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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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Is J. D. Edwards’ xtr@ Ordinary?
J. D. Edwards’ supply chain messaging architecture may make life easier for xtr@ users, but offers questionable benefits for collaboration partners.

j d edword  J. D. Edwards’ xtr@ Ordinary? Is J. D. Edwards' xtr@ Ordinary? S. McVey - April 24th, 2000 Event Summary Last month in Las Vegas, IBM convened a meeting of executives to discuss current trends in today's digital marketplace and best practices for success. The IBM Supply Chain Executive Conference provided forums for participants from the user community and featured presentations by vendors and partners. Michael Schmitt, senior vice president of B2B e-commerce at J. D. Edwards & Company, spoke on strate

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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i2 Technologies’ Latest Offering: J. D. Edwards OneWorld™


Users should welcome the prospects for better integration delivered by the new alliance but temper expectations with the realization that it may be merely a political move.

j d edword  Technologies’ Latest Offering: J. D. Edwards OneWorld™ i2 Technologies' Latest Offering: J. D. Edwards OneWorld S. McVey - July 12, 2000 Event Summary Nearly lost among a slew of press releases was J. D. Edwards' announcement that it would offer its OneWorld enterprise application suite through i2 Technologies' TradeMatrix platform for business-to-business collaboration. Highlighted by J. D. Edwards founder and current chief Ed McVaney during FOCUS 2000, the alliance aims to give TradeMatrix Read More

What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


April 2011 saw the merger of Epicor and Activant Solutions to create a global leader in business software solutions. TEC principal analyst P. J. Jakovljevic sits down with CMO John Hiraoka to discuss the opportunities and challenges created by the merger and the potential synergy of the combined company, Epicor Software Corporation, to grow a wide range of products and industries, a very ambitious yet difficult-to-realize strategy.

j d edword  had recently become a major force in the broader spectrum of specialty retailing with its Eagle solution. Activant has operations in California, Texas, Colorado, Illinois, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom (UK). At the time of the merger announcement (see the official press release [PR]), Apax stated its intentions to combine Activant and Epicor to create one of the largest global providers of enterprise applications focused on the manufacturing, distribution, Read More

J.D. Edwards and Numetrix Ponder the Future as One


Deciding that acquisition is the better part of valor, Numetrix cancelled its IPO to combine fortunes with ERP vendor J. D. Edwards & Company. Though technologically adept in the areas of supply chain planning and optimization, Numetrix has lacked a successful marketing strategy, a primary factor in its demise as an independent company. Now, the marketplace scrutinizes the new combination, strategies for integration of Numetrix, and the growing footprint of J. D. Edwards.

j d edword  D. Edwards and Numetrix Ponder the Future as One J.D. Edwards and Numetrix Ponder the Future as One S. McVey - September 27th, 1999 Vendor Summary Headquartered in Toronto, Numetrix was one of the pioneers of the advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software market. Founded in 1977 by Josef Schengili, the company introduced its first major product, Schedulex, in 1978. An update to Schedulex in 1983 was one of the first finite scheduling tools to incorporate advanced algorithms and offer graphical Read More

At Last-A Complete (and Successful) RFID Implementation


A radio frequency identification implementation is a major undertaking for any organization—a project with ample risk of failure. This entire series is a step-by-step guide to the process, with this final part including a comprehensive glossary of key terms for better understanding.

j d edword  phases of an RFID project, please see Are You Tuned into Radio Frequency Identification? , A How-to Guide for a Radio Frequency Identification Site Survey , Radio Frequency Identification Implementation: The First Steps , and RFID Implementation: Moving Forward through the Four Phases . Phase Four: Implementation The home stretch is now in sight. The considerations of the initial planning stages have allowed for a complete solution. While phase three of an RFID implementation entails the creation of a Read More

Early Lean Adopters Embrace Technology


Many aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers are enjoying a competitive advantage because of early adoption of lean manufacturing tools. However, considerable differences still exist in performance among A&D companies. The best way for A&D manufacturers to achieve best-in-class performance is to use external domain expertise and enterprise resource planning (ERP) with lean-specific functionalities. Learn more.

j d edword  new in their Lean journey, start with taking small, pragmatic steps to become lean. This is the approach followed by the majority of the manufacturers. Once they realize the early benefits of using Lean techniques they get aggressive with their strategy. A&D manufacturers have already passed that stage and hence are following different tactics to respond to the challenges. A&D manufacturers are more likely to leverage external domain expertise with the use of consultants and trainers to speed up their Read More

J.C. Steele Improves Sales and Profits with Infor ERP Visual


J.C. Steele needed a comprehensive enterprise resource planning solution designed to cost effectively meet the needs of a mid-market mixed-mode manufacturer with thousands of parts and a complex operation.

