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Harness the Power of Your Virtual Sales Team


Early in the campaign, the important thing is to get all your team members on the same page, share available knowledge, and plan ways to gather other required information. The first few meetings should be formal, with a printed agenda, including clear goals and time constraints (showing respect for team members' time). This process, of course, is called "discovery."

harness  the Power of Your Virtual Sales Team Introduction Winning enterprise software sales deals is not an individual activity but a team pursuit. The fact is that at this point in the history of the commercial application software industry most competing products do what they''re intended to do. Few products fail to perform; few perform markedly better than the rest. And because so many products and services compete for a limited number of buyers, suppliers advertise that they can do everything their Read More

Pluto 7


Pluto 7 helps companies institutionalize data-driven decision making and harness Big Data using predictive and social analytics.

harness  data-driven decision making and harness Big Data using predictive and social analytics. Read More

M&O Systems


M&O’s longevity and unmatched reputation is rooted in meeting complex challenges our customers have faced over the past few decades. We know how to harness the power of the ever changing and complex world of technology to enhance your stakeholders’, corporate and field, productivity, while at the same time reducing costs. 

harness  decades. We know how to harness the power of the ever changing and complex world of technology to enhance your stakeholders’, corporate and field, productivity, while at the same time reducing costs. Read More

Common Lisp for Service-oriented Architecture Programs


An important question facing IT professionals today is how best to harness computing power to further improve automated business processes. This is especially critical in business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce. While service-oriented architecture (SOA) delivers the benefits of IT integration to business, it needs a programming language—such as Lisp—that can optimize its capabilities and scale in size and complexity.

harness  is how best to harness computing power to further improve automated business processes. This is especially critical in business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce. While service-oriented architecture (SOA) delivers the benefits of IT integration to business, it needs a programming language—such as Lisp—that can optimize its capabilities and scale in size and complexity. Read More

SAP to Harness HANA and Mobility for the 4th Industrial Revolution


While some analysts may question the true revenue figure that can be attributed solely to SAP HANA (i.e., whether SAP is intentionally crediting HANA with revenues that might be attributable to other SAP offerings), the fact remains that businesses have currently only just scratched the surface of SAP HANA’s potential. For example, SAP recently announced that HANA would underpin new releases of

harness  to Harness HANA and Mobility for the 4th Industrial Revolution While some analysts may question the true revenue figure that can be attributed solely to SAP HANA (i.e.,  whether SAP is intentionally crediting HANA with revenues that might be attributable to other SAP offerings ), the fact remains that businesses have currently only just scratched the surface of SAP HANA’s potential. For example, SAP  recently announced that HANA would underpin new releases of manufacturing solutions  as well Read More

Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part Three: 2000s--Back to the Future


A typical ERP system indeed now offers broad functional coverage nearing the best-of-breed capabilities; vertical industry extensions; a strong technical architecture; training, documentation, implementation and process design tools; product enhancements; global support; and an extensive list of software, services and technology partners. While it is not a system-in-a-box yet, the gap between its desired and actual features is becoming smaller every day.

harness  perceptions, or 3) Further harness the Internet, which has been reshaping the enterprise applications market by making possible unprecedented visibility and information sharing both within an enterprise and between business partners. This concludes Part Three of a six-part note. Parts One and Two covered developments from the 1960s through the 1990s. Parts Four and Five will discuss ERP evolution. Part Six will look at the future. Sources and Recommended Further Readings ERP: Tools, Techniques, and Read More

Mid-market ERP Vendors Leveraging (and Occasionally Outdoing) Microsoft’s “Plumbing” - Part 1


My recent blog post on what 2010 might have meant to Microsoft’s business solutions reflected on the highly publicized mid-2010 launch of Microsoft Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, and Visio 2010. For the hundreds of thousands of people around the world who use some combination of one or more of Microsoft Dynamics ERP products, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft SharePoint

harness  incumbents that also heavily harness Microsoft’s technologies? Well, while Microsoft Dynamics doesn’t particularly enjoy losing deals to these vendors, the Microsoft parent still ultimately wins, given that these  independent software vendors (ISVs)  are two of the most loyal Microsoft technology promoters.  For more information on SYSPRO and Epicor and their recent major announcements, please peruse  my previous blog posts from the Grape Escape 2010 event (where SYSPRO participated ) and on  the Read More

