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Great Plains ASP - Evolution, Revolution, Innovation
On September 18, 2000, Great Plains (Nasdaq: GPSI), announced the expansion of its Application Service Provider (ASP) initiative. Great Plains has evolved its

asp great plains  options available through their ASP network. The Great Plains ASP program is over a year old and through the evolution of their offerings they are helping to innovate their partners business models. The business strategy is not necessarily revolutionary, but the results may very well be. For more information on Great Plains see the following articles: Siebel: Great Plans for Great Plains Great Plains - An SME Leader, But At What Cost?

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Microsoft Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last


In a somewhat belated and long deliberated move, Microsoft Great Plains has struck an OEM partnership deal with Clarus to provide eProcure, an end-to-end e-procurement solution.

asp great plains  has a successful certified ASP partner channel. Nevertheless, the job of gaining traction will by no means be easy for the alliance. The competition will be fierce, primarily from IBM that, on top of an attractive hosted e-procurement offering alliance with Ariba called Leveraged Procurement Services , also features the group-buying contracts functionality generally lacking in most mid-market e-procurement products. One should not discount the Oracle 's recent aggressive online offerings for small Read More

Microsoft And Great Plains - A Friendship That Turned Into A Marriage


Software giant Microsoft treated itself with a $1.1B Christmas present; it announced an agreement to acquire its long-term partner Great Plains Software, a business application provider for the low-end of the market. Will this move alienate Microsoft from a slew of other partners competing in the same space, even as the rumors of yet another antitrust legal action abound?

asp great plains  growing segmentation in the ASP market, Great Plains has evolved its ASP partner program to better meet the diverse needs of its ASP partners and their customers. The three ASP partner relationships include strategic ASP partners, approved ASP partners and approved data centers (for more information, see Great Plains ASP - Evolution, Revolution, Innovation ). Market Impact Microsoft had long been eyeing the business application market, with more or less candidness. We did mark Microsoft as a potential Read More

Siebel: Great Plans for Great Plains


Siebel and Great Plains recently announced plans to expand their partnership allowing Great Plains' VARs to sell Siebel's eBusiness Applications. This agreement will allow Great Plains partners to sell a wide range of enterprise applications to upper-midmarket organizations

asp great plains  following articles: Great Plains ASP - Evolution, Revolution, Innovation Great Plains - An SME Leader, But At What Cost? Read More

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


Great Plains informed us during its Convergence 2001 annual user conference about its initial strides into the discrete manufacturing market. The following is our view of Great Plains’ odds of success in this particular endeavor.

asp great plains  information, see Great Plains ASP - Evolution, Revolution, Innovation ). Moreover, the speed and low price, as well as the low hardware requirements may cause the prospect to overlook the bells and whistles of other competitors. Implications For The Future  Nevertheless, Great Plains will have its work cut out for it. The product still lacks in some functionality that TEC noticed as increasingly required during recent software selections engagements such as lean/flow manufacturing, intuitive visual Read More

The Outsourcer’s Guide to Success: Nine Factors for Great Governance


For many organizations, undertaking IT and business process outsourcing involves everything from finding and assessing providers, to selecting locations, to determining which services are required. But the hardest part of outsourcing occurs after the deal is done. To help businesses ensure consistency in outsourcing governance, there are nine critical factors to keep in mind that can help guarantee its success.

asp great plains  Outsourcer’s Guide to Success: Nine Factors for Great Governance For many organizations, undertaking IT and business process outsourcing involves everything from finding and assessing providers, to selecting locations, to determining which services are required. But the hardest part of outsourcing occurs after the deal is done. To help businesses ensure consistency in outsourcing governance, there are nine critical factors to keep in mind that can help guarantee its success. Read More

Blue Moon Industries


Blue Moon is a leading provider of ERP systems based on Microsoft Dynamics GP software (formerly Great Plains). Blue Moon is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with competencies in Microsoft Business Solutions and ISV Software Solutions.

asp great plains  Moon Industries Blue Moon is a leading provider of ERP systems based on Microsoft Dynamics GP software (formerly Great Plains). Blue Moon is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with competencies in Microsoft Business Solutions and ISV Software Solutions. Read More

Business Agility for Communication Service Providers: A Few Simple Steps Are a Great Way to Start


