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Enterprise Contract Management for Life Sciences: Integrating Contract Creation, Administration, and Execution


Leading life sciences companies are recognizing the need for synchronized, enterprise-wide pricing and contract management processes. An integrated solution can provide the transparency needed to satisfy auditors, balance pricing with go-to-market strategies, and support sales and finance—including accurately predicting margins. Find out about solutions that offer support for enterprise pricing and contract management.

life and natural sciences  and contract management for life sciences to both SAP and its customers. Customers benefit from the following: The evolution of SAP''s experience delivering solutions to the life sciences industry '' with more than 1,000 customers worldwide SAP''s increasingly bulletproof technology, with ongoing audits of SAP development by life sciences companies, assuring solution stability SAP''s position as the world''s largest enterprise software company, with continuing investment in R & D SAP''s ability to provide Read More

SCT Corporation Means (e)Business For Process Manufacturing


SCT has announced more e-commerce offerings for the process industries, including an expanded vision for their iProcess.sct solution called 'Collaboration in Process' which is based on recognition that process manufacturers and distributors will increasingly go to market as members of competing commerce networks. New product announcements include additional e-CRM capabilities, and an announced relationship with IBM that combines SCT’s products with IBM’s hardware, software, and services.

life and natural sciences  its focus (e.g., chemical, life sciences, etc.). Some competitors like Infinium , can tout both vertically focused e-procurement and integrated CRM solutions. Look for SCT''s remedial actions in that regard. User Recommendations Existing SCT customers should consider these announcements as central to their e-commerce plans, although informing themselves about other vendors'' offerings would be beneficial. Process manufacturing enterprises from the above mentioned industries that are looking for e-commerce Read More

Flexible Customer Data Integration Solution Adapts to Your Business Needs


Siperian's master data management and customer data integration (CDI) solutions allow organizations to consolidate, manage, and customize customer-related data. The type of CDI hub implemented depends on the CDI environment's maturity, requirements, and alignment with an organization's internal processes.

life and natural sciences  of the health and life sciences industry, such as the financial services and manufacturing sectors. This means that organizations in these vertical markets that are considering implementing a Siperian CDI hub should evaluate and compare the vendor''s offerings to other vendors that are more mature within these markets. In addition to market penetration presenting a challenge to Siperian, data hubs built based on industry-specific needs may not be as advanced as those of Siperian''s competitors, and Read More

Ross Systems Shows Poise in 'Big Easy'


Ross Systems has come a long way as seen by TEC at the recent Rossworld user conference. The company’s progress is impressive, but is Ross attempting to tackle too many requirements at once?

life and natural sciences  food & beverage, chemicals, life sciences, metals and natural products industries worldwide should look closely at Ross Systems. Mid-sized companies should view it as a single source vendor for all ERP, SCM and significant portions of their e-commerce and CRM needs, while large companies might consider it as a single source vendor for divisional level systems and as a plant level provider to corporate level systems It is suggested that evaluations of Ross and all other vendors be conducted at a detail Read More

Two Highly Focused Vendors Team For Their Markets' Good


For every vendor, focus often results with more value to its targeted customers. Two highly focused vendors that also remain profitable and growing even in these difficult economic times, Ross Systems and Prescient Systems, are thus seemingly poised to offer enriched combined value proposition to their respective markets.

life and natural sciences  the food and beverage, life sciences and natural products industries and additional products to existing customers. During the recent period of its financial recovery that strangely coincides with the worldwide economic slump (see Ross Systems A Bright Spot On A Difficult Enterprise Application Landscape ) one should also note that a significant portion of Ross'' ever growing license revenue has come from new customers. These might mean continued direct victories over the above-mentioned fierce and Read More

Extending Document Life Cycle Management to the Desktop


Given ever-increasing regulatory pressures, document life cycle management is clearly an issue every enterprise must resolve. Until now, documents stored on local machines and e-mailed outside the organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise.

life and natural sciences  possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise. Read More

Del Monte Foods Deploys Kenandy ERP


Kenandy, Inc., a provider of cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for global enterprises, recently announced that Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc., a recently acquired, wholly owned subsidiary of Del Monte Foods, went live on Kenandy ERP on the acquisition closing date. Del Monte Foods is one of the U.S.'s largest producers, distributors, and marketers of premium-quality branded food

life and natural sciences  Monte Foods Deploys Kenandy ERP Kenandy, Inc. , a provider of cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for global enterprises, recently announced that Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc. , a recently acquired, wholly owned subsidiary of Del Monte Foods ,  went live on Kenandy ERP on the acquisition closing date. Del Monte Foods is one of the U.S.''s largest producers, distributors, and marketers of premium-quality branded food and pet products, generating US$3.8 billion in net sales in FY 2013. Read More

Case Study: London Health Sciences Centre


London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) needed a workforce management solution that could accommodate the requirements of a 9,000+ employee organization with multiple unions and facilities. Learn how LHSC replaced its cumbersome and outdated timekeeping systems, with a solution that helped enhance payroll accuracy and efficiency, comply with labor and organizational rules, and advance the human resources (HR) agenda.

