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J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact
In a nutshell, J.D. Edwards seems poised to deliver applications within its traditional verticals that are wide-ranging, integrated, and modular (loosely

j d edwards accounting  D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact Market Impact This is yet another example of what difference a year can make, and of a vendor taking advantage of a given second chance. A year ago, J.D. Edwards was in a rather self-loathing mood amid sagging sales, massive layoffs and restructuring, and with rumors of a possible buyout abounding as well, all making existing customers quite concerned and potential ones extremely leery (see J.D. Edwards' QUEST To End Its Stri

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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Shall Bifurcated Tack Reverse J.D. Edwards’ Bad Spell?


By opting now for a “best of both worlds strategy,” J.D. Edwards might finally have a formula of getting out of the doldrums it has been in for some time. While maintaining product flexibility, it can now provide its own ‘must have’ applications (e.g. SCM and CRM), and offer, through partnerships, the secondarily important bolt-on’s.

j d edwards accounting  Bifurcated Tack Reverse J.D. Edwards’ Bad Spell? Shall Bifurcated Tack Reverse J.D. Edwards' Bad Spell? P.J. Jakovljevic - October 2, 2001 Event Summary On September 4, J.D. Edwards & Company (NASDAQ: JDEC), a provider of collaborative enterprise applications, and Vitria Technology (NASDAQ: VITR), a leading enterprise applications integration (EAI) provider, announced that Vitria has been named a product alliances partner with the goal of integrating J.D. Edwards' supply chain solutions with other Read More

J.D. Edwards - A Collaboration Thought Leader Or A Disguised ERP Follower? Part 1: About J.D. Edwards


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

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In the increasingly competitive supply chain management marketplace, corporations either advance or are trodden underfoot. Descartes' acquisitions over the last few years demonstrate that its management is committed to establishing a dominant position in the Internet fulfillment and collaboration software market. In spite of recent losses, Descartes has the potential to pose serious competition for other vendors in the e-fulfillment market, such as SAP, i2, and Oracle. Success will depend primarily on Descartes ability to put its bold vision to work.

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J.D. Edwards Touts Leadership in Collaboration and Flexibility -- There Seems to be Some Notable Functionality Too


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