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HCIMS - Document Management RFI/RFP Template

Scanning, Importing, Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Indexing and Storage, Retrieval, Editing, Viewing, Patient Records, Electronic Signature, Printing and Faxing, Workflow, Security, System Management, and Product Technology 

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Case Study: Crystal Technology, Inc.


With over 150 people in its product development teams working to deliver a number of highly customized product lines, crystal and optical component manufacturer Crystal Technology Inc. needed to revisit its product development processes, and find ways to improve efficiency. Learn how a new product lifecycle management (PLM) system helped the company reduce engineering change cycles by 16 percent and save $250,000.

except optical instruments  Study: Crystal Technology, Inc. With over 150 people in its product development teams working to deliver a number of highly customized product lines, crystal and optical component manufacturer Crystal Technology Inc. needed to revisit its product development processes, and find ways to improve efficiency. Learn how a new product lifecycle management (PLM) system helped the company reduce engineering change cycles by 16 percent and save $250,000. Read More

Tibco Takes a Pragmatic Approach to Multicasting


Tibco Software and Cisco Systems have co-designed a network delivery method called the PGM (Pragmatic General Multicast) protocol. PGM allows a server to transmit a multicast message only once. The PGM software will then ensure delivery to all of the intended recipients. This is a much-awaited improvement on the existing multicast protocol, where the server has to transmit the message to each client individually, which increases the load on the network.

except optical instruments  transmission similar to broadcasting, except that multicasting implies sending to a list of specific users, whereas broadcasting implies sending to everybody. Read More

AMD Server Plans De-Railed


HotRail has discontinued development of the chipset AMD planned to use to break into the multiprocessor server market.

except optical instruments  that particular market segment (except in special circumstances, such as server appliances) is dead or dying. The talked-about dual-processor server should be tested extensively (and exhaustively) by potential users before committing to a large order. For now, Intel-architecture customers will need to stick with Intel. This is not a big deal for most, if not all, of the current customer set. Intel generally delivers quality products, even though there have been some missteps with things like the Read More

Workday Tackles Big Data in the Cloud


At the recently held Workday Rising 2012 conference, Workday unveiled big data analytics for its users in human resources (HR) and financial departments. Workday plans to deliver big data capabilities (with no hardware required) to map and process external data sources and streams. One of Workday's design principles was to provide embedded contextual (relationship-aware) and fast in

except optical instruments  add-on application, sold separately. Except for the biggest big data implementations, good software design like the one by Workday should eliminate the need for specialized hardware TEC blog post (Nov 2012): Workday Becoming a Global Financial Management Software Provider Read More

Microsoft Convergence Europe 2014 Takeaways


At the recent Microsoft Convergence Europe 2014 conference in Barcelona, Spain, several announcements of new partnerships and product updates were made, including details about a partnership with cloud engagement hub Thunderhead.com and many updates to Microsoft Dynamics products.

except optical instruments  ’s ExactTarget Journey Builder except it tracks the journeys and allows users to intersect them in real-time or nearly so, and it can scale to millions or track down to one particular customer as well. Microsoft recently acquired Parature for customer self-service and knowledge management capabilities, but was still missing customer experience journey analytics, which helps glue all those functional pieces together to manage the journey.   Other conference announcements included a new touch-optimized Read More

Retailing Trends-Shopping Anyway and Everywhere


Multichannel retailers have to flawlessly execute a full range of services to engage, transact, and fulfill orders placed via Internet. Thus, they either have to build a complete set of these services in-house, or outsource some (or all) of them.

except optical instruments  these different retailing models. Except for a few groundbreaking companies, this is still uncharted territory, though the retailers who engage customers across many channels are likely earning their trust and more repeat business. There have been examples of retail companies using a multichannel retailing system to streamline sales of an expensive consumer product, only to discover that Web sales were significantly lower than sales made over the phone. The reason was that sales consultants were able to Read More

Experlogix


Experlogix is a provider of product configurator technology, specializing in fully integrated quote and order automation solutions for Microsoft Dynamics and NetSuite customer relationship management (CRM) and enterpirse resource planning (ERP) systems. Experlogix delivers the scalability and flexibility needed to handle virtually any configure, price, quote (CPQ) requirement at a low total cost of ownership.  Formed in 1997, it partners with more than 350 value-added resellers (VARs) around the world. More than 800 companies worldwide in a variety of industries rely on Experlogix, including Konica Minolta, U.S. TelePacific, MTN Satellite Communications, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, iBahn, Harland Financial Solutions, Husky Injection Molding Systems, Nikon Instruments, Hitachi Construction Machinery, AMX, Analogic, and FEI Company.  Experlogix features an intuitive configuration environment that turns even novice users into product customization experts. In configuring a product (or service), the system guides the user via color-coded displays and pop-up messages. It even makes suggestions and fixes problems, all according to rules that the user has defined. Graphics and technical product data can be called up instantly. With Experlogix's powerful product modeling architecture, a solution for any configuration scenario can be easily designed and implemented. Experlogix focuses solely on developing a comprehensive configurator solution with a high caliber of integration to the Microsoft Dynamics and NetSuite platforms. Experlogix is universally recognized as the “go-to” configurator solution by their respective communities.

