiteboard will make Microsoft Teams meetings and brainstorms more creative and effective. Using natural language, you can ask Copilot to generate ideas, organize ideas into themes, create designs that bring ideas to life, and summarize Whiteboard content.
  • By integrating DALL-E, OpenAI’s image generator, into Copilot in PowerPoint, users can ask Copilot to create custom images to support their content.
  • Copilot in Outlook will offer coaching tips and suggestions on clarity, sentiment and tone to help users write more effective emails and communicate more confidently.
  • Copilot in OneNote will use prompts to draft plans, generate ideas, create lists and organize information to help customers find what they need easily.
  • Copilot in Viva Learning will use a natural language chat interface to help users create a personalized learning journey, including designing upskilling paths, discovering relevant learning resources and scheduling time for assigned pieces of training.

Simpro Data Feed now provides a notification when the maximum number of feeds to an account is reached.

Xero has improved its analytics capability. Users can now view six new financial ratios on the business snapshot dashboard, including current ratio, debt ratio and current liabilities to net worth.

ERP news from the week beginning 1st May 2023



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