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Asset Performance Management: The Secret to Uncovering Hidden Profits and Ending Operating Surprises


Top performers optimize their assets. It’s true in any field—sports, the arts, and business. Yet in business, optimizing performance of capital assets often plays distant runner-up to the more glamorous pursuit of top-line growth. That’s not surprising, given the importance of increasing sales revenue. But it can cost you—and lead to operating surprises that are even more punishing.

performing arts  strategies that keep assets performing longer, better and more reliably. Predictive modeling allows organizations to forecast likely failure points and causes and proactively take corrective measures. Organizations can pinpoint unreliable assets, suppliers and processes, predict reliability issues before they happen, and plan for an asset''s timely disposal. Reduced Inventory and Inventory Carrying Costs Asset Performance Management can help organizations reduce inventory of heavy machinery and equipment Read More

New Possibilities In Retail Technologies for Small to Mid-Size Retailers: Leveraging Total Retail Solutions Based on Collective Retail Intelligence


Most retailers can no longer compete on price alone; however, integrated retail solutions built on Microsoft SQL, and OPOS and ART Data Model standards offer a competitive advantage. They support holistic systems that integrate point of sale, enterprise, and even warehouse management functions, to deliver better service to customers.

performing arts  a price) to keep performing, or they''re isolated bits of solutions that don''t connect to one another and further the use of reporting and other analytical tools. Stores within the same chain may not be operating on the same technology standard, making maintenance and information sharing chaotic at the corporate level. And stores from chains that have merged or acquired one another have a whole other level of technological and political/cultural/procedural complexity to navigate. Even when their existing s Read More

Outsourcing Security Part 2: Measuring the Cost


Evaluating the cost of outsourcing can be challenging because most organizations cannot fully estimate the financial impact of such a decision.

performing arts  say the price of performing this business audit and possibly adding managed security services is small when compared with the cost of losing customer confidence due to security breaks. This concludes Part 2 of a 3-part article. Part 1 noted the benefits of outsourcing security. Part 2 evaluates the cost of such an outsourcing. Part 3 will provide guidelines for selecting a security services provider. About the Author Jim McLendon , Vice President of Symantec Security Services Global Business Development, Read More

How the iPad Is Changing Retail POS Systems


The face of retail point-of-sale (POS) systems has changed dramatically over the last couple years. iPad technologies, for example, have become integrated into the payment process at retail and other types of stores. See how one start-up is changing the retail game with its iPad POS solution and taking on the old-school traditional POS players on the market today.

performing arts  of the high-selling items, best-performing salespeople, and inventory across disparate locations. There was a trend this year of tablet POS systems at the National Retail Federation (NRF) BIG Retail Show.   Revel Systems iPad POS   A new start-up, founded in 2010 in San Francisco, Revel Systems is changing the retail game and taking on the old-school traditional POS players on the market today. Founders Lisa Falzone and Chris Ciabarra developed an intuitive and secure iOS-based POS system by combining Read More

PTC Live Global 2013: All About Design for “Servitization” —Part Two


Last week on the TEC blog I talked about market shifts and technological changes that are reshaping the competitive landscape for manufacturing firms, based on PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann’s seven trends, which formed the backbone of his keynote presentation at the PTC Live Global 2013 event held in California in June. PTC Live Global also had a companion Service Exchange (formerly Servigistics Exchange

performing arts  the company’s business is performing decently—while its major markets in Japan and EU have been declining, they have been balanced by a modest growth in the U.S. and strong growth in China. A similar balancing act is happening with the aerospace & defense (A&D) industry—the U.S. Defense sector has been bad of late (can anyone say “budget sequestration”) but the commercial airlines sector has done much better . Modest growth is expected in PTC’s future, and it''s about the same situation at Read More

ROI Evaluation Report: IBM Cognos Software


According to Nucleus Research, IBM Cognos business intelligence (BI) software can help companies make better use of their data when performing tasks related to reporting, financial statements, budgeting, and analysis. Learn about some of the barriers to better data use, as well as the key features and functions of this BI solution—and how you can improve data access and analysis, employee performance, and productivity.

performing arts  of their data when performing tasks related to reporting, financial statements, budgeting, and analysis. The product offering includes: IBM Cognos 8 BI, which offers reporting, analysis, dashboard, and scorecard functionality for monitoring performance, analyzing trends, and evaluating operational or financial results. The application also offers tools for modeling how data in a business intelligence (BI) or performance management (PM) environment will be maintained, governed, and shared. IBM Cognos TM1, Read More

