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Point of Sale (POS) Systems Software Evaluation Report

A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities. 

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Celerant Launches Stratus Retail POS at NRF 2014


Celerant Technology recently launched its next-generation point-of-sale (POS) system, Straus Retail. The new POS solution will provide real-time visibility throughout the retail enterprise and significantly reduce overall costs and labor. Get the details in P.J.’s blog post.

pos new web store  Launches Stratus Retail POS at NRF 2014 At the recently held NRF 2014 conference, Celerant Technology announced its new retail management system, Stratus Retail . This thin-client JavaScript-based point-of-sale (POS) solution allows access via any Internet-enabled device, including tablets and smartphones.   Since 1999, Celerant has offered hundreds of primarily North American midsize retailers POS, inventory management, data warehousing/mining, integrated ecommerce, mobile applications, and back Read More

What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?


The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.

pos new web store  and India with their POS solutions—due to the challenges in localization and lack of adoption—Microsoft continues to expand its presence end-to-end. This gives multinational companies the chance to have consistency and drive more value from their existing IT investments when entering new markets. In fact, Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail is the only solution with a consistent data model and business rules allowing for complete control over the core foundation of a retailer business out of the box. Read More

Analysis of Lawson Delivering New Retail Analytic Capabilities


On January 17, Lawson Software announced new comparative sales analyzer capabilities within its advanced suite of retail analytic applications. Comparative (comp) sales functionality, available in Lawson release 7.3.2 scheduled for the Fall of 2000, enables retailers to easily maintain, analyze and report on comparative sales and other key business metrics.

pos new web store  Edwards. These vendors, while possibly inferior regarding retail industry focus, will either try to influence customers purchase decisions by offering their more holistic product portfolios (including CRM modules, where Lawson is currently late-to-market) or instilling FUD (fear, uncertainty, doubt) in more conservative CFOs who may cast a wary eye on Lawson''s immunity from financial statement disclosure. User Recommendations We generally recommend including Lawson in a long list of an enterprise Read More

JDA Portfolio: For the Retail Industry Part Three: JDA Portfolio 2004.1 Continued


With its new business model, JDA plans to build upon the broadening collective JDA Portfolio product lines to enable its customers to achieve a new level of operational excellence.

pos new web store  demonstrated the new Portfolio POS ( PPOS ), a Java-based store solution that combines a next-generation architecture with years of POS expertise. The PPOS functions demonstrated were Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technology; real-time enterprise-wide inventory visibility; more powerful pricing engine; high-speed payment card authorization; thin-client back-of-store (BOS) operations, improved product and customer look up, Java Message Service (JMS)-based store-to-host communications, extensible markup 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.

pos new web store  it''s sold from its POS system, but if it can''t quickly compare that total against how many it received, it can''t be certain how many should be in stock. Knowing this information in real time helps to prevent loss and keep supply and demand more closely in balance, ultimately increasing profitability. New POS systems are more like pared down ERP systems than cash registers in that they can track employees'' hours and sales, transactions by customer, loss management, and loyalty programs, as well as rapidly Read More

New Chatter Mobile from Salesforce


Salesforce.com announced the new Salesforce Chatter Mobile, including options to edit records, view dashboards, and take business actions. The new actions in Chatter Mobile are fully customizable. Editing: Users can edit records (i.e. account and sales opportunity information, customer cases, marketing campaigns or any other type of information in Salesforce) in real time and from

pos new web store  Chatter Mobile from Salesforce Salesforce.com  announced the new Salesforce Chatter Mobile , including options to edit records, view dashboards, and take business actions. The new actions in Chatter Mobile are fully customizable. Editing: Users can edit records (i.e. account and sales opportunity information, customer cases, marketing campaigns or any other type of information in Salesforce) in real time and from anywhere. Dashboards: Depending on the job they hold (i.e. customer support, Read More

Web 2.0 -- "Wow!" or "So What?!"


Another buzzword (albeit not another three letter acronym [TLA]) that has slowly (or not) but surely crept into our collective mind is certainly Web 2.0. Although there have been some attempts at defining the term, such as at Wikipedia, ZDNet or TechTarget (and there are also some noble attempts of ZDNet bloggers, such as Richard MacManus or David Berlind), it is most likely that 10 different

pos new web store  reaching the disenchantment stage (possibly similar to the dot.com era at the turn of the century). In any case, while there is no debate that Web 2.0 has penetrated even the corporate world to a degree ( as seen with wikis ), and especially in some consumer-oriented front-office applications , my interest here is rather the importance of Web 2.0 deployment within the traditional enterprise applications. Namely, when a leading enterprise applications planning (ERP) vendor announces that its product suite Read More

The Mobile Web Site Kit


Companies have had the capability to design and develop mobile Web sites for quite some time. But until recently they've struggled to convince clients and prospects that there’s a market out there. Now that mobile has made its way onto the mainstream, many companies are still asking themselves whether it’s right for them. This white paper aims to help Web site owners make that decision.

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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.

pos new web store  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

New Database Capabilities from Teradata


During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference @ Expo, Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest

pos new web store  Database Capabilities from Teradata During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference & Expo , Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest engineers in its labs located in the U.S. and around the world to provide capabilities Read More

How to Evaluate Web-based BI Solutions


Web-based business intelligence (BI) is no longer an anomaly: organizations are ready for BI solutions that go beyond Web portals. However, when selecting Web-based BI applications, organizations must evaluate architecture, rather than features or functions. What differentiators do you need to look for before embarking on a full-scale BI implementation? And which vendors offer the solution your organization truly needs?

pos new web store  processors or applications, as opposed to client and server architectures requiring limited user licenses that drive up software costs. Collaboration Web-based applications provide users with a single point of contact for reporting, analysis, OLAP, and collaboration. Web-based Business Intelligence Market Drivers Web-based BI market drivers include user demand for the following: Seamless distribution and upgrades Web-based BI solutions are upgraded easily and do not require downloads on user terminals to Read More

Software Selection for Organizations: Are We Becoming Too Web-biased?


Web-based software has come of age: it is more robust and stable, and combined with the increased speed of the Internet, businesses have reaped tremendous benefits. Still, Web-based systems may not be the answer for every business.

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The Dollars and Sense of Web Identity Management: How SaaS Cuts the High Costs of Web Access and SSO by 75 Percent


IT infrastructure software has a well-established track record for experiencing frequent cost overruns and missed deadlines. Expensive software and extensive customization are the key contributors to increasing identity management costs to four or five times more than the price of the initial identity software license. Learn how software as a service (SaaS) can reduce the cost and complexity of IT infrastructure.

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