Category: Features

Is the CFO deluding himself?

Adaptive Insights published their quarterly global CFO Indicator report. Enterprise Times spoke to Rob Douglas, VP, UK and Nordics about the report and Adaptive Insight’s  growth. The report focuses on seeking to understand where the CFO is in his current thinking about corporate performance management (CPM). There were some interesting statistics to draw out of…

Unionwear scales up with Rootstock

Unionwear are one of Rootstock’s most talked about manufacturing customers. We caught up with Mitch Cahn, CEO of Unionwear, an advocate of Rootstock and a recognised industry expert. Unionwear began life as a manufacturer of USA-made headwear and sewn bags. This includes such things as tote bags and backpacks for the fashion and promotions markets.…

Jonathan Richards, CEO, breatheHR talks simplicity and HR for SME

Jonathan Richards is the CEO of breatheHR. Set up in 2012 it now has more than 2,000 customers. Richards co-founded the company with Gareth Burrows and focuses on delivering effective simplicity to their customer base. ET:                                          Jonathan, you started breatheHR about five years ago, what is your vision for the company? Jonathan R:                         The primary…

Making OpenStack simpler with Jonathan Bryce

At the OpenStack Summit in Boston, Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation talked about the need to simplify OpenStack. This became the main theme of the conference for many people. Enterprise Times was fortunate enough to get some time with Bryce to talk about what this really means and OpenStack’s relationship with the…

Security beyond the perimeter with Lou Manousos

IT security teams are struggling to know where to look when it comes to security. They’ve pinned down, or believe they’ve pinned down the perimeter of the enterprise. The problem is that there has been no effective perimeter for well over a decade. Mobile users, cloud-services, social media presence and websites all show that the…

Aubrey Blanche talks diversity

Organisations are keen to show off their equality programmes at the moment. But how good are those programmes and how easy is it to create something that is really meeting expectations? It’s a difficult question to get an answer to. Most organisations like to throw numbers around without actually doing any real research into what…

Talking social philanthropy with Jessica Hyman

Like many new technologies companies, Atlassian has its own programme for giving back to the community. At the Atlassian Summit Europe in Barcelona, Enterprise Times caught up with Pledge 1% evangelist, Jessica Hyman. In this podcast, Hyman explains why Pledge 1% is important, what it means and how Atlassian is using it to forge a…

Ramesh Gopinath talks blockchain

At IBM InterConnect, Ramesh Gopinath sat down with Enterprise Times to talk about blockchain and what IBM was doing with it. In just over a year IBM has managed to win around 400 different client engagements around blockchain. According to Gopinath, the big shift is the move from proof of concept (PoC) or blockchain tourism…

Dentsu Aegis goes outside-in with Workday

Workday recently announced that the Dentsu Aegis Network had selected Workday across the globe as its HCM solution. Enterprise Times spoke to Caroline Mellor, director of HR effectiveness, Dentsu Aegis Network about the selection process and upcoming project. The Dentsu Aegis Network is a fast growing multinational media group. Its latest acquisition was in India…