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Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys
Baan's phase under Invensys, after a turbulent three years that have seen considerable people, market and technology change, and considerable worthwhile

invensys baan  Part Two: Baan Under Invensys Baan Under Invensys The UK-based global automation and controls group Invensys plc . (London Stock Exchange: ISYS) has announced that Baan is finally and definitely for sale. This is a part of its parent's major divestiture move (i.e., over two thirds of its current business) and as Invensys recoils to its bare fundamentals. (For details of the announcements see Part One of this note ). In second half of 2000, crippled by eight consecutive quarters in the red and yet another

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Invensys Announces New Division - Baan Process


Invensys has announced a new division, Baan Process Solutions Group (BPSG), which combines the PRISM and Protean process ERP products with the Baan Dimensions and Baan IV Process products. The announcements also include integration of a series of additional Baan modules for PRISM and Protean. The modules include products in the areas of Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, e-business (procurement and sales) and Supply Chain Management.

invensys baan  A new division within Invensys , Baan Process Solutions Group (BPSG), will be made up of the PRISM and Protean process ERP products currently under the Wonderware division, plus the Baan Dimensions and Baan IV Process product targeted at Food and Beverage, Chemicals, Plastics, Primary Metals, Pulp & Paper, and Cable & Wire industries. Robert Thomas is the name of the executive who will head-up BPSG. Thomas is a long term Invensys executive with a long career in the process automation industry. He has expe Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: Baan and Parent Company, Invensys


Baan is now iBaan, fully focused on the Internet via Portals and web technologies, across CRM, ERP, and SCM spaces.

invensys baan  Acquisitions Both Baan and Invensys moved quickly. Baan made a couple of moves around the same time as the takeover bid was happening: they negotiated a strategic alliance with Seagate Software (now known as Crystal Decisions ) to make that company's Seagate Info their enterprise reporting solution, and they established a reseller and development alliance agreement with Top Tier , a maker of Enterprise Integration Portal (EIP) software. In August 2000, Robert Karulf was named to lead a new CRM division, t Read More

Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys’ Stable Bring? Part 2: Evaluating Baan


Baan, once a leading global provider of ERP software hopes its adoptive parent, Invensys, will put it back on the enterprise software applications map. However, we believe Baan’s path to full recovery will be quite thorny. Part 2 examines Baan’s strengths and challenges and makes specific bottom line recommendations.

invensys baan  versions. User Recommendations The Invensys involvement in Baan business reinforces our belief that the operations of existing users and of organizations in an advanced stage of implementation will not be put at risk. While we cannot advise Baan's customers to completely relax, neither do we recommend abandoning ship in a hasty manner. Due diligence and development of case scenarios either for a system change or for remaining with an expanding Baan offering is, however, recommended. Discrete manufacturing Read More

Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys’ Stable Bring? Part 1: About Baan


Baan, once a leading global provider of ERP software hopes its adoptive parent, Invensys, will put it back on the enterprise software applications map. However, we believe Baan’s path to full recovery will be quite thorny. Part 1 discusses Baan’s history and where it is headed under Invensys.

invensys baan  the entire Invensys' portfolio. Invensys has been arguing that Baan still has a competitive product in some industries; in this regard it particularly stresses manufacturing, where Invensys has made significant penetration with its other complementary, plant automation software products. This concludes part one of a two-part evaluation of Baan. Part two focuses on specific information about Baan as it relates to its current customers and to companies considering its offerings. Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges


Like previous SSA Global's acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging the existing customer base, market share, and, more importantly, the predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool.

invensys baan  for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. Before we delve deeper into the merger's strengths and weaknesses, let us revisit what SSA Global hereby obtains. The acquired company, although constantly morphing from Marcam to IPS back to Marcam, has a good track record and a heritage of selling solutions to manage divisional or autonomous plant sites within selected process Read More

Agilisys Continues Agilely Post-SCT Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


Still, although it is indisputably better that Agilisys had not stayed any longer under a parent that did not quite fathom its direction, and had even imposed a heavy overhead burden on it to be part of that company, and hindered its growth, the company faces both new and many old challenges.

invensys baan  Ross Systems , Baan Process/Invensys , ProcessProMFG , Infinium , MAI Systems (with its CIMPRO product), and Best Software (with its BatchMaster product). In addition to many of these ERP players that offer supply chain applications, the pure SCM competition will include AspenTech , i2 Technologies , Manugistics , Logility , WAM Systems , SynQuest and Prescient Systems , which has recently even struck an alliance with Agilisys' archrival Ross, and thereby possibly closed the SCM advantage Agilisys has Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part One: Event Summary


Sometimes, the enterprise applications market can produce many strange twists and turns, in addition to being tough for all and even cruel to some. The tale of Marcam, Baan, and SSA Global, whose paths have crossed, parted, and crossed once again since the early 2000s, might be an object case.

