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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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Case Study: New Horizons


The TrainingPartner learning management system (LMS) helps New Horizons Computer Learning Centers keep its glocal edge by providing back office operations support.

new horizons  Study: New Horizons The TrainingPartner learning management system (LMS) helps New Horizons Computer Learning Centers keep its glocal edge by providing back office operations support. Read More

Descartes Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition


In the increasingly competitive supply chain management marketplace, corporations either advance or are trodden underfoot. Descartes' acquisitions over the last few years demonstrate that its management is committed to establishing a dominant position in the Internet fulfillment and collaboration software market. In spite of recent losses, Descartes has the potential to pose serious competition for other vendors in the e-fulfillment market, such as SAP, i2, and Oracle. Success will depend primarily on Descartes ability to put its bold vision to work.

new horizons  with growing interest in new products like Collaborative Logistics Exchange. Vendor Challenges Uncertain revenues from new pricing model: Acquisitions and transition to a success-based pricing model have resulted in losses for the last ten quarters. This trend does not portend disaster in the short term, but continued losses can erode Descartes''s financial foundation. In the short term, success-based pricing carries greater risk than traditional schemes and failure for its customers to prosper can be Read More

The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains - Part 2


Part 1 of this series established that service supply chains have many planning levels and time horizons, which can be roughly divided into the following: the immediate period around the day of service, and forecasting and planning for the day of service. My post then expanded on the various approaches to tame the challenges on the actual day of service. The most advanced

new horizons  market share  and penetrate new markets Service employees want to work reasonable hours and not be overloaded with  overtime  or excessive travel The Regulatory Body expects the service company to meet the minimum requirements for operating in its (perhaps hazardous) industry; think of the so-called  Nuclear Fatigue Rule (NFR)  or the mandate in certain regions that a utility crew has to be at the suspected gas leak place within, say, 20 minutes Like any other company, most service businesses have di Read More

The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains - Part 3


Part 1 of this series established that service supply chains have many planning levels and time horizons, which can be roughly divided into the following categories: the immediate period around the day of service, and forecasting and  planning for the day of service. My blog post then expanded on the various approaches to the challenges on the actual day of service. Part 2 delved more deeply

new horizons  the launch of a new product or service to customers. At this stage, decision-makers have sufficient time to make decisions that change their capacity, such as hiring, training, contracting, or even laying off resources if business is declining. Demand forecasting. For all of the aforementioned activities to happen, the company must start at the beginning with its  demand  forecast answering the important questions about how busy the company will be in the future (next month, quarter, or years ahead), ta Read More

How to Plan and Manage in Uncertainty and Volatility? Based on Reality and Facts, Duh! - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series articulated the acute need to bring supply chain planning and execution together so that enterprises can react quickly in an informed and confident fashion. The Boston Red Sox' September 2011 collapse was used as a poignant example of how even the best long-term planning can be rendered useless if there is no responsiveness during crunch time. In general, if we know

new horizons  (in terms of introducing new product portfolios and phasing out the old ones), is a good start towards merging planning and execution and keeping everyone on the same page. A recent Kinaxis blog post discussed the need for faster and more responsive and interactive S&OP processes, although top executives can engage in long-term strategic business planning via so-called “executive S&OP” tools . S&OP has always been important. Now with the heightened economic uncertainty and volatility in both demand an Read More

Profit from New Generation of BI Dashboards


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new horizons  from New Generation of BI Dashboards Today''s business intelligence (BI) dashboards give you more visibility and insight into your company''s operations than ever before. And that means you can leverage data in more effective—and profitable—ways. With the new dashboards, you can more easily aggregate the latest information from multiple sources align business processes with live data to provide BI at all organizational levels digest visual information for rapid, effective decision making Read More

How HR Needs to Prepare for the New Workforce


Zach Thomas, VP HCM Strategy, interviews Oracle Sales Consultants Cynthia Chew and Matt Lipton-Schwartz to uncover the priorities and expectations of a new generation of employees.

