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Can Geac Reshuffle the ERP Standings?
In July, Geac Computer Corporation Limited, the largest Canadian business applications software vendor and an aspirant for a leading ERP vendor position

geac hotelsoftware  Geac Reshuffle the ERP Standings? Can Geac Reshuffle the ERP Standings? P.J. Jakovljevic - August 9, 2000 Event Summary According to the press release from July 13, Geac Computer Corporation Limited, the largest Canadian business applications software vendor, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended April 30, 2000. Sales for the three months rose 27.8% to $265.4 million from $207.6 million in the prior year (See Figure 2). Sales for the year grew 26.5% to a record $990.1

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Geac Computer Corporation: Mastering Growth by Acquisitions


Geac has acquired in excess of 40 companies around the world. Geac's purchase of UK-based ERP software maker JBA International in 1999 has nearly doubled the company's size.

geac hotelsoftware  by Acquisitions Vendor Genesis Geac Computer Corporation Limited manufactures, services, and rents systems, hardware, and enterprise applications to large and small organizations worldwide. Geac is the largest Canadian and one of the largest and most successful international software companies. Its solutions are specifically designed for the critical needs of users in the banking industry, hospitality markets (restaurants and hotels), newspaper publishing, public safety, property management & real estate, Read More

Geac Decomposes To Survive


Geac, a struggling Canadian enterprise applications vendor has not found its white knight. It will, for the time being, have to sell parts of its business in order to replenish its dwindling resources, which may cause further commotion within its large customer base. Things won’t settle down until the company unequivocally states the strategy for all remaining product lines.

geac hotelsoftware  Decomposes To Survive Geac Decomposes To Survive P.J. Jakovljevic - April 24, 2001 Event Summary On April 3, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSE: GAC), a struggling Canadian supplier of enterprise management software, announced that it has completed the sale of its hotel business to Galaxy Hotel Systems LLC for approximately $ 1 million (US). Galaxy Hotel Systems is a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide , Inc ., the largest client of the hotel business. The sale of the hotel business Read More

Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed - Part 1: Event Summary


While Geac might not need a white knight savior any longer owing to the profitable quarter and secured additional funding, the general feeling remains that the company has also long passed up an opportunity to be a top-notch applications vendor.

geac hotelsoftware  Part 1: Event Summary Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed Part 1: Event Summary P.J. Jakovljevic - October 16, 2001 Event Summary  On September 5, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSE: GAC), a struggling Canadian supplier of enterprise management software, announced that net income from continuing operations of Can$17.2 million in Q1 2002, compared to a net loss from continuing operations of Can$43.2 million during the first quarter of the previous year. The results are attributable to various initiatives to Read More

Geac Announces Q3 Results and Acquires CRM Vendor


Geac Computer Corporation Limited announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended January 31, 2000. Geac also announced it has acquired RunTime, the Denmark-based e-Customer Relationship Management (eCRM) solutions provider to the apparel, footwear, and textile industries.

geac hotelsoftware  and Acquires CRM Vendor Geac Announces Q3 Results and Acquires CRM Vendor P.J. Jakovljevic - April 20th, 2000 Event Summary In March, Geac Computer Corporation Limited announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended January 31, 2000. Sales for the three months rose 32.5% to $281.9 million from $212.8 million the prior year (See Figure 1). Sales for the nine-month period grew 26.0% to $724.7 compared to $575.4 for the same period last year. The Company also announced plans to sp Read More

MAPICS Moving On Pragmatically Part 4: Competition and User Recommendations


Production management remains MAPICS’ strongest spot, and, therefore, it has often been implemented only in manufacturing divisions of large global organizations that use a Tier 1 ERP product for corporate financials and/or HR applications. Therefore, executing the ambitious initiatives with its modest albeit solid resources compared to the above competitors will be a notable challenge.

geac hotelsoftware  GT , Baan , Geac and J.D. Edwards . As for the NT/Unix-based Extended Systems product, the peers list seems almost never-ending, with QAD , IFS , Syspro and Frontstep leading the way. Therefore, executing the above-announced ambitious initiatives with its modest albeit solid resources compared to the above competitors will be a notable challenge. Any hiccups and delays in its product development execution, possibly bundled with continued limited sales execution (that relies largely on the support & Read More

What's in a Name? or Enterprise Systems' Reincarnations (Part I)


Well, the ERP Graveyard blog might sometimes be slightly deceiving, since not all enterprise resource planning (ERP) products necessarily die there. Some of them might even be resurected under a different name and ownership. To that end, Infor might even seem like old news today. It's been five years since its formation (no pun intended here, given its subsequent acquisition of former Formation

geac hotelsoftware  Infor ERP System21 (formerly Geac System21 and JBA System21 ), Infor ERP Visual (formerly Lilly Visual ), Infor ERP XA (formerly MAPICS XA ), Infor ERP SyteLine (formerly MAPICS SyteLine , Frontstep SyteLine and Symix SyteLine ), Infor ERP Adage (formerly SCT Adage ), Infor ERP SX.enterprise (formerly NX-Trend ), Infor ERP FACTS (formerly Aperum ) and Infor ERP TRANS4M (formerly BRAIN Trans4m ). However, 2007 has seen the emergence of two brand new names in the space -- Consona Corporation and Solarsoft Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Three: Market Impact


With Best having already captured a lion's share of the market estimated to consist of several millions of small enterprises or ~$14 billion in revenue opportunity, and continuing to capture new customers, the likes of MBS will likely have their work cut out for them despite their recently unveiled sound strategy and product offering.

