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Unionwear scales up with Rootstock

Unionwear are one of Rootstock’s most talked about manufacturing customers. We caught up with Mitch Cahn, CEO of Unionwear, an advocate of Rootstock and a recognised industry expert. Unionwear began life as a manufacturer of USA-made headwear and sewn bags. This includes such things as tote bags and backpacks for the fashion and promotions markets.…

Services are devouring the galaxy

Tod Nielsen, CEO FinancialForce kicked off their Community Live 2017 event at The Crystal on Royal Victoria Dock. According to Nielsen this was his first public keynote since his appointment a little over 100 days ago. If the audience of customers were looking for news about what the company was doing with its products they…

Equinix and Eastern Light to light up the Nordics

Global data centre provider Equinix has announced plans for a new international fiber optic cable route in Europe. It will be delivered by Eastern Light who specialise in building and selling long-haul dark fiber routes in the Nordic region. The plan is to allow customers to use their own equipment on the dark fiber. It…

Profitability tips for your PSO

“Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart.” – Scott Adams Reducing costs and increasing revenues are the simplest way to increase profitability. There is however a third way of doing so. Every Professional Service Organisation (PSO), in fact every organisation should also strive to improve efficiency.…

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…

IBM Watson combines with Apttus

During the main keynote at Apttus Accelerate there was an announcement that appeared to have barely registered to an audience that had been dwindling due to the heat of the day. Derek Schoettle, General Manager of the IBM Watson Data Platform announced that Apttus CPQ has been integrated into IBM Watson to deliver cognitive pricing.…

Augmented Intelligence comes to PSA

Software companies are racing to announce they have artificial intelligence built into their applications. The latest is Kimble who  has taken a more accurate view and announced augmented intelligence within their latest release. Augmented intelligence is also known as intelligence amplified (IA) to differentiate itself from artificial intelligence (AI). In the former, machine learning supplements human…

FinancialForce hits 40% growth but is it enough?

FinancialForce has declared another year of record growth. It saw revenues for its Financial Management solution grow by 40% and the addition of several well known organisations. Those wins included government organisations such as the National Audit Office (NAO) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In the commercial sector they revealed that The Warranty Group…

Rootstock keeps home fires burning

Rootstock has announced that Josef Davidssons Eftr (JDE) has selected Rootstock ERP to deliver their manufacturing and distribution needs. JDE is a manufacturer of hand crafted cast iron wood stoves and accessories founded around 150 years ago.  They distributed their products across Scandanavia, Benelux, Germany and the UK through dealers. Why Rootstock JDE were looking for…