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SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Two: SoftBrands
As for the lower-end of the market, SAP has designed SAP Business One to meet the core management needs of dynamically growing small and midsize businesses, and

axapta marketshare  enterprise resource planning solution Axapta . Axapta is gaining market acceptance in the US and by integrating with DemandStream, it will provide its customers a toolset for their journey to lean manufacturing, since economic conditions and global competition have led manufacturers to look for an alternative to push manufacturing. Still, although lean manufacturing is gaining wide interest and acceptance as the next big event for the manufacturer, traditional ERP systems typically revolve around

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Microsoft’s Underlying Platform Parts for Enterprise Applications: Somewhat Explained - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series concluded that Microsoft would not converge all of its diverse Microsoft Dynamics  product lines into a single enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Rather, the vendor has been attempting to leverage the best practices and technologies across all of the products, where possible. The idea is to deliver applications that have the following characteristics: are

axapta marketshare  AX Enterprise Portal (formerly Axapta Enterprise Portal ) is now based on SharePoint. The portal was devised from the standard SharePoint design experience, whereby a gallery of Dynamics AX Web parts  is now available, making it very simple to bring to the surface Dynamics AX data (with the inherent AX security model enforced) on SharePoint portal pages. In addition to Web parts, other strategies for SharePoint integration are its Business Data Catalog (BDC) Web Services feature (currently used within 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 marketshare  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

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Four: Market Impact Continued


Sage Group's decision to finally group its plethora of enterprise-level applications in North America under the Best Software brand in 2002 emanated from the company's ability to deliver highly integrated components, and to weave a unified story around this concoction of products, many of them with best-of-breed traits.

axapta marketshare  graphical development suite for Axapta). Best Software further even publishes database schemas and provides complete documentation and source code to third-party software developers/Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). In February 2002, Best Software also added process manufacturing to its offerings with the acquisition of BatchMasterPFW , a solution for the production of formulated products, including paint and coatings, food, consumer packaged goods (CPG), chemicals and pharmaceuticals, among others, Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Seven: Challenges


The major quandary for Sage/Best will be whether to base the long-term strategy on leveraging ACCPAC's technologically superior product into and overriding a unified enterprise solution, or to remain as a conglomerate of stand-alone solutions with strong brand names.

axapta marketshare  Plains , Solomon , Axapta , and Navision product lines. While these vendors could produce a spin that separate products in separate countries is a necessity to provide a best-of-breed localized approach, still, it might be perceived as a lame excuse for the result of a market share increase opportunity buying binge. ACCPAC, on the other hand, with offices on five continents, has developed its global strategy centered on the Windows-based, open architecture Advantage Series from the ground up as an Read More

Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Mid-Market, Once and Again Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


Microsoft's reticence to comment on any timelines of product integration and operations mergers, to our belief, stems from their genuine inability to foresee it at this stage. Still, although the indications that the business will continue to be as usual are strong, Microsoft may eventually decide to streamline its diverse, likely redundant, product mix, staff, and channel. Once Microsoft figures it out and gets a much clearer picture, it should emerge as a mid-market leader making its competitors scramble to better its value proposition.

axapta marketshare  with IBM. Also, as Axapta runs on Unix and Oracle DB (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. Furthermore, contrary to Great Plains' acquisition, this one brings about many more ramifications and liabilities. One will likely be uncertain and confused while, e.g., watching Microsoft Business Solutions' commercial on CNN some time in the future, to discern which one amongst the handful Read More

Nurturing the Cloud Ecosystem at the Acumatica Partner Summit 2014—Part One


TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic recently attended the Acumatica Partner Summit 2014 in Denver, Colorado, where the cloud ERP vendor’s partner ecosystem gathered to collaborate and explore all things Acumatica. In a series of posts, P.J. gives a short history of the company and overview of its partner channels, then explores Acumatica’s current focus on its partner network and where the company might be headed in the future.

axapta marketshare  Solomon) and Navision (including Axapta ), and when, for whatever reason, it started relentlessly pushing Navision (now Microsoft Dynamics NAV ) at the expense of Solomon (now Microsoft Dynamics SL ). Not only did that move of volume-based selling of Navision (a la Microsoft Office or Microsoft Project ) cannibalize Solomon’s business in the region, but it also has reportedly negatively impacted all other enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers there, because of local users’ disillusionment with 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 marketshare  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

