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Legal ASP Persists


In May 2000, TEC reviewed the web site for ASPORA, an ASP aimed at the Legal Community and found it wanting in substance. This is a revisit to that web site at the company’s invitation.

press brake  Analyst, prompted by a press release, reviewed a new ASP solution aimed at helping law firms and corporate legal departments work more efficiently. The idea of an ASP (application service provider) serving law firms and corporate counsel nationwide looked really good. According to the press release, ASPORA, provides the U.S. legal market with integrated high-end applications and services via a common web browser. The ASPORA site, however, was all sizzle, flashy graphics and little information. (See It''s Read More

Gallup and TEC Form Alliance to Meet Government and Industry Demands for Successful Enterprise Transformation


The Gallup Organization and Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. have joined forces in a strategic alliance. The mission: to complement Gallup's Transformation Success Assurance services with TEC's experience and methodologies in IT evaluation, analysis, and decision support.

press brake  in 1993, TEC ( www.TechnologyEvaluation.com/press ), the first Web-native software industry analyst, is an impartial advocate for buyers of enterprise software. TEC provides decision support solutions that enable stakeholders to objectively identify the software products that best fit their companies'' unique business and systems requirements, and contribute most effectively to superior business performance. From ERP ( ERP.TechnologyEvaluation.com/press ), SCM, CRM, business intelligence, and outsourcing, Read More

SAP BusinessObjects BI, Now On-demand


Yesterday, SAP announced the release of the SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand solution. This new product will enable users with no previous experience with business intelligence (BI) applications to use a BI toolset with complete ease. It also will let users access and navigate through their on-demand and on-premise data by incorporating the complete set of BusinessObjects tools. This announcement

press brake  according to the launch press release ) will have the possibility to work with a complete SaaS BI solution. Meanwhile, new costumers may be attracted to SAP’s BI on-demand solution based on the combined BusinessObjects and SAP brand prestige versus new SaaS BI providers. According to the press release: SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand will be available as industry-specific and line of business-specific solutions through Oco, Inc., an SAP BusinessObjects OEM partner with a focus on large enterprise and Read More

IBM Reinforces Its Performance Management Offering with Acquisition of Clarity Systems


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press brake  in Toronto (Canada). Complete press release here . According to Mark Nashman, president and CTO of Clarity Systems: “Clarity System’s unified approach offers the flexibility, security, and control needed to make more informed business decisions while meeting compliance requirements.” This enables IBM to extend its business analytics initiatives and provide a complete stack of analytic applications. “Smarter decisions thrive on accurate financial information, and it is therefore imperative that fin Read More

Marketo Launches New Component of the Marketing Nation


The marketing automation provider Marketo introduces Marketo Program Exchange, a new addition to its Marketing Nation platform. Marketing Nation is a free-of-charge network that can be joined by any Marketo customer. Marketo Program Exchange provides users with access to a pre-built marketing programs library. These templates have been created and deemed as best-of-breed by Marketo customers

press brake  by Marketo customers. The press release states that the templates were verified and optimized based on the experience of 21,000 users who engaged with them. The members of the network can either use the existing content or further develop it. With this offering, Marketo acknowledges the importance of a collective that includes its customers as active contributors to product and service development. So far, more than 2,000 companies have joined the Marketo network. Read More

New Release of KANA's LAGAN Enterprise Customer Service Suite for Public Sector


KANA Software, Inc. has announced a new version of its LAGAN Enterprise customer service suite for public sector organizations. The press release underlines three major additions as well as a number of enhancements. LAGAN Knowledge Management—introduces a new knowledge platform, user interface, and search tool. LAGAN Employee Mobile—allows public sector workers to easily view, accept

press brake  public sector organizations. The press release underlines three major additions as well as a number of enhancements. LAGAN Knowledge Management —introduces a new knowledge platform, user interface, and search tool. LAGAN Employee Mobile— allows public sector workers to easily view, accept, update, and close cases while in the field. The application uses responsive design, which adapts screen size to accommodate smartphones and tablet devices. LAGAN Web Self-Service —provides 24/7 year-round online Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 21st, 2012


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press brake  software for distribution now! Press release Pinnacle Oil selects Deacom ERP for its operations Industry tags: manufacturing Pinnacle Oil, a manufacturer and packager of lubricant products, has chosen Deacom to provide a single system to replace a variety of applications currently in use, such as CRM, inventory management, EDI, production scheduling, and dock scheduling. Deacom ERP supports all the company’s requirements and provides the desired reporting and data visibility and extraction Read More

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press brake  glance at Ariba''s recent press releases provides evidence of their commitment to this strategy. Our count of fifteen press releases in the first quarter - which excludes reports of financial and personnel events - shows that the majority - eleven of the fifteen - described events which emphasize the market enabler rather than the end-user business. These include partnerships with system integrators and software vendors, its purchases of Tradex and Trading Dynamics, and other arrangements which contribute Read More

Kronos Launches Workforce Tablet


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press brake  features mentioned in the press release (i.e., analytics, geosensing, scheduling, staffing,  and time card approvals) indicates that the app is intended for users in management positions. Mr. Bill Bartow, vice president of global product management at Kronos, points out: By providing managers with tablet access to their workforce management solution anywhere at any time, we enable them to effectively manage in the moment using common swipe, scroll, pinch, and tap gestures. Read More

TEC Launches Center To Help Companies Evaluate and Select Point of Sale Software


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Yammer Introduces the Enterprise Graph


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press brake  an app directory. The press release states that third-party applications have been reviewed by Yammer to ensure they meet certain privacy and security criteria. However, there is no mention any type of certification that these apps must pass to be listed in the app directory. Since Yammer considers the Enterprise Graph to be a Facebook for businesses, this invites the obvious question whether users will have the tendency to follow and like business objects in excess. This may be overkill for a Read More

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press brake  Study: Oxford University Press Oxford University Press (OUP), the largest university press in the world, publishes over 4,500 books per year. OUP has long used electronic data interchange (EDI) for inbound orders, invoices, and credit and delivery notes. Learn why incorporating a value-added network (VAN) to its existing EDI software helped OUP improve its warehouse efficiency, boost trading partner adoption, and reduce annual VAN costs by 60 percent. Read More

Bullhorn Acquires MaxHire Solutions and Sendouts


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press brake  Sendouts. According to the press release, the combined customer base counts over 5,000 recruitment and staffing agencies. For the moment, all three solutions will be continued as standalone products and it will be Bullhorn who will be incorporating some new functionality from the two newly acquired solutions— integrated prospect data from Data.com and Hoover’s Inc., VMS integration, client portals, and more. Bullhorn is interested in integrating not only functionality but also talent within Read More

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Today Blackboard announced two new mobile applications: an app for users of Blackboard MyConnect (a mass notification service) and mobile student debit accounts. The former allows users to receive and personalize their messaging options from their mobile devices. This app is targeted at individuals who are or desire to be subscribed to Blackboard MyConnect groups—topic-based subscription lists

press brake  devices. According to the press release,  eAccounts Mobile offers students the option to check their campus debit card account balance, view transactions, make real-time deposits, and manage security features on iOS smartphones or tablets. Read More