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PEER Planner


The PEER Planner forecasting system runs under Windows, and gives enterprises the tools needed to coordinate plans and develop forecasts. Features of the product include automatic baseline forecasts, centrally developed and distributed by customer account, region; forecast error tracking for multiple views via "at-a-glance" graphical views; judgemental overrides of units and revenues; and field sales composites track input from the sales team or customer. It also includes promotion and event management to help determine the impact of promotions; safety stock analytics; and replenishment planning for "just-in-time" inventory management.  

event planner  also includes promotion and event management to help determine the impact of promotions; safety stock analytics; and replenishment planning for just-in-time inventory management. Read More

Grape Escape 2013: Customer Value a Priority for Both SYSPRO and UNIT4-Part 2


This is part 2 of a 2-part blog post on Grape Escape 2013, with my analyst take on the announcements and conversations with UNIT4 at the recent analyst event in Boston. UNIT4 Representing UNIT4 at the event were two top managers: regular attendee Ton Dobbe, the company’s vice president of product marketing, and Anwen Robinson, managing director in UK and Ireland, who was invited to share

event planner  at the recent analyst event in Boston. UNIT4 Representing UNIT4 at the event were two top managers: regular attendee Ton Dobbe, the company’s vice president of product marketing, and Anwen Robinson, managing director in UK and Ireland, who was invited to share some of UNIT4’s news in that region with analysts. Similarly to the events of the last several years, this time UNIT4 also made several interesting announcements. Below are major ones: Firstly, UNIT4 introduced the newly developed Agresso ERP us Read More

The Importance of Component Event Management in a PLM Strategy


Component event management promises an answer. Component event management is a methodology to systematically detect and resolve component events in the most timely and efficient manner possible. This paper will introduce the philosophy of component event management and introduce a new category of software that is being developed to help implement this concept and improve business performance.

event planner  Event Management Info , Event Planner , Free Event Management , Event Management Research , Event Management Services . Executive Overview There is a fundamental disconnect in the lifecycle of products that contain electronic components that drives excess costs for OEMs and contract manufacturers that produce these products. This disconnect is not between the products and the electronic components that they contain, but between the lifecycles of the products and the lifecycles of the components. The root Read More

Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part One: Event Summary


While the recent initiatives by Microsoft Business Solutions to piecemeal bolster its product lines' SCM capabilities should benefit users, a lot more cohesive SCM strategy is needed for Microsoft to truly permeate the SCM mid-market.

event planner  Part One: Event Summary Event Summary At the beginning of October, during the annual conference of the American Production and Inventory Control Society , APICS 2003 , in addition to Microsoft Corporation ''s (NASDAQ: MSFT) initiative to avail a majority of its Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) division''s enterprise resource planning (ERP) offerings with long needed pieces of product lifecycle management (PLM) functionality through an extension of the existing relationship with Autodesk, Inc. (see Autodes Read More

Red Hat Adds New Resource Planner to Boost Business Process Management Efficiency


Red Hat has introduced a new business resource planner as part of the new releases of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and Red Hat JBoss BRMS. Red Hat is looking at some sophisticated applications for the planner.

event planner  source community projects, complex event processing (CEP), and the entire JBoss Business Rules Management System (BRMS) product.   The resource planner is an application for advanced rules-based programming in JBoss BRMS. It is complementary to the CEP capabilities in that it can be used to build applications that respond to events detected by the CEP engine, e.g., by modifying schedules in response to changes in resource availability. These types of applications can be standalone, or exist within the co Read More

JDA Portfolio: For the Retail Industry Part One: Event Summary


From how to price and promote products to how to optimize profits, JDA Portfolio tries to create that perfect "moment of truth"--when the right consumer product at the right price is at the right place and at the right time. Yet, the portfolio rounding out process has to continue in earnest, especially after JDA’s aborted merger with QRS.

event planner  Retail Industry Part One: Event Summary Event Summary JDA Software Group Inc . (NASDAQ: JDAS) is a prominent global provider of integrated software and professional services for the retail demand chain with over 4,600 customers and 33 offices spanning every major global market to service customers in over 60 nations. JDA believes its has a global sales and delivery infrastructure. Namely, the vendor markets its products and services almost exclusively through its direct sales force, which, for the Read More

Event: TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic at SuiteWorld 2013


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic will be talking about key trends that are driving cloud ERP in a panel discussion on May 14 (3 pm), as part of SuiteWorld 2013. The event will be moderated by blogger and influencer Vinnie Mirchandani. P.J. will be joined by fellow experts Phil Wainewright, Dennis Howlett, and Brad Kugler in discussing how technologies such as social networks, mobile

event planner  to market. SuiteWorld 2013—an event for NetSuite users and partners—takes place May 13–16 in San Jose, California. Read More

