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Business Case - Dunkin Donuts
Daniel Mourand, CEO, chose Microsoft Great Plains sofware and, today, he does not regret his decision.

daniel mourand  and La Crémière banners, Daniel Mourand thought long and hard before he made his decision. We had a choice of two solutions and both were equally tempting, he explains. We finally chose Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains for three reasons. The first reason was that Microsoft had just purchased Great Plains which in our eyes, meant that this was a solid product. The second was that we were familiar with Le Groupe Conseil LVMB, one of Microsoft Business Solutions value added resellers, as

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User?


End-user companies should track the financial health of their vendors to see if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected. If the end-user company has a focused vendor, think of that vendor's health and help them become even better in your type of business. If your vendor is acquired, meet the new owners. The new owners motivation in buying your product and vendor was the install base and that's you. Showing interest is your part in keeping the relationship the way you want it.

daniel mourand  continue. The Big Five Daniel, keep on same page with preceding topic The Big Five The Big Five (or maybe it will be Six or Seven) will have a business model that focuses on the customer base. They will depend upon support revenues as a primary stream. They will also try to sell additional software and services to the base. A large customer base also gives the surviving vendors economy of scale for support, services, and technology investments. How large of a customer base will prove large enough? SAP Read More

Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Three: Product Differentiators


Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.

daniel mourand  with most peer products. Daniel, do not break the page here, keep the next two sub-head groups on this page Inter/Multi-Company Accounting A particular differentiation would be Solomon's inter/multi-company accounting capabilities, which are pervasive throughout the entire product's functional footprint (even in the AR module, which is not easily encountered within other accounting products including MBS Great Plains), and the Inter-Company Export/Import tool takes information from multiple databases and Read More

ERP Vendor to Client: "You Incompetent and Clueless Fools"


The backstory: a lawsuit filed in 2008 by Alabama pet food maker Sunshine Mills over a Ross Systems ERP implementation. Fast-forward to December 3, 2010, when an Alabama jury awarded Sunshine Mills $61 million (USD) in damages ($45 million of which were punitive). From CIO.com's article about the verdict, quoting Sunshine Mills attorney Daniel McDowell: Ross Systems handled the

daniel mourand  quoting Sunshine Mills attorney Daniel McDowell: Ross Systems handled the training of Sunshine workers on the system, he said. In an internal e-mail, one Ross employee called Sunshine workers clueless fools who were unable to learn how to use it. To be precise : Ross Systems officials allegedly made fun of Sunshine Mills employees behind their backs, at times calling them incompetent and clueless fools in e-mails sent within Ross Systems. Incompetent and clueless, eh? What the Hell Happened Here? Read More

5 Common Hurdles During the ERP Selection Process-And How You Can Avoid Them


With so many different enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications on the market, selecting the right solution can be extremely time-consuming and daunting. In fact, according to a recent study, nearly three-quarters of manufacturers are dissatisfied with their current systems. However, following a clearly defined selection process—and learning from the mistakes of others—can drastically improve your chances of success.

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Lectra First PLM Software Vendor to Achieve TEC Certification for PLM for Fashion and PLM for the Distribution of Fashion Products and Accessories


Paris, January 4 2011 — Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions for industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composites—has announced that Lectra Fashion PLM V2R2, its product lifecycle management solution designed specifically for the fashion industries, has just been awarded certification from TEC. Lectra Fashion PLM is the only solution to have achieved TEC certification in the fashion and fashion products and accessories distribution sectors.

daniel mourand  the fashion industry, said Daniel Harari, Lectra CEO. The report provides a key to understanding PLM that will enable fashion companies to explore it without trepidation and to save time and gain confidence in identifying the ideal partner to support them in their project. TEC: Internationally Recognized Certification Tools and Methods Founded in 1993, TEC helps organizations evaluate and select software solutions tailored to their needs by providing decision-makers with the tools, studies, and expert Read More

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TEC and IMPLANEX Join Forces to Better Serve Software Demand in Latin America


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daniel mourand  For more information, contact: Daniel Aisemberg Principal e-mail protected from spam bots www.implanex.com Tel.: +54 (11) 4343 0900 About Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) TEC ( http://www.TechnologyEvaluation.com/press ) has been in business since 1993. During this time, it has become a standard reference web service, preferred by organizations and consultants for help with the evaluation and selection of the enterprise applications, and to significantly reduce the risk associated with making the Read More

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