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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

peoplesoft manugistics  , Oracle , and PeopleSoft , many Tier 2 vendors like J.D. Edwards , Baan , IFS , Intentia , MAPICS , QAD , and others, have recently significantly expanded their traditional ERP suites, either internally or via acquisition, or both. All these moves reflect the morphing of the enterprise applications landscape as all vendors scramble to outrival competition or, more often, survive and position themselves well for the next phase of e-Business that features a market cognizance of the need for a seamless

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PeopleSoft Building Muscles To Overcome The Rough Patch Part 3: Target Markets, Alliances, & Competition


In PeopleSoft’s case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, professional service approach, etc.) to the needs of large, service-oriented enterprises, or for ‘greenfield’ sites. However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft’s license revenue in 2001 was still less than the corresponding revenue in 1998, back when the company was only a HRMS/ERP player.

peoplesoft manugistics  at the SCM market, PeopleSoft challenges SAP and J.D. Edwards and the pure player likes of i2, Logility , and Manugistics . On the e-procurement/SRM front PeopleSoft stacks itself again against SAP and against the pure players Ariba and CommerceOne . As mentioned earlier, PeopleSoft also has to be taken quite seriously in the CRM space against Siebel, SAP and Oracle, while these join IBM , Plumtree , Epicentric , BEA Systems , Sun/iPlanet , BroadVision , Hummingbird , Vignette and many others in the Read More

Software Growth - Complete the Transaction! Part One


We got many letters for more ideas and details, so we are doing a more in-depth series for supply chain software leaders. In this article we will discuss the issue of completing the whole transaction—the complete solution—which is key to continued revenue growth.

peoplesoft manugistics  thing for JDE and PeopleSoft customers, since the name of the game in ERP is about lifetime support. Or the negativity between AOL and Time Warner employers—bad for customers. I guess the Time and Warner Brothers old timers have not noticed how much news, games, and entertainment people reach out for over the net! The big news this month is Comcast's offer for Disney. It's easy to understand Comcast's desire, but this really expands the boundaries of adjacency from media and digital services to hotels Read More

SAP APO: Will it Fill the Gap?


Announced over two years ago, SAP's Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO) is geared toward the supply chain management market, where it will compete head-to-head with established best-of-breed vendors like i2 and Manugistics. With a massive 190 pilot implementations underway around the globe, a picture of SAP's new supply chain suite is beginning to emerge.

peoplesoft manugistics  enterprise application providers like PeopleSoft and JDEdwards have acquired many of these smaller companies (see Table 1), SAP used the collaboration as a prelude to an internally developed offering. Reluctant to acknowledge any input from former partnerships, SAP credits the breadth, depth, and relevance of functionality within APO to their association with the Supply Chain Customer Advisory Council, a group of companies who co-develop requirements and provide ongoing feedback to SAP's development Read More

PeopleSoft Internationalizes Its Mid-Market Forays Part 2: Challenges & User Recommendations


Despite the challenges, PeopleSoft has raised the bar in providing solutions for smaller enterprises, and Tier 2 and Tier 3 vendors might be in for a tough battle to defend their turf, especially as they are concurrently trying to expand and modernize their products with ever diminishing resources and wary prospects. PeopleSoft is undeniably a tenacious and persistent fighter able to endure the long hauls.

peoplesoft manugistics  represent preferable alternatives. Additionally, PeopleSoft has long endured criticism from competitors and analysts at what they have portrayed it as a lightweight SCM product unable to compete effectively with applications from pure-play SCM vendors like i2 Technologies and Manugistics , and ERP rivals like J.D. Edwards, Oracle, Baan and SAP. A tall order therefore might still remain for PeopleSoft to convince the market that its domain expertise in manufacturing-oriented environments should be taken 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 manugistics  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

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry


Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system developer J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently demand flow and lean manufacturing software solution from JCIT, might indicate some deep though process rather than a number of impulse initiatives from the past.

peoplesoft manugistics  an array of recent PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), moves will finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space. These moves are discussed in detail in Part One of this note. In a nutshell, we have been looking positively at PeopleSoft's mega acquisition of J.D. Edwards ever since its announcement in June, albeit not overly enthusiastically due to its inevitable challenges down the track. True, the Read More

