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New Database Capabilities from Teradata
During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference @ Expo, Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of

functional capabilities  them to expand their functional portfolios and widen their existing coverage of data management and analysis applications.

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The Compelling Capabilities of One Compensation Management Vendor's Solution


Despite its product's notable functional scope, Centive is committed to being the leader in on demand sales compensation management. The vendor believes it now has sufficient resources to fund research and development, as well as business initiatives.

functional capabilities  Despite the product's notable functional scope, Centive is committed to maintaining leadership in on demand sales compensation management, and the vendor believes it now has sufficient resources (including the cash received from the recent CompCentral sale) to fund product research and development (R&D) and business initiatives for some time to come. Compel is supported by an expert professional services team that has years of experience in sales incentive compensation, as Centive currently employs Read More

Essential ERP - Its Functional Scope


ERP applications are designed to optimize an organization's underlying business processes - accounting/financial, manufacturing, distribution, and human resources/payroll.

functional capabilities  requirements, etc.) remain top functional criteria. Finally, new functionality brought by workflow, document management, and Web capabilities enables organizations to improve communications with non-accounting staff and casual users, thereby increasing the overall profitability of corporate accounting operations. Human Resources & Payroll This encompasses applications for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees. Some of its most common modules and their high-level Read More

Going Vertical? Know the True Capabilities of Your Software


Vertical integration occurs when two companies in different parts of the supply chain merge to capture a larger share of the market. Such mergers often lead to operational cost reductions, increased entry barriers to competitors, and expansion of core competencies. Vertical integration strategies are a key consideration for organizations looking to expand and control more of the supply chain. For

functional capabilities  able to determine the functional gaps and make better informed decisions about whether to upgrade, modify, or replace your system. In some cases, the cost of unifying your applications following a merger may outweigh the costs of managing disparate ones. But even if you decide not to unify your systems right now, you may need to eventually. A solid understanding of what your system is equipped with and having IT documentation to back this up is the first step to making the most out of your enterprise Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Four: SAP and A2i


The A2i acquisition will in the short term bring together two complementary e-commerce products that should help retailers, manufacturers, and suppliers manage and sell their products to other companies and customers on-line.

functional capabilities  which further expanded its functional and developing capabilities. Unlike many peers that begun with paper catalogs and then moved into interactive media, A2i added paper publishing capabilities well after its on-line credentials have been established. The company has been profitable in serving industrial manufacturers and distributors like General Electric ( GE ) Consumer and Industrial , Becton , Dickinson & Company , Rubbermaid and Airgas , among several dozen customers. A2i's xCat product has been Read More

Using Location to Gain Intelligence


In a recent post on 3 trends in data visualization, we addressed the increasing importance of geolocation capabilities in data analysis. We also looked at how the incorporation of mapping and geolocation capabilities into the feature set of a comprehensive business intelligence (BI) application has brought a new understanding to the BI process. So it should come as no surprise that

functional capabilities  device features Augmented reality functionality such as associating real objects with their pertinent information Other traditional BI providers have incorporated strong geolocation capabilities into their BI offerings, including the ESRI partnership with BI providers such as IBM , SAP , SAS , and Oracle to provide specific connection and integration with ESRI’s geolocation products and technologies. Conclusion The need for location-based analysis is not new. Location information is key in many Read More

Logi Analytics Infuses Logi Info into eClinical Insights


The infusion of Logi Info from Logi Analytics into the core analytics capabilities of eClinical Insights has the potential to advance clinical trial research. Find out how in Jorge García's blog post.

functional capabilities  Analytics Infuses Logi Info into eClinical Insights Culminating from a rather interesting partnership, the infusion of Logi Info from Logi Analytics into the core analytics capabilities of eClinical Insights has the potential to advance clinical trial research. Logi Infor from Logi Analytics has been incorporated as part of eClinical Insights’ core applications. Logi Analytics recently announced that Logi Info is now embedded within the stack of offerings from the Massachusetts-based company Read More

TIBCO and Teradata Partner to Deliver Extreme Data Discovery and Analytics


TIBCO and Teradata announced that they will combine technologies to offer a new platform for advanced analytics and extreme data discovery capabilities. Combining Teradata’s Enterprise Data Warehouse and TIBCO Spotfire 5, both software and technology providers will be able to expand their product capabilities to provide faster and more powerful data analysis tools for large volumes of information.

functional capabilities  and Teradata Partner to Deliver Extreme Data Discovery and Analytics TIBCO and Teradata announced that they will combine technologies to offer a new platform for advanced analytics and extreme data discovery capabilities. Combining Teradata’s Enterprise Data Warehouse and TIBCO Spotfire 5, both software and technology providers will be able to expand their product capabilities to provide faster and more powerful data analysis tools for large volumes of information. According to Lars Bauerle, vice Read More

