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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 hash  Deeper into Red Quicksand Baan Sinks Deeper into Red Quicksand P.J. Jakovljevic - May 25, 2000 Event Summary 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 stock price. Baan shares fell as much as 34% in morning trading, taking their year-to-date slide to 85%. Analysts suggested that the decline might threaten a $135 million debt-for-equity swap with Bear Stearns, which, with a series of asset

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Ambitious Plans and Promises: An Enterprise Software Vendor’s Open Course of Action


Infor has met several of its objectives with Infor Open SOA. The vendor has managed to resolve inherited customer retention issues, move forward with “green” and corporate social responsibility initiatives, and even has a viable new product version to offer Baan users.

baan hash  announcement regarding Infor ERP Baan IV and Infor ERP Baan V . As reported in Business Wire (September 10, 2007), Infor ... will deliver new functionality to Infor ERP Baan IV and 5 customers. This move reverses the previous decision of SSA Global (acquired by Infor in August 2006) to discontinue further enhancements to Baan versions IV and 5, and firmly reinforces Infor's commitment to continue enriching its customers' solutions. Infor ERP Baan customers now have the option to enhance their existing Read More

SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Two: Market Impact


Through its recently formed Strategic Solutions team, SSA Global might be showing that it is not just an ERP collector that is living off milking its install base, but rather an extended enterprise applications provider that can appeal to both its current and new users.

baan hash  acquisitions such as Arzoon, Baan , Ironside , and EXE Technologies would not exactly indicate acquisition of outdated technologies—although the vendors in case might have experienced financial difficulties, their ability to deliver innovative products has not been much impaired, if at all. Quite the contrary, SSA Global has seemingly made best-of-breed solutions more attractive and cost effective through economies of scale, eventual standard integration to ERP systems, assured long-term support, and si Read More

Baan Company N.V. - Is the Worst Over?


Year 1999 will be extremely challenging; We predict minor revenue growth (max. 5%). Break-even net income is the most optimistic scenario. Year 2000 and after - Baan will still be a player to be reckoned with, however, the chance that Baan will be one of the Top 3 global ERP vendors has slipped away for good...

baan hash  Worst Over? Vendor Summary Baan Co. is a leading global provider of enterprise business software. Founded in the Netherlands in 1978 and with dual headquarters in Barneveld, the Netherlands, and Reston, VA, USA, Baan Co. is the fifth-ranked ERP vendor with $736 million revenue in 1998 (approx. 4.5% of the global ERP market). The Company's revenues increased steeply from $216 million in 1995 to $680 million in 1997, with a significant slowdown in 1998 (see Baan Company N.V. Annual Results). Baan Co. Read More

Baan Achieves A Speedy Recovery Despite The Tough Times


Baan might be showing us that miracles are still possible. Will in 2001 the market witness the textbook-case of turning around the previously badly mismanaged company?

baan hash  Despite The Tough Times Baan Achieves A Speedy Recovery Despite The Tough Times P.J. Jakovljevic - July 2, 2001 Event Summary In June, Baan , the resurrected global provider of enterprise business solutions, reported continued growth and profitability for the six months ended on March 31, 2001, following its acquisition by Invensys , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK. During the first three months of 2001 and its second quarter, Baan total revenue was $103 million, Read More

Is Baan Clinically Dead?


On January 4, 2000 Baan, Europe's No. 2 business software company, sank deeper into trouble as its CEO resigned and it forecast a fourth quarter loss of $240 million to $250 million after restructuring. Its shares plunged over 30 percent as analysts cut recommendations on the loss-making vendor, which has yet to name a replacement for Mary Coleman, who is returning to her Silicon Valley home after taking charge only last May.

baan hash  Baan Clinically Dead? Event Summary On January 4, 2000 Baan, Europe's No. 2 business software company, sank deeper into trouble as its CEO resigned and it forecast a fourth quarter loss of $240 million to $250 million after restructuring. Its shares plunged over 30 percent as analysts cut recommendations on the loss-making vendor, which has yet to name a replacement for Mary Coleman, who is returning to her Silicon Valley home after taking charge only last May. Baan had reported a fifth consecutive Read More

They do it like that in the Balkans -- Select and deploy ERP, I mean (Part I)


The launch of TEC’s blog has somewhat coincided with my visit to Belgrade, Serbia (what used to be Yugoslavia and then Serbia @ Montenegro) for personal reasons. Those several days spent in my homeland in late October/early November (whereby I missed my beloved Boston Red Sox’ winning the MLB World Series ’07 Championship, darn it!) I at least used this time to also learn about the enterprise

baan hash  the Serbian market witnessed Baan (then part of Invensys , today known as Infor ERP LN ) via its value added reseller (VAR), followed by Oracle, who initially only offered its infrastructure and middleware, but not necessarily Oracle e-Business Suite (EBS) . Former PeopleSoft / JD Edwards (well before being acquired by Oracle) and, of course, SAP also followed suit. Certainly, there were still a number of lower-end accounting products that had meanwhile been developed in Serbia even if under adverse Read More

An ERP Vendor Poised to Overtake the Services Market


Companies in the services industry need both asset and field services management, but current integrated asset and field services maintenance systems often fail to meet these organization’s needs. However, enterprise resource planning vendor Agresso appears to have just the right solution.

