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MAPICS Back On Track, But Not Without Restructuring Pains


On August 23, MAPICS, Inc., one of the leading mid-market ERP vendors, announced that it is taking steps to reduce costs through a restructuring plan. Earlier, on July 27, MAPICS reported results for the third quarter of its fiscal 2000.

plc s7  collaboration and product lifecycle (PLC) tool. Also, MAPICS continues to make the right moves in order to maintain (and possibly improve) its highly acclaimed customer satisfaction record by nurturing the close relationship with its affiliate channel. The broad scope and flexibility of its product offering as well as the size of its existing customer base should provide MAPICS with recurring revenue and sustained profitability during the forthcoming rocky transition period. Nevertheless, the company Read More

Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side''


Should Baan and Ironside learn from their new senior sibling SSA GT how to consistently produce stellar financial results and profitability while proceeding with the launch of the next-generation product releases and integration platforms that could in turn cater for SSA GT's aged products' technology rejuvenation needs, the market could witness the creation of another enterprise application powerhouse that is focused solely on manufacturing.

plc s7  and controls group Invensys plc. (London Stock Exchange: ISYS), and its subsequent merger with recently more than upbeat SSA Global Technologies (SSA GT) ( www.ssagt.com ), an enterprise solutions provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services and public companies worldwide, which has lately turned into a ravenous enterprise applications market consolidator. Very likely the new mid-market manufacturing ERP empire-in-the-making is content to be spared from any unnecessary Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 2: Alliances & Support


Baan and IBM have formed an alliance, IONA is certified for the OpenWorld Network Alliance, and Baan has a program for a smooth migration path for existing customers.

plc s7  (ISS) division of Invensys plc, the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, has lately blitzed the market with a number of announcements. The most prominent amongst these were: Deliveries of vertically focused solutions for some industries Deliveries of horizontal, cross-industry applications Some high-profile partnerships Some initiatives to shore up its large customer base This is Part Two of a four-part Event Note concerning these announcements and their Market Impact. Read More

Quality Software Products, Inc.


Quality Software Products, Inc., is the US subsidiary of Quality Software Products Holdings plc, headquartered in the United Kingdom (UK). The US subsidiary is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 1981, QSP is a provider of integrated enterprise financial systems (EFS) to major organizations in over 20 countries. The company sells financial process optimization (FPO) in the forms of financial software, e-business solutions, and professional services, as well as through an application service provider division.

plc s7  Quality Software Products Holdings plc, headquartered in the United Kingdom (UK). The US subsidiary is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 1981, QSP is a provider of integrated enterprise financial systems (EFS) to major organizations in over 20 countries. The company sells financial process optimization (FPO) in the forms of financial software, e-business solutions, and professional services, as well as through an application service provider division. Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: Baan and Parent Company, Invensys


Baan is now iBaan, fully focused on the Internet via Portals and web technologies, across CRM, ERP, and SCM spaces.

plc s7  out the Cobwebs  Invensys plc, long focused on automation and controls for manufacturing and industrial companies, made a surprising cash offer for Baan in June 2000. With what they were calling a 'Sensor to Boardroom' move, Invensys envisioned being the provisioner of automation and productivity tools from web site to factory floor. They established a new division called ISS (Invensys Software and Systems), swept Baan under their arm, and started running at full tilt to show the world how they could Read More

The Best ACT! Is Still to Come


After a long history as a contact management and relationship tracking tool, ACT! 2005, is expanding to offer more sales force automation features for small to midsize businesses. Now available in a workgroup version, it offers new templates, enhanced opportunity management, additional security, contact record permissions, group scheduling features, and new quote generation functionality. Technical improvements include an SQL database and a complete .NET platform positioning ACT! for total Internet accessibility. The balance of power will surely shift in the competitive landscape as ACT! 2005 covers SME CRM areas currently marked by competitors such as Goldmine and MS CRM.

plc s7  the UK-based Sage, Group plc, is due to take place in late August 2004, with the solutions now available in two versions: ACT! 2005 and ACT! 2005 Premium for Workgroups. Product Definition and Market Impact Management at ACT! sees an opportunity to increase the lifetime value of its loyal customers in two ways. By providing a broader assortment of functionality, customers' requirements will be fulfilled over a longer period of time. In addition, by intentionally reducing the market gap that currently Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Two: ACCPAC's Recent Product Enhancements


Businesses wary of larger initial upfront investments can start with an easily affordable subscription at ACCPACcrm.com and have the knowledge that any investments in their data, customizations, and training are fully protected should they later need or want to move their solution on-premises.

plc s7  UK-based The Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE.L), had completed the acquisition of ACCPAC International, Inc. ( www.accpac.com ). The Sage Group plc is a leading provider of business management software for mid-sized companies worldwide, with annual sales of nearly $900 million (USD) and 3.6 million customers and ACCPAC was, until recently, an independent subsidiary of the software powerhouse Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA). ACCPAC continues to enhance its well-rounded product portfolio. Most Read More

Do You Need a State-of-the-art ERP Solution?


