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Product Development and Portfolio Management
Product Development and Portfolio Management
The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses...
 

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Expanding the Enterprise: Breaking the Barriers to Collaborative Product Development
Product development has never been easy, but in today’s global market, the pressures facing industrial manufacturers are even greater. With more stakeholders

cross departmental product development processes  of your entire organization's cross-departmental product development processes, and how the product development lifecycle impacts those processes. For instance, you need to understand your company's Proposal Response process in order to understand how changes to an outsourced component will affect that process in the future: How will the change affect development costs, product time-to-market, and variant options? How is this information distributed to teams preparing customer quotes and proposals? How ar

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PPM for Internal Departments RFI/RFP Template

Portfolio and Project Management, Resource Planning and Scheduling, Customer Support and Contact Management, Time and Expense Management, Financial Management, Budgeting, and Costing, Knowledge Man... Get this template

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The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses...

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Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?


Oracle does not have a history of major acquisitions, let alone experience with the subsequent integration efforts. Run by a management team that has never maneuvered a company through a large takeover, will Oracle be capable of digesting PeopleSoft?

cross departmental product development processes  was little evidence of cross-selling. Ultimately, these were quite different markets, which made it difficult to create synergies among sales forces, given the former vendors had been inevitably selling to separate customer bases. Moreover, there was no clear technology statement made about the direction the process-oriented architecture model would take. There was nothing other than a belated attempt to piggyback on the IBM technology stack, and trying to maintain separate product lines. Despite some org Read More

FinancialForce ERP—New Player in Cloud ERP Market


With recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software announced during the Dreamforce 2013 conference, which resulted in the addition of FinancialForce HCM and FinancialForce SCM to FinancialForce.com's product portfolio, FinancialForce.com has not surprisingly set its eyes on becoming a leading cloud ERP provider, using the Salesforce1 Platform. Senior analyst PJ Jakovljevic gives an overview of the new FinancialForce ERP application and what is has to offer adopters.

cross departmental product development processes  view of the customer across the entire organization.   Figure 1 – FinancialForce.com modules   Both new applications share the same cloud platform as the older FinancialForce Accounting, FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA) , and Salesforce CRM modules (see TEC’s 2012 article on the company’s early years and capabilities). Together, these standalone applications make FinancialForce ERP, a unified family of cloud solutions offering visibility from front to back office and a single Read More

Customer Process Management: The Real-time Enterprise Depends On the Merging of CPM and BPM


Customer-facing processes are challenging to manage because they are always changing. Conventional workflow automation and stand-alone business process management (BPM) technologies lack many critical components found in customer relationship management (CRM). However, converging BPM and CRM provides the responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, and manageability to achieve optimal results. The converged approach helps align priorities enterprise-wide, reduce risks, and unblock revenue growth potential.

cross departmental product development processes  into CRM and extend across departments, supporting constant change and business agility. This converged approach to managing customer-facing processes improves effectiveness and process visibility. It aligns priorities enterprise-wide, reduces risks and unblocks revenue growth potential. Whitney Arms, the Venetian Republic and Ford Motor Co. had one thing in common: The desire to make their operations more effective at achieving results. Each is credited with discovering modern assembly-line manufacturing Read More

Software Piloting: How Do You Fly This Plane


Piloting the software is one of, if not the most, critical event in the project life cycle. If done well, the pilot will uncover issues before they become problems, instill confidence in the users that the software is ready for prime time, and make the 'go live' uneventful and a cause for celebration

cross departmental product development processes  complex integration issues and cross-departmental impact, implementing a large ERP software package is a formidable process. Good project planning, with its key events such as software installation, training, and data conversions, can guide a team to a successful and smooth go live. Piloting the software is one of, if not the most, critical event in the project life cycle. Piloting or conference room pilot (CRP) is the process by which you put the software through its paces in a pseudo production Read More

Managing Risk through Financial Processes: Embedding Governance, Risk, and Compliance


