In announcing their merger plans, Lawson and Intentia will not only have to grapple with the usual issues, but will have to deal with the nuanced differences in their respective Java application endeavors.
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Intentia's manufacturing, EAM and SCM modules into Lawson's. Therefore, while Intentia (and Lawson, in part) might be an extreme case of a complete Java rewrite, most of the traditional iSeries-based vendors, such as SSA Global , IBS , HarrisData , etc. have taken a more moderate approach. Instead, these peer vendors are leveraging some of the available tools and technologies (often provided by IBM), with a balanced approach of exposing old RPG code as Web services wrappers, and by developing new