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Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part II)
Well, a few months after Part I of this blog post was published, which focused on Deltek's pre-New Mountain Capital private equity investment era, the time has

agresso maconomy  , Microsoft Dynamics and Agresso , to entry level solutions like those from Axium or Microsoft Office Project . In addition, there are point-solution providers like Primavera and Artemis and industry-specific players like Maconomy , Meridian Systems and BST Global . After thorough analyses and considerations, Deltek decided to tackle both existing and new customers as well as new markets by further penetrating current vertical segments, entering new verticals and via a geographic expansion. But before

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Jeeves-Thriving Organically as a Humble Servant


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agresso maconomy  Maconomy , Unit 4 Agresso, Business Engine ), emerging client relationship management software vendors (e.g., Interface Software and Time Matters ) and, companies offering specific solutions that directly compete with a portion of more comprehensive product offering. Likewise, the functional gaps are narrowing by the day (see Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies ). Moreover, as Deltek attempts to penetrate other strategic commercial vertical and PSA markets, it will likely encounter competitors Read More

Agile ERP Vendor Ditches a Microsoft Dynamics CRM Alliance for, well, its own CRM Solution (Part II)


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agresso maconomy  this blog topic has revisited Agresso 's post-implementation agility capabilities (as to accommodate businesses living in a change -- so called BLINC's), and its devised growth strategy via in-house developments, complementary acquisitions and/or partnerships.  Most recently, Agresso expressed the intent to acquire the United Kingdom UK-based competitor CODA , but the analysis of this potential merger deserves a blog post on its own. For now, some other blog posts, such as these one from AccManPro on Read More

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agresso maconomy  two major product lines: Agresso , an ERP suite for mid-sized and large services intensive organizations with homogenous IT needs, and Coda Financials , financial management software with excellent connectivity. The  Agresso cloud ERP offerings feature the following five multi-tenant cloud traits : security, portability, elasticity, completeness, and forgiveness.   New Financial Performance Solutions During the December 2013 analyst roadshow in Boston, UNIT4 launched two new financial performance Read More

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The preferred agile architecture will rationalize business processes without ripping out current application investments. In such cases, Agresso will have to explain whether its solution can leverage existing applications and fill in the cracks that exist in current business processes.

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