Giacomo Lee
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Would Albert Einstein approve of Salesforce AI stance?
Salesforce Dreamforce 2023 finished last week, and AI was the big theme of the company's flagship event. But what would the real Einstein make of Salesforce in this current moment?
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Blue Marine Foundation: Saving our seas in real time
Blue Marine's project with integrator City Dynamics is proof that while stargazing is an easy habit to fall into when it comes to tech, sometimes the best stories of transformation are happening “down to Earth”. Such stories are happening very much in the here and now, with real-time consequences for everyone on our embattled planet.
Cormac Watters, executive vice president of applications for Oracle Europe, Middle East and Africa
Oracle: you got a big friend in Big Red
Cormac Watters tells ERP Today how Oracle is opening up, to become best friends with some of the world’s most philanthropic organizations.
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Winning Workday Q2 results show “trust” and stealth AI leadership
Workday Q2 results show $1.79bn in total revenues, with a clear sentiment of customer trust guiding the company's messaging to investors.
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“Smart” FSM: from SAP to Samsara, Apple to Android
For field or off-site workers in physical operations, using connected devices such as smartphones or tablets is a relatively new concept.
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Capgemini results boast good news, generative AI “patisserie”
Capgemini results for the first half (H1) of 2023 saw revenues of €11.426m, up 6.9 percent from the same period last year.
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Google Cloud results a profitable sequel, hint to hybrid AI future
Google Cloud has made profit for two quarters in a row, as revealed in the latest Q2 2023 results from parent company Alphabet.
ServiceNow an AI “lighthouse” shining bright with caution in Q2 results
ServiceNow has revealed its Q2 results for 2023 alongside an AI NVIDIA partnership and a vision for AI to save the workforce - whilst admitting to a GenAI prudence.
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Eviden: How Atos is living the EY dream
For those not in the know, the French IT giant is now two brands: Atos and Eviden, as Eviden's global AWS head confirmed at AWS's recent London summit.
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Deltek: how the D.C. giant is going global with PSA
ERP Today sits down with Deltek CEO Michael Corkery to discuss the company’s European chapter.
Andy Green, COO Arcwide
Arcwide – tall and proud
Happy first birthday to Arcwide as chief operating exec Andy Green discusses the integrator's unique position in the IFS ecosystem.
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Scaling startups for sustainable cities is a billion-dollar business
ERP Today talks to AWS’ Jeff Kratz, general manager, worldwide public sector partners about scaling startups for sustainable cities.
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Into Samsara’s new wares – what’s the ERP hook beyond IoT?
June ended with Samsara Beyond, Samsara's flagship event and a big one in the Internet of Things (IoT) calendar.
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Cost of living leads the conversation at AWS’s biggest UK&I summit
The cost-of-living crisis was a key theme at the AWS Summit in London, the hyperscaler's biggest conference in the UK&I region.
Workday Elevate
Do Workday and Accenture have the future of HCM in the bag?
Skills was a big topic at Workday Elevate London, underpinning a more prosaic vision of the future of work this decade.
IFS Connect with CEO Darren Roos
The UK word from IFS Connect? Less cloud “fiefdoms”, more young professionals
IFS CEO Darren Roos and its UK&I chief speak exclusively from IFS Connect on leading in EAM, and where "fear versus reality" in cloud adoption.
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Exclusive: Huawei talks making the “TikTok of ERP”, MetaERP – from inception and beyond
MetaERP from Chinese tech giant Huawei isn’t your average entry in ERP business. As Huawei tells ERP Today in its only international interview regarding the project, “without US sanctions, Huawei had never considered developing its own ERP.”
Aiman Ezzat, Capgemini CEO
UK&I leads Capgemini Q1 growth after Whitehall wonder win
Capgemini Q1 results show biggest EMEA growth following headline UK government deal.
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ERP Today, SAPinsider, Mastering SAP and Channel Metrics team up to create a global media powerhouse
ERP Today is acquired by Wellesley Information Services to join the same family as SAPinsider, creating a new media powerhouse for the enterprise technology sector.
ServiceNow “fastest ever” as it reaches $2bn revenue first
ServiceNow has surpassed the $2bn quarterly revenue barrier for the first time, according to its first quarter (Q1) results.
A tale of three hospitals
Defining the smart hospital in 2023 - and searching for its existence in the UK with the NHS and enterprise tech.
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Celonis – mining within 3D and ESG
Celonis co-CEO Alex Rinke exclusively talks with ERP Today about how Celonis Process Sphere eases supply chain disruption.
Microsoft’s supply chain VP gives the hard macro outlook
Interview with Ray Smith, vice president supply chain at Microsoft on black swan events and data lakes.
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Salesforce first to sell ChatGPT, promising IP safety
ChatGPT hype sees Salesforce launch Einstein GPT, billed as the "world’s first generative AI CRM technology."
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Is Microsoft pushing one partner for Dynamics 365?
Dynamics 365 MVPs aren't happy as Bam Boom Cloud appears to take the sales limelight for Microsoft.
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Snowflake reports 54 percent growth in Q4; bets big on hiring
Q4 results from Snowflake reported $555.3m in product revenue for the data cloud company, representing 54 percent YoY growth.
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Bard for business? Google enters the chatbot game
Google has entered the AI chatbot arena with Bard, an artificial intelligence search tool. What does it mean for enterprise?
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Salesforce earnings up but Slack shows with second CEO exit
Salesforce beat quarterly expectations in a rocky day for the software giant, with stocks sliding in light of Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield leaving the top job at the Salesforce subsidiary on Monday. Salesforce’s results for its third quarter fiscal 2023 (Q3)...
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IBM Watson health status resurrected with NHS virtual assistant
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has launched Enquire, a new intelligent virtual assistant powered by IBM Watson Assistant on IBM Cloud
Atos
Atos story more about digital pivot than recession gloom
Recession is here again, meaning deals proliferate as companies sell off underperforming operations and divest anything other than their core business. Against this climate signals French IT giant Atos, with news in October that it plans to split into two publicly listed...
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The Carolean Era: crypto country change for the UK?
Britcoin and a 'royally minted' NFT are still plausible developments for Britain under a new monarch – even if PM Rishi Sunak stops being a crypto bro and FTX-esque crashes keep happening.