Sales Cloud – “Better than Oracle’s entire cloud business” -Benioff

Closing in on $10 billion run rate Salesforce have released their fourth quarter and annual results. Revenues for this quarter were $2.29 billion, up 27% year over year and up 28% in constant currency. The full year revenues were $8.39 billion, up 26% year over year. This led to Benioff commented on the next fiscal…

Business Leader Interview: Paresh Davdra CEO, RationalFX

Paresh Davdra is the co-founder CEO of RationalFX and Xendpay, both are based in London. RationalFX is the UK’s first online foreign exchange service, it has just 108 staff but operates internationally with an annual turnover of over $3 billion. Xendpay is the first Pay-What-You-Want money transfer service with offices in UK, France and Spain.…

Success for cloud HCM around world

SAP has announced that announced the addition of several new companies to the SAP SuccessFactors HCM solution in the last quarter. The diversity of locations shows that SAP is leveraging its advantage of presence within these countries over its rivals. Asia SAP SuccessFactors was boosted by the addition of Chow Sang Sang, a jewelery retailer…

ThinkHR delivers risk and safety platform

ThinkHR has announced the general availability of ThinkHR Risk and Safety Resources. It forms part of the Workplace Pro platform. Reducing risk and improving Safety ThinkHR expects this platform to help clients reduce or mitigate risk in their businesses and improve their safety records. This has a secondary factor of often reducing costs. A UC…

A glimpse of the future with Infor EAM update

Infor has announced a new version, 11.3 of its Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution. This bring the on-premises solution closer to the functionality of the SaaS based solution and vice versa. Both versions of Infor EAM are receiving additional functionality. The new functionality delivers enhancements that mobile workers and especially transit authorities will welcome. It seems…

BP drills down to Workday abandoning SAP HR

In a brief announcement Workday announced that BP will implement Workday Human Capital Management including Workday Time Tracking. This will replace the legacy SAP system currently used by them. It is a blow to SAP SuccessFactors as another upgrade goes astray. BP has more than 79,800 staff working across 70 countries globally. It is looking to…

Workday is rising with record growth and big customer wins

Workday posted record revenues in the fourth quarter driven by subscription revenues up 35% year on year to $436.7 million. Full year total revenues were also up 35% to $1.57 billion. Aneel Bhusri, CEO is now looking towards $2 billion in revenues for 2018. Robynne Sisco, Chief Financial Officer, Workday commented: “As we look ahead to fiscal…

Will Neto be the new erp for SMB?

Neto has announced the expansion of its ecommerce software with the addition of advanced inventory for retailers. This expands the software to include real-time stock tracking, low stock alerts, and warehouse and suppler management. Neto is an all-in-one point of sale (POS), eCommerce, Inventory and fulfilment platform. It integrates with accounting software such as Xero…

Infor streamlines EDI for M3

Infor has announced its integration solution between Infor M3 and the Infor EDI Managed Service. It is built using Infor ION leveraging the Infor middleware to simplify the process for companies to implement EDI. Infor EDI managed service was launched in 2015. While it allowed companies using M3 to develop EDI, it meant that much of…

Aptean on acquisition hunt

Aptean has announced the acquisition of irms|360 Enterprise Solutions for an undisclosed amount from Upp Technology. Will Vista Equity now keep possession of Aptean? Reuters recently reported they were looking to sell for $1bn including debt (source:Reuters) What are they buying? Aptean already has several supply chain products. This includesRoss ERP, Ross Supply Chain Planning, IMI Supply…