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KKR to acquire Exact

Exact has announced that KKR will acquire a controlling interest in Exact. KKR will buy the stake from funds advised by APAX partners. Apax Partners bought Exact for €730 million in...
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Unit4 hires Mike Ettling as new CEO

Unit4 has appointed Mike Ettling as Chief Executive Officer. Stephan Sieber will step away from the business after a period of transition. Enterprise Times spoke with Adam Hale, Non-Executive Director at...
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Xero US announces price drop

Xero US has announced a new pricing plan from November 1st 2018. It will see the cost for its Premium plan cut by $10 per month and get a new name....
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Workday HCM AI powered up by IBM Watson

Workday held its European Rising conference last year. One of the key themes from the event was how it is embedding AI into its solutions. Having spoken to Chano Fernandez, Co-President...
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Steve Murphy CEO Epicor, talks candidly

Earlier this year Enterprise Times talked to Steve Murphy, CEO Epicor. Looking back on 2018 it has been a steady year for Epicor as he made his mark on the company. Why...
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SAP launches S/4 HANA Retail

SAP has announced S/4 HANA Retail for merchandise management solution. The new solution provides a solution for retailers in the digital economy. It delivers an end to end, omnichannel retail ERP...
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Giving back at Suiteworld

The day before SuiteWorld starts there is still plenty of activity around the Sands Expo Convention Centre in Las Vegas. Enterprise Times spent most of the day at the annual Hackathon4Good that...
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Namely fires founder and CEO

Namely has announced it has fired its founder and CEO Matt Straz. The move comes after a board meeting where, according to the press release they “arrived at this decision after...
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SAP adds more AI capabilities to S/4HANA Cloud

SAP has announced release 1808 of S/4HANA Cloud targeting manufacturing and professional services industries. This is a monster of a release for SAP. It includes 9 new AI-powered scenarios to reduce...
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NGA HR has its own Brexit

NGA Human Resources (“NGA HR”) has announced that it is to sell its UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions (“NGA UK”) to Bain Capital Equity. There are also some significant changes...

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OmniSci delivers a CPU driven version of its analytics platform

OmniSci has announced a CPU driven version of the OmniSci Enterprise Edition. It also announced a collaboration with Intel to improve the performance of...
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Hussey Coding launches UK Magento project marketplace

Hussey Coding has launched a new open marketplace for UK Magento talent. Developer Connection aims to provide an effective, low cost service for UK...
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VATGlobal helps customers to vlearn on VAT

VATGlobal is aiming to simplify the VAT for business with the launch of vlearn. The product is a portal that gives access to subscribers...
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Data skills shortage preventing companies delivering personalisation

More than one-in-four UK business leaders believe a lack of data skills within their organisation (27%) is impacting their ability to deliver engaging, personalised...
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Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO dies

In a briefly worded and poignant statement Larry Ellison revealed that that Mark Hurd the CEO of Oracle and former CEO of HP died...
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NTT Ltd sets out data centre plans

At a recent media briefing in London, Jason Goodall, CEO, NTT Ltd outlined his goals and targets for the newly formed NTT Ltd. One...
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Why AI + big data = Unified Data Analytics

At the Spark+AI Summit, Europe, Enterprise Times sat with Ali Ghodsi, CEO and co-founder, Databricks to talk AI and big data. Ghodsi started as...
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Paramount Software Solutions: blockchain from Farm to Plate

Paramount Software Solutions (Paramount) has launched its first blockchain technology-based provenance tracking - for 'Farm to Plate'. According to Paramount Farm to Plate is...
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Banco Santander goes for double Madrid blockchain coup

Banco Santander has revealed two more initiatives using blockchain. The first is a continuation of its blockchain initiatives in wholesale finance. The second is...
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ReadyReturns to provide “Prime-like” service for product returns

ReadyReturns, a provider of product returns and logistics solutions for retailers and their customers, has added a “Prime-Like” service offering. The new advanced component...
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Does the boss need to evolve?

When Heroclitus wrote: “There is nothing permanent except change” he was not solely referring to the advances of technology. An affirmation of this is...
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Digital Transformation needs people, technology and data

Research carried out by Alteryx and published during its EMEA Alteryx Inspire event in London, has demonstrated the importance of people, technology and data....
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Tezos Foundation to partner with Globacap for capital markets automation

Tezos Foundation has entered into a strategic partnership with Globacap to accelerate bringing capital markets into the digital age. Tezos is a Swiss non-profit...
What is Delta Lake and why should you be interested?

What is Delta Lake and why should you be interested?

At Spark+AI Summit Europe 2019, Databricks announced it was giving its Delta Lake technology to the Linux Foundation. It's a significant move for a...