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Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g


Companies are recognizing the value of an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) that provides a single 360-degree view of the business. But to ensure that your EDW performs and scales well, you need to get three things right: the hardware configuration, the data model, and the data loading process. Learn how designing these three things correctly can help you scale your EDW without constantly tuning or tweaking the system.

it demand generation best practices  much more dynamic than it was just a few years ago. Businesses now demand more information sooner and they are delivering analytics from their EDW to an every-widening set of users and applications than ever before. In order to keep up with this increase in demand the EDW must now be near real-time and be highly available. How do you know if your data warehouse is getting the best possible performance? Or whether you''ve made the right decisions to keep your multi-TB system highly available? Based on over Read More

Leveraging A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model to Enhance Profitability


Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment, and integrated operational infrastructures. Manufacturers need to overcome challenges to demand-driven fulfillment by implementing a system that supports flexibility, openness, visibility, planning, e-commerce, collaboration, and integration where the ultimate objective is to minimize waste and optimize resources.

it demand generation best practices  (CPFR) . Unoffi cially, it is supported by electronic planning forms used by partners to share, adjust and update demand forecasts and associated replenishment plans, similar to the CPFR approach. Demand Planning Another major problem for manufacturers is demand variability, particularly in the make-to-order environment. Predicting demand is hard enough for most companies that do not have the advantages of long-term contractual commitments. The issue is further compounded in the make-to-order arena where Read More

War Looms in the On-demand CRM Market (and Beyond)-But Will You Profit from It?


Salesforce.com is now an almost unstoppable force in the world of on-demand customer relationship management. However, it may be the architect of its own downfall—and Microsoft is poised to take advantage. But will you profit from the Salesforce.com-versus-Microsoft war?

it demand generation best practices  competitive weapon, in that it allows the vendor to focus on success of the customer rather than on the release of a product. Where Salesforce.com might indeed start feeling the pinch—even in the shorter term—would be in terms of price pressures, given that customers will increasingly begin to ask the vendor to justify its sometimes exorbitant subscription prices. To put this in perspective, a more advanced Salesforce CRM service typically starts at $69.00 per user per month, which, with a number of Read More

Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks


Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the enduring value of being driven by the market, and they are starting to use demand as a guiding light.

it demand generation best practices  balance revenue against cost. It is a system of tightly linked processes and technologies, which not only responds to demand, but which can also reshape demand through solid collaboration with value chain partners in the market place. Characteristics of the Demand-focused Approach This approach encourages holistic design of all supply processes and information flows, in order to take care of end consumer demand rather than only the upstream requirements of factories or distribution systems. Instead of Read More

Demand-Driven Strategies for Complex Manufacturing


Many manufacturing companies have adopted or are considering the adoption of a demand-driven strategy. However, if you want to be demand-driven, you aren’t going to achieve it without adopting many of the tools, techniques, and principles that commonly reside within all of them. Some philosophies require a more intense re-engineering of processes and products than others. This paper addresses the various components and strategies for becoming a demand-driven organization, and how Cincom’s solutions can help you achieve that goal.

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IFS Packages Analytics for Power Generation


IFS has launched plug-and-play version of a corporate performance management (CPM) solution for companies in the power generation industry. IFS CPM is an analytics platform that gives enterprises a visual, top-down perspective of processes and performance.

it demand generation best practices  processes and performance, aligned with a company’s business model and strategy.   The solution will plug and play as a complement to the IFS Applications enterprise resource planning (ERP) software suite. Preconfigured with business processes, cockpits, and key performance indicators (KPIs), the idea is to give managers real-time operational intelligence and actionable controls.   IFS launched the plug-and-play concept for the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry in 2013, and other industries, specif Read More

Take It or Leave It: Moving Your Business VoIP System


Telephony is mission critical. Whether you view this as a necessary burden or an opportunity to adopt leading-edge technology, you need to look beyond the simple utility of your voice over IP (VoIP) system. This guide provides the perspective to ensure that your business gets full value from VoIP.

