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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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Will a Tool Manufacturer and a Supply Chain Software Vendor "Click" in Matrimony?


The merger of traditional brick-and-mortar manufacturer Illinois Tool Works with Internet-based Click Commerce is puzzling, but has some method to the madness. Only time will tell how easily and tightly their tools will "click" with each other.

dealer extranet  handle complex distribution and dealer networks. Click Commerce''s philosophy and strategy stem from the premise that collaborative commerce turns traditional linear value chains into trading partner networks (TPNs). In other words, collaboration should provide visibility and transparency, optimize shared assets, and orchestrate common processes in the demand, supply, and service chains (consisting of sales force, key accounts, consumers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, manufacturers, field service, Read More

Who Alleges The PRM Market Consolidation?


Many surveys have purported that there are twice as many manufacturers that cannot integrate their ordering systems with those of their partners and distribution channels than those that can, leaving them vulnerable in terms of brand management due to poor visibility.

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Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Four: Market Impact Summary and User Recommendations


SSA GT has many times surprised even the biggest skeptics by turning around seemingly non-viable vantage products (which iBaan and Ironside certainly are not) and/or ailing vendors (which Baan has been, and Ironworks will have likely become).

dealer extranet  a software broker and dealer. Thus, combined respective customers should consider these events as a move toward a more viable position for their IT investment, and treat it in a business as usual manner'' but with open eyes. The catch 22 for current and potential users is to discern Baan/SSA GT''s corporate strategy viability within the product line/industry in question. Users will benefit from approaching Baan/SSA GT and informing themselves about what the company plans for future service & support (or Read More

A Supply Chain Applications Vendor Expands Beyond Its Roots


Click Commerce has evolved beyond its roots, into a provider of much more comprehensive on-demand supply and demand chain management software, consulting, hosting, and related services that should enable users throughout the world to collaborate in near real time.

dealer extranet  Supply Chain Applications Vendor Expands Beyond Its Roots Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries. The vendor has evolved beyond its roots, into a provider of much more comprehensive on-demand supply and demand chain management software, consulting, hosting, and related services that should enable users throughout the world to collaborate (that is, to work jointly with others), in near real time, and conduct commerce Read More

Reconnecting with Cincom Systems


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dealer extranet  been offering an Acquire Dealer Portal based on the Microsoft CRM/xRM ( extended relationship management ) stack (for more information, see my article on xRM ).  Key Vertical Partners—Cincom partners with turnkey solution providers focused on complex manufacturers (e.g., eLogic, Resulting Services)  SAP Integrators—Cincom also partners with resellers who have expertise and a core competency in the SAP configurators and complex manufacturing (e.g., eLogic). Cincom is certified for NetWeaver Process Read More

"Out of Touch" ERP Vendors Means Third-party Support Is Here to Stay


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dealer extranet  and not the authorized dealer for better value and more responsive service, maintenance, and repair, many software licensees are choosing the value and responsiveness of vendor-unaffiliated third-party support providers. These vendors’ value proposition is to replace annual support from, say, Oracle and SAP , with a support program that enables Oracle and SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP ) licensees to save up to 50 percent on annual support fees and up to 90 percent on total support costs over a Read More

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dealer extranet  KSign is a PKI B12-solution developing company based in Seoul, South Korea. KSign''s main products are PKI, wireless PKI, key management infrastructure (KMI), and extranet access management. Currently, KSign is a PKI solution provider for the Korean government. The company has also constructed five accredited certification authorities (CAs), including one root CA, that are using its solutions. Read More

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dealer extranet  a software collector and/or dealer within some esoteric market segments. It will need to add much more value to its products and services to attract and retain customers instead of simply increasing the investment in the existing, possibly outdated, core products and support services. For these reasons, we endorse Geac''s recent partnering initiatives in case as well as its alliance with IBM from the beginning of this year, which features Geac''s System 21 on IBM hardware, with IBM consulting services and Read More

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bisTrack


Epicor BisTrack is industry-specific LBM dealer software for dealers and distributors of lumber, building materials, and construction supplies. This lumber dealer software is designed to help optimize your business operations. Built on an advanced, scalable and extensible platform, BisTrack can grow with your business as you expand your operations, products, and services. Designed to manage LBM distribution and pro-dealer businesses of all sizes, BisTrack LBM dealer software drives contractor- and professional builder-focused businesses to meet demands such as: Complex sales involving deliveries and special orders Installed sales, contract billing, and project tracking Lumber and wood products tallies Work orders for millwork and other manufacturing

dealer extranet  BisTrack is industry-specific LBM dealer software for dealers and distributors of lumber, building materials, and construction supplies. This lumber dealer software is designed to help optimize your business operations. Built on an advanced, scalable and extensible platform, BisTrack can grow with your business as you expand your operations, products, and services. Designed to manage LBM distribution and pro-dealer businesses of all sizes, BisTrack LBM dealer software drives contractor- and professional Read More

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