13Apr

Shireburn Indigo Payroll wins Best B2B App Award at the MCA eBusiness Awards

MCA eBusiness Award
Left to right: Mr Franco Galea, Operations Director, Mr Christian Agius, Development Manager, and Mr John de Giorgio, Managing Director of Shireburn Software, at the MCA eBusiness Awards ceremony

Shireburn Software scooped up the award for the Best Business to Business Application (B2B App) at the Malta Communications Authority (MCA) eBusiness Awards, held on the 11th April.

Shireburn’s Indigo Payroll software solution, the application for which Shireburn won the award, provides all the functionality that one would expect of a professional payroll system, but goes well beyond just that.

The innovative solution was developed and is supported by Shireburn Software, a team of 53 professionals all based in Malta. Only a year since its launch, the solution is used by more than 260 local companies.

“Shireburn has won a series of awards for its software products, both locally and internationally. This is in fact the 3rd time that Shireburn has won an MCA eBusiness Award. Winning the Best B2B App for our Shireburn Indigo Payroll solution, is truly gratifying for all the hard work and vision of the team to be recognised once more for creating an exceptional product” said John de Giorgio, the Managing Director of Shireburn Software.

Shireburn Software representatives accepting the Best B2B App Award
Shireburn Software representatives accepting the Best B2B App Award

“Over the last 34 years Shireburn has continued to be a leader in the payroll software market, not only due to our solutions, but because of the unrivalled support that we offer to our users. The launch of Shireburn Indigo Payroll was a natural step in Shireburn embracing the next wave of technology possible by the infiltration of the cloud in the local business community. I am extremely proud of our team and its accomplishments.”

Shireburn Indigo Payroll is an innovative, multi-tenanted, Cloud based payroll and leave management solution, which simplifies the entire payroll process, automating its calculation and satisfying all legal requirements, whilst offering businesses an innovative self-service tool through a unique employee portal.

Developed using the Microsoft Azure Cloud as a platform, Shireburn Indigo Payroll is entirely web based allowing access from anywhere and anytime, on any device, such as desktops, smartphones and tablets. It allows large and small businesses alike to run their payroll with the greatest level of productivity, accuracy, security and convenience, whilst providing the added flexibility, through the Cloud, to work from anywhere.

The eBusiness Awards are organised annually by the Malta Communications Authority. The adjudication was carried out by a specifically set up independent evaluation committee comprised of representatives of the academia and the industry. The winners of each category were announced at an Awards Ceremony held on the 11th of April, at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.

This is the 6th edition of the MCA eBusiness Awards, singled out as a unique annual event of its kind in Malta because it is the only award that acknowledges the use of technology in the entrepreneurial efforts of individuals and organisations. A well-established industry forum, these awards bring together talented ICT professionals to recognise innovative and unique business initiatives that blend technology with entrepreneurial flair.

Watch the Shireburn Indigo Payroll videos and tutorials >>

Get in touch with us to learn how we can help simplify your payroll >>

About Shireburn Software
Shireburn Software is a software products company, specialising in the development of business software solutions and their support, both locally and overseas. Solutions include accounting, payroll and HR, inventory and retail, eCommerce and document management amongst others. Shireburn also specialise in airport and mall software.

13Jan

Shireburn Indigo Payroll shortlisted for MCA eBusiness Awards

Shireburn Indigo Payroll finalist in the Best B2B Application category

Shireburn Best B2B App finalist at MCA eBusiness AwardsShireburn Indigo Payroll has been shortlisted for the MCA eBusiness Awards 2016 as finalist in the Best B2B Application category.

While of course providing all the functionality that a professional payroll requires, Shireburn Indigo Payroll focuses on the user: both the payroll clerk, increasing their productivity and ease of use, as well as the employees themselves who can access the Indigo Portal for a self-service experience for leave, history, documents and more.

Shireburn Indigo PayrollShireburn Indigo Payroll is an innovative multi-tenanted, Cloud based payroll and leave management solution, which simplifies the entire payroll process, automating its calculation and satisfying all legal requirements, whilst offering businesses an innovative self-service tool through a unique employee portal.

Developed using the Microsoft Azure Cloud as a platform, Shireburn Indigo Payroll is entirely web based allowing access from anywhere and anytime, on any device, such as desktops, smartphones and tablets. It allows large and small businesses alike to run their payroll with the greatest level of productivity, accuracy, security and convenience, whilst providing the added flexibility, through the Cloud, to work from anywhere.

Shireburn Indigo Employee DashboardThe innovative solution was developed and is supported by Shireburn Software, a team of 45 professionals all based in Malta. Only a year since its launch, the solution is used by more than 150 local companies.

“Shireburn has won a series of awards for its software products, both locally and internationally.  It is gratifying for the hard work and vision of the team to be recognised once more for creating an exceptional product” said John de Giorgio, the Managing Director of Shireburn Software. “Over the last 30+ years Shireburn has continued to be a leader in the payroll software market, not only due to our solutions, but because of the unrivalled support that we offer to our users. The launch of Shireburn Indigo Payroll was a natural step in Shireburn embracing the next wave of technology possible by the infiltration of the Cloud in the local business community. I am extremely proud of our team and its accomplishments”

The eBusiness Awards are organised annually by the Malta Communications Authority. The short listing was carried out by a specifically setup independent evaluation committee comprised of representatives of the academia and the industry. The winners of each category will be announced at an Awards event in early April this year.

