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IBS-Slow but Steady (and Demand-Driven) May Win the SCM Race
IBS, a conservative Swedish enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, seems to be making right moves to remain the leader within its selected

db2 tutorials  Computer Associates ). IBM DB2 is the primary database. On the client side, ASW has added support for all Microsoft Windows platforms, and since the ASW 3.5 release (shipped in the late 1990s) there has been support for a Java-based front-end, called Internet Connection e , to handle basic on-line order entry, information on product availability, pricing, and order status checking requirements. Use of Internet technologies has been in line with other more technologically conservative vendors, and ASW

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Lose the Starry Eyes, Analyze: Reviewing the Ideal Candidate for Metasystems ICIM


This is an examination of Metasystems ERP solution. Companies can begin determining if it is worthwhile to pursue a relationship with Metasystems by considering selection criteria, which are most supported by the vendor. We ask the question, all things being equal, which modules contribute the most to the product's functionality.

db2 tutorials  SQL Server or IBM DB2, it does support Oracle. If your requirements match in this area, the platform consideration is of little consequence because ICIM could fit your environment well. Conclusion We can imagine from the graphs that Metasystems' ideal candidate will not be interested in depending on ICIM to provide human resources and call management functionality. Instead, Metasystems' will be a good prospect for a company seeking not only inventory and purchasing management, but also many solid Read More

Server Platform Situational Analysis: IBM AS/400


Customers value IBM's AS/400's reliability, stability, and security. However, despite its impressive performance and use of independent software vendors to broaden its functionality, AS/400 suffers from the perception that its an ancient technology.

db2 tutorials  Connectivity (ODBC) to access DB2 on the iSeries. iSeries Navigator GUI was also designed so that the product could integrate well with Windows, and the function is now also available (with iSeries Power5 Release 3 ) from a browser. However, these developments are not widespread, public knowledge. Customer Requirements Change Therefore, while the product's configuration has worked well for more than ten years, from the late 1990s on, customers' requirements for enterprise applications capabilities have Read More

ERP Vendor Lawson Software Extends to IBM's DB2 Universal Database


Lawson Software, a major privately held provider of enterprise resource planning software, today announced the delivery of its enterprise software applications for IBM's DB2 Universal Database. This availability extends Lawson's support of the IBM DB2 Universal Database to encompass IBM Netfinity, RS/6000 and S/390 servers. Support for IBM DB2 on Hewlett Packard and Sun Microsystems server platforms is scheduled for May 2000.

db2 tutorials  Software Extends to IBM's DB2 Universal Database Event Summary ST. PAUL, Dec. 28, 1999 - Lawson Software, the only provider of Self-Evident Applications (SEA) for e-business, today announced the complete delivery of its enterprise software applications with IBM's DB2 Universal Database. This full integration availability extends Lawson's support of the IBM DB2 Universal Database to encompass IBM Netfinity, RS/6000 and S/390 servers. Support for IBM DB2 on Hewlett Packard and Sun Microsystems server Read More

The Technology Choices


In the battle between Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) and the UK-based the Sage Group for the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment, technology choices will be a major factor.

db2 tutorials  on Linux, while IBM DB2 and Oracle database still have strength and appeal in many parts of the world. Thus, the vendor supports all the above-mentioned platforms, and because of the Advantage system's architecture (i.e., separate object-oriented business logic from database), it is not an excruciating job to update drivers for ACCPAC to produce new platform supporting versions. Consequently, both ACCPAC Pro and Advantage Series run on Windows and Linux, and Microsoft SQL database. Differing however, Pro Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: PeopleSoft


PeopleSoft has risen from its relatively humble origins in the Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) arena, its sole focus as it begun life in 1987. Over the course of a decade or so, it added Supply Chain Management and Financials to its list of application offerings. In the last few years, in the face of slowing cash flows from its traditional strongholds, it has gone full bore toward Internet-based enterprise-wide - even cross-enterprise - solutions, trying to enter the game and be competitive with other top tier ERP-turned Collaborative Commerce vendors. Showing fiscal growth and, very-recently, notably-improved market acceptance, Peoplesoft may be the enterprise software turnaround story of the last decade.

db2 tutorials  It will employ IBM's DB2 Everyplace as the local data store. Professional Services - PeopleSoft's Enterprise Services Automation (ESA) module includes tools to control services incoming to the company, as well as services outgoing from the company (the latter more commonly referred to as Professional Services Automation , or PSA, and typically grouped under companies' CRM solutions). The PSA component includes project management, automated resource scheduling, as well as online staff collaboration, Read More

NetWare for Small Business - NetWhy?


