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Ariba Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out


Sure, to most of us accounting sounds as exciting as watching paint dry, but no business can survive without properly managing its financial means. Especially in these days of scarce cash, processing invoices faster and more accurately by the accounts payable (A/P) or billing department is critical so that the accounts receivable (A/R) folks can get their cash faster. An efficient A/P function is

checking  Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out Sure, to most of us accounting sounds as exciting as watching paint dry, but no business can survive without properly managing its financial means. Especially in these days of scarce cash, processing invoices faster and more accurately by the  accounts payable (A/P)  or billing department is critical so that the  accounts receivable (A/R)  folks can get their cash faster. An efficient A/P function is something that all companies want, but few have been able to Read More

AuraPortal: A BPM Vendor Worth Checking Out


AuraPortal, a new business process management (BPM) vendor, offers a solution that creates business process execution models without the need for heavy IT programming. In this article, Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic gives inside view of the vendor’s development strategies and the broad scope of BPM suite’s modules, and discusses how the system’s differentiating features addresses the diverse needs of its customers.

checking  A BPM Vendor Worth Checking Out Despite the ongoing consolidation in the business process management (BPM) space (i.e., the acquisitions of Lombardi Software by IBM , Metastorm by Open Text , Chordiant by Pegasystems , Savvion by Progress Software [see related blog post on the TEC Blog ], BEA Systems by Oracle , IDS Scheer by Software AG , and so on), the BPM arena is still crowded with a number of vibrant vendors (many of which are still startups) with innovative value propositions and approaches. A Read More

10 Tips for Checking Your Software Implementer's References


Your organization has selected to purchase an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software—or any other type of software for that matter. The next step is to find the software provider that will deliver and implement the software for you. This can be the vendor, an independent software vendor (ISV), or an authorized reseller, often called a value-added reseller (VAR). Finding the right service

checking  Tips for Checking Your Software Implementer''s References Your organization has selected to purchase an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software—or any other type of software for that matter. The next step is to find the software provider that will deliver and implement the software for you. This can be the vendor, an independent software vendor (ISV), or an authorized reseller, often called a value-added reseller (VAR). Finding the right service provider for your organization is a challenging feat. Read More

No Nonsense: Employment Background Checking


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checking  Nonsense: Employment Background Checking Hiring new employees can expose your company to all kinds of risk. Did you know that 3 out of 10 business failures are caused by employee theft average workplace violence awards exceed $1 million (USD) as many as one-third of employee application forms contain outright lies both federal and state laws limit your actions when conducting employee background checks Learn how to find the right employees—while avoiding potentially serious problems—in Business Read More

SMB Finance and Accounting Checklist: What You Need to Consider Before You Buy


Making a list and checking it twice is a particularly good practice when picking a finance and accounting software solution. If you don’t find the right product for your company, you’ll just pay for the mistakes on the back end. But first you need to know which features your small to midsize business must have and which you don’t want. Get some tips that will help you create your finance and accounting checklist.

checking  Making a list and checking it twice is a particularly good practice when picking a finance and accounting software solution. If you don’t find the right product for your company, you’ll just pay for the mistakes on the back end. But first you need to know which features your small to midsize business must have and which you don’t want. Get some tips that will help you create your finance and accounting checklist. Read More

myStaffingPro Applicant Tracking System


HR Services, Inc.'s myStaffingPro is a web-based applicant tracking system. The standard solution system features applicant, administrative, and user functionalities. Applicant functionalities include status and duplicate checking; integrated online application; live chat, e-mail, and telephone support; resume collection; and security. The administrative module allows HR personnel to build a job description library; create paper applications online; establish an applicant workflow; manage location information; and define job-specific questions. User interface capabilites include advanced reporting; applicant management; applicant prescreening; document management; referral source collection and reporting; requisition management; and a user-specific dashboard. With myStaffingPro Enterprise Add-ons, users can modify the standard system with enterprise-level features, including ad feed and tracking; behavioral assessment; questionnaire scoring; and resume parsing and upload. The company also provides custom talent management solutions for multi-faceted hiring processes.  

checking  include status and duplicate checking; integrated online application; live chat, e-mail, and telephone support; resume collection; and security. The administrative module allows HR personnel to build a job description library; create paper applications online; establish an applicant workflow; manage location information; and define job-specific questions. User interface capabilites include advanced reporting; applicant management; applicant prescreening; document management; referral source collection Read More

Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley


Compliance with the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (and a slew of other regulations) is crucial for all businesses, as failure to comply with the law’s strict standards and policies can spell disaster for executives and upper management of any enterprise.

checking  Claudia Delto''s 2005 article Checking It Twice—Basel II, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, International Financial Reporting Standards ). These companies have especially hurt several million small investors by nearly wiping out the investors'' pension plans. Much of the abuse that occurred at that time simply came down to either the failure to remember or a deliberate disregard for basic ethics and common sense. The US government reacted in July of 2002 by instating a law that defines how corporate reporting must be Read More

Vendor Review: SecureWave Protects Microsoft Operating System Platforms


The traditional approach to network intrusion management is to detect an intrusion, analyze it, and then works toward eradicating it. By buckling down your host security, securing the input/output devices, and intercepting Trojan executables, SecureWave can prevent intrusions from happening up front.

checking  it is blocked. The checking process happens seamlessly and virtually instantaneously. Since the hash checking mechanism is loaded on the client system, the system remains protected even if it is disconnected from the network. SecureEXE can block unauthorized executables not just from users, but also from particular systems. Aside from making sure that licensed executables run only where they are suppose to run, this type of feature can be ideal in a software development environment when you want to make Read More

Case Study: Poudre Valley Health System


In 2006, Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS) was about to open a new hospital in Colorado (US). PVHS’s human resources (HR) department saw the need to change some existing processes, including the method of referencing job candidates. After one year of using a new HR hiring process solution, PVHS was able to predict supervisor evaluations of new hires and had the potential to save over $850,000 (USD). Learn more.

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ERP Systems and the ETO Manufacturing Market Part Two: ETO versus Repetitive Differences


ETO-oriented (engineer-to-order) systems must facilitate the near real time transfer of information and complex product knowledge for collaboration across the extended enterprise. It should especially be suited to organizations that seek to maintain complex selling relationships, such as businesses whose procurement and sales functions rely on subcontractors, channel partnerships or a distributed sales force.

checking  requires many levels of checking and re-checking customer process requirements and facilities capabilities, as well as preliminary design work and sourcing of specific components or materials. The process typically goes through much iteration every time the customer uncovers a new requirement or constraint. The labor-intensive nature of this process has often resulted in lengthy estimating cycles, which have in turn often translated to lost business opportunities. This is Part Two of a three-part note. Pa Read More

Software Selection, Mafia-style


The Guardian's excellent article How to Do Business Like the Mafia lists 7 rules for running a successful business—legitimate or otherwise. And where there are business rules, of course, there’s enterprise software. Which led me to wonder just how the Mafia would go about the enterprise software selection process. Happily, we have Cosa Nostra's “10 Commandments” to help us

checking  This is the invaluable reference-checking stage of the selection process, where you look at how vendors on your shortlist handle organizations that share your market, business challenges, and industry-specific processes. Don’t skip this part. Many do. Also see Your Guide to Enterprise Software Selection: Part One 3. Never be seen with cops. Software selection lesson : Here, I guess the underlying lesson for mafia types is “don’t sow confusion within the ranks by consorting with the enemy.” In the Read More

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a Compliance Iceberg


The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is not the only government regulation that enterprises must comply with. Several others make it imperative that appropriate enterprise resource planning and financial management systems provide comprehensive sets of financials and analytics capabilities to ensure compliance.

checking  Claudia Delto''s 2005 article Checking It Twice—Basel II, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, International Financial Reporting Standards ). IFRS and International Accounting Standards (IAS) were created by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to promote internationally comparable financial statements. Regulation 2002/3626 requires that some 7,000 listed companies in the European Union (EU) prepare their consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS and IAS (see mySAP ERP Financials: IFRS Read More

QAD Continues to Wade Through Red Ink


QAD, one of the leading ERP vendors, announced a number of product and alliance initiatives during its annual user conference in May. However, yet another saga in the tale of their expensive R&D operation was included in the report.

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checking  is actively and consistently checking the routing of your calls for problems. Poor routing can slow your faxes considerably, and is not something within your control, but your provider can ensure maximum efficiency if he has the right knowledge and experience to handle the problem. 2) I can''t use VoIP with credit card dial-up modems Whereas data sent via the PSTN for credit card transactions is encrypted, digital VoIP information is normally unencrypted. This means that credit card data sent by VoIP is Read More

Is Oracle Becoming Invincible?


On June 20, Oracle Corporation, the leading provider of database and enterprise software applications, announced its fiscal 2000 results, claiming that it has passed SAP to become the world's largest applications software company.

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