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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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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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Rethinking the Supply Chain: Meeting the Complexity Challenge


The requirements of operating in a global, just-in-time (JIT) market have made supply chains much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Much of the software meant to assist in managing this complexity has itself become too complex to use—and too expensive to cost-justify. Discover the benefits of using a less complex supply chain solution that better supports a collaborative effort along your supply chain.

financial supply chain daily reaching  product lifecycle management, and financial management directly to the supply chain system. While there is some merit to synchronizing enterprise processes in this way, the complexity of an undertaking of this magnitude — which includes synchronizing processes and data from highly disparate systems — is a major contributor to the enormous cost and time-to-value for many supply chain management system implementations, and their users'' frustration with the results. Indeed, much of the problem of Read More

CDC Software Wins the Pivotal Auction. Now What? Part Two: Market Impact


Pivotal, had been feeling the competitive pressures coming from many directions. Despite many mid-market and niche CRM vendors' attempts to overcome these challenges, many will continue to struggle to avoid insolvency, while the luckier ones that have some attractive point solutions, such as partner relationship management (PRM) or portal solutions, will become the acquisition targets of large enterprise vendors gladly seeking to incorporate them.

financial supply chain daily reaching  private via a strong financial backer, thus allowing focus on product strategy without the prying eyes of the public investors, which Pivotal would have had with Oak Partners. On the other hand, Onyx has likely had an ulterior motive given its view of Pivotal''s customers as the biggest asset, and given it promised to support only Pivotal customers'' current implementations. It was more than apparent that many Pivotal''s customers could have then expected a forced migration to Onyx from Pivotal''s platform, Read More

SAP Learns The Ropes Of Fashion/Outfitting


With a heavy heart, in 1999, SAP had to go back to the drawing board, to do a thorough redesign of its erstwhile ill-reputed Apparel & Footwear Solution (AFS). It appears that the effort was worthwhile.

financial supply chain daily reaching  The ability to support financial, manufacturing and distribution operations across the entire global supply chain, from suppliers at one end, through the production process, to distributors and retailers at the other end. A Web-based system, with a full support for XML and EDI transactions. The vendor''s locally based support network in your geographic region. In addition to the above-mentioned fashion-specific functionality, another valuable feature is continual net-change MRP (Material Requirements Read More

Is There a Panacea for Enterprise Software Pricing Yet?


While enterprise applications are becoming a commodity, their pricing schemes have yet to follow suit. Users are put in a costly position where the "fine print" clauses of implementation contracts may inhibit reasonable expectations for software warranties.

financial supply chain daily reaching  implementations of (for example) financial management and consolidation, or human capital management (HCM) systems over several divisions and several hundreds (or even thousands) of users worldwide, may make an enterprise reluctant to embark on another lengthy implementation adventure right away. Thus, a vast majority of business application software vendors still generate most of their revenues by selling their software licenses based on the number of named or concurrent users or seats, typically on a Read More

Fighting Terrorism with Global Trade Management


The challenge for government and industry is to secure trade without impeding growth. Therefore, there is a greater need for timely information updated by knowledgeable sources of compliance and regulation issues. Global trade management software appears to be the best solution.

financial supply chain daily reaching  the Realm of GTM—Unifying Financial and Physical Supply Chains? series The US federal government has completed its legislative agenda receiving Congressional approval for a series of laws, including the Maritime Transportation Security Act and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that has realigned 22 former federal agencies and 170,000 federal employees. A result of the legislation is the need for shippers, carriers, and ports to introduce technology to better coordinate global Read More

Financial Fusion ~ E-Finance Wireless Leader?


Financial Fusion’s expands e-finance possibilities. From this point forward a client can bank anytime, anywhere, without limitation. (Of course your cell phone will not suddenly start spurting out cash….)

financial supply chain daily reaching  rapidly emerging wireless marketplace, Financial Fusion, Inc. announced the formation of its new Web and Wireless Division along with the launch of its patent-pending Total Wireless product family - available for immediate implementation. Financial Fusion''s focus on wireless technology will allow financial institutions to provide consumers and small businesses with seamless access to important financial information. Consumers can conduct time-sensitive financial transactions such as funds transfer, bill Read More

TEC 2012 Financial Software Packages for Medium and Large Enterprises Buyer's Guide


Accounting and financial management is one of the most mature enterprise software markets, but that doesn’t mean it’s stopped evolving. TEC analyst Aleksey Osintsev walks you through the latest developments in financials and accounting solutions and looks at how trends like cloud computing, mobility, and social media are reshaping the industry. The guide also includes feature lists, vendor comparison charts, thought leadership from industry experts, and real-world case studies.

