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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
When talking about relationship management in the context of software solutions, most people think of customer relationship management (CRM). However

effective relationship management  major role in facilitating effective relationship management among all parties involved.

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Comparing On Demand Customer Relationship Management Service Alternatives


Customer relationship management (CRM) functionality can fall into four categories: core functionality; non-core functionality; vertical, industry-specific features; and accounting-related features. When evaluating and selecting a CRM solution, enterprises must be aware of the potential issues associated with functions and features that are not part of core CRM functionality.

effective relationship management  the most efficient and effective manner. Document management . This functionality typically includes a document library where users can store files that other people can access via the web. Workflow automation . This functionality can keep a business running smoothly by automatically assigning tasks (or sending e-mail alerts) based on a business's pre-defined processes. Workflow rules put workflow alerts and workflow tasks into action whenever the designated criterion is met. Desktop tools . This function Read More

Software as a Service beyond Customer Relationship Management and Sales


Applications are more often outsourced than infrastructure, and this is increasingly done through software as a service (SaaS). Vendors such as WebEx, Webcom, MCA Solutions, and Ariba are delivering applications as SaaS.

effective relationship management  and procurement, to ensure effective management of the full procurement process from analysis to pay. While still likely trailing the traditional on-demand supplier relationship management (SRM) vendors like Perfect Commerce (in terms of the on-demand functional scope or install base) or Frictionless Commerce and Ketera Technologies , Ariba, for its part, started down the on-demand path about four years ago when users increasingly said they wanted access to individual components in the Ariba eProcurement Read More

A Lexicon for Customer Relationship Management Success


Despite technological advances, users are dissatisfied with customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Ambiguous terms do not provide the vocabulary for concrete action and measurable expectations. Thus, CRM is perceived to be about intangibles, and is approached with a let's-hope–for-the-best mentality.

effective relationship management  is required is an effective sponsor who will provide the right political clout to make the right things happen for the right reasons. Success Going back to the beginning of SFA, there have been periodic surveys designed to define the percent of organizations that claim success from their implementations. Often, the definition of success is left to the perspective of the person being interviewed; this makes the survey process subject to interpretation. Another issue is whether the user organization Read More

Customer Relationship Management and the Next Generation Network


Next generation networks may eventually allow us to interact with the world in a way compatible with how we live. This would have the greatest impact on our ability to add value to the people we do business with.

effective relationship management  not as efficient and effective as we'd like, and things still fall through the cracks. I get terrible cell phone coverage in my house, so when people try to reach me on my cell phone while I'm at home, they don't get through and are forced to leave a voice mail or try my office. In some cases when I'm just not available, people will leave voice mails on both my mobile and office lines. If they are really trying to reach me they will also lob an e-mail to me, knowing I have a BlackBerry device. So at some Read More

Looking Beyond Mobile Device Management to Mobile Application and Enterprise Mobility Management


The increasing possibilities that come from deploying mobile solutions in the workplace are now counterbalanced by an exponentially complex ecosystem of options that can make navigating the corporate mobile landscape challenging and risky. This executive insight examines the needs for organizations to deploy a holistic enterprise mobility management solution that goes well beyond mobile device management.

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A Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader


ClickSoftware, rooted in field service workforce scheduling and optimization, provides automated workforce management and optimization solutions, on-demand and on-premise, creating business value through higher productivity, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency. Its patented concept of “continuous planning and scheduling” covers the entire service lifecycle management realm. TEC presents a candid Q&A session.

effective relationship management  handle such a cascade cost-effectively. As always, there are gray areas—some solutions fall somewhere between these two types. For example, many scheduling products claim automatic real-time changes to the schedule based on new data. However, such changes are often quite limited—they may occur only at fixed intervals throughout the day, or may be limited in the options available for automatic change: Can they bring in low-priority maintenance tasks when a task is cancelled? Can they find a crew Read More

Case Study: SAP and Sales Management


To achieve global transparency of all customer relationships, SAP AG upgraded to the latest release of the SAP customer relationship management (CRM) application. This upgrade is part of its CRM Clear Vision Program. Learn how the upgrade to a single global solution helped SAP AG achieve effective collaboration, better visibility, improved productivity, and stronger customer relationships.

