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May

Apax Partners Puts Epicor Software on the Block

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Epicor Software Corp., a private-equity owned company that assists other firms with sales and supply-chain management, is on the block and seeking as much as $3.5 billion, said people familiar with the matter.


The company, purchased by London-based buyout firm Apax Partners for around $1.04 billion in 2011, is working with Jefferies Group LLC to seek buyers. Valuations for the company differ, but people around the deal say Epicor could fetch between $2.5 billion to $3.5 billion, including debt.

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May

ERP and OCM: The Unasked Question About Organizational Change

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Organizational Change Mangement, OCM consulting The study of how to navigate a major organizational change within a business has become a topic in its own right; Organizational Change Management (OCM). Few changes in business are as large as those dealing with Enterprise Resource Planning. These massive ERP systems put a finger in every cookie jar, peer into all corners of your.

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May

SyteLine 8/9 Technical Consultant and general .NET developer needed.

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SyteLine Developer Once again, Eclipse Consulting, Inc. (ECI) is growing and looking for a highly qualified individual to join our team of expert SyteLine Consultants, Developers, and Project Managers.


Our current need is for one or more strong SyteLine 8/9 developers. Although working from your location may be possible for the perfect candidate,.

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May

Green ERP: Business Planning and the Environment

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green erp We’ve spoken once before about Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and a business’s environmental ethics. With an ERP’s ability to track every jot and tiddle of a company’s material resources, modern industry has more power than ever to make environmentally responsible (and financially sensible) decisions. Using a green ERP for efficient use of resources means less money.

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Apr

ERP Selection: Irrationality and the Boundaries of Belief (part 1 of 2)

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ERP selection uncertainty The ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software market is a busy place. Populated by a multitude of vendors with wildly varied solutions offering a myriad of implementation options, the ERP selection market compares in complexity to neurosurgery while driving a bus with a spatula. Yet even though most of us are aware of this convoluted state of the industry, many influential enterprise decision makers expect a simple and predictable.

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Apr

Mobile ERP and Device Theft: Future Safeguards in an Uncertain Future (part 3 of 3)

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Mobile ERP: Proactive Defenses

mobile erp securityYesterday we spoke of how your business’s mobile ERP functionality could be protected with commonsense policies in place to reduce the impact of corporate smart phone theft. Certainly, policies are a serious approach to securing data that can be accessed remotely, but the ERP vendors also have a responsibility.
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Apr

Mobile ERP Theft: Fight the Odds

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Mobile ERP Theft: Fight the Odds

Mobile ERP theftConsumer Reports gives a staggering figure for smart phone theft in 2012: 1.6 million units. At 4 ounces each, that means some 400,000 pounds or 200 tons of phones were stolen. Put another way, those stolen phones way as much as three .
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Apr

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Mobile ERP: Low-Tech Entry into Your High-Tech Secrets

mobile ERP data securityEarlier this year, a laptop was stolen from Coca Cola’s Atlanta HQ. The computer contained the personal information of 74,000 people, or put another away, the population of Scranton, Pennsylvania. More than 18,000 Social Security .
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Mar

Mobile Data: Don’t Let Your ERP Travel TOO Far

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Mobile Data Security and Your Team

Mobile data ERP securityA recent white paper sought to delineate the differences between true endpoint backups and file sharing/syncing. It emphasizes that employees who share/sync too much mobile data risk exposing sensitive company information to security breaches. With ERP.
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Mar

Cloud Computing ERP Security: Someone is Stealing the Thunder

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Cloud Computing and ERP

Cloud Computing ERP SecurityFrom storing music to running ERP systems, the Cloud looms over us all with promises of convenience, efficiency, and access, access, access.

When it comes to ERP suites and cloud computing, your ERP provider can host your applications and data across multiple sites and any number of miles, caring.
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