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Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?


Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never maneuvered a company through a large takeover, will Oracle be capable of digesting PeopleSoft?

qui bid  the Past Tell? Oracle''s Acquisition History Oracle ''s decision to acquire PeopleSoft , which finally came to fruition in December with a plum offering of approximately $10.3 billion (USD), was a bid to become the second biggest business applications provider in the market. However, Oracle, does not have a history of major acquisitions and has never faced the massive integration effort needed to be leverage its new asset. Moreover, Oracle is run by a management team that has never maneuvered a company Read More

Software Vendor Red Flags


So you’re well on your way in terms of deploying the enterprise software. With great care and diligent planning you have assembled your team and despite your best efforts in securing resources and communicating schedules and responsibilities your Project Schedule is falling behind. You wonder if only I had selected the other vendor I wouldn’t have to be preparing this project update for first

qui bid  something large, it will require an embarrassing renegotiation with the client. No Transparency There is difficulty in tracking progress, prioritizing critical decisions and maintaining accountability of key players. Decisions must be made on the basis of complete information rather then just the assumptions of the software vendor’s integration partner. Lack of role definition for team members If there is confusion about who is doing what or who is responsible for what, it could lead to serious Read More

Epicor for Service Enterprises


Epicor for Service Enterprises is an intuitive and comprehensive enterprise service automation (ESA) solution. It manages and streamlines virtually every aspect of your service organization—from bid management, engagement delivery, and resource management, to project accounting, portfolio management, and beyond—all within a single solution. Introduced in June 2003, Epicor for Service Enterprises builds on an Epicor investment in professional services automation (PSA) and project accounting of over twenty years. Version 8.0 offers groundbreaking use of XML Web service and Microsoft .NET technology. The current release, Epicor for Service Enterprises 8.1, adds enhanced project portfolio management (PPM), contingent workforce management, and advanced collaboration and customization capabilities, all enabling greater planning, performance, and execution.  

qui bid  for Service Enterprises Epicor for Service Enterprises is an intuitive and comprehensive enterprise service automation (ESA) solution. It manages and streamlines virtually every aspect of your service organization—from bid management, engagement delivery, and resource management, to project accounting, portfolio management, and beyond—all within a single solution. Introduced in June 2003, Epicor for Service Enterprises builds on an Epicor investment in professional services automation (PSA) and p Read More

The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes


Today, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers—also known as project-based manufacturers—experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering and manufacturing groups as they strive to win business and streamline end-to-end processes. But by capturing engineering knowledge and using it to automate key business processes, manufacturers can increase sales bid and win rates, decrease internal operating expenses, and shorten lead times.

qui bid  these companies, meeting customer requirements entails the quotation and design of brand new components or previously unknown assemblies. According to the ETO Institute''s Web site- ETO companies build unique products designed to customer specifications. Each product requires a unique set of item numbers, bills of material and routings. Estimates and quotations are required to win business. Products are complex with long lead times, typically months or even years. Unlike standard products, the customer is Read More

Geac Decomposes To Survive


Geac, a struggling Canadian enterprise applications vendor has not found its white knight. It will, for the time being, have to sell parts of its business in order to replenish its dwindling resources, which may cause further commotion within its large customer base. Things won’t settle down until the company unequivocally states the strategy for all remaining product lines.

qui bid  a tougher market for acquisition-related financing and the prospect of an economic slowdown, these circumstances had a negative impact on the potential sale of the entire Company, noted Caldwell. We do not believe that Geac''s current stock price accurately reflects the Company''s long-term value. Today''s announcement will remove customer uncertainty and enable management to implement focused plans to improve performance on a go-forward basis. As a matter of policy, the Board continues to examine all Read More

Emptoris "Procures" Zeborg's Spend Management Expertise Part one: Event Summary


Emptoris, an upbeat provider of strategic sourcing software for the global 5000 companies, announced its acquisition of spend management specialist Zeborg. However, despite a good fit, enlarged customer base, and improved cross-selling opportunity, some challenges and product gaps will have to be overcome.

qui bid  companies to: Conduct better, quicker, and more cost effective supplier assessments Assess supplier capabilities to meet ISO 9000 and lean manufacturing standards Audit more of the supply base without increasing resource requirements In addition, version 4.0 introduced the Smart Data Framework , a new technology that provides enhanced control and decision-making accuracy. It is a flexible technology infrastructure for defining all elements in the Sourcing Portfolio. Where other systems hard-code data Read More

Comprehensive ERP and Financial Management for a Manufacturing Competitive Advantage


Manufacturers face a challenging environment with scarce credit, pricing pressures, and increasing costs. Critical to success is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that aligns operations and production with finance—allowing manufacturers to deliver quality products at competitive prices. Discover the key areas necessary for creating value and profitability through real-time monitoring of financial conditions.

qui bid  stamper meet German accounting requirements when issuing purchase orders and shipping documents. This would have been virtually impossible with a stand-alone PO system. In essence, the metal stamper would have to maintain a separate PO process for this one customer reflecting localized requirements, format changes, and currency. Fortunately the metal stamper had in place an integrated system that easily incorporates and manages data in multiple languages, currencies, and date formats, including local tax Read More

i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced


In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6 billion in stock – raised some eyebrows, i2 will gain a mountain of potential in return.

qui bid  Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced i2''s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced S. McVey - April 13th, 2000 Event Summary Giving analysts less than a week to prognosticate on its new alliance with IBM and Ariba, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire B2B collaboration software makers Aspect Development Corporation and Supplybase, Inc. i2 agreed to pay a staggering $9.3 billion in stock for Aspect, a sum that eclipsed Computer Associates'' $4 billion bid for Sterling Software announced less than a month Read More

