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Selling your business; Top 5 considerations

Often the biggest decision that a business owner has to make is deciding on whether to sell their business. There are many factors an entrepreneur will consider when deciding whether to...
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The Guardian Transformers of the Shared Services Industry – Robotic Process Automation

  I think we just found a Transformer ... Transformers - Age of Extinction Shared services have indeed transformed the way our organisations work today. It is a concept that has risen to incredible...
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The inconvenient truth about contract lifecycle management

One of the tasks that befalls a CTO is the endless process of keeping up to date with new market trends. You need to stay abreast of changes in applications, new...
RESURRECTION

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...
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Healthcare: How cloud could really take off in Germany

The digital transformation of healthcare is a global phenomenon. It is vastly seen as a means to making healthcare delivery more efficient, safer and more encompassing of patient needs as well...
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Clash of the heavyweights: battle lines drawn between IBM and Intel processors

Building high performance computer systems is all about finding and removing bottlenecks. Unfortunately, this is a never ending game. As fast as you identify and deal with one bottleneck, another appears....
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Foreign currency risk and its management

UK companies, big and small, deal with overseas customers and suppliers. This means they often have to pay suppliers in foreign currency. Unless exchange rates are fixed, there is risk. With...
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Investment and funding for your business

Many businesses need funding and/or investment to be able to develop their product, launch it to market or expand into new countries. The common route is to give away an equity...
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The end is nigh for Flash but what can we learn from its life...

Adobe has announced that it will end support for Flash on 31 December 2020. While this announcement may have been inevitable, it is worth taking a moment to mourn the passing of a...
IBM z14

IBM z14 plays the trust card, but does it hold a winning hand?

It’s that time again, the time that most observers in the industry say will never happen. IBM is releasing the next generation of its z Systems mainframe products called the z14....

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
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Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
BanQu

BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
CloudBees

CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
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Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
FLETA

FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

Calculating number of workdays between two dates where weekends are not Saturday and Sunday

A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...