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Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age? Part One: Event Summary
While the Microsoft Business Network (MBN) product is worth considering for a number of compelling reasons, it will take some immense doing before it becomes a

2003 vans  products like Microsoft Office 2003 within the MBS' large install base that is nearing the 300,000 mark. Hence, one should not be surprised by MBS' recent, more upbeat results, in a great part due to up-selling so-called surrounding applications like Microsoft Business Network ( MBN ), Microsoft Demand Planner , or Microsoft Business Portal to its existing ERP users (see Microsoft Keeps on Rounding Up Its Business Solutions ). Namely, late in 2003, as to enhance its current line of ERP business

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EDI versus. XML--Working in Tandem Rather Than Competing?


Electronic data interchange (EDI), extensible markup language (XML) , and any other format are merely "semantics" and input streams for expressing data, and whether a transaction is transmitted in EDI format or XML is largely secondary to the fact that electronic document and data exchange is growing rapidly.

2003 vans  almost 20 percent in 2003. To be fair, though coming from a miniscule install base, XML transactions volume almost doubled during the same period and it still constitutes a single digit percentage of overall B2B transaction flows. The natural question is how come EDI has sustained its popularity and what factors are inhibiting the take-up of XML in earnest. Well, it appears that there is no immediate incentive for enterprises to move away from EDI. The key reason for this is that the number of Read More

ROI for RFID: A Case Study Part Two: Implementation and Results


If companies are to find value in radio frequency identification (RFID), they need to view this technology as more than eliminating the scanning gun from the barcode equation. Companies considering implementing RFID must think beyond the confines of the four walls of the plant and factory in order to take full advantage the benefits that this type of technology has to offer. However, as is with any emerging technology, the bottom line is to only implement RFID when the ROI justifies it.

2003 vans  was completed in June 2003. As shown on the timeline below, with barely allowing the project team to catch its collective breaths, the RFID project started in August 2003. The project was completed by the end of the year under an aggressive schedule. At the first of the year, KiMs began running in parallel with its old barcode technology, anticipating cutover to RFID completed in the second quarter of 2004. Generally, the project team did not feel that having previous exposure to barcode technology was a Read More

GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Three: Market Impact


There is renewed interest to provide GXS' trading services from other surviving Internet exchange providers to leverage GXS' huge expertise and investment in a global infrastructure to provide its trading services. In particular, GXS could cater for integration between the exchange and the enterprise systems of the members, including diverse back-office and front-office systems, and for processing and routing of transactions between participants.

2003 vans  as mentioned earlier, in 2003 GXS began offering services for order life cycle visibility and data analysis tools, but that work is apparently still in progress. Since the spin-off, there has also been a renewed interest from other surviving Internet exchange providers to provide GXS' trading services by leveraging its huge expertise and investment in a global infrastructure. In particular, GXS could cater for integration between the exchange and the enterprise systems of members, including diverse Read More

ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Two: Announcements Continued


ACCPAC continues to expand its products footprint and operations worldwide.

2003 vans  Release of Simply Accounting 2003 the new version of its integrated accounting program for small offices/home offices (SOHO). Formation of the ACCPAC Sales Success Distribution Program a global distribution program for ACCPAC third-party developers. An agreement to collaborate with CGA Online Services Corporation to develop CGA Online a new web-based online system that will provide a single source of information and services for Certified General Accountants (CGAs) This is Part Two of a four-part note. Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market)


Several months after having unveiled its 'customer and/or partner for life' strategy blueprint at the end of 2002, Best Software recently organized its first annual Insights 2003 conference and briefed its partners on the actual steps of executing its strategy to prop itself up against the inevitable face-off against Microsoft Business Solutions.

2003 vans  its first annual Insights 2003 conference for 2,000 business partners in Orlando, FL. The conference's aim was to mark the company's strong progress in executing against its core strategic objectives of growth and profitability, customers for life and competitive strength, which were espoused last Fall (see Best Software To Hold Competition At Bay ). To refresh our memory, Best Software then announced its strategy to enhance customer interaction and partner programs across its diverse, ever-expanding Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Two: Marketing By Invensys


IPS was hoping that the early product vision and venerable reputation that Marcam has in the process manufacturing market for providing plant-centric ERP solutions might finally play well to capturing the marketing opportunity.

2003 vans  then, given early in 2003 Invensys yet again put all its assets and investments under the magnifying glass, it then allocated the PRISM and Protean products into their own profit-based division, called IPS , which was to be responsible for the development, marketing, sales, and support of the Protean and PRISM process ERP software solutions and the Invensys Validation Technologies . By joining the Invensys Validation Technologies group with PRISM and Protean, IPS has aimed at being able to offer enhanced Read More

IntegrateIT


Founded in 2001, IntegrateIT was formed in response to a market demand for unbiased enterprise resource planning (ERP) software selection guidance and consulting services. From its inception through 2003, IntegrateIT provided these services to mid-to-large-sized businesses. These services were primarily delivered by Michael J. Carlo, an ERP design specialist with a background in manufacturing and distribution.IntegrateIT is made up of business managers with manufacturing and distribution expertise. The company's service offering includes all aspects of project management, implementation, site training, and integration with legacy applications.

