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Enter IFS RCM Toolkit for Reliability-Centered Maintenance in the Cloud
In a flurry of product announcements at the IFS World Conference 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden, last week, IFS announced the launch of it reliability-centered

fail safe solution  safety, environmental, and operational failures are minimized and unnecessary maintenance reduced, while focusing scarce economic resources on those items that would cause the most disruption if they were to fail. In other words, RCM applies a lean management philosophy to enterprise asset maintenance (EAM). IFS customers will likely use the RCM Toolkit to improve its preventative and predictive maintenance practices and procedures to secure asset safety, cost effectiveness, uptime, and a greater

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Sage ERP X3 Version 6: A Sneak Peek


We recently got a sneak peek of the new version of Sage ERP X3 that is scheduled to be released in October 2009. We were given a detailed demonstration of some of its core functional changes and advancements and we have summarized our findings differently. Gabriel Gheorghiu’s Take on Version 6There are features that are new to X3 and quite rare for an enterprise resource planning

fail safe solution  highly regarded. Most organizations fail to see the benefits of software upgrades because there are no magical answers to these questions: Is changing to a new system beneficial? Will it meet the business requirements? The following should be considered by users and potential Sage ERP X3 system buyers Multi design/Functionality Changes Sage ERP X3’s financial module has been revamped in Version 6 to provide international coverage.  Companies will benefit from the following suites: budget and cost Read More

To Upgrade, or Not To Upgrade: That Is Not The Question-But How To Upgrade Is


Companies can easily spend hundreds of thousands of dollars implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) package. After completing this rollercoaster ride, however, companies are typically faced with the question of whether to implement the latest, greatest version of the package.

fail safe solution  beast into line, many fail to foresee future repercussions. New Releases The decision to implement a new release of a package is much more complicated, due to higher costs and a longer timeline. To a large extent, new releases should be treated as new implementations, to include data conversion, pilot testing, integrated testing, and user acceptance. Unless there are significant changes in functionality, the as is , to be , and gap analysis phases should not be required. Having navigated through the Read More

Will Your HACCP Foundation Crumble?


Complying with current good manufacturing processes (GMPs) is no easy task for food manufacturers. Companies that don t have a solid foundation to help with quality control procedures, audit trails, and product traceability and recall are at an even greater disadvantage. Find out how an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help with food safety compliance—so it's your cookie that crumbles, not your foundation.

fail safe solution  HACCP compliance only to fail because the company has not laid the proper foundation. HACCP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points, is a management system that requires each segment of the food processing industry, from the farmer to the consumer, to provide the conditions necessary to protect food while it is under their control. For the manufacturer, that means providing adequate facilities and equipment, trained personnel, but most importantly, it means maintaining compliance with cGMP (current Read More

The SaaS Advantage


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fail safe solution  the system could possibly fail at any given moment, under any conditions. Plex plans for the unexpected in many different ways, including the use of a system known as Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) , a way of saying, expect the unexpected. A security FMEA is continuously trying to find security holes in the system and attack vulnerabilities, staying ahead of potential hackers. One Plex customer, Ralco Industries in Auburn Hills, Michigan, reports assigning an employee who once worked for the Read More

Descartes to Provide Home Delivery Solution for Online Groceries


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The Case for a New CRM Solution


CRM software has gone well beyond being a "good to have" capability. Senior management is now generally quite clear that this genre of software is needed. However, it also often acknowledged that companies that have deployed CRM software solutions have not obtained the benefits that were promised. When we understand the reasons for this dissatisfaction, we can make the case for a new CRM solution. See the benefits of a new CRM solution.

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Lotus Announces Upcoming Release of ASP Solution Pack


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Leading Retailer Standardizes on SumTotal’s Integrated Solution


Dollar Tree, the leading operator of single price point dollar stores in the US, required a Web-based solution that provided 24x7 nationwide access to performance appraisals. Dollar Tree selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform due to its native integration of core talent management functions and relied exclusively on it for deep configurability to match the technology to its unique business processes.

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How to Calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) On a Digital Signature Solution


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fail safe solution  majority of the implementations fail to meet functional, return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) expectations. Many companies have consequently been stuck with under-performing software products and dejected users, and are still unable to gauge their system to determine how far they are from the ideal solution for their business requirements Enterprise technology selections for ERP, CRM, SCM, and other enterprise applications provide valuable lessons that can be applied to selecting Read More

ERP Fail: When Best Practices Meet Real Life


Open University PhD candidate Gabrielle Ford has a new perspective on why, despite an abundance of expert insight, so many ERP implementations continue to fail. TEC is collaborating with Ford to provide a 20-minute survey for ERP users, and is offering three-day free access to its evaluation models and vendor data to readers who complete the survey. Take the survey now. This post signals the start

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Why Software Selection Projects Fail


Why do so many software projects fail? Lorne Goloff, TEC's VP of selection services, talks about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting enterprise software and how best to avoid them.

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Make the Safe Choice


When it comes to workers’ safety, companies shouldn’t take any chances. The growing safety, security, and regulatory and reporting requirements are forcing many organizations to implement more sophisticated systems to monitor and manage their work environments. To help determine which mobile devices are approved and appropriate to use in your work environments, it’s important to have clear guidelines on what to look for.

fail safe solution  the Safe Choice When it comes to workers’ safety, companies shouldn’t take any chances. The growing safety, security, and regulatory and reporting requirements are forcing many organizations to implement more sophisticated systems to monitor and manage their work environments. To help determine which mobile devices are approved and appropriate to use in your work environments, it’s important to have clear guidelines on what to look for. Read More

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