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Business Case - Metro Canada Logistics


Metro Canada Logistics, a third party provider of warehousing, transporatation, and related logistics services streamlines accounting processes with the help of Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains.

jean phillipe courtois  Metro Canada Logistics, said Jean-Francois Lortie, Account Manager, LVMB, the Quebec-based Microsoft partner working with MCL. We didn''t have to make any modifications to the core modules. Using Microsoft Great Plains, we were able to add Web access to the Purchase Order (P.O.) and Receiving modules - and that meant we were able to get them up and running quickly. As a Microsoft product, it also allows them to easily integrate the system with its existing Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Read More

Access Commerce Spices Up North American CRM Fray


In May, Access Commerce, a French CRM vendor, announced the opening of its first USA office in San Diego, California. During Explore 2000, QAD’s annual user conference, Access Commerce announced the release of eCameleon for MFG/PRO.

jean phillipe courtois  in the USA,'''' said Jean-Francois Novak, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Access Commerce. Our first office in the USA positions us to deliver excellent sales and service to our existing customer base and to help Access Commerce successfully execute on its e-business focused growth strategy. We are delighted to announce this new office location to the growing list of worldwide Access Commerce offices. Access Commerce has also reinforced its North America management structure: Bernard Clermont Read More

Informix to Acquire Ardent Software-Another Vendor's Attempt at End-to-End Data Warehousing


Informix« (NASDAQ: IFMX) and Ardent Software (NASDAQ: ARDT) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations in a transaction valued, on a fully diluted basis, at approximately $880 million, based on the closing price of Informix common stock on November 30, 1999. The combination creates a $1 billion company in open software infrastructure for what Informix refers to as the "i.Economy". Ardent's components and solutions will continue to be marketed independent of the underlying database technology.

jean phillipe courtois  the i.Economy. According to Jean-Yves Dexmier, president and chief executive officer of Informix, In today''s i.Economy, businesses must continually update their product offerings and business processes to remain competitive. The Web is where customers, partners and prospects go to obtain information, buy products and get support. When competition is just a click away, speed, convenience and a personalized experience are a distinct advantage that can only be gained by directly linking what you offer to Read More

Be to Be FreeB(i)e


Be Inc. will offer the newest version of its operating system for free later this quarter. Version 5 for the desktop will be available for download to pre-registered individuals.

jean phillipe courtois  Internet appliance opportunities, CEO Jean-Louis Gassee said in a release. The company said users will be able to use the operating system on their Windows-based PCs without the need to repartition their hard drives. It will be stored as a file within the Windows file system, and available by launching an icon, just like any application. The BeOS can also be uninstalled like other applications, according to the company. BeOS may work with some Power Macintosh computers, but is not compatible with Read More

Improving Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach


It’s a simple idea: get a better understanding of your customers’ wants and needs, deliver on their expectations, and your revenue will increase. But more than 40 percent of companies surveyed do not have a formal customer relationship management (CRM) strategy in place. And those that have one still struggle with CRM at nearly every stage. Learn more about areas where you can improve your own CRM system strategy.

jean phillipe courtois  Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach Improving Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. More than ever, in today''s challenging business environment, best-run companies are staying focused on their most valuable assets – their customers. Companies seek to retain their best customers and maximize the effectiveness of every customer interaction – whether it''s Read More

Global Platforms Unveiled at Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 EMEA


Some of the facts given to industry analysts (under a vow of silence) by Microsoft executives at the recent Microsoft Dynamics Fall Analyst Event (FAE) 2013 in October 2013 were soon after unveiled to the public at the company’s reportedly sold-out Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 EMEA conference in Barcelona, Spain in November 2013.

jean phillipe courtois  and Microsoft International president Jean-Philippe Courtois. The two speakers focused on how people and businesses can re-imagine the way they engage with customers, build brand relevance, and collaborate to stay ahead of the ever-changing market and business environments.   Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Following the Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Global Premiere Event , which was broadcast live from Barcelona a day before the aforementioned keynote address to more than 70,000 attendees and featured Read More

