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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 for the reasons of garnering the most complete CPM portfolio.

scm market forecasting  the case of the SCM and CRM markets, these advantages will diminish as the ERP vendors continue to improve their analytic capabilities and accessibility and add universal interfaces, including the new Web Service standards to facilitate access and integration of data outside their own environment. Thus, the BI vendors need to establish as strong 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, Read More

PSA -- Still An Evolving Market


What started out as a set of applications to better manage customers' projects, astutely allocate staff and monitor their utilization rates has become an important foundation for coordinating a full range of business activities amongst increasingly virtual teams both within and outside the four-walls.

scm market forecasting  similar to the CRM, SCM (supply chain management) or e-procurement markets, pure PSA players will emphasize their relevant product completeness and depth with the appropriate price tag, their expertise in handling unstructured data, and will spread the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) about still maturing ERP/PSA offerings and the danger of buying irrelevant modules in an ERP/PSA bundle. Although Deltek''s reputation for high quality service and support, its ability to work directly with the customers Read More

ToolsGroup Embeds Machine Learning Technology in Demand Forecasting


ToolsGroup, a provider of demand analytics and supply chain planning (SCP) software, claims to be the first vendor in its class to embed machine learning into a commercially available demand forecasting product. The new technology has been proven to significantly improve forecast accuracy in major global customer installations.

scm market forecasting  Embeds Machine Learning Technology in Demand Forecasting ToolsGroup , a provider of demand analytics and supply chain planning (SCP) software, claims to be the first vendor in its class to embed machine learning into a commercially available demand forecasting product. The new technology has been proven to significantly improve forecast accuracy in major global customer installations. ToolsGroup''s embedded machine learning is available as part of the SO99+ version 7.3.1 demand forecasting Read More

IFS Glows Amidst The Mid-Market Gloom


By continuing to grow faster than many others, and by even reverting to profits, IFS has been defending the pride of quite beleaguered Tier 2 & 3 applications vendors. However, the bigger vendors will sell their aspirations dearly, and IFS still has a long way to go to achieve full-fledged credibility in the global market.

scm market forecasting  e-Business, e-CRM, and extended SCM in a manageable, incremental fashion. The first modules currently available through IFS Engage are CRM, collaborative planning, vendor-managed inventory (VMI), collaborative project management, and subcontracting, with many others envisioned for the future. While IFS has been well-known for providing ERP applications to medium-to-large organizations, that make complex, highly engineered products, with project-based manufacturing processes and asset intensive Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Two: Market Impact


The PeopleSoft-J.D. Edwards merger was, in great part, about retaining the big five (or big four, or big three) seat and the need to be bigger within shrinking market opportunities. The combined vendors should now a have solid foothold against SAP and Oracle, particularly because one better-performing side could, if necessary, cover up for the underachieving one.

scm market forecasting  Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact This article analyzes whether the array of recent PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), moves will finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space. These moves are discussed in detail in Part One of this note. In a nutshell, we have been looking positively at PeopleSoft''s mega acquisition of J.D. Edwards since its Read More

Is Enterprise Market Consolidating? Exactly!


After seemingly the successful acquisition of Macola last year, Exact Software continues to build its SME market share by acquiring Kewill ERP.

scm market forecasting  of supply chain management (SCM) software for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs). This, only 15 months since it acquired Macola Software , formerly a privately held mid-market ERP vendor based in Marion, OH, adds to an ongoing enterprise applications market consolidation. Exact will pay $19 million cash for the division, according to Bert Groenewegen, Exact''s CFO and president of Exact Software''s North American division. The sale is contingent on approval of such at a June shareholders meeting of Kewill Read More

Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting Software Evaluation and Selection Guide


Enterprise planning—budgeting, forecasting, and reporting—is a crucial component of financial management that contributes to companies’ success. However, planning is often seen as a time-consuming burden. Find out how an enterprise planning system can help you deliver more timely and reliable plans and enhance strategic decision making, to more quickly identify, analyze, and forecast the impact of changes as they occur.

