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Infor Means Business with its Partners: The IPN Unveiled
One of the reasons why Infor, despite its over 70,000 large customer base, hasn’t been regarded as a serious enterprise applications contender has been the

why infor eam  One of the reasons why Infor , despite its over 70,000 large customer base, hasn’t been regarded as a serious enterprise applications contender has been the company’s spotty relationship with its channel partners. Partners currently contribute only about 25 percent of Infor’s license revenue (except for Latin America, where that ratio is 50 percent). Infor as we know today is the result of a plethora of acquisitions, whereby some acquired companies had partner-oriented cultures (e.g., former Lilly

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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 1


2010 has certainly been an interesting (if not a crossroads) year for Infor. Namely, after a number of new high-profile hires at the beginning of the year, which signalled Infor’s intention to be taken seriously, the vendor then entered an eerily quieter period of several months. Except for the ongoing vocal marketing campaign entitled “Down with Big ERP” with witty

why infor eam  addition to mere integrations, why would they upgrade anyway? How long will it take for, say, 10 percent of customers to upgrade to the latest release of one particular Infor ERP solution, let alone on all of the ERP solutions that Infor currently owns (e.g., Visual, SX, LX, System21, Fourth Shift , etc.)? If this new technology blueprint does not necessarily require actual upgrades to the latest product release, how many integration scenarios must then be developed and maintained? One could go crazy Read More

10 Pitfalls to Avoid when Selecting a CMMS/EAM


As you look for ways to get the most out of your existing operating assets, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions are key. However, when it comes to researching, selecting, and implementing the right EAM/CMMS software, you need to avoid several mistakes. Discover 10 common errors you should avoid if you’re looking for a new or replacement EAM or CMMS solution.

why infor eam  been implemented. This is why it is so important to partner with a vendor that is strong financially, especially in the face of tough economic times. The vendor can be extremely helpful in establishing a framework for continuous improvement by assisting with performance assessment and benchmarking, as well as fine-tuning asset management processes and the underlying CMMS/ EAM system. Furthermore, as software upgrades are released on a regular basis, typically every 12-18 months, there is ample Read More

Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

why infor eam  Business Intelligence Vendors ). Why Infor? But while all the above publicly traded companies had an advantage in terms of visibility and public fundraising mechanisms, Infor's private nature, along with the backing of a wealthy parent, came in handy. SSA Global and others might have wished to cherry-pick only a few good Geac ERP products, instead of buying the entire company with all its baggage (a low ratio of license revenue to service and maintenance revenues, several legacy-status products in Read More

Infor Unveils the Infor 10x Umbrella Release


The slew of product announcements at the recent Inforum 2013 conference was underlined by the announced general availability of Infor 10x, an enterprise release that in Infor's view marks a major step forward in achieving its vision. Infor 10x unites a multi-purpose middleware platform featuring social, mobile, analytical, and cloud capabilities with Infor's suite of solutions. All major

why infor eam  to go to Fusion (why would they, if they are getting enhancements anyway?). In the greater scheme of things, Oracle’s Fusion is the most ambitious approach, Infor’s 10x is the most pragmatic, whereas SAP’s HANA approach is, to my mind, the most inspiring. Of course, Workday ’s approach is nearly perfect, but the vendor has had the benefit of starting from scratch, and a few decades later than its archrivals. Read More

Infor Adage


Infor ERP Adage provides an enterprise transactional backbone that supports manufacturing, sales, and operational business processes. Adage is an object-based, fully graphical enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for global process manufacturing and distribution enterprises. It blends object-oriented design and open client server architecture with a rich suite of business objects designed with industry best practices. Infor ERP Adage was designed specifically for the process industry and offers a solution that delivers ERP functionality, such as pricing and promotions, catch weight, actual lot costing, item-pack configuration, lot tracking, quality control, and formula and routing management.

why infor eam  Adage Infor ERP Adage provides an enterprise transactional backbone that supports manufacturing, sales, and operational business processes. Adage is an object-based, fully graphical enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for global process manufacturing and distribution enterprises. It blends object-oriented design and open client server architecture with a rich suite of business objects designed with industry best practices.Infor ERP Adage was designed specifically for the process industry and Read More

Infor HCM Suite—Comprehensive HR and Smart Talent Science


Ensuring your company has the best people onboard is not a trivial task. Find out how Infor HCM Suite's core HR capabilities allow your team HR team to focus on strategic opportunities, while its embedded predictive talent analytics tool, Infor Talent Science, allows you to only evaluate good candidates, but also put the right people in the right roles for your company's success.

why infor eam  HCM Suite—Comprehensive HR and Smart Talent Science Ensuring your company has the best people onboard is not a trivial task. Find out how Infor HCM Suite's core HR capabilities allow your team HR team to focus on strategic opportunities, while its embedded predictive talent analytics tool, Infor Talent Science, allows you to only evaluate good candidates, but also put the right people in the right roles for your company's success. Read More

