Tags: Business

NRF Foundation launches RISE Up to train Retail workforce

The NRF (National Retail Federation) Foundation has announced a new initiative, RISE Up, to train the next generation of retail workers. The NRF has worked with 21 founding members of the initiative to create the training initiative that also delivers credentials upon completion. The scope of the training includes expertise in areas for those working in…

SAP offers jump start for IoT projects

SAP has announced a new program to help companies jump start their Internet of Things (IoT) projects. IoT is one of the many trends that analysts believe will see growth in customer solutions. Mike Krell, an analyst at Moor Insights & Startegy wrote in Forbes recently that 2017 will see a growth in the use…

The Big Ten Conference sprints to Intacct cloud

Intacct has announced that the Big Ten Conference has implemented its cloud ERP solution. It replaces a legacy on-premises Sage Business Works solution. Time to change Big Ten Conference has made this change as it was hindered by its existing on-premises ERP solution. It was having to use manual workaround each month which created a lack…

Did security panic help PhenixID in December

Clavister has announced that its newly acquired subsidiary PhenixID won SEK 10 Million of business in December 2016. Clavister acquired Swedish based PhenixID in November 2016 for SEK 91.5 million. The founders and employees of PhenixID are now the third largest shareholder of Clavister. Thus making the acquisition almost a merger. This SEK 10million worth of business in…

Sage helps mobilise check payments

Sage has announced the availability of a Mobile Remote Deposit Capture Developer Toolkit. The toolkit is available from Sage Payment Solutions EFT, which is part of Sage North America. Cheques are still widely in use in the USA. Sage already offers tools that enable developers to accept and process cheques at a POS terminal. Mobile enabled This…

6 ways to modernise your ERP

Many businesses today are still not getting the most out of their existing business management tools. More than thirty years after its invention, ERP is shaking its reputation as legacy software that won’t modernise. Up until not long ago, ERP has promised the dream of a single system that manages all of a company’s business…

Improving in preventative maintenance with EAM

Quintus Technologies has selected Infor EAM through channel partner Prevas. Quintus specialises in the design manufacture, installation and support of high pressure systems for sheet metal forming and densification of advanced materials and critical industrial components. The company already recognises the benefits of a solid preventative maintenance program but wanted to take it to the next level.…

Business Leaders chat – Stephen Kelly, CEO at Sage plc

A successful Sage Summit was drawing to a close. We were lucky to grab some time with the CEO of Sage, Stephen Kelly. ET: Could you tell us succinctly how you would describe Sage? Stephen: Champion of Small to Medium Businesses, the voice of the entrepreneur. ET: How would you describe your leadership style? Stephen:…

Hitsniffer taken down by theft

Yesterday Hitsniffer, a provider of analysis and details around website visitors and traffic, went offline. This is due to an internal data breach carried out by a senior and trusted member of staff. Hitsniffer has cancelled all payments from customers and is no longer functioning or responding to emails. This attack has again thrown the risk…

Banking gets new Financial cloud solution

Huawei and Infosys Finacle have announced the New Financial Cloud Solution for Mission Critical at Huawei Connect 2016. The solution consists of Huawei hardware and Infosys Finacle software. They are targeting banks who want a complete cloud solution with a low total cost of ownership. New Financial Cloud Solution The solution see the entire Infosysys Finacle product portfolio running on…