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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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Business Process Management: How to Orchestrate Your Business


Business process management (BPM), having evolved over the past fifteen years, has finally reached a level of maturity where vendors are now abolishing functional silos to allow the enterprise-wide flow of business processes. It replaces the old, manual system of coordinating activities in a company and improves functionality and effectiveness through modeling, documentation, certification, collaboration, automation, and compliancy to minimize costly errors.

extranet org  Deploys processes (intranet or extranet publication) on the one hand, and provides users with the ability to leverage the process know-how into enhanced productivity via user and task collaboration, on the other hand. This BPM discipline addresses corporate-wide knowledge management (KM) by not only making documented and certified processes readily available to all employees and associates, but by also providing employees collaboration functions, which enable them to manage projects, tasks, or Read More

TARGIT BI Product Certified


Recently, I met over the Web with TARGIT’s Ruben Knudsen and Ulrik Pedersen, along with some TEC cohorts to verify TARGIT’S BI product.  TARGIT had  completed a TEC-designed RFI containing a list of BI capabilities that every BI vendor could support  “out of the box.” The RFI is a common list of BI capabilities that we send to all BI vendors, and from the long list of TARGIT responses, we chose

extranet org  BI Product Certified Recently, I met over the Web with TARGIT’s Ruben Knudsen and Ulrik Pedersen, along with some TEC cohorts to verify TARGIT’S BI product.  TARGIT had  completed a TEC-designed RFI containing a list of BI capabilities that every BI vendor could support  “out of the box.” The RFI is a common list of BI capabilities that we send to all BI vendors, and from the long list of TARGIT responses, we chose 172 entries for them to demonstrate. Without missing a beat, TARGIT Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - the Latest Trend in Getting Value from Data


Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is one of the hot-button issues in IT for the Year 2000. Information Week Research's survey of 300 technology managers showed nearly 75% of respondents said EAI is a planned project for their IT departments in the coming year. According to a survey conducted by Bank Boston, the market for EAI is expected to be $50 Billion USD by 2001. However, successful EAI requires a careful combination of a middleware framework, distributed object technologies, and custom consulting.

extranet org  be used over an extranet or the Internet (EAI is also sometimes referred to as IAI, or Internet Application Integration, when used with external customers), the product should support the Secure Sockets Layer, access control lists, and X.509 certificates. In addition, the prospective customer should ensure that the tool employs UML (Unified Modeling Language) compliant business process modeling. Glossary ODBC: Open Database Connectivity. A database programming interface from Microsoft that provides a Read More

Learning from BPM Leaders: Benefits, Prerequisites, and the Impact of Successful BPM Initiatives


Business process management (BPM) software implementations are now moving into the mainstream. Many early adopters are already using BPM to foster business innovation. You can benefit from the knowledge gained by BPM leaders and innovators, and their prerequisites for BPM success. These findings can serve as best-practice guidelines for your BPM initiative, so you can derive maximum value from your BPM investment.

extranet org  business intelligence and the extranet, he says. Conclusion The experiences of BPM leaders have created, for CIOs just beginning the implementation process, a road map to success: improved business and IT communication, an overall refresh of roles and responsibilities and greater process flexibility. Most importantly, those that do BPM right reap the ultimate reward of business innovation: competitive advantage. BPM leaders demonstrate that there is a need for and value in cross-functional cooperation Read More

Zooming into an Inventory Free Flow


FreeFlow, a provider of business services with a patented technology, aims to help companies improve product life cycle profitability by providing a unique, online auction platform where companies can reduce their at-risk and excess inventory.

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Magnolia Enterprise Edition


Magnolia Enterprise Edition enables users to easily combine web content management and document management through a web-based application; assign customizable metadata and fine-grained access-rights to each document; and store, publish, categorize, and retrieve documents efficiently. It is ideally suited for intranet and extranet applications.  

