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Challenges for an Expanding Supply Chain Solutions Vendor
Although Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, it does have to face

providing supply chain soa  of an integrated environment providing access across the system); configurable security, which operates throughout the levels of a system, from encryption of network traffic to business-oriented authorization policies; and multilingual capabilities for international deployment, with fairly high-performance, cost-effective, reliable, and scalable operations. Yet dynamic multi-enterprise supply chains require even more sophisticated solutions to connect enterprises with their suppliers, partners,

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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The Secret of One Vendor's Success in the Retail Supply Chain


Using the service-oriented architecture concepts of reusability and standards-based interoperability, and based on extensive experience with legacy systems and packaged applications integration, Eqos can deliver pre-configured, cross-enterprise business processes that blend new and legacy functionality into a more coherent process.

providing supply chain soa  and other systems, thereby providing a single view of processes and information without ripping and replacing existing systems. As a visibility layer, it manages the information flow from the time the goods are dispatched from the supplier to the retailer, allowing all parties to know whether the order is arriving “on time in full,” and to facilitate the order-receiving process. Additionally, backed up by the critical path management capability, the module tracks SKU-level details of products in Read More

SOA as a Foundation for Applications and Infrastructure


SOA promises interoperability in the heterogeneous business world by promoting loosely-coupled architecture, reusing software, and ending vendor-dependency. However, to be viable, dominant vendors must redesign and expose the hundreds of application functions as services. How are they meeting this challenge?

providing supply chain soa  of an enterprise, thereby providing a common look-and-feel and language transparency across multiple applications. For a detailed discussion of the relationship between SOA, Web services, business process management (BPM), and business process execution language (BPEL), particularly in terms of the complementary nature of Web services and BPM, see Understanding SOA, Web Services, BPM, BPEL, and More . Part Two of the SOA-Based Applications and Infrastructure The Next Frontier? series. Fast forward to Read More

RedPrairie: Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf)


RedPrairie provides best-of-breed supply chain execution, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions designed to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from raw materials into the hands of the consumer. In this article, TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic describes how the company has positioned itself through its acquisitions, outlook, and integration initiatives to be able to fulfill its “Buy Anywhere—Fulfill Anywhere” philosophy.

providing supply chain soa  in this transformation by providing all-channel commerce solutions to manage this “Buy Anywhere—Fulfill Anywhere” environment. Accordingly, as a logical extension of its supply chain and store operations suite, RedPrairie acquired Escalate Retail in early 2011. RedPrairie now uses the tagline “Commerce in Motion” to represent this expanded vision and offering. RedPrairie is thus further expanding its Retail platform by incorporating the aforementioned acquired assets through a phased approach, Read More

B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies


IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

providing supply chain soa  mandates as well as providing supply chain services. Exostar , delivering supply chain services for A&D, has built a unique security layer that meets the strict criteria laid down by the United States government and those of other nations. Datalliance focuses specifically on supporting vendor-managed inventory (VMI) initiatives between trading partners. SupplyScape offers e-pedigree and anti-counterfeiting services to the pharmaceutical industry. (Given the complexities, scope, and size of the retail Read More

Supply Chain Apptricity


Apptricity's supply chain management solutions help enterprises increase visibility and control over their value chain. Apptricity's applications support supplier relationships by allowing vendors to provision invoices and make catalog updates from a self-service portal; optimize labor utilization by automating scheduling, shift design, and workload matching; optimize asset utilization by automating assignment, tracking, and maintenance management; and fully automate company-mandated or regulatory-mandated compliance.  

providing supply chain soa  Chain Apptricity Apptricity's supply chain management solutions help enterprises increase visibility and control over their value chain. Apptricity's applications support supplier relationships by allowing vendors to provision invoices and make catalog updates from a self-service portal; optimize labor utilization by automating scheduling, shift design, and workload matching; optimize asset utilization by automating assignment, tracking, and maintenance management; and fully automate company-mandated Read More

Supply Chain Vendor Morphs into SCEM with Response Management Vision


Supply chain planning vendors have moved beyond enterprise planning to solutions that encompass the whole supply chain. Companies like Kinaxis are using enterprise response management to manage events and responses as they occur and align results at the point-of-action.

