Other than for the peculiarity of a ‘love triangle’, the merger of SynQuest, Viwlocity and Tilion might be a harbinger of SCEM’s annexation by the realm of SCM, in which case, with a similar phenomenon of ERP absorbing MRP over a decade ago, history would repeat itself.
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despite the inevitable hurdles it must overcome. As the latest few consecutive quarterly reports have largely seen disappointments even from many leaders and former market darlings, one can rightfully question the sustainability of many of the smaller players, particularly in esoteric niches. The ensuing spate of mergers and/or acquisitions could be one way for the cash-depleted smaller vendors, which have miraculously survived both the pre- and post-Y2K conundrum, dotcom''s bubble, and protracted