In PeopleSoft’s case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, professional service approach, etc.) to the needs of large, service-oriented enterprises, or for ‘greenfield’ sites. However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft’s license revenue in 2001 was still less than the corresponding revenue in 1998, back when the company was only a HRMS/ERP player.
included early to offer cost savings or quality enhancing suggestions, whereas customers should provide a due feedback on their perception of price vs. value/features ratio, and all that should continue 24x7x365 around the world. The same holds for the SCEM functionality that provides real-time visibility throughout the entire value chain at a granular, operational level outside the radar screen of traditional ERP/APS planning engines (i.e., events, both anticipated or unplanned exceptions), with