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MAPICS XA Expands BI Offering Through Partnership With Vanguard
MAPICS XA expands its Business Intelligence (BI) offerings via a partnership with the Vanguard Solutions Group. With GPS, MAPICS has taken a critical step

as 400 and jde  GPS should be seen as an integration tool, allowing one view of data from a variety of systems. Since its beginning, the primary MAPICS distribution channel has been local affiliate organizations. These local businesses sell and support MAPICS in a defined geographic area. The MAPICS affiliate network represents GPS as part of their overall MAPICS mission. Ron Schuur, the president of a leading MAPICS affiliate, Schuur Solutions of Brea, CA. says, We have three customers who recently licensed GPS. What

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J.D. Edwards' QUEST To End Its String Of Pyrrhic Victories Part 1: The News


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as 400 and jde  which might also serve as an indication of the current moods within the vendors' teams. J.D. Edwards has been trying hard to reverse a continuing decline of license revenue against the backdrop of its direct competitors' upbeat postures. About this Article : This note is a two-part note, the first part discusses the news from the J.D. Edwards conference. Part two discusses the Market Impact of this news and how it affects Users. Conference Highlights  J. D. Edwards pledged to refocus significant energy Read More

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as 400 and jde  strengthening the company's position as a leading provider of software solutions for collaborative commerce. Under the restructuring, the Company plans to realize savings from areas such as consolidating and reducing office space, improving the cost-effectiveness of training customers and reducing the number of personnel. The Company believes that this restructuring will free up the necessary resources to continue building its leadership position in the collaborative commerce market. Overall, payroll Read More

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as 400 and jde  which might also serve as an indication of the current moods within the vendors' teams. A small enterprise does not care much for trendy IT buzzwords - it simply wants to manufacture and deliver a product in a most efficient way and by utilizing minimal necessary resources. J.D. Edwards has resolved many pieces of the puzzle by delivering the real-time integration of APS and OneWorld with an event-driven product architecture. The partnership with IBM should be mutually beneficial and should simplify the Read More

Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part 1: Functions and Features of Movex


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as 400 and jde  that organize business processes as sales, marketing, accounting, manufacturing, finance, and human resources. It is currently available only on IBM's AS/400 platform, with plans to deliver Movex on Windows NT within the next 6 months. Movex Version 11 NextGen, the first ERP software written entirely in Java, should facilitate this development. The other critical parts of the Intentia Solution set are the process-mapping and configuration tool Enterprise Process Manager, and the implementation method Read More

The Nine Substantial Benefits of Software-as-a-service Business Intelligence


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Distribution in a Challenging Economy: Online (Software as a Service) versus Traditional Software


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