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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 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), 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 Read More

New Chapters in the Evolutionary Journal


Recognizing that change is a constant is the first step to survival in this new economy. Identifying the changing nature of business partners—customers, suppliers, and service providers—is the second step. Finally, embracing change and developing a sustainable business strategy for a digital economy provides the final impetus for the future.

new horizons  printing press, unleashed a new age of discovery. The written word was now available to the masses—education created an environment where hierarchical structures were challenged and democracy was born. The core element that this technology enabled was mass communication. A phenomenon was expanded by other media, to include the telephone, the radio, television, and finally the Internet. Incremental innovation in the area of digitization has created a new dimension in the information revolution. The real Read More

The New Measures of Sales Success


A number of technology-driven changes to the status quo are just now beginning to converge and make possible entirely new ways of selling. At the same time, the habits and expectations of customers are changing as well, in ways that will require all companies to radically rethink how they market and sell their products and services. This white paper offers you a fast yet thorough look at the key factors that are determining the future of the sales function.

new horizons  New Measures of Sales Success A number of technology-driven changes to the status quo are just now beginning to converge and make possible entirely new ways of selling. At the same time, the habits and expectations of customers are changing as well, in ways that will require all companies to radically rethink how they market and sell their products and services. This white paper offers you a fast yet thorough look at the key factors that are determining the future of the sales function. Read More

Automation for the New Data Center


Data centers are squeezed by a variety of pressures, such as power consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more. On top of this, you have to keep up with dynamically changing business requirements. One of the key ways you can address these dilemmas, however, is through server consolidation using virtualization.

new horizons  for the New Data Center Data centers are squeezed by a variety of pressures, such as power consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more. On top of this, you have to keep up with dynamically changing business requirements. One of the key ways you can address these dilemmas, however, is through server consolidation using virtualization. Read More

The New Era of Incentive Compensation Management


Good news: the budget and authority to buy strategic technologies—like incentive compensation management (ICM)—that drive your success are being put in your hands.

Bad news: because of more sophisticated ICM requirements and other business realities, ICM solutions are becoming more complex to purchase.

Read this new paper and learn why more organizations are responding to this dilemma by choosing cloud-based ICM. You’ll discover:

  • Six issues causing organizations to reconsider their use of variable comp management programs
  • Why cloud computing (and software-as-a-service) is on the rise
  • Eight reasons why ICM is well-suited to cloud-based deployment
  • What to look for in the right ICM solution and the right SaaS partner


new horizons  New Era of Incentive Compensation Management Good news: the budget and authority to buy strategic technologies—like incentive compensation management (ICM)—that drive your success are being put in your hands. Bad news: because of more sophisticated ICM requirements and other business realities, ICM solutions are becoming more complex to purchase. Read this new paper and learn why more organizations are responding to this dilemma by choosing cloud-based ICM. You’ll discover: Six issues causing 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

Red Hat Adds New Resource Planner to Boost Business Process Management Efficiency


Red Hat has introduced a new business resource planner as part of the new releases of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and Red Hat JBoss BRMS. Red Hat is looking at some sophisticated applications for the planner.

new horizons  Hat Adds New Resource Planner to Boost Business Process Management Efficiency Red Hat has introduced a new business resource planner as part of the new releases of Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite and Red Hat JBoss BRMS . JBoss BPM Suite is the open source software vendor’s business process management (BPM) offering, which includes technology acquired with Polymita, capabilities from various open source community projects, complex event processing (CEP), and the entire JBoss Business Rules Management System Read More

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

IBM Unveils New Technology to Address the Internet of Things


IBM has introduced a new appliance designed to help organizations to communicate with millions of mobile devices and sensors around the world. The new offering is called IBM MessageSight and will be able to communicate with and gather information from devices varying from mobile phones and tablets to automobiles to house appliances. IBM MessageInsight is built using IBM’s Message

new horizons  Unveils New Technology to Address the Internet of Things IBM has introduced a new appliance designed to help organizations to communicate with millions of mobile devices and sensors around the world. The new offering is called IBM MessageSight and will be able to communicate with and gather information from devices varying from mobile phones and tablets to automobiles to house appliances. IBM MessageInsight is built using IBM’s Message Queuing Telemetry Transport Technology (MQTT), which enables it Read More

G-Log Offers New Start For CEO, Management Team


Global Logistics Technologies (G-Log) will soon launch its Internet-based logistics software business for the transportation industry. G-Log is a new beginning for CEO Mitchell Weseley.

new horizons  Log Offers New Start For CEO, Management Team G-Log Offers New Start For CEO, Management Team S. McVey - March 6th, 2000 Event Summary Founded in May 1999, Global Logistics Technologies (G-Log) will soon conduct a formal launch of its Internet-based logistics software business for the transportation industry. G-Log''s products are targeted for international shippers that face significant complexity due to multi-mode cross-border shipments, global sourcing, and foreign trade regulations. A Web interface Read More

Epicor Releases New Windows Phone 8 Apps


At its recent Epicor Insights 2014 user conference, Epicor introduced two new Windows Phone 8 mobile apps—Expenses and Time Entry—designed to streamline recording and improve the accuracy and efficiency of time and expense tracking for employees in the field. The apps feature dashboards, timesheets and expense tracking forms, reminders, memos, rounding, notifications, personalization, and sharing.

new horizons  Releases New Windows Phone 8 Apps At its recent Epicor Insights 2014 user conference, Epicor introduced two new Windows Phone 8 mobile apps —Expenses and Time Entry—designed to streamline recording and improve the accuracy and efficiency of time and expense tracking for employees in the field. Research says that some 30 percent of the global workforce relies on phones and tablets to get work done on the road and more than 80 percent of workers have at least some portion of their work tasks that Read More

How to Sell Management on a New ERP System


How to Sell Management on a New ERP System lists the top 6 advantages of a new ERP system.

new horizons  Sell Management on a New ERP System How to Sell Management on a New ERP System Buying a new ERP system may be the best move for your company. But it''ll never happen if you can''t convince management. How to Sell Management on a New ERP System lists the top 6 advantages of a new ERP system. That''s information you can use to make a convincing business case—whether you''re upgrading a legacy ERP system or planning your first deployment. Download How to Sell Management on a New ERP System today. For Read More