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Real Ability


Real Ability is the brainchild of a core group of software engineers spearheaded by three individuals: Bill Kilpatrick, Jeff Wrigley, and Serge Loussinian. These three formed the senior management team of an 85-person software company sold in the late 1990s. Soon thereafter a new organization, Real Ability, was established to solve a long list of mission-critical on-line management and training issues Kilpatrick, Wrigley, and Loussinian confronted while directing their previous enterprise and its client base.The Ability Manager software is the first of the company's three basic pillars.Learning content is the second pillar. This content includes suites of surveys, exams, learning content, inspections, skills libraries, and org charting information.Consulting services is the third pillar of Real Ability. The company's consulting services are designed to help businesses transform their enterprise into an effective on-line knowledge environment. These services are delivered by Real Ability's team of implementation experts.

extranet org  Ability Real Ability is the brainchild of a core group of software engineers spearheaded by three individuals: Bill Kilpatrick, Jeff Wrigley, and Serge Loussinian. These three formed the senior management team of an 85-person software company sold in the late 1990s. Soon thereafter a new organization, Real Ability, was established to solve a long list of mission-critical on-line management and training issues Kilpatrick, Wrigley, and Loussinian confronted while directing their previous enterprise and 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 org  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

Making Multi-rater Feedback Work in Professional Services Firms


For many firms, continually moving people to new projects under different leaders is the only possible way to operate. The formal boss on the org chart may only rarely get a chance to observe employees in work situations. This isn’t normally a problem; direction is provided by whoever is leading the project. Where it is a problem is when it comes to performance appraisal—there is no one person who can do that appraisal.

extranet org  Multi-rater Feedback Work in Professional Services Firms Making Multi-rater Feedback Work in Professional Services Firms If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Now there''s a practical, affordable and remarkably easy way to gather and analyze rich 360 degree multirater feedback , giving your employees the broad, balanced perspective they need to develop and improve. Source : Halogen Software Resources Related to Making Read More

Not Your Mother’s Portal


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extranet org  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

4 Steps to Successful Succession Development Planning


So you’ve determined that you need to develop a succession planning strategy in anticipation of the retirement of key personnel. Now what? How do you identify and select the employees for development and who do you need to involve in the process? In her latest article, TEC human capital management (HCM) analyst Sherry Fox outlines key considerations and four essential steps to a successful succession planning initiative.

extranet org  Steps to Successful Succession Development Planning To effectively undertake a succession planning initiative at your organization, you must first identify your company’s long-term goals. Often companies know what they would “like” to see happen over the next three to five years, but don’t necessarily know how to put their ideas into practice. As a company grows and its business strategy evolves, its leadership needs can change significantly. To meet these needs, companies must adjust their Read More

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At its annual TotalConnections 2013 customer summit, SumTotal Systems LLC announced a new ambitious human capital management (HCM) platform called elixHR, a virtual single source of truth for an organization’s human resources (HR) data. With elixHR, companies will be able to extend and link disparate HR information and processes, as well as external enterprise systems and information, to access

extranet org  Announces HCM “Magic Potion” to Cure Disparate HR Assets At its annual TotalConnections 2013 customer summit, SumTotal Systems LLC  announced a new ambitious human capital management (HCM) platform called elixHR , a virtual single source of truth for an organization’s human resources (HR) data. With elixHR, companies will be able to extend and link disparate HR information and processes, as well as external enterprise systems and information, to access comprehensive employee data, Read More

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The merger of traditional brick-and-mortar manufacturer Illinois Tool Works with Internet-based Click Commerce is puzzling, but has some method to the madness. Only time will tell how easily and tightly their tools will "click" with each other.

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Do You Need a Content Management System?


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extranet org  published across an intranet, extranet, or the Internet. Where does content management come from? Currently, information, communication, and digital networks have made a major impact. In this society, there is much information available. A company needs to acquire and structure information that exists both within and outside of its own four walls. Where does this need for information or this need for content come from? It can be said that the buzzword of this era is content . Before content, the hype of Read More

Business Objects Launches WebIntelligence Extranet


Business Objects, a leading vendor in the business intelligence space, has announced WebIntelligence« Extranet Edition, which has been designed for customers building extranets to link suppliers, customers, and partners with their internal databases.

extranet org  Objects Launches WebIntelligence Extranet Event Summary SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2000--Business Objects (NASDAQ: BOBJ), the world''s leading provider of e-business intelligence (e-BI) solutions, today announced WebIntelligence Extranet Edition, an advanced version of the company''s leading query, reporting, and analysis solution for the internet. WebIntelligence Extranet Edition has been built to take advantage of the tremendous market opportunity with customers building extranets Read More