ERP

  • Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

    Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

    Everyone is applauding Oracle and SAP’s cloud acquisitions — RightNow, SuccessFactors, and now Taleo. But the biggest cheers are coming from SAP and Oracle’s cloud competitors, salesforce.com and Workday. Because with these acquisitions, Oracle and SAP have effectively validated the cloud and sounded the death knell for ERP (enterprise resource planning). Why? Because SAP and Oracle are… Read More

  • To Help Companies Curb Their Environmental Impact, Enablon Raises $15 Million

    To Help Companies Curb Their Environmental Impact, Enablon Raises $15 Million

    A French software company, Enablon, has raised a series A round of $15 million from the Environmental Technology Fund (ETF) in the U.K. Enablon's enterprise software helps companies understand how much water, energy, chemicals and other resources they use, and how much they waste or pollute so that ultimately they can defray costs— financial and otherwise— associated with their environmental… Read More