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Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP?


Although interBiz has spouted an interesting value proposition to many enterprise applications users, the company still has to address some potential stumbling blocks in order to clear the path to its applications business success.

prediction  interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? P.J. Jakovljevic - December 6, 2001 Event Summary  In October and November, interBiz , the eBusiness applications division of Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA), expanded its back-office solutions with the announcement of product enhancements and a free benchmarking service. The announcements were: A free benchmarking service for businesses in durable goods industries Read More

Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? - Part 2: Challenges and Market Impact


InterBiz remains one of the most widely used of the upper-mid-range ERP vendors. It has done much to rejuvenate its acquired enterprise applications arsenal. What remains is disseminating a clear message on which market the combined set of products has been targeting.

prediction  interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? - Part 2: Challenges and Market Impact Should Should interBiz Mean Intelligence And Prediction Beyond ERP? Part 2: Challenges and Market Impact P.J. Jakovljevic - December 10, 2001 Event Summary  In October and November, interBiz, the eBusiness applications division of Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA), expanded its back-office solutions with the announcement of product enhancements and a free benchmarking service. The announcements Read More

Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for SCM Part 3: Performing the Data Analysis


By using software tools that help you forecast and work together with others inside your organization, and even with your customers, the forecasts may become more accurate. You can make an assumption on how much improvement might be possible. This part discusses the challenge of performing the data analysis.

prediction  certain laws about a prediction of ROI will forever hold true… the prediction will always be wrong the prediction will always change for as long as the analysis continues someone is going to be held accountable for the prediction - Just give us the bottom line! After a quick look at these issues, one might question the effort to undertake the analysis to predict an ROI, as well as the validity of the outcome. Perfect, or even complete, information may not be feasible, but if a few basic principles Read More

Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for SCM Part 2: We Are Looking for the Vendor To Tell Us


Managers weighing an investment in software for supply chain face pressure to be right. Looking for a precise calculation of ROI often results in making an uninformed decision. This part discusses what to do when business analysis skills are lacking.

prediction  certain laws about a prediction of ROI will forever hold true… the prediction will always be wrong the prediction will always change for as long as the analysis continues someone is going to be held accountable for the prediction - Just give us the bottom line! The reactions of some decision-makers to each of the four challenges that are listed above provide a convenient outline for exploring a more thoughtful and strategic approach to evaluating a potential investment in supply chain management Read More

Wrapping Up FOSS Predictions for 2010 with a Look Back


I love end of year predictions. Whether they're right or wrong is one thing, but it's valuable to imagine various scenarios of what might happen. Taking the time to consider and connect what has happened with what might happen, opens new insights. Having said that, I'm not going to make a 2010 prediction about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). I do, however, want to share some stats about

prediction  to make a 2010 prediction about Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). I do, however, want to share some stats about demand trends for enterprise FOSS platforms between 2008 and 2009. I want to see how those jibe with predictions from some other analysts. And maybe, if you squint real hard at the changes between the ''08 and ''09 stats, you’ll get some ideas about what will happen in 2010. A little googling turns up evidence and arguments demonstrating that much of the fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD) Read More

Can High Flying NetGravity Maintain Its Position?


NetGravity's ad serving software remains a leader, and its merger with DoubleClick should have the company celebrating, but CMGI is massing troops on the border, and NetGravity needs to gird for war.

prediction  the feature list. Vendor Predictions NetGravity is well positioned to survive any shakeouts in this area due to its new relationship with DoubleClick, and will be one of the top two choices for licensed ad serving software for the foreseeable future. With the backing of DoubleClick and the aggressive moves by CMGI, enhancing the capabilities for intelligence gathering, and targeting are imperative. The probability is near 100% that NetGravity will make a significant announcement along these lines by early Read More

Using Predictive Analytics within Business Intelligence: A Primer


What are predictive analytics, and how are they used within business intelligence applications and for business performance management?

prediction  mining concerned with the prediction of future probabilities and trends. Predictive analytics is used to analyze automatically large amounts of data with different variables, including clustering, decision trees, market basket analysis, regression modeling, neural nets, genetic algorithms, text mining, hypothesis testing, decision analytics, and so on. The core element of predictive analytics is the predictor, a variable that can be measured for an individual or entity to predict future behavior. These Read More

In Search of Clarity: Unraveling the Complexities of Executive Decision Making


Decision making is at the core of all business activity, as executives set strategy and manage operations by weighing a vast array of factors to arrive at the desired balance of risk and reward. But enormous growth in a company’s size and operations adds complexity to decision-making processes. Learn about the five ingredients of good decision making, according to the responses of 154 executives in a global survey.