invensys baan  wrong between Baan and Invensys (see Baan Seeking a New Foster Home—A Dj vu Or Not Quite? ). Although Marcam will have meanwhile been given a few more chances by Invensys, many similarities with the Baan failure have continued with Marcam too. In a nutshell, Invensys, with its ambitious 'Sensor to Boardroom' product strategy, seemed once determined to provide manufacturers a solution that would satisfy all their needs, from shop floor measuring devices and process control to cyberspace supply chain Read More

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 unveiling a new product release that can compete with the other products in the market. Challenges however remain.

invensys baan  (for more information, see Invensys Announces New Division - Baan Process ). Given the fact that the current iBaan product portfolio, achieved through a number of acquisitions, has seen hefty delays and costs that resulted from resolving integration issues and reworking disparate pieces into a single schema/data model, the market may expect to witness yet another daunting product development and delivery experience. And, don't forget the dilution of the above-mentioned focus on discrete mid-market Read More

SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part One: Event Summary


SSA Global seems to be doing some proper thinking while continuing to acquire new software companies. Recent unification of its broadening collection of supply chain management (SCM) solutions under the SSA SCM brand and formation of a specialized Strategic Solutions division--which also includes other extended enterprise capabilities, such as customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management ([PLM), and more—are both aimed at nurturing existing customers while attracting new prospects with products that exceed far beyond mere enterprise resource planning (ERP) capabilities.

invensys baan  Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy Part One: Event Summary Event Summary Just when many might have begun to think that SSA Global , a Chicago, IL-based extended enterprise solutions and services provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services, and public companies worldwide, which had turned into a ravenous enterprise applications market consolidator over the last few years, had finally satisfied its voracious urge, the vendor struck again. To be fair Read More

Skelta BPM Is Now TEC Certified


To obtain TEC certification, Invensys completed TEC’s detailed research questionnaire for Skelta BPM and went through a formal comprehensive product demonstration with TEC analysts.

invensys baan  To obtain TEC certification, Invensys completed TEC’s detailed research questionnaire for Skelta BPM and went through a formal comprehensive product demonstration with TEC analysts. This demo provided TEC with a first-hand look at Skelta´s outstanding features and at the same time showed some of Skelta’s design principles for helping users design, deploy, operate, and monitor business process management projects. It also provided insight into how Skelta provides support for the more than one hundred Read More

An ERP Vendor Poised to Overtake the Services Market


Companies in the services industry need both asset and field services management, but current integrated asset and field services maintenance systems often fail to meet these organization’s needs. However, enterprise resource planning vendor Agresso appears to have just the right solution.

invensys baan  ERP Vendor Poised to Overtake the Services Market As the US and European markets continue to drive away from manufacturing toward a more services-centric model, the twin factors of workforce mobility and inherent “change” that are tied to people-based industries have spawned a host of new technologies, software applications, and support structures. Simple customer relationship management (CRM) strategies have birthed new wired and wireless field services management, remote asset management, and Read More

It Is Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows


Baan keeps on showing us wonders are still possible. The OEM alliance with its nemesis SAP was all but inconceivable a year ago.

invensys baan  Is Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows It Is Possible - SAP And Baan Strange Bedfellows P.J. Jakovljevic - July 19, 2001 Event Summary What may have seemed impossible not so long ago, happened on July 3 - two former ERP foes have entered into an OEM relationship. SAP Portals, Inc. , a provider of enterprise information portals and business intelligence products and wholly owned subsidiary of SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions and Baan, the recently resurrected Read More

Oberfield Architectural Precast Selects Rootstock Cloud ERP


Oberfield Architectural Precast has selected Rootstock Software’s cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to replace a legacy system that has run its course and especially for its scheduling features.

invensys baan  Architectural Precast Selects Rootstock Cloud ERP Oberfield Architectural Precast, a company that performs in-shop drawings, undertakes mold fabrication, and manufactures architectural precast concrete, cast stone, and fiber-reinforced polymer/plastic (FRP) and glass fiber-reinforced concrete (GFRC) products, has selected Rootstock Software ’s cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) system . Rootstock ERP will replace a legacy system that has run its course.   When Oberfield decided to Read More

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite?


Given Invensys' irrevocable decision to give up Baan for another adoption after all, one is to wonder whether this is the 'year 2000 revisited' or whether Baan and its customers should instead look forward to turning a new leaf.

invensys baan  giant automating equipment provider, Invensys (for more information, see Baan Yet Another ERP Vendor to Find a Sanctuary Under Invensys' Wing ). The immediate impact of the Invensys takeover was a radical restructuring during which approximately a quarter of workforce and nearly half of offices worldwide have been made redundant, and some inevitable instances of customer and reseller defection (for more information, see Baan Defectors - Is This Only Tip of an Iceberg? ). However, as part of the former Read More