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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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IBM Server Line Redrawn
IBM has continued its renaming binge, moving from PCs to servers.

market structure ibm  mid-market xSeries - Intel-based Market Impact On the surface, this looks like the standard product line revamping/renaming that almost every company goes through from time to time. There were really no earth-shattering new products nor special features (with the possible exception of Capacity Upgrade on Demand ) announced - just a restating of features IBM believes are advantageous to customers. From this perspective, the announcement is relatively uninteresting. We believe the biggest impact of the

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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets RFI/RFP Template

Insurance and Investment, Marketing Automation, Sales Force Automation (SFA), CRM Analytics, Call Center and Customer Service, Professional Services Automation (PSA), e-CRM, E-Mail Respons... Get this template

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Mid-Market Strategy: International Enterprise Solutions


Adonix marks its strategy with two catchwords: "growth" and "independence". It has carefully assessed and added acquisitions to broaden Adonix X3 suite's functional scope, licenses and services; and continues nurture internal development with its own resources.

market structure ibm  has remained the local market leader, despite strong competition and onslaught from international ERP vendors. Going even further in the past, to complement its initial solution, which had initially focused on finance and accounting, and distribution for the lower-end of the mid-market, Adonix acquired a number of companies during the last several years. The most prominent of these were Prodstar , a French manufacturing resource planning II (MRP II) solution for mid-market manufacturers and their Read More

IBM to Sell Aptiva Direct


IBM announced plans to stop selling its Aptiva line of PCs through retail outlets.

market structure ibm  business customers as well. Market Impact This announcement is the next step in the retooling of IBM's PC organization, and is designed to get IBM's cost structure back in line. Since losing approximately $1 Billion in 1998, the PC group has been in difficulty, and management feels the Dell model (i.e. direct sales, especially through the Internet) is the way to solve at least part of the problem. But, IBM still appears unwilling to commit to this path corporate statements indicate they may return to Read More

SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction


Can SAP, a market and technology leader in business management software, translate its success in the manufacturing industry to retail? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the complexities of this master vertical and the steps SAP has taken to address them. The ensuing candid discussion with the SAP Retail Industry team sheds some light on SAP’s strategy with regard to the retail industry.

market structure ibm  Much of the cloud market today is a line of business market. SuccessFactors will accelerate our ambitions in the LoB cloud segment. It is complementary to our existing LOB cloud solutions such as SAP Sales on Demand as well as solutions for sourcing, carbon, and travel and expense management. We have also recently launched our Performance & Insight Optimization (PIO) services, which deliver specialized solutions with high return on investment (ROI), using deep scientific and BI expertise merged with Read More

HP Reorganizes Storage Group, Addresses NAS-cent Market


Trying to stake its claim on the rapidly-growing enterprise storage market, Hewlett-Packard announced the formation of its new Storage Organization, while unveiling products it hopes will give it a credible presence in the Network-Attached Storage market.

market structure ibm  of $4,500 and $10,000. Market Impact Although reorganizations can often be the result of clouded management thinking, we believe this will ultimately be a Good Thing for HP and its customers. The previous segmentation of the product line into six separate groups might have made sense at one point, but that time has clearly passed. We believe the structure of the new divisions makes sense, at least on the surface. As with most reorganizations, it will be more important to see how the divisions are Read More

Cincinnati Zoo Improves Customer Experience, Operations with IBM Business Analytics


By using IBM Cognos business intelligence, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden has completely revolutionized its business operations, increased revenues, and improved customer service and loyalty. With IBM Cognos Mobile, its key decision makers can now receive and interact with insights on the business from anywhere in the zoo.

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IBM Cognos 8 Planning


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IBM to Demo Crusoe-based Notebook


At the upcoming PC Expo, IBM is planning to provide a technology demonstration - a ThinkPad notebook computer designed around Transmeta’s Crusoe microprocessor.

market structure ibm  computers and handheld devices. Market Impact This is the next step in Transmeta's plans for microprocessor world domination. When Transmeta announced the Crusoe chip, one of the areas where it focused was notebooks and mobile computing. At the time they discussed (without divulging names) partnering agreements with key manufacturers. Along with original backers Compaq Computer and Sony, they have revealed Gateway as their partner for an Internet appliance (Ref. Gateway & AOL Follow Crusoe's Footprints Read More

IBM Netfinity Server Division


IBM’s Intel-based Netfinity servers currently hold third place in the server wars with Dell and Compaq. What are their chances for improving their position?

market structure ibm  of the major computer market segments. These segments include mainframes, servers, desktops, notebooks, palmtops, storage systems, disk drives, printers (via Lexmark, formerly IBM's printer division), and software. IBM was not the first to develop a Personal Computer, but the IBM PC (first shipped in 1981) established the PC industry. In addition, IBM's support (as well as some poor business decisions) helped Microsoft become the dominant software company in the world - some say the dominant force in the Read More

Fine-tuning the Supply Chain for Market Expansion


Staying competitive in today’s dynamic business environment is challenging for any organization. As a middle-market company, market expansion might be the right move as you pursue new business opportunities. This whitepaper outlines key areas of supply chain operations, including processes and tools, that you can leverage to aid in your expansion.

market structure ibm  the Supply Chain for Market Expansion Staying competitive in today’s dynamic business environment is challenging for any organization. As a middle-market company, market expansion might be the right move as you pursue new business opportunities. This whitepaper outlines key areas of supply chain operations, including processes and tools, that you can leverage to aid in your expansion. Read More

The Mid-Market Is Consolidating, Lo And Behold


While the higher end of the business applications market has experienced only limited merger & acquisition activity during 2000 (mainly seen in ERP losers been devoured by ERP outsiders), the mid-market has seen more vibrant intra-market activity, which particularly accelerated during the first few months of 2001. The serial is to be continued…

market structure ibm  move to address a market not covered by its BPCS product, on April 2, SSA GT , a reincarnation of once all but deceased ERP vendor System Software Associates (SSA) acquired ICL MAX International Limited ( MAX International ) and its product, MAX . This strategy attempts to leverage its existing channel to reach the small to medium enterprises (SMEs). See SSA Acquires MAX Hoping To Leap From Its MIN for more information. On March 27, Interact Commerce Corporation (NASDAQ:IACT), the makers of SalesLogix , Read More

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Phone Systems Market Primer


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IBM is Serious About SMB


In the battle for market supremacy, IBM wants to win by reducing Microsoft's market potential. IBM has selected the infrastructure as its battlefield. Both companies are heavily investing to attract best-of-breed channel partners that will be instrumental to a successful small and midsize business (SMB) strategy.

market structure ibm  of products and a market strategy to establish its position as a market leader. Marc Lautenback, General Manager Global SMB describes the midsize business demand as approaching $173B (US) with a 9 percent compound annual growth rate. IBM is very serious about the market potential of the SMB market and has taken all measures to compete and gain market share. IBM wants to tackle the SMB market with a combination of products and services offered specially to fit SMB characteristics. IBM's strategic Read More

IBM Presents Social Business Tools Future Releases at IBM Connect 2013


The IBM Connect 2013 Opening General Session peeked into what the future will bring for IBM's clients and partners. The company will launch a new suite for human resources (HR), and new versions of the IBM Connections social business platform and the Customer Experience Suite. A series of applications meant to create collaborative work environments (i.e., community builder, video conferencing

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