Category: ERP

Krow delivers PSA update

Krow software has announced the latest release of its PSA software. The version 21 release comes with the marketing slogan of a next generation professional services automation suite. However, while there appear to be significant improvements to the functionality, there is nothing to suggest that it is a substantial leap forward for the software. Especially…

SAP reveals people success in China

SAP has announced that during the first half of 2017 SAP it has won seven significant deals in greater China with SAP SuccessFactors. That its flagship HCM is having success in the worlds largest market is good news for the global ERP company. The seven companies listed vary in size and include multinationals. It means that…

LBM firm gets 90th birthday boost from Dancik

Lezzer Lumber company has celebrated their 90th anniversary with the selection of K8 ERP solution. The solution was chosen after a comprehensive selection process. This is the latest initiative by CEO Mike Lezzer to update the company. Historic company modern thinking Mike Lezzer is the third generation of the family to run the business. Lezzer…

APAX Partners buy back into ERP

Apax Partners has bought ECi Software solutions. This sees a return by the private equity company to the ERP space. They sold Epicor in July 2016 to KKR. In a second announcement Exact has announced that they have also sold their US ERP businesses Macola, JobBOSS and the MAX to APAX Partners. They will combine…

Investing in the future, the responsible way

At Inforum 2017 I had the opportunity to talk with Martine Cadet, VP Global Talent Enablement at Infor. She joined Infor from Microsoft and took on the role of developing the Infor Educational Alliance Program. She initially put was in charge of the Infor Education Alliance program. Infor has a unique if at times disjointed…

Retail – evolve or die

Retail is changing and a new report by SD Worx highlights some differences across Europe. The report in ebook form is available in Dutch, French and English. It is based on a survey of 473 interviews carried out in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, the UK and Germany. Interviewees were Retail Managers. How valid was the survey? There…

Business Leader Interview – Ray Grainger CEO of MavenLink

Ray Grainger is the CEO and co-founder of MavenLink. MavenLink provides professional services automation software. It opened its first office in London earlier this year where we spoke to Grainger about founding and leading the startup company that is now multinational with thousands of customers. ET: What is MavenLink’s vision? Ray Grainger: It’s quite bold,…

Dubai Duty Free jumps decade in 8 months

Dubai Duty free has upgraded its Oracle Retail solution for the first time in 10 years according to Oracle. Dubai Duty Free first rolled out Oracle Retail solution R12 in 2007, a feat that was accomplished in 8 months. Since then they have not upgraded the e-business suite. This was not a small project. Dubai…

Is Epicor struggling for new partners

Epicor announced that it has started a new partnership with Clear Business Outcome Ltd(CBO). The press release goes on to state that this marks a continued commitment to channel growth for Epicor. Stuart Hall, Sales Director for the UK and Ireland, Epicor Software commented: “We are delighted to be formally partnering with long-standing consultancy Clear…

Rimini Street continues to rocket

Rimini Street has announced yet another impressive set of results. This is its 46th consecutive quarter of sequential revenue growth. Revenue for the quarter increased to $52 million, a quarterly increase of 37% and only just below the 42% from last quarter. When compared to Q1 2016, the growth trajectory has slowed a little (down…