Remote Implementations--Why They Can Make $ense


Everything in the computer industry seems to be going off-shore, why not software implementations? This article looks at reasons why remote implementation of software packages can make both logical and fiscal sense, particularly in the United States. Read on to learn why your organization may want to look at this implementation alternative more closely and not be so quick to dismiss it as a passing fad.

why infor eam  or explain away. So why not also consider off-shore or remote implementation of software? This article looks at several reasons why remote implementation can make logical and fiscal sense for US-based companies. Applicability for other countries will depend greatly on their wage scale and currency evaluation. The remote implementation alternative versus the on-site approach may not be for everyone; some organizations may feel uncomfortable with an implementation team located 1,000 miles away. However, you Read More

Infor Distribution FACTS


Delivering innovative features and functionality, Infor ERP FACTS is a proven distribution-based software package that enables customers to streamline processes and maximize resources. FACTS allows distributors to enhance customer service, optimize inventory levels, increase productivity, and improve profitability, and it provides a complete distribution management system that links all business functions. From the front office to the back office, key business elements are integrated and processes are automated throughout the intuitive FACTS system.

why infor eam  Distribution FACTS Delivering innovative features and functionality, Infor ERP FACTS is a proven distribution-based software package that enables customers to streamline processes and maximize resources. FACTS allows distributors to enhance customer service, optimize inventory levels, increase productivity, and improve profitability, and it provides a complete distribution management system that links all business functions. From the front office to the back office, key business elements are Read More

Infor EAM Enterprise


Infor EAM is a configurable enterprise asset management (EAM) solution. It allows companies to improve capital asset management in ways that increase reliability, enhance predictive maintenance, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce energy usage, and support sustainability initiatives. Available in industry-specific editions, it also gives organizations the flexibility to zero in on specialized industry requirements.

why infor eam  EAM Enterprise Infor EAM is a configurable enterprise asset management (EAM) solution. It allows companies to improve capital asset management in ways that increase reliability, enhance predictive maintenance, ensure regulatory compliance, reduce energy usage, and support sustainability initiatives. Available in industry-specific editions, it also gives organizations the flexibility to zero in on specialized industry requirements. Read More

Infor Finds Its Customer Engagement Rhythm


Infor recently unveiled Infor Rhythm for Commerce, a global, scalable, and secure cloud-based e-commerce and customer engagement platform, now complemented with compelling designs from Infor’s own Hook & Loop creative agency. Read more about the platform and how it came to be in this blogpost.

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Infor and VMware Team Up for ERP Delivery Choice


Infor announced a collaboration result with VMware through which the parties confirmed the compatibility of Infor's flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite with a variety of VMware products, including VMware vSphere, VMware vCloud Director, and VMware vFabric. Through this collaboration Infor and

why infor eam  and VMware Team Up for ERP Delivery Choice Infor announced a collaboration result with VMware through which the parties confirmed the compatibility of Infor's flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite with a variety of VMware products, including VMware vSphere, VMware vCloud Director , and VMware vFabric . Through this collaboration Infor and VMware have jointly developed a reference architecture for Infor10 ION middleware and Infor LN.  This setup provides customers with a  full-fledged Read More

Infor EAM iProcure


Read this marketing brochure from Infor and find out how to turn your maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) purchasing more strategic using Infor® EAM iProcure.

why infor eam  EAM iProcure Read this marketing brochure from Infor and find out how to turn your maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) purchasing more strategic using Infor® EAM iProcure. Read More

Infor Launches Implementation Accelerator for Food and Beverage Industry


Infor recently announced general availability of the Infor Implementation Accelerators for food and beverage industry customers. The solution, formerly known under the QuickStep moniker, is designed for organizations that want to implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution quickly, while still benefiting from its flexibility to support future growth. Infor Implementation

why infor eam  Launches Implementation Accelerator for Food and Beverage Industry Infor recently announced  general availability of the Infor Implementation Accelerators for food and beverage industry customers. The solution, formerly known under the QuickStep moniker, is designed for organizations that want to implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution quickly, while still benefiting from its flexibility to support future growth. Infor Implementation Accelerators are preconfigured industry and produc Read More

Infor Releases Advanced Scheduling 5.5


The very first acquisitions by what is today Infor, former SCT Corp.’s process software division in 2002, continue to provide Infor with most competitive products that are being enhanced regularly. The vendor recently announced the release of Infor Advanced Scheduling 5.5 to enable production schedule optimization for process and complex manufacturing. The product continues to provide an industry

why infor eam  Releases Advanced Scheduling 5.5 The very first acquisitions by what is today Infor , former SCT Corp. ’s process software division in 2002, continue to provide Infor with most competitive products that are being enhanced regularly. The vendor recently  announced the release of Infor Advanced Scheduling 5.5 to enable production schedule optimization for process and complex manufacturing . The product continues to provide an industry-specific differentiation for process manufacturers such as Read More