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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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RedPrairie: Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf)


RedPrairie provides best-of-breed supply chain execution, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions designed to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from raw materials into the hands of the consumer. In this article, TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic describes how the company has positioned itself through its acquisitions, outlook, and integration initiatives to be able to fulfill its “Buy Anywhere—Fulfill Anywhere” philosophy.

extranet landing  Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf) RedPrairie Corporation is an Alpharetta, Georgia, United States (US)–based provider of best of breed supply chain execution (SCE), workforce and all-channel retail solutions. Many of the world’s leading businesses rely on RedPrairie solutions to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from raw materials into the hands of the consumer. RedPrairie was founded in 1975 as McHugh Freeman & Associates , a consulting and Read More

PeopleSoft Annuncio-es Continuation Of Its Shopping Spree


While PeopleSoft has added yet another bit of weight to its applications portfolio with the acquisition of Annuncio, potentially earning thereby the ability to manage marketing campaigns and track individual customer's interactions across online and off-line channels, one is to wait and see how quickly and easily the company will assimilate a number of smaller products it has recently bought.

extranet landing  Annuncio-es Continuation Of Its Shopping Spree Event Summary On January 11, PeopleSoft (NASDAQ: PSFT), one of the leading e-business applications providers, announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase, for an undisclosed amount, the intellectual property and certain assets of Mountain View, CA-based privately held Annuncio Software Inc. With this purchase, PeopleSoft strives to continue to raise the bar in delivering industry-leading CRM functionality. The acquisition Read More

e-Spirit


e-Spirit is the manufacturer of the FirstSpirit™ Content Management System. Well-known customers from all business sectors rely on FirstSpirit™ for implementing successful web strategies worldwide and for the creation, management and publication of content in highly diverse channels: Internet, intranet, extranet, mobile channels, web shops, PDF, email newsletters, portals, DTP, technical documentation, etc.

extranet landing  diverse channels: Internet, intranet, extranet, mobile channels, web shops, PDF, email newsletters, portals, DTP, technical documentation, etc. 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 landing  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

Design Can Be Your Next Asset to Manage: E-mail Marketing


In an unpredictable economy, you need to refocus your marketing efforts to be more cost-effective, while achieving measurable results in even shorter time frames. E-mail marketing has many advantages when used as part of an overall marketing solution. Beyond just driving short-term results, you’ll see opportunities to differentiate your firm—so you can expand your market share while building brand awareness.

extranet landing  expand market share,market share,differentiate brand,brand differentiation,build brand awareness,brand awareness,e-mail roi,B2B e-mail marketing,e-mail best practices,email platforms,e-mail marketing,Liquid Comma 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 landing  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

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Two: xCat and SAP MDM


SAP purports that SAP MDM also lays the foundation for efficient and accurate exchange of cross-business information. Consumer products companies, for instance, can exchange timely product information with retail distributors, avoid costly inaccuracies, enhance merchandizing, and improve supply chain operations.

extranet landing  Bolsters NetWeaver''s MDM Capabilities Part Two: xCat and SAP MDM What xCat Offers SAP NetWeaver , has become the main pillar of SAP AG ''s (NYSE: SAP) strategy to remake itself into a platform vendor. With this and mySAP Business Suite , the broadest suite of enterprise applications in the market, SAP will sell possibly everything from application servers via middleware to Web services (envisioned, in SAP''s case, to orchestrate business processes by means of packaged composite applications across and Read More

KSign


KSign is a PKI B12-solution developing company based in Seoul, South Korea. KSign's main products are PKI, wireless PKI, key management infrastructure (KMI), and extranet access management. Currently, KSign is a PKI solution provider for the Korean government. The company has also constructed five accredited certification authorities (CAs), including one root CA, that are using its solutions.

extranet landing  management infrastructure (KMI), and extranet access management. Currently, KSign is a PKI solution provider for the Korean government. The company has also constructed five accredited certification authorities (CAs), including one root CA, that are using its solutions. Read More

