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IT Investment Decision Making: Getting to
Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT

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Supply Chain Decisions - Make Sure You Understand the Dollars and Sense Part Two: The Impact on Real Costs
High-level strategic decisions often have multiple, cascading cost impacts. The reaction of the costs to changes in the supply chain system is not predictable

bad investment decisions  market factors, is simply bad business practice. Demand the Right Answer - Tools are available that can model the business impact of operational changes based on real costs and cost drivers. Do not accept decisions that lack the proper analytical support. Develop a Systematic Decision Infrastructure - Companies should establish a standardized infrastructure to enable systematic and fact-based decision-making. Such an infrastructure should consist of a decision-making process, supporting toolsets that prov Read More...
What''s Wrong with Application Software? It''s the Economics
Enterprise architecture is a technology problem, not the business problem. The business problem is time, money, and quality. Focusing on modifications as an

bad investment decisions  would go from being bad to being OK if they are the results of real business needs. What kind of enterprise architecture will this be? Today, many have ideas and we will leave the technology decisions to the technologist. We are interested in the business impact of the total enterprise architecture, across the entire lifecycle of software. Lessons Learned We can learn a lot from application software itself. Listen to most application vendors today and they are preaching integration, advanced functions Read More...
Should You Cut Back or Freeze IT Spending in a Recession?
With little doubt that the US economy is in or near recession, the big question now is whether we’re heading into a global credit freeze and financial meltdown.

bad investment decisions  action for you. In bad times as in good, there are opportunities waiting to be found. Assuming that your organization’s circumstances don’t absolutely prevent it, you just have to be willing to buck the trends and find them. Read More...
Gain More from Your IT Projects
IT investments are not a magic pill that will remedy business problems, but if used properly, they can help. Businesses should set business-oriented objectives

bad investment decisions  problems would look as bad as before. Staff turnover . Sometimes, inefficient operations create a history of high staff turnover. Inefficiencies may caused employees to work overtime most of the time. Now, whenever staff leave, time and resources are spent to employ and train someone else to take over. Newly trained staff are normally slower in their work compared to their peers. There will be a negative impact on productivity even with a new system is in place. Staff efficiency with computer systems and Read More...
Increasing the Value of Your Enterprise Through Improved Supply Chain Decisions
Improving the decision process around inventory and supply chain flexibility will drive sustainable, measurable benefits in the near term that are

bad investment decisions  the mediocre, and the bad remains elusive. Yet, increasing the value of the corporation stands as an unyielding objective. Executives must answer this question: How much consistent positive pressure will a given initiative exert on the value of my company? Higher value for the enterprise often resides dormant in the supply chain. It is there for the taking for those executives who can see through the fog of propaganda and the plethora of possible projects to focus with clarity. The catalyst of Read More...
The Proof Is in the ROI
A well-thought out, comprehensive ROI (return on investment) marketing and sales program is becoming a must in today''s difficult business to business (B2B

bad investment decisions  Proof Is in the ROI Introduction In helping clients develop their marketing position, I tell them that sooner or later, they have to dig down to uncover the truth about their products. Not what they think (and hope) is the products'' true nature and value, or what it was designed to be, but the real, bedrock truth. Digging takes effort, and you may not find what you thought was down there. But it''s necessary, because you had better be able to prove any claim you make. Positioning depends on being able Read More...
Bad Customer Support Is Not a Software Problem
A couple of days ago, my laptop decided (all on its own) to jump off my desk.Lucky for me, it survived almost completely undamaged except for a broken latch

bad investment decisions  Customer Support Is Not a Software Problem A couple of days ago, my laptop decided (all on its own) to jump off my desk. Lucky for me, it survived almost completely undamaged except for a broken latch, which seemed easy enough to fix. So I decided to order the replacement part and fix it myself. Since I didn’t know exactly what part I needed to order, I started by calling the vendor’s Technical Service number. I described the problem and asked if the rep could tell me what part I needed, whether it Read More...
Is ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 1. Should We Make the Investment?
IT managers should recognize that cash flow measurements are being increasingly used to evaluate IT investments, even though initial estimates of cash flows

bad investment decisions  ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 1. Should We Make the Investment? Introduction Companies have retrenched from their previously typical IT investment pattern. Behind the change is an increasing reliance on financial measures to justify IT investment. IT investments are not well suited to traditional financial analysis. Nevertheless, IT managers should recognize that cash flow measurements are being increasingly used to evaluate IT investments. Initial estimates of cash flows from IT projects Read More...
How Instant, Accurate Information Can Drive Your Competitive Edge
To make timely, well-informed decisions, you need just that: time and information. This means having fast access to accurate information from every department

bad investment decisions  Instant, Accurate Information Can Drive Your Competitive Edge Clearing The Way For Faster, Smarter Decisions If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and NYSE under the symbol Read More...
E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP)-based E-Procurement solutions has hit a plateau in recent years due to inherent usability deficiencies

bad investment decisions  Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP)-based E-Procurement solutions has hit a plateau in recent years due to inherent usability deficiencies, exacerbated by heightened user expectations. It is now possible to leverage all the existing infrastructure of leading platforms with a friendlier, consumer-like user interface (UI) that can be rapidly deployed with minimal cost or change management impact. Find out how. Read More...
SAP Announces Investment in Catalyst International
ERP giant SAP AG announced on September 1 that it had acquired nearly a 10% stake in warehouse management system (WMS) vendor, Catalyst International Inc.

bad investment decisions  Announces Investment in Catalyst International SAP Announces Investment in Catalyst International S. McVey - September 1st, 1999 Event Summary ERP giant SAP AG announced on September 1 that it had acquired nearly a 10% stake in warehouse management system (WMS) vendor, Catalyst International Inc. In return, Catalyst will drop its NT platform development plans, and provide customer training, consulting and product customization services for SAP Logistics Execution System (LES), at its Supply Chain Read More...

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