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Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys’ Stable Bring? Part 2: Evaluating Baan
Baan, once a leading global provider of ERP software hopes its adoptive parent, Invensys, will put it back on the enterprise software applications map. However,

baan acquisitions  Functional Strength : The Baan product portfolio, achieved through a number of acquisitions (see Part 1 ), has seen hefty delays and costs that resulted from resolving integration issues and reworking disparate pieces into a single schema/data model. There are still instances of the products having different look-and-feel across the range of the portfolio. The number of acquisitions over the last few years has created a clutter of many different technologies and applications that required integration. Read More

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Baan Sinks Deeper into Red Quicksand
On May 3, analysts suggested that Dutch business applications maker Baan faces a takeover bid or a break-up, after the latest tumble in the troubled firm's

baan acquisitions  is going right for Baan these days. Its downward spiral continues after posting declining revenue and a seventh consecutive quarterly loss, a loss that is growing despite divestments meant to bolster its cash flow. The company has struggled to integrate products gained in numerous acquisitions during the last few years. But Baan suffered its most severe blows early this year with the abrupt resignation of its CEO and CFO. The company is still trying to sell off pieces and refocus its energy on e-business Read More
Is SSA GT Betting Infini(um)tely On Acquisitions? Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations.
User companies will need serious convincing that SSA GT will not 'stabilize' or even discontinue some brands. Moreover, even in the cases where the company has

baan acquisitions  Oracle , Intentia , Baan , QAD , Ross Systems , Geac , MAPICS and many others that offer more unified solutions running on many platforms, and that have strong vertical presence, may therefore give SSA GT's prospects a value proposition that can be difficult to decline. More importantly, except for Cognos , many partnerships, which have certainly served purpose, are either in their infancy or are just another bite at the cherry. For partnerships to solidify and result with a true commitment and solid Read More
Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Three: Market Impact On SSA GT
Like the previous few SSA GT's acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging combined Baan and SSA GT's customer base, market share, and, more

baan acquisitions  long-term strategy to the Baan business, in the manner similar to the incredulous comeback of SSA Global Technologies (SSA GT) ( www.ssagt.com ), incredulous comeback. Very likely the new mid-market manufacturing ERP empire-in-the-making will be spared from any unnecessary controversy and the stalemate that embroils Oracle , PeopleSoft , and J.D. Edwards . One should note that Baan was by no means the only major ERP vendor to succumb to market forces in 2000, given Gores Technology Group (GTG) acquired Read More
Geac Lives By Acquisitions; Will It Die By An Acquisition?
After a slew of acquisitions in the past, which have had varied outcomes, Geac seems to be grooming itself to become an attractive acquisition target. This is

baan acquisitions  a dire situation like Baan and SSA were a year ago. Its balance sheet, although somewhat deteriorated, is still very sound. However, we believe that Geac will not be regarded as an enterprise applications leader in the new economy as long as it remains perceived only as a company that acquires, fixes, and often divests other under performing software products. The company will have to become a true software-developing vendor, not simply a software collector and/or dealer. The catch 22 for current and Read More
Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After
Lawson Software, almost two years since a successful IPO amid adverse conditions at the time, has had its share of difficulties while rounding up its vertical

baan acquisitions  Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Event Summary Lawson Software has always been unique in many aspects within the enterprise applications market and has consequently had a smooth ride for more than two decades since its inception. The vendor has continued with the same differentiating tune, albeit somewhat amended as to stifle unavoidable external disturbances during the last two years. One of these disturbances would be the losing fiscal 2003 year with crippling revenues (a 20 percent 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

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Mergers & Acquisitions: What Happens When the Company Whose HR Software You Just Purchased Gets Acquired?
Your company has purchased a human resources (HR) software that will improve your business. But you’ve just learned that your software vendor has been acquired

baan acquisitions  & Acquisitions: What Happens When the Company Whose HR Software You Just Purchased Gets Acquired? “Software companies come and go but software products last forever.” − Anonymous Recent Mergers and Acquisitions in Human Resources It’s no secret that 2010 saw its share of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), especially in the area of human resources (HR), human capital management (HCM), and related software systems. Here are a few deals you may have recently heard of: ADP acquired Workscape Author Read More
Exact Software Continues with Its Share of Judicious Acquisitions
Through determined and prudent product enhancement initiatives, Exact Software demonstrates itself as an earnest enterprise in the small and medium market, and

baan acquisitions  Software Continues with Its Share of Judicious Acquisitions Positional Analysis Amid its competitors' high-profile strategic moves (see Is Sage Wiser and Better Than Best ? ), Exact Software North America ( http://www.exactamerica.com ), an Andover, Massachusetts-based (US) provider of integrated accounting, payroll, customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), business process management (BPM), etc. enterprise software solutions remains firm on a different course. Read More
Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Two: ACCPAC's Recent Product Enhancements
Businesses wary of larger initial upfront investments can start with an easily affordable subscription at ACCPACcrm.com and have the knowledge that any

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Waking Up to a “New Day” at Infor
Moving away from the relentless acquisitions of the past, Infor is waking up to a brand new day, marked by innovative product development that will change the

baan acquisitions  came from the former Baan ERP system). On the process manufacturing side, Infor acquired Formation Systems in 2005, which became the company’s Optiva PLM process solution set. Today, within Infor10, both discrete and process product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions have become Infor10 PLM Discrete and Infor10 PLM Process , respectively. Via acquisitions of former Geac and Lawson, Infor also gained fashion and apparel PLM solutions (a future TEC article will zoom in on all of the Infor PLM Read More
Competitive Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It?
Given the current saturation of the application market, and trends in acquisitions major vendors will be searching for a viable competitive advantage. There

baan acquisitions  Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It? How The Big Few Will Cope Saturation of the application systems market and money-conscious enterprises are causing vendors to change gears in their business models. New accounts are hard to come by and, instead of ripping and replacing older systems, enterprises are looking for add-on enhancements and integrations. As a result, vendors are turning towards their existing customer bases for revenue. In the case of the Big Few, who are Read More
chinadotcom In The
Mid-market process ERP vendor Ross Systems is being acquired by its Chinese distributor, chinadotcom. Unlike some recent acquisitions that are based on the

baan acquisitions  In The Process of Acquiring Ross Systems Event Summary On September 4, Ross Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROSS), a global provider of enterprise software primarily for midsized process manufacturers, and CDC Software Holdings Inc , a wholly owned subsidiary of chinadotcom corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA), an integrated enterprise solution and software company, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby CDC Software will acquire Ross Systems in a merger valued at approximately US$68.9 Read More
Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?
Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never

baan acquisitions  s Product Future: What Can the Past Tell? Oracle's Acquisition History Oracle 's decision to acquire PeopleSoft , which finally came to fruition in December with a plum offering of approximately $10.3 billion (USD), was a bid to become the second biggest business applications provider in the market. However, Oracle, does not have a history of major acquisitions and has never faced the massive integration effort needed to be leverage its new asset. Moreover, Oracle is run by a management team that Read More
New Vendor Acquisition Strategies in the Enterprise Applications Field
The latest acquisitions of SSA Global indicate a new phase in the vendor's acquisition strategy and development cycle, and are furthering its goal to be number

baan acquisitions  some CRM capabilities with Baan (via the acquisition of Aurum and subsequent in-house developments), these were inconsistent and lacked sophistication, so that the customer demand and mind share for the SSA CRM suite have always been very low. On the other hand, SSA CRM 's native strengths lie in sales configuration, order management, and field service functionality, which are not areas that Epiphany covers. Once the integration is complete (some time in 2007 at the earliest), the SSA CRM offering should Read More

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