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INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 1: Recent Developments
If Relevant Business Systems has for any reason deliberately maintained its INFIMACS II ERP system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing

infimacs  Part 1: Recent Developments INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries Part 1: Recent Developments P.J. Jakovljevic - October 30, 2001 Event Summary  On September 26, as a result of partnering with its build-to-order, discrete manufacturing and maintenance organization customers, Relevant Business Systems , (www.relevant.com) a privately held ERP vendor for small to medium discrete complex manufacturing companies, has enhanced its INFIMACS II ERP Business Planning module by

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INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations


The current market trend industry-wide is towards vendors that can provide comprehensive solutions for medium-sized companies. Relevant seems to have a fair shot at delivering that to project-based discrete manufacturers such as aerospace contractors, contract manufacturers of electronic components, window, door & frame manufacturers, and MRO organizations with revenues up to $300 million.

infimacs  Impact and User Recommendations INFIMACS INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - November 1, 2001 Event Summary  On September 26, as a result of partnering with its build-to-order, discrete manufacturing and maintenance organization customers, Relevant Business Systems , (www.relevant.com) a privately held ERP vendor for small to medium discrete complex manufacturing companies, enhanced its INFIMACS II ERP Read More

PSI AG To Become More Germane Globally Via Relevant Partnership


Will the alliance of the two globally less-known vendors result in a formidable combined offering worldwide for some highly contested and yet potentially lucrative project-based and asset-intensive industries?

infimacs  that Relevant Business Systems' INFIMACS II is the business management and execution ERP software used by Lockheed Martin to manage the JSF prototype project. Several years ago, when Lockheed Martin Skunk Works (LMSW) division embarked on the challenge of re-engineering its enterprise-wide business systems, it opted for Relevant's software and implementation expertise. Given the magnitude of the JSF contract, one should expect to hear more about Relevant and PSI within certain similar project-based and Read More

Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part IV)


Part III of this blog series analyzed the relatively recently launched Deltek Vision 5 [evaluate this product] and Deltek Costpoint 6 [evaluate this product] suites. It also tackled the related potential opportunities for Deltek. For one, key up- and cross-sell opportunities should come from: Additional modules, especially from the newly minted Deltek EPM [evaluate this product] suite: The

infimacs  Consona Encompix and Relevant INFIMACS II can better fit the picture, to name only some (for a more comprehensive competitive landscape, see Part II of this blog series ). Staying Away From On-demand, For Now One potential stumbling block could come from the company not yet having any plans to roll out on-demand versions of its software, which would allow customers to download its applications over the Internet, and which is a backbone of businesses such as Salesforce.com and NetSuite . Software as a Read More

Lose the Starry-Eyes, Analyze:An Ideal Customer for Relevant INFIMACS


This is an example, using Relevant Business Systems, of how you can use the TEC ERP Evaluation Center's WebTESS tool to locate vendors that consider your company their ideal candidate.

infimacs  Ideal Customer for Relevant INFIMACS Introduction There is a client for every ERP solution, but how do you identify the vendor that considers your company as its ideal candidate? Different vendors target different industries, markets, and specialize in certain areas more than others. While it is good to identify vendors that work within your industry (Refer to the Industry Focus column of the TechnologyEvaluation.com Vendor Showcase ), it is also important to review the products that support a similar Read More

Consona/Relevant Business Systems


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Support for Old Releases-Good for the User but Is It Good for the Vendor?


The decision to support older releases is like any other business decision, it is all about the money and profitability. If the vendor can make money at providing support for older releases, it is good business for the vendor. The decision may be sugar-coated with pronouncements about doing what is good for the customer, but both the vendor and the customers know that the first consideration must be the money.

infimacs  se for its flagship INFIMACS II product, but would rather deliver only several periodical continuous enhancements that all the existing users get automatically (like patches). Still, this is only possible due to the vendor's sharp focus on complex manufacturers and MRO (maintenance, repair, and overhaul) contractors in the defense sector, and with a relatively small install base of customers keenly interested in these individual enhancements. The picture gets quite a bit more complex for a vendor serving Read More

Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Having to deliver a number of functionalities through third-party solutions, which are natively offered by many larger competitors, may deter some interface-wary customers. Thus, Relevant should try to provide as many third-party solutions as possible as a standard configuration, which should make customers oblivious to the origin of the module.

infimacs  & Manufacturing Control System [INFIMACS II] ) system. While the company's focus allows it to keep pace with trends in technology and customer requirements in its target niche, too narrow a focus comes with its liabilities as well. Namely, a well-defined and narrow target is indisputably the best course of action for any smaller vendor. Yet, to some, a smaller size compared to most competitors may imply a negative viability perception these days when many believe that bigger is better . Further, low Read More

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Rootstock Software Steps Out on Force.com


One of my recent blog posts talked about the emergence of a few natively cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions that leverage salesforce.com’s Force.com platform. But looks might be somewhat deceiving here—while the products might be brand new and hosted on the latest cloud architectures, their owners and founders have been around the ERP block a few times before. Take

infimacs  some stage also called INFIMACS ). Rootstock was formed in late 2007 by Garrehy and a team of people from Relevant Business Systems. After selling Relevant ERP to private equity firm Marlin Equity (which, incidentally, almost immediately flipped both the Relevant and Intuitive ERP to then-consolidator Consona and its backer Battery Ventures ), Garrehy and his team evaluated options for new business ventures. In late 2007 they concluded that software as a service (SaaS)/cloud computing was going to be the Read More