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NEC Pulls Packard Bell PCs in US


Japan's NEC Corp. plans a restructuring of its U.S. Packard Bell NEC unit that will result in layoffs of about 80 percent of the unit's staff, the departure of senior management and its withdrawal from the U.S. retail personal-computer market.

groupe bull  together with French partner Groupe Bull, which holds 12 percent of the unit, had wanted Packard Bell NEC to post a loss of no more than $100 million in 1999, but the unit is on track for a loss of $150 million this year. Reports state that Packard Bell will close its Sacramento, Calif., manufacturing facility, resulting in a loss of 1,000 jobs. It is also in talks to sell its call center in Magna, Utah, and expects the 600 workers there to be transferred to the new owner, and the unit will cut Read More

TradeStone Software Presents Bamboo Rose


TradeStone’s merchandise lifecycle management (MLM) platform unifies the design, sourcing, ordering, and delivery of private-label and branded goods, allowing fashion, apparel, footwear, and accessories retailers to leverage a “single version of the truth.” The company’s latest innovation, Bamboo Rose, is a global e-market community for retailers and suppliers who want to exchange ideas and product information before they buy.

groupe bull  , Family Dollar , Groupe Dynamite , Guitar Center , Kohl’s , Le Château , Macy’s , N Brown Group , Pacific Sunwear of California , Shoprite , Urban Outfitters , and Wilkinson . The ever-changing landscape in today’s softlines retail world includes the following: A hard commitment to quantities, components, and flows is required by retailers, even while consumers have only a soft commitment (brand loyalty) to products A changing relationship with suppliers due to aggregation and positioning of raw Read More

Why Midsize Companies Need Business Intelligence Solutions in This Uncertain Economy


In today’s economy, executives face declining revenues and tough cost-cutting decisions. However, cost reductions alone are not enough to survive, especially for midsize companies, which often lack the resources needed to sustain a market downturn. Yet midsize companies can be much more agile—if they have the right information. Discover how you can improve performance with a business intelligence (BI) solution.

groupe bull  Midsize Companies Need Business Intelligence Solutions in This Uncertain Economy Why Midsize Companies Need Business Intelligence Solutions in This Uncertain Global Economy If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP Americas is a subsidiary of SAP AG, the world''s largest business software company and the third-largest software supplier overall. SAP Americas'' corporate headquarters is located in Newtown Square, PA, a suburb Read More

TradeStone Software—Helping Omni-Market Retail Transformation


2013 served as another banner year for merchandise lifecycle management platform provider TradeStone, as the company continued its streak of double digit growth. The vendor signed a number of noteworthy new retailers and further extended its roster by adding new customers in the athletic apparel, office/school supply, and furniture markets.

groupe bull  Belk, Boots, Family Dollar, Groupe Dynamite, Guitar Center, Kohl’s, Le Chateau, Macy’s, N Brown Group, Pacific Sunwear, Shoprite, and Urban Outfitters use TradeStone’s solutions to help them bring innovative and profitable products to market at required high speeds.   2013 served as another banner year for TradeStone, as the company continued its streak of double digit growth. The vendor signed a number of noteworthy new retailers and further extended its roster by adding new customers in the Read More

Business Case - Dunkin Donuts


Daniel Mourand, CEO, chose Microsoft Great Plains sofware and, today, he does not regret his decision.

groupe bull  were familiar with Le Groupe Conseil LVMB, one of Microsoft Business Solutions value added resellers, as they had been providing technical support for our existing application. The third reason, but not the least, was that the price of the solution matched our budget. A Good Example of Integrating Technologies At the end of March 2001, Daniel Mourand signed the purchase contract and, less than eight months later, the team of François Paré and Martin Dufour, associates at LVMB, completed the Read More

Microsoft Eats its Own Dog Food With SQL Server 2000


Microsoft announced that they are running 20 critical internal systems, including their worldwide sales data warehouse, on SQL Server 2000. In the vendor world, this is referred to as “eating your own dog food”. As is the case with all software vendors lately, Microsoft is pushing e-commerce on the Web and support for XML. SQL Server beta release 2 is available immediately.

