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Case Study: Community College Embarks on Financial Reporting System Implementation
The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) implemented Business Objects to create a financial reporting system that would run in real time, as opposed to taking

peoplesoft free trial  an organization-wide implementation of PeopleSoft for ERP , the NSCC controller's office decided to implement a new reporting tool as well, and a trial version of Business Objects ' Seagate Info 7.0 was installed. The trial version provided free software, with all of the functionality available in the regular Business Objects Crystal Reports product offering, giving NSCC the ability to see whether this software had the required functionality. It also gave NSCC the opportunity to see how a new reporting

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How to Cope When Your Service Provider is Acquired


Challenges are aplenty when a vendor is acquired. Financial health is no longer a safe indicator to gauge a vendor's future during this mega merger era. Knowing the challenges facing big vendors, like Oracle and PeopleSoft, and their competitors can give users a negotiating edge, whether in or entering a contract.

peoplesoft free trial  Oracle's hostile takeover of PeopleSoft would result in a duopoly, thereby violating US antitrust laws. After months of expert testimony, US District Court Judge Vaughn Walker ruled that competition was pervasive enough in the industry not to be undermined by Oracle's ambition. Free to proceed, Oracle finalized its takeover bid in December, paying approximately $10.3 billion (USD) for PeopleSoft. Part Seven of the While Oracle and PeopleSoft Are to Fuse, Competitors Ruse—Leaving Customers (Somewhat) Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact


Although its service-oriented architecture-based platform and enterprise solutions will not likely be "all things to all people" any time soon, Oracle might be showing its ability to further develop its own enterprise infrastructure and applications via a blitz acquisition of a Collaxa, a small and focused vendor, despite its unwavering appetite for direct, large competitors.

peoplesoft free trial  several hurdles to acquire PeopleSoft and the court trial subsequently resulted with a favorable ruling for Oracle by the federal judge on September 9, definitely marked the turnaround point of the hostile acquisition saga. However, in a subtle and thoughtful way, Oracle continues to pursue its internally developed product strategy, which is backed by occasional, smaller, and more focused acquisitions. Possibly the best example of this is the recent unveiling of what could be the industry's first and Read More

Q: Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Billionaire? A: Baan -- Foster Care for Its Orphans Needed As Well


Baan Co. interim chief executive Pierre Everaert said he could not rule out a takeover of the troubled Dutch business-management software group. We hereby provide a list of (un) usual suspects.

peoplesoft free trial  competitors. SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft. They seem to be well enough set with their product strategies that this acquisition would only confuse things. Wasting management capacity to boost a troubled company would be more detrimental than the potential benefit of annexing its customer base. JD Edwards and Geac, on the other hand, could possibly benefit from acquiring Baan both by using some of the components to close gaps they currently have to rely on partner products to fill, and to boost their Read More

Baan E-Commerce: a Wing, a Prayer & a Single Platform


Baan hopes e-Enterprise will put them on the e-commerce map.

peoplesoft free trial  SAP, J.D. Edwards, and PeopleSoft are rushing to establish a foothold in this expanding market through the creation of e-business applications. These e applications are leveraging the Internet to connect suppliers, business partners, and customers in an effort to streamline business processes. The Baan Company has made recent announcements regarding its entry into the e-commerce arena. While the challenges of creating e offerings are great, Baan's are even more substantial. They have suffered loss of Read More

Zooming into an Inventory Free Flow


FreeFlow, a provider of business services with a patented technology, aims to help companies improve product life cycle profitability by providing a unique, online auction platform where companies can reduce their at-risk and excess inventory.

peoplesoft free trial  into an Inventory Free Flow The convenience of a 24x7 intranet marketplace may be the answer to a company's end-of-lifecycle (EOL) inventory ills. Entering their products into an online auction portal, companies can sell off their excess inventory to the highest bidder, and buyers can purchase needed items for a steal. Is There a Smarter Way to Handle Excess Active and Obsolete Inventory? Given that one man's challenge often presents another man's opportunity, this brings us again to FreeFlow ( Read More

Business Process Management in Free and Open Source: An Overview of the Demand and the Supply


Free and open source software (FOSS) has become a hot topic in the business process management (BPM) market. This article discusses the relevance between BPM and FOSS, and makes suggestions for BPM seekers that prefer FOSS.

peoplesoft free trial  Process Management in Free and Open Source: An Overview of the Demand and the Supply A while ago, I wrote a product note about Aras Innovator , the only enterprise open source solution available on the product lifecycle management (PLM) market. After that, my interest in free and open source software (FOSS) did not fade but I changed my focus to another category of enterprise software— business process management (BPM). This time, I was able to find more than one BPM solution that’s offered Read More

Getting Current on PeopleSoft: Upgrade vs. Reimplementation


One of the biggest decisions that must be made in the support and evolution of a purchased software application is whether to upgrade or reimplement. This one decision has far-ranging implications on the entire organization, and can drive the technology direction for years to come. The key is to understand the difference between an upgrade and a reimplementation.

