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Enabling Growth for Midsize Companies: Three Strategies for Growing Your Business
Growth@whether organic or acquisitive@is challenging executives today from a strategic as well as an operational perspective. Studies estimate that 50 to 80

acquisition growth  through a merger and acquisition (M&A) strategy. Business model innovation. Changing the core of the business model can bring rewards and unleash phenomenal growth. No longer restricted to high-tech companies, growth through new business models is now explored by enterprises in nearly all industries. The Importance of IT No matter which approach to growth your enterprise follows, the right IT strategy is a critical success factor. Without it, the rapid scaling of the business that accompanies successful

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SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Two: EXE


Like the previous few SSA GT acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging SSA GT's customer base, market share, and more importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool. Both companies have notable customer bases with a wide geographic spread (particularly in emerging markets that have been much less affected by the recession).

acquisition growth  deal in 2000, EXE's acquisition of AllPoints meanwhile failed, and the product was written-down and discontinued from a new sale product offering in 2002. EXE has tried its luck in partnering nonetheless, both with independent software vendors (ISVs) with complementary functionality, and system integrators (see EXE Latest Vendor to Join IBM Supply Chain Club and EXE and i2 Advance Relationship ), but the traction from these had only limited success in reinvigorating the unfortunate vendor. Actually, EXE Read More

i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced


In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6 billion in stock – raised some eyebrows, i2 will gain a mountain of potential in return.

acquisition growth  Not Overpriced i2's Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced S. McVey - April 13th, 2000 Event Summary Giving analysts less than a week to prognosticate on its new alliance with IBM and Ariba, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire B2B collaboration software makers Aspect Development Corporation and Supplybase, Inc. i2 agreed to pay a staggering $9.3 billion in stock for Aspect, a sum that eclipsed Computer Associates' $4 billion bid for Sterling Software announced less than a month ago. Although the price Read More

SSA GT To EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition


While SSA GT's intended acquisition of EXE Technologies should enable many of its customers to better execute the operations within their warehouses and supply chains through deployment of the EXceed SCE suite, the market is wondering when SSA GT, whose buying appetite seemingly will not let up any time soon, will exceed its "overstocking" point.

acquisition growth  To EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Event Summary SSA Global Technologies ( SSA GT ) , a privately-held enterprise solutions provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services, and public companies worldwide, which has lately turned into a famished enterprise applications market consolidator, seems to still be far from satisfying its predatory urge. The vendor, which was once a laughing stock of the ERP market during the late 1990s (see Another One Bites the Dust - SSA Gored Read More

Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

acquisition growth  continue by examining Infor's acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac . This is Part Five of the six-part series The Enterprise Applications Arms Race To Be Number Three . Parts One to Four were published April 24 to April 27. This is part of a comparative analysis of SSA Global and Infor, two contenders in the fierce ongoing competition to be number three (after SAP and Oracle ) in the world of enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors. See The Enterprise Applications Arms Race To Be Number Three Read More

Top Talent is Mobile. Are You? The Rise of Mobile Technology in Talent Acquisition


We turn to our smartphones and tablets for almost everything, and these mobile devices are well on their way to becoming the primary means for accessing the Internet. However, the rise of mobile adoption by job seekers presents a new set of challenges for employers. Having a mobile presence is imperative for an organization to be perceived as modern and forward-thinking in order to obtain top talent. In this eBook, learn more about the rise of mobile technology and how to provide a mobile candidate experience that exceeds candidate expectations.

acquisition growth  Mobile Technology in Talent Acquisition We turn to our smartphones and tablets for almost everything, and these mobile devices are well on their way to becoming the primary means for accessing the Internet. However, the rise of mobile adoption by job seekers presents a new set of challenges for employers. Having a mobile presence is imperative for an organization to be perceived as modern and forward-thinking in order to obtain top talent. In this eBook, learn more about the rise of mobile technology and Read More

Michael Treacy Focuses on Double Digit Growth


This new book, Double-Digit Growth was one of the most useful and optimistic books to come along in some time. Growth is the whole point of business. Yet many so-called leaders don't seem to have plans to fulfill their purpose. This should be read by all business execs-no matter what your sector.

acquisition growth  value and make smart acquisitions and take those competitors out of the market. The third discipline is to exploit your market position, or show up where growth is happening. This is like Johnson Controls constantly moving into an ever-expanding role in the automotive market—very smart. Interview Continued ChainLink : In the software industry, I give advice to clients like that.... knowing your position in the data chain' or market, and leveraging that—using channels, being an imbedded module, etc. Read More

Strategic Value with Trade Promotion Management A Closed-loop Process for Quick Wins and Profitable Growth


Here’s the situation: a high-end consumer goods company has achieved tremendous profitability over many years. Although growth is slowing, investors sees potential for much greater growth if the company sells into channels in broader consumer markets. Learn how such a company can achieve its growth objectives by implementing trade promotion management (TPM) software in a way that’s built on best practices.

