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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

agriculture and forestry  joint ventures Industry tags: Agriculture and Forestry, Food and Beverage, Wholesale and Retail Trade Land O''Lakes, one of the oldest agricultural producer cooperatives in the US, will supplement its existing JD Edwards ERP software with the NetSuite OneWorld cloud-based system in order to provide a single platform for all its domestic and international subsidiaries and joint ventures. This approach is interesting, as it offers a combination of parallel ERP systems (on-premise and SaaS-based) serving Read More

WorldCom SPRINTs, Nokia/Visa Pays Bill, & Service Providers Gear for Wireless Tsunami


Ready for another Internet Tsunami? Broadband and Wireless ubiquitous infrastructures are coming into place at a rapid rate. Digital Business Service Providers (DBSPs) are scrambling to get ready. Users should be thinking now about the impact on their digital business.

agriculture and forestry  for information services, and agriculture community interests. For MCI WorldCom customers, the focus is in the south and western U.S. Tourism Another industry worth mentioning is of course tourism, which is currently well represented in catalog-style static websites. Broadband and local web hosting are likely to provide additional advantages for the ambitious country getaway owner, and this will add to the business activity in their communities. This industry is likely to be slower on the uptake Read More

Entering the Market in the World’s Largest Democracy


Currently, India’s population is approximately 1.0009 billion. The middle class is large and still growing; wages were low, but now are some of the best in various industries; many workers are well educated and speak English; and investors are optimistic and local stocks are up. Despite political turmoil, the country presses on with economic reforms. But for potential investors, there’s still cause for worry—find out why.

agriculture and forestry  employment and strengthens the agriculture and service sectors. India has the potential to become a manufacturing hub for textiles, automobiles, steel, metals and petroleum products for the world market. India has emerged as a premier global manufacturing hub with the foray of a number of Multi National corporations such as General Motors, Ford, Suzuki, Hyundai, Coco Cola, etc. The current scenario portrays significant improvement in the performance of beverages and tobacco, cotton textiles, textile Read More

Managing Business Risk in the Food and Beverage Industry


Midsize food and beverage companies are striving to be more things to more markets, while ensuring consistent customer satisfaction and regulatory compliance. This industry is experiencing unprecedented opportunities at a time when reliability, quality, and food safety are growing concerns. Learn how business systems that tightly integrate vertical operations have helped these companies achieve a competitive advantage.

agriculture and forestry  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) , and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) . But that only represents a fraction of the regulatory guidelines most companies are required to uphold to ensure environment, product, and worker safety, as shown in Figure 5. There are dozens of federal, state, and industry agencies that oversee additional regulations and standards compliance for each sub-sector of the industry. These agencies continue to add more regulations. Since 9/11, HACCP and the 2002 Read More

Fatal Flaws and Technology Choices


Food and beverage manufacturers rely on information technology to meet market demands. However, food is one market where most enterprise applications show a number of "fatal flaws"—capabilities whose omission can impede operations to the extent of complete failure.

agriculture and forestry  United States Department of Agriculture [USDA] requires food processors to be able to trace any portion of, for instance, a processed chicken, from rendered materials to wings, legs, or breasts)—one needs tools for analyzing attributes and accurately comparing the costs and benefits of selling versus disposal. Another fatal flaw is the need to model the disassembly of incoming products or inverted bills of materials (BOMs) entailing many by-products and co-products. For example, in the meat category, Read More

State of the MES Software Marketplace


Despite predictions that it would be subsumed by enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors encroaching from above and automation vendors encroaching from below, the manufacturing execution systems (MES) market has been growing steadily. This guide from TEC and Flexware Innovation provides state-of-the-market analysis, success stories from your peers, in-depth information on solutions, and a spotlight on leading vendors.

agriculture and forestry  forestry, infrastructure maintenance, and agriculture. Numerous performance awards from industrial customers are testimonials to ODG’s commitment to customer satisfaction and quality. In 1991, ODG was using four separate systems for inventories, accounting, sales and MRP . The challenge was to combine all four systems into an integrated management system. The system needed to be rocksolid – stability and data integrity were of foremost importance, followed closely by a requirement for flexibility and Read More

Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks


Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the enduring value of being driven by the market, and they are starting to use demand as a guiding light.

agriculture and forestry  United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), tightly regulate the packaged food and beverage sectors on the following mandates: Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HAACP) regulations—quality control records and manufacturing data access Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) requirements—material safety data sheets (MSDS) maintenance, good manufacturing practices (GMP), and safety programs country of origin labeling requirements Increasing power of retailers By leveraging geographical Read More

