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Syspro Hatches 'Encore' IMPACT On SME Manufacturers. Part 2: Market Impact
While Syspro’s recent product release does not necessarily represent a major ground breaking, its broad and well-attuned offering for small enterprises should

great plains under linux  in accounting (e.g, Microsoft Great Plains and Navision ) or in manufacturing/distribution (e.g., Lilly Software and ROI Systems ). Expanded Solutions  Although Syspro IMPACT Encore is a comprehensive ERP solution for small- to mid-sized enterprises, the company has recently been striving to also be known as a vendor that enables clients to excel through the use of extended-ERP applications. To this end, Syspro has expanded its solutions footprint with applications such as customer relationship

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The Market Impact of Two Powerhouses


This is an analysis of the equivalent moves of two superpowers to secure the lower-end of the market, also known as the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment. One is Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS), the other is UK-based the Sage Group.

great plains under linux  will eventually render MBS Great Plains and Solomon , still highly successful product lines in North America (and some regional pockets elsewhere), secondary to Navision and Axapta , which are better known across the globe. For example, Axapta is the youngest of the MBS products, which despite the disadvantage of a nascent install base and brand recognition, comes with the benefits of more modern technology, while the software supports 20 languages and 32 preloaded currencies, and also adheres to local Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 3: Challenges


MBS is both a threat and an opportunity for the most nimble vendors, and mid-market CRM vendors might have acquired another lease of life extension in the medium term to redefine their value proposition, especially given that some have recently secured new funds and/or found solace in a partnership with IBM.

great plains under linux  competition to the incumbent Great Plains products and with many products still leveraging proprietary toolsets, the division will have a challenge to figure out how to leverage the installed base and how to avoid impending products/geographies conflicts in over 4,000 combined partners, which have been savvy enough to know that customers do not migrate just to please their software provider. While the idea to enable the R&D team to gain economies of scale by leveraging .NET Framework to build common Read More

What Do Users Want and Need?


At the basic level, users want a more intuitive way to "look inside the business", and they want applications to bring them closer to their operations, such as alerts that can help them handle exceptions or better yet, to act on business events (or even non-events) well before they become exceptions.

great plains under linux  Great Plains—Microsoft launched Microsoft Great Plains 8.0 Extensions in the first quarter of 2005, whereas in the fourth quarter of 2005, Microsoft Great Plains 9.0 and Microsoft Business Solutions Business Portal 3.0 will be made available. MBS Navision—Microsoft will launch Microsoft Navision 4.01 in the third quarter of 2005. MBS Solomon— Microsoft Solomon 6.5 is expected in the fourth quarter of 2005. MBS CRM—The next version of Microsoft CRM 3.0 , rather than previously intended Microsoft Read More

The Technology Choices


In the battle between Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) and the UK-based the Sage Group for the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment, technology choices will be a major factor.

great plains under linux  accounting ERP product lines, Great Plains and Navision , along with Microsoft CRM , the Outlook interface, while Solomon and Axapta are on their way. The vendor is certainly also scoring with the decision of many ISVs to provide a UI as an option on their products without users needing to exit Word or Excel. Also, Microsoft is working on a more independent way to link Office front-ends to major back-office applications. Besides its currently shipping InfoPath forms editing and layout capabilities to Read More

Great Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution


eSell is targeted at businesses looking for a quick road to the Internet.

great plains under linux  Unveils New E-Commerce Solution Great Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution S. McVey - December 6, 2000 Event Summary Mid-market ERP vendor turned e-business solutions provider Great Plains has announced eSell , a new e-commerce solution designed for businesses needing a fast, easy and economical way to bring their businesses to the Internet. eSell will enable both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales via the Internet and offers pre-configured hooks to other parts of Great Plains ' Read More

Social PLM and CRM - Dassault Systèmes and Netvibes (Under the Exalead Brand)


The voice of the customer (VOC) concept has been around for decades, but the Internet and social media technologies have finally enabled it to its fullest degree. We have all heard of (and perhaps even contributed to) customers venting their anger or expressing their delight with some vendor’s service or some product’s characteristics and performance via online forums. A company’s ability to

great plains under linux  Netvibes acquisitions reflect a great idea and vision by Dassault  Systèmes, at least on paper. As discussed in my  recent blog series, without analytics, the value of PLM is diminished, and the PLM system can become just a static vault of data . While  business intelligence (BI)  is critical, I think that more and more of combined social analytics, monitoring, and guided search type apps will emerge. With traditional history-based BI tools, you must know what you are looking for (based on known Read More

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 quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2000. Despite continued growth and profitability, the market reacted to the company’s results that were below analysts’ expectations by almost halving its market capitalization in a day!

great plains under linux  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 Read More

Linux at 25% of Server OS Market - Is Redmond Hearing Footsteps?


Linux has now grabbed 25% of the server operating system market share, passing Novell and knocking on Windows's door.

great plains under linux  will likely respond with greater force than it has in the past. As we have discussed previously, having server market share is good for Linux, but a credible desktop presence is required before Linux can have a hope of competing seriously with Windows. As Linux keeps racking up these numbers, more fence-sitters will actually try Linux. Once this happens, the Linux market should grow even further. To further this process, there may need to be a Linux consolidation. Although Red Hat currently dominates the Read More

Great Plains on a Shopping Spree


On January 6, in an effort to expand its customer base and reseller partner channel Great Plains, a provider of financial management software for midsize businesses, announced it plans to acquire RealWorld Corp., a developer of accounting and business solutions. In a separate move, Great Plains also unveiled plans to acquire Fixed Asset Management LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Forestar Group to gain the rights to Forestar's Fixed Asset Management product, which allows a company to record, track, depreciate, and analyze its fixed assets.

great plains under linux  solutions. Through the acquisition, Great Plains expects to add over 20,000 mid-market customers and expand its channel capacity through RealWorld's partner network. Great Plains will gain over 65 team members located in Manchester, N.H., with development, marketing, sales, and business-management experience. The company says it plans to use the northeast office to provide consulting, training, migration, and support services to customers and partners. Great Plains will issue approximately 184,000 shares Read More

Ways to Migrate Windows Applications to UNIX/Linux


Migration can be risky and expensive if handled by inexperienced developers. Seemingly small things can lead to bigger issues and cause performance problems. Hence, the services of a professional migration service provider who has executed similar projects is recommended. Learn about the different ways you can completely migrate from Windows to UNIX and Linux, so that you can make an intelligent, informed decision.

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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.

great plains under linux  Be Powered By Logility Great Plains Supply Chain Series To Be Powered By Logility S. McVey - July 31, 2000 Event Summary Logility recently announced an OEM agreement with ERP vendor Great Plains Software in which some of its products will be branded and sold as Great Plains' Supply Chain Series. The first modules to be offered are Logility's warehouse management system, WarehousePRO and its logistics execution application, Transportation Management. Great Plains plans to incorporate more applications in Read More

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys


Baan's phase under Invensys, after a turbulent three years that have seen considerable people, market and technology change, and considerable worthwhile investment. Recently-announced technology developments seem to be in sync with the market's trends, and leaning shrewdly towards the requirements of holistic business requirements from engineering design collaboration, to CRM and on to SCM.

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Corel and PC Chips to Accelerate Mass Desktop Deployment of Linux


Corel Corporation today announced its first major Linux(r) OEM alliance, which will see its Linux operating system, Corel(r) LINUX(r), bundled with every computer motherboard package shipped worldwide by the PC Chips group of companies.

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