In a nutshell, J.D. Edwards seems poised to deliver applications within its traditional verticals that are wide-ranging, integrated, and modular (loosely decoupled) at the same time, which is apparently a clearer message and a better business model for the company. With a new management team the company seems to have found its soul, as it has finally pinpointed the right offering for its target market (both geography, customer size, and vertical segments wise), and it also seems to be exuding an air of confidence without arrogance, which had rarely, if ever, been seen in the past.
distinct business process management (BPM) services to address their specific needs, and these services will be prepackaged solutions that may extend across several different enterprise application areas (i.e., SCM, ERP, CRM, SRM, etc.) to address a specific business process. As an example, since small-to-medium enterprises want to manufacture and deliver a product/service in a most efficient way and by utilizing minimal necessary resources, these companies consider planning and execution as one