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IT Planning: A Corporate Mantra
Aligning IT with business objectives has long been a mantra of corporate directives. But organizations often fall short of publishing quality documents and

corporate capabilities  solicitation and understanding of corporate needs is greatly enhanced. When the plans are shared with vendors, the vendors are better able to match their capabilities to their clients needs. Internal IT Challenges The value proposition for thorough planning is clear. Below are some points that underscore why there are so few quality plans being created? Getting started is difficult. The individuals most knowledgeable and technically capable often do not have the writing and requisite skills necessary. IT

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Talent Management

Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning. 

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Enhanced Social and Mobile Capabilities for Concurforce


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corporate capabilities  integration—The ability to book corporate travel and turn reservations from any travel vendor into a single organized itinerary that can automatically be turned into an expense report. Concurforce matches itinerary details from Concur Travel or TripIt Pro with auto-imported credit card charges to create a one-click expense report. Salesforce Chatter integration—TripIt Pro itineraries and Concurforce notifications are automatically posted to Salesforce Chatter, increasing collaboration on business Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Three: Market Impact


As business applications' scope continues to expand, so does a propagation of data sources across the businesses and IT systems. Achieving consistent understanding of this scattered data has become a major hurdle to improved business processes, with redundancy, waste and a plethora of lost opportunities as a result.

corporate capabilities  initiative with several prominent corporate customers, including Dow , Motorola , and Nokia , might give some vindication to Oracle 's long-touted notion of a single database with a single data model underlying all business applications, creating a so-called single version of the truth for all enterprise data. This is Part Three of a five-part note. Parts One and Two detailed the event summary. Part Four will look at SAP and A2i. Part Five will discuss challenges and make user recommendations. Why Read More

Applications Giants Bolster Their Pricing Management Capabilities


Previously price management was an overlooked area by vendors because they lacked the native capabilities to meet this need. However, through partnerships and acquisitions, they are creating viable products, which are enabling enterprises to see greater return.

corporate capabilities  product. It also aligns corporate profitability by making price enforcement tools available to both manufacturing and sales personnel. pVelocity also focuses on profit velocity —the profit/time ration of a product or piece of equipment, along with a planning tool to adjust throughput rates as a what-if scenario tool. Metreo Price optimization and price enforcement functionality for manufacturing and distribution companies with complex transactions and a high volume of data. ProfitLogic (now part of Read More

IFS Joins the Corporate Social Responsibility Fray


While day 1 of the IFS World Conference 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden was mostly about mobility, day 2 expanded into some other interesting themes and topics. IFS has long positioned itself as a single-instance global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution alternative to SAP and Oracle. The realm of corporate social responsibility (CSR) presents notable challenges for organizations due to the

corporate capabilities  of being a responsible corporate citizen (with both its tangible and intangible benefits), smart companies view CSR as an opportunity to improve their business processes and competitiveness. After all, some regulations will never be repealed. And what if, say, a US company that doesn't have strict local regulations still wants to compete in regions with more affinity for environmental protection and regulations? By closely monitoring the market and working with its customers, IFS has developed fully Read More

Improving the Flexibility of Learning Management to Expand its Reach and Meet Corporate Training Obj


Tenaris, an organization operating in the steel and energy industries, faced a number of business challenges, including managing the complete spectrum of training from e-learning to classroom and integrating informal and formal learning methodologies. The company chose SumTotal Learning Management as a platform for training initiatives and to administer a variety of learning activities for both internal and external audiences.

corporate capabilities  its Reach and Meet Corporate Training Obj Tenaris, an organization operating in the steel and energy industries, faced a number of business challenges, including managing the complete spectrum of training from e-learning to classroom and integrating informal and formal learning methodologies. The company chose SumTotal Learning Management as a platform for training initiatives and to administer a variety of learning activities for both internal and external audiences. Read More

Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma-The Loss of Corporate Consciousness


Companies relying on manual implementation and support for lean and world class methodologies risk losing corporate consciousness. Avoid the pitfalls of lost information and flexibility; place value on performance gaps and create matrixes of tools and applications to prioritize issues.

corporate capabilities  Technology Dilemma-The Loss of Corporate Consciousness Introduction Lean and world class companies, and those that are actively on the journey toward a world class level of performance are generally admired and used as a benchmark. Yet, many of these companies, in their quest to get lean, have fallen victim to what we will call a loss of corporate consciousness , which results from manually implemented and supported lean and world class manufacturing methodologies. Is manually implemented and supported Read More

Protecting Sensitive Data on Shared Networks: How to Provide Persistent Encryption of Confidential Folders on Corporate Networks


