Tags: Microsoft

BlackLine for UK Government

BlackLine has announced the availability of its software on G-Cloud 9. The successful application will mean that over 36,000 public sector organisations are able to purchase the financial automation software from the Digital Marketplace. The minimum term for any agreement is 36 months. BlackLine deliver four solution sets that public sector organisations can purchase. These…

Microsoft battling tech support scams

In a blog on the Microsoft website, Courtney Gregoire, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit has written about the vendors fight against tech support scams. Gregoire is joining other vendors, the AARP, FTC and a number of other organisations at events to educate consumers in Washington state. The programme is called “Unmasking the Imposters”. …

Tips – Directing where you want to save your Presentation Templates

  Following on from my last tip on how to create a template in PowerPoint here I am going to discuss where to place it on your network. Microsoft products come with a selection of templates that make your choices easy to create a wonderful and colourful presentation. Most large companies however do have a…

Aultman College upgrades student management

Unit4 has announced that Aultman College in Canton, Ohio is implementing the Unit4 Student Management. The announcement comes as part of the Aultman college strategic plan to expand their reach by 2020 by delivering more agile operations. Not a new win though Despite the language in the press release, this is not a new win for Unit4.…

Apttus snaps to performant Azure

Apttus has brought Snap performance to life with the help of Azure. In creating the Apttus Intelligent Cloud (AIC) on the Azure platform they have enabled the application to scale up for larger and more complex enterprise. The market leader for Quote-to-Cash has received some criticism from customers with 10,000 thousands of products that quotes and…

Clouds crash latest telco, Verizon’s, dreams

This week Verizon announced it was selling its cloud and managed hosting businesses to IBM. This was soft-soaped with the usual bland words: “(this is a) unique cooperation between two tech leaders to support global organizations as they look to fully realize the benefits of their cloud computing investments.” As George Fischer, SVP and group…

Apttus shows off AI to the Max

The keynote at Aptttus Accelerate was gate crashed by Max, the Aptttus virtual assistant.  While it is still tagged by the organisation as “the world’s first and only Quote-to-Cash virtual assistant” it became clear that it can become far more than that. Most technical demonstrations at industry events are risky. People often find it challenging to…