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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

Baan Yet Another ERP Vendor to Find a Sanctuary Under Invensys’ Wing


On June 1, languishing Dutch ERP vendor The Baan Company finally found a 'knight in shining armor'. British automation equipment maker Invensys has agreed to pay $2.65 per share for Baan. The deal is valued at approximately $709 million.

baan infosystems  Sanctuary Under Invensys’ Wing Baan Yet Another ERP Vendor to Find a Sanctuary Under Invensys'' Wing P.J. Jakovljevic - June 21, 2000 Event Summary According to Baan''s press release, the Boards of Invensys plc and Baan Company N.V. announced the terms of the recommended cash offer to acquire the entire issued share capital of Baan (the Offer ). The Offer will be $2.65 in cash for each Baan share, valuing the entire existing issued share capital of Baan at approximately $709 million. The Offer is due to Read More

PRISM Users Get A Dedicated, Independent Web Community


Users of the Baan Process ERP product PRISM form a web-site community to provide an independent source of information and sharing of knowledge on one of the market's first Process-ERP Products.

baan infosystems  Forum Users of the Baan Process (formerly Marcam ) ERP product PRISM now have an independent web site to serve the needs of their community. According to John Campbell, former Executive Vice President and co-founder Marcam, This web site helps PRISM users gain more value from their investment. It connects them with a network of users, technology suppliers and Baan Process, and provides a source for independent information. I am pleased that the portal will help the PRISM user tap the wealth of the Read More

The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Part 3: Rating The Vendors


We generally believe that, in the long run, market winners will be those vendors with an established large customer base and with huge financial and human resources that would make them more responsive to any future challenges such as sudden market trends and/or technology paradigm shifts.

baan infosystems  A Disguised ERP Follower?. Baan seems to have reversed its descent of 1999/2000 on the ERP ladder and is currently in a tight fight for the Fifth largest ERP vendor position owing to GEAC''s beleaguered situation. Although Baan returned to profitability much before the expected time, its revenues are still far below the 1998 level, and the company has yet to regain confidence and exercise sufficient damage control. Strengths : Discrete manufacturing and project industries functionality, DEM SE concept of Read More

Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Four: Market Impact Summary and User Recommendations


SSA GT has many times surprised even the biggest skeptics by turning around seemingly non-viable vantage products (which iBaan and Ironside certainly are not) and/or ailing vendors (which Baan has been, and Ironworks will have likely become).

baan infosystems  Recommendations Market Impact Summary Baan , once one of the leading independent providers of enterprise application solutions for industrial enterprises, and subsequently part Invensys plc. (London Stock Exchange: ISYS), was sold on June 3 to an investment group consisting of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and General Atlantic Partners, LLC, two of the world''s leading private investment firms. Backed by nearly USD $14 billion in investment capital, the investment group plans to employ a growth Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 2: Alliances & Support


Baan and IBM have formed an alliance, IONA is certified for the OpenWorld Network Alliance, and Baan has a program for a smooth migration path for existing customers.

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 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 importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool.

baan infosystems  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

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 infosystems  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

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 infosystems  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

Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Two: Market Impact On Baan


Baan is now in a much better company, one that is solely dedicated to the enterprise applications business. In addition to Baan being in a better shape and hardly resembling its 1999/2000 incarnation - this time the vendor was rather a victim of its now ex parent's 'sins' than of self-inflicted wounds, which was the case prior to its Invensys stint.

baan infosystems  Two: Market Impact On Baan Event Summary Baan, once one of the leading independent providers of enterprise application solutions for industrial enterprises, and subsequently part Invensys plc. (London Stock Exchange: ISYS), was sold on June 3 to an investment group consisting of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and General Atlantic Partners, LLC , two of the world''s leading private investment firms. Backed by nearly USD $14 billion in investment capital, the investment group plans to employ a growth Read More

SAP Thrives On Competitors' Plight, In Part


SAP announced upbeat results for Q2 2001 and reconfirmed the positive outlook for the rest of the year amid the bloodbath of many of its competitors. However, negative license revenue growth in the US, a likely cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, and net profit restatement owing to the investment in money burning Commerce One, may give rise to a careful scrutiny and moderate caution.

baan infosystems  Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows ). In addition to TEC''s analysis of SAP''s rationale to be more open to the best-of-breed concept and interconnectivity to other systems (see SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? ), there is also the potential benefit of SAP being perceived as being comfortable (rather than uptight) and secure in its products capabilities, and of being able to admit that the others can sometimes have something better to offer to customers. It appears as though SAP''s Read More

Recommendations for Users of Acquired Enterprise Resource Planning Systems


The added value of both SSA Global and Infor is that existing users of relatively small and dubious ERP products should now gain the benefits of synergistic software developments from other ERP siblings.

baan infosystems  Web-based UI for SSA Baan IV customers (SSA Baan IV was originally released in 1995). This UI has since become universal for all SSA Baan ERP versions and for SSA ERP LN , and should enable customers to upgrade to future releases more easily. Continuing the SSA Global model of supporting customers for life, SSA Baan IV customers can continue to leverage the Web interface even when they choose not to upgrade to newer releases. The Web UI affects the technology layers of the product but not the application Read More

Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys’ Stable Bring? Part 1: About 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, we believe Baan’s path to full recovery will be quite thorny. Part 1 discusses Baan’s history and where it is headed under Invensys.

baan infosystems  Bring? Part 1: About Baan Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys'' Stable Bring? Part 1: About Baan P.J. Jakovljevic - November 29, 2000 Executive Summary Baan Co. once a leading global provider of enterprise business software has gone from an independent force in the ERP market to being part of the Invensys Software Systems Division. It is not dead, as some feared would be the case by now, because it has begun to win new major contracts. Since the acquisition, Invensys seems to be determined to 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

i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced


In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6 billion in stock – raised some eyebrows, i2 will gain a mountain of potential in return.

baan infosystems  agreements with SAP and Baan and has established a marketing and integration alliance with Oracle. Although i2 has stated that existing partnerships will be kept up, competition will place considerable strain on these relationships over time. SAP has introduced Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO), which competes directly with i2''s RHYTHM supply chain management applications as well as procurement solutions through mySAP.com. Formerly a close integration partner of i2, Oracle began marketing its own SCM p Read More