Tags: Software

Xero moves closer to profit

Xero was able to celebrate several milestones at its hybrid annual shareholder conference this year. Rod Drury, CEO was able to speak about Xero’s climb up both the New Zealand (NZX:XRO) and Australian (ASX:XRO) stock exchanges to become one of the leading technology companies within Australia. More importantly, at least for shareholders, he shared that…

Abby Kearns talks about Cloud Foundry

Enterprise TImes caught up with Abby Kearns, Executive Director, Cloud Foundry Foundation at IBM InterConnect in Las Vegas. In our conversation Kearns explained what the Cloud Foundry Foundation was saying: “We protect all of the IP of Cloud Foundry and ensure it has a sustainable ecosystem.” The fact that there are so many users of…

Will Watson become your service desk?

IBM has announced that it is integrating Watson to service desks. It is offering the cognitive computing solution as a service to clients called IBM’s Workplace Support Service with Watson. Its intention it to bring the power of cognitive computing to handle the majority of support tickets once it is integrated into other automated helpdesk functionality.…

Vend Springs update surprise

Vend has announced the release of its Spring update in a blog by Ashley Gilgrist, Product Marketing Specialist at Vend. The release includes several new features Vend and Square Vend already has a partnership in the US with Square payments solution. That relationship has now extended to Australia. Retailers in both countries can use Square…

Intuit celebrate 100,000 subscriber in time for QuickBooks Connect

Intuit has reached the milestone of 100,000 online subscribers at QuickBooks Connect this week. Spread over four days including a two day Hackathon the event hosted several inspirational keynote speakers including Lord Alan Sugar and Mary Portas. It also revealed the availability of a few new features in Quickbooks. A successful event in London The event…

Aptean on acquisition hunt

Aptean has announced the acquisition of irms|360 Enterprise Solutions for an undisclosed amount from Upp Technology. Will Vista Equity now keep possession of Aptean? Reuters recently reported they were looking to sell for $1bn including debt (source:Reuters) What are they buying? Aptean already has several supply chain products. This includesRoss ERP, Ross Supply Chain Planning, IMI Supply…

Business Leader Interview: Steve Daly, CEO and President, Ivanti

Steve Daly is President and CEO of Ivanti, a leading security software company. Daly has more than 20 years of experience in the software and hardware industries. Ivanti was created following the acquisition of LANDESK by Clearlake and its subsequent merger with HEAT Software. Daly joined LANDESK in 2007 becoming CEO in 2010. He previously worked for…

Indium releases iSAFE 3.5

Indium Software has announced the latest release of iSAFE version 3.5. iSAFE (Indium Software Automation Framework Enhanced is a portable and customisable testing framework for web applications. Neither the press release nor the Indium website reveals in detail exactly what improvements this release delivers. However, the press release does detail the five key features of…

Probono Playbook – Simple steps to better social change

NetSuite has announced the release of a playbook on how to maximise the social impact. The news came in a blog by Teryll Hopper, Communications Manager of Corporate Citizenship at NetSuite. The book draws on the experience of NetSuite.org and the Taproot foundation that co-produced the book. The book is available for download here. Simple steps…