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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Content as a Service: a New Model for E-learning Content Delivery
How can a company ensure that users are taking the “right” course if they do not identify and understand their strategy for content delivery? Can content be

platform as a service  built on the same platform as the enterprise version of the LMS providing a robust and scalable architecture. Using the same platform also allows for an easy migration path to Plateau's OnDemand or Enterprise Talent Management systems when the organizations functional needs expand. About Plateau Systems Plateau is a leading provider of talent management software, content and services designed to increase workforce productivity and drive business success. Plateau's award-winning software is powering

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Outsourcing, Applications Software

This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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Software as a Service: Not without Caveats


Software-as-a-service solutions often cannot provide that final twenty percent or so that differentiates a company from its competitors. Of major concern is whether off-premise applications can support complex, global organizations on a constant basis and on strict service level agreements.

platform as a service  on its AppExchange partnering platform and ecosystem of third-party applications so as to expand their functional scope and create more differentiating, opportunity-to-order business processes. Time will only tell how this strategy will work with the vendor's business intelligence (BI) and analytics and data integration partners (some of which are high-profile companies like Business Objects , Informatica , or Pervasive Software ); enterprise incentive management (EIM) partners like Centive , Xactly Read More

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Glovia hopes to become a manufacturing service platform that will connect and integrate various business systems that user companies currently use. The vendor's software-as-a-service offering is one of the routes it plans to take to get there.

platform as a service  customer base, the back-office platform agnosticism of its e-business products should be its highest priority. Owing to its recently found flexibility through Java and extensible markup language (XML) enablement, glovia.com may now function well either as a corporate backbone system, or as a solution that executes operations and planning at the plant or unit level. With regards to coexistence with other systems in the latter case, the vendor has lately begun to offer integration adapters to link with Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning for Services: Has Software as a Service Become Service-oriented Architecture for Small to Medium Businesses?


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platform as a service  incremental modular deployment and platform independence of an SOA framework is another advantage that is commonly promoted by vendors. From a cost and benefit point of view, the SaaS business model delivers similar advantages to the SMB marketplace. By leasing software from vendors as needed via the Internet, organizations can implement a full-blown ERP system in a cost-effective manner. Similar to an SOA philosophy, SaaS enables SMB organizations to quickly implement or modify applications by using the Read More

Plateau as a Service for Talent Management


Being a human resources (HR) and customer relationship management (CRM) analyst is definitely a privilege. I get to follow the trends from these two different business areas, which (incidentally) have many things in common: employees are a company’s internal customers, recruiting is campaign management for the workforce, privacy data about customers and employees is equally sensitive, etc.

platform as a service  Plateau recently launched a platform as a service (PaaS), which not only allows users to manage securities and customize the software, but also to build extensions to enhance existing functionality. Future plans include an application exchange online marketplace where users can create and share widgets and tools. How is Plateau Talent Management Suite (TMS) Different? The first major thing that differentiates Plateau from other talent management vendors is the fact that it started with LMS, as opposed to Read More

Selecting Field Service Management Software


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A Buyer's Guide to Choosing a Mobile Marketing Platform


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A Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader


ClickSoftware, rooted in field service workforce scheduling and optimization, provides automated workforce management and optimization solutions, on-demand and on-premise, creating business value through higher productivity, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency. Its patented concept of “continuous planning and scheduling” covers the entire service lifecycle management realm. TEC presents a candid Q&A session.

platform as a service  running on a separate platform from our Service Optimization Suite. TEC: Can you elaborate on whether your flagship suite will be going multitenant SaaS or on-demand? IB: First, please note that for small workforces we already have a multitenant SaaS solution: ServiceTycoon (mentioned earlier). We believe that our model—via virtualization and sharing of services such as database access—is the right solution for enterprises, which require significant configuration, guaranteed response times, complex Read More

Get ERP Right the First Time: A Practical Guide to Selecting and Implementing a New ERP System


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Why Project Portfolio Management Is a Must-have Strategic Asset in a Down Economy


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