acquisition growth  Value with Trade Promotion Management A Closed-loop Process for Quick Wins and Profitable Growth Here’s the situation: a high-end consumer goods company has achieved tremendous profitability over many years. Although growth is slowing, investors sees potential for much greater growth if the company sells into channels in broader consumer markets. Learn how such a company can achieve its growth objectives by implementing trade promotion management (TPM) software in a way that’s built on best Read More

Leveraging Business Growth with Value-based Pricing


Unlike legacy strategies such as cost-plus, historical-based, and volume-driven pricing, which tend to decrease price premiums and profits over time, value-based pricing optimizes pricing structure for current market conditions. It can also accommodate market changes without loss of profit. Value-based pricing is a strategic tool to be championed by the executive suite and business unit leads. This paper outlines the elements of a successful value-based pricing strategy.

acquisition growth  Business Growth with Value-based Pricing Unlike legacy strategies such as cost-plus, historical-based, and volume-driven pricing, which tend to decrease price premiums and profits over time, value-based pricing optimizes pricing structure for current market conditions. It can also accommodate market changes without loss of profit. Value-based pricing is a strategic tool to be championed by the executive suite and business unit leads. This paper outlines the elements of a successful value-based Read More

Case Study: Customer and Data Management System Helps Maintain Growth, Increase Revenue


During a period of rapid growth, MSI—an IT solutions provider—found its business software applications couldn’t keep up with the amount and diversity of information pouring into the company. The lack of a centralized customer relationship management (CRM) system also caused problems with MSI’s partners. Learn how MSI found a solution that integrated its CRM and enterprise resource planning (ERP) processes and information.

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Server Appliances - "Caching" In on Internet's Growth


"Server Appliances" are a relatively new, fast-growing segment within the Server market. These systems are designed to perform one or two functions very well, without the overhead of a general-purpose server.

acquisition growth  IPO'd in November) and acquisition activity is another indicator that this market will continue to grow rapidly, before the inevitable consolidation. As with the GP server market, prices for basic server appliances vary widely from segment to segment and from application to application. For the low end, prices are generally in the $1000 to $10,000 range. For the high end, prices can be as high as $50,000 to $100,000. In either area, prices depend on the vendor and what bells and whistles are added. Read More

FreeMarkets’ Surprise Acquisition of Adexa Leaves Many Heads Shaking


The direct sourcing vendor’s move may have adverse side effects for investors and customers.

acquisition growth  Surprise Acquisition of Adexa Leaves Many Heads Shaking FreeMarkets’ Surprise Acquisition of Adexa Leaves Many Heads Shaking S. McVey - March 1, 2001 Event Summary In a move that stunned many in the IT community, auction site enabler FreeMarkets agreed to acquire supply chain management software vendor Adexa for $340 million in stock. A privately held company, Adexa had been preparing an initial public offering since last year, one that most industry analysts predicted would be successful. Read More

SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Three: Impact on SSA GT


Even in the cases where the company has been showing close attention to its customers' wish lists, its crucial tenet of operation is profitability and setting realistic goals. The return on investment (ROI) justification works for the vendor, particularly when its CEO has a strong accounting background. It does not appear very realistic to expect the equitably due attention to over a dozen products, though, as only the enhancements that will result in marketing value to SSA GT will pass.

acquisition growth  to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Three: Impact on SSA GT Impact on SSA GT On August 18, SSA Global Technologies ( SSA GT ) ( www.ssagt.com ), and EXE Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEE) announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which SSA GT will acquire the embattled global supply chain execution (SCE) provider. Under the agreement, a subsidiary of SSA GT will merge into EXE Technologies and all holders of EXE Technologies outstanding common stock will receive $7.10 per share in cash, Read More

Software Growth - Complete the Transaction! Part One


We got many letters for more ideas and details, so we are doing a more in-depth series for supply chain software leaders. In this article we will discuss the issue of completing the whole transaction—the complete solution—which is key to continued revenue growth.

acquisition growth  or functionality next door—or acquisition or building functionality into adjacent markets. The assumption is that it is familiar territory, the same customer with a new product, or a new twist on our product in a new department or vertical. We see adjacency strategies all the time. They are perceived with mixed emotions. PeopleSoft board continues to spurn Oracle's offers—a good thing for JDE and PeopleSoft customers, since the name of the game in ERP is about lifetime support. Or the negativity Read More

Infor Reports Rapid Growth of Distribution Business Unit


Infor recently announced that its distribution business unit has had more than 120 percent license growth since the close of Infor's 2010 fiscal year. By engaging with customers and incorporating feedback, the vendor has continued to invest in its distribution products. After years of keeping a low profile and cutting costs, Infor has established, and in many cases re-established, communication

acquisition growth  Reports Rapid Growth of Distribution Business Unit Infor recently announced that its  distribution business unit has had more than 120 percent license growth  since the close of Infor's 2010 fiscal year. By engaging with customers and incorporating feedback, the vendor has continued to invest in its distribution products. After years of keeping a low profile and cutting costs, Infor has established, and in many cases re-established, communication with its customers through additional sales reps in Read More