Tags: Sage

Sage fund to help small non-profits

Sage has announced that it has set aside $1 million to help fund initiatives in non profit organisations across the World. The amount equates to about £800,000 and will be donated in grants between $5,000 and $35,000. Global not just UK While the press release states that the fund is available to applicants in the…

Fairsail surges forward, clear seas ahead

Fairsail has announced the completion of a successful 2016. The full year results saw them hit £10 million in revenue (US$12 million). The company has doubled its workforce since 2013 to 135. Based in Reading, UK, it opened its second US office in Chicago, IL, and brought on board Rebecca Foreman Janjic to its advisory board.…

Artificial Intelligence in your service centre

Salesforce has announced Service Cloud Einstein to deliver artificial intelligence solutions to customer service agents. Salesforce pushed Einstein, its AI platform, heavily at Dreamforce last year. It has a huge development focus on the product. This effort has culminated in the release of Einstein for Service cloud. It delivers artificial intelligence, arguably machine learning, to the service industry. Salesforce have…

Intuit revises outlook for Q2 down a third

Intuit has posted an earnings warning for its second quarter earnings. It is keeping its full year forecast unchanged at present. Non-GAAP diluted earnings are down from the estimated $0.33-0.36 to $0.24-$0.25. This is a substantial drop but revenues are only adjusted from a range of $1.045-$1.065. to $1,010-$1,015. Competitive pressure or bad forecasting? It is easy…

Sage grows 5.1% but may divest payments business

Sage has issued a trading statement for the three months ending 31 December 2016, Revenue grew by 5.1%. This was due to growth in recurring revenue of 9.6%, driven by a 31% increase in subscriptions. Software subscriptions now stand at 1.1 million, across the portfolio. Looking forward they expect the full year to have a growth approaching…

Oracle moves into Ardene, Sage moving out?

Oracle has announced it has completed the first phase of a project at Ardene, the North American fashion retailer. The project involved the implementation of Oracle Retail Merchandising Operations Management. The deployment will help merchants and planners with promotions planning, merchandising and inventory management across its US and Canadian stores. Sage deployed previously Ardene finished deploying…

Driving growth with 3 new Sage X3 partners

Sage announced three new Sage X3 partnerships this week. We spoke to David Vallance, strategic alliances, UK Enterprise at Sage to get a deeper understanding of what these alliances will mean to Sage and its customers. Sage X3 is the enterprise ERP solution that Sage offers to the mid-market. It had a very successful year…

Business Leader Interview: Sean Hoban, CEO at Kimble

Sean Hoban is a co-founder and the CEO of Kimble. He has worked in the IT Consultancy sector for over 25 years. In that time he has worked at Oracle and LogicaCMG as well as start-up consultancies and software firms. Prior to co-founding Kimble he was a Director at Edenbrook before its acquisition by Hitachi Consulting. Kimble is…

The Big Ten Conference sprints to Intacct cloud

Intacct has announced that the Big Ten Conference has implemented its cloud ERP solution. It replaces a legacy on-premises Sage Business Works solution. Time to change Big Ten Conference has made this change as it was hindered by its existing on-premises ERP solution. It was having to use manual workaround each month which created a lack…

Save time on your self assessment

1TapReceipts commissioned YouGov to find out how sole traders were impacted by self assessment tax returns. The 271 sole traders surveyed said self assessment tax returns take on average one working day per year to complete. Much of that day is reclaimable according to 1TapReceipts if the sole traders used technology such as theirs. The filtering used by…