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Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part One: Event Summary
By recently acquiring ACCPAC International and Softline, the Sage Group continues to round out by annexation. It currently still has the largest geographic

sme hrms  bid of another fierce SME competitor, Exact Software . All operational activities of the Softline Group will supposedly continue as usual, according to Sage and Softline. All leading product brands belonging to the Softline portfolio including the local South African Pastel , Brilliant , and VIP software, will supposedly continue to operate as their respective brands. In addition, the existing Softline management team of Ivan Epstein, CEO, and Steven Cohen, together with the entire management team will

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Fourth Shift Corporation: Working Overtime To Provide Complete Customer Care


Fourth Shift claims to have grasped the requirements of its target market (SMEs) that wish to acquire most of their business applications from a single source, even if they have to sacrifice some functionality. To that end, the company launched its Complete Care program. Complete Care is possibly the most comprehensive approach for small and midsize manufacturers to obtain needed business enterprise applications, backed by professional services and a long-term commitment to the customer's success. However, Fourth Shift’s future is not without significant challenges.

sme hrms  discrete and process manufacturing SME organizations. The Company distributes its products and services through a direct sales force and value-added resellers in major markets, and through sales agents in secondary markets. The Company maintains 10 regional sales offices in the US and 15 wholly owned subsidiaries abroad, and sells through distributors in over 30 countries worldwide. During 1999, approximately 95% of the Company's software license revenue was generated through direct sales force. We Read More

Sage Analyst Day 2011: Not Your Older Brother’s Sage - Part 1


I often wonder how well-known is the fact that the Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)-based Sage Group, Plc (LSE: SGE) is a leading global provider of business management software and services to over 6.3 million small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) worldwide. After over 25 years in existence and with 13,400 employees worldwide, Sage reported US$2.24 billion in revenue in 2010, and the

sme hrms  Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions?”  and  “Is 'Sage' Wiser And Better Than 'Best'?”   Sage: Preserving What Works while Transitioning For the last several years Sage has been a company in a transition of a sort. Some key tenets of Sage’s modus operandi (MO) have remained invariable, such as the following: Achieving profitable (US$570 million profit in 2010) and cash generating growth (in large part via acquisitions) A commitment to providing an Read More

PeopleSoft Building Muscles To Overcome The Rough Patch Part 3: Target Markets, Alliances, & Competition


In PeopleSoft’s case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, professional service approach, etc.) to the needs of large, service-oriented enterprises, or for ‘greenfield’ sites. However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft’s license revenue in 2001 was still less than the corresponding revenue in 1998, back when the company was only a HRMS/ERP player.

sme hrms  focus now at the SME level, it will face an army of competitors spearheaded by Microsoft's Great Plains and Navision offerings (see Microsoft 'The Great' Poised To Conquer Mid-Market, Once and Again ), Epicor , Exact Software and Best Software to name only few. Looking at the SCM market, PeopleSoft challenges SAP and J.D. Edwards and the pure player likes of i2, Logility , and Manugistics . On the e-procurement/SRM front PeopleSoft stacks itself again against SAP and against the pure players Ariba and Read More

PeopleSoft - Catching Its Second Wind From The Internet Part 3: Predictions and Recommendations


Now that PeopleSoft has a pure Internet platform, a new set of products and a new assertive attitude, it faces strong retaliatory actions from the competition. Can it achieve number two in the ERP space?

sme hrms  penetrate the Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME) market segment with the entire product portfolio of component applications, mainly through indirect channels and vertically focused ASP/outsourcing arrangements. For the next year, PeopleSoft needs to continue sales momentum to ensure its channel partners remain or become fiscally sound and deliver on promises. It should also strike agreements to re-use code developed by its partners. Furthermore, it should use its channel to expand business in its existing Read More

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System


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Accelerating (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series outlined Oracle’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering and catering enterprise applications to small and medium enterprises (SME’s). The analysis then moved onto the Oracle Accelerate program, which was launched about three years ago to allow partners to sell more smaller projects in a fixed time and price

sme hrms  (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 3 Part 1 of this blog series  outlined Oracle ’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering and catering enterprise applications to  small and medium enterprises (SME’s) . The analysis then moved onto  the Oracle Accelerate program , which was launched about three years ago to allow partners to sell more smaller projects in a fixed time and price manner. Oracle Accelerate is not only a Read More

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The blogosphere and other media outlets might still be raving about major announcements at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, such as the one about Oracle’s professed strategy of “gently” and thoughtfully assimilating Sun Microsystems. The impending merger (subject to somewhat more difficulty than previously expected, due to regulatory hurdles in Europe) should make Oracle not only the

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Fourth Shift Tightens Belt To Weather The Drought


Fourth Shift has been marking time. While Q3 2000 was almost breakeven due to a rigid cost curbing exercise, the unnerving fact is the 24% license revenue decline compared to a year ago.

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Although the value proposition offered by Scala should bode well to creating increased demand and acceptance of the Scala offering in the global SME market, there will be many challenges to overcome in order to continue to thrive in this ferocious competitive environment.

sme hrms  offering in the global SME market, nevertheless, there will be many challenges to overcome in order to continue to thrive in this ferocious competitive environment. The fierce competition comes both from the multiplicity of its peers and the Tier 1 vendors storming down the market. Likely the biggest challenge, however, lies in the concurrency of iScala with SAP's Business One offering for SMEs, the result of SAP's move earlier this year when it acquired TopManage (see S AP Tries Another, Bifurcated Tack Read More

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The merging vendors, Sage/Best and ACCPAC, have understood that a broad, impeccably integrated, horizontal offering with selected vertical enhancements, a nurturing resellers network in addition to providing well-attuned pricing and catering to the evolving scalability and migration needs of customers through products of upward compatibility are necessary tenets for success in the SME market segment.

sme hrms  Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Six: Market Impact--Nurturing Channels Market Impact—Nurturing Channels In March, Best Software , Inc. , one of the leading current providers of integrated accounting, business management, human resources (HR)/payroll and fixed asset solutions for small and mid-sized companies in North America, announced that its parent company, UK-based The Sage Group plc (LSE: SGE.L), had completed the acquisition of ACCPAC Read More

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sme hrms  Importance of Software Training: Save Money While Improving Workplace Morale Provide software training - redefined as goal-oriented software instruction and customization - to reduce frustration and help you save money, gain time, and win new business. Source : Efficient Office Computing Resources Related to The Importance of Software Training: Save Money While Improving Workplace Morale : Computer Rage (Wikipedia) The Importance of Software Training: Save Money While Improving Workplace Morale Read More

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