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Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck explains why the company needs a bigger rocket, and why it’s going public to build it

Rocket Lab packed a ton of news into Monday to kick off this week: It’s going public via a SPAC merger, for one, and it’s also building a new, larger launch vehicle called Neutron to support heavier payloads. I spoke to Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck about why it’s building Neutron now, and why it’s also choosing to go public at the same time. Unsurprisingly, the two things are tightly linked. “We have the benefit of flying Electron [Rocket Lab’s current, smaller launch vehicle] for a lot...
Tags: TC, Space, Spacex, Science, Finance, Beck, Supply Chain, Tech, Ceo, Earth, ERP, Launch, Computing, Rocket, Manufacturing, Aerospace

United States: Thinking Of Going With An Oracle ERP System? Multiple Lawsuits Allege That Oracle Overpromises, Underdelivers And Leaves Customers With A Big Bill To Boot - Tactical Law Group LLP

Perhaps your company decides that it needs to add an enterprise resource planning ("ERP") system or to replace its existing system and contacts Oracle to learn about Oracle's
Tags: News, ERP, United States, Group LLP

How to Select the Right ERP System for your Business?

ERP software stands short for Enterprise Resource Planning software. It is a powerful data management tool that integrates all business workflows, streamlines and automates data-driven processes by imposing innovative data viewing and sharing techniques. All of this is aimed at improving their performance.
Tags: ERP, Linux

Katana raises $11M Series A to be the SaaS powering ‘manufacturing entrepreneurs’

Katana, an Estonian startup that has built manufacturing-specific enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for SMBs, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is European venture capital firm Atomico, with participation from angel investors Ott Kaukver ( CTO), Sten Tamkivi (CPO Topia, formerly Skype), Sergei Anikin (CTO, Pipedrive) and Kairi Pauskar (former TransferWise HR Architect). Previous backer 42Cap also followed on, bringing the total investment raised ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, London, San Francisco, Tech, ERP, SaaS, Shopify, Atomico, Katana, Ben Blume, Recent Funding, CTO Sten Tamkivi CPO Topia, Skype Sergei Anikin CTO Pipedrive

Financial Challenges Startups are Facing and How to Overcome Them

Building your own company is interesting, but it can also be difficult, and it requires investment, lots of it. Finding funding is and always will be a challenge for any startup. However, having enough financial resources is critical to your company’s continued success.                                                                                                                               Why do most businesses fail? Because they can’t pay their bills. Therefore, having adequate financin...
Tags: Sales, Ap, ERP, Tips, Starbucks, SBA, CRA, Small Business Administration SBA, Angel Investors Angel, Venture Capital Venture, Credit Cards Your

Holded, an ‘ERP for small businesses’, raised €15M from Elaia, Lakestar, Nauta and Seedrocket

Holded, a platform billing itself as an ERP aimed at small businesses, has raised a €15M Series B funding round led by VC firm Elaia, together with Lakestar, Nauta Capital and Seedrocket. Holded says it gives small business access to ERP-style planning across invoicing, accounting, sales, project management, inventory management and HR, in one dashboard. It’s attracted 80,000 customers to date. The money will be used to grow its technology and business teams. Its product is also used by accounti...
Tags: TC, Europe, Tech, ERP, Paris, Elaia, Elaia Lakestar Nauta, Lakestar Nauta Capital, Javi Fondevil, Pauline Roux Partner at Elaia

SAP's lift-and-shift-to-the-cloud plan will need more than CGI to convince users it has a clear vision for ERP

At the end of the day, biz customers will buy the product they want Analysis Christian Klein cut a lonely figure in front of mysteriously floating cameras in his computer-generated studio. Yet, presenting a vision of enterprise resource planning arguably as idealised as the CGI mountains looming over his shoulder, SAP's CEO pressed on.…
Tags: ERP, Software, Sap, Christian Klein

How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Biometric Attendance Tracking: 5 Main Benefits

