Technology Record - Issue 23: Winter 21/22

25 PTC launches ThingWorx Digital Performance Management PTC announced the availability of its latest solution, ThingWorx Digital Performance Management (DPM), at its Manufacturing Live virtual event in October 2021. The new offering represents a significant advancement in manufacturing companies’ ability to improve efficiency, by providing performance insights and enabling real-time problem solving by communicating in an understandable business metric: hours. According to PTC, with DPM on Microsoft Azure, companies can achieve results in 90 days for the first site and can enable a minimum of five sites in the first year. DPM leverages Microsoft Azure technology and is included in the joint PTC-MicrosoftRockwell Automation offering, Factory Insights as a Service. RPC uses Versapay's click-to-pay invoicing solution to process and automate payments within its Microsoft Dynamics ERP. When customers receive their invoices by email, the solution allows them to pay online using their preferred payment method, view all their invoices at once, and customise their payment amount. Once paid, RPC can retrieve and apply these payments to the right invoices in Dynamics. By leveraging Versapay’s integration with Microsoft Dynamics, RPC accelerated its accounts receivable workflows and reduced time spent collecting payments. As a result, the company lowered the number of overdue accounts by 70 per cent and accelerated cash flow. Versapay helps RPC reduce overdue accounts by 70 per cent Infosys launches Platform of Possibilities 3.0 Infosys has launched 'Platform of Possibilities 3.0', a renewed avatar of its 'Digital Success Playbook'. PoP 3.0 aims to build thriving enterprises, leveraging Infosys' domain expertise and edge services around Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. According to Infosys, the platform has been integral to its vision of creating resilient enterprises with a human-centric, industry-first, data-driven and cloudnative approach.