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Unity acquires SyncSketch productivity and collaboration software

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Unity announced today it’d acquired SyncSketch, a collaboration and productivity software, for an undisclosed amount. SyncSketch is a collaboration software for visual […]

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Collaborative financial planning and analysis platform Abacum raises $25M

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is a long-established discipline that enables businesses to inspect their financial and operational data, benchmark where they’re at, and forecast what’s around the […]

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Why siloed SaaS tools do not play well with others

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more This article was contributed by Buddy Brewer, GVP &GM, Partnerships, New Relic In Slack channels and Zoom calls across Silicon Valley, no business buzzword has more cache at […]

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Simpro raises $350M as demand grows for field service automation software

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  Field service management, which refers to the management of jobs performed in the field (e.g., telecom equipment repair), faces continued challenges brought […]

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Corporate spend management platform Payhawk raises $112 million

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Payhawk, an integrated financial software platform that combines corporate cards, bill payments, expenses management, and more in a single system, has raised $112 million in a Series B […]

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Swish.ai raises $13M to automate IT service desk tasks

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more Swish, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup developing automation technologies for IT service management, today emerged from stealth with $13 million in a series A round led by Dell […]

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Databricks integrates data tools with Partner Connect

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more San Francisco, California-based Databricks, a company that combines the capabilities of a data warehouse and data lake into a single “lakehouse” architecture, has announced Partner Connect, a solution […]

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How predictive analytics improves health equity outcomes

BroadReach Group has launched the Vantage Health Technologies service to improve health equity outcomes. The new offering takes advantage of the firm’s decades of experience improving health equity practices through a combined data, infrastructure, and professional services offering. The emerging field of health equity combines data science and social science to model factors that contribute […]

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Next-gen business forecasting platform Pigment nabs $73M

Pigment, a next-gen business forecasting platform that’s setting out to “reboot the spreadsheet,” has raised $73 million in a series B round of funding led by Greenoaks. Any business seeking to harness and unlock big data insights to make better decisions has no shortage of tools at its disposal. But two-year-old French startup Pigment is […]

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How utilizing could-based time tracking could enhance your business

This article was contributed by David Right, SAP professional and consultant. Enterprise software company, SAP, has launched SuccessFactors, a cloud-based time-tracking functionality that enhances the software’s attendance and time management efficacy significantly. This new functionality enhances the attendance and time management efficacy of SAP SuccessFactors significantly. The time tracking functionality fits perfectly with the preceding […]

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FlyFin offers AI-based tax app aimed at freelancers, gig workers

Wouldn’t it be cool to have an app always running silently in the background — calculating and updating your tax deductions, credits, and payment responsibilities 24/7 — so that when tax time rolls around, all you need to do is push a button, have everything totaled, and ready to send to the IRS? What a […]

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ControlUp lands $100M to help enterprise IT teams manage remote software

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  San Jose, California-based ControlUp, an IT infrastructure management, monitoring, and troubleshooting platform, today announced that it raised $100 million co-contributed by K1 Investment Management and JVP, bringing its total raised to $140 million. CEO Asaf Ganot says […]

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Tableau integrates with Slack to make analytics agile, accessible, and actionable

Business intelligence and analytics provider, Tableau, today launched an integration with Slack to improve how businesses retrieve their analytics. The integration will enable users to complete natural language questions to gather insights directly from Slack without leaving the app. As Francois Ajenstat, chief product officer at Tableau, explained, “Helping people see and understand data is […]

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MindsDB wants to give enterprise databases a brain

Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Databases are the cornerstone of most modern business applications, be it for managing payroll, tracking customer orders, or storing and retrieving just about any piece of business-critical information. With the right supplementary business intelligence (BI) tools, companies can derive all manner of insights from their vast swathes of […]

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Report: Only 7% of IT decision-makers say they’re equipped for digital transformation

According to a new report by Cyara, despite the disparity in perceived digital transformation success, 94% of respondents overall believe digital transformation will have a positive impact on customer experience, yet only 7% of respondents say they have sufficient resources and budgets to meet implementation deadlines. Furthermore, IT decision-makers believe they are 4.71 months behind […]

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Report: Enterprise use of AI to predict cash flow expected to increase 450%

Enterprise deployment of AI and machine learning (ML) for cash flow forecasting is expected to increase 450% over the next two years, according to the recently released 2021 Cash Forecasting & Visibility Survey from GTreasury and Strategic Treasurer. The survey of nearly 250 enterprises across industries highlights a growing appetite for AI/ML modernization among finance […]

