Enterprise

How cloud computing, big data and new devices are changing work

  • Tradeshift Frontiers innovation lab hopes to drive blockchain adoption in the global supply chain

    Tradeshift Frontiers innovation lab hopes to drive blockchain adoption in the global supply chain

    Tradeshift, a procure-to-pay supply chain management platform for SMBs and enterprise, announced Tradeshift Frontiers, an innovation lab and incubator that will focus on transforming supply chains through emerging technologies, such as distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. Read More

  • Sumo Logic expands security toolset with FactorChain acquisition

    Sumo Logic expands security toolset with FactorChain acquisition

    When we heard from Sumo Logic last June, the company was announcing a $75 million Series F. Today, they announced they were acquiring FactorChain, a security startup that has raised $3.6 million. The companies would not disclose the purchase price, but indicated the acquisition closed at the end of Q4 and all 12 FactorChain employees have joined Sumo Logic, including CEO Dave Frampton and CTO… Read More

  • Unravel Data raises $15M Series B for its big data performance monitoring platform

    Unravel Data raises $15M Series B for its big data performance monitoring platform

    Big data systems tend to be large, complex and often hard to troubleshoot. In the world of databases, web and mobile stacks, application performance management services like AppDynamics and New Relic help ops teams keep tabs on their system. In the big data world, Unravel Data is one of the few APM players to focus solely on the complete big data stack from ingestion to analysis. Read More

  • Clairvoyant launches Kogni to help companies track their most sensitive data

    Clairvoyant launches Kogni to help companies track their most sensitive data

    As we inch ever closer to GDPR in May, companies doing business in Europe need to start getting a grip on the sensitive private data they have. The trouble is that as companies move their data into data lakes, massive big data stores, it becomes more difficult to find data in a particular category. Clairvoyant, an Arizona company is releasing a tool called Kogni that could help. Chandra… Read More

  • Element AI opens London outpost with focus on ‘AI for good’

    Element AI opens London outpost with focus on ‘AI for good’

    Element AI — which last year raised $102 million to build an incubator-meets-consultancy to work with multiple businesses as they launch new services and systems based on artificial intelligence — is entering the next phase of its growth this week. The Canadian startup — co-founded by Jean-François Gagné, Nicolas Chapados, and Yoshua Bengio — is opening an outpost… Read More

  • ADP acquires workforce management software startup WorkMarket

    ADP acquires workforce management software startup WorkMarket

    Payroll provider ADP said it is acquiring WorkMarket, a startup that specializes in workforce management software that operates across a wide range of employees and contractors, for an undisclosed sum. The software aims to create a kind of unified interface for managing an extended workforce that can include a variety of workers with different employment status, from contractors and… Read More

  • Foursquare is finally proving its (dollar) value

    Foursquare is finally proving its (dollar) value

    In 2009, Facebook was just getting popular with moms and grandmas. People were playing Farmville. Twitter was just becoming mainstream. And Foursquare launched on to the scene. Back then, Foursquare was just another social network, letting users check in to locations they visit and potentially receive badges for those check-ins. A lot has changed since 2009, but Foursquare still remains… Read More

  • IBM’s year-over-year revenue didn’t decline in the last quarter

    IBM’s year-over-year revenue didn’t decline in the last quarter

    Here’s a surprise: After 22 quarters of consecutive year-over-year revenue declines, IBM today reported that its revenue increased from Q4 2016 to Q4 2017. The company reported revenue of $22.5 billion for the last quarter, up from $21.77 billion a year ago. Read More

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