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Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Three: Product Differentiators


Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.

iverson axapta  fewer divisions) that have twenty-five to ninety-nine employees, annual revenues of $25 million (U.S.) or less, and up to ten licensed users. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from the ground up, coined in the power of one motto (one OS platform—Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform—MS SQL Server, one development environment—MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently Read More

SYSPRO - Awaiting Positive IMPACT From Its Brand Unification Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


SYSPRO remains a stalwart vendor within the mid-market accounting, manufacturing, and distribution software markets. The current market trend is towards vendors that can provide comprehensive solutions for small and medium-sized companies with a justifiable return on investment (ROI), and SYSPRO seems to have a fair shot. Moreover, with its global coverage, multi-national product’s capabilities, suitability to diverse manufacturing environments, as well as with its cross-platform support and excellent service & support track, the vendor seems poised to give run for the money to almost any contender.

iverson axapta  - Awaiting Positive IMPACT From Its Brand Unification Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges Last fall, SYSPRO , a privately held global provider of enterprise software for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), with its US headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA ( www.syspro.com ), announced a new global brand, representing the culmination of more than 18 months of extensive internal market research and preparation. To optimize brand awareness and increase market penetration, the company, Read More

Navision Enhances Its e-Vision And Looks To Expand Vertically - Part 3: Challenges & User Recommendations


As the current market trend is towards vendors that can provide well-rounded but vertically focused solutions for medium-sized companies, Navision seems to have positioned itself to take a lead other vendors may find hard to emulate. The merger outline was sound, the common groundwork has been identified, and the time for delivery and execution is on.

iverson axapta  orchestrate business processes more effectively. With Commerce Gateway, Navision Axapta customers should supposedly be able to work more proactively with customers, partners and vendors. They join the Navision Attain and Navision Financials customers who were introduced to Commerce Gateway earlier this year. Recent Navision developments discussed in Part One of this note include: Navision Axapta Line Extended Navision Financials Expanded Navision/Damgaard Merger Financial Results Other Product Read More

SOA From a Management Perspective: Part One


The big buzzword in enterprise-wide package software is service-oriented architecture (SOA). SOA promises to solve a company's software ills, making life easier for information technology departments. This research note takes a look at this new architecture and highlights some concerns.

iverson axapta  From a Management Perspective: Part One We have been hearing about service-oriented architecture (SOA) for some time. Now, major software players are starting to lay out their plans and strategies. Some are even willing to assign delivery dates. As a company, you cannot ignore SOA, since we are constantly told that, from a software perspective, it is the best thing since sliced bread or, to use an updated analogy, the TV remote control. Regardless of your views, chief information officers (CIOs) need Read More

Facing A Selection? Try A Knowledge-Based Matchmaker Part 4: User Recommendations


This tutorial identifies the significance of researching technology vendors to both buyers and vendors/VARs. Buyers require research to determine the short list and vendors/VARs can use research to assess the viability of opportunities before committing time and money to a sales effort. Since a 'one-size-fits-all' product is still not a viable solution for most clients, the ability of technology products to meet clients' needs depends on client requirements. The Catch 22 for both buyers and vendors/VARs is to pinpoint the right match in this ongoing 'dating game'.

iverson axapta  Part 4: User Recommendations Executive Summary Selecting a piece of enterprise application software has never been an exact science. Vendors'' hype, consultants'' conflict of interest, users'' doubts, tediously long selection processes, and unclear decisions rationale are some of the unfortunate watchwords for most selection practices. It is daunting for corporate IT buyers to discern the true capabilities, strengths and weaknesses of a given enterprise application suite, given the propaganda that pervades Read More

Microsoft Paints CRM Landscape On Lately A ‘Still Nature’ Business Applications Scenery


While most of its applications co-opetitors have been licking their wounds and bracing for a long summer drought, fat cash cushioned Microsoft has been putting together the pieces of its CRM (and likely the overall enterprise applications) strategy mosaic

iverson axapta  that it planned to deliver a CRM solution specifically aimed at medium-sized organizations (see Microsoft Throws .NET At SMEs, With CRM As Bait ), having already made strides in this prospective and underserved area of business application software, with the April 2001 consummation of purchase of former Great Plains Software at the end of 2000 (see Microsoft And Great Plains - A Friendship That Turned Into A Marriage ) and a recent announcement of purchase of Navision Software (see Microsoft ''The Great'' Read More

Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Three: Manufacturing Environments


If you are implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as your ERP system, or providing Axapta-related services, this note provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a business. This section reviews the major design factors affecting system usage in a manufacturing environment.

iverson axapta  or manually issued. A negative component quantity indicates a by-product component. The component''s required quantity can also be based on a calculation formula that employs measurement information about the component and its parent item. A manufactured component can optionally specify a bill version and/or routing version that should be used to produce the component. Routing Information . Each routing operation defines the operation number, the work center (or work center group), the time requirements Read More

Tracing Food Quality and Safety, or We Are What We Eat, After All (Part II)


