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MAPICS: Will Customer Satisfaction be Enough?
MAPICS has consistently scored above average in the following customer-service & support benchmarks: reliability, quality of support, vendor stability, ease of

sme handbook pdf  Expand further into the SME market, particularly into the lower-end that is still out of reach of the bigger ERP vendors by further leveraging its very strong affiliate channel network. Delivery of more new, focused and pre-configured vertical solutions, and offering application of outsourcing would make MAPICS additionally attractive to resource constrained smaller enterprises. Expedite the completion of Windows NT and Java related development work before the end of 1999. Remain committed to new product

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The Market Impact of Two Powerhouses


This is an analysis of the equivalent moves of two superpowers to secure the lower-end of the market, also known as the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment. One is Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS), the other is UK-based the Sage Group.

sme handbook pdf  Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? ). The lengthy discussion of recent events points out the fact that even the biggest and best in the market have serious issues to solve, and that no one can rest on their laurels. Also, the two SME leaders seem to have somewhat different strategies going forward, and time will tell who will ultimately win. Certainly, no one should hereby dismiss the importance and clout of the likes of Epicor Software or Exact Software in the Read More

Catering to Small and Medium-Size Enterprises


With opportunities in the large enterprise marketplace shrinking due to increased penetration, small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are starting to receive more attention and scrutiny. This article explores the special needs of the SMEs and asks, from a software standpoint, what companies can to do survive in this unique marketplace and what vendors can do to service them. Read on for the answers.

sme handbook pdf  an individual in a SME or a vendor selling software to SMEs. For the purpose of this article, SMEs will encompass companies with annual sales of $200 million (USD) or less and with less than 250 employees. The differences of SMEs can be demonstrated by a short example within the lifespan of single company. A food processing company got its start by selling vegetables from a horse-drawn cart in the early 1920s. The popularity of the vegetables grew to where customers began clamoring for products Read More

Hosted PBX Buyer's Guide for Small and Medium Businesses


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PDF/A and the Document Retention Landscape


PDF is a widely used yet still limited document storage format. PDF/A, an internationally standardized version of PDF, provides further long-term stability of archived data, while permitting users to customize methodologies. However, knowledge managers should ask what software tools must be used in conjunction with PDF/A to ensure electronic archival material is accessible, searchable, and reliable in the long term.

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ROI Systems, Inc.: Will Slow and Steady Remain in the Race?


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sme handbook pdf  any selection within the SME market where configure-to-order assembly and field service modules are the main pillars of an enterprise application. The industries that would most likely benefit from using MANAGE 2000 are electronics, industrial equipment, consumer products, and medical devices. Multi-national and companies looking for a broader functionality beyond traditional ERP boundaries from a single vendor may benefit from evaluating other products at this stage. Read More

Syspro Hatches 'Encore' IMPACT On SME Manufacturers. Part 2: Market Impact


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sme handbook pdf  Hatches 'Encore' IMPACT On SME Manufacturers. Part 2: Market Impact Syspro Syspro Hatches 'Encore' IMPACT On SME Manufacturers Part 2: Market Impact P.J. Jakovljevic - November 8, 2001 Event Summary  On September 7, the Syspro Group , a privately held Worldwide provider of enterprise software for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), with its US headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA (www.sysprousa.com ), was named a recipient of the START Magazine Vision Technology & Business Award for 2001 in the Manufacturing Read More

Is 'Sage' Wiser And Better Than 'Best'?


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sme handbook pdf  annexation, its currently largest SME geographic coverage (see Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? ). While one can never be too certain, it appears that at this moment additional major acquisitions are not imminent when it comes to both MBS and Sage, and that these SME leaders are rather embroiled in sorting out other, more burning internal issues. To that end, in mid-March, the Sage Group announced that, after a three-year hiatus, it intends to resume use of Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Three: Market Impact


With Best having already captured a lion's share of the market estimated to consist of several millions of small enterprises or ~$14 billion in revenue opportunity, and continuing to capture new customers, the likes of MBS will likely have their work cut out for them despite their recently unveiled sound strategy and product offering.

sme handbook pdf  ultimate juggernaut within the SME market per se, the time has come for Best Software's mind share to become commensurate to its size. Given its long incumbent status and proverbial focus on the SME marketplace, its impressive product portfolio assembled through a number of sensibly acquired solutions that address the needs of the market segment, its humongous compound customer base (i.e., 1.7 million users in the US and 3.1 million users worldwide, compared to modest' 112,000 and 270,000 MBS' users Read More

Print2PDF 6.1 Server Edition: Implementing PDF across the Organization


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Scala Shows Far More Than A Bit Of A Backbone Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


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sme handbook pdf  with faster, more accurate assessments of employee benefit and accrual amounts. Integration with PeopleSoft Enterprise Performance Management ( EPM )—New integration between the PeopleSoft Enterprise and PeopleSoft World products consolidates customer data from PeopleSoft World onto PeopleSoft's enterprise warehouse. As a result, PeopleSoft World customers can now leverage the EPM applications with their World data. Expansion To the SMB Market Worldwide The above moves are parts of the longstanding Read More

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sme handbook pdf  fierce competitors within the SME market, like Solomon Software, promote their single code base for the entire product range as a big advantage. Second, we expect growing pains in merging disparate product lines within the newly extended large affiliate channel. User Recommendations As a summary of our recommendations in TEC's note on Great Plains (See TEC Technology Research Note: Great Plains: Strong Channel and Microsoft focus for Dynamic(s) Growth January 3rd, 2000), Great Plains should be Read More

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sme handbook pdf  Cost of Ownership of SME On-premise Business Management Applications and SAP Business ByDesign This document analyzes the cost of ownership for a typical on-premise small and medium enterprise (SME) business management system, and compares it to the cost of an equivalent SAP Business ByDesign implementation. It uses a mixture of different on-premise systems rather than any single vendor's product. Although there are many similarly equipped business management products available, they all compete closely Read More