Author: Predrag Jakovljevic
The cloud software vendor FinancialForce.com recently announced FinancialForce ERP Summer '14, featuring enhancements in PSA and financial management. The new version more closely aligns ERP processes around customer touchpoints to drive closer relationships between sales and service staff and stronger inter-departmental planning between sales, services, HR, and finance.
Lufthansa Technik, a leader in maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for aircrafts, engines, and components, deploys the E2open Business Network. Read up on the benefits of this deployment.
O’Brien Steel, a carbon general line metals steel service center, has implemented STRATIX metal service center software from Invera, a metal industry enterprise resource planning (ERP) software specialist. O’Brien Steel implemented critical metal industry features.
Lucky Zone Design, a private label apparel manufacturer based in New York, is implementing NGC’s ERP XPress offering as a strategic platform for growth. NGC’s very new product provides the features of NGC’s flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) application in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model delivered in the cloud.
SAP recently announced a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. The software giant plans to invest up to $500 million (USD) through 2020 as it continues to build on the region’s impressive double-digit growth rate momentum. The goal is to establish the African region as one of the company's top-five growth markets globally.
Adriaan van Wyk is the CEO of K2, a software vendor that creates and helps run business applications, including forms, workflow/business process management (BPM), data, and reports. van Wyk and his co-founders have grown K2 from a small South African start-up into a global company whose software is used by millions of people and more than a dozen Fortune 100 companies. TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic talks with van Wyk one-on-one about his leadership style and philosophy and who has inspired him along his path to success.
PHS Group, a workplace services provider, recently selected IFS Mobile Workforce Management to automate vehicle routing, increase productivity, and improve fuel efficiency. The new system automates the dynamic scheduling of routes for vehicles, monitors performance throughout the day, and can track drivers in real time.
Infor is acquiring software-as-a-service (SaaS) customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Saleslogix from Swiftline for an undisclosed sum. Saleslogix will become Infor CRM and will add strong sales force automation (SFA) and customer service functionality to Infor’s Industry CloudSuites, the first group of industry-specific application suites available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.
Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group, one of the largest independent family-owned businesses in the Gulf region, recently selected Epicor ERP 10 to help integrate all business processes within various departments of the company and all its subsidiaries. Epicor will deploy its financial and supply chain management (SCM) modules across three key locations, including Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group's head office in Bahrain and branch offices in UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Adecco Group, one of the world’s largest human resources (HR) solutions providers (with more than 5,000 branches in over 60 countries and territories, and annual revenues EUR 19.5 billion), has acquired OnForce and is merging it under Beeline’s portfolio of workforce solutions.