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Enterprise Configuration Management for Risk Mitigation
Enterprise configuration management (ECM) is a process to capture data and dependencies about an information technology (IT) infrastructure and to create an

configuration changes  for Risk Mitigation Enterprise configuration management (ECM) is a process to capture data and dependencies about an information technology (IT) infrastructure and to create an audit trail of changes against that infrastructure. The ECM process manages the revision and status of all the digital assets in an IT infrastructure. This white paper by Chris Kincaid from Configuration Management, Inc. discusses the benefits of ECM for risk mitigation.

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Configure Price Quote (CPQ)

Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions (sometimes known as quote-to-order, or Q2O, systems) help drive sales effectiveness by supporting configuration and pricing activities and the generation of quotes that occure during the sales process. CPQ solutions create accurate and professional sales quotes for complex, custom-engineered or customizable products while streamlining core processes and lowering costs. Common features of CPQ software include product catalog and pricing functionality, product visualization, and support for channel sales.  

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SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Make sure that what you select now will keep abreast of the technology changes in the future. It may sometimes be more beneficial to implement the right solution slowly than to rush the wrong one into place.

configuration changes  rolling, lot tracking, product configuration, plant maintenance, engineering change control (ECC), quality management, distribution and multi-plant planning and project control. Still, for the time being, the commitment to the alliance remains firm, especially given the SoftBrand's April 26 announcement of the formation of a new business unit to pursue global market opportunities which resulted fromits recent announcement of its intention to enter a partnership with SAP. Thus, the vendor established the Read More

Q2O Systems: Solutions for Quotation Management and Pricing Configuration


Quote-to-order systems include quotation management and pricing configuration solutions. Pricing configuration engines automate pricing and quoting processes for manufacturers with complex requirements. Their benefits include quotes that are quick and accurate, leading to increased customer satisfaction.

configuration changes  are using this product configuration strategy to customize their products to an exacting set of specifications from their manufacturing customers. CTO products are comprised of both standard and custom components, with the majority being customized to the needs of the customer. Industries relying on CTO require intelligent product constraints within product configurators. Guided selling strategies for these products might not work because it is not that easy to define a data model and an underlying Read More

The Need for Vulnerability Management


New network vulnerabilities appear every day due to flaws in software, faulty configuration, and human error. Detecting, removing, and controlling vulnerabilities requires vulnerability management (VM)—the continuous use of software tools to purge exploitable risks. Find out how making VM a part of your network security strategy can help you counter sophisticated exploits and document compliance with security standards.

configuration changes  vulnerabilities. For example, improper configuration of security applications such as a firewall may allow attackers to slip through ports that should be closed. Users of mobile devices may use a website without going through the corporate VPN, thus exposing those devices and the network to attacks. Or, a vector of attack may occur by clicking on an email attachment infected with malware. The exploitation of vulnerabilities via the Internet is a huge problem requiring immediate proactive control and Read More

Accelerating SAP Deployments


A crucial advantage of the SAP architecture is that configuration changes can be made easily—the downside being its tightly integrated nature, which increases the risk of unintended consequences. That means time to market is slowed by extensive testing. However, you can accelerate SAP delivery by using a test automation solution which automates most of the maintenance required by changes.

configuration changes  SAP architecture is that configuration changes can be made easily—the downside being its tightly integrated nature, which increases the risk of unintended consequences. That means time to market is slowed by extensive testing. However, you can accelerate SAP delivery by using a test automation solution which automates most of the maintenance required by changes. Read More

The High Performance Organization: Business Process Management for Project-Based Success


Although cost reduction, decreasing response time, and increased revenues are all standard corporate drivers, they are predicated on the changes and improvements of business processes. For companies to reach the next level of productivity and efficiency, and to meet the new wave of stricter government regulations, they urgently need to streamline business processes.

configuration changes  High Performance Organization: Business Process Management for Project-Based Success Although cost reduction, decreasing response time, and increased revenues are all standard corporate drivers, they are predicated on the changes and improvements of business processes. For companies to reach the next level of productivity and efficiency, and to meet the new wave of stricter government regulations, they urgently need to streamline business processes. Read More

Best Practices for Next-generation IP Address Management


Effective IP management requires proper allocation of address space for adequate address capacity as needed, as well as accurate configuration of DHCP and DNS servers. Along with flawless configuration and management of each of these foundational elements of Internet protocol (IP) address management, address managers must also integrate these management functions into the broader IT network management environment.

configuration changes  as well as accurate configuration of DHCP and DNS servers. Along with flawless configuration and management of each of these foundational elements of Internet protocol (IP) address management, address managers must also integrate these management functions into the broader IT network management environment. Read More

