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Study Reveals Top 10 Requirements for Improving Event Resolution in IT


A survey of existing IT event resolution processes suggests organizations are unsatisfied with current processes, despite the importance of ensuring that severe service outages do not occur. In fact, over 75 percent of participants identified significant gaps in existing processes. However, it is possible to identify the components of an effective interactive event notification platform to mitigate current process gaps.

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The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing


The appeal of global sourcing for many industries is certainly understandable, given the potential lower cost benefits, but without careful elimination of all the hidden challenges, the entire process may turn out to be only a costly "siren song" adventure.

fast event resolution  in several segments, including fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), consumer electronics, and apparel, are increasing their focus on private-label merchandise to take advantage of margin improvements, improved quality consistency, and brand loyalty. For more information, see The Fragile Consumer Packaged Goods Market and Private Label Products and A Unique Product Lifecycle Management Tool for Private Label Retail . Come with Some Inevitable Pains Yet, the savings from global sourcing come with possible Read More

Salesforce.com Wants to Help You Transition to a Customer Company


Coincidentally or not, my industry analyst career started at about the same time that salesforce.com was founded, back in 1999. And boy, has the vocal cloud software company had an amazing transition over the years—once dismissed as a fad-like niche sales force automation (SFA) vendor with glorified contact management capabilities, salesforce.com is now a $3 billion (USD) enterprise software

fast event resolution  using Salesforce Platform for fast and easy creation of mobile and desktop apps. One example is the ability for customers to mix their own custom drinks beforehand on their smartphones, and then get them at a vending machine (see ). Salesforce Platform consists of Heroku for customer/consumer-facing apps and Force.com for employee-oriented apps. Customer Company Offering After nearly 15 years of existence and 25 or so acquisitions, salesforce.com has garnered an impressive product portfolio (Figure 1). Read More

Can Webplan Reconcile Planning and Execution? Part One: Event Summary


According to the early signs, it appears that key elements of Webplan's business plan are producing results with dividends. These elements involve positioning itself as a response management player with new pricing and packaging that provides an aggressive entry point and fixed priced, fixed duration implementations; leveraging partnerships with enterprise applications vendors; and investing in field operations in North America and Asia with an expanded distribution model to include both direct and indirect global sales.

fast event resolution  started in 1984 providing fast-acting manufacturing resource planning (MRP) applications to midsized companies, was formerly called Enterprise Planning Systems and prior to that, Advanced Planning Systems . In 1998, Webplan not only changed its name, but started to reposition its product offerings towards a broader, collaborative SCP suite. In the most recent soul-searching exercise, during which it replaced and reshuffled much of its former leadership, the vendor has refocused on highly actionable Read More

Oracle Renders Its PLM Outline Part One: Event Summary


Although its PLM solutions will not likely be the "all things to all people" any time soon, Oracle might be showing us its ability to develop its own applications in collaborative effort with its prominent customers.

fast event resolution  model download or a fast T1 connection. These acquisitions should give Oracle practical PLM point solutions in the important Customer Needs Management, which covers activities like Requirements Management, Product Catalog Publication, Product Variants, Configuration Management, etc., and Collaborative Product Development areas of PLM. Last but not least, native capability in direct materials sourcing and project management should give Oracle an attractive functionality to users looking at PLM from a Read More

Zero Contact Resolution: How to Keep Customers and Build Great Brands


For years, contact centers have used first contact resolution (FCR) rates to measure their performance. While FCR rates remain a useful metric for assessing how well contact centers handle incoming requests from customers, they do not provide an accurate view of how well your company is treating your customers. In fact, they may even be misleading.

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Not All Acquisitions Happen: JDA and QRS Part One: Event and Market Impact


Recent QRS' announcement that it has terminated its agreement to merge with JDA Software, while, in a separate announcement, it stated that it will be acquired by Inovis for a $16 million (USD) higher price, might have more ramifications for JDA than merely an "unrequited love".

fast event resolution  All Acquisitions Happen: JDA and QRS Part One: Event and Market Impact Event Summary In mid-July, JDA Software Group Inc . (NASDAQ: JDAS), a prominent global provider of integrated software and professional services for the retail demand chain with over 4,500 customers, and QRS Corporation (NASDAQ: QRSI), a leading provider of collaborative commerce and trading community building solutions, with nearly 10,000 retail and manufacturing customers, announced a definitive agreement for JDA to acquire QRS as Read More

Microsoft Analyst Event Part Three: What Else Can Dynamics Do, and What’s Next?


