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Case Study: Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA


German iron foundry Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA has a broad product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities.

cast aluminium  product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities. Read More

Lawson Software Marches Over $300M Milestone


On August 3, Lawson Software, a provider of Internet-enabled business applications, announced it had won the largest contract in its history to extend its healthcare market leadership. Earlier, on July 20, Lawson Software announced financial results and its year-over-year growth statistics for the year ended May 31, 2000.

cast aluminium  conservative CFOs who may cast a wary eye on Lawson''s immunity from financial statement disclosure due to its (surprising) determination to remain a privately held company. Touting a CRM module would be an attempt to capitalize on Lawson''s recent difficulties with a CRM strategy. Lawson''s CRM strategy, which had initially floundered, became solid only recently with a global distribution agreement in which Lawson will integrate and sell its enterprise applications with Siebel Systems'' CRM suite. As for Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 2: Where Is It Now?


Enterprise Application Integration has changed massively in the past two years. Where is the market, and what vendors are left in the game?

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To SaaS or Not, Is That a Question? - SaaSy Discussions (Part IIb)


The first part (Part II) of this blog series described the opportunities for software as a service (SaaS) or on-demand applications, especially in the current difficult economic milieu. Part IIa then analyzed the top five SaaS assumptions (misconceptions) recently outlined by Gartner. Before any vendor can embark onto delivering a SaaS offering, it must thoroughly consider a number of harrowing

cast aluminium  and these audits can cast to the amount of US$100.000 and higher . Thus, multiple components in any architecture will lead to higher compliance costs, but that’s another blog topic. Forget Not About the “SaaS Plumbing” Thingies, Either! But even solving these multiple pieces of the architectural puzzle is only the beginning, since one also must include many SaaS-specific “must have” pieces of functionality, such as a pricing engine, a billing engine and payment processing, tenant and Read More

The Renewed Finance Function: Extending Performance Management Beyond Finance


The role of the finance team has changed recently, due to increased oversight from regulators, more active investors, and company-specific changes in business operations. What steps are companies taking to respond to the internal and external forces? Find out how finance often repairs core finance and operating activities, as exposed in the results of a survey and a series of interviews among senior finance executives.

cast aluminium  tribute to decisions to cast off the burdens of Sarbanes- Oxley altogether. Until six weeks ago, I would have said what kept me up at night was interacting with our exter- nal auditors to get compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley, said a finance executive at a food-service conglomerate earli- er this year. He calls the Sarbanes-Oxley work a night- mare : We were not allowed any incremental resources. We had to basically come under compliance with the existing resources that we had. But this summer, the Read More

Auto Distributor Improves Bottom Line with ERP


When Naghi Group’s annual revenue began to soar, it realized that running core business operations on multiple systems was no longer feasible; its current solution lacked the integration capabilities necessary to communicate with its distribution and manufacturing departments. After only a few months since integrating VAI’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Naghi has already realized its many benefits.

cast aluminium  diverse line of products cast a wide footprint in the Middle East, with annual sales revenue growing rapidly each year. Naghi Group sells its products throughout the Middle East, including the countries of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. Notably, the firm is the country''s sole distributor of BMW, Rolls Royce and Hyundai automobiles, LG Electronics, Master Food products and L''Oréal cosmetics. Challenges Naghi Group''s electronics and automobile distribution companies were growing at a Read More

Ramco Ships Technology And Products. Is This The Future Of Enterprise Applications?


Ramco Systems announced the delivery of Ramco Enterprise Series Release 4.0, the newest version of its enterprise software solutions plus a custom application development offering. The delivery reveals what the vendor claims is breakthrough technology and a new approach to the applications market. Our first instant reaction was, 'This is too good to be true.' But we may be proven wrong.

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SAP’s SME Product Marketing Team Tells All (or Most of it, at least)


The recently held SAPPHIRE NOW 2011 event in Orlando, Florida had many newsworthy items with regards to SAP’s solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). For one, the much publicized and anticipated multi-tenanted software as a service (SaaS) SAP Business ByDesign product has reached a milestone of 500 customers and availability in a dozen countries or so (after

cast aluminium  we might choose to re-cast and address the question from a few perspectives: In terms of Volume: SAP Business One In terms of Revenue: SAP Business All-in-One In terms of SaaS deployments: SAP Business ByDesign continues to improve and strengthen its position and market footprint Clearly, as products mature and the market shifts, we continually track the behavior and adjust our marketing and sales objectives. PJ : Who is the bigger threat in the SME space: Oracle Accelerate or incumbent mid-market Read More

E-mail Encryption: Protecting Data in Transit


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TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 6)


Welcome to TurtleSpice ERP! We’re following one company’s software selection process, from beginning to end—with a twist: It’s up to you to make sure comptroller Mike Chelonia stays on track and selects the right ERP system for the company. Cast your vote at the bottom of this post, and next week I’ll move the scenario forward based on the winning answer. The story so far: Mike

cast aluminium  system for the company. Cast your vote at the bottom of this post , and next week I’ll move the scenario forward based on the winning answer. The story so far : Mike Chelonia, TurtleSpice’s comptroller, has been tasked to select an ERP system by his CFO. Facing pressure from his VP Wade Sharkey to short-circuit the selection process and select Big Gun Software, Mike gets a reprieve when Wade Sharkey is over-ruled by the CEO . When supply issues threatened to derail the entire ERP selection project , Read More

Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed - Part 1: Event Summary


While Geac might not need a white knight savior any longer owing to the profitable quarter and secured additional funding, the general feeling remains that the company has also long passed up an opportunity to be a top-notch applications vendor.

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Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I)


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Oberfield Architectural Precast Selects Rootstock Cloud ERP


Oberfield Architectural Precast has selected Rootstock Software’s cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to replace a legacy system that has run its course and especially for its scheduling features.

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Assessing FinancialForce.com’s Early Years


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