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Datawarehouse Vendors Moving Towards Application Suites
During September, two more data warehousing vendors announced product suites that they claim offer broader integration between different data warehousing

datastage xe  technologies into their existing DataStage 3.6 product. Like Cognos, they are offering a suite that, in addition to providing data movement capabilities, offers metadata management and data quality management to simplify integration of multiple data sources and business intelligence tools . The product is a suite that contains: Extract/Transform/Load capabilities in the form of DataStage 3.6. This product has made Ardent one of the top three ETL vendors. Metadata management technology acquired with the

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Ardent Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success?


With Informix’s completion of its acquisition of Ardent Software, it remains to be seen how effective this marriage will be, and whether Ardent will be allowed autonomy to continue its success in the extract/transform/load and data integration infrastructure.

datastage xe  release is known as DataStage XE and includes all the features of DataStage 3.6 and the addition of support for unstructured data (i.e., XML). This was announced as the first component of Ardent's newly announced Enterprise Information Infrastructure (EII) initiative by addressing the structured data domain. According to Mikael Wipperfeld, Vice President of data warehouse marketing at Ardent, Customers are looking for a complete set of information infrastructure capabilities for their business Read More

Informatica Conforms to Metadata Standard


Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA), a major extract/transform/load tool vendor, today announced the general availability of MX2 1.6, the latest version of its Metadata Exchange (MX2) application programming interface (API). Informatica bills MX2 1.6 as the first object-oriented metadata exchange facility to support XML, a text-based programming language standard for integrating and managing bi-directional metadata exchange.

datastage xe  a technology they call DataStage MetaBrokers . MetaBroker partners already include Brio Technology, Business Objects, Computer Associates (for the Platinum technology/LogicWorks Erwin modeling product), Cognos, Embarcadero Technologies, Informix, Hyperion Solutions, and Seagate Software. Using these technologies, Ardent is attempting to build an Enterprise Information Infrastructure which will provide interoperability between products and solutions. We believe that all business intelligence vendors Read More

J.D. Edwards Saved By SCM, Narrowly, And Only For Now


On March 5, J.D. Edwards reported financial results for Q1 2001. Although the company posted a symbolic profit, the revenue decline begs the question why the company seems to be in a doldrums at the same time when its competitors seem to be upbeat.

datastage xe  D. Edwards Saved By SCM, Narrowly, And Only For Now J.D. Edwards Saved By SCM, Narrowly, And Only For Now P.J. Jakovljevic - March 30, 2001 Event Summary On March 5, J.D. Edwards & Company (NASDAQ: JDEC) reported financial results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2001. Revenue for Q1 2001 was $217.7 million, a 6% decline compared to revenue of $231.7 million in Q1 2000. License fee revenue was $82.7 million, almost flat compared to $83.3 million in the same period last year. Net income from Read More

CRM Analytics Brings More Profitability


Targeting your best customers and personalizing your relationship with them, implies an in-depth understanding of their behavior.

datastage xe  this market Ascential with Datastage , Informatica with Power Center and Acta with ActaWorks . Read More

Cincom Asserts Expertise In CRM For Complex Manufacturers


Cincom’s latest CRM product release offers a compelling value proposition for many ‘to order’ manufacturing enterprises. While it is a product that may raise the bar in its target markets, the competitive offering is not exactly a pushover.

datastage xe  Asserts Expertise In CRM For Complex Manufacturers Event Summary Cincom Systems, Inc. ( www.cincom.com ), a privately-held, Cincinnati, OH based provider of software solutions and services primarily to complex manufacturers, continues with perfecting its knowledge systems for sales, and customer relationship management (CRM). In September, the company announced the availability of its new CRM Solution for Complex Manufacturers . With some of its customers reportedly already asserting proposal times Read More

SAP Remains Vital Amid Ailing Market And Internal Adjustments Part 1: Recent Announcements


Recently, SAP announced solid results for Q4 2001, in contrast to the current soft market. Although not all troubles seem to have been left behind, as can be seen from reduced license revenue, and while some may question SAP's justification of merging its two subsidiaries, a positive sign is that SAP has meanwhile become much more nimble to spar with any disturbance factors.

datastage xe  completely integrate with Ascential Datastage, which enables the rapid integration of data from other enterprise applications. The entire solution is managed through a sophisticated set of data warehouse management capabilities that can ensure the consistency and quality of information through the use of metadata leveraging the Common Warehouse Metadata Interchange (CWMI) industry standard. mySAP BI is distributed to 120 countries and supports every relevant language and foreign currency required by Read More

CRM For Complex Manufacturers Revolves Around Configuration Software


While pundits have been debating whether the configuration software deserves to be a CRM module on its own, it is certainly a part of the much broader CRM class of products, which typically includes front-office applications for sales force automation (SFA), marketing automation, and field service/call center management.

datastage xe  For Complex Manufacturers Revolves Around Configuration Software The Situation The software needs of the complex manufacturing industry require functional products bundled with rapid implementation resulting in quick Return-on-Investment (ROI). Complex manufacturers produce products that are of high variation, have complex features and options, and vary in end-user configuration. They consequently invest significant dollars in product design and have lengthy sales and manufacturing business processes, Read More

