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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

How a Paper and Packing Company Grew with a Scalable ERP System


Joshen Paper & Packaging needed to update its enterprise resource planning (ERP) distribution system. Joshen partnered with Vormittag Associates Inc. (VAI) and found a solution that consolidates its financial reporting and provides its sales team with real-time inventory information access. The result: faster inventory turnaround and order fulfillment—and to date, about 100 new clients in its customer base.

financial supply chain daily reaching  greater inventory control and financial reporting capabilities. In addition, the solution has yielded major customer service benefits. With inventory levels updated in real time, sales staff can ensure that a product is available for shipping at the time of purchase. Notably, the e-commerce application has already added approximately 100 new customers to the company''s customer base. For Joshen, the S2K 3.7.3 upgrade builds upon the effectiveness of the original implementation and supports the company''s 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.

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Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution


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financial supply chain daily reaching  Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution Virtually all businesses produce plans and budgets—and then measure company progress against objectives. But high-performing companies go a step further by employing an enterprise performance management (EPM) solution to measure, manage, and monitor performance. In Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution , learn Read More

Managing Risk in the Global Supply Chain


Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help.

financial supply chain daily reaching  Risk in the Global Supply Chain Global fashion supply chains face a “perfect storm” of risk factors, ranging from volatile materials prices and skyrocketing shipping costs, to uncertainty about the outcome of legislative trade initiatives such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Download this white paper to find out how NGC’s Web-based Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Global Sourcing system can help. Read More

Top CRM for Financial Services


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Financial Forecasting and Planning Summit, London UK, June 2-3, 2011


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The Effective Supply Chain


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Acumatica Financial Management Suite


The Acumatica Financial Suite includes a core set of applications that almost every organization uses, including general ledger, cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax management, and other functionality. Acumatica financials are designed for companies with complex requirements, but are easy to use in smaller organizations. The modules in the Financial Suite are integrated with each other and also with the other Acumatica suites.    

financial supply chain daily reaching  Financial Management Suite The Acumatica Financial Suite includes a core set of applications that almost every organization uses, including general ledger, cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax management, and other functionality. Acumatica financials are designed for companies with complex requirements, but are easy to use in smaller organizations. The modules in the Financial Suite are integrated with each other and also with the other Acumatica suites. Read More

Financial Excellence: Closing Your Books Quickly


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

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Spotfire Financial Analytics


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financial supply chain daily reaching  Financial Analytics Spotfire provides visual analytics software for the financial industry. Spotfire Financial Analytics gives users the ability to visually interact with their data, asking questions to reveal hidden patterns and biases. Users can easily change views, filters, and queries. Users can share sessions with colleagues or export them to applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. Read More

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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.

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Supply Chain Management Audio Conference Transcript


This is a transcript of an audio conference on Supply Chain Management presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS, to conduct a live real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating supply chain management criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of i2 Technologies, Manugistics, Aspen Technology, Logility, and Adexa.

financial supply chain daily reaching  probably the most compelling financial incentive for small to midsize companies to consider a supply chain software application acquisition. Actual charges vary widely depending on the type of application, but typically range from $5 to 15 per transaction (where transactions may be purchases, orders, shipments, truck lanes, etc.). Large and small companies can benefit immediately from e-market portals. By signing on to an e-market, whether a public exchange or a private network hosted by the vendor or a Read More