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Aspen Technology Evolves Into Digital Marketplace Provider


Founded in 1981 as a developer of computer-aided chemical engineering software, Aspen’s growth has resulted in a wide variety of applications for management and execution-level process manufacturing. Fiscal 2000 marked Aspen’s entry into the collaborative digital marketplace business in hopes of capturing a share of the supply chain e-business market.

refined petroleum  for crude oil and refined products. e-Catalysts.com, an on-line, collaborative marketplace for the $10 billion catalysts industry, will leverage Aspen''s supply chain, collaboration and netmarket solutions to help companies make faster, more efficient decisions in the purchase and sale of catalysts and related products and services. ChemCross, the largest Asian chemicals exchange initiative, recently selected components of Aspen''s Marketplace Solution. While digital marketplace related offerings comprised Read More

Aspen’s Step Backward in the First Quarter Part of Familiar Dance


First quarter results tend to be Aspen Technologies’ weakest of the year and 1Q 2001 is no exception. There are signs that suggest the process manufacturing enterprise software vendor is taking pains to break the cycle.

refined petroleum  produce chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and refined oil products. For supply chain management, Aspen is the only vendor that can offer deep functionality for the process industries with the added capability to deliver process simulation and control functionality and integrate them. The main caveat is that most of Aspen''s SCM applications are essentially toolkits in which desired features can be developed, not packaged solutions that can merely be configured. Thus, experienced resources are a must for Read More

Southern Pump & Tank Company (SPATCO)


Southern Pump & Tank Company (SPACTO), is a value-added distributor specializing in liquid handling equipment for the petroleum and industrial marketplaces. By using SAP Service Management to track equipment at its customers sites, receive incoming service calls, dispatch work, and track labor and materials, SPACTO was able to lower inventory by 28 percent, and reduce slow and non-moving items by 70 percent.

refined petroleum  Pump & Tank Company (SPATCO) Southern Pump & Tank Company (SPATCO) If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Customer Success: Southern Pump & Tank Company - SAP Business All-in-One Source : SAP Resources Related to Southern Pump & Tank Company (SPATCO) : Customer service (Wikipedia) Southern Pump & Tank Company (SPATCO) Service Management is also known as : Service Management Application , Service Management Best Read More

Security Stocks Burn Rubber


Security technology stocks are burning rubber as they peel out in front of swaggering technology blue chips. Who are some of these security market leaders and what kinds of security products do they offer?

refined petroleum  Stocks Burn Rubber Security Stocks Burn Rubber L. Taylor - April 27th, 2000 Event Summary On February 9th, there was a fury of Distributed Denial of Service attacks that rocked the cyberworld. In response to this attack, numerous security technology corporations are seeing rapid marketcap growth. Market Impact Internet Security Systems (NASDAQ: ISSX), an Atlanta based Internet security vendor, specializes in providing leading security management solutions for the cyberworld. In January of this Read More

Is Intentia Truly Industry’s First In Food Traceability?


With the acquisition of 49% of the Norwegian software company Scase, Intentia claims to be the first Enterprise Applications provider to offer an integrated system for origin tracing of food items. The announcement provides potential benefits for the livestock processing industry in the EU, but enterprises that are neither in the processing of livestock nor part of the EU will see limited application.

refined petroleum  suite and be further refined. Intentia touts that Scase will provide it with a combination of depth, breadth and specialized know-how in applications for managing meat, among other products, that no other supplier of business systems can offer. Market Impact Intentia is clearly trying to capitalize on the media coverage of mad cow disease and foot-and-mouth disease frenzy in the EU. While it is correct in stating that this announcement can assist its livestock processing customers (especially in the EU) i Read More

You Still Need ERP, Even If Naysayers Say You Don’t


After coming across the Forbes article The End Of ERP and quite a few spin-off articles about the imminent death of ERP, I became somewhat concerned about how this topic was being handled by "people in the know" and other IT experts. Here’s my take on it. ERP Exists for a Reason... ERP’s original raison d’être was to integrate core business functional areas and business processes

refined petroleum  has yet to be refined by the vendors. That''s a lot of work on the part of something the experts claim is on its way to the graveyard! Given all these advances, it''s difficult to argue that the concept of ERP is flawed simply because a business cannot support its activities with its current ERP system. It''s rather the case that the business needs to have the right ERP solution for its activities. ... And There''s Room for Improvement ERP solutions used to be one size fits all propositions, but have now ma Read More

The Tricky Enterprise Applications Needs of Plastics Producers


General enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers, even those which are viable companies with a solid product, typically do not meet the tricky requirements that are vital to the plastics industry and related so-called mill or material converter businesses.

refined petroleum  Tricky Enterprise Applications Needs of Plastics Producers What Plastics Producers Need and Want Another market where the vast majority of general-purpose enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) products demonstrate a number of fatal flaws would be plastic producers, as one of several mill industries. Fatal flaws are those must have capabilities, whose omission impede the user enterprise''s operation—even to the extent of complete failure, let alone helping increase Read More

Appian: Pushing the BPM Envelope—Part Two


To further discuss the issues brought up in last week’s post on business process management (BPM) provider Appian, TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic recently spoke to the company's VP of product marketing Malcolm Ross.

