Lawson has yet to show that its strategy and technology can "travel abroad," especially to Europe where it needs to put down some deep roots if it is to fulfill its global ambitions. A measly portion of its total revenues comes from sales outside of the US-a proportion that has been static for the past several years. On the other hand, it may point out how successful the company has become in the US in the past decade. What is puzzling is why that success has remained local.
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much larger vendors, like SAP , Oracle , PeopleSoft , and ever more from SCT Corporation , Geac , SSA Global , Scala , Best Software and Microsoft Business Solutions . Although Lawson might claim to hardly ever face the latter group of vendors, citing that even if they ever compete, then one or the other side is likely pursuing the wrong deal, the competition from these players will at least come from the emerging markets that Lawson plans to tackle. All the above vendors, while possibly inferior