j d edword  C. Steele Improves Sales and Profits with Infor ERP Visual J.C. Steele needed a comprehensive enterprise resource planning solution designed to cost effectively meet the needs of a mid-market mixed-mode manufacturer with thousands of parts and a complex operation. Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning: Bridging the Gap between Product Vision and Execution


Why has Infor been successful at tacitly nurturing and growing acquired companies when many more noisy competitors have not?

j d edword  code written in either Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) or Microsoft .NET environment, customers will not have to go through a costly and painful de-implement to re-implement upgrade process. For more information on competing J2EE and .NET development environment camps, see Understand J2EE and .NET Environments Before You Choose . This is Part Two of a two-part note. Part One provided as situational analysis. Infor Corestone So, how does Infor plan to quickly converge innovative vertical solutions while Read More

ERP Vendors Moving to Aerospace and Defense Markets


Market research shows that enterprise software and service markets are crossing market lines to witness strong growth in the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry.

j d edword  Aerospace and Defense Markets P.J. Jakovljevic - February 21st, 2000 Event Summary According to new strategic research conducted by Frost & Sullivan, North American Aerospace and Defense Enterprise Software and Service Markets,' total market revenues totaled $1.33 billion this year, an increase of 7 percent over 1998. As the Aerospace and Defense industry redefines business dynamics, enterprise resource software and service markets are projected to experience strong growth. While legacy system Read More

Descartes Systems Group Makes D&T Growth List


WATERLOO, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 1999 -- The Descartes Systems Group, Inc. DSGX, CA: DSG, a leading provider of e-business solutions, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a 1999 Canadian Technology Fast 50 Company, an annual ranking by Deloitte & Touche of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Canada. Rankings are based on the percentage of growth in revenues from 1994 - 1998 (five-year period). Descartes' increase in revenue of 1247% over 5 years resulted in a Number 21 ranking overall in the Canadian Technology Fast 50 for 1999.

j d edword  has resulted in five major acquisitions since 1997. At an average price of over $10 million USD, these purchases have enabled Descartes to expand its Supply Chain Execution (SCE) product suite, increase its overseas presence, and broaden its vertical product market focus. Company Name Acquisition Cost Date Business Michael Mead & Associates, Inc. $13.2 million 2/97 Distribution software for bakery and other food industries Roadshow International, Inc. $29.9 million 11/97 Vehicle routing and scheduling Read More

What Are the Best Practices In Managing Outsourced R&D Projects?


Predictions about the growth of outsourcing have proven to be quite on the mark. According to Partnering Forum, by the end of 2010 it is projected that over 40 percent of research and development (R&D) will be outsourced in pharmaceutical industries alone. If your company is planning on outsourcing its R&D projects, this whitepaper can help you learn how to manage them successfully.

j d edword  In Managing Outsourced R&D Projects? Predictions about the growth of outsourcing have proven to be quite on the mark. According to Partnering Forum, by the end of 2010 it is projected that over 40 percent of research and development (R&D) will be outsourced in pharmaceutical industries alone. If your company is planning on outsourcing its R&D projects, this whitepaper can help you learn how to manage them successfully. Read More

Spinnaker Support Announces New SAP Third-party Maintenance Customer


Spinnaker Support, a a provider of third-party maintenance for JD Edwards and SAP products, announced D+M Group as its latest customer. This win has multiple meanings for Spinnaker. For one, as a recent entrant into the third-party support and maintenance market for SAP customers (compared to a veteran provider like Rimini Street), this win adds to Spinnaker’s budding list of SAP

j d edword  of third-party maintenance for JD Edwards and SAP products, announced D+M Group as its latest customer. This win has multiple meanings for Spinnaker. For one, as a recent entrant into the third-party support and maintenance market for SAP customers (compared to a veteran provider like Rimini Street), this win adds to Spinnaker’s budding list of SAP reference customers. In addition, D+M Group is a first-time third-party ERP maintenance customer, which means that Spinnaker did not poach the business from Read More

Enabling Growth and Transformation in Pharmaceutical and Biotech R&D


Whether you’re a niche-market start-up developing a single compound or a well-established global company with dozens of projects in the pipeline, the pressure to innovate in the life sciences industry is unrelenting. That’s why you need a solution that can help monitor resources, prioritize projects, optimize the clinical trial supply chain, and maximize the overall value of your product portfolio.

j d edword  company with dozens of projects in the pipeline, the pressure to innovate in the life sciences industry is unrelenting. That’s why you need a solution that can help monitor resources, prioritize projects, optimize the clinical trial supply chain, and maximize the overall value of your product portfolio. Read More

A&D Power Connector Manufacturer Selects IQMS


IQMS, a manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) software provider for the repetitive, process, and discrete industries (automotive, medical, packaging, consumer goods, etc.), announced that Rebling Power Connectors has selected IQMS EnterpriseIQ as its new unified manufacturing solution. For more than four decades, Rebling Power Connectors has been

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