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Legacy ERP Modernization: Prudence is Gold » The TEC Blog
Legacy ERP Modernization: Prudence is Gold » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about
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The Blessing and Curse of Rejuvenating Legacy Systems
Catering to existing and prospective customers is problematic. Existing customers often value their legacy systems because they are reliable and prospective customers want the latest technologies and rapid deployment. To cope, independent software vendors offer continual enhancements and offer custom extensions.
: and Curse of Rejuvenating Legacy Systems The Blessing and Curse of Rejuvenating Legacy Systems P.J. Jakovljevic - September 16, 2005 Read Comments Situational Analysis Every independent software vendor (ISV) finds itself between a hammer and an anvil where they have to cater to the needs of both existing and prospective customers. On the one hand, existing customers wish to preserve their current information technology (IT) assets via appetizing bite-size application upgrades only, and without major
What to Do with Your Legacy PBX
Enterprises will benefit from migrating from their legacy PBX systems and realizing the cost savings and simplified management with VoIP technology. But should you retain your existing PBX, modify it, or replace it altogether with a software-based solution? That’s the question many enterprises face today, and they must consider the makeup of their voice system when reviewing long-term plans for their organization’s IT strategy.
: to Do with Your Legacy PBX What to Do with Your Legacy PBX Source: CompareBusinessProducts.com Document Type: White Paper Description: Enterprises will benefit from migrating from their legacy PBX systems and realizing the cost savings and simplified management with VoIP technology. But should you retain your existing PBX, modify it, or replace it altogether with a software-based solution? That’s the question many enterprises face today, and they must consider the makeup of their voice system when
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Reducing Cost and Complexity in Legacy Systems
The need to maintain legacy applications in the face of evolving business requirements is not exclusive to IT organizations. However, IT developers face specific challenges when reducing the complexity of applications and extending the life of database management systems (DBMS). Instead of getting disoriented along the murky paths of manual code inspection, learn about automated solutions that reduce complexity—and cost.
: Cost and Complexity in Legacy Systems Reducing Cost and Complexity in Legacy Systems Source: Relativity Technologies Inc. Document Type: White Paper Description: The need to maintain legacy applications in the face of evolving business requirements is not exclusive to IT organizations. However, IT developers face specific challenges when reducing the complexity of applications and extending the life of database management systems (DBMS). Instead of getting disoriented along the murky paths of manual code
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Defending Your Network from E-mail-borne Botnet Threats
Botnets, networks of hacked computers (bots) that are controlled from a central computer, are rapidly increasing in size and complexity to render legacy e-mail security solutions obsolete. Current reactive methods for e-mail security are insufficient, and more proactive strategies are needed. Defend your network with a new anti-botnet solution that helps prevent unwanted e-mail traffic. Find out more.
: and complexity to render legacy e-mail security solutions obsolete. Current reactive methods for e-mail security are insufficient, and more proactive strategies are needed. Defend your network with a new anti-botnet solution that helps prevent unwanted e-mail traffic. Find out more. Defending Your Network from E-mail-borne Botnet Threats style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Content Filtering, Mobile Security, Network Security Monitoring, Spyware Detectio
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Six Misconceptions about Data Migration
A truly successful data migration project involves not only an understanding of how to migrate the data from a technical standpoint, but an understanding of how that data will be used and its importance to the operation of the enterprise.
: data from the old legacy system to the new system. While the selection, implementation, and operation of an enterprise application for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM), or any other system certainly has technical elements, such systems require much more than a technical skill set to implement. All of the activities involved with implementing and operating an enterprise application require business management skill sets as well, and individuals with those skill sets
TEC Helps SNK Canada Transform Its IT Consulting Business
In late 2011, SNK Canada was engaged to help a sports management client select operations, accounting, and IT management software to replace a legacy system. The client was suffering productivity losses, and the cost of the legacy software was a growing concern. Learn how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped SNK Manage the complexities of the project, so SNK could quickly identify the right system for the client.
: software to replace a legacy system. The client was suffering productivity losses, and the cost of the legacy software was a growing concern. Learn how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped SNK Manage the complexities of the project, so SNK could quickly identify the right system for the client. TEC Helps SNK Canada Transform Its IT Consulting Business style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Accounting and Financial Management, Consulting and Services,
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An Overview of Product Lifecycle Management Implementation Challenges
Product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation brings its own set of challenges, whether considering vendor selection, employee perception management, or actual implementation. However, based on experience and study, it is possible to describe the best practices for overcoming these challenges.
: Identifying customizations and prioritization Legacy data loading into the newly built PLM system Technical training on PLM software for maintenance Hands-on user training on usage of new system. Kickoff of new PLM system Preparation of the Vision Document Any major change in the way an organization work needs to be guided with a vision. The chief information officers (CIOs) who drive the implementation of systems such as PLM should have a clear vision and roadmap of what is to be done, and what they
Cloud Proponents Unclear on the Meaning of “Legacy » The TEC Blog
than cloud-based applications as legacy solutions. Here are a few examples of what I have come across: Gap Widens between Legacy and Cloud ERP Move from Legacy to Cloud (and Keep Your Customers) Is the Public Cloud the Best Place for Legacy Applications? Not convinced about the relevance and appropriateness of such a terminology, I wanted to investigate a bit deeper and understand whether there is a certifiable basis for such a statement. First of all, what does the term “legacy system” stand for? Unf
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You Need More Than Functions and Features to Implement an ERP PackagePart Two: More Tools and Summary
This article continues the examination of tools that a vendor may supply that can make the implementation of an ERP package easier for your project team, end users, and IT department. Read on to see what tools you may want to have in your toolbox before proceeding with the implementation.
: more, when both the legacy and ERP data will have to be maintained. You can hear the cries of excitement about doing double maintenance from the other side of the production floor. Then, there is some data that, because of its need to be absolutely current, must be converted electronically. Inventory on-hand balance is a good example. It is not a case of your programming department not wanting to spare users of this manual drudgery but a conversion program is essentially throw away code. Once the data is
Product Lifecycle Management Challenges: From Solution Evaluation to Kickoff
In future, companies will be releasing products practically every other day, due to fierce global competition, and the significance of product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation will increase. However, it is possible to provide some guidelines for a rigorous PLM implementation.
: level of users. iii) Legacy data migration Once users are trained, the stage is reached for transferring the legacy data from the old system to the new. There needs to be a no-improvement period for the old system (a no-improvement period is the time during which no new data creation or data modification is allowed). The data migration should use techniques like programming and simulation to facilitate smooth and fast data migration. Once the data migration is complete, the new system is ready for
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