Tags: Education

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…

Investing in the future, the responsible way

At Inforum 2017 I had the opportunity to talk with Martine Cadet, VP Global Talent Enablement at Infor. She joined Infor from Microsoft and took on the role of developing the Infor Educational Alliance Program. She initially put was in charge of the Infor Education Alliance program. Infor has a unique if at times disjointed…

IBM and Sony use blockchain in education

IBM has announced that it has helped Sony develop a blockchain solution for education. Sony Global Education will now sell the new blockchain-based student education records platform. It is designed to prevent fraud in educational awards and provide students with a learning history solution. The platform is built on IBM Blockchain using the Hyperledger Fabric.…

Is business software mobile ready?

The answer to that fundamental question is probably not yet according to a recent survey entitled ‘How mobile are UK businesses? It revealed that 72% of business leaders do not find it easy to carry out work from a mobile device. The survey was carried out by Atomik Research, sponsored by Priority Software Ltd. Priority are a…

Infor teaches to success in France

Infor has announced that it has partnered the University of Perpignan Via Domitia (UPVD). The announcement is part of the wider Infor Education Alliance Program (EAP). This program now has initiatives across the ASEAN region in China, India, Korea and recently in Thailand. Infor also recently announced Manchester Business School in the UK had signed…

Unit4 strengthens student management

Unit4 has announced the Spring ’17 release of its student management solution. This is an industry sector in which Unit4 claims market leadership. The investment in the solution is aimed to cement that position. Recent wins at the University of Aberdeen, the University of Modern Sciences in Dubai and Buckingham New University indicate that its…

Infor donates ERP to Wroclaw University

Infor is donating 50 licenses of its ERP software for students and lecturers as Infor’s opens a Center of Excellence at Wroclaw’s University of Science and Technology. This is part of Infor’s initiative to engage with universities around the world. It will provide Wroclaw students with exposure and work experience with ERP software. This should help them…

SAP Enable Now enables ERP training

SAP has announced new functionality to SAP Enable Now. The SAP Enable Now product allows organisations to create modern training materials that supports the creation of user assistance content. This can supplement and add to the existing assistance available to users. The new functionality includes the ability to integrate the training into S/4HANA. The new functionality includes…

Sage lays bot foundation for UK

Sage is invest in a ’BotCamp’ for 100 school leavers and millennials in the UK over the next six months. The initiative is one new element of Sage Foundation that was announced at Sage Summit this week. Educating a new generation for the UK Sage Foundation aims to build sustainable social, economic and entrepreneurial opportunities…

Multinational Christies educator finds Unit4 cloud

Unit4 has announced that Christie’s Education has selected Unit4 student management to manage its campus life. Christie’s Education is one of the growing number of universities that now has campuses in more than one country. It therefore selected Unit4 Student management in the Microsoft Azure Cloud rather than an on-premises solution. Multinational education Christie’s offers…