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Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 4: Challenges & User Recommendations
Baan's viability is no longer an issue. Baan's rejuvenated management team has done a praiseworthy job of bringing the company back to health while concurrently

intentia schema  offerings (e.g., Epicor , Intentia , J.D. Edwards , IFS , Made2Manage , Frontstep , Navision , etc.). Not to mention Oracle , SAP and PeopleSoft that have unquestionably been further down the CRM road than Baan, and that are occupying high positions in the CRM market measured by the pure CRM revenues. To be fair, Baan's strategy of going after vertical industries, which have been somewhat under-served by CRM vendors, may prove to be beneficial, although mainly to Baan's potential 'greenfield' customers

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Customer Choices for Achieving Growth


Some will say that the Big Few are in for quite a gamble, given that these market leaders are to introduce a product or concept that directly challenges the model that has led to their success so far.

intentia schema  erstwhile, pre-acquisition PeopleSoft , Intentia 's, and SSA Global 's approach which leverages IBM 's more open technology. IFS' strategy also resembles SAP's NetWeaver technology approach; however, it should be noted that certain elements of SAP's platform, such as SAP Web Application Server ( SAP Web AS ) and ABAP/4 language, are still proprietary to SAP. Yet, even this may change as there is an ever-increasing influence of Java openness for new, overlaying SAP components. Unlike SAP's partial Read More

Baan Achieves A Speedy Recovery Despite The Tough Times


Baan might be showing us that miracles are still possible. Will in 2001 the market witness the textbook-case of turning around the previously badly mismanaged company?

intentia schema  past. Good examples are Intentia , IFS , Frontstep (formerly Symix ) and QAD to name but a few, while one should not neglect PeopleSoft 's incursion in the manufacturing segment too. It is also unfortunate that the Baan business was hit with troubles exactly when it finally seemed to have delivered its most stable and mature product although technologically outdated, Baan IV . The new product release, which features more advanced architecture, currently lacks a number of pre-defined industry templates, Read More

MRO and Spare Parts Management Considerations


The need for better service parts management is finally gaining top-level management attention in many aerospace and defense (A&D) and like complex manufacturing companies, since excessive carrying costs and obsolescence losses are being recognized as an unexploited opportunity for savings and a better bottom line performance

intentia schema  Oracle , IFS , Intentia , SAP , and Ramco Systems offer more integrated capabilities like automated maintenance scheduling, tracking and management; remote diagnostics; reliability centered maintenance (RCM); fleet or facility management and planning; centralized access to engineering data; parts planning, sourcing, valuation and category spend management; asset performance reporting, and so on. For more information, see EAM Versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? and Cincom Sticks to CONTROL of ETO Read More

Elementum Does Mobile End-to-end SCM


After about two years of stealth operation, Elementum, a novel mobile cloud platform for holistic supply chain management (SCM), announced that it has more than $60 million in funding and several major customers. The Silicon Valley-based startup has $44 million in Series B funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Flextronics (which was also the major pilot customer) and brand name customers like Dyson and Enphase Energy Inc.

intentia schema  Does Mobile End-to-end SCM After about two years of stealth operation, Elementum , a novel mobile cloud platform for holistic supply chain management (SCM), announced that it has more than $60 million in funding and several major customers. The Silicon Valley-based startup has $44 million in Series B funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Flextronics (which was also the major pilot customer ) and brand name customers like Dyson and Enphase Energy Inc. Elementum is currently 55 employees Read More

'New' Lawson Software's Transatlantic Extended Enterprise Resource Planning Intentions


The recent merger of Lawson Software and Intentia, two vendors of similar size, but servicing different markets, will complement each other to become the largest enterprise applications supplier that is dedicated to the mid-market customer segment.

intentia schema  with the Stockholm, Sweden-based Intentia International AB (XSSE: INT B), a similar sized software vendor, but one that offers solutions for manufacturing industries primarily outside of North America. Based on Lawson's closing stock price of $5.92 (USD) on May 31, 2005, the transaction was valued at approximately $480 million (USD). Lawson's stockholders are expected to owned approximately 57 percent of the new Lawson , and Intentia's stockholders will own approximately 43 percent. The transaction has r Read More

Intentia Attempts to Become ‘Lean and Mean’


In February, an enterprise application provider Intentia International announced the merger of Intentia's regional organizations in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific into one joint organization named Global Operations.

intentia schema  Become ‘Lean and Mean’ Intentia Attempts to Become 'Lean and Mean' P.J. Jakovljevic - March 27th, 2000 Event Summary In February, an enterprise application provider Intentia International announced the merger of Intentia's regional organizations in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific into one joint organization named Global Operations. Lars Prochus, presently CEO of Intentia Europe, has been appointed COO of Intentia International and head of Global Operations. Mr. Prochus joined Intentia in early 1 Read More

Intentia: Stepping Out With Fashion and Style Part Two: Software Challenges in the Fashion Industry


The requirements for the fashion industry are some of the most demanding and unforgiving in the world of manufacturing. If you're not careful, you may find your profits falling on the cutting floor and money being swept out with the scraps. The product segmentation in the fashion industry brings into play every type of manufacturing scenario imaginable.

