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Has Market Been Too Harsh On Great Plains?
On June 27, Great Plains Software, Inc., a leading mid-market provider of back-office and e-business solutions, announced financial results for the fiscal

great plains financials  release from June 27, Great Plains Software, Inc., a leading mid-market provider of back-office and e-business solutions, announced financial results for the fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2000. Great Plains' fourth quarter revenues increased 48% over the same period last fiscal year. Revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2000 were $59.6 million, a record level for the company, compared to $40.1 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 1999 (See Figure 1). Net income and diluted

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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 and has the potential of reaching $300 million in revenues in fiscal 2001. Its extensive and efficient global indirect channel model that consists of over 2,000 partners has been admired industry-wide. At Stampede 2000, its annual partner conference, Great Plains announced significant extensions to its product offering. However, these have been delivered at the expense of reporting losses for the last two quarters.

great plains financials  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 Read More

The TM Group


Who is The TM Group? Since 1984 , The TM Group has been providing cutting-edge business solutions to small and medium sized businesses in the Great Lakes area. The TM Group is uniquely qualified to provide your company software and services in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Customer Relationship Management, E-Commerce, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Project Accounting and Supply Chain Management. The TM Group provides integrated e-business solutions to help you maximize efficiency within your company. Our software and services make it easier for you to do business with your customers, vendors, employees and partners. The TM Group Team Our team is the most critical factor in the successful implementation of your business software. Our elite staff comes from a variety of business and accounting backgrounds to bring your company the professionalism and expertise it deserves. Our implementation team quickly becomes a member of your team and will work side by side with your staff to guarantee an implementation that exceeds your expectations.The TM Group is comprised of technology and financial management professionals including software/hardware engineers, consultants, trainers, telephone support specialists and programmers, who are fully certified in their respective areas.The Microsoft Business Solutions Relationship The TM Group has been a partner of Microsoft Business Solutions since 1985 and was among the first five partners in the world to complete certification for their product lines. All Microsoft Business Solutions products are delivered by a worldwide network of partner organizations that share a commitment to lasting customer relationships. The TM Group is part of an elite group of partners whose sales achievement and commitment to customer service ranks it at the top echelon of Microsoft Business Solutions partners. Development & System Services If your software requires tailoring to specific requirements, The TM Group offers a development staff with expertise in several of the most frequently used tools, including Microsoft Visual Basic, Seagate Crystal Report Writer and Microsoft Access. We will also partner with you to determine hardware requirements and can provide an entire turnkey networked solution. We are Hewlett- Packard, Compaq and Intel certified. If your implementation requires remote communications, we can provide Citrix Presentation Manager products as well as Remote Technical Support via Citrix On-Line (Go-To-Assist) --the industry standard for remote communication services. A Lasting Relationship The TM Group is committed to our clients. In today's rapidly changing electronic environment, automation of your financial management system is not enough. The TM Group strives to form true partnerships with our clients to help them achieve long-range goals. We provide personalized service--from planning and implementation to ongoing support and education--to ensure our clients receive the business solution that fits their needs, while ensuring a rapid return on investment. A client’s relationship with The TM Group is a lasting one. We work with clients as business partners and advisors. Our professional course of discovery and analysis helps us fully understand our client’s business requirements. Our post implementation services include support and continued advice to help our clients achieve their long range goals. The TM Group's success is built upon a combination of structured and consistent methodology, client partnerships, highly trained professionals, and total commitment to our strategic partners and our clients’ growth. We are totally committed to their success, and we are prepared and qualified to provide the consulting, implementation and support services necessary to assure the successful implementation of each and every business information solution we provide.

great plains financials  sized businesses in the Great Lakes area. The TM Group is uniquely qualified to provide your company software and services in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Customer Relationship Management, E-Commerce, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Project Accounting and Supply Chain Management. The TM Group provides integrated e-business solutions to help you maximize efficiency within your company. Our software and services make it easier for you to do business with your customers, vendors, employees and partne Read More

Microsoft Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last


In a somewhat belated and long deliberated move, Microsoft Great Plains has struck an OEM partnership deal with Clarus to provide eProcure, an end-to-end e-procurement solution.

great plains financials  Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last Microsoft Great Plains Procures eProcure At Last P.J. Jakovljevic - August 13, 2001 Event Summary On July 10, Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions , a business applications division of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), announced a strategic relationship with Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLRS) to deliver a customized Internet-based procurement solution for direct and indirect products and services, providing real-time purchase-order creation, approval Read More

Great Plains’ Latest Product Offering &; Ready to Stampede the SME Market?


Great Plains announced during its Stampede 2000 annual partner meeting significant extensions to its product offering. The following is our view of Great Plains’ latest announcements and its strategic direction.

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Carillon Financials Corp. was founded in 1990, and is located in Dallas, Texas (US). Its mission is to provide its clients with leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting solutions. Development of the Carillon Financials package began in 1992. Its first installation was performed in 1994.

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Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite?


Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners.

great plains financials  Summary On May 1, Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company, Great Plains, will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners. Great Plains intends to acquire Solomon Software by the issuance of approximately 2,600,000 shares of Great Plains common stock and $35 million in cash. The parties have entered into a Read More

Business Case - Orezone


Orezone strikes gold with Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains. Orezone is a Canadian mining company that needed a more efficient means to track and store data sent from its African mines to its Canadian offices. Learn how it used MBS Great Plains to boost efficiency.

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Flexibility, Ease of Use Top Priorities for Companies Seeking Financials Software


In order to better understand the current state of the accounting and financial software market and determine the major trends and issues organizations are experiencing with regards to accounting and financial applications, TEC recently conducted a poll, asking end-user respondents to answer five questions about their current accounting and financial software systems and the criteria that is

great plains financials  the cloud-based systems, the great majority of the 28 percent of respondents using cloud-based financial and accounting solutions (85 percent) use a module of cloud-based ERP or other enterprise-wide system, while the remaining are with standalone cloud-based financial applications. Fig.2 Usage of financial applications by type. Certainly, we could not stay away from the hot topic of cloud-based software, especially in the area of accounting and financial software, and what sorts of issues still prevent Read More

Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


MBS' current strategy of letting extension functionality proliferate spontaneously largely resembles the current development practice of the open source community. This can be be considered ironic, because open sourcing is something Microsoft loves to hate.

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Great Plains Supply Chain Series To Be Powered By Logility


Great Plains Software will supplement its ERP suite by incorporating Logility Voyager applications in an OEM deal.

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The Top Ten Reasons Why Great Reporting Software Is the OEM's Killer App: How to Win More Deals and Make Your Customers Happier


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great plains financials  Top Ten Reasons Why Great Reporting Software Is the OEM's Killer App: How to Win More Deals and Make Your Customers Happier The best way to attract more customers—and keep them—may be to upgrade your software's reporting component. Reporting brings together a myriad of details, allows insight into massive amounts of data, and is the visible representation of an intricate process. It may be just a small part of what you do, but it's a crucial one. Download this white paper to learn more. Read More

Infor Gains Financials Elite Club Status


What’s new at Infor? Besides the blockbuster acquisitions of late, the leading provider of business applications has continued to release innovative products. Among these are Infor FMS SunSystems Enterprise, a global financial management system. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at the product’s development, key features and functions, and major markets served, and gets under the hood with Infor’s product experts.

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Historic Edgewater Hotel Selects Infor SunSystems Financials


The historic Edgewater hotel in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, has selected the Infor SunSystems hospitality-specific financial management solution. The Edgewater chose Infor SunSystems over other notable contestants because of its accounting and budgeting functionality.

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UNIT4 Coda Financials Is Now TEC Certified


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