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J.D. Edwards Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI
J.D. Edwards announced a new corporate vision that extends its ‘idea-to-action’ to inter-enterprise collaboration expressed in the phrase ‘freedom to choose

benefit eai  other EAI vendors may benefit from informing themselves what the company plans for future service & support are and what would the ramifications of switching or not to its above-mentioned strategic EAI partners be. Improved technological integration is seldom guaranteed by joint marketing arrangements, and only comes after the arrangement yields considerable implementation experience. Therefore, users are advised to ensure that J.D. Edwards is the main contractor that will assume overall accountability

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J.D. Edwards - A Collaboration Thought Leader Or A Disguised ERP Follower? Part 2: Evaluating J.D. Edwards


Like most of its peers, J.D. Edwards is hoping to rebound by focusing on Internet collaboration and extended-ERP applications. The company has also differentiated itself from competitors by embedding Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) into its OneWorld product. While J.D. Edwards' move into the EAI arena is indisputably risky, we commend its determination to bite the bullet and include integration systems into the core product offering. However, we also believe that managing this large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome. Part 2 presents an evaluat

benefit eai  other EAI vendors may benefit from informing themselves what the company plans for future service & support are and what would be the ramifications of switching or not to its above-mentioned strategic EAI partners. Improved technological integration is seldom guaranteed by joint marketing arrangements, and only comes after the arrangement yields considerable implementation experience. Therefore, users are advised to ensure that J.D. Edwards is the main contractor that will assume overall accountability Read More

Opticca Consulting inc


Opticca helps leading organizations across diverse industries make the most of their technology investments. Our subject matter experts tailor solutions to individual client needs based on industry and technology best practices developed over years of successful implementations, and maximize your technology benefit by ensuring the tools most suitable for your needs are implemented comprehensively. In addition, Opticca’s consulting and delivery model maximizes output and minimizes risk and total cost. Opticca has provided solutions to marquis customers in the Financial Services, Insurance, Health, Telecommunications and Manufacturing domains. Specialties Aligning IT and Business, technology consulting in BI, SOA/EAI, Legacy Modernization, and ERP

benefit eai  and maximize your technology benefit by ensuring the tools most suitable for your needs are implemented comprehensively. In addition, Opticca’s consulting and delivery model maximizes output and minimizes risk and total cost. Opticca has provided solutions to marquis customers in the Financial Services, Insurance, Health, Telecommunications and Manufacturing domains. Specialties Aligning IT and Business, technology consulting in BI, SOA/EAI, Legacy Modernization, and ERP Read More

Geac Hopes To See System21 Shine Again Like 'Aurora' Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


One is only to hope that the Geac’s renewed interest in alliances and acquisition will be to the point of effectively enhancing prosperous product lines as required by its large installed base.

benefit eai  partners. The company may benefit from picking J.D. Edwards' and Siebel 's brains, and closely partner with a major enterprise applications integration (EAI) vendor in order to ease integration with its partners (see J.D. Edwards Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI and Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops ). To that end, the vendor has strong technology partnerships with IBM and Jacada (for hardware and middleware). The partnerships are also intended to enhance Geac's StreamLine Windows NT/2000-based Read More

J.D. Edwards’ Mixed Blessings


On August 23, J.D. Edwards reported financial results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2000. Despite notable license fee revenue growth of 56% over the same period last year, the net loss for the Q3 2000 was a hefty $22.6 million.

benefit eai  an enterprise application, would benefit from considering J.D. Edwards. One should bear in mind the company's expertise within some industries like automotive, consumer packaged goods, electronics, manufacturing & distribution. Current and potential users may want to inquire about the company's plans regarding Internet marketplaces in their respective industries. Which specific market places does (or will) J.D. Edwards connect with, what methodology does (or will) the company prescribe to are some of the Read More

Health Care Payers' Adaptability Road Map for Health Benefit Exchanges


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While Made2Manage reported a slim profit attributed mainly to a tax benefit, the latest revenue increase and a delivery of innovative initiatives might augur for the company’s return to more consistent profitability and prevailing over the current market malaise.

benefit eai  record an additional tax benefit of $655,000 in the current quarter, which resulted in $514,000 net income (See Figure 1). Figure 1. We were pleased with our second quarter performance, which was in line with our expectations, said David B. Wortman, CEO. We continue to anticipate a return to profitability in the second half of the year. Revenue growth was strong in a weakened economy, reflecting the addition of new customer sites and the market's acceptance of our expanded product line even in a Read More

From Burden to Benefit: Making the Most of Regulatory Risk Management


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