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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 news  went through after the Invensys acquisition in 2000. It straightened and strengthened its own house despite the fact that the economy (and particularly the manufacturing sector, which happens to be its sweet spot) was already in a steep slide downhill (see Baan Achieves A Speedy Recovery Despite The Tough Times ). This was achieved by implementing a shared services synergy where possible and establishing sales and consulting staff levels based on a realistic sales and service needs projections. There has Read More...
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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

invensys news  case prior to its Invensys stint. To refresh the memory, the former Baan Co ., founded in the Netherlands in 1978 with dual headquarters in Barneveld, the Netherlands, and Herndon, VA, USA, was once the third-ranked ERP vendor, and its revenues peaked at $736 million revenue in 1998. The Company posted stellar growth (over 80% year over year) from 1995 to 1997, with a significant slowdown in 1998 and sharp revenue decline to $619 million in 1999, during which time it was overtaken by then blossoming Read More...
Support for Old Releases-Good for the User but Is It Good for the Vendor?
The decision to support older releases is like any other business decision, it is all about the money and profitability. If the vendor can make money at

invensys news  it was part of Invensys . At this stage, SSA Global raises the bar with its claims that no product will be sunset, whereas most other vendors pledge the support for older products only for some unspecified extended period of time. In any case, this is good news for user organizations that want to stay on the older release, but is it necessarily a good business model for the vendor? Why Do the Users Want to Stay on an Older Release? These announcements are indisputably a sigh of relief for customers who Read More...
Is Baan Showing Signs of Life After Death?
On September 20, Baan, an ERP vendor recently believed to be deceased, won its first new contract since being acquired by Invensys. The British Defence

invensys news  Henderson, Chief Executive of Invensys Software Systems Division, said: Because of its product quality, it was clear that customers would return to Baan as soon as its future was assured. This is the first demonstration of that belief and we are confident that there will be many more contracts in the coming months. Andy Hamilton, Corporate Development Director for DARA, said: We chose the Baan package after an exhaustive 15 month evaluation period, not simply on the grounds of its unrivalled Read More...
PRISM Users Get A Dedicated, Independent Web Community
Users of the Baan Process ERP product PRISM form a web-site community to provide an independent source of information and sharing of knowledge on one of the

invensys news  to Baan Process or Invensys . The web site provides a meeting place for all members of the PRISM Community within an independent environment. The Process ERP Users Forum is sponsored by a group of complementary software and services providers who have proven their dedication to the PRISM users by their on going work with the community and by the sponsorship of the web site. The sponsors include Advanced Systems Designs , Demand Management , Hanco Enterprises , PCS Inc ., SCT , Solit , Stratyc , Vanguard Read More...
HP Claims Autonomy Misrepresented Itself
Woe is HP. The company recently made headlines with news that its Autonomy division, which sells a number of products for enterprise content management (ECM

invensys news  Claims Autonomy Misrepresented Itself Woe is HP. The company recently made headlines with news that its Autonomy division, which sells a number of products for enterprise content management (ECM), search and discovery, customer experience management, and more, misrepresented its financial situation to get itself acquired by HP. Indeed, HP says its pain from this misreprentation comes to about $5 billion (USD). In a press release HP said: HP is extremely disappointed to find that some former members of Read More...
@Home Scans Own Customers
@Home has been scanning their own customers to see if they are running news or webservers. If you're one of their spam happy customers, cut it out. If you've

invensys news  Home Scans Own Customers Event Summary @Home has been scanning its own customers to see if they are running news or web servers. This is likely a response to the USENET Death Penalty that was called against the company for the amount of spam coming from its networks. What this means is that the systems and network administrators working at @Home are using what is known as a network scanner to look for people sending unsolicited junk mail, a lot of which is often pornographic. Specifically, they are poking Read More...
Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Back in the News Again
Visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) web site, I came across this 143-page PDF file, which deals with XBRL. As a gung-ho proponent of

invensys news  Business Reporting Language (XBRL) Back in the News Again Visiting the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) web site, I came across this 143-page PDF file , which deals with XBRL. As a gung-ho proponent of automation, I'm calling attention to it here to show that the head of the SEC (Mr. Christopher Cox) and I are on the same wavelength when it comes to promoting cost saving automations. Here is some interesting stuff from the PDF, together with my comments. The Christopher Cox Read More...
TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 14th, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ IMPLEMENTATIONSGirl Scouts of the USA selects NetSuite ERPIndustry tags: Non-profit organizations

invensys news  Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 14th, 2012 SOFTWARE SELECTIONS & IMPLEMENTATIONS Girl Scouts of the USA selects NetSuite ERP Industry tags: Non-profit organizations Shifting software systems to the cloud is a current trend for organizations of many types, especially for non-manufacturing and service management organizations. Girl Scouts of the USA is a great example of such a move. Dispersed across the country, the organization needs to provide system access to all its Read More...
Case Study: Fixed Asset Problems Become Yesterday’s News for The Washington Post Company
The Washington Post Company (WPC) needed a system to manage tax and asset depreciation from 25 companies, while allowing each company to independently add fixed

invensys news  Study: Fixed Asset Problems Become Yesterday’s News for The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company (WPC) needed a system to manage tax and asset depreciation from 25 companies, while allowing each company to independently add fixed assets and generate reports. With more than 100,000 fixed assets throughout the company, this was no minor task. But with the new Web-hosted fixed assets management solution, WPC accesses all data in real time, saving time and ensuring accuracy. Find out how. Read More...
Invensys Production Solutions - Can Historic Strengths And The 'Protean Boost' Overcome Its Liabilities?
Invensys has created a new group within its Production Management Division called Invensys Production Solutions. The group includes the PRISM and Protean

invensys news  and painstaking soul-searching exercise, Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, created a new group within its Production Management Division (PMD) called Invensys Production Solutions (IPS) ( www.invensysproductionsolutions.com ). The group will include the PRISM and Protean process ERP products plus the resources of Invensys Validation Services group ( www.vtc-usa.com ), a Montreal, Canada-based provider of regulatory compliance, validation, and consulting Read More...
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