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Enterprise Application Players Keep Refining Value Propositions
Because cash-strapped medium companies are looking for better options to traditional application pricing models, SAP and HP have allied to deliver

yellow sapphire jewelry  Application Players Keep Refining Value Propositions Event Summary Software as a service is experiencing a rebirth. Despite the initial problems the first generation of application service providers (ASP), on-demand availability, appropriate pricing models, and other delivery approaches for enterprise applications are gaining new prominence. Small and medium companies in particular are looking for better alternatives to rigid user licenses, labor-intensive application maintenance, and the initi

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A Fresh Look at SAP’s Software-as-a-service (SaaS) Solution


After a year of silence surrounding SAP’s newest enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, SAP Business ByDesign is back. During that year, many of its competitors pounced on SAP’s silence, even going so far as to spread rumors that the new product was dead. Find out what one Aberdeen analyst thought of Business ByDesign after taking it for a test drive at Sapphire 2009.

yellow sapphire jewelry  Fresh Look at SAP’s Software-as-a-service (SaaS) Solution After a year of silence surrounding SAP’s newest enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, SAP Business ByDesign is back. During that year, many of its competitors pounced on SAP’s silence, even going so far as to spread rumors that the new product was dead. Find out what one Aberdeen analyst thought of Business ByDesign after taking it for a test drive at Sapphire 2009. Read More

Mega-Vendors Warming Up to the Cloud - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series depicted the three evolutionary phases (or waves) of software as a service (SaaS) and the adoption of cloud computing. The post ended with some glimpses into the future and likely implications for SaaS users. Part 2 then explored the apparent opportunities and accompanying challenges (and painstaking soul-searching exercises) that SaaS aspirants face in their

yellow sapphire jewelry  Vendors Warming Up to the Cloud - Part 3 Part 1 of this blog series  depicted the three evolutionary phases (or waves) of  software as a service (SaaS ) and the adoption of cloud computing . The post ended with some glimpses into the future and likely implications for SaaS users. Part 2 then explored the apparent opportunities and accompanying challenges  (and painstaking soul-searching exercises) that SaaS aspirants face in their endeavors. Some concrete examples of vendors and their new Read More

Solving Enterprise Problems: The Fully-integrated Solution of IQMS


Though superficially, IQMS, a small, quiet ERP provider, may be similar to its competitors, by offering fully-integrated applications and services that are typically expected from larger tier one vendors, IQMS has truly differentiated itself in the market.

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Competitive Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It?


Given the current saturation of the application market, and trends in acquisitions major vendors will be searching for a viable competitive advantage. There will likely be few, very large vendors with products for a very large percentage of business, and many smaller vendors, with products tightly focused on specific vertical markets.

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glovia G2 Is Now TEC Certified for ERP for Discrete Manufacturing


I am pleased to announce that Glovia International’s G2 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is now TEC Certified and available for online evaluation of ERP for discrete manufacturing solutions in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. Glovia has more than 30 years of experience developing its solution to meet the needs of discrete manufacturers. And, based on the data evaluated by Technology

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SAP Opens The ‘Miss Congeniality’ Contest


While SAP’s determination to become enterprise applications Web Esperanto evangelist is of paramount importance to its customers and for the general market direction, one should by no means expect short-term tectonic moves.

yellow sapphire jewelry  Opens The ‘Miss Congeniality’ Contest SAP Opens The 'Miss Congeniality' Contest P.J. Jakovljevic - December 4, 2001 Event Summary On November 6, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions, detailed its open-standards-based infrastructure that should enable technical interoperability and should drive collaborative business in a heterogeneous IT world. The foundation for all mySAP.com solutions, mySAP Technology reportedly enables collaboration across business processes Read More

Epicor Retail: Behind the Counter


The retailing paradigm is shifting from connecting, beyond engaging, to inspiring customers. Epicor Retail software solutions are responding to this market trend through mobility, enhancing customer engagement, and multichannel retailing. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic sits down with Epicor’s director of product marketing, retail software, to discuss how Epicor Retail sets itself apart from the competition.

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Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary


By adding nonprofit and public sector accounting capabilities to the forthcoming MBS Great Plains 8.0 release via acquiring a former independent software vendor (ISV) partner Encore Business Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) may find a way to counteract its archrival Best Software's superiority in the target market.

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Lessons Learned on the Inca Trail


Peru, a country with a glorious past and an uncertain future, stands at the crossroads. The inability to attract significant trade or investment due to the crime and lack of democratic principles in the nation should be addressed as a matter of urgency. Peru can learn from countries that share the legacy of lost empires -- for example China -- and examine the principles of their ancestors to create a sustainable economic environment.

yellow sapphire jewelry  first links to this yellow brick road already exist in the Internet cafes, where other cultures and technologies are showcased for the Peruvian populace. The convergence between computing and communication creates opportunities for the descendants of one of the highest cultures of the last millennium. We hope they will rediscover the spirit of the lost nation and create a new Inca trail. This article is from Parallax View, ChainLink Research's on-line magazine, read by over 150,000 supply chain and IT Read More

Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 2: The Implications


Oracle indeed remains one of the largest and the most respected (or loved to be hated) software companies, with an unbroken profitability track and a strong balance sheet. However, it is apparent that the company is running out of steam, and to attribute it solely to the slowing economy, simply will not fly.

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SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 5: Challenges and User Recommendations


Delivering on its enormously ambitious strategy is the challenge SAP faces.

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Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Four: SOA and Web Services


The battle for the dominance in service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services has nonetheless so far largely been a war of words without the clear winner yet (and not any time soon), as many underlying Internet-based standards have emerged only recently.

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SOA as a Foundation for Applications and Infrastructure


SOA promises interoperability in the heterogeneous business world by promoting loosely-coupled architecture, reusing software, and ending vendor-dependency. However, to be viable, dominant vendors must redesign and expose the hundreds of application functions as services. How are they meeting this challenge?

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Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts and parcels, and the software category’s value proposition. At the end of the article, I mentioned my recent attendance of a witty presentation that attempted to explain the essence of BPM via some humor and metaphor of the classic “Wizard of Oz” movie. Namely, on March 23, 2009,

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