Stephanie Ball
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“Data quality makes or breaks”: Qlik CEO pushes for better data at Connect 2024
Qlik Connect 2024 sees new cloud, AI and analytics solutions, AWS and Snowflake partnerships and UNFCCC, Van Oord user wins.
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A long marriage made in innovation: What’s next for IBM and SAP?
IBM’s global head of SAP, Mike Perera, shares the wins and next step wonderings of an over 50-year-strong partnership, with cloud migration and emerging GenAI and Quantum technologies high on the roster.
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AWS London Summit heralds user opportunity during times of crisis
London is calling for the AWS Summit: Here’s what you need to know from this year’s conference, from Bedrock updates to the latest user wins.
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Oracle NetSuite announcements entice UK customers to “Suite up”
Oracle NetSuite’s SuiteConnect event has reached London, with the announcement that the platform developments teased in the US last month, including GenAI, FSM and more, are now available to UK customers.
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Delta Air Lines takes flight with AI tools
As the American airline brings its HR AI vision to life, will the intelligent land of SAP’s Joule be its next destination?
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Galliford Try: Building up to the HCM clouds
Stephanie Ball speaks to Galliford Try to hear of the company’s shift from EBS to Cloud HCM and payroll with Oracle and eAppSys.
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Samsara secures $1bn and “aggressively hires” for market opportunity
Samsara has announced its fourth quarter and year-end earnings, hitting $1.1bn ARR and increasing headcount by 30 percent. CEO Sanjit Biswas calls the win a reflection of the firm's ongoing "large market opportunity".
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Carl Eschenbach leads solo for Workday
As Workday steps into its new financial year, its year-long co-CEO Carl Eschenbach will be taking a solo lead starting today. Aneel Bhusri, Workday’s co-CEO, co-founder and chair will step into a strategic advisor to the CEO role and will remain integral to the organization as co-founder and executive chair of the Workday board of directors.
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LLM use-by data – who’s keeping the data up to date?
Your chatbot is leveling up, but who's keeping the data up to date for our LLMs? Microsoft, Google and specialist researchers give their take.
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Cleaning up the data swamp
In a world amassing a colossal amount of data, how are we wading through the swamp? Beyond dumping our data somewhere, it also needs to be handled and put to good use.
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UKOUG is all for Oracle’s fresh face
At its 2023 user group conference, UKOUG has praised Oracle’s work to ‘freshen up’ its reputation, as Big Red continues to soften its approach to customer service, reacting to the rise in SaaS delivery requirements.
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Brit brands Gymshark, Unilever are getting ‘appy with Google Cloud GenAI
As Google turned 25 years old, Google Cloud Next London took place at Tobacco Dock, with an expanding list of UK customer GenAI innovations.
It’s “snow time”: Snowflake World Tour AI advancements mark shift to inclusive data
During its Data Cloud World Tour event at ExCel London this week, Snowflake announced new feature and partnership developments, marking the platform's shift to increasingly democratized data access and analytics capabilities across its users.
Behind the grid at Red Bull Racing with Oracle and IBM
To see the work going on behind the checkered flag, ERP Today was invited by Oracle and IBM and heard how enterprise technology is helping to deliver race day success for Red Bull Racing. Arriving at the Red Bull Racing...
A view inside the IBM Quantum System One, a programmed computer that uses quantum circuits | Quantum
Quantum creeps closer – ready or not?
Will quantum computing decrypt all our secrets in the next decade? IBM, Deloitte and Accenture security and quantum compute experts think so.
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GenAI guardrails ahoy with LLM sandboxes
GenAI LLMs can transform enterprises without rocking the boat. Jeremy Barnes, ServiceNow and Dave Kanter, Accenture ServiceNow Business Group, explain.
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Birmingham shows ERP is an existential threat for councils
When Birmingham City Council declared itself “essentially bankrupt”, we couldn't unsee its eye-wateringly over-budget ERP implementation bill.
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SUSE changes colors again in private ownership pivot
After just over two years as a public listed firm, SUSE is to take operations private following an announcement by its biggest shareholder, EQT Private Equity.
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Automation Anywhere steps up genAI offering with Google Cloud
Automation Anywhere and Google Cloud have expanded their partnership, combining generative AI and intelligent automation for enterprises.
Oracle chair and CTO Larry Ellison speaks | Oracle Q4
Oracle Q4 cloud wins “doing better” than SAP, AWS, Ellison claims
Oracle has announced its fourth quarter financial results, with rising demand for its cloud offerings said to be driven by AI technology investment and what Oracle chair and CTO Larry Ellison claims are “dramatically lower costs" compared to other vendors.
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Snowflake consumer insights add up with Affinity Solutions
Affinity Solutions, a consumer purchase data platform, has announced its Consumer Purchase Insights offering is now available via Snowflake Marketplace.
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Google Cloud and Mayo Clinic genAI to boost healthcare efficiency
Google Cloud has today announced a collaboration with Mayo Clinic to bring generative AI to healthcare settings with Gen App Builder.
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Accenture appoints new UKI lead Shaheen Sayed
Accenture has announced the appointment of a new UKI lead, with Shaheen Sayed stepping into the role effective September 1 this year.
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Snowflake grows revenue and acquires Neeva – but forecasts cause shares slip
Snowflake, the data cloud company, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2024 for the period ending April 30, 2023, revealing revenue growth amidst measured earnings projections, causing shares to slip over 12 percent in after-hours trading. The company also intends to acquire Neeva, the gen-AI search firm.
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ServiceNow platform gets new non-profit tool with Advance Solutions
ServiceNow's non-profit solutions grow, as Advance Solutions releases its Non-Profit Service Management (NPSM) Cloud on the platform.
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Accenture invests in SpiderOak to elevate space security
Accenture has made a strategic investment in SpiderOak, a zero trust cybersecurity and resiliency solutions firm for space systems.
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ServiceNow AI momentum builds with NVIDIA partnership
In the latest Knowledge 23 announcement, ServiceNow has unveiled a partnership with NVIDIA, building upon its ecosystem for enterprise-grade generative AI capabilities.
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SAP innovation sweep at Sapphire with AI, Green Ledger and Accenture partnership
SAP has unveiled a wide range of new developments at this year’s Sapphire event, including SAP Business AI, Green Ledger and an Accenture collaboration.
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IFS on firm footing with robust Q1 ARR and cloud growth
IFS has announced its Q1 2023 financial results, with cloud fueling wins as CEO Darren Roos enters his sixth year at the helm.
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Snowflake launches manufacturing data cloud to defrost silos
Snowflake has announced the launch of Manufacturing Data Cloud, which enables companies to unlock the value of siloed industrial data and allows for secure collaboration with partners, suppliers and customers.
EY Project Everest
EY split halted as Project Everest climb proves too steep – for now
EY has announced it is halting its plan to divide its auditing and consulting divisions, after executives at the American portion of the firm decided not to push ahead with so-called ‘Project Everest’.