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How One Provider's Solution Covers the Bases of Price Optimization and Management
What are the solutions that enable Zilliant's customers to gain a better understanding of their markets' price response and translate this into more profitable

aggregation taps  TM and Dynamic Data Aggregation TM ( DDA ). To learn more about Zilliant and its offerings, please see What if Companies Could Use Science to Align Prices to Market and Maximize Margins? and How One Vendor Parlays Price Variation into Profit Improvement Opportunities . Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite ( ZPPS ) combines proprietary pricing science with analytics and workflow automation to support the pricing process continuously throughout the four sales phases: price segmentation, price analysis or

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Enterprise Content Management (ECM) System RFI/RFP Template

Content Authoring, Content Acquisition, Content Aggregation, Output and Content Presentation, Workflow Management, Version Control and Management, Development Tool Technical Architecture, Portal Support, Document and Records Management, Search and Indexing Management, Security Management, Digital Asset Management, Reporting and Statistics Management, Performance, Backup, and Recovery, Product Technology 

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The Roaring Penguin Training Network


A recent paper presented evidence that Bayesian filtering could be effective using a shared Bayes database, even among hundreds or thousands of different users. This lead to the Roaring Penguin Training Network (RPTN), a mechanism for sharing Bayes votes among different CanIt customers. This white paper describes the Roaring Penguin Training Network (RPTN).

aggregation taps  a signature set. 6 Aggregation and Download Those signature sets that survive the quality assurance phase are aggregated and dumped to a CSV file. The file is compressed with bzip2, signed with gpg and made available for CanIt installations to download. When a CanIt installation notices a new RPTN data set available (indicated with a special DNS lookup), it downloads the aggregated statistics, verifies the GPG signature, uncompresses the file, and loads the statistics into the Bayes database. The Read More

Linking Planning and Execution Systems for Retailers’ Nirvana--Improved Visibility and Fulfillment


Linking an APS to an ERP system, although simple in principle and worth the trouble, is nonetheless a major integration project.

aggregation taps  complex order processes and aggregation of orders across multiple channels. Companies like Target , Best Buy , Circuit City, DHL , etc. are all customers using Yantra's product. For example, when the customer is ready to order, may it be in-store, at a Circuit City, even at a partner's Web site or over the phone, the Store of Tomorrow is designed to present inventory and fulfillment options based on information from every store, distribution center and fulfillment partner. Here, sourcing is optimized Read More

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) System RFI/RFP Template


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aggregation taps  Authoring Content Acquisition Content Aggregation Output and Content Presentation Workflow Management Version Control and Management Development Tool Technical Architecture Portal Support Document and Records Management Search and Indexing Management Security Management Digital Asset Management Reporting and Statistics Management Performance Backup and Recovery Product Technology This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Enterprise Content Read More

Made2Manage Affirms Its Technological Astuteness Part 2: Strategy


During the last few years, Made2Manage has evolved from a vendor of traditional MRP/ERP software to a provider of ‘one-stop-shop’ enterprise business applications.

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Bite-sized Apps-A New Trend in Enterprise Software


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the latest offerings from UNIT4 and SYSPRO, which appear to mark a new trend in enterprise software—small, focused, “bite-sized” applications to extend enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The fact that their price and footprint are well defined give them broad appeal. Read this article to learn more.

aggregation taps  role-based offering with data aggregation, analysis and decision making, and reporting. In other words, these solutions have been given much more forethought—they are not just simplistic extension apps tossed together in a couple hours and published on the store directory. UNIT4’s analytical solutions follow the rapid-deployment thinking of SAP ’s Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) , which are fixed-price, fixed-scope solutions with virtually any functional scope (not necessarily in the BI space). Of Read More

How Biometrics in ERP Can Enable Cost Savings and Increase Operational Efficiencies


One technology that is currently flying under the radar in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) space is biometrics. Biometric solutions aren’t currently getting as much press as say the cloud or big data. But, when properly integrated with an ERP system, biometrics can help an organization reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. And best of all, a company doesn’t need a

aggregation taps  Biometrics in ERP Can Enable Cost Savings and Increase Operational Efficiencies One technology that is currently flying under the radar in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) space is biometrics. Biometric solutions aren’t currently getting as much press as say the cloud or big data. But, when properly integrated with an ERP system, biometrics can help an organization reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies. And best of all, a company doesn’t need a huge budget to take Read More

