Analyst firm Aberdeen Group (www.aberdeen.com) follows the ups and downs of the supply chain technology marketplace, and periodically ranks the hottest and the coldest vendors based on financial and operational performance. Here’s our take on how each of these companies ended up on the list.
ePlus The jury’s still out on exactly what enterprise cost management is, but it seems to be catching on.
Agile Software Product lifecycle management’s best bet right now.
QAD Who says nobody’s buying big ERP packages any more? Fourteen customers placed orders worth more than $500 grand — each.
Manhattan Associates Already the biggest stateside WMS vendor, it’s now scoring big overseas as well.
Matrix One Okay, so not every PLM vendor is having such a good time of it.
iMany Did Tony Soprano put out a contract on this contract management firm? Product revenues are off nearly 43%.
Commerce One Still hoping web services will do for it what e-procurement couldn’t — provide a consistent revenue stream.
Indus Niche supplier of asset management solutions to utilities still looking for more power.