Operational Risk Management in the World of Big Data


Today, with operational risk emerging as a primary risk threat in all major economies, market players are looking to the potential of big data as a primary driver of next-generation operational risk management. Drawing on current IBM research in the field of big data, this paper shows how operational risk solutions can harness the potential of big data to inform risk management scenarios and analytics.

harness  operational risk solutions can harness the potential of big data to inform risk management scenarios and analytics. Read More

Mid-market ERP Vendors Leveraging (and Occasionally Outdoing) Microsoft’s “Plumbing” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Epicor and SYSPRO, the two renowned enterprise resource planning (ERP) mid-market incumbents that heavily harness Microsoft’s platform tools. To that end, the business productivity tools that were illustrated in my recent blog post on what 2010 might have meant to Microsoft’s business solutions (which reflected on the highly publicized mid

harness  mid-market incumbents that heavily harness Microsoft’s platform tools. To that end, the business productivity tools that were illustrated in my recent blog post on what 2010 might have meant to Microsoft’s business solutions (which reflected on the highly publicized  mid-2010 launch of Microsoft Office 2010 , SharePoint Server 2010 , and Visio 2010 ) were illustrated in context of Epicor and SYSPRO’s technology environments. Part 2 will analyze how Epicor and SYSPRO are addressing other Read More

What 2010 Meant For Microsoft Business Solutions


In 2008, I wrote a four-part series that explained in great detail Microsoft’s platform technology pieces, commonly used in Microsoft Dynamics and many other enterprise applications. Primarily, these "plumbing" tools were Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint, and Office within enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) applications, while

harness  mid-market incumbents that also harness Microsoft technologies, have been scarce, Park gave somewhat a diplomatic answer. Namely, while Microsoft Dynamics loaths to lose deals to these vendors, Microsoft Business Division still ultimately wins, given that these ISVs are very loyal Microsoft technology promoters.  A separate blog post will explain how Epicor and SYSPRO harness Microsoft’s business productivity tools, and perhaps go a step further on their own. Your views, comments, and opinions about Read More

Major Vendors Adapting to User Requirements


SAP and Microsoft have finally realized that their products will increasingly be evaluated by how well they interconnect, how flexible they are, and how intuitive their user interfaces are. However, these trends have already been incorporated by lesser-known vendors.

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Microsoft Reveals Growing Retail Proficiency at NRF 2015


TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic takes a look at new Microsoft retail technology and how it's being used by retailers to make the shopping experience more personal and relevant.

harness  Azure Machine Learning to harness the Internet of Things (IoT) to predict future customer behavior, transforming live and historical data streams into actionable insights McDonald’s can employ to individualize its marketing efforts.   Other partner announcements were about modernized POS experiences, with news from Panasonic (announcing its first tablet based mobile POS system), FreedomPay (machine learning in the cloud with near real-time insights at POS), and HP (ElitePad Retail Case as a mobile POS Read More

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Big data is changing finance at every level. To be competitive, businesses must harness finance talent armed with skills beyond pure accounting. Consensus building, collaboration, communication, flexibility and other soft skills are also required. This infographic looks at six ways to modernize your finance department.

harness  be competitive, businesses must harness finance talent armed with skills beyond pure accounting. Consensus building, collaboration, communication, flexibility and other soft skills are also required. This infographic looks at six ways to modernize your finance department. Read More

EliteSeries


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harness  you can take to harness the full power of BI for your organization. And it ensures you don’t get fooled by vendor ERP demos that make their solutions look better than they really are. Learn about them in the FOCUS Brief Raising your BI Quotient: 5 Things Your Company Can Do Now . Download your PDF copy today! For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Read More