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QAD Explore 2012: Only Good Things Can Come from Talking to the Customer
As a seasoned provider of enterprise applications for manufacturing companies, QAD knows the importance of listening to its clients. In fact, the company has

karl lopker  still run the company. Karl Lopker is the chief executive officer (CEO) that is not only in charge of the company’s strategy and financial performance, but is also hands-on when it comes to go-to-market tactics, partner ecosystem, and customer engagement. QAD frankly admits that, while it has only very recently gone back to winning brand new businesses, the past couple of years were mostly about shoring up the vast current install base and protecting the company from customer departures to aggressive

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QAD Reports Third-Quarter--Revenue Rises 56 Percent


On November 23, QAD Inc. reported that its total revenue for the third fiscal quarter ended October 31, 1999, rose 56 percent to $56.7 million, from $36.4 million in the same quarter last year. License revenue was $20.6 million, an increase of 21 percent compared with $17.1 million in the prior-year period. Excluding non-recurring tax charges totaling $1.3 million, QAD reported a net loss for the third fiscal quarter of $3.2 million, or $0.11 diluted loss per share. Including the $1.3 million of non-recurring tax charges, QAD's net loss for the third quarter was $4.5 million, or $0.15 diluted loss per share. This compares with last year's

karl lopker  56 Percent Event Summary Karl F. Lopker, QAD's Chief Executive Officer, stated, Our third-quarter growth was due to a number of key strategies that are now showing results. They include: our geographic expansion made through acquisitions, the continued expanding demand for services from QAD's Global Services Business and the growing demand for our Web-enabled MFG/PRO 9.0. In addition, the alignment of our cost structures with target levels has been completed. There are signs that manufacturers using Read More

QAD’s Costly eTransition Continues


QAD, one of the leading Tier 2 ERP vendors, continues its transition into a provider of e-business applications for manufacturing companies. However, the company’s financial performance continues to deteriorate: The company reported its third consecutive loss in Q3 2001.

karl lopker  the U.S. dollar, said Karl Lopker, QAD chief executive officer. QAD eQ - the company's new e-business application for Sell-Side, Buy-Side, and Replenishment - saw increased market acceptance in the third quarter with another significant sale to a large multinational corporation. We are also excited about our newest release of MFG/PRO , named eB for e-business, which we shipped in Q3. The major event during the quarter was the successful launch of QAD MFG/PRO eB, an industry-specific e-business Read More

QAD: A Software Vendor That Has Survived (if Not Thrived) in the ERP Market


QAD, a renowned provider of enterprise software solutions for midsized global manufacturers, has outlived many of its contemporaries by maintaining its stronghold in the discrete and process manufacturing sectors. In doing so, the vendor has reached a respected, veteran status.

karl lopker  sign “QADI.” Pamela and Karl Lopker own a majority of QAD common stock; therefore, QAD is a “controlled company” according to NASDAQ's rules. Specifically, QAD is not required to have a majority of independent directors on its board of directors, and it is not required to have nominating, corporate governance, or compensation committees composed of independent directors. Read More

QAD Finally Breaks The Red Ink Streak, But…


On March 13, QAD reported financial results for fiscal 2001. Although the company finally posted a profit in the last quarter, the sharp revenue decline and still outstanding product delivery may mean that the dark clouds will hang over it for a while.

karl lopker  know and trust, said Karl Lopker, QAD chief executive officer. We also benefited from the refocused efforts of our employees on growth and profitability after a series of cost reducing actions in the third quarter. On even more positive note, major highlights during the quarter include: Generated positive cash flow from operations in the fourth quarter and the full fiscal year of approximately $5 million and $12 million, respectively. Increased gross margin to 58% in the fourth quarter from 51% in the Read More

QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately Part Two: Company Background


QAD, a notable player in the upper middle of the discrete manufacturing market, embarked a few years ago on reinventing itself by delivering applications that would optimize complex order fulfillment processes across multiple enterprises and divisions. Another major product enhancement feat at the time was the QAD/Connects architecture, which was both an open architecture concept and a set of connectivity tools.

