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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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The Hidden Role of Data Quality in E-Commerce Success


Successful e-commerce relies on intelligible, trustworthy content. To achieve this, companies need a complete solution at their back- and front-ends, so they can harness and leverage their data and maximize the return on their e-commerce investment.

extranet esc clermont  an e-commerce site or extranet, there are still risks - data quality issues - that can reduce sales, offend people and cause legal liabilities. An example of context determining quality relates to good internal data that is inappropriate to expose to the public. Your customer records probably contain information on discounts and negotiated terms. If you just open your systems to the public, this information could alienate companies that don''t receive the discount, violate the confidentiality of your Read More

Not Your Mother’s Portal


Radnet’s PortalworkX™ provides an elegant solution to a class of problems you knew you had, but thought you’d have to solve by hacking up other products that do something different. The keyword is collaboration.

extranet esc clermont  their vision, range from extranets to B2B marketplaces. The example above is illustrative of the application of PortalworkX to an extranet. For a marketplace application, Radnet''s VP for Product Marketing George Eberstadt likes to paint this picture: Two companies that are members of a B2B marketplace come to an agreement to engage in a trade of some kind. Then, they leave the marketplace and hammer out the details of pricing and delivery by fax, phone and e-mail. Radnet is not the only one to recognize Read More

How to Start Down the ERP Selection Path


A decade ago, about 70 percent of major software initiatives failed, and nearly a quarter were cancelled. Today, with better data management, more flexible applications, and easier launches, there are fewer failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs. But some companies still manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Discover seven ERP selection rules to follow before you even start looking for a vendor.

extranet esc clermont  production data on an extranet where customers can access it. Scanners for automated data entry in receiving, manufacturing and shipping. Don''t negotiate on price; negotiate on net value lift. A vendor may recommend an implementation process that raises your total ERP package cost by 10%, but it actually shrinks the ROI by four months. Higher price...much higher value. Ask about performance pricing. You might be surprised by what you hear back from the vendor. Regardless, their responses can be Read More

Epicor To Give All Its Applications More Than A Pretty Facelift


In August, Epicor announced a revised portal strategy to provide rich portal content through a more secure and standardized portal platform. By leveraging Microsoft .NET across all product families, Epicor Portal will reportedly deliver data exploration, collaboration, and on-line management features.

extranet esc clermont  (including Internet, intranet, and extranet access). For businesses to compete in today''s increasingly real time world, they need to adopt an infrastructure that can integrate the Internet, wireless, mobile, voice response, and personal digital assistants (PDA) to support anytime, anywhere business. Computing architectures like Microsoft .NET have allowed Epicor enterprise solutions to continue to transition to service oriented architectures (SOAs), and support commerce in a distributed computing Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements


Having stemmed the tide of losses and returned to profitability in 2001, will in 2002 market witness Baan's return to former ERP stardom given the company's recent product enhancements, new partnerships and customer base retention/expansion initiatives?

extranet esc clermont  iBaan offers enterprise wide intranet/extranet web visibility; agile, quick and easy adjustment to business process changes; dramatic improvements in velocity of information and material flow through the entire B2B value chain; web-enabled supply chain management information for both customer and business partners; and real-time integration with advance planning, optimization and execution modules. This announcement follows recent high profile industry wins from Barco , Teknion and Tokyo Electron . Read More

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.

extranet esc clermont  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. 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.

extranet esc clermont  or a thin client extranet setup. Organizations that sell their products/services through complex networks of partners (e.g., dealers, affiliates, VARs, resellers) are indeed leveraging Web-based solutions to better service and sell via these channel partners, owing to the increased technophobia and aversion to the IT going downstream the channel, and to a consequent training simplicity imperative. Thus, a solid functional PRM system might have many of the features of a traditional CRM package, plus Read More

Mid-market ERP Vendors Leveraging (and Occasionally Outdoing) Microsoft’s “Plumbing” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Epicor and SYSPRO, the two renowned enterprise resource planning (ERP) mid-market incumbents that heavily harness Microsoft’s platform tools. To that end, the business productivity tools that were illustrated in my recent blog post on what 2010 might have meant to Microsoft’s business solutions (which reflected on the highly publicized mid

extranet esc clermont  for intranet and limited extranet-style usage, which is one of the three pillars of Epicor Productivity Pyramid (see  the related blog post ). It is certain that SharePoint is a mission-critical application for Epicor and many of its customers. Thus, Epicor will, as a Microsoft partner, drive the giant to improve SharePoint based on its customers business needs. What SharePoint just doesn’t seem to have right yet is the technology needed to be a true engagement and collaboration platform for outside Read More

Is 'Sage' Wiser And Better Than 'Best'?


