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Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements


Having stemmed the tide of losses and returned to profitability in 2001, will in 2002 market witness Baan's return to former ERP stardom given the company's recent product enhancements, new partnerships and customer base retention/expansion initiatives?

baan infosystems  its erstwhile short-lived glory, Baan , the resurrected global provider of collaborative enterprise business solutions and a unit of the Invensys Software Systems (ISS) division of Invensys plc, the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, has lately blitzed the market with a number of announcements. The most prominent amongst these were: Deliveries of vertically focused solutions for some industries Deliveries of horizontal, cross-industry applications Some high-profile 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 infosystems  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

It Is Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows


Baan keeps on showing us wonders are still possible. The OEM alliance with its nemesis SAP was all but inconceivable a year ago.

baan infosystems  Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows It Is Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows P.J. Jakovljevic - July 19, 2001 Event Summary What may have seemed impossible not so long ago, happened on July 3 - two former ERP foes have entered into an OEM relationship. SAP Portals, Inc. , a provider of enterprise information portals and business intelligence products and wholly owned subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions and Baan, the recently resurrected 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 infosystems  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 Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg?


While Baan may have avoided euthanasia in the nick of time, evidence is mounting that a number of anxious and/or disgruntled customers have not found this assuring.

baan infosystems  Tip of an Iceberg? Baan Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg? P.J. Jakovljevic - August 16, 2000 Event Summary A number of Baan''s anxious and/or disgruntled customers have not found that Invensys'' announcement in July that it would be satisfied with less than 95% control over the company, thus helping Baan avoid euthanasia, reassuring. According to a press release from July 11, ROI Systems, Inc. announced that Peer Bearing Company, one of the world''s leading producers and global distributors of Read More

Boeing Expands Baan Licensing Deal


On December 16, Netherlands-based Baan Co. said the Boeing Co. has signed an enterprise-wide licensing deal that could expand its use of Baan's business applications.

baan infosystems  Expands Baan Licensing Deal Event Summary Dutch business-management software maker Baan Co. NV on December 16 said it had expanded the scope of its contracts with Boeing Co. in deals that make Boeing Baan''s largest customer. Baan said it would expand existing contracts with Boeing and its Commercial Airplanes Group to cover Boeing''s military aircraft and missile systems unit and space & communications unit, its two other business segments. Financial terms were not disclosed. Spokesmen for both Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Two: Marketing By Invensys


IPS was hoping that the early product vision and venerable reputation that Marcam has in the process manufacturing market for providing plant-centric ERP solutions might finally play well to capturing the marketing opportunity.

baan infosystems  SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. But then, given early in 2003 Invensys yet again put all its assets and investments under the magnifying glass, it then allocated the PRISM and Protean products into their own profit-based division, called IPS , which was to be responsible for the development, marketing, sales, and support of the Protean and PRISM process ERP software solutions and the Invensys Validation Technologies . By joining the Invensys Validation Technologies group with PRISM and Read More

BOSAL Selects Infor's Micro-vertical Automotive Suite


The Infor LN enterprise resource planning (ERP) system seems to have a great new life under Infor and with help from its sibling products (and is far away from the infamous days and years of previous owners under the plagued brand name Baan). Most recently, BOSAL, a leading manufacturer of complete emission control systems for passenger cars, trucks, and industrial applications, catalytic

baan infosystems  the plagued brand name Baan ). Most recently, BOSAL , a leading manufacturer of complete emission control systems for passenger cars, trucks, and industrial applications, catalytic converters, towbar systems, roofbars and roofracks, wind deflectors, jacks and toolkits, precision steel tubing, vehicle cabins, irrigation equipment, and energy conversion components has  selected Infor LN Automotive . Established in 1923 in Alkmaar, the BOSAL Group is Dutch registered and headquartered in Lummen, Belgium. Read More

DeltaValve Deploys Infor PLM Discrete


Infor today announced that DeltaValve has implemented Infor PLM Discrete, adding to DeltaValve's existing deployment of Infor SyteLine ERP system.  In the discrete product lifecycle management space (PLM) space, Infor is not necessarily a best-of-breed stand-alone solution. In fact, it's quite late to the pure-play PLM party (as opposed to the differentiating capabilities it offers in the

baan infosystems  the LN, LX, legacy Baan (still a huge base) and BPCS (also a huge base), SyteLine, M3, and Visual ERP systems. If Infor could replicate the level of integration between ERP and PLM that it has achieved in Baan/LN (given that former Baan Co. had acquired PLM capabilities that are the foundation of today’s Infor PLM Discrete, a.k.a. Infor PLM 8), it could relatively quickly amass a $100 million PLM business or more (which is much more than the business of, say, Arena Solutions or Omnify Software), and Read More

Is Baan Showing Signs of Life After Death?