providing supply chain soa  mangers, suppliers, etc. by providing a single view of AlwaysOn Analytics information Resolution Engine —the engine that runs real time background and leverages the al waysOn Analytics information in order to drive collaborative action teams Live ScoreCard —provides immediate shared comparative results to simulation scenarios in order to understand the implications of change, such as, a configuration change on a customer order and the implications to inventory, production, capacity, margin, etc. Read More

The Effective Supply Chain


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providing supply chain soa  Effective Supply Chain The Effective Supply Chain Manufacturers are caught in a perfect storm of difficult markets, rising costs, shrinking profit margins, and increased competition. That's why many are turning to the next wave of supply chain solutions—solutions that offer more effective, more integrated supplier management capabilities. In The Effective Supply Chain , learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier portals to: 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.

providing supply chain soa  the ROI of a Software Application for Supply Chain Management Part 4: Just Give Us the Bottom Line Identifying the ROI of a Software Application for Supply Chain Management Executive Summary    The competitive environment for every industry grows increasingly intense. Fast, reasonably accurate information about the impact of a software investment decision grows more critical. Many decision-makers look for an exact forecast of return on investment (ROI) from the purchase of a supply chain Read More

SOA From a Management Perspective: Part One


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providing supply chain soa  closely interlinked components. By providing business process models, SAP provides the means of getting you up and running quickly, assuming that the models can fit within the constraints of your business. Attempting to merge the software code resulting from its recent acquisition of PeopleSoft , Oracle 's Project Fusion endeavors to provide a more open environment. Accordingly, Oracle's approach is to provide tools to model your business processes. These tools include a business process development Read More

Logility Connections 2012-Focus on Supply Chain X-Factors


In today’s fast-paced world, companies and their supply chains need to outperform their competitors and remain in business. Logility’s focus on supply chain X-factors can help them do just that. In this latest article, TEC principal analyst Predrag Jakovljevic gives a rundown of the vendor’s recent user conference and how Logility’s broad supply chain management (SCM) solution suite provides the capabilities to enhance your business.

providing supply chain soa  Connections 2012-Focus on Supply Chain X-Factors In today’s fast-paced world, companies and their supply chains need to outperform their competitors and remain in business. Logility’s focus on supply chain X-factors can help them do just that. In this latest article, TEC principal analyst Predrag Jakovljevic gives a rundown of the vendor’s recent user conference and how Logility’s broad supply chain management (SCM) solution suite provides the capabilities to enhance your business. Read More

mySAP® - Supply Chain Management


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providing supply chain soa  - Supply Chain Management This document describes how SAP’s mySAP supply chain management (SCM) software can help a company transform its sequential supply chain into an adaptive supply chain network to remain competitive and successful. Read More

Understanding SOA, Web Services, BPM, BPEL, and More Part One: SOA, Web Services, and BPM


In the larger schema of things, SOA would espouse general, more abstract concepts of software reusability and encapsulation within certain boundaries (as to then provide access to that software via defined interfaces), Web services would then make these SOA concepts vendor-independent due to their use of generally accepted standards, while BPM and BPEL would be some of the engines making the whole system work.

providing supply chain soa  start-ups that have been providing the support infrastructure that surrounds Web services, which have not initially been provided by the major vendors in the market. For example, some functional areas (without clear boundaries and with many overlaps and crossovers) provided by only some mentioned Web services start-ups would be Development tools, which are used to create Web services interfaces and applications, from the likes of Exadel (formerly Eltegra ), Mind Electric (now part of webMethods ), Veridoc Read More

Runtime SOA Governance


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The rubber has to meet the road everyday when managing today’s complex supply chains which are only as good as the ability of parties to synchronize activities and share information in real time. Softeon’s complete suite of supply chain execution solutions facilitates collaboration and includes WMS for small to mid-size businesses, order management, labor and resource management (RMS), transportation management (TMS) and complex assembly, kitting and other value-added services.

providing supply chain soa  Chain Execution The rubber has to meet the road everyday when managing today’s complex supply chains which are only as good as the ability of parties to synchronize activities and share information in real time. Softeon’s complete suite of supply chain execution solutions facilitates collaboration and includes WMS for small to mid-size businesses, order management, labor and resource management (RMS), transportation management (TMS) and complex assembly, kitting and other value-added Read More