In August 2011, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic experienced the 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP first-hand. Plex Systems, IQMS, and abas-USA presented directly, while Infor ERP SyteLine, Epicor ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP Business ByDesign, and Oracle JD Edwards were represented by partners. Log in to read P.J.'s report on the event, and find out why this strange "co-opetition" works for both users and vendors.
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scripted presentations create a format that allows for a true “apples to apples” comparison of products and functionality. I concur with IQMS’ recollection of the event in its subsequent blog post. Indeed, during the breaks, several attendees volunteered to me that they were curious about what other systems had to offer, since they were on the fence with respect to whether to pay for an upgrade with their existing system, or take that money to another ERP system and start anew. Many also were