On September 20, Baan, an ERP vendor recently believed to be deceased, won its first new contract since being acquired by Invensys. The British Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA) has placed a large order for the complete Baan enterprise solution. Will the market witness Baan rising like a phoenix from the ashes?

baan infosystems  Baan Showing Signs of Life After Death? Is Baan Showing Signs of Life After Death? P.J. Jakovljevic - October 17, 2000 Event Summary Baan, once a high flying Dutch ERP vendor has won its first new contract since being acquired by Invensys plc, a large British automating equipment provider; Baan is part of the Invensys Software Systems Division. Baan has won a major 3,000-user, multi-million pound order from the Defence Aviation Repair Agency (DARA). Part of British Ministry of Defence, DARA is the Read More

Ariba to Leave Integration to Specialists


E-purchasing vendor Ariba chooses Tibco Software to integrate back-end programs.

baan infosystems  SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle and Baan, but according to Ariba VP Dave Rome, the use of specialists such as Tibco will be more efficient. Market Impact Together with recent partnerships agreements with Siebel and InterWorld Ariba is giving every indication of having chosen to focus its resources on its core business, the creation of catalog-based marketplaces. While there is no reason to expect any fundamental changes in Ariba''s product capabilities in the near future as a result of this announcement, there Read More

SSA GT To EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition


While SSA GT's intended acquisition of EXE Technologies should enable many of its customers to better execute the operations within their warehouses and supply chains through deployment of the EXceed SCE suite, the market is wondering when SSA GT, whose buying appetite seemingly will not let up any time soon, will exceed its "overstocking" point.

baan infosystems  several successful acquisitions including Baan , Elevon , and Ironside Technologies (albeit these very recent three are yet to be fully consummated, see Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''''Iron Side'''' ), Infinium Software (see Is SSA GT Betting Infini(um)tely On Acquisitions? ) and interBiz, the former eBusiness division of Computer Associates (see CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT''s Sanctuary ). While the market has been aware of SSA GT still tirelessly eyeing multiple Read More

Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP 'Goners' Part Three: Market Impact


By being back from edge of the cliff, on a comeback trail under rejuvenated management, and with pruned but also more viable product sets, these vendors have become de facto trend setters as once high-flying and almost deceased and then again rebounding mid-market ERP vendors.

baan infosystems  SSA Global Technologies Geac Baan This is Part Three of a five-part note covering these four ERP vendors once considers Goners. Parts One and Two discussed specific vendors. Part Four will outline the Challenges they face. Part Five will make User Recommendations. Market Impact The above vendors deserve kudos for apparently getting past their crossroads, although with an inevitable varying individual dose of lingering market skepticism. By being back from the edge of the cliff, on a comeback trail Read More

SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Three: Impact on SSA GT


Even in the cases where the company has been showing close attention to its customers' wish lists, its crucial tenet of operation is profitability and setting realistic goals. The return on investment (ROI) justification works for the vendor, particularly when its CEO has a strong accounting background. It does not appear very realistic to expect the equitably due attention to over a dozen products, though, as only the enhancements that will result in marketing value to SSA GT will pass.

baan infosystems  of Warehouse BOSS and Baan (which has traditionally partnered with many WMS vendors, particularly with LIS and MARC Global ). Like the previous few SSA GT acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging SSA GT''s customer base, market share and, more importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool. Both companies have notable customer bases with a wide geographic spread (particularly in emerging markets that have been much less affected by the recession). Read More

Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP 'Goners' Part Two: Geac & Baan


While not doing as well as Ross and SSA GT, Geac and Baan are certainly on the right track.

baan infosystems  Part Two: Geac & Baan Event Summary Although encouraging, it might also be quite ironic that, during these days of general lethargy of the market, the rare good pieces of news, in addition to some usual suspect'' software giant''s upbeat financial reports due to their certain large oligopolies'' heritage, have been coming from some reformed traditional ERP vendors, which, not that long ago will have exemplified failed business models, giving even ammunition to some pundits to announce the obsolescence of Read More