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i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics
i2 buys e-procurement vendor RightWorks as it and old supply chain rival Manugistics increasingly find themselves fending off new challengers. Shared adversity

manugistics i2  Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics S. McVey - March 26, 2001 Event Summary i2 Technologies recently announced that it would acquire collaborative e-procurement vendor RightWorks , subject to shareholder approval. Analysts are portraying the move as the last straw for i2's stormy partnership with Ariba . Although i2 will honor 15 or so existing joint contracts and will continue selling the integrated solution to clients on demand, it readily concedes that

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Manugistics Faces Uncertain Future


Formerly the SCP market leader, Manugistics has witnessed its market position erode steadily over the last several years in favor of newcomers to the market. Although a recent restructuring has brought new management and a leaner organization, it remains to be seen whether Manugistics can return to long term profitability.

manugistics i2  Faces Uncertain Future Manugistics Faces Uncertain Future S. McVey - September 1st, 1999 Vendor Summary Formerly the SCP market leader, Manugistics has witnessed its market position erode steadily over the last several years in favor of newcomers to the market, most notably i2. Based in Rockville, Maryland, Manugistics was founded in 1969 and went public in 1992. License revenues were $73 million in FY98, a 30% decrease over the prior year, placing it fourth among other vendors offering SCM Read More

Manugistics Envisions Supplier Relationship Management Solution


Manugistics’ launch of SRM is clear evidence that it intends to stake a larger claim in the E&HT market, the near-exclusive domain of its arch-nemesis i2 Technologies.

manugistics i2  arch-nemesis i2 Technologies . Manugistics will need to be aggressive if it is to lure customers away from i2, which launched its own SRM solution several months ago. In addition to being faster to market, i2 owns the part and supplier content it offers through i2 SRM (for more information see i2 Technologies Lives Life In The Fast Lane ). Manugistics relies on PartMiner , an online electronic marketplace provider whose database covers over 15 million part numbers from over 2,000 manufacturers of high tec Read More

More Marketplace Success For Manugistics?


Give Manugistics high marks in self-confidence: some vendors are reluctant to announce new client wins before successful completion of the implementation, let alone before the deal is final.

manugistics i2  ended May 31, 2000, Manugistics demonstrated that it could still compete effectively for clients in the online trading exchanges market, announcing the largest license revenue since it ran neck-and neck with i2 Technologies. Though i2 has moved on to become a force in e-commerce, both alone and in partnership with Ariba, IBM and others, Manugistics clearly remains a contender, especially with wins at established e-commerce companies like Amazon.com. Of course, it may be that Manugistics simply wants to as Read More

License Revenue Up At The New Manugistics


Manugistics’ recent rise in license revenues can be attributed to the company’s aggressive sales and marketing initiatives implemented by CEO Greg Owens and his new management team.

manugistics i2  viability of its products. Manugistics will need all the marketing help it can muster if it is to survive as an independent company alongside formidable competitors like i2, SAP, and now Oracle. User Recommendations Users evaluating supply chain management vendors should remember that the core competencies of Manugistics' NetWORKS suite remain in process manufacturing for consumer goods, but it has captured significant wins in other verticals like high tech electronics (Compaq Computer) and chemicals (DuP Read More

Oracle Proud To Be Number Two


Being number two in the advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software market is becoming a coveted prize for old guard ERP vendors.

manugistics i2  number two spot from Manugistics Group based on APO's fourth quarter 1999 license revenue of $25 million (see TEC news analysis, SAP Declares Victory Over Manugistics, Takes Aim at i2 ). Recently, it was Oracle's turn to proclaim the title of second best with over fifty small to mid-sized and large companies signing up for its new advanced planning and scheduling (APS) solution in its first quarter of availability. The larger of the client guinea pigs include Alcoa, Cummins Engines, EchoStar Read More

i2 Technologies Lives Life In The Fast Lane


i2 Technologies is the largest and fastest growing vendor of supply chain management software with $751 million in revenue over the last twelve months and a 105% average growth rate over the last five years. Fueled by a powerful sales and marketing machine and aggressive strategies for corporate development and acquisition, i2 will maintain its lead through the end of 2000 and beyond.

