Please, Please, Please get to know a Dynamics Hosting Partner

Please, Please, Please get to know a Dynamics Hosting Partner

August 29, 2014 PartnerCompete
At this point in the market if you do not have a solid relationship with a Dynamics hosting provider, and if you do not present cloud as a deployment option right up front, you are making a deliberate choice to lower your win rate. This came out i…
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4 days agoPlease, Please, Please get to know a Dynamics Hosting Partner
The SAP price list, or War and Peace.

The SAP price list, or War and Peace.

August 29, 2014 PartnerCompete
The theme of SAP's recent SAPPHIRE Conference was "Simplify Everything". It doesn't apply yet (ever?) to SAP's price list. Quick, tell me in 100 pages or less how your product is licensed. Oops. Sorry SAP. You went over the page limit. If the l…
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4 days agoThe SAP price list, or War and Peace.
Sage's ERP X3. A competitive threat in North America?

Sage’s ERP X3. A competitive threat in North America?

August 29, 2014 PartnerCompete
By discontinuing the Sage 500 (MAS 500) product, and marginalizing Sage 100/300, the company is placing all of its upper mid-market bets on ERP X3. Haven't competed with it yet? You will. This is a case where I don't have a lot of commentary to ad…
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4 days agoSage’s ERP X3. A competitive threat in North America?
Two companies shortlisting Sage 100. Isn't that two too many?

Two companies shortlisting Sage 100. Isn’t that two too many?

August 29, 2014 PartnerCompete
Really surprising conversation with a Dynamics partner this week....they're in two opportunities where Sage 100 (aka MAS 90) has made it on the short list. Given the state of the product, we find this rather remarkable. The partner was as surprise…
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4 days agoTwo companies shortlisting Sage 100. Isn’t that two too many?
In the wayback machine...IBM teams with Siebel, PeopleSoft to take on Oracle

In the wayback machine…IBM teams with Siebel, PeopleSoft to take on Oracl…

August 29, 2014 PartnerCompete
Can Oracle's major ERP acquisitions be viewed as a defensive move to hold off the threat posed by IBM? Possibly. Oracle defended its database marketshare by acquiring the companies that were aligning with IBM against it. I want to say we asked thi…
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4 days agoIn the wayback machine…IBM teams with Siebel, PeopleSoft to take on Oracl…
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