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Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP 'Goners' Part Four: Challenges


Where these vendors' challenges take more individual tracks would be the state of affairs of harmonizing their installed user base across a controllable number of active software versions. It, however, might indeed take a rocket scientist to figure out how to fully integrate organizational structure where employees are best integrated, service offerings best coordinated and cross-selling opportunities best tracked and pursued.

jeanne ross  Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP ''Goners'' Part Four: Challenges Event Summary Although encouraging, it might also be quite ironic that, during these days of general lethargy of the market, the rare good pieces of news, in addition to some usual suspect'' software giant''s upbeat financial reports due to their certain large oligopolies'' heritage, have been coming from these reformed traditional ERP vendors, which, not long ago provided ammunition to some pundits to announce the Read More

Latest Development on Epicor's Trying The Divestiture Tack


Even as TEC analyzed Epicor's sale of its Impresa for MRO division, Epicor announced the sale of its Platinum for Windows (PFW) product line. Plagued by depleted revenues and continued hefty losses amid a difficult market situation, Epicor is trying to pull some other beleaguered competitors' trick - the sale of non-core parts of the business.

jeanne ross  Development on Epicor''s Trying The Divestiture Tack Latest Development on Epicor''s Trying The Divestiture Tack P.J. Jakovljevic - June 5, 2001 Event Summary On June 1, Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), one of leading providers of integrated enterprise and eBusiness software solutions for the mid-market, announced the close of the sale of its Platinum for Windows ( PFW ) product line to Sage Software . The closing follows Epicor''s May 21st announcement that it had signed a definitive Read More

Adonix + CIMPRO = A Feature-Rich Process ERP Product, But With Challenges


Adonix is fulfilling its promise to bring a full Process ERP offering to the mid-market. The new Adonix X3 Process automates and integrates the complex formula management and planning requirements of process manufacturers, however, the vendor needs to resolve knowledge and experience issues with the existing sales force and partners and any new channel partners.

jeanne ross  + CIMPRO = A Feature-Rich Process ERP Product, But With Challenges Event Summary Adonix ( www.adonix.com ), a privately held French enterprise applications provider for mid-sized mixed-mode manufacturing and distribution companies, is shipping its new Adonix X3 Process Suite . When Adonix acquired the CIMPRO product from MAI Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: NOW), a provider of business solutions to the hospitality industry, in December 2002, it promised to use the CIMPRO application base as a starting Read More

Ross Systems’ Renaissance Yet to Happen


In April Ross Systems, Inc., a supplier of enterprise systems, announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2000. In May Ross Systems’ announced its Chairman and CEO, Dennis Vohs will retire as CEO at the end of the company’s fiscal year on June 30, 2000.

jeanne ross  Systems’ Renaissance Yet to Happen Ross Systems'' Renaissance Yet to Happen P.J. Jakovljevic - June 13, 2000 Event Summary As announced in the press release from May 17, Ross Systems'' Chairman and CEO, Dennis Vohs will retire as CEO at the end of the company''s fiscal year on June 30, 2000. J. Patrick (Pat) Tinley, has been selected as the new President and CEO. Mr. Tinley has over 22 years of experience in the software industry. During the last twelve months, he has successfully orchestrated the Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Two: Marketing By Invensys


IPS was hoping that the early product vision and venerable reputation that Marcam has in the process manufacturing market for providing plant-centric ERP solutions might finally play well to capturing the marketing opportunity.

jeanne ross  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Two: Marketing By Invensys Invensys Forms Process and Regulated Industry Products Group SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. But then, given early in 2003 Read More

Ross ERP (V 7.0.3) Is TEC Certified for Process Manufacturing ERP


TEC is pleased to announce that Ross ERP (V 7.0.3) by Aptean is now TEC Certified for process manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP). Ross ERP aims to address the unique needs of process manufacturers, such as complex inventory management (including the complexities around variable raw material inputs), backward and forward lot trace, recipes/process specifications, quality test results, product costing, and sales pricing/bracket pricing.

jeanne ross  ERP (V 7.0.3) Is TEC Certified for Process Manufacturing ERP TEC is pleased to announce that Ross ERP (V 7.0.3) by Aptean is now TEC Certified for process manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP).   Ross ERP is built for process manufacturers looking for a complete solution to manage formula and recipe-based manufacturing. The solution’s core components include: Financials ( AP, AR, fixed assets, GL, and project accounting); Manufacturing (maintenance management, materials requirements Read More

chinadotcom In The "Process" of Acquiring Ross Systems


Mid-market process ERP vendor Ross Systems is being acquired by its Chinese distributor, chinadotcom. Unlike some recent acquisitions that are based on the consumption of weaker players to pilfer a customer base, this acquisition appears to provide both parties with solid strategic benefits. This may be an acquisition made of the right reasons - to capitalize on a market growth opportunity.

jeanne ross  In The Process of Acquiring Ross Systems Event Summary On September 4, Ross Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROSS), a global provider of enterprise software primarily for midsized process manufacturers, and CDC Software Holdings Inc , a wholly owned subsidiary of chinadotcom corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA), an integrated enterprise solution and software company, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement whereby CDC Software will acquire Ross Systems in a merger valued at approximately US$68.9 m Read More

Adexa Prepares To Step Into The Spotlight


From its roots in advanced planning and scheduling, Adexa, Inc. has emerged as a strong player in the business-to-business collaboration software market. With an aggressive marketing campaign and potential public offering, the company hopes to end its toil behind the scenes and take center stage.

