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CA Technologies: Robust Reporting With SAP BusinessObjects Solutions
IT management software company CA Technologies had a problem. Reporting inconsistencies from product to product were becoming a challenge for customers, and

ca job search  IT management software company CA Technologies had a problem. Reporting inconsistencies from product to product were becoming a challenge for customers, and precluding development efficiencies such as reusable code. Learn how the company chose a new software solution that provides flexible report design, customization, and centralized report creation, and supports development efficiencies such as reusable code.

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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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CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 1: Recent Announcement


What are the prospects of SSA GT, now that the revived ERP vendor has recently acquired interBiz with its plethora of application products from its long archrival as a Computer Associates' division? Will the "two to one is odds" adage prove to be true in this merger of two veterans?

ca job search  Background - InterBiz at CA On the other hand, by acquiring interBiz, SSA GT has inherited the application products that CA had acquired during the 1990's. CA did little with these products, other than trying to wrap them up in its proprietary piece of technology named BizWorks , what the company prefers to refer to as its e-Business Process Management Suite, as opposed to a mere data-level enterprise application integration (EAI) suite. BizWorks was devised to layer (wrap) over third-party and legacy Read More

CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations


The varied product portfolio now under the SSA GT banner will take serious pondering and soul-searching and may likely act as a distraction from SSA GT's primary BPCS product strategy. While SSA GT's gallant attempt to regain credibility in the industry is noteworthy, it still has much more catching-up to do, with the market keeping a close eye on its execution.

ca job search  the acquisition, should approach CA to inquire about its plans with regards to these products. Learning about BPCS V8 features would be beneficial, at least for information and leverage against other vendors, but bearing in mind the product's maturity. There are the indications that the real benefit and maturity of the Lean Manufacturing module will likely come with the version 8.1, released in March. We also suggest evaluating the bells-and-whistles, price, reference sites within your industry, and Read More

CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 2: Market Impact


SSA GT believes it is on a path to regain a leading position in its target markets by solving industry-specific business challenges and creating a heterogeneous application environment that works seamlessly with other back-office applications.

ca job search  Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 2: Market Impact Event Summary On April 8, SSA Global Technologies, Inc. (SSA GT) , a worldwide enterprise solutions and services provider, announced it had acquired the supply chain management (SCM), financial management and human resource (HR) management product lines of interBiz , the eBusiness applications division of Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA). The acquisition will add many proven solutions to SSA GT's also Read More

Computer Associates Goes E-Business in a Big Way


Computer Associates announced at their CAWorld conference that e-business is the place to be, and they are re-orienting their company to facilitate it. CA has previously failed to make inroads in the consulting arena, and they feel e-business is the way to fix the problem.

ca job search  focusing on solution-oriented selling. CA has previously failed to make inroads in the consulting arena, and they feel e-business is the way to fix the problem. According to Sanjay Kumar, chief operating officer of CA, It will be the single largest field reorganization we have done in the company in the last 10 years. It's there to allow us to be more responsive to customers. CA is reorganizing the sales force around two segments, OS/390 applications and e-business. CA has delayed the process of Read More

Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile?


While the race for the pole position in the still evolving, moving-target PLM market started several years ago, it has been quite accelerated by Agile Software's fourth acquisition in 2003. Particularly with the most recent Agile-Eigner announcement, the two players have apparently decided to leapfrog many direct competitors by joining complementary forces.

ca job search  AGIL), a San Jose, CA-based provider of PLM solutions with historical strength in the high-tech and electronics industries, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire, Eigner ( www.eigner.com ), a German provider of PLM solutions to the automotive, industrial equipment, aerospace and defense (A&D) industries, for an undisclosed consideration comprised of stock and cash. Agile and Eigner expect to complete the acquisition as quickly as possible. Agile hopes that the addition of Read More

Aras Selected for Dow R&D Program Management


Dow recently selected the Aras Innovator product lifecycle management (PLM) solution suite for project and program management in one of its core research and development (R&D) groups. Working with Aras partner FISHER/UNITECH, Dow will implement Aras program management and project management to allocate, track, and coordinate valuable design and engineering resources.

ca job search  such as Primavera or CA Clarity might have a difficult time being justified in R&D departments, if the PLM system also offers these capabilities. Read More

