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Oracle OpenWorld reaches 40

OpenWorld closes for another year. It begun with a typically colourful keynote by Larry Ellison. During the event Oracle managed to publish a total of 40 items, mainly press releases and...
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Bristol City Council chooses iTrent for £4 million contract

MHR has announced that Bristol City Council has chosen an integrated HR and Payroll solution to replace its current Vision HR system. The contract, potentially worth up £4 million went out...
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Zellis revamps with ResourceLink 23

Zellis has announced the release of ResourceLink 23, its Payroll and HR software. Formerly NGA UK, Zellis rebranded itself earlier this year following its acquisition by Bain Capital in 2018. This...
KillDisk adds ransomware and demands $200,000

KillDisk ransomware wants $210,000

The threat intelligence team at CyberX has revealed a new version of the KillDisk malware. The malware was responsible for taking out the Ukraine power grid earlier this year. Now it...
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COBOL given a new life by COVID-19

COBOL, the language that refuses to die, has been given another lease of life by COVID-19. Research from Job Site, Indeed, shows a significant surge in demand for COBOL programmers. Driving...
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East Midlands gets all Digital with Oracle

Oracle has announced that East Midlands Shared Services (EMSS) will implement Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud. This sees the shared service operation, created in September 2012, moving to the next...
GDPR draining organisations resources 

GDPR draining organisations resources

A new poll shows how heavily implementing GDPR has affected the resources of organisations. It has resulted in organisations having to hire additional staff or external consultants as they lacked the...
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Local Council modernises with people centric ERP:

As part of Guildford Borough Councils Ignite Future Model it has selected Unit4’s people centric cloud ERP platform to replace its legacy solution. Unit4 Business World will replace ABS eFinancials (now Advanced...
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SIMBA Chain wins DoD blockchain supply chain contract

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) will use SIMBA Chain, a blockchain platform to shore up its logistics and supply chain capabilities. SIMBA Chain is a cloud-based Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. This government...
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Pegasystems wins major Government project

Pegasystems has announced that the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) in India has selected it as the core software technology for the statewide transformation project e-Pragati. GoAP will deploy the Pega...


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SUSE seeks 7 billion Euro valuation in IPO listing

SUSE has signalled its intention to IPO as early as Q2, 2021. The company is targeting a valuation of over 7-8 billion Euros. The...
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How to Keep search criteria in Outlook

How to keep a search request so that it will do the search for you automatically. Here is a tip on how to do just that.
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Algolia launches API-first Product Recommendations tool for retailers

Algolia, an API Platform for Dynamic Experiences has launched Algolia Recommend. An Artificial Intelligence (AI)-optimised API that accelerates the creation and implementation of product...
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Pega and Partners aim to crush complexity

At its PegaWorld Inspire conference this week, Carola Cazenave, vice president, global partner ecosystems, Pegasystems, announced the launch of Pega Partners. Before the event,...
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ThinkPHP the most targeted technology in 2020

ThinkPHP was the single most targeted technology in 2020 says Jon Heimerl, Lead Analyst and Senior Manager, Global Threat Intelligence Centre, US for NTT...
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Huntress raises US$40M to expand cybersecurity platform

Huntress has raised US$40M in a successful series B funding round led by JMI Equity. It plans to use the money to expand its cybersecurity...
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Putting the spotlight on great collaboration practices

The Slack Spotlight Awards demonstrated how different organisations have implemented and leveraged Slack in innovative ways during 2020. It was a year in the...
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Five tips to embracing experience content on your digital real estate

5 tips for enterprises to embrace customer content experience to restructuring #digital real estate from Sonja Kotrotsos, @Contentstack #CX #Content
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MACH Alliance hits 30 members milestone in nine months

The MACH Alliance has signed-up more then 30 members since its June 2020 launch. The group's member base now spans North America, Europe and...
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What is technology gap for most Professional services firms?

Most Professional Services Firms are not using the optimal tools within their organisation. This is one of the key findings in a short whitepaper...
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Has Precisely started an acquisition spree?

Precisely has announced the acquisition of Infogix, a leader in the 2020 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Catalog Software report. Infogix was founded in 1982...

iQSTEL prepares MNPA for mobile number portability, using blockchain

iQSTEL has announced it has completed the backend development for a Mobile Number Portability Application (MNPA) using a blockchain platform. The Company says it...
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Aryaka acquires Secucloud and boosts its SASE offering

SD-WAN vendor Aryaka has acquired Secucloud GmbH for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will be integrated with Aryaka’s other products to deliver SASE (Secure...
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Crunchbase sees cybersecurity shaking the money tree

Crunchbase has seen cybersecurity investments soar over the last year. It is reporting that in 2020 over US$7.8 billion was invested into the industry....