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Lawson Software: Self-Evidently Thriving on Innovations
Lawson's continual investment in R&D delivers innovative products, often in advance of much larger competitors. Increasing competition from larger vendors with

self evident applications  Software: Self-Evidently Thriving on Innovations Vendor Genesis Lawson Software provides Web-based, client/server enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for companies in the mid- to high-end markets (the Fortune 2000 companies). Its customers are concentrated in the financial services, healthcare, professional services, public sector, retail, manufacturing, and wholesale distribution industries. Founded in 1975, and with headquarters in Minneapolis, MN and London, UK, Lawson Software has

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Human Resources encompasses all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees.  Modules will include Personnel Management, Benefit Management, Payroll Management, Employee Self Service, Data Warehousing and Health & Safety.  

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Lawson Software’s CRM and ASP Moves - Wise, Bold, Injudicious, Enforced, or Something Else?


Two recent moves by Lawson Software have stunned the market: 1) it discontinued its in-house CRM development in favor for partnering with Siebel Systems, and 2) it announced the intention to deliver its product also via 3rd-party Application Service Providers (ASPs). We express our views in this regard.

self evident applications  Applications integrated with lawson.insight's Self-Evident Applications and transaction engines will become a primary Lawson product line comprising sales, marketing, and customer service, as well as enterprise functions. This combined solution will let Lawson customers move from a process-centric to customer-centric focus and gain insight into every aspect of their business across all channels - a compelling advantage in the highly competitive new economy. USinternetworking Inc., a leading application Read More

Lawson Software Expands Vertically As Well


On October 12, Lawson Software announced the formation of a new vertical market initiative for the telecommunications industry, its sixth and newest vertical market. On October 9, Lawson Software announced 'the best quarter of contracting activity in the company's 25-year history'.

self evident applications  rewards and to establish itself as a leader in the mid-market for financial accounting and HR applications by continually betting on the following three pillars of wisdom for the new Internet economy: Early delivery of innovative, Web-enabled and componentized products, often in advance of much larger and more visible publicly traded competitors Very tight industry focus in the above-mentioned selected markets Early involvement in ASP deployment The recent announcement of a vertically focused partnership Read More

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Lawson Software-IPO and Several Acquisitions After Part Four: Strengths Continued


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self evident applications  long been promoting its Self-Evident Applications (SEA) initiative (since 1996), with the idea to simplify the learning curve required by users, featuring Lawson Portal (a default role-based Web user interface) and navigational tools. The underpinning of Lawson's technologies have long been SEA, which is the concept of delivering application functionality to light-client, browser-based desktops. While conventional client/server applications are form- or transaction-driven, the Self-Evident (recently Read More

How to Use Automation and Virtualization to Improve Service Levels of Your Applications


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SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure--The Next Frontier?


Leading enterprise applications vendors believe it is crucial to quickly complete the transition to a service oriented architecture (SOA) from monolithic client/server architectures. For the "Big Few" the "stack" race, including applications, databases, application server and middleware, has intensified.

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Vantaa Energy Chooses IFS Applications 8


IFS’ win streak from late 2012 seems to be flowing into 2013. On January 16, 2013, the global enterprise applications company announced that Vantaa Energy Ltd., one of Finland’s largest urban energy companies, has selected IFS Applications 8 to streamline its business processes. The Selection Rationale In September 2011, Vantaa Energy reportedly started to look for a new business

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Oracle Integrates Front and Back Office with Applications 11i


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Retail Applications Vendor Provides a Solid "Platform"


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Web Self-Service


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