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(Left to right)VP Jill Strange of Infor HCM Science Apps, CTO Soma Somasundaram, CEO Charles Phillips, CFO Kevin Samuelson, and VP Heidi Benko of Infor SCM

Infor is moving swiftly to capitalize on its new momentum, banking on a whole host of partners and new products to drive further...
Chief Product Officer Dan Brown(left) and CEO Tod Nielsen at FinancialForce Community Live

Midmarket ERP applications vendor FinancialForce is reinforcing its emphasis on professional services automation, while stepping up efforts to win the race for transforming the...
Oracle sponsors naming rights to SF Giants stadium, SailGP and renovates San Mateo Marriott(photos by MLB, hotel website and AP)

Oracle is investing heavily in repositioning the software vendor by creating new branding experiences for its customers. For more...
Kronos president Chris Todd at its new HQ in Lowell, MA, basking in its soaring valuation

After years of solidifying its gains in the workforce management applications market, Kronos is eying a bigger prize in everything HR.
At Vision 2019, CEO Mike Morini (left to right), Meghan Rees of MLSE and Shilpi Narang of Workplace by Facebook

WorkForce Software is unleashing a slew of enhancements that reinforce its laser focus on workforce management, while strengthening its presence in key verticals like...
CEO Mark Hurd and EVP Evan Goldberg strengthen Oracle NetSuite’s vertical push

Oracle NetSuite is doubling down on its vertical strategy after solidifying its presence in the midmarket ERP space. The accelerated push comes after its $9.3-billion...
SAC event features Stephanie Turner of Honda(top left), Gerrit Kazmaier of SAP in Vancouver offices recently renovated by Omicron

At a recent SAP event in Vancouver, Canada, Stephanie Turner, manager and senior system engineer of Honda R&D Americas, demonstrates the use of SAP...
CEO Jean-Luc Robert at Kyriba Live and revenue milestones

The rise of Kyriba validates the upside potential of the Cloud applications market, especially for nimble players that can outrun their competition. In 2018, Kyriba...
Scenes from MBX with CEO Mark Hurd(top left), CX customer references and EVP Steve Miranda on Oracle Cloud Apps momentum

At last month’s Modern Business Experience event, Oracle shed light on its latest Cloud applications strategy, while dispelling some myths and providing more context...
Atop of Cloud Top 500, Salesforce moved into its new headquarters in 2018. Photo credit from salesforcetower.com.

The Cloud Applications market expanded more rapidly in 2017 than previously expected and robust growth of leading vendors suggested that more breakout years could...
Co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison is determined to sustain and expand Oracle’s database franchise

At an Oracle OpenWorld reception last month, I mentioned to an Oracle executive that it was no longer business as usual at the 41-year-old...
SAP SuccessFactors President Greg Tomb(top) and SVP Products Amy Wilson speak at SuccessConnect

SAP SuccessFactors is unveiling a number of new products that play to the strengths of its parent. At its recent SuccessConnect annual conference, SAP SuccessFactors...
Applications that give Management control of Autonomous Priorities will proliferate to better support digital transformation initiatives

The convergence of autonomous software, artificial intelligence and machine learning applications is driving corporate spending, ushering a wave of digital transformation initiatives that could...
CEO Mark Hurd cites impressive growth of Oracle ERP Cloud

Preliminary results show the Cloud ERP applications market is on pace to expand significantly in 2018 with a growing number of customers adopting Cloud-native...
Jarred Smeltzer of BNY Mellon, Frank Calderoni of Anaplan, and Gina Farrell of Coca-Cola Speak At Anaplan Hub Event

The Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) applications market is riding on a wave of consolidations, heavy investments by customers and investors, along with a healthy...