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Salesforce.com Expands into SAP’s Turf
Salesforce.com dreams of becoming a $1 billion software company, in Germany. The vendor is forging partnerships, expanding its territory, and fostering

press forming  Benioff said to the press corps: We have a dream of becoming a $1 billion software company right here (in Germany) ... We’re looking at making some local acquisitions to improve our position ... These could be core technologies as well as system integrators or next-gen cloud companies. The remarks coincide with news of a partnership with Deutsche Telekom 's T-Systems IT services unit , under which T-Systems will be salesforce.com's main reseller in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (a.k.a., DACH).

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Will Servigistics Click on More Service Cylinders? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series depicted the rise and fall of of erstwhile public software company Click Commerce based in Chicago, Illinois, United States (US). At the end, the article mentioned the July 2009 merger of Servigistics and Click Commerce's Service Network Services (SNS) division. The private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners acquired both entities recently with the idea of forming a

press forming  Ringing Endorsements The merger’s press release and Servigistics’ Web page dedicated to the event  are replete with ringing endorsements and quotes from two of  AMR Research ’s renowned analysts and some customers. Both in his blog post and in Servigistics’ press release, Bruce Richardson, chief research officer (CRO) at AMR Research said: The combination of Click Commerce SNS and Servigistics brings together the pioneer in service parts planning with the leader in strategic service Read More

B2Big Deal for IBM, Ariba, and i2


IBM, Ariba and i2 announce a partnership whose goal is to accelerate the real value provided by E-commerce and whose effect is to leave some companies quaking in their boots.

press forming  Event Summary In a press conference that had the general air of a reunion of the graduating class from CEO school, IBM, Ariba and i2 announced a sweeping strategic partnership whose goal is to accelerate the adoption of B2B technology. Accompanied by a chorus of the top people at such business customers as Unilever, Chevron, and American Express - including one CEO who came running in late, from her sickbed, because she didn't want a severe cold to make her miss the announcement - the three companies Read More

Ambitious Plans and Promises: How Will the Market Respond to One Enterprise Software Provider’s Offerings?


The market should commend Infor’s attempt to combine business-specific solutions from a partner like IBM. If nothing else, the fact that Infor can provide integrated and best-in-class offerings poises the vendor to become serious competition for such giants as SAP and Oracle.

press forming  as to create goodwill (press relations). At first, Infor may have been tempted to enable migrations to Infor ERP LN 6.1 , but it is likely the vendor has realized that the migration paths for Baan IV and V customers, their systems significantly customized, would be prohibitive and daunting. Possibly then, it is more feasible and justifiable to keep all three product releases on their own SOA-enablement and functional enhancements paths. Sure, the research and development (R&D) cost for Infor will Read More

Glossary of Enterprise Applications Terminology Part Two: Just-in-Time to Extensible Markup Language


As enterprise applications systems developed over time, a continuous stream of new terminology surfaced. This is a glossary of those terms.

press forming  company plans to produce expressed in specific configurations, quantities, and dates. material requirements planning (MRP) : A set of techniques that uses bill of material data, inventory data, and master production schedule to calculate requirements for materials. It makes recommendations to release replenishment orders for materials. Further, because it is time-phased, it makes recommendations to reschedule open orders when due dates and need dates are not in phase. manufacturing resource planning (MRP Read More

EnterpriseIQ: Process Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report


The process enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge base anticipates as many factors as possible to assist businesses in the process manufacturing field, which typically involves mixing, separating, forming, or performing chemical reactions (for example, paint manufacturers or refineries). The knowledge base includes criteria for determining batch control and reporting, formula and routing, and material management capabilities. It also provides information for other enterprise management modules such as human resources and financials.

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TEC's Industry News Watch: This Week in Enterprise Software News


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS AND GO-LIVESU.S. Army selects HP for enterprise cloud computing services Cloud computing "HP was selected by the U.S Army to provide the Department of Defense and other agencies with cloud computing services. This contract includes private cloud services as well as mobile and data center management. This is an important step for HP and cloud computing providers in order to

press forming  García, TEC BI Analyst Press release Peach Aviation selects Oracle Fusion HCM systems Airlines, HCM Peach Aviation's corporate culture embraces employee engagement and future growth within the company, so it makes sense that it would choose a solution that will help it leverage its talent to its fullest potential. —Sherry Fox, TEC HCM Analyst Press release   International supermarket retailer H-E-B of Mexico completes JDA solution implementation Retail Just keeping on top of your most important Read More

