ERP Today’s weekly hotlist: 16-20 October

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We’re bringing you ERP Today’s weekly hotlist, featuring our top news picks from 16-20 October.

Developers crack the code with Anypoint Code Builder

On Monday, Salesforce announced the availability of MuleSoft’s Anypoint Code Builder, which uses GenAI to help developers reduce costs and speed up software development cycles.

Anypoint Code Builder is an integrated development environment, allowing developers to build APIs and integrations with modern tooling through Visual Studio Code, use natural language prompts to generate code and access a variety of deployment environment options available for desktop and cloud IDEs.

PwC announces landmark partnership and Tata Consultancy collaborates with Microsoft

Tuesday saw a few big announcements. Firstly, PwC announced a strategic alliance with OpenAI and Harvey to train and deploy foundation models for tax, legal and HR services.

This strategic alliance will leverage OpenAI’s foundation models, Harvey’s expertise in developing domain-specific models and PwC’s AI capabilities, value-based approach and deep sector expertise. All three companies plan to create sophisticated foundation models to accelerate complex tasks and provide more personalized insights.

Then, Mumbai’s Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced a collaboration with Microsoft to build autonomous solutions with Project Bonsai to help manufacturers transform.

TCS and Microsoft will help companies modernize their manufacturing, reduce downtime and material wastage, improve quality and throughput and enhance employee safety.

SAP and Accenture help businesses adopt GenAI

SAP and Accenture announced a partnership to support organizations adopt GenAI across their core business processes. Both companies will create AI-enabled solutions and use cases that can enhance an organization’s investment in SAP technology by improving business performance, employee productivity and time to value with SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Additionally, Accenture will expand its SAP Business AI technology and SAP Business Technology Platform capabilities to help clients power business processes in the cloud and enhance the way enterprise users interact with SAP applications.

SAP Q3 results and IBM expands partners with AWS

SAP announced its Q3 2023 financial results which demonstrated cloud revenue growth of 16 percent to €3.47bn, up 23 percent at constant currencies. SAP’s Q3 success is said to be driven by its growth of SaaS and PaaS portfolio, which was up by 19 percent.

SAP S/4HANA current cloud backlog had an impressive rise of 58 percent to €4.20bn and up 66 percent at constant currencies. SAP S/4HANA cloud revenue was up 67 percent to €914m and up 77 percent at constant currencies.

In addition, IBM expanded its partnership with AWS to help clients operationalize and derive value from GenAI.

As part of this partnership, IBM Consulting is expanding its GenAI expertise on AWS by training 10,000 consultants by the end of 2024. Both companies also plan to deliver joint solutions and services boosted with GenAI capabilities to help clients across critical use cases.

NVIDIA AI Enterprise takes to Oracle Cloud Marketplace

To end the weekly hotlist, Oracle announced that NVIDIA AI Enterprise and the NVIDIA DGX Cloud AI supercomputing platform are now available through the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

This allows customers easy access to NVIDIA’s scalable platform for end-to-end AI development and deployment on OCI. Qualified customers can also purchase AI Enterprise and DGX Cloud with their existing Oracle Universal Credits.