E-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing - Part II


Three minutes of labor from purchase requisition to invoice payment; fully executed due diligence; commitment authorization and no delays. That is the promise of e-procurement and the potential is there for the taking - but not without risk. Extensive preparation is necessary and full integration with related business processes is essential to realize the full value from an e-procurement investment.

qui bid  time delays in the requisition to receipt process. About This Note This Technology Note covering the e-procurement is presented in two parts. The first part covers: 1. The Promise of E-Procurement 2. E-Procurement Myths and Reality 3. Preparing for an E-Procurement Initiative The second part covers: 4. E-Procurement Architecture 5. Selecting an E-Procurement Partner(s) 6. Implementing E-Procurement E-Procurement Architecture Procurement automation begins with budgeting and ends with the retirement of Read More

Case Study: Ove Wrist & Co


Ove Wrist & Co., a full-service supplier to the shipping industry, was looking for a tool to help it optimize its business processes and get more information about the billions of transactions processed each year. Implementing a business intelligence (BI) solution allowed the company to bid on jobs faster, retrieve details about individual customers, and improve the overall customer experience. Find out how.

qui bid  Study: Ove Wrist & Co Ove Wrist & Co., a full-service supplier to the shipping industry, was looking for a tool to help it optimize its business processes and get more information about the billions of transactions processed each year. Implementing a business intelligence (BI) solution allowed the company to bid on jobs faster, retrieve details about individual customers, and improve the overall customer experience. Find out how. Read More

Xchange Adds To The List Of CRM Point Solutions' Casualties


Xchange's protracted troubles and its recent inglorious demise and subsequent auctioned sellout may prove the fact that the CRM point providers without a clear differentiating value proposition and without enough resources have not much to look for out there in the long run other than to find an honorable exit strategy.

qui bid  and patents to computers, equipment, and office furniture, according to reports. Initially, allegedly over 20 companies expressed interest in buying Xchange''s assets, and in maintaining its products and supporting its customers, including direct competitors Chordiant Software, DoubleClick, SAS and Unica . While marketing management software vendor Unica was initially marked as a very likely buyer of the company, the vendor, however, announced on March 10 that it had elected not to make a bid for the Read More

Infor Wins Big at BAE Systems Military Air


One industry where the Infor LN enterprise resource planning (ERP) product is undergoing a renaissance of sorts is automotive. Another industry would be complex manufacturing in the aerospace and defense (A@D) sector. Most recently, the aerospace giant BAE Systems Military Air @ Information (MAI) has revealed plans to rationalize its ERP arsenal using Infor LN, which will be rolled out across the

qui bid  (i.e., Boeing was Baan’s quintessential customer). The whole Typhoon/JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) assembly line is driven from this highly customized Baan solution, but it appears that Baan’s Infor LN incarnation now has plenty of A&D manufacturing functionality out of the box. MAI needed to consolidate its manufacturing ERP, from Typhoon through to JSF, and one of the reasons for sticking with Infor was likely the desire to minimize any disruption to the Typhoon and F-35 rate production. In the Read More

Transportation Management System (TMS)


Transportation Management System (TMS): The ability to manage orders, optimize loads, select the best carriers, tender shipments, manifest parcel, track their progress, and manage claims can reduce transportation costs by 10 to 30 percent. Freight Audit & Payment: By allowing experts to manage your contracts, audit your bills, allocate the charges, make the payments, and report the results, you are assured of paying the correct amount. Business Intelligence: Having the online tools to dynamically report, graph, map, trend, and model your entire operation provides the performance reporting, key performance indicator (KPI) dashboards, and insight for continuous process improvement and maximum savings. Global Consulting: With the information derived from these technologies, CTSI-Global is able to extend client savings by consulting in all key areas of interest including benchmarking, KPI management, global network design, bid preparation, and negotiations.

qui bid  Management System (TMS) Transportation Management System (TMS): The ability to manage orders, optimize loads, select the best carriers, tender shipments, manifest parcel, track their progress, and manage claims can reduce transportation costs by 10 to 30 percent. Freight Audit & Payment: By allowing experts to manage your contracts, audit your bills, allocate the charges, make the payments, and report the results, you are assured of paying the correct amount. Business Intelligence: Having Read More

Managing Business Risk in Industrial Equipment and Supply


Industrial equipment manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) distributors can’t afford to miss bidding deadlines, delivery dates, product specifications, or service level agreements. They also can’t afford the penalties of non-compliance with regulations. Learn how some businesses are leveraging integrated enterprise infrastructures to maximize profits while minimizing exposure to risks.

qui bid  their ability to innovate quickly and leverage their specialized expertise to deliver next generation, customer-driven solutions. Many are expanding into specialty and high performance product lines for greater competitive differentiation and higher margins. Most have built long term relationships with their customers and are considered trusted partners. Therefore, they can t afford to deliver anything less than the highest quality products, parts and services necessary to ensure their customer s Read More

Successfully Managing Contract Risk


Contractors and subcontractors are both exposed to risk within a project. Thus, it is equally important to both parties that formalized risk management be carried out, not to eliminate project uncertainty, but to understand the potential impact of risk events and to plan risk responses.

qui bid  Reader. Oracle has acquired Primavera Software , Inc.Oracle''s Primavera Risk Analysis is a full lifecycle risk analytics solution integrating cost and schedule risk management . Source : Pertmaster Resources Related to Successfully Managing Contract Risk : Risk Management (Wikipedia) Successfully Managing Contract Risk Risk Management is also known as : Risk Assessment Management , Risk Management Alternatives , Risk Management Analysis , Risk Management Article , Risk Management Assessment , Risk Read More