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Addressing Channels and the Low-End Market
Microsoft announced plans to increase resources and provide new tools and offerings for MBS independent software vendors (ISV) and value-added resellers (VAR

axapta benchmarking  X++ , the Microsoft Axapta native development language, but in any other programming languages supported by the Microsoft .NET Framework. During Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Minneapolis , MN (US) that took place from July 8 to 10, the vendor further fleshed out strategies around enhanced and expanded resources for partners, including tools and resources to set partners up for success in verticals. During keynote presentations and highly tailored, product-specific sessions at the conference,

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The Technology Choices


In the battle between Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) and the UK-based the Sage Group for the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment, technology choices will be a major factor.

axapta benchmarking  interface, while Solomon and Axapta are on their way. The vendor is certainly also scoring with the decision of many ISVs to provide a UI as an option on their products without users needing to exit Word or Excel. Also, Microsoft is working on a more independent way to link Office front-ends to major back-office applications. Besides its currently shipping InfoPath forms editing and layout capabilities to ease the sharing and routing of forms, and Information Bridge Framework (IBF) , which seeks to make Read More

Case Study: Fetco Home Decor


Fetco Home Decor, designer and wholesaler of fashion frames and other décor products, was relying on Excel spreadsheets to perform its forecasting process. The lack of accuracy and accessibility resulted in ineffective forecasting—and higher-than-necessary inventory levels. After a quick implementation of a planning and forecasting solution, Fetco reduced inventory by 25 percent without affecting customer service levels.

axapta benchmarking  Study: Fetco Home Decor With improved inventory planning, you achieve that balance between inventory investment and optimal customer service levels- leading to efficient supply chain management and enhanced profitability. Source : Demand Solutions Resources Related to Case Study: Fetco Home Decor : Customer Service (Wikipedia) Case Study: Fetco Home Decor Customer Services is also known as : Customer Services Levels , Customer Sales Service , Customer Service Account , Customer Service Articles , Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book Excerpt Part Four: Guidelines and Case Studies


The lack of effective game plans is typically cited as a leading cause of poor system implementation. The following guidelines provide suggestions for improving the effectiveness of sales and operations planning (S&OP) game plans.

axapta benchmarking  Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book Excerpt Part Four: Guidelines and Case Studies Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book Excerpt Part Four: Guidelines and Case Studies Featured Author - Dr. Scott Hamilton - March 26, 2004 Guidelines Concerning S&OP Game Plans Effective game plans lead to improved firm performance and bottom line results. Metrics include reductions in stock-outs, delivery lead-time, missed shipments, partial shipments, and expediting efforts. Metrics also Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book ExcerptPart One: Sales and Operations Planning


Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a manufacturing or distribution business. This book excerpt focuses on running the business from the top with sales and operations planning (S&OP). Variation in operations affect the S&OP process and the nature of demand impacts the S&OP game plans.

axapta benchmarking  Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book can be ordered on amazon.com. Part Two will discuss Understanding Planning Calculations . Part Three will present Common Scenarios . Part Four will propose Guidelines and Case Studies . Reprinted with permission from McGraw-Hill Identifying Demands Sales orders identify actual demands. Actual demands drive all supply chain activities when visibility of the sales order backlog exceeds the cumulative lead-time to obtain and ship a Read More

Navision Enhances Its e-Vision And Looks To Expand Vertically


By posting a profitable year while delivering different flavors of products to satisfy many fastidious tastes and by offering an attractive value proposition to its channel, Navision could be telling us that the appropriate offering might be the recipe to thrive even during difficult economic climate.

axapta benchmarking  , to the Navision Axapta product line, giving Navision Axapta customers the opportunity to save time, lower costs and orchestrate business processes more effectively. With Commerce Gateway, Navision Axapta customers should supposedly be able to work more proactively with customers, partners and vendors. They join the Navision Attain and Navision Financials customers who were introduced to Commerce Gateway earlier this year. Recent Navision developments include: Navision Axapta Line Extended Navision Read More

Does NavisionDamgaard Merger Mark Further Mid-Market Consolidation?


