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The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Four: What SSA Global Gets
The acquired company, although constantly morphing from Marcam to IPS back to Marcam, has a good track record and a heritage of selling solutions to manage

marcam  Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Four: What SSA Global Gets What Does SSA Global Get? SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. Before we delve deeper into the merger's strengths and weaknesses, let us revisit

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The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys


Under Invensys, Marcam has seen things change frequently including reorganizations, management changes, strategy changes, and the loss of many employees with deep domain knowledge.

marcam  Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys The Last-Ditch Effort in Early 2004 SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. This occurred after Invensys made multiple attempts to capture Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part One: Event Summary


Sometimes, the enterprise applications market can produce many strange twists and turns, in addition to being tough for all and even cruel to some. The tale of Marcam, Baan, and SSA Global, whose paths have crossed, parted, and crossed once again since the early 2000s, might be an object case.

marcam  Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part One: Event Summary Event Summary SSA Global, a Chicago, IL-based extended enterprise solutions and services provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services, and public companies worldwide, which has for the last few years become an insatiable enterprise applications market consolidator, seems to have many more aces up its sleeve. Namely, the vendor, which was once an object case of a poorly managed enterprise Read More

Marcam Solutions: Shifting its Focus to MES


The envisioned integration with Wonderware's FactorySuite 2000 will allow Protean users to solve shop floor problems with all production data collected and made instantly available. We believe that within the next 4 years Marcam will gradually shift its focus to plant integration and operations applications, while de-emphasizing its financial and order management components and relying on interfaces with other ERP vendors.

marcam  to MES Vendor Genesis Marcam Solutions, headquartered in Newton, MA, is a global provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise asset management (EAM) software exclusively for process manufacturing enterprises and large corporate divisions. Marcam Solutions was created after the 1997 breakup of Marcam Corporation, a company founded in 1980 that was struggling to manage the business of two product lines that targeted the two completely different markets of discrete and process Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges


Like previous SSA Global's acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging the existing customer base, market share, and, more importantly, the predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool.

marcam  Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Five: Merger Impact and Challenges Web Services Involved SSA Global announced it has acquired Marcam , a provider of specialized, operational-level enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for process manufacturers, from Invensys plc , the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, and from which SSA Global also bought Baan about a year ago. Before we delve deeper into the merger's strengths and weaknesses, let us Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 4: Challenges & User Recommendations


Baan's viability is no longer an issue. Baan's rejuvenated management team has done a praiseworthy job of bringing the company back to health while concurrently unveiling a new product release that can compete with the other products in the market. Challenges however remain.

marcam  the developers at former Marcam Corporation, there is potential here to penetrate the prospective process manufacturing segments. The existing suites have proven their fit in a number of verticals like in food and beverage, chemicals, paints and resins. Again, one could anticipate another fertile ground and a point of integration for the Wonderware plant process control software. While we approve of Invensys' move to provide manufacturers a solution that may satisfy all their needs (i.e., the 'sensor to Read More

Invensys Production Solutions - Can Historic Strengths And The 'Protean Boost' Overcome Its Liabilities? Part Two: Liabilities, Strategy, and User Recommendations


Invensys must communicate its successes and strategy to the marketplace, and must aggressively invest in customer satisfaction, marketing, and sales. IPS must convince customers and prospects that it is here to stay; while the functionally rich products are great advantages, many other considerations make some customers and prospects perceive these solutions a risk.

marcam  staff. As a result, Marcam Solutions had not been able to gain the market mindshare', and had sadly missed the Y2K compliance buying frenzy at the time that had benefited most of other vendors. Marcam Solutions had sought to alleviate the integration issue with partnerships with PeopleSoft and CODA for financials, and by pursuing the co-existence strategy with SAP , but only with measly success because the trend of most customers at the time was to buy a transaction foundation framework from a single Read More

Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part 1: Functions and Features of Movex


Intentia's Movex solution for the food and beverage industries has been highly regarded in Europe and the Pacific Rim. Now, Intentia is ready to gain foothold in North America. Read on to discover why this software for the process manufacturing industries should be on every food and beverage prospect’s shortlist of vendors.

marcam   Invensys Production Systems (formerly Marcam 's and subsequently Baan Process' PRISM and Protean products), Ross Systems , Oracle , Adonix Process (formerly CIMPRO ) and Agilisys (formerly SCT Process ). One should also never discount the competition coming from SAP , PeopleSoft (with former J.D. Edwards ' products) and IFS within certain geographic regions. According to Intentia, SAP and J.D. Edwards have been the competitors it has faced most frequently on a global scale, even for the food and beverage Read More

Way To Go, Ross Systems!


Although Ross Systems today is merely a shadow of a once solid profitable vendor, its embattled management deserves accolades for tenacity and pulling off a third consecutive profitable quarter, thereby remaining in the race.

marcam   SAP , Oracle , Baan/Marcam , J.D. Edwards , Intentia , Aspen Technology , SSA GT , Geac/JBA, Ramco Systems , etc., it has concurrently suffered from poor financial performance, which has in turn cast a shadow on its product enhancements capability. Ross' iRenaissance suite covers an entire range of processes from material sourcing, through the manufacturing and the product delivery. It has very strong attribute matching/tracking, dynamic recipe adjustment, heat traceability, 'catch weights', potency and Read More

Integrated Solutions: Look Before You Leap


When it comes to integrated enterprise systems, functionality is not exactly unimportant, but it needs to be combined within a fairly simple-to-use application set that actually gets used rather than languishes on the shelf.

marcam  products of Baan , Marcam , Avantis , and Wonderware , under its roof, which were never delivered together (see The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global—Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys ). Presently, IQMS ( http://www.iqms.com ), a privately-held, Paso Robles, California-based (US) company, may be unique in the ERP arena, and not only within its mid-market realm. It is the developer of EnterpriseIQ , a well-attuned, extended-ERP system for small and mid-size Read More