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How to Overcome the Limits of Enterprise Software
Is your enterprise software really making you more competitive? After all, for years you’ve had to make expensive trade-offs between application dependability

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 14th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ IMPLEMENTATIONSGirl Scouts of the USA selects NetSuite ERPIndustry tags: Non-profit organizations "Shifting software systems to the cloud is a current trend for organizations of many types, especially for non-manufacturing and service management organizations. Girl Scouts of the USA is a great example of such a move. Dispersed across the country, the organization needs to

software engineering tools of trade  and Facilities Management (EPFM) software Industry tags: construction, engineering and architecture, utilities Heavy capital projects such as large-scale construction or energy production facilities have specialized document and project management problems. EMC, in a dual statement, publicly announced that Etihad Rail is its first client implementation of its new Documentum EPFM Solution. At TEC, we've seen intensive documentation and compliance requirements that such projects require; items related to Read More

The Players of Software-as-a-Service Business Models and Finding the Best Value Propositions


Although the promise of reduced implementation risk and time, lower upfront costs, etc. justify the hosting/ASP model, this brings an entire new set of issues for mid-market organizations to consider when seeking a vendor company using such an approach.

software engineering tools of trade  in-house IT support. Ultimate Software provides all the hardware and system software, hosts UltiPro at a world-class data center, and upgrades and maintains the system. Another example of an application using the on-demand model is Arena Solutions , which has long offered the industry's only on-demand product lifecycle management (PLM) solution. Unlike client/server applications, which are costly and cumbersome to deploy, Arena PLM is delivered over the Internet as a fairly secure, rapidly deployed Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 30th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ DEPLOYMENTSEuropean manufacturer of construction chemicals selects IFS Applications Industry tags: Process manufacturing, mining "Polish corporation Atlas Group, which operates 18 business entities and 5 mines in Poland and internationally, has selected IFS Applications as its corporate-level ERP system. The first areas slated for implementation will be financials

software engineering tools of trade  Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 30th, 2012 SOFTWARE SELECTIONS & DEPLOYMENTS European manufacturer of construction chemicals selects IFS Applications Industry tags: Process manufacturing, mining Polish corporation Atlas Group, which operates 18 business entities and 5 mines in Poland and internationally, has selected IFS Applications as its corporate-level ERP system. The first areas slated for implementation will be financials, distribution, manufacturing, maintenance, c Read More

The (Underappreciated) Value of B2B Pricing Software


Conventional wisdom would suggest that pricing, as a key component of a business’s financial performance, is a critically important discipline within any enterprise, touching many departments, from sales and marketing to finance. And yet, does anyone know whether their company is making the best pricing decisions? TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic is encouraged by the growing awareness and adoption of pricing technologies among B2B enterprises.

software engineering tools of trade  Value of B2B Pricing Software About five years ago we published an article series entitled “ The Case for Pricing Management ,” since companies in the manufacturing, distribution, services, retail, telecommunications, and hospitality and travel industries can face a variety of pricing problems. On the one hand, unnecessary discounting and quoting prices below a break-even point can result in a company’s poor financial performance. On the other hand, pricing some items out of the market can result Read More

Collaboration 2.0: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level: From the E-mail and Document-centric World of 'Enterprise 1.0' to the People-Centric World of Enterprise 2.0


Most business collaboration continues to be conducted via e-mail and shared folders, but forward-looking organizations are increasingly considering socially oriented and real-time collaboration solutions to instantly and seamlessly increase productivity between employees, suppliers, customers, and stakeholders. This white paper discusses new products, services, and technologies entering the enterprise collaboration space.

