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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

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

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

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

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

The Whys and Hows of a Security Vulnerability Assessment


TEC outlines the reasons for having a Security Vulnerability Assessment done, how a security vulnerability assessment is performed, what can be gained by enlisting the Security Vulnerability Assessment process, and what you should expect to see in a Security Vulnerability Assessment report. After all, the most important reason for having a Security Vulnerability Assessment performed is to enable corrective action. How can you know what to secure if you don't know what is insecure?

checking  will try will be checking for include an assortment of vulnerabilities associated with file transfer protocols, hardware peripherals, hacker Trojans and backdoors, SMTP and messaging problems, network file system vulnerabilities, website and CGI holes. Checking for denial of service attacks, Intrusion Detection System functionality, and UDP ports is something that sets the premiere auditors apart from the rest. The Report Make sure you receive a copy of the report, and make sure it lists the risks in Read More

Software Selection: A Third Alternative Part Two: Seller's Perspective and the Third Alternative


Failed projects do not bode well for the vendor. It can cause their sales cycle costs only to rise even more and their reputation to suffer or, at least, become suspect. Surely, the consequences can be much more severe for the client where an incorrect software selection can lead to business losses. Accordingly, it is in everyone's best interest to select the right enterprise software and do it economically but with confidence.

checking  to their counterparts when checking references. Consultants familiar with the class of software being selected can assist in developing the scenarios. Furthermore, consultants can be useful in organizing and running the demo, allowing your company to devote its full attention to the demo results. While attempting to combine the best aspects of the two approaches, the third alternative also can assist your company in completing the process effectively while requiring less of your company''s time and money. 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 First Step in mySAP.com


Application Hosting with mySAP.com was introduced in January of 1999. Recently, SAP announced over 5,000 users in North America have embraced the initiative.

checking  Further, the time spent checking out the application may provide SAP and its partners time to further streamline the solution. (For more information see TEC News Analysis article: SAP/HP on the Web Together Janauary 7th, 2000). Read More

iCIMS Partners with SkillSurvey


iCIMS and SkillSurvey announced their partnership yesterday. iCIMS aims to advance its talent acquisition solution by offering its clients access to the behavioral, Web-based reference-checking software developed SkillSurvey. SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360 is a tool set containing over 270 online, behaviorally based surveys that unveil a picture of a candidate based on the candidate's

checking  to the behavioral, Web-based reference-checking software developed SkillSurvey. SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360 is a tool set containing over 270 online, behaviorally based surveys that unveil a picture of a candidate based on the candidate''s references. The information is securely collected from managers, peers, subordinates, and business partners who are released from legal liability. Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer, iCIMS says, “We’ve always had a great experience working alongside SkillSurvey Read More

Poor Data Quality Means A Waste of Money


Data quality sounds like a motherhood and apple pie issue, of course we want our data to be right. However, very few enterprises get serious about it. Maybe that's because the cost of data quality is hidden. That cost can be huge.

checking  to implement more error checking procedures? For example, if we ship in full pallets but report in cases, do the numbers make sense? One of the most frequent and most difficult causes of data quality is culture. If people do not think that data quality is important, it isn''t. Since it is not important, people do not worry about the accuracy of a count or their handwriting on a picking document or they guess at the slot number. People will always be people and they pay attention to what''s important. Read More

A Day in the Life of the Mobile Worker


Working remotely, on mobile devices, and in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environment means that in a typical day, employees require secure mobile access to all kinds of networks and information. This document outlines the mobility approach of Pulse Secure—a provider of access and mobile security solutions. The company looks at some typical daily processes a mobile worker will encounter, including working from home, checking e-mail while traveling, and accessing a corporate network from a personal device.

checking  including working from home, checking e-mail while traveling, and accessing a corporate network from a personal device. Read More

SAP to Become Leaner, Meaner and More Organized


SAP is reportedly planning a radical revamp of its software development operations in an effort to regain dominance of the North American business software market.

checking  demonstrations and rigorous reference checking. Future clients are also advised to request SAP''s written commitment to promised functionality, general availability date, price, length of implementation, and seamless future upgrades, particularly for recently announced partnered offerings. SAP has traditionally been honest and forthright in addressing these questions. Therefore, it should not be difficult to make SAP grant a single contract and help desk for all the disparate components of its product Read More

Software Selection Slagging


Consulting firm, 180 Systems, posted a little note regarding an article we recently published on some parts of the evaluation and selection process that we promote. I'd recommend checking out the 180 site for additional information. In fact they have a brief list of steps that tend to be very similar to commonly recognized selection best-practices, and are in many ways, close to what we at TEC

checking  we promote. I''d recommend checking out the 180 site for additional information. In fact they have a brief list of steps that tend to be very similar to commonly recognized selection best-practices, and are in many ways, close to what we at TEC recommend (more on that later as we''re preparing to publish our internal guide). 180 Systems has a few perspectives to contribute on the subject and that''s why I''m surprised they didn''t say something more critically astute in their post, which I cited above. The Read More