Contrary to what vendors may contend, not all of them are able to supply a cost effective solution that satisfies the critical requirements of an organization. In this case study from a recent selection engagement for a large series book publisher, we size up Oracle, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, and Lawson in terms of corporate viability, vision, product functionality, technology, and cost.
customized financials system. Though accounting personnel had grown adept at using the existing system, it was clearly unable to keep pace with the client's evolving business model - one that included some ambitious E-commerce initiatives. In addition to providing considerable flexibility in the areas of budgeting, management reporting, and royalty calculations, the new system would need to be cost effective. The candidate vendors and packages included the following: Vendor Package JD Edwards OneWorld