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Enterprise Software Migration Alert: Is SAP the Alternative?
SAP may benefit the most during Oracle's merger transition. Unlike most migration programs, SAP is offering to be responsible for maintaining the competitions

rational software corporation  management system or the Rational software development tools. When it comes to the former J.D. Edwards systems, Oracle does not want to throw out baby with the bathwater . It is often the case that in the IT sector even archrivals have ongoing alliances in areas that suit them both. Possibly the best example is that of SAP and IBM, who virtually compete on the middleware front through NetWeaver and WebSphere, but IBM is SAP's largest consulting practice in the world, with a multibillion annual revenue.

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PTC Windchill 9.0 for Product Lifecycle Management Certification Report


Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill 9.0, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 28-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

rational software corporation  an executive with IBM Rational. (For more background on Emptoris, read P.J. Jakovljevic’s comprehensive profile: Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity , Part 1 , and Part 2 , as well as the article Talking to an Emptoris Exec Post-Empower 2011 (and Pre-IBM 2012) , on the TEC Blog.) IBM’s acquisition of Emptoris (chosen, by all indications, over Ariba) should be looked at as part of a long series of acquisitions that IBM has made to feed its Smarter Planet initiatives (more on this later). IBM Read More

Taming the SOA Beast - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic introduced the notion of how complex and tricky it can be to manage and govern enterprise applications' service oriented architecture (SOA). That blog post also tackled Progress Software’s recent acquisition of Mindreef in order to round out its SOA governance solution for distributed information technology (IT) environments. Mindreef joined the Progress Actional SOA

rational software corporation  sometimes runs across IBM Rational Software  and HP/Mercury , and occasionally some of the smaller niche players like Parasoft Solutions , iTKO LISA ,  PushToTest , and Crosscheck Networks . Forget Not about Oracle Fusion Either The recent acquisition of the former middleware competitor , BEA Systems , has promoted Oracle into the middleware market leader, at least in the Java world. The idea behind the ambitiously broad Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM) suite is the following: to enable the enterprise Read More

IBM Express-es Its Candid Desire For SMEs Part Two: Market Impact


SMEs have recently begun to seek integration platforms that address the end-to-end business process management (BPM) rather than the traditional pesky point-to-point interconnectivity solutions. IBM's strategy of selling WebSphere Express through local VARs and of letting smaller enterprises deploy only what they need in an incremental fashion, should go a long way with the current buying patterns.

rational software corporation  middleware, recent acquisition of Rational and Metamerge should provide IBM with respective development and integration technology that complements IBM's growing line of integration products, including those acquired from CrossWorlds and licensed from Extricity . Should IBM combine, e.g., Metamerge's directory-oriented architecture ( Metamerge Integrator integrates directory services, databases, and messaging systems) with the application connectors and workflow rules of Extricity and CrossWorlds, IBM Read More

Vero Software


Vero Software is a world leader in CAD CAM software with a proven track record of reliable product delivery. Vero develops and distributes software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal, metal fabrication, stone and woodworking industries.

rational software corporation  Software Vero Software is a world leader in CAD CAM software with a proven track record of reliable product delivery. Vero develops and distributes software for aiding the design and manufacturing processes, providing solutions for the tooling, production engineering, sheet metal, metal fabrication, stone and woodworking industries. Read More

abas Business Software


abas Business Software is an ERP and e-business application designed specifically for manufactures in assemble-to-order (ATO), make-to-order (MTO), and engineer-to-order (ETO) environments. The abas Business Software brand includes the following products: abas ERP for production abas Distribution for distribution, wholesale, and service companies the abas eB e-business solution New functions and technologies are added to the standard software with each new version. abas Business Software is currently offered in 28 languages and can be run on the Linux, Unix, and Windows platforms. ABAS has been a supporter of the open-source Linux operating system since 1995. Approximately 80 percent of over 2,300 abas installations are Linux-based. abas Business Software includes the following functionality: sales and sales order processing shipping purchasing and purchase order processing warehouse management scheduling logistics materials management materials resource planning (MRP) production and production planning and control (PPC) financial accounting fixed asset accounting cost accounting eBusiness

rational software corporation  Business Software abas Business Software is an ERP and e-business application designed specifically for manufactures in assemble-to-order (ATO), make-to-order (MTO), and engineer-to-order (ETO) environments. The abas Business Software brand includes the following products: abas ERP for production abas Distribution for distribution, wholesale, and service companies the abas eB e-business solution New functions and technologies are added to the standard software with each new version. abas Business Read More

Sciforma Corporation


Based in Los Gatos, California (US), Sciforma Corporation provides project and process management software solutions and services to a worldwide customer base. It has been in business for over twenty-three years starting in 1982, with the introduction of the first PC DOS project management product, Project Scheduler, and enterprise-level solutions. Its name means "the science of planning" and is derived from the English word "science" and the Latin word "forma" which means plan. Sciforma develops enterprise project management software, PSNext (Web-based project management), PS8, and Project Communicator (Windows desktop-based project management), and real-world process mapping and simulation software, Sciforma Process. Sciforma Corporation has offices in the United States and an established network of international partnerships and subsidiaries to support customers throughout the world.

rational software corporation  Corporation Based in Los Gatos, California (US), Sciforma Corporation provides project and process management software solutions and services to a worldwide customer base. It has been in business for over twenty-three years starting in 1982, with the introduction of the first PC DOS project management product, Project Scheduler, and enterprise-level solutions. Its name means the science of planning and is derived from the English word science and the Latin word forma which means plan. Read More

American Software - A Tacit Avant-Garde?


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Entry Software Corporation


Since it was founded in 1998 in London, Ontario (Canada), Entry Software Corporation has provided work management solutions for information technology (IT) departments. TeamHeadquarters, Entry's flagship product, is a suite combining project management, portfolio management, help desk, and document management.

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What's Wrong With Application Software? Business Changes, Software Must Change with the Business.


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Ultimate Software


Ultimate Software delivers cloud-based human capital management (HCM) solutions that help businesses personalize talent acquisition, simplify payroll computations, manage time and attendance, and support proactive, strategic talent management. Founded in 1990, Ultimate Software supports thousands of customers, representing diverse industries and managing millions of employees across the world. Ultimate Software operates with a commitment to always put people first. This philosophy is the underlying fabric for Ultimate’s corporate culture, its partnership with customers, and the strategy when designing its solutions. In 2014, Ultimate Software ranked 20th on Fortune magazine’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the Unites States—its third consecutive year on the list—and they were recognized as a ‘leader’ in Nucleus Research’s HCM Technology Value Matrix 1H 2014. In 2013, Ultimate was awarded the highest rating by Constellation Research in its Cloud Buyer’s Bill of Rights Certification.

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rational software corporation  your Business with no Software! Run your Business with no Software! Featured Author - Jim Brown - February 14, 2004 Introduction Picture your business today without software applications. It's hard to imagine, isn't it? But maybe you should try and not for the reason you may be thinking. Think about how hard it would be to run your business if your software applications weren't working and then build a plan to provide total application availability. Is There Business Today without Technology? Software Read More

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Moxie Software


Moxie Software is a customer-centric enterprise social software company that enables companies to connect employees, customers, and partners to engage in business, share knowledge, and collaborate. Moxie Insight, Moxie's thought leadership division, provides research in enterprise technology, talent development, and collaborative innovation.

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