peoplesoft free trial  Current on PeopleSoft: Upgrade vs. Reimplementation One of the biggest decisions that must be made in the support and evolution of a purchased software application is whether to upgrade or reimplement. This one decision has far-ranging implications on the entire organization, and can drive the technology direction for years to come. The key is to understand the difference between an upgrade and a reimplementation. Read More

PeopleSoft Keeps Truckin’ On A Potholed Road Ahead


In spite of the impression that currently PeopleSoft can do nothing wrong, many users of the older versions of its products might be bracing themselves for a less than smooth product upgrade ride.

peoplesoft free trial  A Potholed Road Ahead PeopleSoft Keeps Truckin' On A Potholed Road Ahead P.J. Jakovljevic - September 7, 2001 Event Summary On August 13, PeopleSoft (NASDAQ: PSFT), one of the leading business applications providers, announced it had launched a new reporting software partner program for Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) customers, which should further strengthen its leadership position in business analytics. The program provides customers the flexibility to integrate third-party reporting products Read More

PeopleSoft: Giving Fervent Hope To The Market And Jitters To The Competition. Part 2: The Implications


PeopleSoft has joined the elite group of vendors that can deliver a majority of the components of a complete e-business framework. If one considers all aspects of a CRM or SCM evaluation, PeopleSoft has earned the license to be evaluated along with market leaders.

peoplesoft free trial  27, 2001 Event Summary  PeopleSoft is seeking to make bigger strides in the CRM, SCM and B2B software markets with its recent spate of product releases. The rhetoric and hype aside, the fact is that PeopleSoft has become a fearsome enterprise applications provider. PeopleSoft has joined the elite group of vendors that can deliver a majority of the components of a complete e-business framework. If one considers all aspects of a CRM or SCM evaluation, PeopleSoft has earned the license to be evaluated Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: PeopleSoft


PeopleSoft has risen from its relatively humble origins in the Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) arena, its sole focus as it begun life in 1987. Over the course of a decade or so, it added Supply Chain Management and Financials to its list of application offerings. In the last few years, in the face of slowing cash flows from its traditional strongholds, it has gone full bore toward Internet-based enterprise-wide - even cross-enterprise - solutions, trying to enter the game and be competitive with other top tier ERP-turned Collaborative Commerce vendors. Showing fiscal growth and, very-recently, notably-improved market acceptance, Peoplesoft may be the enterprise software turnaround story of the last decade.

peoplesoft free trial  Just two years ago, PeopleSoft was regularly dismissed as struggling, and lost, particularly in the shadows of more formidable and marketing-oriented companies such as SAP and Oracle . It was being run by David A. Duffield, who built a friendly culture for both employees and customers. The company peaked financially in 1998, when it was, for a brief time, second only to SAP in enterprise software sales. But the walls came tumbling down in 1999, as the market for giant software packages that handled Read More

The Hype About PeopleTools 8


In January 2000, PeopleSoft announced a server centric platform for the development of Internet solutions.

peoplesoft free trial  working with Tradex/Ariba and PeopleSoft maintains a partnership with Commerce One. Peoplesoft's endorsement of Internet-based technology is expected. However, the announcement of 100% Internet connectivity with the elimination of required client side software is a new twist. Not only will it speed application deployment time (browsers are free and often pre-installed), it will allow access to anyone with a cell phone, hand held or browser equipped machine. This is an attractive prospect for remote Read More

Software Giants Make Courting A Small Guy Their "Business One" Priority


As the battle for the mid-market intensifies, each Tier 1 vendor is exhibiting its bag of tricks for small-to-medium enterprises. While PeopleSoft is refining its fixed-price & time proposition to the upper-end of the mid-market, SAP is trying a twofold strategy of promulgating its mySAP All-in-One similar offering for the higher-end of the mid-market, while offering SAP Business One product to appeal to complexity-adverse smaller enterprises. Oracle seems to be dabbling with both approaches…

peoplesoft free trial  its the mid-market feats, PeopleSoft Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), one of the leading business applications providers, delivered 13 new mid-market solutions designed specifically for companies with $50 to $500 million in annual revenues. Preconfigured to automate mid-market business processes, PeopleSoft Mid-Market Solutions include an unlimited user license for PeopleSoft applications, training, and implementation services -- all for a fixed price. The solutions address a supposedly growing demand from mid-sized Read More

Cost Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft


In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective involves at least three aspects of application management: managing change, managing technical performance, and managing user performance. Learn more about managing the change process in your PeopleSoft environment, and the value of an integrated change solution.

peoplesoft free trial  Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective involves at least three aspects of application management: managing change, managing technical performance, and managing user performance. Learn more about managing the change process in your PeopleSoft environment, and the value of an integrated change solution. Read More