APICS 2009 Preview Webinar Series, Session 2: Job Search Strategies for Supply Chain Professionals


I am planning to attend this year’s Association for Operations Management (better known as APICS), conference in Toronto. To better understand the presenters who are going to be at the conference, I attended a webinar from APICS previewing what some speakers will present. I want to share with our readers the insight that was given to the audience of this particular webcast in terms of professional

ca job search  audience of this particular webcast in terms of professional development. Gary W. Capone of Palladian International, LLC was the speaker for the webcast about job search strategies for supply chain professionals (though professionals in almost any industry or field can benefit from his advice). He provided great strategies for job seekers in today’s market and talked about the most effective ways of networking. His main focus was to make job seekers understand that networking is more than just picking Read More

HP says "When in Doubt, Buy It Out" for Server Appliances


HP to sell Procom's server appliances.

ca job search  based in Santa Ana, Calif., makes server appliances, which are essentially networked computers designed for a specific job. Analysts have been praising these machines because the manufacturer can set them up in advance for the task at hand, making them simpler to use, less expensive or faster than their general-purpose cousins. Increasing numbers of start-ups and established companies sell server appliances for tasks such as email, video streaming, data storage and encrypted network communications. The Read More

ERP Packages For Midsize Firms in the Works


Two vendors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for midsize companies, Epicor Software Corporation and QAD Inc., are gearing up to deliver new e-commerce applications.

ca job search  to Epicor, an Irvine, CA vendor that changed its name from Platinum Software Corp. earlier this year. The products are based on Microsoft Corp.'s Commerce Server technology and will work with Epicor's Vantage manufacturing software and its Platinum Era and Platinum for Windows applications, which manage finance and distribution operations. Pricing was not disclosed. Epicor officials said a new browser-based user interface, modeled on Internet portals such as MyYahoo, is scheduled to follow by mid-2000, Read More

Is Your LMS Missing the Big Picture? Putting Context Engines in Perspective


Contextual engines have become popular in many areas of enterprise software. They initially emerged to support the customer-centric approach to business development and success. Contextual engines in any software are based on continuously collecting data about an individual and matching that one profile to other similar profiles to recommend potentially interesting and relevant shopping items for

ca job search  Leonard Cohen’s music, the application you are using to search for this music will certainly not recommend Miley Cyrus, as you and others like you have probably never browsed to any items related of the latter due to the huge aesthetic gap between the two singers. However, you may get recommendations like Madeleine Peyroux or k.d. lang, as both artists are well known for their covers to some Leonard Cohen songs. Contextual engines are able to infer what you may be interested in by mapping your Read More

IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA


IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market.

ca job search  from Oracle, BMC, and CA IBM Tries to Take More Market Share from Oracle, BMC, and CA M. Reed - September 22, 2000 Event Summary IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. They will attempt to compete more effectively with Computer Associates (which acquired Platinum Technology and Sterling Software), BMC, and Oracle in the lucrative database tools market. These types of tools are Read More

Software for Real People Part Two: Competition and User Recommendations


The root of creativity rests in the people, the management, and the culture of the organization. A better tool will not help an organization that is resistant to change and stifles creativity. It is important to remember that while management can solve a technical problem, technology will never solve a management problem.

ca job search  the software tools and applications that we use to enslave it. The mind is a neural network that has evolved over hundreds of millions of years to be an incredibly efficient network pattern graphics processor. Unfortunately the tools and applications we have developed to help improve productivity, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP), business productivity management (BPM), customer resource management (CRM), project planning, and word processing, are basically linear processes that primarily rely Read More

Quantum Retail: Challenging the "Enterprise Apps Establishment" and Retailers’ Mindset - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed typical issues that retailers face in their cutthroat competitive environment and concluded that traditionally available packaged retail enterprise applications are sub-optimal, provide only stovepipe views, and demand constant manual intervention by a highly sophisticated user. This is especially true in the case of handling ever-more

ca job search  with what typical benefits)? CA : The Q Platform ( explained in Part 1 ) actually solves the problems that these other vendors mainly talk about solving--and delivers on the business case every time, with proven, measurable results. Quantum has developed the concept of managing by Merchandising Strategy--determining the role of the product within the customer offering, such as being an image item, loss leader, traffic driver, etc. ( see Part 1 for more details ). Users are not asked to select from an Read More