Configuration Solutions, LLC


Founded in 1996 as Configuration Systems & Consulting, Configuration Solutions delivers a suite of enterprise-wide and collaborative configuration software for several product and service complexities, or business and operating environments. For over fifteen years, Configuration Solutions have developed knowledge-based process and product configuration software. It is located in Portage, Michigan (US)

configuration changes  Founded in 1996 as Configuration Systems & Consulting, Configuration Solutions delivers a suite of enterprise-wide and collaborative configuration software for several product and service complexities, or business and operating environments. For over fifteen years, Configuration Solutions have developed knowledge-based process and product configuration software. It is located in Portage, Michigan (US) Read More

FPX


FPX, a minority-owned company, provides multi-tenant, on-demand configure-price-quote applications designed to automate product pricing and configuration. FPX is headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota (US), with regional offices around the US, and international offices in Hong Kong and London (UK).

configuration changes  automate product pricing and configuration. FPX is headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota (US), with regional offices around the US, and international offices in Hong Kong and London (UK). Read More

Manage the Change or Change the Management during an ERP Software Selection: The Change


Change happens all the time—but why are changes in our personal lives similar to those in our professional lives?  There are some major events that occur and change things forever. For an individual, such a change can be caused by marriage; for a company, by the selection of an ERP system. There is always a way out when relationships stop working (both between people and companies), but it can be

configuration changes  the Change or Change the Management during an ERP Software Selection: The Change Change happens all the time—but why are changes in our personal lives similar to those in our professional lives?  There are some major events that occur and change things forever. For an individual, such a change can be caused by marriage; for a company, by the selection of an ERP system. There is always a way out when relationships stop working (both between people and companies), but it can be painful—and Read More

The Looming Crisis in Cross-jurisdictional Internet Sales Tax Compliance


By some estimates, there are over 8,000 sales taxing jurisdictions in the US—and they implement from 900 to more than 3,000 rate and tax-rule changes every year. Understandably, the accountants who try to guide small to medium businesses (SMBs) through the intricacies of tax compliance are having a hard time of it. However, solutions are emerging that are uniquely suited to SMB needs for sales tax compliance.

configuration changes  Looming Crisis in Cross-jurisdictional Internet Sales Tax Compliance By some estimates, there are over 8,000 sales taxing jurisdictions in the US—and they implement from 900 to more than 3,000 rate and tax-rule changes every year. Understandably, the accountants who try to guide small to medium businesses (SMBs) through the intricacies of tax compliance are having a hard time of it. However, solutions are emerging that are uniquely suited to SMB needs for sales tax compliance. Read More

How Better Inventory Planning Can Unlock New Profit Potential for Distributors


Distributors increasingly play a value-added role in the supply chain. To remain competitive, they must rapidly react to the slightest changes in demand. But current forecasting techniques and the tools most distributors use don’t allow the needed long-term visibility. Discover how new solutions for demand planning can address the challenges of forecasting, and reduce obsolescence and the cost of inventory investment.

configuration changes  Better Inventory Planning Can Unlock New Profit Potential for Distributors Distributors increasingly play a value-added role in the supply chain. To remain competitive, they must rapidly react to the slightest changes in demand. But current forecasting techniques and the tools most distributors use don’t allow the needed long-term visibility. Discover how new solutions for demand planning can address the challenges of forecasting, and reduce obsolescence and the cost of inventory investment. Read More

Document Management Return on Investment Analysis


Find out how a document management system (DMS) can generate a significant return on investment (ROI) for small to midsized businesses (SMBs). The changes in technology pricing over the last 10 years have finally made it possible for SMBs to enjoy the same efficiencies provided by IT systems that large enterprises have enjoyed for decades. These advances in technology can now be applied with ease at the SMB level.

configuration changes  Management Return on Investment Analysis Find out how a document management system (DMS) can generate a significant return on investment (ROI) for small to midsized businesses (SMBs). The changes in technology pricing over the last 10 years have finally made it possible for SMBs to enjoy the same efficiencies provided by IT systems that large enterprises have enjoyed for decades. These advances in technology can now be applied with ease at the SMB level. Read More

Global HR Transformation


The practice of human resources (HR) management has evolved dramatically over the past 10 years. Some might argue that those changes are sufficient to satisfy today’s business requirements. But will they be enough to meet the critical challenges of tomorrow? Find out how effectively first-generation HR initiatives dealt with strategic issues, and what you’ll need to focus on for a successful response to future changes.

configuration changes  HR Transformation The practice of human resources (HR) management has evolved dramatically over the past 10 years. Some might argue that those changes are sufficient to satisfy today’s business requirements. But will they be enough to meet the critical challenges of tomorrow? Find out how effectively first-generation HR initiatives dealt with strategic issues, and what you’ll need to focus on for a successful response to future changes. Read More