Tags: Software

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…

Has Deacom met pharma requirements?

Deacom has announced that its ERP software meets the FDA pharmaceutical serialization requirements. This is an interesting statement that falls short of confirming that the software is validated fully against the FDA requirements. The press release indicates that what Deacom software can provide manufacturers is a comprehensive serializations solution. Scott Deakins, COO of Deacom commented: “Regulatory…

JDA delivers retail solution in Ecuador

JDA has implemented its retail solution in a leading retailer in Ecuador, Corporación El Rosado. They have supermarket chains including some with large footprints such as HIPER Market and smaller ones such as Mi comisariato. They also own toy stores  including Mi Jugueteria and Babycenter as well as home centers and music and video stores.…

10 Challenges of a Business Intelligence Director

To really shine, owners of BI initiatives must possess, more than anything, strong leadership, strategic, and communications skills—along with the requisite set of analytical, operational, and technical skills. The Business Intelligence director has an intricate mission—yet a rewarding opportunity—to organize, influence, and lead on many fronts, including BI initiatives, diverse teams with divergent needs, and the…

Xero discusses the State of Accounts

Xero, the cloud-based accounting software company has released its latest research entitled: “Xero State of Accounts”. It is the result of talking to over 1,000 accountants and businesses. The report asked them about recent technology changes and the future of accounting. It threw up a number of interesting responses which will raise eyebrows among the…

Priority adds tweaks to new release

Priority has improved its ERP solution with several tweaks in its latest release 17.3. The new release includes improvements to the user interface (UI), system management, financials, warehouse management system (WMS) and payroll, time & attendance. Refreshingly Priority has made available a detailed breakdown of the changes to the version. This does not list any bug fixes although there…

Will anything stop Xero

Last week Xero was voted the preferred accounting solution, by Australian accountants, in a survey released by the Financial Review with 47.3%. The survey was carried out by Smithink but only reached 300 accounting firms. That number is below 1% of the total number of accounting firms, according to a recent IBIS report. That indicated…