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Boston Grape Escape 2010: Vendor’s Announcements Review
Recently, I attended the Grape Escape analyst event in Boston. This was the 10th annual meeting organized by Judith Rothrock’s marketing company to present her

john bodrozic  of interacting. Meridian Systems John Bodrozic and Susan Watkins, President and Director of Marketing, respectively, at Meridian Systems , a successful architecture, construction, and engineering (ACE) project management software developing company, shared their concerns on the recent devastating disasters such as earthquakes and the on-going oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They spoke about how the aftermath of these events were handled. It looks like there is no software on the market that offers extend

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Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series talked about the historical background of the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape(TM) event. Grape Escape has become a June fixture over past several years, right after the high traveling season to major vendors’ events subsides and before everyone takes their summer vacations. It is a signature event that showcases the intimate analyst relationships (AR

john bodrozic  from Meridian Systems CEO John Bodrozic and SYSPRO US CEO Brian Stein , followed by these vendors’ customers ( Walt Disney and Lee Spring , respectively). Part 3 will analyze major news coming from UNIT4 ’s Agresso product line. UNIT4 Agresso: Angels in the Cloud & All 4 Sustainability Shelley Zapp, CEO of UNIT4 North America was the last vendor executive speaker for the evening. Zapp was there representing news on a broader corporate level. UNIT4 is the world’s sixth largest provider of  enterpri Read More

Meridian Systems’ “Catch Up” Challenge in the Capital Infrastructure Industry - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series covered the spectrum of Meridian Systems’ Proliance solution for Tier One, multi-billion-dollar global companies. It also analyzed Meridian's early bet on leveraging Microsoft Office Business Applications (OBAs), and harnessing the Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology collaboration that is revolutionizing the capital infrastructure industry. Meridian, which

john bodrozic  Meridian’s President and Co-Founder John Bodrozic,  quoted in Part 1 of this series , boldly says “bring it on” when queried about competitive consolidation, such as Oracle’s recent acquisition of Primavera. Oracle now has two products that do the same thing: Oracle Projects and Primavera, and the real question for installed users will be, “which one lives and which one dies” or will it continue its six year history of letting multiple products do the same thing (e.g., JD Edwards, PeopleSoft Read More

Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog series talked about the historical background of the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape(TM) event. Grape Escape has become a June fixture over past several years, after the high traveling season to major vendors’ events subsides and before everyone takes their summer vacations. It is a signature event that showcases the intimate analyst relationships (AR) and

john bodrozic  from Meridian Systems CEO John Bodrozic and SYSPRO US CEO Brian Stein , followed by these vendors’ customers ( Walt Disney and Lee Spring , respectively). Part 3 analyzed major news coming from UNIT4 ’s Agresso product line, as presented by Shelley Zapp, CEO of UNIT4 North America , and followed by the company’s higher education customer, Augsburg College . Love is in the Air, err, …in the Cloud It was not hard to realize that the common theme in all four vendors’ announcements was getting the � Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

john bodrozic  developed and refined by John Costanza. Mr. Costanza leveraged what he learned from his exposure to the Toyota Production Model and what he subsequently applied while working at Hewlett-Packard to develop specific disciplines and mathematical techniques for implementing demand pull and continuous flow concepts. He named this methodology Demand Flow Technology (DFT), and started Englewood, CO-based John Costanza Institute of Technology (JCIT) in 1984, which has educated thousands of manufacturers. The Read More

Will MS try the "Open Source" Gambit with WinCE? Why Not - Nothing Else Seems to Work


In what may be another attempt to gain some kind of foothold in the handheld and embedded-OS market, rumors are floating that Microsoft will open the source code for Windows CE.

john bodrozic  March 17, 2000 By John Spooner and Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet News Feeling pressure from Linux in the embedded-device market, Microsoft Corp. is contemplating giving away Windows CE to some developers for free. The company is unlikely to go so far as to try to claim its effort to be Linux-like open source, but it nonetheless seems to be counting on riding the open source movement's coattails. Microsoft Corp. could make public its plans to open the Windows CE source base as soon as its Windows Hardware Read More

Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 1


Supplier Logistics Management is leveraging technology and supplier relationships to gain competitive advantage.

john bodrozic  Unexplainable Losses', Traffic World, John Parker, June 4, 2001 The Internet Through improved supplier logistics management, supply chain executives can provide senior management with the silver bullet they are seeking. Until the availability of the Internet, supply chain executives did not have the opportunity to successfully implement supplier logistics solutions. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) provided the primary means for companies to integrate with large suppliers. This option turned out to be Read More

IBI + IBM = EAI


The latest entrant in the race to support IBM's MQSeries Integrator Version 2 is Information Builders (IBI) with its Middleware Technology Group's 'Enterprise Connector for MQSeries Integrator'. The product provides SQL access to over 80 different data sources, and should prove a good fit with MQSI. In addition, IBI has announced support for IBM’s WebSphere Application Server.

john bodrozic  than 12 years, said John Senor, vice president, Information Builders' Middleware Technology Group. As IBM's capabilities have grown to include MQSeries , MQSeries Everyplace , MQSeries Adapter Offering , MQSeries Integrator , MQSeries Workflow , and WebSphere Application Server , our capabilities to complement IBM solutions by providing 'out-of-the-box' integration capabilities have also grown substantially. We're proud to provide back-end integration support working with IBM. Companies want to Read More