PeopleSoft Programs Cause Headaches at Number of Universities


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peoplesoft manugistics  at Number of Universities PeopleSoft Programs Cause Headaches at Number of Universities P.J. Jakovljevic - March 15th, 2000 Event Summary As reported by The Nando Times on February 14, 2000, it was supposed to be as easy as point and click for Northwestern University students registering for winter classes last November. The university was one of many that spent millions of dollars installing new software from Pleasanton, CA-based PeopleSoft so, among other things, students could register online instead 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 manugistics  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

Automotive Oracle ERP Customer Switches to Rimini Street’s Maintenance


Rimini Street, Inc., a vocal third-party maintenance and support provider for enterprise software, including SAP and Oracle Corporation’s Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite (EBS), Oracle Database, and Hyperion software, recently announced that UCI International has selected Rimini Street to support its Oracle EBS applications to save substantial annual support fees. UCI International

peoplesoft manugistics  and Oracle Corporation’s Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite (EBS), Oracle Database , and Hyperion software, recently announced that UCI International  has selected Rimini Street  to support its Oracle EBS applications to save substantial annual support fees. UCI International is a manufacturer and supplier of vehicle replacement parts and car care products in North America, with facilities and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and China. Its brands include Airtex Prod Read More

i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics


i2 buys e-procurement vendor RightWorks as it and old supply chain rival Manugistics increasingly find themselves fending off new challengers. Shared adversity can sometimes make enemies into allies. But in this case…

peoplesoft manugistics  Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics i2 Buys RightWorks, Deals Blow To Ariba, Manugistics S. McVey - March 26, 2001 Event Summary i2 Technologies recently announced that it would acquire collaborative e-procurement vendor RightWorks , subject to shareholder approval. Analysts are portraying the move as the last straw for i2's stormy partnership with Ariba . Although i2 will honor 15 or so existing joint contracts and will continue selling the integrated solution to clients on demand, it 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 manugistics  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

Competition Heats Up in ERP Market: Oracle Merger, and SAP and Microsoft Reacts


Although Oracle's product roadmap is beginning to take shape it does not include active marketing of the PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards product lines. As a result of these products being seen as dead ends, many competitors have been scrambling to offer all sorts of incentives to switch to the still disconcerted two camps of existing customers.

peoplesoft manugistics  definitive merger agreement between PeopleSoft and Oracle , the respective number two and three business applications providers in the market, was signed in December, the enterprise market shifted, if not rumbled. Customers in particular were somewhat bemused, not to mention mildly concerned about what this meant for them. To appease its newly acquired and existing customer base, Oracle affirmed its commitments, although its product roadmap did not include active marketing of PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards Read More

PeopleSoft Takes Aim at Foods Industry


PeopleSoft and Bradley Ward will integrate their products in an alliance aimed at the food processing industry. The completed solution will let companies' link real-time plant floor level data to ERP systems.

peoplesoft manugistics  Aim at Foods Industry PeopleSoft Takes Aim at Foods Industry S. McVey - February 28th, 2000 Event Summary PeopleSoft recently announced a partnership with Atlanta-based Bradley Ward Systems, Inc., maker of plant floor execution software for the food industry. The two companies will work to integrate PeopleSoft applications for customer fulfillment, inventory planning, and demand management with Bradley Ward's KEY 2 Success NT-based product suite for planning, controlling, monitoring, and documenting food Read More

Welcome to the CRM Mid-Market Abyss-PeopleSoft


As the market shifts from sophisticated enterprise CRM implementations to the more competitive and overcrowded mid-market-large enterprise vendors tend to step on mid-market vendor's toes. The real concern is to determine whether the mid-market cultural and functional differences are well understood and acted upon or do the large players simply offer a smaller mockup of their existing enterprise solutions. This article, which evaluates the PeopleSoft mid-market CRM solution, is the first of a series of research articles that focus on the mid-market applications provided by large CRM vendors.

peoplesoft manugistics  Summary TEC reviewed the PeopleSoft Preconfigured Mid-Market Solutions because it has taken an important share in PeopleSoft's overall customer base. With over 1,100 customers from the small and medium enterprise (SME) market, The Pleasanton, California, PeopleSoft (NASDAQ: PSFT), not only establishes its market dominance along with Siebel (NASDAQ: SEBL) and SAP (NASDAQ: SAP) as an enterprise solution provider, but also demonstrates its capability to cater to the mid-sized space and step on the Read More