USinternetworking and AT&T are Working the System


USinternetworking and AT&T begin rollout of alliance in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

aggregation taps  and AT&T are Working the System USinternetworking and AT&T are Working the System A. Turner - May 11, 2000 Event Summary On April 20, 2000, USinternetworking, Inc. (USi, Nasdaq: USIX), a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) and AT&T (NYSE: T) announced the launch of their joint marketing and technology agreement in the D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia area. The companies are jointly marketing and delivering ASP services to mid-market, high-growth and large companies. As a core Read More

e-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing


This is the transcript of an Audio Conference on e-procurement conducted by TEC during which brief case studies of how companies have improved inventory turns and reduced procurement costs through Internet enabled collaboration with suppliers were presented.

aggregation taps  What about the catalog? Aggregation of multiple suppliers into a common view has three challenges - Supplier Ability, Product Ability and Customer Willingness to Commit Resources. Connection to multiple supplier technology systems through the corporate firewall(s) and with multiple protocols. Catalog Item price and availability update automation. Handling Personalized items such as Jackets, Mugs and Note Pads. Custom Catalog Items such as the Corporate Holiday Season Greeting Card, telephone directories Read More

The New Web Experience: More than an Extension to WCM?


That membrane between your business and the online world—your Web site—is expected to be so permeable and malleable these days that web content management (WCM) systems have to manage a lot more than just the content on your site. Now web experience management (WEM) has emerged to address the way people access and interact with your site. WEM also illuminates more of these interactions for your

aggregation taps  Content Acquisition   Content Aggregation   Output and Content Presentation   Workflow Management   Version Control and Management   Security Management   Product Technology and Support We’ve made a minor update to our model this year (you can get a template of the functionality here ), but even with more than 700 criteria in all those categories, it is likely that we haven’t yet addressed all the functionality provided in the WEM space. That said, in what way does WEM functionality come to bear Read More

Enterprise Energy Management Software - The Key to Effective Energy Utilization


Energy purchasing has become increasingly complex as a result of deregulation. The deregulated market provides more suppliers and more options for supply contracts. Managers who buy energy need to have more information about projected operational energy demand in order to get the best energy prices. They need a software system.

aggregation taps  be capable of enterprise aggregation. Since EEM software uses data that resides in other systems, it should easily connect to disparate data sources and associated energy management collection mechanisms. Data collection can generate tremendous volumes of traffic that could prove burdensome on an enterprise's WAN. Look for systems that can leverage the Internet to collect data from monitoring locations. Finally, EEM software should be able to provide predictive capabilities based on future energy usage Read More

The Demand-Driven Supply Chain and Demantra


Demand-driven supply chains focus on pulling demand and maximizing effectiveness and profitability while traditional supply chains push products and create efficiencies. This difference is the key to improving all supply chain processes and generating significant cost savings and growth.

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With New Clothes and Hairdo, Clarus Asks for Pin Money


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aggregation taps  services, and other content aggregation tools. It provides a direct connection between buyer and supplier without requiring transactions to be executed through a centralized trading portal. Their trading network, SupplierUniverse, performs the value-added trading services delivered by centralized trading portals, including content management and auction capabilities, while eliminating the transaction fees of those portals. The company claims that this avoids scalability limitations, which they believe are Read More

The Retail Battleground for Pricing Management


The imperative to respond to constantly-evolving customer requirements more efficiently is driving retailers to look at applications giants to provide standardized software that provides flexible, integrated demand intelligence.

aggregation taps  Retail Battleground for Pricing Management The Retail Battleground for Pricing Management To further move its position in the retail market space, SAP acquired privately-held Khimetrics last November. Khimetrics is a Scottsdale, Arizona-based (US) provider of enterprise software solutions that allow retailers to analyze how to price and position items to boost margins and optimize demand; to deliver more accurate, profitability forecasts; and to implement long-term sales strategies that promote Read More

Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 1


Good news is scarce these days across the board, and I am always keen on reporting on rare bullish enterprise applications businesses, especially if the company is in my neck of woods. Recently, I had an upbeat and constructive business update meeting in person at Emptoris’ headquarters. The Burlington, Massachusetts, US-based company was founded in 1999 as a strategic

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