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Ten Key Legal Concerns in E-Commerce Ventures and Contracts
IT managers must understand the legal issues – at least well enough to know when there is an issue. E-commerce is so new that lawyers (and the law) are having

joint ventures  e-commerce entities, subsidiaries or joint venture relationships, and the notion of a short, simple, or even standard contract really does not make much sense. In fact, unlike traditional legal documents such as residential real estate contracts, it is difficult to point to a standard contract for e-commerce arrangements. You might even have several different types of contracts with different parties in any given e-commerce venture. Given the importance of contracts in the e-commerce arena, you

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Dataprev Selects IFS Applications


Brazilian social security information and technology company Dataprev recently selected IFS to provide business intelligence (BI) and document management solutions. This is not a typical IFS customer profile, but this might show that IFS’s solid technology and willingness to partner with others for joint ventures can make the vendor competitive even in non-manufacturing and non-asset-intensive environments.

joint ventures  partner with others for joint ventures can make the vendor competitive even in non-manufacturing and non-asset-intensive environments. Read More

QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately


QAD has been pulling through the downturn with a real strength (especially in terms of new licenses, and with a strong balance sheet and declining debt), a result of its persevering focus on manufacturing, which it recently coined in the slogan "A passion for manufacturing".

joint ventures  in China 53 automotive joint ventures and customers such as Ford , Daewoo , Lear , TRW , Delphi , Visteon , Hyundai and Eaton have chosen QAD's MFG/PRO suite. Global electronics producers such as Applica , Lucent , Mitsubishi and Philips , and consumer products manufacturers including Avon , Coca-Cola and Sara Lee rely on the QAD platform for manufacturing enterprise operations as well. The automotive industry has witnessed explosive growth in China as foreign manufacturers seek to profit from favorable Read More

SAP Moving into the Right Hemisphere of the CAD and PLM World




joint ventures  already enhanced at some joint customers) critical data from SAP Business Suite software to deliver animated views of products and assets, helping development, manufacturing and service personnel to easily design, assemble, and service complex products and assets. New solutions resulting from the combination of SAP and Right Hemisphere will increase the speed of decision-making across many lines of business by providing instant access to contextual and reliable visual information such as design Read More

Ramco Systems - Diversity Marshaled Through Flexibility


While Ramco System’s combination of experienced offshore application developers, the best practices of component-based applications development and code generation, and strategic partnerships is possibly a unique value proposition, it will still take some doing for a full-blown expansion worldwide.

joint ventures  and make User Recommendations. Joint Ventures and Partnerships  During the quarter, the company's Swiss subsidiary entered into a joint venture with Triamun AG of Switzerland, a provider of integrated solutions for the health care sector. The two companies are jointly developing advanced solutions for the health care sector. These solutions, which are specially tailored to the needs of medical practices, pharmacies, laboratories, health insurance companies and hospitals, will be marketed and implemented Read More

Logility, IBM to Offer Mid Market Solutions on AS/400


IBM and B2B collaborative supply chain planning vendor Logility, Inc. have partnered to offer a joint solution for the AS/400e server platform.

joint ventures  The two partners will jointly offer Logility Voyager Solutions for B2B collaborative commerce, business process consulting and implementation services for users who run their enterprises on AS/400e. Most of the development work on the AS/400e deployment will be conducted by IBM and does not entail a code rewrite. Under a separate agreement, IBM Global Financing will provide financing to companies for IBM hardware, software, and services components as well as Logility's Voyager application software. Read More

Infor's Inforce Opportunity


Infor and salesforce.com have joined "forces" to offer several brand new collaborative applications. The first joint product offered by Infor and salesforce.com, Inforce, connects Infor ERP with Salesforce CRM and adds new functionality to Salesforce that enables the sharing of information and business processes between Infor ERP and Salesforce CRM. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the SMB CRM solution and outlines what the product has to offer and how it compares to other related Infor solutions.

joint ventures  collaborative applications. The first joint product offered by Infor and salesforce.com, Inforce, connects Infor ERP with Salesforce CRM and adds new functionality to Salesforce that enables the sharing of information and business processes between Infor ERP and Salesforce CRM. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the SMB CRM solution and outlines what the product has to offer and how it compares to other related Infor solutions. Read More

SynQuest, Ford Deliver a Novel Application for Inbound Logistics


SynQuest’s joint development venture with Ford has produced a planning engine for inbound logistics that optimizes constraints along multiple dimensions –material, temporal, and spatial. Currently live at Ford, the application will soon be available to the market at large.

joint ventures  the product of a joint development venture with Ford Global Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. The planning engine is designed to help companies validate the efficiency of their inbound supply networks by finding an optimum delivery plan based on user-defined sets of parameters. A total of five modules are planned, including: Logistics Configuration - determines the best transportation routes to ship products or components from suppliers to point of completion. Rotation and Routing - Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Five: Market Impact of Joint Effort