baan hash  Houston, Texas (US), with Baan Manufacturing and Logistics modules as his main field of expertise. At CAP Gemini, Jakovljevic was involved in system demonstrations, software gap analysis for prospective clients, and Baan implementation assignments. Before joining CAP Gemini, Jakovljevic was employed as a senior consultant for Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group in Johannesburg (South Africa), where he specialized in Baan Manufacturing and Logistics modules, and engaged in the processes of enterprise Read More

Process ERP Market Loses PRISM and Protean


Wonderware is reducing the staff dedicated to the ex-Marcam PRISM and Protean products from approximately 400 to less than 100. They will also cease to offer these products, but have indicated a transition to a new product. What impact will this have on existing customers and the Process ERP marketplace?

baan hash  Protean functionality to the Baan product line. Wonderware / Baan has stated that this product, to be called Baan Process , is targeted for 2002. Baan Process is planned to interface with Baan 's complementary products such as Baan Supply Chain , Baan Front Office , Baan E-Enterprise , Baan Business Intelligence , Baan Finance , and Baan Procurement . Baan has stated that they will provide a set of tools to help customers migrate from Protean to Baan Process , upon release. The Baan tool set and discrete Read More

BAAN Announces "Open World": Business-To-Business Collaboration Over The Internet


OpenWorld will be an enterprise integration architecture that enables Baan customers to engage in E-commerce with each other.

baan hash  with an ERP System. Baan is painting a vision of true business to business collaboration over the Internet. In this vision business partners are able to seamlessly share information and collaborate on business processes to achieve new levels of responsiveness to customers and business partners. For companies to compete effectively in the emerging business to business Internet economy, integration across the various business domains is an absolute requirement, said Mary Coleman, Chairman and CEO, Baan Read More

The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP)


The Secure Remote Password (SRP) holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Yet the industry de-facto standard remains the password-based authentication scheme. This article explores the possibilities for SRP in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication and the obstacles to overcome to succeed.

baan hash  Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Introduction The Secure Remote Password (SRP) is the latest in strong password-based authentication protocols. It holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Yet despite its deficiencies, the industry de-facto standard remains the password-based authentication scheme. The current insecure schemes remain in place because of their conveniences, Read More

Agilisys Continues Agilely Post-SCT Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


Still, although it is indisputably better that Agilisys had not stayed any longer under a parent that did not quite fathom its direction, and had even imposed a heavy overhead burden on it to be part of that company, and hindered its growth, the company faces both new and many old challenges.

baan hash  like Ross Systems , Baan Process , and Infinium may tout as superior, let alone the Tier 1 vendors. Furthermore, its former incarnation had not moved in a timely fashion into the customer relationship management (CRM) market and this lack of functionality had limited its marketability in some situations. However, we expect the RNM solution (that tackles CRM, Supply Chain Event Management (SCEM), Supply Chain Visibility (SCV), Partner Relationship Management (PRM), PLM, and Enterprise Portal) to address Read More

Baan Posts $236 Million Loss and Sells Off Coda for Nearly $40M Less Than It Paid


On February 3, Baan Co. posted a fourth-quarter loss of $236 million, and on February 8, Baan sold its Coda financial applications unit to UK firm Science Systems for the bargain basement price of $50 million in cash.

baan hash  Less Than It Paid Baan Posts $236 Million Loss and Sells Off Coda for Nearly $40M Less Than It Paid P.J. Jakovljevic - February 25th, 2000 Event Summary On February 3, Baan Co. posted a fourth-quarter loss of $236 million, in line with the profit warning that the Dutch business software giant issued last month. The loss compares to a loss of $295 million in the same period of 1998. On a per-share basis, the company lost $1.06, compared to a loss of $1.45 in the same period of 1998. On a more positive Read More

Support for Old Releases-Good for the User but Is It Good for the Vendor?


The decision to support older releases is like any other business decision, it is all about the money and profitability. If the vendor can make money at providing support for older releases, it is good business for the vendor. The decision may be sugar-coated with pronouncements about doing what is good for the customer, but both the vendor and the customers know that the first consideration must be the money.

baan hash  for its recently acquired Baan solutions and also a product roadmap into the future. Incorporating feedback from existing customers, the initiative includes enhancements, extensions, a new thin client user interface (UI) for existing Baan IV and Baan ERP 5 product lines, and a commitment to the delivery of the next generation ERP platform SSA Baan ERP 6 , previously codenamed Gemini . This is the reversal of the decision made by Baan when it was part of Invensys . At this stage, SSA Global raises the bar Read More

What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User?


End-user companies should track the financial health of their vendors to see if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected. If the end-user company has a focused vendor, think of that vendor's health and help them become even better in your type of business. If your vendor is acquired, meet the new owners. The new owners motivation in buying your product and vendor was the install base and that's you. Showing interest is your part in keeping the relationship the way you want it.

baan hash  recently, Invensys has put Baan up for sale. SSA GT also recently purchased interBiz and Infinium (see CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary and Is SSA GT Betting Infini(um)tely On Acquisitions?, and Is SSA GT Betting Infini(um)tely On Acquisitions? ), while MAPICS acquired Frontstep (see MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way ). In a spate of recent acquisitions, one should not forget Microsoft buying Great Plains and Navision (see Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Mid-Market, Read More