Category: Features

Hartridge prepares for cloud

For Hartridge, the idea of standing still is not an option. A world leader in diesel fuel injection testing technology, it recently upgraded its ERP solution to Infor CloudSuite Industrial (CSI). This was part of a wider modernisation project that according to Anton Hobbs, Business Systems Manager, Hartridge, will see them: “Implementing a document management…

Boers & Co see cloud ERP benefits without migration

I have often spoken about why manufacturing companies should adopt cloud technology. There are some clear benefits. However, a recent conversation with an Epicor customer demonstrated that while cloud might be the future there are some clear benefits that manufacturers can take advantage of now with their original installation. Boers & Co group is made…

Business Leader interview – Frederic Laluyaux CEO of Aera Technology

Frederic Laluyaux is the President and CEO of Aera Technology. He joined the company in January 2017 after leading Anaplan Inc as CEO. He has also held senior management positions at SAP. In the early 1990’s he founded Transcribe Technologies. In some ways his career has now come full circle working at another start-up. Born…

Business Leader Interview with Dominik Birgelen, CEO of oneclick AG

Dominik Birgelen is the co-founder and CEO of oneclick AG, a Workspace Provisioning and Streaming Platform. He started his career at KPMG performing due diligence in M&A. He then became an entrepreneur and founded IT outsourcer Segmenta Transplan AG. He studied business administration at University of Zurich and has an MBA in project and process…

2018 – are we feeling the manufacturing revolution?

If you listen to the hype, then 2018 is set to be the year when we see manufacturing companies hammering home their adoption of technology. And hopefully in a way that is far more impactful than simply demonstrating they know what all of the cool acronyms mean. After all, we are embracing the Fourth Industrial…

Business Leader Interview Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio

Jeff Lawson is the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Twilio. Previously he was founder and CTO of both NineStar Inc and Stubhub.com. Twilio was founded in 2008 and went public in June 2016. A serial entrepreneur, Lawson is one of the select few founders who have grown a start-up through IPO to a market cap…

Business Leader Interview Kirk Krappe, CEO Apttus

Kirk Krappe is CEO of Apttus, a company he co-founded in 2006. Apttus describes itself as the category-defining Quote-to-Cash software company that drives the vital business process between the buyer’s interest in a purchase and the realization of revenue. Prior to Apttus, Krappe worked at BEA Systems, Nextance and Corio. He has an MBA from…

Central bank cryptocurrency to upset the bank applecart?

Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) possesses recognised potential for the finance, and especially banking industry. While many top bankers descry Bitcoin, they understand that blockchain could open new doors to ways of doing business, and upset the bank applecart. Banks, however, have kept quiet about an even bigger threat. That could come from their…

21 Books chosen by Business Leaders

You’ve finished opening your presents but no one bought you a book. This blog provide a list of books from industry leaders that Enterprise Times has interviewed in 2017. The question that we asked was “What was the latest business book you read, your favourite book or podcast?” Most replied with a book, but we…

Business Leader interview Don Mal – CEO Vena Solutions

Don Mal is the co-founder and CEO of Vena Solutions. Vena is one of the fastest growing Corporate Performance Management solutions in the market. Over the last five years they have enjoyed 100% year on year growth. A veteran in sales he led the North American sales teams for Clarity Systems and global sales for…