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Cincom Systems
Established in 1968 and headquarted in Cincinnati, Ohio (US), Cincom Systems provides software and services for creating and managing customer relationships

cincom  in Cincinnati, Ohio (US), Cincom Systems provides software and services for creating and managing customer relationships throughout the enterprise, and for building and maintaining adaptive e-business information systems. Cincom Manufacturing Business Solutions are based on the combination of over three decades of experience in providing strategic value to manufacturing companies. Cincom serves over 5,000 clients across 93 countries.

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Cincom Enterprise Management


Cincom Enterprise Management is a portfolio of Web-enabled business applications that address the business cycle of companies who build and service complex products. It encompasses activities included in business planning, business acquisition, order management, engineering, procurement, manufacturing and re-manufacturing operations, cost management, finance, and aftermarket support. CONTROL also supports global enterprises by offering distributed multi-site implementation options, multiple currencies, and multiple languages.  

cincom  Enterprise Management Cincom Enterprise Management is a portfolio of Web-enabled business applications that address the business cycle of companies who build and service complex products. It encompasses activities included in business planning, business acquisition, order management, engineering, procurement, manufacturing and re-manufacturing operations, cost management, finance, and aftermarket support. CONTROL also supports global enterprises by offering distributed multi-site implementation Read More

Reconnecting with Cincom Systems


Cincom executives lay out some facts, and Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic discovers that Cincom Acquire isn't the old-school client-server sales product configurator he thought it was. Since about 2005, Cincom Acquire has been Web-enabled and functionally expanded to instill knowledge into sales processes (not only into engineering processes).

cincom  with Cincom Systems In my recent blog posts on two upbeat configure, price, quote (CPQ)/ quote-to-order (Q2O) players— BigMachines (see the TEC article for more information on BigMachines ) and Cameleon Software (see the TEC article for more information on Cameleon )—I will have hurt the feelings of veteran market incumbent Cincom Acquire by referring to it as an old-school client-server sales product configurator (SPC). Indeed, from about 2005, Cincom Acquire has been Web-enabled and Read More

Cincom Sticks to CONTROL of ETO and MRO Part 2: Market Impact


Cincom's latest product release covers many new bases, is architecturally adequate and remains a well-attuned offering for ETO and MRO enterprises. While it is a competitive product that will create buzz in its markets, the road to success is by no means guaranteed.

cincom  Part 2: Market Impact Cincom Systems Background Cincom Systems, Inc. ( www.cincom.com ), a privately held, Cincinnati, OH based provider of software solutions and services primarily to complex manufacturers has possibly been a schoolbook case of longevity in the software business. Since 1968, the company has developed tools for manufacturing, financial, and sales automation applications. Its software manages application development, customer support, database, call center, and manufacturing functions. Read More

Cincom Systems Launches Advanced Manufacturing ERP Solution


Cincom Systems launches a brand new ERP solution at Microsoft Convergence 2014. Find out what this means for engineer-to-order ERP manufacturers.

cincom  Advanced Manufacturing ERP Solution Cincom Systems has been providing enterprise software solutions and services since 1968, but its own Cincom CONTROL ERP system has not seen many new customers of late (see TEC’s article ). Thus, at the Microsoft Convergence 2014 conference, the vendor announced the launch of its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution , the Cincom Business Suite , an advanced version of Microsoft Dynamics AX for manufacturers.   Microsoft selected Cincom as its lead global Read More

Quote-to-order: The Major Players in the Manufacturing Arena


The latest generation of quote-to-order systems uses knowledge-based software to help reduce an organization’s dependence on its highly skilled experts. The ability to harness a company’s intellectual property and know-how helps build competitive advantage.

cincom   Along similar lines, the Cincom Q2O Suite 8.0 consists of Cincom Socrates 8.0 , a proprietary knowledge base application studio, and the Cincom SalesConfigurator 8.0 module for sales configuration and proposal management. Like Selectica, Socrates (formerly Cincom Knowledge Builder ), which is aimed at knowledge developers (not necessarily IT staff, but rather departmental power users, such as engineering experts), is an enterprise environment for developing and deploying expert sales and configuration Read More

Customization Drives Complexity - Why It's Hard to Design, Sell, and Produce "Simple" Products


It seems counterintuitive, but the process of selling, designing, and producing what appear to be "simple" products becomes surprisingly complex when manufacturers introduce high levels of customization. How can manufacturers of configured products address this complexity to streamline their processes, reduce cost and increase customer responsiveness?

cincom  vendors like Baan , CINCOM , Oracle , PeopleSoft , SAP , and Siebel have configuration solutions that are integrated with their ERP and CRM applications. Solutions from these vendors, and others, can provide a significant first step in streamlining and automating the process, reducing costs, and increasing customer responsiveness. Recommendations Manufacturers who sell customized or mass-customized products should look for opportunities to integrate the processes and software applications that link the Read More

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QAD, a renowned provider of enterprise software solutions for midsized global manufacturers, has outlived many of its contemporaries by maintaining its stronghold in the discrete and process manufacturing sectors. In doing so, the vendor has reached a respected, veteran status.

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cincom  side-by-side scripted demonstrations from Cincom, Epicor, International Business Systems (IBS), Infor, Microsoft, and SAP, conducted over two days. Each presentation gives you an overview of how the software solution measures up to benchmarked requirements. If you want to learn more, you can schedule private meetings with the vendors you’re interested in.  Full disclosure: TEC moderates the ERP Vendor Shootout. However, in our role as impartial evaluators of enterprise software, we have no vested Read More

TEC Moderates World’s Top Enterprise Software Event, 8th ERP Vendor Shootout


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), the leading online resource for enterprise software decision makers, is proud to announce that it will be moderating the 8th ERP Vendor Shootout this coming October 16 and 17, 2010, in Dallas, Texas (US). The event is hosted by the value-added reseller (VAR) community and is geared toward IT decision makers with manufacturing, distribution, or project-oriented requirements looking to upgrade or replace their enterprise software systems.

cincom  presentations by Abas Software, Cincom Control, Epicor, Infor ERP Syteline, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Plex Online and SAP Business ByDesign. TEC will be on-site to offer some critical insight into the selection process, and will kick off the event with a presentation on its best-practices methodology for software evaluation and selection. To register for the 8th ERP Vendor Shootout or for additional information, visit http://www.erpshootout.com/ or call 1-877-907-2702. About Technology Evaluation Centers Read More