Tags: Salesforce

Apttus puts off IPO again and raises funds

Apttus has just raised another $55 million in a series E funding round. This comes as a slight surprise as Apttus had been powering towards an IPO as a means to raise additional funds. Preparing for an IPO that hasn’t come Kirk Krappe originally indicated that Apttus would IPO in the first half of 2017,…

Ubisense find HR at one Sage location

Sage has announced that Ubisense has completed the deployment of Sage People across its global operation. The project was completed five months ago and is already showing benefits. Completed in a 12 week time span it was part of a major initiative to refresh their CRM and ERP systems. This was led by the then VP…

Fred Studer talks Marketing

Enterprise Times caught up with Fred Studer at the FinancialForce offices in London. Studer joined FinancialForce just over six months ago. So what are the challenges he now faces? They include authenticity, brand and how inbound and outbound marketing has changed. He also revealed the tools that he uses as a modern marketer working in…

SpringCM gets authorised on FedRAMP

SpringCM has announced that it has achieved FedRAMP authorisation after two years within the accreditation process. The announcement is significant. It will enable the company to sell their Contract Lifecyle Management (CLM) solution into government organisations. The process ensures that the SpringCM solution meets the high security standards that US government organisations require. SpringCM should…

Business Leader interview Rob Reid, CEO Intacct

Rob Reid was the CEO of Intacct before its acquisition by Sage.  Now MD and EVP at Sage Intacct he is looking forward to the future.  Reid has more than 30 years experience in the software industry. He has held several CEO positions and was a Gold winner in the prestigious CEO World Awards in 2014.…

Salesforce soars

Salesforce beat expectations in its Q2 results announcements and projected it would smash through the £10 billion run rate. The guidance for the full year rose by $100 million to $10.35Bn – $10.40Bn. Marc Benioff was jubilant that he had won the race to $10Bn. He commented: “Salesforce is the first enterprise cloud software company…

The Intacct Tolkien release

Intacct has made its third release of the year generally available. Intacct 2017 Release 3 comes with several updates including the rather snappy “One invoice to rule them all”, more on that later. The updates include improvements to contracts and project accounting, inventory and Salesforce integration. They is also an updated Intacct action, its latest user…

Workday takes out Pattern

UPDATED – See below Unannounced, Workday quietly acquired Pattern on July 24th (Source: Crunchbase). The team and its three founders, Zack Moy, Derek Draper and Joshua Valdez are all working for Workday, according to Draper’s LinkedIn post. However, it is unclear what Draper’s role at Workday will be. The terms of the deal were not announced…

Krow delivers PSA update

Krow software has announced the latest release of its PSA software. The version 21 release comes with the marketing slogan of a next generation professional services automation suite. However, while there appear to be significant improvements to the functionality, there is nothing to suggest that it is a substantial leap forward for the software. Especially…

Are firms investing enough in sales technology

CITE Research has issued a new SalesTech research report, sponsored by SugarCRM. It’s analysis of the survey indicates that businesses are reluctant “to spend money on new technology because of the impact on the bottom line.” The report indicated that 63% of UK companies spend at least $1,500 on technology annually for each sales representative.…