Filling the Holes and Breaking Down Artificial Walls in a Process PLM Solution Set - Part 1


The product lifecycle management (PLM) software market for process industries (food @ beverage, life sciences, chemicals, paints, consumer products, etc.) is serviced by a plethora of solution providers, but it hasn’t been well-defined as compared to its counterparts in the discrete manufacturing and fashion (apparel) industry segments. Indeed, the Process PLM solution market

extranet landing  the Holes and Breaking Down Artificial Walls in a Process PLM Solution Set - Part 1 The  product lifecycle management (PLM)  software market for  process industries (food & beverage, life sciences, chemicals, paints, consumer products, etc.)  is serviced by a plethora of solution providers, but it hasn’t been well-defined as compared to its counterparts in the  discrete manufacturing  and  fashion (apparel) industry  segments. Indeed, the Process PLM solution market is a mosaic of speciali Read More

Winning your market - with "dumb" questions


Positioning Part 3: Why we should love dumb questionsPart 2 was about the choices to consider when formulating your campaign positioning—now we’ll see why those initial choices are probably wrong. Over the years, I've learned to love the uninformed viewpoint. At TEC, we call this unbiased (and yes, refreshingly ignorant) perspective the tourist’s view. We worship the “innocent bystander”—the

extranet landing  your market - with dumb questions Positioning Part 3: Why we should love dumb questions Part 2 was about the choices to consider when formulating your campaign positioning—now we’ll see why those initial choices are probably wrong. Over the years, I''ve learned to love the uninformed viewpoint. At TEC, we call this unbiased (and yes, refreshingly ignorant) perspective the tourist’s view . We worship the “innocent bystander”—the guy who asks the dumb questions. Because he’s often the 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 landing  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

A Well-designed Solution for Sourcing: Its Technological Foundation and How It Works


TradeStone has developed an application that can be quickly configured to shift data in and out of traditional enterprise planning systems. Organizations can thus more easily intertwine basic procurement information with crucial sourcing data such as specifications, schedules, and statuses.

extranet landing  as trading partners) via extranet. Furthermore, the application is accessible to other programs through the power and flexibility of integration via Web services (see Understanding SOA, Web Services, BPM, BPEL, and More ). This brings us to the ability to leverage existing applications (with data views and extraction from several disparate source systems) such as order management systems, warehouse management systems (WMS), item master, vendor master, and so on; and the ability to aggregate them on a 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 landing  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

The Necessity of Data Warehousing


An explanation of the origins of data warehousing and why it is a crucial technology that allows businesses to gain competitive advantage. Issues regarding technology selection and access to historical 'legacy' data are also discussed.

extranet landing  over a corporate intranet, extranet, or the Internet? How will the organization implement data security, especially if information is being broadcast outside the corporate firewalls? Average acquisition cost A minimum tool set, excluding hardware, would include a database engine, ETL tool, and a number of BI tools for the individual users. A reasonable starting point for this set would be in the range of $100,000. Costs vary greatly based on vendor selection, number of seats purchased, software Read More

Supply Chain Management Systems for Service and Replacement Parts: Players, Benefits, and User Recommendations


Improved service management boosts revenue from both service offerings and new product sales, while improved customer service and enhanced offerings increase customer retention, and draw new service business, providing an additional, low risk and likely repeated revenue stream over a long period of ownership.

extranet landing  a provider of secure extranet portal solutions, in 2004, and Allegis , a data center and hosting PRM provider, in 2003 (see Click Commerce Acquires Allegis ). In addition to Xelus'' forays in leveraging radio frequency identification (RFID) in tracking and analyzing service parts, Click Commerce hopes to hereby broaden its footprint with the service parts planning and reverse logistics expertise of Xelus. Xelus should eventually manage the entire gamut of operations, from ordering, moving and fulfillment Read More