"Freedom of choice" and "openness" mantras have been professed independently by both Best and ACCPAC, which bodes well for the joint effort going forward, but ACCPAC also brings many other missing parts to the Sage/Best collection.

joint ventures  Five: Market Impact of Joint Effort Market Impact of Joint Effort In March, Best Software , Inc. , one of the leading current providers of integrated accounting, business management, human resources (HR)/payroll and fixed asset solutions for small and mid-sized companies in North America, announced that its parent company, UK-based The Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE.L), had completed the acquisition of ACCPAC International, Inc. ( www.accpac.com ). The Sage Group plc (LSE:SGE.L)one of the leading providers of Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

joint ventures  There is also a joint marketing agreement. Recent strategic alliances between IBM and application vendors include: October 28, 1999 - Siebel agrees to closely integrate their CRM applications with IBM's DB2 Universal Database, as well as optimize for the S/390, RS/6000, NUMA-Q, AS/400 and Netfinity servers. December 7, 1999 - SAP expands their partnership with IBM to include support for DB2 Universal Databases with mySAP.com implementations. March 8, 2000 - I2 and Ariba agree to integrate their Read More

Cloud ERP Wars Intensifying in Full Force(.com)


The first of week of May marked a flurry of news by up-and-coming cloud enterprise applications vendors. During salesforce.com’s Cloudforce event in Chicago, Kenandy, Inc. announced release 2.0 of Kenandy Social ERP, the first cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system built entirely on Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise cloud computing platform. The new release adds

joint ventures  Software and FinancialForce.com (a joint venture between UNIT4 and salesforce.com) announced a partnership to deliver a comprehensive manufacturing and accounting solution on Force.com . While this alliance can be seen as a direct response to Kenandy’s emergence, it might even have more ramifications for NetSuite , whose SuiteWorld 2012 conference is just a week or so away. Namely, Rootstock is the software behind NetSuite Manufacturing Edition . In fact, Rootstock was written on NetSuite’s Read More

PeopleSoft Revamps World for Its Mid-Market "Express" Conquest Part One: Recent Annoucements


Amid an intensifying hullabaloo in the mid-market, with all tier one players delivering solutions tailored for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and incumbent tier one and tier three vendors defending their turf, PeopleSoft seems to have thrown another strike by utilizing its acquisition of former J.D. Edwards.

joint ventures  Additional elements will include joint cooperative marketing to drive application software leads to the channel, and a joint advertising campaign to position and promote channel partners and the combined PeopleSoft and IBM solutions in local markets. The two companies also plan to leverage IBM's Small and Medium Business Advantage program to provide sales incentives, marketing tools and resources, training, and demonstration capabilities to the SMB channel partners. PeopleSoft and IBM also announced an Read More

Deloitte & Touche Alliance with SynQuest Largely Symbolic


Deloitte & Touche recently named SynQuest, Inc. a preferred advanced planning and scheduling (APS) partner. Under the terms of the agreement, Deloitte & Touche will provide supply chain redesign services in implementations of the SynQuest supply chain suite of e-business applications.

joint ventures  currently engaged on several joint implementations. - Business Wire, 11/15/99. Market Impact Although SynQuest and Deloitte have worked together on past projects, their recent agreement will involve installing SynQuest's applications at D&T facilities that offer demonstrations of a variety of enterprise application software packages. This will translate to higher visibility for SynQuest among top level managers who make buying decisions and are the primary targets for D&T's solution centers. The move is Read More

GE and PTC Expand Their Alliance


PTC and GE Intelligent Platforms recently announced their accelerated joint effort to bring to market a solution that helps manufacturers close the loop between product design and production execution on the shop floor. Beginning immediately, GE will resell the PTC’s Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) software in combination with GE’s Proficy manufacturing execution system (MES) software. The companies expect to deliver an expanded closed-loop integrated solution in 2014.

joint ventures  recently announced their accelerated joint effort to bring to market a solution that helps manufacturers close the loop between product design and production execution on the shop floor. Beginning immediately, GE will resell the PTC’s Manufacturing Process Management (MPM) software in combination with GE’s Proficy manufacturing execution system (MES) software . While manufacturing information can be passed directly from the PTC Windchill product lifecycle management (PLM) solution to the GE Proficy Read More

Examples Of How Some Mid-Market Vendors Might Remain Within The Future Three (Dozen)?


While the ongoing consolidation frenzy is by no means the end of smaller vendors, the number of survivors will certainly be only a few dozen. Amid these ongoing seismic consolidation tremors, smaller application vendors are left with few choices: going private under a wealthy financial backer’s wing that is also committed to invest in the acquired technology, or snatching some prominent mid-market players within its market segment.

joint ventures  Of How Some Mid-Market Vendors Might Remain Within The Future Three (Dozen)? Event Summary Amid extensively reported controversial takeover bids & counter bids, lawsuits & counter lawsuits tug-of -wars amongst the three renowned Tier 1 application vendors, Oracle, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards (see Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious ), almost unnoticed or only briefly reported by market observers have been recent moves of some much smaller and less visible Read More