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Business Intelligence and Identity Recognition-IBM's Entity Analytics
IBM's Entity Analytics Solution (EAS) enables organizations to identify and connect individuals based on collected data and their associated data patterns. EAS

revenue recognition  marketing campaigns and missed revenue opportunities. Although this last example may seem farfetched, the reality is that poor management of data within an organization affects the bottom line. CDI, when implemented properly, can not only reduce costs, but also increase sales, customer service ratings, and customer loyalty. Data Complexity As data becomes more complex, management strategies have been applied differently and used more widely to address not only organizational needs, but those concerning

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Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM)

The Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM) Knowledge Base research helps determine support levels of various systems that help companies market their services or products effectively and efficiently. EMM tools help manage strategic planning and marketing resources (sometimes referred to as marketing resource management or MRM). This KB also covers rule-based techniques, pattern recognition, and other profiling features.  

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Classic Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Shifts Over


About two-thirds of SoftBrands' revenue comes from its manufacturing division, which includes the Classic Fourth Shift solution and Fourth Shift Edition for SAP Business One, the result of a joint initiative to integrate Fourth Shift functionality with SAP Business One.

revenue recognition  industries worldwide. The company's revenue nowadays comes mostly (about two thirds or more) from the SoftBrands Manufacturing division. For details on SoftBrands' recent history, see SoftBrands' Recovery Softens the AremisSoft Bankruptcy Blow . This is Part Two of the five-part SoftBrands' Recovery Softens the AremisSoft Bankruptcy Blow series. Classic Fourth Shift Classic Fourth Shift is SoftBrand's core manufacturing product aimed at manufacturing SMBs. Fourth Shift software, which is built on a Read More

QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately Part Five: Challenges


QAD still has to create greater market recognition and additional revenue. QAD admits it has been struggling to offer complete "across the board" functionality for larger companies, although the system supports multiple currencies and global tax management, and it is tailored to financial practices and requirements in major geographic markets, while the eB2 release features improved financial reporting and inter-company accounting.

revenue recognition  market recognition and additional revenue from beyond it. Although the vendor has apparently drifted away from those years of particularly relying upon its existing customer base, if one is to judge by the extent of new accounts and its penetration of emerging markets, look for QAD to more aggressively pursue winning new business—the company is still well below its near $250 million in revenues in fiscal 2000 (or calendar 1999). There might still be some worrying clouds on the horizon for QAD, which Read More

Intentia’s Intents To Be More Fashionable


Intentia remains solid, with both a new product portfolio and an increase in license revenue. The company, which is unimpeded by the current economic slump, finally seems to be realizing that it needs to achieve stronger global brand recognition well beyond its esoteric apparel/fashion vertical stronghold.

revenue recognition  steady increase in license revenue in a sluggish market where the competition is fierce, and with a scant contribution from the important US market, likely indicates the depth and breadth of the product that sells despite much marketing glitz. Intentia has indeed rounded out its platform-independent product portfolio, which also features strong industry-specific functionality and expertise (see User Recommendations). Movex NextGen release, the flagship ERP system launched in 1999, is now a Java-based Read More

Acquisitions Fuel Vendor Growth in the Enterprise Applications Field


Infor cites continued organic growth, license revenue from new customers, and install base cross-selling and up-selling as key growth drivers for the group. The acquisition of Formation Systems and Geac can only fuel Infor growth.

revenue recognition  low ratio of license revenue to service and maintenance revenues, several legacy-status products in unrelated industries, and so on) and thus affecting future earnings per share or similar financial metrics for its investors. Again, it is commendable that SSA Global exercised restraint and forethought in this respect, given that only a few years ago the vendor would not have thought twice before jumping at the market share growth opportunity (and also given its 2003 acquisition of mainframe-based Read More

Customer-centric CRM


Companies implement a customer relationship management (CRM) system to balance increasing revenue, decreasing costs, while enhancing the customer experience. However, many implementations fail to do this. Companies, however, can meet these goals by implementing a customer-centric CRM. In this system, all business processes throughout the extended enterprise are optimized around customer life cycle care, which builds stronger relationships.

revenue recognition  system to balance increasing revenue, decreasing costs, while enhancing the customer experience. However, many implementations fail to do this. Companies, however, can meet these goals by implementing a customer-centric CRM. In this system, all business processes throughout the extended enterprise are optimized around customer life cycle care, which builds stronger relationships. Read More

4 Ways Sales and Marketing Should Use Training to Drive Revenue


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revenue recognition  Use Training to Drive Revenue This executive report presents findings from SumTotal’s Training and Information Sharing survey of sales and marketing professionals. Read More

Getting Results with Quote-to-Order Strategies


Core business processes must be at the center of go-to-market strategies if a company is to attain its revenue objectives. Sales configuration and pricing are a lethal combination—and an overlooked process. Learn how leading companies are using technology to successfully leverage this combination.

revenue recognition  is to attain its revenue objectives. Sales configuration and pricing are a lethal combination—and an overlooked process. Learn how leading companies are using technology to successfully leverage this combination. Read More

Is SAP Stumbling? Perhaps.


