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PPM for Internal Departments
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A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM...
 

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One Year Later at Deltek: More of the Same (And Then Some More) - Part III
Part I of this blog series explained Deltek’s ebullience despite a hostile and depressed environment, and also analyzed the recent developments (and anticipated

deltek winsight  one recent highlight would be  Deltek wInsight 6.4 ,  the tool for EVM reporting and collaboration, which was released in late May, 2008 . The release included enhancements such as early warning indicators that provide a proactive view of project performance to avoid costly budget and schedule overruns. In addition, wInsight 6.4 added two new trip wire metrics for the United States (US) Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) : the Baseline Execution Index (BEI) and the Critical Path Length Index

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Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part II)


Well, a few months after Part I of this blog post was published, which focused on Deltek's pre-New Mountain Capital private equity investment era, the time has finally come for us to analyze why being again publicly traded should (or should not) work better for Deltek this time. If one is to judge merely by the most recent financial figures, it would appear to be working well, but my focus here is

deltek winsight  and is covered by the Deltek WelcomHome and wInsight portal-like products. Project-oriented businesses of all size have to be concerned about understanding the entire project management life cycle. Whether a firm has one project or a dozen or 100 to conduct, having all the components that define EPM will be increasingly critical for it to manage the projects and equally important, to position itself for growth. Deltek EPM was devised to ensure that users are doing the right projects, the projects that Read More

Are ERP Consolidators ("Assemblers") Really Running Out of Steam ("VC Dough")?


Even in such a volatile stock market and under investor/regulatory scrutiny, going public as a means of getting some capital investment is still an option -- the most recent examples being Deltek and NetSuite. On the established public vendor side, CDC Software, Epicor Software, Lawson Software and Oracle (if not even SAP too) would be examples of mostly unrelentingly acquisitive vendors in the

deltek winsight  most recent examples being Deltek and NetSuite . On the established public vendor side, CDC Software , Epicor Software , Lawson Software and Oracle (if not even SAP too) would be examples of mostly unrelentingly acquisitive vendors in the enterprise applications space. On the other hand, there has been a general feeling lately of a money crunch in the private equity and venture capitalist (VC) world for those software companies that still prefer to remain privately-held and yet acquisitive. Some of these Read More

Deltek Acquires Axium to Solidify Its A&E Position


Deltek has acquired Axium, a provider of accounting and project management solutions to more than 2,200 architecture and engineering (A&E) firms throughout North America. The two companies, once direct competitors, are united by an unwavering commitment to the A&E industry.

deltek winsight  Solidify Its A&E Position Deltek has acquired Axium , a provider of accounting and project management solutions to more than 2,200 architecture and engineering (A&E) firms throughout North America. The two companies, once direct competitors, are united by an unwavering commitment to the A&E industry. Moreover, with 12,000 A&E customers combined, Deltek expects to deliver the world’s broadest and deepest project-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for A&E firms of all sizes.   While Read More

The Business Software Needs of Advertising and PR Agencies


Even though enterprise resource planning (ERP) for services is a growing market, its most important players still take a generalist approach when it comes to dealing with specific industries, and media and advertising is one of them. Vendors like Oracle and SAP, who decided to adapt their manufacturing offering to services, or vendors like Netsuite and Deltek, who concentrated on service companies

deltek winsight  vendors like Netsuite and Deltek, who concentrated on service companies from the start, choose to mix their existing solutions—ERP, customer relationship management (CRM), and document management software, add-ons, etc.—to create solutions for specific industries in the services market. How are advertising and PR agencies different from other service companies? While the need for certain functionalities is shared across services companies (e.g., financials and CRM), advertising and public relations Read More

RedPrairie and JDA Software Merger, Part Two: How Will it Work and What Should we Think?


On November 1, 2012, RedPrairie Corporation and JDA Software announced their merger. Under the terms of the agreement, the entities affiliated with RedPrairie will effect a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of JDA common stock for $45 per share. My initial positive and negative thoughts on the merger were outlined in Part One of this blog series. Cynical and jaded market

deltek winsight  vendors reenergizing each other: Deltek and Maconomy under New Mountain Capital (NMC) are one great example, as well as JDA and Manugistics before adding i2, while Kronos has had many good moves in that regard, and arguably Oracle as well. And RedPrairie and JDA’s merger is not necessarily a “roll-up” merger a la Infor -- there really isn’t very much overlap in products other than the obvious aforementioned transportation management system (TMS). Both companies have considerable experience in acqu Read More

Sweet Spots and What-Nots: Enterprise Management Software Vendor Provides Notable Solutions


Deltek uses a wealth of standalone and bundled modules to target various markets, including professional services firms both domestically and internationally, as well as the full range of federal contractors and project-focused enterprises.

deltek winsight  sometimes the public perception), Deltek Systems, Inc . has become North America's principal provider of enterprise software and solutions for project-focused organizations. In mid-2005, Deltek announced that New Mountain Partners II, L.P . would make a majority capital investment in the company. See Mountainous Investment Transforms Enterprise Management Software Vendor and Enterprise Management Software Vendor Welcomes Additions for more information about this investment and its implications. This move, Read More

From Shoestring Budget to Millions: The Road Ahead for an Enterprise Management Software Vendor


Indisputably, Deltek remains an enterprise applications vendor of choice for project-based businesses. With its recent capital infusion and product deliveries, it has taken some critical steps towards creating even more value for its customers.