J.D. Edwards' QUEST To End Its String Of Pyrrhic Victories Part 1: The News


J.D. Edwards has been trying hard to reverse a continuing decline of license revenue, which is in a sharp contrast to its direct competitors’ upbeat postures. During this year's FOCUS conference for its QUEST User Group, J.D. Edwards demonstrated somewhat more galvanized strategy than the one it initiated and less successfully executed during the last year. With its renewed mid-enterprise focus and commitment to deliver customer-driven solutions, the company seems to be going back to its mid-market roots.

datastage xe  D. Edwards' QUEST To End Its String Of Pyrrhic Victories Part 1: The News J.D. Edwards' QUEST To End Its String Of Pyrrhic Victories Part 1: The News P.J. Jakovljevic - July 3, 2001 Event Summary  During this year's FOCUS conference, which ran from June 11 -- 14, J.D. Edwards & Company (NASDAQ: JDEC), one of the leading providers of enterprise applications, demonstrated a somewhat more galvanized strategy than the one it initiated and less successfully executed during the last year (for more Read More

Informix to Acquire Ardent Software-Another Vendor's Attempt at End-to-End Data Warehousing


Informix« (NASDAQ: IFMX) and Ardent Software (NASDAQ: ARDT) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations in a transaction valued, on a fully diluted basis, at approximately $880 million, based on the closing price of Informix common stock on November 30, 1999. The combination creates a $1 billion company in open software infrastructure for what Informix refers to as the "i.Economy". Ardent's components and solutions will continue to be marketed independent of the underlying database technology.

datastage xe  retain control over the DataStage portion of the business, as they have been very successful to date, and understand their market space well. User Recommendations Ardent DataStage is a strong offering, but we recommend that customers who can afford to wait for Extract/Transform/Load tool selections give this merger some time to be completed. It always takes time for vendors to integrate their research & development, sales, and marketing staffs and resume normal operations. Read More

J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact


In a nutshell, J.D. Edwards seems poised to deliver applications within its traditional verticals that are wide-ranging, integrated, and modular (loosely decoupled) at the same time, which is apparently a clearer message and a better business model for the company. With a new management team the company seems to have found its soul, as it has finally pinpointed the right offering for its target market (both geography, customer size, and vertical segments wise), and it also seems to be exuding an air of confidence without arrogance, which had rarely, if ever, been seen in the past.

datastage xe  D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact Market Impact This is yet another example of what difference a year can make, and of a vendor taking advantage of a given second chance. A year ago, J.D. Edwards was in a rather self-loathing mood amid sagging sales, massive layoffs and restructuring, and with rumors of a possible buyout abounding as well, all making existing customers quite concerned and potential ones extremely leery (see J.D. Edwards' QUEST To End Its Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: J.D. Edwards


J.D. Edwards believes in the possibilities (both in terms of technology and sell-ability) of Collaborative Commerce. How far have they gotten in that vision? Are they a good bet if you also have visions of C-Commerce dancing in your head?

datastage xe  Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: J.D. Edwards 'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: J.D. Edwards R. Garland - September 18, 2001 Introduction  In the early 90's, ERP came of age. Everyone had to have the functionality ERP packages promised. Since then, as Web and Internet technologies have matured, CRM on the front end, and e-Procurement and Supply Chain Management on the back end, these packages have come into their own. Now Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

datastage xe  Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry PeopleSoft's Manufacturing Ploy This article analyzes whether an array of recent PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), moves will finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space. These moves are discussed in detail in Part One of this note. In a nutshell, we have been looking positively at PeopleSoft's mega Read More

SAP - A Leader Under Reconstruction


SAP is responding to the changing Internet marketplace by restructuring to develop flexibility and forming key partnerships and alliances to put content behind its extensive advertising campaign for mySAP. com

datastage xe  Information Warehouse) using Ardent's DataStage Release 3.6. (see Ardent Software Enters the SAP Data Extraction Market ) SAP's investment in Catalyst International to gain an experienced consulting partner, focused entirely on UNIX (see SAP Announces Investment in Catalyst International ) Setting up a team to stabilize its Apparel and Footwear R/3 Solution (AFS) (see  SAP sets up Apparel and Footwear team ) ANALYSIS SAP Strengths Viability : SAP has a very sound financial situation (growth and Read More

J.D. Edwards’ Mixed Blessings


On August 23, J.D. Edwards reported financial results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2000. Despite notable license fee revenue growth of 56% over the same period last year, the net loss for the Q3 2000 was a hefty $22.6 million.

datastage xe  D. Edwards’ Mixed Blessings J.D. Edwards' Mixed Blessings P.J. Jakovljevic - September 27, 2000 Event Summary In August, J.D. Edwards & Company reported financial results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2000. License fee revenue grew 56% over the same period last year, to $116.7 million (See Figure 1). Transactions over $1 million represented half of the license fee revenue in the third quarter of fiscal 2000 and led to a substantial increase in the average sales price of license transactions. Read More