Tag Archives: UK

Global Innovation Index – Switzerland is the most innovative nation on earth, US and Nordic Countries worth noting.

The Global Innovation Index was released on the 2nd of September, 2020. As an analyst and recovering economist, I love these types of rankings. The Global Innovation Index carries credibility and weight. It is a venture bookended by Cornell University, … Continue reading

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Xero acquires Waddle – AccountingTech meets FinTech meets SmallBizTech.

On August 25th, 2020, SMB Accounting SaaS heavyweight Xero announced the acquisition of Waddle for a reported A$80M (including long term incentives). Waddle is an Australian based invoice lending cloud platform. For most small businesses, access to capital is consistently … Continue reading

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Want to be a Digital Leader. Don’t be Corrupt.

Every country and enterprise globally aspires to be a digital leader. Digital is hard to define and measure and is far from mature. As a result, potential has not been fulfilled for both the public and private sector. Of course, … Continue reading

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Big Blue Acquires Bluewolf – IBM Invests in the Salesforce and SaaS Services Market

On March 31st, 2016 (although it will already be April Fools Day in many parts of the world, it is no joke), IBM will announce the acquisition of Bluewolf, in a deal that according to Re/code is a US$200M plus investment. … Continue reading

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Google Announces 12 new Data Centres – Game on for AWS

Google has announced that it will be opening 12 new Cloud Data centres over the next 12-18 months to compete with AWS. The first two data centres will be in Oregon and Japan, followed by 10 more centres in as … Continue reading

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