Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 54 | Page 59

Planview expands global portfolio with Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore

Planview , a global player in portfolio management and work management , has announced the establishment of its regional headquarters in Singapore .

The expanded Asia Pacific operations will support the growing demand for software solutions to accelerate agility and business transformation . The team will strike partnerships to meet growing demand for advanced software solutions in areas of enterprise agile planning and Digital Transformation .
The launch of the APAC office is taking place just days after Planview completed its acquisition of Tasktop , a pioneer and leader in Value Stream Management ( VSM ).
After completing the Tasktop acquisition , Planview now has 1,300 employees , more than 4,500 customers and over 2.6 million users worldwide .
Planview ’ s operations in the region will be led by Managing Director and President for APAC , Vishal Dhawan and Head of Strategy , Marketing and Alliances for APAC , Harsh Vardhan .
“ Our expanded footprint in APAC will allow us to support global clients at a time of increasing business activity in the world ’ s fastest-growing economic region . We already have major customers in Australia and Southeast Asia and will increase our presence through partnerships with consulting and transformation firms , as well as global systems integrators ,” said Dhawan . “ We also intend to collaborate with Asian institutes of higher learning to help build future leaders equipped to handle agile planning .”
WiseTech Global extends digital documentation offering with acquisition of Bolero . net Limited

WiseTech Global , developer of cloudbased logistics execution software CargoWise , has announced the acquisition of Bolero . net Limited and its subsidiaries , a provider of electronic Bills of Lading ( eBL ) and digital documentation capabilities to facilitate global trade .

Headquartered in the United Kingdom , Bolero offers fully digital solutions for carriers to digitise Bills of Lading , creating eBLs that can be transmitted , endorsed and presented electronically to port authorities , customs , financial institutions , logistics partners and other parties .
Richard White , Founder and CEO , WiseTech Global , said : “ As the logistics industry continues to move toward digitisation , the need for paperless solutions that provide end-to-end execution and visibility are critical . We see tremendous synergy in combining Bolero ’ s capabilities within the CargoWise ecosystem , creating seamless end-to-end digital workflows . The Bolero team ’ s knowledge and technology stack will be connected directly into the CargoWise ecosystem to provide benefits to existing CargoWise customers .”
Andrew Raymond , CEO of Bolero , said : “ Joining the WiseTech Global group is a natural progression for our business , and a huge step forward for fully digital supply chain documentation , facilitating safer , smarter and faster global trade .. We are excited by the opportunity to enhance the leading CargoWise ecosystem and provide some of the world ’ s largest logistics service providers and carriers with digital documentation solutions .” •