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Deltek Going Private Again


infor going public  the flesh for SAP, Infor , and Oracle in the overall public sector market—any one of them might decide to snatch up the company at some stage. Or Microsoft or IBM could swoop in if they cared for that space.  Judging by its past investments , Thoma Bravo tends not to keep its assets for too long. The Deltek Insight 2012 user conference in mid-October 2012 could not come at a better time. I’ll soon be posting my conference previews discussion with Patrick Smith, vice president, corporate marketing

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Micro-verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain


If you are evaluating supply chain solutions in 2014, Infor’s offerings are worth another look, particularly if you have not looked at how Infor is using its new technologies to enhance its supply chain offerings.

infor going public  Infor in the past. Infor is shrewdly going on the attack with new technologies and strategies, but there are hints that silos from the past continue to persist in places. No one can accuse Infor, however, of not aggressively trying to shed the perception of being a legacy vendor of legacy solutions. Infor’s focus on integrated business planning as the wrapper for all of its planning solutions makes a lot of sense. Converging its warehouse management solutions is also a very positive step. There is much Read More

Waking Up to a “New Day” at Infor


Moving away from the relentless acquisitions of the past, Infor is waking up to a brand new day, marked by innovative product development that will change the way work is done. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at how the vendor has become a formidable opponent to SAP and Oracle, and examines all the components of Infor10, a new generation of enterprise software that allows the seamless execution of business processes.

infor going public  Infor10 has proven itself. Infor always seems to get funds for additional acquisitions. If the company continues to pay prudently, it will continue to service its debt. Going public via an initial public offering (IPO) is always interesting to investors (seeking an exit strategy), but that move may be even more interesting and motivating to Infor’s re-energized employees. After a few years’ hiatus, Infor’s annual conference, Inforum 2012 , will take place on April 22–24, 2012, in Denver, combined Read More

Enterprise Applications Vendors Going Viral and Social: Another Take


It would not be far off the mark to say that social media, user-generated content (UGC), and online collaboration all hit the mainstream in 2009, at least in the realm of business-to-consumers (B2C) commerce. According to Forrester, 63 percent of online retailers will make social e-commerce a top priority in 2010, with The Limited brands leading the way. As consumers and

infor going public  marketing strategy would be Infor ,  whose recent virtual Inforum conference I followed in part  (one shortcoming of virtual events is that they cannot ensure analysts’ undivided attention like the actual ones in person). I at least heard the points Infor’s CEO Jim Schaper made in his keynote speech: Infor’s Critical Distinctions are the following: Interoperability, Choice, and Customer Intimacy. The vendor has established a new Infor Manifesto – a public declaration of its intentions – Read More

Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started by analyzing a certain change of the guard and a related product strategy shift at Infor. Two late June 2010 news announcements, which were entitled “Infor Simplifies Connectivity and Data Sharing with Infor ION(tm)” and “Infor Selects Microsoft as Preferred Technology and Tools Provider for Infor Software," were then demystified in an

infor going public  ION and Microsoft technologies, Infor will further accelerate the evolution and adoption of new type of business applications, such as cloud applications that will run in combination with existing on-premise solutions. Infor’s MyDay, Business Information Services (BIS), etc. are going to be migrated to the Microsoft stack leveraging SharePoint, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS ), and SQL Server 2008 R2 . PJ: The same as above for the Infor Flex program, in terms of licensing. Especially, what about Read More

E*Trade Ignores Private Security Warning, But Public Hullaballoo Gets Response


E*Trade was notified about a cookie vulnerability in August, but the correction wasn't made until after the problem became public.

infor going public  to save your login information, E*Trade sets a cookie on your system that consists of your username and password, trivially encoded. Anyone can easily steal that cookie via the well known 'cross site scripting' attack. Soon after the news of the vulnerability broke E*Trade announced a new system for handling password storage. Market Impact We do not believe that this incident will lead to an increased market for security services among large web sites. Sadly, the pattern continues that sites make Read More

Coficab Group Standardizes on Infor LN for Automotive


Infor recently announced it has signed a contract with Coficab Group, one of the biggest worldwide suppliers of wires and cables for the automotive industry, involving a comprehensive multinational, multi-site implementation. Infor LN for Automotive is designed to facilitate the standardization of systems and easier reporting throughout Coficab Group.

infor going public  Group Standardizes on Infor LN for Automotive Infor recently announced it has signed a contract with Coficab Group , one of the biggest worldwide suppliers of wires and cables for the automotive industry, involving a comprehensive multinational, multi-site implementation. The contract will see Coficab standardize on the enterprise resource planning (ERP) application Infor LN for Automotive , which will be implemented first in Portugal and then in Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia, Romania, and the United Read More

