Abstract: Today's usage of Decision Support Systems (DSS), combined with vetted knowledge bases, allows organizations to save time and money, achieving better and more reliable/fully-documented decisions, a quantum improvement over the widely-used subjective process of selecting complex enterprise software...
On November 12, J.D. Edwards
& Company, a leading provider of agile E-Business solutions, announced that more than 600 customers around the world are using J.D. Edwards
' OneWorld enterprise software suite. This milestone marks a more than 400% increase over one year ago and proves that J.D. Edwards
is delivering the right technology to the market at the right time. PubDate: 11/24/1999
Abstract: Historically, sourcing and procurement companies have been concerned mainly with reducing costs and ensuring supply availability and quality. However, this is changing. Savvy businesses are moving beyond traditional sourcing and procurement goals, and looking to the procurement company to drive competitive advantage and deliver value. Discover the sourcing strategy tricks some successful companies are using.
Abstract: Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate strategy. They no longer perceive procurement as a cost center, but rather as a strategic lever for improving profits or funding new initiatives. Procurement opportunities are significant—translating directly, with no dilution, into measurable, hard dollar profit increases.
Abstract: Like most of its peers, J.D. Edwards is hoping to rebound by focusing on Internet collaboration and extended-ERP applications. The company has also differentiated itself from competitors by embedding Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) into its OneWorld product. While J.D. Edwards' move into the EAI arena is indisputably risky, we commend its determination to bite the bullet and include integration systems into the core product offering. However, we also believe that managing this large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome. Part 2 presents an evaluat
Abstract: Like most of its peers, J.D. Edwards is hoping to rebound by focusing on Internet collaboration and extended-ERP applications. The company has also differentiated itself from competitors by embedding Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) into its OneWorld product. While J.D. Edwards' move into the EAI arena is indisputably risky, we commend its determination to bite the bullet and include integration systems into the core product offering. However, we also believe that managing this large application portfolio, much of which involves partnering or extensive integration and customization, will be cumbersome. Part 1 presents an overview
Abstract: J.D. Edwards announced plans to acquire CRM vendor YOUcentric, Inc. At the same time, they have severed their 18 month relationship with Siebel and ended integration plans between J.D. Edwards core functionalities and Siebel’s eFrontOffice capabilities. Abrupt? Yes. Unexpected? Possibly. In the best interests of J.D. Edwards and their customers? Wholeheartedly yes.
Abstract: Discover what makes your procurement process provide for full and open competition. Learn what are the different competitive procurement methods. Get an introduction to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), the official document setting forth procurement policies and procedures that US federal agencies should follow when soliciting offers (bids or proposals) for goods, products, services, or construction from qualified suppliers
Abstract: Procurement Outsourcing: The 10 Things Companies Really Want to Know draws upon recent discussions with dozens of companies that are exploring outsourcing services. Jason Gilroy and colleagues draw upon their years of procurement expertise to provide answers to common questions surrounding the outsourcing of procurement services.
Abstract: Putting PeopleSoft's strategy to work for the JD Edwards community. What can the JD Edwards install-base expect from the PeopleSoft merger?
Abstract: September 8, 1999 09:00 AM DENVER and ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise business software provider J.D. Edwards & Company JDEC and advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software developer SynQuest Inc. today announced SynQuest Manufacturing Manager software is J.D. Edwards' preferred scheduling and execution solution for discrete manufacturing customers. Under the terms of the enhanced partnership agreement, both vendors will receive a percentage of sales revenue for every joint engagement.
Abstract: Deciding that acquisition is the better part of valor, Numetrix cancelled its IPO to combine fortunes with ERP vendor J. D. Edwards & Company. Though technologically adept in the areas of supply chain planning and optimization, Numetrix has lacked a successful marketing strategy, a primary factor in its demise as an independent company. Now, the marketplace scrutinizes the new combination, strategies for integration of Numetrix, and the growing footprint of J. D. Edwards.
Abstract: J.D. Edwards has been trying hard to reverse a continuing decline of license revenue, which is in a sharp contrast to its direct competitors’ upbeat postures. During this year's FOCUS conference for its QUEST User Group, J.D. Edwards demonstrated somewhat more galvanized strategy than the one it initiated and less successfully executed during the last year. With its renewed mid-enterprise focus and commitment to deliver customer-driven solutions, the company seems to be going back to its mid-market roots.
Abstract: On May 24, J.D. Edwards & Company reported financial results for the second quarter which ended April 30, 2000. Earlier in the same week, J.D. Edwards announced a strategic restructuring aimed at reducing costs and strengthening the company’s position as 'a leading provider of software solutions for collaborative commerce'.
Abstract: When it comes to touting 200 product enhancements, what J.D. Edwards is saying is that ease of integration is important to mid-market companies because they have less flexibility for trial and error. J.D. Edwards's CRM implementation success through its existing customer base will testify to the reliability of its enterprise integration and what remains, is to verify the product's ability to fit verticals needs.
Abstract: On December 1, J.D. Edwards & Company surprised Wall Street by returning to profitability in the fourth quarter, a sign the market may be turning around for J.D. Edwards as companies wrap up Y2K fixes and turn to implementing new software again.
Abstract: J.D. Edwards is leaner, meaner, much more aggressive and with a winning attitude than it has been in the past. It is not easy to regain momentum in a down economy, and kudos to J.D. Edwards for seemingly succeeding in doing exactly that.
Abstract: E-procurement is not just for goods and material. The market now offers IT services e-procurement solutions that open access to service sources and seek to optimize the service chain. What are these solutions and how do they work?
Abstract: 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.
Abstract: Rightworks chose Exodus to host its on-line procurement solution. Rightworks plans to provide a service that outsources procurement solutions via the web.