Initiatives to automate and streamline financial processes often focus more on reducing costs than adding value. Adding the kind of value you should have in your financial processes stands at the heart of a broader initiative known as governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Learn why embedding the components of GRC within your financial processes can help you track financial flows and alert you when things might go awry.

cross departmental product development processes  more complex and fragmented across functions, business lines and geography. This complexity increases the odds of inaccurate or out-of-date information. Regulations that did not exist a decade ago require companies to ensure the integrity of data, processes and controls. This is a global trend, from Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404?which mandates internal financial controls and procedures for publicly-traded US companies?to Japan?s so-called JSOX, Canada?s Bill 198 and changes in EU Directives 4, 7 and 8. Read More

On the Road to Compliance: Linking Processes and Documents


The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act has significantly impacted budgets, personnel allocation, business processes, and documentation. But leveraging a technology solution can smooth the overall compliance process. By investing in a content-centric business process management solution, organizations can automate and improve their compliance. This leads to an effort that is more effective and more efficient, and that ultimately saves money.

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TEC Product Review: Omnivex Moxie


TEC business intelligence and data management analyst Jorge García profiles Omnivex Moxie, a powerful digital signage software solution designed for business environments where content serves not only to engage and inform, but also to provide guidance, facilitate knowledge sharing, and, most importantly, enhance decision making.

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The Myths and Realities of Product Development and Outsourcing


Recent years have shown a dramatic boom in outsourced product development, and it seems most companies are changing and adapting this practice. However, companies should be wary of some of the false promises and myths of outsourcing. Many outsourcing firms, especially product development firms, can be misleading in their promises. Discover the myths and realities of product development outsourcing.

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software Evaluation Report


This comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) Software Evaluation Report models modern product and design-related aspects of PLM for both discrete and process industries. It details product development and portfolio management, manufacturing process management, ideation and requirements management, service data, and regulatory and compliance criteria. This comprehensive Software Evaluation Report incorporates the criteria of TEC's other PLM Software Evaluation Reports.

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Product Lifecycle Management Proving Value at Heinz


In the mid-1990s Heinz was managing their product specifications, formulas, and quality information in the same manner as most companies. Their product information was stored in a variety of disparate systems, spreadsheets, text documents, and paper forms. Learn how it was able to continually leverage product information across the entire life cycle.

cross departmental product development processes  continually leverage product information across the entire life cycle. Read More

Compaq Streamlines Product Line


Compaq is simplifying its sometimes dizzying range of product offerings in its business desktop lines. This bodes well for their customers.

cross departmental product development processes  nearly 70 models spread across its DeskPro EN and EP lines, according to the Compaq Web site. By streamlining, some analysts believe Compaq could cut costs and better compete with business-market rivals such as Dell Computer Corp. (NASDAQ:DELL), Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HWP) and IBM Corp. (NYSE:IBM). Under the prodding of CEO Steve Jobs, Apple Computer Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) returned to profitability in part by slashing its product line from dozens of models and configurations to just a few. The keystone in Read More

Best Practices for Rapid Content Development


While e-learning content creation used to be a very expensive and complicated endeavor, new rapid development tools are making the process much simpler and less costly. How? Essentially, these new tools provide easy-to-use templates that allow you to create content without programming skills or a high level of technical knowledge. Learn more. Download this white paper now.

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Leadership Development: Seven Steps to Success


Trying to identify, attract, fill, and retain the very best corporate leadership talent? This executive brief outlines how the use of consistent, enterprise wide talent management programs can help organizations develop effective leadership and return significant business value.

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What Brings Customers Closer to Your Product Development?


Bringing all product stakeholders in a tighter loop within the entire product life cycle is one of the main strategies of the product lifecycle management (PLM) methodology. Following this idea, letting the customers (those who pay for and/or use the product) get involved as early as possible in the product design and development phases provides many benefits, including: more ideas for innovation,

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