Business applications market leader SAP reported a 43% drop in net income for its first quarter ended March 31, despite a 10% increase in revenue. In a separate announcement, SAP also said that Kevin McKay, head of SAP's U.S. operations, has resigned for personal reasons.

revenue recognition  year (See Figure 1). Revenue rose to $1.18 billion, from $1.08 billion a year ago. Overall, software license revenue increased by only 4% during the quarter, while maintenance revenue rose by 43% as compared to the same quarter a year ago. Consulting and training revenue, meanwhile, dropped by 3% and 14%, respectively. Figure 1   SAP was prepared for a challenging first quarter - and we got it, Henning Kagermann, co-chairman and chief executive officer of the Walldorf, Germany-based software vendor, Read More

Spring Brings New Growth To Manhattan Associates


Good execution in the wake of Y2K brings record revenue and earnings for Manhattan Associates in its first quarter.

revenue recognition  quarter of 2000. Total revenue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000 was $28.3 million, an increase of 22% from revenue of $23.2 million for the fourth quarter of 1999 and an increase of 56% from revenue of $18.2 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 1999. Though Manhattan managed to grow both license and services revenues, their percentages remained little changed from 1999 averages of 18% licenses and 65% services. License fees for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000 were $5.0 million, Read More

Site Search Analytics: Enhancing Search Content to Drive Online Revenue


“It’s like looking for a needle in a haystack!” That saying and Internet site searches go together like ham and eggs. To help maximize search effectiveness, many online retailers are now establishing competitive advantages through site search analytics. By manufacturing and analyzing search content, they’re improving the relevancy of search results, thus closing the gap between searching and finding—and buying.

revenue recognition  Content to Drive Online Revenue “It’s like looking for a needle in a haystack!” That saying and Internet site searches go together like ham and eggs. To help maximize search effectiveness, many online retailers are now establishing competitive advantages through site search analytics. By manufacturing and analyzing search content, they’re improving the relevancy of search results, thus closing the gap between searching and finding—and buying. Read More

The Benefits of PSA-Revenue Acceleration and Improved Efficiency


Technology changes have allowed an alternative to the client-server model to emerge, specifically the application service provider (ASP), in which the vendor hosts the software on its server and charges a monthly or annual fee per user. The growing acceptance of ASPs has accelerated the growth of professional services automation. This paper compares the client-server and ASP models and outline ths benefits that companies are realizing from PSAs.

revenue recognition  Benefits of PSA-Revenue Acceleration and Improved Efficiency Technology changes have allowed an alternative to the client-server model to emerge, specifically the application service provider (ASP), in which the vendor hosts the software on its server and charges a monthly or annual fee per user. The growing acceptance of ASPs has accelerated the growth of professional services automation. This paper compares the client-server and ASP models and outline ths benefits that companies are realizing from Read More

Capturing Revenue In an Evolving, Global Technological Environment


In an ecosystem where margins are getting smaller and alternatives more widely available, any barrier to selling can cripple a company’s overall competitive position. Subtle differentiators in service offerings can win customers away, and revenue from any source may be critical to survival. For companies to thrive in today’s highly competitive and dynamic world of “better, cheaper, faster” they need online systems and infrastructure that are cost-effective and facilitate change quickly and accurately.

revenue recognition  Revenue In an Evolving, Global Technological Environment In an ecosystem where margins are getting smaller and alternatives more widely available, any barrier to selling can cripple a company’s overall competitive position. Subtle differentiators in service offerings can win customers away, and revenue from any source may be critical to survival. For companies to thrive in today’s highly competitive and dynamic world of “better, cheaper, faster” they need online systems and infrastructure Read More

RevvyCPQ


Sales and price quoting should never be the bottleneck to more revenue. Quick quotes, complex configurations, pricing analytics made easy and just a click away. In order to close the business for sales, you have to ask for the order. The problem is that putting together a simple approved price quote using traditional CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) solutions can be very complex for sales users. We invested a lot of effort in designing a user experience so intuitive, it requires no training. Sales users love that. They can jump right in and immediately configure quotes for their eager customers.  At Model N, making CPQ easy is what we do. In fact, in independent testing, REVVY CPQ was preferred 4-to-1 by sales professionals.* We believe SaaS solutions need to be simple yet powerful.  • Built on Force.com, Built with the Sales user in mind, Built to drive Revenue. • CPQ that is so user friendly and pleasing to the eye • 100% Native on Force.com…and more. We also chose Salesforce as our development platform because we wanted you to configure your quotes in something you already use every day. Being “Native” on Force.com means that we can leverage the data and workflows you already have set-up in Salesforce.com. *Study conducted by a leading user experience research and usability testing firm. Research commissioned by Revvy CPQ July 2013.

revenue recognition  the bottleneck to more revenue. Quick quotes, complex configurations, pricing analytics made easy and just a click away. In order to close the business for sales, you have to ask for the order. The problem is that putting together a simple approved price quote using traditional CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote) solutions can be very complex for sales users. We invested a lot of effort in designing a user experience so intuitive, it requires no training. Sales users love that. They can jump right in and Read More

J.D. Edwards Incurs Further Losses In Third Quarter


J.D. Edwards reported revenue of $232 million, $8 million down from last year's third-quarter revenue of $240 million. While licensing revenue fell quarter over quarter from $98 million last year to $75 million this year, the company was saved from total disaster by an 11% increase in services revenue to $157 million, compared with $141 million in third-quarter 1998...

revenue recognition  week, as falling licensing revenue led to a drop in overall revenue and net losses in the company's third quarter, ended July 31. For the period, J.D. Edwards reported revenue of $232 million, $8 million down from last year's third-quarter revenue of $240 million. While licensing revenue fell quarter over quarter from $98 million last year to $75 million this year, the company was saved from total disaster by an 11% increase in services revenue to $157 million, compared with $141 million in third-quarter Read More