Technology

New Capabilities from Low-Code Leader OutSystems Bring Unprecedented Speed, Simplicity and Agility to Dynamic Case Management

LONDON - 3rd October – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code application development platform, today announced that it has added new capabilities to its leading low-code development platform, empowering process owners to automate manual processes and incorporate AI-driven decisioning and form completion, all from a simple-to-use, web-based interface.

Redgate extends SQL Compare to provide Linux Command Line Interface and support for SQL Server 2019

Cambridge UK, Wednesday 2 October 2019 – Redgate today announced the launch of SQL Compare v14, the latest version of its industry standard tool for quickly and accurately comparing and deploying SQL Server databases. The major new release of the tool includes a beta Command Line Interface on Linux for the first time, enabling teams to benefit from SQL Compare, whether they choose to work in Windows, Linux, or a combination of the two. This removes complexity and increases user choice, and is part of Redgate’s ongoing commitment to widen access to its tools and enable developers to work effectively across multiple environments.

651 Enterprise Software Deals And Sky-High Multiples Signal Acquirers’ Sprint For Digital Transformation, Says Hampleton Partners

Hampleton Partners’ report reveals $71 billion in half-year disclosed transaction value in Enterprise Software sector

London, 2 October 2019 - In its latest analysis of global Mergers & Acquisitions activity in Enterprise Software, Hampleton Partners reports the highest deal count ever recorded, with 651 transactions inked over the first half of 2019. Multiples were also sky-high; the trailing 30-month median EV/EBITDA multiple peaked at 17.5x, inching its way up from last year’s levels. Revenue multiples also grew, reaching a record 3.8x in 1H 2019.

Hampleton Partners’ report noted two major M&A trends:

Nexthink data shows first ever quantifiable measurement of employees’ experiences with IT

Operational data from 1.6m anonymised and aggregated endpoints reveals employees’ digital experiences in the workplace

“Businesses risk deploying innovation that is doomed to failure if they don’t focus on the experience. The pace of innovation is incredible but the experience for employees does not match this and needs fixing in fundamental areas.” Ari Helgason, Principal at Index Ventures

·         For the first time, the enterprise has access to real, operationalised digital employee experience data to enable them to benchmark internally and against peers

Business executives aren’t aligned on the state of business operations, and that’s a problem

Chris Huff, Chief Strategy Officer at Kofax

30th September, 2019, London, UK: Digital transformation technologies like Intelligent Automation continue to advance in capability and strength, but many organisations have yet to realise the full extent of their value to optimise operations. Workflows such as invoice handling and contract management are still largely manual and executives are understandably eager to embrace these technologies to empower their organisations to work like tomorrow.

ThoughtRiver Unveils AI-powered Microsoft Word Remediation Tool for Lawyers

·         Users can access ThoughtRiver’s technology within Word documents to analyse and edit contracts at the same time.

·         Ease of use top priority for lawyers, millions of work hours to be saved.

·         ThoughtRiver to demo new plug-in at Legal Geek Conference.

WatchGuard’s Internet Security Report Finds Malware Hiding on Popular Content Delivery Networks

Kali Linux modules make malware top ten list with dramatic year-over-year increase in malware volume and increasing focus on Europe

25 September 2019 – WatchGuard’s® latest quarterly Internet Security Report reveals and ranks the most common domains attackers use to host malware and launch phishing attacks. These include several subdomains of legitimate sites and Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) such as CloudFlare.net, CloudFront.net (which belongs to Amazon), SharePoint and Amazonaws.com, along with legitimate file-sharing websites like my[.]mixtape[.]moe.

BIXOLON Exhibits its Comprehensive Range of Labelling Solutions at Parcel + POST Expo 2019

Post and Parcel Expo (30th September - 3rd October 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands) - BIXOLON Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of a global leading Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer will be showcasing its latest range of label printing technologies for the Postal and Parcel industry on stand no. 610, at Parcel + POST EXPO 2019.

Insurers neglecting customer service on digital channels, Eptica finds

Reading, UK, 24 September 2019 – Insurers are the least trusted companies in the UK and are unable to answer over half of routine questions successfully, according to research commissioned by digital customer experience technology provider, Eptica.

The 2019 Eptica Insurance Digital CX Study found that delivering good service is at the heart of winning and retaining customers, building long-term trust. However, the insurance sector could answer just 46% of all queries asked via the web, email and social media, trailing the other industries (food retailers, fashion retailers, banking and travel) evaluated in the overall study.

“Rising revenue threats call for enhanced visibility using machine learning tools,” says Neural Technologies at CFCA Fall 2019

SINGAPORE, 23 September 2019 – The 29 billion connected devices expected by 2022, present steep growth in revenue and subsequently, revenue threats for enterprises of all sizes in the future. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) must consider all eventualities of risk and prepare for every scenario with tools in place to enable very rapid response times, warns Neural Technologies Senior Data Scientist and Advisor, Dr. George Bolt at CFCA 2019.