geac hotelsoftware  higher than those of Geac, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS), SSA GT/Baan and Lawson Software , making it an ultimate juggernaut within the SME market per se, the time has come for Best Software's mind share to become commensurate to its size. Given its long incumbent status and proverbial focus on the SME marketplace, its impressive product portfolio assembled through a number of sensibly acquired solutions that address the needs of the market segment, its humongous compound customer base (i.e., 1.7 Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After


Lawson Software, almost two years since a successful IPO amid adverse conditions at the time, has had its share of difficulties while rounding up its vertical offerings via a slew of focused appetizing acquisitions. While the last two quarters have seen license revenue revive and profits, certain ongoing challenges will have to be overcome so that Lawson can see again its best days of a few years ago.

geac hotelsoftware  with performance management vendors; Geac 's recent acquisition of Comshare being a case in point (see Geac Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No Less ). As for tier 1 vendors, they have mostly achieved native capabilities for analytical and financial processes within the supply chain. To that end, Closedloop Solutions' applications also enable organizations to implement more dynamic and responsive financial management processes and encourage collaboration among both Read More

Has The BI Market Consolidation Been Crystal-Clearly Actuated? Part Three: Competition and User Recommendations.


Users choosing point planning or BI products should consider the integration infrastructure and effort needed to combine these products versus the cost and functionality issues of choosing an integrated CPM product suite (if still possible to find). Mission-critical issues like scalability, reliability, manageability and ease-of-use go without saying.

geac hotelsoftware  acquisition of Nimble Technology Geac and SSA GT have acquired Comshare and Elevon Lawson Software has acquired Numbercraft For a comparison of the consolidations taking part in the BI market versus those among ERP vendors see BI Market Consolidation Compared to ERP Market Consolidation This is Part Three of a three-part note. Part One detailed current acquisitions in the BI Market. Part Two presented the Market Impact. SAS Institute and Other Competitors in BI This brings us to SAS Institute , Read More

RTI's CRM Applications Rivals The Major League Providers


Founded in 1990, RTI Software is an Illinois CRM application provider with a feature- rich Enterprise solution targeting the software and hardware industry and expanding to other industries with similar requirements in service, helpdesk, sales and marketing. Recently TEC interviewed Michel P.Mallen, RTI’s Executive Vice President to discuss RTI’s flagship products CustomerFirst and SalesFirst.

geac hotelsoftware  KPMG Peat Marwick , Geac , and, Harris Data . RTI's application represents a functionally comprehensive package at a low price that could give them a head start in a highly competitive mid-market. Product Definition RTI's product suite comes in three distinct flavors: CustomerFirst , SalesFirst and WebFirst . The CustomerFirst suite is a support management and defect tracking system that integrates technical support, development, quality assurance, and release management. It enables teamwork at the level Read More

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.

geac hotelsoftware  of Formation Systems and Geac . This is Part Five of the six-part series The Enterprise Applications Arms Race To Be Number Three . Parts One to Four were published April 24 to April 27. This is part of a comparative analysis of SSA Global and Infor, two contenders in the fierce ongoing competition to be number three (after SAP and Oracle ) in the world of enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors. See The Enterprise Applications Arms Race To Be Number Three for background information and a Read More

The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Aging Gracefully With The ‘New Kids On The Block’


Although we believe that exorbitant growth rates are a matter of the past, growth will remain the word associated with the ERP market in the 2000’s. ERP will, however, have to share the spotlight with the fast growing adolescent ERP-adjacent areas like SCM, CRM and e-procurement.

geac hotelsoftware  Edwards , Baan , GEAC , Lawson Software and Infinium Software can fit the bill in some instances. Plant/Operations ERP solutions are primarily focused on the specific needs of small and mid-range manufacturing plants and distribution sites or the operations level of global companies. This ERP market segment's roots are in the control automation market of the 1960s and 1970s and the manufacturing requirements (MRP) planning software market of the 1980s. This evolved into the ERP of the 1990s (see The Read More

Geac Trying Its Luck in Partnering


After a slew of acquisitions in the past, which have resulted with varied outcomes, Geac, a Canadian supplier of enterprise management software, seems to be turning to partnerships to expand its product offering and to convince the market about its commitment to further develop attractive product offering.

geac hotelsoftware  Its Luck in Partnering Geac Trying Its Luck in Partnering P.J. Jakovljevic - September 21, 2000 Event Summary According to a press release from August 21, Applix, Inc., a global e-business solutions company, and Geac Enterprise Solutions, a division of Geac Computer Corporation Limited, a Canadian supplier of enterprise management software, have partnered to deliver a global, Web-based iCRM solution to customers. Geac will distribute Applix's iCRM solution on a worldwide basis as both a component of its Read More

JDA Portfolio: For the Retail Industry Part Six: ERP Vendors and User Recommendations


ERP vendors promise products linking to financial and manufacturing systems (which logically, is currently the vendor's own system) and include collaborative SRM and PLM capabilities and links to CRM systems. JDA and others must simplify their integration framework strategies and JDA must focus on data synchronization to offer a truly differentiating collaboration product.

geac hotelsoftware  , SSA Global , Geac , Intentia , etc.), which have been striving to bundle more retail-specific capability into their products. As usual, the enterprise vendors will bet on leveraging existing customers who would have deeply invested in them, and have even reorganized operations around their ERP systems. The promise of retail products from ERP vendors is the link to financial and manufacturing systems (albeit mostly the vendors' own, which is logical at this stage) and include collaborative supplier Read More