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Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 2: Alliances & Support
Baan and IBM have formed an alliance, IONA is certified for the OpenWorld Network Alliance, and Baan has a program for a smooth migration path for existing

ibm baan adapter  For the first time, IBM and Baan will integrate the entire iBaan suite of Internet-enabled solutions with IBM hardware platforms. This should enable global automotive and electronics organizations to extend their B2B value chain throughout the enterprise, collaborating online and in real-time with their customers and suppliers. The key features of the IBM/Invensys-Baan alliance are: Joint sales and marketing focused on the automotive and high-tech/electronics industry Baan and IBM to provide bundled

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Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 4: Challenges & User Recommendations


Baan's viability is no longer an issue. Baan's rejuvenated management team has done a praiseworthy job of bringing the company back to health while concurrently unveiling a new product release that can compete with the other products in the market. Challenges however remain.

ibm baan adapter  of channel partners (including IBM Global Services). It should continue to be proactive with product upgrades and to aggressively clarify that all of former Invensys' CRM products and strategies are assimilated under iBaan for CRM, Caps Logistics now following the same path. Not the least will be the importance of coagulating the integration expertise with many high profile, referenceable customer sites. User Recommendations Baan's viability is no longer an issue. Baan's rejuvenated management team has Read More

Geac Hopes To See System21 Shine Again Like 'Aurora' Part 2: Market Impact


Geac appears to have at least learned some hard lessons and it should not fall again in the trap of its former rampant acquisition strategy in a number of unrelated, diverse fields. Further, Geac's strengths today remain its geographical spread, restored financial health, retained level of products’ diversity, and its savvy of industry business process in the chosen vertical sectors. The company seems to have become highly attuned to the needs of the mid-market, with many loyal long term customers currently enjoying considerable service & support attention.

ibm baan adapter  support for only the IBM iSeries (formerly IBM AS/400 ) and dropping the support for Unix have additionally narrowed the market opportunity. Consequently or not, Geac had seemingly been unable to successfully market its System 21 product during the 1999 2001 period. The bottom line more agile competitors have functionally leapfrogged once very attractive product and captured the market share (see SAP Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting ). But that looks set to somewhat change in the future, as Geac Read More

CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


The varied product portfolio now under the SSA GT banner will take serious pondering and soul-searching and may likely act as a distraction from SSA GT's primary BPCS product strategy. While SSA GT's gallant attempt to regain credibility in the industry is noteworthy, it still has much more catching-up to do, with the market keeping a close eye on its execution.

ibm baan adapter  Also, while embracing the IBM WebSphere platform for e-procurement, CRM, and other components integration strategy cannot be debated, the caveat lies in the fact that the company has done it only very recently. To that end, much more aggressive interaction with the analyst community and more perspicacious explanation of positioning of its Semantic Message Gateway (SMG) and Direct Data Gateways (DDG's) interconnectivity technologies would be important. There have been indications that SMG's had exhibited Read More

Geac Gets Its Commonsense Share Of Consolidation, With Revolving Door CEOs No Less Part Two: Market Impact


Geac is now a financially conservative, stable but acquisitive organization that has remained profitable despite the general IT industry downturn. Geac’s future focus on delivering new functionality to its heartland of existing customers and industry verticals, while building out its technology to make its existing products more future-proof, seems prudent. Geac is also targeting new customers through Extensity, Comshare and other front-end applications.

ibm baan adapter  companies operating on the IBM iSeries platform. Since its launch in 1994, it has been used by 1,600 customers worldwide, with 650 in the UK (out of 900 in Europe), 350 in Americas and 250 in Asia-Pacific many in the apparel and footwear, food and beverage and automotive supply markets. As for product scope, System21 covers all the bases of manufacturing, customer service, logistics, financial and service management operations, with several versions geared to specific vertical markets. This product suite Read More

Reflexis Announces StorePulse Module for IBM Watson


Reflexis Systems recently announced general availability of its StorePulse real-time task execution software interconnect module for IBM Watson. With the combination of Reflexis StorePulse and Watson, companies in retail, quick service restaurants, and hospitality can transform insights gained from unstructured data in news sites, blogs, customer surveys, and weather sites into best practice actions, enabling companies to uncover trends and events that impact customer demand.

ibm baan adapter  Announces StorePulse Module for IBM Watson Reflexis Systems, Inc. recently announced general availability of its StorePulse real-time task execution software interconnect module for IBM Watson . With the combination of Reflexis StorePulse and Watson, companies in retail, quick service restaurants, and hospitality can transform insights gained from unstructured data in news sites, blogs, customer surveys, and weather sites into best practice actions, enabling companies to uncover trends and events that Read More

Baan Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg?


