Is IT getting closer to the business?

ManageEngine recently completed a survey of 201 IT leaders in the UK. The company has presented some intriguing analysis of the results which it believes shows IT is moving closer to the business.  ManageEngine is part of the Zoho Coporation and a provider of IT management software. ET caught up with Raj Sabhlok, president of…

Dancik International and Mincron transform to KCS

In a brief announcement Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has announced that it will rebrand both of its North American acquisitions Dancik International and Mincron. They will now operate as Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS). KCS acquired Dancik International in July 2015 and Mincron a year later. The announcement comes just before the first KCS North America…

RESURRECTION – a review

  On Thursday, September 21st, our colleague Charles Brett’s fourth novel in his THE CORRUPTION SERIES will become openly available. you can find it on Amazon (US & UK), iBooks, Kobo. Scribd and other platforms. From today, ET readers can buy it at a pre-publication price of US$0.99*/£0.99 on Amazon (this will last until formal publication on…

ADP jumps on AI bandwagon

In a brief press release ADP has announced the next generation of the ADP DataCloud Platform. Unlike previous ADP product announcements ET has covered recently, this one seems light in detail. It feels almost like an overture to the main event. The “next generation”, is available from “the end of 2017”. ADP will launch a…

Apttus puts off IPO again and raises funds

Apttus has just raised another $55 million in a series E funding round. This comes as a slight surprise as Apttus had been powering towards an IPO as a means to raise additional funds. Preparing for an IPO that hasn’t come Kirk Krappe originally indicated that Apttus would IPO in the first half of 2017,…

Stoecker promotes Promote at Alteryx Inspire

Dean Stoecker, Chairman and CEO of Alteryx opened Inspire 2017. His speech created an image for the audience of the Alteryx platform and led to him announcing the next piece to help complete the picture, Alteryx Promote. Stoecker said Alteryx will: “Bring the thrill back to problem solving.” He used analogies of historic inventions that…

Unit4 and Grant Thornton bring new dawn to finances of Malta government

Unit4 has won a major deal with the Malta government in partnership with Grant Thornton. Its relationship with the global accounting firm is clearly deeper than the announcement last week that saw Grant Thornton sign up to implement its ERP solution. The overall contract is worth €11.6m and will see Grant Thornton Malta assist the…

Oracle NetSuite issues clarion call in EMEA

Mark Woodhams, VP EMEA wrote a blog announcing that he would be quadrupling the size of the sales teams across Europe. This is twice the number that was alluded to earlier this year when ET spoke to David Turner, Senior Director EMEA Marketing about their growth projections. In fact it may even be on top…