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Competitive Challenges for Vanguard
Vanguard's challenge is to continue to be nimble and responsive to the needs of its target market and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners.

etl ssa  DW, centralized data mart, ETL software, or data storage hardware. They should improve the return on investment (ROI) of their ERP and other enterprise systems investments by leveraging the information generated by these systems to improve business performance. However, Direct Access (or the enterprise information integration [EII] technology in a wider context) cannot always be an alternative to a DW, given these data integration solutions augment historical time-series BI reporting with fresher

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Has The BI Market Consolidation Been Crystal-Clearly Actuated? Part Two: Market Impact


In addition to products' rationalization, the integration at sales and cultural levels will be challenging. In general, existing customers of involved merging vendors should be alert, but they should still look at these events as positive.

etl ssa  Brio Technology Enters the ETL Market ), has long been financially troubled following up on a poorly executed acquisition of Sqribe Technologies in 1999, and has since been in need of a white knight to ever compete against Cognos and Business Objects, whereas Crystal and his future parent have been two of the best performing software providers lately. OEM Partnerships Affected Additionally, the recent spate of intra-market mergers complicates many soon-to-be former and/or still ongoing OEM partnerships, Read More

Achieving a Successful Data Migration


The data migration phase can consume up to 40 percent of the budget for an application implementation or upgrade. Without separate metrics for migration, data migration problems can lead an organization to judge the entire project a failure, with the conclusion that the new package or upgrade is faulty--when in fact, the problem lies in the data migration process.

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Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

etl ssa  Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field More Acquisitions Both SSA Global and Infor continue to grow through the acquisition of companies that extend the scope of their offerings. New Vendor Acquisition Strategies in the Enterprise Applications Field and The Impact of the Assembler Strategy in the Enterprise Applications Field began an examination of these acquisitions. We continue by examining Infor's acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac . This is Part Five of the Read More

Informatica Morphs into Enterprise Decision Support Vendor


Informatica Corporation, long an established vendor in the Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) market space, has morphed themselves into a vendor of solutions for the "e-Business infrastructure". In conjunction with their contract to build an enterprise data warehouse for the United States Postal Service and their MX2 metadata exchange initiative, Informatica is reinventing itself.

etl ssa  they were strictly an ETL (Extract/Transform/Load) vendor who competed with Platinum Technology, Prism Solutions, Carleton, and Evolutionary Technologies (ETI). With his background at Unisys and Sterling Software, Dhillon understood that applications were being moved from mainframes to the then-new client/server technologies. Many companies were struggling to move the required data between the two environments. Informatica was formed to solve this problem. The first product to be introduced to market was Read More

SSA GT Beefs Up BPCS V8 Through Partnerships' Spree Part 2: Market Impact


SSA GT has mostly achieved its most imminent and important goal of enticing existing BPCS customer base to stay on their maintenance contracts. Vendors vying to be replacement solutions for the BPCS ERP system could be in for a bigger hurdle than expected.

etl ssa  GT Beefs Up BPCS V8 Through Partnerships' Spree Part 2: Market Impact SSA GT Beefs Up BPCS V8 Through Partnerships' Spree Part 2: Market Impact Event Summary SSA Global Technologies (SSA GT) , the reincarnation of the erstwhile high-flying and subsequently bankrupt ERP vendor (see Another One Bites the Dust - SSA Gored to Death ), Systems Software Associates (SSA), has been focusing its internal development and astute partnership striking and/or renewing activities to address collaborative commerce, Read More

A Definition of Data Warehousing


There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.

etl ssa  software products known as ETL (Extract/Transform/Load) tools. There are currently over 50 ETL tools on the market. The data acquisition phase can cost millions of dollars and take months or even years to complete. Data acquisition is then an ongoing, scheduled process, which is executed to keep the warehouse current to a pre-determined period in time, (i.e. the warehouse is refreshed monthly). Changed Data Capture: The periodic update of the warehouse from the transactional system(s) is complicated by Read More

Competitive Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It?


Given the current saturation of the application market, and trends in acquisitions major vendors will be searching for a viable competitive advantage. There will likely be few, very large vendors with products for a very large percentage of business, and many smaller vendors, with products tightly focused on specific vertical markets.

etl ssa  Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It? How The Big Few Will Cope Saturation of the application systems market and money-conscious enterprises are causing vendors to change gears in their business models. New accounts are hard to come by and, instead of ripping and replacing older systems, enterprises are looking for add-on enhancements and integrations. As a result, vendors are turning towards their existing customer bases for revenue. In the case of the Big Few, who are Read More

SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Two: Market Impact


Through its recently formed Strategic Solutions team, SSA Global might be showing that it is not just an ERP collector that is living off milking its install base, but rather an extended enterprise applications provider that can appeal to both its current and new users.

etl ssa  Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part Two: Market Impact Marketing Strategy On June 14, SSA Global , a Chicago, IL-based extended enterprise solutions and services provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services, and public companies worldwide announced the completion of its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Arzoon Inc. ( www.arzoon.com ), a San Mateo, CA-based privately-held provider of integrated logistics and global trade Read More

Contemporary Business Intelligence and Its Main Components


Business intelligence (BI) represents the tools and systems that play a key role in the strategic planning process by allowing a company to manipulate corporate data for decision-making. But what exactly are the primary components of BI?

etl ssa  The three functions of ETL combine to pull data out of one database and place it into another: Extract —the process of reading data from a database. Transform —the process of converting extracted data from its previous form into a form that can be placed into another database. Transformation relies on rules or lookup tables, or on the combination of data with other data. This allows disparate data sources to be merged, which creates a centralized view of organizational data. Load —the process of Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges


Like previous SSA Global's acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging the existing customer base, market share, and, more importantly, the predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool.

etl ssa  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges Web Services Involved SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. Before we delve deeper into the merger's strengths and Read More

Top 10 Supply Chain Technology Trends


You can’t pick up a business or IT magazine today without seeing numerous articles about the growth of mobile and wireless technologies. Why are these technologies so trendy? The answer is simple: developments in mobile computing, wireless communication, bar codes, and other data collection and communications technologies help businesses extend visibility and control over the operations that really matter to them.

etl ssa  10 Supply Chain Technology Trends Top 10 Supply Chain Technology Trends If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Intermec Capital provides creative financial solutions for customers implementing Intermec ADC, global supply chain , RFID, mobile computing, bar code printers and scanner technologies. Source : Intermec Resources Related to Top 10 Supply Chain Technology Trends : Supply Chain (Wikipedia) Top 10 Supply Chain Read More

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etl ssa  of Platinum Technology ). ETL tools have always been required to consolidate, merge, and move data for access by other processes. In the last few years, this ETL function has become one of the cornerstones of what has become known as enterprise application integration (EAI), a hot technology for enabling e-business and CRM (customer relationship management) initiatives, among others. The number of vendors now involved in this market either directly or tangentially has exploded, and it is becoming Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys


Under Invensys, Marcam has seen things change frequently including reorganizations, management changes, strategy changes, and the loss of many employees with deep domain knowledge.

etl ssa  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys The Last-Ditch Effort in Early 2004 SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. This occurred after Invensys made multiple Read More