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News Analysis: Dot.Coms Getting Bred By Scient: Will Scient Spawn Into a Giant or Will Andersen Have the Edge?
Scient's announcement of its intent to baby Dot.com's into existence makes it the Mondragon of High Tech America. The connection? Mondragon genetically bred

scient  Bred By Scient: Will Scient Spawn Into a Giant or Will Andersen Have the Edge? News Analysis: Dot.Coms Getting Bred By Scient: Will Scient Spawn Into a Giant or Will Andersen Have the Edge? E. Robins - March 15th, 2000 Event Summary Scient (NASDAQ SCNT) announced in February that it intended to act as an incubator for dot.com companies through its Systems Innovation services. The accelerated programs would mean a rapid growth in the number of companies that Scient helps, and potential continued

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Digital Business Service Providers Series: Market Overview


Today’s Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP) market is a complex of interrelated services and provider capabilities. This article traces the history of the service providers, and explains how each arose at points when markets developed around particular core technologies. The historical evidence suggests something about future planning for new technologies and developments.

scient  such as Razorfish, Proxicom, SCIENT (founded in 1997), and Appnet (founded in 1998). Interactive agencies - branches of traditional ad agencies that brought branding and image creation together with Internet technologies - were also founded. During this period, dot-com's started to arise as a powerful force on the service provider marketplace, their numbers largely driven by the unreasonable market caps achievable on the stock market through IPOs. This had several effects that echo to this day. First, Read More

Strategy: What Digital Business Service Providers Mean When They Say It


Strategy in digital business has become an increasingly significant component of Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP) offerings. Pure plays have and are becoming more experienced, and are serious competitors to the more traditional strategists. DBSP strategists take over where the traditional consultancy process lets go. They serve largely in the operational strategic role by taking the business idea to the step of design and architect to achieve deliverable capabilities. But they also do more.

scient  the area such as Scient or Sapient. Scient, for example, has the capability of delivering McKinsey-like strategy engagements through what it calls its Conceive step. This is provided to brick and mortar companies as much as to dot-coms, and Scient has bred its brand to reflect this. Razorfish, however, through its acquisition of i-Cube can do more heavy legacy coding than Scient in the US. In Europe, the difference may not be so profound, though it still exists. As these pure plays develop, we predict Read More

e-Business Service Provider Evaluation & Selection


This is a transcript of an audio conference on E-Business Service Provider Evaluation and Selection presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS to conduct a live real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating service provider criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of competing vendors within the various types of DBSPs.

scient  ORGANIC , RAZORFISH , SCIENT , and XCELERATE fall under this category, and represent a diversity of Pure Plays, though they can and do overlap. To remind you a Pure Play is a company created for the specific purpose of bringing businesses and business capabilities into the web environment. APPNET (soon to be joined with COMMERCE ONE) has a vertical Internet focus in building e-Marketplaces. This made it an ideal acquisition target for COMMERCE ONE whose products APPNET had been using. APPNET walks Read More

Scient Finds That Golden Eggs Can Bite


Scient’s bottom line and stock price have both suffered from two clients that ran out of funds before paying their bills. One of them was a dot-com, and it’s barely possible that it won’t be the last.

scient  Golden Eggs Can Bite Scient Finds That Golden Eggs Can Bite D. Geller - June 29, 2000 Event Summary Scient Corp. announced that one of its clients, a dot-com company named Verde Media, had filed for protection against its creditors under Chapter 11. Verde Media owes Scient $2 million for two full months of work; its shareholders have reportedly promised to pay off their debt, but companies filing under Chapter 11 typically pay only a fraction of what they actually owe. The previous week another Scient Read More

Adonix Grows Roots Against The Odds Part 1


Proving that a lack of size can be compensated with a savvy value proposition, Adonix, until recently a quiet French ERP provider, keeps on delivering pieces of its strategy to further establish itself internationally, despite a harsh and hostile environment.

scient  was formerly CIO of Scient , an e-business consulting and professional services concern in New York City. Like Attal, Ahnemann is also a former executive with IBM . This is Part One of a two-part note on recent developments at Adonix. Part Two will discuss the challenges Adonix faces and make User Recommendations. Market Impact Adonix might prove that a well-espoused value proposition can bode well despite a bad economical situation and unfavorable recognition of a newcomer vendor in some markets. With Read More

Meiosis, Mitosis: Cap Gemini's Mating with Ernst & Young


Ernst & Young is on the verge of splitting its consultancy heritage (meiosis) and mating it with France's Cap Gemini's (mitosis). It is a leap of faith that these two genetically different beings can combine genes to create a new international behemoth of 60,000. What's the common DNA? You guessed it – e-business.

scient  a market against the Scient s, Viant s, Whitman-Harts - must entail significant management changes, and psychological readjustment. Change in marketing culture for the partners. Traditionally, accounting-like partnerships meant leads for management consulting - a dangerous recipe that forced a semi-divorce of one part of the business from the other early on. Conflict of interests in cases of large and multinational companies is not easy to avoid. The question will however, be interesting as to what the Read More

Razorfish: A Pure Play Offering Digital Strategy


Strategy in digital business has become an increasingly significant component of Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP) offerings. Pure plays have and are becoming more experienced, and are serious competitors to the more traditional strategists. However, Razorfish is developing niche expertise in these areas.

scient  service remotely if necessary. Scient, for example, has been known to fly specialist strategists from as far away as Singapore and Japan to the US on major engagements. Razorfish s attempt to ameliorate the problems across offices takes on familiar tones. Most service providers have instituted knowledge management and control systems to ensure that they even the skill set playing field across their organizations. Setting up core teams to distribute skills among the organization, or encouraging interest / Read More