By opting now for a “best of both worlds strategy,” J.D. Edwards might finally have a formula of getting out of the doldrums it has been in for some time. While maintaining product flexibility, it can now provide its own ‘must have’ applications (e.g. SCM and CRM), and offer, through partnerships, the secondarily important bolt-on’s.
slide for supply chain training
to reverse a downward slide. J.D. Edwards, however, still lacks much of desired functionality for solid e-procurement, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and private trade exchanges (PTX) products' offering and strategy, which are potentially attractive modules even during the down economy. Further, the assimilation of the YOUcentric product bundled with likely limited investments in R&D and sales & marketing due to recent poor financial performance, may take a toll in narrowing J.D. Edwards' delivery