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Manhattan Associates Partners with Intentia


A new alliance between Manhattan Associates and Intentia is aimed at complementing ERP with warehouse and transportation management capabilities for clients in the consumer goods, food & beverage, and apparel industries.

focus accounts package  in its area of focus. The integration potential promised by the announced partnership has yet to be delivered or proven in the field, but can reduce risk and save time during implementations as the API development progresses. Read More

Cloud ERP Wars Intensifying in Full Force(.com)


The first of week of May marked a flurry of news by up-and-coming cloud enterprise applications vendors. During salesforce.com’s Cloudforce event in Chicago, Kenandy, Inc. announced release 2.0 of Kenandy Social ERP, the first cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system built entirely on Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise cloud computing platform. The new release adds

focus accounts package  two hours. While the focus on social functions is a clear differentiator for Kenandy and Rootstock-FinancialForce.com, I am not sure how that''s going to resonate among core manufacturers. It might be indicative to see Kenandy''s positioning for product companies instead of manufacturers. These solutions seem aimed at the lowest end of the market, taking on GlobalShop, ProfitKey, ShopTech E2 , and that tier of competitors. But, while that market is enormous in terms of companies, it''s difficult to make Read More

Who’s Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation


Sure, you’ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it: E-commerce comes to transportation and logistics. This article outlines some of the latest developments in this fast-moving field, and provides some background and context to help companies better understand the alternatives available to them today.

focus accounts package  widgets, has been the focus of e-commerce to date. What happens behind the scenes in processing orders, shipping products, storing and moving inventory, and related activities is a mystery to most of us - a mystery that comprises about $1 trillion in today''s economy, nearly 10% of Gross Domestic Product. Sure, you''ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it . What services and methodologies are available to help shippers meet these e-commerce challenges? Fortune 500 corporations have long Read More

TEC Spotlight Report: Sage Accpac ERP


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focus accounts package  tailoring and portals, a focus on interconnectivity to other Sage products, simplified business intelligence (BI) and reporting tools (including the ability to analyze metadata through online analytical processing [OLAP] data cubes), and the Sage Web Toolkit (SWT) (conceptually based on the Google Web Toolkit).   High-level Overview of Sage Accpac Functionality The radar graph below demonstrates the degree to which each area of Sage Accpac contributes to the overall solution. For example, you''ll note Read More

ICICI-Infotech's North American Strategy for Success Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


ICICI-Infotech is starting to make its presence felt in North America and raise some ERP eyebrows. Read on as to why you may want to take a closer look at this vendor and its product. In this research note, you'll also learn about the company’s strategy to target small and medium-size enterprises in order to enlarge its footprint in North America. It may appear that ICICI-Infotech is buying its way into the North American ERP market. The reason is simple; they are.

focus accounts package  in terms of customer focus and innovative pricing. Challenges Having made excellent progress in a short period of time, ICICI-Infotech needs to improve and expand its North American customer base in terms of mainstream accounts and numbers. This will provide immediate help in an important aspect of the software selection process, namely reference checking. While you can pay for the overseas conference calls, nothing beats home cooking and on-site visits! On first inspection you will notice that ORION Read More

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A tightly focused vendor, IRM Corporation, has fine tuned its products, services, its sales process and even its commercial terms to match the realities of its sole market – food manufacturers who sell to the foodservice and vending markets.

focus accounts package  Boutique Vendor''s Benefits of Focus - IRM Corporation Introduction A tightly focused vendor, IRM Corporation ( www.irm-net.com ), has fine tuned its products, services, its sales process and even its commercial terms to match the realities of its sole market food manufacturers who sell to the foodservice and vending markets. The Company In the article Boutique Vendors Bring Big Value we discussed how focus can create highly specialized solutions that better serve their niche markets. Our recent meetin Read More

Imaging and Workflow Automation


In a recession, accounts payable (AP) departments need to process more invoices and pay them faster—all with a smaller staff. Perhaps the biggest challenge stems from the continued reliance on paper-based invoices and people-based processes. Discover solutions that address the most common accounts-payable problem areas, including liabilities, process control and visibility, approvals, exceptions, and manual processing.

