Paul Esherwood
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Ellie Orton OBE, CEO at NHS Charities Together – the need to support the NHS has never been greater
The NHS and its staff are under more pressure than ever - face masks and restrictions may be over but the challenges for the NHS continue - that is why the whole ERP community stands as one to support the NHS.
Oracle deepens its reach into social media, sort of
On the back of a deal to support TikTok when it came under pressure from the Trump administration, Oracle founder and CTO, Larry Ellison, has now agreed to pump $1bn of his own cash into the funding pool to acquire...
The world wants to work with ServiceNow…..new recruits flock to the fold as quickly as enterprise customers
ServiceNow has just announced its latest set of financial results which demonstrate strong growth across all metrics. Its Q1 2022 revenues were $1.72bn representing 26 percent growth compared to the same period last year with net new contracts valued at...
New investment boosts value of IFS and Workwave to $10bn
Hg, a leading software and services investor, is set to become a significant minority shareholder in IFS and WorkWave. Long-term investor EQT remains the majority shareholder with Hg and TA Associates as significant minority shareholders. The transaction values IFS and...
ERP Today Live! with Jellyfish
In this ERP Today Live! session we explore the benefits of an integrated platform and single data model for end-to-end transformation and analyse the impact it has on delivering customer and employee experience.
Microsoft and SAP share the love in new mega deal
Microsoft has chosen RISE with SAP on Microsoft Cloud, making it the first public cloud provider to adopt the solution. Microsoft and SAP have a long track record of collaboration and the Redmond giant has run large parts of its internal operations on SAP ERP for decades. However, the announcement that Microsoft has signed up to RISE with SAP to deploy S/4HANA Cloud (private edition) is still a huge endorsement of SAP’s cloud credentials - considering Microsoft has its own cloud ERP solution in the form of Dynamics 365.
ERP Today Live! International Women’s Day
Paul Esherwood talks to Abigail Allman, CMO at ERP Dynamics and Steph Poore, sales manager at IFS on International Women's Day. #breakthebias - is the industry doing enough? If you work in the ERP sector - male or female - check out #womeninerp - a community support network for the ERP community.
Workday results top revenue estimates but fall down at profit, again
Workday has announced results for Q4 2022 and full year ended 31 January 2022, revealing an operating loss of $101m on the quarter and an overall loss of $116.5m for the year. For Q4 2022, total revenues were $1.38bn, up 21.6 percent against the same period last year with subscription revenues at $1.23bn, an increase of 22.2 percent. For the full fiscal year 2022, Workday recorded revenues of $5.14bn, an increase of 19 percent compared to last year.
IBM bolsters Azure capabilities with Neudesic acquisition
IBM has acquired Neudesic, the US cloud services consultancy specialising in the Microsoft Azure platform. Headquartered in California, Neudesic has more than 1,500 cloud and data experts located across the US and in India and provides the full scope of digital transformation services.
Dream Big
Bill McDermott Dreams Big. His aspirations are not bound by convention nor are they constrained by tradition. They are driven by a conviction that anything is possible and we all have the ability to reimagine our future on whatever scale we conceive. McDermott talks in terms of exponential thinking - radically disrupting classical concepts by discovering new solutions to problems that have puzzled us for decades. There is no ceiling to his ambitions and he unashamedly sets astronomic targets which few would dare to consider. Winners Dream - the title of his book says it all.
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