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Accenture to boost tech workforce with 3000 new jobs
Accenture has announced plans to create 3,000 new technology jobs in the UK over the next three years. Half of the roles will be based outside of London, expanding Accenture’s presence in Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, and Glasgow - adding to its existing UK workforce of approximately 11,000 people.
Cyber security a growing concern for UK businesses, says PwC survey
Almost two thirds (66 percent) of UK business leaders expect the threat from cyber criminals to increase over the next 12 months, according to the latest PwC cyber security survey of business and technology executives.    Over the past year, several prominent ransomware attacks have caused...
AI and machine learning top list of 2022 tech trends, according to new study
IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, has released the results of a new survey of global technology leaders from the UK, US, China, India, and Brazil.   The study, which included 350 chief technology officers, chief information officers and IT directors, covers...
Unit4 acquires Compright to support compensation management and planning
Unit4 has extended its SaaS compensation planning capabilities with the acquisition of Compright, a comprehensive compensation planning solution with customers in over 40 countries. The acquisition enhances the capabilities of Unit4’s ERPx, with customers now able to automate the entire...
Unit4 announces ‘Industry Mesh’ to deliver seamless integrations
Unit4 announces the launch of Unit4 Industry Mesh – a new multi-tenant cloud service available as part of the ERPx cloud platform that delivers industry-specific ERP and packaged integrations for mid-market organisations. Industry Mesh builds upon the value of ERPx...
UKISUG research reveals 30 percent of UK SAP customers don’t know what RISE is
Research from the UK & Ireland SAP User Group (UKISUG), the independent not-for-profit organisation representing all users of SAP software, has revealed that a staggering 30 percent of SAP customers it polled had never heard of RISE with SAP. Only one...
ERP Today launches Young Professionals Network
ERP Today’s Young Professionals Network (YPN) is the new resource for young professionals in the ERP ecosystem which will provide opportunities for emerging talent. The seven finalists in this year’s award event have formed the first YPN council, with Yassy...
Microsoft cloud business boosts Q1 2022 earnings
Microsoft has announced financial results for FY22 Q1, revealing a 22 percent year-on-year increase in total revenue to $45.3bn. Net income for the quarter totalled $20.5bn – a 48 percent year-on-year increase – and diluted earnings per share rose by...
IFS cloud revenue up 104 percent
IFS has announced strong Q3 2021 financial results ending September 30, 2021. Driving performance in the third quarter was the increase in customer demand for IFS in the Cloud, with cloud revenue up 104 percent year on year. Recurring revenue...
Avanade acquires Dynamics expert QUANTIQ
Avanade has agreed to acquire QUANTIQ, a London-headquartered Microsoft Business Applications-focussed systems integrator and the only Microsoft Partner in the UK that can sell, implement and support the full Dynamics stack in the cloud, hybrid-cloud and on-premise. The acquisition will significantly...