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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

change roulette  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys The Last-Ditch Effort in Early 2004 SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. This occurred after Invensys made multiple

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The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Four: What SSA Global Gets


The acquired company, although constantly morphing from Marcam to IPS back to Marcam, has a good track record and a heritage of selling solutions to manage divisional or autonomous plant sites within selected process industries.

change roulette  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Four: What SSA Global Gets What Does SSA Global Get? SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. Before we delve deeper into the merger's strengths and Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges


Like previous SSA Global's acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging the existing customer base, market share, and, more importantly, the predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool.

change roulette  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges Web Services Involved SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. Before we delve deeper into the merger's strengths and Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Two: Marketing By Invensys


IPS was hoping that the early product vision and venerable reputation that Marcam has in the process manufacturing market for providing plant-centric ERP solutions might finally play well to capturing the marketing opportunity.

change roulette  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Two: Marketing By Invensys Invensys Forms Process and Regulated Industry Products Group SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. But then, given early in Read More

Competitive Challenges for Vanguard


Vanguard's challenge is to continue to be nimble and responsive to the needs of its target market and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners.

change roulette  The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global ). These consolidators will try to standardize the BI solutions across their ERP product lines, which is a threat to Vanguard's favored position. This is particularly coming from Cognos —which has meanwhile become the standard BI solution across all SSA Global product lines—and within MAPICS—prior to the acquisition by Infor. In addition to realizing that they do not have sufficient resources or will to develop and support Read More

Increasing Agility and Decreasing Change Life Cycle Timeframes in SOA-based Systems


While service oriented architecture (SOA)-based systems are great for re-using the existing IT infrastructure to implement newer business processes, they only help IT professionals. Thus, an SOA-based system is a technical answer to a business challenge—but in order to help businesses react to business changes, existing business rules management system (BRMS) technology should be included in the mix.

change roulette  Agility and Decreasing Change Life Cycle Timeframes in SOA-based Systems While service oriented architecture (SOA)-based systems are great for re-using the existing IT infrastructure to implement newer business processes, they only help IT professionals. Thus, an SOA-based system is a technical answer to a business challenge—but in order to help businesses react to business changes, existing business rules management system (BRMS) technology should be included in the mix. Read More

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Response Management: Rapid Response to Change Drives Improved Operating Performance


Increasingly, success depends not only on how fast manufacturers can act, but how fast they can react—and the effectiveness of the actions they take. But fast and effective reactions depend on having the information you need when you need it. Is your response management strategy efficient enough? Do you have enough control over key supply chain processes? Find out how to better manage your response to volatile markets.

change roulette  Management: Rapid Response to Change Drives Improved Operating Performance Response Management: Rapid Response to Change Drives Improved Operating Performance If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1995, Kinaxis? delivers an on-demand supply chain management service that enables customer-focused companies to achieve breakthroughs in operations performance and customer satisfaction by building better plans and Read More

Accelerating Transformational Change


This briefing explores the issues and options facing organizations seeking to transform their businesses. While change begins in the minds of the management team, it can be accelerated throughout the organization by the right application of technology. Find out how.

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NAPM Puts The Spotlight On Change


TEC VP, James F. Dowling is quoted in the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) magazine Purchasing Today on the meaning of “Value”. The quote was in the context of how the understanding of the meanings of words change over time.

change roulette  Puts The Spotlight On Change Event Summary The National Association of Purchasing Managers (NAPM) is considering changing its title because the purchasing profession has evolved to strategic, value-adding supply chain management. NAPM seeks to recognize this evolution through a change in the name to the Institute for Supply Management Preparing Purchasing and Supply Professions for the Future according to the February 2001 issue of Purchasing Today , ( www.NAPM.org ). In the Strategies & Solutions Read More

Controlling Change: The Missing Ingredient


It is widely acknowledged that unauthorized changes made to an IT infrastructure cause up to 80 percent of a system’s unavailability. So what key ingredient is needed to reduce that percentage? By adding change control to an existing or planned change management infrastructure, businesses can improve IT service availability, lower compliance costs, and accelerate their IT infrastructure library (ITIL) implementations.

change roulette  that percentage? By adding change control to an existing or planned change management infrastructure, businesses can improve IT service availability, lower compliance costs, and accelerate their IT infrastructure library (ITIL) implementations. Read More

Mobilizing Change Part Two: The Case for Action Method


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change roulette  Change Part Two: The Case for Action Method Mobilizing Change Part Two: The Case for Action Method Featured Author - Bronwyn Evans - October 2, 2003 The Approach The best way to develop the projected benefits is to workshop these, then to prepare your case for action document and have it reviewed by the contributors. Some people conduct interviews and analyses of operations. The problem with this approach is that it takes a lot of effort and generally results in conflicting opinions in some Read More

The Change of Guard at Plex Systems


Given that in mid-2012 Plex Systems, the first software company to build a full-fledged cloud-based manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, was sold by Apax Partners to Francisco Partners and Accel Partners, it was not too surprising to hear about the early 2013 appointment of technology industry veteran Jason Blessing as the company’s chief executive officer (CEO). Such

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The Return of Manufacturing Investment


The recent economic downturn dramatically changed investment habits for mid-market manufacturers—and not for the better. Nevertheless, some savvy executives have been using the market lull of the economic downturn and stop-and-start recovery to get their corporate houses in order, stabilizing their processes, facilities, and business systems so they’re better equipped to manage rapid growth when it returns. Find out how.

change roulette  recent economic downturn dramatically changed investment habits for mid-market manufacturers—and not for the better. Nevertheless, some savvy executives have been using the market lull of the economic downturn and stop-and-start recovery to get their corporate houses in order, stabilizing their processes, facilities, and business systems so they’re better equipped to manage rapid growth when it returns. Find out how. Read More

Not Small Change: World-class Financial Automation Delivers Dramatic Benefits


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change roulette  enables us to quickly change organizational structures with the acquisitions, getting them up and running quickly and replicating our domestic capability worldwide, says Robert Waddell, Brown Forman s global treasury manager. Everything is driven by economy of scale, the same as the economics of an outsourcing model, says Neil McEwen, an Arlington, Va.-based managing consultant at PA Consulting Group of London. The more volume you ve got going through your unit, then the lower the unit cost. A good Read More