Author: Predrag Jakovljevic


Merging Global Trade Management with Global Finance

With the acquisition of Vastera, JPMorgan Chase may be the first global financial institution to offer a complete integrated cash, trade and logistics solution across the physical and financial supply chains in a way that would maximize benefits to its clients. Read More

Navigating Global Trade Waters

Vastera has gradually migrated to become more of a services company than a mere enterprise software provider. Over the last few years it has grown its global trade know-how, consulting practice, and managed services division. Read More

Global Trade Regulatory Software: Vendor Obstacles and User Recommendations

The acquisition of Vastera by JPMorgan Chase indicates that finance in GTM is just as important as the physical movement of goods. However, there are still a number of issues that need to be reconciled or at least addressed Read More

GTM Solutions--Always Watch Out for SAP

For global trade management solutions (GTM) one should never overlook the enterprise applications leader SAP, which in most cases opts for in-house product delivery. Read More

While Oracle and PeopleSoft Are to Fuse, Competitors Ruse--Leaving Customers (Somewhat) Bemused

The recent merger of Oracle and PeopleSoft requires, among many other things, finding a perfect balance between cultivating the install base versus the zeal for snagging brand new customers. Read More

Competition Heats Up in ERP Market: Oracle Merger, and SAP and Microsoft Reacts

Although Oracle's product roadmap is beginning to take shape it does not include active marketing of the PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards product lines. As a result of these products being seen as dead ends, many competitors have been scrambling to offer all sorts of incentives to switch to the still disconcerted two camps of existing customers. Read More

What's Ahead for Users on the Enterprise Infrastructure Battlefront?

The battle between Oracle, Microsoft, SAP, and IBM goes far beyond applications -- it goes right into the technology stack or the enterprise infrastructure. As a result, these vendors are drilling down deeper to compete with each other. Read More

The Oracle/PeopleSoft Reality Check

While customers may be bemused if not concerned about the Oracle/PeopleSoft merger, they are from a traditionally risk-adverse market. Despite the lush deals offered by the competition, realistically, the only way Oracle will lose customers is through self-inflicted wounds. Read More

Battle Booty from Oracle's Victory Over PeopleSoft

Through the PeopleSoft acquisition, Oracle hereby gains a new customer base, increased market share, expertise, immediate recurring revenue sources, and new and overlapping products. However, keeping PeopleSoft's customers will take a great deal of diplomatic customer management and savvy engineering. Read More

Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?

Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never maneuvered a company through a large takeover, will Oracle be capable of digesting PeopleSoft? Read More
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