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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Manugistics Indulges In The Open M&A Season
Does Manugistics’ acquisition of a small ERP vendor confirms a further degree of integration and convergence between ERP, SCM and CRM applications in 2002 and

is manugistics  low-level transaction processing. That is the logic behind the Enterprise Profit Optimization (EPO) strategy that Manugistics started formulating shortly after acquiring Atlanta-based Talus Solutions . In that deal, which took place at the end of 2000, Manugistics obtained a software program that can determine the optimal price to charge for specific products based on current market conditions (see Manugistics Lays Groundwork For Talus Integration ). The system picks the brain from the airline and/or

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More Marketplace Success For Manugistics?


Give Manugistics high marks in self-confidence: some vendors are reluctant to announce new client wins before successful completion of the implementation, let alone before the deal is final.

is manugistics  deal is final. It is perhaps due to this confidence that the new Manugistics continues to attract users to its supply chain planning technology, NetWORKS. Few predicted that the veteran SCM vendor would have been able to turn its business around after a turbulent 1999, in which it suffered a 14% decline in revenue, record losses totaling $96 million, and wholesale changes to its executive management team. In its last reported quarter ended May 31, 2000, Manugistics demonstrated that it could still Read More

Manugistics Envisions Supplier Relationship Management Solution


Manugistics’ launch of SRM is clear evidence that it intends to stake a larger claim in the E&HT market, the near-exclusive domain of its arch-nemesis i2 Technologies.

is manugistics  Fall to early winter is a more reasonable timeframe to expect to see new customer announcements for Manugistics SRM. Read More

Manugistics Faces Uncertain Future


Formerly the SCP market leader, Manugistics has witnessed its market position erode steadily over the last several years in favor of newcomers to the market. Although a recent restructuring has brought new management and a leaner organization, it remains to be seen whether Manugistics can return to long term profitability.

is manugistics  functionality: Forecasting for CPG is effective, but only at the finished goods level; Performance may not be sufficient for some complex planning problems such as those involving large bills of material and high volumes of orders. Retention of experienced consultants due to recent financial problems: Traditionally, one of its advantages over newer SCM entrants, the implementation expertise and industry knowledge of Manugistics' support staff has shown signs of fading due to turnover. Minimizing damage Read More

The New Manugistics Debuts eBusiness Products


Stockholm-based International Business Systems (IBS) announced it had acquired 90% of Finnish company, Progma OY. Progma is a service provider offering facility management, application service providing (ASP), and Internet Hosting.

is manugistics  (The last of these is not an online marketplace at all, but a forum for CPFR.) 4. Will your suppliers need to be Manugistics clients in order to gain full benefits of the applications? If so, can you convince your trading partners to enlist (a feat not unlike signing up friends and family for a long distance calling network)? 5. How will fees charged for the exchanges? Will clients be inundated with charges with every mouse click to a different supplier's exchange (as with ATMs)? If subscriptions are Read More

How Cloud Computing is Transforming IT departments


In the Webcast IT's Strategic Role Adapting to the Cloud, discover how cloud computing is transforming IT departments and how IT expertise is being...

is manugistics  Cloud Computing is Transforming IT departments Is cloud computing changing everything? Many would say yes. Without question, it’s revolutionizing the IT department’s role as organizations move steadily towards cloud-based solutions, platforms, and even entire IT infrastructures. In the Webcast IT's Strategic Role Adapting to the Cloud , discover how cloud computing is transforming IT departments—and how IT expertise is being sought to manage cloud services to maximize business benefits. Join this Read More

The Best ACT! Is Still to Come


After a long history as a contact management and relationship tracking tool, ACT! 2005, is expanding to offer more sales force automation features for small to midsize businesses. Now available in a workgroup version, it offers new templates, enhanced opportunity management, additional security, contact record permissions, group scheduling features, and new quote generation functionality. Technical improvements include an SQL database and a complete .NET platform positioning ACT! for total Internet accessibility. The balance of power will surely shift in the competitive landscape as ACT! 2005 covers SME CRM areas currently marked by competitors such as Goldmine and MS CRM.

is manugistics  Best ACT! Is Still to Come Event Summary Anyone involved in sales during the eighties would surely remember ACT! as the crucial contact management tool. The competition was fuzzy until the dawn of customer relationship management (CRM) when vendors appeared offering new packaged applications that included contact management, marketing automation, sales force automation, and call center management. Now, more than a decade later, the odds dictated that ACT! should have been overshadowed and its market sha Read More

