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Project Portfolio Management for Service Organizations: Bridging the Gap between Project Management and Operations


There are two types of project portfolio management (PPM) solutions for professional services organizations (PSO). For smaller PSOs, best-of-breed vendors provide hosted solutions with out-of-the-box integrations, while integrated PPM solutions provide the complete back-office systems preferred by many larger PSOs.

product operations management  PSA offers a mature product that has been around since the early days of the professional services automation (PSA) market (referred to today as PPM). Since its acquisition by Compuware, Changepoint has shifted its focus to the IT governance market. Nevertheless, as a PPM vendor still catering to service firms, Changepoint provides a very mature best-of-breed solution with comprehensive CRM, engagement, and resource management features, as well as time, billing, expense, and invoice modules that tightly Read More

Product Lifecycle Management Agility Founded on Innovation


Agile Software recognizes product lifecycle management (PLM) as an emerging business imperative for innovation. Now, Agile has a unique opportunity to leverage its position as the sole PLM vendor of significance to have a pure PLM pedigree.

product operations management  the difficult transition from product development silos to the implementation of PLM as a corporate practice and discipline within its supply chain operations system (SCOS) architecture hub. Agile PLM is one of the solution spokes, along with Ariba (for procurement), Avnet (for distribution), DHL (for transportation), and Plexus (for contract manufacturing). From the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector, Bayer HealthCare and Bell Sports both spoke of the challenges of getting product to market, the need Read More

Enabling Product Innovation: The Roles of ERP and PLM in the Product Lifecycle


Companies are turning toward product innovation to achieve revenue growth, but to generate return on an innovation idea, the idea must be fully developed. When the concept has been fully defined, validated, and transformed into a product, it is then ready for commercial launch and execution from a sales, marketing, manufacturing, and logistics perspective.

product operations management  Application Lifecycle Monitoring , Product Life Cycle and Operations , Product Life Cycle Assessments . Executive Summary Seeking Product Innovation Aberdeen research shows that developing innovative products is a top priority for manufacturers today. Companies have turned away from cost cutting as their primary approach to improving profitability, and are now embracing a strategy of profitable growth. Product strategies today reflect aggressive corporate strategies, which Aberdeen has determined now Read More

An Overview of Product Lifecycle Management Implementation Challenges


Product lifecycle management (PLM) implementation brings its own set of challenges, whether considering vendor selection, employee perception management, or actual implementation. However, based on experience and study, it is possible to describe the best practices for overcoming these challenges.

product operations management  reuse parts. Thus, the product can be manufactured faster, paving the way for capturing the market earlier than the competition. Implementation Challenges When we move from one system to another system, it is to improve the process, and save money and time. However, it is imperative that we overcome certain challenges whenever we do this. We can broadly categorize the PLM implementation challenges as follows: Preparation of the vision document Gathering employee support for change Software evaluation and Read More

Compliant Manufacturing Operations in Life Sciences Companies: Compliant Operations to Lead the Competition


For many life sciences organizations, a key impediment to compliant manufacturing operations remains the disconnect between enterprise and plant systems. This results in unsynchronized business processes and inadequate use of resources, which in turn increases the risk of non-compliance and inadequate quality of finished products. Find out why simply connecting systems is not enough to fully overcome these challenges.

product operations management  profitability. Whether at the product level or the process level, regulatory noncompliance can affect your company through fines, penalties, negative publicity, loss of customers, or the prohibition against selling your products in the market. Manufacturing controls play an essential role in meeting those compliance requirements. Integrating such controls within your operations can help you reduce safety risks even as they help you improve product quality. Software from SAP can help you comply with, Read More

Warehousing Management: Yard Management, Competitive Analysis, and Challenges


The business remains challenging to even the most established vendors, since an intensifying product architecture rejuvenation and functional enhancements cycle, the pressure from the ERP intruders, and continued market consolidation exert fiscal pressure across the sector.

