Cognos profit rises 79%
Cognos, which supplies the PowerPlay analytical toolkit and Impromptu reporting environment, reported a revenue increase of 23% to $301.1m in the year to 28 February 1999. Following a $3.8m write-down of ‘in-process technology’, the company’s profit for the year was $58.4m, up from $32.6m the previous year.
Capital Gold goes for EDI Capital Gold, the Windows accounting package from Kettering-based Pegasus, will now support electronic data interchange messages processed through the LinkRange program from Albany Software of Alton. LinkRange costs #195 (#145 for subsequent modules).
KPMG joins up with giants KPMG Consulting has joined forces with Infobank, Visa International, SAP, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft to create an e-commerce demonstration facility in Theale, near Reading. SAP’s R/4 software drives the accounts, which can process orders taken via Infobank’s InTrade system and paid through Visa.
Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season