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Infor ERP SyteLine is a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for midsize manufacturers of discrete products. Infor ERP SyteLine supports single-

syteline mapics  SyteLine Infor ERP SyteLine is a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for midsize manufacturers of discrete products. Infor ERP SyteLine supports single- and multisite business entities, and provides the flexibility to add or change business structures as a company expands. There is also full support for multicurrency, flexible manufacturing methods, multiple cost types, and an advanced planning and scheduling (APS) engine. The data model supports functions from engineer-to-quote and

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MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way Part 2: Market Impact


MAPICS has recently departed from its traditional practice of 'pushing' the sale of the plethora of its components onto customers. Going forward, it will rather try to solve challenges for its customers and/or prospects in their quest of becoming world-class manufacturers.

syteline mapics  be tempted to bring SyteLine and ERP for Extended Systems under common component architecture, there are expectedly no plans to immediately combine the products or force customers to migrate from one product to another. Still, while the three product lines will remain separate for the time being, there are many opportunities for the two former foes to mutually leverage. For instance, sales, marketing, and some aspects of support appear to have complementary nature. MAPICS Business Model In fact, MAPICS Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Two: Strategy


During our recent briefing, MAPICS' executives acknowledged that almost all enterprise software companies are either "hunting" or being "hunted".

syteline mapics  extended-ERP offering from MAPICS SyteLine ERP, which is mostly provided natively, or also in a tight OEM fashion from long-term partnerships, was comparable to the MAPICS above set: SyteLine APS , SyteLine CRM , SyteLine Business Intelligence (a partnership with Cognos ), SyteLine Business Process Management (a partnership with Cobre ), SyteLine Workflow Automation (a partnership with former Keyfile , then known as Lexign and now eiStream ), SyteLine Configuration , SyteLine Data Collection , and Read More

MAPICS Red Ink Stained While Extending Its Offering


In May MAPICS Inc. announced the controlled delivery of the Point.Man Extended Enterprise Edition. Earlier, on May 4, MAPICS Inc. reported results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2000.

syteline mapics  Red Ink Stained While Extending Its Offering MAPICS Red Ink Stained While Extending Its Offering P.J. Jakovljevic - June 20, 2000 Event Summary As published in the company's May 9 press release, MAPICS Inc., a leading provider of e-business enterprise applications for manufacturers, announced the controlled delivery of the Point.Man Extended Enterprise Edition, which enables customers, suppliers, distributors and partners to collaborate via the Internet. MAPICS has provided Enterprise Resource Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part One: Recent Events and Market Impact


The former die-hard IBM AS/400-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) supplier to mid-market manufacturing companies, MAPICS, seems to have found its soul after the recent acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep and Frontstep's extended-ERP product line on a Microsoft .NET-based technology platform. While another acquisition of an ERP competitor is not very likely, MAPICS seems to have rather opted for lateral acquisitions of strategic extension products, starting with the MAGIK! PLM product.

syteline mapics  older releases of MAPICS SyteLine ERP (i.e., the release 6 and earlier), whereby for MAPICS SyteLine ERP release 7, the vendor plans to maximize investment as a new business engine. As Microsoft-centric technology and the .NET initiative have become all but mainstream in the business applications mid-market, MAPICS has had to get over its traditional IBM platform preference and sentimental hang-ups, and to bow to its prospects' preference for Microsoft solutions that incorporate .NET and the SQL Server Read More

Analyzing MAPICS' Further Steps After Frontstep Part Three: Market Impact


Much has changed, while much has remained the same at MAPICS during 2003. With the February finalization of the Frontstep acquisition, MAPICS has become quite a large enterprise applications provider, which positions the vendor near (if not at) the top among vendors that focus on the mid-size discrete manufacturing market.

syteline mapics  Frontstep SyteLine and Symix SyteLine ), 2) MAPICS ERP for iSeries (the original venerable flagship MAPICS XA AS/400-based offering) and 3) MAPICS ERP for Extended Systems (derived from the acquired Point.Man). Since its inception in 1978, the MAPICS ERP for iSeries product has evolved into a broad range of functionality for discrete manufacturing enterprises. Its strength remains largely in the discrete manufacturing arena, and until not long ago, its sweet spot has been within single plant Read More

TEC Moderates World’s Top Enterprise Software Event, 8th ERP Vendor Shootout


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), the leading online resource for enterprise software decision makers, is proud to announce that it will be moderating the 8th ERP Vendor Shootout this coming October 16 and 17, 2010, in Dallas, Texas (US). The event is hosted by the value-added reseller (VAR) community and is geared toward IT decision makers with manufacturing, distribution, or project-oriented requirements looking to upgrade or replace their enterprise software systems.

syteline mapics  Control, Epicor, Infor ERP Syteline, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Plex Online and SAP Business ByDesign. TEC will be on-site to offer some critical insight into the selection process, and will kick off the event with a presentation on its best-practices methodology for software evaluation and selection. To register for the 8th ERP Vendor Shootout or for additional information, visit http://www.erpshootout.com/ or call 1-877-907-2702. About Technology Evaluation Centers Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is Read More

