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Getting Current on PeopleSoft: Upgrade vs. Reimplementation
One of the biggest decisions that must be made in the support and evolution of a purchased software application is whether to upgrade or reimplement. This one

application reimplementation  of a purchased software application is whether to upgrade or reimplement. This one decision has far-ranging implications on the entire organization, and can drive the technology direction for years to come. The key is to understand the difference between an upgrade and a reimplementation.

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Outsourcing, Applications Software

This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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Is Your Enterprise Application on a Road to Nowhere?


Consolidation is a well-documented trend and is to be expected in the market for enterprise applications. This article outlines the evolution of the enterprise software market. Specifically, it focuses on the revolutionary technology known as service-oriented architecture (SOA).

application reimplementation  companies using your enterprise application that have dramatically changed their businesses, and then explain how the product has accommodated these changes? How much of a reimplementation process is necessary to allow for business process change? Conclusion Selecting an enterprise application is not a lifetime commitment, but it is a commitment that will last ten years or longer. Given the degree of product complexity and pressure vendors feel to sell new licenses, caveat emptor—or buyer beware—has Read More

Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Platform Approaches (Wars)


Infor and IFS, two upper mid-market, stalwart vendors, were the first to respond to our questions-and-answers series directed at software application vendors. Based on our questions, these two vendors share their views on market trends, platform approaches, and mid-market issues.

application reimplementation  the provider of that application recommends is what they will use. Looking at these stacks from the outside in, they all (should) support standard protocols and adapters for interconnecting applications that tend to mask any underlying differences. Infor : We should take a step back and look at this from a customer perspective. No customer that we're aware of has actually asked for a particular SOA stack per se . Our customer feedback on research indicates that what customers really want is flexibility Read More

Enterprise Applications: The Cost of Keeping Current… Or Not


During difficult times it may be tempting to postpone upgrades, treating them as discretionary or optional projects, when in fact they could very well provide a path to doing more with less. Return on investment (ROI) becomes even more important in a down economy. Find out why upgrading may be the most effective and direct way for your organization to increase productivity, improve customer service, and reduce costs.

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Understanding Service-oriented Architecture and Its Impact on Small Manufacturers


Within the manufacturing community, the arrival of the latest, greatest enterprise software technology is often met with skepticism. The right service-oriented architecture (SOA) application, however, can reverse such doubts, as SOA continues to emerge as the dominant technical platform for building next-generation business applications. Its potential to transform enterprise software applications is not only well hyped—it’s also well documented.

application reimplementation  75 percent of then-current application packages either will be natively SOA or will expose SOA interfaces through a wrapping layer of interfaces.” Software vendors, including Made2Manage Systems, are already reusing older and external applications and wrapping them within an SOA framework. As Gartner sites, “composition and integration of old and new business components into real-time transaction patterns are a natural fit with SOA.” Moving SOA Forward So what’s driving the development of SOA Read More

Best Practices for Microsoft SharePoint Server Application Deployments


Discover the best way to optimize Microsoft Office 2007 SharePoint Server applications and reduce network costs. Learn how download times of commonly accessed documents across a wide area network can be reduced from over four minutes to less than one second. In extreme scenarios (with user response times in excess of 10 minutes), find out how you can reduce the workflow wait down to 15 seconds!

application reimplementation  for Microsoft SharePoint Server Application Deployments Discover the best way to optimize Microsoft Office 2007 SharePoint Server applications and reduce network costs. Learn how download times of commonly accessed documents across a wide area network can be reduced from over four minutes to less than one second. In extreme scenarios (with user response times in excess of 10 minutes), find out how you can reduce the workflow wait down to 15 seconds! Read More

Application Outsourcing Services


BlueAlly provides a range of custom application development and management services (ADMS), which address both strategic outsourcing and capacity services engagement models. ADMS helps its clients meet fast-changing business requirements and challenges, without increasing their budgets. BlueAlly provides ADMS across various platforms and technologies, including integration of multiple technology environments. BlueAlly's specific application development services include full life-cycle application development, a web-based collaboration portal, open source application development, and enterprise architecture definition.

application reimplementation  a range of custom application development and management services (ADMS), which address both strategic outsourcing and capacity services engagement models. ADMS helps its clients meet fast-changing business requirements and challenges, without increasing their budgets. BlueAlly provides ADMS across various platforms and technologies, including integration of multiple technology environments. BlueAlly's specific application development services include full life-cycle application development, a web-based Read More

Aligning Java-based Application Strategies


In announcing their merger plans, Lawson and Intentia will not only have to grapple with the usual issues, but will have to deal with the nuanced differences in their respective Java application endeavors.

