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4 Steps to Successful Succession Development Planning
So you’ve determined that you need to develop a succession planning strategy in anticipation of the retirement of key personnel. Now what? How do you identify

individual development plans  opportunity is something the individual sees in his or her career plans?   Step 2—Training: Developing Knowledge and Skills It is important to identify and understand the training and developmental needs of your employees. Identify the core skills and competencies that your potential successor will need for advancement within the company. Create or increase your training and cross-training programs to ensure key employees are receiving the proper training and developing the right skills. Companies

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Talent Management

Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning. 

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Ambitious Plans and Promises: How Will the Market Respond to One Enterprise Software Provider’s Offerings?


The market should commend Infor’s attempt to combine business-specific solutions from a partner like IBM. If nothing else, the fact that Infor can provide integrated and best-in-class offerings poises the vendor to become serious competition for such giants as SAP and Oracle.

individual development plans  significant, deals for each individual ERP vendor are very rare. Yet, vendors like Infor or Lawson Software like the fact that IBM resells their product, due to the added credibility IBM's name gives these products in the marketplace, but it is questionable how much revenues they can actually expect. In any case, while skepticism is understandable in light of the past, the fact is that 22 percent of Infor's employees (about 2,400) work in the R&D department. Looking at this from another angle, Infor's Read More

Macromedia Shocks with Flashy E-commerce Plans


Macromedia, best known for its Shockwave and Flash technologies that bring animation to the browser, has announced a sweeping series of moves to make it a powerhouse provider of E-commerce software.

individual development plans  like a provider of individual tools, as opposed to a provider of solutions. In the PC Week company listing Adobe placed 19th, just ahead of Macromedia; it may not have known that someone was nipping at its heels, but now it may well be tasting dust. Adobe has recently launched a $5-$10 million image building ad campaign, largely based at younger Web professionals without prior design experience. There were rumors last week that Macromedia was about to merge with Adobe. That seems not to be in the cards Read More

Latest Development on Epicor's Trying The Divestiture Tack


Even as TEC analyzed Epicor's sale of its Impresa for MRO division, Epicor announced the sale of its Platinum for Windows (PFW) product line. Plagued by depleted revenues and continued hefty losses amid a difficult market situation, Epicor is trying to pull some other beleaguered competitors' trick - the sale of non-core parts of the business.

individual development plans  product stabilization?) of its individual products are and what would the ramifications of migrating (or not) to its new product (or to other vendors') offering be. Users should vigorously question Epicor on its future options and investigate alternative solutions now to fully understand their situation and options. Companies considering a new enterprise solution should be wary of the Epicor's non-core offering (e.g., Vista, Avante, etc.), until the company more clearly states its future plans. More Read More

The Alignment-focused Organization: Bridging the Gap between Strategy and Execution


Aligning your business plans with your method of execution requires more than a peek at financial metrics. Initiatives, tasks, people, and metrics must be aligned with corporate goals. Find out how strategy management software, alone or as part of a performance management solution, can provide clear visual links between individual initiatives and broader goals, and ultimately enhance your business’s overall performance.

individual development plans  linked to strategy, so individual goals are not aligned with the company's goals. Consequences and rewards for employee choices are inapt. To close the gap between strategy and execution, companies need to build strategic alignment across all levels of the business. This paper discusses how businesses can implement these best practices using strategy management software ' one of the cornerstones of effective performance management ' to systematize these practices across a department or the entire Read More

PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development -- Part 2: Dassault Systèmes


Part 1 of this blog post series discussed in general the relationship between product lifecycle management (PLM) and lean product development (LPD), and pointed out that various PLM vendors may have different interpretations of PLM functionality, as well as different levels of support for users’ LPD initiatives. In this and a few future blog posts, I will choose some PLM vendors and talk about the

individual development plans  (Vendors) and Lean Product Development -- Part 2: Dassault Systèmes Part 1 of this blog post series discussed in general the relationship between product lifecycle management (PLM) and lean product development (LPD), and pointed out that various PLM vendors may have different interpretations of PLM functionality, as well as different levels of support for users’ LPD initiatives. In this and a few future blog posts, I will choose some PLM vendors and talk about the relationship between each Read More

Compaq Plans Direct Sales. DTja vu All Over Again?


Compaq Computer told financial analysts it plans to start selling more of its computers directly to customers, and this time the company says it means it.

