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What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


April 2011 saw the merger of Epicor and Activant Solutions to create a global leader in business software solutions. TEC principal analyst P. J. Jakovljevic sits down with CMO John Hiraoka to discuss the opportunities and challenges created by the merger and the potential synergy of the combined company, Epicor Software Corporation, to grow a wide range of products and industries, a very ambitious yet difficult-to-realize strategy.

e by epicor vendors colorado  software-as-a-service (SaaS) edition, Epicor Express , is now used by over 100 customers; which puts Epicor 9 at more than 2,500 customers in total. The vendor continues to sell the Epicor iScala offering to new customers, besides Epicor 9, but only in some regions and verticals (e.g., hospitality). iScala will also eventually be incorporated into Epicor 9 (see TEC’s certification report on the product ). Some folks might recall that in late 2008, the equity company Elliott Associates , which had a Read More

Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious


Although end-user companies should continue to track the financial health of their vendors to possibly discern if the vendor will be a collector or one of the collected, the latest torrid 'love triangle' affair involving Oracle, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards may prove that even a seemingly stable vendor can involuntarily end up being acquired. If your vendor is acquired, do meet the new owners, given their motivation in buying your vendor was the install base and that is you. Showing interest is your part in keeping the relationship the way you want it.

e by epicor vendors colorado  $10 billion application business empire by 2010. Given that its current applications revenue is only'' at about $500 million, and given modest to dismal prospects of organic growth in this economy, it is a no brainer that the remaining $9 billion-and-the- small change in desired applications revenues will be supplemented through acquisitions, and given Microsoft''s almost infinite buying power to entertain its (also almost infinite) aspirations. This is Part One of a two-part note. Part Two will continue Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Four: SoftBrands


This partnership provides SAP with the opportunity to further extend its reach within its large corporate customer base by serving the needs of its distant smaller plants and divisions dispersed around the globe. Thus, SAP should hereby have the wherewithal to defend its major accounts from encroachment by vendors touting low-cost, astute plant systems that "happily co-habit" with SAP.

e by epicor vendors colorado  B2B and business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce by acquiring underlying technology for these applications through the purchase of Computer-Aided Business Systems ( CABS ), a Colorado-based (US) developer of workflow-based e-business solutions. The CABS'' acquisition has much improved the company''s plant execution and multisite product functionality, which had been mediocre or non-existent before, by providing VisiBar and VisiWatch applications. VisiBar is a data collection and workflow application that Read More

Encompix--Thriving on Encompassing Complexity Part One: Event Summary


If Encompix has for any reason deliberately maintained its ETO-oriented (engineer-to-order) enterprise resource planning system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing mid-market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a certain number of viable solutions from more renowned and visible (even if not that focused) vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.

e by epicor vendors colorado  traditional ERP functionality, as evidenced by this latest enhancements bonanza. Advanced planning and scheduling (APS), with visual drag-and-drop capabilities, is an optional module, which was built for scheduling time of key resources, and which is more applicable in project environment than expected. It comes in handy with the shop-floor data collection module, which is also available. As for the customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities, the vendor had started by offering integration to the Read More

Enterprise Application Provider May Deepen Market Impact


The worst is past for SoftBrands. However, the vendor must still deal with the problem of blending many formerly independent organizations together, while figuring out how best to leverage their different technological and industrial strengths.

e by epicor vendors colorado  The idea of gaining economies of scale by building common application components as commodities that can be deployed within the entire product portfolio is tempting and promising in the very long run. However, the flagship back-office product lines will likely remain on separate tracks for some time to come, owing to their quite disparate, and in some instances proprietary, technologies and user bases. The disparity in the technological foundation of the products is also a disadvantage in that it has Read More

Case Study: Groeb Farms Cuts Processing Time by 600-plus Hours Annually, Reduces BRC Mock Recall Time by 75 Percent


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e by epicor vendors colorado  Study: Groeb Farms Cuts Processing Time by 600-plus Hours Annually, Reduces BRC Mock Recall Time by 75 Percent Groeb Farms, Inc. is the world’s largest industrial and foodservice processor of honey. It needed an ERP solution that would standardize reporting, streamline processes, improve communications, and enable the sharing of best practices across the enterprise. Read the case study and see how Plex Online helped Groeb Farms achieve these goals and the prestigious British Retail Consortium (BRC) Read More

Message to ERP Vendors: Honesty versus Glitz


It’s a bit surprising that sales teams from some ERP vendors are still under the impression that simply wining and dining a customer is enough to win a sale. It’s this type of hubris that can cost vendors entire projects. Recently, I was helping with a customer’s software evaluation and selection process. Yes, we have products and solutions that extend beyond the simple self-service tool usage

e by epicor vendors colorado  it had the opposite effect. When it came time to actually make their recommendation, the customer used our decision support software as the repository for their analysis. This consisted of a holistic view of not only what the vendor can do and what they showed they can do – but also looked at quality of support, references, and the other qualitative aspects discussed above. Using our methodology, they not only were able to make a quantified recommendation of their final selection, but conduct Read More

11th Vendor Shootout for ERP: Aug, 2011, Boston MA, USA - Vendors Lining Up


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e by epicor vendors colorado  you didn''t! Consolidate your efforts by seeing industry leading software products demonstrated under one roof. Learn what an ERP software solution can mean for your organization. Shortlist ERP software using the information you gather during the event—information which can take weeks to schedule, gather and decipher. Network that are working through the same issues as you. Share tips and share success. Really the best event I have ever attended in terms of knowledge gathering on software solutions and Read More

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e by epicor vendors colorado  Intelliprise e-Intelliprise is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) package supporting discrete and flow manufacturing with inventory control, purchasing, customer order processing, and financial software modules. Read More

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e by epicor vendors colorado  enthusiasm than others. For example, a vendor like SAP is often chosen because of its reputation, something that can be reinforced by a half-day marketing presentation followed by some free coffee mugs. With prospects so eager to become SAP shops, why should SAP want to slog through preparing a scripted scenario demonstration? In contrast, smaller vendors tend to be grateful just for the opportunity to compete toe-to-toe with the SAPs and Oracles of the world. Regardless of its size and market dominance, Read More

Epicor HCM Express Allows Companies to Go From Bare Bones to Full Functionality


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e by epicor vendors colorado  organizations are usually forced either to buy a solution that has more than what they need (and as a result paying for more functionality than they actually use) or to improvise by using a mix of point solutions, spreadsheets, payroll tools, etc. As opposed to the standard implementation of Epicor HCM—that is customizable according to the customer’s requirements—HCM Express offers a more standardized implementation to get the customer up and running as fast as possible and avoid any delays in using Read More

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Epicor Gaining MES Momentum


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