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Holistic Omni-Channel Customer Experience Spotlighted at KANA Connect


I couldn’t make it to the KANA Connect 2013 conference this September, but the marvels of modern technology allowed me to follow the event in real time through social media streams, and to have a debriefing with Jim Norwood, KANA Software’s chief marketing officer (CMO). In a nutshell, last year’s conference was about KANA delivering an end-to-end customer experience (CX) offering, whereas this

silicon biztech  KANA Refresher Based in Silicon Valley, California, with offices worldwide, KANA Software knows full well that a good (or bad) customer experience can be just a click, a phone call, or an email away, and  that every interaction through any channel through which a customer communicates with a company can positively affect or damage the company’s brand. The vendor''s on-premise and cloud CX software suites are used by call centers and businesses with e-commerce Web sites. KANA’s capabilities include Read More

5 Tips for Energizing Your Sales Organization and Realizing Enterprise-wide Value with On-demand CRM


Increasingly, midsize companies are looking to customer relationship management (CRM) to energize their sales organizations and make the entire sales ecosystem more efficient. But while many solutions for midsize companies can be rapidly deployed to quickly energize a sales organization, what happens after that first jolt? Discover five tips for making sure your CRM choice continues to deliver return on investment (ROI).

silicon biztech  Tips for Energizing Your Sales Organization and Realizing Enterprise-wide Value with On-demand CRM Brought to you by the No. 1 company in CRM, Oracle CRM On Demand gives you the power to break down departmental silos and gain a 360-degree view of your customers.A highly comprehensive yet fast-to-deploy CRM solution, Oracle CRM On Demand goes far beyond any other software-as-a-service offering Source: Oracle Resources Related to 5 Tips for Energizing Your Sales Organization and Realizing Enterprise-wide Read More

Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile? Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


Even if Agile continues to deliver superior products, its competition against single-vendor, pre-integrated ERP suite products will force Agile to aggressively differentiate the depth of their PLM expertise and further drive industry specialization.

silicon biztech  Still, although Agile''s flamboyant Silicon Valley supply chain collaboration culture will clash with Eigner''s German engineering ethos, these differences should not threaten the merger since the companies have common business goals, complementary strengths, and both have demonstrated an ability to solve real problems. At the same time that Agile is integrating Eigner into its business, Agile does not appear to have completed its acquisition strategy. Agile will likely acquire additional products to Read More

Case Study: Agitar Technologies


Agitar provides Java testing solutions to its customers around in the world in various industries. Agitar has been using a network licensing platform since 2004, and now offers floating licenses from a re-distributed server, with stand-alone license server or embedded options. Unlike other license servers that can’t be embedded, there’s no separate licensing process. Learn how this benefits Agitar—and its customers.

silicon biztech  in the heart of Silicon Valley. We develop and market software license management solutions that are relied on by software vendors and hardware / software systems vendors in a wide range of industries and market segments. Our solutions are particularly suited to agile companies with complex licensing requirements. Agilis Software LLC 5201 Great America Parkway, Suite 320 Santa Clara CA95054 USA URL: www.agilis-sw.com Email: sales@agilis-sw.com Tel.: (408) 404 8480 Searches related to Case Study: Agitar Read More

FrontRange Solutions


Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California (US), FrontRange provides Hybrid IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions for enterprises of all sizes. FrontRange delivers service management software with fully integrated voice automation and client management capabilities on-premise and in the cloud. FrontRange products address the needs of customer service and support (help desk), sales force automation (SFA), knowledge management, and customer relationship management (CRM).

silicon biztech  1989 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California (US), FrontRange provides Hybrid IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions for enterprises of all sizes. FrontRange delivers service management software with fully integrated voice automation and client management capabilities on-premise and in the cloud. FrontRange products address the needs of customer service and support (help desk), sales force automation (SFA), knowledge management, and customer relationship management (CRM). Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part One: Event Summary


As the contest for the lower-end of the market intensifies, SAP is further honing a twofold strategy of promulgating its mySAP All-in-One vertical offerings for the higher-end of the mid-market, while offering the SAP Business One product to appeal to smaller enterprises with less complex processes. SoftBrands comes to help with its Fourth Shift product to bolster long-missing manufacturing capabilities of SAP Business One, but the benefits should go both ways, once the integration materializes.

silicon biztech  to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part One: Event Summary Event Summary At the National Manufacturing Week ( NMW ) event, held February 23-26, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois (US), SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of enterprise applications, announced the availability of new industry-specific solutions for small and midsize manufacturing companies with the aim of extending its leadership as a provider of solutions for an even broader range of companies from Read More

Making Large UPS Systems More Efficient


As energy resources become scarcer and more expensive, electrical efficiency is a more important performance factor in the specification and selection of large uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems. There are three subtle but crucial factors that can affect the cost of operating a UPS system. Sadly, these factors are often unrecognized. Find out what they are, as well as common errors in evaluating UPS efficiency.

silicon biztech  process was accomplished by silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) which had highpower / high-voltage switching capabilities. SCRs were standard UPS components until the mid 1990s and are still in use today in some older designs. They were relatively inexpensive and easy to design around, but had serious drawbacks: worst was they tended to fail short, which produced a short circuit at the most critical point of the UPS '' the DC bus. Protective circuits and devices had to be added to protect the DC bus Read More

State of the Market: HR


More than ever, executives are looking to transform human resources (HR) from a seemingly low-priority function into a strategic part of the business. This state of the market report from TEC discusses the challenges that small to medium businesses (SMBs) face when recruiting, hiring, and managing staff. It also features information about the latest human resources information system (HRIS) offerings for the SMB market.

