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Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After
Lawson Software, almost two years since a successful IPO amid adverse conditions at the time, has had its share of difficulties while rounding up its vertical

lawson ipo  Acquisitions After Event Summary Lawson Software has always been unique in many aspects within the enterprise applications market and has consequently had a smooth ride for more than two decades since its inception. The vendor has continued with the same differentiating tune, albeit somewhat amended as to stifle unavoidable external disturbances during the last two years. One of these disturbances would be the losing fiscal 2003 year with crippling revenues (a 20 percent decline in total revenues and

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Lawson Software Braves IPO And Reports Strongly Against The Odds


Lawson Software has to a degree spiced up the end of a bland IPO year, and has also joined the elite of enterprise applications vendors that have seen license revenue growth and profit in 2001.

lawson ipo  of Account4, Inc. (see Lawson Software Means Business With PSA and IPO ). After adjusting to eliminate the highlighted expenses, the company's net income from operations for Q2 2001 was $1.9 million. In the comparable Q2 2001, after adjusting to eliminate the highlighted expenses, net income from operations was $2.1 million. Jay Coughlan, Lawson Software's president and CEO, assessed revenue growth in the second quarter and net income from operations adjusted to eliminate the highlighted expenses Read More

Lawson Software Means Business With PSA and IPO


By acquiring a leading PSA vendor and deciding to go public, in addition to the new functional and technological enhancements to its flagship lawson.insight suite due in August, Lawson Software continues to boldly challenge bigger competitors, primarily PeopleSoft and Oracle.

lawson ipo  With PSA and IPO Lawson Software Means Business With PSA and IPO P.J. Jakovljevic - July 31, 2001 Event Summary On June 29, Lawson Software , a provider of Internet-enabled business applications for service industries, announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Account4 , Inc ., a provider of Web-based Professional Services Automation (PSA) software. Through this acquisition, Lawson hopes to expand its software solution for professional service organizations and professional service Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Four: Strengths Continued


Lawson, contrary to many other players, seems to be compensating its narrow foothold with a strong vertical dimension. Lawson will continue to concentrate its internal sales efforts on its traditional vertical markets and to additionally rely on partners to address and develop for particular industry needs. Look for Lawson's opportunistic expansion into another service industry market and for its abstaining from manufacturing in the foreseeable future.

lawson ipo  software specialist Account4 (see Lawson Software Means Business With PSA and IPO ). This has enabled it to tap into the service-based companies, such as systems integrators and management consultancies, for software for managing their planning, budgeting and billing. To that end, Lawson services automation application called Lawson Service Process Optimization (SPO) automates the business processes of professional services organizations and corporate internal and external service departments. This Read More

Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Lawson has yet to show that its strategy and technology can "travel abroad," especially to Europe where it needs to put down some deep roots if it is to fulfill its global ambitions. A measly portion of its total revenues comes from sales outside of the US-a proportion that has been static for the past several years. On the other hand, it may point out how successful the company has become in the US in the past decade. What is puzzling is why that success has remained local.

lawson ipo  that the strategy of Lawson Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWSN) has been sound, many may wonder why the vendor has experienced recent troubles. The reasons are multiple. First, it appears that sectors such as health care, the public sector, and professional services have not been less recession-sensitive amid the overall market malaise. Second, one should never discount fierce competition from much larger vendors, like SAP , Oracle , PeopleSoft , and ever more from SCT Corporation , Geac , SSA Global , Scala , Read More

Stand Out in the Crowd


It pays to clearly and compellingly differentiate your products from those of your competitors. How will Microsoft Business Solutions differentiate its products from Best Software's?

lawson ipo  companies. About the Author Lawson Abinanti is co-founder of Messages that Matter, a consulting firm that helps B2B software companies create compelling message strategies that build awareness and demand. Messages that Matter gives clients the knowledge and tools to develop powerful message strategies that differentiate products and services from those of the competition. Lawson has held strategic marketing positions with several B2B software companies including Navision, Applix, TM1 Software, and Read More

State of the Market: HR


More than ever, executives are looking to transform human resources (HR) from a seemingly low-priority function into a strategic part of the business. This state of the market report from TEC discusses the challenges that small to medium businesses (SMBs) face when recruiting, hiring, and managing staff. It also features information about the latest human resources information system (HRIS) offerings for the SMB market.

lawson ipo  Bank Is Counting On Lawson Situation Since its inception in 1973, New Jersey-based Commerce Bank has grown to nearly 450 locations across the east coast. Commerce prides itself in providing customers with convenient, quality financial services. The Commerce-Lawson partnership started in August 2000, with the signing of its first product license agreement. At the time, Commerce began using the Lawson Human Resource Management Suite, which helped simplify and streamline operations within their Read More