scm market forecasting  planning software,project planning software,planner software,strategic planning software,event planning software,advanced planning software,resources software planning Read More

Mid-Market Analytics in North America: Transforming Data into Insight


This Aberdeen Sector Insight explores the impact of business analytics in the mid-market. The research shows that Best-in-Class companies are leveraging analytics to gather the right data to create actionable insight, and deliver timely results to their key decision makers. Additionally, while many mid-market companies struggle with complexity in their data environments, the research shows that an analytical solution to exploit this data need not be complex or technically overwhelming.

scm market forecasting  big data, predictive analytics, real-time analytics, embedded analytics, business analytics, predictive software, mid-market analytics Read More

Supply Chain Management (SCM)


Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers). These systems are used to manage demand, warehouses, trade logistics, transportation, and other issues concerning facilities, and movement and transformation of materials on their way to customers.

scm market forecasting  Chain Management (SCM) Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers). These systems are used to manage demand, warehouses, trade logistics, transportation, and other issues concerning facilities, and movement and transformation of materials on their way to customers. 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 devoured by ERP outsiders), the mid-market has seen more vibrant intra-market activity, which particularly accelerated during the first few months of 2001. The serial is to be continued…

scm market forecasting  fierce competition from CRM, SCM, B2B exchange providers and other niche players, in the mid-market, a more conventional consolidation has been taking place, mainly with an aim of combining the resources to deliver extended enterprise software suites that meet the ''one-stop shop'' requirements of smaller companies. Look for more smaller applications vendors to acquire new functionality and/or merge to protect themselves. There is a multitude of players in the market and it is very unlikely that all will Read More

Phone Systems Market Primer


Get up to speed quickly and easily with the Phone Systems Market Primer.

scm market forecasting  Systems Market Primer With recent dramatic advances in business telephone technology are you aware of all the different systems and options currently available to your company? Get up to speed quickly and easily with the Phone Systems Market Primer . In this comprehensive guide, you’ll get the inside story on vendors and products, basic and advanced features, hosted vs. on-premise systems, implementation and support, and cost considerations. You''ll even get a full glossary of business telephone Read More

Driving Factors in The Enterprise Applications Market


The enterprise applications market is converging resulting with fewer providers; however, there are still the same number of competing systems. What are the factors that are driving the market and what are the emerging trends?

scm market forecasting  Factors in The Enterprise Applications Market Situational Analysis The enterprise applications market has long matured and contains a significant number of both larger global and smaller regional providers of, by and large, complete and comparably adequate systems. User maturity has also become significant, implying that customers nowadays possess extensive know-how and system implementation and usage experience, and, consequently, the right to impose ever-higher and more specific expectations upon Read More

Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 2: Market Impact


The era of Siebel's uncontested supremacy in the CRM market seems to be nearing the end. However, Siebel's idea of its Universal Application Network seems innovative and should help the needs of the higher-end of the market, whose paramount concern have been the enormous costs of integration and the general lack of responsiveness by enterprise application vendors to address this issue.

scm market forecasting  Vendors Doing CRM & SCM In A DIY Fashion ). In the current economic climate, Siebel''s CRM-centric functionality bells-and-whistles and an adequate Web-enabled product architecture may look ever less compelling even to the higher-end of the market, as enterprises with heavy ERP investments from ERP leaders-turned CRM wannabes might settle for likely less powerful CRM offering of those, in exchange for the potential long-term benefits of extended enterprise applications integration and subsequently lower Read More

The Case for a Specialised Sales Forecasting Software Solution


This white paper addresses the question “Why do you need a specialised sales forecasting software solution?” It makes the case for implementing a purpose-built sales forecasting software tool, and provides a number of considerations and parameters that can be used to evaluate suitable solutions.

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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 issues. The questions posed to willing participants of this opinion poll are elaborated on here.

scm 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