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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

manugistics  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

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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  24, 2000 Event Summary Manugistics was recently named as a contender in PartBase.com's selection for a best-of-breed Supply Chain Management package to power its Internet marketplace, an online community where players in the aerospace, aviation, and defense industries can buy and sell new and used airplane parts. Its eMarketplace offers members access to parts inventories of 2,300 suppliers constituting over 28 million line items, auctions for unloading excess parts, aircraft sales, and job searching Read More

Manugistics Indulges In The Open M&A Season


Does Manugistics’ acquisition of a small ERP vendor confirms a further degree of integration and convergence between ERP, SCM and CRM applications in 2002 and beyond, with SCM and CRM moving towards the transactional aspects that have until lately been the prerogative of ERP?

manugistics  The Open M&A Season Manugistics Indulges In The Open M&A Season P.J. Jakovljevic - June 04, 2002 Event Summary In May during the enVISION2002 annual user conference, Manugistics Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANU), one of the leading global supply chain management (SCM) software providers, announced it had acquired the assets and business of privately-held ERP provider Western Data Systems (WDS), www.westdata.com, with headquarters in Calabasas, CA, and with over 20 years of presence in the Defense industry Read More

Manugistics To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion


In partnering with Manugistics, Amazon acknowledges the impact that uncontrolled transportation costs have on its business. Its move should embolden smaller Internet retailers to seek help in cutting costs and capturing elusive profits.

manugistics  Amazon.com In Global Expansion Manugistics To Help Amazon.com In Global Expansion S. McVey - June 15, 2000 Event Summary Internet retail giant, Amazon.com announced it would enlist the help of Manugistics Group to support its global expansion and operational improvement initiatives. Manugistics will provide its NetWORKS Strategy and Transport solutions to give Amazon better visibility to its growing global fulfillment network and facilitate the flow of goods from the company's suppliers to its customers. Read More

The New Manugistics Faces A New Millennium


New executive management, Internet-savvy products, and aggressive promotion have rescued Manugistics Group from the brink of collapse, at least for the short term. Once the supply chain planning market leader, Manugistics has witnessed its market position erode steadily over the last several years in favor of newcomers to the market. In the new millennium, Manugistics faces its next great challenge – to leverage recent market momentum in building a strong foundation for future success.

manugistics  New Manugistics Faces A New Millennium The New Manugistics Faces A New Millennium S. McVey - September 20, 2000 Vendor Genesis Formerly the supply chain planning (SCP) market leader, Manugistics was a pioneer in the advanced planning and scheduling market, arguably before such a market existed. Founded in 1969 as Scientific Time Sharing Corporation, a division of Continental Telecom, the company became independent under then CEO, William Gibson, through a leveraged buyout in 1986. Renamed Manugistics Read More

A New Model for Evaluating Third Party Logistics Providers: Enter Service Oriented Architecture


Third-party logistic (3PL) providers are under pressure to keep costs low, expand services and capitalize on evolving supply chain management technology. As customers are becoming more discerning, 3PLs can leverage service oriented architecture to meet customer needs.

manugistics  Descartes , i2 , Manugistics , GT Nexus , Vertex Interactive , Nextlinx , as well as a plethora of warehouse management systems (WMS) packages are found within their applications mix. Enterprises will stick with what they do best and outsource non-core competencies to 3PL companies. Progressive enterprises have recognized that they cannot be all things to all people and, consequently, will outsource all but their main lines of business to service providers, which can do a more effective job for less Read More

Has SAP Found Magic Formula (One) To Learn The Ropes Of Marketing?


SAP is responding to the changing Internet marketplace in a multiplicity of ways. First, by restructuring to develop flexibility; then, by forming key partnerships and alliances to put content behind its extensive advertising campaign for mySAP.com, which started in full force on September 22. Will racing’s Formula One help SAP overtake Oracle’s high-flying marketing machine?

manugistics   the IBM/Ariba/i2 alliance and Manugistics (as if the competition from Oracle and other ERP archrivals were not enough!). User Recommendations Only time will tell whether the prospective and existing users will understand the new SAP message - and how they will take it. More important will be how well the SAP sales and service force, particularly in the US, can demonstrate the touted benefits to the prospect or customer. One should expect a less arrogant and condescending approach than in the past. Due Read More

Interview with Joe Cowan


"Manugistics is not a software company." This was among many of the interesting statements that Joe Cowan shared in our interview during Manugistics user conference, Envision 2005, in Atlanta, GA.

manugistics   So I looked at Manugistics from the standpoint of a very strategic person with a strong set of operating skills who knows what it takes to create a really good software company. However, many customers will tell you that we're not a software company, even though that's what we're perceived to be, and that's what the market thinks we are. Now let me tell you what I think is going on in the marketplace, and where I think we are headed. When I look at the history of the market place, back to the early days, Read More

Challenges for an Expanding Supply Chain Solutions Vendor


Although Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, it does have to face up to a variety of challenges, some of which are of its own making.

manugistics   JDA Software (including former Manugistics), Logility Service Parts Planning and Optimization Servigistics, MCA Solutions , Baxter Planning Systems Master data management (including global data synchronization and secure communications) GXS, Sterling Commerce, Lansa, ISS, Cyclone Commerce, Inovis, Seeburger, IBM , SAP E-research and health care InfoEd, iMedRIS, API Software Contract and service management IQ Navigator, Fieldglass, ICG Commerce Solution Focus Competitors Demand channel management/partner 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  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