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What to look for in the modern accountant

I attended a Xero-Microsoft Power BI event at Metrobank this morning. It got me thinking about what companies should be looking for in a modern accountant. Gone are the days when an...
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Are you leading with intelligent and boundaryless ERP for a Digital age?

Chances are, your enterprise is already on the path to digital transformation – focussed on leveraging new technologies to cater to changing customer demands.  In the pursuit of a digital experience,...
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Driving digital transformation in procurement with AI

The decisions that drive procurement are no longer entirely based on a view of direct purchase costs or on easily understood transaction costs. Additional influences are now associated with price competitiveness,...
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ServiceNow ‘Walks the Walk’ in healthcare, but can it ‘Talk the Talk’?

Frankfurt, October 2018, and more than 800 attendees are in the auditorium at the start of ServiceNow’s one day summit event. While the summit wasn’t specifically billed as a healthcare event,...
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Book review: This is Service Design Doing

This is Service Design Doing was written as a collaborative book. Its four primary authors Marc Stickdorn, Adam Lawrence, Marckus Hormess and Jakob Schneider are recognised experts in the field. Other...
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The Need for Effective Third-Party Risk Management in Financial Services

The last few years has seen the frequency of third-party cyberattacks grow against global financial institutions. One of the biggest reported attacks against financial organisations occurred in early 2016. In that...
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Book Review – The Pacesetters

The Pacesetters is a not a standard business book. It is part of a marketing initiative jointly authored by Doug LaBahn PhD and Josh Drummond. That is not to say its...
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Performance Management and Empowering Managers

Has something gone wrong with Performance Management — that branch of Human Resources that the HR body the CIPD defines as: “the activity and set of processes that aim to maintain...
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Why AI and why now?

There has been a lot written about the potential benefits of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for business users. Some of that has been positive. In the DHL Trend Radar 2016...
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Using Technology To Capture, Preserve And Protect Indigenous Languages

We all face the problem of having to manage and work with huge volumes of content and data. That’s as true of the brand trying to use data to make its...

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Hiding and Unhiding in Excel

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WORBLI + WordProof = blockchain transparency for online content

WORBLI, an enterprise-grade, compliance-focused blockchain platform, has expanded its application repertoire and offering to users by partnering with WordProof to bring trust, protection and...
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Mavrck acquires GroupHigh, an influencer search and intelligence

Mavrck, an influencer marketing platform announced it was buying GroupHigh, a blog and social influencer search SaaS platform. The acquisition is the most recent...
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Outlier Ventures: AI and finTech are focus areas for blockchain start-ups

An Outlier Ventures study of blockchain investments in early-stage rounds shows that start ups have raised more than US$20B (since 2013), and the focus...
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The challenge of creating a 2,500 person security team

NTT is in the middle of a massive restructure. It has formed a new business unit - NTT Limited - into which it has placed...
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HarmonyPSA extends functionality with Continuum

HarmonyPSA has announced a deep integration with Continuum the RMM and security vendor for MSPs. Its purpose is to combine the two systems' ticketing...
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Optmyzr introduces Amazon Ads management capabilities

Amazon is rapidly claiming its position as a critical and leading player in pay-per-click (PPC) and digital advertising. According to analysts, the company now...
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Cypherium collaborates with Google Cloud Platform

Cypherium, an enterprise-focused blockchain platform which prioritises scalability and decentralisation, is collaborating with Google Cloud  Platform (GCP) to offer enterprise-appropriate blockchain solutions to Google...
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BloqCloud: on-demand blockchain infrastructure

Bloq has made available its BloqCloud platform for on-demand blockchain infrastructure services (BaaS or Blockchain as a Service). BloqCloud has applicability both for conventional...
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New phishing campaign targets Utilities industry with Adwind

Cofense researcher Milo Salvia has published a new blog warning of a phishing campaign delivering the Adwind malware. The campaign is targeting companies within...
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Commerzbank blockchain developments

Two blockchain developments involving Commerzbank have materialised. The first involves logistics/supply chains, Marco Polo and others. They executed a real-time pilot transaction for the...
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Ransomware hits 23 local government entities in Texas

Ransomware has hit 23 local government entities in Texas. The details of the attack emerged via a post from the Texas Department of Information...
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Applying innovation lessons from SailGP to business

Enterprise Times sat down with John Abel, VP Cloud and Innovation for UK, Ireland and Israel at Oracle on the eve of the Cowes...
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Alfa blockchain social network/digital sharing launched on Indiegogo

Alfa app and smartwatch intend to foster freedom to create and transact, reward users for their time, protect their privacy, and respect the chronological...