intentia schema  we will look at Intentia 's Movex software offering. Movex's functions and features that will allow you to cut, sew, and package your products efficiently before they are out of fashion. And, while you may not be into haute couture or consider yourself a fashion plate, you may find how the fashion world solves problems similar to those found in your industry. For sure, you will have a better appreciation of what it takes to put that shirt or skirt on the shelves and not so quick to say it costs too much. Read More

EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Three: Analysis of IFS and Intentia


Having traditionally done implementations via their product delivery organization, IFS and Intentia also have long exhibited a focus on product quality and customer satisfaction, which manifests into a lasting relationship with each client. However like other enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) software vendors, Intentia and IFS need to string together several quarters of profitability to restore consumer confidence and long-term stability.

intentia schema  Analysis of IFS and Intentia Additional Analysis of IFS and Intentia Whether due to the same geographic origin or not, one can notice many similarities between Intentia (XSSE: INT B) and IFS AB (XSSE: IFS), in addition to a few differences. Having both been Swedish companies, both exude the domain expert knowledge within the industries of their focus, and both vendors have been congenial and disinclined to exaggerate their capabilities. On the down side, however, these traits are drawbacks in other more Read More

Case Study: Kyocera


Aside from geographic challenges, Kyocera—distributor of document management devices—also grapples with three-month lead times, purchase-order constraints, and stocking commitments. Forecasting accuracy is critical to a company that has to manage frequent model changes and short life-cycle products. Find out about the demand and forecast management solution the company uses to ensure consistent and accurate reporting.

intentia schema  Study: Kyocera Demand Solutions Forecast Management opens up a whole new world for supply chain management - better demand planning, improved inventory planning and, ultimately, increased efficiency and profits. Source : Demand Solutions Resources Related to Case Study: Kyocera : Forecasting (Wikipedia) Purchase Order (PO) (Wikipedia) Case Study: Kyocera Purchase Order is also known as : Purchase Order Accounting , Purchase Order Agreements , Purchase Order Approval , Purchase Order Change , Read More

Partnerships with Vendors and Independent Software Vendors: Rejuvenating Legacy Systems


The rapid pace of global business places a unique set of challenges on all enterprises looking to improve and automate their operations, and at the same time, remain poised to adapt quickly to change.

intentia schema  its product, in 1999 Intentia redesigned and rewrote Movex in Java (for more information, see Intentia: Java Evolution From AS/400 ). Part Three of the Server Platform Situational Analysis series. By eliminating the hardware centric look of the software, Movex can now offer hardware independence by running on such hardware operating system (OS) and database combinations as IBM eServer iSeries with DB2 database; Sun 's Fire Server , with Sun Solaris and Oracle , and IBM eServer xSeries , with Microsoft Read More

SAP's Dr. Peter Barth on Client/Server and Database Issues with SAP R/3


To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed Dr. Peter Barth, Technology Marketing Manager for SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture and database management used by the SAP R/3 Enterprise Resource Planning suite of products.

intentia schema  s Dr. Peter Barth on Client/Server and Database Issues with SAP R/3 Event Summary To answer questions for a Technology Evaluation Center customer, a large utility in the northeastern United States, TEC interviewed Dr. Peter Barth, Technology Marketing Manager for SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany. Dr. Barth works for Corporate Technology Marketing, where his main focus is basis technology, the Business Framework and new technologies. After graduating from the Universities of Nancy in France and Saarbruecken, Read More

Novell Uses XML, LDAP, NDS to Manage AD, IOS, etc.


Novell’s new DirXML directory will use XML and LDAP to seamlessly manage legacy directories from an NDS platform. Get ready for the Acronym Wars.

intentia schema  nds,Dir xml,novell,LDAP,AD,IOS,legacy directory,directory-centric,e-business strategy,DirXML metadirectory,Novell's NDS eDirectory,eDirectory interface,Microsoft's Active Directory,DirXML strategy,Simple Object Access Protocol Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing


Intentia, Fujitsu Glovia, QAD, and SSA Global's solutions supporting lean manufacturing are examined. Which areas the extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors excel in depends on their original ERP system's suitability for repetitive versus to-order environments.

intentia schema  of a multipart note. Intentia Intentia has been developing and delivering a wide range of lean manufacturing solutions to its customers for over a decade. The vendor first introduced support for kanban around ten years ago, while its theory of constraints (TOC)-based solution goes back fifteen years, and support for total productive maintenance (TPM) was first delivered approximately seven years ago. Intentia recognizes that one solution does not always fit all environments. For instance, while a lean sol Read More

EAM Versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part One


As companies continue to look for more areas from which to squeeze out revenues and reduce expenses, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) software continue to receive good press as the systems providing an answer--and with justification. But what software makes the most sense for your company and from which providers--EAM/CMMS best-of-breed incumbents or enterprise resource planning (ERP) "newcomers?" Read on to understand the key differentiators.

intentia schema  AB (XSSE: IFS) and Intentia (XSSE: INT B), two fellow Swedish providers of enterprise business applications for midsize and large enterprises, will be used to help illustrate some of the advanced features of EAM. The remainder of this article compares CMMS and EAM software and explores, in more detail, two key differentiators: integration concerns and reliability-centered maintenance (RCM). The article ends with a background on Intentia and IFS, and with a general discussion about enterprise resource Read More