Lawson Announces Links/Development With 5 Lotus Partners; Expanded Notes/Domino Efforts Yield New Integration.ORLANDO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 1999--
Lawson Gains New Workflow, Web, Recruitment, Sales Force Automation Automating the sales activities within an organization. A comprehensive SFA package provides such functions as contact management, note and information sharing, quick proposal and presentation generation, product configurators, calendars and to-do lists.
Plus Knowledge Management and Imaging From New Lotus Collaboration
Lawson Software (Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN, www.lawson.com) A software company that specializes in ERP for vertical markets including health care, retail, public sector, professional and financial services. , The Global Solutions Company, today announced five new strategic partnerships to link LAWSON INSIGHT A family of ERP applications from Lawson Software. It integrates with non-Lawson MRP (manufacturing) systems and provides the back-end processing for industries such as health care, retail, public sector and professional and financial services. (R) with complementary marketing and development initiatives of Lotus Development Corporation (company) Lotus Development Corporation - A software company who produced Lotus 1-2-3, the Symphony spreadsheet and Lotus Notes for the IBM PC.
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Quarterly sales $224M, profits $10M (Aug 1994). partners. The new alliances, all resulting from Lawson's new expanded partnership with Lotus on its Notes/Domino solution, include ONEstone Information Technologies, Inc., Binary Tree A data structure in which each node contains one parent and no more than two children.
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binary tree - (btree) A tree in which each node has at most two successors or child nodes. , SkillSet Software, Relavis Corporation and Total Solutions Group. The announcement was made here in Orlando at Lotusphere '99.
"These partnerships are the beginning of a new era of joint marketing and development between Lawson and Lotus in the enterprise resource software market," said Bill Lawson, Sr., chairman and chief executive officer, Lawson Software. "This is a powerful combination of Lawson's leading enterprise solutions, Lotus Notes Messaging and groupware software from IBM Lotus that was introduced in 1989 for OS/2 and later expanded to Windows, Mac, Unix, NetWare, AS/400 and S/390. Notes provides e-mail, document sharing, workflow, group discussions and calendaring and scheduling. productivity and integrated complementary solutions."
ONEstone Adds Workflow to Lawson's AS/400 Products
Lawson is partnering with ONEstone Information Technologies, a leader in collaborative platform workflow technology Workflow technology is a new field of software products designed to improve the design of information systems. It involves use of workflow engine to execute models of processes. The models can be edited by persons not experienced in programming (e.g. development based in Paderborn, Germany and Boston, to integrate full workflow capabilities for LAWSON INSIGHT on the AS/400 platform through its leading-edge PROZESSWARE suite of software tools. ONEstone's tools allow both business users and professional developers to re-engineer business processes and easily develop workflow-enabled software applications based on Lotus and deployed over the Internet or company intranets.
ONEstone, a Lotus Premium Partner and Beacon Award winner, is currently creating workflow environments for more that 60 business processes in LAWSON INSIGHT's AS/400 applications. Combined with the native workflow engineered into Domino, the workflow environments developed by ONEstone will provide business process automation for the full range of LAWSON INSIGHT applications on the AS/400 platform.
Lawson and Binary Tree Team to Grow E-Commerce Capabilities
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. , is partnering with Lawson to integrate its Domino-based ezMerchant(TM) e-commerce Website building and administration product with Lawson's application suites. Using ezMerchant, companies of any size can leverage the power of e-commerce through either business-to-consumer or business-to-business transactions.
Lawson and Binary Tree's integration will allow ezMerchant to import enterprise data, such as a company's product catalogue, from the Lawson inventory system for direct Web publishing Creating a Web site and placing it on the Web server. A Web site is a collection of HTML pages with the home page typically named INDEX.HTML. Web sites are designed using Web authoring software which provides a graphical layout capability or by hand coding in HTML or both. . One of the many things that the Binary Tree system facilitates is on-line shopping. EzMerchant will handle all credit card or invoice transactions, and directs on-line purchase data directly back into the Lawson enterprise system.
Lawson and SkillSet Team for Added HR Value
SkillSet Software, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise-level human resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. (HR) applications that automate 100 percent of the recruiting process, is partnering with Lawson to integrate its Web-based employee recruitment software and services with Lawson's suite of HR applications. SkillSet's solutions, which include Desktop Recruiter, Manager's Viewpoint for Desktop Recruiter, Employee Viewpoint for Desktop Recruiter and SkillNet, accelerate the hiring process for rapidly growing companies, giving them a competitive advantage in a tight hiring market.
Based on the Lotus Domino architecture, SkillSet's cost-effective solutions enable organizations to effectively recruit across their enterprise and shorten the hiring cycle by up to 60 percent. The Pleasanton, Calif.-based company's software leverages the power of the Internet, intranet and Lotus collaboration technology to automate and streamline crucial recruiting HR processes. SkillSet's product suite was selected as the 1998 winner of Lotus' prestigious Beacon Award in the cross industry category at Lotusphere.
