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Will A Big Fish's Splash Cause Minnows' Flush Out Of The CRM Pond? Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations
The ultimate success of Microsoft CRM will be judged by its follow-up releases. While Applix’ decision to abandon the CRM space and suddenly re-focus on BPM may

siebel faq eai  multiple channels, such as Siebel , PeopleSoft , E.piphany , and Pivotal , one is to wonder what was behind Applix' CRM failure, and how it will manage to successfully go on. Maybe its chance will be in simplifying enterprises' mazes of information by providing effective metrics and accompanying processes to make informed, real-time decisions, but achieving this will be no easy feat for anyone (see Why CRM Is So Hard and What To Do About It: Data is key to making CRM work ). Challenges to Microsoft

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What 2010 Meant For Microsoft Business Solutions


In 2008, I wrote a four-part series that explained in great detail Microsoft’s platform technology pieces, commonly used in Microsoft Dynamics and many other enterprise applications. Primarily, these "plumbing" tools were Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint, and Office within enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) applications, while

siebel faq eai  has recently replaced Oracle Siebel as the corporate-wide CRM solution. Out with Oracle Siebel, in with Microsoft Dynamics CRM For a long time, as one of the largest corporations in the world, Microsoft has been using Oracle Siebel and SAP as respective corporate CRM and ERP solutions. The CRM migration project has already affected Microsoft’s 10,000 global sales employees, but the total internal CloudCRM initiative is envisioned to have about 50 CRM product instances and well over its current 40,000 us Read More

J.D. Edwards - A Collaboration Thought Leader Or A Disguised ERP Follower? Part 1: About J.D. Edwards


Like most of its peers, J.D. Edwards is hoping to rebound by focusing on Internet collaboration and extended-ERP applications. The company has also differentiated itself from competitors by embedding Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) into its OneWorld product. While J.D. Edwards' move into the EAI arena is indisputably risky, we commend its determination to bite the bullet and include integration systems into the core product offering. However, we also believe that managing this large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome. Part 1 presents an overview

siebel faq eai  its partners, such as Siebel and Ariba, to name but a few. J.D. Edwards has recently conducted a strategic restructuring aimed at reducing costs and revitalizing the company's position as a leading provider of enterprise software solutions. To that end, the company has announced a cutback of nearly 800 jobs or 13% of total staff (for more information, see No More Mr. Nice Guy With J.D. Edwards ). Earlier in the year the company also experienced top management changes for the second time in two years with Read More

Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 1: Recent Announcements


Siebel is finally taking 'the bull by the horns' by acknowledging the integration challenges its customers face, and by addressing that issue. An often troubling aspect of CRM implementations in the past is that the only way IT departments can achieve a full view of the customer is by integrating front-end, customer facing applications (e.g., contact management) with back-office systems, such as billing applications and financial ERP modules.

siebel faq eai  Summary On April 8, Siebel Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEBL), the leading provider of customer-centric eBusiness applications software announced its intention to release a set of application integration tools in the second half of 2002. The new products intend make it easier for organizations to exchange data between Siebel's CRM system its other vendors' business applications. A standards-based and vendor-independent application integration solution called Universal Application Network (UNA) is touted to Read More

To BEA or Not to BEA: Is That the Question?


BEA Systems Inc., announced that twelve Business-To-Business and Enterprise Application Integration vendors have teamed with them to provide e-business solutions, as members of their BEA Professional Service Provider Program. These new providers span the United States and the EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa) markets, and will leverage their vertical market and e-business expertise to implement the BEA eLink™ suite.

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Winner Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon’s Deal


Much sooner than its ERP counterparts had done it in their respective market, Siebel has been making a big push into the CRM mid-market with the introduction of eBusiness 2000 MidMarket Edition. Solomon Software, a division of Great Plains, is another in its string of recently announced notable product alliances.

siebel faq eai  Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon’s Deal Winner Takes All - Siebel Ousts SalesLogix From Solomon's Deal P.J. Jakovljevic - September 8, 2000 Event Summary During a Solomon Partner Conference in August, Great Plains, a leading mid-market provider of back-office and e-business solutions, announced a number of new product enhancements and/or product alliances for its recently acquired division and former archrival, Solomon Software. Notable announcements were the availability of new Read More

SEEBURGER


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The Power of One


The typical mid-market company that has roughly $350 million in annual revenue, has not fully automated its business processes, and would gladly give up its legacy systems if everything could work from one server, and give the executives the information they need in the process. Another opinion in the dilemma - the one-stop shop versus best-of breed concept.

