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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

baan protocol  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 the organization, through to planning, budgeting, consolidation, reporting, and analytics. It

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What's Wrong With Enterprise Applications, And What Are Vendors Doing About It?


With increased competition, deregulation, globalization, and mergers & acquisition activity, enterprise software buyers realize that product architecture plays a key role in how quickly vendors can implement, maintain, expand/customize, and integrate their products. Many in the enterprise applications vendors' community recognize that these are unmet realities and are attempting to offer solutions that will deal with them. While it is not practical to look at every strategy and every vendor's nuance, this note looks at some important examples representing distinct strategic approaches.

baan protocol  Business Process (XBP) , Baan with its OpenWorldX , IFS with its IFS Connect , and Siebel Systems with its Universal Applications Network (UAN) have all laid out pieces of their enterprise platform roadmaps. Even some Tier 2/Tier 3 vendors like Cincom Systems or Exact Software have been ringing the changes of their Business Process Management (BPM) platform roadmaps with new intelligent capabilities allowing the system to respond automatically to inputs or requests for information. The role-based BPM comp Read More

J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations


J.D. Edwards is leaner, meaner, much more aggressive and with a winning attitude than it has been in the past. It is not easy to regain momentum in a down economy, and kudos to J.D. Edwards for seemingly succeeding in doing exactly that.

baan protocol  Intentia , IFS , Baan , SSA GT , QAD , MAPICS , and Geac as some of just as fierce competition. As the company starts to build up its channel market with VARs owing to its strong focus at the small-to-medium enterprises (SME) level, it will inevitably (despite its attempts to downplay the likelihood) face an army of competitors spearheaded by Microsoft Business Solutions' Great Plains and Navision offerings (see Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Mid-Market, Once and Again ), Epicor , Exact Software Read More

PeopleSoft Internationalizes Its Mid-Market Forays Part 2: Challenges & User Recommendations


Despite the challenges, PeopleSoft has raised the bar in providing solutions for smaller enterprises, and Tier 2 and Tier 3 vendors might be in for a tough battle to defend their turf, especially as they are concurrently trying to expand and modernize their products with ever diminishing resources and wary prospects. PeopleSoft is undeniably a tenacious and persistent fighter able to endure the long hauls.

baan protocol  like J.D. Edwards, Oracle, Baan and SAP. A tall order therefore might still remain for PeopleSoft to convince the market that its domain expertise in manufacturing-oriented environments should be taken seriously, despite its recent successful forays and success beyond its proverbial strength in financials and Human Resources (HR) realms, by acquiring more than 110 SCM customers lately in an extremely competitive environment, and at its critical opponents' expense. Although PeopleSoft has already achieved Read More

Two Highly Focused Vendors Team For Their Markets' Good


For every vendor, focus often results with more value to its targeted customers. Two highly focused vendors that also remain profitable and growing even in these difficult economic times, Ross Systems and Prescient Systems, are thus seemingly poised to offer enriched combined value proposition to their respective markets.

baan protocol  , J.D. Edwards , Baan/Invensys , Intentia , and SSI . The Prescient XEi SCP applications within the areas of Demand, Supply, Collaboration and Performance Measurement were developed specifically for the needs of consumer product companies. Those applications include Demand Planning; Enterprise Forecasting; Inventory Planning; Replenishment Planning; Optimized Orders; Production Planning; Production Scheduling; PrescientConnections , a solution for collaboration that allows multiple parties manufacturers, Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 3: Market Impact


Baan remains one of only a handful of vendors that are capable of providing full application suites on scaleable platforms that can be globally deployed by larger enterprises.

baan protocol  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

Hosted VoIP vs VoIP PBX: Which Is Better for Your Business?


Your company has decided to upgrade its phone systems to voice over internet protocol (VoIP), but do you know which VoIP system will serve your company best? Identifying the right VoIP technology will ensure that all your growing needs are meet at the optimal price. This guide illustrates the differences between two VoIP technologies and can help you identify the best phone system technology for your business needs.

baan protocol  VoIP vs VoIP PBX: Which Is Better for Your Business? Your company has decided to upgrade its phone systems to voice over internet protocol (VoIP), but do you know which VoIP system will serve your company best? Identifying the right VoIP technology will ensure that all your growing needs are meet at the optimal price. This guide illustrates the differences between two VoIP technologies and can help you identify the best phone system technology for your business needs. Read More

How to Set Up a DID Management System


The Internet industry is intensifying day by day as it becomes the basis of communication for businesses. With the introduction of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), communication costs have been greatly reduced, and the Internet industry is thus introducing variant services to consumers that were unthought of before. One of these emerging ideas is direct inward dialing (DID).

