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Great Plains' eEnterprise Solution 'N Sync with Microsoft's New Platforms
Great Plains announced that its eEnterprise solution scales considerably better on Microsoft SQL Server 2000 in comparison to Microsoft's SQL Server 7.0.

biztalk great plains  .NET Servers such as Biztalk Server and Commerce Server 2000. Market Impact This is a main pillar of Great Plains plan to establish itself as an undisputed global small-to-medium enterprises (SME) market leader. Its focus on Microsoft's technology, being the preferred technology of smaller enterprises, has paid exceptionally well in the past. Moreover, Great Plains proudly touts its commitment to Microsoft's technology by being one of very rare vendors that has a number of its R&D team members located on

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Great Plains’ Latest Product Offering &; Ready to Stampede the SME Market?


Great Plains announced during its Stampede 2000 annual partner meeting significant extensions to its product offering. The following is our view of Great Plains’ latest announcements and its strategic direction.

biztalk great plains  technologies such as Microsoft BizTalk as well as integration among and to B2B e-commerce sites and exchanges, the actual execution of these initiatives is a monumental task. During our attendance at Stampede TEC was made aware that some alliance negotiations were in progress, and the market should expect related press releases in the near future. Any protracted delay in delivering these would aggravate the challenge of protecting Great Plains turf from such Tier 1 and Tier 2 intruders as Oracle, J.D. Read More

Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part One: Event Summary


While the recent initiatives by Microsoft Business Solutions to piecemeal bolster its product lines' SCM capabilities should benefit users, a lot more cohesive SCM strategy is needed for Microsoft to truly permeate the SCM mid-market.

biztalk great plains  the integration facilities of BizTalk Server, to solve the supply chain connectivity part of the overall supply chain management (SCM) puzzle. As for the underlying pieces of the vast SCM functionality, to help businesses improve customer satisfaction, maintain optimal levels of inventory and reduce operating costs, Microsoft Business Solutions announced that it will deliver demand planning modules that enhance its Axapta , Great Plains, and Navision products, and that should help existing and Read More

Cookie-cutter Solutions Won't Cut It with the Mid-Market Part Two: Challenges and the Lower-End


More than their larger counterparts, small and medium businesses (SMB) are looking for relatively simple and inexpensive software that is easy to install yet easy to customize and extend.

biztalk great plains  Plains ) or Microsoft BizTalk Server , and hosted Web services. It was designed to help businesses more easily and effectively work with their trading partners (suppliers and customers) through a fully automated Microsoft .NET-connected solution. This thereby increases efficiency with a deep degree of integration throughout their business and desktop applications and lowers the total cost of business-to-business (B2B) collaboration. In other words, MBN uses the messaging and collaboration facilities of Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Seven: Challenges


The major quandary for Sage/Best will be whether to base the long-term strategy on leveraging ACCPAC's technologically superior product into and overriding a unified enterprise solution, or to remain as a conglomerate of stand-alone solutions with strong brand names.

biztalk great plains  the integration facilities of BizTalk Server, to solve the supply chain connectivity part of the overall supply chain management puzzle. Another extension that is soon to be available for all MBS' product lines is nearly ubiquitous FRx 's applications for financial reporting, consolidation, and forecasting (see FRx Poised To Permeate Many More General Ledgers ). The other vendors have not been sitting still either, Exact's e-Synergy and Exact Event Manager products being other object cases of ERP Read More

CMMS Templates for Effective Implementations


Despite all of these great advances in our work environments the great majority of plants and industrial organizations continue to operate in a reactive state of maintenance. Why is this so? Today the functionalities of CMMS, or the technology to manage maintenance, have outstripped our abilities to do so in practice.

biztalk great plains  Templates for Effective Implementations The Modern Maintenance Environment As we commence the 21st century the burden of providing maintenance services to any organization has grown successively more and more difficult. Yet the technologies to support us today are also greater and more advanced than they ever were. Today we have a greater knowledge base and range of technical and methodology based tools than we have ever possessed. The level of education has far surpassed the level that it was 30 Read More

Acronyms Can Simplify Your Life, or Drive You Insane


Acronyms seem really convenient, at first. It’s great using ERP instead of enterprise resource planning, for example. You save precious time (not typing enterprise resource planning a million times) and there’s no way your reader won’t understand what ERP means, right? Well, for ERP this may be true, but all acronyms are not as tidy as they appear. What about BPM, for example? Does it

biztalk great plains  Can Simplify Your Life, or Drive You Insane Acronyms seem really convenient, at first. It’s great using ERP instead of enterprise resource planning, for example. You save precious time (not typing enterprise resource planning a million times) and there’s no way your reader won’t understand what ERP means, right? Well, for ERP this may be true, but all acronyms are not as tidy as they appear. What about BPM, for example? Does it stand for business process management or business performance Read More

