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CAD-centric PLM, ERP-centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What's Right for You? - Part 1
In this day and age of globalization, ever-shorter new product introduction (NPI) cycles and overall product lifecycles, partner collaboration, and whatnot

regulatory affairs definition  offering, e.g., product-related analytics, regulatory compliance, sustainability requirements, quality management, sourcing and supplier relationship management (SRM), product portfolio management (PPM), etc. While being shallow in product design and engineering per se, they know a lot more about the entire business acumen (beyond the design bureaus) than the aforementioned engineering-heavy PLM providers. Experience has taught us that companies choosing SAP, Infor, or Oracle for PLM consider

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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Deltek Remains the Master of Its Selected Few Domains Part Six: Challenges and User Recommendations


While we believe that the Deltek’s strategy to shore up its current install base and to target new related markets has been sound, one should never discount fierce competition given the market for enterprise application software has become a highly competitive and rapidly changing field.

regulatory affairs definition  to abide by rigid regulatory requirements and, thus, embed many features that are not required by commercial sector prospects. For example, while Deltek seems well-entrenched in the upper mid-market and within large enterprises, Microsoft Solomon Project Series , which has been Solomon's landmark functional part, is notable opposition that focuses on project-based activities for small-to-medium enterprises. It has tools for project structure definition and budgets, time and expense (T&E) entry, Read More

SAP SCM-Stepping Out of Obscurity


Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle management (PLM). TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic examines the solutions that SAP is offering for supply chain executives to expand beyond the traditional boundaries of SCM, PLM, and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

regulatory affairs definition  product, and ensure a regulatory-driven pedigree and compliance tracking—from the point of manufacture to the point of consumption. The Tracking and Integrity Assurance capabilities secure the supply chain through authentication, visibility, and condition monitoring. They ensure compliant manufacturing, distribution, and monitoring of conditions for finished goods during transport and storage to avoid spoilage. Underlying these capabilities is the SAP RFID framework, which is no longer part of the SAP Read More

Has SAP Become a PLM Factor to Be Reckoned With?


You have probably heard of SAP’s recent blockbuster acquisitions, but did you know about the vendor’s fervent in-house innovation and newly developed products for SCM and PLM sectors. In his recent article, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at the continuous product and service innovation at SAP and discusses the key products and development strategies with SAP PLM solutions managers. Read more.

regulatory affairs definition  Technidata was an SAP-endorsed regulatory solutions provider with more than 300 customers. SAP PLM handles product and process definition via recipe formulations, product specifications, and product label management. For more info on the exacting PLM needs of process manufacturing industries, see TEC’s recent blog post series . SAP PLM for process manufacturing industries also shares a set of core PLM capabilities with its aforementioned discrete counterpart, such as Document Management, BOM Read More

Difficult Conversations: Discussing CRM with Your CEO Part Two: Elements of the Discussion


A customer relationship management (CRM) system's potential can be lost if the chief executive officer (CEO) doesn't play a continuous role in its implementation—especially when it comes to pain management, the operational relevance of CRM, and potential impediments.

regulatory affairs definition  opportunity to outsource services regulatory requirements the inability to budget sales and marketing costs on a cause/effect basis organizational alignment of effort organizational innovation and creativity profitable growth (short and long term) merger and acquisition strategies The challenge is to identify which of these hot buttons is the most pressing for the CEO, and which ones need viable solutions. Obviously, the CEO is going to be most interested in discussing the capabilities of CRM in the Read More

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and International Financial Reporting Standards


Recent legislation has bought about unparalleled emphasis on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In the United States, the Enron and Worldcom affairs have led to a new law Sarbannes-Oxley. In Europe, the EU parliament has decided that all countries must streamline the laws for financial reporting in accordance with IFRS rules from IASC. Bringing organizations into compliance with new demands for corporate governance is having immediate and long-term effects. In this paper we discuss the current business environment, those facets of legislation impacting manufacturers and how QAD enterprise suite of applications can assist you in achieving corporate governance and regulatory compliance quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

regulatory affairs definition  on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In the United States, the Enron and Worldcom affairs have led to a new law Sarbannes-Oxley. In Europe, the EU parliament has decided that all countries must streamline the laws for financial reporting in accordance with IFRS rules from IASC. Bringing organizations into compliance with new demands for corporate governance is having immediate and long-term effects. In this paper we discuss the current business environment, those facets of legislation Read More

Are ERP Consolidators ("Assemblers") Really Running Out of Steam ("VC Dough")?


Even in such a volatile stock market and under investor/regulatory scrutiny, going public as a means of getting some capital investment is still an option -- the most recent examples being Deltek and NetSuite. On the established public vendor side, CDC Software, Epicor Software, Lawson Software and Oracle (if not even SAP too) would be examples of mostly unrelentingly acquisitive vendors in the

regulatory affairs definition  stock market and under investor/regulatory scrutiny, going public as a means of getting some capital investment is still an option -- the most recent examples being Deltek and NetSuite . On the established public vendor side, CDC Software , Epicor Software , Lawson Software and Oracle (if not even SAP too) would be examples of mostly unrelentingly acquisitive vendors in the enterprise applications space. On the other hand, there has been a general feeling lately of a money crunch in the private equity Read More

AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000


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. Hit hard by flagging revenues, Aspen is distilling its product suite down to its most profitable elements in hopes of invigorating its business and capturing a share of the supply chain management market.

