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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

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

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

Microsoft and salesforce.com Partner, Is World Peace Next?


When two fierce competitors Microsoft and salesforce.com announce a partnership, naturally, this has P.J. asking what's next. Get the details as well as P.J.'s take on this alliance.

tec salesforce on demand  with Oracle ( read TEC article ) and SAP ( watch video ), with which it also competes with other products. Microsoft Dynamics will continue to compete in the CRM space, and actually offers the deep integration with Office and Windows Mobile today. Still, it is apparent that Microsoft considers Amazon, Google , and Apple as much stronger threats, and that the success of Azure, Office, and Windows Mobile is more important, even if at the price of undermining Dynamics CRM.   Salesforce.com struck a Read More

Zendesk Introduces New Version of Zendesk for Salesforce


Zendesk has revealed new updates for its Salesforce-based product. Zendesk's goal is to achieve seamless integration between its own customer support application and Salesforce for enhanced customer experience. Key features ensure that support and sales teams gain access to each other's data. Consequently, support teams can see a full Salesforce customer profile alongside a ticket

tec salesforce on demand  Introduces New Version of Zendesk for Salesforce Zendesk has revealed new updates for its Salesforce-based product . Zendesk''s goal is to achieve seamless integration between its own customer support application and Salesforce for enhanced customer experience. Key features ensure that support and sales teams gain access to each other''s data. Consequently, support teams can see a full Salesforce customer profile alongside a ticket, without having to leave Zendesk. Conversely, sales reps can view Read More

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.

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Hosted versus On-premises Customer Relationship Management


The dot-com revolution has left few impressions as significant as the hosted software phenomenon. In fact, its success has caused many organizations with reservations about hosted solutions to think twice. So what exactly are its advantages and disadvantages?

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The Demand-Driven Supply Chain and Demantra


Demand-driven supply chains focus on pulling demand and maximizing effectiveness and profitability while traditional supply chains push products and create efficiencies. This difference is the key to improving all supply chain processes and generating significant cost savings and growth.

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Intelligent Response Management Strategies for Managing Demand-Supply Networks


Over 190 companies were surveyed regarding their challenges within demand-supply networks and the top priorities for managing these networks. This paper is based on an analysis of that survey and highlights the need for companies to focus on intelligent response management strategies that bridge planning and execution.

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MazikGlobal and Intralearn Software Announce LMS on Demand


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On-demand Product Life Cycle Management: Not Just for Small to Medium Businesses Anymore


Product lifecycle management (PLM) is set to transition to an on-demand model. On-demand models are quicker and cheaper to deploy, but software providers must gain user enterprises' trust before on-demand PLM really takes off.

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