Unanet | September 26, 2022
Unanet, the leading provider of project-based ERP and CRM for the government contractor sector, today announced that P17 Solutions LLC., a Maryland-based GovCon for the Federal Aviation Administration and others, has selected Unanet for both its ERP and CRM. P17 Solutions has already begun implementation of the platforms and expects that Unanet will enable them to manage rapid revenue, employee and pipeline growth.P17 Solution's founders have extensive experience in the GovCon industry and have worked with a variety of the most well-known GovCon project management tools. However, when they were exposed to Unanet through a strategic partner, they knew it exceeded the capabilities of the others and was the right tool for them. Unanet offers a full-fledge solution for ERP and CRM for GovCon needs with a platform that will enable P17 Solutions to streamline business processes, like financial management and employee on-boarding all while unifying their capture process, generating proposals faster, and winning more business. Unlike traditional CRM tools, Unanet feeds early market intelligence data, proposal generation, and is accessed right from P17 Solutions Office tools. This will allow P17 Solutions to strategically plan their pursuits by searching opportunities and identifying current solicitations while enabling their team to manage opportunities in real-time.
"We were fortunate by having our trusted partner show us their success with Unanet,Duy Duong, Right away it became clear Unanet's ability to automate time-consuming processes like invoicing and other financials would improve our efficiency, and we could scale our business easily within it. We are starting to build the foundation for P17 Solution's growth through back-end tools like Unanet that will support our ongoing success."
President and CEO of P17 Solutions
P17 Solutions is a Small Business Administration 8(a) certified company engaged in the research, development, maturation and planned future implementations of emerging technologies and new entrant operations, such as the UAS Traffic Management (UTM), Upper E Airspace Traffic Management (ETM), and Extensible Traffic Management (xTM). The organization's founders saw how companies like theirs had grown rapidly but didn't have the infrastructure in place to manage the growth, resulting in inefficiencies, lost opportunities and significant headaches for staff. Having the best systems in place in anticipation of growth is a smarter, more strategic option, according to Mr. Duong. Unanet's ability to automate business processes is one benefit, but another is how much visibility we will have into both our existing projects and our pipeline. With Unanet, we'll be able to make smart business decisions about resource allocation, our incoming pipeline of work, and our overall trajectories. With Unanet we can be strategic in how we manage the business. Prior to implementing Unanet, P17 Solutions operated like other small businesses, relying on spreadsheets and basic, off-the-shelf software, to help manage the business aspects. More than 2,000 fast-growing GovCons like P17 Solutions have selected Unanet GovCon CRM and ERP because it has the right mix of functionality and accessibility, while also offering the ability to scale and grow seamlessly. To learn more about Unanet for GovCon please visit https://unanet.com/erp-for-govcon/overview/.
Unanet is a leading provider of project-based ERP and CRM solutions purpose-built for Government Contractors, architecture, engineering, construction, and professional services. More than 3,400 project-driven organizations depend on Unanet to turn their information into actionable insights, drive better decision-making, and accelerate business growth. All backed by a people-centered team invested in the success of your projects, people, and financials.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions | August 09, 2022
The retail industry is evolving, and retailers seek new and innovative ways to meet consumer demands across channels. Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is establishing a strategic presence in Frisco, Texas, to attract high-tech talent and technology partners for developing new solutions and incubating future innovation. As a hub for the company’s initiatives to meet the growing demand to reimagine the store of the future, the expanded footprint will:
Accelerate the company’s growth strategy through investments in cloud development, computer vision and retail IoT
Increase the company’s commitment to technology partnerships to incubate new retail innovation
Broaden capital investments, including a new team dedicated to mergers & acquisition
"As a recognized leader in digital transformation in the retail industry, we are focused on providing scalable, customer-centric solutions that deliver optimized experiences to meet consumers when, where and how they shop, While many tech companies are cutting back, we are investing significantly and expanding to meet new demand created by our commerce platform recognized for accelerating digital transformation to deliver an exceptional retail experience."
-Rance Poehler, president and CEO, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions.
Supporting its investment in digital retail transformation, Toshiba is recruiting people with cloud, microservices, and edge computing skills to drive innovation and development of its ELERA™ unified commerce platform, enabling the evolving technology needs of the world's largest retailers. The company is also expanding its collaboration with innovators who have best-in-class solutions that demonstrate unique value to retailers.