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Employee Onboarding: An HR Technology Seeking a Definition


A commonsense approach to defining an onboarding initiative starts with the company defining its objectives, prioritizing its goals, and carefully evaluating the options. When considering human resources technology specifically designed with the onboarding process in mind, you should focus on the flexibility of the onboarding solution options. Learn more about managing employee onboarding with an automated solution.

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ICD-10: Business Transformation through Regulatory Compliance


The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) has had structural and space limitations that constrained its ability to accommodate advances in medical knowledge and technology. ICD-10 codes address these issues and also help in morbidity and mortality reporting. Information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure used by US health care stakeholders must be ICD-10 compliant by October 1, 2013, as mandated by the Department of Health and Human Services. This paper discusses an ICD-10 migration approach and its impacts on payer/provider processes, as well as the business benefits of early adoption.

regulatory affairs definition  10: Business Transformation through Regulatory Compliance The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) has had structural and space limitations that constrained its ability to accommodate advances in medical knowledge and technology. ICD-10 codes address these issues and also help in morbidity and mortality reporting. Information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure used by US health care stakeholders must be ICD-10 compliant by October 1, 2013, as mandated by the Department of Health and Read More

Financial ISV Partnership


Increasingly complex financial instruments, a global customer base, and a more stringent regulatory environment are making financial services companies more dependent on cutting-edge software products to maintain their lead in the markets. This white paper discusses the ways for financial services companies to create a strategic partnership with a specialist service provider to provide a more complete product.

regulatory affairs definition  and a more stringent regulatory environment are making financial services companies more dependent on cutting-edge software products to maintain their lead in the markets. This white paper discusses the ways for financial services companies to create a strategic partnership with a specialist service provider to provide a more complete product. Read More

Better Active Directory Auditing, Less Overhead, More Power


Today's organizations, faced with stricter internal security policies and multiple regulatory compliance requirements, continue to struggle in their efforts to make Active Directory auditing simpler and more adept at fulfilling their needs. Native Windows auditing mechanisms don't meet the demands of modern businesses, and administrators are often left in the dark about significant and potentially harmful Active Directory changes. Learn how to easily improve native Active Directory auditing without making dramatic changes to your IT infrastructure in this eye-opening white paper written by renowned industry expert Don Jones.

regulatory affairs definition  security policies and multiple regulatory compliance requirements, continue to struggle in their efforts to make Active Directory auditing simpler and more adept at fulfilling their needs. Native Windows auditing mechanisms don't meet the demands of modern businesses, and administrators are often left in the dark about significant and potentially harmful Active Directory changes. Learn how to easily improve native Active Directory auditing without making dramatic changes to your IT infrastructure in this Read More

Dealing with Food Industry Pressures


Small and medium food and beverage companies have the same regulatory requirements as large companies, but with significantly fewer resources with which to address them. Companies need systems that can provide comprehensive traceability information at the touch of a button.

regulatory affairs definition  (LIMS), assay results, and regulatory requirements (see Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing ). Will a new product be good for both the market and the manufacturer? One key to this question is setting the right price—one that the consumer sees as good value, and that the manufacturer sees as having the right margin. Deciding on a price that provides an acceptable margin should be easy, but too many midsized food manufacturers lack the cost information to make informed decisions. Read More

UL EduNeering


UL EduNeering develops cloud computing learning solutions that assure regulatory compliance, minimize risk and improve business performance. Our client list ranges in size from Fortune 500 companies to emerging companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, energy/manufacturing, and retail/service industries. Our enterprise-wide learning solutions are used to distribute and track compliance learning to employees and also subcontractors, supply chain partners, customers, and end users, including physicians and patients. What’s more, our Learning Services team has created more than 700 standard computer-based courses and also has developed 5,000+ custom courses for clients focusing on specific policies, product usage and other operational-related topics that often serve as key company advantages. A pioneer in computer-based training, UL EduNeering was established in 1981. Learn more about our history, and the growth of our community that comprises nearly one million learners, representing over 400 clients, in more than 50 countrie

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Plugging Revenue Leakage in the Utility Industry


Utilities are under intense pressure to improve corporate performance despite increasing costs, regulatory pressures, and enhanced customer expectations. The need to supplement existing cash flows with the low-risk, low-investment, high-impact option of plugging revenue leakage has never been more critical. Find out how you can plug revenue leakage by using technology to make improvements across the utility revenue chain.

regulatory affairs definition  performance despite increasing costs, regulatory pressures, and enhanced customer expectations. The need to supplement existing cash flows with the low-risk, low-investment, high-impact option of plugging revenue leakage has never been more critical. Find out how you can plug revenue leakage by using technology to make improvements across the utility revenue chain. Read More