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Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile? Part Two: Market Impact
The advent and growth of vendors targeting the needs of discrete manufacturing industries proves that the PLM market in this sector has been hot. Agile Software

ariba cad  the then still upbeat Ariba , but the decision to terminate the merger only a few months later, although controversial and embarrassing, made sense given the adverse economic climate and a sharp, 80 percent drop in Ariba's market valuation due to its poor business performance at the time. However, Agile received a public relations boost from the proposed merger, since before the acquisition talks Agile was virtually unknown to the broader markets. On the other hand, the deal could have significantly

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 30, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSVentura Manufacturing selects IQMSIndustry tags: Manufacturing, Assembly "Ventura Manufacturing, Inc. has adopted IQMS's manufacturing ERP software after reviewing multiple top-tier ERP vendors. Venture Manufacturing is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, and provides component assembly for furniture and automotive customers. Ventura will also run IQMS' EDI module and customer

ariba cad  very recently Ariba (after Ariba had done its fair share of acquisitions)—not to mention IBM acquiring Emptoris, after Emptoris too had made its fair share of acquisitions in this space. SciQuest’s acquisition of Upside Software adds to that list. As a result, most strategic sourcing software solution vendors nowadays also offer spend analysis, contract management, and supplier performance management tools within their broader suites. With this concrete acquisition, SciQuest adds to its suite of Read More

Product Lifecycle Management Agility Founded on Innovation


Agile Software recognizes product lifecycle management (PLM) as an emerging business imperative for innovation. Now, Agile has a unique opportunity to leverage its position as the sole PLM vendor of significance to have a pure PLM pedigree.

ariba cad  solution spokes, along with Ariba (for procurement), Avnet (for distribution), DHL (for transportation), and Plexus (for contract manufacturing). From the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector, Bayer HealthCare and Bell Sports both spoke of the challenges of getting product to market, the need for shorter product lifecycles, and their visions for implementing Agile PLM within their respective organizations. From the automotive sector, Intier Automotive Seating spoke of its transformation from a company Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 16th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSMiami-based flower distributor selects Sage ERP X3 Industry tags: Distribution "Sage’s customer, Gems Group, reports that this ERP system was selected primarily because of its strong functionality set, Web enablement, graphical dashboard capabilities, embedded forecasting features, and full availability in Spanish. Flexibility was also important, as its users often need to

ariba cad  only issue is that Ariba is in Java, and lots of customers are still on-premise on Oracle DB, etc., but that would not be too severe a challenge to overcome. —P.J. Jakovljevic, Principal TEC Analyst TEC article (2011): Ariba's 15-Year Journey into the B2B Commerce Cloud Press release Kronos acquires SMART Industry tags: Cross-industry Kronos continues its M&A activity (its second this year) with the acquisition of UK-based SMART Computer Holdings and Spanish affiliate SMART Human Logistics (a provider Read More

CAD-centric PLM, ERP-centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What's Right for You? - Part 1


In this day and age of globalization, ever-shorter new product introduction (NPI) cycles and overall product lifecycles, partner collaboration, and whatnot, product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions have lately increased their strategic significance to enterprises. In his recent Forbes blog post contribution, PTC’s CEO Jim Heppelmann touts PLM as a new path to shareholder value. He

ariba cad  centric PLM, ERP-centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What's Right for You? - Part 1 In this day and age of globalization, ever-shorter new product introduction (NPI) cycles and overall product lifecycles, partner collaboration, and whatnot,  product lifecycle management (PLM)  software solutions have lately increased their strategic significance to enterprises. In his  recent Forbes blog post contribution, PTC ’s CEO Jim Heppelmann touts PLM as a new path to shareholder value . He argues that  the PLM Read More

AribaLIVE 2012 - Cloud B2B Commerce Coming of Age


After a hiatus of several years, the stars and planets were again aligned for me to be able to attend the AribaLIVE conference in early April 2012. And boy, what a difference several years can make! The last time I attended, in the mid-2000s, Ariba was behind its worst times of the early 2000s and the dotcom "boom and crash." For those that are not sure what I am talking about, in the early 2000s,

ariba cad  attended, in the mid-2000s, Ariba was behind its worst times of the early 2000s and the dotcom  boom and crash. For those that are not sure what I am talking about, in the early 2000s, Ariba had quite over-invested in its resource-heavy and inflexible client-server supplier exchanges and was bleeding cash. The turnaround started when the company decided to focus on  spend management  software and know-how (sourcing, contract management, spend analysis, invoice automation, etc.), rather than on merely Read More

Ariba Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out


Sure, to most of us accounting sounds as exciting as watching paint dry, but no business can survive without properly managing its financial means. Especially in these days of scarce cash, processing invoices faster and more accurately by the accounts payable (A/P) or billing department is critical so that the accounts receivable (A/R) folks can get their cash faster. An efficient A/P function is

ariba cad  in an electronic form. Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA), the leading provider of collaborative business commerce solutions, has long been helping companies streamline their procurement processes. Ariba Invoice Management and Ariba PO Automation are services that are delivered on-demand via the Ariba Network to a growing number of ERP users. As traditional ERP systems are not well-known for collaboration and connectivity, these companies are leveraging Ariba’s cloud-based solutions to extend the value of their Read More

