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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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Case Study: Leveraging Response Management in a Super-charged Environment


Research in Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, had a rapidly expanding customer base and shortened product life cycles. This led the company to add more contract manufacturers to its supply chain, meaning more complex decisions had to be made in less time. To stay competitive, the company implemented response management technology. Learn more about the company’s rapid growth and the software that helped make it possible.

life cycle assessment scm  Toniutti says. The average lifecycle of these products has gone from just over two years to less than a year, and in some cases, less than six months. The company''s product portfolio has also become increasingly complex, from 18 possible end conigurations in a few basic models to more than 100 possible combinations in seven different product lines. RIM''s Waterloo facility began operations in 1997 and moved to its current location in 2002. All handheld units are built at this site, which also houses Read More

No One Said Sourcing Overseas Would Be Easy


The many challenges and risks that retailers face when sourcing globally could be mitigated with the right software tools. Yet the sad fact is that few information technology systems fully support the complexities and unique requirements of global trade.

life cycle assessment scm  of product development and life cycle activities is mandatory. From facilitating collaboration with key suppliers to reducing miscommunications and errors in the early stages of a product life cycle, integrating pre-SKU (stock-keeping unit) with post-SKU information is critical. Thus, owing to the integration with core systems for product data management (PDM) and purchasing, from the initial sourcing process steps, a one-time data entry with all pertinent information must be held in a single Read More

Gallup and TEC Form Alliance to Meet Government and Industry Demands for Successful Enterprise Transformation


The Gallup Organization and Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. have joined forces in a strategic alliance. The mission: to complement Gallup's Transformation Success Assurance services with TEC's experience and methodologies in IT evaluation, analysis, and decision support.

life cycle assessment scm  management platform. Gallup''s full life cycle consulting approach extends TEC''s capabilities from the building of solutions, through launch, and into steady state continuous improvement. Our alliance with TEC provides Gallup with a comprehensive IT selection capability, broadening our transformation success assurance program by leveraging all of TEC''s accumulated expertise, says Carl Sara, Partner, The Gallup Organization. Gallup differentiates its services by focusing on the organic growth of an Read More

Case Study: Achieving a 99.7% Guaranteed IT Asset Tracking Rate


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Fast-track ERP Implementation: Advice from the Field


The common perception is that top-tier enterprise software takes years to implement. This is true for more complex solutions. But other applications, when combined with effective project management by capable professionals, can be rolled out rapidly when it counts—like after a merger or acquisition. Get tips for a speedy enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, from a company that lived to tell the tale.

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The Benefits of Project Risk Assessment


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Reference Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features and Functions


This guide to supply chain management (SCM) functions/features will help you determine which SCM features are a high priority for your organization. Learn about SCM functions and features for WMS, TMS, international trade logistics (ITL), supplier relationship management (SRM), demand management, supply chain analytics, order management, service parts planning, and more.

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Software Assessment Powered by Innovative Technology at Newport Corporation


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2012 TEC Buyer’s Guide to Explore Surging Interest in SCM


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SCM Buyer’s Guide 2012: Adapting to Challenging Times and Circumstances


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E&Y Spins-Off eSecurity Online and Unveils Security Vulnerability Assessment Services


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TEC 2012 SCM Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Supply Chain Management Software


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3 Critical Considerations When Choosing Your SCM Solution


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