life and natural sciences  Study: London Health Sciences Centre London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) needed a workforce management solution that could accommodate the requirements of a 9,000+ employee organization with multiple unions and facilities. Learn how LHSC replaced its cumbersome and outdated timekeeping systems, with a solution that helped enhance payroll accuracy and efficiency, comply with labor and organizational rules, and advance the human resources (HR) agenda. Read More

The Executive Guide to Contract and Chargeback Management


Life sciences companies are struggling to manage large group purchase organization (GPO) contracts, process chargeback submissions, and ensure that pricing policies comply with regulatory requirements. Costs and risks are escalating as these demands outstrip the capabilities of existing systems. Learn how contract and chargeback management solutions can help you maximize growth while limiting regulatory risk.

life and natural sciences  deep experience in the life sciences industry and expertise dealing with the particular challenges and regulations that emerge in this sector. SME Focus . Small- and mid-sized enterprises often run the risk of being financially and organizationally overwhelmed when they work with vendors who are optimized to work with large companies. Look for solution providers that specialize in working with SMEs and have adapted their offerings to your objectives and budget. The solution shouldn''t require an army of Read More

Field Service Mobility: Warranty Management


In this white paper, the author discusses the real-life challenges faced by field technicians and how those technicians can be empowered with mobility solutions to improve field productivity, increase the accuracy of diagnostics, reduce warranty and invoicing cycle times, increase service revenues, and most importantly, improve the customer experience.

life and natural sciences  the author discusses the real-life challenges faced by field technicians and how those technicians can be empowered with mobility solutions to improve field productivity, increase the accuracy of diagnostics, reduce warranty and invoicing cycle times, increase service revenues, and most importantly, improve the customer experience. Read More

Cost Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for the Oracle E-Business Suite


IT service delivery departments today need to keep spending under control without compromising service quality—running a very tight technical and operational ship is vital. Achieving this involves at least three components of application management. Find out what they are, and how you can reduce costs and maximize staff productivity while managing the change process for the Oracle E-Business Suite.

life and natural sciences  Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for the Oracle E-Business Suite IT service delivery departments today need to keep spending under control without compromising service quality—running a very tight technical and operational ship is vital. Achieving this involves at least three components of application management. Find out what they are, and how you can reduce costs and maximize staff productivity while managing the change process for the Oracle E-Business Suite. Read More

Real-life Examples of Killer App Marketing


Over the next decade, websites will diminish in importance and the webosphere will transform into an “app-o-sphere.” People will experience brands in a unified and interactive way regardless of what device they use. Learn about the four pillars of app marketing—acquisition campaigns, push messaging, in-app messaging, and cross-channel synchronization—and how to create killer app marketing campaigns.

life and natural sciences  life Examples of Killer App Marketing Over the next decade, websites will diminish in importance and the webosphere will transform into an “app-o-sphere.” People will experience brands in a unified and interactive way regardless of what device they use. Learn about the four pillars of app marketing—acquisition campaigns, push messaging, in-app messaging, and cross-channel synchronization—and how to create killer app marketing campaigns. Read More

A Unified Approach to Workload Life Cycle Management


Traditionally, data centers have been seen as a mix of servers, operating systems, applications, and data. Moreover, the data, applications, and operating systems have been inextricably tied to the hardware on which they reside, impeding the optimal use of server resources, whether physical or virtual. Find out how to adopt a more unified approach to managing workloads in the data center—today.

life and natural sciences  Unified Approach to Workload Life Cycle Management Traditionally, data centers have been seen as a mix of servers, operating systems, applications, and data. Moreover, the data, applications, and operating systems have been inextricably tied to the hardware on which they reside, impeding the optimal use of server resources, whether physical or virtual. Find out how to adopt a more unified approach to managing workloads in the data center—today. Read More

ERP Fail: When Best Practices Meet Real Life


Open University PhD candidate Gabrielle Ford has a new perspective on why, despite an abundance of expert insight, so many ERP implementations continue to fail. TEC is collaborating with Ford to provide a 20-minute survey for ERP users, and is offering three-day free access to its evaluation models and vendor data to readers who complete the survey. Take the survey now. This post signals the start

life and natural sciences  Best Practices Meet Real Life Open University PhD candidate Gabrielle Ford has a new perspective on why, despite an abundance of expert insight, so many ERP implementations continue to fail. TEC is collaborating with Ford to provide a 20-minute survey for ERP users , and is offering three-day free access to its evaluation models and vendor data to readers who complete the survey. Take the survey now . This post signals the start of several contributions from Ford regarding the relationship users have Read More

Cost Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft


In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective involves at least three aspects of application management: managing change, managing technical performance, and managing user performance. Learn more about managing the change process in your PeopleSoft environment, and the value of an integrated change solution.

life and natural sciences  Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective involves at least three aspects of application management: managing change, managing technical performance, and managing user performance. Learn more about managing the change process in your PeopleSoft environment, and the value of an integrated change solution. Read More