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Open Source Business Intelligence: The Quiet Evolution
As organizations face a pressing need to rationalize the cost of enterprise software, open source business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a viable

dual core programming  software, mechanisms such as dual-license models have arisen, whereby commercial vendors can deliver their software under a community license that follows the open source license regulations and offers a commercial license with an attached fee. Vendors may charge users for services such as support, training, consulting, and advanced features. In the past two years, commercial open source vendors have been working actively towards establishing a long-term position in the enterprise applications space. In F

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part One: Recent Events and Market Impact


The former die-hard IBM AS/400-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) supplier to mid-market manufacturing companies, MAPICS, seems to have found its soul after the recent acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep and Frontstep's extended-ERP product line on a Microsoft .NET-based technology platform. While another acquisition of an ERP competitor is not very likely, MAPICS seems to have rather opted for lateral acquisitions of strategic extension products, starting with the MAGIK! PLM product.

dual core programming  at harnessing Microsoft's technology. Dual Platform Vendor As a result, MAPICS now offers collaborative business solutions built on the IBM iSeries (using OS/400 and Linux OS platforms), Microsoft Windows , and Microsoft.NET platforms. MAPICS claims to have deliberately selected IBM and Microsoft as its key technology platform partners as they represent the undisputed leading technology platforms. Thus, MAPICS has become an active dual platform vendor, which will continue to sell and enhance its tradition Read More

A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

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A Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution


SugarCRM is a rapidly growing open source CRM company with solutions that appeal to a community of enthusiastic users. This study, based on a client who selected the Sugar Sales Professional CRM solution, compares product functionality to the competition and highlights some of SugarCRM's open source business practices.

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Agresso + CODA, VITA + Link (+ CODA 2go): What's the Sum? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series described Unit 4 Agresso’s (or Agresso in further text) dual product strategy following its acquisition of CODA in 2008. The post then went on to analyzing (and reinforcing if you will, given a number of previous blog entries on the same topic) the post-implementation agility capabilities of Agresso Business World (ABW) [evaluate this product]. The blog post attempted

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Real Ability


Real Ability is the brainchild of a core group of software engineers spearheaded by three individuals: Bill Kilpatrick, Jeff Wrigley, and Serge Loussinian. These three formed the senior management team of an 85-person software company sold in the late 1990s. Soon thereafter a new organization, Real Ability, was established to solve a long list of mission-critical on-line management and training issues Kilpatrick, Wrigley, and Loussinian confronted while directing their previous enterprise and its client base.The Ability Manager software is the first of the company's three basic pillars.Learning content is the second pillar. This content includes suites of surveys, exams, learning content, inspections, skills libraries, and org charting information.Consulting services is the third pillar of Real Ability. The company's consulting services are designed to help businesses transform their enterprise into an effective on-line knowledge environment. These services are delivered by Real Ability's team of implementation experts.

dual core programming  engineers spearheaded by three individuals: Bill Kilpatrick, Jeff Wrigley, and Serge Loussinian. These three formed the senior management team of an 85-person software company sold in the late 1990s. Soon thereafter a new organization, Real Ability, was established to solve a long list of mission-critical on-line management and training issues Kilpatrick, Wrigley, and Loussinian confronted while directing their previous enterprise and its client base.The Ability Manager software is the first of the Read More

SSA: Evolving into systems integrator to survive


SSA's Portfolio strategy is to surround its core ERP products with best-of-breed 3rd party enterprise applications and provide system integration services and support around it. SSA will gradually transform itself into a systems integration provider, as opposed to a pure ERP vendor, within the next 3 years. By that time, we believe service & support revenue will contribute up to 80% of SSA's total revenues.

dual core programming  Vendor Predictions SSA will gradually transform itself into a systems integration provider, as opposed to a pure ERP vendor, within the next 3 years. By that time, we believe service & support revenue will contribute up to 80% of SSA's total revenues (70% probability). We believe that SSA will be acquired within the next 18 months (70% probability). Potential acquirers could include Computer Associates (for which it would provide an established service revenue stream), Siebel Systems or i2 (for which it Read More