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Case Study: New Avenue Solutions


New Avenue Solutions is a consultant for small to medium businesses (SMBs) in network setup and installation, security, data backup, and more. As part of New Avenue’s service offering, it rents rack space in a data warehouse to manage customers’ network and backup solutions. As storage demands grew, transfer rates slowed, and maintenance became increasingly time consuming. Learn how New Avenue overcame the problems.

new horizons  Study: New Avenue Solutions New Avenue Solutions is a consultant for small to medium businesses (SMBs) in network setup and installation, security, data backup, and more. As part of New Avenue’s service offering, it rents rack space in a data warehouse to manage customers’ network and backup solutions. As storage demands grew, transfer rates slowed, and maintenance became increasingly time consuming. Learn how New Avenue overcame the problems. Read More

New Era of Networks Gets Blinded By the NEON


A recent ruling by a judge in the 268th Judicial District Court in Texas has upheld a jury verdict that awarded NEON Systems $39 million in damages against New Era of Networks, which, the jury found, had a nasty habit of abbreviating 'New Era of Networks' as, guess what, Neon. If upheld on appeal, this ruling will cause the new e-business division of Sybase a lot of administrative grief and expense (not to mention the money from the jury award).

new horizons  Blinded By the NEON New Era of Networks Gets Blinded By the NEON M. Reed - July 9, 2001 Event Summary A recent ruling by a judge in the 268th Judicial District Court in Texas has upheld a jury verdict that awarded NEON Systems (NASDAQ: NESY) $39 million in damages against New Era of Networks (NASDAQ: NEON, recently acquired by Sybase as its new e-Business division ), which, the jury found, had a nasty habit of abbreviating New Era of Networks as, guess what, Neon. If upheld on appeal, this ruling will Read More

New Updates from Peoplefluent


Talent management professionals may be interested in Peoplefluent's announcement today revealing newly released features that support talent development, training programs, and effective employee communication. The press release underlines a deeper integration between Peoplefluent Talent Management—performance management, career planning, leadership talent reviews, and succession planning—and

new horizons  Analytics, decision tree capability, new content modules, and new legislative updates. Read More

Blackboard: New Student-centric Release


Blackboard Inc. announced a new release of its learning management system (LMS). New functionality focuses on student retention and outcomes. The release introduces Retention Center, an embedded feature that unveils student performance and engagement. Instructors can recognize risk factors such as missed deadlines and poor grades. Consequently, professors may identify those students that need

new horizons  New Student-centric Release Blackboard Inc. announced a  new release of its learning management system (LMS) . New functionality focuses on student retention and outcomes. The release introduces Retention Center, an embedded feature that unveils student performance and engagement. Instructors can recognize risk factors such as missed deadlines and poor grades. Consequently, professors may identify those students that need extra help to improve their performance. Read More

Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product


Plumtree Software recently released Plumtree Corporate Portal 4.0, a new version of its portal product with a significant number of new “gadgets” and increased functionality to allow constituents outside the organization to view relevant information. Plumtree’s partnership development has led to a sophisticated portal product with support for many business applications.

new horizons  Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product L. Talarico - November 17, 2000 Event Summary Corporate portal vendor Plumtree Software, Inc. has enjoyed extremely high revenue growth in its first two years of operation. The recent release of Corporate Portal 4.0 is sure to support further growth as corporate portal technology captures the attention of the Global 2000, and as products in this market support a larger number of business Read More

New Mobile Apps and Platform Support for Windows 8 from SAP


The co-located SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd event in Madrid was the place for SAP to annnounce its plans to deliver six new mobile applications for the recent release of Microsoft's Windows operating system, as well as forthcoming support for Windows 8 apps development within the SAP Mobile Platform. The Windows 8 apps are planned to be available for download from both Windows and SAP Stores. The

new horizons  plans to deliver six new mobile applications  for the recent release of Microsoft''s Windows operating system, as well as forthcoming support for Windows 8 apps development within the SAP Mobile Platform. The Windows 8 apps are planned to be available for download from both Windows and SAP Stores. The applications are: SAP WorkDeck SAP Manager Insight SAP Learning Assistant SAP Interview Assistant SAP Customer Financial Fact Sheet SAP GRC Policy Survey Stay tuned for more on these business apps. Read More

CIO's New Guide to Business 24/7


Find out to capitalize on this limitless environment in The CIO s New Guide to Global IT Infrastructure.

new horizons  s New Guide to Business 24/7 How do you succeed in a business environment where time, distance, and place have lost their meaning? Where borders no longer exist, employees and stakeholders are scattered across the globe, and business runs 24/7? Companies everywhere are struggling to take advantage of these realities—to benefit their bottom lines. Find out to capitalize on this limitless environment in The CIO’s New Guide to Global IT Infrastructure . Learn how to: eliminate the impact of distance Read More