Gartner Research

Lawson's M3 Java Version Is Mature, but Customers Should Verify Skills Availability

Published: 23 March 2009

ID: G00166440

Analyst(s): Christian Hestermann

Summary

Lawson's M3 Enterprise Management System has evolved to be a strong and mature product, targeted at companies in four distinct industries. However, experienced resources can be limited outside its home markets in Europe, which may jeopardize successful implementations and upgrades.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Lawson M3 Product Genesis
  • M3 Version 7.1 Delivers Important New Features
  • Customers Report That M3 Is a Stable Product
  • LBI and Smart Office Are Positive Developments
  • Customers Face Project Issues With Consulting Availability and Skills, and Lawson Is Taking Action to Address This
  • Product Strategy
  • Strengths
  • Challenges
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Consider This Product When
  • Consider Alternatives When

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