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The Enterprise Applications 'Arms Race' To Be Number Three
Although their consolidation appetite is not diminishing by any means, some major acquisition protagonists like SSA Global and Infor seem to be showing signs of

ifs applications free  which SAP, QAD , IFS , or IBS largely remain (if one disregards their occasional smaller, complementary acquisitions to fill some functional gaps). Other so-called organic growers include Oracle (prior to their acquisition of PeopleSoft/J.D. Edwards, and Siebel ), and pre-merger Intentia and Lawson (see Rapidly Consolidating Enterprise Applications Market: The Worlds of 'Organic Growers' and 'Aggressive Consolidators' ). Both vendors vehemently object to anyone characterizing them as aggressive

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This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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IFS Launches New Smartphone Apps


Mobile computing (mobility) has been the major theme of the ongoing IFS World Conference 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Given that the sales of smartphones and tablets have recently exceeded the sales of PCs, this path of discussion is logical. IFS has embarked on the following three-step path to workforce mobilization: Reach—when people are out of office, reach them via notifications, reminders,

ifs applications free  of any object in IFS Applications IFS Flight Log, for management of platform operational data in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry IFS Support Companion, for interaction with IFS support centers The functionality of the new Touch Apps has largely been determined by IFS’ customers to exactly match their needs. In this way, IFS is able to produce functionally rich, elegant apps that are easy to try, buy, and use. The IFS Touch Apps are designed to offer hassle-free user experience to the mobile Read More

IFS Has A Magic Growth Formula; But What About Profitability?


In November, IFS, a business applications vendor with headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden, reported results for Q3 2000. IFS will enter 2001 with a new product portfolio and a rapid increase in license revenue. However, profitability does not seem to be in the offing.

ifs applications free  quarter speaks for itself. IFS Applications 2001, our new product release that includes a wide array of e-business components, has met with an enthusiastic reception. IFS was particularly pleased to announce strong momentum in the North American market with the last quarter producing the best performance to date in number and value of contracts in the United States. From July through September, the company closed deals valued at more than $20 million in products and services with 20 customers, Read More

May a New Day Begin for Mature Enterprise Applications - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series outlined the trend of enterprise applications vendors’ attempts to win their users’ hearts and minds (as well as wallets) via more intuitive and appealing user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. What that means is that users can now more quickly obtain all of the relevant information they need in a personalized way, with drill-downs and other slick

ifs applications free  Inforum 2008 event. Namely, IFS Enterprise Explorer (IEE , part of the ongoing Project Aurora ), Microsoft Dynamics Client for Office (DCO ), Lawson Smart Office , Epicor Productivity Pyramid , IQMS Smart Page UI and so on revolve around themes like role-based portals, contextual analytics, KPIs, alerts, dashboards, shortcuts, favorite/recently used pages, etc. In addition, the role-based UI was implemented with common controls and gadgets, and delivered for basically all of the Microsoft Dynamics Read More

IFS: Of Vertical Focus, and Customers’ Agility and Choice




ifs applications free  economic milieu .  The IFS Applications suite is positioned as the intelligent Tier 1  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  alternative choice for customers seeking efficient  return on investment (ROI) . The company’s “agile ERP alternative” message is well received by the market and interest in its product remains high. In the meantime, the vendor has had one rather flat quarter in terms of revenues. Less impressive results were partially due to the fact that Q2 2010 was the best Q2 in IFS Read More

Are ASP Applications Right for You? Part 1: Decision Factors


Like so many Internet conventions, the Application Service Provider (ASP), is really a combination of two 'old' concepts, turn key applications and outsourced services. Many of the lessons learned from these areas are directly applicable to ASP provided applications, and many of the same questions need to be asked and answered before a determination can be made on whether an ASP application should be considered.

ifs applications free  ASP Applications Right for You? Part 1: Decision Factors Are ASP Applications Right for You? Executive Summary    An Application Service Provider (ASP) provides an outsourced application to a firm, freeing the firm from hardware costs, training on the system operation, installation and system operation itself. Originally, ASP applications focused on a fairly narrow functional scope, however, as the market matures, the functionality the applications address is growing. It is now possible to contract Read More

Composing Collaborative Financial Applications


With its short term ownership under Baan all but forgotten, CODA has been doing well, owing to its astute offerings tailored to the preferences of each regional market, coupled with some recent appetizing acquisitions.

ifs applications free  Collaborative Financial Applications CODA's Profile Founded in 1979, and headquartered in the United Kingdom, CODA Group is a finance management systems specialist, and part of the publicly traded CODASciSys plc . group (AIM: CSY). After a series of changes which began in the late 1990s when it was first acquired and then divested by former Baan to Science Systems , and then in early 2000, CODA changed its name to CODASciSys. (See Baan Posts $236 Million Loss and Sells Off Coda for Nearly $40M Read More

TransPromo in High-volume Statement Print Applications


Transpromotional marketing blends marketing messages with must-read printed material such as invoices, statements, and other notifications. The goal is to influence behavior and drive business volume—but not by stuffing brochures with a statement into the envelope. Instead, promotional messages can be targeted directly to a prospect s purchase patterns and known interests. Sounds great, in theory. So how do you do it?

