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When the Bigger Fish Eats the Smaller to Become a Bigger Fish


This time the merger and acquisition of Connect-Care by Firstwave appears to be a search for vertical market access. Connect-Care provides a direct reach to 87 software vendors that may represent both vertical expertise and a network of resellers. The stakes are high. Will the Firstwave technical lead and the Connect-Care vertical expertise bring a best-of- breed CRM application that the market needs?

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Compiere ERP Becomes Part of Consona


In the enterprise open source space, a notable change came to light today affecting Compiere users and partners. Consona announced its acquisition of Compiere. Compiere started back in 1999. One of its founders explained to me that the company's business (circa 2004) largely came from support, migration, and priority requests from clients. An integral component of the delivery model was

spectator sports  in the Enterprise System Spectator blog post on the topic). It seems obvious looking at Compiere''s web site that it evolved toward trying to capture SaaS clients. This doesn''t change the open source fact of Compiere and one of the  most important aspects of software available through open source licenses is the community. In a commercial situation, this community ought to be valuable to the vendor--helping to push the development direction and a potential source of innovation. I find it interesting then Read More

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Business Automation Solutions, Inc., (BAS) is a premier GoldMine CRM consultant and trainer. Since 1995, we’ve operated as a SMART (Sales, Marketing and Relationship Technology) consulting firm that has effectively introduced thousands of professionals to GoldMine CRM and other CRM solutions through consultation, implementation, training, reporting, systems integration and support. We apply CRM “best practices” in industries such as professional sports, software, equipment sales, engineering, financial services, business services, health care, logistics, material handling, leasing and manufacturing. BAS is a software integrator and developer of CRM integrated email marketing and website navigation tracking add-on solutions including IntelliClick® and IntelliSend®. We unite your sales, marketing and customer service departments using GoldMine CRM technologies to collectively turn prospects into customers.

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Be Bold with Benefits but Subtle with Pains


While prospects often justify their purchases because you show them how your software solves their pain, they do not appreciate being told how bad they really operate. How can you be bold about your benefits and subtle about the prospects' pain.

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JD Edwards ERP Products Thriving under Oracle


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the history and success of JD Edwards product lines as part of Oracle’s applications portfolio. Oracle has allowed the JD Edwards division to retain those traits that make it different (e.g., its modesty and no-nonsense treatment of its customers), and it remains a strong independent voice within the Oracle Applications community. Read this article for more.

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Is Epicor Poised to Rule the Mid-Market Retail Sector? (Part I)


One renowned vendor seems to have contributed to the 2007 holiday shopping season. That would be Irvine, California, the United States (US)-based Epicor Software Corporation (Nasdaq: EPIC). With over 2,500 employees worldwide and with projected 2007 revenues of $414.5 million (not including the pending acquisition), Epicor is the global leader in the mid-market, serving over 20,000 customers

spectator sports  Epicor Poised to Rule the Mid-Market Retail Sector? (Part I) One renowned vendor seems to have contributed to the 2007 holiday shopping season. That would be Irvine, California, the United States (US)-based Epicor Software Corporation (Nasdaq: EPIC). With over 2,500 employees worldwide and with projected 2007 revenues of $414.5 million (not including the pending acquisition), Epicor is the global leader in the mid-market, serving over 20,000 customers worldwide. With more than 20 years of operating histo Read More

Nike Blames i2 For Finish In Losers Bracket


The sports apparel maker’s Big Bang implementation was more than it could chew.

spectator sports  Blames i2 For Finish In Losers Bracket Nike Blames i2 For Finish In Losers Bracket S. McVey - March 29, 2001 Event Summary Nike ''s unexpected shortfall in third quarter earnings sent tremors through an already shaken Wall Street. Accustomed to the sort of excellence portrayed in its high-end ad campaigns, the defeated sports apparel maker attempted to blame the results on a new supply chain management system from i2 Technologies . Philip H. Knight, Chairman and CEO, said, We were anticipating a flat Read More

Is Epicor Poised to Rule the Mid-Market Retail Sector? (Part III)


