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Meet the New (Revolutionized) Progress Software
According to TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic, some solid, growing, and profitable software companies never get the respect they deserve. Progress

comparison oracle progress  the New (Revolutionized) Progress Software In my nearly decade and a half as an enterprise software industry analyst, I’ve seen and written about a number of universally admired star software providers. But every now and then I get to know solid, growing, and profitable software companies that, for whatever reason, are underappreciated and underreported on. Three-decade-old Bedford, Massachusetts–based Progress Software Corporation (NASDAQ: PRGS) with about 1,600 employees is one such Rodney

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Progress Exchange 2013 Part Two: Will Pacific be Progress Software’s PaaS to Relevance?


By P.J. Jakovljevic (see bio) and Bob Eastman (see bio) Last week in the TEC blog, we discussed Progress Software’s history and current focus. The company has experienced many changes in the last couple of years, including divestiture of some large assets (including Sonic, Actional, and DataXtend), and a new focus. We also mentioned the Progress Exchange 2013 conference earlier this month

comparison oracle progress  not be a fair comparison, but if we look at the recent Acumatica partner event vs. the Progress partner event—both channel-driven software firms (admithtedly to different degrees), both with ambitions (admittedly to different degrees), and both looking to the cloud, Progress could really use some of Acumatica’s enthusiasm, brashness, and chutzpah. Progress’ comeback story is certainly plausible, but it is definitely a work in progress and worth keeping a close eye on. Jon Reed of Diginomica has his Read More

Progress Exchange 2013 Part One: What's the Current State of Progress?


By P.J. Jakovljevic (see bio) and Bob Eastman (see bio) As it has been excruciatingly painful for die-hard Boston Red Sox fans to watch their moribund baseball team’s previous two seasons, it has been puzzling and perhaps also painful for enterprise software market observers to watch the coinciding self-implosion of sorts of the New England software vendor Progress Software Corporation. For

comparison oracle progress  becoming less mainstream in comparison to the Microsoft .NET and Java-based development platforms, and it doesn’t help that the platform has always relied on someone else’s user interface (UI) and business intelligence (BI) technology. The onslaught of cloud-based platform as a service (PaaS) options such as the Salesforce Platform ( Force.com and Heroku ), Zoho , and Google AppEngine have made the veteran platform even less attractive. However, while Progress’ offloading of assets may have some Read More

Liberty Alliance vs. WS-I; J2EE vs. .NET; Overwhelmed .YET? Part 2: Comparison, Challenges, & Recommendations


The battle for the dominance in Web services has so far largely been a war of words without the clear winner yet (and not any time soon). While interoperability seems to currently be the motivation for bigger players to suspend hostilities and focus on standards adoption, the desire for domination will tempt them to weave dependencies on their products into their strategies.

comparison oracle progress  Overwhelmed .YET? Part 2: Comparison, Challenges, & Recommendations Event Summary February appeared to be the month in which Web Services earned notable legitimacy. Recently, IBM and Microsoft , the two largest proponents of Web Services, and a slew of other prominent IT companies and enterprises ( Accenture , BEA Systems , Hewlett-Packard , Fujitsu , Intel , Oracle , and SAP to name some) have joined to form the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I, www.ws-i.com ). The organization's goal is Read More

The 13th Vendor Shootout for ERP Software: See How the Vendors Compare


The 13th Vendor Shootout for ERP is a great opportunity for companies looking for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to evaluate some of the important players. Previous editions featured Oracle E-Business Suite, IFS, Sage ERP X3, SYSPRO, and others. The 13th edition features eight vendors specializing in discrete manufacturing, with one exception (SAP Business ByDesign, which

comparison oracle progress  above) are available for comparison in TEC Advisor , our online software comparison system. [Learn more about TEC Advisor ] The two other products (abas ERP and SAP Business ByDesign) will be available for comparison once their TEC certification process is complete. However, you can purchase discrete ERP software evaluation reports for all these vendors immediately ( download a free sample here ). Note that vendors may be certified or listed in more than one evaluation centers, all of which can be Read More

Oracle Buys Another Cloud—Responsys


Responsys, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Oracle. Responsys will join Oracle Eloqua in the Oracle Marketing Cloud. The addition of Responsys further extends Oracle’s Customer Experience Cloud, which already included commerce, sales, service, social and the Eloqua Marketing solution.

comparison oracle progress  Buys Another Cloud—Responsys Responsys, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Oracle. Responsys will join Oracle Eloqua in the Oracle Marketing Cloud. The addition of Responsys further extends Oracle’s Customer Experience Cloud, which already included commerce, sales, service, social and the Eloqua Marketing solution.   The Responsys suite of products is recognized by chief marketing officers (CMOs) for helping to deliver effective B2B and B2C digital campaigns. Read More

Oracle Flying High on Q3 Report: Is Gold All That Glitters?