Microsoft recently held its annual Dynamics Fall Analyst Event (FAE) in Redmond, Washington, where news about the company’s Windows 8 platform (see Part One of this blog series) and Microsoft Dynamics products (see Part Two of this blog series) was released. Among the demos and tours was info on some of the lesser-known data platforms and business intelligence (BI) capabilities for Microsoft

fast event resolution  Analyst Event Part Three: What Else Can Dynamics Do, and What’s Next? Microsoft recently held its annual Dynamics Fall Analyst Event (FAE) in Redmond, Washington, where news about the company’s Windows 8 platform (see  Part One of this blog series) and Microsoft Dynamics products (see  Part Two of this blog series) was released. Among the demos and tours was info on some of the lesser-known data platforms and business intelligence (BI) capabilities for Microsoft Dynamics. Lesser-known Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part One: Event Summary


SAP's determination to become a service-oriented architecture (SOA) applications lingua franca evangelist through SAP NetWeaver might have been further shown by its recent willingness to acquire catalog and product content management (PCM) vendor A2i, knowing its inclination to acquire little when it comes to technology vendors. Apparently, there should be some compelling time-to-market urge to add PCM value within the master data management (MDM) realm.

fast event resolution  Bolsters NetWeaver''s MDM Capabilities Part One: Event Summary Event Summary To anyone even remotely following SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of enterprise applications and the market''s bellwether, it should be crystal clear that, for the last couple of years, SAP''s aggressively promoted application and integration platform, SAP NetWeaver , has become the main pillar of the vendor''s strategy to remake itself into a platform vendor too. In addition to its broadest suite of enterprise Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part One: Event Summary


Sometimes, the enterprise applications market can produce many strange twists and turns, in addition to being tough for all and even cruel to some. The tale of Marcam, Baan, and SSA Global, whose paths have crossed, parted, and crossed once again since the early 2000s, might be an object case.

fast event resolution  Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part One: Event Summary Event Summary SSA Global, a Chicago, IL-based extended enterprise solutions and services provider for process manufacturing, discrete manufacturing, consumer, services, and public companies worldwide, which has for the last few years become an insatiable enterprise applications market consolidator, seems to have many more aces up its sleeve. Namely, the vendor, which was once an object case of a poorly Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part One: Event Summary


As the contest for the lower-end of the market intensifies, SAP is further honing a twofold strategy of promulgating its mySAP All-in-One vertical offerings for the higher-end of the mid-market, while offering the SAP Business One product to appeal to smaller enterprises with less complex processes. SoftBrands comes to help with its Fourth Shift product to bolster long-missing manufacturing capabilities of SAP Business One, but the benefits should go both ways, once the integration materializes.

fast event resolution  small and midsize companies, FastTrack is touted as an end-to-end, complex manufacturing solution to manage processes such as make-to-order (MTO) with product configurator, engineer-to-order (ETO), engineering change management (ECM), service management, and make-to-stock (MTS). Other additional new mySAP All-in-One solutions would include BDO para Agroalimentos , offered by SAP partner BDO for agro-products companies in Mexico. The solution helps companies manage purchasing, production, bulk delivery, Read More

SAP HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed a snapshot of the SAP HANA offerings’ achievements at the time of the product’s first anniversary in June 2012. SAP is now a de facto database provider that intends to become the #2 database vendor by 2015. The company’s recently unveiled real-time data platform combines the SAP HANA platform, Sybase data management offerings, and SAP BusinessObjects solutions

fast event resolution  HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series analyzed a snapshot of the SAP HANA offerings’ achievements at the time of the product’s first anniversary in June 2012. SAP is now a de facto database provider that intends to become the #2 database vendor by 2015. The company’s recently unveiled real-time data platform combines the SAP HANA platform, Sybase data management offerings, and SAP BusinessObjects solutions for  enterprise information management (EIM) . The Read More

Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed - Part 1: Event Summary


While Geac might not need a white knight savior any longer owing to the profitable quarter and secured additional funding, the general feeling remains that the company has also long passed up an opportunity to be a top-notch applications vendor.

fast event resolution  Awakens On Its Deathbed - Part 1: Event Summary Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed Part 1: Event Summary P.J. Jakovljevic - October 16, 2001 Event Summary  On September 5, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSE: GAC), a struggling Canadian supplier of enterprise management software, announced that net income from continuing operations of Can$17.2 million in Q1 2002, compared to a net loss from continuing operations of Can$43.2 million during the first quarter of the previous year. The results are Read More

Supply Chain Event Management RFI/RFP Template


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fast event resolution  Chain Event Management RFI/RFP Template The Supply Chain Event Management RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 83 features and functions found in Supply Chain Event Management software solutions. This Supply Chain Event Management Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Supply Chain Event Management software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Supply Chain Event Management Template: Monitor and Resolve Read More

Encompix--Thriving on Encompassing Complexity Part One: Event Summary


If Encompix has for any reason deliberately maintained its ETO-oriented (engineer-to-order) enterprise resource planning system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing mid-market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a certain number of viable solutions from more renowned and visible (even if not that focused) vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.

fast event resolution  tools to identify the fastest moving spare parts, warranty trends as well as tools to maximize inventory turns and measure lead-time to fill orders. However, Encompix might also be looking at more sophisticated BI applications like Business Objects and MicroStrategy down the track Encompix'' optional modules include, CorVu BI module, WebCenter e-commerce module, Configure One Product Configuration module, Encompix APS, the F9 financial reporting product, Best''s ABRA human resource and payroll suite, and Read More