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Top Australian Beverage Maker Leverages SumTotal to Support an Achievement-driven Culture
Lion Nathan, a leading Australian alcoholic beverage maker, deployed SumTotal's integrated talent management platform to bring its primary processes, including

lion nathan  out how SumTotal helped Lion Nathan support its market-connected achievement culture, while promoting leaders from within the organization.

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Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 3: The Challenge of Gaining Competitive Advantage


Increased competitive pressure on many fronts, and lingering mixed perceptions about the 11i Applications suite, leaves Oracle at a crossroads for sustaining the momentum it had the last year.

lion nathan  database still maintains the lion share amongst the SAP or Siebel customer base despite these vendors announcing IBM DB2 as their primary database may indicate the strength of the product. It is not completely inconceivable to see some Oracle-technology 'religious' users opting for going for Oracle Applications due to their seamless integration to the database and due to a strong development environment, on condition that Oracle commits to delivering the needed product enhancements within a reasonable Read More

Oracle Mends Its Ways To Bounce Back


Despite its inclination to traditionally thrive on a moderate amount of controversy and to fly a number of trial balloons, Oracle, has also been a practical company, often modifying its strategy and adopting a tack that would work better. Thus, while Oracle's declining revenue and profit are painfully noted, the company has been taking some long overdue moves to appease its customers and to play fair with the competition. Time will only tell, however, whether Oracle has used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for the its future revival.

lion nathan  Oracle's database maintains the lion share amongst the SAP , PeopleSoft or Siebel install base despite these vendors announcing IBM DB2 as their primary base and despite their strong support for the Microsoft SQL Server as well should indicate the powerful database technology. Thus, it is not completely inconceivable to see some Oracle-file users not minding the technology lock-in and therefore opting to remain with Oracle Applications. These customers are opting for seamless integration to the database Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Three: Market Impact


As business applications' scope continues to expand, so does a propagation of data sources across the businesses and IT systems. Achieving consistent understanding of this scattered data has become a major hurdle to improved business processes, with redundancy, waste and a plethora of lost opportunities as a result.

lion nathan  heating up and the lion share of the market is still up for grabs. Nevertheless, hand-in-hand with the trend to conduct business transactions electronically via the Internet is an effort to clean up those transactions and reduce the occurrence of errors. Often enough, as already mentioned many times, the trouble with product attributes is that they do not match from one database to the next in the value chain. For every product under its brand umbrella, there are several product attributes, including Read More

J.D. Edwards On The Mend; This Time Might Be For Real


Although not quite yet out of the woods, by having product flexibility 'in the bag', and by providing now much more of its own 'must have' collaborative applications (e.g. SCM and CRM), J.D. Edwards might again start looking forward to the future.

lion nathan  new customers. Still, the lion share of the revenues came from existing customer base. CRM version 1.1 On December 18, J.D. Edwards announced the latest release of its collaborative CRM solution. CRM version 1.1 leverages the company's collaborative XPI (eXtended Process Integration) technology to integrate customer-facing applications with both OneWorld and WorldSoftware. The integrated release comes less than a month after J.D. Edwards completed the acquisition of CRM supplier YOUcentric. CRM version Read More

Improving Customer Relationships: An Integrated Approach


It’s a simple idea: get a better understanding of your customers’ wants and needs, deliver on their expectations, and your revenue will increase. But more than 40 percent of companies surveyed do not have a formal customer relationship management (CRM) strategy in place. And those that have one still struggle with CRM at nearly every stage. Learn more about areas where you can improve your own CRM system strategy.

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J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 2: FOCUS Announcements Continued


While significant new product deliveries have happened under the company’s own steam, J.D. Edwards has not departed from its traditional policy of congenial partnering with other prominent software providers.

lion nathan  the mid-market (given the lion share of J.D. Edwards' customers running on its equipment). The new IBM eServer pSeries and xSeries servers for J.D. Edwards join the first IBM eServer for J.D. Edwards, an iSeries offering introduced last fall. First few of J.D. Edwards Industry Bundles (a group of modules that encompasses core functionality utilized by a certain industry) to be delivered under the above IBM alliance will be: Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Wholesale/Distribution, Industrial Fabrication & Read More

