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Commerce One Meets GM: Web Now Has A Really Big Parts Department
General Motors will use Commerce One's E-commerce systems to build a global purchasing marketplace for its buyers and suppliers.

ford motors  a similar announcement by Ford and Oracle. (See TEC News Analysis article: Oracle is Word One at Ford , October 5th, 1999). Market Impact If one takes the narrow view that Commerce One and its competitors such as Ariba and Concur Technologies are selling software systems, then this is a great deal for Commerce One. We believe the correct view is quite different. What these E-commerce companies are selling is their networks. A supplier who signs up with one Commerce One network will be tied to Commerce

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ford motors  deals with General Motors, Ford Motor and DaimlerChrysler to create an online exchange so suppliers in the industry can cut procurement costs. In the retail industry, Oracle formed an alliance with Sears and Carrefour, two of the world's largest merchants, to match up retailers and suppliers. Ellison said he expects the company to grab a greater chunk of the e-commerce software market. Everything runs on the Internet. We have a complete suite, Ellison said. Never has one company become dominant in a Read More

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ford motors  General Motors , and Ford —Saturno-TP is deploying QAD to optimize operations and comply with vendor performance mandates. Using QAD, Saturno-TP will get an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports audit-ready, workflow, and business process best practices—factors that lead to achieving preferred supplier status and meeting the stringent requirements of their automotive manufacturing customers. Saturno-TP will benefit from features built into the Automotive Edition of QAD Enterprise Read More

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ford motors  Motors, Telecom Italia, Henry Ford Health Center Vistera MassMutual Recommendations Users — Business Activity Monitoring holds significant potential for end user organizations. It can accelerate the velocity of the business and deal with the details of everyday needs. Users should determine if BAM has a role in their business and if so, develop a plan to learn about the concept and launch a pilot operation. They are urged to use a pilot to more fully understand the benefits and limitations of the Read More

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