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Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance


Kinaxis has always been known as a vendor with a solid value proposition around responding to demand changes that happen between planning cycles with a ’what-if’ simulation capability. As Kinaxis likes to say, no forecast is ever right, and so the ability to react quickly to changes is paramount. This is perhaps even more important in today’s business climate as an accelerating pace of business

tec salesforce on demand  the RedPrairie-JDA merger , TEC Senior Analyst PJ Jakovljevic suggested that the best thing that Kinaxis and competitors could do would be to focus on innovation, new customers, customer success, and growth—real growth on a global basis. Kinaxis, for one, is doing just this. In our most recent briefing with Kinaxis, the executive team talked to us about wins and expanded footprints in both discrete and process accounts. While most of the company''s traction is undeniably in discrete manufacturing Read More

Servigistics and MCA Solutions Join Forces on "Super Tuesday"




tec salesforce on demand  were described in in-depth TEC articles in 2011, respectively entitled  “What’s New at MCA Solutions?”  and  “A Leader in Service Management Tackles Multi-Dimensional Growth.” The Merger Rationale It appears that Servigistics came out of its “Super Tuesday” as the undisputed frontrunner in the SPP/O space. MCA was the major spare parts multi-echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) specialist competitor and a thorn in the side for Servigistics. As said earlier, Servigistics and MCA competed Read More

Proveris Scientific Leverages salesforce.com CRM with Rootstock Cloud ERP


Proveris Scientific Corporation, a provider of solutions that streamline complex development and release testing processes of orally inhaled pharmaceutical and nasal drug products, recently selected Rootstock Software’s cloud manufacturing and supply chain management software built on the Salesforce Platform.

tec salesforce on demand  was recently certified by TEC ). When salesforce.com CRM is in place, the ERP competition will depend on the size of the customer. If it is a small, growing customer it could be spreadsheets or simple ERP packages that the company has outgrown. If it is a larger customer, Rootstock’s competition can come from many traditional on-premise ERP systems. Read More

How to Rise Above Today’s Economic Challenges: Equip Your Sales Force with Mobile CRM


In today’s tough economic climate, companies need their sales teams operating at peak performance. But traditional customer relationship management (CRM) may be hampering field salespeople’s productivity, with frequent downtime and lengthy sales cycles cutting them off from their managers. Learn how mobile CRM solutions can help speed up and improve the sales process, so your company can survive even the toughest market.

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When ERP and CRM Connect in the Cloud


In early 2011 Plex Systems announced that it has integrated its software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise resource planning (ERP) product with salesforce.com’s Sales Cloud 2. The result is a cloud-based composite application focused on the lead management process. P.J. Jakovljevic, principal analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), interviews Patrick Fetterman, Plex’s vice president of marketing.

tec salesforce on demand  and its product, see TEC ’s recent Certification Report as well as my 2010 blog series on Plex . The privately held company is just closing its 2010 financials, and Plex’s current state of affairs looks like this: A 27 percent growth in top line revenue over 2009 About 50 new contracts, expanding its customer list to 586 companies and organizations The company’s biggest customer yet, Invensys Controls , signed in September 2010 The strongest ever sales pipeline going into 2011 In addition, Plex is Read More

Capitalizing on Change


Change management is an inherent part of software implementation. Ideally, you want new business processes and the software to support them. However, companies still often compromise, due to their implementation approach and technology limitations—resulting in needless expense. There is a more rapid approach to implementation and change management, with reduced risk, greater value, and lower total cost of ownership (TCO).

tec salesforce on demand  their implementation approach and technology limitations—resulting in needless expense. There is a more rapid approach to implementation and change management, with reduced risk, greater value, and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Read More

New TEC 2011 Human Capital Management Buyer's Guide


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tec salesforce on demand  TEC 2011 Human Capital Management Buyer''s Guide It''s not your father''s HR anymore. Traditional human resources has blossomed into human capital management (HCM)—a vastly more powerful and far-reaching way to retain, groom, and manage your company''s employees. In TEC''s 2011 Human Capital Management Buyer''s Guide , learn about the challenges, trends, and developments in HCM state of the HCM market latest HCM solutions and vendor profiles HCM resources and research materials HCM case studies and success Read More

How to Calculate the Return on Investment (ROI) On a Digital Signature Solution


More and more companies are implementing digital signature solutions, allowing a completely electronic workflow, from document creation through to its signing, archiving, and auditing. You no longer have to interrupt your streamlined electronic processes by reintroducing paper into the workflow. This white paper will help you establish the return on investment (ROI) that your organization can achieve by deploying a digital signature solution. Also included is a chart summarizing the figures you need in order to calculate your own ROI.

