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Infinium Returns To Its Core Competencies To Succeed Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations
Despite solid horizontal ERP functionality, product flexibility, and very good customer service, Infinium's challenge remains its lack of mind share and brand

iseries employment  services low acceptance of iSeries platform do not justify the need for further vertical-specific investment from Infinium at this stage, although the company can boast a notable customers in both industries. The focus on hospitality and gaming is a no-brainer given the above-mentioned customer base statistics and the lion market share. It is the mother of all Infinium's vertical solutions. The disastrous immediate impact that the events from September 11 have had in this industry also contributed to

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Small Merger Challenges and Recommendations to Users


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iseries employment  i5 (formerly AS/400 and iSeries ). Despite the reliability and lower total cost of ownership (TCO) of IBM System i5 , as well as IBM 's notable forays into rejuvenating the platform (see Server Platform Revitalization in the Enterprise Applications Space ), the platform suffered for a lack of new user acceptance, being considered “less sexy”(exciting, attractive) than Microsoft Windows . Indeed, as CMS began competing with more Microsoft-based products, the versatility and look of the user interface Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Three: Market Impact


In several aspects, Lawson Software could be regarded as an enterprise applications market anomaly. For one, at its peak in fiscal 2002, the company boasted annual revenues of nearly $430 million, but it still has only a slender (less than 10 percent of revenues) presence outside of its US domestic market. Further, it remains a major force in enterprise applications software, yet it does not cater the functionality to manufacturing sectors, and the vastness of its sales are thus derived from just a few service-oriented vertical markets-primarily health care and retail.

iseries employment  IBM AS/400 (now IBM iSeries ) in 1988, UNIX in 1990 and Microsoft Windows NT in 1998. The company fully embraced open systems technology in 1985 by moving all development to a UNIX-based computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tool. In 1993, Lawson was one of the first software application vendors to shift its market focus by delivering client/server applications. Lawson's cross-platform, open-database, component technology was incorporated into its flagship product, which was formerly called the Read More

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iseries employment  already has a significant iSeries customer base and long-term commitment to the platform, and unlike those competitors, Lawson is not asking the J.D. Edwards customers to migrate off iSeries. For more information on Lawson, see Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After . Among all of these migration strategies and offers, an interesting twist has come from QAD , a manufacturing focused mid-market ERP provider. Currently manufacturers of automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and Read More

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SmartRecruiters Launches SmartRecruiters for Enterprise


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iseries employment  Launches SmartRecruiters for Enterprise SmartRecruiters has announced an  enterprise version of its platform . Founded in 2010 by Jerome Ternyck (the creator of MrTed, which in 2010 was acquired by Stepstone, which later became Lumesse), SmartRecruiters initially delivered a free social recruitment platform for the SMB market. The company started out with the declared goal of “eradicating unemployment”—which may have been a very improbable expectation on the part of a software Read More

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iseries employment  more needed functionality. The iSeries server co-branding agreement with IBM should also breathe a fresh air in this product line. Although J.D. Edwards also offers native functionality in the company's Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), indirect materials (MRO) e-procurement, and private trade exchanges (PTX) products' offering, the company seems to be in a much better shape now to provide a number of its own must have' applications. As a summary, in anatomic terms, J.D. Edwards has been showing some mu Read More

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