karl lopker  Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately Part Two: Company Background Market Impact On August 20, QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADI), a global provider of collaborative enterprise applications for manufacturing and distributing organizations, reported upbeat financial results for the fiscal 2004 second quarter and six-month period ended July 31, 2003. The improved financial performance has not come without astute moves with regard to product functionality enhancements. These moves include: A partnership with Read More

Industri-Matematik Faces Uphill Climb


Wracked by negative earnings, shifting infrastructure, and pending litigation, Industri-Matematik International Corporation (NASDAQ: IMIC) faces a difficult time in its history. The Stockholm-based Supply Chain Execution (SCE) vendor has experienced a sharp decline in license revenues over the last four quarters, generating a scant $1.6 million in the most recent quarter - its lowest in nearly four years. Hoping to attract new demand for its products, IMI recently unveiled VIVALDI, a suite aggregated from its flagship application, System ESS, newly developed supply chain management components, and recently acquired customer relationship m

karl lopker  appointed a new CFO, Karl Asp, in June 1999. Though IMI maintains the market lead, competitors Manhattan Associates and McHugh Software are likely to usurp its position as early as 2Q00. IMI recently signed an agreement with IBM to jointly market VIVALDI to customers in the retail, wholesale, consumer durables, consumer-packaged goods, and electronics industries through global direct sales teams. IMI is counting on the new arrangement to help revive a revenue stream no longer supported adequately through Read More

Nearshoring: Looking Closer to Home


Companies looking for savings but worried about the risks and cultural barriers involved in offshore outsourcing, whose business processes have a strong customer focus or regulations-driven reporting element, could benefit from nearshoring. Nearshoring involves outsourcing work to companies with the economic benefits of an offshore location, but a closer cultural, linguistic, and geographic fit with the user organisation.

karl lopker  cost of doing TEXT: Karl Harris, head of e-services at computer distributor Ideal Hardware, saved between 50% and 60% of his project costs by working with Crimson Wing, a nearshoring company with an office in Malta. Ideal Hardware wanted to offer a web application to help customers manage software licences online. Harris says, We could have gone offshore, but culturally there is a big difference between India and here. It is easier to go to the Maltese and explain yourself to them. And another advantage Read More

Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor


What has QAD, a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies, been up to lately? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reconnects with QAD and looks at how the company has leveraged strategic channels, highly scalable solutions, and technology partnerships to address the unique requirements global manufacturers and maintain a competitive position in the global manufacturing ERP market.

karl lopker  manufacturing company ran by Karl Lopker, QAD’s chief executive officer (CEO) and Pamela’s husband (the couple owns 60 percent of QAD). The rest is history: in 1984, QAD launched its flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) product MFG/PRO , which was built using Progress Software's Fourth Generation Language (4GL) and relational database (known today as the Progress OpenEdge platform). Then operating in the newly emerging open systems arena, MFG/PRO was one of the first software applications Read More

Is J.D. Edwards's CRM 2.0 (With more than 200 Enhancements) Good News?


When it comes to touting 200 product enhancements, what J.D. Edwards is saying is that ease of integration is important to mid-market companies because they have less flexibility for trial and error. J.D. Edwards's CRM implementation success through its existing customer base will testify to the reliability of its enterprise integration and what remains, is to verify the product's ability to fit verticals needs.

karl lopker  of Product Marketing and Karl Johnson, Vice President of CRM Strategy, announced that they have secured more than one hundred deals worldwide. More than half of J.D. Edwards deals where made from installed ERP customer base. J.D. Edwards is considering vendors like SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft , and Siebel as its main competitors. Nevertheless, J.D. Edwards's offering is more catered for the mid-market and as such it is more a player in the range of Intentia , IFS , Remedy , Saratoga , and Onyx . However, Read More

Concerted Disruption, Climb Aboard


Labeled a disruptive technology, it's changing the landscape of enterprise software development, distribution, and consumption. Open source software is grounded in the strength of its communities. This report and interview series examine how to engage and successfully maintain such communities.

karl lopker  people within CollabNet's employ, Karl Fogel, a founding developer of the Subversion project, and Louis Surez-Potts, community development manager of the OpenOffice.org project. Who is the Community? It's easy to see that the community includes developers writing programs and others creating supporting materials, but it also includes end users, software or enterprise services companies, consultants, resellers, and the list continues on and on. Any of these people or groups may access the guts of an open Read More