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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Configurability Strategy: A Competitive Advantage


To gain a competitive advantage, manufacturing companies that sell complex products are implementing a configurability strategy that provides more options using fewer resources. Learn about the two interrelated phases of a configurability strategy: developing the product—which emphasizes the essential functionality of a product configurator—and executing the lead-to-order (LTO) process in a lean manufacturing environment.

deploy scm strategy  models by non-programmer personnel Deploy across numerous sales channels with a single architecture Link to ERP and SCM systems to provide information seamlessly Visualize the product Configure a unique product automatically and quickly '' without continuous intervention by engineering personnel during the LTO process Generate, dynamically, manufacturing and engineering BOMs and routings For CTO and ETO products, these additional functionalities are essential: Interfaces to computer-aided design (CAD) Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Two: Strategy


During our recent briefing, MAPICS' executives acknowledged that almost all enterprise software companies are either "hunting" or being "hunted".

deploy scm strategy  through a develop once, deploy twice strategy. During our recent briefing, MAPICS'' executives acknowledged that almost all enterprise software companies are either hunting or being hunted . While the likelihood of MAPICS being acquired is not very slim, the least MAPICS can do about it is to continue its proven strategy and good financial performance, which in turn results with a solid market capitalization (that is a multiple of its annual revenue) as a deterrent to bargain hunting (i.e., the Read More

How to Get the Most from Your Supply Chain: SCM Reaches the Mid-market


Today’s midsized distributors can benefit from their software systems in ways that were impossible a few years ago. By layering advanced, affordable supply chain management (SCM) and electronic data interchange (EDI) functionality on top of their existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, they can profit from improved productivity and lower labor costs. Find out how.

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SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 4: SAP's Strategy


It appears as though SAP feels confident now that its software solutions outside of its core ERP can stand on their own and attract new customers.

deploy scm strategy  be the ability to deploy the product entirely independently of an R/3 or other mySAP.com components. This again illustrates SAP''s decision to make its products more flexible and open. While SAP'' s success in selling outside of its installed base remains to be seen, the release represents an important step forward due to the touted integration to other ERP systems that exist in most of SAP''s corporate customers'' divisions. It would now be quite conceivable for a new SAP customer to start with CRM or any Read More

CRM without Compromise: A Strategy for Profitable Growth


When implementing customer relationship management (CRM), organizations often lose sight of their customers and focus on efficiency gains instead of looking at the bigger picture from a customer perspective. But organizations that can build a business-centric system flexible enough to quickly respond to changing customer needs will have a sustainable competitive advantage and enjoy profitable growth for years to come.

deploy scm strategy  to increase wallet share, deploy new channels, penetrate underserved segments, reach out to new customers, and enter entirely new markets. However, in order to drive new growth in today''s complex, highly fragmented, proliferating multichannel environment, CRM must have a different place in the value chain, enabling organizations to excel not only across, but also beyond customer touch points. IT needs to strengthen and hone an organization''s capacity to identify sources of differentiation that are Read More

A "Tell All" Chat with SAP's SCM Product Marketing Team


My recent article SAP SCM – Stepping Out of (Relative) Obscurity analyzed SAP’s revamped comprehensive supply chain management (SCM) suite, its major components, and its supply chain process bundles. In addition to receiving a number of public comments and ratings by TEC’s readers, I was recently roasted privately during a lunch meeting with a couple of peers. Namely, they expressed their

deploy scm strategy  is the highest area deployed in this space. PJ : What is your view on Manhattan Associates ’ attempt to marry planning and execution within its SCOPE (supply chain optimization-based planning & execution) suite and based on its SCPP (Suply Chain Process Platform)? What is SAP’s equivalent to a BPM-based platform a la Manhattan SCPP (see  the related blog series here )? SAP SCM : SAP has an underlying platform (being NetWeaver) that is a data-, event-, and process-based platform across the entire busi Read More

