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Business Case - J.E. Mondou


Learn how JE Mondou Ltd., a 33-store, Montreal-based pet food and accessory chain updated its retail IT system with a cost-effective, end-to-end ERP solution from Microsoft.

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What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?


The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.

tco rms  total cost of ownership (TCO). Separate from functionality, Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail is the most widely available global end-to-end retail solution on the market. While SAP and Oracle continue pull back from certain markets such as Brazil and India with their POS solutions—due to the challenges in localization and lack of adoption—Microsoft continues to expand its presence end-to-end. This gives multinational companies the chance to have consistency and drive more value from their existing IT Read More

Microsoft Retail Systems


Microsoft Point of Sale and Microsoft Retail Management System provide a complete point of purchase solution suite for small and midsize specialty retail businesses. Released in 2005, Microsoft Point of Sale has enabled Microsoft to further penetrate the retail market.

tco rms  $443.82 (USD) while QuickBooks'' TCO is $539.00 (USD) for an unlimited number of support calls. Based on the scenario mentioned above, Microsoft POS is approximately 55.5 percent of the list price and QuickBooks Point of Sale is 67.4 percent. In this scenario, Microsoft is less expensive. However, if a retailer needs more than six support calls, it becomes more expensive than its competitor. This is where retailers need to anticipate the number of calls they might require. With all the decisions that Read More

Successful Manufacturing in a Competitive Market


Order-driven manufacturers—those who engineer-to-order (ETO), assemble-to-order (ATO), and make-to-order (MTO)—face numerous challenges. To stay competitive, they must contend with increased competition, more demanding customers, and the need to refine business processes. Learn how enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can help your company meet marketplace challenges and create sustainable competitive advantages.

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Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy


Designed to improve consumer financial services, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) includes security provisions for protecting confidential electronic financial information. For the approximately 9,500 financial institutions affected, compliance can be complex and process-intensive. Learn about network security auditing and vulnerability management solutions that can make GLBA compliance faster and more cost-effective.

tco rms  maintenance efforts. The five-year TCO for the automated QualysGuard web service is just under $600K, or half the expense. TCO increases when factoring administrative duties like signature and engine updates, consolidated reporting, vulnerability life cycle management, and historical trend analysis for various time frames. Five-year TCO for the do-it-yourself approach is more than $1.6M while the automated QualysGuard web service is well under $700K. GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY IMPROVING SECURITY FOR THE Read More

CRM's Dirty Little Secret: How to Avoid CRM Sticker Shock


When making a customer relationship management (CRM) decision, it’s important to ensure your deployment will not be hit with hidden fees or other extra costs that reduce the return on investment. This study reveals the total cost of ownership (TCO) among the four leading midmarket CRM solutions.

tco rms  total cost of ownership (TCO) among the four leading midmarket CRM solutions. Read More

Why Midsize Companies Need Business Intelligence Solutions in This Uncertain Economy


In today’s economy, executives face declining revenues and tough cost-cutting decisions. However, cost reductions alone are not enough to survive, especially for midsize companies, which often lack the resources needed to sustain a market downturn. Yet midsize companies can be much more agile—if they have the right information. Discover how you can improve performance with a business intelligence (BI) solution.

tco rms  Applications Secure Operations Low TCO Executive Summary In today''s economy, executives face declining revenues and tough costcutting decisions. However, cost reductions alone are not enough to survive in this market, especially for midsize companies, which typically lack the expansive resources needed to sustain a market downturn, yet have the ability to be much more agile with the right information. Midsize organizations require clear visibility into operations and processes, so they can quickly Read More

Quantifying the Value of Software Asset Management


If you’re not up to speed on the key benefits of software asset management (SAM) solutions, this overview can help. Additionally, you’ll learn about the areas where an SAM solution can deliver the most tangible, quantifiable cost savings to your company. You’ll also learn how to calculate the potential return on investment (ROI) on an SAM solution in order to present senior management with a compelling business case.

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State of the Art in TCO: Managing the Total Cost of Ownership


Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the most difficult metrics to benchmark. Even when using the clearest of metrics, companies often obtain inadequate results. Instead of thinking solely about how to calculate and reduce TCO, companies should think about how to manage TCO from a business perspective, in order to leverage solid, results-oriented decisions about IT solutions.

tco rms  about how to manage TCO from a business perspective, in order to leverage solid, results-oriented decisions about IT solutions. Read More

Estudio Cerámico and Dune Select IFS


Estudio Cerámico and Dune, part of a leading Spanish ceramics decoration group, have chosen to deploy IFS Applications to support business processes at their headquarters as well as at the group’s subsidiaries at 11 sites worldwide.

tco rms  total cost of ownership (TCO). In addition, IFS’ global presence should ensure service levels throughout the customer’s international organization. Read More

Project Lifecycle Management Implies Long Term Value; Forget the Total Cost of Ownership Fuss


Understanding the nature and specifics of your product development life cycles, and especially new product design and initiation, can help you realize tangible cost savings and will offset the total cost of ownership of a product lifecycle management system.

tco rms  an applications'' life cycle. TCO is a way to understand and analyze the costs, efficiencies, and economic impacts associated with procuring, using, and maintaining IT application components over time. In short, it is the cradle to grave costs associated to IT investments. TCO of a PLM environment is the total cost of procuring, operating, and maintaining PLM applications including hardware, software, training, peripherals, servers and local area networks (LAN) equipment including hidden and indirect Read More

Contributing to the Rejuvenation of Legacy Systems in the Enterprise Resource Planning Field


With its focus on service-oriented architecture, SSA Global appears to be sticking to its pledge to protect the user's investment as much as it can, while still modernizing the users' applications.

tco rms  solution should further reduce TCO and time-to-value, while helping these companies adopt a growing list of industry standards and information technology (IT) mandates. In other words, while Intentia , Lawson, and Infor are certainly major IBM partners, SSA Global has possibly become the most exclusive. SSA Global justifies this exclusivity decision by referring to the following three concepts: Synergy : Together, SSA Global and IBM should offer a more complete and extensive solution, meeting both busines Read More

Checklist: Adding Up the Return on IP Telephony Investments


Calculating the total cost of ownership (TCO) of an Internet protocol (IP) telephony system is complicated. And you need to know the return on investment (ROI). But knowing the TCO doesn’t make it easy to figure out the ROI—because the benefits of IP private branch exchange (PBX) aren’t easy to quantify. You can, however, get an idea of your ROI by knowing 10 ways a new IP phone system can repay the money you spend on it.

tco rms  PBX . Calculating the TCO (total cost of ownership) of an IP telephony system can be complicated, but at least it''s possible. It''s also necessary for those interested in knowing the ROI (return on investment) they can expect when buying such a system. Even knowing the TCO, however, doesn''t make it easy to figure out ROI. While the benefits of IP PBXes are real, they''re not always easy to quantify. Some, such as the savings on equipment or telecom costs, are straightforward calculations. Others, such as Read More