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Vendor Event: Inforum 2008

Title: Events: Inforum 2008 Location: Venetian – Palazzo Hotels & Sands Expo, Las Vegas, NV Link out: Click here Description: Inforum 2008: More focused. More connected. More than ever… The most valuable learning and networking opportunity of the year for members of the Infor community. There\’s an energy that runs through an Infor gathering: a […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on October 14, 2008

Vendor Event: IFS Customer Summit 2008

Title: Events: IFS Customer Summit 2008Location: Westin Chicago Northwest, Chicago, ILDescription: IFS is pleased to announce the first ever Customer Summit occurring October 5-8, 2008 at the Westin Chicago Northwest. The theme of this summit is \”Closer to the Customer\”. This marquee event combines IFS, partner, and InFocuS breakout sessions, with industry roundtables, training and […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on October 5, 2008

News Analysis: SAP Moves All Customers Onto More Expensive Enterprise Support

Margin Pressures Drive Maintenance Fee Increases Announced at the 2008 Field Kick Off Meeting (FKOM), the elimination of the Standard and Premium support offerings was originally developed just for new customers. However, today’s announcement that existing customers will be “transitioned” to Enterprise Support as of January 1, 2009 will come as an unpleasant surprise to […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on July 16, 2008

News Analysis: Rimini Street Offers Third Party Maintenance for SAP

Adding to the company’s support of PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Siebel third party, support, the move to support SAP comes at an optimum time for SAP users. Most users face SAP imposed deadlines for standard and extended maintenance support. To be specific, extended maintenance for R/3 4.6c users ends at the end of 2009. R/3 […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on May 5, 2008

Implementation Basics: Remember Lessons Learned from Y2K and Go Back to OP = Q+R+S+T

Yep, it’s true, sometimes we all need a flashback refresher. These past few weeks I’ve been with clients who are looking to either quickly implement a new ERP system or rapidly complete an upgrade. As many of you know, that’s not that easy. But what’s been so unsettling is how little we have learned from […]

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on March 26, 2008

Best Practices: A Work Plan To Successfully Negotiating Software Contracts (Part 2 of 2)

You are reading a post originally published on March 1, 2004 from an older blog on the old www.raywang.org site.

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on March 13, 2004

Best Practices: A Work Plan To Successfully Negotiating Software Contracts (Part 1 of 2)

You are reading a post originally published on March 1, 2004 from an older blog on the old www.raywang.org site.

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on March 8, 2004

Best Practices: Seven Simple Steps To Successfully Negotiate Software Contracts

You are reading a post originally published on March 1, 2004 from an older blog on the old www.raywang.org site.

Posted by R "Ray" Wang on March 1, 2004