In today’s market, customers have no patience for companies that let their size and complex product lines slow them down. The challenge for communication service providers (CSPs) is to leverage their size and complex service offerings to keep pace with competitors. Discover how a next-generation configuration solution can provide you with the tools and the service agility you need to meet and exceed customer expectations.

asp great plains  Agility for Communication Service Providers: A Few Simple Steps Are a Great Way to Start Business Agility for Communication Services Providers: A Few Simple Steps are a Great Way to Start If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Access Commerce is an international provider of Multichannel Commerce & Configurator Software that simplify the sale of complex and configurable products and services. Source : Access Commerce Read More

A SaaS Start-up Cautionary Tale: The Makana Experience (Or: How You Can Create a Great Product and Still Hit the Wall)


Great products and a growing customer base are not enough to succeed in the SaaS ICM marketplace. Find out why Makana, a startup SaaS vendor, found it difficult to reach profitability.

asp great plains  user enterprise’s staff. All aspiring providers should be tested for their ability to handle the most complex and relevant compensation plans), possibly by using mock-up data from a prospective user’s systems—preferably with data that closely resemble reality.   Compensation Management: Thoughts from around the Web Bob Conlin has offered some excellent thoughts on compensation management solutions. From his Sales Compensation Best Practices: Modeling : During the modeling phase, results should be Read More

Microsoft Gets Close to Another ASP


Microsoft has invested $10 million in Application Service Provider Corio. Initially, Corio will host Microsoft products based on the Windows DNA platform.

asp great plains  Gets Close to Another ASP Event Summary Corio, a privately held application service provider, announced that Microsoft has invested $10 million as part of a strategic partnership arrangement. Corio and Microsoft are still discussing which Microsoft applications Corio will offer. Initially, such Windows DNA based products as Windows 2000, SQL 7.0, IIS and other BackOffice products will be hosted. Corio will also offer development tools like Visual InterDev and COM+, MTS, MSMQ and others. The two companies Read More

Business Case - Dunkin Donuts


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asp great plains  into account the restaurant aspect, that is deliveries had to be made outside of peak hours. In addition to providing most of the functionalities desired for easily incorporating all of the Distribution Centre’s own particular business rules while, at the same time, storing the data required for operations, Great Plains contains all the necessary bridges for inter-connecting the existing subsystems (e.g. bar code, interactive voice response and office automation). It does such a good job that this Read More

5 Key Reasons Why Great Financial Management Is So Important For Your Non-profit Now




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Infinium and Elcom Walk Down ASP Aisle


Two companies that are redefining themselves for an ASP future enter into a partnership. Elcom’s eProcurement applications will be the first outsider in Infinium’s new eBusiness unit.

asp great plains  and Elcom Walk Down ASP Aisle Infinium and Elcom Walk Down ASP Aisle D. Geller and P.J. Jakovljevic - June 23, 2000 Event Summary Elcom.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elcom International Inc., and Infinium have each determined that the ASP model is coming with the force of a hurricane, and each is redefining itself in hopes of riding the winds to new markets. Infinium made a strong statement to this effect at its recent customer conference (see Infinium Putting Its Cards on the Table ) Elcom's Read More

Acronyms Can Simplify Your Life, or Drive You Insane


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asp great plains  Can Simplify Your Life, or Drive You Insane Acronyms seem really convenient, at first. It’s great using ERP instead of enterprise resource planning, for example. You save precious time (not typing enterprise resource planning a million times) and there’s no way your reader won’t understand what ERP means, right? Well, for ERP this may be true, but all acronyms are not as tidy as they appear. What about BPM, for example? Does it stand for business process management or business performance Read More

4 Things You Should Think of Before Going Postal on Customer Service


We’ve all had bad experiences with customer service yet we still expect them to be great each time we call. I’m not saying that we should expect the worst, but maybe we should think of the following things before getting angry, frustrated, or homicidal (as someone said at the CRMe10 conference yesterday): • The customer service representative is not the owner of the company and most

asp great plains  Things You Should Think of Before Going Postal on Customer Service We’ve all had bad experiences with customer service yet we still expect them to be great each time we call. I’m not saying that we should expect the worst, but maybe we should think of the following things before getting angry, frustrated, or homicidal (as someone said at the CRMe10 conference yesterday ): • The customer service representative is not the owner of the company and most of the time follows the instructions he or she Read More