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Great Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost?
Great Plains has established itself as a global small-to-medium enterprises (SME) market leader. It now derives almost 20% of revenue outside of the US market

great plains edwards  But At What Cost? Great Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost? P.J. Jakovljevic - October 5, 2000 Introduction This is the third of three articles about Great Plains resulting from TEC analysts attending the Great Plains partners' meeting, Stampede 2000, in September. The meeting provided the opportunity for in-depth research on how Siebel and Great Plains operate. The TEC analysts were able to interview both Great Plains managers and partners. Event Summary As announced in a press release from

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J.D. Edwards Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI


J.D. Edwards announced a new corporate vision that extends its ‘idea-to-action’ to inter-enterprise collaboration expressed in the phrase ‘freedom to choose’. In other words, take the best of ERP, CRM, eBusiness, and business intelligence components, plumb it with possibly the best of EAI and the workflow integration components and create something called collaborative commerce ‘best-of-breed’ mishmash.

great plains edwards  a matter of urgency. Great Plains would be a case point in this regard with the successful incorporation of Siebel within its eEnterprise product suite. Last but not least, to allay recent negative publicity, the company must emanate a convincing e-commerce message to assure the market and its customers that it will continue to be viable, regardless of which the target customer is. It is also needless to say that the execution will have to be flawless because the leeway for making mistakes has rapidly bee Read More

Kewill And Microsoft Great Plains To Further Mutually Complement


While Microsoft Great Plains and Kewill will offer a potentially awesome combined offering worldwide, their competitors will bet on products that cover all the bases in a natively integrated fashion.

great plains edwards  And Microsoft Great Plains To Further Mutually Complement Kewill And Microsoft Great Plains To Further Mutually Complement P.J. Jakovljevic - November 12, 2001 Event Summary On October 3, Kewill Systems Plc . (LSE: KWL), a UK-based provider of business applications for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) announced an extended partnership with Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions , a business applications division of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). Under the new agreement, Microsoft Great Pl Read More

J.D. Edwards - A Collaboration Thought Leader Or A Disguised ERP Follower? Part 2: Evaluating J.D. Edwards


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great plains edwards  by mid-market competitors like Great Plains, Symix Systems, MAPICS, and IFS AB. J.D. Edwards' heavy reliance on other vendor's software contradicts its aggressive positioning around flexibility. Customers may find this somewhat disconcerting. Product Immaturity and Integration Work-In-Progress : The ActivEra product portfolio, achieved through a number of above-mentioned acquisitions and alliances, is still a work-in-progress. There are also indications of the products having different look-and-feel acr Read More

J.D. Edwards - Creating OneWorld of Mid-sized ERP Users


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great plains edwards  partnerships with SAP and Great Plains). Fig. 3 Vendor Predictions 1999 will be challenging; We predict significantly reduced annual revenue growth (15-30%). While overthrowing PeopleSoft from the 3rd position in ERP market share is not a likely scenario within 1999 (20% probability), it is achievable within the next 2 years (65% probability). No major acquisitions are expected in the foreseeable future (80% probability); The focus will be on integrating recently acquired Numetrix and Premisys products an Read More

J.D. Edwards Fires Siebel, Hires YOU


J.D. Edwards announced plans to acquire CRM vendor YOUcentric, Inc. At the same time, they have severed their 18 month relationship with Siebel and ended integration plans between J.D. Edwards core functionalities and Siebel’s eFrontOffice capabilities. Abrupt? Yes. Unexpected? Possibly. In the best interests of J.D. Edwards and their customers? Wholeheartedly yes.

great plains edwards  it was not a great fit; the product is complex, difficult to implement, and our business relationship was not win-win. We were not meeting the requirements for the market nor supporting our business model to be successful. Siebel does not mean long-term success for us. In fact, we have announced that we are terminating our relationship though continuing to support our customer base. A mere 50 J.D. Edwards/Siebel customers later, they pulled no punches, and pulled the plug. YOUcentric Treated with Kid Read More

J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 2: FOCUS Announcements Continued


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great plains edwards  to be in a great position to fill future customers' growing need for more visibility, real-time response and collaboration in the supply chain. To that end, the company is leveraging its ERP, Advanced Planning, and supplier applications like Supplier Self-Service , as well as existing product partnerships with companies such as Ariba , MatrixOne , and Agile , to deliver an SRM solution today as a part of J.D Edwards 5 . Going forward, however, J.D. Edwards will make additional SRM enhancements to support Read More

J.D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year


On December 4, J.D. Edwards & Company announced its return to profitability in Q4 2000, a sign the market may be buying into its Internet collaboration approach. However, 2000 remains a more bitter than sweet year for the company owing to the posted loss and staff departures earlier on.

great plains edwards  2. J.D. Edwards has great momentum right now, said C. Edward McVaney, President and Chief Executive Officer. Fiscal 2000 proved to be an extremely successful year with revenue at an all time high, greatly improved profitability, over 70 transactions more than $1 million, and the release of our new 100% web-enabled product, OneWorld Xe. We've emerged as a true leader in the rapidly-growing collaborative supply chain market and, unlike our competitors, can leverage our leadership in supply chain Read More

J.D. Edwards On The Mend; This Time Might Be For Real


Although not quite yet out of the woods, by having product flexibility 'in the bag', and by providing now much more of its own 'must have' collaborative applications (e.g. SCM and CRM), J.D. Edwards might again start looking forward to the future.

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