Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Retailers brief White House on supply chain challenges

The CEOs of large US retail companies including Walmart, online marketplace Etsy, and other retailers recently attended a White House roundtable. The meeting explored the outlook for the holiday shopping season...
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News from the week beginning 22nd November

Highlights from the week beginning 22nd November include a new version from @PyramidEU Analytics and @simPROSOftware raising more than $350 million.
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ServiceNow boosts testing capabilities with DotWalk acquisition

ServiceNow has completed the acquisition of DotWalk. Founded in 2017 DotWalk provides automated regression testing for ServiceNow upgrades. In a LinkedIn post Anthony Torsiello posted, “With DotWalk, we will automate testing...
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Cooper Software strikes double Gold

Already a Gold Partner for IFS, Cooper Software has now received funding to accelerate its growth. This is not only good news for Cooper Software. It also signals the strategic opportunity...
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Tipalti continues expansion in Canada

Tipalti has opened its second office in Canada. The Toronto office will open two years after it opened its first office in Vancouver in January 2020. Tipalti now has six offices...
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Can StaffCircle and IES solve The Great Resignation

StaffCircle has partnered with Innovate Enterprise Solutions Ltd (IES) with a go-to-market strategy entitled “The Great Retention”. The plan is to help companies address the current HR buzzword/trend: “The Great Resignation.” The...
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ERP and PSA news roundup from the two weeks beginning 8th November

Significant ERP news from the two weeks beginning 8th November. With the merger of @KimbleApps and @Mavenlink announced as well as convention news from @SageIntacct and @Unit4
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WSO2 secures US$90 million funding from Goldman Sachs Asset Management

WSO2 has secured $90 million in funding from Goldman Sachs Asset Management in a Series E funding round. The money is for WSO2’s planned global business expansion. It will also support...
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CAPSLOCK raises £1 million as demand for cyber skills rockets

UK training company CAPSLOCK has announced £1.04 million in pre-seed funding. The investment comes from Ufi VocTech Trust, GC Angels, UK Government, and nine angel investors. The company was set up...
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The UK gender pay gap is getting worse!

CIPHR has revealed the stark truth about the significant gender pay gap in the UK. The new research is based on the provisional datasets for all employees (including full-time and part-time...
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A KPI to use to drive organisational performance

A tip by Theresa Jones, Chief Revenue Officer at #NTT Groups Cyber Security Division reveals a #KPI for driving organisational performance @GlobalNTT


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Tipalti quadruples valuation and raises $270 million

Tipalti has raised $270 million in a Series F funding round a little over a year after it raised $150 million. The fintech unicorn,...
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Precisely acquires CEDAR CX to Engage many

Precisely has agreed to acquire CEDAR CX Technologies. The deal was backed by the Clearlake Capital Group, LP (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”) and...

ShelfNow enables blockchain technology for online for Cafè Barbera

ShelfNow, as part of its commitment to working with ethical producers and buyers, becomes the first UK partner to enable Cafè Barbera to improve...
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Incode raises $220M and becomes a unicorn

Identity and authentication platform Incode has secured US$220M in a Series B funding round. The money values the company at $1.25B, giving it unicorn...
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Retail and eCommerce companies struggle to find the tools for data acquisition

Analysts have predicted retail and eCommerce is set to grow in 2022. Organisations are now placing more value than ever before on new, external...
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Data governance drives trust in decision-making

“Data quality and data governance, key components for achieving data integrity, work together to enable businesses to understand and trust their data for confident...
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Precisely adds data quality visibility into data governance to deliver business value

Precisely has enhanced its data governance solution, leveraging existing solutions. It has combined Precisely (Infogix) Data360 Govern with the Precisely Trillium Discovery solution. Infogix...
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Digital Insights platform gains a Heap of money

Heap, the digital insights platform, has announced the closing of a $110 million Series D funding round led by Sixth Street Capital. The Growth...
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Asda launches project to understand the future of retail in Stevenage store

Asda has launched an innovative project at its Stevenage tech store. The project is part of a series of trials that will connect the...
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Eurostar to use iProov for contactless travel to mainland Europe

Eurostar and iProov are trialling SmartCheck, a new contactless fast-track service at London St Pancras International. The solution allows a customer to scan their...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 48 (2021)

This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ Week 48. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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techUK has seven recommendations for CISOs

techUK has released a new cybersecurity report dedicated to the CISO. It includes seven recommendations for the CISO to help cybersecurity be seen as...
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Smartsheet breaks more records in Q3 earnings

Smartsheet Inc has announced the figures from a record third quarter, ending October 31, 2021. Its share price jumped 2.81% after the close, to...
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Microsoft targets SME firms with Teams Essentials

Microsoft Teams Essentials is now available. It is the first-ever standalone Teams offering and is targeted specifically at small businesses. It's an attempt to...