MAPICS Moving On Pragmatically Part 2: Market Impact


For the last several months, MAPICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAPX), a global provider of extended ERP applications for world-class mid-sized manufacturers, has embarked on a painstaking process of producing a strategy going forward that would pragmatically blend the company’s traditional values and success factors with new approaches to stay in tune with market trends.

syteline mapics  Moving On Pragmatically Part 2: Market Impact Market Impact For the last several months, MAPICS, Inc . (NASDAQ: MAPX), a global provider of extended ERP applications for world-class mid-sized manufacturers, has embarked on a painstaking process of producing a strategy going forward that would pragmatically blend the company's traditional values and success factors with new approaches to stay in tune with market trends. According to the proverb that an old ox makes a straight furrow , an ERP Read More

Infor SyteLine v.0 Benchmarked against Industry Average for Financial Packages Functionality [Infographic]


Check out the infographic to see a snapshot of the benchmark analysis of Infor SyteLine for financials.

syteline mapics  SyteLine v.0 Benchmarked against Industry Average for Financial Packages Functionality [Infographic] Financial packages and accounting systems manage procedures for accurately entering, tracking, and maintaining information related to an organization’s financial operations. Infor SyteLine v.9 ERP was recently TEC certified for financials, and a full product review report is now available.   Compare Infor SyteLine with other ERP and accounting solutions in the Financial Packages Evaluation Center Read More

MAPICS Back On Track, But Not Without Restructuring Pains


On August 23, MAPICS, Inc., one of the leading mid-market ERP vendors, announced that it is taking steps to reduce costs through a restructuring plan. Earlier, on July 27, MAPICS reported results for the third quarter of its fiscal 2000.

syteline mapics  Back On Track, But Not Without Restructuring Pains MAPICS Back On Track, But Not Without Restructuring Pains P.J. Jakovljevic - September 11, 2000 Event Summary As announced in a press release from August 23, MAPICS, Inc., one of the leading mid-market ERP vendors, announced that it is taking steps to reduce costs through a restructuring plan that includes directing a greater proportion of its resources on the worldwide growth opportunities for its newest extended enterprise solutions for Read More

Infor SyteLine: Engineer-to-Order (ETO ERP) Competitor Analysis Report


The engineer-to-order (ETO) enterprise resource planning knowledge base supports the requirements of companies that manufacture products based their customers' unique engineering designs. Companies building ETO products require special processes for estimates, purchasing materials, engineering changes, cost allocation and tracking, and ongoing work with customers.

syteline mapics  SyteLine: Engineer-to-Order (ETO ERP) Competitor Analysis Report The engineer-to-order (ETO) enterprise resource planning knowledge base supports the requirements of companies that manufacture products based their customers' unique engineering designs. Companies building ETO products require special processes for estimates, purchasing materials, engineering changes, cost allocation and tracking, and ongoing work with customers. Read More

Esterline Korry Selects Aras PLM


Aras, a provider of open source product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions, recently announced that Esterline Korry, a division of Esterline Corporation, a specialized manufacturing company serving principally aerospace and defense markets, has selected Aras as its enterprise PLM platform. Esterline Korry chose Aras Innovator (reportedly over PTC Windchill) for scalability, flexibility,

syteline mapics  information. Integrated with Infor Syteline ERP , Aras should replace a number of legacy systems over time, including the existing product data management (PDM) system. Directly integrated with computer-aided design (CAD) systems for work-in-process (WIP) designs, Aras will also provide Esterline Korry with stage-gate program management and product risk failure mode and effects analyses (FMEAs), inspection, and test control plans, as well as corrective action/preventative action (CAPA) for a Read More

MAPICS Clings To Its Customers' Loyalty


While the existing loyal client base remains MAPICS’ greatest trump for retaining its solid financial position, the company will have to figure out how to be more effective in selling beyond the existing base for the long-term success in the market.

syteline mapics  Clings To Its Customers' Loyalty MAPICS Clings To Its Customers' Loyalty P.J. Jakovljevic - May 24, 2001 Event Summary On April 30, MAPICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAPX), one of the leading providers of software applications for mid-sized manufacturers, reported results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2001. For the three months ending March 31, 2001, MAPICS reported earnings of $1.5 million, before goodwill amortization, on revenue of $34.0 million, which compares to the year-earlier period, when Read More

Infor Decides on TDCI CPQ


At the Inforum 2013 user conference, Infor announced it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent to acquire longstanding partner TDCI Inc. Financial terms of the proposed transaction were not being disclosed and the parties expect to complete the transaction within thirty days (subject to some due diligence conditions). Based in Columbus, Ohio, TDCI is a provider of configurator and

syteline mapics  including Infor LN, Infor SyteLine, Infor XA , and Infor Distribution SX.e (250 joint customers in total). TDCI also has a solid install base among Microsoft Dynamics ERP customers. It will be interesting to see whether Infor will leverage TDCI for true cloud CPQ (to compete with BigMachines, CallidusCloud, FPX, Cameleon Software, Selectica, Apttus , etc.) and for Infor PLM integration. Read More