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JD Sports restarts Retail ERP project with Infor not Oracle

Infor has announced that Chausport has selected Infor CloudSuite Fashion to replace its legacy ERP software across France. Chausport is a wholly owned subsidiary of JD Sports PLC and operates 77 stores across France for the retail company. The decision to select Infor to replace its solution restarts a project that was halted in 2016.…

Oracle gets new business models

Oracle has announced the availability of Oracle Monetization Cloud. The new services will allow Oracle ERP Cloud and Oracle Customer Experience cloud to support newly emerged business models. In some ways this has been slow in coming. Oracle NetSuite delivered SuiteBilling more than a year ago which provided similar functionality for that cloud ERP solution.…

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…

Has Oracle unveiled the golden nugget of cloud

Many organisations still have considerable concerns about moving to the cloud. A year ago, Oracle unveiled the Oracle Cloud at Customer solution. This allows organisations to use cloud infrastructure on their own premises. It has now announced an extension to Cloud at Customer. This will deliver a full cloud stack to an organisations premises. Customers can…

HR plus Finance will power business change

A new study by the MIT Technology Review and Oracle has unveiled insights into how companies are enabling the changes brought on by cloud transformation programs. The survey reveals some interesting directions for Finance, HR and IT Teams. The boundaries between teams are breaking down. There were 700 respondents to the survey. These included representatives…

Kenrich changes ERP

Privately-held Kenrich Industrial, a US provider of industrial tools, cranes, hoists and electric motors, has selected Epicor’s Prophet 21 for a new ERP implementation. Its primary objectives are to control inventory and support growth. Founded in 1953, Kenrich has its headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin. According to Steve Bayerlein, president, Kenrich Industrial, Inc: “Since expanding into…

Cloud infrastructure reality outperforming perception

Cloud infrastructure reality is outperforming perception claims Oracle. Nearly half of UK companies plan to run their business on cloud infrastructure within three years according to a recent study. This appears to confirm that UK businesses are embracing cloud infrastructure (IaaS) to boost performance and innovation levels. Negative perceptions persist – primarily around security, complexity and…

Trillion-Dollar AI impact on CRM?

  By 2021, the AI impact on CRM could increase global business revenues by US$1.1T claims a new Salesforce-commissioned study. The study estimates the global market for AI in CRM will jump, from US$7.9B in 2016 to US$46.3B by 2021. AI-powered CRM activities will, allegedly, drive new efficiencies in how companies sell, service, and market.…