Infor SunSystems, among the first Infor’s products hosted in the cloud, is about to have some more major upgrades: smoother integration with other systems, better security, and functional enhancements.
Contrary to popular belief, Digital Transformation is as much finance-driven as it is technology-driven. In fact, the CFOs’ role and vision in the entire Digital journey are highly critical. A digital CFO will be responsible for the evaluation of the cost-effectiveness and adding value in the digital processes thus helps enlarge the organisation scale.
Infor is a leading provider of business application software with more than 73,000 customers, recognised for providing specific functionality to the hospitality industry, speeding up deployment through built-in reports, graphs and key performance indicators (KPIs). At HITEC 2015, this business application giant announced the great effort and plans for its hospitality division.
In particular, Infor d/EPM for Hospitality is designed with the advanced functionality to help implement and facilitate analysis. Another great feature is Office Plus which integrates directly with Microsoft Excel.
That’s the reason why there is no surprise that some of Infor d/EPM for Hospitality's famous clients include Wyndham Hotel Group, Kempinski Hotels, Auberge Resorts, Intrawest Resorts and Hard Rock International.
Topics: Business Intelligence
Over the past 10 years, thousands of developers have flocked to Mountain View, California, to learn about the latest innovations and announcements from the software giant at the Google I/O conference (short for input/output in terms of web development).
More than 7,000 people attended Google's three-day conference this year (from 8th to 10th May) and were provided with a comprehensive picture of Google's upcoming developments. This 2018 event has confirmed some technology trends which are expected to be widespread in the near future.
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As Samsung is popular for their reputation of having quality and innovative products, this has put a great pressure on the company to continuously churn out impressive, “never before” products and services, and to continue remaining on top. And one of the most successful solutions is to leverage expertise and technologies from AWS (Amazon Web Services).
Topics: Cloud Computing
Companies that are constantly trying to cut down on selling, general and administrative expenses (SG&A) may actually hurt their long-term competitive position. This perspective is highlighted in a recent study by the consulting firm CEB.
The 2017 IT Priorities survey by TechTarget asked more than 1,000 CIOs and other tech leaders in the Asia-Pacific region about their companies’ key IT projects in this year. Data analytics, IT automation, and Internet of Things (IoT) are the top IT priorities for ASEAN companies. Another noteworthy trend is the accelerated adoption of cloud services at the expense of spending on other IT areas like maintenance and human resources.
Topics: Cloud Computing
Companies today are deploying an increasing amount of systems to support various business functions – accounting software, CRM, asset management system, etc. The downside though is that those systems are not always capable of “talking” to each other, especially if they are from different vendors.
Topics: Enterprise Resource Planning ERP
If Tesla Motors is to achieve the aggressive goal of making 1 million cars by 2020 set out by its CEO Elon Musk, it will partly be because of application of data analytics in its manufacturing operations.
For many organisations, cloud computing really is the question of “when” not “if”. There are significant advantages of the transition to the cloud, and not just from an IT perspective. The finance functions should be able to reap rewards from this trend as well.