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Microsoft Convergence 2003 portrayed an Enterprise Solutions crossroad!
Microsoft Convergence 2003 provided a perfect learning experience to appreciate the overall Microsoft Business solutions and the directions that Microsoft

api great plains  an Application Programming Interface (API) developed internally using .NET technology. The challenge for small and mid-sized companies to implement CRM is the requirement for a relatively easy integration. Microsoft claims that there is a tight integration between MS CRM, MS office and all the other Microsoft Business Solutions. click the image The core CRM application offers two distinct modules Sales and Customer Service. This is Microsoft's first-generation product with vanilla features; it's

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This is an analysis of the equivalent moves of two superpowers to secure the lower-end of the market, also known as the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment. One is Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS), the other is UK-based the Sage Group.

api great plains  made application programming interfaces (API) available to external developers to help integrate their primarily accounting-based products with vertical market extensions provided by their partners. Sage/Best and former ACCPAC have for decades been cultivating awareness and relationships within a community of influencers, such as certified public accountants (CPA) or chartered accountants (CA) and small and medium accounting companies that make recommendations to their clients regarding which packages to Read More

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Having moved beyond its original role as a standalone presentation layer to become a part of a larger technology stack, the portal is now considered part of a larger offering, be it in collaboration, vertical-specific applications, or application infrastructure and middleware.

api great plains  accessing application programming interfaces (API), structured query language (SQL) statements, Web services, and more. Web services and Java provide mechanisms for enabling portlets written for one vendor's portal to run unchanged in another vendor's portal. Emerging standards that promise to enable this portlet interoperability include Java Specification Request (JSR) 168 and Web Services for Remote Portlets (WSRP). JSR 168 is a specification from the Java Community Process (JCP) organization designed Read More

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The big buzzword in enterprise-wide package software is service-oriented architecture (SOA). SOA promises to solve a company's software ills, making life easier for information technology departments. This research note takes a look at this new architecture and highlights some concerns.

api great plains  supplied application programming interface (API) means that the upgrade needs to be applied in one place only. Providing a central location for the services should make their management easier and more consistent. Furthermore, as services become popular in an organization, their rollout should be become more routine and straightforward. About the Author Joseph J. Strub has extensive experience as a senior project manager and consultant for the planning and execution of enterprise resource planning Read More

J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations


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api great plains  Description Language (WSDL)), backward API compatibility for last few product releases, and APIs should be registered in an industry-accepted directory (i.e., Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI)). This is Part Four of a four-part note on J.D. Edwards. Parts One and Two covered recent announcements. Part Three discussed the Market Impact. This part outlines the Challenges J.D. Edwards faces and makes User Recommendations. Growing Competition J.D. Edwards' competition is also growing Read More

How Great Is Great Plains' Manufacturing Offering (Did Somebody Say Microsoft)?


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api great plains  automate operational expense, personnel, capital and revenue planning and allows multiple users and locations to participate directly in the budgeting process via the Internet, a corporate intranet or a LAN-based network. FRx Forecaster Professional will be available to Great Plains eEnterprise and Solomon IV Premier customers in the second calendar quarter of 2001. Despite the organizers' attempt to focus on 'business as usual', it was inevitable that the audience's interest was in the status of Great Read More

Oracle Closes the Business-IT Gap with the Latest Oracle BPM Suite 11g Upgrade


In today’s competitive landscape, businesses face great pressures to streamline their processes and increase their agility. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes an in-depth look at how the latest features of Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g enable business users to seamlessly and rapidly design and implement their business processes, without having to rely on overstretched IT resources. Download the report.

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USWEB Weaves Great Quarter, turns up the heat in the Market Place


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api great plains  the company is expanding rapidly and extending its services through its merger with enterprise-wide e-Business solutions provider Whittman-Hart, who has close cultural and complementary business capabilities to USWEB/CKS. The merger should be completed by the end of February. USWEB/CKS also recently acquired Mitchell Madison Group, a world-class strategy and management/change management consulting company. Also interesting in this announcement is that the average engagement size has practically doubled ov Read More

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Back in April, I wrote about a consulting firm whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be

api great plains  Tips for Hiring Great Consultants Back in April,  I wrote about a consulting firm  whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be hard to find. So hard that some of our readers began to wonder how, if yo Read More

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Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite?


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api great plains  Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite? Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains' Insatiable Appetite? P.J. Jakovljevic - May 26, 2000 Event Summary On May 1, Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company, Great Plains, will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners. Great Plains Read More

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api great plains  Microsoft Business Solutions (NASDAQ: MSFT), which includes the businesses of Great Plains, Microsoft bCentral, and Navision a/s, offers a range of business applications for small and mid-market businesses. Microsoft Business Solutions applications can help automate end-to-end business processes across the following areas. Financials Distribution Project accounting Electronic commerce Human resources (HR) and payroll Manufacturing Supply chain management (SCM) Business intelligence (BI) Sales and Read More

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api great plains  Email Security and Content Compliance in Today's Enterprise E-mail is one of the most important communication mediums. However, its ubiquity has exposed enterprises to a wide variety to new risks. While a great deal is known about inbound message-borne threats, such as spam and viruses, relatively little attention has been paid to outbound e-mail content. This annual survey examines the level of concern in organizations; the technologies used to mitigate risk; and the state of e-mail-related Read More

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