While the higher end of ERP market has (surprisingly) experienced only limited merger & acquisition activity during 2000 (mainly seen in ERP losers been devoured by ERP outsiders), the mid-market has seen more significant intra-market activity. The latest one was the merger between Navision Software and Damgaard.

axapta benchmarking  main product lines: Damgaard Axapta , Navision Solutions , Damgaard XAL and Damgaard C5 . The boards of directors and the founders of Navision Software a/s and Damgaard a/s recommended a merger under the name of NavisionDamgaard a/s on November 21. The merger should create an international mid-market leader with revenues of more than $140 million. Combining Navision Software and Damgaard into one company creates a perfect match. Even though we have been competing in the same market, our main products Read More

Bizagi, Now Certified for BPM Functionality


I’m pleased to announce that the Bizagi’s BPM Suite 9.1 has recently joined the ranks of TEC Certified systems providing business process management (BPM) functionality.See TEC’s vendor showcase for a complete profile of Bizagi. You can find a full report here on the TEC site (including strengths, weaknesses, and benchmarking analysis of each module). You will find valuable

axapta benchmarking  Now Certified for BPM Functionality I’m pleased to announce that the Bizagi’s BPM Suite 9.1 has recently joined the ranks of TEC Certified systems providing business process management (BPM) functionality. See TEC’s vendor showcase for a complete profile of Bizagi . You can find a full report here on the TEC site (including strengths, weaknesses, and benchmarking analysis of each module). You will find valuable information on Bizagi’s functionality, including: Process collaboration Form Read More

The Financial Close: Optimizing Performance and Driving Financial Excellence


“Financial close” is a company’s ability to complete accounting cycles and produce financial statements for internal management and external legal reporting—and is still a key part of today’s global finance function. Do you know how to overcome the barriers to a fast, high-quality close? Discover solutions that can help you improve your close times and address the challenges of automating and testing internal controls.

axapta benchmarking  Financial Close: Optimizing Performance and Driving Financial Excellence The Financial Close: Optimizing Performance and Driving Financial Excellence If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Read More

Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP?


Although interBiz has spouted an interesting value proposition to many enterprise applications users, the company still has to address some potential stumbling blocks in order to clear the path to its applications business success.

axapta benchmarking  interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? P.J. Jakovljevic - December 6, 2001 Event Summary  In October and November, interBiz , the eBusiness applications division of Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA), expanded its back-office solutions with the announcement of product enhancements and a free benchmarking service. The announcements were: A free benchmarking service for businesses in durable goods industries Read More

TEC Certified BPM Suite: Bizagi Does It Again


Having improved many of its functionality features, Bizagi recently released version 9.1.6 of its business process management (BPM) software. I’m pleased to announce that the Bizagi BPM Suite 9.1.6 is a TEC Certified system for BPM functionality. See TEC’s vendor showcase for a complete profile of Bizagi. You can download the full report, which covers Bizagi’s strengths and

axapta benchmarking  Certified BPM Suite: Bizagi Does It Again Having improved many of its functionality features, Bizagi recently released version 9.1.6 of its business process management (BPM) software. I’m pleased to announce that the Bizagi BPM Suite 9.1.6 is a TEC Certified system for BPM functionality. See TEC’s vendor showcase for a complete profile of Bizagi . You can download the full report , which covers Bizagi’s strengths and weaknesses, and a benchmarking analysis of each functionality module according Read More

Vendors Harness Excel (and Office) to Win the Lower-end of Business Intelligence Market


Small and medium businesses wanting the benefits of business intelligence (BI) without having to implement a large enterprise system may find a viable option in Excel-based BI and analytics tools that leverage add-in applications from vendors.

axapta benchmarking  area. Both Navision and Axapta will be offering the FRx integration (already the case for Axapta and on roadmap for Navision) and have been focusing on the build-in report writers in addition to the OLAP solutions too. Some of MBS' improved BI functionalities reach outside of the financial reporting domain, and there are some notable examples including. The availability of OLAP offerings for the majority of the ERP product lines, allowing for ad hoc analysis of operational, as well as financial data; The Read More

PassMark Software


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Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges


MBS is both a threat and an opportunity for the most nimble vendors, and mid-market CRM vendors might have acquired another lease of life extension in the medium term to redefine their value proposition, especially given that some have recently secured new funds and/or found solace in a partnership with IBM.

axapta benchmarking  or IBM. Also, as Axapta runs on UNIX and an Oracle database (in addition to Microsoft's platforms), it will be interesting to watch how Microsoft will handle the support for these adversarial technologies under its roof. In addition to the likes of SAP, Oracle, Siebel, and PeopleSoft, which are still above MBS' radar screen (Microsoft is not to be blamed for their lower-end of the market recent aspirations), endangered vendors exceptions though might be the vendors with established integration with Read More

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