SAP Gets Serious with SAP HANA and Mobility


Yesterday in San Francisco, SAP held a press conference to make two (perhaps three) major announcements about its strategy for the data management and mobility spaces. These announcements unveiled big-time movement in two major IT areas: data management and mobility. SAP HANA and Sybase At the press conference, Vishal Sikka, member of the SAP Executive Board for Technology and

press forming  Francisco, SAP held a press conference to make two (perhaps three) major announcements about its strategy for the data management and mobility spaces. These announcements unveiled big-time movement in two major IT areas: data management and mobility. SAP HANA and Sybase At the press conference, Vishal Sikka, member of the SAP Executive Board for Technology and Innovation, spoke about SAP's roadmap for integrating Sybase and SAP's strategy over their real-time data platform, which will be comprised of the Read More

Help Comparing and Choosing the Right Enterprise Content Management Software


Enterprise software analyst firm, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) recently launched its Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Evaluation Center, which helps project managers, consultants, and decision makers compare the most qualified ECM systems based on their own, unique priorities.

press forming  Center ( http://ecm.technologyevaluation.com/press ) enables end users to match their requirements to the functionality provided by a variety of ECM solutions. Organizations can use the center to analyze vendors on approximately 1,200 criteria covering ECM functionality. Vendors presenting solutions for comparison include 80-20, AMCO, CentricMinds, Crown Peak, Day Software, Emojo, Hannon Hill, iUpload, Kentico, Numotion, Serena, SilkRoad technology, Stellent, and Snakeware. The TEC ECM Evaluation Read More

HP Claims Autonomy Misrepresented Itself


Woe is HP. The company recently made headlines with news that its Autonomy division, which sells a number of products for enterprise content management (ECM), search and discovery, customer experience management, and more, misrepresented its financial situation to get itself acquired by HP. Indeed, HP says its pain from this misreprentation comes to about $5 billion (USD). In a press

press forming  billion (USD). In a press release HP said: HP is extremely disappointed to find that some former members of Autonomy’s management team used accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure failures to inflate the underlying financial metrics of the company, prior to Autonomy’s acquisition by HP. These efforts appear to have been a willful effort to mislead investors and potential buyers, and severely impacted HP management’s ability to fairly value Autonomy at the time of the deal. We Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 16th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSMiami-based flower distributor selects Sage ERP X3 Industry tags: Distribution "Sage’s customer, Gems Group, reports that this ERP system was selected primarily because of its strong functionality set, Web enablement, graphical dashboard capabilities, embedded forecasting features, and full availability in Spanish. Flexibility was also important, as its users often need to

press forming  X3 to its competitors Press release Desigual rolls out Oracle ATG Web Commerce to e-commerce segment Industry tags: Retail Today’s brand owners must be able to manage their sale channels in an integrated manner, as it's too easy to find yourself multiplying efforts when coordinating multiple brands, sites, and partner initiatives—more so when you factor in both B2B and B2C. The ATG Web Commerce solution provides the means to centralize these efforts while integrating social and mobile Read More

TEC Offer Tools for Software Selection at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Boston


According to TEC, selections for enterprise software such as ERP, ECM, CRM, or SCM solutions may fail to meet requirements if an organisation undertakes a selection process without a comprehensive understanding of its unique business needs. TEC believes that problems arise when companies do not prepare a proper request for information (RFI) to evaluate the pertinent responses from their short-listed vendors. However, TEC states that its sophisticated means for performing requirements analysis will ease the selection burden.

press forming  as ERP ( http://erp.technologyevaluation.com/press ), ECM, CRM, or SCM solutions may fail to meet requirements if an organisation undertakes a selection process without a comprehensive understanding of its unique business needs. TEC ( www.technologyevaluation.com/press ) believes that problems arise when companies do not prepare a proper request for information (RFI) to evaluate the pertinent responses from their short-listed vendors. However, TEC states that its sophisticated means for performing Read More

ERP Vendor to Client: "You Incompetent and Clueless Fools"


The backstory: a lawsuit filed in 2008 by Alabama pet food maker Sunshine Mills over a Ross Systems ERP implementation. Fast-forward to December 3, 2010, when an Alabama jury awarded Sunshine Mills $61 million (USD) in damages ($45 million of which were punitive). From CIO.com's article about the verdict, quoting Sunshine Mills attorney Daniel McDowell: Ross Systems handled the

press forming  Systems had to say in a press release issued after the verdict : The jury reached this result despite the fact that: Sunshine Mills acquired the Ross ERP beta system in 2005 and used the product for years before filing a lawsuit; The Ross ERP system continues to be used by Sunshine Mills to this day; Sunshine Mills has recently purchased services from Ross Systems to help them in their operations; and The software at issue is being used successfully by many of Ross’ national and global customers, and Read More

What’s All This Benchmark Stuff, Anyway?


Vendors love to quote benchmarks in their product literature, press releases, and any place they think someone will use the numbers to make a buying decision. But what do the benchmarks mean, and which ones really matter?

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Infor SyteLine: Mixed-Mode Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report


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