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Agresso + CODA, VITA + Link (+ CODA 2go): What's the Sum? - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series described Unit 4 Agresso’s (or Agresso in further text) dual product strategy following its acquisition of CODA in 2008. The post

agresso iseries  architecture . Contrary to Agresso VITA , CODA Link (a.k.a. CODA 2link ) architecture is indeed SOA-based and supports superior connectivity. Enter CODA Link Architecture For its part, CODA’s value proposition is in being a best-in-class financial management  solution with possibly unmatched connectivity (i.e., it plays nicely with others, if not almost everyone in the yard). By the very nature of its narrow functional scope, CODA’s financial management software provides a stand-alone solution that

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Analyzing MAPICS’ Further Steps After Frontstep


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