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  • Workday spans finance and HR with real-time planning tool

    Workday has long been known for its financial and HR software, and on Tuesday it rolled out a new enterprise offering that spans both areas with a focus on planning, budgeting and forecasting.

    Written by Katherine Noyes30 June 15 23:18
  • Workday targets professional services with new suite

    Anyone who's ever worked in professional services knows that the focus there on people and billable projects can open up a world of specialized requirements from any supporting business software. With that very distinction in mind, Workday on Thursday unveiled a new suite of financial and human-resources tools designed specifically for professional services users.

    Written by Katherine Noyes10 April 15 03:45
  • New SAP Cloud app targets finance professionals

    Hard on the heels of the recent announcement of its next-generation S/4Hana enterprise software platform, SAP has unveiled a new sSoftware-as-a-Service application aimed at finance professionals but delivering a consumer-like experience.

    Written by Katherine Noyes19 Feb. 15 07:03
  • Fuming TurboTax Users Force Intuit to Issue Rebate

    Adele Framer was ready to buy this year's edition of Intuit's TurboTax software when she noticed some flaming reviews on Amazon. Customers were red hot about a series of unannounced changes to the popular tax preparation program.

    Written by Bill Snyder04 Feb. 15 08:33
  • Intuit backpedals from TurboTax changes after upgrade uproar

    Intuit backtracked yesterday, not only again apologizing for stiffing TurboTax customers by not telling them of changes in its business model but saying that it would offer partial refunds and free upgrades to its more capable editions.

    Written by Gregg Keizer31 Jan. 15 03:50
  • Workday plots wave of predictive analytic apps

    Workday is expanding its move into analytics with a series of specialized, predictive applications designed to help staff in HR and financial management roles retain top workers and make more accurate forecasts.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus05 Nov. 14 04:01
  • SAP giving Ariba an in-memory energy boost with Hana

    SAP is making good on a promise to migrate its Ariba e-commerce software to the Hana in-memory computing platform, and says an initial step has already produced staggering performance improvements.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus29 April 14 23:31
  • Workday rolls out revamped, HTML5-powered user experience

    Workday is launching a reworked user interface for its cloud-based HCM (human capital management) and financial software that it believes will appeal to employees of all ages, from millennials to workers who remember the days of green-screen terminals.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus23 Jan. 14 15:02
  • Intuit revamps Quickbooks Online for ease of use, mobile devices

    Users of the online version of Intuit's popular QuickBooks small-business accounting software may find their workdays becoming a bit easier to manage, thanks to a new user interface and mobile application support.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus23 Sept. 13 20:00