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Development of an Internet Payment Processing System


This article describes the author's experience with the development of the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. The system's architecture is very similar to the Three Domain (3D) model that started to emerge later. This success story is worthwhile sharing with a wider audience.

individual development plans  of cards accepted by individual merchants, appearance of payment receipts, etc. The administrator can use detailed security and access logs to track and locate would-be intruders. System Architecture System architecture of the Internet payment processing system is shown in Figure 2. All system components are connected via the Internet. The system has a multi-tier architecture that is typical for applications on the Internet. Figure 2. Card holders access e-commerce applications via the Internet. Read More

Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing


Combining process industry–oriented product lifecycle management capabilities with process manufacturing–oriented enterprise resource planning ones can help alleviate many of the challenges particular to the process manufacturers, especially in the areas of product development and regulatory compliance.

individual development plans  for Product Development in Process Manufacturing P.J. Jakovljevic - February 5, 2010 Originally Published - March 10, 2007 As seen in such articles as Product Life Cycle Management in Process or Process Manufacturing Software: A Primer , what the process manufacturing industry lacks in glamour, it certainly makes up for in complexity. Traditionally, manufacturing is divided into two categories: process and discrete (if one is not counting hybrid, mixed-mode environments). Many differences exist Read More

Yekta Pajouhan Application Software Development


Yekta Pajouhan Software Development Company was established in 1999 by a group involved in various industrial and commercial software design and development projects in Iran. Initially the company designed and developed custom software for medium to large industrial organizations. From this, Yekta Pajouhan began developing an integrated software solution and the YEKTA ERP project was born. Development began in 2001, and after three years, in 2004, the product was introduced to the market. Since then, YEKTA ERP software has been implemented in a number of automotive and manufacturing industries in Iran. In addition to designing and developing software, Yekta Pajouhan provides services in training, process analysis, re-engineering, and other consultation fields.

individual development plans  Pajouhan Application Software Development Yekta Pajouhan Software Development Company was established in 1999 by a group involved in various industrial and commercial software design and development projects in Iran. Initially the company designed and developed custom software for medium to large industrial organizations. From this, Yekta Pajouhan began developing an integrated software solution and the YEKTA ERP project was born. Development began in 2001, and after three years, in 2004, the product Read More

How to Improve the Efficiency of Software Development for Cloud-based Environments


Download this report for insight into a new class of online technology innovations that fosters quick development of new cloud-based software and modernization of business-critical legacy systems. Also featured in this report: essential guidelines from Technology Evaluation Centers for overcoming the challenges of software development, and a detailed checklist for vetting a system’s ability to adapt to good software development practices.

individual development plans  to Improve the Efficiency of Software Development for Cloud-based Environments Download this report for insight into a new class of online technology innovations that fosters quick development of new cloud-based software and modernization of business-critical legacy systems. Also featured in this report: essential guidelines from Technology Evaluation Centers for overcoming the challenges of software development, and a detailed checklist for vetting a system’s ability to adapt to good software Read More

Terra Technology’s Software Development Team Streamlines Their Development Process Using ProjectLocker


Software company Terra Technology’s development team often worked remotely, without a centralized development system. Managing documents manually was quickly becoming an unproductive use of the team s time—and increased its chances of making errors. Since using ProjectLocker’s document management system, Terra Technology has saved valuable time and money, and can now focus on its core competency—supply chain software.

individual development plans  Technology’s Software Development Team Streamlines Their Development Process Using ProjectLocker Software company Terra Technology’s development team often worked remotely, without a centralized development system. Managing documents manually was quickly becoming an unproductive use of the team s time—and increased its chances of making errors. Since using ProjectLocker’s document management system, Terra Technology has saved valuable time and money, and can now focus on its core competency— Read More

How to Do It Right: Setting Up an Offshore Development Center


Although IT outsourcing can result in cost savings of up to 60 percent, you’re not as likely to see that return if you don’t have an offshore development center (ODC). This team of programmers and developers, hand picked to complement your skill-set and culture, works on your behalf at the service provider’s site, and can be a seamless extension of your IT department. Learn more about the benefits of setting up an ODC.

individual development plans  to Do It Right: Setting Up an Offshore Development Center Although IT outsourcing can result in cost savings of up to 60 percent, you’re not as likely to see that return if you don’t have an offshore development center (ODC). This team of programmers and developers, hand picked to complement your skill-set and culture, works on your behalf at the service provider’s site, and can be a seamless extension of your IT department. Learn more about the benefits of setting up an ODC. Read More

Beyond Talent Development: Managers as Talent Leaders


There’s a war going on, and many companies are fighting it—and losing. It’s a war to attract and retain great talent. While projected economic growth is fueling demand, companies of all sizes are finding it difficult to get and keep skilled employees. What can be done to stop this talent crisis? Organizations must make talent management a top priority. Find out how this simple tactic can lead your organization to victory.

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Dassault Systèmes-Expanding Product Development and the 3D Experience


The Dassault Systèmes vision is to enable everyone—from product designers, engineers, and suppliers to end users and their respective communities—to create, share, and experience the three-dimensional virtual world, thereby maximizing the value of their intellectual property and digital assets. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reports on the 3D design tools he recently saw demoed, how they enable collaboration, and their application to manufacturing and other sectors.

individual development plans  customers (and vice versa), individuals can share ideas with each other, and so on. 3DVIA Virtools delivers graphically impressive, interactive, and immersive real-time experiences for industry or game production (e.g., urban planning, virtual reality, electronic entertainment, etc.).   References and Related TEC Articles* Siemens Product Development Solutions for Process Industries . March 13, 2012. Social PLM and CRM – Dassault Systèmes and Netvibes (Under the Exalead Brand) . March 1, 2012. What Read More