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Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements
Having stemmed the tide of losses and returned to profitability in 2001, will in 2002 market witness Baan's return to former ERP stardom given the company's

using baan  and International (Navistar) all using Baan solutions to help produce over one million cars per year. This concludes Part One of a four-part note on Baan's recent announcements.   Part Two will cover high-profile alliances and some initiatives to support its large customer base.

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Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Two: Baan Under Invensys


Baan's phase under Invensys, after a turbulent three years that have seen considerable people, market and technology change, and considerable worthwhile investment. Recently-announced technology developments seem to be in sync with the market's trends, and leaning shrewdly towards the requirements of holistic business requirements from engineering design collaboration, to CRM and on to SCM.

using baan  but open , since by using OpenWorldX Baan solutions can co-exist with legacy and third party applications. This has already been demonstrated in practice, where Baan sell-side e-commerce solutions are running fully integrated with SAP back end installations via OpenWorld SAP Connector (there are indications of ~1,000 enterprises where SAP and Baan coexist on corporate/divisional level). This concludes Part Two of a three-part note. Part One detailed the announcement. Part Three will discuss the Market Read More

Baan E-Commerce: a Wing, a Prayer & a Single Platform


Baan hopes e-Enterprise will put them on the e-commerce map.

using baan  commerce solution faster by using readily available - industry accepted components. Focusing on this single platform will provide this struggling company the opportunity to master the hosting, implementation, and product refinements required to expand their e-commerce offerings. ERP Integration: A second strength is their ability to integrate with Baan's ERP product that has over 3000 installed users. Creating functional connections between an ERP system and web applications is complex. Having created Read More

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite? Part Three: Market Impact and User Recommendations


Baan's focus on discrete manufacturing has not been a close fit with Invensys' plant automation products that have been geared mostly to process industries. To that end, Invensys has had a nightmarish job of trying to rationalize Baan and its process ERP counterparts, Protean and PRISM, development - strategy abandonment has been a catchphrase of late. Thus, while the savvy buyer will obtain much improved technology and large customer base in need for new products, the overriding problem has been the lingering negative sentiment around the company, as viability of the vendor is of utmost importance in the enterprise applications space.

using baan  SCM or CRM software, using Baan OpenWorldX enterprise management level integration framework, which, together with the ArhestrA framework at the plant automation level and Production Engine (PE) framework at the production management level, still represents a part-and-parcel of the Invensys Real Time Enterprise (RTE) framework (formerly referred to as the sensor to boardroom strategy). This is Part Three of a three-part note. Part One detailed the announcement. Part Two discussed the history of Baan Read More

Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys’ Stable Bring? Part 2: Evaluating Baan


Baan, once a leading global provider of ERP software hopes its adoptive parent, Invensys, will put it back on the enterprise software applications map. However, we believe Baan’s path to full recovery will be quite thorny. Part 2 examines Baan’s strengths and challenges and makes specific bottom line recommendations.

using baan  users to graphically model (using flowcharts) and navigate enterprise business processes, organizations and events, and then automatically configures the product. Moreover, it provides for system agility since software components can be changed and/or reconfigured at any time without disrupting operations. Furthermore, Baan's core ERP product still exhibits strong support for almost all industry relevant platforms and middleware standards. These factors have made Baan products attractive to both medium Read More

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Differentiate Through Quality Using Exceptional Issue Management


Increase the quality of your goods and services, and watch customer satisfaction, regulatory compliance, and business success soar. Whether you sell goods or deliver services, high quality can be a differentiator for your business. A focus on quality lets partners and customers know that you care about serving them efficiently, solving problems, and earning their loyalty. Read this paper to learn about a quality issue management application to help you quickly identify, monitor, and analyze quality issues.

using baan  Through Quality Using Exceptional Issue Management Increase the quality of your goods and services, and watch customer satisfaction, regulatory compliance, and business success soar. Whether you sell goods or deliver services, high quality can be a differentiator for your business. A focus on quality lets partners and customers know that you care about serving them efficiently, solving problems, and earning their loyalty. Read this paper to learn about a quality issue management application Read More

A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX


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using baan  Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX New functionality within Microsoft Dynamics AX incorporates lean manufacturing constructs, thereby providing a single system that supports lean and traditional manufacturing practices. This primer focuses on constructs that support basic variations in lean practices and briefly touches on more complex variations. The lean manufacturing application supplements the existing version of Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 , which has been described in the book Read More

Baan Seeking A New Foster Home -- A Déjà vu Or Not Quite?


Given Invensys' irrevocable decision to give up Baan for another adoption after all, one is to wonder whether this is the 'year 2000 revisited' or whether Baan and its customers should instead look forward to turning a new leaf.

using baan  weakening trading conditions are causing it to further divest its holdings either partially or wholly in all other businesses beyond its Production Management and Rail Systems divisions. It is seeking either suitable equity partners or new owners, as appropriate to the development needs of each business. A structured and phased process to achieve this is already underway. The holdings involved include Baan, and the product-based Appliance Controls , Climate Controls , Metering Systems , APV Baker , Read More

Open letter to companies planning on using Social CRM


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using baan  Of Cure Part Two: Using A Knowledge Base To Reduce The Time, Risk And Cost Of A CRM Selection Mitigating Drawbacks Through The Use Of A Knowledge Base Using a knowledge base in the selection process can reduce the time, risk and cost of procuring technology. With regard to technology selections, TEC describes a knowledge base as having three components: First , a comprehensive set of functional and technical criteria covering every functional area of an enterprise application (in this case, CRM). Second Read More

Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009


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using baan  Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 This is an excerpt from the book Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book can be ordered on amazon.com . Reprinted with kind permission of the publishers. Introduction An integrated supply chain management (SCM) system represents a critical success factor for effective implementation of lean manufacturing. The SCM system supports development and consensus for the demand plan, integrates Read More

Baan Sinks Deeper into Red Quicksand


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using baan  needed cash infusion for focusing on its combined e-commerce, supply-chain and ERP back-office product portfolio. Moreover, Baan's integration to Aurum products might grant it some future back-office licenses with future Aurum software sales, on condition it can show some signs of financial recovery. User Recommendations Users currently evaluating Baan products are advised to exercise extreme caution and possibly postpone making any critical decision about future partnership with the company, due to its Read More

CopyFILE Plug-in: Content Distribution Using PDF Files


Supplemental product or technical data is typically delivered separately from the information contained within portable document format (PDF) files. This can make it difficult for users to locate the additional content for download. With the CopyFILE plug-in application, however, companies can integrate supplemental product information by using links within a PDF file—thus allowing content to be easily distributed.

using baan  Plug-in: Content Distribution Using PDF Files Supplemental product or technical data is typically delivered separately from the information contained within portable document format (PDF) files. This can make it difficult for users to locate the additional content for download. With the CopyFILE plug-in application, however, companies can integrate supplemental product information by using links within a PDF file—thus allowing content to be easily distributed. Read More