Hitachi Consulting Corporation


As Hitachi, Ltd.'s (NYSE: HIT) global consulting company, with operations in the United States, Europe and Asia, Hitachi Consulting is a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to Global 2000 companies across many industries. Hitachi Consulting offers a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, and works with companies to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement practical business strategies and technology solutions. From business strategy development through application deployment, our consultants help clients quickly realize measurable business value and achieve sustainable ROI. Hitachi Consulting's client base includes 25 percent of the Global 100 as well as many leading mid-market companies.

agriculture and forestry  Consulting Corporation As Hitachi, Ltd.''s (NYSE: HIT) global consulting company, with operations in the United States, Europe and Asia, Hitachi Consulting is a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to Global 2000 companies across many industries. Hitachi Consulting offers a balanced view of strategy, people, process and technology, and works with companies to understand their unique business needs, and to develop and implement practical business strategies Read More

The Impact of the 'Assembler Strategy' in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor's latest acquisitions and vertically-focused "assembler strategy" are furthering its goal to be number three (after SAP and Oracle) in the world of enterprise resource planning vendors.

agriculture and forestry  the US Department of Agriculture [USDA] requires food processors to be able to trace any portion or product of, for example, a processed chicken); quality management; variable weight-based costing and pricing throughout the supply chain; regulatory compliance; and a comprehensive supply chain management (SCM) solution for process industries. Challenges The vendor does acknowledge some technological and functional shortcomings, especially with respect to the Adage product, which still lacks a proper Read More

Jack Link's Beef Jerky Case Study: "Wal-Mart Didn't Make Me Do It" Part Two: An Approach to RFID Implementation


A four-phased approach allowed for the gradual assimilation of a new technology into the organization. Start small and feel your way, but think and plan for bigger opportunities. The benefits are gained and eventually the technology would be deployed throughout all of the manufacturing and distribution facilities.

agriculture and forestry  with US Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations has been a tedious and largely manual process to date for Jack Link''s Beef Jerky. The As Is process is a paper-based system with the information being recorded in a separate, external system. Raw material is put into totes with a handwritten piece of paper attached to allow for lot tracking. The process becomes more complex with every production step as a generic lot of raw meat is increasingly differentiated (different cuts, different spices added, Read More

Triple Point Technology Acquires WAM Systems


Commodity value chain and supply chain planning (SCP) software apps merged yesterday when Triple Point Technology acquired WAM Systems. Triple Point is a global provider of cloud and on-premises commodity management software that delivers advanced analytics for optimizing end-to-end commodity and energy value chains. Its solutions manage volatile commodity trading, procurement, enterprise risk

agriculture and forestry  energy, metals, minerals, chemicals, agriculture, shipping, consumer products, food and beverage, retail, and manufacturing depend on Triple Point solutions. WAM is the premier provider of SCP and optimization solutions for process manufacturing industries including oil and gas, polymers, consumer packaged goods (CPG), food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals. Notable customers include Indian Oil, LyondellBasell, PetroChina, PTT Global Chemical, Sasol Oil, Saudi Aramco , and Solvay . With WAM in Read More

The TEC Quick Case for Tero Software


Tero Software specializes in maintenance and asset management solutions for small and medium businesses. This Quick Case for Tero Software provides concise background information, which is oriented toward organizations considering its Web Work solution.

agriculture and forestry  TEC Quick Case for Tero Software The Company History Tero Software is a private company that was originally founded as a consulting firm in 1979 with the aim of teaching organizations about preventative maintenance strategies and how to automate them through the use of computerized maintenance systems. In the mid-1990s, Tero began delivering its own Web-based request management system, which helped users deal with in-coming phone, fax, e-mail, and paper work requests. In 1997, based on the success of Read More

Case Study: AKG of America


AKG manufactures aluminum heat exchangers and other custom-engineered solutions for the construction, agricultural, mining, forestry, and other industries. AKG chose Infor Visual ERP for its advanced MRP and multisite support among other factors. Watch the video.

agriculture and forestry  Study: AKG of America AKG manufactures aluminum heat exchangers and other custom-engineered solutions for the construction, agricultural, mining, forestry, and other industries. AKG chose Infor Visual ERP for its advanced MRP and multisite support among other factors. Watch the video. Read More