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JDA FOCUS 2012: A Real-time Cloud to Serve the “Connected Consumer”
It seems JDA Software, a leading supply chain management (SCM) solution vendor, is just a short step away from being able to manage the entire SCM process

red dot  JDA 3D embeds the Red Dot Square visualization technology that is integrated with JDA’s space and floor planning Intactix offering. In other words, the new offering takes the data from JDA Intactix and plugs it into the 3D environment created by Red Dot Square. The product’s concept and deliverables are similar to those of Oracle Advanced Visual Technologies (AVT) and Dassault Systèmes 3DVIA Store . JDA Assortment —a merchandising solution that combines consumer purchase preferences, in-depth

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Symix Systems Front-Steps Into Greener e-Commerce Pastures


Like many of its peers, Symix Systems, one of the leading mid-market enterprise applications vendors, has been making a big push into the e-commerce market. A new Symix subsidiary called Frontstep, which was formed in January 2000, has been actively rounding out its e-business product and strategic consulting service offerings through acquisitions, internal development and partner relationships. These products and services are still sold under the Symix brand name, however, at the expense of Symix reporting losses for the last two quarters.

red dot  Symix Systems' Slips Into Red During Its E-Commerce Transition ) We believe the company has aptly articulated an e-commerce vision that should have an appeal to its mid-market users. In a nutshell, the mission is to deliver tightly integrated traditional ERP systems (not confined to only Symix' ones) and new e-Business components. The company's focus on the mid-market in make-to-order and configure-to-order discrete manufacturing has not been changed, however. While Symix has been promoting the concept Read More

Enterprise Management Software Vendor Welcomes Additions


Deltek recognizes that most organizations run their enterprises by using a sort of closed-loop, corrective action process. However, most product-based businesses still need solutions to replace manual workarounds, and Deltek has embarked on a mission to garner a one-stop-shopping portfolio.

red dot  which consists of disjointed predict, measure, and control phases. While some product-based businesses may already have software solutions for creating a closed-loop process, most still need solutions to replace manual workarounds, and Deltek has embarked on a mission to garner a one-stop-shopping portfolio. Accordingly, in March 2006, to enhance these development prospects, Deltek announced the acquisition of Welcom , a Houston, Texas (US)-based provider of such solutions, which allows Deltek to Read More

B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies


IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

red dot  Technologies, Infor, Manhattan Associates, Red Prairie, and Sterling Commerce in transportation, event management, and global trade management Inovis for procurement performance management EAI vendors are also expanding out past the four walls of the enterprise to operate in the trading community. With most service providers typically focused on a particular business process and community, one question begs to be asked: Will there ever be a service deployed using the SaaS model that could become the B2B Read More

Remedy Corporation: Poised for a Comeback?


Once the toast of Wall Street, Remedy has redefined its business. With products in CRM, service management and e-procurement (and others), and propelled by something unusual – profits – the company is hoping to regain its former luster.

red dot  the AR System, and acquired ones have been retooled to work on that base. The Service Management group concentrated on the Remedy Help Desk, a client server application used for the tracking and resolution of IT support requests. Remedy is the leading vendor and owns almost 25% of the internal help desk market. Other products in this line include Remedy Change Management, which is tied for second place in its market, Remedy Asset Management, and Remedy Service Level Agreements. The Customer Relationship Read More

6,000 Jobs Slashed at Sun Microsystem


If one quickly skims through Sun Microsystem's newspeak-style press release, its devastating cut to 6,000 jobs, globally, only sounds like a doubleplusungood minor reshuffle. Newsoutlets and investors, however, weren't fooled, and the announcement caused the troubled company's shares to plummet to $4.06. At its height, during the dot-com boom, Sun's shares were worth $250. For eight years, Sun

red dot  hasn't escaped the global credit crisis—a significant number of its customers are banks. This latest shakeup in has some analysts speculating that Sun will become a dirt cheap   acquisition target for larger rivals, such as HP, IBM, or Dell. While this move is expected to save Sun between $700 million and $800 million annually, it won't be enough to preserve the company. Sun may still undergo further restructuring, including splitting its software division into three different business units to Read More

The Benefits of Focusing on a Niche and Serving it Well: EcFood - A Dot-com Making It


ecFood is a strategic sourcing vendor focused on the industrial food market. Its recent financial results prove that being highly focused can bring value to the target market and success to a "dot-com".

red dot  $37.6 million. ecFood also acquired a major dairy industry purchasing association, retained two top ten food company accounts, and expanded its list of products and services. Market Impact ecFood ( www.ecFood.com ) was a pioneer in bringing web-enabled sourcing software tools and services to the industrial food sector. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., ecFood combines substantial food and beverage industry knowledge with e-commerce technology. According to Dave Laukat, CEO of Read More

BilTAY Tekonoloji SCIENTA


BilTAY Technology Scienta is a complete accounting system that can meet all of the accounting and business management needs of any size organization. Implemented in ASP Dot Net and Visual Basic Dot Net, using Multi-Tiered design and taking advantage of today's latest most advanced database system, SQL Server 2000, BilTAY Technology Scienta can meet all of your enterprise needs. BilTAY Technology Scienta contains many major enterprise-level features that are necessary for running large complex organizations. The system supports an unlimited amount of companies, and an unlimited amount of divisions within each company, and an unlimited amount of departments within each division, each with an unlimited amount of users, and an unlimited amount of Warehouses and Warehouse Bins per Warehouse!.  