it demand generation best practices  It or Leave It: Moving Your Business VoIP System Telephony is mission critical. Whether you view this as a necessary burden or an opportunity to adopt leading-edge technology, you need to look beyond the simple utility of your voice over IP (VoIP) system. This guide provides the perspective to ensure that your business gets full value from VoIP. Read More

Best Practices in Mobile Workforce Management


How can you address the full lifecycle of mobile workforce management and continuously achieve your operational goals? Keep in mind these best practices in planning, executing, and monitoring.

it demand generation best practices  in planning, executing, and monitoring. Read More

How Best-in-Class Marketing Organizations Drive Higher Profits


Find out in the Aberdeen report, Best-in-class Marketers Drive Enhanced Customer Loyalty.

it demand generation best practices  Marketing Organizations Drive Higher Profits With slow economic growth and sluggish markets, smart companies are turning to their existing customer base to grow revenues. But what techniques, tools, and approaches work best for increasing sales to your existing customers? Find out in the Aberdeen report, Best-in-class Marketers Drive Enhanced Customer Loyalty . You''ll learn from best-in-class marketing companies how to capture, analyze, and manage customer data to launch successful loyalty programs ; empl Read More

Compliance, Not Conflict: From IT Security vs. IT Operations,


It’s an inescapable, undisputable fact that most organizations have conflict between IT security and IT operations. Having been given two distinctive—yet potentially contradictory—goals, in a sense they were destined to be at odds with one another. What does it take to bridge the gap between these two teams to achieve compliance? Can standardized processes and software tools help (or hinder) this effort? Find out here.

it demand generation best practices  Not Conflict: From IT Security vs. IT Operations, It’s an inescapable, undisputable fact that most organizations have conflict between IT security and IT operations. Having been given two distinctive—yet potentially contradictory—goals, in a sense they were destined to be at odds with one another. What does it take to bridge the gap between these two teams to achieve compliance? Can standardized processes and software tools help (or hinder) this effort? Find out here. Read More

Business Best Practices


What differentiates highly successful companies from the ones that struggle, or worse yet, don’t make it? What do companies like Microsoft and Boeing have that ensures that they maintain their market leader status? They deliver their products, services, and images differently, but consistently. They have spent a great deal of money, research, and effort to determine their optimal business flow, and they follow business best practices that put in place “systems” that guarantee their success. Small businesses can also gain the competitive advantage by implementing best practices. Learn how Advantage can model, facilitate, and enforce those best business practices for small businesses.

it demand generation best practices  worse yet, don’t make it? What do companies like Microsoft and Boeing have that ensures that they maintain their market leader status? They deliver their products, services, and images differently, but consistently. They have spent a great deal of money, research, and effort to determine their optimal business flow, and they follow business best practices that put in place “systems” that guarantee their success. Small businesses can also gain the competitive advantage by implementing best practices. Read More

Collaborative Demand Planning


In theory, demand planning is the foundation for profitable operations. But in practice, it is often a difficult endeavor. Accuracy can fluctuate wildly, and companies tend to react to inaccuracies with new investments in technology, processes, and people. However, new investments do not guarantee better forecasts. There are often fundamental issues that need to be addressed before achieving positive results.

it demand generation best practices  operations. But in practice, it is often a difficult endeavor. Accuracy can fluctuate wildly, and companies tend to react to inaccuracies with new investments in technology, processes, and people. However, new investments do not guarantee better forecasts. There are often fundamental issues that need to be addressed before achieving positive results. Read More

State of the Market: on-Demand Business Intelligence Solutions


Find out how the companies you re targeting are approaching SaaS-based BI solutions in On-demand Business Intelligence Solutions.

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IT Investments and Business Value


The view of technology has evolved over time—from a strategic enabler and a competitive weapon to an operational overhead. IT projects that come in over budget and with missed deadlines and lackluster results do not help matters. It is up to the CIOs to restore the perception of IT in the enterprise, by understanding the company’s goals and showing business leaders how IT projects and services can help reach them faster.

it demand generation best practices  to an operational overhead. IT projects that come in over budget and with missed deadlines and lackluster results do not help matters. It is up to the CIOs to restore the perception of IT in the enterprise, by understanding the company’s goals and showing business leaders how IT projects and services can help reach them faster. Read More