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ipo filings  gotten their accounting or IPO numbers right, may not have their marketing metrics right, and if they advertise that their products may give a certain number of simultaneous connections, perhaps the products won't. Given the current landscape of corporate America, ethics should be given more consideration going forward. IT decision makers may want to avoid vendors that have poor ethics track records. Relevant Technologies recommends that IT decision makers check SEC's filings to find out if a publicly

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Network Associates RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village


With a new organizational strategy, Network Associates hopes to retain and recruit savvy security engineers and leverage the hot IT security market for outside funding and a type of web-based CIO Helpdesk.

ipo filings  off with its own IPO last December. Each of the four divisions stand to hire their own CEO or president to lead the strategic developments of their respective organizations. On top of the new business model, Network Associates is opening a new front door to its four lines of business called MyCIO.com. Market Impact It is clear that Network Associates hopes to benefit from the increased attention the IT market, the government, and CIO's, are giving information security. However, with a website called Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Lawson has yet to show that its strategy and technology can "travel abroad," especially to Europe where it needs to put down some deep roots if it is to fulfill its global ambitions. A measly portion of its total revenues comes from sales outside of the US-a proportion that has been static for the past several years. On the other hand, it may point out how successful the company has become in the US in the past decade. What is puzzling is why that success has remained local.

ipo filings  Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges While we believe that the strategy of Lawson Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWSN) has been sound, many may wonder why the vendor has experienced recent troubles. The reasons are multiple. First, it appears that sectors such as health care, the public sector, and professional services have not been less recession-sensitive amid the overall market malaise. Second, one should never discount fierce competition Read More

Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started with the fact that the ability to sense demand and become a demand-driven (responsive) business is more than just the catch phrase du jour: it has become a recipe for survival. Every sensible enterprise is on a quest to deliver on time and as quickly as necessary, with minimum inventory (and working capital), and the highest necessary

ipo filings  high initial public offering (IPO) valuations and thriving stocks. Many of them have meanwhile ceased to exist as independent entities, such as i2 Technologies, Manugistics, Numetrix, SynQuest, RSS Scheduling, Fygir , etc. The others, such as Adexa, Asprova, Ortems, Preactor, Taylor Scheduling, AspenTech, Logility, Demand Solutions, Planetogether, WAM Systems , etc. have been doing fine, by end large. Even the abovementioned former companies and their value propositions seem to have lately been reborn Read More

ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Two: Announcements Continued


ACCPAC continues to expand its products footprint and operations worldwide.

ipo filings  proposed initial public offering (IPO) of common stock. All of the shares are being offered by ACCPAC International, Inc., and the offering will be managed by RBC Capital Markets , SoundView Technology Group and Adams, Harkness & Hill, Inc. Although the registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, it has not yet become effective. These securities may therefore not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. Read More

Beware of Vendors Bearing Solutions


Hype has been a major factor in the recent downfall of some of the enterprise application industry's most illustrious players. This article presents some very simple things that you can do to prevent yourself and your company from being tomorrow's lead story in the industry trades.

ipo filings  goal or the big IPO. Two of the reasons for that hype are the vast number of competitors that are transforming what were differentiated solutions into commodities and the pressures felt by the publicly held companies to deliver numbers aligning to Wall Street expectations. Consider these examples of how serious the hype has become that IT management is facing: A sales team employed by a publicly held ERP provider surreptitiously coded an application prototype matching customer-required functional Read More

The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Part 3: Rating The Vendors


We generally believe that, in the long run, market winners will be those vendors with an established large customer base and with huge financial and human resources that would make them more responsive to any future challenges such as sudden market trends and/or technology paradigm shifts.

ipo filings  recently engaged in the IPO process. Strengths : Innovative product technology (early Web-addressability, interconnectivity, and very intuitive user interface), Tight vertical focus and leadership in selected non-manufacturing industries, Solid track record and viability, Heavy R&D investment, Cross-platform and open-database product, High customer satisfaction and retention. Challenges : Low brand awareness outside of the North American market, Non-support for manufacturing applications, Lack of Read More

Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part II)


Well, a few months after Part I of this blog post was published, which focused on Deltek's pre-New Mountain Capital private equity investment era, the time has finally come for us to analyze why being again publicly traded should (or should not) work better for Deltek this time. If one is to judge merely by the most recent financial figures, it would appear to be working well, but my focus here is

ipo filings  Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part II) Well, a few months after  Part I of this blog post was published, which focused on Deltek 's pre- New Mountain Capital private equity investment era, the time has finally come for us to analyze why being again publicly traded should (or should not) work better for Deltek this time. If one is to judge merely by the most recent financial figures , it would appear to be working well, but my focus here is on some lingering softer issues too. So, when the new Read More