2003 vans  From its inception through 2003, IntegrateIT provided these services to mid-to-large-sized businesses. These services were primarily delivered by Michael J. Carlo, an ERP design specialist with a background in manufacturing and distribution.IntegrateIT is made up of business managers with manufacturing and distribution expertise. The company's service offering includes all aspects of project management, implementation, site training, and integration with legacy applications. Read More

Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned


By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on and have the system handle all the intricacies of international trade (without ever experiencing its complexities).

2003 vans  Unturned Background The year 2003 saw the birth of TradeStone Software , Inc . ( http://www.tradestonesoftware.com ), a provider of collaborative e-sourcing solutions for Global 2000 companies. But let us clarify something beforehand: TradeStone Software may appear to be a brand new vendor, but in fact its management team and offering are at least the third reincarnation (and improvement) of trailblazing products and companies that had all attempted to tackle the conundrum of imports and exports. Led by Read More

Fujitsu Poised to (Inter)Stage Glovia's Comeback Part Two: Fujitsu's Support of Glovia


As a result of its commitment and investment in Glovia as a strategic catalyst for Fujitsu's global growth and a vanguard to globalize Fujitsu's software and service business division, Fujitsu elevated Glovia to a business unit from a mere business group level in 2003.

2003 vans  . Given its fiscal 2003 revenue was around $200 million (USD) in software and related services with a forecasted $250 million (USD) in revenues for fiscal 2004, Glovia's revenue is less than modest against the backdrop of its parent's total revenue and of tier 1 ERP vendors. However, Fujitsu projects $1 billion (USD) in Glovia's revenues by the end of the decade. Furthermore, Glovia is essential for Fujitsu's recently minted One Company, One Solution strategy, whereby enterprise applications are Read More

AT&T PocketNet Service Goes Wireless With Novell GroupWise


Novell’s GroupWise product is the second collaborative messaging system that has teamed with AT&T for the wireless PocketNet service. Lotus Notes currently has over 50,000,000 client seats, and Novell GroupWise has over 20,000,000 client seats, giving AT&T PocketNet service a potential target market of 70,000,000 users.

2003 vans  by the end of 2003, is already an outdated figure, due to the explosion in wireless access demand. We believe the wireless Internet/Messaging/Database market will consist of 700,000,000 users prior to the end of 2003. The advent of wireless connectivity to collaborative messaging systems features is key to the growth of the corporate market. As speeds and feeds have become faster, domestic and international boundaries have slowly been chipped away, making travel a necessity for almost today's entire Read More

Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP 'Goners' Part One: Ross Systems & SSA Global Technologies


While an increasing demand for services and incremental purchases of new extended-ERP functionality from existing client base, with a modest ooze of new accounts and even a notable influx of new accounts for distinguished some, may not put the revitalized former ERP losers back on top of the enterprise applications charts, they will likely remain around and not necessarily just to impede mid-market forays of both Tier 1 brethren and the likes of Microsoft.

2003 vans  Jakovljevic - March 20, 2003 Event Summary Although encouraging, it might also be quite ironic that, during these days of general lethargy of the market, the rare good pieces of news, in addition to some usual suspect' software giant's upbeat financial reports due to their certain large oligopolies' heritage, have been coming from some reformed traditional ERP vendors, which, not that long ago will have exemplified failed business models, giving even ammunition to some pundits to announce the Read More

Case study: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


At Nagoya Guidance and Propulsion Systems (NGPS), more than half of production time goes into to products such as aircraft guidance systems. In 2003, NGPS installed Asprova’s advanced planning and scheduling system for greater efficiency from the planning it had been doing manually until that time. In 2007, NGPS added the sales module for more uniform production planning. Learn more about the efficiencies NGPS gained.

2003 vans  aircraft guidance systems. In 2003, NGPS installed Asprova’s advanced planning and scheduling system for greater efficiency from the planning it had been doing manually until that time. In 2007, NGPS added the sales module for more uniform production planning. Learn more about the efficiencies NGPS gained. Read More

The Multiple of Multi-platform KVM Technologies


New standards, protocols, and platforms to support the data center continually appear: TCP/IP, Telnet, SSL, PPP, USB, MacOS, Linux, and Windows 2003 servers—the list goes on. All offer flexibility, standardization, and compatibility. But they also pose challenges, such as silos of information and limited access from applications on other platforms. But data center infrastructure needs to be centrally managed—discover how.

2003 vans  MacOS, Linux, and Windows 2003 servers—the list goes on. All offer flexibility, standardization, and compatibility. But they also pose challenges, such as silos of information and limited access from applications on other platforms. But data center infrastructure needs to be centrally managed—discover how. Read More

Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Two: Market Impact


MBS Solomon, due to its distinct differentiators and weaknesses has been blessed in disguise with possibly the most distinct niche and the least overlap (gray area) with the other MBS ERP products (i.e., MBS Great Plains, MBS Navision, and MBS Axapta).

2003 vans  its release in January 2003 (see Microsoft Convergence 2003 portrayed an Enterprise Solutions crossroad! ), Solomon was going to be integrated with SalesLogix in 2000 (see Yet Another ERP/CRM Partnership ), and subsequently with a mid-market CRM product that was called Microsoft Great Plains Siebel Front Office (see Winner Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon's Deal ) during the time of love between Siebel Systems and Microsoft Great Plains. At some stage, Great Plains was also toying with a Read More