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PeopleSoft on Client/Server and Database Issues
To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed PeopleSoft's Michael Daniels. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture

peoplesoft expressions  interviewed Michael Daniels of PeopleSoft on how the PeopleSoft ERP product performs in the areas of client/server architecture and database management. Question: Is PeopleSoft designed as a fault tolerant environment? Exactly how is this accomplished? Is the failover manual or automatic? Mr. Daniels: PeopleSoft clients use a round robin approach to connect to application servers. The client has a configuration file that contains a number of IP address/port combinations that define the locations of the

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CDC Software Wins at the Pivotal Auction. Now What? Part One: Event Summary


While Pivotal might have temporarily mitigated its protracted troubles by having the privilege to choose between three potential suitors, the time for some decisive moves is now, given that competitive pressures will not go away, but rather will intensify.

peoplesoft expressions  market's version of the Oracle-PeopleSoft takeover saga in the ERP (enterprise resource planning) market, seems to have recently had a closure with relatively graceful winners and losers, despite an inevitable slight dose of drama, twists and turns, and playing hard to get throughout the process. Namely, on December 8, Pivotal Corporation (NASDAQ: PVTL; TSX: PVT), a Vancouver, Canada-based mid-market CRM provider, announced that it proposed a strategic combination with CDC Software . CDC Software is a Read More

Creating a Business from a Project


Many software services companies are not able to turn their individual project successes into a line of business that brings in additional revenue streams. At the root of this is the simplistic assumption that "if you build, they will come."

peoplesoft expressions  company hadn't done any PeopleSoft work at all at the time! Others don't go beyond a case study of the specific project they have been working on. Such case studies are full of expressions so specific to that specific customer that they have very little appeal to other prospective customers. For a project to grow into a line of business, it is important for the practice to craft a go-to-market strategy that is followed by effective presales activities. This is comprised of the following stages: Offering Read More

PeopleSoft Joins The Hunt For SMEs


There has been significant hubbub in the mid-market, with all Tier 1 players delivering solutions tailored for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs). PeopleSoft joins the fray with its recent announcements.

peoplesoft expressions  The Hunt For SMEs PeopleSoft Joins The Hunt For SMEs P.J. Jakovljevic - February 1, 2001 Event Summary On January 8, PeopleSoft Inc . (NASDAQ: PSFT), one of the leading business applications providers, announced PeopleSoft 8 Accelerated Enterprise , one of the first turnkey solutions that combines Internet-based applications, rapid implementation services, training, and financing for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) ranging from start-ups to companies with $500 million in revenue. Accelerated Read More

Lawson Software Means Business With PSA and IPO


By acquiring a leading PSA vendor and deciding to go public, in addition to the new functional and technological enhancements to its flagship lawson.insight suite due in August, Lawson Software continues to boldly challenge bigger competitors, primarily PeopleSoft and Oracle.

peoplesoft expressions  with the July 9 PeopleSoft launch of PeopleSoft Accelerated Enterprise Service Automation ( ESA ), the Internet-based solution designed specifically for mid-market service organizations. Included in the fixed-price solution, PeopleSoft Accelerated ESA includes PeopleSoft's Human Resources Management Systems ( HRMS ) and PeopleSoft's Contract, Expense, Financial, Project and Resource Management modules; implementation services provided by PeopleSoft Consulting or PeopleSoft Consulting Alliance Partners; an Read More

PeopleSoft Strategy a Good Deal for JD Edwards Customers


Putting PeopleSoft's strategy to work for the JD Edwards community. What can the JD Edwards install-base expect from the PeopleSoft merger?

peoplesoft expressions  team of the new PeopleSoft addressed a tough audience of financial and industry analysts this day. We got to ask them the tough questions on the JD Edwards/PeopleSoft merger. This merger is about product expansion, not consolidation is Craig Conway's (CEO of PeopleSoft) commitment and mantra to customers and investors. His analogy is the Jaguar, purchased by the Ford Motor Company. Ford did not eliminate the Jaguar—it made it better. PeopleSoft's objective is to take aim, first and foremost, at SAP. Read More

Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?


Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never maneuvered a company through a large takeover, will Oracle be capable of digesting PeopleSoft?

peoplesoft expressions  's decision to acquire PeopleSoft , which finally came to fruition in December with a plum offering of approximately $10.3 billion (USD), was a bid to become the second biggest business applications provider in the market. However, Oracle, does not have a history of major acquisitions and has never faced the massive integration effort needed to be leverage its new asset. Moreover, Oracle is run by a management team that has never maneuvered a company through a takeover of this magnitude. Will it be capabl Read More

Commerce One Goes High, Wide and PeopleSoft


E-procurement powerhouse Commerce One creates business-to-business marketplaces in Canada and Latin America It has also launched a phalanx of portals in partnership with PeopleSoft.

