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Windows 7 is compatible with SAP Business One 2007 and SAP Business One 8.8 Now that windows 7 has been released and all signs are pointing towards a migration away from windows XP and Vista, a number of questions arise for business users. Do all my other applications I depend on work on Windows 7? Will the performance of my applications be affected? For everyone running SAP Business One, we can answer both of these critical questions. Does SAP Business One run in Windows 7?  YES Does SAP Business One performance improve with Windows 7?  YES There are also many new features of Windows 7 that will make using business applications, such as SAP Business One and Crystal Reports, more user friendly. One of the cool little aspects of Windows 7 that will make using SAP Business One even easier to use: For those of you who frequently have multiple windows of SBO open, Window... (more)

2010 ERP Benchmark Preview

ERP at Cloud Expo Although it is one of the key success factors for any ERP implementation, organizational change management can be difficult to quantify and rationalize.  However, a preview of our 2010 ERP benchmark study results begin to quantify the importance of a comprehensive organizational change management plan. So far, over 2,000 organizations have participated in our study and we plan to publish results to our clients beginning early next year.  In the meantime, here are a few highlights from the study. Highlights from Panorama’s Upcoming 2010 ERP Benchmark Study Over 40% of organizations are dealing with significant change concurrent with a new ERP system rollout. An ERP system rollout alone will impose significant pressures on an organization and its resources.  Throw in other changes, such as a new CEO, acquisition of another company, or layoffs, and t... (more)

OpenXava 4.2: Web Applications for iPad with Java or Groovy

OpenXava is a tool for Rapid Java Web Development, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. Since v4.2 OpenXava also produces iPad Web applications that behaves and looks like iPad native applications. OpenXava allows you develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interface is generated automatically in runtime, without code generation. When the user access to an OpenXava application from an iPad a special suited user interface is generated, including the visual style of all UI element, layout and even native effects like slide and flip. See the demos, or learn more in ... (more)

Announcing B2Cloud to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York [#Cloud]

SYS-CON Events announced today that B2Cloud, a provider of enterprise resource planning software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. B2Cloud develops the software you need. They have the ideal tools to help you work with your clients. B2Cloud's main solutions include AGIS - ERP, CLOHC, AGIS - Invoice, and IZUM. For more information, visit You may not have to look at the product and not in your own head, the solution of the problem. The solution of the problem can be found in the recipient's head. Media interface is understood for over a decade, not only as a media agency. B2Cloud sees themselves primarily as a customer-oriented service. Speech and listening, professional and respectful relationship with our customers, communicate at eye le... (more)

SAP Business One Journal Launched on Ulitzer

SAP Business One Journal SAP Business One Journal launched today on Ulitzer by Brad Windecker, founder and CEO of Orchestra LLC. Brad is the CEO and co-founder of Orchestra LLC, an IT firm dedicated to small and mid-size companies. THe company helps businesses solve problems through the use of innovative technology, such as leading business management software and open source website development, as well as through process redesign. The SAP Business One topic at Ulitzer is a place for articles, stories, and more related to SAP Business One. ... (more)

Panorama Releases New ERP Report on Aerospace and Airline Software Usage

ERP on Ulitzer Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm, today released a new ERP report focused on ERP software usage within the aerospace and airline industry. This portion of Panorama’s 2009 ERP Report outlines the use of ERP software at companies within the aerospace and airline industry and also includes a comparison of ERP results to other industries. This study includes metrics on ERP implementations and reviews data for average project budget, implementation timeframes, and actual project costs. The 2009 ERP Report also covers implementation variables such as the level of software customization and ERP modules deployed. The report reveals that Oracle is the leading ERP software vendor within the airline and aerospace sector. Oracle holds 35% market share and is followed by SAP with 30%. The remaining market share is divided among various... (more)

Panorama Consulting Group Announces 2010 Webinar Series

Denver, Colorado – Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm, today released the schedule for their 2010 webinar series on the selection, implementation, and usage of enterprise software solutions. The multipart webinar series will feature topics that span across software solutions, software vendors, industries, functional areas, and geographical locations.  Future topics will be added and announced accordingly. 2010 Enterprise Software Webinar Series Lessons Learned From Best-in-Class ERP Implementations on January 14, 2010 Three Ways to Increase your Utilization and Results from JD Edwards on January 21, 2010 Leveraging Government, Nonprofit, or Public Sector ERP Software to Transform Your Organization on January 28, 2010 Tips For Selecting the Right ERP Software For Your Organization on February 4, 2010 Tips to Leverage Manufacturing Software ... (more)

Panorama Consulting Group Announces Record Growth in 2009

Denver, Colorado – Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm, today announced record growth for the year ended December 31, 2009. Panorama’s service revenue increased 68% in 2009 from the previous year ended December 31, 2008. This revenue spike supported a corresponding increase in profits of 233%. In addition to the record revenue and profits, Panorama was able to increase overall headcount by over 100%. “Our strong 2009 results are attributed to particular growth and strength in our ERP implementation and organizational change management practice areas. While we grew across many sectors and industries, collaborations with mid-size clients contributed to most of our growth,” states Eric Kimberling, Founder and President of Panorama. “Strong growth in a weak economy is a testament to the value and objectivity we bring to our clients. More than ... (more)

Sun Rise With Open ERP

Ever-shifting conditions, shorter lead times, and heightened global competition are facts of life in today's business climate. To effectively compete, you need to operate more efficiently and reduce TCO. ERP systems can provide significant improvements in operational and administrative costs, on-time delivery, and order accuracy. And running open-source Open ERP on the Sun platform can help you implement and ERP solution cost effectively. Open ERP, open-source management solution now supports the MySQL database: With the Open ERP open-source management solution, organizations finally have an alternative to costly proprietary ERP implementations. When coupled with the MySQL database, Open ERP makes a modern ERP architecture available to mid-size and smaller companies. This gives high reliability and performance, the MySQL Cluster Carrier Grade Edition database offers a ... (more)

Panorama Consulting Group Releases 2010 ERP Report

ERP Journal on Ulitzer Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm, has released the 2010 ERP Report.  The Report includes data on a wide variety of traditional and SaaS ERP software solutions. While the average cost of an ERP implementation has decreased from $8.5 million in 2008 to $6.2 million in 2010, companies are realizing significantly less business benefits from the technology, according to the 2010 ERP Report issued today by Panorama Consulting Group, an independent ERP consulting firm in Denver. The report reveals that two out of five (41%) of participants failed to achieve at least half of the business benefits they expected. This figure is nearly double the finding in the 2008 ERP Report (21%). “While it is promising to see the costs of ERP implementations decrease, we are concerned that it is at the expense of organizational change ma... (more)

ERP for IT (ERP4IT) - An Approach to Creating Greater Shareholder Value

Enterprise Resource Planning for Information Technology (ERP for It, ERP4IT) describes the automation of Information Technology. Wikipedia The management of people, capital, relationships, assets, and information is one of the most critical functions of business AND information technology. However, the resource planning and management of IT across the enterprise is typically either an undisciplined practice or an underinvested operation. The ramification of either of these approaches to ERP4IT results in misalignment with the business and does not maximize IT's contribution to shareholder value. The inability to understand the linkages of business execution with IT, the demographics related to how IT assets and resources are leveraged, and the bottom line of contribution of IT – creates both an operational risk and competitive disadvantage for organizations. The typic... (more)