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Great Plains ASP - Evolution, Revolution, Innovation
On September 18, 2000, Great Plains (Nasdaq: GPSI), announced the expansion of its Application Service Provider (ASP) initiative. Great Plains has evolved its

select great plains  delivery solution helps customers select applications and utilize Internet delivery methods. (For more information on ManagedOps.com see ManagedOps.com - 13 Years and 93,000 Square Feet .) User Recommendations If you are considering a Great Plains solution, we recommend evaluating their latest 6.0 Release. If your organization does not have the time or resources to host the application(s) internally, we suggest you explore delivery options available through their ASP network. The Great Plains ASP program

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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Rapidly Consolidating Enterprise Applications Market: The Worlds of 'Organic Growers' and 'Aggressive Consolidators'


What types of vendors' approaches to the mid-market have emerged from the wave of mergers and consolidations and what characteristics ultimately distinguish the contenders from the pretenders are two questions that are emerging from the consolidation market.

select great plains  customers and prospects can select. Some refer to these companies as the rollups. They include such as SSA Global, Infor, Geac, Epicor, and even Oracle in part due to the Retek , ProfitLogic , i-Flex and PeopleSoft/J.D. Edwards's acquisitions. While this might currently look like a strategy that works in terms of profitability and market share, it leaves many questions unanswered, such as how these amalgamated vendors will move their multiple solutions forward. Namely, while these vendors appear to Read More

Business Intelligence


The ability to extract and present information meaningfully is vital for business management. Indeed, business intelligence tools enable companies to make better decisions, by providing the right information to the right people at the right time. Moreover, employees increasingly suffer from information overload, and require solutions that make informed decisions a more natural part of the everyday work experience.

select great plains  illustration. You also can select chart styles so the data appears in the most effective format. Excel data source Suppose that you'd like to explore various scenarios, based on recent sales trends, by considering price increases, price decreases, and promotions of different durations using your Microsoft Dynamics GP data as a starting point, but you want to do the analysis with a familiar tool. Excel is a great tool for this task, and the Excel data source is ready to use without additional setup. The Read More

Microsoft Lays Enforced-Concrete Foundation For Its Business Solutions


While most of its applications co-opetitors have been licking their wounds and dreading another financial quarterly report, cash amassed Microsoft has recently shown a flair for aptly devising and executing a strategy for its Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) division portfolio, to its partners and customers delight and to dismay of its archrivals.

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3 Microsoft Shop Myths Dispelled?


Here’s the context: You’re selecting an ERP system. Your office is standardized on Windows and MS Office Suite. Should you select MS Dynamics and become a full-fledged “MS shop”? We’ll look at three reasons you should lean toward MS Dynamics—and then look at why those reasons might be less compelling than you think. Myth #1: User Adoption Is Easy True: User familiarity leads to

select great plains  Office Suite. Should you select MS Dynamics and become a full-fledged “MS shop”? We’ll look at three reasons you should lean toward MS Dynamics—and then look at why those reasons might be less compelling than you think. Myth #1: User Adoption Is Easy True: User familiarity leads to an easier transition period. Due to the learning curve effect, it is common to see that after the implementation of a management system, productivity actually goes down before the advantages of the new system take Read More

Importance of Server Certification


Many application providers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) either select a standard platform for their applications, or provide guidelines and recommendations as to which infrastructure components will optimize their solutions. Thus, one of the critical factors that should be considered prior to selecting a standard platform is the certification it carries, and how it pertains to your organization’s needs.

select great plains  equipment manufacturers (OEMs) either select a standard platform for their applications, or provide guidelines and recommendations as to which infrastructure components will optimize their solutions. Thus, one of the critical factors that should be considered prior to selecting a standard platform is the certification it carries, and how it pertains to your organization’s needs. Read More

Kewill And Microsoft Great Plains To Further Mutually Complement


While Microsoft Great Plains and Kewill will offer a potentially awesome combined offering worldwide, their competitors will bet on products that cover all the bases in a natively integrated fashion.

select great plains  And Microsoft Great Plains To Further Mutually Complement Kewill And Microsoft Great Plains To Further Mutually Complement P.J. Jakovljevic - November 12, 2001 Event Summary On October 3, Kewill Systems Plc . (LSE: KWL), a UK-based provider of business applications for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) announced an extended partnership with Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions , a business applications division of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). Under the new agreement, Microsoft Great Read More