Part II of this blog topic analyzed Epicor's forays into the attractive retail sector via the CRS Retail acquisition two years ago. Most recently, with the acquisition of NSB Retail Systems, Epicor has further expanded its functional footprint, market share and geographic presence in the sector. Namely, NSB added over 200 specialty retail logos, thereby more than doubling Epicor’s retail install

spectator sports  in his Enterprise Systems Spectator blog post . I concur with the assertion coming from both Epicor and the above analysts and bloggers that the retail sector is much more promising and with many more greener pastures than Epicor''s traditional overcrowded manufacturing and distribution sectors. The retail applications market is indeed large (AMR Research is predicting its size to be over US$10 billion by 2011 from US$8 billion today), growing (at an estimated 7.1 cumulative annual growth rate [CAGR]) Read More

Messaging: Lotus Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5


This note compares the two leading collaborative messaging systems, Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange, in the areas of functionality, technology, cost, service, support, corporate viability, and corporate strategy.

spectator sports  Lotus Notes Domino R5 vs. Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Overview The subject of this note is the never-ending question within collaborative messaging, What''s better, Notes or Exchange? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator''s and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both messaging servers excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note will pit the two systems against each other in Read More

TEC Helps SNK Canada Transform Its IT Consulting Business


In late 2011, SNK Canada was engaged to help a sports management client select operations, accounting, and IT management software to replace a legacy system. The client was suffering productivity losses, and the cost of the legacy software was a growing concern. Learn how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped SNK Manage the complexities of the project, so SNK could quickly identify the right system for the client.

spectator sports  Helps SNK Canada Transform Its IT Consulting Business In late 2011, SNK Canada was engaged to help a sports management client select operations, accounting, and IT management software to replace a legacy system. The client was suffering productivity losses, and the cost of the legacy software was a growing concern. Learn how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped SNK Manage the complexities of the project, so SNK could quickly identify the right system for the client. Read More

Autodesk Goes Deeper into Digital Manufacturing


Autodesk recently announced its intention to acquire Delcam, a public supplier of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and industrial measurement software for the manufacturing industry. Autodesk plans to acquire Delcam for £20.75 per share or approximately £172.5 million (revenues for Delcam’s fiscal 2012 were £47.1 million). The transaction, which will be structured

spectator sports  Goes Deeper into Digital Manufacturing Autodesk recently announced its  intention to acquire Delcam , a public supplier of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and industrial measurement software for the manufacturing industry. Autodesk plans to acquire Delcam for £20.75 per share or approximately £172.5 million (revenues for Delcam’s fiscal 2012 were £47.1 million). The transaction, which will be structured as a cash offer for all the outstanding shares of Read More

Servigistics and MCA Solutions Join Forces on "Super Tuesday"




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Two Epicor Retail SaaS Solution Wins


Vestis Retail Group, which operates Bob's Stores, Eastern Mountain Sports, and Sport Chalet (acquired most recently in August 2014), recently selected several Epicor Retail software as a service (SaaS) solutions for its expanding retail sporting goods apparel and equipment business. Epicor Retail has long had a broad portfolio of solutions for specialty retailers, but with the recent acquisitions of ShopVisible and QuantiSense, Epicor Retail is now able to address most aspects of customer engagement, enterprise merchandising management, and big data analytics, and offer a single view of products, customers, and transactions, in real-time and from any point of interaction, in today's omni-channel retail fashion.

spectator sports  Epicor Retail SaaS Solution Wins Vestis Retail Group, which operates Bob''s Stores, Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS), and Sport Chalet (acquired most recently in August 2014), recently selected several Epicor Retail software as a service (SaaS) solutions for its expanding retail sporting goods apparel and equipment business. The combination of Sport Chalet with Vestis'' East Coast-based retailers Bob''s and EMS creates one of the country''s largest outdoor retail groups, with more than 150 outdoor-focused Read More

Innovative Approaches in the Free-for-all World of Value-added Resellers


The universe of existing applications partners is relatively stable; some occasional movement from dropping one product in favor of another occurs naturally, and no vendor is immune to losing partners. But some innovative vendors are doing their best.

spectator sports  Approaches in the Free-for-all World of Value-added Resellers A Hybrid Approach: The Way to Go for Most? The one certainty in the world of value-added resellers (VARs) is that there is no cure-all, and no magic fix. We''ve taken a look at some approaches in parts One and Two of this series, but it''s worth exploring some other intriguing tactics. Part Three of the series The Cha(lle)nging World of Value-added Resellers. Indeed, most vendors'' business models are of a hybrid nature, where there is a Read More

The Work Game that Motivates: The Holy Grail of Change Management


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