Caught in the ERP smackdown

Greengard, Samuel
July 2003
Workforce (10928332);Jul2003, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p19
Discusses the battle between Oracle Corp. and PeopleSoft Inc. Appeal of merger for PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards; Reason of Oracle Corp. for its hostile offer for People Soft; Lawsuit filed by the state of Connecticut against Oracle Corp. INSET: VERBATIM.


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