Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Updated Graveyard Scorecard

We've brought the official ERP Graveyard Scorecard (TM) up to date with the latest activity, particularly the InforSSA grab. Comments and suggestions, welcome as always. Some of our Tier 2 / Tier 3 distinctions are probably debateable ... but we stand by our characterization as everyone but Microsoft (and OpenMFG of course) as "Infor bait."

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Odd comment from Plattner

SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner raised a few eyebrows today when he said he could only envision being acquired by IBM, Microsoft, or Google ( Who else has that kind of market cap? I guess he could have mentioned Wal-Mart or Exxon Mobil, if they want to put some of those profits to good use :)

Monday, May 15, 2006

The Inforssa!

Wow. In a clear bid to settle the question of who's #3, Infor Global is acquiring SSA Global. The combined entity will be called The Global Inforssa Global. Here's a quick link. Here's more from Managing Automation.