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Top WorkTech News From the Week of March 1st: Updates from Sage, QAD,, and More

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WorkTech News March 1st

The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy WorkTech news from the week of March 1st. This round-up covers announcements and updates from companies like Sage, QAD,, and more.

Keeping tabs on the most relevant ERP and BPM news can be time-consuming. As a result, our editorial team aims to summarize the week’s top headlines in the enterprise technology marketplace. The Solutions Review editors will compile a weekly round-up of vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy WorkTech information. With that in mind, here is some of the top WorkTech news for March 1st.

Top WorkTech News From the Week of March 1st, 2024

BlueBean Launches with $1.3 Million in Capital

BlueBean, an “all-in-one” procure-to-pay solution, has launched with $1.3 million in capital courtesy of a funding round led by Tola Capital. With this capital, BlueBean will invest in its product development and support resources to ensure the success of its customers and onboard the customers who have already signed up for the solution during its beta period. Aaron Fleishman, a partner at Tola Capital, will also join BlueBean as a board member.

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Capgemini Acquires Unity’s Digital Twin Professional Services Arm

Capgemini has expanded its strategic alliance with Unity, a global platform for creating and growing real-time 3D (RT3D) content. The expanded partnership will see Capgemini take on Unity’s Digital Twin Professional Services Arm, accelerating the iteration and implementation of the RT3D visualization software for the industrial application of digital twins. As part of this agreement, Unity’s Digital Twin Professional Servies team will join Capgemini to form one of the largest groups of Unity enterprise developers.

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Fujitsu and Celonis Expand Their Strategic Partnership

Fujitsu, a digital transformation partner, has announced that it’s expanding its strategic partnership with Celonis, a global process mining solution provider. The partnership will help companies accelerate their customers’ business transformation efforts. Starting in April 2024, Fujitsu will use Celonis’ process mining technology to provide consulting services that help customers in various industries realize their business transformation goals. The expanded alliance will also position Fujitsu as Japan’s latest Global Platinum Partner under Celonis’ partner program.

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HighGear is Joining Solutions Review for a  Solutions Spotlight Webinar Event

On March 28th, Solutions Review will host a Solutions Spotlight webinar with HighGear. During the hour-long presentation, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the capabilities and benefits that HighGear’s no-code workflow automation platform offers, including how it can help companies effectively scale their work. The webinar will also feature a Q&A section with Jeremy Grue, a Sales Engineer at HighGear.

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QAD Details its New Industrial Transformation Platform

QAD—a cloud-based manufacturing and supply chain solution provider—has launched its Industrial Transformation Platform, a new offering designed to redefine global business operations and help organizations become Adaptive Enterprises. The Industrial Transformation Platform, also known as the O³ Platform, will foster transformative journeys for manufacturers and their supply chain by helping them achieve operational excellence, increase productivity, address real-world challenges, and support intelligent decision-making.

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Rimini Street Launches a New Service Offering

Rimini Street, an end-to-end enterprise software provider, has launched Rimini Custom. This new service offering will expand its support services to an even broader scope of enterprise software products. David Rowe—the chief product officer and EVP of global transformation at Rimini Street—says, “With Rimini Custom, Rimini Street can ensure more of our clients’ enterprise software portfolios are supported and optimized while they focus on investments that can help drive competitive advantage and growth.”

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ServiceNow and NVIDIA Partner on Telco-Specific Generative AI Solutions

ServiceNow, a digital workflow company, is broadening its relationship with NVIDIA by introducing telco-specific generative AI solutions designed to elevate service experiences. The first solution from this partnership, Now Assist for Telecommunications Service Management (TSM), is built on the Now Platform and uses NVIDIA AI to boost agent productivity, enhance customer experiences, and speed up resolution time. The companies also plan to develop other telco-specific GenAI use cases that meet customer needs, solve problems, and drive business transformation for telcos worldwide.

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Sage Announces a GenAI-Powered Productivity Assistant

Sage—an accounting, HR, payroll, and financial technology provider for SMBs—has announced Sage Copilot, a new generative AI-powered productivity assistant. With this tool, companies can help their customers make smarter decisions and improve their accounting, finance, and people management processes. The tool is built to automate workflows, identify errors, prioritize tasks, send personalized customer invoices, manage cash flow, support company decision-making with custom reports, and more. Sage Copilot will be available as part of the Sage for Small Business and Sage for Accountants suites later in 2024.

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Sage Signs a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with AWS

Sage also announced that it’s signed a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS). As part of the agreement, Sage Earth and Sage Intacct will become available in the AWS Marketplace. Additionally, Sage will use Amazon Bedrock and Amazon Lex to develop a domain-specific LLM for accounting and compliance. This LLM will inform the newly announced Sage Copilot tool, help SMBs navigate local accounting applications, and help companies process data faster and more efficiently.

Read on for more. Debuts an AI-powered API Management Tool, an AI-powered iPaaS, has announced AI-augmented API Management, a new Tray Universal Automation Cloud solution capability. The new feature will turn any new or existing workflow into a reusable API, decreasing the technical debt usually associated with the operational efforts of traditional API management (APIM). This will make it easier for companies to maintain composable, collaborative, and reusable integration and automation development processes. Additional features include a unified development environment, API governance, lifecycle management, and improved scalability.

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Workday Acquires HiredScore

Workday, an enterprise cloud application provider, has agreed to acquire HiredScore, an AI-powered talent orchestration solution provider. The acquisition will allow Workday to combine its Talent Management and Skills Cloud solution with HiredScore’s Talent Orchestration offering, providing customers with a transparent, intelligent, and comprehensive talent acquisition and internal mobility solution that helps them address recruiting challenges, manage talent lifecycles, and improve the hiring experience for managers and recruiters.

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Expert Insights Section

Watch this space each week as our editors will share upcoming events, new thought leadership, and the best resources from Insight Jam, Solutions Review’s enterprise tech community for business software pros. The goal? To help you gain a forward-thinking analysis and remain on-trend through expert advice, best practices, trends and predictions, and vendor-neutral software evaluation tools.

The Latest Episode of The ERP Doctors Podcast is Now Live

In the latest episode of The ERP Doctors podcast, hosts Sam Gupta and Dan Aldridge talk about recent mergers, acquisitions, and releases in the ERP marketplace. These include the latest updates to SAP’s AI strategy, Wipro’s expanded partnership with IBM, Oracle’s Enterprise Communications Platform (ECP), and more. There’s also an interview with Jan Baan, where Dan Aldridge talks with the founder of the Baan Company about the nature of innovation and why ERP might not be the right term for what he does.

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The Technology Transforming the Supply Chain, by Duncan Angove at Blue Yonder

As part of Solutions Review’s Contributed Content Series, Duncan Angove, the CEO of Blue Yonder, goes in-depth into how technology solutions like data cloud, generative AI, and infinite intelligence are transforming how global supply chains operate and why companies must get on board with them before the future passes them by.

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