Trying to keep track of employee hours can be a maddeningly difficult task in the best of times (let alone the worst). Thankfully, there are plenty of tools available that can make keeping track of employee hours easier. That is why we put together this list of reasons why you should use biometric attendance systems. 5 benefits of tracking employee attendance with biometric technology Increased Productivity This one is pretty easy to track but can be a bit trickier to see as it involves elim...
Tags: Business, Technology, US, ERP, Right Now, Quickbooks Intuit, Pavel Kirijenko, NCheck, Naumova Marina Shutterstock

The Geek in Review Ep. 103 – AI for Lawyers with Noah Waisberg and Dr. Alexander Hudek

While lawyers probably hear every day how Artificial Intelligence is going to change the legal industry, many are still uncomfortable discussing it simply because they don’t understand what exactly AI is, and if it is going to be a good thing or a bad thing for them personally. Kira Systems’ Noah Waisberg and Dr. Alexander Hudek are releasing a book on February 3rd that addresses these issues. AI For Lawyers: How Artificial Intelligence is Adding Value, Amplifying Expertise, and Transforming Car...
Tags: Google, Podcast, New York, Texas, Law, Uncategorized, Toronto, ERP, Artificial Intelligence, Noah, Ford, Gm, Jp Morgan, Ai, Wiley, Lawyers

SAP: Come to the cloud with us, we promise there's total accountability and lower TCO with lift-and-shift ERP package

SaaS pick 'n' mix might appeal more than standard processes for S/4HANA upgrade, though SAP has launched a lift-and-shift to the cloud service for customers' on-premises ERP systems, taking accountability for performance and promising lower costs.…
Tags: ERP, Software, Sap, TCO

UK government's cloud ERP strategy seems to be in stasis following top civil servant's move to COVID-19 task force

Or maybe it's that no one wants to touch this complex SaaS migration The UK government has delayed the award of contracts worth £115m to power the migration from an on-premises platform for ERP to a cloud-based software-as-a-service model.…
Tags: UK, ERP, Software

8 Must-Try Open Source ERP Systems

An open source ERP is a software system that is available under one of the open source licenses, such as GPL or MIT. It allows you to host your own instance of that software, and modify it and use it however you like, according to the terms of that license.
Tags: ERP, Linux, GPL

Games Workshop finds that in the grim darkness of the 2nd millennium, there is only ERP

'Long and complex' saga shifts into next phase as new heroes enter battlefield Games Workshop, the fantasy model maker and table-top wargames retailer, has ingested a dose of reality as it delays its high-risk ERP project and appoints a new integrator.…
Tags: ERP, Software

Games Workshop finds that in the grim darkness of the 3rd millennium, there is only ERP

'Long and complex' saga shifts into next phase as new heroes enter battlefield Games Workshop, the fantasy model maker and table-top wargames retailer, has ingested a dose of reality as it delays its high-risk ERP project and appoints a new integrator.…
Tags: ERP, Software

Mosaic raises $18.5M Series A from GC to rebuild the CFO software stack

CFOs are the supposed omniscient owners of a company. While the CEO sets strategy, messages, and builds culture, the CFO needs to know everything that it is going on in an organization. Where is revenue coming from, and when will it arrive? How much will new headcount cost, and when do those expenses need to be paid? How can cash flows be managed, and what debt products might help smooth out any discontinuities? As companies have migrated to the cloud, these questions have gotten harder to answe...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Finance, Ipo, Funding, Tech, ERP, Anaplan, Palantir, Felicis Ventures, Cfo, Mosaic, Everlaw, XYZ Ventures, Ross Fubini

Germany’s Xentral nabs $20M led by Sequoia to help online-facing SMBs run back offices better

Small enterprises remain one of the most underserved segments of the business market, but the growth of cloud-based services — easier to buy, easier to provision — has helped that change in recent years. Today, one of the more promising startups out of Europe building software to help SMEs run online businesses is announcing some funding to better tap into both the opportunity to build these services, and to meet a growing demand from the SME segment. Xentral, a German startup that develops ente...
Tags: Ecommerce, Europe, Enterprise, Germany, Berlin, Funding, Tech, ERP, Sequoia Capital, Sap, Shopify, Augsburg, Sequoia, Sauter, Amazon EBay, Luciana Lixandru