7 Tips for Hiring Great Consultants


Back in April, I wrote about a consulting firm whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be

biztalk great plains  Tips for Hiring Great Consultants Back in April,  I wrote about a consulting firm  whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be hard to find. So hard that some of our readers began to wonder how, if Read More

IT Service Management Metrics that Matter


Do you think great IT performance is achieved through luck or chance? You can bet real money it’s not. But regardless of how you measure up to high performers, there are a few steps you can take to improve your processes—starting with controlling change. Find out how this simple and significant way to improve performance and processes can help you achieve your operational effectiveness and efficiency objectives.

biztalk great plains  Service Management Metrics that Matter Do you think great IT performance is achieved through luck or chance? You can bet real money it’s not. But regardless of how you measure up to high performers, there are a few steps you can take to improve your processes—starting with controlling change. Find out how this simple and significant way to improve performance and processes can help you achieve your operational effectiveness and efficiency objectives. Read More

Forever 21 Selects Kronos for Global Workforce Management


Kronos Inc., a provider of workforce management (WFM) software, keeps on posting great results due to growth in cloud deployments and brand new customer wins. Regarding the latter, Forever 21, a specialty retailer of clothing and accessories, selected Kronos as its global WFM solution to address multinational needs and standardize its brand experience delivery across the world. Forever 21 will use

biztalk great plains  21 Selects Kronos for Global Workforce Management Kronos Inc. , a provider of workforce management (WFM) software, keeps on posting great results due to growth in cloud deployments and brand new customer wins. Regarding the latter, Forever 21 , a specialty retailer of clothing and accessories,  selected Kronos as its global WFM solution  to address multinational needs and standardize its brand experience delivery across the world. Forever 21 will use Kronos time and attendance (T&A) and forecasti Read More

Zero Contact Resolution: How to Keep Customers and Build Great Brands


For years, contact centers have used first contact resolution (FCR) rates to measure their performance. While FCR rates remain a useful metric for assessing how well contact centers handle incoming requests from customers, they do not provide an accurate view of how well your company is treating your customers. In fact, they may even be misleading.

biztalk great plains  Contact Resolution: How to Keep Customers and Build Great Brands For years, contact centers have used first contact resolution (FCR) rates to measure their performance. While FCR rates remain a useful metric for assessing how well contact centers handle incoming requests from customers, they do not provide an accurate view of how well your company is treating your customers. In fact, they may even be misleading. Read More

The Technology Is Great, Not So Sure About the Vendor


Evaluating software solutions usually starts out as an assessment of architecture, features and functionality, business processes and IT fit. This makes perfect sense—until business stakeholders begin assessing the vendor as a potential business partner. Learn about the risks of entering into an agreement with a vendor, and how to find out if that vendor can deliver solution that will deliver the expected results.

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Oracle Closes the Business-IT Gap with the Latest Oracle BPM Suite 11g Upgrade


In today’s competitive landscape, businesses face great pressures to streamline their processes and increase their agility. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes an in-depth look at how the latest features of Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g enable business users to seamlessly and rapidly design and implement their business processes, without having to rely on overstretched IT resources. Download the report.

biztalk great plains  Closes the Business-IT Gap with the Latest Oracle BPM Suite 11g Upgrade In today’s competitive landscape, businesses face great pressures to streamline their processes and increase their agility. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes an in-depth look at how the latest features of Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g enable business users to seamlessly and rapidly design and implement their business processes, without having to rely on overstretched IT resources. Download the report. Read More

Great Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution


eSell is targeted at businesses looking for a quick road to the Internet.

biztalk great plains  Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution Great Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution S. McVey - December 6, 2000 Event Summary Mid-market ERP vendor turned e-business solutions provider Great Plains has announced eSell , a new e-commerce solution designed for businesses needing a fast, easy and economical way to bring their businesses to the Internet. eSell will enable both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales via the Internet and offers pre-configured hooks to other parts of Great Read More

Microsoft Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last


In a somewhat belated and long deliberated move, Microsoft Great Plains has struck an OEM partnership deal with Clarus to provide eProcure, an end-to-end e-procurement solution.

biztalk great plains  Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last Microsoft Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last P.J. Jakovljevic - August 13, 2001 Event Summary On July 10, Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions , a business applications division of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), announced a strategic relationship with Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLRS) to deliver a customized Internet-based procurement solution for direct and indirect products and services, providing real-time purchase-order creation, approval Read More