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Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 1: Recent Announcements


Siebel is finally taking 'the bull by the horns' by acknowledging the integration challenges its customers face, and by addressing that issue. An often troubling aspect of CRM implementations in the past is that the only way IT departments can achieve a full view of the customer is by integrating front-end, customer facing applications (e.g., contact management) with back-office systems, such as billing applications and financial ERP modules.

groupe bull  Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 1: Recent Announcements Event Summary On April 8, Siebel Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEBL), the leading provider of customer-centric eBusiness applications software announced its intention to release a set of application integration tools in the second half of 2002. The new products intend make it easier for organizations to exchange data between Siebel''s CRM system its other vendors'' business applications. A standards-based and vendor-independent application Read More

2006 PMI Research Conference Aims to Link Project Management Discipline with the Business Community


The 2006 PMI Research Conference was an excellent venue for gauging the direction in which project management research is heading. The presentations of the areas of portfolio management and program management confirm the rising demand for project portfolio management solutions.

groupe bull  Texas at Dallas , Groupe ESC Lille ISGI , University of Maryland , Boston University Metropolitan College , and the University of Management and Technology are part of the new program. Moreover, there are fourteen additional applicant institutions that are going through the accreditation process. The main mission of PMI''s global accreditation program is to review the content and process of candidate project management programs of academic institutions. Accreditation is conferred to institutions that are Read More

Microsoft says OLE for Data Mining: Is it Bull?


Microsoft released a new version of OLE DB (Object Linking and Embedding Database, based on Microsoft’s Component Object Model or COM) which supports a proprietary data mining specification. It is purported to extend the Structured Query Language (SQL) to allow easier and faster incorporation of data mining queries into existing data warehouse solutions.

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Responding to Warehouse Management Needs


The area of warehouse management systems and supply chain execution might be the best examples of Adonix' commitment to provide small and large businesses with the building blocks for supply chain management.

groupe bull  to Warehouse Management Needs Adonix'' Warehouse Management System Response Modern warehouses have complex requirements. Fast product cycles, the need to decrease inventory and increase the flow of goods through the supply chain means that warehouses cannot remain static. Virtual real time data must match the supply to demand. Furthermore, many light manufacturing operations, such as final assembly, customized packing, labeling, and engraving, have been moved from shop floors to warehouses and Read More

Will Adonix Provide A Warmer Home To CIMPRO?


After several years of being neglected within many foster homes, CIMPRO might have finally found its welcoming host in Adonix, until recently an anonymous French ERP provider, which, in turn, should be able to make use of CIMPRO’s process manufacturing expertise.

groupe bull  follows Adonix'' purchase of Groupe ABEL in September (see Adonix Grows Roots Against The Odds ), the most recent in a series of acquisitions that began seven years ago. Adonix has since acquired four more software vendors for their assets and expertise and has melded the best of their capabilities into an integrated enterprise software framework for mid-market companies. This is Part One of a three-part note. Part Two will discuss Market Impact. Part Three will cover challenges and make User Read More

N-Tier Demand Management


The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approach to demand management, where everyone gets visibility to the end-customer demand at the same time. In practice, very few companies have been able to actually realize this vision. There are some practical approaches that a few leading suppliers deep in the supply chain are have taken to successfully mitigate the bull-whip effect.

groupe bull  Tier Demand Management Introduction The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end-consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approach to demand management, where everyone gets visibility to the end-customer demand at the same time. In practice, very few companies have been able to actually realize this vision. There are some practical approaches that a supplier deep in the supply chain can do to Read More

You Say RFI, I Say Riffy: Why You and Your Vendor Need to Speak the Same Language


When ideas fail, words come in very handy. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Software Selection Pitfalls Quick, what’s the number-one pitfall of the software selection process? If you said “budget, buy-in, and boardroom politics,” you’re wrong. Because that’s three pitfalls. We’ll get into those another time. Miscommunication, on the other hand, will torpedo your software

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What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


SQL Server 2000, the next major release of SQL Server 7, is Microsoft’s SQL 7 release of its database both re-architected and re-written. Microsoft has high hopes for the latest version in a market that was worth $8 Billion in 1999, an 18% increase over 1998. What remains to be seen is whether it will attract customers not already using SQL Server.

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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Two: Market Impact


The PeopleSoft-J.D. Edwards merger was, in great part, about retaining the big five (or big four, or big three) seat and the need to be bigger within shrinking market opportunities. The combined vendors should now a have solid foothold against SAP and Oracle, particularly because one better-performing side could, if necessary, cover up for the underachieving one.

groupe bull  Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact This article analyzes whether the array of recent PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), moves will finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space. These moves are discussed in detail in Part One of this note. In a nutshell, we have been looking positively at PeopleSoft''s mega acquisition of J.D. Edwards since its Read More