product operations management  , since an intensifying product architecture rejuvenation and functional enhancements cycle, the pressure from the ERP intruders, and continued market consolidation exert fiscal pressure across the sector. To that end, Manhattan continues with its footprint extension beyond SCE (see Logistics.com Becomes The Newest Of Manhattan Associates ), with the recent acquisition of the supply chain planning (SCP) provider Evant , and in tune with the convergence of SCE and supply chain planning (SCP) (see SCP and Read More

Tenrox Project Workforce Management for PPM for PSA Certification Report


Tenrox Project Workforce Management is TEC Certified for online evaluation of project portfolio management for professional services automation (PPM for PSA) solutions in the Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Value Cycle Management: A Non-Linear Approach to Supply Chain Management


Companies are moving away from the linear production path of the supply chain to embrace value cycle management (VCM). VCM is the optimization of supply chain functions across all levels of suppliers, partners, and customers through the integration, collaboration, and synchronization of technology, data, and people-centric processes. Learn how companies can employ VCM to make business processes smoother, more productive, and more profitable.

product operations management  away from the linear production path of the supply chain to embrace value cycle management (VCM). VCM is the optimization of supply chain functions across all levels of suppliers, partners, and customers through the integration, collaboration, and synchronization of technology, data, and people-centric processes. Learn how companies can employ VCM to make business processes smoother, more productive, and more profitable. Read More

Logility Voyager Solutions for Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certification Report


Logility Voyager Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of supply chain management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Warehouse Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs


To ensure your warehouse management system is implemented as painlessly as possible, you must assess your warehouse situation before you decide on a warehouse solution. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of inputs yields the majority results; examining your processes; evaluating your personnel; monitoring the progress of implementation; and testing are the best ways to ensure both a successful launch and long term return on investment.

product operations management  Twenty percent of your product is shipped on 80 percent of your orders, and 20 percent of your software will run 80 percent of the company! To determine what 20 percent you need to get the biggest return the fastest, take a blank sheet of paper and write down the top 20 percent of your customers who produce 80 percent of your revenue. Look back at their accounts five years ago and see what they were doing then that they aren''t doing now. Or, what they weren''t doing then that they are doing now. Next, Read More

Make 'em Beg for It-How To Get Support for Electronic Document Management Systems and Electronic Records Management Systems


To successfully obtain the budget and organizational support for an electronic documentation management systems (EDMS) and electronic records management system (ERMS) project you need to know the pain points of all the departments in your organization. By asking the right questions of each department you’ll be able to develop your business case and create a persuasive analysis on the cost benefit for EDMS/ERMS.

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Looking Beyond Mobile Device Management to Mobile Application and Enterprise Mobility Management


The increasing possibilities that come from deploying mobile solutions in the workplace are now counterbalanced by an exponentially complex ecosystem of options that can make navigating the corporate mobile landscape challenging and risky. This executive insight examines the needs for organizations to deploy a holistic enterprise mobility management solution that goes well beyond mobile device management.

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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.

product operations management  have claimed that the product is complicated and difficult to understand and work with, at least initially. (Certainly, your implementations take several months on average.) What is your take on that assertion? IB: We normally are praised for our ease of use and intuitive processes, so I am not sure where this criticism is coming from. In any case, let me try to break this issue into the following two subissues: Ease of deployment: It is true that deploying an enterprise-class WFM solution, whether Read More

Program Management Office: A Term Not Fully Understood


The term program management office (PMO) has been around for some time. Its core concepts, methods, and benefits have remained constant, while resources and tools have changed somewhat over the years. But not understanding what a program office is and when it should be leveraged is a common pitfall and reason for failure. Find out more about the program office, and its roles, processes, and responsibilities.

product operations management  in order to streamline product acquisition and implementation. We can adapt to those tools that a client may already have in house or has particular interest in, we can assist our clients in conducting package evaluations based on their particular needs, or we can make recommendations based on our experiences. The key point we would like to convey it that regardless of the tool selection, a program is only as effective as the resources engaged. It is important to remember that a tool is just that, ‘a Read More