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AspenTech Completes Another Piece of the Refining Puzzle With Petrolsoft
Aspen Technology recently acquired Petrolsoft Corporation, a maker of software for downstream refining distribution and replenishment.

integration piece  six months on the integration of PIMS and Petrolsoft, an exercise they say will be facilitated by their similar development philosophies and environments. First steps include developing a common database platform, one that will rely on a combination of Oracle 7/8 and Microsoft SQL. However long it takes, current and potential Petrolsoft users should welcome the planned integration to Aspen PIMS as it can allow them to more easily expand the scope of their IT-enablement in the future.

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Outsourcing, Applications Software

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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ION Middleware-Infor’s Fastest Growth Engine


Infor, a provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers in over 190 countries, recently announced strong momentum for Infor ION technology. More than 900 organizations in 59 countries have reportedly purchased ION, making it the top-selling and fastest-growing product in Infor’s portfolio of industry-specialized software products. Hailed as a lightweight middleware

integration piece  exchange. This open-standard document-based integration idea has been devised by Infor’s previous management garniture and nurtured by the current one (see  TEC's earlier article for more details ). More recently, ION has been spruced up to enable a modern,  consumer-inspired user experience that incorporates social, mobile, and cloud computing in existing environments, to “make software beautiful.  In addition, ION can be used to integrate Infor applications with non-Infor applications and was Read More

Situational Intelligence: Not Just Another Fancy Term


Recently, Space-Time Insight released Version 4 of what they call the Space-Time Insight Situational Intelligence Suite. For the company, this is not just a fancy name, but their very own definition of what they offer: the ability to analyze and act on scenarios or situations, not just mere isolated data. Some organizations are looking to close existing gaps within the information management cycle

integration piece  You Need Intelligent Information Integration Situational intelligence or not, now that an increasing number of organizations rely more or less on various types and flavours of analytics and BI tools, it is crucial for them to increase the degree of integration of these software assets to the complete business flow. Ensuring these capabilities eliminates information cycles when necessary, and provides information diligently and intelligently to not just support a decision but also to guide it, provide Read More

Epicor Extends its ICE Architecture to Prophet 21


One major cross-sale opportunity in the recent merger of Epicor and Activant into a new Epicor was unveiled on November 20, 2012, when Epicor announced the availability of the Epicor ICE business architecture for the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Epicor ICE is a modern technology set that was first developed by Epicor for

integration piece  Server database. Now with integration to Epicor ICE, Prophet 21 customers can leverage new technology from Epicor. The vendor is hereby delivering on the ‘ Extend ’ piece of its “Protect, Extend, Converge” product strategy. Read More

Integrating All Information Assets Part Four: What Approach Do You Take?


The most crucial element of integration lies in the approach you take to achieve it. By far the most forward thinking approach is to "technology enable" existing systems, externalizing components by supplementing application logic with externally defined business rules, workflow technologies and event management. This is an excerpt from the book ERP Optimization (Subtitle: Using Your Existing System to Support Profitable E-Business Initiatives).

integration piece  since this type of integration is not a one shot deal. All but the oldest homegrown legacy systems continue to grow and change over time, particularly commercially developed ERP systems. ERP vendors must continuously expand their solution footprint in order to remain viable, and changing business conditions continue to present new problems to solve and functionality to be provided. As your underlying systems grow and mature, the interface requirements are subject to these factors, causing you to either Read More

Integrating All Information Assets Part Two: Why is integration an issue?


Successful e-businesses of the future will be those who treat e-business as the collection of processes, which allow multiple companies to work cooperatively and collaboratively to produce a seemingly seamless integration of businesses operating as a virtually vertical enterprise. And with this integration of business processes comes the requirement to integrate disparate business applications. This is an excerpt from the book ERP Optimization (Subtitle: Using Your Existing System to Support Profitable E-Business Initiatives).

integration piece  Part Two: Why is integration an issue? Integrating All Information Assets As we continue to explore the extension of ERP for the express purpose of maximizing profits in the world of e-business, we seem to come back again and again to the topic of integration. More and more companies today face a significant challenge in integrating multiple business applications. This is the natural result of fewer companies running a single, all encompassing business application, either in a lone facility or across Read More

Seeing Jitterbit Harmony Cloud Integration at SuiteWorld


Jitterbit recently announced general availability of its Harmony Integration Cloud Platform. The gist of the matter of the latest release is that it is now entirely in a public cloud (as an Amazon AWS instance) versus being in disparate private cloud platforms as it was previously.

integration piece  Jitterbit Harmony Cloud Integration at SuiteWorld As reviewed in Jorge Garcia’s recent blog post, Jitterbit recently announced general availability of its Harmony Integration Cloud Platform . The gist of the matter of the latest release is that it is now entirely in a public cloud (as an Amazon AWS instance) versus being in disparate private cloud platforms as it was previously. About 5,000 salesforce.com ’s customer relationship management (CRM) users have had the Data Loader product in beta rel Read More