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Microsoft says all business will be collaborative, and infused with data and AI

How will the world of work change in the near future? “Every business process will be collaborative, powered by data and AI, and will bridge the digital and physical worlds,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said during the opening keynote of his company’s Ignite conference this week. Nadella and other Microsoft executives speaking at the event […]

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New tools unveiled for collaboration across Teams and Microsoft 365

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  At Ignite 2021, beyond spotlight features like Loop and Context IQ, Microsoft announced enhancements to services across its Microsoft 365 product families. A new JavaScript API in Microsoft Excel allows developers to create custom data types, and […]

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Loop app from Microsoft keeps projects in sync across Microsoft 365

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  At its Ignite 2021 conference today, Microsoft announced Loop, a new app that combines a “flexible canvas” with components that sync across Microsoft 365 services to help teams communicate and work remotely together. Built on Microsoft’s Fluid […]

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Power Apps sees updates from Microsoft, including tight Teams integration

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Intelligent process automation and robotic process automation (RPA) — technologies that automate repetitive tasks — are big and growing businesses. In its recent Trends in Workflow Automation report, Salesforce found that 95% of IT leaders are prioritizing […]

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Microsoft unwraps Viva updates and makes suite available for purchase

In February, Microsoft launched Viva, an AI-powered information hub for enterprises. Nearly a year in, the company is enhancing Viva with new premium features to “help individuals and managers collaborate more effectively,” according to Microsoft 365 corporate VP, Jared Spataro. “The employee experience is no longer defined by or tethered to a physical location. We […]

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AI technology modernizes warehouse management

Like all other elements in the enterprise, the warehouse management stack is becoming increasingly automated and more intelligent by the day. Despite this, the technology is not only focused on the warehouse floor and the needs of an expanding robotics workforce. Instead, you’ll find just as much activity happening behind the scenes with planning, provisioning, […]

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Timesheet tracking app When I Work raises $200M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  When I Work, a job scheduling and timesheet platform, today announced that it secured $200 million in a majority growth investment from Bain Capital Tech Opportunities with participation from Arthur Ventures. The company says that the strategic […]

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Coefficient raises $6.7M to supercharge spreadsheets with data smarts

To Navneet Loiwal, the most powerful platform for the future of business intelligence isn’t some sleek new product built by a well-funded SaaS startup or even found in a tech giant’s cloud offering. Instead, it’s been hiding — and some might say getting rusty — in plain sight for decades now: the spreadsheet. But as […]

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Cisco launches new AI-powered and hybrid event features for Webex

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Cisco today unveiled updates across its Webex portfolio of communications products, including an integrated asynchronous camera feature, AI-powered sound, video enhancements, and a management service for hybrid in-person and virtual events. The company’s upgrades are designed to […]

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Call analytics provider CallMiner acquires screen capture platform OrecX

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. CallMiner, a call analytics provider based in Waltham, Massachusetts, today announced that it has acquired audio and screen capture platform OrecX for an undisclosed sum. CallMiner says that by purchasing […]

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Automation-driven sales enablement platform Groove nabs $45M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Groove, an automation-driven sales enablement platform, today announced that it closed a $45 million series B round led by Viking Global Investors with participation from Capital One Ventures, Level Equity, Quest Venture Partners, and Uncork Capita. The […]

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Mattermost moves beyond messaging to unify developer collaboration and productivity

Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Mattermost is eyeing a slice of Trello, Asana, and Notion’s pie as the open source “Slack alternative” officially rolls out a new unified platform with integrated project and workflow management tools aimed at the software development fraternity. Founded in 2015,  Mattermost is better known for its flexible and […]

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The democratization of software with low-code/no-code platforms

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low-code/no-code platforms are empowering enterprise agility, quicker development turnaround times, and accelerating business outcomes — and it’s the focus of the latest Transform Technology Summit. And automation, the promise of low-code for creators, and creating great products, was the focus […]

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How Quickbase is using low-code to streamline Daifuku’s supply chain

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low-code and no-code development platforms, which provide the means to build software without the need to write code, are exploding in popularity as enterprises become increasingly digital during the pandemic. It’s estimated that nearly 60% of all custom apps are […]

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Corporate travel and expense management platform TripActions raises $275M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! It has been a torrid 18 months for many industries — but the travel sector, arguably, has been hit hardest by the global pandemic. And that is why it is particularly remarkable that corporate travel management platform TripActions is not […]

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