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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers


Business-to-business (B2B) gateway solutions have matured to the point where they can support a wide range of projects. However, there are still functional differences—including product maturity, service-oriented architecture (SOA) enablement, architectural coherence, and community management—among competing solutions. Find out who the leaders, challengers, visionaries, and niche players are in the B2B gateway market.

b2b community strategy  must include support for B2B protocols, community management, security, transformation management, adapters and visibility tools that enable users to consolidate and manage all aspects of B2B interactions. Stand-alone AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) solutions or custom B2B adapters that only support one protocol, connect to only one application or external business partner, or are otherwise unsuitable for consolidation B2B projects weren t considered in this evaluation. Generate at least $10 million in Read More

AribaLIVE 2012 - Cloud B2B Commerce Coming of Age


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b2b community strategy  15-Year Journey into the B2B Commerce Cloud.” The Ariba Network is the world’s largest business network, used by more than 730,000 companies to transact more than $300 billion in commerce on an annual basis – more than double the volume of eBay.  The network is now 50 times larger than any other business network, including IBX, SciQuest, Hubwoo, Oracle Supplier Network, Ketera , etc. One way to think of the Ariba Network is as the Amazon.com for business. It’s a shared application infrastructure Read More

Logility: Voyager in B2B Collaborative Commerce


Logility has achieved an impressive 33% total revenue growth over the past five years, demonstrating that it can still compete effectively in a B2B software market dominated by much larger players. It sells its supply chain management and Internet-based solutions to mid market companies primarily within the process manufacturing industries, such as food & beverage, chemicals, but also consumer packaged goods, apparel, and retail. Logility claims to be happy with its current rate of growth but is aggressively targeting the application hosting market.

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Saltare.com Prepares LEAP Into B2B Fray


Saltare.com offers a sound value proposition for companies who want to manage important events in their supply chains in real-time.

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LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced LeveragePoint as a cloud-based newcomer to the business-to-business (B2B) pricing market with a novel pricing approach: value-based pricing. In this day and age of highly accelerated new product introductions, history-based pricing approaches are often inadequate. My previous post explained the company’s approach and current state of affairs. Part 2 follows

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The Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) implemented Business Objects to create a financial reporting system that would run in real time, as opposed to taking weeks to generate reports. However, the NSCC environment presented its own unique set of challenges.

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Digitize Your Product Strategy


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