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Bigfoot CMMS (Enterprise and Enterprise+) Is TEC Certified for CMMS and EAM


TEC is pleased to announce that cloud-based Bigfoot CMMS by Smartware Group, Inc. (versions Enterprise and Enterprise+) is now TEC Certified in the computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and enterprise asset management (EAM) software spaces. These upgraded versions of Bigfoot CMMS have been designed to match the way maintenance professionals view, scan, and interact with computer screens of all sizes—tablet, iPad, PC, and smartphone alike—through a new, enhanced user interface and increased functionality.

paul lachance  by Dave Peelstrom and Paul Lachance who each have over 18 years’ experience in the CMMS and preventive maintenance industry. Paul and Dave have been creating CMMS software since 1994. Since its founding, Smartware Group has been focused on providing a complete yet easy-to-use solution for organizations requiring CMMS and EAM capabilities. The company’s emphasis is on the end user experience, so much so that they have trademarked the phrase “quick to learn for quick results”™.   Smartware’s Read More

'PM Freak' Saves Energy with CMMS




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HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products


With approximately 180 employees, HighJump Software is in growth mode with total revenue up 40% in fiscal 2002 and with current year over year revenue growth of 33%. More impressively, license revenue was up 60% last year and running at growth rate of 60% year to date. How does the relatively small SCE vendor accomplish it? Adaptability and broad functional footprint would be the keys to the answer.

paul lachance  Wellesley, MA and St. Paul Venture Capital of Bloomington, MN. This funding, secured in a turbulent economic environment, will have demonstrated the investment community''s confidence in HighJump''s solutions and its ability to be a notable player in the SCE market. This concludes Part One of a three-part note. Part Two will discuss the Market Impact. Part Three will analyze HighJump SCE solutions. Part Four will cover Challenges and make User Recommendations. Read More

Grape Escape 2013: Customer Value a Priority for Both SYSPRO and UNIT4-Part 2


This is part 2 of a 2-part blog post on Grape Escape 2013, with my analyst take on the announcements and conversations with UNIT4 at the recent analyst event in Boston. UNIT4 Representing UNIT4 at the event were two top managers: regular attendee Ton Dobbe, the company’s vice president of product marketing, and Anwen Robinson, managing director in UK and Ireland, who was invited to share

paul lachance  guest from the UK, Paul Ringham, who manages UK Local Government practice at BT Global Services, a large British information technology (IT) service company and a partner of UNIT4, also confirmed this and brought to light some interesting facts about changing patterns of governmental IT spending in that country. More specifically, Mr. Ringham mentioned that governments of all levels in the UK (and probably in other regions too) are experiencing strong turmoil due to dramatically shrinking Read More

To Tax and Tax Not


Taxation of Internet commerce will be a football that gets tossed around in the United States long after Superbowl 2000 is just a memory. In Singapore, however, they positively see taxes negatively

paul lachance  Market Impact Massachusetts Governor Paul Celluci made sales taxes of Internet commerce a prominent point in his State of the State Address on January 20. It makes no sense to put a sales tax on Internet commerce, he announced. In fact, he had earlier overruled his own Department of Revenue and declared Massachusetts an Internet tax-free zone, thereby waiving state sales taxes on Internet services that were still permitted under the Internet Tax Freedom Act. That Act put a hold on new taxation of Read More

Technology Evaluation Centers and the Vendor Shootout™ for ERP Team Up for Another Two Years of Premium ERP Software Assessment and Comparison Events


The Vendor Shootout for ERP is North America’s first and longest running event focused on simplifying enterprise resource planning (ERP) software evaluation and selection. Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) returns as the moderator for the events in 2015 and 2016, featuring six or more of the world’s leading software vendors presenting their ERP solutions head-to-head, live, under one roof.

paul lachance  Press Contacts:   Paul Kininmonth Technology Evaluation Centers E:  pkininmonth@technologyevaluation.com P:  1-800-496-1303   Sonja Hodges Event Co-ordination – Vendor Shootout for ERP E: info@erpshootout.com P: 1-877-907-2702 Read More

SAP Seeking Cloud Success via SuccessFactors Buy


The 2011 holiday shopping season seems to have arrived a bit sooner for SAP, who forked out US$3.4 billion for SuccessFactors during the first weekend of December 2011 (see SAP’s official press release). Another curiosity of the acquisition is that it took place on Saturday, which hasn’t prevented bloggers and twitterers from swiftly contributing with their off-the-cuff opinions.

paul lachance  post to Forbes ) Paul Hamerman of Forrester Arik Hesseldahl of the All Things D blog The recurring themes in these musings and in the related Twitter stream were as follows: SAP is hereby getting a major shot in the arm in terms of multi-tenant public cloud computing expertise (know-how), talent, and brand recognition. There are major up- and cross-sales opportunities, whereby SuccessFactors brings the talent management (including the recently acquired Plateau enterprise learning management system), socia Read More

Decision Making: Why Consensus Is Important (Especially When You’re Choosing Software)


