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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

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At Last-A Complete (and Successful) RFID Implementation


A radio frequency identification implementation is a major undertaking for any organization—a project with ample risk of failure. This entire series is a step-by-step guide to the process, with this final part including a comprehensive glossary of key terms for better understanding.

biometric locks  as a scanner, a biometric pad, a camera, etc. Backscatter : Backscatter refers to electromagnetic waves that are reflected off and propagated away from an object. BI system : Business intelligence system; usually contains all corporate information. Code hopping : Refers to the ability of a device to switch from one frequency to another automatically and to use open channels within a preset range of operation. EAN : European article number ; European version of a bar code. An 8- or 13-digit code Read More

The Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure


The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from technology lock-in and vendor dependency, to best solutions for customers, even if it means customers can use competitor products.

biometric locks  smart cards, passwords, and biometric devices, controlling access to information in e-mail, databases, Web pages, and business applications. On the other hand, GXS, which has a customer base of 40,000 corporate customers with an ecosystem supporting more than 100,000 trading partners, has introduced its Trading Grid architecture that features messaging services, BI services, and application services, with adapters to link to a slew of enterprise applications packages. GXS acquired the EDI services Read More

Conference Note: 2014 HR Technology Conference Takes On HCM Big Data


This year’s HR Technology Conference was all about leveraging big data for improving HR practices, such as talent acquisition and employee retention. TEC HCM analyst Raluca Druta was there to capture all the details. Read her take on the conference’s major sessions—the welcome and opening keynotes, the ADP Workforce Vitality Report, the Sierra-Cedar 17th Annual Survey, the vendor presentations, and more.

biometric locks  languages, as well as biometric ID). As it offers a comprehensive HCM suite for the SMB market, the vendor may be able to take advantage of the fact that other bigger-sized HCM vendors are struggling with SMB clients, and to expand its footprint into this market sector. Skillsoft and SumTotal —have a joint offering with the still-in-the-making catch line “Learning centric talent expansion,” which points to the development of an HCM suite that will be learning based. If both parties can indeed Read More

Case Study: Kyocera


Aside from geographic challenges, Kyocera—distributor of document management devices—also grapples with three-month lead times, purchase-order constraints, and stocking commitments. Forecasting accuracy is critical to a company that has to manage frequent model changes and short life-cycle products. Find out about the demand and forecast management solution the company uses to ensure consistent and accurate reporting.

biometric locks  Study: Kyocera Demand Solutions Forecast Management opens up a whole new world for supply chain management - better demand planning, improved inventory planning and, ultimately, increased efficiency and profits. Source : Demand Solutions Resources Related to Case Study: Kyocera : Forecasting (Wikipedia) Purchase Order (PO) (Wikipedia) Case Study: Kyocera Purchase Order is also known as : Purchase Order Accounting , Purchase Order Agreements , Purchase Order Approval , Purchase Order Change , Read More

Brave New World-Biometrics in HR


Human resources (HR) professionals often have to deal with errors in recording employees’ effectiveness while accomplishing their jobs. My colleague Ted Rohm gives an overview in this recent blog post of how biometrics can help with these HR challenges. He makes the case that biometrics technology is an option worth considering for certain aspects of business operations. As Ted mentions in his

biometric locks  in the possession of biometric information could easily use it to find out about one’s personal information or history. The idea that something as personal as a fingerprint is stored and used for the tracking of peoples’ movements in and out of workplaces and throughout the completion of tasks, etc. may also cause frustration in employees who feel that there is no way out of the pre-defined and strict checking in/checking out procedure required by a company. Today’s employees have become more Read More

KronosWorks 2013: The World's Leading Workforce Information Exchange


This year’s Kronos user conference took place in Orlando, Florida, and confirmed that Kronos remains a very competitive vendor in the workforce management (WFM) area of the human capital management (HCM) market, reporting a double-digit—10 percent—growth in revenue for 2013. The conference attendance counted around 1,700 participants to whom

biometric locks  Clock now includes new biometric technology with a high-quality optical sensor, enhanced wifi capabilities that can transmit the data through firewalls to the cloud, and an improved user experience delivered by taking advantage of an easily recognizable design that resembles that of smartphones and tablets. Although asked several times by analysts and press, Kronos was unable to confirm what percentage of its overall revenues comes from selling time clocks. Kronos Big Data Workforce Analytics Read More

Accu-Time Systems Releases TimeCom


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biometric locks  zones, and control of biometric transactions.   ATS’ main competitors are Kronos and ZK Software . Kronos offers a complete WFM software application suite/hardware solution, whereas the ATS solutions are easily adaptable to other software that include WFM or T&A modules, and thus can function as a complement to competitor solutions like JDA Software and Workforce Software . As for ATS' other main competition, price sensitivity and quality are paramount factors in deals versus ZK Software. Currently, Read More

SAP Business One Marks 40,000 Customers


While some might wonder how many brand new large customers SAP might get annually for its top of the range SAP Business Suite, SAP Business One has just won its 40,000th customer. That's a fairly significant number to achieve within a decade, given that SAP's customer base totals around a quarter of a million and results from over 40 years of existence including numerous acquisitions. 4G

biometric locks  provider of large scale biometric identity management solutions, joins the growing number of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) using SAP Business One to capture business information in a single system while maintaining scalability as business expands. Working with 635 partners globally, SAP Business One has achieved steady growth to become SAP’s best-selling enterprise resource planning (ERP) application (as measured in number of customers) since its introduction in March 2002. Used in more than 150 Read More

Expect Boom in Electronic Signatures


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Evaluating Alternatives: Key Questions To Ask When Considering An Alternative ERP/MRP System


Replacing an aging enterprise resource planning/manufacturing resource planning (ERP/MRP) system to stay competitive brings with it a host of questions.

biometric locks  Alternatives: Key Questions To Ask When Considering An Alternative ERP/MRP System Situation Replacing an aging enterprise resource planning/manufacturing resource planning (ERP/MRP) system to stay competitive brings with it a host of questions. Will the system have the necessary visibility into manufacturing processes, particularly costs? Will it give customers and partners direct data exchange through the supply chain? Many companies facing this decision are still running old-style Read More

Technology Evaluation Centers presents "How to Select ERP Systems" at the MSCI Financial Executives Conference.


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