Remember Novell? They’re a small Utah company that makes network software called NetWare, now aimed at small businesses. Sounds familiar?

db2 tutorials  users, $499, which includes DB2 and Domino. Or we can buy Microsoft's Small Business Server 4.5 for 100 or so users - including Exchange 5.5 and SQL 7.0 -- for $5,840. Or we can buy this Novell bundle, which includes Oracle 8i and GroupWise (still going!), for $7,945. Why, that's the funniest thing we've heard since rumors that Oracle hired private eyes to discover that Microsoft wanted to influence user opinion in their antitrust case. We may be broke, but at least we'll have NDS? This isn't back to Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

db2 tutorials  CRM applications with IBM's DB2 Universal Database, as well as optimize for the S/390, RS/6000, NUMA-Q, AS/400 and Netfinity servers. December 7, 1999 - SAP expands their partnership with IBM to include support for DB2 Universal Databases with mySAP.com implementations. March 8, 2000 - I2 and Ariba agree to integrate their marketplace technologies with IBM's Webshpere platform July 5, 2000 - Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS AB) agrees to support DB2 Universal Databases for their IFS Applications. Read More

SAP HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed a snapshot of the SAP HANA offerings’ achievements at the time of the product’s first anniversary in June 2012. SAP is now a de facto database provider that intends to become the #2 database vendor by 2015. The company’s recently unveiled real-time data platform combines the SAP HANA platform, Sybase data management offerings, and SAP BusinessObjects solutions

db2 tutorials  database ( Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server , Sybase, etc.). Selected data gets periodically transferred from the relational database management system (RDBMS) to HANA for performing fast analytics. Examples of an accelerator can be SAP CO-PA Accelerator or SAP Customer Segmentation Accelerator The so-called “analytic content” apps whereby SAP HANA also works in parallel (requiring an additional license) with the existing RDBMS. Selected data gets periodically transferred from the RDBMS to HANA, Read More

i2 Technologies Gets Reporting Help From Hyperion


i2’s decision to integrate Hyperion Essbase into its TradeMatrix™ applications is a welcome event for users.

db2 tutorials  database platforms, such as DB2, Oracle, Informix, Sybase, SQL Server, and ODBC sources. User Recommendations Users who are evaluating TradeMatrix should view with favor the announced integration to Essbase. Before allowing it to influence their final decision, users should include in their RFI a detailed description of the types of reporting capabilities they need, all calculated quantities, accumulations, trend analyses, and other slice-and-dice requirements. Rather than depend on verbal assurances Read More

Aspen - To Netfinity and Beyond


Aspen Technology, Inc. recently announced plans to leverage IBM resources to provide solutions for supply chain management (SCM) customers in the chemicals, petroleum, plastics, paper, metals, pharmaceutical, and other process industries.

db2 tutorials  its applications on IBM's DB2 Universal Database as well as Netfinity servers and IntelliStations. In addition, IBM's MQ Series message queuing middleware will be made available alongside Microsoft's MSMQ for complex application integration. Market Impact Of the objectives outlined in the new alliance, only one stands a chance of producing significant impact on the rest of the supply chain management market - Aspen applications on Netfinity servers running Windows operating systems. The fact is, Aspen Read More

IBM’s DB2 Tops TPC Benchmark List


Leapfrogging the rest of the transaction-processing world, IBM has posted TPC-C results more than tripling the highest current transaction-per-minute figure.

db2 tutorials  DB2 Tops TPC Benchmark List IBM’s DB2 Tops TPC Benchmark List R. Krause - July 26, 2000 Event Summary July 6, 2000 [Source: IBM Press Release] IBM, Intel and Microsoft announced the world's fastest server cluster for commercial use, recording performance levels that triple the performance of Oracle running on a Sun Microsystems cluster, at one-third the cost per transaction. Using the performance measurement technique agreed to by all computer makers (TPC-C), IBM Netfinity and DB2 Universal Read More

CPR on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer


Without sound business process analysis, design, and possible re-design or full-blown reengineering in place before you bring in technology, your CRM (or any IT) efforts are doomed to fail.

db2 tutorials  on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer CPR on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer R. Garland - August 21, 2001 Introduction  All management and technology paradigms seem to come and go. Some make hay in the sun and retire in the shade, and some live on in other forms. On the technology side, we've had mainframe/dumb terminal computing give way to client/server computing, and now, in a back to the future way but with more color, to web-browser-based Read More

The Market Rewards Ardent Software Initiatives


Over the last year, Ardent Software (NASDAQ: ARDT) has announced a number of initiatives to strengthen their DataStage data warehousing product, most recently a partnership with NEON Systems (NASDAQ: NESY), a provider of OS/390-MVS mainframe access through their NEON Shadow Direct middleware. On October 18, Ardent reported record financial results for their third quarter ended September 30, 1999. Pro forma earnings were reported to have increased 64%. Total revenues for the third quarter increased 53% to $45.3 million from $29.7 million in the same quarter of 1998.

db2 tutorials  a gateway which optimizes DB2 connectivity, simplifies access, and allows the invocation of DB2 stored procedures. These legacy access improvements, coupled with the addition of the ability to extract data from enterprise resource planning packages, has made DataStage an attractive choice. User Recommendations Ardent DataStage should be included on any company's list of candidates for a data extraction tool, especially when source data is located on IBM mainframes. Customers should question whether Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part Six: Market Impact--Nurturing Channels


The merging vendors, Sage/Best and ACCPAC, have understood that a broad, impeccably integrated, horizontal offering with selected vertical enhancements, a nurturing resellers network in addition to providing well-attuned pricing and catering to the evolving scalability and migration needs of customers through products of upward compatibility are necessary tenets for success in the SME market segment.

db2 tutorials  began shipping bundled IBM DB2 database with its Advantage Series accounting software as the default database at no charge, in place of the previously used Pervasive product line, a move that has been extended to include the DB2 database with the Pro Series and ACCPAC CRM products. Very recently (May 3), ACCPAC announced its support of the forthcoming version of IBM DB2 , code-named Stinger, as part of its continuing business partnership with IBM. ACCPAC will provide full support for the new database, Read More