IFS Continues Its Reinvention Through Pruning Part One: Event Summary


Is selling-off of its Brazilian subsidiary and of tangential CAD and payroll applications a sign that IFS is grasping the realities of a mature enterprise applications market, which requires, among many other things, finding a perfect balance between cultivating the install base versus the zeal for hitching brand new customers?

ariba cad  Continues Its Reinvention Through Pruning Part One: Event Summary Event Summary Divestitures of non-core products and services, which have apparently worked well for vendors like Epicor Software Corporation or Ross Systems (see Way to Go, Ross Systems! and Latest Development on Epicor's Trying the Divestiture Tack ), seem to be getting accepted by others too. Recently, Industrial and Financial Systems ( IFS ) (XSSE: IFS), a Swedish extended enterprise applications supplier with sales in 45 countries, Read More

SAP to Acquire Fieldglass for Contingent Workforce Management


SAP has announced its intent to acquire Fieldglass, a provider of procuring and managing contingent labor and services.

ariba cad  and sourcing capabilities of Ariba and the human capital management (HCM) expertise of SuccessFactors , the acquisition should position SAP to deliver a platform for businesses to manage their entire workforce—both temporary and permanent staff—from recruitment through retirement.   At the recently held Ariba LIVE 2014 conference, there were hints about impending integration between Ariba and SuccessFactors to handle the growing service contract workforce. Fieldglass should fit in well in this mix, Read More

PTC Creo 3.0—CAD Interoperability


CAD software is changing to make data reusable and collaboratively shared in the customer/supplier’s native format (most commonly 3D CAD formats). At the forefront of these changes is product development software player PTC, and the company’s 3D product design solution Creo, now on its third version, which offers powerful CAD interoperability and design and efficiency improvements.

ariba cad  Creo 3.0—CAD Interoperability Figure 1 – Mike Campbell, Executive Vice President, Desktop Products, at PTC Live Global 2014   Today manufacturers live in a diverse computer-aided design (CAD) world, with offshore divisions and outsourced and subcontracted manufacturing more the norm than not. Traditionally, this has entailed a high level of non-value-added effort to import non-native CAD files and to create and maintain duplicate geometry data in different CAD systems. Consequently, companies have Read More

What’s New in the World of Design Components and Kernels?


Those folks that follow the 3D and 2D computer aided design (CAD) space are aware that all major design, manufacturing, and engineering software products are based on geometry modeling kernels and a variety of other development components. Spatial Corp., a Dassault Systèmes subsidiary, is one prominent provider of 3D development software components for technical applications across a broad range

ariba cad  New in the World of Design Components and Kernels? Those folks that follow the 3D and 2D computer aided design (CAD) space are aware that all major design, manufacturing, and engineering software products are based on geometry modeling kernels and a variety of other development components. Spatial Corp. , a Dassault Systèmes subsidiary, is one prominent provider of 3D development software components for technical applications across a broad range of industries. Spatial 3D modeling, 3D Read More

Commerce One to Procure for the Antipodes and Elsewhere


Procurement vendor Commerce One and Cable &Wireless Optus sign a deal to establish an electronic marketplace in Australia and New Zealand. Commerce One is reinforcing its presence in the Pacific and in Europe.

ariba cad  TEC's News Analysis article: Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy September 28th, 1999 ) has entered into a partnership with Cable & Wireless Optus (formerly Optus Communications) to establish a trading portal in the Australian region for business to business commerce. Cable & Wireless Optus has also licensed Commerce One's software for its own internal procurement function. Cable & Wireless Optus is the second largest telecom carrier in Australia. Market Impact At the beginning of September Commerce One Read More

Ariba and hybris Partner


SAP companies Ariba and hybris Software announced the pairing of hybris Commerce Suite with the Ariba Network commerce platform. As of today, hybris offers pre-configured integration as a service to speed the connection of customers to the Ariba Network.

ariba cad  hybris Partner SAP companies Ariba and hybris Software announced the pairing of hybris Commerce Suite with the Ariba Network commerce platform . As of today, hybris offers pre-configured integration as a service to speed the connection of customers to the Ariba Network, enabling selling organizations to efficiently engage and keep up with a more connected, mobile, and empowered customer. With the PunchOut integration offering, selling organizations using the hybris B2B Commerce application have access to Read More

ANSYS Acquires SpaceClaim 3D CAD


ANSYS, a global provider of engineering simulation software, recently acquired SpaceClaim Corporation, provider of 3D modeling software for engineers. With the addition of SpaceClaim, ANSYS hopes to provide customers with a powerful and intuitive 3D direct modeling solution to author new concepts and then leverage the power of simulation to rapidly iterate on these designs to drive innovation.

ariba cad  Acquires SpaceClaim 3D CAD ANSYS , a global provider of engineering simulation software, recently acquired SpaceClaim Corporation , provider of 3D modeling software for engineers. Concord, Massachusetts-based SpaceClaim offers a 3D modeling tool that can be utilized by any engineer during the product development process. SpaceClaim and ANSYS have partnered in the past to offer customers ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler . SpaceClaim's flagship product is SpaceClaim Engineer, a fast 3D direct modeler Read More

A Glance at AVEVA’s Future of Plant Design


AVEVA, a computer aided design (CAD) pioneer, opened its doors under the name CADCentre in 1967 as a breakaway of a research initiative of Cambridge University. Its history is closely related to the Silicon Fen phenomenon, which is the UK equivalent of the high-tech and information technology (IT) hub Silicon Valley. Important milestones in the history of the company include the release of the

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