Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Sage pleads the case for SMBs to Government and large corporations around climate change

In recent weeks during the lead up to COP26, Sage has made several announcements to position itself as a sustainability leader and champion of small businesses' sustainability. One of these was...
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Upland Software share plummet but is it justified?

Upland Software has announced its third-quarter results with revenues rising 3% to $76.1 million. This was perhaps not as strong a quarter as CEO, and chairman Jack McDonald had hoped for....
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Precisely buys partner Anchor Point to bring wildfire expertise in house

Precisely has acquired Anchor Point Group, LLC, neither party disclosed the terms of the deal. Anchor Point, founded in 1999 in Boulder Point, Colorado, provides risk-based wildland fire solutions. It provides...
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Infosec institute integrates training into Microsoft Viva for Teams users

Infosec Institute has integrated its cybersecurity training into Microsoft Viva Learning. It will allow Microsoft Teams users to access the training as part of their end-user training programmes. Infosec is the...
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Barriers remain for the internationalisation of UK firms

International payments remain a key barrier for UK SMEs trying to conduct business abroad. The findings come from Airwallex and are based on a survey of 500 SME firms conducted by...
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Fluence buys XLCubed to extend tech, customers and reach

Fluence Technologies has made its first acquisition since it raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by Banneker Partners. The firm has acquired XLCubed, a UK based market...
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Apollo prepares to rocket with $32 million funding round

Sales intelligence and engagement platform has raised $32 million in a Series B funding round led by Tribe Capital, with participation from NewView Capital and existing investor Nexus Venture Partners....
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News from week beginning October 25th

News from the week beginning October 25th includes an update to the @Screendragon work management platform and three @Oracle studies .
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UK organisations will miss government 2050 net zero target research reveals

Research by Microsoft indicates that just 41% of UK organisations are on track to meet the Government’s target for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The new research was released by Dr...
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FinancialForce add global consultancy Huron to partner network

FinancialForce has celebrated the signing up of a second significant implementation partner in a month, reaching an agreement with Huron (NASDAQ: HURN). The news follows the announcement that it will partner...
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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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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...
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New study says half of top websites failing Google’s user experience requirements

New research from Searchmetrics suggests 50% of the top 100 most visible websites on fail to deliver a "good" page experience on desktop....
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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...
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Zoho creates TrainerCentral business division

Zoho has opted to create a new business division to support the launch and growth of its collaborative e-learning platform, TrainerCentral. While the announcement...

Shinhan Bank conducts stablecoin international remittance PoC on Hedera Network

Shinhan Bank in South Korea has completed the development of a proof-of-concept (PoC) with a global megabank outside of Korea. It built this PoC...
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Kimble puts the frosting on Winter 22 release

Kimble has announced the general availability of its Winter 22 release. The major new features of this release are Kimble Analysers, built within Tableau....