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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

Baan Company N.V. - Is the Worst Over?


Year 1999 will be extremely challenging; We predict minor revenue growth (max. 5%). Break-even net income is the most optimistic scenario. Year 2000 and after - Baan will still be a player to be reckoned with, however, the chance that Baan will be one of the Top 3 global ERP vendors has slipped away for good...

groupe bull  Company N.V. - Is the Worst Over? Vendor Summary Baan Co. is a leading global provider of enterprise business software. Founded in the Netherlands in 1978 and with dual headquarters in Barneveld, the Netherlands, and Reston, VA, USA, Baan Co. is the fifth-ranked ERP vendor with $736 million revenue in 1998 (approx. 4.5% of the global ERP market). The Company''s revenues increased steeply from $216 million in 1995 to $680 million in 1997, with a significant slowdown in 1998 (see Baan Company N.V. Annual Read More

A Unique Product Lifecycle Management Tool for Private Label Retail


The Worldwide Retail Exchange (WWRE) and the Global NetXchange (GNX) have merged their complementary Web-enabled product sets to form Agentrics LLC. One outcome is the ProductVine PLM solution, which is clearly designed for and targeted to private label retailers.

groupe bull  , SCA , and Groupe Casino . The consolidated solution suite offers global sourcing and procurement, global supply chain collaboration, global data synchronization, and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions to the retail industry via a subscription-based platform. Specific capabilities include Global sourcing On-line auctions Integrated sourcing Consortium buying Trading partner discovery Consulting and program management Global supply chain collaboration Promotions management Point of sale (POS) Read More

Is Your Warehouse Ready for the Upswing?


Supply chain management is a long-term strategy. The centerpiece for supply chain execution—the warehouse management system (WMS)—is an excellent place to start preparing your business for the return of the bull market. Discover how a well-tuned WMS can help your business reduce labor costs, improve inventory management, attain more accurate shipments, improve space allocation, and increase customer satisfaction.

groupe bull  Your Warehouse Ready for the Upswing? HighJump TM Warehouse Advantage offers advanced warehouse management functionality to manage even the most complex distribution environments. This powerful WMS helps to ensure fast, accurate fulfillment through directed, optimized workflow, utilizing advanced wireless and barcode technologies. Containerization, wave planning and slotting drive further efficiencies. Source: High Jump Resources Related to Is Your Warehouse Ready for the Upswing? : Warehouse 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

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

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

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

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.

groupe bull  the two partners at Groupe Conseil LVMB, a leading Microsoft Business Solutions partner, who presented Microsoft Business Solutions- Great Plains® software to him. He quickly realized he had found the right solution and the right partner to address Orezone''s needs. Solution Orezone needed a flexible, scalable solution that would serve its needs well into the future when in production. It also had to be easy to use - Orezone''s rapid growth meant it could not afford extensive training periods, which some Read More

J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact


In a nutshell, J.D. Edwards seems poised to deliver applications within its traditional verticals that are wide-ranging, integrated, and modular (loosely decoupled) at the same time, which is apparently a clearer message and a better business model for the company. With a new management team the company seems to have found its soul, as it has finally pinpointed the right offering for its target market (both geography, customer size, and vertical segments wise), and it also seems to be exuding an air of confidence without arrogance, which had rarely, if ever, been seen in the past.

groupe bull  D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact Market Impact This is yet another example of what difference a year can make, and of a vendor taking advantage of a given second chance. A year ago, J.D. Edwards was in a rather self-loathing mood amid sagging sales, massive layoffs and restructuring, and with rumors of a possible buyout abounding as well, all making existing customers quite concerned and potential ones extremely leery (see J.D. Edwards'' QUEST To End Its 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

Dassault Systèmes Introduces EXALEAD OneCall for Astute Customer Interactions


There is certainly no dearth of software packages for multichannel customer service and helpdesk. Think of Oracle’s vast offering (based on the acquisitions of Siebel, RightNow, InQuira, and Endeca), salesforce.com’s Service Cloud, Pegasystems, KANA Software, Moxie Software, etc. As consumers become ever more informed about the purchasing options available to them, the volume and complexity of

groupe bull  LLC , and ST Groupe . While at the time of the EXALEAD acquisition some might have questioned Dassault Systèmes’ rationale , here''s a possible answer. Large PLM ecosystem providers continue to eat away at ERP systems as being the “systems of record” and relegating them to mere “systems of transactions.” It appears that now PLM systems might relegate CRM systems from their esteemed “systems of engagement” throne. Read More

Adonix Grows Roots Against The Odds Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


Adonix often comes ahead of larger global players in terms of functional fit, pricing, and understanding of the local requirements in the distribution area. The company still faces challenges presented by limited financial resources to adequately fund multiple key strategic initiatives including brand marketing, undeveloped global channel and brand recognition, and formidable competition within the market of Adonix’ future expansion focus (particularly the North American market).

groupe bull  about the product. The Groupe Abel acquisition should provide Adonix with strong fixed asset management functionality to supplant its own product, which has not been known for its strength in the particular functional area. This could be of interest to its current customer base. On the other hand, Groupe Abel brings a sizable customer base of 2,500, mostly large organizations possibly needing X3''s functional modules beyond fixed asset management. Also, Adonix'' stronghold in France should be further Read More

Are Data Warehouses as Dead as the Dodo? (LiveDashBoard and QlikView)


If you think you have seen everything in the BI space, I’m sorry, but you may be wrong. Traditional BI solutions for large enterprises consider the data warehouse to be the basis of BI solutions. QlikTech and PRELYTIS, two innovative software providers I recently contacted, could be changing this paradigm. What follows are some of the insights and interesting proposals I gleaned from our

groupe bull  Total Petrochemicals , and Groupe Kapa Santé , to name a few from its client list. LiveDashBoard bases its success on an innovative way of developing BI dashboards. LiveDashBoard enables users to develop extensively interactive dashboards to interact and collaborate with other users. Data is gathered from widely diverse sources into data dictionaries within LiveDashBoard, at which point all data is merged to created data catalogs. Without any script, it’s possible for users to store data from all Read More