NorthPoint Group | August 03, 2021
NorthPoint Group, a global systems integrator specializing solely in Oracle technology, announced today it has expanded its expert services into multi-pillar capacity, covering enterprise resource planning (ERP), human capital management (HCM) and enterprise performance management (EPM) Cloud ecosystem. With specialized expertise ranging from a variety of service and regulated industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Construction, Retail and Manufacturing, NorthPoint Group's expansion into the Oracle ERP Cloud will allow the boutique firm to continue to serve as a partner to Oracle customers across these sectors in successfully adopting Oracle's complete, connected Cloud technology on time and on budget, with a focused approach towards customer adoption.
"As businesses transition away from outdated, siloed technologies and implement Oracle's multi-pillar Cloud applications to meet the accelerated digital needs of an increasingly remote workforce, success looks different today than it did just two years ago," said Jeff Curtis, Managing Partner, NorthPoint Group. "We view successful Cloud transformation as true adoption of Oracle's integrated Cloud technology, not just crossing the finish line on time and on budget. One of the cornerstones of NorthPoint's implementation services has been to provide pragmatic change management and transformational capabilities in our implementations, which allows us to drive our customers to an affordable adoption with quicker time to value. We are excited to take this proven approach and expertise to the Oracle Cloud ERP space."
Conventional wisdom within the systems integration industry says most complex Cloud integration projects will experience delays, unexpected costs and adoption failures. As Cloud practitioners with real-world experience across industries, NorthPoint Group has a proven track record of not only completing projects on time and on budget, but also leading successful adoption, minimizing disruption and rationalizing cost – the true measures of success for organizations adopting new technology. They have accomplished this by providing customers with:
Specialization. Because each industry is unique, NorthPoint has created tailor-made packages and implementation accelerators for the Financial Services, Healthcare and Manufacturing industries using emerging Oracle Cloud technologies and Platform-as-a-Service.
One integrator. NorthPoint Group's expanded scope of services provides customers with a single experienced systems integration vendor with expertise across Oracle's Cloud ecosystem, a key component to completing successful projects on time and on budget.
People. As Cloud practitioners with experience across many industries, NorthPoint Group's team of Oracle ERP experts understands the challenges customers face, the complexity of their organizations and how best to guide them to their goals.
Value. NorthPoint Group offers global systems integrator expertise without the cost. Using Oracle Platform-as-a-Service, NorthPoint Group has automated common implementation tasks, resulting in lower costs and more capacity for customers to invest in change management, process transformation and user adoption. As a result, NorthPoint has the ability to package the offering into a fixed price model to reduce trepidation and risk for customers.
About NorthPoint Group
NorthPoint Group is a technology and management consulting firm with teams who have been successfully developing and implementing Oracle HCM and ERP solutions since the inception of the cloud for a diverse mix of companies that vary according to size, sector and needs. With industry-leading expertise, experience and investment in Oracle emerging technologies such as Platform-as-a-Service, including Fusion Analytics Warehouse, NorthPoint Group is uniquely positioned to maximize client's investment in Oracle products.
Raytheon Intelligence & Space | September 17, 2021
Raytheon Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held SEAKR Engineering, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced space electronics. Closure of the acquisition is subject to the completion of customary conditions and regulatory approvals. SEAKR Engineering will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies and will report into Raytheon Intelligence & Space upon closing.
"Our investment strategy accelerates our agility in meeting a higher standard of performance ― the space standard ― and expands our core space business with new applications that are shaping our world," said Roy Azevedo, president of Raytheon Intelligence & Space. "With SEAKR Engineering, we are enhancing our capability to provide qualified systems faster. SEAKR's culture of forward-thinking innovation will complement our ability to solve our space customers' hardest problems."
Based in Centennial, Colorado with more than 540 employees, SEAKR Engineering was founded in 1981 by the Anderson family. Over the last 40 years, the company has delivered more than 300 flight units with a 100% on-orbit success rate.
"SEAKR Engineering is a forward-leaning business with a determined drive to innovate and do the work necessary to make advancements that enable new possibilities in space," said Scott Anderson, President and Co-Founder, SEAKR Engineering. "Being able to leverage the strengths and expertise of the Raytheon Technologies team, we will have the ability to build on our industry-leading products as part of a larger talented team equally committed to our customers, employees and values."
Raytheon Intelligence & Space's and SEAKR's portfolios are highly complementary, and with RI&S' support, SEAKR's deep bench of talent will be even better positioned to drive growth through our robust, combined pipeline of products.
About Raytheon Intelligence & Space
Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 46 countries around the world. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the business generated $15 billion in adjusted pro forma annual revenue in 2020 and has 37,000 employees worldwide. Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.
About SEAKR Engineering, Inc.
SEAKR Engineering, Inc. (SEAKR) is a leading supplier of space qualified state-of-the-art electronics for advanced processors, networked systems, reconfigurable Radio Frequency (RF) and Electro-Optical (EO) payloads, and digital channelizers/beamformers. These systems utilize SEAKR's Radiation Hardened system By Design (RHBD) techniques that have successfully been deployed in over 300 missions with a 100% on-orbit success rate. Utilizing RHBD techniques, SEAKR leads the industry with some of the highest performance systems that have flown, and with new developments, SEAKR will continue to push these boundaries. SEAKR designs, builds, and tests these systems at their facilities in Colorado.
About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. With four industry-leading businesses ― Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense ― the company delivers solutions that push the boundaries in avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics, and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Assignar | April 12, 2022
Assignar, the leading cloud-based construction operations platform provider, announced the launch of its latest product advancements to help self-perform general and subcontractors increase efficiency, profitability, and innovation. The company developed these platform enhancements in response to the industry's evolving needs and requests.
“At Assignar, we’re constantly gathering feedback and ideas from our internal team, customers and the industry to ensure our product roadmap is aligned with the needs and objectives of today’s contractors – this is reflected in our latest product enhancements, We invested in these four innovations to drive the construction industry forward into a new age of digital transformation that helps teams adapt to changing needs and align resources across projects in real time.”
Marcel Broekmaat, Chief Product Officer at Assignar
Assignar's latest upgrades complement an already robust array of products. They simplify platform use from the start and enable teams to more closely monitor ongoing work and progress through improved data collecting from the field.
This new tool enables contractors to have a better understanding of site development and facilitates productivity analysis, which assists in optimizing resource utilization and adjusting resource allocation depending on progress and budget. It allows users to submit a budgeted amount for a work order and monitor progress against that amount from the field.
Contractors can now access their allocations, submit numerous timesheets for the day, and track time spent on multiple breaks and assets using the new Daily Log. All of this from a single, easily-understandable interface on their phones. It enables reliable data collection from the field, allowing workers to be paid correctly and subcontractors to bill their clients accurately. This will simplify the process of locating job information and entering time, allowing contractors to concentrate on their jobs.
Contractors can effortlessly schedule personnel and equipment from their phone while on the jobsite with Mobile Scheduling. This enables contractors to remain mobile while monitoring task progress and working from numerous locations. They can add and remove resources without contacting the office. Assignar now supports the dynamic work environment in which contractors operate.
The platform's redesigned navigation structure adheres to Assignar's recommended process, from managing equipment and workers to allocating these resources to work orders and tracking time, quantities, and compliance. It is a significant step forward in the company's transition to a revamped user experience.
Assignar's platform and capabilities will continue to expand, helping contractors to increase their efficiency and profitability in an ever-changing sector. Visit www.assignar.com to learn more about these technologies and how Assignar is elevating construction processes.