Island Pacific Rediscovers i/OS Roots with Retail Apps
February 2, 2010 Alex Woodie
It’s a story that has played itself out at many i/OS shops over the years: Following an acquisition, new management steps in and executes a Windows strategy, to the detriment of the i/OS side of the house and, ultimately, the business itself. Luckily for Island Pacific, a developer of ERP software for retailers, this old story has a new twist: a second acquisition by more enlightened management pulls the i/OS business from the shadows and allows the company to flourish in the sun once again.
Island Pacific was founded by Paul Mickelsen in 1978, the same year that IBM