Tags: Business

Business Leader Interview: Paresh Davdra CEO, RationalFX

Paresh Davdra is the co-founder CEO of RationalFX and Xendpay, both are based in London. RationalFX is the UK’s first online foreign exchange service, it has just 108 staff but operates internationally with an annual turnover of over $3 billion. Xendpay is the first Pay-What-You-Want money transfer service with offices in UK, France and Spain.…

Sage fund to help small non-profits

Sage has announced that it has set aside $1 million to help fund initiatives in non profit organisations across the World. The amount equates to about £800,000 and will be donated in grants between $5,000 and $35,000. Global not just UK While the press release states that the fund is available to applicants in the…

Tips to staying motivated when your productivity dips

Every afternoon, at around 3pm, offices hit a wall. You’re tired from staring at a screen, full from lunch and generally unenthused about your progress. You find yourself scrolling mindlessly through your Facebook feed, re-reading emails or snacking out of boredom. It’s bad for business and your health. So how do you stay motivated when…

Business Leader Interview: Steve Daly, CEO and President, Ivanti

Steve Daly is President and CEO of Ivanti, a leading security software company. Daly has more than 20 years of experience in the software and hardware industries. Ivanti was created following the acquisition of LANDESK by Clearlake and its subsequent merger with HEAT Software. Daly joined LANDESK in 2007 becoming CEO in 2010. He previously worked for…

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…