Companies want to manage security risks and encryption to protect data and to comply with industry guidelines. The desire to separate network management from document ownership can create additional security concerns, as IT services are outsourced. To address these issues, you need to ensure your security solution provides visible and on-going encryption of sensitive data files shared on your networks. Learn more.

corporate capabilities  of Confidential Folders on Corporate Networks Companies want to manage security risks and encryption to protect data and to comply with industry guidelines. The desire to separate network management from document ownership can create additional security concerns, as IT services are outsourced. To address these issues, you need to ensure your security solution provides visible and on-going encryption of sensitive data files shared on your networks. Learn more. Read More

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and highlights the dramatic value proposition available to companies that deploy advanced service strategies and decision-support tools to address these challenges. Brief case studies from leading service organizations Cisco and KLA-Tencor show examples of successful deployments of service supply chain strategies.

corporate capabilities  Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability Abstract The last decade has witnessed a substantial shift in emphasis on the part of many OEM manufacturers, from a focus on the products they produce to a concentration on their customers and the value that their customers derive from ownership and use of these products after the initial product sale. The importance of service is made clear in a recent AMR survey 1 of manufacturing companies which revealed that service represents 24 percent of their Read More

Using Google Analytics to Increase Your Reporting Capabilities


A recent study by Jupiter Research found that e-mail marketers using Web analytics click-stream data to generate targeted e-mail campaigns produce an impressive average click-through rate of 14 percent, and a conversion rate of 3.9 percent. Can your business claim numbers this high? If not, find out how you can with Web analytics tools that will help you gain insight on your subscribers’ behaviors while increasing sales.

corporate capabilities  Google Analytics to Increase Your Reporting Capabilities A recent study by Jupiter Research found that e-mail marketers using Web analytics click-stream data to generate targeted e-mail campaigns produce an impressive average click-through rate of 14 percent, and a conversion rate of 3.9 percent. Can your business claim numbers this high? If not, find out how you can with Web analytics tools that will help you gain insight on your subscribers’ behaviors while increasing sales. Read More

SAP BusinessObjects Solutions Provide BI and Analytics Capabilities to SaaS and Independent Software Vendors


Today’s uncertain economic climate, rapidly changing customer preferences, intensifying competition, and increasingly dispersed workforce are driving organizations to rethink how they collect and disseminate information in order to make better business decisions. This profile examines solutions that are helping independent software vendors (ISVs) and software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors overcome this challenge.

corporate capabilities  BusinessObjects Solutions Provide BI and Analytics Capabilities to SaaS and Independent Software Vendors Today’s uncertain economic climate, rapidly changing customer preferences, intensifying competition, and increasingly dispersed workforce are driving organizations to rethink how they collect and disseminate information in order to make better business decisions. This profile examines solutions that are helping independent software vendors (ISVs) and software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors overcome Read More

New Database Capabilities from Teradata


During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference @ Expo, Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest

corporate capabilities  Database Capabilities from Teradata During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference & Expo , Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest engineers in its labs located in the U.S. and around the world to provide capabilities Read More

When Workforce Goals Meet Corporate Strategy: Six Tips for Getting the Greatest Value from Alignment


Successful goal alignment, as part of a unified approach to talent development, can help your company significantly enhance its competitive edge by accelerating time-to-market and increasing business agility—so you can react faster to threats and seize opportunities in new markets. In this white paper, you’ll learn six critical tips for achieving and maintaining alignment between your employees and your business goals.

corporate capabilities  Workforce Goals Meet Corporate Strategy: Six Tips for Getting the Greatest Value from Alignment Successful goal alignment, as part of a unified approach to talent development, can help your company significantly enhance its competitive edge by accelerating time-to-market and increasing business agility—so you can react faster to threats and seize opportunities in new markets. In this white paper, you’ll learn six critical tips for achieving and maintaining alignment between your employees and your Read More

Analysis of Lawson Delivering New Retail Analytic Capabilities


On January 17, Lawson Software announced new comparative sales analyzer capabilities within its advanced suite of retail analytic applications. Comparative (comp) sales functionality, available in Lawson release 7.3.2 scheduled for the Fall of 2000, enables retailers to easily maintain, analyze and report on comparative sales and other key business metrics.

corporate capabilities  of Lawson Delivering New Retail Analytic Capabilities Event Summary On January 17, Lawson Software announced new comparative sales analyzer capabilities within its advanced suite of retail analytic applications. Comparative (comp) sales functionality, available in Lawson release 7.3.2 scheduled for the Fall of 2000, allegedly enables retailers to easily maintain, analyze and report on comparative sales and other key business metrics. Lawson made the announcement at the National Retail Federation Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Two: xCat and SAP MDM


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