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ROI Systems MANAGE-s Well Past 2000 Part 1: Recent Developments
ROI Systems' strategy in terms of enhancing its MANAGE 2000 product and its geographic coverage has apparently been paying off, which comes as a welcome news

abandoned rate  The company has never abandoned its ERP roots even during the Internet frenzy days of the late 90s when anything associated with ERP was considered heretic and archaic. This does not imply that the company has not enhanced its product in the meantime - therefore earning the 'extended ERP' connotation. By adhering to an incremental, performance proven approach, ROI Systems has managed to deliver strong discrete manufacturing functionality for certain industries (e.g., electronics, industrial machinery,

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Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe: Software Selection, Its Pitfalls, and How to Avoid Them


The process of selecting software can be streamlined by paying close attention to the types and quantities of criteria you use. Better decision processes will distinguish between two key types of criteria and limit the number of criteria considered.

abandoned rate  or the alternative is abandoned. For example, in one recent selection process, the budget needed to be less than $190,000 (CAD). The organization didn't really care what the cost was, so long as it was below that gatepost level. Other examples of gatepost criteria include the ability to track lots (used in the food and pharmaceutical industries) and the ability to calculate commissions. Gatepost criteria are binary; they are either true or false. Ask whether a piece of software will be ruled out if the Read More

The Oracle/PeopleSoft Reality Check


While customers may be bemused if not concerned about the Oracle/PeopleSoft merger, they are from a traditionally risk-adverse market. Despite the lush deals offered by the competition, realistically, the only way Oracle will lose customers is through self-inflicted wounds.

abandoned rate  that Oracle would have abandoned the applications market, given that Oracle's CEO has often stated that only the top two places in any market mattered, and everyone else will become marginalized in the long term. Interestingly, the CEO was not allow in this sentiment, as it was also voiced by some pundits and Wall Street investors. This concludes Part Four of an eight-part note. Part One detailed thee. Part Two presented the competitive response of SAP and Microsoft. Part Three detailed how competition Read More

SAP Lowers Revenue Expectations


Business applications vendor PeopleSoft took aim at the customer relationship management (CRM) market on October 11 as it announced plans to buy Vantive, a maker of CRM software. The stock-for-stock deal, valued at $433 million, gives PeopleSoft a comprehensive electronic-business solution designed to help companies attract, serve, retain, and analyze their customers, a PeopleSoft spokesman said.

abandoned rate  of directors said it abandoned expectations of a 20% to 25% increase in revenue and improved pretax profit margin of up to 1 percentage point. SAP's board said it is still hopeful the company can achieve revenue growth of between 15% and 20% for the year, even though third-quarter revenues are estimated at just 7%. SAP expects strong fourth-quarter sales for its mySAP.com portal software, which was launched last month. Market Impact We do not find this news to be a surprise. On the contrary, it Read More

Evaluating Strategic Information Technology Investment: An Appraisal of Software Alternatives for Small to Medium Enterprises


The problem of information technology investments particularly concerns small and medium enterprises, as they are much more limited in resources than large enterprises. One of the critical questions is whether to implement an open source or closed source solution.

abandoned rate  fun, it will be abandoned (see Neil Gunton's 2006 article Open source Pros and Cons at http://www.neilgunton.com/open_source_pros_cons/ ). Pros and Cons—Proprietary solutions Alternatively, commercial solutions are always written to satisfy customer needs. There is proper documentation, suitable customer and professional support, and a warranty that the software will perform as stated. Otherwise, the buyer can take legal action against the vendor. Another advantage of commercial solutions is that they Read More

Case Study: Falcon Technologies, Inc.


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abandoned rate  Study: Falcon Technologies, Inc. Falcon Technologies, Inc. (FTI) is a leading distributor of data and telecommunications products. After several years, FTI realized its legacy accounting system could no longer manage the growing business, and that it needed an industry-specific solution. The new system, with a few customizations, has allowed FTI to improve its efficiencies and productivity, resulting in a growth rate of over 50 percent. Find out more. Read More

Mobile Business Intelligence: A Growing Enterprise Trend


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abandoned rate  vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial Flow Manufacturing The lean manufacturing support philosophy has recently received increased interest, potentially allowing it to break like a huge wave across industry. The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems of the 1990s have been burdened with the liability of carrying on some well-publicized Material Requirements Planning (MRP) problems like complex bills of material (BOMs), inefficient workflows and unnecessary t Read More

User-Friendliness Considerations for Enterprise Software


I just read Khoi Vinh's quacking cow dolphin post (by way of Nicholas Carr's blog) about how unfriendly he thinks enterprise software is (both posts are generating insightful commentary). Vinh makes a point about enterprise applications not receiving the same sort of wide-spread critiques that popular commodity applications do. He attributes this to the idea that the software is used by a less

abandoned rate  Friendliness Considerations for Enterprise Software I just read Khoi Vinh's quacking cow dolphin post (by way of Nicholas Carr's blog ) about how unfriendly he thinks enterprise software is (both posts are generating insightful commentary). Vinh makes a point about enterprise applications not receiving the same sort of wide-spread critiques that popular commodity applications do. He attributes this to the idea that the software is used by a less-varied base of people, which aren't very likely to be mer Read More

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Cell phones, smartphones, and similar mobile devices are beginning to play an active role in customer relationship management; many of these handheld devices are capable of handling field service and sales, and can make business intelligence available to users.

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Antivirus Software: Market Review


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abandoned rate  Looming Crisis in Cross-jurisdictional Internet Sales Tax Compliance By some estimates, there are over 8,000 sales taxing jurisdictions in the US—and they implement from 900 to more than 3,000 rate and tax-rule changes every year. Understandably, the accountants who try to guide small to medium businesses (SMBs) through the intricacies of tax compliance are having a hard time of it. However, solutions are emerging that are uniquely suited to SMB needs for sales tax compliance. Read More

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