financial supply chain daily reaching  2012 Financial Software Packages for Medium and Large Enterprises Buyer''s Guide Accounting and financial management is one of the most mature enterprise software markets, but that doesn’t mean it’s stopped evolving. TEC analyst Aleksey Osintsev walks you through the latest developments in financials and accounting solutions and looks at how trends like cloud computing, mobility, and social media are reshaping the industry. The guide also includes feature lists, vendor comparison charts, thought Read More

Top Supply Chain Management Software Compared


Find out which supply chain management solutions really meet the needs of your company with TEC's free SCM comparison reports.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Supply Chain Management Software Compared Does bigger mean better? Not necessarily. Find out which supply chain management (SCM) solutions really meet the needs of your company with TEC''s free SCM comparison reports . Your TEC software comparison report will rate your choice of vendors on an even playing field. You''ll get past the marketing hype and into what really counts—how well the solutions meet your specific business requirements. Size doesn''t always matter—find out which SCM solutions work be Read More

7 Steps to Supply Chain Utopia


And now you can with the white paper actionable supply chain intelligence: leveraging the services hub.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Steps to Supply Chain Utopia Ask 10 people what supply chain visibility is and you''re likely to get 10 different answers . But with supply chain visibility—a major key to success in today''s complex, global marketplace—it''s vital to cut through the confusion. And now you can with the white paper Actionable Supply Chain Intelligence : Leveraging the Services Hub . In this straightforward executive guide, you''ll learn what supply chain visibility really is; why it''s essential to your company''s success; Read More

Oracle Financial Analytics


Oracle Financial Analytics helps front-line managers improve financial performance with complete, up-to-the-minute information on their departments' expenses and revenue contributions.  

financial supply chain daily reaching  Financial Analytics Oracle Financial Analytics helps front-line managers improve financial performance with complete, up-to-the-minute information on their departments'' expenses and revenue contributions. Read More

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and highlights the dramatic value proposition available to companies that deploy advanced service strategies and decision-support tools to address these challenges. Brief case studies from leading service organizations Cisco and KLA-Tencor show examples of successful deployments of service supply chain strategies.

financial supply chain daily reaching  here can deliver significant financial benefit to service organizations and help them achieve supply chain flexibility. Service organizations cannot afford to neglect the potential to deliver business value in today''s hyper-competitive, customer-centric world where service is often the key competitive differentiator. This article is from Parallax View, ChainLink Research''s on-line magazine, read by over 150,000 supply chain and IT professionals each month. Thought-provoking and actionable articles from Ch Read More

Top CRM for Financial Services


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financial supply chain daily reaching  CRM for Financial Services Top CRM for Financial Services How do you handle the relentless pressure to produce results amid rabid competition and increased regulatory requirements? These are challenging times for financial services companies . One response within the financial services industry has been to beef up customer relationship management (CRM) processes. If your company is considering new CRM technology, finding the right system or upgrade can be a difficult task. To make your search easier, yo Read More

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy


Outsourcing and global competition are forcing companies to transform their supply chains from linear processes into adaptive networks. Communities of customer-centric, demand-driven companies must share knowledge in order to adapt to changing markets, and respond to shorter life cycles. Discover how supply chain management (SCM) solutions can help your company create a truly adaptive and collaborative supply network.

financial supply chain daily reaching  the company''s strategy and financial goals. If your organization lacks a comprehensive S&OP process and has not included partner capabilities in the demand and supply plans that feed into your S&OP process, supply chain collaboration can be crippled. The Deployment of Collaborative Technologies As companies start to invest in supply network collaboration, different deployment options come to the forefront. Many companies want to keep this type of data behind the firewall and implement collaborative Read More

The Truth About Supply Chain Visibility


That's just one of the key realities you'll learn about in the white paper achieving supply chain visibility: there is more than meets the eye.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Truth About Supply Chain Visibility If you had supply chain visibility, but couldn''t respond to the issues and problems that it brought to light, what good would that be? The truth about supply chain visibility is that it isn''t a goal in itself —its real value is as a stepping stone to effective response management. And it''s response management that allows you to turn visibility into quick, effective action—so that you can run a more nimble, efficient, and profitable organization. That''s just one of Read More

Financial Excellence: Closing Your Books Quickly


Find out in the white paper the financial close: optimizing performance and driving financial excellence.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)— producing quality financial statements and closing your books quickly is more difficult than ever . And the stakes are high. A fast financial close offers you time and cost savings; better relations with shareholders, investors, and regulatory agencies; timely, better-informed management decisions; more time for value-added analysis; and improved control systems and quality. But what are the barriers to a fast, high-quality close? And how can your company overcome them when the Read More