Tags: IoT

SAP refocuses its Leonardo on digital innovation

For those who know, SAP Leonardo (Leonardo) was SAP’s brand for IoT. At Sapphire 2017 SAP has extended Leonardo to make IoT a part of the broader drive towards digital innovation. The concept is the combination of: Enablement of enterprises to innovate at scale. Enterprise business redefinition appropriate to a digital world. The key to…

SAP unveils Cloud Platform Blockchain service

SAP unveiled its Cloud Platform Blockchain service. This enables swift setup and management of blockchain nodes which will assist enterprises to start with an example application. The intention is that those enterprises be able to assess the potential of blockchain technology. Enterprises start by registering their willingness to collaborate with SAP and build jointly their…

Enterprise Insurance: hiding the value behind the bland

In its latest Report on the insurance industry (Insurance 2025: Reducing Risk in an Uncertain Future) IBM’s Institute of Business Value manages to hide its value behind bland recommendations. For example, try these four critical “no-regret moves” for management tedium: “Build a war chest by embracing cannibalization: As products move to “as-a-service” models, deconstructing and…

IFS goes rat catching

IFS has announced that it has helped Anticimex integrate its IoT sensors into IFS applications to deliver business value. Many companies are now piloting IoT systems and Anticimex has delivered an impressive level of integration using the IFS IoT Business Connector. More and more traps are installed and working in Finland with the IoT solution. Anticimex intends…

IBV report looks at reducing warranty costs

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) has published a study focusing on reducing the costs of warranty management. Entitled Powering Warranty Reinvention, the study says that warranties are not just something to be bundled with products. Instead, electronics companies should see them as a differentiator. In order to do that they need effective warranty…

Has IFS opened up American Airlines with PSA win?

The IFS Aerospace and Defence unit has announced its first win since the acquisition of MXI technologies. It the first for the newly reformed IFS A&D division. They have won a deal with PSA Airlines (PSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines. PSA operates several full maintenance hangers across the US including the recently opened Greenfield-Spartanburg. Its other…

IFS reinforces Field Service Management with IoT

IFS has announced the latest release of its Field Service Management solution. This release delivers an enhanced integration with IFS IoT Business Connector to future proof its ERP solution. The future of field service management is IoT The number of connected devices is growing. In February 2017 Gartner stated that by the end of 2017 the number of…

A conversation with Epicor about strategy and technology

Last year several ERP companies were acquired, ushering in a new dawn for some major brands in the mid-market. Oracle bought NetSuite, IFS completed their move to private equity ownership and Epicor was purchased by KKR. Enterprise Times caught up with Robert Sinfield, Director Global Portfolio Marketing – Market and Competitive Strategy and Terri Pruett…

IoT devices get R2D2 upgrade

Unified communications and social collaboration platform Unified Inbox (UIB) is adopting technology to allow IoT devices to talk to each other. UIB has successfully integrated technology from Chirp into its UnificationEngine. The goal is to speed up the onboarding of devices by allowing them to self-provision using machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. According to Toby Ruckert, UIB Founder…

Business leader interview – Jaspreet Singh, CEO, Druva

Jaspreet Singh is one of the founders and the CEO of Druva. Druva, originally known as a PC Backup solution, has evolved to become a leader in cloud data protection and information management. That transformation is something that Singh has driven in recent years. Prior to founding Druva Singh was a member of the storage…