Accolade


Sopheon Accolade provides automation capabilities, collaboration, workflow and best practices templates across all innovation management, new product development (NPD) and product portfolio management (PPM) processes. The fully integrated solution supports all processes and constituencies involved in the entire product and/or service lifecycle. Starting with Innovation Planner for strategic innovation planning to connect initiatives with business objectives and identify opportunities and gaps. Vision Strategist provides advanced strategic roadmapping automation capabilities to connect innovation strategies with market, product / service and technology planning. Once the strategic plans are defined, Idea Lab provides idea and concept development (ideation) using campaigns, communities, open innovation, collaboration and other methods to produce high-value ideas and validated concepts as initiatives. Process Manager provides innovation process and project automation and execution for developing the initiatives using Stage-Gate®, Agile, PACE®, DoD 5000 modeling, Lean Six Sigma, phase-gate, DFSS and other processes / methodologies. Innovation process accelerators and collaborative workflow facilitate productive and cost-effective NPD/PPM processes. Portfolio Center provides advanced top-down and bottom-up product portfolio management including advanced optimization, portfolio classes, accelerators and resource / capacity planning. The product is modular, enabling companies start in the functional area of immediate need and expand to additional functionality as their solution implementation matures. Extensive analytics are included across all areas of the solution. Integration with Microsoft Project and SharePoint integration is also available.

functional capabilities  companies start in the functional area of immediate need and expand to additional functionality as their solution implementation matures. Extensive analytics are included across all areas of the solution. Integration with Microsoft Project and SharePoint integration is also available. Read More

Finding the Right BPM Solution-and Making It Work for You


In a previous blog post, I discussed the importance of data management capabilities of a business intelligence (BI) solution. To recap briefly, the Pareto chart below reveals the most sought-after functionalities of BI software solutions according to TEC data, with data management and business performance management (BPM) coming out on top. Now let’s discuss the second most popular functionality

functional capabilities  solution to cover their functional requirements, capabilities for scaling, and integration with third-party solutions, as more often than not, they’ll need to incorporate the BPM solution within an existing IT infrastructure. Therefore, the solution must be adaptable, flexible, and capable for integration. Conclusion Today’s organizations are keenly aware of the importance of measuring, analyzing, and improving their business performance. But before embarking upon this interesting yet challenging Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Two: xCat and SAP MDM


SAP purports that SAP MDM also lays the foundation for efficient and accurate exchange of cross-business information. Consumer products companies, for instance, can exchange timely product information with retail distributors, avoid costly inaccuracies, enhance merchandizing, and improve supply chain operations.

functional capabilities  initiatives, including tightly integrated functionality not only for internal PCM, but also multichannel syndication, deployment of searchable Web catalogs, and print solutions for catalogs and other printed publications. The things that people expect in a paper catalog in terms of layout, structure, and tabular orientation of product records, should also be deliverable to the Web. Additionally, xCat can reportedly slice-and-dice a single master catalog containing several million products into as many Read More

Salesforce.com Acquires CRM Analytics Capabilities


Salesforce.com has somewhat quietly acquired RelateIQ, provider of an analytics-based cloud CRM software platform. The young startup has promoted itself as a data-driven alternative to salesforce.com and other CRM platforms, and has apps that analyze a user’s inbox and calendar to find contacts, merge relevant data, and keep track of customer interactions.

functional capabilities  com Acquires CRM Analytics Capabilities Salesforce.com has somewhat quietly acquired RelateIQ , provider of an analytics-based cloud customer relationship management (CRM) software platform, for nearly $400 million (USD) in stock. The RelateIQ deal is salesforce.com’s largest since last year’s $2.5 billion purchase of cloud marketing automation software vendor ExactTarget.   The young startup, which reportedly recently raised $40 million at a $245 million valuation, has promoted itself as a Read More

Case Study: Brydens


Brydens, an importer and distributor based in San Juan (Trinidad), needed a way to integrate the operational and functional aspects of the business, as well as turn raw data into useful information for better decision making. With a new warehouse management system (WMS), Brydens benefits from tracking and order fulfillment capabilities, for better inventory management. Discover the other benefits of the WMS solution.

functional capabilities  integrate the operational and functional aspects of the business, as well as turn raw data into useful information for better decision making. With a new warehouse management system (WMS), Brydens benefits from tracking and order fulfillment capabilities, for better inventory management. Discover the other benefits of the WMS solution. Read More

SugarCRM Presents Sugar 7


At SugarCon 2013, in New York, SugarCRM demonstrated the new capabilities of its customer engagement platform, Sugar. It features the following developments: 360-degree view of business, online, and social customer data with Intelligence Panel allows users to to access each customer's information during one-to-one conversations. Furthermore, the tool offers personalizable dashboards.

functional capabilities  Presents Sugar 7 At SugarCon 2013, in New York, SugarCRM demonstrated the new capabilities of its customer engagement platform, Sugar . It features the following developments: 360-degree view of business, online, and social customer data with Intelligence Panel allows users to to access each customer's information during one-to-one conversations. Furthermore, the tool offers personalizable dashboards. Improved user experience supported by HTML5 technology offers the option to access Sugar 7 via Read More