This is the 6th edition of the MCA eBusiness Awards, singled out as a unique annual event of its kind in Malta because it is the only award that acknowledges the use of technology in the entrepreneurial efforts of individuals and organisations. A well-established industry forum, these awards bring together talented ICT professionals to recognise innovative and unique business initiatives that blend technology with entrepreneurial flair.

Watch the Shireburn Indigo Payroll videos and tutorials >>

Get in touch with us to learn how we can help simplify your payroll >>

02Dec

Shireburn wins Best B2B Application award at the MCA eBusiness Awards 2014

Shireburn wins Best B2B ApplicationShireburn Software scooped up the award for the best Business-to-Business Application at the Malta Communications Authority eBusiness Awards, held yesterday 1st December.

The solution that won the award was Shireburn’s Concessionaire Analyzer+ (CA+), a web-based application that allows airports to better manage, control and ultimately boost their non-aeronautical revenue performance. The innovative solution, developed and supported by Shireburn Software, is a world first and is marketed globally by the Shireburn team.

“It is undoubtedly an achievement for the team to obtain recognition for a lot of hard work that goes into defining, developing and supporting our solution to match international airport market’s needs. It has been quite a journey for Shireburn over the past 31 years, excelling in the development and support of business software solutions for local businesses, whilst extending its reach internationally by creating software products for niche global markets. I am extremely proud of our team and its accomplishments” commented John de Giorgio, Managing Director, Shireburn Software.

Shireburn wins Best B2B ApplicationCA+ has been conceived entirely by Shireburn and all development, implementation and support is carried out by its local team. Mr de Giorgio believes that Shireburn’s success lies in the ability to seek out and identify niche market opportunities and create applications that allow businesses to automate and streamline their processes, enabling more efficient business operations, ultimately improving performance and the bottom line.

Shireburn’s CA+ solution is implemented currently at Copenhagen International Airport, Saint Maarten in the Caribbean, Gibraltar International Airport, Malta International Airport and is currently being deployed at Iceland’s Keflavik International Airport as well as having a very strong pipeline of other projects.

CA+ is a web based solution that enables airports to better control, manage and boost their non-aeronautical revenues that emerge from commercial activities within the airport itself, such as retail, F&B and car parking amongst others. These revenue sources are becoming increasingly important to airport profitability.

The adjudication for the MCA award was carried out by a specifically set up independent evaluation committee comprised of representatives of academia, industry and government. The winners for a number of category were announced yesterday evening at an awards ceremony organised by the MCA and held at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.

This was the fourth edition of the MCA eBusiness Awards, singled out as a unique annual event of its kind in Malta because it is the only award that acknowledges the use of technology in the entrepreneurial efforts of individuals and organizations. A well established industry forum, these awards bring together talented ICT professionals to recognise innovative and unique business initiatives that blend technology with entrepreneurial flair.

More event photos can be found on Facebook or Google+.

24Jun

Shireburn Software gain Microsoft Silver Partner Status for Application Development

Microsoft PartnerShireburn Software has been recognised as a Silver Level Application Development Microsoft Partner. Obtaining recognition is an important reflection of Shireburn’s dedication to excellence and commitment to creating and delivering innovative customer solutions and services based on Microsoft technologies. The status was obtained as a result of all the required training, accreditation and certification achieved by the Shireburn team.

Commenting about the achievement, Shireburn Software’s Managing Director John de Giorgio said that the company has always focused on the continuous training and development of its team so as to be able to create better solutions and provide clients with the best support level available. In fact three members of the Shireburn development team are currently attending TechEd Europe 2013, a Microsoft Premiere Event for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers being held in Madrid, Spain. “The Application Development achievement is important to us, more so with this being our 30th year in operation. It marks yet another milestone for the team.”

Shireburn Software is a leader in the design, development and support of solutions addressing business processes through the Shireburn Business Suite, including accounting, inventory, retail, payroll/HR and e-Commerce, based on both desktop and web based Microsoft technologies.

06Jun

Shireburn Gain Microsoft Silver Partner Status for Web Development

Microsoft Silver PartnerShireburn Software have been recognised as Silver level web development Microsoft Partners. Obtaining a high level of partner recognition is an important reflection of capability, successful track record and commitment to the technology by this leading software company.

Shireburn has built the skills of its development team through rigorous, formal training and through the provision of experience on its many web based projects and has ensured certification of most of its development team. “The vast majority of Shireburn Software’s development has been undertaken on Microsoft platforms for the last 18 years and the company continues to direct its development further using Microsoft technologies” said John de Giorgio, Managing Director of Shireburn Software. “As more and more of our development continues to be focused on web based technologies, being recognised by Microsoft for our web development capabilities through the Silver partnership level is very important to us and to our clients.”

Clients assessing the capabilities of software development companies look for a broad range of competency across multiple technologies. The fact that Shireburn is both an Advanced Level IBM Business Partner as well as a Silver Level Microsoft Partner can only further improve the confidence that customers have in trusting their business to Shireburn Software.

Shireburn Software’s core business is the design, development and support of solutions addressing the accounting, inventory, retail and payroll/HR field through the Shireburn Business Suite, a solution based on both desktop and web based Microsoft technologies. This product is very widely implemented.

Shireburn Software supports clients across 40 countries with its solutions with a team of 33 staff based in Malta.