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Workday looks out across South Africa

Workday has announced the opening of its first office in South Africa. The office, located in Johannesburg sees the company increase to 14 the number of countries across EMEA. The country unit is headed up by Zuko Mdwaba who only joined the company in January 2018 from SAS. This is perhaps the surprising element in…

Cornerstone OnDemand finally appoint CMO

CornerStone OnDemand has finally appointed a CMO. The announcement that Adrianna Burrows will join the company on 19th March 2018 should bring a focus to the company that some say has been lacking. Den Howlett wrote in Diginomica as far back as 2015: “The one area I question is the lack of CMO. I get…

Cornerstone OnDemand deepens links to LinkedIn

CornerStone OnDemand has announced that it had deepened its strategic relationship with LinkedIn. Under the new agreement the two companies will collaborate on customer opportunities and will integrate their software. The specific integration will make Linkedin Learning available to Cornerstone customers.  That integration will be made available from Spring 2018. Since its acquisition by Microsoft…

Ultimate sees focus pay off in solid results

Ultimate Software Group (NASDAQ:ULTI) has turned In a stronger than expected set of Q4 2017 results. Recurring revenues for the year ended on $802.3 million, a 23% increase and total revenues were up 20% to $940.7 million. Non-GAAP net income for 2017 was $118.1 million (or $3.84 per diluted share), up from $96.2 million in…

Did Office Depot Inc snub Workday for Oracle?

  Oracle has announced that Office Depot, Inc has selected a range of Oracle Cloud Applications including Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Cloud. The announcement is notable because Office Depot EU selected Workday around the time of its de-merger from Office Depot Inc. Aurelius Group completed the acquisition of the European operation in January 2017.…

Workday starts major push in Japan

Workday has announced the appointment of Rob Wells as President, Japan. He assumes the role after heading up Workday in Australia and New Zealand. Workday is clearly looking to expand in a region where it already has a significant number of customers, including several headquartered there. These include Hitachi, Fast Retailing, and Nissan. Wells took up…

Sage shares hit in Q1 blip

Sage Group Plc shares fell sharply yesterday after they announced a trading update. After a small recovery they ended at 768.20, down 6.48% (Source Yahoo Finance). This was a direct result of what analysts and Sage called a slow start to the year in its Q1 results. However, analysts and Sage remain upbeat about the…