As your company grows, you must continually evaluate whether your work processes and IT solutions can solve your problems and help grow your business. By performing a gap analysis, you can look at where your business is headed and whether you have the right tools to get there. This white paper can help you perform a preliminary gap analysis to determine whether you need to upgrade your IT solutions and business processes.

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Geac Decomposes To Survive


Geac, a struggling Canadian enterprise applications vendor has not found its white knight. It will, for the time being, have to sell parts of its business in order to replenish its dwindling resources, which may cause further commotion within its large customer base. Things won’t settle down until the company unequivocally states the strategy for all remaining product lines.

plc s7  purchase of JBA Holdings plc . Including this adjustment to carrying value, the net loss for the quarter was a hefty $218.9 million, compared with net income of $0.9 million during the same period last year. Geac will increasingly focus on the industry sectors where its market presence and portfolio of solutions can most rapidly generate profits and deliver the best value to our customers, Caldwell continued. We will apply our efforts to improving our performance, with an emphasis on the higher margin Read More

License Revenue Up At The New Manugistics


Manugistics’ recent rise in license revenues can be attributed to the company’s aggressive sales and marketing initiatives implemented by CEO Greg Owens and his new management team.

plc s7  clients included BP Amoco plc, Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC), Rohm & Haas Company, and Staples, Inc. Manugistics also found acceptance for its ExchangeWORKS, trading exchange empowerment software with wins at Commerx, Inc., eConnections, and The National Transportation Exchange. Market Impact Manugistics' recent rise in license revenues can be attributed to the company's aggressive sales and marketing initiatives implemented by CEO Greg Owens and his new management team. Though successful in achieving Read More

Will 2001 Be The Year Of Baan’s Miraculous Comeback? Definitely Maybe.


December 2000 was the month of increased press release activity at Baan. In 2001, will the market witness a remarkable comeback of this once almost written off vendor?

plc s7  being acquired by Invensys plc in August 2000. New customers include major aerospace organizations such as DARA in the UK (for more information, see Is Baan Showing Signs of Life After Death? ), manufacturers such as ABB in Australia and Selcom in China, and e-Business companies such as 2BeSource.com , the Singapore-based textile and garment sourcing web portal solution. Since the Invensys acquisition, Baan has made solid progress in filling its order pipeline, said Laurens van der Tang, Baan Company Read More

'New' Lawson Software's Transatlantic Extended Enterprise Resource Planning Intentions


The recent merger of Lawson Software and Intentia, two vendors of similar size, but servicing different markets, will complement each other to become the largest enterprise applications supplier that is dedicated to the mid-market customer segment.

plc s7  director of former JBA Plc (now part of Geac), and president and CEO of Presys. He also held several senior roles at IBM for seventeen years. Lawson reported revenues of $364 million (USD) in the fiscal year ending May 31, 2004, and Intentia reported revenues of SEK 2,983 million (approximately $406 million USD) for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2004. Pro forma financial information for the combined companies, using US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) ,was not available at the time, Read More

8 CRM Essentials: An Executive Guide to the Must-have Elements of Every Successful CRM Initiative


It’s no secret that winning and retaining customers is the key to growth and success. But that’s no small feat, with ever-increasing customer demands, as well as the difficulty of implementing and enforcing processes to support your interactions with prospects, customers, and partners. Eight proven customer relationship management (CRM) best practices can help you create a customer retention strategy. Learn more.

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PTC Embarks on Internet of Things Journey via ThingWorx Acquisition


PTC ended 2013 by announcing it had acquired ThingWorx, creators of a platform for building and running applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), for approximately $112 million (USD), plus a possible earn-out of up to $18 million (USD). The acquisition of ThingWorx positions PTC as a major player in the emerging IoT era.

plc s7  via programmable logic control (PLC) is quite mature in MES. Still, due to environmental issues in some production environments, more sensors could be included in the equipment. Smartphones could use near field communication (NFC) working with those sensors in machines and having an immediate feedback when walking by a machine could be really powerful. In general, getting machine feedback via mobile devices will allow access almost anywhere.   ThingWorx at PTC In the IoT era, PTC’s customers are Read More