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Market Impact of Lawson-Intentia Merger
The Lawson and Intentia merger might create a much-needed, strong statement for the market, and provide the mid-market with more options. It may also decrease

infor lawson merger  instead was awarded to Infor Global Solutions . Moreover, as mentioned in Intentia Prepares for Merger with Lawson, Intentia has been revamping its sales channel strategy, and, prior to the Lawson announcement, Intentia had not been secretive about the fact that it earmarked some of the $85 million (USD) raised from investors for acquisitions. This further obscured any indication of a merger between the two companies. Yet ironically, the similar, concurrent, and respective moves of the two merging

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Epicor HCM Going Mobile and More International


The human capital management (HCM) space is apparently becoming attractive and important to even upper mid-market vendors that have traditionally focused on manufacturing and distribution, and have mainly partnered for HCM capabilities. After Infor’s recent acquisition of Certpoint Systems for learning management (to add to its HCM portfolio that came from the merger with Lawson Software), Epicor

infor lawson merger  for HCM capabilities. After Infor ’s recent  acquisition of Certpoint Systems for learning management (to add to its HCM portfolio that came from the merger with Lawson Software ), Epicor announced general availability of its latest Epicor HCM version 5.7.1 . Stemming from the 2010 acquisition of Spectrum Human Resource Systems Corporation , Epicor HCM is a human resource information system (HRIS) that automates HR processes and enables companies to track, manage, and analyze employee data Read More

Orchestra-Prémaman Group Selects Infor Fashion ERP


Infor, a large global provider of business application software, has an uncut gemstone in its vast enterprise resource planning (ERP) portfolio—Infor M3. Quite neglected under former Lawson Software’s ownership, and also somewhat forgotten by Infor for some time after the Lawson acquisition, Infor M3 is being unearthed and put to good use.

infor lawson merger  also somewhat forgotten by Infor for some time after the Lawson acquisition, Infor M3 is being unearthed and put to good use.   Infor M3 differs from other ERP systems with its wealth of integrated applications, industry-specific functionality—especially for the sectors of fashion, food, and distribution—and its flexibility to serve both mixed and complex environments. In addition, Infor M3 is a multilingual, multicompany, and multisite solution, which adapts to changing business needs, and thus has Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 3


Part 2 of this blog topic continued to analyze IBM’s rationale behind acquiring ILOG to bolster its service oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms, in part due to the capabilities of archrival Oracle. What About ILOG's SCM Products? Whether as a sort of “collateral damage” (given IBM’s foremost interest in beefing up its SOA/BPM infrastructure product) or

infor lawson merger  Oracle, Lawson Software or Infor . Thus, I concur with Gartner ’s assertions that, post-acquisition, there are the following possible scenarios for the ILOG SCM applications: Moving them under the IBM SCM consulting group, though as offerings with premium services wrapped around them that will likely cost more and will receive less focus than when they belonged to ILOG; Either limiting future product development or perhaps leaving the SCM business as independent, with the research & development (R&D) Read More

The Challenges of the Lawson-Intentia Merger


The new company forged from Lawson and Intentia will have to carefully blend their different corporate cultures, which has traditionally been proud of in-house development spawning a limiting "not invented here" attitude.

infor lawson merger  the renewed focus. Like Infor , both Lawson and Intentia have adopted a strategy that is highly focused on specific industries, which is possibly the only way to compete these days against the two-horse race between SAP and Oracle , particularly in the top tier. If these notable challenges can be overcome, the new Lawson will have a chance to stake a leadership position in the upper mid-market, enterprise resource planning (ERP) segment, and give customers in those industries another viable choice. But Read More

Lawson Plays Well With Others


Lawson Software announced general availability for six more components of its E-commerce suite of applications. Lawson is a mid-market ERP vendor that has reinvented itself as an E-commerce enabler.

infor lawson merger  Plays Well With Others Event Summary Lawson is a 25-year-old company with revenues (as of May, 1999) of $270 million. A mid-market ERP vendor, with vertical industry strength in healthcare, retail, and professional services, Lawson has made an all-out effort to establish itself as a force in E-commerce. The Lawson Collaborative Commerce Suite is a collection of applications and interfaces that allow companies to build B2B or B2C suites. The new releases include credit card payment services, Read More

