Tags: Government

Blockchain confirmation of evidence for courts?

The notion of blockchain confirmation of evidence for courts may seem outlandid-ish. Yet it is imaginable, as Al Davidson envisages in an MOJ Digital & Technology blog published last week. As he describes: “..the property of distributing trust could be genuinely transformational in situations where public trust of government might not be taken for granted.…

Dermot O’Kelly talks about Oracle in the UK at Openworld

Enterprise Times spoke to Dermot O’Kelly, Senior Vice President and Country Leader, UK, Ireland and Israel, Oracle at Oracle Openworld. In this brief podcast he shares his views on how different the UK market is to the US market, or isn’t. O’Kelly also talks about a “hell of a proposition” when explaining the autonomous database. He also…

Deltek bids for Onvia as acquisitions continue

Deltek has announced its intent to acquire Onvia (NASDAQ:ONVI). Supported by its immediate parent company Project Diamond Intermediate Holdings, Corp. the acquisition is aimed at strengthening Deltek’s GovWin IQ solution. The acquisition is likely to cost around $70 million with the price offered at $9 a share. Once integrated, the Deltek offering will place give…

Unit4 and Grant Thornton bring new dawn to finances of Malta government

Unit4 has won a major deal with the Malta government in partnership with Grant Thornton. Its relationship with the global accounting firm is clearly deeper than the announcement last week that saw Grant Thornton sign up to implement its ERP solution. The overall contract is worth €11.6m and will see Grant Thornton Malta assist the…

Infor EAM now FedRAMP Ready Status

Infor has announced that the Infor Government Software as a Service including Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) has achieved FedRAMP ready status. This has taken a little longer than probably hoped. In June 2016 Infor announced that it was starting the process to achieve the approval. At that time Infor talked about the wider ERP product but…

Australian CSIRO reports on blockchain

The Australian research organisation, CSIRO – via Data61, has produced two reports on blockchain technology. These examine the risks and opportunities of this technology for Australia. The first report, ‘Distributed Ledgers: Scenarios for the Australian economy over the coming decades’, explores four plausible adoption scenarios of blockchain technology in Australia by 2030. This approach includes…

Arctic IT gambles on Intacct

Arctic Information Technology (Arctic IT) has announced a new partnership with Intacct. It will see Arctic IT become an Intacct Business Partner. This is not the first ERP partnership Arctic IT has sign. It has been a Microsoft Dynamics ERP partner for ten years. The announcement comes at the start of the Indian gaming trade show and convention…

New dawn for Salesforce with IL4 for DoD

The US Defence Information Systems Agency and DoD have granted Salesforce Government Cloud a provisional authorisation at Impact Level 4 (IL4). This means that Salesforce can be used for controlled unclassified information (CUI). It will allow Salesforce to work with US Government organisations and hold information including personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information…

UK to get high-grade cryptographic solutions

Becrypt and  Cyber1st have announced plans to deliver high-grade cryptographic solutions for the UK market. The two companies will collaborate on commercial and technical integration to improve solution delivery and support. This will bring together their R&D capabilities to speed up the development of new cryptographic solutions. The target market is not commercial organisations. In…