It's Texas' turn to get worked up about bathrooms. In the process, a tech alliance has been forged that includes some of the biggest hitters in the industry. This could turn nasty unless common sense prevails at Governor-level.
In this edition: diginomica does cybersecurity, while AI alarmists meet an optimist. Salesforce has a world tour and SAP had a big show - we've got your breezy roundup. Grappling with workplace diversity is one theme this week; pizza is another. Food-related whiffs abound, with Pizza Hut asking for - and receiving - viral shaming. Finally, can AI ever make better music than the Biebs?
Salesforce hosted its World Tour London event last week. Madeline Bennett went along to hear a panel of experts discuss the role of equality in the workplace, hosted by the firm’s own Chief Equality Officer, Tony Prophet.
SAP's Business Beyond Bias ambitions - SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher gives a live SAPPHIRENow update
SAP's Business Beyond Bias is one of its most compelling initiatives. The problems it aims to tackle are vital to modern business but hardly easy to solve. At Sapphire Now 2017, SAP SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher dropped by diginomica's video studio to talk about the program and how transformational change can happen. We also got into how SAP is integrating this into products and why algorithms are both hopeful and troubling.
The various political parties are all throwing around promises and commitments around a digital agenda. Now it's the turn of the tech industry to come up with its own manifesto, courtesy of techUK.
Professional services firm Ernst & Young advises that to get standard HR processes globally, you need to ‘lock everyone in a room’.
Pricing and SAP's Next Big Thing will dominate SAPPHIRENow 17. There is both excitement and concern at some hefty challenges that lay ahead. Whatever happens, it will be 'interesting.'
The Danish skylight manufacturer’s recent roll-out of cloud-based HR software from Workday was designed to help it adapt to the demands of growing globally while staying compliant.
Infosys is planning 10,000 new US jobs, while rival outsourcing firms expand their own onshore footprint in the US. Is this validation of Donald Trump's America First mantra? And how will domestic US tech providers respond?
Unit4 has launched Wanda, a digital assistant that takes advantage of Facebook Messenger, Skype or Slack for the processing of many query types including expense handling.