Alvarez & Marsal


Because Alvarez & Marsal is a different kind of firm. Lean, fast-paced and entrepreneurial to the core, we pride ourselves on building a culture of independent thinkers and doers – individuals who will make a difference to the clients they serve. Because Alvarez & Marsal is a different kind of firm. Lean, fast-paced and entrepreneurial to the core, we pride ourselves on building a culture of independent thinkers and doers – individuals who will make a difference to the clients they serve.For 25 years, clients have trusted Alvarez & Marsal to work with them to help solve their most important business problems. We have earned this trust by giving every problem the utmost senior-level attention; by researching and understanding the facts before drawing conclusions; by our steadfast commitment to objectivity; and by demonstrating time and again that leadership makes all the difference.Alvarez & Marsal is a leading independent provider of a complete range of turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services. We assist companies in crisis or companies seeking to improve performance in specific financial or operational areas. Our services are grounded in an integrated financial and operational perspective that provides insight both into current business environments and into the viability of executing proposed business plans. A&M's distinct process of gathering and analyzing financial facts, combined with a 25-year history of hands-on operational leadership, gives clients the clarity they need to make informed decisions.

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ezONE Smart Enterprise Suites and vertical application suites including RFID


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dual core programming  Smart Enterprise Suites and vertical application suites including RFID The company’s flagship product is the ezONE Smart Enterprise Suites (ezONE SES). The ezONE product series consists of the core platform, based on J2EE (Java EE), and several vertical application suites. The core platform is scalable and provides the integration infrastructure for the ‘ez’ vertical application suites. The vertical suites consist of six main modules, which can work together, or separately. The ezCMS is a Read More

Logi Analytics Infuses Logi Info into eClinical Insights


The infusion of Logi Info from Logi Analytics into the core analytics capabilities of eClinical Insights has the potential to advance clinical trial research. Find out how in Jorge García's blog post.

dual core programming  Analytics Infuses Logi Info into eClinical Insights Culminating from a rather interesting partnership, the infusion of Logi Info from Logi Analytics into the core analytics capabilities of eClinical Insights has the potential to advance clinical trial research. Logi Infor from Logi Analytics has been incorporated as part of eClinical Insights’ core applications. Logi Analytics recently announced that Logi Info is now embedded within the stack of offerings from the Massachusetts-based company Read More

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dual core programming  Mobile ERP Is Changing the Way Manufacturers Do Business Mobile is changing the way companies do business—and manufacturers are no exception. They’re asking ERP vendors for apps that help control core manufacturing operations. But are they seeing the ROI they’re looking for? In this Sage-sponsored podcast, TEC senior business intelligence and data management analyst, Jorge García, talks about the opportunities, benefits, and challenges of mobile ERP for manufacturing. Read More

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dual core programming  for Handling Your HR Function Although human resources (HR) management is a necessity when you have employees, HR duties are not a core competence of most small businesses. According to a Small Business Association study, small business owners on average spend more than 25 percent of their time handling employee-related paperwork. Factor in recruitment, hiring, and training and this average increases to 45 percent. So why not outsource HR? Read this paper to learn more. Read More

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dual core programming  Practices: Six Questions to Ask Before Moving Core HR into the Cloud Mergers and acquisitions, decentralization, and globalization are putting enormous pressure on HR to standardize systems and processes. The lack of a single global system of record for core HR data prevents companies from operating effectively and efficiently. As companies race to expand into new markets quickly, HR leaders must understand the opportunities and challenges that exist with core HR today. The cloud allows for global Read More

SugarCRM Solutions


Sugar Sales Professional delivers core sales force automation functionality that has become standard over the past fifteen years. From managing new leads to closing opportunities, tracking customer information to finding deal trends in industries or lead sources, Sugar Sales Professional helps sales representatives get their jobs done. SugarCRM offers service plans for companies that are operating with Sugar Open Source. The phone and e-mail service is provided by the SugarCRM staff, and is managed by a trouble ticketing system. The company's service plans for Sugar Professional go beyond the standard hours included in the Sugar Professional subscription. In addition, SugarCRM provides service plans for Sugar Professional developers for advanced programming and customization help.  

dual core programming  Solutions Sugar Sales Professional delivers core sales force automation functionality that has become standard over the past fifteen years. From managing new leads to closing opportunities, tracking customer information to finding deal trends in industries or lead sources, Sugar Sales Professional helps sales representatives get their jobs done. SugarCRM offers service plans for companies that are operating with Sugar Open Source. The phone and e-mail service is provided by the SugarCRM staff, and Read More