Lawson and OverQuota Provide Back-Office to Front-Office Integration
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2. OverQuota delivers robust features for relationship, opportunity, project, channel and knowledge management; marketing support; remote/mobile and web access; and team-based selling and forecasting. OverQuota won the Beacon Award for Best in Showcase at Lotusphere in 1996 and 1998
Relavis Corporation's OverQuota product is the world's leading Domino/Notes-based sales information technology, providing a strategic software solution that enables companies to increase customer loyalty by effectively managing customer relations. "The combined strength of OverQuota's relationship management solution with Lawson's enterprise resource solutions provides customers with a complete solution from front to back office. As our market development strategy expands into the medium-sized business sector and the AS/400 platform, this is an ideal partnership for us," said Relavis President, Michael Baum Michael Baum teaches comparative politics (Western Europe) at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth and is an Executive Board Member of its Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture. He has published on Portuguese political culture, political behavior, and electoral politics. .
Integration of OverQuota with LAWSON INSIGHT is currently under development. The solution will be available for LAWSON INSIGHT on NT and the AS/400. Lawson and Relavis will market the solutions through direct sales forces, and channel programs. The integration is scheduled for general availability beginning March 31, 1999.
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TSG, Inc. is yet another Lotus Premium Partner to join forces with Lawson Software. Lawson has reached an agreement with Minneapolis-based TSG to design and develop imaging and knowledge management solutions for the LAWSON INSIGHT Business Management System.
DocDirector for Lawson(TM) is a complete, Domino-based document management system fully integrated with LAWSON INSIGHT through the Note/Domino desktop. Documents and images can be entered into storage databases via scanning or through links to electronic document files. Each document is then associated with a Lawson record or account for tracking purposes. Documents related to each Lawson form can be viewed by clicking a button located directly on the Lawson form. The solution utilizes the native Domino workflow capability, allowing any entered document to be automatically routed throughout the company for review and approval. The solution improves data integrity, since it eliminates manual re-keying of data into the Lawson system, and facilitates the migration of companies to a paperless work environment.
KnowledgePoint(TM) is a custom Notes or Web browser-based interface utilizing leading-edge push technology, allowing users to configure See configuration.
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Cygnus configure was a similar system developed by K. their desktop to regularly deliver pre-selected data from the Lawson system, the Internet, e-mail applications, calendars and to-do lists. Information from KnowledgePoint leverages Lawson's unique DrillAround(TM) capability to empower empower verb To encourage or provide a person with the means or information to become involved in solving his/her own problems users to drill down into layers of detail from the data pushed to the desktop, or to create an action, such as an e-mail or calendar entry, based on the delivered information. Information pushed to the KnowledgePoint desktop is automatically updated from the source based on schedules created by the user.
DocDirector for Lawson and KnowledgePoint are currently under development. Both solutions will be available for LAWSON INSIGHT on UNIX UNIX
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"We've relied on Lawson Software to manage our mission-critical business transactions for years," said Bruce Baker Bruce Keith Baker (born April 25, 1956, in Ottawa, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey right winger. He was drafted in the first round, 18th overall, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft. , chief information officer, Tucker-Rocky Distributors. "Now we have a way to fully leverage our Lawson system with our Lotus strategy to significantly improve core business functions and achieve greater efficiency. We can also target specific areas of our business for process improvement over time because of the ease of integrating Lotus solutions with our Lawson applications."
Lawson Software, The Global Solutions Company, is a $200 million provider of self-evident, role-based Web solutions for financials, human resources, procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases. and supply chain management. With more than 2,500 mid- to large-sized corporate customers, and sales of its healthcare solutions growing at 163 percent, Lawson has distinguished itself competitively through a unique blend of feature-rich customer solutions, technology innovation and user-friendly support. Lawson Software has been acclaimed ac·claim
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2. by technology analysts for its innovative and unique use of leading-edge technologies, like Self-Evident Applications(TM) (SEA) on the Web, and Drill Around(TM) for integrated, cross-application data access.
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Notes: names Lawson "the strongest private ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. company" and lists Lawson among the world's top 50 private companies. The Information Technology Association of America See ITAA. asserts Lawson is the first to be certified See certification. for Year 2000 compliance. Says the Meta Group, "Lawson gives its customers quantified savings by aiming their technology at saving corporations on overhead...a rare thing in the client/server world." Offering LAWSON INSIGHT for UNIX, NT and AS/400 platforms, Lawson has offices in 13 countries, more than 20 distributors worldwide and a 96 percent client retention over five years. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis and London. Additional information about Lawson Software is available on the company's Web site, http://www.lawson.com, or by calling (800) 477-1357.
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