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How SMEs Can Tap Into Real-Time Business Intelligence


InHow SMEs Can Tap Into Real-time Business Intelligence you'll learn why manual data analysis isn't enough...

tap  SMEs Can Tap Into Real-Time Business Intelligence How SMEs Can Tap Into Real-Time Business Intelligence Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to be nimble-seizing opportunities as they arise and fixing problems almost before they happen. But if your company still runs on spreadsheets, you''re not getting the timely, accurate business intelligence (BI) you need to act quickly. In How SMEs Can Tap Into Real-time Business Intelligence you''ll learn • why manual data analysis isn''t enough • how BI Read More

Rising Elephant Creates Euphoria: India's Growing Markets Are a Boon for SCM Vendors


The nature of the organized retailing market in India may present challenges for software providers, but the opportunity to tap into and benefit from this market's huge (and growing) potential can yield sizable returns for supply chain management software vendors.

tap  reap the benefits of tapping into this new market. These software vendors can also be assured of high returns in the future too, as the Indian organized retailing market will continue to grow at a rapid rate in the foreseeable future. This market growth will ensure software vendors continue to have a consistent string of new clients. Recommendations for Retailers Many software vendors and software service providers may have experience in making and implementing software systems in developed countries Read More

How SMEs Can Tap into Real-time Business Intelligence


Real-time business intelligence (BI) delivers information about business as it occurs. While traditional BI presents historical data for analysis, real-time BI compares current business events with historical patterns to automatically detect problems or opportunities. This paper explains how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can establish a competitive advantage by tapping into the power of real-time BI.

tap  SMEs Can Tap into Real-time Business Intelligence Real-time business intelligence (BI) delivers information about business as it occurs. While traditional BI presents historical data for analysis, real-time BI compares current business events with historical patterns to automatically detect problems or opportunities. This paper explains how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can establish a competitive advantage by tapping into the power of real-time BI. Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Three: Meeting Federal Requirements


Companies that are not already offering the capabilities of meeting the exacting, stringent requirements of federal agencies will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in the federal and defense markets. Conversely, those vendors and their users--government contractors--who can deliver comprehensive solutions that satisfy the requirements of federal agencies are in the driver's seat to capture that market segment.

tap  not be able to tap the recent surge in the federal and defense markets. Conversely, those vendors and their users—government contractors—who can deliver comprehensive solutions that satisfy the exacting, stringent requirements of federal agencies are in the driver''s seat to capture that market segment. Many customers require weekly progress reports and may be comfortable with the Microsoft Project format, but the product on its own cannot give the visibility and scheduling over a great number of Read More

2015 ERP Snapshot: Manufacturers’ Business and Technology Challenges


To tap into the pulse of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) community, TEC ran a survey with our user community in late 2014. The “ERP Survey for Manufacturers” collected a broad range of user input in an effort to understand manufacturers’ business challenges, ERP software issues, and technology initiatives, and to see what is missing from ERP systems in general. The survey captured detailed results from nearly 250 manufacturers of all sizes, operating all across the globe.

The survey sheds light on a number of issues facing ERP users and reveals a few surprises. The results can be useful for manufacturers and other ERP users to use as a benchmark to understand the issues facing their peers, as well as what trends are shaping the industry.

To see what's important to your peer ERP users with regards to top business challenges and ERP and technology investment plans for 2015, and to find out what is most challenging for other businesses in terms of their ERP systems, read this TEC survey report. Also included in the report is TEC senior ERP analyst Ted Rohm's take on the survey results and insight into the ERP market in 2015.

tap  and Technology Challenges To tap into the pulse of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) community, TEC ran a survey with our user community in late 2014. The “ERP Survey for Manufacturers” collected a broad range of user input in an effort to understand manufacturers’ business challenges, ERP software issues, and technology initiatives, and to see what is missing from ERP systems in general. The survey captured detailed results from nearly 250 manufacturers of all sizes, operating all across the Read More

Manugistics Faces Uncertain Future


Formerly the SCP market leader, Manugistics has witnessed its market position erode steadily over the last several years in favor of newcomers to the market. Although a recent restructuring has brought new management and a leaner organization, it remains to be seen whether Manugistics can return to long term profitability.

tap  revenues: Manugistics needs to tap into new and existing alliances with ERP vendors (SSA, JDEdwards) and software integrators (AnswerThink, JGI) to expand its mid-market customer base. Work aggressively to effectively deploy restructured sales force to generate new license revenues: Despite spending on Y2K remediation, companies do have cash available for supply chain projects as evidenced by i2''s recently announced record revenue growth in 2Q99. At 42% of total, Manugistics'' license revenues are 10% Read More

Raising the Bar in HR


Investing in a human resource management system (HRMS) can help you tap into the wide range of business intelligence that already resides within your HR department. Read further to find out implementing an HRMS can help you streamline your administrative activities, become more efficient and productive, and find new ways to move your business forward, giving your company a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace.

