In August 2011, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic experienced the 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP first-hand. Plex Systems, IQMS, and abas-USA presented directly, while Infor ERP SyteLine, Epicor ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP Business ByDesign, and Oracle JD Edwards were represented by partners. Log in to read P.J.'s report on the event, and find out why this strange "co-opetition" works for both users and vendors.
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start by allaying some misconceptions. First, TEC is not the organizer, and we are not financially compensated by the event organizer. To be fair, we hope to benefit there from our exposure as an unbiased software evaluator, knowledge broker, and moderator of the event. Frankly, we will gladly provide professional services to any attending company that needs help with regard to selecting the most appropriate software package (and some do). After all, TEC needs to pay its bills every month as well. Who is