focus accounts package  and Workflow Automation In a recession, accounts payable (AP) departments need to process more invoices and pay them faster—all with a smaller staff. Perhaps the biggest challenge stems from the continued reliance on paper-based invoices and people-based processes. Discover solutions that address the most common accounts-payable problem areas, including liabilities, process control and visibility, approvals, exceptions, and manual processing. Read More

The Formula for Product Success: Focus on Flexibility and Cooperation


Jeeves has retained the concept of having a single innovative product with broad and reliable functionality, and an open architecture. But beyond the solid nature of the product, Jeeves also takes pains to communicate effectively with both customers and partners.

focus accounts package  Formula for Product Success: Focus on Flexibility and Cooperation A Pleasing Product, for Starters This note, which elaborates on the discussion begun in Competition from a Small Vendor , began with Jeeves—Thriving Organically As a Humble Servant. This is Part Two of the series Jeeves—Thriving Organically as a Humble Servant . One pillar of the success of Jeeves Information Systems AB ( JIS ) is the way it has developed its main product from scratch. While most competitors work painstakingly to rewrit Read More

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focus accounts package  appreciate the knowledge and focus of the team. Each party realized that a relationship between the two companies would be key to their strategic objectives; Apparel Fabrics to implement a truly integrated ERP backbone for their operating system and Datatex to align itself with a successful US implementation. Over the next few months the parties negotiated the purchase of the software and related services and just before Christmas in 1991 the computer tapes containing TIM arrived in Danville, VA. System I Read More

Oracle to Offer APS Package for Small Companies


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Symix Sytems: Shifting SME's Focus to Their Customers


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focus accounts package  Sytems: Shifting SME''s Focus to Their Customers Vendor Summary Symix Systems, Inc., headquartered in Columbus, OH, is a leading global provider of enterprise business software for mid-sized discrete manufacturing enterprises with fiscal 1999 revenues of $129.1 million. Founded in 1979, Symix was the first company to develop Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) software solutions for PCs, called MCS-2, and followed with UNIX-based Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II) software in 1986. Symix went Read More

Ross Systems' Focus Yields More Value For Process Manufacturers


For a vendor, focus is good, as it often results with more value to its targeted customers. A highly focused vendor can also remain profitable even in difficult economic times. One example of a vendor delivering more by covering less is Ross Systems.

focus accounts package  all industries of Ross'' focus (i.e., food & beverage, chemicals, life sciences, metals and natural products) have been acquired since the beginning of 2001. These mean victories over fierce and revered opponents such as SCT Corporation , SAP , Oracle , J.D. Edwards , Baan/Invensys , Intentia , and so on. The food & beverage industries account for 29% of the company''s iRenaissance install base. The food industries'' complex sales channels (Brokers, Distributors and Agents and more) and deals structures are Read More

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focus accounts package  with the New TEC Focus Indicator If you''re in the early phases or even in the midst of a software selection project, I assume you''ve read industry analyst prestidigitations, squared those up with vendor posturing, and lent an ear to various experts. Those efforts might help you figure out whether the products you''re considering buying and eventually implementing actually do what you need, but the new TEC Focus Indicator ( TEC FI ) is a concrete way to start gauging the real functionality, competitive diff Read More

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focus accounts package  on Financials: Comprehensive ERP and Financial Management for a Manufacturing Competitive Advantage Manufacturers face many challenges with scarce credit, pricing pressures, and increasing costs. Critical to success is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that aligns operations and production with finance to understand risk, allowing manufacturers to deliver quality products at competitive prices. Discover how to create value and profitability through real-time monitoring of Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Two: Retail and Professional Service Initiatives


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focus accounts package  indicate that Lawson''s vertical focus has not necessarily been an impervious strategy against the economic slowdown and increasing competition. The company has had to trim its workforce a few times, sometimes even by a double-digit percentage, in an effort to cut costs. The most recent took place a few days before the above financial report, when Lawson announced it would cut 82 jobs or 5 percent of its workforce and that it plans to transfer some development work to India, where many competitors have inc Read More