U.S. Bank puts customer first with Salesforce Einstein

Salesforce has announced that U.S. Bank is to deploy Salesforce Einstein. This is not a gamble for the fifth largest Bank in the United States but the next stage of an ongoing journey. As Richard K Davis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer U.S. Bancorp commented in the 2016 Annual report: “our one U.S. Bank philosophy…

Is Ramco the growing force in MRO

Ramco has announced that Panasonic Avionics Corporation selected Ramco Aviation M&E MRO Suite V5.8 to run its operation. The announcement was made last week at the start of its annual MRO user convention. Is this the start of something bigger for Ramco The announcement comes at a time when Ramco is trying to expand into the…

Receipt Bank banks $50 million

Receipt Bank has raised US $50 million in a Series B funding round led by Insight Venture Partners. The announcement came in a blog by Henry Bell, content manager at Receipt Bank. Receipt Bank provides bookkeeping automation software and provides integrations to most of the major accounting solutions for small businesses. Its core features include…

Has Oracle unveiled the golden nugget of cloud

Many organisations still have considerable concerns about moving to the cloud. A year ago, Oracle unveiled the Oracle Cloud at Customer solution. This allows organisations to use cloud infrastructure on their own premises. It has now announced an extension to Cloud at Customer. This will deliver a full cloud stack to an organisations premises. Customers can…

NGA Human Resources make bid for Africa payroll market

NGA Human Resources (NGA) has announced the availability of NGA Africa Payroll. The solution aims to help business leaders address the challenges of African payroll with a single solution. As global companies increasingly turn their eyes to the African continent and the opportunities it provides it raises several challenges. NGA has developed the software to support…

FreshBooks boosted by funding round

FreshBooks has announced the completion of a Series B funding round. They raised US $43 million with an investment led by their previous minority vendor Georgian Partners. Other investors in the round included Accomplice and Oak Investment Partners, who led the Series A funding in 2014. As part of the agreement Simon Chong, managing partner…

Infor strengthens HCM with ADP SmartCompliance

Infor has announced that it is strengthening its HCM solution with integrations to ADP solutions. Infor will initially integrate the ADP SmartCompliance and ADP Health Compliance solutions to its HCM solution to improve compliance. The announcement comes a week after Inforum and it is perhaps surprising that it was not announced there. Infor are by no means the…