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Aligning Java-based Application Strategies
In announcing their merger plans, Lawson and Intentia will not only have to grapple with the usual issues, but will have to deal with the nuanced differences in

java initiatives  yet which have different Java initiatives to create a next-generation, SOA-based platform. It will be interesting to watch which idea will prevail or whether and how they will blend, given both vendors' have, in the past, had a protracted not invented here R&D approach. The main opportunity will be to quickly develop the necessary integration to push Lawson financials and human resource (HR) applications, into Intentia's installed base, and how to integrate Intentia's manufacturing, EAM and SCM modules

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Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems

Quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions (sometimes known as configure, price, and quote or CPQ) enable manufacturers to mobilize their mass customization initiatives. These systems can reduce time-consuming quoting and ordering processes, decrease unit costs, and lower sales costs. Q2O suites can further help enterprises increase sales effectiveness across all channels. These solutions help companies that sell complex products and services shift their focus to customer-facing sales and service issues. 

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java initiatives  will opt to exploit Java or .NET for presentation components and ABAP for data-centric components. In other words, if users want to do process changes, they will most likely have to use ABAP, while building new processes can be satisfied with Java. Again, SAP NetWeaver does not provide direct interoperability between J2EE and .NET, but rather only connections, which means SAP will continue to compete with these providing vendors on many fronts (including the application server), while the customers will r Read More

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java initiatives  switching their applications to Java should investigate the technology before committing; Java 2 is becoming very popular in the market for web applications. It is likely that leading vendors will accelerate the release of new products that depend on J2EE, so embracing the technology sooner rather than later may be a smart move. Read More

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java initiatives  in addition to similar Java-based technical environments, the merging companies share a focus on Customer Service enterprise software solutions, where KANA solutions help transform complex business requirements into effective Web-based customer experiences. KANA also serves the midmarket as well, characterized by end-to-end and rapid-to-implement cloud-based solutions as well as via the recent Trinicom acquisition. While the merging parties have competed in the past and have a number of overlapping Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 2


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Outsourcing Challenges: Avoid the Pitfalls


Outsourcing can provide management with a powerful tool to control cost and enhance product and service delivery. Yet so many outsourcing initiatives fall short of expectations—why? For one thing, you need to know what you’re getting into, by going through an intense request for proposal (RFP) process and many rounds of contract negotiations. Find out how to better manage negotiating your outsourcing contract, and more.

java initiatives  Challenges: Avoid the Pitfalls Large scale change may be organizational, such as outsourcing, downsizing, or mergers or on a smaller scale such as conflicts between individuals, teams, departments or other groups. Our change management consultants focus on clarifying the rational for the change, communicating the change processes and the desired outcomes. Source: Estrella Partners Group LLC Resources Related to Outsourcing Challenges: Avoid the Pitfalls : Outsourcing (Wikipedia) Outsourcing Read More

How to Cut Costs in the Cloud


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CoreMedia AG


As a provider of advanced Java-based software, CoreMedia develops innovative and scalable high-end solutions that cover the whole content value chain from content production to management, syndication and delivery. Our content management and publishing system, the CoreMedia Publisher, consistently applies universally recognized standards and technologies (Java, CORBA, XML) and offers a highly scalable and open software platform for innovative media applications. Our customers in media, new media, telecommunications and e-commerce leverage CoreMedia products in providing dynamic customer-driven solutions ranging from content and portal management to content syndication to the production of multimedia news services, cross-media applications, WAP portals and interactive TV.

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World-class Business Intelligence-Without a Data Warehouse


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Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Two: Retail and Professional Service Initiatives


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Made2Manage Manages Throughout Soft Market


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Contrary to most of its competitors that had opportunistically pursued their customers randomly, and whose latest vertical initiatives stem from the sudden epiphany that a certain percentage of their customers come from certain industry, Lilly’s recent vertical initiatives are indeed a further sharpening of already focused solution for 'to order' manufacturers.

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