Centrica Chooses Workday over SAP for HCM (Electricity - Source Freeimages.com/Bob Smith

Workday to kick out SAP again

Centrica has chosen Workday as part of its global transformation strategy to move from on-premises technology to Cloud based solutions. Workday’s Human Capital Management (HCM) was chosen to replace its existing...
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Oracle releases MySQL 5.7

Oracle has announced the latest version of MySQL. MySQL 5.7 is now publicly available and can be downloaded at http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/ from October 26, 2015. The new version offers greater performance with Oracle claiming up to...
 Fluke delivers support for 802.11ac testing

 Fluke delivers support for 802.11ac testing

NetScout who acquired Fluke Networks less than four months ago has announced it is to roll out 802.11ac functionality in two of its popular testing tools. The OptiView XC Network Analysis Tablet...
FinancialForce.com Peoplecasting ensures your bench is never empty (Image Credit: Freeimages.com/ed wimmer

Is your bench empty?

FinancialForce.com Peoplecasting™ is the ERP company’s latest release and provides the glue between CRM(Customer Relationship Management), PSA(Professional Services Automation) and HCM(Human Capital Management). The product was announced at the HR Technology...
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Inquidia puts Tableau in OverDrive

Inquidia has announced a proprietary methodology that they claim enhances the Tableau Drive to a new level.  OverDrive is being announced and introduced at the eighth Tableau Conference (TC15) opening in...
CenturyLink virtualisation to be complete by 2018 (Source CenturyLink)

CenturyLink virtualisation by 2018

CenturyLink has announced an aggressive roadmap to virtualise its cloud, data centre and network facilities for the benefit of its customers by 2018 delivering a 40% footprint by the end of...
SoftLayer and Equinix integrate Direct Link into Cloud Exchange

Equinix Cloud Exchange adds SoftLayer

SoftLayer and Equinix to integrate SoftLayer Direct Link and Equinix Cloud Exchange to support enterprise hybrid clouds. This is the second big announcement by SoftLayer as it looks to extend its reach...
Mac OS X malware hits record high

Mac OS X Malware hits record high

When it comes to being hit by malware, Mac users tend to assume it's all about Windows and Android. Not so according to Bit9 + Carbon Black who report Mac OS...
Telstra and Northern Territories Government Announce roll out plans northern-territory-simpson-desert-1520273 Image credit Freeimages.com/Charlie Lawrence

Telstra aims to light up Northern Territories

Telstra has jointly announced with the Northern Territories Government an agreement that will see increased telephony services to the territory. The agreement sees additional and new services being brought to a...
Infosys signs deal with IBM to use Bluemix Dedicated for next generation of applications

Infosys announces IBM Bluemix lab 

Infosys has announced it is to collaborate with IBM to use IBM Bluemix to create the next generation of apps for its customer base. The deal involves the creation of an innovation...

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Linking spreadsheets in Excel 19

A while ago I wrote a tip on how to consolidate two or more spreadsheets together. It occurred to me that maybe some of...
LogChain

LogChain completes international blockchain shipment

LogChain has completed, as part of its pilot program, a full cycle international blockchain-backed maritime shipment. This executed on its end-to-end, digital and tamper-proof...
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SWIFT’s ‘gpi Link’ meets Corda DLT for trade ecosystems

Back in January (2019) SWIFT added a proof of concept (PoC) to trial a new gateway - the 'gpi Link' - with R3's Corda....
Casting Aluminium at Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest aluminium producers in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has forced the company...

Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) deploys IBM-developed blockchain

The French National Council of Clerks (NCC) and IBM have developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts' commercial...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three...
2nd Watch selects RiverMeadow for cloud migration

RiverMeadow helps 2nd Watch migrate to the cloud

2nd Watch is to use RiverMeadow to help migrate client data and apps to the cloud. This deal sees 2nd Watch take advantage of...
Tide Protocol

Tide launches blockchain-based data marketplace 

Tide is a non-profit foundation with a blockchain protocol which seeks to address costly GDPR compliance, compensation and data accuracy issues. Its objective is...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
Certik

CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
EQT completes acquisition of SUSE

EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...