Auto marketers find sales advantage with Oracle

Oracle has announced the completion of the first program and accreditation for Auto Elite Data Marketer (EDM) designation. The program was completed by nine leading Tier 3 auto marketing agencies. They included: C-4 Analytics, Dealer Inspire, Dealers United, Goodway Group, L2TMedia, SocialDealer, Stream Marketing, Team Velocity, and TurnKey Marketing. The program was aimed at educating…

ZipRecruiter gets embedded in ADP RUN

ADP has announced that it will integrate ZIPRecruiter functionality into RUN Powered by ADP for all its HR packages as part of a new partnership. ZipRecruiter was founded in 2010 and is the leading job search mobile app on IoS and Android. This integration will enable SME firms using ADP RUN to find new talent faster…

Priority Software move to Azure from AWS

Priority Software has selected Microsoft Azure as its cloud services partner in the North America, EMEA and Australia. This is a change of strategy for the Israeli ERP provider who previously used AWS to service UK customers. Why are they now using Azure? Focus on US market Priority has a clear focus on expanding its…

Did Efidex add IQMS, drop Cegid and maybe Infor?

IQMS has announced a new partnership with Efidex Company. The Czech Republic based company sells manufacturing solutions across central Europe. Efidex has been evolving its strategic partnerships in the last few years. Historically it was a reseller of Yourcegid Manufacturing PMI, provided by the French based Cegid. They appear to have been dropped completely. Oddly…

Workday looks out across South Africa

Workday has announced the opening of its first office in South Africa. The office, located in Johannesburg sees the company increase to 14 the number of countries across EMEA. The country unit is headed up by Zuko Mdwaba who only joined the company in January 2018 from SAS. This is perhaps the surprising element in…

GDPR compliance, is the task getting bigger for enterprises?

Sifting through your ERP solution to find data relevant to GDPR is not always simple. Silwood Technology has revealed research that SAP ERP alone has 90,000 tables and more than 900,000 often esoterically named fields. GDPR is less than 100 days away. Vendors of all shapes and sizes are proclaiming that they have the tool…

Hartridge prepares for cloud

For Hartridge, the idea of standing still is not an option. A world leader in diesel fuel injection testing technology, it recently upgraded its ERP solution to Infor CloudSuite Industrial (CSI). This was part of a wider modernisation project that according to Anton Hobbs, Business Systems Manager, Hartridge, will see them: “Implementing a document management…

Boers & Co see cloud ERP benefits without migration

I have often spoken about why manufacturing companies should adopt cloud technology. There are some clear benefits. However, a recent conversation with an Epicor customer demonstrated that while cloud might be the future there are some clear benefits that manufacturers can take advantage of now with their original installation. Boers & Co group is made…

Epicor completes leadership dectet

Epicor has announced the appointment of Colleen Langevin as CMO. This is the latest appointment at Epicor as Steve Murphy, CEO continues to form his executive team at Epicor Software Corporation. Murphy commented: “We are thrilled to have a marketing executive of Colleen’s calibre join the leadership team Colleen brings extensive marketing leadership experience coupled…

Deltek combine government intelligence solutions

Deltek has announced that it has completed the integration of Onvia into its GovWin IQ platform. This brings together two of the leading market intelligence platforms for the state, local and education (SLED) opportunities in the market. The integration has been rapid. Deltek first announced the acquisition of Onvia in October 2017. It completed the transaction…