Tags: Automation

Business Leader Interview Brian Murphy, Reliaquest CEO

Brian Murphy is the founder and CEO of Reliaquest. ReliaQuest advances the delivery, reliability and outcomes of IT security for Fortune 2000 organisations in diverse industries. Since 2007, ReliaQuest has rapidly grown into one of the leading providers of IT security for some of the most recognizable corporations in the world. Core to its success is…

Workday takes out Pattern

UPDATED – See below Unannounced, Workday quietly acquired Pattern on July 24th (Source: Crunchbase). The team and its three founders, Zack Moy, Derek Draper and Joshua Valdez are all working for Workday, according to Draper’s LinkedIn post. However, it is unclear what Draper’s role at Workday will be. The terms of the deal were not announced…

SAP S/4HANA update released

SAP has announced its third release of the year for SAP S/4HANA Cloud with 1708. It is packed with updates for both different industries and geographies. The initial press release focused on areas such as finance and procurement, manufacturing, professional services as well as the geographical updates. Digging into the details of the release though…

Receipt Bank banks $50 million

Receipt Bank has raised US $50 million in a Series B funding round led by Insight Venture Partners. The announcement came in a blog by Henry Bell, content manager at Receipt Bank. Receipt Bank provides bookkeeping automation software and provides integrations to most of the major accounting solutions for small businesses. Its core features include…

SailPoint turns to AI to protect users

Identity management vendor SailPoint has laid out plans to use AI in future products. The announcement was made at the company’s user conference Navigate ’17. The expectation is that AI will make identity-aware infrastructures smarter and more responsive. An early version of the solution to be called IdentityAI was also shown to delegates. According to…

Jonathan Richards, CEO, breatheHR talks simplicity and HR for SME

Jonathan Richards is the CEO of breatheHR. Set up in 2012 it now has more than 2,000 customers. Richards co-founded the company with Gareth Burrows and focuses on delivering effective simplicity to their customer base. ET:                                          Jonathan, you started breatheHR about five years ago, what is your vision for the company? Jonathan R:                         The primary…

BlackLine for UK Government

BlackLine has announced the availability of its software on G-Cloud 9. The successful application will mean that over 36,000 public sector organisations are able to purchase the financial automation software from the Digital Marketplace. The minimum term for any agreement is 36 months. BlackLine deliver four solution sets that public sector organisations can purchase. These…

Abby Kearns talks about Cloud Foundry

Enterprise TImes caught up with Abby Kearns, Executive Director, Cloud Foundry Foundation at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas. In our conversation Kearns explained what the Cloud Foundry Foundation was saying: “We protect all of the IP of Cloud Foundry and ensure it has a sustainable ecosystem.” The fact that there are so many users of…

Onapsis slams poor SAP customer cybersecurity

Onapsis has released an e-book for CISO’s entitled The CISO’s Guide to SAP Cybersecurity Risks (email registration required). The SAP security failures are not the focus. Instead it looks at how SAP customers are failing to secure their systems properly. The report says: “Many CISOs and their teams don’t have complete visibility into their SAP infrastructure, nor…

Has BlackLine run closer to SAP?

BlackLine has announced the acquisition of Runbook. Rob Leesberg and Hermann Heller founded Runbook in 2001. Based in the Netherlands it also has offices in Germany, Poland, Romania, Japan, India and the USA. There is no information on the financial details behind the transaction. This acquisition strengthens the presence of Blackline in the SAP market giving it more bases…