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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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What Is ERP in 2010?


When the term “enterprise resource planning” (ERP) was introduced, it applied primarily to the planning and management of resources needed to manufacture goods. Today, however, most business decision makers realize that their enterprises rely upon resources, and that planning is essential to optimize how those resources are acquired, allocated, and used. Learn how the definition of ERP has evolved, and what it means today.

paul lachance  company, replied Focus contributor Paul Sita. This varies, based on whether you are in manufacturing, distribution, services or other kinds of industry. But anything that can be considered [a true] ERP solution has to address the breadth of the organization. Most customers do not implement all that functionality, certainly not in the beginning. However, they grow into it, and the integrated nature of ERP systems, by definition, brings value to whatever sub-set of applications you do implement, Mr. Sita Read More

'New' Lawson Software's Transatlantic Extended Enterprise Resource Planning Intentions


The recent merger of Lawson Software and Intentia, two vendors of similar size, but servicing different markets, will complement each other to become the largest enterprise applications supplier that is dedicated to the mid-market customer segment.

paul lachance  US headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota and with international operations headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Overnight, the transaction should create a new company with more than 3,500 employees serving approximately 4,000 customers in 40 countries through business applications for the services, manufacturing, distribution, and maintenance sectors, and spanning multiple industry categories. The parties believe bringing these two highly complementary companies together will create a new entity with Read More

Oracle Business Intelligence 11g Finally Unveiled


Today in London (UK), Oracle announced the new 11g release of its Business Intelligence solution suite. There’s much interest in seeing how Oracle will be directing specific efforts to competing in the business intelligence space with this new version. This question will soon be answered upon investigating their new BI tool’s functionality, features, and improvements. Part of this

paul lachance  release. In this regard, Paul Rodwick, vice president of Product Management, Oracle Business Intelligence, mentioned: “Oracle Business Intelligence 11g delivers the complete spectrum of business intelligence capabilities, spanning enterprise reporting, scorecards, dashboards, ad hoc queries, OLAP analysis, search, and actionable collaboration on an integrated technology foundation.” I welcome your thoughts—please leave a comment below, and I’ll respond as soon as I can. Poll: Are you excited Read More

ERP Demand Being Re-heated


As reported on March 5 in The Dallas Morning News/KRTBN -- E-commerce may get all the attention, but information technology experts say the demand for enterprise resource planning professionals is almost as hot.

paul lachance  your project management skills. Paul Nielsen, an ERP consultant based in Cedar Hill, said people with detailed knowledge of specific industries are valuable because they can design computer systems to a fit corporation''s specific needs. He has specialized in the chemical industry. The ERP area is best for me because I ... look at the broad picture and understand where all the pieces of the puzzle belong, he said. You have to have as much business knowledge as you have technical knowledge. Mr. 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

SynQuest, Ford Deliver a Novel Application for Inbound Logistics


SynQuest’s joint development venture with Ford has produced a planning engine for inbound logistics that optimizes constraints along multiple dimensions –material, temporal, and spatial. Currently live at Ford, the application will soon be available to the market at large.

paul lachance  Ford executives approached consultant Paul Bender with a request for help in sorting out their inbound logistics problems. Like other automobile manufacturers, Ford routinely navigates through large numbers of parts and suppliers in order to satisfy its production needs. Ninety percent of the total cost of an automobile is determined by the series of assembly, delivery, and sourcing operations that occur before it rolls off the assembly line. Thus, relatively few cost-saving opportunities are afforded by 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

Social Networks: How They're Turning CRM Upside Down


Social networking has collided with customer relationship management, and it's turning the relationship between businesses and their customers upside down. Today, businesses are using social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace or, as is the case with Procter & Gamble, developing their own social networks, to …

paul lachance  Thompson, sits down with Paul Greenberg, author and internationally renowned expert on customer relationship management. They''ll discuss the latest trends, which industries are best suited to take advantage of social networking, and what stops more companies from engaging in social networking or using its potential. Download Social Networks: How They''re Turning CRM Upside Down today. This podcast examines the following questions: How are companies using social networks to reach, influence, and service the 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

Lawson Means Business with HCM (But Wait, There's More...)


Lawson Software (NASDAQ: LWSN), headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the United States (US), and with offices around the world, provides software and service solutions to about 4,000 customers in manufacturing, distribution, maintenance and service sector industries across 40 countries. Its solutions include Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Enterprise

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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.

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According to Paul Greenberg, an expert in customer relationship management (CRM) and social CRM (SCRM), the term “social customer” was coined by Chris Carfi “some six or seven years ago.” But before being social customers, we are social media users—we use Facebook, Twitter, create blogs and comments on Web sites, and sometimes we can even integrate some of these tools and make them work

paul lachance  You OmniSocial? According to Paul Greenberg, an expert in customer relationship management (CRM) and social CRM (SCRM), the term “social customer” was coined by Chris Carfi “ some six or seven years ago .” But before being social customers, we are social media users—we use Facebook , Twitter , create blogs and comments on Web sites, and sometimes we can even integrate some of these tools and make them work together. Unfortunately, this is not an easy thing to do and if you use three or more Read More