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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.
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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.
Snowflake Manufacturing Data Cloud
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’.
Ex-SAP president Brian Duffy to head SoftwareOne
SoftwareOne, the global software and cloud solutions provider, has appointed Brian Duffy as its new chief executive, succeeding Dieter Schlosser effective May this year.
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Accenture Q2 secures record bookings, with staff layoffs to come
Accenture has announced its Q2 fiscal 2023 results, seeing revenues increasing and record quarterly bookings. 19,000 job cuts were also confirmed, in a bid to reduce costs.
Battling uncertainty in a hybrid world: from 2022 to what’s ahead in 2023
For success in uncertainty in 2023, businesses are turning back to their fundamental values to produce the best results.
Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen, incoming CEO SUSE
SUSE changes hats: new CEO to lead accelerated growth
SUSE has announced the appointment of ex-Red Hatter Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen as the firm’s new CEO. Melissa Di Donato is to leave the company effective immediately after almost four years in the CEO role.
“All’s well that ends well”: Tech insiders see hope beyond SVB UK rescue
It’s been a tough, sweat-inducing week in tech with the Silicon Valley Bank collapse, but the mood is now perhaps looking up for firms in the UK and beyond.
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EY presses pause on split as partner disagreement ensues
The EY split has been placed on pause by the firm, as EY US auditors campaign for a larger slice of the tax practice post-divide.
Deloitte Consulting LLC Tech trends 2023 report
Deloitte’s chief futurist on the tech trends defining 2023
Following this year's Deloitte Tech Trends report, ERP Today speaks to Deloitte’s Chief futurist, Mike Bechtel, to answer some of our burning questions on what’s next for enterprises and vendors alike.
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Samsara swings highest quarter in three years with headcount swell
Samsara has announced its fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2023 financial results, reporting quarterly growth at its highest in three years and a 40 percent headcount swell.
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Workday overshoots in Q4, gaining ground on $10bn target
Workday has announced financial results for its fiscal 2023 fourth quarter and full year ended 31 January 2023, with revenue wins inching the firm ever closer to its 2025 $10bn target.
SAP’s cloud chief quits
Brian Duffy, president of Cloud at SAP, has announced he will be handing back the reins after 13 months in the role. This follows 3000 job cuts and a proposed sale of SAP's stake in Qualtrics. Despite extraordinary cloud growth in recent quarters, the world's biggest enterprise technology vendor is not immune to the pressures of a toughening economy.
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Microsoft prunes as even industrial metaverse isn’t safe from industry woes
Microsoft has announced a fresh round of job cuts, effectively culling its industrial metaverse unit, amid slowing growth and ongoing waves of macroeconomic uncertainty.
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AWS Q4 results mixed in 2022 headwinds
Amazon has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year, with revenue topping Q4 expectations, while AWS falls short amongst macroeconomic headwinds.
Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman and chief executive officer
IBM hits highest growth in a decade with mid-digit push for 2022
IBM has announced its financial results for 2022, with success across business segments producing the highest revenue growth in a decade for the firm. A six percent rise has seen revenues of $60.5bn for the full year and $16.7bn for the fourth-quarter.
High five: IFS sees double-digits for fifth consecutive year
IFS, the global cloud enterprise applications company, today announced its financial results for the full year ending 31 December 2022, showing the fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth.