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Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys


Baan's phase under Invensys, after a turbulent three years that have seen considerable people, market and technology change, and considerable worthwhile investment. Recently-announced technology developments seem to be in sync with the market's trends, and leaning shrewdly towards the requirements of holistic business requirements from engineering design collaboration, to CRM and on to SCM.

baan invensys  Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys Baan Under Invensys The UK-based global automation and controls group Invensys plc . (London Stock Exchange: ISYS) has announced that Baan is finally and definitely for sale. This is a part of its parent''s major divestiture move (i.e., over two thirds of its current business) and as Invensys recoils to its bare fundamentals. (For details of the announcements see Part One of this note ). In second half of 2000, crippled by eight consecutive quarters in the red and 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 invensys  yet another full-year loss, Baan was acquired by then buoyant giant automating equipment provider, Invensys for more than $700 million. As some stage, it has appeared that Baan was even back on track, since in early 2001 it mastered the speedy although traumatic early recovery process it went through after the Invensys acquisition in 2000. It straightened and strengthened its own house despite the fact that the economy (and particularly the manufacturing sector, which happens to be its sweet spot) was 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 invensys  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 largest government-owned Aerospace and Defence facility in Europe. DARA claims to have selected Baan because its solutions offered the best business fit for DARA''s complex supply chain and production requirements. In particular, Baan''s approach will enable Read More

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, we believe Baan’s path to full recovery will be quite thorny. Part 2 examines Baan’s strengths and challenges and makes specific bottom line recommendations.

baan invensys  only to users of Baan IVc and later versions. User Recommendations The Invensys involvement in Baan business reinforces our belief that the operations of existing users and of organizations in an advanced stage of implementation will not be put at risk. While we cannot advise Baan''s customers to completely relax, neither do we recommend abandoning ship in a hasty manner. Due diligence and development of case scenarios either for a system change or for remaining with an expanding Baan offering is, Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: Baan and Parent Company, Invensys


Baan is now iBaan, fully focused on the Internet via Portals and web technologies, across CRM, ERP, and SCM spaces.

baan invensys  they could bring the Baan and Invensys universes together. Strategic Decisions and Acquisitions Both Baan and Invensys moved quickly. Baan made a couple of moves around the same time as the takeover bid was happening: they negotiated a strategic alliance with Seagate Software (now known as Crystal Decisions ) to make that company''s Seagate Info their enterprise reporting solution, and they established a reseller and development alliance agreement with Top Tier , a maker of Enterprise Integration Portal Read More

Infor LN Rates High for Discrete ERP [Infographic]


Check out this infographic to see how Infor LN stacks up against other enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for discrete manufacturing.

baan invensys  is not your father''s Baan.   For a more in-depth functional analysis, you can compare Infor LN with other leading ERP solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. Preview Read More

SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 2: Expanding Functionality


During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. SAP touts a multi-pronged answer to prevailing heterogeneous IT environments. The company is staking its future on five pillars - exchanges, portals and the three extended-ERP applications: customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM), and product life-cycle management (PLM).

baan invensys  from SAP, PeopleSoft , Baan , Siebel Systems , and Oracle into portals solutions using IBM''s WebSphere Portal Server. SAP Portals'' OEM partnership with Baan offers customers the ability to strengthen the integration of disparate software applications throughout their enterprise. Technology from SAP Portals is deeply embedded within Baan''s Portal product. SAP Portals'' OEM partnership with Microsoft Corp . is designed to make it easy for corporations to integrate information from enterprise applications Read More

SSA Global finds Little Known SCM Gems in Filling Out its Solution Portfolio


SSA Global's strategy to grow both organically and through acquisition while developing an end-to-end suite of applications with one open platform architecture has allowed this traditional enterprise resource planning vendor to evolve into a supply chain management solutions provider.

baan invensys  and distribution markets. 2003 Baan acquisition doubles SSA Global''s global size and adds manufacturing strength for the engineer-to-order (ETO) and manufacture-to-order (MTO) environments, as well as ERP, supply chain, and transportation planning capabilities. 2003 EXE Technologies acquisition extends SSA''s supply chain execution (SCE) capabilities. 2004 Arzoon acquisition brings SCE infrastructure for multimodal transportation. 2004 Marcam acquisition adds specialized ERP solutions for process Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Six: Competition, Vendor, and User Recommendations


Customers and the marketplace may have forgotten who Marcam is and what it stands for. The new owner must, for that reason, communicate its successes and strategy to the marketplace, and aggressively invest in customer satisfaction, marketing, and sales.

baan invensys  SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. What SSA Global acquired was a company, although constantly morphing from Marcam to IPS back to Marcam, with a good track record and a heritage of selling solutions to manage divisional or autonomous plant sites within selected process industries. (For details, see Parts Two and Three of this note.) (For an extensive discussion of the PRISM and Protean products, see Part Four of this note.) The competition has also intensified lately, as many larger 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 invensys  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

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys


Under Invensys, Marcam has seen things change frequently including reorganizations, management changes, strategy changes, and the loss of many employees with deep domain knowledge.

baan invensys  SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. This occurred after Invensys made multiple attempts to capture the process and regulated products industry (detailed in Part Two ). Early in 2004, in its last-ditch effort, Invensys decided IPS would return its Protean and PRISM process ERP products to the Marcam brand. As one could deduct so far, for this business, the name change roulette had been spinning for some time, stopping briefly at a number of names including Wonderware , Invensys Production 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 invensys  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

Composing Collaborative Financial Applications


With its short term ownership under Baan all but forgotten, CODA has been doing well, owing to its astute offerings tailored to the preferences of each regional market, coupled with some recent appetizing acquisitions.

baan invensys  then divested by former Baan to Science Systems , and then in early 2000, CODA changed its name to CODASciSys. (See Baan Posts $236 Million Loss and Sells Off Coda for Nearly $40M Less Than It Paid ). The group offers a broad suite of products and services designed to meet the needs of financial and accounting departments. Its offerings range from financial, accounting, and procurement systems linked to a complementary suite of applications that support finance, reporting, and analytic processes across Read More

Integration is the Name of the Game in Software Systems


This article, originally published in Engineering Times, on how companies are employing ERP is based on an interview with Ben Spencer, TEC’s Senior Director of Knowledge Bases and Content Development.

baan invensys  SAP , Oracle , Baan , and IFS Inc . have continued to tackle the challenges of ERP. Most top vendors'' ERP solutions are Web-enabled and give clients options for application service provider-hosted solutions. Unsure of the ASP model, some mid-tier and larger client companies have been more comfortable outsourcing their entire information technology function to companies such as IBM and EDS . Trend Watching    As the future of ERP holds high stakes for many companies, trends are watched closely by Read More