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Betfair rejects SAP, Oracle and Workday in favour of Fairsail for HR

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Fairsail HRIS "a quarter of the price" per year compared to "not fit for purpose" SAP solution
20 Oct 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Naive Tim Berners-Lee, Liam Maxwell speaks out about government IT and cash machines that keep on giving

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Why on Earth would Computing readers be so interested in malware that can enable attackers to empty cash machines?
10 Oct 2014

Tough Love: How BG Group's HR boss binned SAP and passed over Workday to embrace Oracle HCM

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So much gas, so little time
02 Oct 2014

What's holding back in-memory databases?

While in-memory database technology offers huge performance improvements over conventional databases, a number of key shortcomings have held back adoption. But that may soon change. Graeme Burton reports
22 Sep 2014

SAP acquires GlobalExpense-owner Concur for $7.3bn

Deal for business expense management software provider sees SAP attempt to strengthen its position in the cloud
19 Sep 2014

Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud
15 Sep 2014

Microsoft fights back against US warrant demanding overseas emails be handed over

Microsoft resists US search warrant demanding data held in data centre in Ireland
01 Sep 2014

Bayern Munich partners with SAP to power analytics and enterprise software

Deal will see German football champions use SAP Hana to monitor player performance and health
20 Aug 2014

'I'm not prepared to take the whole business to Windows 8; it's too much, too quickly,' says KPMG CIO

Edel McGrath explains how a two-year project has seen the IT department at KPMG gain far more influence over the company
12 Aug 2014

Sophos implements Zuora, Adobe Campaign, Salesforce and SAP in major transformational programme

Sophos CIO Jason Richards tells Sooraj Shah how the company has instilled a 'cloud-first' strategy at the firm
06 Aug 2014

Adidas uses MicroStrategy analytic insights 'to get closer to consumers'

Michael Voegele, vice president of global IT and head of enterprise architecture for Adidas Group, explains how the sportswear firm uses MicroStrategy to bring consumers a better experience
08 Jul 2014

Unilever’s long-running relationship with SAP to extend into the cloud

SAP 'integral' to Unilever’s focus on mobility and digital, even as it moves to the cloud, says outgoing CIO Willem Eelman
17 Jun 2014

Oracle’s new in-memory feature 'unfocused, hardware-centric and expensive' says Exasol CEO

Rivals respond to Oracle’s announcement that new in-memory capability is to be released in July
16 Jun 2014

SAP Sapphire: Unilever ‘strives for UI as good as Apple', says global CIO

Willem Eelman had urged SAP to improve the UI of its core products so that Unilever could expand adoption of its apps and drive value
05 Jun 2014

Salesforce strategy is 'easy and requires no real innovation', says SAP's head of corporate strategy

Deepak Krishnamurthy hits back at claims from Salesforce that there is 'no innovation, no growth, no love' coming from SAP
04 Jun 2014

SAP Sapphire: SAP claims it will add jobs but side-steps questions on layoffs

CEO Bill McDermott tight-lipped over reported sacking of 2,000 employees
03 Jun 2014

SAP Sapphire: SAP to start offering Fiori apps for free

CEO Bill McDermott admits that the German firm doesn't have the best reputation for user experience
03 Jun 2014

SAP apps heading to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Business Suite, All-in-One, Adaptive Server Enterprise and HANA all to be deployed by Q2
20 May 2014

Places for People Group issues £30m tender for IT services hub

Provision of iPads, iPad Minis, Microsoft Surface and Google Chromebook part of mobile working lot
30 Apr 2014

Liverpool City Council seeks financial management system

Council wants system to help it to cope with significant reductions in budget and resources
22 Apr 2014

SAP CEO: “HANA is the bedrock of our brand, it’s our soul”

"We are the cloud company powered by HANA. There are no debates" says McDermott
17 Apr 2014

Interview: Vin Murria, CEO and founder, Advanced Computer Software

Vin Murria explains why the UK has a cultural problem when it comes to start-ups, and allowing people to fail
11 Apr 2014

Are enterprises using the right tools to harness big data?

Are the latest big data technologies going to replace or work alongside traditional tools, asks Sooraj Shah
11 Apr 2014

Putting digital first: An interview with Camden Council CIO John Jackson

Jackson tells Computing how the council’s digital strategy is changing the way its staff work
31 Mar 2014