A Preamble to Openbravo ERP v3


Openbravo ERP is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution on the less expensive side of the spectrum, which is valued by distribution and retail industries as well as by manufacturing, services, public-sector, and nonprofit organizations. I caught up with Openbravo’s John Fandl recently about the company’s latest iteration of its ERP solution (version 3). In the past, we’ve mostly

john bodrozic  caught up with Openbravo’s John Fandl recently about the company’s latest iteration of its ERP solution (version 3). In the past, we’ve mostly mentioned Openbravo as a peer to other open source ERP vendors, but it deserves to be considered in its own right. This brief post will provide some background on the product in advance of a major update to our TEC Advisor evaluation data on Openbravo ERP. I will post again when we make our new research available. Openbravo ERP targets small and medium Read More

Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 2


Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) offers the opportunity for considerable improvement in efficiency as well as cost reductions. SLM enables companies and their suppliers to successfully synchronize information.

john bodrozic  Unexplainable Losses' Traffic World, John Parker, June 4, 2001    Supplier Logistics Management Targets Seven Fundamental Issues With the Internet as the road and Net-Native applications the vehicle, supply chain executives have the opportunity to drive significant efficiency improvements and cost reductions through Supplier Logistics Management (SLM). SLM enables companies and their suppliers to successfully synchronize information; thereby, allowing companies to extend supply chain optimization and Read More

E-learning Benefits and ROI Comparison of E-learning versus Traditional Training


You’re considering a move from traditional training to e-learning, but you’re not sure if the returns will be significant. In fact, employees are better able to retain and transfer what they’ve learned with Web-based training (WBT) and computer-based training (CBT). And typically, with these methods, the time a worker spends being trained is reduced by about 40 percent. Learn more about how e-learning can benefit you.

john bodrozic  by Margaret Driscoll, Wiley, John & Sons, Copyright 2002, p. 6-7. (9) Using the Web for Learning: Advantages and Disadvantages by Kevin Kruse, E-Learning Guru.com, Copyright 2004. (10) Performance Improvements through Web-Based Training by Anne Kitchen and Jim Ryan, AMEC.com, Copyright 2004. (11) Using the Web for Learning: Advantages and Disadvantages by Kevin Kruse, E-Learning Guru.com, Copyright 2004. (12) Using the Web for Learning: Advantages and Disadvantages by Kevin Kruse, E-Learning Read More

Information Security Firewalls Market Report Part One: Market Overview and Technology Background


The firewall market is a mature and competitive segment of the information security market. With numerous vendors and firewalls in all price ranges choose from, IT decision makers should be especially selective. This report presents a market overview and some criteria for selecting products from the long list of contenders.

john bodrozic  its current CEO being John Chambers. In 2004, Cisco had revenues of $22 billion (USD) and showed a $4.4 billion (USD) profit. With offices that span the globe, Cisco is an international company with a loyal customer base. Routers and switches are Cisco's primary products, and this is clear in their marketing message. However, that being the case, Cisco's security products are well developed and well respected in the industry. Cisco's profit per employee is $125,000 (USD). Figure 1. Cisco's Stock Read More

The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) Conference in San Diego: The Agile Approach to Business Intelligence (BI)


Next month a TDWI World Conference will be taking place in San Diego, California. What’s so special about this conference anyway? The answer is simple:  the general topic is going to be “Creating an Agile BI Environment”. Progressively in the last four or five years, the agile software development methodology has been jumping from the software development area to the data warehouse

john bodrozic  Agile OLAP ” by John O´Brien, an expert in data architecture and analytics. •    “ Extreme Scoping: An Agile Approach to Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence ” given by Larissa Moss, an expert in the Data Warehouse field. Other Things to Look For As with all TDWI conferences, the San Diego World Conference will also have a broad coverage of topics from many aspects of the BI life cycle process—especially for data warehousing and data analysis. Here are some other things to look for: Read More

How Biometrics in ERP Can Enable Cost Savings and Increase Operational Efficiencies


One technology that is currently flying under the radar in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) space is biometrics. Biometric solutions aren’t currently getting as much press as say the cloud or big data. But, when properly integrated with an ERP system, biometrics can help an organization reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. And best of all, a company doesn’t need a

john bodrozic  this November evening as John moves to the door of the building known only as Deodar. John lays his palm on the screen adjacent to the door and a message instructs him to say the phrase that was recorded with his handler more than a month ago at a remote office outside of Palo Alto. He waits while the cold bites through the threadbare Giants jacket that has been his only companion during these late night sorties. The control console goes green, indicating that his palm and voice print match those in the Read More

InfiniteKM: Knowledge Management for Sales Channels and Contact Centers


InfiniteKM, a cloud (and on-premise)-based sales and service enablement platform, helps organizations’ sales channels and contact centers run smoothly and optimally. The platform has been developed by Infinite Media, and has evolved over the 15 years of experience the vendor has amassed working with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as Xerox, GE Mabe, ScotiaBank, John Hancock

john bodrozic  Xerox, GE Mabe, ScotiaBank, John Hancock, Microsoft, LG, etc., helping companies meet their sales, support, and marketing knowledge management needs. This blog post highlights the main features of the system and outlines the importance of this knowledge management tool for employees in sales and contact centers. The core functionality of the solution consists of the following: highly configurable portals with role-defined views e-libraries with built-in searching and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Read More