Vitria OI 4: Data for Today and for the Future


Vitria is a long-time player in the provisioning of software solutions for analyzing information in real time. Founded in 1994 by two entrepreneurs—Drs. JoMei Chang and Dale Skeen, Vitria’s current chief executive officer (CEO) and chief technology officer (CTO), respectively, Vitria has evolved its operational intelligence and business process management (BPM) applications into mature and stable

performing arts  of OI apps for performing operational intelligence and situational monitoring. Also worth mentioning is that Vitria OI is fully compliant with BPM standards and capabilities, enabling the product to integrate nicely within the business process ecosystem of an organization. Vitria’s OI 4 new features While the area of operational intelligence is not new, with some companies working with real-time data analysis for more than a decade, many organizations are just now starting to address the issue of Read More

Your Business is Too Small for ERP? - Nonsense


In the Aberdeen report Think Your Organization Is Too Small for ERP?

performing arts  employing ERP systems—and consistently out-performing their non-ERP competitors. You''ll also learn why small businesses are adopting ERP and how best-in-class SMBs are leveraging ERP for superior business performance. Find out if an ERP system makes sense for your company—or not. Download your PDF copy of Think Your Organization Is Too Small for ERP? Think Again today! For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Read More

Operational Business Intelligence: Five Things You Need to Know About Improving Your Customer-facing Performance


According to a recent study, 82 percent of respondents are cutting budgets in response to the current recession. Companies are attempting to increase customer loyalty to reduce customer churn at a time when the customer relationship may be the only reliable source of revenue. Discover how operational business intelligence capabilities can help top-performing companies better focus on operational processes and performance.

performing arts  intelligence capabilities can help top-performing companies better focus on operational processes and performance. Read More

The ROI of Sustainability: Making the Business Case


Far from being a philanthropic “nice to have,” top-performing companies view sustainability as a “must-have” strategy for long-term success. Sustainability encompasses strategies to ensure optimal performance related to the business, the environment, and society. This road map can get you started: learn how to match environmental and social stewardship to actionable, and measurable improvements to your bottom line.

performing arts  philanthropic “nice to have,” top-performing companies view sustainability as a “must-have” strategy for long-term success. Sustainability encompasses strategies to ensure optimal performance related to the business, the environment, and society. This road map can get you started: learn how to match environmental and social stewardship to actionable, and measurable improvements to your bottom line. Read More

Reducing Your New Hire Turnover


Many high-performing organizations have established key objectives for their frontline employee hiring processes. With the growth of “big data,” the tools are now in place to consistently achieve this. Get two examples illustrating the link between poor employee performance and high attrition, as well as some strategies to improve your ability to select candidates that will be high-performing employees with longer retention.

performing arts  New Hire Turnover Many high-performing organizations have established key objectives for their frontline employee hiring processes. With the growth of “big data,” the tools are now in place to consistently achieve this. Get two examples illustrating the link between poor employee performance and high attrition, as well as some strategies to improve your ability to select candidates that will be high-performing employees with longer retention. Read More

Five Reasons It’s Time for a New ERP Solution


All software has a lifespan, and sooner or later it will be time to change or upgrade your current ERP solution as well. But how can you tell whether your ERP system is still performing to its fullest, or leading your company to slowly lose its competitiveness? Know the five early warning signs that can give you early notice of the coming need to change your ERP system before the results show up in your bottom line.

performing arts  ERP system is still performing to its fullest, or leading your company to slowly lose its competitiveness? Know the five early warning signs that can give you early notice of the coming need to change your ERP system before the results show up in your bottom line. Read More

The Definitive Guide to Talent Mobility


A systematic talent mobility strategy enables organizations to more effectively acquire, develop, align, engage, and retain high performing and potential talent by implementing a consistent and global process for talent rotation. This report explores the importance of a talent mobility strategy, considerations for approaching and deploying the strategy and supporting technology, and its significant business benefits.

performing arts  engage, and retain high performing and potential talent by implementing a consistent and global process for talent rotation. This report explores the importance of a talent mobility strategy, considerations for approaching and deploying the strategy and supporting technology, and its significant business benefits. Read More

Sage 300 ERP 2014 Provides Personalized Data Access


Sage North America recently announced the Sage 300 ERP 2014 release (formerly known as Sage Accpac ERP), a cloud-connected business management system that provides personalized and role-based access to information.

performing arts  more efficient navigation when performing daily tasks, as they will only see and have access to data that is pertinent to the jobs and tasks they need to accomplish.   Sage 300 ERP 2014 allows for smooth integration with a variety of Sage’s recently released mobile add-ons and cloud services, such as Sage Mobile Sales, Sage CRM, Sage Inventory Advisor, Sage Billing and Payment , and Sage Mobile Service . Also integrated with Sage 300 ERP 2014 is Intelligence Reporting, with real-time data access such Read More