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Notes from SAP TechEd, Las Vegas

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Senior ERP anlayst Aleksey Osintsev gives his impressions of the recent SAP TechEd developers conference. He recaps some of the announcements that were made, and delves into SAP's relationship with the cloud and the Internet of Things.

Marabu Selects IFS Applications

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German company Marabu has selected IFS Applications to modernize and streamline its operations. The company needed to replace its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution as it could no longer be upgraded.

Intuit Acquires Acrede Payroll

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Accounting software provider Intuit has acquired Acrede, a UK company that provides cloud-based global payroll services to enterprise customers. Acrede’s technology should enable QuickBooks Online to offer a multi-country payroll from one single platform/codebase.

Elysian Field Software to Bring HCM and FSM Support in the Cloud for Service Organizations

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Meet new software vendor Elysian Field Software, to be launched in the second quarter of 2015. Elysian is the outgrowth of the NetSuite VAR Epiphany, which since 2002 has been both selling/installing NetSuite ERP solutions plus developing HR and field service management solutions natively on the NetSuite platform. The new company will continue to cater to service organizations with its field service management and human resources lines in the cloud, with more products to follow in the near future.

Ramco Partners with TrustSphere for HCM Messaging Intelligence

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Ramco Systems recently entered into a strategic partnership with TrustSphere, a pioneer in messaging intelligence for corporations. Ramco will integrate TrustSphere’s proprietary real-time analytics tools with its human capital management (HCM) suite for insight into contextual employee behavior without breaching privacy.

Apple and IBM Mobile Alliance Bears First Fruits

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Apple and IBM have delivered the first wave of the IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions and cloud services. The Apple and IBM partnership marries IBM's strengths in enterprise analytics, security, and mobile with Apple's renowned design experience and coolness factor.

Analytics and R&D Take the Spotlight at KronosWorks 2014

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At KronosWorks 2014, the annual conference for HCM vendor Kronos, participants heard about Kronos' focus on analytics and R&D and enhancements to Kronos Workforce. TEC's Raluca Druta was there, and reports on the conference and the discussions the keynote presentations sparked among HR professionals.

OpenText Acquires Actuate BI

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OpenText, a large provider of enterprise information management (EIM) solutions, is acquiring business intelligence (BI) and personalized analytics and insights software vendor Actuate Corporation for $330 million in cash (about a 90% premium on Actuate’s stock price). But it’s not a hefty price for such a low-risk acquisition.

Descartes Acquires More Mobility

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Descartes Systems Group recently acquired Airclic Inc., a provider of mobile solutions that help companies reduce the cost of delivering goods by automating traditional paper-based “last mile” logistics processes. Airclic's Perform platform provides configurable mobile technology and advanced electronic proof of delivery (POD) solutions.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 (and More) Now Available

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Microsoft has announced the general availability of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, the 2015 update to Microsoft Dynamics Marketing, Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015, and the latest update to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. These latest product releases reflect the continued innovation being delivered by the MBS team to introduce new capabilities that help people collaborate better, provide deeper insights, and work across devices and platforms.
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