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Ten Steps to Evaluate and Select A Mid-Market Budgeting, Forecasting, and Reporting Solution
Business performance management (BPM) applications, particularly budgeting, forecasting, and reporting (BFR) solutions, bring high value to a mid-size company

market forecasting  Evaluate and Select A Mid-Market Budgeting, Forecasting, and Reporting Solution Business performance management (BPM) applications, particularly budgeting, forecasting, and reporting (BFR) solutions, bring high value to a mid-size company. But embarking upon a BPM initiative can seem daunting. There are many factors to consider, including potential benefits, expected costs, etc. Read this step-by-step guide that helps these companies navigate through these factors and move forward with a BPM solution. Read More...
State of the Market: HR
More than ever, executives are looking to transform human resources (HR) from a seemingly low-priority function into a strategic part of the business. This

market forecasting  offerings for the SMB market in the area of human resources information systems (HRIS) . The products covered in this guide address the management of a company''s workforce, including hiring, payroll, benefits, training, health and safety, and more. While HRIS are also commonly referred to as human resource management systems (HRMS) or as human capital management (HCM) , for the purpose of this guide, we will refer to the systems that support HR functionality as HRIS throughout. All these systems''in one Read More...
SAP''s Approach to the Retail Market
SAP and its ERP peers appear to understand that continuously improving the way enterprise information is presented and by marrying analytics, optimization, and

market forecasting  a hold on the market as possible before the enterprise and platform vendors catch up. Especially the remaining Tier 2 and 3 retail point solution vendors, if they cannot gain significant traction and distinctive differentiation, could find themselves in a position of needing to either be acquired or join forces with a complementary functional or platform technology vendor via alliance or acquisition. On a more general note, retailers will have to find a fine balance between investments in emerging Read More...
BI Market Consolidation Compared to ERP Market Consolidation
The BI market is ripe for consolidation, but not necessarily for the reason of capturing the scarce remaining market share like in the ERP case, but more likely

market forecasting  a hold on the market as possible before the enterprise and platform vendors, some of which have begun to embed BI within their relational databases, catch up, despite BI''s proven staying power within IT departments. Further, the BI vendors have earned the reputation of selling big BI infrastructure deals but leaving it to IT departments within user enterprises to figure out and define the scope of the entire project. Also, BI vendors often seem content to leave fragmented data models of the applications Read More...
The Market Impact of Two Powerhouses
This is an analysis of the equivalent moves of two superpowers to secure the lower-end of the market, also known as the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market

market forecasting  for new accounts. As market penetration has increased, the opportunity for new accounts has logically lessened, and many vendors are therefore betting on the replacement market to serve as their new account vehicle. But do companies want to replace their existing application software? Some recent announcements from IBM and other powerhouses tell us that these vendors think companies want to keep the software they have and improve these systems through enhancement and integration efforts. For some time Read More...
Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Four: Market Impact Continued
Sage Group''s decision to finally group its plethora of enterprise-level applications in North America under the Best Software brand in 2002 emanated from the

market forecasting  The Market) Part Four: Market Impact Continued Specialty Products Make Their Contribution Despite most vendors'' incessant attempts (and hype), enterprise applications functionality has not yet reached maturity in terms of the value it can provide to organizations. Often simply because it is human nature to disregard and put into oblivion all but a few mundane, repetitive practices, many enterprise systems gradually lose'' their natively provided functionality, as users revert to previous manual workaround Read More...
Escaping Excel Hell: Budgets and Forecasting
For many companies, spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel are the principal interface for budgets and forecasting. Often, these companies find

market forecasting  Excel Hell: Budgets and Forecasting For many companies, spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Excel are the principal interface for budgets and forecasting. Often, these companies find themselves in “Excel hell,” a state of inefficiency and disruption related to using spreadsheets for collaborative planning. The result: frustration, and decisions based on bad information. Learn about solutions that can help your company stay out of “Excel hell.” Read More...
Mid-market ERP Vendors Leveraging (and Occasionally Outdoing) Microsoft’s “Plumbing” - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Epicor and SYSPRO, the two renowned enterprise resource planning (ERP) mid-market incumbents that heavily harness Microsoft

