Tags: IoT

It’s all about nonconformity

Infor has announced the latest generation of its Enterprise Asset Management solution. Version 11.3.2 is focused on two main areas, nonconformity functionality and mobility. The update is generally available in the cloud as well as part of Infor CloudSuite Facilities Management. Nonconformity improved The primary area that Infor has improved is in the treatment of equipment…

Could blockchains up-end today’s supply chain models?

Today’s supply chain models are swift, yet often rigid. Brexit presents one particular set of uncertain challenges. Perhaps a more profound and longer term one will come from blockchains. This is what Michael J. Casey argues in an opinion piece for Coindesk where he is the chairman of its advisory board and a senior advisor…

Black Duck acquisition to strengthen Synopsys

Software security vendor Synopsys has acquired fellow security vendor Black Duck Software for $565 million. The deal marks an end to 15 years of growth for Black Duck and is a good price for both companies. Although the deal is subject to regulatory approval, both companies are anticipating no issues. If all goes well it…

BT & Airbus set Cyber Security Challenge

The Cyber Security Challenge UK Masterclass finale takes place on 12-14 November and it’s going to be tough. Attendees will have earned their place through taking part in a series of Cyber Security Challenge events across the UK. Among the challenges they have already faced are those looking at mock cyber-attacks on the Ministry of…

An ERP that delivers complexity through flexibility

Phil Nicholls, Managing Director at Medatech UK kicked off its user conference in a room full of customers. This is also the major UK convention for Priority ERP.  In June the main Priority ERP conference was held in their home country Israel drawing more than 1,300 attendees.  This event was smaller but is growing year…

Wrapping initiatives in blockchain and/or cryptocurrency fancy clothes benefits few

Blockchain and/or cryptocurrency mentions have become marketing tools, for all sorts of products and services. Many of these have little to do with either underlying technology or currency. Consider the following, lightly edited, announcement from Genesis Research and Technology Group (Genesis). Selected more or less at random and because what it announces sounds worthy,  blockchain…

Hacking IoT not really a challenge

The Cyber Security  Challenge has had its latest Face 2 Face (F2F) competition in Manchester. The event was sponsored by NCC Group and saw attendees challenged to break into a number of IoT devices. There were 24 players in all who were split across five teams. The winning team, Tommy Flowers, and the star hacker…

IFS doubles down on FSM

IFS has made a major investment in FSM through the acquisition of two UK based companies, mplsystems Limited (MPL) and Field Service Management Limited (FSM). Enterprise Times spoke to Mark Brewer, Global Industry Director for Service Management at IFS to shed some light on the purchases. UK centric but globally strategic The origins of the…

Salesforce lightning strikes Service cloud

Salesforce has announced the next generation of Salesforce Service Cloud. This latest release is created within the Salesforce Lightning component based framework. Salesforce make the claim that organisations are now able to deploy the customer service platform in a single day. Rebecca Wettemann, VP, Research, Nucleus Research seems to concur saying: “Every company recognizes the…

Will Oracle drive Bloodhound SSC to a new record

Oracle has announced that has teamed up with the Bloodhound project. It will provide technology to the project and help with its wider evangelism of STEM education. The Bloodhound project aims to build and race a car and break the 1000mph barrier as well as set a new land speed record. Andy Green holds the current…