manugistics i2  inter-enterprise supply chain networks. Manugistics is seeing a revival of sorts brought on by favorable response to its marketplace offerings but this will not be enough to pose a serious threat to i2. Aspen Technology is enjoying tremendous demand for its products but this is confined primarily to process manufacturing industries, an area that i2 largely ignores. The remaining pure play SCM vendors like Logility, Adexa, and SynQuest will continue to find customers for their more targeted products, in Read More

i2 Bleeds In Shark-Infested Waters


What a difference a year makes. Two months after the Nike debacle, more than a dozen class action lawsuits for securities fraud are now pending in federal and state courts. Will the SCM vendor find a safe harbor, sink to the bottom, or tread water through 2001?

manugistics i2  overall is strong with Manugistics and new players like FreeMarkets picking up the slack in i2's business. User Recommendations The first quarter knocked some of the wind from i2's sails, but this is inevitable given the vendor's breakneck pace over the past few years. i2 does have some significant housekeeping to perform in the way of staff reduction, portfolio rationalization, and customer reeducation, but all growing companies must face these issues and deal with them. Certainly, no one should fear Read More

Interview with Michael McGrath, CEO, i2 Technologies


The former CEO and co-founder of PRTM is a keen observer of management cycles and philosophies. As he takes over the helm at i2, Michael McGrath talks about how the company is preparing for the next generation of supply chain.

manugistics i2  with Michael McGrath, CEO, i2 Technologies SH: As one of the pioneers in supply chain management, how do you think the supply chain space has changed? MM : First of all, after having closely worked with Sanjiv Sidhu (i2's founder) for the last four to five months, I don't consider myself anywhere near the pioneer in supply chain that Sanjiv is. He's the one who really should be considered the pioneer, and not just for i2 but the supply chain space in general, and deserves all the credit for that. Read More

Logility Unveils Voyager Select For Total Landed Cost


Although Voyager Select is making its debut, the product is actually an amalgam of components drawn from existing logistics applications in the Voyager suite.

manugistics i2  Unveils Voyager Select For Total Landed Cost Logility Unveils Voyager Select For Total Landed Cost S. McVey - December 20, 2000 Event Summary Logility, Inc. recently unveiled something old and something new in its Voyager suite of applications for e-business. Voyager Select is billed as a highly scalable solution for determining the total landed cost of a purchase by accurately choosing the best mode and carrier for the order. Voyager Select calculates the least cost for purchases based on Read More

i2 Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal


While many retailers acquire advanced technology for their supply chains in order to stay ahead of competition, Kmart is doing it just to stay in business.

manugistics i2  Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal i2 Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal S. McVey - October 24, 2000 Event Summary During its recent Planet 2000 user conference, B2B supply chain collaboration software market leader i2 Technologies announced a deal with a venerated symbol of American discount retail, Kmart Corporation. i2 is vested with the task of transforming the retail company's inefficient fulfillment operations and enabling it to become a viable player in the Internet economy. By leveraging i2's Read More

i2 Technologies Garners Semiconductor Award


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manugistics i2  flat. In June 1998, Manugistics Group acquired Tyecin Systems, adding a customer base of over 350 companies, including 8 of the top 10 semiconductor manufacturers. However, its declining financial situation prevented Manugistics from successfully completing the planned integration of Tyecin's semiconductor software capabilities into its product suite. Likewise, little has been heard of Chesapeake Decision Sciences' semiconductor template solution since it became a division of Aspen Technology in May Read More

Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement


The word 'profitability': is being bandied about as some e-procurement vendors show continued growth.

manugistics i2  Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement D. Geller - November 13, 2000 Event Summary Financial announcements from the end of their most recent quarters had a number of e-procurement vendors singing happily. Figures 1 and 2 both show the revenues for four leading pure-play companies: Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA) Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLRS) Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC) Purchase Pro (NASDAQ: PPRO) Figure 1 also shows the Read More

The (Perhaps Not So Sudden) Change of CEO at Epicor


Joseph (Joe) L. Cowan has been appointed President and CEO of Epicor, a provider of enterprise software for multiple industries with 4,800 employees and 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries, surprising the market. Cowan, who brings extensive executive management experience in software and technology to Epicor, succeeds Pervez Qureshi, who is "stepping down to pursue new opportunities

manugistics i2  leadership roles at former Manugistics, EXE Technologies , and Invensys/Baan . These three companies were once market leaders who lost their innovative edge, market share, and cash, and were eventually sold to JDA Software (Manugistics) and to what is now Infor (EXE and Baan). Epicor is by far a much stronger and prosperous company than these erstwhile miserable software companies (all sold from a position of weakness and for cents on dollar). But one should not be surprised that market observers are con Read More

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog post series followed the genesis of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan Associates was the epitome of an impeccable supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its product capabilities. Indeed, the company set the industry standard for the supply chain

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