Manugistics Lays Groundwork For Talus Integration


This $152 million SCM vendor should make e-commerce the focus of its integration effort.

is manugistics  for further testing. It is likely that Manugistics will elect to beta test the integrated solution prior to a general release and time will be needed to incorporate feedback and bug fixes to the final product. It is unlikely that a stable, integrated solution will be generally available before the third quarter of calendar 2001. Read More

How to Cope When Your Service Provider is Acquired


Challenges are aplenty when a vendor is acquired. Financial health is no longer a safe indicator to gauge a vendor's future during this mega merger era. Knowing the challenges facing big vendors, like Oracle and PeopleSoft, and their competitors can give users a negotiating edge, whether in or entering a contract.

is manugistics  When Your Service Provider is Acquired Challenges Proving that the applications market would remain competitive and innovative was key to Oracle winning the antitrust lawsuit launched against it by the US government. The government spent a year before launching its suit to determine if Oracle's hostile takeover of PeopleSoft would result in a duopoly, thereby violating US antitrust laws. After months of expert testimony, US District Court Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that competition was pervasive enough in Read More

How Is a Bad Product Developed?


There are multiple answers for how a bad product is developed; many of them are rooted in myopia in the development process. This morning, when I was leaving a subway station through a tunnel, a billboard caught my eye. Actually, at first glance, I was kind of scared by the weird eye of one of the women in the picture. A second look revealed that the weird eye was a bolt (on top of a washer

is manugistics  Is a Bad Product Developed? There are multiple answers for how a bad product is developed; many of them are rooted in myopia in the development process. This morning, when I was leaving a subway station through a tunnel, a billboard caught my eye. Actually, at first glance, I was kind of scared by the weird eye of one of the women in the picture. A second look revealed that the weird eye was a bolt (on top of a washer) located very close to her right eye. Let me clarify that the bolt and the washer Read More

Is Newer Really Better?


Earlier this month, TEC analyst Aleksey Osintsev posted a short piece about the perceived shortcomings of the venerable IBM AS/400 (now the IBM System i). It seems he touched a nerve with the platform’s defenders, who were quick to offer an opposing view in the post’s comments. The general consensus was that, while it isn’t mainstream, the AS/400 is alive and well. Unfortunately, our commenters

is manugistics  isn’t mainstream, the AS/400 is alive and well. Unfortunately, our commenters say, many system administrators haven’t kept up to date with new technologies, creating the perception that the AS/400 is an obsolete, or at least “vintage” system. “We’ll get onto a 20 or 40 year old elevator without a second thought, or a 20 or 40 year old air plane,” said one reader, “but when it comes to information technology there is this myth that old is no longer viable.” According to the experts in Read More

Why CRM Is So Hard and What To Do About It: Data is key to making CRM work


Making a CRM investment work is a two-step process that begins with unifying disparate systems by creating and managing standardized, reusable business definitions mapped to the different CRM system schemas throughout the organization.

is manugistics  CRM Is So Hard and What To Do About It: Data is key to making CRM work Introduction Over the next five years, companies will spend $150 billion to reinvent sales, marketing and service. Customer relationship management (CRM) is the hub of this turning wheel, and data is the axle. It's why Gartner calls managing customer-related data the number one obstacle to getting a return on CRM investments. To fully exploit the power of CRM, and to realize its much-hyped promise, organizations must first recognize Read More

What Is EDI?


Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a general term used to explain computer-to-computer exchange of routine business documents, using an approved, standard format, without human intervention. Understanding your primary goal is vital when beginning to implement an EDI system. Find out how your business can run more efficiently and effectively with an EDI solution.

is manugistics  Is EDI? Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a general term used to explain computer-to-computer exchange of routine business documents, using an approved, standard format, without human intervention. Understanding your primary goal is vital when beginning to implement an EDI system. Find out how your business can run more efficiently and effectively with an EDI solution. Read More

What Is ERP, Anyway?


We get asked this question a lot, so I thought I'd provide a brief overview. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software unifies traditional management functions within a coherent, integrated system. These management functions may vary from product to product, but comprehensive ERP software applications encompass the following areas: • sales • marketing • human resources

is manugistics  Is ERP, Anyway? We get asked this question a lot, so I thought I'd provide a brief overview. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software unifies traditional management functions within a coherent, integrated system. These management functions may vary from product to product, but comprehensive ERP software applications encompass the following areas: • sales • marketing • human resources • customer care • finance • manufacturing • supply chain management • IT management The integration Read More