Growth Spring Sprout Image credit Pixabay/larsoncoachLess news this week following the bank holiday in the US and UK. Automation Anywhere made a series of announcements with partnerships with AWS and Google and launched new generation AI features, including generative AI. Icertis revealed that Grant Thornton LLP, after supporting it as an implementation partner for four years, has decided to roll out the Icertis Contract Intelligence platform across its US operation.

Precisely announced updates to three applications: Precisely Trillium Quality and Discovery, Precisely Spectrum and Precisely Data360. Salesforce announced strong Q1 2024 results as it started showing the profitability level that the activist investors wanted to see. Mark Pinard was confirmed as the new CMO of Pipefy.


Accenture announced the acquisitions of Nextira, an AWS premier partner, Green Domus Desenvolvimento Sustentável LTDA, a leading Brazil-based sustainability consultancy and Bourne Digital, an Australian digital design agency focused on the SAP ecosystem.


Boomi appointed Megan Barbier as Chief Human Resources Officer, responsible for value creation through building and executing the company’s global human capital strategy.

Centage has made three appointments to its executive leadership team. Andrew Lamb has been named Senior Vice President of Sales, Patrick Walther as Chief Technology Officer and Jason Leal as Vice President of Finance.

Digital Workforce Services Plc made significant changes to its management team as of June 1st. The founding partners, Heikki Länsisyrjä (COO) and Jukka Virkkunen (CRO), step down from the company’s operational management and Management Team and will focus on Digital Workforce’s long-term value creation and strategy at the company’s Board of Directors. There are other changes as well.

NTT DATA UK&I announced the appointment of Oliver Bridges as its new Head of Energy Data.

o9 Solutions announced that Bill McRaith, former Chief Supply Chain Officer for PVH Corp, has joined the aim10x Executive Council.


Ivanti announced a collaboration with Greenly, a cutting-edge carbon accounting platform. This strategic partnership is a significant milestone for Ivanti. It underscores the company’s commitment to improving its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and marks a pivotal step in its ambitious sustainability program.

Jenzabar has partnered with Synoptix and ProctorFree to deliver critical services and solutions enabling higher education institutions to further accelerate digital transformation. These partnerships will enable Jenzabar to offer even greater financial planning and online learning functionality.

Mendix announced Mendix Cloud for Government had taken a critical step toward achieving full authorization through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), receiving the “In Process” designation.

NTT Ltd announced the launch of, an exciting new technology startup focusing on cycling and sports. The creation of provides the opportunity to develop a highly agile and focused startup, enabling ongoing innovation and development of solutions for the cycling and broader sports and events industry. will further develop market-leading technology solutions and commercialize real-time tracking and digital twin technology for cycling and other events. NTT will maintain its partnership with to provide ongoing seamless support for the Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, including for the 2023 races.

Qualtrics has opened its new Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Dublin City Centre, featuring an XM Innovation Centre focused on AI.

In a letter to staff, the CEO of Zendesk, Tom Eggemeier, announced a workforce reduction of 8% at the firm. He explained why he has had to take the stop, how Zendesk will undertake the cuts and what this means looking forward.


Motorpoint, the UK’s largest independent retailer of nearly new cars and vans, has collaborated with Anaplan and Bedford Consulting to streamline its financial planning and analysis (FP&A) processes. Anaplan has been adopted by Konica Minolta, a leading multinational technology company headquartered in Japan, to manage its group-wide managerial accounting process.

JGC Holdings Corporation (“JGC”), a global engineering company, has selected the Boomi platform to modernize its IT infrastructure and support its digital transformation goals.

Infosys and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) revealed innovations that will continue their partnership to transform and power the game in novel, smarter, more immersive ways. The innovations, powered by the cloud, AI, mixed reality, and data & analytics, will take fan engagement to a whole new level while continuing to empower players, coaches, media, tournament organizers, and the community.

Blue Square, a brand agency with over 400 employees, has replaced its existing HRIS solution with MHR iTrent and HR and Payroll.


Konsolidator secured a binding long-term loan offer of DKK 15.5 million and finalized total financing of DKK 34 million. It also revealed that its loan provider Formue Nord would convert DKK 2.5 million of the loan to company shares.