Portals: Necessary But Not Self-sufficient


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.

axapta marketshare  , Navision , and Axapta (recently renamed into Microsoft Dynamics GP , Dynamics NAV , and Dynamics AX , respectively), there is no severe risk of Epicor closely tying its portal strategy with Microsoft. This is really another case of co-opetition, where competitors come together for a particular product or concept, yet still remain competitive in the market. Such practices have become common in the industry, and are not particular to Microsoft, especially given Oracle's foray in the database, Read More

The Market Impact of Two Powerhouses


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.

axapta marketshare  secondary to Navision and Axapta , which are better known across the globe. For example, Axapta is the youngest of the MBS products, which despite the disadvantage of a nascent install base and brand recognition, comes with the benefits of more modern technology, while the software supports 20 languages and 32 preloaded currencies, and also adheres to local accounting standards and filing requirements (e.g., taxation and disclaimers), where applicable (for more info, see Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Read More

SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure--The Next Frontier?


Leading enterprise applications vendors believe it is crucial to quickly complete the transition to a service oriented architecture (SOA) from monolithic client/server architectures. For the "Big Few" the "stack" race, including applications, databases, application server and middleware, has intensified.

axapta marketshare  Plains, Navision, Solomon, and Axapta, the focus is on .NET's ability (with the support of Web services) to provide a unified environment for partners that develop product extensions. Moreover, at a recent MBS customer partner conference, MBS announced that the waves caused by Project Green will enable partners to use .NET tools and its languages to build extensions for ERP Web interfaces. Also, by targeting Web service interfaces, MBS partners will be able build these extensions in such a way that will Read More

How to Cope When Your Service Provider is Acquired


Challenges are aplenty when a vendor is acquired. Financial health is no longer a safe indicator to gauge a vendor's future during this mega merger era. Knowing the challenges facing big vendors, like Oracle and PeopleSoft, and their competitors can give users a negotiating edge, whether in or entering a contract.

axapta marketshare  of PeopleSoft products, is Axapta 4.0 , but its release date has been pushed back from 2005 to 2006. This regrettable development will not improve matters for Microsoft. Yet, Sage/Best Software will likely be a bigger thorn in MBS' side, given it still has a larger channel and market share in almost all small to medium enterprises (SME) categories, which are areas where MBS is better able to compete. Entry level accounting, small business solutions, contact management/CRM, non-profit businesses, etc. are Read More

Facing A Selection? Try A Knowledge-Based Matchmaker Part 2: A Timesaving Solution


Since a 'one-size-fits-all' product is still not quite a viable possibility, almost every product can win provided a certain set of requirements. The Catch 22 for both buyers and vendors/VARs is to pinpoint the right opportunity in this ongoing 'dating game'. An RFP/RFI selection process can streamline the initial phase of an ERP selection process while addressing many of the buyer's vital questions.

axapta marketshare  IV Navision Attain Navision Axapta (Formerly Damgaard Axapta) Oracle Oracle Applications QAD MFG/PRO Ramco e.Applications Relevant Business Systems INFIMACS II ROI Systems MANAGE 2000 SAP mySAP.com Syspro IMPACT Encore To accommodate different needs and/or budgets, TEC offers different options for accessing the TEC KB's content at http://webtess2.technologyevaluation.com : To access one selected vendor's data for a week: $250 To access three selected vendors' data for a week: $600 To access the entire 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 marketshare  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

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 4: User Recommendations


Despite the plausible product roadmap, any organization evaluating MBS products should keep itself informed, and consider existing functionality only. MBS, at this stage, will likely not appeal to companies that need more complex CRM capabilities or must manage customer relationships through diverse lines of business (LOBs).

axapta marketshare  the other hand, MBS Axapta should be evaluated in less agile and changing medium and large enterprises (up to $250 million in revenues) where the traditional product feature-functions and scalability still play very important part of the selection. Although its MorphX Development Suite can be used to customize application components, such as tables, forms, reports, queries and menus, customers should ensure that the system modifications are preserved during the product upgrade. The product is best Read More