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Business Performance Management Basics: An Overview of Business Performance Management and Its Benefits to the Organization
Business performance management (BPM) includes setting key performance indicators, using data mining to discover data patterns and using software to help drive

credit card processing entities  those patterns are). A credit card company may want to identify buying patterns and spending habits of customers, and an organization in the pharmaceuticals industry may choose to create a KPI to improve their manufacturing process and inventory control. Data mining can also be used to find patterns among multiple tables within relational databases. This is advantageous because data centralization (and having one view of corporate data) enables organizations to set the appropriate metrics. Data mining

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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Boosting the Bottom Line with Master Data Management


You may not have heard of master data management (MDM), but it can help an organization cut costs while strengthening its sales and marketing efforts. Find out how MDM can help boost your company's bottom line in this latest podcast.

credit card processing entities  bank announcing either a credit card offer or some other product offer, a significant amount of money can be spent on incorrect addresses, incorrect duplicate names, similar names, multiple mailings sent to the same household, very often not recognizing that spouses might actually belong to the same institutions as customers. All of these issues result directly in higher cost and lower profitability. The root cause of many of the problems I've just described was poor quality of master data, lack of Read More

Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard


The payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) defines a comprehensive set of requirements to enhance and enforce payment account data security in a proactive rather than passive way. These include security management, policies, procedures, network architectures, software design, and other protective measures. Get a better understanding of the PCC DSS and learn the costs and benefits of compliance.

credit card processing entities  . In addition to credit and debit cards, prepaid, e-purse, automated teller machine (ATM) and point-of-sale (POS) cards are all subject to these standards. In its own words, the PCI Security Standards Council describes itself as an open global forum for the ongoing development, enhancement, storage, dissemination and implementation of security standards for account data protection. Throughout most of the developed world, and especially within the United States, Canada, Japan and the European Union, Read More

Market Leaders of Global Trade Management


The strategic imperative to streamline the entire lifecycle of global trade has prompted JPMorgan and TradeBeam to acquire complementary companies. Logistics service providers also recognize that many customers want trade services, and are stepping up to the challenge.

credit card processing entities  account and letters of credit (LC) management. It also offers solutions for inventory management, shipment tracking, and supply chain electronic management (SCEM), and has over 3,000 customers, and users in over 100 countries worldwide. At the end of 2004, TradeBeam announced that it acquired the assets of Open Harbor , a leading provider of international trade logistics solutions (ITL).The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founded in 1999, Open Harbor possessed deep expertise in trade compliance, Read More

Winning the PCI Compliance Battle


The payment card industry (PCI) Data Security Standard establishes common processes and precautions for handling credit card data. Although achieving PCI compliance can seem daunting, the requirements represent security best practices that should be observed by any organization with IT systems and data to protect. Learn about network scanning and security assessment solutions that can help you manage PCI compliance.

credit card processing entities  banks, service providers and credit card companies. Bank of America, BJ's Wholesale Club, CardSystems Solutions, Choicepoint, Citigroup, DSW Show Warehouse, Hotels.com, LexisNexis, Polo Ralph Lauren and Wachovia are just a few of the names that have been boldly exposed in the media and pummeled in the financial markets after major data security breaches were revealed. Credit card data in particular has been compromised so frequently that calls for government intervention and regulation became widespread. Read More

Achieving PCI Compliance for Privileged Password Management and Remote Vendor Access


Noncompliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards can have a devastating effect on any company that relies on credit card transactions. Contractual penalties and revocation of your rights to process credit card transactions are just two potential repercussions. Though there is no single solution for PCI compliance, you can minimize the risks by staying on top of the latest products and procedures. Learn more.

credit card processing entities  company that relies on credit card transactions. Contractual penalties and revocation of your rights to process credit card transactions are just two potential repercussions. Though there is no single solution for PCI compliance, you can minimize the risks by staying on top of the latest products and procedures. Learn more. Read More

Case Study: Vermont Information Processing, Inc.


Early in 2004, software service provider Vermont Information Processing (VIP) saw an opportunity to help beverage producers drive down costs, improve productivity, and increase the accuracy of their business processes through automated supply chain communication solutions—or electronic data interchange (EDI) solutions. Find out why VIP chose Inovis’ suite of EDI solutions, and how it and its clients are benefiting.

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Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part Two: Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management


Using credit and A/R management as a sales tool requires defining goals and measuring results. Determining the competitive landscape and using A/R management software with key features will help companies realize the full potential of credit and A/R management.

credit card processing entities  Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part Two: Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management Featured Authors - Charles Chewning Jr.and Abe WalkingBear Sanchez - February 3, 2005 Introduction In the past, the idea of credit clung to the philosophy of risk management, measured by Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and percent of bad debt. However, credit and effectively managed accounts receivable (A/R), when used as a sales Read More

Cost and Pricing Models in Food and Beverage Processing: Seeing the Forest through the Trees


Lost sight of your bottom line? Product pricing not in step with your actual costs? So busy trying to stay on top of cost behavior that you can’t keep your costs under control? Cost and pricing models, as part of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, can help you better understand your costs. Put corrective measures into motion before problems occur—and save your food and beverage enterprise time and money.

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Identity-based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance


As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for merchants that store and process credit card data. That’s why it’s vital for key PCI requirements to be met when it comes to encryption, user authentication, virus and malware control, access control, and auditing.

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Best Market Practice for Calculation and Reporting of Wrong-Way Risk


This paper explores approaches for quantifying wrong-way risk (WWR), a natural extension of the risk management methodologies used to calculate credit value adjustment (CVA) measures. It also recommends the best practices for incorporating WWR into trade pricing and meeting regulatory requirements.

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Don’t Let Wireless Detour Your PCI Compliance


The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published a PCI DSS Wireless Guideline which acknowledges that wireless is a clear and present danger to network security and those who collect, store or transmit card holder data must take steps to assure that it is secure, whether or not wireless is deployed in the cardholder data environment. Organizations that handle payment card data must take steps to secure the CDE against wireless threats including unmanaged and unknown wireless devices in the environment and must scan all locations. This white paper helps organizations understand how the PCI DSS 1.2 wireless requirements apply to them, how to meet those requirements in a cost effective way, and how to secure your network and cardholder data from wireless threats.

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Enterprise Information Management: Tentative Past, Promising Future


Some four decades after early “data processing strategists” realized the importance of a comprehensive, manageable approach to truly integrated information, the typical organization is no closer to achieving those objectives. The question must be asked, then: will we ever achieve true, well-architected enterprise-scale information management? And if so, when? The answer (and the good news): probably—and soon.

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SAP Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings


A recent survey of companies which have implemented SAP Accounts Receivable reveal more than a few areas where the system failed to deliver. Although nearly all reported one or more influences on credit and collections that did not relate to SAP, 70% of them felt shortcomings of SAP's A/R module were at least partly to blame for the observed rise in Days Sales Outstanding.

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