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Handspring’s Visor Passes Pocket PC


After less than a quarter in retail outlets, Handspring’s Palm-OS based Visor has sprung past Windows-based handhelds in market share.

except optical instruments  has gone from nothing (except buzz) to a retail market share approximately three times that of the most popular Pocket PC. The new and improved Pocket PC was only launched in April, but Visor wasn''t around in retail stores before then either, so Visor''s strong showing will probably give Redmond a mild case of the heebie-jeebies . We do not expect Microsoft to be satisfied with this miniscule share of the market. Their intense efforts to show the world this time for sure with the Pocket PC will Read More

Gateway, Jilted by Intel, Kisses and Makes Up with AMD


Gateway has blamed Intel for its recent quarterly losses, due to Intel's inability to meet Gateway's demand requirements.

except optical instruments  (PCs) will be unaffected, except as it relates to Gateway sales lost due to its inability to ship systems. This is a bump in the road, not a trend. The more significant market action we see is increased migration to Advanced Micro Devices CPUs. AMD will not overtake Intel anytime soon, except perhaps in market segments such as $1000 home PCs, but each victory gives them more market strength and credibility. Long term, we expect considerable flux in this area, with AMD winning some battles, Intel winning Read More

Oracle E-Business Suite vs. Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for Mixed-mode ERP


They say a picture is worth a thousand words—but in my opinion, graphs are sometimes worth even more. Therefore, I decided to let the graphs do most of the talking about the main differences between Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne (JDE) and E-Business Suite (EBS). In order to do that, I have selected our Mixed-mode Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Evaluation Center because it has

except optical instruments  the Manufacturing Management module, except in the Field Service and Repairs section, for which JDE does not support Service Training Management.  [click to enlarge] Figure 4. Strengths and weaknesses of the two products for Field Service and Repairs. For Process Manufacturing, the main difference is in Costing, as shown below.  [click to enlarge] Figure 5. Strengths and weaknesses of the two products for Process Manufacturing Costing. For the Sales Management module, the Customer Relationship Read More

Business Intelligence Success at Biomet, Inc.


Biomet, a manufacturer of orthopedic medical products needed to support its worldwide need for sales information.

except optical instruments  to sort, format, highlight exceptions, perform analysis and explore the information from multiple angles. These users include windows based users connected to the ERP system and remote, dial-up users, using a web browser. Biomet''s Business Intelligence project began providing a return on the investment to business users from the beginning. Benefits included a saving time and money, for example: 320 hours compiling one quarterly report is now reduced to 2 hours per year generating monthly reports and Read More

Workday 21—All about a New User Experience


Workday releases version 21 of its HR solution with a focus on a new user experience, and much more. Get the details in Raluca's blog post.

except optical instruments  on the browser experience. Except for three areas—org chart, the 9 box grid, and the business process visualization, which are still in flash, the rest of the interface is in HTML5. This is in line with Workday’s eagerness to adapt its user interfaces to the trendiest technology on the market—starting with HTML and Ajax, continuing with Flex, iOS, and Android, and now using HTML5. The “Wheel” interface design that users have been accustomed to has been replaced with a simplified and fluent Read More

Why Selecting an ERP System Is Like a 12-Step Recovery Program


So, I was looking over this article, and it suddenly occurred to me that there are uncanny similarities between AA’s 12-step program and the ERP selection process. Is your business on the road to recovery? Find out! *Step 1 "We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable." ERP selection translation: For “alcohol,” substitute “broken business

except optical instruments  such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others. ERP selection translation : [redacted by Legal Department] Step 10 ... continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it. ERP selection translation : Reducing your customization requirements. Step 11 ... sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His Will for us and the power to carry that out. ERP Read More

Adobe Releases 2014 Digital Index Online Shopping Predictions


Adobe releases its 2014 Digital Index Online Shopping Forecast for this year’s holiday season, an important guide for senior marketing and e-commerce executives across industries.

except optical instruments  to match online prices except for specific in-store promotions on Black Friday and inventory clearance offers close to the holidays. Online Spending : November and December will drive more than 27 percent of the total annual online sales for U.S. retailers. In total, online holiday shopping is expected to increase 10 percent year over year. Mobile : Thanksgiving is expected to be the most mobile shopping day of the year. Thirty-one percent of all online sales ($418 million) will be generated via Read More

Improving Profitability and Processes in Returns Management


Tellabs is a $1.3 billion (US) corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and services optical networking, broadband access and voice quality enhancement. Tellabs was faced with a high volume and high cost product returns process. Improper documentation, lengthy processing times, and insufficient returns documentation was affecting customer service and limiting profitability. It worked with Click Commerce to implement their product returns application. The solution provides an efficient and transparent process, which allowed the business to be realigned for significant savings and improved customer satisfaction. The savings include reducing in-transit inventory by $1.76 million (USD) per month and reducing spare parts stocking levels from $7.5million to $1.9 million (USD).

except optical instruments  Profitability and Processes in Returns Management Tellabs is a $1.3 billion (US) corporation that designs, manufactures, markets, and services optical networking, broadband access and voice quality enhancement. Tellabs was faced with a high volume and high cost product returns process. Improper documentation, lengthy processing times, and insufficient returns documentation was affecting customer service and limiting profitability. It worked with Click Commerce to implement their product returns Read More