siebel faq eai  we saw companies like Siebel acquire eleven point solution companies to become a CRM Suite. Although Tom Siebel won't admit the value of an all-in-one solution, he clearly saw the value in an all-in-one CRM solution. It is interesting that Siebel now offers the Universal Application Network (UAN), which meets the key objectives of enabling organizations to deploy end-to-end, industry specific business processes. In other words, although Siebel does not offer an end-to-end solution, they do realize Read More

CRM Vendors Cash In On The Financial Services Industry


Last year’s deregulation of the financial services industry changed the competitive pressures on banks, brokerages, and insurance companies. Firms in this industry have been forced to expand and reorganize their offerings around the customer rather than around products. This makes a perfect case for CRM, and leading vendors are enhancing their offerings to take advantage of the opportunities. Find out how Siebel, E.piphany, and Broadbase are staking their claim.

siebel faq eai  the financial services industry. Siebel Systems, Broadbase Software, and E.piphany have supplied applications to the financial services industry for some time, but the increased demand for CRM applications and rising competition has led to new business developments for each of these vendors. Siebel Systems Siebel Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEBL) recently agreed to acquire Janna Systems to enhance its Siebel Financial Services e-business product. Janna has developed CRM software for the financial services Read More

Is There a Street Corner for a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider?


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siebel faq eai  some of the disconcerted Siebel , PeopleSoft , and JD Edwards licensees that want to improve the return on their existing software investments through alternative support programs. These programs promise to significantly reduce annual support fees while eliminating forced upgrades, delivering services not available with standard vendor support, and guaranteeing a much better service-level commitment. Moreover, given the possible taint of TomorrowNow 's and SYSTIME 's hidden agendas (on behalf of SAP and O Read More

Siebel Enters Smaller Markets in a Big Way


Siebel is making a big push into the mid-market with the introduction of eBusiness 2000 MidMarket Edition. This product promises mid-size businesses a more affordable, scaled down version of Siebel’s top tier application suite.

siebel faq eai  in a Big Way Siebel Enters Smaller Markets in a Big Way L. Talarico - August 21, 2000 Event Summary Siebel Systems, Inc. develops eBusiness Customer Relationship Management (eCRM) software primarily for companies with over $250 million in sales. Siebel recently released eBusiness 2000 MidMarket Edition, a suite of CRM applications geared for small to mid-size companies. This suite is Siebel's first attempt to compete in the mid-market. Siebel's MidMarket Edition offers these businesses a set of Read More

systemfabrik Releases an EAI Product?


With the announcement of the immediate availability of Warehouse Workbench 4.0 (WWB), systemfabrik, originally an Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) vendor, is attempting to move into the EAI space. Whether the product can actually accomplish EAI remains to be seen.

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J.D. Edwards Touts Leadership in Collaboration and Flexibility -- There Seems to be Some Notable Functionality Too


In its major comeback attempt J.D. Edwards has been playing the card of system openness and interconnectivity, some of the key principles of the Internet economy. On October 2, the usually laid back vendor hosted a glitzy show in New York City for the official launch of the highly publicized Xe version of its flagship OneWorld software package. While the launch emphasized flexibility, we noticed the system had some remarkable functionality

siebel faq eai  completes seamless integration of Siebel and Ariba components with OneWorld suite. Both approaches should be backed up with much more vigorous marketing and market awareness creation than there has been so far. J.D. Edward's latest, more vigorous posture and marketing initiatives seem to be going in the right direction. Also, to allay recent negative publicity, the company must broadcast a convincing message to assure the market and its customers that it will continue to be viable. It is also needless to Read More

J.D. Edwards Chooses Freedom to Choose EAI


J.D. Edwards announced a new corporate vision that extends its ‘idea-to-action’ to inter-enterprise collaboration expressed in the phrase ‘freedom to choose’. In other words, take the best of ERP, CRM, eBusiness, and business intelligence components, plumb it with possibly the best of EAI and the workflow integration components and create something called collaborative commerce ‘best-of-breed’ mishmash.

siebel faq eai  from companies such as Siebel and Ariba. As announced at the beginning of the year, the J.D. Edwards' storefront for e-business will be powered using IBM's Websphere Commerce suite. J.D. Edwards has also reviewed its reselling agreement with Siebel to include Siebel's entire suite of front office applications. Moreover, JDE has decided to enter the arena of B2B electronic exchanges with Active Marketplace. The TRADEX Commerce Center platform is the basis for this and as with other exchanges, the idea is Read More

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


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