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BI: On Demand, On Premise, Open Source, or Outsourced?


On-premise or on-demand, business intelligence (BI) solutions can help businesses become more intelligent about key processes. But what are the benefits to implementing cloud-based BI over traditional software? Are on-demand BI applications as popular in the enterprise as they are with midmarket companies? And what are some reasons people don’t outsource BI? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Download this guide now.

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On-demand Retail Trade Partner Integration Provider Asserts its Expertise


SPS Commerce delivers on-demand Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) SCM solutions to address inefficiencies in the retail supply chain network. Find out why SPS’ latest tools are a cut above the rest and how they help improve the way suppliers, retailers, and other trading partners manage and fulfill orders. And get the inside story as TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic sits down for a candid conversation with SPS’ Jim Frome.

tec salesforce on demand  customer and industry events. TEC : Can you please elaborate on any particular capabilities that SPS (and no one else) provides (that solve what pain points)? JF : SPS Commerce’s vision is that outsourcing is not only a viable alternative to in-house managed business to business (B2B) software applications, but also often a preferred approach for noncore competency projects. In particular, a multi-tenant, hosting environment with highly leveraged reusable components is particularly attractive as an Read More

Predictive Demand Supply


If you're in the supply chain business, right up there with Newton's law of gravity stands Murphy's other law stipulating that demand and supply, if left to their own tendencies, will always tend to diverge and get you in trouble. Welcome to the world of predictive demand and supply planning whose mission is to predict imbalances as far in advance as possible, in order to provide ample time and opportunity to design and implement corrective sales and operations solutions. So how do we design a system for identifying potential issues and expressing them via a commonly understood key process indicator (KPI) where the cause and effect of our actions can be readily measured? Read this article by the former director of Dell's operations and demand management.

tec salesforce on demand  Herculean task. Without great technical effort, a reporting tool can be designed as an adjunct to your current planning systems which identifies potential D/S issues based on a pre-configured set of tolerances (e.g., items with actual demand over 20 percent or under 20 percent of forecast). After some analysis of these out of tolerance items, the tool can facilitate downloading planning data from the MP and MRP systems into a spreadsheet format (using Excel or another alternate application) which Read More

Leveraging A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model to Enhance Profitability


Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment, and integrated operational infrastructures. Manufacturers need to overcome challenges to demand-driven fulfillment by implementing a system that supports flexibility, openness, visibility, planning, e-commerce, collaboration, and integration where the ultimate objective is to minimize waste and optimize resources.

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2013 TEC ERP Buyer’s Guide for Process Manufacturing Now Available


We’re pleased to announce the launch of TEC’s second buyer’s guide of 2013: ERP for Process Manufacturing. In this buyer’s guide, TEC ERP analysts Aleksey Osintsev and Ted Rohm take an in-depth look at the state of the process manufacturing industry, the challenges facing process manufacturers, and how vendors are responding. The guide delves into trends like integrated business intelligence

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Ramco HCM on Cloud Is on a Roll in the Middle East; Africa


Ramco Systems, an enterprise software vendor that has lately been focused on delivering enterprise resource planning (ERP) in the cloud and on tablets and smartphones, recently showcased its all new HR and talent management solution, Ramco HCM on Cloud (HCM standing for human capital management). Since the global launch of Ramco HCM on Cloud in June 2013, Ramco has added some of the largest

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BI on the Go


Infographic: TEC recently surveyed more than 250 users of mobile business intelligence (BI) solutions to discover some of their common use practices with mobile BI applications, and their mobile BI requirements. See what they said.

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