"We are nurturing the incubation of ideas to innovate and advance our industry-recognized retail solutions like ELERA, Toshiba's open, modular platform for unified commerce. Its core value is its ability to help retailers become more agile and resilient in the face of change, Part of our strategy includes engaging emerging startups in the region to expand our ecosystem. Our investments in IoT, data analytics and computer vision enable retailers to provide a consistent, compelling experience for consumers, whether they shop in-store, at curbside, on their mobile device, or at home."
-Mike Yeung, Executive Vice President and CTO, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions.
Toshiba will initially bring 50 new jobs to the area in 2022, with plans to triple that number over the next two years. "We are thrilled to welcome Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions to Frisco," said Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney. "Toshiba's research and development expansion brings new corporate innovation jobs that will provide great opportunities for Frisco residents and further expand our tech ecosystem. This is a big win for Frisco and adds another internationally recognized brand to our rapidly growing portfolio of top-tier companies."
With 150 new jobs planned over the next two years, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ new innovation hub in Frisco is great news for North Texans looking to capitalize on exceptional tech opportunities offered in our state, said Governor Greg Abbott. “Texas is the top state for high-value business investments because companies like Toshiba are attracted to our unmatched business climate and highly-skilled, diverse workforce. I look forward to working alongside Toshiba as we further cement Texas’ position as a global leader in technology and as the top state for tech jobs growth in the nation.
The company's Durham, North Carolina location continues to serve as the global headquarters driving these global investments and growth strategies. The greater Dallas area was a strategic choice for the company's expansion because it is a central hub enabling rapid connectivity to our other development centers in Raleigh/Durham, Guadalajara, Mexico, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, and cities across Europe.
The Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions office is in Hall Park – 3201 Dallas Parkway, Suite 600, Frisco, Texas 75034. The sixth-floor 14,341 square foot space features 15 offices, four conference rooms, 51 workstations, a break area, and a lounge. Additionally, employees will have access to Hall Park's amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness facility, cafe, lounge, walking trails, electric vehicle charging stations, and more.
About Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions:
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is a global market share leader in retail store technology and retail’s first choice for unified commerce solutions. Together with a global team of dedicated business partners, we advance the future of retail with innovative commerce solutions that enhance customer engagement, transform the in-store experience, and accelerate digital transformation.
NCR Corporation | July 26, 2022
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leading enterprise technology provider, today announced that Stater Bros. Markets is connected to the NCR Commerce Platform (NCP) to help reduce infrastructure complexity and improve consumer experiences across all sales channels. Stater Bros. is Southern California’s largest privately owned supermarket chain, supported by 18,000 employees through its 171 stores.
Stater Bros. implemented NCR Emerald, a cloud-based point of sale (POS) solution that leverages the NCP to unify all technology needed to run the store. Stater Bros. now benefits from the fast, efficient rollout of new capabilities and services such as POS solutions and NCR Emerald’s end-to-end connectivity.
“To improve our shoppers’ experience and create new, compelling services, NCR delivered a simplified platform architecture and built-in redundancy for maximum uptime, NCR Emerald checked every box, and as our customers’ needs change, the technology will be able to evolve, which is critically important to our business.”
-Gil Salazar, senior vice president of Information Technology, Stater Bros.
NCR Emerald allowed Stater Bros. to roll out capabilities to its POS lanes with ease, speed and flexibility, and empowered them to easily deploy more options for its consumers. The company was able to successfully deploy all-new software and lane hardware to all 171 stores in a mere 15 weeks.
“NCR Emerald will simplify Stater Bros. store operations and open up connections to the NCP, enabling better data insights and an improved consumer shopping experience, The NCP unifies technology needed to run the store and provides the backbone for new services that further spur innovation.”
-David Wilkinson, president and general manager of NCR Retail.
NCR helps retailers run their stores from the front end to the back office and beyond, so they can focus on creating meaningful customer experiences. With connectivity that integrates the store, we are your trusted partner by providing solutions that simplify and innovate via our open platform approach. Together, we enable customers to adapt to what’s now and what’s next so they can compete and win in this evolving digital world.
About NCR Corporation-
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading enterprise technology provider that runs stores, restaurants and self-directed banking. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 38,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.