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SaaS ERP: What You Need to Know for Your Business
Join this webcast and learn how. SaaS compares to on-premise and custom options, and the trade-offs you may face; SaaS allows organizations to reap...
: custom options, and the trade-offs you may face; SaaS allows organizations to reap the benefits of enterprise software; and one company selected the right ERP system for its needs and why the availability of trusted ERP skills was a key part of that decision. Register now for this live Webcast: Looking Beyond SaaS: There s More to Consider When Selecting ERP Webcast: Thursday, December 10 at 11 (EST) Sponsored by SAP For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST.
The Old ERP Dilemma: Replace or Add-on
Replace or Add-on to an aging ERP system is a dilemma faced by many companies today. This article discusses the trade-offs involved in making that decision.
: is part of the trade-offs involved in making this decision. Maybe the existing technology itself is old and ugly. If the underlying hardware and systems software is creating frequent disruptions or have become very expensive to maintain, you have another issue to trade-off. But if the existing hardware or systems software puts you at risk of a lengthy or permanent disruption of service, you have no choice but to go to a replacement system. The Realities of Additions Why would you add the new
SAP NetWeaver and Globalization: Meeting Local and Global Requirements
Rapid changes in international markets—and mounting pressures to reduce costs and improve quality—make globalization a key issue for most organizations today. Worldwide company reorganizations, acquisitions, mergers, and spin-offs affect the structure of an enterprise, demanding immediate action. Globalization requires that companies enable core business processes on a global basis, while providing ease of use for local user communities.
: reorganizations, acquisitions, mergers, and spin-offs affect the structure of an enterprise, demanding immediate action. Globalization requires that companies enable core business processes on a global basis, while providing ease of use for local user communities. SAP NetWeaver and Globalization: Meeting Local and Global Requirements style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Translation and Localization, Localization, Currency Conversion, Standards,
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Lean Knowledge Work
The Toyota production system has been on one of the most important schools of thought in operations, and has spawned several spin-offs. All these approaches are based on similar principles that are collectively referred to as “lean” ideas. While a lean approach to manufacturing and services is straightforward, applying lean to knowledge work can be challenging. Find out why, and what you can do about it.
: and has spawned several spin-offs. All these approaches are based on similar principles that are collectively referred to as “lean” ideas. While a lean approach to manufacturing and services is straightforward, applying lean to knowledge work can be challenging. Find out why, and what you can do about it. Lean Knowledge Work style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Information Management and Collaboration, Practices and Business Issues Related Keywords:
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LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
managers think through trade offs. Companies using value-based pricing are able to launch products at higher prices and actually win those prices in negotiations. Value driver and data libraries that are developed as companies use LeveragePoint provide an important source of customer and competitor information that are valuable to product management. The product increases in value over time. Its ability to share resources and collaborate multiplies that value. Value-based pricing is a standard part of
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Excel Users Are “Doomed.” Long Live Excel User Interface » The TEC Blog
am # For one offs and snapshots excel is great. For enterprise systems, you need a database app. Nice that excel works with office and that is the biggest reason why businesses use it - and yes, with exremely ingenuitive bending of the tool. But the ablility of the tool to bend is part of what makes excel so great for individuals inside the organization. It is also what makes it terrible for standardized processes and data store required by enterprise systems. I am not a Microsoft supporter, but I’m
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A Response Management Pioneer Offers Its Solution
Kinaxis Inc. is answering the needs of global manufacturers by delivering an on-demand response management service. These services are designed to help manufacturers drive quick responses to ever-changing global supply chains and fulfillment networks.
: for high-value, operations-level business trade-offs that require educated human intervention. Spreadsheets are used frequently, but they lack the required scalability, become quickly dated, and result in unreliable multiple versions of the truth. Business intelligence (BI) tools are not real-time in nature; they are structured for after-the-fact insight rather than for making execution decisions. Thus, some businesses have turned to a new software category dubbed “response management” to extend the
Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness – Part I » The TEC Blog
$1 trillion in investor write-offs $1 trillion in government bailouts $1 trillion for consumers to absorb When one adds to that the three to one campaign spending advantage that Obama had over McCain, and continued cultural and demographic alignments, the results was the largest presidential win in 20 years and the largest congressional majorities by the Democrats in over 40 years. Just as it played a starring role in President Obama’s election campaign, IT is expected to remain at the top of the new
: aec, arra, construction, deltek, deltek insight 2009, enr.com, gao, govcon, government contractors, green technology, gsa, healthcare reform, obama, oig, omb, Public Sector, renewable energy, section 1512 0f arra, stimulus plan, tom davis, transparency, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
Partner-Friendly Oracle Update – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
either faced with functional trade-offs or pricey reliance on partners to somehow (often painfully) overcome these shortcomings. Given Oracle’s good reputation when it comes to its products’ reliability and its more controlled IT environment approach, it is likely that Oracle will not rush with a freebee product delivery until it figures out how to preempt the possible side effects. Dear readers, what are your views, comments, opinions, etc. about Oracle’s improved partnering approach, and about
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Stability and Functionality for Process and Discrete Manufacturers
While superficially, Infor's acquisition strategy may appear to be impulsive, it has actually been calculated to develop a stronger vertical functionality. This may mean that Infor can offer customers more stability while offering niche functionality.
: to make buying decisions trade-offs . Surviving small niche providers can easily satisfy a customer s requirements of industry specific, product functionality and industry domain expertise; however, they will hardly satisfy a customer s need to hire financially stable vendors and single-source/one-stop-shop providers with a global reach. Infor has been striving to cover for both these ends of the spectrum, with the bonus of adopting open technology standards, ongoing delivery of future products to meet
Deploying High-density Zones in a Low-density Data Center
Deploying High-Density Zones in a Low-Density Data Center. Documents and Other Software Package to Use In Your Low-Density Data Center. New power and cooling technology allows for a simple and rapid deployment of self-contained high-density zones within an existing or new low-density data center. The independence of these high-density zones allows for reliable high-density equipment operation without a negative impact on existing power and cooling infrastructure—and with more electrical efficiency than conventional designs. Learn more now.
: variety of different vendors Trade-offs More row-based air conditioners required at lower densities in order to properly capture hot exhaust air from all IT racks. Why shorter air paths increase data center efficiency With traditional room-based perimeter cooling, cool supply air must travel further to each rack, requiring extra fan power. In addition, if there is no raised floor there can be substantial mixing of the cool supply air with warm exhaust air in the room, which will require lowering the
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