There Is No Execution without Integration


In fast-paced, low-margin manufacturing environments, companies must embrace technology in order to solidify or gain competitive advantages. It is equally important to avoid adopting technology for technology’s sake. Find out how leading companies are focusing on efficiency and cost reduction by integrating manufacturing execution systems (MES) or manufacturing intelligence (MI) with enterprise resource planning (ERP).

integration piece  Is No Execution without Integration There is No Execution without Integration If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and NYSE under the symbol SAP. Source : SAP Resources Read More

BEA Systems Announces WebLogic Integration


BEA Systems, in a follow-on to their appearance at JavaOne in San Francisco, has announced the release of the BEA WebLogic Integration Solution, another strong entry in the Application Server War.

integration piece  Systems Announces WebLogic Integration BEA Systems Announces WebLogic Integration M. Reed - August 8, 2001 Event Summary Close on the heels of the JavaOne event in San Francisco (see The Application Server War Escalates ), BEA Systems (NASDAQ:BEAS) has announced their latest integration product. BEA, a leading e-business infrastructure software company, has announced the general availability of BEA WebLogic Integration. BEA's new standards-based integration solution is described by the vendor as a Read More

Real-time Shop Floor Integration, Simplified (with ERP)


As a demand-driven manufacturer, you know how crucial up-to-date information is. But when shop floor data is collected with pen and paper, then transferred manually to multiple databases that aren’t always connected, you risk having your data uploaded after it’s needed. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions can ease data integration. But first, separate the myths from the facts of bridging ERP and the shop floor.

integration piece  to Real-time Shop Floor Integration : Shop floor (Wikipedia) ERP (Wikipedia) Real-time Shop Floor Integration, Simplified (with ERP) Shop Floor is also known as : Shop Floor Project , Shop Floor Control , Shop Floor Solutions , Shop Floor Manufacturing , Shop Floor Control Program , Shop Floor Systems , Shop Floor Software , Shop Floor Plans , Durable Shop Flooring , Production Shop Floor , Planning Shop Floor , Shop Floor Data , Shop Floor Integration , Shop Floor Management , Lean Manufacturing Shop Read More

IBM Moves into Enterprise Application Integration


International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) has announced a new release of MQSeries Integrator that should help businesses integrate their applications and improve e-business architectures. IBM’s leadership in message oriented middleware with MQSeries should allow them to take a leadership role in the market in short order.

integration piece  Moves into Enterprise Application Integration IBM Moves into Enterprise Application Integration M. Reed - April 26th, 2000 Event Summary SOMERS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2000--IBM announced new software that helps companies integrate their IT infrastructures so they can transform into e-businesses. Business integration, or enterprise application integration (EAI), is required for companies that want to engage in corporate mergers and acquisitions, electronic commerce, and business-to-business (B2B) Read More

PeopleSoft, Lawson To Resell Integration Tools


Two ERP vendors recently signed agreements to resell integration software from Enterprise Applications Integration vendors.

integration piece  Lawson To Resell Integration Tools PeopleSoft, Lawson To Resell Integration Tools S. McVey - January 14th, 2000 Event Summary Two ERP vendors recently signed agreements to resell integration software from Enterprise Applications Integration vendors. PeopleSoft has agreed to standardize on New Era of Network, Inc.'s (NEON) data migration product as the preferred integration tool and deploy the product to customers in its 30 implementation centers throughout North America. PeopleSoft will also Read More

Business Integration Technology, Inc.


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Two Origins, One Destination? A Look at the Two Main Genres of PLM Solution from the Integration Standpoint


There are two major genres of PLM solution: CAD-PLM and ERP-PLM. These two types have different integration capabilities, but the gap between them is shrinking thanks to various factors driving the market. Currently, however, the difference still matters in the solution selection process.

integration piece  PLM Solution from the Integration Standpoint A Brief History of PLM Product lifecycle management (PLM) originated decades ago in the discrete manufacturing area, for the purposes of storing and managing product definition information (mainly computer-aided design [CAD] data). At that time, this kind of management system was usually called engineering data management (EDM) or product data management (PDM), and management of product definition activities mainly resided within the design department. As time Read More

How to Make Marketing Integration a Whole Lot Easier


Want to really frighten someone? Invite the poor soul to a meeting titled “Marketing Integration Planning.” Because when marketers hear “integration” they imagine the goal is total, perfect integration, and lose heart—not realizing smaller victories can be achieved along the way with big payoffs. Demystify integration: discover what’s really achievable based on the needs and capabilities of your company and suppliers.

integration piece  to Make Marketing Integration a Whole Lot Easier Want to really frighten someone? Invite the poor soul to a meeting titled “Marketing Integration Planning.” Because when marketers hear “integration” they imagine the goal is total, perfect integration, and lose heart—not realizing smaller victories can be achieved along the way with big payoffs. Demystify integration: discover what’s really achievable based on the needs and capabilities of your company and suppliers. Read More