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The Application Server War Escalates
At JavaOne in San Francisco, a battle ensued between BEA Systems CEO Bill Coleman, and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. In a truly ugly display of how contentious the application server market has become, they argued over whose product was better, faster, cheaper. The keynote was so rife with charges and countercharges that they had to hold an after-keynote press conference to explain themselves.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: language, its ROI for business, and its speed of implementation. This keynote speech indicated that there is more to the application server war than meets the eye. The keynote started off innocuously enough, with BEA CEO Coleman speaking about BEA s future proof concept of development. Coleman discussed at length the wonders of J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition), J2SE (Standard Edition), and J2ME (Micro Edition for embedded applications). His presentation was 85% Java is so cool and 15% BEA rules . He
6/25/2001

Application Erosion: Eating Away at Your Hard Earned Value
Application erosion starts the day you turn on any new system, and it continues constantly. To prevent it, you need a plan. If you suffer from it today, you need a plan to regain the value you once had.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: system. Of course the business changes. But in most companies, it changes so slowly that there is no plan to insure that systems support reflects those changes. We begin to see more and more functions being done on spreadsheets or manually with less and less being part of the formal system. The impact on value—it declines as the system drifts away from the needs of the business. Do all these forces mean that the erosion takes years? No, it starts the day you turn on any new system. It continues
3/25/2005

Application Vendors - Avoid Sabotaging Sales With Marketing
Have you ever lost deals where you knew you had the better product? Have you ever lost deals where the prospect agreed you had a better product? The two most frequent reasons for losing deals are poor salesmanship and poor marketing.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: can do for their business that is what you should be talking about. Do You Need a Marketing Check-up? Give your marketing a check up. Is it helping your sales efforts? Is it bringing in the right prospects? Is it making it easier for the sales team to close business? Do deals close faster due to your marketing? If you cannot answer yes to these questions, maybe your marketing is sabotaging your sales. Then again, if you answer yes, are you drinking your own cool-aid? About the Authors Olin Thompson is
1/31/2003

Application Erosion: More Causes and Cures
Application erosion is real and it has a significant impact on the long-term value of technology. It can have various causes, but there is a possible solution to each one of them.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: IS organization with the business functions with clear cut responsibilities for staying immersed in the business, not in the technology, is critical to avoiding application erosion. Regardless of the technology used or the efforts of IS, the formal system and the actual business processes will have a widening gap over time. A periodic review of this gap will help focus attention on the problem. Identifying the gap will allow management to quantify the cost of the gap in terms of the effort required to
3/26/2005

5 Ways Your Business Can Thrive in an Economic Storm
You'll find them in the white paper how your business can thrive during an economic storm.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: 5 Ways Your Business Can Thrive in an Economic Storm 5 Ways Your Business Can Thrive in an Economic Storm Yes, it s true. There are at least five proven ways to help your company thrive in bad economic conditions. You ll find them in the white paper How Your Business Can Thrive During an Economic Storm . Written by a nationally recognized business expert, author, and attorney, this timely white paper sets out five ways to take on the challenges of a difficult economy—and win. You ll find out how to take
1/7/2009

Demand-driven Supply Networks for Small and Medium Business
Lately demand-driven supply networks (DDSN) are a much talked about topic, yet little is written about SMBs and DDSN. By understanding the basics of DDSN, and through selective implementation, SMBs can experience the agility, adaptability, and alignment of DDSN.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: for Small and Medium Business Demand-driven Supply Networks for Small and Medium Business Sean Wheller - October 10, 2005 Read Comments Introduction In the last year or two there has been much talk about demand-driven supply networks (DDSN). A simple search on Google for DDSN model will return pages of information about DDSN. Despite this and all the noise about small and medium business (SMB) in the enterprise applications arena, information about DDSN for SMBs is virtually nonexistent. The irony of
10/10/2005

5 Great Business Analytics Opportunities for Midsize Businesses
Many midsize organizations are collecting large amounts of data but lack the resources to mine much value from it. Technical complexity and cost have been major limiting factors, and the result is missed opportunities, wasted time, and redundant effort. All of this hits the bottom line and has historically put midsize companies at a disadvantage. But all that is changing. New tools are emerging that make analytics accessible to almost everyone, and you don't need a Ph.D. in statistics to use them. This session will discuss and demonstrate how midsize organizations can dig into data about their customers and their business and put this insight into action to reduce costs and generate revenues.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: 5 Great Business Analytics Opportunities for Midsize Businesses 5 Great Business Analytics Opportunities for Midsize Businesses Source: IBM Document Type: Web Cast Description: Many midsize organizations are collecting large amounts of data but lack the resources to mine much value from it. Technical complexity and cost have been major limiting factors, and the result is missed opportunities, wasted time, and redundant effort. All of this hits the bottom line and has historically put midsize companies at
5/16/2013 4:23:00 PM

SAP HANA: From Database to Platform
At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the product and its place in the in-memory processing product space.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: Disqus Related Topics:   Business Intelligence and Data Management,   Database Management System (DBMS) Related Industries:   Industry Independent Related Keywords:   SAP,   SAP HANA,   in-memory,   database management system,   OLTP,   OLAP,   SAP strategy Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Learn more about Technology Evaluation Centers Readers who downloaded this TEC Report also read these popular documents! Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate Outcomes, Forecast Results, and Respond
11/20/2012 12:51:00 PM

Top Business Objectives When Adopting PLM
This PLM research note provides insight on the importance of business objectives when adopting PLM. This article presents research findings on business objectives to adopt PLM based on software selection projects and surveys conducted by TEC. Drawing and product documentation management, product collaboration, and engineering change management are the top priorities that PLM buyers have.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: Top Business Objectives When Adopting PLM Top Business Objectives When Adopting PLM Kurt (Yu) Chen - February 4, 2010 Read Comments Although product lifecycle management (PLM) can help business organizations achieve a variety of goals, some benefits of adopting PLM are more frequently sought than others. Research focusing on business objectives that PLM users have in mind prior to evaluating specific PLM solutions demonstrates that drawing and product documentation management, product collaboration, and
2/4/2010 1:02:00 PM

BI for the Small to Medium Business: Survey Report
You'll find it in the aberdeen report. business intelligence for the small to medium-sized business.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: Medium Business: Survey Report Business intelligence (BI) isn t just for big corporations anymore. Smaller companies like yours now have access to affordable, powerful BI software solutions that were previously not available. But how do you approach BI to get maximum results and the biggest return on your investment? While there may not be a single answer, now you can learn the secrets of small and midsized companies (SMBs) that are the world s best at exploiting BI software. You ll find it in the
6/20/2009

SAP Business Transformation Study: DIRECTV
DIRECTV is one of the largest broadcast satellite providers in the US. Faced with increased competition, the company decided to transform its supply chain by synchronizing its material requirements with its main equipment providers and automating its return materials authorization (RMA) process. With the help of SAP Solutions and Services, DIRECTV has improved its processes and reduced nonqualified returns by 20 percent.

BUSINESS APPLICATION PLATFORM CRM: SAP Business Transformation Study: DIRECTV SAP Business Transformation Study: DIRECTV Source: SAP Document Type: Case Study Description: DIRECTV is one of the largest broadcast satellite providers in the US. Faced with increased competition, the company decided to transform its supply chain by synchronizing its material requirements with its main equipment providers and automating its return materials authorization (RMA) process. With the help of SAP Solutions and Services, DIRECTV has improved its
1/31/2008 3:52:00 PM


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