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.
have repeatedly seen the Vendor Shootout TM for ERP event banner ad appearing on the Technology Evaluation Centers ( TEC ) Web site and being promoted in TEC’s newsletters. In addition, I would come across mentions of the event in other industry magazines, press releases (PRs), social media feeds, Web site banners, and so on. Needless to say, I was curious about an event (not to say dismayed by my lack of insight) that even carried the Moderated by TEC tagline on its official logo. Every now and then,