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IT Project Management Tools: MS Project and Its Alternatives (Part 1)


In a previous blog post, I wrote about the Project Manager’s role and some of the constraints that affect the daily life of a PM, namely: scope, time, and cost. This post will focus on some of the tools a PM uses on a day-to-day basis (and why), and some of the limiting factors that these tools present. In order to understand the use of PM tools it is essential to have an understanding of the PM’s

refined petroleum  methodologies described above were refined and modified for use in MS Project. This product was developed in 1987 for Microsoft by a firm which was contracted to assist in managing software development production timelines. Subsequently, Microsoft purchased this firm, and in 1990 released the product as part of MS Windows V3. Uses and Limitations of MS Project Speaking from personal experience, in almost every IT department I have worked over the past 15 years, in my various roles as a business systems Read More

Made2Manage Systems 'One Year After': Reenergized and Growing Part Three: Market Impact


Part of Made2Manage Systems acquisition strategy includes taking on a more global presence through acquisition of non-US companies that offer software, services, and support, particularly companies that sell direct into non-US countries, although not limited to that. Its growth strategy states that it plans to grow organically via new system sales, customer sales, and customer retention, and also growth via acquisition.

refined petroleum  spot has first been refined and then expanded in part by recent prudent acquisitions. In August, Made2Manage Systems expanded both its domain expertise within the plastics industry and breadth of solution offerings for its plastics processing customers by acquiring virtually all assets from DTR Software International , which has been a privately held provider of manufacturing, distribution, and financial management software designed for the industry-specific needs of plastics processors. Made2Manage Syste Read More

The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Three: Last-Ditch Effort by Invensys


Under Invensys, Marcam has seen things change frequently including reorganizations, management changes, strategy changes, and the loss of many employees with deep domain knowledge.

refined petroleum  Marcam presented yet another refined plan to regain some of its lost luster, and by early 2004 it had executed on that plan with commensurate results. The plan restated Marcam''s focus on mid-market manufacturers primarily within the food and beverage industry, and over time within the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The mid-market demand for process ERP was expected to grow in the food and beverage sector because of regulatory requirements such as the FDA Bioterrorism Act and track-and-trace Read More

Ways of Finding Software Vendors: The Pro’s and Con's


So you are looking for software to support the critical functions of your company. Unfortunately, you can't go to your local Software'R'Us. This article discusses several sources and methods for identifying potential software vendors. It also examines the pro's and con's of each method.

refined petroleum  iterative process that is refined as rankings are changed and weights are reassigned. The process is continued until the project team is confident that the model reasonably and accurately portrays the company''s business practices and needs. For the saw mill owner, you should be able to enter free form requirements in an attempt to isolate specific and, perhaps, unique requirements. How does all of this work? In a gross simplification, behind the scenes there are databases that maintain functions and featu Read More

Greening the Organization Profitably with Asset Management


The world is focusing on environmental awareness, and reducing greenhouse gases is now an inevitable part of doing business. But how can you conform to compliance regulations and still remain competitive? Green-centric asset management implementations—valuable tools in resource conservation—are helping companies increase productivity and improve their bottom lines. Maybe getting greener isn’t so hard after all.

refined petroleum  the Organization Profitably with Asset Management Greening the Organization Profitably with Asset Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. An effective enterprise asset management solution for monitoring and managing the deployment, performance, and maintenance of company assets may be the single most important tool for preventing operational surprises and uncovering hidden profits. Source : Infor Resources Read More

The Next Generation of Overall Equipment Efficiency


In asset-intensive industries, the need for an overall equipment efficiency (OEE) system is driven by the need to capture real-time information. When equipment operation data is automatically collected and refined by the operator, the quality and quantity of data, and the ability to access and analyze it in a specific manner can greatly help to reduce costs and maximize productivity.

refined petroleum  is automatically collected and refined by the operator, the quality and quantity of data, and the ability to access and analyze it in a specific manner can greatly help to reduce costs and maximize productivity. Read More