application reimplementation  Java-based Application Strategies IBM and Lawson Alliance Reviving legacy systems, and combating software bloat are two reasons why Intentia and Lawson have embarked on a Java-based application strategy and they announced their plans during Intentia's Conference and User Exchange (CUE) . At the same time, IBM and Lawson announced that Lawson will optimize and standardize its comprehensive business applications portfolio on IBM's open standards-based software and hardware, and the companies will Read More

How Application-aware Networks Make the Impossible Possible


Network traffic patterns have dramatically changed from predictable point-to-point transaction-oriented activities to bandwidth-hungry, always-on, many-to-many interactions. A coordinated approach across multiple datacenters and remote locations with actionable metrics is the only way to ensure that the network team will be a trusted partner in the new intelligent economy. Download this report to learn more.

application reimplementation  Application-aware Networks Make the Impossible Possible Network traffic patterns have dramatically changed from predictable point-to-point transaction-oriented activities to bandwidth-hungry, always-on, many-to-many interactions. A coordinated approach across multiple datacenters and remote locations with actionable metrics is the only way to ensure that the network team will be a trusted partner in the new intelligent economy. Download this report to learn more. Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

application reimplementation  Nabs Another Application Vendor IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor L. Talarico - August 31, 2000 Event Summary International Business Machines Corporation. (NYSE: IBM) recently entered into a global strategic alliance with Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN), a developer of e-businesses applications including CRM software. Under the agreement Vignette will closely integrate the V/5 E-business Applications suite with IBM's WebSphere Commerce Suite and Application Server. As part of the agreement Vignette promises Read More

Building a Web Application Security Program


Today’s Web applications exist in an environment vastly different from when businesses first entered the Internet. Few companies have a comprehensive Web application security program to prevent Internet-borne security breaches. Learn how security concerns for Web applications are different than for traditional applications, and how to build a Web security program that curbs costs and provides effective security.

application reimplementation  a Web Application Security Program Today’s Web applications exist in an environment vastly different from when businesses first entered the Internet. Few companies have a comprehensive Web application security program to prevent Internet-borne security breaches. Learn how security concerns for Web applications are different than for traditional applications, and how to build a Web security program that curbs costs and provides effective security. Read More

Should You Modify an Application Product?


When it comes to modifications to an application product, there is the good, the bad, and the ugly. Enter the modification process cautiously, with your eyes open.

application reimplementation  You Modify an Application Product? Should You Modify an Application Product?   It would be nice if off-the-shelf application products would satisfy every business need of every business. However, be it SCM, ERP, CRM, BI or any other category of application products, this is not the way it is. Many businesses find that some needs are unmet; they cannot live with a plain vanilla version of the product. If that is your situation, should you modify the package to meet those needs? Is the pain worth the Read More

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Shipping Your Software Application as an Appliance


For independent software vendors (ISVs), software delivery creates big operational challenges. Integrating an application with the latest operating system and service pack causes headaches for customers and suppliers. However, pre-built server devices or appliances contain one convenient, ready-to-go system, minimizing configuration glitches and letting customers and suppliers step back while the appliance does the work.

application reimplementation  of Shipping Your Software Application as an Appliance How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Shipping Your Software Application as an Appliance If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. NEI is a leading provider of purpose-built platforms, appliances and support services for application software developers, OEMs and service providers serving storage, security and communications markets worldwide. NEI provides the engineering, Read More

Application Erosion: Eating Away at Your Hard Earned Value


Application erosion starts the day you turn on any new system, and it continues constantly. To prevent it, you need a plan. If you suffer from it today, you need a plan to regain the value you once had.

application reimplementation  Value Do You Have Application Erosion? At a recent meeting of CIOs, all talked about the same phenomena. Eventually, they came up with the term application erosion to describe their common problem. These CIOs each had the same ERP system installed from four to nine years. Each observed that through time, the system value had become less and less. The system had not changed; but the users were using less and less of the system for no apparent reason. In another conversation, a friend who works for an Read More

SynQuest, Ford Deliver a Novel Application for Inbound Logistics


SynQuest’s joint development venture with Ford has produced a planning engine for inbound logistics that optimizes constraints along multiple dimensions –material, temporal, and spatial. Currently live at Ford, the application will soon be available to the market at large.

application reimplementation  Ford Deliver a Novel Application for Inbound Logistics SynQuest, Ford Deliver a Novel Application for Inbound Logistics S. McVey - May 8, 2000 Event Summary SynQuest, Inc. recently announced plans to commercialize a strategic tool for inbound logistics optimization. SynQuest Inbound Logistics Planning Engine is the product of a joint development venture with Ford Global Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. The planning engine is designed to help companies validate the efficiency of Read More