red dot  Basic Dot Net, using Multi-Tiered design and taking advantage of today's latest most advanced database system, SQL Server 2000, BilTAY Technology Scienta can meet all of your enterprise needs. BilTAY Technology Scienta contains many major enterprise-level features that are necessary for running large complex organizations. The system supports an unlimited amount of companies, and an unlimited amount of divisions within each company, and an unlimited amount of departments within each division, each with Read More

IMI Sees Red In Dawn Of Fiscal 2001


Industri-Matematik had no complaints about its performance during the first quarter of fiscal 2001 in spite of lower revenues and earnings.

red dot  Sees Red In Dawn Of Fiscal 2001 IMI Sees Red In Dawn Of Fiscal 2001 S. McVey - September 21, 2000 Event Summary Industri-Matematik had no complaints about its performance during the first quarter of fiscal 2001 in spite of lower revenues and earnings. The Stockholm-based maker of supply chain execution and customer service software reported total revenues of $17.0 million, composed of $4.1 million in license fees, $12.4 million in services and maintenance revenue, and $431,000 in hardware sales. License Read More

Blackboard Presents New Update for Blackboard Learn


Blackboard released a new update for its Blackboard Learn platform. Improved usability appears to be the major addition to the experience proposed by Blackboard to its end users—both instructors and students. Blackboard employed results from extensive user testing and research to advance the usability of its solution. A centralized view of course or activity updates was introduced to

red dot  Learn displays a little red '1' in the top right-hand corner of the screen for instructors receiving their students' assignments. Also, the newly added two-way text–messaging functionality simplifies the interaction between students and instructors. Blackboard strives to offer a comprehensive social learning option, as the new version allows students to create personal profiles. In future releases, Blackboard intends to introduce interactivity features between student profiles as well as provide Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


TechnologyEvaluation.com has completed its analysis of the innate functionality of three desktop operating systems – Microsoft Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux 6.2, and Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. The winner is Caldera.

red dot  Corporate Viability The Contenders Red Hat Linux 6.2 Linux is based on a clone of the Unix operating system, originally made by Linus Torvalds in 1991 as a graduate student at the University of Helsinki. The core of Linux is open source ; all version source code is available under open license, and any extensions or modifications must be submitted to the Linux community at large for inclusion in the main, shared body of Linux code. Within the space, Red Hat is the leading provider of Linux Read More

Red Hat’s Linux Domination Weakens


Red Hat still controls the Linux market, but now it’s getting some competition from SuSE, Caldera, and TurboLinux.

red dot  Hat’s Linux Domination Weakens Red Hat's Linux Domination Weakens R. Krause - September 13, 2000 Event Summary According to recently figures from IDC, Red Hat was still the #1 distributor of the Linux operating system in 1999 by a wide margin, with a 48% share of the copies shipped. Trailing Red Hat were German vendor SuSE with a 15% share, and Caldera Systems and TurboLinux with 10% each. (See Figure 1) Bringing up the rear were MandrakeSoft (4%) and Corel (1%). Figure 1. A potential area of concern Read More

Dell and Red Hat Form Alliance


Dell and Red Hat have tightened their relationship, announcing new initiatives for products and services/support.

red dot  and Red Hat Form Alliance Dell and Red Hat Form Alliance R. Krause - July 7, 2000 Event Summary Dell and Red Hat Inc. announced the One Source Alliance to accelerate commercial adoption of the Linux operating system and to support businesses building Internet infrastructures. Linux is now one of three strategic operating systems Dell factory installs and supports globally, along with Microsoft Corp.'s Windows and Novell Inc.'s NetWare . Red Hat and Dell offer customers a pure play for Linux Read More

Red Hat Joins the BPM Fray


Open source solution provider Red Hat recently announced a comprehensive open source business process management (BPM) suite, Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6, which includes the next version of its business rules platform, JBoss BRMS 6. With JBoss BPM Suite 6, Red Hat brings a combination of BPM, business rules management (BRM), and complex event processing (CEP) technologies together in a single product offering.

red dot  Open source solution provider Red Hat recently announced a comprehensive open source business process management (BPM) suite, Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6 , which includes the next version of its business rules platform, JBoss BRMS 6 . With JBoss BPM Suite 6, Red Hat brings a combination of BPM, business rules management (BRM), and complex event processing (CEP) technologies together in a single product offering.   JBoss BPM Suite is a platform for BPM that includes all the capabilities of JBoss BRMS and Read More

Not all SCM Products Are Created Equal


In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory management and warehousing.

red dot  (APS), a domain that catered primarily to problems encountered in scheduling and higher level strategic production planning. This is an area where vendors need to focus on enhancements in order to create differentiation. Figure 2: Overall Score Vs. Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling Inventory Management and Warehousing Inventory management and warehousing activities are those involved in storing materials (finished goods, raw materials, WIP) at points between movement and processing. In this category, Read More