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Analysis of Adobe’s Integration of IslandData’s Automated E-mail


Adobe’s support site receives approximately 1.3 million client inquiries per month and has been in need of an automated response system to decrease escalating support costs.

software engineering tools of trade  the fourth largest desktop software company in the world, as a customer of IslandData's ExpressResponse, a commercial service that automates the process of quickly reading and responding to end user e-mail and web support requests. Market Impact Adobe is a well-known software manufacturer who produces common desktop utilities and applications such as Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Page Maker Plus and Adobe PhotoShop. Adobe's support site receives approximately 1.3 million client inquiries per month Read More

CRM Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part Two: Using A Knowledge Base To Reduce The Time, Risk And Cost Of A CRM Selection


Using a knowledge base in the selection process can reduce the time, risk and cost of procuring technology. Well constructed knowledge bases that are used in a tested selection methodology reduce the RFI process from months to weeks, eliminate data quality issues and allow an apples to apples comparison of vendor offerings.

software engineering tools of trade  vendors requires decision support software specifically designed analyze rated data. To illustrate the value of knowledge base assisted selections we will compare the results of three vendors in TEC's knowledge base. This is Part Two of a two-part tutorial on CRM selection. Part One detailed the challenges faced by companies when selecting a CRM solution. TEC's CRM Knowledge Base The criteria in the knowledge base are organized in a hierarchy. The CRM knowledge base (found at www.crmevaluation.com ) Read More

Maximize the Green Efficiency of Multi-Site National Rollouts of Technology


The service industry consumes millions of gallons of fuel and expends trillions of pounds of carbon monoxide each year as trucks roll to installation and service locations. Eliminating unnecessary travel is one way service companies can help protect the environment, and meet environmental compliance requirements. Discover a methodology that can help you reduce your fleet’s fuel consumption and carbon monoxide emissions.

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The Integrated Information Management Infrastructure: The Business Value of the Best-of-Suite Approach


Overlooking how an application fits into your overall IT landscape can lead to costly implementations. But addressing data management with middleware solutions that work seamlessly with existing applications in your company’s IT environment can lead to significant benefits. Explore the value of technology decisions that support and maintain infrastructure-wide interoperability with regard to your data management solutions.

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The Integration Factor: The Inherent Value of Best-of-Class Enterprise Solutions


Monolithic ERP systems have proved inflexible in a period of change. The cost of maintenance and modifications are often prohibitively expensive. Yet most best-of-class applications generally lack strong integration tools. As a result, many companies cannot support change effectively. See how you can supplement the capabilities of your legacy ERP solutions with a flexible, innovative financial management system-and thrive during change.

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SAP Remains One Of The Market’s Beacons Of Hope


On April 19, SAP announced upbeat results for Q1 2001, contradicting thereby the current market malaise. However, flat currency adjusted license revenue in the US and expected cascading economic slowdown from the US to other markets, may feel like a cutthroat competition, a loss of market share and the fact that not all troubles have been overcome.

software engineering tools of trade  leading provider of business software solutions, announced its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2001. In Q1 2001, revenues increased 29% over the same period last year from EUR 1.2 billion to EUR 1.5 billion (See Figure 1). Net income in the quarter more than doubled (up 117%) to EUR 117 million compared to a year earlier when SAP had its worst quarter in its almost 30 years long history. Although aware of the current challenging environment, SAP remains confident about expectations for its Read More

Infor’s Acquisition of PeopleAnswers Foregrounds Big Data Behavioral Analysis of Employees


Infor has announced the acquisition of PeopleAnswers, a company specializing in predictive talent analytics. PeopleAnswers’ application maps the behavioral DNA of organizations by analyzing 39 behavioral traits to reveal behaviors that drive success—as understood by each company.

software engineering tools of trade  developed a cloud-based (multitenant software-as-a-service [SaaS]) solution meant to help companies with employee selection, retention, and succession planning. PeopleAnswers’ application maps the behavioral DNA of organizations by analyzing 39 behavioral traits to reveal behaviors that drive success—as understood by each company. The solution was developed taking into account scientific behavioral theories with the aid of PhD behavioral scientists. PeopleAnswers’ philosophy stems from the belief Read More

Accupoint Software


Accupoint Software’s InterLink Web platform is a simple, secure and effective solution to administer ISO based quality, environmental and safety programs. InterLink Web is designed for manufacturing, distribution and service organizations and is ideal for multi-site deployments.

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Top Software for Mining Companies


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