The Outsourcer’s Guide to Success: Nine Factors for Great Governance


For many organizations, undertaking IT and business process outsourcing involves everything from finding and assessing providers, to selecting locations, to determining which services are required. But the hardest part of outsourcing occurs after the deal is done. To help businesses ensure consistency in outsourcing governance, there are nine critical factors to keep in mind that can help guarantee its success.

select great plains  and assessing providers, to selecting locations, to determining which services are required. But the hardest part of outsourcing occurs after the deal is done. To help businesses ensure consistency in outsourcing governance, there are nine critical factors to keep in mind that can help guarantee its success. Read More

A Pocket Guide for Financial Services


You've made the effort and created a great brand—but how do you ensure it stays intact as you diversify across multiple marketing channels, and product and service lines? Combining Web operations into an integrated marketing tool for acquisition, retention, and cross-sell can provide your company with many benefits. Learn how with 7 tips for centralizing your Web management strategy with a content management system (CMS).

select great plains  Pocket Guide for Financial Services You've made the effort and created a great brand—but how do you ensure it stays intact as you diversify across multiple marketing channels, and product and service lines? Combining Web operations into an integrated marketing tool for acquisition, retention, and cross-sell can provide your company with many benefits. Learn how with 7 tips for centralizing your Web management strategy with a content management system (CMS). Read More

Great Plains - An SME Market Leader, But At What Cost?


Great Plains has established itself as a global small-to-medium enterprises (SME) market leader. It now derives almost 20% of revenue outside of the US market and has the potential of reaching $300 million in revenues in fiscal 2001. Its extensive and efficient global indirect channel model that consists of over 2,000 partners has been admired industry-wide. At Stampede 2000, its annual partner conference, Great Plains announced significant extensions to its product offering. However, these have been delivered at the expense of reporting losses for the last two quarters.

select great plains  disparate products. Siebel Systems selected Great Plains as the partner to create a fully integrated back-office and front-office solution for medium-sized companies. Great Plains Siebel Front Office includes functionality for call centers, marketing, and sales, with a number of other CRM modules being slated for the future release. We are not aware of any other ERP vendor offering such tightly integrated out-of-box Siebel functionality with its back-office applications (125 touch points) and through Read More

Great Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support


Great Plains has expanded eSupport, its web-based technical support service. The new service promises to provide customers and partners with higher levels of service while increasing Great Plains’ operational efficiency. Here’s how Great Plains uses the web to augment its technical support services.

select great plains  Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support Great Plains Taps The Web To Deliver Product Support L. Talarico - December 5, 2000 Event Summary Great Plains Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPSI) delivers ERP and CRM applications to the mid-market. The company recently announced the expansion of eSupport, a web-based technical support service that complements its traditional telephone support. Great Plains develops ERP and CRM applications aimed at the mid-market. (Explore the Business Applications Research Read More

Great Plains’ Latest Product Offering &; Ready to Stampede the SME Market?


Great Plains announced during its Stampede 2000 annual partner meeting significant extensions to its product offering. The following is our view of Great Plains’ latest announcements and its strategic direction.

select great plains  remarkable example, Siebel Systems selected Great Plains as the partner to create a fully integrated back-office and front-office solution for medium-sized companies. Great Plains Siebel Front Office includes functionality for call centers, marketing, and sales, with a number of other CRM modules being slated for the future release (For more information, see Siebel: Great Plans For Great Plains ). We also believe that its OEM partnership agreement to sell Logility's Voyager Solutions will follow the Read More

Ultimate Connection Seeking Its US Retail Connection Through Solomon Software Partners


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select great plains  involved in a particular selection exercise for the retail industry. However, users should be wary of Ultimate Connection's global service and support capabilities given that its existing North American infrastructure is only at a pre-embryonic stage. Further, one should bear in mind the significant differences in taxation and business practices between US and South Africa and make sure that the product functionality completely supports local requirements. We recommend identifying your unique needs and Read More

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Great Plains Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter


On December 16, Great Plains Software, Inc., a leading provider of fully integrated front office/back office e-business solutions for the mid-market, announced financial results for the fiscal quarter ended November 30, 1999. Great Plains reported record second quarter revenues of $47.4 million, a 49% increase over the same period last fiscal year. Revenues from the Great Plains platform products, Dynamics and eEnterprise, grew 54% to $45.8 million in the quarter.

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