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Preactor: Predict and React on the Shop Floor
Many best-of-breed advanced planning and scheduling (APS) vendors have come and gone since the late 90s, when APS was hyped as a tool that would be a key

adexa preactor  etc. Others, such as Adexa , Asprova , Taylor Scheduling , AspenTech , Logility , Demand Solutions , WAM Systems , etc., have been doing fine. Even the aforementioned former companies and their value propositions seem to have lately been reborn within their new parent companies, such as JDA Software , Oracle , SAP , and Infor . Why have many of these APS best-of-breed companies failed in their first market attempt? Well, for various reasons, starting with their mismanagement and the SAP APO newcomer

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