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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

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

Business Guide: Employment Background Checking


Although most businesses have high standards, they also are challenged by limited resources. In addition, they frequently need to move quickly when the time comes to make a hire. Yet each applicant and employee adds business and security risk. Fortunately, performing background checks on applicants and employees is an effective way to discover potential issues that could affect your business. Read this business guide.

checking  Guide: Employment Background Checking Although most businesses have high standards, they also are challenged by limited resources. In addition, they frequently need to move quickly when the time comes to make a hire. Yet each applicant and employee adds business and security risk. Fortunately, performing background checks on applicants and employees is an effective way to discover potential issues that could affect your business. Read this business guide. 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

Delta 21


The Delta21 system has nineteen modules, which include customer control, security, checking account, savings account, long term savings, cashier and teller control, credit management, loan control and management, banking account, general ledger, cost accounting, asset control, manager information system, credit card management, debit card management, project management, automatic teller machine interface, inventory and procurement, sales control, and tax management.

checking  include customer control, security, checking account, savings account, long term savings, cashier and teller control, credit management, loan control and management, banking account, general ledger, cost accounting, asset control, manager information system, credit card management, debit card management, project management, automatic teller machine interface, inventory and procurement, sales control, and tax management. Read More

Ultimate Connection Seeking Its US Retail Connection Through Solomon Software Partners


Great Plains announced at the Solomon Partner Conference in August, a number of new product enhancements and/or product alliances for its recently acquired division and former archrival, Solomon Software. Solomon Value Added Resellers focused on the retail industry or interested in addressing this dynamic growth sector, have been invited to partner with Ultimate Connection, a South African retail software vendor.

checking  demonstrations and rigorous reference checking. Despite promised tight integration of ActiveRetail, Solomon Software maintains its openness and interconnectivity to other products, which is one more incentive for considering all viable candidates. In any case, users are advised to ask for Solomon''s firm assurances on the availability and future upgrades timeframes, and more detailed scope of combined product functionality. Also, make sure that Solomon Software or its partner offers a single contract and Read More

Information Security 101: an Introduction to Being Compliant and Protecting Your Assets


E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for most businesses today. But by now many managers know that you shouldn’t stop at just implementing these tools and then going ahead, footloose and fancy-free, with using them. As with any other asset, you need to protect not just the

checking  of compliance by continually checking internal controls. And never mind the possibility of serving time in the slammer if the compliance violation is severe enough. And, oh, never mind the damage that can be done to the reputation of your company in the face of public disclosure of your compliance violations. It follows, then, that one of the first steps in boosting your security measures is to create a security and compliance policy. This internal policy should be a working document that clearly states Read More

Now Andersen, Tomorrow Accenture, They’ve got a lot of Selling to do


In compliance with the August arbitrator’s report on the conflict between Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting, the consulting firm has announced its new name to be Accenture. It wants this new identity to fully brand it in the marketplace, a task we think will be harder than Accenture admits.

checking  and 65 languages, and checking across seven or eight different classes of trade. The effort also generated around 3,000 trademark reports. Additionally, they did ''blind testing'' of thirty of the names with a number of clients and potential clients, and Accenture was the highest rated out of those. The result of all this narrowed the list down to 50. More trademark checks shortened it down to 10, and then finally a subcommittee reduced it to 4. Accenture was picked the winner on the announcement day, Read More

Accenture (nee Andersen Consulting) Marries New Business Model to Make its Mark


Accenture has moved from its former identity Andersen Consulting to a new mark and strategy aligned to its competitors in the market place. Since the arbitrators ruling in August, 2000, Accenture’s transformation has rapidly moved the organization from being centered around four competencies to a group of Service Lines.

checking  and 65 languages, and checking across seven or eight different classes of trade. The effort also generated around 3,000 trademark reports. Additionally, they did ''blind testing'' of thirty of the names with a number of clients and potential clients, and Accenture was the highest rated out of those. The result of all this narrowed the list down to 50. More trademark checks shortened it down to 10, and then finally a subcommittee reduced it to 4. Accenture was picked the winner on the announcement day, Read More

Program Testing Methodology Part One: Preparing for Testing


Program testing and debugging is one of the most critical aspects of implementing a computer system. Without programs which properly work, the system will never process information and produce the output for which it was designed. Testing procedures should be established and testing roles should be demarcated between the programmer and the analyst. Once this is done, test data that can test the limits of the program should then be created.

checking  his or her program. Desk-checking refers to the process of playing computer with the source code/listing, that is, following every step in the program and analyzing what will take place as the routine is processed. Desk-checking is probably the most useful tool in debugging a program and it is the most neglected and abused. Many programmers, immediately upon obtaining a compilation with no diagnostics, resubmit the program for a test run with test data. This is not a good testing technique as time Read More

The Lexicon of CRM - Part 1: From A to I


C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part one of three-part article to provide explanation and meaning for most of the common CRM phraseology. Here, in alphabetical order, is the Lexicon of CRM.

checking  Types of validation include: checking for the existence of data, and checking for data that is entered in a particular format. GPS - Global Positioning System . Starting to be incorporated in CRM Field Force Automation systems, so that the home office knows the location of its field resources (either people or vehicles or the like), and can use that data for more intelligent routing of field personnel. GUI - Graphical User Interface . The standard style computer interface since it was introduced by Apple Read More

Important Sarbanes-Oxley Act Mandates and What They Mean for Supply Chain Management


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checking  Claudia Delto''s 2005 article Checking It Twice -- Basel II, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, International Financial Reporting Standards ). Therefore, the timeliness requirement of Section 409 seems to call for a much more transparent and integrated financial reporting system than many companies have today. For example, companies that are accustomed to working on a ten-day financial closing period would seem to be at risk for noncompliance with the real time disclosure requirement, which is currently interpreted as 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

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

SOA From a Management Perspective: Part One


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checking  order amount, the credit checking service needs to return an approval or rejection. The process is similar to when televisions were built with individual electronic components and repair meant replacing a component and not the entire set. With SOA comes new terms and concepts, or old concepts with a new lexicon, both of which mean some difficult decisions lie ahead. With the use of services you can expect a lot of messaging traffic. Accordingly, you will need technology to manage this traffic and its Read More