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Unlocking the Value of Competencies: A Look at Competency-based Management
Does your company know the competencies it has and those it needs to support business growth? TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at how a competency-based approach

competency mapping  of this article.   Competency Mapping and Evaluation Competency mapping is a process in which an organization assesses and determines the strengths of an individual employee. It generally examines two areas: emotional intelligence and the individual’s strengths in areas such as team structure, leadership, and decision making. Large organizations often use some form of competency mapping in order to understand how to most effectively use the strongest competencies or qualities of its employees. They

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BI Software Implementation Success: The Human Factor


We are easily convinced that having the right business intelligence (BI) application will help us achieve total control over our business and increase the return on investment (ROI) of our data. While BI solutions undeniably have this potential, the success of a BI software implementation depends on several factors. TEC Research Analyst Jorge García looks at the role of the human factor in your implementation project.

competency mapping  force skilled with analytical competency, then the faster will be the rate of organizational improvement. Finding the right people–method–tool combination for your organization will convert your BI applications into drivers of performance improvement. Deploying a BI solution is more complex than just installing a powerful application. Its chances for success require a lot of tightly integrated factors to be considered. Broadly speaking, the human factor comes into play in the following important ways Read More

The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes


Today, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers—also known as project-based manufacturers—experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering and manufacturing groups as they strive to win business and streamline end-to-end processes. But by capturing engineering knowledge and using it to automate key business processes, manufacturers can increase sales bid and win rates, decrease internal operating expenses, and shorten lead times.

competency mapping  Processes , Business Process Competency , Process Mapping , Process Management , Governance Business Process . Today, Engineer-to-Order (ETO) manufacturers experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering and manufacturing groups as they strive to win business and streamline end-to-end processes. By capturing engineering knowledge and using it to automate key business processes, manufacturers can increase sales bid and win rates, decrease internal operating expenses and shorten lead Read More

Selecting a PLM Vendor


PLM enterprise applications should not be selected in a vacuum. The needs and requirements of multiple departments and even business partners must be represented in the documented requirements and also on the selection team, which should attempt to examine different functions and methods involved in critical areas.

competency mapping  product development a core competency should investigate PLM immediately to maintain their leadership in this area. Other companies should see PLM as a necessary requirement to maintain parity with competitors. However, one lesson learned from past experiences is that PLM enterprise applications should not be selected in a vacuum. The needs and requirements of multiple departments and even business partners must be represented in the documented requirements and also on the selection team, which should Read More

Collaborative Logistics Technology: Filling the Competency Gap


It’s not just operating talent and facilities that win business for logistics service providers. Every community of clients, customers, suppliers, and carriers must work together to fulfill perfect orders. However, few supply chain communities consist entirely of companies with top-notch supply chain applications. Learn how a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help fill the gaps—and increase value to your clients.

competency mapping  a higher level of competency in order to meet the growing demands of logistics IT? EDI: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the most obvious place to start. It is the most traditional form of logistics collaboration. EDI can be defined as a transfer of structured data, by agreed message standards, from one computer system to another without human intervention. EDI ‘standards’ were designed to formalize the format of trading documents between systems. In theory this makes a lot of sense. In practice, Read More

Begin at the End: A Good Lean Strategy Starts with Defining Your Ultimate Goal


You know the statistics—lean can shorten your lead times, reduce inventories, cut operating costs, free up resources, and more. But countless surveys have confirmed that most lean initiatives fail to deliver expected and needed results. Why? Are successes confined to a restricted list of industry sectors? Are only "lean experts" capable of leading an organization through a successful implementation?

competency mapping  at the End: A Good Lean Strategy Starts with Defining Your Ultimate Goal Begin at the End: A Good Lean Strategy Starts with Defining Your Ultimate Goal If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Infor is the world's third largest business software company. We develop and acquire proven software products that have rich, built-in functionality. Then we make them better. We invest resources into product innovation and Read More

Salary.com Wins Talent Management Shootout at 12th Annual HR Technology Conference


This year, I had the honor of attending the 12th Annual Human Resources (HR) Technology Conference held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois (US). While many of the events at the three-day conference piqued my interest, none did so more than the 2nd Annual Talent Management Shootout. This shootout reminded me of TEC’s very own shootouts and showdowns, done several times throughout the year

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Llamasoft Keeps Supply Chain Design Relevant


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competency mapping  function, and use this competency as a competitive weapon for their business. Often they will establish a centralized supply chain design function to continuously optimize their end-to-end supply chains. To that end, LLamasoft ’s supply chain design software  enables companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize, and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability, and risk mitigation. Supply Chain Guru is Llamasoft’s flagship Read More

SAP Announces Investment in Catalyst International


ERP giant SAP AG announced on September 1 that it had acquired nearly a 10% stake in warehouse management system (WMS) vendor, Catalyst International Inc.

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IBM Firewall Discontinued


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Case Study: Ariba, Inc.


Ariba, Inc., with over 1,500 employees, makes software to help companies assess, capture, and reconcile spending. Post-merger, Ariba wanted to assess its staff’s strengths and weaknesses, and looked for a program to help measure competencies in sales and consulting. With SumTotal’s ResultsOnDemand platform as part of its Competency Development system, Ariba identified the top—and bottom—three competencies. Find out how.

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Geocoding: Acquiring Location Intelligence to Make Better Business Decisions


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Better Visualization and Performance with Pentaho Business Analytics 4.5


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