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JDA FOCUS 2010 Impressions - Part 1
Last year I attended the JDA FOCUS 2009 conference to realize that Scottsdale, Arizona-based JDA Software (NASDAQ: JDAS) has become a force to be reckoned

2006 focus  how successful was the 2006 mega-acquisition of former Manugistics , which many pundits doubted at the time.  As analyzed in my related 2009 blog series, combined capabilities from JDA and Manugistics have recently provided many attractive value propositions for both consumer product goods (CPG) manufacturers and retailers : connecting the upstream supply chain with the retail shelf. JDA has long had notable retail merchandising,  category management , and store execution solutions. It appears that in

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Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems

Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming quoting and ordering processes, decrease unit costs, and lower sales costs. Q2O suites can further help enterprises increase sales effectiveness across all channels. These solutions help companies that sell complex products and services shift their focus to customer-facing sales and service issues. 

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Contributing to the Rejuvenation of Legacy Systems in the Enterprise Resource Planning Field


With its focus on service-oriented architecture, SSA Global appears to be sticking to its pledge to protect the user's investment as much as it can, while still modernizing the users' applications.

2006 focus  the end of March 2006, SSA Global announced the general availability of the next release of SSA ERP LN , a significant upgrade to its flagship ERP solution for discrete hybrid manufacturers. The new release provides customers with enhanced capabilities in logistics, finance, projects, planning, sales, purchase, and service, and is a key milestone in SSA Global's strategy to help companies better understand and meet actual customer demand by leveraging an agile, standards-based IT infrastructure. It is Read More

Challenges and User Recommendations for a Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution


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2006 focus  and User Recommendations for a Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Challenges Strategic Systems International ( SSI ) ( http://www.ssi-world.com ) has been developing, implementing, and supporting packaged enterprise systems since 1982, initially as an information technology (IT) department of Powell Duffryn plc , and since 1998 as a privately held company (till becoming part of Chelford in the early 2000s). SSI certainly still faces challenges, as it must continue to defend its narrow Read More

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Early adopters of radio frequency identification (RFID) are beginning to look at enterprise scale solution design and integration are emerging as key focus areas. Infosys has designed an optimal RFID architecture strategy based on lessons learnt from early adopters and Infosys experience in providing real time control and data acquisition solutions in the telecom and process control industries.

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2006 PMI Research Conference Aims to Link Project Management Discipline with the Business Community


The 2006 PMI Research Conference was an excellent venue for gauging the direction in which project management research is heading. The presentations of the areas of portfolio management and program management confirm the rising demand for project portfolio management solutions.

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WebFOCUS


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Top Tools for Sales: SFA Focus


Handling sales effectively is one of the most important functions of any successful business, and sales force automation (SFA) systems can help. Many organizations have already adopted or have been thinking about purchasing an SFA solution to ease the sales process and link it up with the rest of the business. SFA solutions also offer opportunities to help organizations improve CRM. Know some of the potential improvements of an SFA system.

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Focus Experts' Guide: Unified Communications


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Everest Global, Inc.


Everest Global, also known as Everest Group, provides advisory services with a focus on outsourcing. Its Everest Research Institute publishes reports and other analysis.

2006 focus  Global, Inc. Everest Global, also known as Everest Group, provides advisory services with a focus on outsourcing. Its Everest Research Institute publishes reports and other analysis. Read More

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While significant new product deliveries have happened under the company’s own steam, J.D. Edwards has not departed from its traditional policy of congenial partnering with other prominent software providers.

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The Safe Port Act of 2006-What Section 203 Will Mean to Your Importing Business


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2006 focus  Satyam and IFS Enter into Strategic Global Partnership The agreement between Mahindra Satyam and IFS  reportedly covers all territories, so it is truly a global alliance. The solution focus will be on both product/project and asset lifecycle support, so it will cover a broad range of solutions, supporting processes from design/engineering, via build/make, install/construct, and through operations and maintenance, which is a differentiator for IFS since the vendor can support the full lifecycle Read More

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2006 focus  Focus Report: The Value of Mobile and Social for CRM Nucleus Research surveyed 223 CRM decision makers to analyze the benefits of adding mobile device access and social capabilities to CRM. Respondents included small, medium, and large enterprises using both on-demand and on-premise CRM applications. Results show that adding mobile access and social collaboration to CRM delivers significant benefits to organizations. See why you should consider mobile and social CRM adoption. Read More

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