Two Brains—or Three or Four or More—Make Better Decisions than One… Anyone working in today’s office or business environment has no doubt participated at least once in the ubiquitous group brainstorming session. Some may enjoy these sessions as a respite from cheerless, lonely cubicle life. Others, however, may just as soon remain ensconced in front of their monitors and keyboards, solitary

paul lachance  component. Consensus, according to Paul A. Keller and Thomas Pyzdek in their book, Six Sigma Demystified , “does not mean that everyone is in absolute agreement, nor that everyone thinks the proposal is the preferred approach. Rather, consensus implies that the parties are willing to accept the proposal in spite of the differences of opinion that may exist.” And, that the parties are willing to accept that their opinion may not be the one ultimately chosen. So how can you avoid the pitfalls of group Read More

The 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP: Observations - Part 1


Over the last few years I have repeatedly seen ads for the Vendor ShootoutTM for ERP event appearing in TEC’s website banners and newsletters. In addition, I would come across mentions of the event in other industry magazines, press releases (PRs), social media feeds, Web site banners, and so on and so forth. Needless to say, I was curious (and dismayed by my lack of information) about the

paul lachance  explained in my colleague Paul Kininmonth’s  blog post from 2008, brij (bridge ), an Oracle JD Edwards value added reseller (VAR), wanted to create an event where qualified manufacturing enterprises could come and witness multiple ERP packages in action (including its own, but also those of its fierce competitors, and may the best package win the prospective users’ heart and minds) . Since late November 2007 at Georgetown University , Washington, DC when the doors opened to the first Vendor Shootout Read More

Applying the Power of Social Networks to Customer Relationship Management


Customer relationship management (CRM) is rapidly morphing from a customer management model to one of customer engagement. Social networks, podcasts, blogs, and wikis are enabling customers to become advocates, and not simply the targets they were in the traditional CRM process. The same techniques are also being used within the CRM industry itself to create a content-rich, social media environment for CRM professionals. Find out what these sweeping changes mean to businesses and CRM professionals alike, as TEC's director of research Wayne Thompson sits down with Paul Greenberg and Bruce Culbert of BPT Partners, a leading CRM consulting firm.

paul lachance  Thompson sits down with Paul Greenberg and Bruce Culbert of BPT Partners, a leading CRM consulting firm. Listen to the entire 13:47 minute podcast by downloading the file, or save for later playback. This podcast examines the following questions: What is the major direction in CRM right now? How is the trend toward social networks changing the relationship between businesses and their customers? What should businesses be doing to capitalize on this change? What is myCRMcareer.com, and what does it offer C Read More

Aptean—Ready To Leap Forward


What has Aptean been up to in the 2 years since its creation (from the merger of CDC Software and Consona)? The vendor has been making 'software that works,' as TEC's Aleksey Osinstev found out at the recent Aptean Edge user conference. Read Aleksey's take on what this means for customers and on the vendor's new branding and path to future transformation.

paul lachance  chief executive officer (CEO) Paul Ilse vowed that the company is here to stay in the software business and grow with its customer base. The vendor recently revitalized its major asset—its employees, by hiring many new qualified people, including a new upper management team with an impressive 100-plus years of combined experience in transforming enterprise software companies. Another important message from the CEO was that Aptean is committed to offering its customers those products that are Read More

Davra Networks Introduces End-to-end Platform for IoT


Davra Networks has launched a turnkey Internet of Things (IoT) platform which supports the collection and presentation of data for the connected world. The new RuBAN platform is an end-to-end platform which offers a number of capabilities for providers wishing to offer a wide range of solutions for the IoT market.

paul lachance  the remote sensing device(s). Paul  Glynn, CEO of Davra Networks, explains that networks developing in the IoT era are fundamentally different from the networks of the past. “The new networks are remote, cellular, and satellite based.” According to Paul, the network is not important—“it’s the meaningful data that one can collect from the network.” This difference led Davra Networks to take a new approach to managing the data. The RuBAN user interface is extremely intuitive. Unlike other IoT s Read More

Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement Part Two: Recommendations for Improvement


Pursuing an alternative strategy for software evaluation and selection, based on the capital investment paradigm and the principles outlined in this article, is an effective method to mitigate implementation risk.

paul lachance  risk. About the Author Paul Winandy is a founding partner of Spinnaker Management Group ( www.spinnakermgmt.com ), a management consultancy guiding small and mid-sized businesses along the entire journey from strategy creation through technology implementation. Mr. Winandy has over 15 years experience transforming organizations through business process and technology solutions. He specializes in the planning, selection, and implementation of mission-critical ERP and supply chain related systems. Mr. Read More

Oracle Goes Mobile-with More Collaborative BI Solutions


Yesterday Oracle announced its new releases of Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Business Intelligence Applications and Oracle Real-Time Decisions. With these new releases of Oracle’s BI solutions, all BI applications support iPhone and iPad mobile access without additional effort or configuration. According to Paul Rodwick, vice president of Product Management for Oracle

paul lachance  or configuration. According to Paul Rodwick, vice president of Product Management for Oracle Business Intelligence: These new Oracle Business Intelligence product releases build upon the success of Oracle BI 11g and provide customers a wide range of new capabilities that extend intelligence to the iPad and iPhone, offer more powerful visualization, interactivity, performance and scalability features to their ERP and CRM applications, and optimize customer interactions and decisions in real-time Regarding Read More