Lawson Enforces Its Stronghold Part 2: Market Impact


Now that is it publicly traded, it is poised for reaching over $400 million revenue mark in calendar 2002. Lawson has maintained significant mind and market share in the service industries sector, and is a recognized competitive force to keep the likes of PeopleSoft, Oracle and SAP on their tiptoes.

lawson ipo  Market Impact Announcement Summary Lawson Software , Inc. (NASDAQ: LWSN), a provider of Web-based business applications for selected service industries, has gone past a successful IPO to continue to win new business and to corral more products for its focused offering. It is part of the elite enterprise application vendors that have seen license revenue growth and profit during these times when optimism is scarce. Lawson reportedly serves more than 500 healthcare industry customers representing more than Read More

Discussing E2open’s Pre-IPO State of Affairs


Today’s businesses are complex. No longer are supply chains linear—but they involve dynamic trading partner networks across the globe. E2open caters to this extended business network by delivering SCM applications on its cloud-based platform that enable its customers and their trading partners to gain visibility and collaboration across their multi-tier supply chain. Get the details in TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article.

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How to Compare Leading ERP Vendors


Simply use TEC's ERP comparison reports to compare any one of these solutions against two other ERP solutions of your choice.

lawson ipo  repair, overhaul, and decommission. Lawson M3 is a popular ERP solution used by midsize process manufacturers worldwide to centrally manage data and control manufacturing processes. Lawson claims M3 improves forecasting, increases production and yield, improves product quality, and reduces ageing stock�while offering advanced functions to support best practices such as lean manufacturing. Consona's Made2Manage is popular mid-market ERP software used by discrete and custom manufacturers around the Read More

ERP System for Health Care


A U.S.-based regional healthcare support network was looking for a distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP for distribution) solution for its medical supply and equipment sales division, including a financials module to be used by other divisions. The news system was intended to replace an in-house legacy system that had reached its end-of-life stage.
To find the right solution, the company turned to TEC for a software evaluation and selection project.
Starting with a list of 10 qualified solutions, TEC issued requests for information (RFIs) to each of the vendors. Based on the RFI responses, the company was able to compare the 10 solutions and develop a shortlist of the four most promising ones for in-depth evaluation.
TEC also helped the company collect market data, and prepare scripts for a formal demonstration session—a key component of the final selection process.



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The Enterprise Applications 'Arms Race' To Be Number Three


Although their consolidation appetite is not diminishing by any means, some major acquisition protagonists like SSA Global and Infor seem to be showing signs of more deliberation and even restraint, rather than jumping the gun to indiscriminately gain market share.

lawson ipo  contenders are Infor , Lawson Software , and SSA Global . For a detailed discussion of Lawson, see New' Lawson Software's Transatlantic Extended Enterprise Resource Planning Intentions ). This is Part One of the series The Enterprise Applications Arms Race To Be Number Three . Even those who still believe that weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) will be found in Iraq (or in North Korea or Iran) should by now have realized that the number one position in the enterprise applications space will ultimately Read More

Accentia Middle East


Found on the basis of a regional strategic partnership with Lawson software (www.Lawson.com); with the aim of harnessing the highest caliber of technology expertise, business solutions and resources, to provide businesses across the Middle East and North Africa with access to world-class business solutions, consultancy and professional services. Accentia is uniquely structured as a regional player backed with more than 140 man-years of IT ERP implementation expertise with access to a vast pool of resources and consultants throughout the region and beyond, geared to act as the optimal link between the business objectives of organizations and the IT resources and solutions required to deliver them. Accentia regional coverage thru direct offices and partners includes Egypt , Libya , Tunisia , Algeria , Morocco , Jordan , Syria, Lebanon ,Iraq, Saudi Arabia , Kuwait , Yemen , United Arab of Emirates , Bahrain , Qatar and Oman.

lawson ipo  regional strategic partnership with Lawson software (www.Lawson.com); with the aim of harnessing the highest caliber of technology expertise, business solutions and resources, to provide businesses across the Middle East and North Africa with access to world-class business solutions, consultancy and professional services. Accentia is uniquely structured as a regional player backed with more than 140 man-years of IT ERP implementation expertise with access to a vast pool of resources and consultants throug Read More

Lawson Software Marches Over $300M Milestone


On August 3, Lawson Software, a provider of Internet-enabled business applications, announced it had won the largest contract in its history to extend its healthcare market leadership. Earlier, on July 20, Lawson Software announced financial results and its year-over-year growth statistics for the year ended May 31, 2000.

lawson ipo  Marches Over $300M Milestone Lawson Software Marches Over $300M Milestone P.J. Jakovljevic - August 24, 2000 Event Summary According to a press release from August 3, Lawson Software, a provider of Internet-enabled business applications, announced it has won a major e-business contract with HCA, owner and operator of more than 200 hospitals and other facilities in 24 US states, England and Switzerland. HCA, the nation's leading healthcare provider, licensed the full lawson.insight financials, human Read More