On May 24, J.D. Edwards & Company reported financial results for the second quarter which ended April 30, 2000. Earlier in the same week, J.D. Edwards announced a strategic restructuring aimed at reducing costs and strengthening the company’s position as 'a leading provider of software solutions for collaborative commerce'.
joint value propositions
is seldom guaranteed by joint marketing arrangements, and only comes after the arrangement yields considerable implementation experience. The company's readiness to provide a number of reference sites where the installation of its partnership-enhanced product has gone without major glitches would also alleviate existing anxieties within the user community. Nonetheless, if a complementary product beyond core ERP (e.g., CRM, e-commerce, etc.) is of a critical importance, users should think carefully about