Vendor Onboarding Done Right

A significant percentage of businesses consider supplier onboarding of critical importance in their operations. Some of the benefits that these businesses have been enjoying from supplier onboarding include enabling the companies to keep track of their suppliers by having their information in the various systems they use at the workplace, better vendor relationships, eliminating vendor risk, and avoiding duplicate information. To enjoy the mentioned benefits, you must have a robust vendor...
Tags: Sales, More, ERP

Two English councils sign up to Azure for six years in £35m reseller deal as ERP project faces delays, ballooning costs

Local authorities' shared Unit4 system is late, overbudget, and only works on Microsoft's cloud Two local authorities in northwest England have awarded reseller Insight Direct a six-year £35m contract for Microsoft licences and cloud services.…
Tags: England, Microsoft, ERP, Software

Scottish council awards Unit4 £4.75m support and hosting contract as it seemingly runs out of options

Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? Scotland’s Renfrewshire Council has awarded a £4.75m contract to incumbent ERP supplier Unit4 after its market test for a £2.3m contract offered little in return.…
Tags: Scotland, ERP, Software, Renfrewshire Council

Here are the Top Tips for Preventing ACH Credit Fraud

Forced to work from home during COVID-19, accounts payable departments have accelerated plans to move away from paper checks and pay more of their suppliers by ACH. That, in turn, accelerated another trend: fraud. Through social engineering, fraud attacks on ACH credits are most commonly known as Business Email Compromises or BECs.   According to the 2020 AFP Payments and Fraud Control Survey Report, for the first time, in 2019, BEC schemes were the most common type of fraud attack experienced, ...
Tags: Business, Money, Paypal, Ap, ERP, Fbi, United States, Right Now, Josh, BEC, Nvoicepay, Josh Cyphers, ACH Credit Fraud, Nvoicepay Josh, Microsoft Nike Fiserv, Eastern Oregon University ACH

2020’s top 10 enterprise M&A deals totaled a staggering $165B

While 2020 won’t be remembered fondly by many of us for much of anything, it was a blockbuster year for enterprise M&A with the top 10 deals totaling an astounding $165.2 billion. This is the third straight year I’ve done this compilation. Last year the number was $40 billion. The year prior it was $87 billion. Those numbers pale in comparison to 2020’s result. Last year’s biggest deal — Salesforce buying Tableau for $15.7 billion — would have only been good for fifth place on this year’s list. ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Enterprise, Tech, ERP, Vista, Switzerland, M&a, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Morgan Stanley, Year In Review, KKR, Intuit, Vmware, Credit Karma

Taxdoo, the tax compliance platform for cross-border e-commerce, raises $21M Series A

Taxdoo, a startup that has built what it calls an “automated platform for financial compliance” aimed at cross-border e-commerce companies, has raised $21 million in new funding. Leading the Series A round is venture capital firm Accel, with participation from Visionaries Club, 20VC and existing investor HTGF. The funding will be invested in Taxdoo’s growth — including international expansion– increased hiring, R&D, sales, and customer support. Accel’s Harry Nelis has joined the Taxdoo board...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Europe, Tech, Eu, ERP, Paris, Scandinavia, Accel, Western Europe, Hamburg Germany, Amazon EBay, Harry Nelis, Harry Stebbings, Stebbings

Zenoti becomes a unicorn with $160 million funding round

Zenoti, a 10-year-old startup that develops services for the spa and salon industry, is the latest entrant to the coveted unicorn list. The Bellevue, Washington-headquartered SaaS startup said on Tuesday it has raised $160 million in its Series D financing round that valued it at “well past $1 billion,” said Sudheer Koneru, founder and chief executive of Zenoti, in an interview with TechCrunch earlier this week. The round was led by Advent International with participation from Tiger Global...
Tags: Apps, Asia, UK, Microsoft, India, Funding, Tech, ERP, SaaS, Tiger Global, Accel, Advent International, Bellevue Washington, Shekhar Kirani, Zenoti, Kirani

Oracle’s ERP and cloud surged in Q2. Hardware grew super-fast. So why was Larry Ellison a tad frustrated?