Part I of this blog post introduced the burning issues of food safety and the ensuing need for traceability. To the end of providing entire food supply chain traceability and information visibility, mid-March, during its CUE 2008 annual user conference, Lawson Software announced the availability of Lawson M3 Trace Engine 3.0, the first version offered within the US market. The application is

iverson axapta  responsibility (CSR) and sustainability initiatives in areas such as product safety, sustainable development and animal welfare. Lawson developed its solution in conjunction with one of the world''s largest aquaculture feed production companies, Nutreco (a minor part of whose business is also poultry processing). Trace Engine is a standalone, web-based, configurable repository that can receive, filter and interpret any trace line information from virtually any system within the user enterprise, its Read More

When Small Business Packages Have Enterprise Appeal


As an APS-based business management system, NetSuite can effectively serve the needs of small medium businesses. Its integrated application uses three distinct building blocks: customer relationship management, back-office ERP and accounting, and a robust set of e-commerce applications.

iverson axapta  but you require more comprehensive customer relationship management (CRM) or e-commerce functionality, such as a Web store front, you may have to purchase a higher-end accounting system just to get this advanced functionality. This can be a problem for small and medium businesses (SMB), who need more than basic functionality, but do not need, or cannot afford, larger software solutions designed for large enterprises. As vendors seek to expand their customer base, many are turning to the SMB market, Read More

Vendor Defends Its Strongholds with Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution


Strategic Systems International (SSI) needs no special introduction to British process industries (such as consumer products manufacturers and whisky distillers), but it largely remains a well-kept secret elsewhere.

iverson axapta  few industries, thus reportedly delivering tangible benefits for these targeted customers. SSI is a Chelford Group plc company, which has offices in Basingstoke (England), Darlington (England), and Glasgow (Scotland). Its client base of about one hundred almost entirely UK-based mid-market enterprises includes small companies and subsidiaries of multinationals and large independent companies, such as Allergy Therapeutics , Scottish Blood Transfusion Services , Almac Sciences , Shell , Adams Pork Products Read More

Financial Reporting, Planning, and Budgeting As Necessary Pieces of EPM Part One: Executive Summary


Enterprise performance management (EPM) is an emerging portfolio of applications and methodologies with business intelligence (BI) architectures and technologies at its core.

iverson axapta  of EPM Part One: Executive Summary Executive Summary While ERP/accounting back-office systems and analytics have been inseparable ever since the idea of business automation via IT formed way back in the 1960s, they have nonetheless had different user experiences, evolutionary paths, and so on. Namely, although ERP systems have positively transformed many enterprises'' business processes, many users have still been left feeling they were oversold due to the overwhelming notion that these systems inhibit Read More

Microsoft Dynamics AX: The Chosen One Among Microsoft Dynamics ERP Equals? - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series positioned all four Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) product lines and concluded that Microsoft Dynamics AX [evaluate this product] has been selected as the ace in the Dynamics ERP lineup and a global “platform” player in selected industries. In other words, the product has been providing an industry-enabling layer upon which certified partners can

iverson axapta  corporations a tier-one-like “Administrative ERP” solution (and not necessarily only a divisional or ‘Operational ERP” product, as discussed in Part 2 ). Software plus services  will be another major theme, whereby multi-channel commerce and payment services and Microsoft''s  Azure Services Platform -based Web storefront (sites) capabilities will be enabled in the cloud. For more information, see  a recent interview with Kees Hertogh, Director, Product Management for Microsoft Dynamics AX Read More

Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Two: Market Impact


MBS Solomon, due to its distinct differentiators and weaknesses has been blessed in disguise with possibly the most distinct niche and the least overlap (gray area) with the other MBS ERP products (i.e., MBS Great Plains, MBS Navision, and MBS Axapta).

iverson axapta  ~$550 million. From a founder-driven company of over 20 years ago, with a traditional focus on accounting software, former Solomon Software had evolved to a vendor run by professional corporate management and that eventually offered a much broader and deeper product portfolio prior to being acquired in 2000. Solomon designed, marketed, and supported its flagship product Solomon IV, a financial and business management system for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), which it introduced in 1994 as a suite of Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions Part 4: User Recommendations


Despite the plausible product roadmap, any organization evaluating MBS products should keep itself informed, and consider existing functionality only. MBS, at this stage, will likely not appeal to companies that need more complex CRM capabilities or must manage customer relationships through diverse lines of business (LOBs).

iverson axapta  session, showcased MBS'' recent extensive development efforts across its new and existing business applications. This is Part Four of a four-part note. Part One detailed the announcements concerning MBS. Part Two discussed the Market Impact, and Part Three covered Challenges. User Recommendations Despite the plausible product roadmap, any organization evaluating MBS products should keep itself informed, and consider existing functionality only. Users, particularly Great Plains '' prospects with strong manuf Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Seven: Challenges


The major quandary for Sage/Best will be whether to base the long-term strategy on leveraging ACCPAC's technologically superior product into and overriding a unified enterprise solution, or to remain as a conglomerate of stand-alone solutions with strong brand names.

iverson axapta  '' well-known Open CRM'' initiative, a number of mid-market ERP product alliances, and subsequent product integration experiences (deals with Exact Macola , Intuitive Manufacturing Systems , Made2Manage , and Expandable Software being some, as a matter of interest). A quite similar situation exists with the Abra HR/Payroll product that, like SalesLogix in the CRM market, has a prominence in the SME HR market and has been used via many OEM or any other arrangements by a slew of vendors. The major problem, Read More