Infor M3


Infor M3 is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution designed for companies that make, move, or maintain products. With the full system, companies can monitor transactions throughout the organization (national or global), including manufacturing operations, supply chain activities, customer and supplier relationships, warehouse and distribution processes, and financial management. Infor M3 consolidates these transactions into one coherent view of operations. Infor M3 is a multilingual, multi-company, multisite solution with the flexibility to adapt to a business's changing needs.

infor going public  M3 Infor M3 is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution designed for companies that make, move, or maintain products. With the full system, companies can monitor transactions throughout the organization (national or global), including manufacturing operations, supply chain activities, customer and supplier relationships, warehouse and distribution processes, and financial management. Infor M3 consolidates these transactions into one coherent view of operations. Infor M3 is a Read More

Infor ERP SyteLine CRM


Infor CRM for SyteLine is a web-based customer relationship management application that provides sales force automation, marketing, quote, order, and support management. Infor CRM is built specifically for mid-market manufacturers that need to manage the entire customer process from lead origination through order placement and customer service. With tight integrationto SyteLine, CRM provides a connection between front- and back-office. CRM streamlines sales and customer services processes, decreasing the cost of sales and cost to server.  

infor going public  ERP SyteLine CRM Infor CRM for SyteLine is a web-based customer relationship management application that provides sales force automation, marketing, quote, order, and support management. Infor CRM is built specifically for mid-market manufacturers that need to manage the entire customer process from lead origination through order placement and customer service. With tight integrationto SyteLine, CRM provides a connection between front- and back-office. CRM streamlines sales and customer services Read More

Infor Continues Significant Investments to Support Healthcare Industry Vertical


Infor is one of the leading solution providers making significant investments in its offerings for the healthcare industry vertical. Infor’s solutions have historically been a good fit for healthcare organizations of various sizes, and Infor’s commitment and focus on continuing to meet the needs of this market segment is evident from its recent pursuits in this area.

infor going public  With that being said, Infor is one of the leading solution providers making significant investments and delivering on its promises for the healthcare industry vertical. Infor’s solutions have historically been a good fit for healthcare organizations of various sizes, and Infor’s commitment and focus on continuing to meet the needs of this market segment is evident from its recent pursuits in this area. Infor’s Most Recent Healthcare Add—GRASP Systems International Infor’s most recent Read More

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Infor and IBM Team Up to Deliver Solution for Public Sector Organizations


Infor, a provider of business application software, has announced the Infor Intelligent Government solution, a next-generation Smart Cities solution. The solution brings Infor applications for licensing, permitting, compliance, and billing together with IBM’s Intelligent City Planning and Operations software. The combined solution enables improved permitting, compliance, and citizen engagement for

infor going public  software, has announced the Infor Intelligent Government solution, a next-generation Smart Cities solution. The solution brings Infor applications for licensing, permitting, compliance, and billing together with IBM’s Intelligent City Planning and Operations software. The combined solution enables improved permitting, compliance, and citizen engagement for governments and utilities. The software is also embedded with collaboration, analytics, and mobile technologies, which are all available in the Read More

Infor SyteLine ERP Software Is Now TEC Certified


It’s my pleasure to announce that a new software product within the Infor manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions family—SyteLine ERP—has been certified by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). This solution for various industries now features the “TEC Certified Product” badge in TEC’s IT Showcase, meaning the software vendor has filled out TEC’s functionality questionnaire and

infor going public  software product within the Infor manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions family—SyteLine ERP—has been certified by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). This solution for various industries now features the “TEC Certified Product” badge in TEC’s IT Showcase , meaning the software vendor has filled out TEC’s functionality questionnaire and gone through a comprehensive demonstration of the product with TEC analysts. The history of SyteLine as a manufacturing ERP solution Read More

Infor Decides on TDCI CPQ


At the Inforum 2013 user conference, Infor announced it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire longstanding partner TDCI Inc. Financial terms of the proposed transaction were not being disclosed and the parties expect to complete the transaction within thirty days (subject to some due diligence conditions). Based in Columbus, Ohio, TDCI is a provider of configurator and

infor going public  Inforum 2013 user conference, Infor announced it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to  acquire longstanding partner TDCI Inc .  Financial terms of the proposed transaction were not being disclosed and the parties expect to complete the transaction within thirty days (subject to some due diligence conditions). Based in Columbus, Ohio, TDCI is a provider of configurator and guided selling solutions for manufacturers and distributors of customizable products and services. TDCI's BuyDesign Read More