silicon biztech  products. From the raw silicon to the final coatings, Nikon''s glass production is both a science and an art form. Nikon also plays an active role in supporting many different organizations, events, and workshops through its Spirit Initiative campaign. The Nikon name is equated with extraordinary photographic performance, innovation, precision, and optical quality. Business Issue Before selecting UltiPro, Nikon Inc.''s HR team had been using a payroll service bureau and was burdened with manual paperwork. Read More

Mobile Supply Chain Management: The Dream Is Becoming a Reality


Mobile computing is changing the way companies manage their entire business. The development of ultra-portable computing devices is geared to support a slew of mobile solutions to help you run your business on the fly. Read on to find out how modern computing devices can support the expansion of a range of mobile solutions for supply chain management (SCM) and how the cloud will help your business achieve total portability.

silicon biztech  A boon to our silicon hearts is that Internet access and cellular coverage are constantly expanding.   It’s Christmas for Productivity As businesses strive to be flexible in addressing market needs and aligning their supply chain accordingly, having the right tools to leverage that flexibility is just as important, if not crucial. The advent of enhanced capabilities brought on by modern tablet computers is imminent, as it is not a question of “if” but rather of “when.” And that when is likely Read More

Quote-to-order: A Newcomer Causes a Stir in the Market


A crop of next-generation, Web-based, on-demand, startup quote-to-order systems providers has lately flourished, spearheaded by BigMachines, whereas some traditional vendors that once defined the product configuration space in the 1990s have since left the market.

silicon biztech  my position with a Silicon Valley software company to capture a huge opportunity to sell Web technology to companies like my father''s. The goal was and continues to be to build an enduring company that combines Web technology with deep industry and process improvement expertise. Recently, BigMachines announced it achieved a record in 2007 with a 96 percent growth in revenues and a 66 percent jump in customers over 2006. In addition, the company launched several major product releases, adding new Read More

How Project Portfolio Management Can Deal a Winning Hand to the SMB Project Manager


Project portfolio management (PPM), once a solution only larger organizations could afford, enables companies to analyze, recommend, authorize, activate, expedite, and monitor projects. In recent years, however, small to medium businesses have been able to benefit from PPM too, through software-as-a-service models of this tool.

silicon biztech  Innotas In 2000, this Silicon Valley, California (US)-based vendor was acquired by venture capital firm Com Ventures , and formed a joint venture with Arrow Path Venture and Cedar Circle . This venture provided the seed capital to launch the Innotas solution, which made its market debut in 2006. The success of this product was recently documented by Gartner in its June 16, 2008 edition of Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management , a notable achievement for an organization in its early Read More

Transenterprises - The Emerging Business Model of the Twenty First Century


During the last two decades, many of the old vertically integrated enterprise/empires have splintered into numerous core-competency-focused firms, loosely bound into the so-called virtual extended enterprises.

silicon biztech  who manufacture the dies (silicon, heart of the chip), assembly and test companies who package the chip, EDA companies that provide layout tools, others that provide the actual design building blocks, and companies who specialize in tweaking the manufacturing and testing processes to maximize yield. Until about 3-4 years ago, OEMs could just throw over the wall their chip logic requirements to ASIC designers who would worry about the chip layout, who could then throw it over the wall to the foundry Read More

Enterprise Energy Management Software - The Key to Effective Energy Utilization


Energy purchasing has become increasingly complex as a result of deregulation. The deregulated market provides more suppliers and more options for supply contracts. Managers who buy energy need to have more information about projected operational energy demand in order to get the best energy prices. They need a software system.

silicon biztech  VP of Marketing at Silicon Energy, an Alameda CA provider of energy management software, Energy management can be broadly defined as the procurement and optimization of fuel, hydrocarbon based feedstocks, and electricity. In most enterprises this function is usually parsed out to line managers. Engineering, operations, purchasing, and accounts payable are all involved but there is seldom a full-time person or a specifically designed business system to manage the enterprise''s energy process. Most other Read More

NetSuite OpenAir Is TEC Certified for PPM for PSA Evaluation


OpenAir by NetSuite is now TEC certified in the project portfolio management and professional services automation software space. TEC's Ted Rohm takes a look at NetSuite OpenAir's user experience, created with users in professional services organizations in mind, and other graphical and interactive elements that make OpenAir stand out in the PPM for PSA software space.

silicon biztech  software space. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia, NetSuite is a leading vendor of cloud professional services automation (PSA) solutions and enterprise-class cloud financial/enterprise resource planning (ERP) suites for organizations of all sizes, from small companies to a growing number of large organizations. NetSuite purchased the OpenAir solution in 2008 to accelerate its support of the professional services vertical Read More

Rethinking the Supply Chain: Meeting the Complexity Challenge


The requirements of operating in a global, just-in-time (JIT) market have made supply chains much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Much of the software meant to assist in managing this complexity has itself become too complex to use—and too expensive to cost-justify. Discover the benefits of using a less complex supply chain solution that better supports a collaborative effort along your supply chain.

silicon biztech  high-tech manufacturing companies in Silicon Valley showed extreme dissatisfaction with the availability of a reliable demand forecast, and most managers interviewed revealed that an accurate demand signal was the weakest link in their supply chain management efforts, despite supply chain software investments in the millions of dollars. EAC''s findings are confirmed by the results of a global survey of manufacturing companies conducted by Deloitte Research (see Figure 2). In this survey, only four percent Read More