The two small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment leaders seem to have somewhat different strategies going forward (despite inevitable watching over each other's shoulder), and time will tell who will ultimately win (or maybe both will remain in a stalemate power sharing situation).

extranet esc clermont  common security-enhanced intranet and extranet environment based on Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server to enable new levels of collaboration within and across companies. In other words, the above innovations, formerly or still referred to as Project Green, will come in at least two waves of upgrades to all MBS'' major enterprise resource planning (ERP) product lines. The first wave will include a Web Services layer; enhanced user experience based around fifty or so configurable employee roles; Read More

How SharePoint Can Help Connect People, Processes, and Information


Microsoft SharePoint products and technologies are server applications that can provide organizations with an integrated solution for collaboration, content management, business processes, business intelligence (BI), enterprise search implementation, and portal development. Find out how SharePoint can meet your intranet, extranet, and Internet needs, and compare offerings for all levels and groups of users.

extranet esc clermont  can meet your intranet, extranet, and Internet needs, and compare offerings for all levels and groups of users. Read More

E-learning and Organizational Culture


The success of an e-learning initiative depends as much on the people and culture of the organization as it does on the technology used. Several corporate cultural factors that affect the success of an e-learning implementation are discussed and illustrated.

extranet esc clermont  of content via Internet, intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, and CD-ROM. E-learning is one methodology and technology for delivering and enabling learning. In most organizations, an e-learning initiative is an implementation of training and collaboration that is made available to employees over the corporate intranet, and is thus readily available to people at their convenience. While e-learning may partially replace classroom training, in most cases it Read More

Case Study: Celina Insurance Group


Celina Insurance Group, a mutual insurance carrier that serves eight states in the midwestern US, wanted to increase competitiveness against larger insurance carriers by integrating independent agents into business processes and providing superior services and support. Find out how a new collaborative extranet helped the company reduce policy turnaround times, improve service to agents and customers, and more.

extranet esc clermont  how a new collaborative extranet helped the company reduce policy turnaround times, improve service to agents and customers, and more. Read More

VPNs Are Hot, but What Are They?


The Virtual Private Network (VPN) market is exploding. There are many different ideas on what a VPN is, and how to implement them. This article clarifies what sound VPN products and services should include, and what to expect as the market matures.

extranet esc clermont  Global Electronic Villages emerge, extranet VPNs will also become a significant growth market. Extranet VPNs connect one enterprise to multiple enterprises. Suppliers want to be connected to their inventory markets. Hospitals want to be connected to primary care providers. Companies want to be connected through their ISP or ASP to their website. Financial institutions need to secure monetary transactions. Business partners need to share pieces of their networks with other partners. Unfortunately, as any Read More

WINLine ERP


The WINLine® (WL) ERP software package is tailored to meet the needs of small and medium businesses. The WINLine® solution includes modules for business management processes including financial accounting, order processing, inventory management, cost accounting, and archiving. Users can access Internet, intranet, and extranet with the WINLine® WEB Edition. WINLine® runs on Windows XP or Windows 200, and allows for the use of MSDE, SQL 7.0, SQL 2000, and PostGreSQL databases.  

extranet esc clermont  access Internet, intranet, and extranet with the WINLine® WEB Edition. WINLine® runs on Windows XP or Windows 200, and allows for the use of MSDE, SQL 7.0, SQL 2000, and PostGreSQL databases. Read More

The Lexicon of CRM - Part 1: From A to I


C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part one of three-part article to provide explanation and meaning for most of the common CRM phraseology. Here, in alphabetical order, is the Lexicon of CRM.

extranet esc clermont  Warehouse for Data Mining. Extranet - That part of a company''s own Intranet that is shared with a subset of external users. Typically protected by password or some other means. F - G   Fail over Capability - The ability for a server, when it fails, to fail over to a machine that is running in parallel and provide seamless, non-stop processing for users. FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions . A list of questions that are repetitively asked of Customer Support Representatives. If a user views the FAQ list, Read More