Business Case - J.E. Mondou


Learn how JE Mondou Ltd., a 33-store, Montreal-based pet food and accessory chain updated its retail IT system with a cost-effective, end-to-end ERP solution from Microsoft.

jean phillipe courtois  adequate solutions. My consultant, Jean-Pierre Reid, and I saw good retail systems with inadequate distribution capabilities and distribution systems where retail was just an afterthought. Another one required ongoing customizing. Mondou''s 220 employees include part-time and student help so training must be fast and intuitive. Deployment to 33 stores had to be economical. The new system should allow tight control of company-owned stores even though eventual franchise owners will demand the freedom to Read More

Dassault Systèmes-Expanding Product Development and the 3D Experience


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jean phillipe courtois  Fine Arts , Boston. Jean-Pierre Houdin, a French architect with a keen interest in reconstructing ancient pyramids, said in a recent article that if he hadn’t experienced the pyramid in 3D using Dassault Systèmes technologies, he would never have been able to confirm his famed theory—that the pyramid was built from the inside—is possible. Understanding the world’s mysteries and meeting the many challenges we face require innovations, and new ideas can emerge from multidisciplinary collaboration Read More

Informix Denies Patent Infringement Allegations by IBM


On February 7, Informix Corporation (NASDAQ:IFMX) announced it was vigorously denying accusations by International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) of patent infringement in some of Informix's core database technology, and may launch a counter-suit.

jean phillipe courtois  Tuesday, Informix chief executive Jean-Yves Dexmier denied any patent infringement. Informix''s stock was down 11 percent on Tuesday, but has since recovered much of the loss. Market Impact Informix was already in a state of flux due to its reinvention of itself as an i.commerce company (see Informatica Morphs Into Decision Support Vendor , January 3, 2000). Additional instability was added by the company''s purchase of Ardent Software (see Informix to Acquire Ardent Software-Another Vendor''s Read More

Microsoft at NRF 2014


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jean phillipe courtois  Air Lines , and Jean Coutu Group were also featured as ones delivering amazing experiences to their customers via a true underlying omni-channel commerce engine.   Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail 2012 R3   A few years back, Microsoft selected Microsoft Dymanics AX as a global retail platform . The investments in retail capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 are in the following four areas: Mobility : to give access to retailers and their consumers virtually anywhere, anytime, on any device. The Read More

Bluebee ERP v.4b.08 for Discrete Manufacturing and Distribution Certification Report


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jean phillipe courtois  Analyst Demonstration conducted by: Jean-Marc Blanchette, Bluebee Software Inc. Jean-François Laviolette, Bluebee Software Inc. Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Bluebee Software''s product, Bluebee ERP v 4b.08 is now TEC Certified for use in the Discrete Manufacturing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and ERP – Distribution Evaluation Centers. The Discrete ERP and ERP for Distribution Evaluation Centers enable you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC''s Read More

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jean phillipe courtois  these events. We expect Jean-François Gagné (JDA''s chief product officer) to shed more light on the new  JDA eight and what is under the covers with this new platform. JDA has promised TEC a deeper briefing after the conference. In the meantime, we''ll be following the  #JDAFOCUS13  chatter. Ariba  likewise is kicking off Ariba Live 2013 this week in Washington. Among the strong line-up of speakers is Ramsay Chu, global head of procurement of  Rio Tinto . There should be some very interesting Read More

How to Embrace CRM and Make it Succeed in Your Organization


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jean phillipe courtois  According to award-winning journalist, Jean V. Murphy, CRM is increasingly being viewed as an enterprise-wide solution '' one whose applications and processes need to integrate with other systems at all customer touch points. The purpose, she says, is to create a single profile and understanding of the customer throughout the company and a consistent and satisfying experience for the customer, whether dealing with a sales representative, questioning an invoice or arranging a product shipment. Research Read More