Virtualization Strategy for Midsized Businesses


In these challenging times, midsized businesses need to simplify IT infrastructure and reduce costs. Yet, with diverse storage, server, and network requirements—as well as limited physical space to store and manage systems—they have few options. Discover how virtualization can offer small and midsized businesses significant benefits—not simply in server consolidation, but also with affordable business continuity.

deploy scm strategy  server utilization and ease deployment of systems. Virtualization has become a critical IT strategy for small and mid-sized businesses. In addition to cost savings, virtualization with IBM and VMware addresses business continuity issues and allows IT managers to: Eliminate planned downtime, for hardware maintenance, for example Reduce unplanned downtime, leading to higher system availability Test and implement disaster recovery plans Protect data, including nondisruptive backup and restore processes Balan Read More

SCM Buyer’s Guide 2012: Adapting to Challenging Times and Circumstances


TEC is coming up with four new buyer’s guides for 2012, and one slot is reserved for supply chain management (SCM) solutions. My main reason for pushing for this was that the global business landscape has been battered significantly by a slew of economic, political, social and environmental events over the past five years. This has resulted in significant losses for businesses around the world.

deploy scm strategy  efforts businesses have to deploy to coordinate activities throughout the chain. I’ll also talk about how to establish a fluid network that will allow a more flexible and responsive supply chain structure. Best Practices for Achieving Insight into the Supply Chain There are a number of elements that are critical to supply chain visibility. Chief among them is data management—and ensuring that the information your partners need is available. Too often some new business process brings out an element tha Read More

Global Planning Survey: Operations and Strategy-Who Wins?


Companies still struggle to close the gap between strategy and day-to-day operational decisions, particularly when they over-complicate planning with practices delving too deeply into their business. A key issue is thus the consolidation of actuals into planning, and the visibility of details for specific plans and assumptions. This points to a need for more strategically aligned “planning and performance” approaches.

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Strategy Companion


Founded in 2001 and now with over 1,600 customers, Strategy Companion is a privately-held Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Microsoft Gold Certified Business Intelligence partner. Our global headquarters are located in Irvine, California and we have regional offices in China, Taiwan, and the UK. Our global partner network provides sales, service, and support for customers worldwide.

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How a Cloud Strategy Supports HR Transformation


Oracle VP of HCM Business Transformation Bertrand Dussert shares knowledge gained from consulting with Oracle’s global customers on the interplay among cloud technology, human resources (HR), and business strategy.

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)


Supply chain management (SCM) systems are used to coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers). These systems are used to manage demand, warehouses, trade logistics, transportation, and other issues concerning facilities, and movement and transformation of materials on their way to customers.

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6 Steps for Linking Corporate Strategy to the Budget


Ask any three people in an organization why they budget and you’ll get three different answers. But no one says they budget in order to direct the way in which their organization will achieve its strategic goals—the intended purpose of the budget. For budgeting to become the relevant process it was meant to be, this gap must be fixed.

deploy scm strategy  that enterprises that effectively deploy performance management solutions will outperform their industry peers6 and that by 2006, 50 percent of Global 1000 enterprises will implement all or part of a performance management solution.7 In Europe, legislation may be the catalyst for strategy management adoption. In the UK, for example, all listed organizations are now required to produce an Operating and Financial Review (OFR) that must include a statement of business objectives and strategies, enabling shar Read More

Grupo Karim’s Selects NGC’s Fashion PLM and SCM Solution


NGC Software, a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop floor control software and services for brands, retailers, and consumer products companies, has announced that Grupo Karim’s, a diversified global company with core businesses that include private-label apparel manufacturing, has selected NGC’s fashion PLM and

deploy scm strategy  Karim’s Selects NGC’s Fashion PLM and SCM Solution NGC Software , a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop floor control software and services for brands, retailers, and consumer products companies, has announced that Grupo Karim’s , a diversified global company with core businesses that include private-label apparel manufacturing, has  selected NGC’s fashion PLM and SCM solution . Grupo Karim’s Read More