peoplesoft expressions  Goes High, Wide and PeopleSoft Event Summary Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC) announced a broad range of initiatives in E-procurement. Continuing in its apparent strategy to dominate E-procurement outside of the United States (See TEC News Analysis article: Commerce One to Procure for the Antipodes...and Elsewhere ), the company will partner with TD Bank Financial Group (NYSE/TSE: TD) to build an electronic marketplace and trading portal in Canada. TD Bank Financial Group is a Canadian firm that has Read More

Enterprise Application Players Keep Refining Value Propositions


Because cash-strapped medium companies are looking for better options to traditional application pricing models, SAP and HP have allied to deliver "software as a service" and Oracle/PeopleSoft are also offering hosted solutions, suggesting that "software as a service" are here to stay.

peoplesoft expressions  the end of 2004. PeopleSoft (now merged with Oracle Corporation ) announced customers can outsource some or all of their support for PeopleSoft applications. Part One of the Enterprise Apps Players Keep on Refining Their Value Propositions series The SAP and HP Alliance SAP America, Inc., the US subsidiary of the largest enterprise applications provider SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), and Hewlett-Packard (HP) (NYSE: HPQ; NASDAQ: HPQ), the information technology (IT) powerhouse, have long provided managed and hosted Read More

Software Giants Make Courting A Small Guy Their "Business One" Priority Part Two: Market Impact


Mid-market and the SMB segment are the next frontiers and a promised land for all the enterprise vendors, small and large alike.Still, the willingness of smaller IT departments to go for more sophisticated technology beyond the all-too-common dispersed islands of information on Excel spreadsheets, Access-based reports and queries, or even managers’ pocket paper-pads and post-it notes, does not guarantee any vendor an easy ride.

peoplesoft expressions  in annual revenues by PeopleSoft Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT). For details of these announcements see Part One . The fact that the mid-market and the SMB segment are the next frontiers and a promised land for all the enterprise vendors, small and large alike, has long not been news. Still, the willingness of smaller IT departments to go for more sophisticated technology beyond the all-too-common dispersed islands of information on Excel spreadsheets, Access -based reports and queries, or even managers' pocket Read More

Besieged By The CRM Throne Aspirants, King Siebel Delivers "The Magic No.7" Part 2: Market Impact


Will the long awaited Siebel 7 product release help the until recently undisputed CRM leader withstand the pressure from ERP giants – SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft?

peoplesoft expressions  SAP , Oracle , PeopleSoft , J.D. Edwards , and Baan have slowly but surely been closing the gap. As a matter of fact, many vendors often provide more CRM functionality than many customers require. Conversely, customers' perception of the scope of CRM does not often coincide with the pure CRM vendors' one. As an example, many prospects view the order fulfillment and content management as a part and parcel of CRM, which is often not the case with many traditional CRM vendors. As a result, if the importance Read More

PeopleSoft - Catching Its Second Wind From The Internet Part 3: Predictions and Recommendations


Now that PeopleSoft has a pure Internet platform, a new set of products and a new assertive attitude, it faces strong retaliatory actions from the competition. Can it achieve number two in the ERP space?

peoplesoft expressions  3: Predictions and Recommendations PeopleSoft - Catching Its Second Wind From The Internet Part 3: Predictions and Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - June 7, 2001 Executive Summary  PeopleSoft, Inc. is one of the leading developers of enterprise business applications, which helps governments, higher education institutions and large-to-medium sized corporations manage human resources (HR), financials, supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), e-Business and business Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part One: Recent Anouncements


Hiring the former APICS president to head its manufacturing industry efforts a year ago, the high profile acquisition of renowned manufacturing ERP provider J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently, the acquisition of demand flow and lean manufacturing software solutions from JCIT, might indicate that PeopleSoft has finally gotten its manufacturing creed. Will these moves finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space?

peoplesoft expressions  Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part One: Recent Anouncements Event Summary In our relatively recent article about the still ongoing consolidation in the market (see What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User? ), we mentioned that the market will not stop short at the eventual Big Few or so many leading largest vendors. Namely, we expect the market for application software to further segregate into two tiers. The first group will be a limited number of very large vendors, Read More

PeopleSoft Manufacturing - This Time For Sure?!


PeopleSoft claims that its next major release, PeopleSoft 8, which is due in a few weeks time, will allay persistent perceptions that PeopleSoft is still not a full-fledged player in manufacturing.

peoplesoft expressions  This Time For Sure?! PeopleSoft Manufacturing - This Time For Sure?! P.J. Jakovljevic - July 17, 2000 Event Summary PeopleSoft has recently marked a delivery roadmap of its next major release components. PeopleSoft 8, a fully HTML-based, Web-hosted version of the ERP system is only a few weeks away from its official launch. A PeopleSoft e-business portal launch is also just around the corner. At the beginning of June, PeopleSoft also made its first shot at integrating the CRM applications it recently Read More