On March 15, shares of Oracle surged after the company plowed past Wall Street estimates and reported strong database software sales fueling a solid third-quarter profit. However, Oracle has also confirmed that it is refocusing its European applications division and has hinted that it may reduce the unit's workforce.

comparison oracle progress  their evaluations and make comparisons to competitive offerings. Any organization evaluating Oracle applications should only consider existing functionality, and, in the case of final selection, should negotiate the incorporation of new applications components now. Future clients are also advised to request the company's written commitment to promised functionality, length of implementation, and seamless future upgrades, particularly for the recently released products and the products whose release date Read More

Oracle Loses Again


SAP AG has chosen SQL Server 7.0 as its strategic database for the Windows platform. The companies also will cooperate to make the Windows 2000 OS available as a platform choice for customers wishing to implement mySAP.com solutions. On the heels of the agreement to use IBM DB2 as a preferred backend database, Oracle continues to lose market share as a database in the ERP arena.

comparison oracle progress  Loses Again Event Summary SAP AG has chosen SQL Server 7.0 as its strategic database for the Windows platform. The companies also will cooperate to make the Windows 2000 OS available as a platform choice for customers wishing to implement mySAP.com solutions. Microsoft also announced that it is the first mySAP.com customer to use Windows 2000 for its product implementation of SAP inter-enterprise software solutions. mySAP.com is an open collaborative business environment of personalized solutions Read More

Oracle Certification: Oracle Hyperion Financial Management




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Oracle Goes Mobile-with More Collaborative BI Solutions


Yesterday Oracle announced its new releases of Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Business Intelligence Applications and Oracle Real-Time Decisions. With these new releases of Oracle’s BI solutions, all BI applications support iPhone and iPad mobile access without additional effort or configuration. According to Paul Rodwick, vice president of Product Management for Oracle

comparison oracle progress  Goes Mobile-with More Collaborative BI Solutions Yesterday Oracle announced its new releases of Oracle Business Intelligence , Oracle Business Intelligence Applications and Oracle Real-Time Decisions . With these new releases of Oracle’s BI solutions, all BI applications support iPhone and iPad mobile access without additional effort or configuration. According to Paul Rodwick, vice president of Product Management for Oracle Business Intelligence: These new Oracle Business Intelligence product Read More

Oracle Acquires Eloqua


Oracle's attempt to tackle the customer experience cloud market has been advanced with the new acquisition of cloud-based marketing automation solutions provider Eloqua. Oracle expects to achieve an extensive product, which will help companies market, sell, and support their customers. The solution should be able to offer multi-channel and personalized client interactions. According

comparison oracle progress  Acquires Eloqua Oracle's attempt to tackle the customer experience cloud market has been advanced with  the new acquisition  of cloud-based marketing automation solutions provider Eloqua. Oracle expects to achieve an extensive product, which will help companies market, sell, and support their customers. The solution should be able to offer multi-channel and personalized client interactions. According to the press release, Oracle expects that the product will be used to ensure brand loyalty, drive Read More

Oracle Buys LiveLOOK for Co-Browsing


Oracle recently acquired LiveLOOK, a provider of real-time visual collaboration technology for co-browsing and screen sharing used for Web customer support scenarios. Oracle, which bought cloud customer support vendor RightNow in 2011, plans to integrate LiveLOOK's offerings with its Service Cloud platform.

comparison oracle progress  Buys LiveLOOK for Co-Browsing Oracle recently acquired LiveLOOK , a provider of real-time visual collaboration technology for co-browsing and screen sharing used for Web customer support scenarios. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. LiveLOOK ’s cloud-based co-browse technology enables customer service and sales agents to collaborate and visually guide consumers through Web and mobile environments, leading to more effective issue resolution and improved quality of buying decisions.   Oracle, Read More

Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud


Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud offers an integrated project management suite that is designed to automate, streamline, and control project management processes end-to-end without expensive hardware and system management overhead costs. Read up on the product’s key features and the benefits your organization can achieve from this cloud solution.

comparison oracle progress  Project Portfolio Management Cloud Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud offers an integrated project management suite that is designed to automate, streamline, and control project management processes end-to-end without expensive hardware and system management overhead costs. Read up on the product’s key features and the benefits your organization can achieve from this cloud solution. Read More

Cricket's Challenges before Oracle Taleo Cloud Service


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Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 3: Market Impact


Oracle remains a true IT powerhouse with fingers in many pies other than databases, such as application servers, and development tools, which ranks it as an enterprise infrastructure provider, together with SAP, IBM at a higher and, and Microsoft at the lower end of the market. However, Oracle may be getting very uncomfortable with how its protracted disappointing revenue results (possible the worst in a decade) jeopardizes its No. 2 position in the applications market. It seemed all but inconceivable over a year ago that PeopleSoft could be so close to snatching the No. 2 position from Oracle.

comparison oracle progress  Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 3: Market Impact Market Impact Oracle may be getting very uncomfortable with how its protracted disappointing revenue results (possible the worst in a decade) jeopardizes its No. 2 position in the applications market. It seemed all but inconceivable over a year ago that PeopleSoft could be so close to snatching the No. 2 position from Oracle. The sluggish economy is becoming a lame excuse for Oracle's revenue slump, as it also appears that many of Oracle's Read More