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PeopleSoft Completes Acquisition of Vantive; Vantive CRM Applications Integrate with PeopleSoft and Other ERP Systems
On January 3, 2000 PeopleSoft Inc. announced it had completed its acquisition of The Vantive Corporation, the world's second-largest independent supplier of

peoplesoft navision  CRM Applications Integrate with PeopleSoft and Other ERP Systems Event Summary On January 3, 2000 PeopleSoft Inc. announced it had completed its acquisition of The Vantive Corporation, the world's second-largest independent supplier of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. The transaction was completed December 31, 1999 with the issuance of approximately 28 million shares of common stock and options to purchase common stock, and is anticipated to be accounted for as a pooling-of-interests.

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


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peoplesoft navision  technical specialists skilled in PeopleSoft application conversion who can cross-train companies' sales personnel. The migration program is available now through Microsoft partners worldwide, although MBS software availability and specific program offerings may vary by country. Incidentally, some claim that the trigger of the recent effervescent spate of acquisitions could in fact be traced back to Microsoft's acquisition of former Great Plains and Navision (see Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Read More

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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 navision  to cope with given PeopleSoft has lower license revenue (expressed both as a percentage of total revenue and in raw dollar amounts), market share, global presence, and resources compared to some (albeit not many) competitors. In a pure ERP sense, it competes against SAP , Oracle , and J.D. Edwards in the higher-end of the market, while in the Tier 2 range it faces Intentia , IFS , Baan , SSA GT , QAD , MAPICS , and Geac as some of just as fierce competition; and with its strong focus now at the SME Read More

PeopleSoft Building Muscles To Overcome The Rough Patch Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations


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peoplesoft navision  enterprise to go for PeopleSoft as opposed to, e.g., Lawson , Microsoft Great Plains , or Navision and an army of manufacturing-oriented smaller ERP vendors. While fixed time and cost solutions delivered packaged from pristine laboratories do have their appeal, SMEs are becoming increasingly savvy to ask for more than just these cookie-cutter implementations. And there is a number of obliging smaller vendors with immaculate vertical focus and knowledgeable channel. Recent SAP moves to deliver more than Read More

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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.

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Should PeopleSoft be Overly Happy?


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The (NA)Vision of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 - Part 3


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peoplesoft navision  Oracle and PeopleSoft Are to Fuse, Competitors Ruse--Leaving Customers (Somewhat) Bemused Observation of Recent Events Courtroom drama, emotions, and personal recriminations have emerged from the flurry of typically friendly, if not civil, acquisitions in the IT world. While the business application software space began seeing consolidations as early as the 1990s with the disappearance of once prominent names like Dun & Bradstreet Software or ASK Group , an onslaught of mergers emerged in the early Read More

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The year 2001, which was an exceptional year of financial performance for PeopleSoft, including record total revenue, record profit, and more than $500 million of generated cash, might have become its liability as well, as it might be quite difficult to repeat.

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peoplesoft navision  the global expansion of PeopleSoft eCenter For details on these announcements see Part One . This is Part Two of a two-part event note discussing recent announcements by PeopleSoft and their impact on the market and users. Challenges However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft's license revenue in 2001 was still 3% less than the corresponding revenue in 1998 (see Figures 1 & 2 below), back when the company was only a mere HR/ERP player. PeopleSoft's big recent Read More

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PeopleSoft invested two years and over a half billion dollars to develop new Internet-based enterprise applications. It now has a pure Internet platform a new set of products and a new assertive attitude. This part examines the strengths and challenges PeopleSoft now faces in today’s cutthroat competitive environment.

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