prediction  on some sort of prediction in making their choices, while only 8% look primarily to historical information—with the rest using some combination. But how should companies think about the future in a highly uncertain world? One approach followed by a number of companies, notably the energy firm Royal Dutch Shell, is to use scenarios. These are sets of stories about possible futures based on the identification of predetermined elements and key uncertainties considered most likely to shape conditions going Read More

E-commerce Grass Getting Greener


Two recent studies on the growth of business over the Internet agree that growth is still strong. The studies contain information about infrastructure growth and development costs as well as E-commerce revenues.

prediction  on-line revenues. The ActiveMedia prediction was $95 billion in 1999 and $226 billion in 2000. The University of Texas predicts $507 billion for the overall Internet economy by the end of 1999, with $176 billion in E-commerce. User Recommendations Freight train, freight train, goin'' so fast is the refrain of an old folk song, and it fits the Internet economy to a ''T''. Both of these reports show tremendous strength in the internet economy, which of course is quite different from, and probably more Read More

Will That Wretched ERP Finally Die? Possibly, But Only the Acronym!


Yet another ERP doom saying. This time, a prediction was given that ERP systems will only host 40 percent of business applications by 2004 partly due to the rise of collaborative commerce.

prediction  economy by 2004. A prediction was given that ERP systems will only host 40 percent of business applications by 2004 due in part to the rise of collaborative commerce, or c-commerce. With traditional ERP systems, attention is placed on internal productivity. What will happen to alter that model is the emergence of a more diverse enterprise framework. From now until 2004, a more dynamic online marketplace will emerge, where companies can collaborate with employees, customers, stockholders, sales channels Read More

Advertising Makes It Up In Volume


A small decline in Internet advertising rates turns out to be no problem for the advertising business as inventory explodes.

prediction  If there is a prediction to be made here it is that within a few years some of the basic parameters of these processes will be determined experimentally, and students of differential equations will be working homework problems based on Internet advertising. User Recommendations A company planning to build a business based on revenues from advertising on a website should develop its business plan based on slowly decreasing CPM rates. The same 10 million monthly ad impressions - not an unreasonable number Read More

Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for Supply Chain Management Part 4: Just Give Us the Bottom Line


Managers weighing an investment in software for supply chain face pressure to be right. Looking for a precise calculation of ROI often results in making an uninformed decision. Part four discusses the difficulty in predicting the future.

prediction  certain laws about a prediction of ROI will forever hold true… the prediction will always be wrong the prediction will always change for as long as the analysis continues someone is going to be held accountable for the prediction - Just give us the bottom line! After a quick look at these issues, one might question the effort to undertake the analysis to predict an ROI, as well as the validity of the outcome. Perfect, or even complete, information may not be feasible, but if a few basic principles Read More

Analyse This


Enterprise applications have long been providing the means for businesses to collect required data and deliver it to the right people. Now that sales and marketing professionals are empowered with the right tools to better serve their customers and gather insights on all customers' interactions, the question to ask is what's next? We see the answer in a tight integration between Enterprise applications and Analytics.

prediction  interaction feedback and the prediction of their behavior pattern. The amount of data that needs to be analyzed to make this accurate and appealing to the customer is complex and high volume. Data mining can provide the necessary analytic means to uncover significant rules or patterns. For the dissected and configured data to be useful there has to be some action taken to give it some value. That action could be campaign management, email, direct mail management, or a myriad of other actions. Most of Read More

Supply Chain Management Systems for Service and Replacement Parts: Players, Benefits, and User Recommendations


Improved service management boosts revenue from both service offerings and new product sales, while improved customer service and enhanced offerings increase customer retention, and draw new service business, providing an additional, low risk and likely repeated revenue stream over a long period of ownership.

prediction  and mean time-for-failure (MTFF) prediction. A&D companies design low-volume, high-cost products for high reliability, but still maintain stocks of complex and expensive spares, since the impact of any failure in this industry, is large and requires adequate stocks of parts at several locations for rapid replacement in case of repair. On one hand, minimizing the number of new parts introduced into the market (and subsequently into inventory) should be a major aim, particularly because parts face Read More

EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Two: Integration Concerns


In most cases, companies will acquire enterprise asset management (EAM) software but the interfaces to external systems will have to be constructed.

prediction  prevention to one of prediction so that appropriate action can be taken early on. Furthermore, creating a RCM environment is not a one-time process. Rather, it is a continuous, evolving, and ever-improving process of analysis. Both IFS and Intentia''s EAM offering provide the bio-feedback process. Through its cost and statistical data, Intentia''s EAM analyzes failure patterns, determines the consequences of these failures, suggests alternative maintenance programs, analyzes the cost of maintenance Read More