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Is Baan Showing Signs of Life After Death?
On September 20, Baan, an ERP vendor recently believed to be deceased, won its first new contract since being acquired by Invensys. The British Defence

users of baan in europe  the operations of existing users and organizations in an advanced stage of implementation will not be seriously jeopardized. While we cannot advise Baan's customers to completely relax, neither do we recommend abandoning ship in a hasty manner. Due diligence and development of case scenarios either for a system change or for remaining with the status quo states is, however, recommended. Unless there is a crying need for and apparent (preferably quantifiable) benefits from abandoning the Baan product

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users of baan in europe  by reconfiguring the repository, users can change the business logic and provide the custom logic they might need without incurring the cost of the customizations of the past. SSA Global's strategy for delivering future solutions is certainly not a big bang approach; rather, it is evolutionary in nature. The vendor started by releasing people-oriented services components with the SSA ERPLN product launch in 2004, whereas with the SSA ERPLX launch some components of the decision services and business Read More

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users of baan in europe  had yet to reach users. As the attention intensified in 1998, Baan Investment changed its name to Vanenburg to distance itself (it had almost a 40% stake in Baan at that point), and the brothers stepped down from executive positions at the software company to concentrate on running Oikonomos and Vanenburg. COO Tom Tinsley was named chairman and CEO, replacing Jan Baan. In 1998, some shareholders filed a lawsuit against the company alleging accounting irregularities. Subsequently, Baan cut about 20% of Read More

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