baan protocol  to Set Up a DID Management System The Internet industry is intensifying day by day as it becomes the basis of communication for businesses. With the introduction of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), communication costs have been greatly reduced, and the Internet industry is thus introducing variant services to consumers that were unthought of before. One of these emerging ideas is direct inward dialing (DID). Read More

IP Telephony Storage


Storage is a vital part of enterprise IT infrastructure, with Internet protocol (IP) telephony storage leading the way as an effective technology. With the increased adoption of open standards-based architecture by the enterprise telephony market, IP telephony storage will gain acceptance as an entry-level storage tool and a viable low-cost alternative to Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs).

baan protocol  Telephony Storage Storage is a vital part of enterprise IT infrastructure, with Internet protocol (IP) telephony storage leading the way as an effective technology. With the increased adoption of open standards-based architecture by the enterprise telephony market, IP telephony storage will gain acceptance as an entry-level storage tool and a viable low-cost alternative to Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs). Read More

Realizing Secure Networks by Overcoming Complexity: The Proteus IP Address Management System


Increased complexity, coupled with the adoption of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), demands additional management overhead for enterprise- and carrier-class networks. This management need is compounded by requirement for corporations to implement IP version 6 (IPv6)-compatible networks to ensure capacity and service over the next decade. This transition will require careful planning, and naming systems will play a critical role.

baan protocol  Secure Networks by Overcoming Complexity: The Proteus IP Address Management System Increased complexity, coupled with the adoption of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), demands additional management overhead for enterprise- and carrier-class networks. This management need is compounded by requirement for corporations to implement IP version 6 (IPv6)-compatible networks to ensure capacity and service over the next decade. This transition will require careful planning, and naming systems will 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 protocol  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

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Three: Market Impact and User Recommendations


Baan's focus on discrete manufacturing has not been a close fit with Invensys' plant automation products that have been geared mostly to process industries. To that end, Invensys has had a nightmarish job of trying to rationalize Baan and its process ERP counterparts, Protean and PRISM, development - strategy abandonment has been a catchphrase of late. Thus, while the savvy buyer will obtain much improved technology and large customer base in need for new products, the overriding problem has been the lingering negative sentiment around the company, as viability of the vendor is of utmost importance in the enterprise applications space.

baan protocol  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 ). What has then gone wrong between Baan and Invensys? While the justification of Invensys' narrower focus cannot be flatly dismissed, it can nonetheless be a virtue made of (dire financial) necessity. Invensys, with its ambitious Read More

The SOAP Opera Progresses - Helping XML to Rule the World


An important emerging standard in the web arena, known as SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol), originally developed by Microsoft, has achieved a new milestone. Since IBM joined in support for the SOAP standard with increased security, SOAP may replace DCOM, and possibly even CORBA eventually. The W3C consortium has just released a new version, 1.2, which will be widely accepted and adopted by vendors.

baan protocol  SOAP Opera Progresses - Helping XML to Rule the World The SOAP Opera Progresses - Helping XML to Rule the World M. Reed - August 20, 2001 Event Summary The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released the first public working drafts of SOAP Version 1.2 and the XML Protocol Abstract Model. By formally publishing these working drafts at an early stage of the design work, W3C hopes to ensure that the public can follow the development of these proposed standards, and contribute to a final result that is Read More

Mirapoint ~ ISP Messaging Solution in a Box?


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baan protocol  ~ ISP Messaging Solution in a Box? Product Background Satish Ramachandran founded Mirapoint in 1997; he presently serves as President and CEO. Mirapoint's vision was to offer an all-in-one messaging appliance as opposed to a shrink-wrapped software package to be installed on existing servers. The company was incorporated in 1998 with venture capital funding from MKS ventures and WorldView Technology Partners. A third round of venture capital funding was obtained in September 1999 from Goldman Read More

How to Set Up a DID Management System


The Internet industry is intensifying day by day as it becomes the basis of communication for businesses. With the introduction of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), communication costs have been greatly reduced, and the Internet industry is thus introducing variant services to consumers that were unthought of before. One of these emerging ideas is direct inward dialing (DID).

baan protocol  to Set Up a DID Management System The Internet industry is intensifying day by day as it becomes the basis of communication for businesses. With the introduction of voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), communication costs have been greatly reduced, and the Internet industry is thus introducing variant services to consumers that were unthought of before. One of these emerging ideas is direct inward dialing (DID). Read More