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Business-to-business (B2B) gateway solutions have matured to the point where they can support a wide range of projects. However, there are still functional

global magic  domain expertise, international strategies, global sales and support, and ' last but not least ' customer experience. MAGIC QUADRANT Market Overview The B2B gateway software market is growing and dynamic, which reflects IT users changing (and increasingly challenging) requirements for more-capable B2B gateway software solutions to support more (and increasingly sophisticated) B2B projects. Factors affecting the B2B gateway software market include: Growing B2B gateway software market: Companies are

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Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Two: Strategy


During our recent briefing, MAPICS' executives acknowledged that almost all enterprise software companies are either "hunting" or being "hunted".

global magic  MAPX), possibly the largest global provider of extended enterprise applications for solving the challenges of discrete manufacturers following the acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep (see MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way ), has shown signs of significant change and a persistent number of its historically recognizable and invariant tenets of operation. During the same time, the vendor has continued with the painstaking process of producing and executing a strategy going forward that Read More

The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains - Part 3


Part 1 of this series established that service supply chains have many planning levels and time horizons, which can be roughly divided into the following categories: the immediate period around the day of service, and forecasting and  planning for the day of service. My blog post then expanded on the various approaches to the challenges on the actual day of service. Part 2 delved more deeply

global magic  use location data from  global positioning system (GPS)  tools to continually optimize schedules and divert the right resources to an emergency job. Yet, the service chain is bigger than just optimized scheduling on the day of service. Even the best  optimization algorithms  can hit an early limit if the rest of the chain is ignored. If a service company’s  workload  is, say, 150 percent of its  capacity  for an extended period of time, then no level of optimization can overcome this reality. Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part One: Recent Events and Market Impact


The former die-hard IBM AS/400-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) supplier to mid-market manufacturing companies, MAPICS, seems to have found its soul after the recent acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep and Frontstep's extended-ERP product line on a Microsoft .NET-based technology platform. While another acquisition of an ERP competitor is not very likely, MAPICS seems to have rather opted for lateral acquisitions of strategic extension products, starting with the MAGIK! PLM product.

global magic  MAPX), possibly the largest global provider of extended enterprise applications for solving the challenges of discrete manufacturers following the acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep (see MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way ), has shown signs of significant change and a persistent number of historically recognizable and invariant tenets of operation. During the same time, the vendor has continued with the painstaking process of producing and executing a strategy going forward that would Read More

Global Trade Hits Home at MegaResistCap-Part II: A Little Knowledge Goes a Long Way


When we left Jim, it was 7 pm, Sunday night. Jim, director of IT at MegaResistCap, had received a message from his CIO. The company’s legal counsel wanted to know if their systems were able to support the company operating as a “deemed exporter.” (See Part I of this series.) Jim knew he needed to work his magic and offer a solution or at least a direction to management—that’s why they paid him

global magic  ERP implementation didn’t include global trade management (GTM) software functionality. His ERP vendor did provide for some functionality such as Restricted Party Screening, Product Classification, and Export Docs, but this was an additional module that wasn’t included in the original purchase. It was now 10 pm and time for another cup of coffee. Jim didn’t have specific solutions, but what he did know by now was that full compliance to BIS regulations required extensions of the ERP solution’s Read More

Oracle Global IT (GIT) Streamlined Security


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global magic  Global IT (GIT) Streamlined Security With a vast global network that supports over 60,000 employees, vulnerability and risk management programs are crucial for Oracle GIT. To further enhance its IT system risk management capabilities, Oracle deployed QualysGuard’s on-demand software vulnerability and compliance management solution. Since its deployment, Oracle has optimized its scanning capabilities and automated its demand security auditing processes. Read More

Global Trade Solutions: Competition, Challenges, and User Recommendations


The global trade management market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and competition will only increase in the future. While each GTM package will have a unique combination of features and components, it will still require data input and updating by users.

global magic  one of the largest global trade management (GTM) solution providers in the market, provides an indisputably competitive product. Through a series of mergers and in-house, organic developments, TradeBeam has developed or is in the process of cultivating a holistic approach to global trade, encompassing import shipment visibility to trade compliance. However, the GTM market is characterized by early adopters and is rapidly evolving and a company of TradeBeam's current stature, with only several years of Read More

oto Global Solutions Inc.