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Enterprise Content Management: It Is More Than Just Web Content Management


Enterprise content management (ECM) is moving beyond web content management. To meet enterprises' needs, large vendors are introducing scaled down versions, others are integrating ECM with other systems, and all are focusing on key areas.

effective relationship management  Content Management: It Is More Than Just Web Content Management Introduction Enterprise content management (ECM) systems are increasingly becoming full blown enterprise, integrated solutions. They are developing suites of products to fulfill the current needs and demands of user organizations. There are two significant developments in this market. First, large vendors, such as Microsoft and Xythos , have introduced a scaled down version of ECM suites, focusing on ease of use, fast return on Read More

Competency Management: the Compass for Strategic Talent Management


This white paper examines how to use a competency-based approach to build behaviors, skills, and knowledge. It explains how to integrate competencies into all phases of talent management to onboard, review, develop, motivate, and retain employees. It also shows the valuable contribution competencies can make in managing change and defusing turf battles that arise during downsizings, consolidations, and business reengineering.

effective relationship management  compass guides fair and effective compensation and succession planning. Specific salary levels and promotions can be tied not just to completing to certain certification or learning activities, but to achieving specific competency-proficiency levels. A closer look at how competencies help identify and bridge gaps Identifying and bridging gaps is crucial to a successful talent management program. With competencies built into the system, the talent management team – along with managers and supervisors Read More

SimplyDigi LMS for Learning Management Systems Product Certification Report


SimplyDigi LMS is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of learning management systems solutions in the Human Capital Management (HCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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New Realities of Retail Workforce Management: Myths versus Facts


With an economic recovery underway, retailers are leveraging workforce management (WFM) tools to help them address their most pressing needs—cost reduction, return on investment (ROI), and measurably improved performance—while instilling practices that will serve them tomorrow and beyond. Find out how market leaders are leveraging the considerable benefits of WFM systems to gain a significant competitive advantage.

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Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Service: Simplify People Management and Build the Best Talent


In this white paper, the new challenges and opportunities that are facing modern HR organizations are discussed, and the technology innovations that Oracle has developed to address them. Streamlining core processes and developing a business-focused talent strategy as well as using the right technology can help you simplify managing your people and building the best talent.

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IT Management and Development


The IT management and development business area focuses on developing the tools and resources required to understand, use, and manage IT infrastructure in order to help companies enhance their operational, tactical, and strategic capabilities. Tools for IT management and development can help companies control and measure the quality and effectiveness of their IT infrastructures, and manage software and hardware development tasks.

Challenges related to IT management and development revolve around the need for continuous research to improve products and technologies; the need to improve business and service models to increase return on investment (ROI); and, if necessary, the need to outsource IT management and development to nearshore and offshore destinations.

effective relationship management  measure the quality and effectiveness of their IT infrastructures, and manage software and hardware development tasks. Challenges related to IT management and development revolve around the need for continuous research to improve products and technologies; the need to improve business and service models to increase return on investment (ROI); and, if necessary, the need to outsource IT management and development to nearshore and offshore destinations. Read More

Performance and Compensation Management at the Core of Human Capital Management?


Strategic human capital management (HCM) solutions can help organizations transform their people into a competitive advantage by aligning managers and employees with corporate goals. There is now a statistical and causal relationship among key HCM applications and operating income growth.

effective relationship management  and Compensation Management at the Core of Human Capital Management? While decades have been spent investing in automation technologies for better use of tangible assets, only recently have enterprises begun to invest in optimizing human capital. Tactical and administrative human resources (HR) management is morphing into strategic human capital management (HCM). Part Three of the series Thou Shalt Manage Human Capital Better . Some might argue that HCM revolves around better performance managem Read More