SAP—Making HANA More Attractive in the Cloud


At a recent virtual event, SAP unveiled the next steps in the evolution of the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Read about the key strategies spearheading SAP HANA's evolution in the cloud.

event planner  ,” SAP launched a virtual event to unveil SAP’s next steps in the evolution of the SAP HANA platform in the cloud. The virtual event, accompanied by an official press release , and hosted by Jonathan Becher, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at SAP, and Dr. Vishal Sikka, member of the Executive Board of SAP AG, Products & Innovation, announced SAP’s next steps to expand SAP HANA’s features with new offerings as well as new purchasing and consumption options for its customer base. SAP Read More

ERP Systems and the ETO Manufacturing Market Part One: Event Summary


Users increasingly look for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system designed for a specific business, since software that combines industry-specific functionality with the flexibility to accommodate each company's unique processes goes a long way toward improving the functional fit and the speed of implementation.

event planner  Manufacturing Market Part One: Event Summary Event Summary In our relatively recent article about the still ongoing consolidation in the market, What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User? , we mentioned that the market will not stop short at the eventual Big Five or so of the largest leading vendors. Namely, we expect the market for application software to further segregate into two tiers. The first group will be a limited number of very large vendors, while the second group will be a large Read More

SAP APO: Will it Fill the Gap?


Announced over two years ago, SAP's Advanced Planner and Optimizer (APO) is geared toward the supply chain management market, where it will compete head-to-head with established best-of-breed vendors like i2 and Manugistics. With a massive 190 pilot implementations underway around the globe, a picture of SAP's new supply chain suite is beginning to emerge.

event planner  assessment or other special event modeling. Demand Planning (DP) Promotional planning, causal analysis On-line simulations Web-based collaborative planning Distribution Planning No explicit functionality in this area. DRP can be simulated using MRP functionality, but result lacks flexibility. The same holds for vendor managed inventory (VMI). Sourcing through complex, globally distributed supply networks is not possible in R/3 without extensive customization. Also, changes in sourcing locations can be Read More

Boston Grape Escape 2010: Vendor’s Announcements Review


Recently, I attended the Grape Escape analyst event in Boston. This was the 10th annual meeting organized by Judith Rothrock’s marketing company to present her clients and announce some news. I had the opportunity to listen and informally talk to software vendors, their clients, and industry analysts in addition to three one-on-one briefings with top managers from UNIT4, SYSPRO, and Meridian

event planner  the Grape Escape analyst event in Boston. This was the 10th annual meeting organized by Judith Rothrock’s marketing company to present her clients and announce some news. I had the opportunity to listen and informally talk to software vendors, their clients, and industry analysts in addition to three one-on-one briefings with top managers from UNIT4, SYSPRO, and Meridian Systems. UNIT4 Known for its unique “embracing change” approach on the applications market, UNIT4 announced that it released VITA Read More

Info360 - the Information Management Event of the Year -- March 21-24 in Washington, DC


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event planner  - the Information Management Event of the Year -- March 21-24 in Washington, DC Info360 - the Information Management Event of the Year -- March 21-24 in Washington, DC Looking for ways to improve your company''s business processes, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and decision making? Learn how at the info360 Conference and Expo , March 21-24 in Washington, DC. Register now and pay nothing. Learn about the latest solutions from scores of software and hardware vendors and service providers. And attend Read More

Acumatica Partner Summit 2015 Update: New Technology Partners, Stronger Relationships


Just six months after last year's partner summit, Acumatica hosted a smaller partner summit this year. At the event, it announced new partnerships with high-profile value-added resellers (VARs) and independent software vendors (ISVs), news tools for customers, and the strengthening of relationships with cloud infrastructure providers. Get the details in P.J.'s post.

event planner  Beach, California. This multiday event was another chance for the community to get together and to activate and train the partners on Acumatica 5.0 (which was unveiled as beta at the partner summit in 2014).   Partner-wise, the cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendor made some big announcements, with multiple high-profile value-added resellers (VARs) of Infor, SYSPRO, Sage, and Microsoft Dynamics having recently signed with Acumatica. The total number of VAR partners now exceeds 360. Read More

Microsoft to Add "Encore" Functionality to MBS Great Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary


By adding nonprofit and public sector accounting capabilities to the forthcoming MBS Great Plains 8.0 release via acquiring a former independent software vendor (ISV) partner Encore Business Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) may find a way to counteract its archrival Best Software's superiority in the target market.

event planner  Plains 8.0 Part One: Event Summary Event Summary On April 27, Microsoft Corporation ''s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Microsoft Business Solutions ( MBS ) division announced the acquisition of accounting products from a Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based vendor, Encore Business Solutions , Inc ., that could be critical to the success of the customers and partners in the public sector. The acquisition includes Encore''s not-for-profit (NFP) accounting products and the intercompany payables management and requisition Read More