Accela announced the expansion of its cloud-based solution to help communities respond to and prepare for the growing threat of natural disasters. The updated Rapid Damage Assessment (RDA) can now be used during hurricanes, fires, floods, tornados and more. With new geospatial and mobile capabilities, the pre-configured solution is instantly available to hundreds of existing government customers and quickly available to new customers as part of Accela’s Civic Platform.

Deloitte launched ClearCarbon, a digital solution designed to integrate and transform project-level carbon reductions and removals data, allowing organizations to make product-level carbon claims that can demand a premium in the market.

DronaHQ published product updates for May. They included:

  • Write custom JS in transform response with Ask AI
  • The Introduction of Automation 2.0
  • The introduction of widgets

Genie AI announced that it is aiming for its generative Ai functionality to outperform GPT-4 at legal tasks by the end of the year (as measured by accuracy under UK law). It aims to deliver this with real-time document-level workflows, a red flag review and legal explanations.

Highspot announced its Spring ‘23 release, bringing customers new product capabilities and service offerings that infuse sales processes with operational rigour. Major advances include generative AI for sales enablement, enterprise-class training and coaching, and ​​services and success resources that empower revenue teams to scale what good looks like in business-to-business (B2B) selling.

iCIMS has launched a new site,, connecting job seekers with open roles. aggregates open HR and talent acquisition positions from iCIMS’ diverse customer base across industries.

The one-stop destination allows HR and talent professionals to easily browse and explore job opportunities and apply on the hiring company’s career site. Job seekers can also upload their resumés, and iCIMS Talent Cloud AI will recommend roles aligning with their skills and experience for an improved candidate experience.

insightsoftware announced the evolution of Longview Tax with capabilities for BEPS 2.0 Pillar Two. Josh Schauer, VP of Finance at insightsoftware, said, “Inconsistent data integrity leads to errors in tax reporting and forecasting, which can result in enormous financial and legal costs for organizations.

“These challenges around consolidating, cleansing, and analyzing tax data from across the organization will be magnified once BEPS 2.0 Pillar Two is made official in 2024. For organizations with existing tax systems and processes that aren’t able to execute a full move to a new tax solution, the standalone BEPS 2.0 Pillar Two offering can help immediately.”

Jenzabar has launched Campus Marketplace powered by the Jenzabar solution. It unites online storefront and registration software with strategic marketing services and prebuilt, skills-based curricula. Campus Marketplace enables institutions to bridge the education-to-employment divide by offering non-traditional education options that give learners the in-demand skills they need to succeed in today’s competitive work environment.

Jenzabar and Spark451, Jenzabar’s recently acquired enrollment marketing arm, announced the release of their Strategic Enrollment and Student Retention Suites.

NewgenONE announced NewgenONE OmniDocs Platform is available on the Temenos Exchange partner ecosystem of integrated fintech solutions.

NewgenONE has launched OmniXtract 4.0, intelligent document extraction software.

Pipefy announced the launch of two new advanced integrations with CloudTalk and JustCall to streamline sales communication and make business calls more efficient.

Qualtrics announced the general availability of Customer Journey Optimizer, a new journey analytics and orchestration solution powered by Qualtrics Experience iD that helps organizations identify key moments and points of friction and prioritize the right actions to improve customer experiences.

Salesforce published a story about VIIZR, powered by Ford Pro and built on the Salesforce platform. It is an all-in-one job site and back office app. It was designed precisely with small business field service in mind. With VIIZR, businesses like APEC Electrical can easily manage scheduling, routing, invoicing, and more.

This month, SuiteCRM 8.3 included new and improved features; Notifications, Subpanel Filtering, Load More and a redesigned Admin Panel.

UserGems announced enhanced account tracking features that surface buyers’ job changes into, out of, and within any target accounts.

Zefort announced the introduction of ChatGPT AI as part of its service. Zefort’s customers can use the world’s most popular chat-based AI to interact with their contracts securely, easily and efficiently right inside Zefort’s user interface. After pilots with selected customers, all of Zefort’s customers can opt-in for the new feature.

Zellis released Zellis HCM Cloud 6.0. The update includes improvements to the Time & Attendance module, the Leave Management module and added a new Team View Calendar. There are integration improvements and enhanced analytics dashboards.

News from the week beginning 15th May 2023



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