jeanne ross  Prepares To Step Into The Spotlight Adexa Prepares To Step Into The Spotlight S, McVey - May 30, 2000 Vendor Genesis From its roots in advanced planning and scheduling, Adexa, Inc. has emerged as a strong challenger in the business-to-business collaboration software market. Based in Los Angeles, California, Adexa, formerly known as Paragon Management Systems, was founded in 1994 by Dr. K. Cyrus Hadavi and his brother Kameron. While working for i2 Technologies, Hadavi found that most supply chain Read More

iProcess.sct Enters Golden Gate Opportunity


SCT Corporation is selling its Process Manufacturing and Distribution Solutions Division to two California-based investors. SCT is thus joining the fray of companies taking the divestiture route to profitablility, a prominent recent example being CA's sell-off of its interBiz division.

jeanne ross  sct Enters Golden Gate Opportunity Event Summary On April 11, Golden Gate Capital , a San Francisco based investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement with SCT Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTC), a global provider of leading technology and business solutions, to acquire the process manufacturing and distribution software business of SCT. Golden Gate Capital, which has appointed Jim Schaper, a 25-year software industry veteran, to be the CEO of the newly independent company, Agilisys Read More

ICICI-Infotech's North American Strategy for Success Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


ICICI-Infotech is starting to make its presence felt in North America and raise some ERP eyebrows. Read on as to why you may want to take a closer look at this vendor and its product. In this research note, you'll also learn about the company’s strategy to target small and medium-size enterprises in order to enlarge its footprint in North America. It may appear that ICICI-Infotech is buying its way into the North American ERP market. The reason is simple; they are.

jeanne ross  Infotech''s North American Strategy for Success Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations Introduction ICICI-Infotech has developed a well-earned and respected reputation in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region of the world. Now it has set its sights squarely on the North American market. To reach this target, ICICI-Infotech has developed an intriguing strategy to attract new customers. This research note explores this strategy to assist you in determining whether ICICI-Infotech and Read More

Software as a Service's Functional Catch-up


Software-as-a-service solutions are emerging to address almost every business application need considered "mission critical" including financials and accounting, asset management, and human capital management applications to supply chain management and channel management solutions.

jeanne ross  as a Service''s Functional Catch-up One should not readily dismiss software as a service (SaaS) as an effective solution for front-office functions only (that is, e-mail, messaging, calendaring, and similar team-oriented collaboration functional nuggets), or for juvenile purposes like managing personal web sites or music and movie downloads. SaaS solutions are emerging to address nearly every mission critical business application need. These needs range from financial and accounting, asset Read More

SCT Comes Back With a Vengeance


SCT Corporation, an IT solutions provider for a number of disparate industries, announced that the quarter which ended June 30, 2000, was a record quarter for license fee revenue within SCT's process industry solutions business. SCT, which claims experiencing continued success with enterprise-wide, global accounts in the process industries, now has eight out of the top 16 food processors in North America as clients.

jeanne ross  Comes Back With a Vengeance SCT Comes Back With a Vengeance P.J. Jakovljevic - August 25, 2000 Event Summary According to a July press release, SCT Corporation, an IT solutions provider for a number of disparate industries, announced that the quarter which ended June 30, 2000, was a record quarter for license fee revenue within SCT''s process industry solutions business. Total license fee revenue for the third quarter represented a 59 percent increase from the previous quarter, and nearly 100 percent Read More

Ross Systems Closes Ranks For A (Possible) Turnaround


Ross Systems, the struggling ERP vendor that many have all but written off, might be telling us with its recent moves that it has not said its last word as yet.

jeanne ross  Systems Closes Ranks For A (Possible) Turnaround Ross Systems Closes Ranks For A (Possible) Turnaround P.J. Jakovljevic - March 13, 2001 Event Summary On February 5, Ross Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROSS), a provider of ERP and e-business solutions for mid-market process manufacturers, reported the signing of a definitive sale agreement for certain assets related to its Human Resource and Payroll product line to NOW SOLUTIONS , LLC , a private company. Ross at the same time executed a distribution Read More

The “Case-by-case Syndrome”: How to Make Sure Your New Business Processes Don’t Lead to a Nasty Case of Exception Management


Have you ever shelved a business process because it was getting too complex? Or because you felt like you were dealing with an “exceptional” situation? According to TEC analyst Jorge García, you may be suffering from “case-by-case” syndrome—and it’s holding your business back. Read this article to find out why business processes are so important, and how to build them the right way.

jeanne ross  “Case-by-case Syndrome”: How to Make Sure Your New Business Processes Don’t Lead to a Nasty Case of Exception Management The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception. —Franz Grillparzer To be successful nowadays, modern organizations strive to be “process-centric”—that is, relying on a finely articulated business process architecture with all instances of the organization acknowledging the Read More

The Demo Crime Files!


This article is part of the continuing education all software demonstrators need to ensure their fundamental skills remain sharp. It points out three common “crimes” made in demonstrations, how to recognize them, and suggests alternative approaches.

jeanne ross  Demo Crime Files! Originally published - November 7, 2001 Please forgive me. I''m normally optimistic and maintain a positive outlook. This article, however, is devoted to the negative aspects of demonstrations. It''s important to point out the common crimes made in demonstrations because most people don''t recognize them. Just like in real life, some crimes are minor offenses while others carry the death penalty. I''m not suggesting any demo crime is acceptable. Crimes aren''t acceptable in society, nor Read More