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i2, SAP, Oracle Poised For Showdown in Q4
With analysts expecting SCM software spending to rebound in Q3 and Q4, vendors are sharpening their knives for a lunge at the supply chain pie. Which one will

sap oracle aps  defend its throne from SAP , Oracle , and a resurrected Manugistics . The last two quarters have left high-flying i2 in the unusual position of suffering losses. In the first quarter of 2001, i2 shocked its customers and market watchers by posting pro forma earnings beneath projections of $0.04 per share by two cents. License revenues of $211.1 million fell from an all-time high of $244 million in the fourth quarter of 2000. The drop was a first for i2, which has enjoyed nothing but increases throughout

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SAP SCM-Stepping Out of Obscurity


Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

sap oracle aps  aforementioned solution extension , SAP Enterprise Inventory Optimization (EIO) by SmartOps , aims to deliver ongoing benefits through a sustainable process of dynamically capturing, quantifying, and responding to supply chain variability and suggesting time-phased inventory targets across all items and multi-echelon locations (supply chain nodes). Supply chain variability can come from multiple sources, starting with demand intelligence (i.e., forecast error, forecast bias, and intermittency). On the Read More

Oracle Applications - An Internet-Reinvented Feisty Challenger


It is startling how much has changed in Oracle’s applications business during the last two years. Oracle is indisputably the most reformed applications vendor, having achieved significant growth in total revenue, license revenue and net income. Oracle has a head start on most of its competition pertaining to Internet applications, and the Company still leads the ERP pack both on product technology vision and execution. However, the future will by no means be without serious challenges.

sap oracle aps  Gets SAP'ed by IBM SAP has abandoned Oracle and is standardizing on DB2. IBM's DB2 is strong competition for Oracle - DB2 is faster. Further in many cases SAP applications are already adapted to IBM products. Siebel already prefers IBM. (For more information see Oracle Gets SAP'ed by IBM .) Oracle Loses Again In January 2000, SAP AG chose SQL Server 7.0 as its strategic database for the Windows 2000 platform. SAP and Microsoft will cooperate to make the Windows 2000 OS available as a platform choice Read More

Oracle Renders Its PLM Outline Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


Key concerns for PLM prospects will be domain knowledge in design and engineering-specific functions and integration, including currently poor connections from Oracle workflow to third-party business applications and CAD/PLM interfaces.

sap oracle aps  likes of Oracle and SAP, which have often been their partners in the past. This competition might likely lengthen the PLM specialist vendors' selling cycles and even close the door to the opportunities in these ERP vendors' install bases. To remain competitive, still, stand-alone vendors would do well to continue to focus on easy integration with ERP suites, and to further perfect their selected industry focus by delivering the industry best practices, terminology, data definitions, process flows, etc. Read More

Oracle to Offer APS Package for Small Companies


"The upcoming Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) event, to be held in Orlando, Fla., promises something for businesses large and small. Not only will Oracle Corp. focus on the upcoming release of its Oracle 11i applications suite for large enterprises, the company also will begin to extend its applications into the small enterprise market, sources said. Included in the new suite will be an advanced planning and scheduling tool, Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning, sources said." Computer Reseller News, 9/17/99.

sap oracle aps  also face pressure when SAP APO version 2.0 emerges from final testing later this year. Other vendors such as J. D. Edwards, Manugistics, and Baan have already begun raising the profiles of their own supply chain products to claim territory in the hot SCM marketplace. User Recommendations Few user conferences surpass those of Oracle for vendor self-promotion and this year's bash in Orlando promises to be brimming with hype. While most will regard Oracle's one-day implementation claim with an appropriate Read More

Oracle Sails Slower In The Low Tide, But Mayday Signal Is Quite Far-Fetched


For a longer time than most of its competitors, Oracle seemed to have defied a global economic slowdown. The 64,000 dollar question is whether Oracle’s tamed results are completely attributable to the slowing economy, or do the problems run deeper.

sap oracle aps  (for more information, see SAP Defies Economic Slowdown, For Now ). Thus, Oracle has to be willing to be more flexible and humble in terms of increasing its products' openness and of reducing module interdependencies if it is going to succeed in obtaining lucrative consulting projects. It should also attempt to be more accommodating towards potential customers in terms of providing them with 3rd-party and/or legacy applications integration and with certain levels of customization. Further, Oracle' Read More

Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service


Find out about Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service, a complete and integrated financial management solution with automated financial processing, effective management control, and real-time visibility to financial results. Read the data sheet.

sap oracle aps  Fusion Financials Cloud Service Find out about Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service, a complete and integrated financial management solution with automated financial processing, effective management control, and real-time visibility to financial results. Read the data sheet. Read More

Oracle Acquires Eloqua


Oracle's attempt to tackle the customer experience cloud market has been advanced with the new acquisition of cloud-based marketing automation solutions provider Eloqua. Oracle expects to achieve an extensive product, which will help companies market, sell, and support their customers. The solution should be able to offer multi-channel and personalized client interactions. According

sap oracle aps  Acquires Eloqua Oracle's attempt to tackle the customer experience cloud market has been advanced with  the new acquisition  of cloud-based marketing automation solutions provider Eloqua. Oracle expects to achieve an extensive product, which will help companies market, sell, and support their customers. The solution should be able to offer multi-channel and personalized client interactions. According to the press release, Oracle expects that the product will be used to ensure brand loyalty, drive Read More

Is Oracle Becoming Invincible?


On June 20, Oracle Corporation, the leading provider of database and enterprise software applications, announced its fiscal 2000 results, claiming that it has passed SAP to become the world's largest applications software company.

sap oracle aps  sales numbers greater than SAP are an encouraging victory for Oracle and disturbing news for SAP (which, in a knee-jerk reaction, released an abrasively toned rebuttal press release), but do not represent Oracle's inauguration as the No. 1 ERP vendor yet. Where Oracle is surely winning, however, is in its quest to prove a point that the business application market's move toward e-business and the Internet is a prerequisite for survival and any subsequent success. To that end, the company has radically Read More

SAP for Consumer Products: SAP Trade Promotion Management


The pressure to generate demand for consumer products is constantly increasing. Whether managing customer relationships, achieving increased sales, or introducing new products, the area of marketing expenditure is complex and prone to error. That’s why you need a solution drawing together all the activities needed to analyze, plan, sell, execute, validate, and evaluate your products in a closed-loop process.

sap oracle aps  for Consumer Products: SAP Trade Promotion Management The pressure to generate demand for consumer products is constantly increasing. Whether managing customer relationships, achieving increased sales, or introducing new products, the area of marketing expenditure is complex and prone to error. That’s why you need a solution drawing together all the activities needed to analyze, plan, sell, execute, validate, and evaluate your products in a closed-loop process. Read More

Oracle Certification: Oracle Hyperion Financial Management




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Oracle Integrates Front and Back Office with Applications 11i


On September 27, Oracle took a major step towards providing a fully integrated front and back office applications suite by launching Oracle Applications 11i at its Applications' User Group conference in Orlando, Florida.

sap oracle aps  the possible exception of SAP and Baan, has made this degree of progress towards application integration. Oracle had a head start on most of its competition pertaining to Internet applications, and the Company still leads the ERP pack both on product technology vision and execution. However, Oracle had suffered initial setbacks as it moved its entire enterprise product line to the Internet and was losing customers that were not ready to buy into the vision. However, we believe that Oracle's far-sighted Read More

Oracle Sails Despite Market’s Low Tide; How Far Will It Go?


For the time being, Oracle seems to have defied a global trend toward a slowdown in the technology market, which even its archrival, Microsoft, could not avoid. Is it only a matter of time before economic realities knock on Oracle’s door?

sap oracle aps  as the duo of SAP and Commerce One and the trio of i2 Technologies , IBM , and Ariba , which have also seen strong demand for their products. Oracle's 'one-stop' shop mantra is a compelling message, however other established players have made every effort to deliver integrated hybrid bundles of best-of-breed point solutions. It is unlikely that the high-end of market is going to buy Oracle's integrated solution mantra; flexibility is the word often associated with the New Economy. The fact remains that Read More

Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations


Only time will tell whether Oracle will have used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for a much-needed surge of new projects in the future. The market should regard Oracle's new mindset evolution as well as its new customer placating moves favorably, despite inevitable controversy.

sap oracle aps  Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges Thus, Oracle's belated humility in terms of increasing its products' openness is commendable, although long overdue and not coming from the bottom of its heart, but it could help it succeed in obtaining more projects much more than other utopian initiatives to capture new customers. One of these, the assertion that Oracle would replace all existing applications with its 11i for free, including all software, Read More