Infor EAM Enterprise CMMS/EAM Certification Report


Infor EAM Enterprise is a complete product offering that enables businesses to manage all asset management challenges—not just the management of assets, but also asset strategies, sustainability, and the business processes needed to support these challenges. Infor EAM is now certified by TEC in the realm of enterprise asset management/computerized maintenance management (CMMS/EAM)—download the certification report now for product analysis, comparison with the average EAM/CMMS solution, and in-depth analyst commentary.

infor lawson merger  Enterprise CMMS/EAM Certification Report Infor EAM Enterprise is a complete product offering that enables businesses to manage all asset management challenges—not just the management of assets, but also asset strategies, sustainability, and the business processes needed to support these challenges. Infor EAM is now certified by TEC in the realm of enterprise asset management/computerized maintenance management (CMMS/EAM)—download the certification report now for product analysis, comparison with the Read More

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


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infor lawson merger  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 Delivers Implementation Accelerator for Automotive Suppliers


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infor lawson merger  Accelerator for Automotive Suppliers Infor has announced the general availability of the Infor Implementation Accelerator for Automotive Suppliers . Customers are now able to use the Infor Implementation Accelerator with Infor CloudSuite Automotive or deploy it with Infor LN, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for complex manufacturing and optimized for distributed global operations applications.   Infor Implementation Accelerators are a set of preconfigured yet flexible industry-specific Read More

TEC Highlights Report: Infor VISUAL


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infor lawson merger  Highlights Report: Infor VISUAL Infor VISUAL is an ERP system primarily focused on discrete order–driven manufacturing—be it simple or complex make-to-order, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, or a combination of these types. The unique features of the product’s user interface make Infor VISUAL an attractive ERP option to many manufacturers. Read this report and see what Infor VISUAL is capable of, what sets it apart from other ERP systems, and how it can help you better run your Read More

Infor EAM Enterprise


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infor lawson merger  EAM Enterprise Infor EAM is a configurable enterprise asset management (EAM) solution. It allows companies to improve capital asset management in ways that increase reliability, enhance predictive maintenance, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce energy usage, and support sustainability initiatives. Available in industry-specific editions, it also gives organizations the flexibility to zero in on specialized industry requirements. Read More

Infor Means Business with its Partners: The IPN Unveiled


One of the reasons why Infor, despite its over 70,000 large customer base, hasn’t been regarded as a serious enterprise applications contender has been the company’s spotty relationship with its channel partners. Partners currently contribute only about 25 percent of Infor’s license revenue (except for Latin America, where that ratio is 50 percent). Infor

infor lawson merger  of the reasons why Infor , despite its over 70,000 large customer base, hasn’t been regarded as a serious enterprise applications contender has been the company’s spotty relationship with its channel partners. Partners currently contribute only about 25 percent of Infor’s license revenue (except for Latin America, where that ratio is 50 percent). Infor as we know today is the result of a plethora of acquisitions, whereby some acquired companies had partner-oriented cultures (e.g., former Lilly Read More

Infor M3 to Handle Fresh Food Planning


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infor lawson merger  Handle Fresh Food Planning Infor has announce plans to deliver a range of enhancements to Infor M3  (formerly Intentia Movex ). The enhancements will include the development of Infor M3 Fresh Food Planner (FFP) , a new application for companies that produce ultra-fresh food (counting shelf-life in days rather than weeks and months). Infor M3 FFP is designed to deliver a new way of planning fresh food production, as these manufacturers are continually caught between being out of stock and having stock Read More

What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


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infor lawson merger  case. As seen with Infor and Sage , for example, rather than achieving high growth across the broad set of solutions, as hoped, all too often only a few solutions grow, with many stagnating, and with the company not experiencing the same growth as SAP or Oracle. Without high growth rates, there is a danger of becoming just another ERP rollup vendor. While a refresh of the Activant products sounds good in theory, one would hope that Epicor can afford many more R&D people proportionally than Infor Read More

Infor PLM Optiva


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infor lawson merger  PLM Optiva Infor PLM Optiva integrates product design functionality with program management, collaboration, and workflow capabilities. The company's solution features a central data repository that serves as a global backbone enabling a company to capture, share, and manage product development information, and collaborate with its customers and suppliers to bring new products to market at Internet speed. Optiva is a product development software solution for the food and beverage, chemicals, consumer Read More