Oracle Sails Slower In The Low Tide, But Mayday Signal Is Quite Far-Fetched


For a longer time than most of its competitors, Oracle seemed to have defied a global economic slowdown. The 64,000 dollar question is whether Oracle’s tamed results are completely attributable to the slowing economy, or do the problems run deeper.

lion nathan  with mySAP.com contributing the lion share of the revenue (for more information, see SAP Defies Economic Slowdown, For Now ). Thus, Oracle has to be willing to be more flexible and humble in terms of increasing its products' openness and of reducing module interdependencies if it is going to succeed in obtaining lucrative consulting projects. It should also attempt to be more accommodating towards potential customers in terms of providing them with 3rd-party and/or legacy applications integration and Read More

GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part One: Event Summary


GXS, a business to business e-commerce pioneer, announced its acquisition of channel management specialist HAHT Commerce. However, despite a good complementary fit, enlarged customer base, and improved cross-selling opportunity (especially to existing customers in the retail sector), some challenges will have to be overcome and a more detailed strategy will have to be fleshed out.

lion nathan  organizations including Wal-Mart, Food Lion , Wells Fargo, Proctor & Gamble, U.S. Army / Air Force (AAFES) , and others. For ease of customer use, the pre-configured Trading Partners have been formatted with all of the technical information of their trading partners to get users up and running easily and quickly. While, unlike in the case of radio frequency identification (RFID), huge retailers have not yet issued a mandate or a deadline for using AS2; however, many manufacturers are expected to adopt Read More

Infinium Returns To Its Core Competencies To Succeed Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


Despite solid horizontal ERP functionality, product flexibility, and very good customer service, Infinium's challenge remains its lack of mind share and brand awareness outside of its hospitality stronghold.

lion nathan  base statistics and the lion market share. It is the mother of all Infinium's vertical solutions. The disastrous immediate impact that the events from September 11 have had in this industry also contributed to Infinium's dismal results in 2001. (See Part 1 of this article for the Financial Information) However, the revival seems to be on its way, and Infinium is likely far ahead of its competitors in providing a nearly 'one-stop-shop' to its prospects, given its early-to-market advantage and over 20 Read More

Mainstream Enterprise Vendors Begin to Grasp Content Management Part Two: Background & Lessons Learned


The requirement for robust PCM is finally being recognized among chief information officers (CIO) and IT managers, who are looking to create and manage a centralized repository of rich product content, and also by many enterprise vendors.

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts-and-parcels, and the software category’s value proposition.  At the end of that post, I mentioned my recent attendance of a witty presentation that attempted to explain the essence of BPM via a bit of humor and the metaphor of the classic “Wizard of Oz” movie. Namely, on March 23

lion nathan  Haley) and the Cowardly Lion (played by Bert Lahr), who help her fend off the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton), while hoping to receive what they lack themselves (a brain, a heart, and courage, respectively). The Wicked Witch of the West is attempting to get her sister's (the Wicked Witch of the East) Ruby Slippers from Dorothy. If memory serves me well, the Wicked Witch of the East was killed when Dorothy's house landed on her due to the tornado. In his luncheon presentation at Gartner’s Read More

Jive Unveils Summer Cloud Release


Jive Software, Inc. introduced the Summer cloud release with advanced gamification (powered by Bunchball), new business analytics tools, and enhancements to Jive Anywhere and Jive StreamOnce. The Advanced Gamification module has been made available for cloud communities where users can create missions and offer rewards as well as access a reputation center to view their rewards

lion nathan  Unveils Summer Cloud Release Jive Software, Inc. introduced the  Summer cloud release  with advanced gamification (powered by Bunchball), new business analytics tools, and enhancements to Jive Anywhere and Jive StreamOnce. The Advanced Gamification module has been made available for cloud communities where users can create missions and offer rewards as well as access a reputation center to view their rewards and opportunities for gaining even more rewards. The module also provides 130 different Read More

Operational Excellence: Enabling Sustained Growth Spotlight on the Americas


Companies in the Americas should lead the world in growth through operational excellence—but they don’t. A 2008 survey shows that less than half promote insight into operations by investing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software. Companies in the Americas also lag behind Asia-Pacific firms in revenue growth and customer satisfaction. Read more of the survey results.

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Retail Applications Vendor Provides a Solid "Platform"


As spending on technology by major players is growing at an increasing pace, there are good opportunities for vendors which have been in the market for a while, such as One Network Enterprises. But they also face some unique challenges.

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