While Baan may have avoided euthanasia in the nick of time, evidence is mounting that a number of anxious and/or disgruntled customers have not found this assuring.

ibm baan adapter  Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg? Baan Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg? P.J. Jakovljevic - August 16, 2000 Event Summary A number of Baan's anxious and/or disgruntled customers have not found that Invensys' announcement in July that it would be satisfied with less than 95% control over the company, thus helping Baan avoid euthanasia, reassuring. According to a press release from July 11, ROI Systems, Inc. announced that Peer Bearing Company, one of the world's leading producers Read More

Enterprise Applications Battlefield Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM


IBM still needs to convince users that it is nimble enough to handle the smaller projects prevalent in today’s cost-conscious market, which may be a concern that is aggravated rather than alleviated by the acquisition.

ibm baan adapter  Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM Enterprise Applications Battlefield Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM P.J. Jakovljevic - August 28, 2002 Event Summary The market has recently witnessed a number of high-profile announcements of stalwart vendors in the enterprise applications space. Given the contrasting nature of these announcements, from impressive to disappointing financial performances on one hand, and from new acquisitions and/or job openings to massive layoffs on the other hand, it becomes painfully Read More

IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA


IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market.

ibm baan adapter  Oracle, BMC, and CA IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA M. Reed - September 22, 2000 Event Summary IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market. These types of tools are indispensable Read More

IBM Loads Linux on Mainframes


IBM has announced that it will now provide Linux support and services for its largest machines, the S/390 Series of mainframes/servers.

ibm baan adapter  Loads Linux on Mainframes IBM Loads Linux on Mainframes R. Krause - June 9, 2000 Event Summary May 17, 2000 [Source: IBM] Linux software, services are available for S/390 server. Responding to demand by S/390 users, IBM is now providing Linux software and services for the S/390 enterprise server. This is the latest initiative in IBM's strategy to complement the Linux operating system throughout its offerings. Linux for S/390 will be offered by the companies SuSE and TurboLinux. In addition, IBM Global Read More

Baan Releases New Supply Chain Products


November 2, 1999 05:30 PM BARNEVELD, Netherlands and HERNDON, Va., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Baan Company N.V., a global provider of enterprise business solutions, today announced the release of two major new additions to its Supply Chain Solutions suite: Baan Supply Chain Solutions Planner 2.0 for factory planning, and Baan Supply Chain Solutions Order Promising 1.0 for order acceptance. The two solutions provide advanced supply chain and logistics capabilities that enable manufacturing professionals to increase throughput, reduce inventory, improve supply chain visibility, and improve response time and service levels to customers.

ibm baan adapter  Releases New Supply Chain Products Baan Releases New Supply Chain Products S. McVey- November 4th, 1999 Event Summary Baan Co. recently announced the release of two additional modules in its Supply Chain Solutions suite: BaanSCS Planner 2.0 for factory planning, and BaanSCS Order Promising 1.0 for order acceptance. Planner 2.0 is intended to help companies profitably fulfill customer orders by planning and streamlining all activities. Enhancements over the previous versions include dynamic evaluation Read More

Baan E-Commerce: a Wing, a Prayer & a Single Platform


Baan hopes e-Enterprise will put them on the e-commerce map.

ibm baan adapter  established hosting partnerships with IBM, Exodus and others, while also pursuing ten vertical markets. If Baan wishes to compete in the ERP/e-commerce environment, they will need to consider similar initiatives within the year. Product Strengths MS Focus: Baan has selected Microsoft's Back Office Suite as the single platform to base their E-Enterprise products. By leveraging Microsoft's architecture, Baan can deliver an electronic commerce solution faster by using readily available - industry accepted Read More

IBM Cognos TM1


The IBM Cognos TM1 product is a multidimensional solution for budgeting, planning, forecasting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. TM1 allows organizations to continuously monitor and manage overall business performance. It integrates with Microsoft Excel, and enables users to perform agile, self-service analysis of large, highly complex, and rapidly changing data sets with real-time response. IBM Cognos TM1 Web is a Web-enabled front end that provides read, write, and what-if modeling capabilities. IBM Cognos TM1 Executive Viewer is an easy-to-use self-service reporting and analytics tool.

ibm baan adapter  Cognos TM1 The IBM Cognos TM1 product is a multidimensional solution for budgeting, planning, forecasting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. TM1 allows organizations to continuously monitor and manage overall business performance. It integrates with Microsoft Excel, and enables users to perform agile, self-service analysis of large, highly complex, and rapidly changing data sets with real-time response. IBM Cognos TM1 Web is a Web-enabled front end that provides read, write, and what-if Read More

IBM Continues RS/6000 Performance Focus


IBM has just released benchmark results for its mid-range Unix server, the RS/6000 M80, showing it to be a top performer in transaction processing and Web serving.

ibm baan adapter  Continues RS/6000 Performance Focus IBM Continues RS/6000 Performance Focus R. Krause - June 21, 2000 Somers, NY, June 2, 2000 [Source: IBM] Event Summary IBM's new RS/6000 M80 server with copper microprocessors today set a new transaction processing record for midrange servers, outperforming bigger and more expensive systems from Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems. Following the lead of its computing cousin - the record-breaking RS/6000 S80 - the copper-infused M80 now holds the leadership position Read More

ROI CaseStudy: IBM Cognos, Concept One Accessories


Using IBM Cognos Express, the company increased its gross margin, reduced headcount, and significantly improved its reporting capabilities without adding staff.

ibm baan adapter  CaseStudy: IBM Cognos, Concept One Accessories Using IBM Cognos Express, the company increased its gross margin, reduced headcount, and significantly improved its reporting capabilities without adding staff. Read More