tap  (HRMS) can help you tap into the wide range of business intelligence that already resides within your HR department. Read further to find out implementing an HRMS can help you streamline your administrative activities, become more efficient and productive, and find new ways to move your business forward, giving your company a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. Read More

Bold Retail Industry Predictions for 2014 by Revel Systems


Revel Systems, an innovative provider of iPad-based point-of-sale (POS) solutions, recently announced predictions that will shape the retail and technology industries in 2014. It predicts that the technology and retail industries will begin to adopt innovations that will redefine how the two worlds collide.

tap  will be able to tap into digital currencies like Paypal, Google Wallet , and Bitcoin to pay for items at the checkout line. Customer relationship management (CRM) technologies will become “smart” and predictive. Loyalty programs are usually an afterthought to the POS; however, by using smart peripherals such as facial recognition software, a retailer’s menu boards and POS displays can use predictive modeling based on past order history to recommend items for cross-sell and upsell opportunities. POS Read More

Adonix Grows Roots Against The Odds Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


Adonix often comes ahead of larger global players in terms of functional fit, pricing, and understanding of the local requirements in the distribution area. The company still faces challenges presented by limited financial resources to adequately fund multiple key strategic initiatives including brand marketing, undeveloped global channel and brand recognition, and formidable competition within the market of Adonix’ future expansion focus (particularly the North American market).

tap  and Abel''s opportunity to tap the Adonix'' channel and products to expand its territory and functional scope might be a sign of symbiotic relationship. Challenges Still, limited financial resources to adequately fund multiple key strategic initiatives including brand marketing, undeveloped global channel and brand recognition, and formidable competition within the market of Adonix'' future expansion focus (particularly the North American market) are the challenges the company has yet to overcome. The Read More

Commerce One Selects Entrada Software For Affiliate Program


The product-centric paradigm upon which its latest incarnation is founded gives Entrada an edge over the usual names in enterprise manufacturing software.

tap  for e-marketplace operators to tap into the services their buyers and suppliers need to conduct e-commerce without the lengthy process of identifying, negotiating and partnering with business service providers. Among the more interesting vendors participating in the Affiliate Program is Entrada Software. Entrada makes Kinnosa, an application that helps complex discrete product manufacturers maintain the history of a part through every phase of its manufacture: design, prototype, procurement, build, test, Read More

One Offering to Watch Unfold in 2012: UNIT4 Business Analytics Apps


For me, the third week of December 2011 was a week of revelations of sorts in the realm of enterprise applications. Amid all the IT punditry/buzzword talk throughout the year about cloud computing, analytics, mobility, social, and in-memory, there were two concrete announcements in mid-December from two vendors that gave me pause. Both vendor product announcements are still far away from their

tap  will first attempt to tap into its vast install base. I look forward to mid-2012 and the follow up briefing with the generally available app store. Hopefully by then UNIT4 will have answers to questions such as those regarding the integration framework to both UNIT4 solutions and non-UNIT4 products (i.e., SAP, Oracle, etc.). I would not be surprised to see the company draw on the interoperability experience by Coda, which often serves as a multi-source financials repository for its customers. For its Read More

Sales 2.0: Faster Sales in a Sluggish Economy


The Internet offers a wealth of information for buyers, who can window-shop from their desks. Power has shifted to buyers, who no longer need to rely on salespeople for information. But sales managers can use Sales 2.0 to tap into these new buying habits to instantly interact with prospects and provide personalized service. Find out how Sales 2.0 can help you instantly view and serve prospects entering your online store.

tap  use Sales 2.0 to tap into these new buying habits to instantly interact with prospects and provide personalized service. Find out how Sales 2.0 can help you instantly view and serve prospects entering your online store. Read More

PRISM Users Get A Dedicated, Independent Web Community


Users of the Baan Process ERP product PRISM form a web-site community to provide an independent source of information and sharing of knowledge on one of the market's first Process-ERP Products.

tap  help the PRISM user tap the wealth of the community. The PRISM product was among the first Process-ERP products available on the market. Its users consist of worldwide food, chemical, pharmaceutical and other process companies. PRISM has been recognized for its excellence in the operational aspects of process enterprises since the early 90''s. Serving the Community The PRISM Community consists of users, technology partners, and Baan Process. According to Campbell, Within the community exists a wealth of Read More

Future Compatible


Companies contemplating upgrading or replacing their enterprise resource planning systems should evaluate whether the change will be compatible with future ERP II deployment strategies. This article examines the future of enterprise business applications and the requirements to ensure future compatibility.

tap  take advantage of and tap into global markets. What''s more, the value of real time information shared within the ecosystem will become knowledge that will optimally position the ecosystem with the ability to react with agility and velocity that is proportionate to the new, increased speed of business in the new world. Enabling everyone in the system with an extended and holistic view of the business will decrease the time required to react to demand and opportunity. Conversely, it will increase Read More