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The Evolution of IT as a Service
Most IT service providers have always and continue to operate in a break/fix service environment. When a customer calls with an issue, the service provider

low turnover rates  competition, excessive customer turnover, low technician utilization rates, and shrinking margins that characterize today‟s market, and the result is IT service providers anxious to find a new way of delivering their services. Learn about innovative IT-as-a-Service initiatives that are defining the new IT value chain of the future.

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Transportation Management Systems

Transportation management systems should provide the basic components of a shared information system to support collaboration, rates, routes, roles, transaction sets, documents, and information exchanged to facilitate the booking, execution, and settlement of transportation movements. 

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Intentia Attempts to Become ‘Lean and Mean’


In February, an enterprise application provider Intentia International announced the merger of Intentia's regional organizations in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific into one joint organization named Global Operations.

low turnover rates  selection to mid-market and low end Tier 1 companies (with $50M-$1B in revenue) within the following industries: Automotive; Aviation; Furniture; Fashion; Food and Beverage; Paper; Pharmaceuticals; Steel; Wholesale and Retail. Further, we believe Intentia took the necessary steps not to jeopardize its delivery capability in the U.S. market while downsizing its operations. Potential clients in North America, however, should conduct thorough research on industry expertise and reference sites of a regional Read More

Less Stock, More Profit: Inventory Optimization


Inventory optimization is the area where most enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementations get the highest and fastest return on investment (ROI). However, many companies implementing an ERP solution don’t add a dedicated inventory optimization module. Learn how inventory optimization can offer companies huge potential to maximize the value of IT investments—and keep inventory levels at the right balance.

low turnover rates  supply chain. Customers demand low prices, so manufacturing moves to low-cost countries, which results in more complex transportation requirements. Disparities between IT systems in some low-cost countries can mean lower visibility into the manufacturing end of the supply chain. Customers drive demand, but that demand is also unpredictable. It is becoming increasingly difficult to be flexible enough to meet the needs of all customers all the time. For many product lines, demand complexity has increased Read More

Improving Human Performance by Identifying the Gaps


Mariano Bernárdez, expert in performance improvement, was interviewed in Buenos Aires (Argentina) by Learning Review's Verónica Inoue. Inoue asked Bernardez about his new book, Tecnología del Desempeño Humano (Human Performance Technology), and how this issue affects the Latin-American market.

low turnover rates  find that sales are low specifically because its system is stimulating only one area that is potentially harmful to the organization. We can also end up punishing individuals who do things correctly. An example of this is a company that has a very unorganized system, where competent people are assigned all the tasks that other people in the organization are not able to complete. This creates a situation where some employees do very little work, and others, too much. Such conditions can generate a high Read More

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For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI fielded a similar survey in Canada, offering an intriguing look into the differences between the Canadian and US manufacturing landscapes. This executive summary presents combined data from these surveys, aimed at helping manufacturers meet future challenges.

low turnover rates  few unusually high or low values that may exist in the sample due to special circumstances. The median figure represents the mid-point of the figures for a particular measure, with one-half of respondents reporting figures above it and one-half below. Where a lower measure is considered the better performance, such as with annual labor turnover, the 25th percentile and 75th percentile statistics have been reversed; the 75th percentile represents the lower (better) figure. Specific dollar measurements for Read More

Will Intel Take a Loss on Each CPU, but Make It Up in Volume?


There are reports that Dell may buy AMD’s Spitfire chip. If the reports are true, then look for competition to produce lower prices.

low turnover rates  Intel's Celeron chip, their low-end CPU. This report comes barely two months after CEO Michael Dell stated quite publicly that his company had no plans to use AMD chips (including the high-performance Athlon , AMD's competitor to the Intel Pentium III). This would also mark the third or fourth high profile win for AMD in recent months (Gateway and Hewlett-Packard were the others.) There has been no mention of Dell considering any other chip than the Spitfire. When AMD started shipping its Athlon CPU, Read More

Driving the Change Agenda through a Low Overhead Program Office


You are your Projects! They maintain your corporate vitality. A Program Office can significantly contribute to strategy realization by ensuring that the right projects are launched in the right manner, at the right time, for the right reasons.

low turnover rates  Change Agenda through a Low Overhead Program Office IT Management Issue Projects are the primary way through which companies transform themselves and evolve as they pursue their vision & mission. Unfortunately, TEC research has shown that the majority of IT projects that wind up on the corporate agenda are created by line operations management or lower in the organization, and that less than 10% come from the executive level. This is a genuine cause for concern. Our research has also revealed that a vast Read More

ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible?


Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on TCO runs the risk of delaying necessary ERP projects. Companies should also consider return on investment (ROI) of such projects. Find out what the average company should expect to pay for ERP and how the business can benefit from a successful implementation.

low turnover rates  Is High ROI with low TCO Possible? Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on TCO runs the risk of delaying necessary ERP projects. Companies should also consider return on investment (ROI) of such projects. Find out what the average company should expect to pay for ERP and how the business can benefit from a successful implementation. Read More

Wet Quarter Postpones Amazon's Desiccation While Kmart Drowns


It is all about a viable and innovative business value proposition, immaculate execution, low costs, and customer satisfaction, and not about the company’s name or the nature of its operation (clicks vs. bricks) – should be the motto of the story of the two pertinent giants Amazon and Kmart.

low turnover rates  be experiencing positive cash flow within next 12 months. The results themselves are even more impressive given that the company's demise had long been predicted and expected by Internet doomsayers. The company reached its first billion quarter, and the revenues of $1.12 billion represent a 15% growth compared with $972 million in the same quarter last year. The revenue surge has largely been attributed to a massive order levels over the Christmas holiday, as well as to close to 30% of revenues coming Read More

Got Big Data? Net Big Dollars!


Data is growing at unprecedented rates. Data on customers, producers, underwriting, claims, and service providers is just part of the picture. This increase is being driven by social media and mobile devices adding text and other nonstructured, as well as structured, data. Read this report to find out about the tremendous payback that comes from managing huge repositories of data.

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PSA -- Still An Evolving Market


What started out as a set of applications to better manage customers' projects, astutely allocate staff and monitor their utilization rates has become an important foundation for coordinating a full range of business activities amongst increasingly virtual teams both within and outside the four-walls.

low turnover rates  only some of the following areas of an entire PSA (i.e., the bid-to-bill lifecycle), such as opportunity & lead tracking/management, proposal automation, resource planning & forecasting, recruiting & partnering, CRM (customer relationship management), project planning, budgeting & management, employee time & expense entry and processing, project & financial accounting, billing & receivables, HR management, document & knowledge management, business intelligence (BI)/analytics, workflow management, Read More

Long Lifecycle Supply Assurance: Ensuring Perpetual Supply of Complex Systems


For manufacturers of long lifecycle products, the challenge of ensuring perpetual supply is complicated by the prospect of unpredictable supplier turnover and the accelerating obsolescence of vital parts and materials. This white paper discusses JDA Software’s vision for the practices and technology required to ensure perpetual supply for products with extended lifespans and highly complex BOMs, and offers recommendations.

low turnover rates  Lifecycle Supply Assurance: Ensuring Perpetual Supply of Complex Systems For manufacturers of long lifecycle products, the challenge of ensuring perpetual supply is complicated by the prospect of unpredictable supplier turnover and the accelerating obsolescence of vital parts and materials. This white paper discusses JDA Software’s vision for the practices and technology required to ensure perpetual supply for products with extended lifespans and highly complex BOMs, and offers recommendations. Read More

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low turnover rates  applications, and offering a low cost alternative, that is more than a light version of its platform, SAP will be able to help SMBs compete with larger companies. SAP Business One flexible solution designed to meet the business needs of SMBs. Read More

Reducing Turnover and Managing Change: How Retailers Can Benefit from a New Approach to Training and Talent Management


This paper examines how a talent management system (TMS) that integrates learning, performance management (PM), compensation, development, and succession planning can make a bottom-line difference in a retailer’s ability to reduce turnover, manage change, and achieve strategic goals. It also examines how retailers are using software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to make optimum use of budgetary and staff resources.

low turnover rates  and succession planning. This allows organizations to take a unified approach to develop, manage, reward and optimize their talent. Superior best-in-class talent management solutions can be deployed individually or together, enabling current and prospective customer to future-proof and expand their investments. Source: Plateau Systems Resources Related to Reducing Turnover and Managing Change: How Retailers Can Benefit from a New Approach to Training and Talent Management : Talent Management (Wikipedia) Read More

SAP Claims Big Gains In The Low-End Battleground


SAP, traditionally regarded as too cumbersome and costly for small or midsize enterprises, has recently been announcing stellar increases in sales and acceptance of its Internet-based mySAP.com by smaller companies. We believe that the incumbent smaller vendors as well as other Tier 1 vendors should prepare for a siege.

low turnover rates  Big Gains In The Low-End Battleground SAP Claims Big Gains In The Low-End Battleground P.J. Jakovljevic - December 18, 2000 Event Summary Business applications leader, SAP AG (NYSE ADR: SAP), traditionally regarded too unwieldy and costly for small or midsize enterprises, has been touting stellar increases in sales and acceptance of its Internet-based flagship product mySAP.com by smaller companies. On November 15, SAP America, Inc., a subsidiary of SAP, announced during an analyst briefing that sales of Read More