The Net Market of the August Moon


Calico Commerce has opened up a subsidiary to sell its business-to-business software products to the Japanese market.

ipo filings  from its October 1999 IPO the company is well positioned to make a significant impact in Japan, and its specialization in procurement of complex products and assemblies is likely to be especially appreciated there. User Recommendations Japanese businesses interested in becoming Net market makers will definitely appreciate the appearance of a powerful product in their market. North American and other companies will be interested in this development for three reasons. First, those that have interest in Read More

Logility: Voyager in B2B Collaborative Commerce


Logility has achieved an impressive 33% total revenue growth over the past five years, demonstrating that it can still compete effectively in a B2B software market dominated by much larger players. It sells its supply chain management and Internet-based solutions to mid market companies primarily within the process manufacturing industries, such as food & beverage, chemicals, but also consumer packaged goods, apparel, and retail. Logility claims to be happy with its current rate of growth but is aggressively targeting the application hosting market.

ipo filings  later, American conducted an IPO of 16% of Logility's shares, which raised $32 million despite the fact that Logility had never had a profitable year. Logility has achieved an impressive 33% total revenue growth over the past five years, demonstrating that it can compete effectively in a business-to-business (B2B) software market dominated by much larger players (see Figure 1). Of its $32 million in revenues (last four quarters), 48% derives from sales of its Voyager solutions, with the remainder from Read More

Supply Chain Planning in 2000: The Brains Behind Internet Fulfillment


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ipo filings  and plans for an IPO suggest that Adexa has grown weary of operation as an also-ran and is ready to engage the larger SCP players. Strengths: Outstanding advanced planning and scheduling (APS) capabilities for the semiconductor industry, flexible programming language allows extensive customization. Challenges: Putting sales and marketing muscle behind its product, developing strong alliances with third-party channels, expanding its industry vertical coverage beyond semiconductor and high tech. SynQuest, Read More

Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part III)


Part II of this blog series analyzed the relatively recently launched Deltek EPM suite, which came as a result of three focused acquisitions. It also analyzed the suite's resulting potential cross- and up-sell opportunities and its prospective additional revenue for Deltek in a standalone manner. However, Deltek has not been sitting still when it comes to continually enhancing its core products

ipo filings  Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part III) Part II of this blog series analyzed the relatively recently launched Deltek EPM suite, which came as a result of three focused acquisitions . It also analyzed the suite's resulting potential cross- and up-sell opportunities and its prospective additional revenue for Deltek in a standalone manner. However, Deltek has not been sitting still when it comes to continually enhancing its core products either. Deltek Vision 5 Series For example, the new Resource Planning Read More

Lawson Software Braves IPO And Reports Strongly Against The Odds


Lawson Software has to a degree spiced up the end of a bland IPO year, and has also joined the elite of enterprise applications vendors that have seen license revenue growth and profit in 2001.

ipo filings  Software Braves IPO And Reports Strongly Against The Odds Event Summary On December 20, Lawson Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: LWSN), a provider of Web-based business applications for specific service industries, reported total revenues for its second quarter of fiscal 2002 ended November 30, 2001, of $95.1 million, which a 15.5% increase from total revenues of $82.3 million in its fiscal 2001 second quarter. For Q2 2002, license fee revenue totaled $30.1 million, up 16.6% from $25.8 million in Q2 2001. Serv Read More

ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye


By recently undertaking a number of both prudent and bold initiatives, ACCPAC International, still largely considered an accounting solutions provider, may have gotten the wherewithal to be reckoned with by all earnest enterprise mid-market contenders.

ipo filings  proposed initial public offering (IPO) of common stock. All of the shares are being offered by ACCPAC International, Inc., and the offering will be managed by RBC Capital Markets , SoundView Technology Group and Adams , Harkness & Hill, Inc. Although the registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, it has not yet become effective. These securities may therefore not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. Read More

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ipo filings  Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Two: Retail and Professional Service Initiatives Event Summary According to officials of Lawson Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWSN), the return of year-over-year license revenue growth was driven by a strong quarter from the health care vertical (for details, see Part One ). The company signed 153 deals in the quarter. Of the total licensing activity in the fiscal 2004 first quarter, 58 percent came from new customers and 42 percent from existing customers. Read More