market forecasting  enterprise applications capabilities and market trends. What role might Microsoft’s tools play (or not play) in these regards?  Ignore Mobility at Your Peril I concur with Epicor’s VP of product marketing,  Jim Norwood, and his assertion in a recent blog post that mobility will be a huge trend and requirement in 2011 (and later), as possibly best illustrated by SAP buying Sybase in mid-2010 . Owing to the built-in Epicor Everywhere Framework (see  the related blog post ), Epicor ERP already works Read More...
The Cyber Defense Market
Acts of cyber aggression could lead to a cyber war or worse. Capitol Hill is giving attention to this security issue, and vendors are creating new offerings and

market forecasting  Cyber Defense Market Acts of cyber aggression could lead to a cyber war or worse. Capitol Hill is giving attention to this security issue, and vendors are creating new offerings and expanding existing programs—creating new opportunities in the defense industry and opening doors for new players. Learn more about the blurring between information security vendors servicing the private sector and those in the defense and intelligence industry. Read More...
The Mid-Market Is Consolidating, Lo And Behold
While the higher end of the business applications market has experienced only limited merger & acquisition activity during 2000 (mainly seen in ERP losers been

market forecasting  move to address a market not covered by its BPCS product, on April 2, SSA GT , a reincarnation of once all but deceased ERP vendor System Software Associates (SSA) acquired ICL MAX International Limited ( MAX International ) and its product, MAX . This strategy attempts to leverage its existing channel to reach the small to medium enterprises (SMEs). See SSA Acquires MAX Hoping To Leap From Its MIN for more information. On March 27, Interact Commerce Corporation (NASDAQ:IACT), the makers of SalesLogix , Read More...
ERP Software Buyer''s Guide for the Mid-Market
If you''re interested in an ERP software solution for your small or midsized business, but would like to know more about it, the mid-market ERP solu...

market forecasting  state of the ERP market for small and midsized businesses the major mid-market ERP vendors the features and benefits of an ERP solution the costs involved what to ask a prospective vendor before you purchase There''s never been a better time to invest in an ERP system, or an easier way to find out what you need to know. Download your PDF copy of the Mid-market ERP Solutions Buyer’s Guide today. For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: 514-954-3665, ext. 367. Read More...
SAP Buys Concur to Conquer Cloud Business Network Market
SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc., recently agreed to acquire Concur Technologies, the market leader for travel and expense (T&E) management software. The

market forecasting  Conquer Cloud Business Network Market Recent rumors have swirled that both Concur Technologies and TIBCO have approached SAP for a potential sale. SAP seems to have picked a smarter choice —SAP’s subsidiary, SAP America, Inc. , recently agreed to acquire the first candidate. With more than 23,000 customers, 4,200 employees, and 25 million active users in over 150 countries, Concur leads the multi-billion market for travel and expense (T&E) management software.   The purchase is the latest in a Read More...
Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Market Trends
In this unique question and answer series, vendors were given the opportunity to put forth their views on market trends, platform approaches, and mid-market

market forecasting  Stalwart Vendors Discuss Market Trends Over the last several months, we have attended numerous vendor events and user conferences, and have witnessed an avalanche of press releases and announcements about these vendors'' respective strategies, their products'' long- and mid-term road maps, immediate enhancements, and so on. While it is only natural that every vendor will claim its strategy, moves, or product offerings as differentiating, the general perception in the market is that most of the above are r Read More...
Driver-based Budgets and Forecasting
Line managers and finance staff are frustrated by the inability of spreadsheet-based planning systems to deliver useful budgets and rolling forecasts. A major

market forecasting  based Budgets and Forecasting Line managers and finance staff are frustrated by the inability of spreadsheet-based planning systems to deliver useful budgets and rolling forecasts. A major problem is the disconnect between the operational elements of business and financial plans. What''s missing is driver-based planning, a best-practice methodology where financial plans incorporate assumptions about business activities modeled to drive financial data. Read More...

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