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Battery Power Shakes Up Made2Manage
While Made2Manage's decision to go private under a wealthy Battery Ventures' wing, which was supposedly committed to invest in the acquired technology was

battery penlight  Power Shakes Up Made2Manage Battery Power Shakes Up Made2Manage P.J. Jakovljevic - September 12, 2003 Event Summary What seemed as a promising move of a small innovative public but hardly globally visible enterprise software provider in its bid for securing the future amid extensively reported ongoing takeover and makeover feats in the market seems to have unexpectedly turned in quite an opposite direction. To refresh our memory, what seemed as an honorable exit strategy from the public eye happened on

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Battery Power Shakes Up Made2Manage Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


The time for existing Made2Manage customers and partners to act is now. The new owners’ motivation in buying the product and vendor must have been the install base and that is you. Showing interest and being vocal about your needs is your part in keeping the relationship the way you want it.

battery penlight  by an affiliate of Battery Ventures VI, L.P. Battery Ventures , one of the leading venture capital firms focused on technology investments, which manages nearly $2 billion in committed capital and has a 20-year history in successfully making investments in software companies. Under the terms of the agreement, an affiliate of Battery Ventures acquired Made2Manage Systems for cash of roughly $30 million , which was at significant premium over the market price at the time of the announcement (i.e., a 36% Read More

Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part One: Event Summary


Made2Manage Systems' decision to go private under wealthy Battery Ventures' wing appears to have been wise. Despite a draconic exodus of former executives and the subsequent one-time restructuring, the vendor has produced tangible benefits for existing customers.

battery penlight  would be acquired by Battery Ventures , one of the leading venture capital firms focused on technology investments, which manages nearly $2 billion (USD) in committed capital and has a twenty-year history in successfully making investments in software companies (see Examples Of How Some Mid-Market Vendors Might Remain Within The Future Three (Dozen)? ). Yet, soon after the transaction closing, although layoffs and headcount cuts are nothing new and uncommon in the software market, particularly after an Read More

Fill 'er Up, Check the Battery and Sell Me an iMac


Ten Square will be delivering digital content to a gasoline pump near you. And that’s only the beginning.

battery penlight  'er Up, Check the Battery and Sell Me an iMac Fill 'er Up, Check the Battery and Sell Me an iMac D. Geller - July 11, 2000 Event Summary Ten Square has its eye firmly focused on the small screen. The company's goal is to be a complete provider of services allowing the delivery of advertising and content to point-of-sale devices. These devices, ranging from cash registers to kiosks with full-size screens, present a variety of problems that ultimately make them quite different from computers. On the Read More

Would You Hire a Hacker? What Would Your Mother Say?


The hacker group the L0pht, has become the Research and Development division behind Battery Venture's new security startup @Stake. Corporate America and information technology decision makers have questions. Is it safe to expose your infrastructure to an organization that has branded itself as a hacker group?

battery penlight  Considering the expanding market, Battery Venture's recent investment in the L0pht in the formation of @Stake is simply good business. @Stake is a new type of security consultancy, at least from a marketing perspective. From a delivery perspective, @Stake/the L0pht has been securing networks for corporate America for years. Last year, the L0pht audited an eCommerce site for one of the biggest financial institutions in the world. This site continues to withstand on-going Denial of Service attacks and Read More

Mobile Application Momentum


With the boom in sales of smart mobile handsets, the opportunity for developing and selling mobile applications is ever more appealing. But the market is changing and evolving rapidly, with new concepts and technologies vying for attention. Discover why, in order to gain momentum, mobile applications need to have both appealing value for customers and the most appropriate, rapid, and wide-reaching routes to market.

battery penlight  varied input options, low battery life, limited processor power and memory. This means it is critical to get an application that blends the right criteria for success: technical, commercial and those tricky to quantify user demands that will drive real adoption. Recent Quocirca research investigated mobile application thinking, by interviewing 300 developers with an interest in mobile from across Europe in the Spring of 2009. Despite around two thirds of these developers admitting they are driven by Read More

Finding Time for Yourself, Your Family, and Your PDA


Analyst Analogy    In the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire, Tom Cruise's character—a workaholic sports agent—decides that he’s had enough of trying to sign as many athletes as possible with his “show me the money” attitude and opts instead for fewer athletes on his roster where he will create a more “personal relationship” with them. He decides to write what he calls his “mission statement”—hoping the

battery penlight  models Has a long battery life Need to constantly recharge; must travel with recharging cord or cradle Compact, portable, and lightweight; requires little space when in use Its size and portability makes it easy to lose (which can put your data at risk of getting into the wrong hands) It is a computer with a powerful processor and quite a bit of memory (often 8-128 Mb) Limited video playback capability; no Flash support Allows you to run various kinds of software applications that are available for Read More

Consona’s CEO Clearing the Air (about Compiere) - Part 1


In early June Consona Corporation’s analyst relationship (AR) contact forewarned me about the company’s upcoming acquisition of a “leading open-source and cloud computing enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor” and asked about my availability for a briefing once the acquisition was closed. After consultation with TEC’s free and open source software (FOSS) buff Josh

battery penlight  Under private ownership by Battery Ventures and Thoma Bravo , Consona has quadrupled in size to about US$130 million since its inception in 2003 (at the time called Made2Manage Systems ). For more information, see  my recent exhaustive article on the company . In his aforementioned  ERP Graveyard blog post, Ned Lilly called Consona an Infor wannabe and Tognoni vehemently disagrees with that assertion. Sure, both Infor and Consona have been acquisitive since the early 2000s under their respective Read More

Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part Four: Quality Management Processes


Made2Manage Systems pledges not to build technology for the sake of technology. Instead, the company plans to focus in on the true needs of its customers and those of the prospective buyers in the target market, while applying forward-looking technology enhancements that protect its customers’ investment in business solutions.

battery penlight  go private under wealthy Battery Ventures . The vendor has produced tangible benefits for existing customers (e.g., the vendor's stability and sensible delivery of product functionality with increased product quality). While the company's target market remains small and mid-size discrete manufacturers, that sweet spot has first been refined and then expanded in part by recent prudent acquisitions. Although not necessarily unique to Made2Manage Systems, the strategy of taking a deep breath and reflecting Read More

IBM to Demo Crusoe-based Notebook


At the upcoming PC Expo, IBM is planning to provide a technology demonstration - a ThinkPad notebook computer designed around Transmeta’s Crusoe microprocessor.

battery penlight  the promise of all-day battery power, we expect the other major notebook manufacturers (Toshiba, Hewlett-Packard, NEC, Gateway) to develop Crusoe-based products within 12-18 months. If IBM is able to deliver a quality product, we see their sales increasing markedly by early 2001. Intel is not expected to stand still, and a likely response will include mobile Celeron and SpeedStep technologies - if they can make it less power-hungry. Likewise, AMD will probably accelerate work on its low-power offering. (R Read More

How RFID Technology Can Enhance Your Asset Management Program


Even though the technology has been around in some form since World War II, chances are that you think of Wal-Mart’s supply chain initiative when you hear the words “radio frequency identification,” or “RFID.” Wal-Mart is already seeing a return on their 2005 investment. But does RFID technology make as much sense for asset management as for supply chain management?

battery penlight  is equipped with a battery that can be used as a partial or complete source of power for the tag's circuitry and antenna. Some active tags are sealed units, while others contain replaceable batteries, thus extending the tag's useful life. Key factors in selecting a tag for a speciic application include the likely distance between the tag and reader, and the amount of data to be stored on the tag. Passive tags must be close to the reader ' generally within a few feet ' and have less memory than active tags Read More

Merger Mania At Its Extremes


Other than for the peculiarity of a ‘love triangle’, the merger of SynQuest, Viwlocity and Tilion might be a harbinger of SCEM’s annexation by the realm of SCM, in which case, with a similar phenomenon of ERP absorbing MRP over a decade ago, history would repeat itself.

battery penlight  SynQuest and Viewlocity, including Battery Ventures and Warburg Pincus . A portion of that additional investment may consist of conversion of up to $7 million of debt that may be outstanding prior to closing. The existing shareholders of Tilion, including North Bridge Venture Partners and Venrock Associates , will also receive approximately $13 million in shares of Series A Preferred to be issued to Tilion in the merger. The new funding of approximately $30 million will reportedly be used for working Read More

The SaaS Advantage


More providers of traditional software solutions are moving to software-as-a-service (SaaS) models that meet today’s competitive needs for agility and real-time information, without requiring manufacturers to make a large up-front financial outlay. Confidence continues to increase thanks to pioneering SaaS providers who are able to point to a history of successful implementation. Learn more about the benefits of SaaS.

battery penlight  with generator systems and battery operated uninterruptible power supplies. Disaster Preparedness Our state of the art data center in Auburn Hills was constructed with solid concrete and steel, using the same techniques as a bank vault. It is built to withstand high winds, tornadoes, snow storms, and other natural disasters, as well as burglary and other physical attacks. It has been designed and constructed with the most advanced principles and techniques. But what happens if a fire, earthquake, flood Read More

What’s All This Benchmark Stuff, Anyway?


Vendors love to quote benchmarks in their product literature, press releases, and any place they think someone will use the numbers to make a buying decision. But what do the benchmarks mean, and which ones really matter?

battery penlight  WorldBench score BatteryMark Notebook Battery life when running Windows applications Life: minutes Web Polygraph Server (appliances) Measures performance and value of caching server appliances. Thruput: rps MRT: sec Price/perf: rp s/K$ WebStone Client/Server Measures throughput and latency of HTTP transfers Thruput: Mb/s Peak: Conns/sec VolanoMark Server Measures Java Virtual Machine (JVM) performance Unitless score DirectoryMark Server Measures LDAP directory server performance Ops/sec; resp. time Read More

How Do You Categorize Notebooks?


The notebook computer market has become one of the remaining battlegrounds for computer manufacturers. Our purpose here is to define the notebook market segments, describe what the general characteristics of each segment are, and to give users an idea of what features they can expect for each segment.

battery penlight  replaced by a spare battery or HDD. Desktops generally do not have this modularity. Reliability : Because notebooks get knocked around a little more than desktops, and because general wear-and-tear on things such as keyboards (an integral part of the system) is greater than desktops, they run the risk of having their life shortened. Adding to reliability issues is the prevalence of Windows 98 (vs. Windows NT). We have found Windows NT 4.0 to be a more robust and reliable OS than Windows 98. Manufacturers Read More