oto resells the Oracle e-Business Suite of enterprise management applications, integrates it into its clients' operations, and provides excellent, cost-effective post-production support. At oto, we deliver, to small and medium enterprises, business solutions that yield outstanding results and value.

global magic  Global Solutions Inc. oto resells the Oracle e-Business Suite of enterprise management applications, integrates it into its clients' operations, and provides excellent, cost-effective post-production support. At oto, we deliver, to small and medium enterprises, business solutions that yield outstanding results and value. Read More

Global Trade Management Software Vendors Under-Perform, But Were Predictions Overly Optimistic?


After 9/11, the analyst community optimistically predicted a sharp rise in the demand for global trade management (GTM) software. While initially vendor shares rose, pre- and post-9/11 barriers have prevented the profitability and ubiquity of GTM software.

global magic  emerging applications, coupled with global sourcing alternatives have dramatically opened the door for international trade. Unfortunately, as a direct result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York (US), scrutiny and security, not e-commerce, have become the main themes for global trade today. By late 2001, customs officials made it clear that as far as cross-border trade was concerned, it would not be business as usual. As a result of increased security measures, compliance Read More

CommVault Deploys NetSuite OneWorld to Manage Global Business


CommVault, a leading provider of enterprise data management, protection, and availability software, has gone live on NetSuite OneWorld to run its global business operations.

global magic  NetSuite OneWorld to Manage Global Business NetSuite Inc. announced that CommVault, a leading provider of enterprise data management, protection, and availability software, went live with NetSuite OneWorld to manage international operations in more than 25 countries and with NetSuite OpenAir for professional services automation (PSA). NetSuite provides cloud-based ERP/financials and omnichannel software suites. CommVault rolled out NetSuite OneWorld as a replacement to multiple on-premise packaged and Read More

InSIST Global


InSIST Global is a software engineering firm that specializes in business information management systems. Our business management platform is designed to provide a robust, low cost, scalable, and flexible platform for your business; allowing you to adapt and grow with minimal or no reinvestment cost.

global magic  Global InSIST Global is a software engineering firm that specializes in business information management systems. Our business management platform is designed to provide a robust, low cost, scalable, and flexible platform for your business; allowing you to adapt and grow with minimal or no reinvestment cost. Read More

Confronting Core Global Trade Problems: Order, Shipment, and Financial Settlement


TradeBeam has been striving to distinguish itself by offering more than order and shipment tracking. It aims to improve the management of core global trade activities: order, shipment, and financial settlement.

global magic  Core Global Trade Problems: Order, Shipment, and Financial Settlement More Examples of TradeBeam's GTM Solution Blueprints To reach its aspirations of creating an end-to-end global trade management (GTM) solution, TradeBeam , a leading provider of global trade solutions, has designed several so-called solution blueprints for solving specific global trade issues. Solutions range from providing import shipment visibility and trade compliance to eliminating financial discrepancies while managing Read More

Global Software Integration: Why Do So Many Projects Fail?


The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software’s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.

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Navigating Global Trade Waters


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global magic  Global Trade Waters Introduction Companies involved with global and transnational trade need management processes to navigate compliancy, regulations, and other trade issues specific to the countries they are trading with. This is a daunting task, not only because of the copious amounts of information and regulation but also because trading companies are held accountable for non-compliance. Typically supply chain management solutions (SCM) and enterprise resource planning solutions (ERP) lack Read More

One Step Closer to the Global ASP


On June 21, 2000, J.D. Edwards & Company, announced the Company’s JDe.sourcing application hosting program has expanded its scope through partnerships with leading ASP providers in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America and North America.

global magic  Step Closer to the Global ASP One Step Closer to the Global ASP A. Turner - July 17, 2000 Event Summary On June 21, 2000, J.D. Edwards & Company (NASDAQ: JDEC), announced the Company's JDe.sourcing application hosting program has expanded its scope through partnerships with leading ASP providers in Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America and North America. J.D. Edwards' JDe.sourcing is an application hosting initiative that delivers e-business solutions directly to customers across the Internet. In recent Read More