deltek winsight  the deLaski father-son team, Deltek Systems, Inc . has become North America's principal provider of enterprise software and solutions for project-focused organizations. In mid-2005, Deltek announced that New Mountain Partners II, L.P . would make a majority capital investment in the company. See Mountainous Investment Transforms Enterprise Management Software Vendor and Enterprise Management Software Vendor Welcomes Additions for more information about this investment and its implications. This move, whil Read More

How PPM Provides Direction in Uncertain Economic Times


Project portfolio management (PPM) is a process to obtain project management information of all resources, time, budget, and labor skills in order to align, manage, and review these elements--and to ensure deliverables are being met in terms of project milestones, in accordance with the work breakdown schedule. In a time of economic and business uncertainty, PPM may be the prescription to

deltek winsight  are worth looking at: Deltek Systems Deltek provides an integrated toolset for PPM with Deltek PPM and EVM Products. Modules include portfolio analysis, risk management, planning and scheduling, project collaboration and complete earned value management (EVM). This modular, integrated suite provides selective information to project participants from CEOs to project managers to team members. Epicor Epicor for Service Enterprises is an comprehensive enterprise service automation (ESA) solution. It manages Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 30, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSVentura Manufacturing selects IQMSIndustry tags: Manufacturing, Assembly "Ventura Manufacturing, Inc. has adopted IQMS's manufacturing ERP software after reviewing multiple top-tier ERP vendors. Venture Manufacturing is headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, and provides component assembly for furniture and automotive customers. Ventura will also run IQMS' EDI module and customer

deltek winsight  Oracle, CACI, DynTek, UNIT4, Deltek, Micorosoft Dynamics, etc. should watch out. —Principal TEC Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic SOFTWARE VENDOR ACQUISITIONS, ETC. SciQuest acquires assets of Upside Software Industry tags: spend management, cross-industry For a few years now, the desire among spend management software suite vendors to extend their functional footprints, diversify their offerings, and create up- and cross-sales opportunities within their existing customers has created a spate of (mostly) Read More

INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 1: Recent Developments


If Relevant Business Systems has for any reason deliberately maintained its INFIMACS II ERP system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a bevy of viable solutions from more renowned vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.

deltek winsight  Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 1: Recent Developments INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries Part 1: Recent Developments P.J. Jakovljevic - October 30, 2001 Event Summary  On September 26, as a result of partnering with its build-to-order, discrete manufacturing and maintenance organization customers, Relevant Business Systems , (www.relevant.com) a privately held ERP vendor for small to medium discrete complex manufacturing companies, Read More

Social ERP Emerges, Transforms the Way People Work (Part 2)


In part one of this series, we looked at how and why social media capabilities are impacting enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. We looked at the benefits of social media in ERP, social capabilities and features, and also pointed out that user adoption and corporate governance must be considered when rolling out these tools. This second post provides an in-depth look at the different approaches major ERP vendors have taken to integrate social capabilities into their ERP systems and provides some tips for users looking for a social ERP system.

deltek winsight  or customer.   Deltek— Deltek has also seen the need to incorporate social networking and collaboration capabilities across its product suite and recently released Kona Business. Jeff Eckerle, senior product director, Kona (along with Scott Defusco, VP of product strategy and management for Kona) saw this need for Deltek and its customers and convinced company management to allow them to go ahead with the development of a social collaboration tool in 2011. Kona Business has been developed entirely Read More

SAP Delivers Commercial Project Management Solution


While a high percentage of project profitability is determined at the bid stage, around half of all projects are not delivered to plan, according to SAP. In fact, on average 20 percent of project value is at risk. To help customer combat this challenge, SAP has launched SAP Commercial Project Management application.

deltek winsight  by SAP (or by Deltek, Oracle , etc.) they can detail risk and status. But they will have very limited ability to effect change if they cannot avail themselves of the proper human capital. Read More

Assessing Deltek’s Ongoing Transformation


Conventional wisdom would imply that a software company that changes its owners and CEO in the same year might be in some kind of trouble or facing stormy waters. But, Deltek vigorously claims that nothing is farther from the truth. Quite the contrary, in fact—via its 2012 acquisition by Thoma Bravo, Deltek believes it has found a dedicated and committed financial backer. In addition, there was

deltek winsight  facing stormy waters. But, Deltek vigorously claims that nothing is farther from the truth. Quite the contrary, in fact—via its 2012 acquisition by Thoma Bravo , Deltek believes it has found a dedicated and committed financial backer. In addition, there was nothing sinister in Deltek’s CEO change in late 2012. After a transformational seven-plus years with Deltek, former CEO Kevin Parker left the company under his own volition. Seven-and-a-half years is a nice run at an enterprise software company, an Read More

Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part IV


Part I of this series analyzed the opportunities (as well as the related strings attached) stemming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May, where Deltek decided to fill a market need and interest by convening a separate “track” that was entitled

deltek winsight  my attendance of  the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May , where Deltek decided to fill a market need and interest by convening a separate “track” that was entitled  “Stimulus & Beyond (Navigating the Brave New World).” Part II of this series then analyzed why Deltek believes it can help government contractors and architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) firms , as well as other  public sector  organizations in their endeavors to obtain ARRA funds (i.e., the opportunity part Read More