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Great Plains: Strong Channel and Microsoft focus for Dynamic(s) Growth


Great Plains has established very strong branding and penetration within the Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME) segment of the ERP market, with a large and loyal customer base and a uniquely developed, extensive partner channel within the industry. A long presence on Microsoft's platforms ensures that R&D money has been spent on enhancing product functionality in accordance with the voice of customers and/or the market trends.

great plains usa  Dynamic(s) Growth Vendor Summary Great Plains Software, Inc. is a global provider of enterprise business solutions for the small-to-medium enterprises (SME) market. Great Plains offers e-business applications for financials, distribution, enterprise reporting, project accounting, e-commerce, human resources management, manufacturing, sales and marketing management, and customer service and support. Founded in 1981, with headquarters in Fargo, ND, USA, the Company is currently one of the fastest-growing Read More

SSA: Evolving into systems integrator to survive


SSA's Portfolio strategy is to surround its core ERP products with best-of-breed 3rd party enterprise applications and provide system integration services and support around it. SSA will gradually transform itself into a systems integration provider, as opposed to a pure ERP vendor, within the next 3 years. By that time, we believe service & support revenue will contribute up to 80% of SSA's total revenues.

great plains usa  back-end ERP capability), and Great Plains or Lawson Software (for which it would provide a product with a strong manufacturing and distribution functionality). Year 2000 and after - SSA will still be a player to be reckoned with, however, there is a chance that SSA will loose its Top 7 global ERP vendor position by 2002 (60% probability). Vendor Recommendations Resolve any outstanding product quality issues and send a strong reassuring message to a confidence-depleted market. Target the Small-to-Medium Read More

NetSuite


Founded in 1998, NetSuite (NYSE: N) is a leading Web-based business management system with over 16,000 customers worldwide. NetSuite is designed to help fast-growing and midsized companies manage their business operations by using a software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based system. NetSuite helps companies manage core business processes with a single, fully integrated system covering ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, inventory and more.   NetSuite is headquartered in San Mateo, California (USA), with offices in Centennial, Colorado (USA); Mississauga, Ontario (Canada); North Sydney (Australia); Maidenhead (UK); Tokyo (Japan); Makati City (Philippines); Singapore; and Hong Kong.

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ROI Systems - A Little ERP Fellow That Gets By


ROI Systems continues its disciplined new technology adoption. The moderation component of its strategy has been paying off, which proves crucial these days when many of its peers that have traditionally had more exciting and flashy products are facing the crunch.

great plains usa  , MAPICS or Microsoft Great Plains that are renowned for a good customer service, let alone the Tier 1 vendors, which customers still run on several generations old product releases. ROI may continue to be successful even in the current economic slowdown should it successfully address the concerns of smaller manufacturers, who are often intimidated by the perceived complexity of enterprise applications. These smaller manufacturers still have a need to get on board with fundamental e-commerce Read More

Epicor Software Corp.: Completing Painstaking "e"Volution Part 1: About Epicor


Epicor Software is one of the first vendors and possibly the only mid-market vendor able to natively embrace customer and supplier activities tied to a core transactional back-office system. Fiscal 2001 will prove to be very challenging for Epicor Software and we believe the next 18 months will be the company's make-or-break period.

great plains usa  much smaller competitors (e.g. Great Plains and Lawson Software). Furthermore, the lack of Client Relationship Management (CRM) and Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) modules in its product suite will remain, even after the incorporation of JBA and Clarus. This adds additional future integration issues to a company that already faces massive integration of its disparate ERP systems. Vendor Predictions Despite a highly competitive environment, we predict that Geac has a potential of reaching US$2 Read More

How Carolina Color Chose abas ERP


Abas-USA recently announced that Carolina Color Corporation has chosen abas Business Suite for its future planned growth and business. Carolina Color provides accurate matching services and eco-friendly, proprietary colorant solutions for unique customer applications. Carolina Color reportedly started an enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection process in 2007 to replace a homegrown system.

great plains usa  The lab collects a great deal of information, creates samples, and documents formulas. Carolina Color has pricing formulas based on quantities, current costs, future costs, and many additional factors. A color match record is created with a product formula. Abas used one of the additional tables in its database to create this requirement for the prospect in a day. This is an example of the flexibility of the abas system, where a non-standard ERP function can be created or recreated, and integrated with Read More

Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary


By adding nonprofit and public sector accounting capabilities to the forthcoming MBS Great Plains 8.0 release via acquiring a former independent software vendor (ISV) partner Encore Business Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) may find a way to counteract its archrival Best Software's superiority in the target market.

great plains usa  Encore Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary Event Summary On April 27, Microsoft Corporation ''s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft Business Solutions ( MBS ) division announced the acquisition of accounting products from a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based vendor, Encore Business Solutions , Inc ., that could be critical to the success of the customers and partners in the public sector. The acquisition includes Encore''s not-for-profit (NFP) accounting products and the intercompany payables Read More

Ultimate Connection Seeking Its US Retail Connection Through Solomon Software Partners


Great Plains announced at the Solomon Partner Conference in August, a number of new product enhancements and/or product alliances for its recently acquired division and former archrival, Solomon Software. Solomon Value Added Resellers focused on the retail industry or interested in addressing this dynamic growth sector, have been invited to partner with Ultimate Connection, a South African retail software vendor.