ifs applications free  in High-volume Statement Print Applications Transpromotional marketing blends marketing messages with must-read printed material such as invoices, statements, and other notifications. The goal is to influence behavior and drive business volume—but not by stuffing brochures with a statement into the envelope. Instead, promotional messages can be targeted directly to a prospect s purchase patterns and known interests. Sounds great, in theory. So how do you do it? Read More

United Business Applications


United Business Applications (UBA) is a leading regional provider of ERP, CRM, and mobile solutions serving Jordan and the region at large. Also UBA has invested into creating an Oracle arm “Arkan” alongside its unique investment platform Springfield. UBA is the development partner for several internationally acclaimed products such as Sage Business Solutions, Microsoft, and Mobile Applications platforms (iOS and Android). UBA has also made its mark by being the first company in the Mena region to develop and sell SageCRM vertical solutions. Today, it supports more than 4000 users and it has successfully implemented more than 250 projects region-wide.

ifs applications free  Business Applications United Business Applications (UBA) is a leading regional provider of ERP, CRM, and mobile solutions serving Jordan and the region at large. Also UBA has invested into creating an Oracle arm “Arkan” alongside its unique investment platform Springfield. UBA is the development partner for several internationally acclaimed products such as Sage Business Solutions, Microsoft, and Mobile Applications platforms (iOS and Android). UBA has also made its mark by being the first Read More

Testing Secure Enterprise SOA Applications Across Wide Area Networks


Company employees, business partners, and customers all demand secure and low-response-time access to business applications—from wherever they are. While SAP addresses this need through its enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA) solution, when security features are added the application response time is slower. So what’s the best way to test global SOA deployments? Read this white paper to find out.

ifs applications free  Secure Enterprise SOA Applications Across Wide Area Networks Company employees, business partners, and customers all demand secure and low-response-time access to business applications—from wherever they are. While SAP addresses this need through its enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA) solution, when security features are added the application response time is slower. So what’s the best way to test global SOA deployments? Read this white paper to find out. Read More

Sizing Applications for 2D Barcode Symbols


When it comes to two-dimensional (2D) symbologies, less is more. While 2D bar code symbols may be less costly to print, they are considerably more expensive to read, because of the complexity of developing decode algorithms. However, with the integration of public domain 2D symbologies into a range of application standards, solutions employing these codes are beginning to reach their full potential.

ifs applications free  Applications for 2D Barcode Symbols When it comes to two-dimensional (2D) symbologies, less is more. While 2D bar code symbols may be less costly to print, they are considerably more expensive to read, because of the complexity of developing decode algorithms. However, with the integration of public domain 2D symbologies into a range of application standards, solutions employing these codes are beginning to reach their full potential. Read More

Oracle Integrates Front and Back Office with Applications 11i


On September 27, Oracle took a major step towards providing a fully integrated front and back office applications suite by launching Oracle Applications 11i at its Applications' User Group conference in Orlando, Florida.

ifs applications free  Integrates Front and Back Office with Applications 11i Event Summary On September 27, Oracle laid out the details of its Oracle 11i application suite, which adds new application modules and integrates enterprise resource planning, customer-relationship management, supply-chain, and E-business applications in a single database. The new release, unveiled at the Oracle Applications User Group conference in Orlando, will do away with the company's separate releases for ERP and CRM. By linking all Read More

Winning on the WAN: How to Validate Network Applications Before You Deploy


Making sure that your applications run properly over private and public wide area networks (WANs) is particularly challenging for applications that are sensitive to network conditions. The only way to have confidence that a given application will operate with acceptable performance once it is deployed is to test it under expected (and maybe unexpected) production network conditions—prior to deployment.

ifs applications free  on the WAN: How to Validate Network Applications Before You Deploy Making sure that your applications run properly over private and public wide area networks (WANs) is particularly challenging for applications that are sensitive to network conditions. The only way to have confidence that a given application will operate with acceptable performance once it is deployed is to test it under expected (and maybe unexpected) production network conditions—prior to deployment. Read More

Data Discovery Applications


Over the last five years, the business intelligence (BI) space has undergone a huge transformation. The business user community has lobbied for data analysis tools that are easier to use, agile to deploy, and less expensive, thus encouraging the emergence of new products and vendors. These conditions, along with the acquisitions and mergers of software companies looking to offer new applications

ifs applications free  Discovery Applications Over the last five years, the business intelligence (BI) space has undergone a huge transformation. The business user community has lobbied for data analysis tools that are easier to use, agile to deploy, and less expensive, thus encouraging the emergence of new products and vendors. These conditions, along with the acquisitions and mergers of software companies looking to offer new applications for analysis and decision-making support, are breeding a new set of innovative Read More

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IFS Applications (version 7.5) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the mining industry in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

ifs applications free  Mining Industry Certification Report IFS Applications (version 7.5) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for the mining industry in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More