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J.D. Edwards Fires Siebel, Hires YOU
J.D. Edwards announced plans to acquire CRM vendor YOUcentric, Inc. At the same time, they have severed their 18 month relationship with Siebel and ended

siebel book  customers that purchased the Siebel solution from them (numbering approximately 50 companies). It's expected that J.D. Edwards will quickly provide an incentive for those customers to move to its new, integrated solution as soon as it is ready. Who In the World is YOUcentric?  Actually, we've known about YOUcentric for quite some time now. Their basic offering, called YOUrelate, has four major components: Marketing, Selling, Servicing, and Partnering. They have gained considerable acclaim by being named

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Maximizer Enterprise 8: A Strong Competitor on the SMB Front Line


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siebel book  as GoldMine, SalesLogix, and Siebel. Maximizer Enterprise 8 is also available as an e-CRM suite providing accessibility to employees, suppliers, and customers through specialized portals. These portals appear identical to the Maximizer Enterprise 8 desktop interface and employees therefore have only to learn one application. These portals are built on .NET technology and supported features include viewing all address book information; adding notes and tasks; viewing all aspects of opportunities; and Read More

Integrating Customer Relationship Management through Software As A Service


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siebel book  shift in market dynamics, Siebel said in a recent conference call. Businesses are no longer interested in connecting standalone applications (like Siebel's CRM applications) and want integrated business suites from a single vendor. It's clear that both Oracle and SAP support the notion that the integration of CRM into broader suites of business applications (including accounting, supply chain management, and other horizontal and vertical operational systems) is appealing to many Fortune 2000 Read More

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Integrating All Information Assets Part One: Why is integration an issue?


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