Because the balance sheet showed only muted growth while subscription cash starts to flow Oracle has posted modest growth for its second quarter, with SaaS-y ERP a notable exception. But founder Larry Ellison says the numbers don’t reflect its bright new cloudy reality.…
Tags: ERP, Software, Larry Ellison, Oracle

The Lodging And Travel Industries Will Reckon With A Multi-Year COVID-19 Event Horizon: 2021 Lodging Trends & Predictions

by Pamela Knudsen, Director of Compliance Services for Avalara MyLodgeTax As the world struggles to control the spread of Covid-19, the travel and lodging sectors continue to navigate the unprecedented turbulence and major business challenges delivered by 2020. The U.S. is showing a 50 percent decline year-over-year in digital travel sales, which are not expected to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels until 2022. Even with the promise of a pre-pandemic return to a new normalcy in the next three ...
Tags: Startups, ERP, Travel Industry, Vrbo, Pam, Avalara, Amazon Alexa, Santa Barbara CA, Hospitality Industry, Thinking Aloud, Google Home, Pamela Knudsen, Pamela Knudsen Director, Avalara MyLodgeTax, of Compliance Services for Avalara

Manufacturing industry leaders in Europe discuss the pros and cons of the combining automation and work-from-home strategies

Getty images A recent survey of 200 large European manufacturers found that 38% of British businesses plan to increase their use of automation and robotics in the next two years to boost productivity. Manufacturing industry leaders in Europe discuss the pros and cons of the widespread adaptations spurred on by the pandemic. The pandemic has prompted wider use of automation and flexible working arrangements, but executives in Europe warn that small businesses may not see the ...
Tags: Productivity, Europe, UK, Digital, Trends, ERP, Britain, Automation, Getty, Infosys, Atkinson, Hughes, Lloyds Bank, PTC, Dave Hughes, Dave Atkinson

FREE Xbox Live Games with Gold: Latest Free Games

Join Xbox Live Gold and you will get FREE games every month. Now that’s Gold! Get free games during a year of membership including backward compatible Xbox 360 games for your Xbox One. As an Xbox Live Gold Member, you get the most advanced multiplayer, bonus games, and exclusive member discounts in Xbox stores. With Xbox Live Gold, you can stay connected with friends, family, and Xbox Live members around the world. Aragami: Shadow Edition ($24.99 ERP): Available November 1 to 30 Swim...
Tags: Shopping, ERP, Canada, Canadian Daily Deals, Microsoft Canada, Lego Indiana Jones, Xbox Canada, Swimsanity

Amid pandemic and economic uncertainty, enterprises find they've lost the will to migrate to SAP's S4/HANA

Third of customers stalling upgrades, says UK and Ireland user group data A third of SAP users have hit the brakes on migrations to S/4HANA, the German vendor's in-memory database-powered ERP system, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and related economic disruption.…
Tags: UK, ERP, Software, Ireland, Sap

Congrats, HCL, on your £1.5m contract to upgrade a county council's ERP system to SAP S4/HANA within a year

And good luck – you're gonna need it A local authority in England's East Midlands has appointed HCL as the lead integrator for its SAP S/4HANA upgrade in a contract worth £1.5m.…
Tags: England, ERP, Software, East Midlands, Sap, HCL, Congrats HCL

SAP shares fall sharply after COVID-19 cuts revenue, profit forecast at software giant

SAP announced its Q3 earnings yesterday, with its aggregate results down across the board. And after missing earnings expectations, the company also revised its 2021 outlook down. The combined bad news spooked investors, crashing its shares by over 20% in pre-market trading and the stock wasn’t showing any signs of improving in early trading. The German software giant has lost tens of billions of dollars in market cap as a result. The overall report was gloomy, with total revenues falling 4% to ...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, Customer Experience, ERP, Earnings, Sap, CRM, Enterprise Software, Qualtrics, Mueller, Constellation Research, Holger Mueller, Jennifer Morgan, Luka Mucic, COVID