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Accelerating (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 1
The blogosphere and other media outlets might still be raving about major announcements at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, such as the one about Oracle’s professed

learn sap programming  fact for me to learn that only about one third of all implementations of Oracle’s ERP products still go with an OBA. Some explanation for that curious situation would be that certain combinations of regions and industries do not yet have a developed OBA by Oracle (or by a partner either, in which case they are called only “Business Accelerators”). In addition, some companies that might find, e.g., that 40 to 60 percent of suggested leading practices by an OBA are not relevant or beneficial to

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Agresso Bucks the Slump (and Fights the “ERP Madness”) - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series revisited Agresso’s post-implementation agility capabilities as a major tenet for the vendor’s continued growth in a hostile and depressed environment. The continued organic growth has been complemented by in-house developments, acquisitions, and/or partnerships. More important, however, is the issue of whether Agresso has become a legitimate force to replace larger

learn sap programming  to, time and again, learn that companies are loath to switch ERP systems. As a justification, some users will cite the analogy of switching ERP with a brain surgery: it should be performed only if the patient is dying or is in a coma. A recent IDC survey unveiled that a staggering 83 percent of interviewed midsized companies said that they would still buy from the same ERP provider, regardless of suffering from rigidity when the need to make changes occurs. Not only does this complacence and inertia Read More

Adonix + CIMPRO = A Feature-Rich Process ERP Product, But With Challenges


Adonix is fulfilling its promise to bring a full Process ERP offering to the mid-market. The new Adonix X3 Process automates and integrates the complex formula management and planning requirements of process manufacturers, however, the vendor needs to resolve knowledge and experience issues with the existing sales force and partners and any new channel partners.

learn sap programming  mention the need to learn the future fully integrated product blueprint, and the impending effort of cross-training the combined direct sales and value added resellers (VARs). Can Adonix convert this channel to serve the process market? Should it try to build a process only channel? Recommendations What about the existing CIMPRO users? When asked this question, Alex Attal was strong in stating his commitment in supporting these customers. We will continue to provide long term product support and Read More

Implementation Acceleration Using Integration


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Application Giants in Duel and Duet for Users’ Hearts, Minds … and Wallets


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SAP Declares Victory Over Manugistics, Takes Aim at i2


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SAP and Accenture Create a Joint Business Group


Accenture and SAP recently announced the creation of a new business group focused on shortening the time it takes to jointly develop and deliver new industry-specific solutions based on cloud and other digital technologies such as analytics and enterprise mobility.

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Is SAP Stumbling? Perhaps.


Business applications market leader SAP reported a 43% drop in net income for its first quarter ended March 31, despite a 10% increase in revenue. In a separate announcement, SAP also said that Kevin McKay, head of SAP's U.S. operations, has resigned for personal reasons.

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