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Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part Two: Market Impact


Microsoft's Encore acquisition should bring the two former partners' complementary product offerings even closer together and should widen opportunities within the public and nonprofit sectors under the Microsoft umbrella. The products' technologies are quite compatible and so their integration will not be terribly complex, if it is to be complex at all.

great plains usa  Encore Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact On April 27, Microsoft Corporation ''s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft Business Solutions ( MBS ) division announced the acquisition of accounting products from a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based vendor Encore Business Solutions , Inc . that could be critical to the success of customers and partners in the public sector. The acquisition includes Encore''s not-for-profit accounting products and the inter-company payables Read More

Great Plains Unveils New E-Commerce Solution


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

great plains usa  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 '' e-bus Read More

Great Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support


Great Plains has expanded eSupport, its web-based technical support service. The new service promises to provide customers and partners with higher levels of service while increasing Great Plains’ operational efficiency. Here’s how Great Plains uses the web to augment its technical support services.

great plains usa  To Deliver Product Support Great Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support L. Talarico - December 5, 2000 Event Summary Great Plains Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPSI) delivers ERP and CRM applications to the mid-market. The company recently announced the expansion of eSupport, a web-based technical support service that complements its traditional telephone support. Great Plains develops ERP and CRM applications aimed at the mid-market. (Explore the Business Applications Research Channel to see TEC''s exte Read More

CMMS Templates for Effective Implementations


Despite all of these great advances in our work environments the great majority of plants and industrial organizations continue to operate in a reactive state of maintenance. Why is this so? Today the functionalities of CMMS, or the technology to manage maintenance, have outstripped our abilities to do so in practice.

great plains usa  awareness has been a great paradigm shift through the majority of industries where maintenance management is required. This is the new understanding about the function of maintenance, its obligations and its responsibilities in the modern industrial environment. Also we have seen a vast increase in the knowledge of how equipment fails and how, equally importantly, we can detect it. This along with the need for higher reliability in our fixed and mobile assets has helped create an enormous advancement in Read More

Going from Good to Great


Creating a great Website depends on strategy, and the investment of time and energy in continuous improvement. Learn how techniques like search engine marketing and search engine optimization (SEM and SEO), maximizing lead generation, increasing conversions, improving customer service, and engaging target audiences can take your Website from good to great—and help you maximize return on investment (ROI).

great plains usa  from Good to Great Search Engine Optimization, (SEO) is a magical word that everybody is spealing about in the online world. SEO can influence the search engine in order to show your links on the top positions for special keywords. Source : bwired Resources Related to Going from Good to Great : Search Engine Marketing (SEM) (Wikipedia) Search Engine Optimization (SEO) (Wikipedia) Going from Good to Great Search Engines is also known as : Search Engine Optimisation , Search Engine Optimization Read More

The Makings of a Great ERP User Experience


In recent years, it has become evident that all vendors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions provide robust functional capabilities or partner with best-of-breed solutions to fill functional gaps. But one area where ERP solution providers are beginning to differentiate themselves is how they deliver on user interface, thereby shaping a user’s experience within the system. But what makes a great user experience?

It's vital to ensure that the user experience elements that your company needs, such as embedded BI elements and social or mobile capabilities, are not just present but presented well. You should be able to personalize and customize your user experience, but above all, the ERP system should be easy to use and help accomplish your business goals. Organizations seeking an ERP solution should give user experience proper consideration when creating a shortlist of best-fit solutions.

In this report, TEC Senior ERP Analyst Ted Rohm breaks down some of the best and must-have user experience elements, talks about advancements in user experience, and looks at future directions in this area in ERP systems.

great plains usa  Makings of a Great ERP User Experience In recent years, it has become evident that all vendors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions provide robust functional capabilities or partner with best-of-breed solutions to fill functional gaps. But one area where ERP solution providers are beginning to differentiate themselves is how they deliver on user interface, thereby shaping a user’s experience within the system. But what makes a great user experience? It''s vital to ensure that the user Read More

BETE Fog Nozzle Selects abas ERP


BETE Fog Nozzle, a growing manufacturer of diverse spray nozzle products, recently decided to implement abas-USA’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. BETE operates in a hybrid environment, producing everything from low-dollar high-volume to high-dollar low volume custom nozzles. The company’s legacy ERP system was built in-house and required a great deal of maintenance.

great plains usa  in-house and required a great deal of maintenance.   In contrast to many recent wins where abas ERP typically competed with Epicor and/or SYSPRO , this time the final showdown was against Infor SyteLine . BETE concluded that they were relatively equivalent in terms of functionality and user-facing stuff, with abas having a slight edge. But BETE has a pretty competent technical staff; they wanted to look at integrating the ERP system to enable some rather innovative processes they had created that Read More