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Making Sure Your Service Provider Doesn't Fall Down on the Job
A recent Forrester report on Commerce Sites developed by service providers shows costs are rising while service is remaining flat, and sometimes results can be

traceable standards  procedure outlined and be traceable to some stated practice, despite the uniqueness of each site. User Recommendations In general, the user should determine how well prepared a service provider is to deliver a full solution. Making a check list of the steps needed for your solution, and determining if each vendor has set, documented procedures and processes in place to execute them, could be included as part of a vendor selection process. Glossary DBSP Digital Business Service Provider EES End-to-end

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Diagnosing Requirements Failure: A Benchmark Report


According to an IAG survey, 70 percent of companies lack the fundamental competencies within business requirements discovery to consistently bring in projects on time and on budget. Why do so many fall short in properly diagnosing their requirements failures? Discover how placing a greater focus on the combined aspects of business requirements—people, process, and tools—can provide better project outcomes.

traceable standards  Statement Business requirements are traceable, and well integrated into testing at our organization 47% Our organization treats business analysis as a profession and has trained staff dedicated to this function 46% Our organization has a formalized approach to doing business requirements which is consistently followed by business analysts on projects 42% Our organization is excellent at transitioning requirements from business departments into the information technology department 36% Our organization Read More

Small Merger Challenges and Recommendations to Users


The recent merger of enterprise resource planning vendors CMS Software (now known as Solarsoft Business Systems) and XKO Software presents some challenges. Although little overlap exists between the companies’ product lines, customers should verify that pre-merger support and service contracts are honored.

traceable standards  more accurate, punctual, and traceable delivery. New tools, such as the White-Board Scheduler, enable alternative production scenarios, adding value to an already highly flexible solution. For more background information, see A Quiet Software Vendor Merger That's Worth a Closer Look and The Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor . Overcoming Some Longstanding Hurdles The recent merger of these two ERP vendors does present some challenges to the newly merged company. In addition to low brand recognition and Read More

Fighting Back: How Product Data Management Can Give You the Competitive Edge


Canadian manufacturers are getting squeezed. Challenged by a rising Canadian dollar, forced to hold the line on prices in the US market, pressured by customer demand for lower prices, better quality, and quicker service, these manufacturers need a way to retain their competitive edge and increase bottom-line profitability. Find out why product data management (PDM) is a solution you can turn to in these challenging times.

traceable standards  to be secure and traceable; not just product data and designs, but every piece of information that is linked to making a product, including e-mail, instant messages, or faxes. And with the quantity of electronic share information (ESI) growing, it's even more crucial that company records and other information are preserved in their original formats. But compliance isn't just about securing data; it's about managing risk. So, in order to mitigate risk, manufacturers need to reevaluate and improve their Read More

Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

traceable standards  in a controlled and traceable manner. Previously, RM involved hardcopy paper documents and images. Later microfilm was used. Currently, RM involves digital records. Within the enterprise content management (ECM) space, RM is seen as the life cycle of records and information, from their creation to destruction. However, not all documents and information are records, and within an organization, there is a lot of information and documentation floating around that does not need to be kept within an RM Read More

Achieving PCI Compliance for Privileged Password Management and Remote Vendor Access


Noncompliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards can have a devastating effect on any company that relies on credit card transactions. Contractual penalties and revocation of your rights to process credit card transactions are just two potential repercussions. Though there is no single solution for PCI compliance, you can minimize the risks by staying on top of the latest products and procedures. Learn more.

traceable standards  PCI Compliance for Privileged Password Management and Remote Vendor Access Noncompliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards can have a devastating effect on any company that relies on credit card transactions. Contractual penalties and revocation of your rights to process credit card transactions are just two potential repercussions. Though there is no single solution for PCI compliance, you can minimize the risks by staying on top of the latest products and procedures. Learn more. Read More

Developing and Maintaining Cost-effective Solutions and Strategies for Industry Regulated Compliance


Worldwide, various standards have been created to provide some form of structure with respect to delivering products and services. Over time, however, the adoption of industry compliance guidelines has seen many pitfalls, specifically with the advent of technology. Developing a sound compliance strategy requires a unified solution—one that includes all the necessary components, but also keeps the business users in mind.

traceable standards  and Maintaining Cost-effective Solutions and Strategies for Industry Regulated Compliance Worldwide, various standards have been created to provide some form of structure with respect to delivering products and services. Over time, however, the adoption of industry compliance guidelines has seen many pitfalls, specifically with the advent of technology. Developing a sound compliance strategy requires a unified solution—one that includes all the necessary components, but also keeps the business Read More

Further Analysis: Saturno-TP's Selection of QAD ERP


I am quite familiar with the Russian auto industry, and thus I enjoyed analyzing the transaction that recently took place involving a big player in the automobile industry in Russian manufacturing hub Togliatti, whereby automotive industry supplier, Russia-based Saturno-TP, became a client of ERP software vendor QAD (also see yesterday's TEC blog post). Despite global industry depression, the

traceable standards  Analysis: Saturno-TP's Selection of QAD ERP I am quite familiar with the Russian auto industry, and thus I enjoyed analyzing the transaction that recently took place involving a big player in the automobile industry in Russian manufacturing hub Togliatti, whereby automotive industry supplier, Russia-based Saturno-TP, became a client of ERP software vendor QAD (also see yesterday's TEC blog post ). Despite global industry depression, the automobile manufacturing industry in Russia is developing at Read More

Business Intelligence Standardization


Business intelligence (BI) is often an area of friction between information technology (IT) (who provide information) and the business users (who need it to do their jobs). By allowing you to connect goals, metrics, and people across the enterprise, an enterprise BI standard helps organizations manage and optimize information flows like other business processes, leading to improved alignment and transparency.

traceable standards  Intelligence Standardization Offerings from the SAP BusinessObjects portfolio provide a comprehensive set of business intelligence (BI) and performance management functionality, offering reports, dashboards, ad hoc analysis, and data management. Designed, packaged, and priced to meet the unique needs of small businesses and midsize companies, these solutions enable you to start and grow at your own pace – with minimal IT support. Source: SAP Resources Related to Business Intelligence Read More

Does Android Dream of Enterprise Adoption?


Android is here to stay, especially as BYOD programs gain popularity. To remain secure and compliant with industry standards, enterprises need a way to protect and manage the wide range of available devices, versions, and idiosyncrasies of the world’s most popular mobile operating system. See how mobile device management (MDM) platforms can provide a stable universe for Android devices to be securely deployed in your workforce.

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A New Platform to Battle Software Bloat?


Lawson has unveiled a new standards-based business applications platform designed to increase overall application quality and improve the product lifecycle experience for current and future Lawson clients.

traceable standards  New Platform to Battle Software Bloat? Lawson In early in May, a few weeks before Lawson announced its merger with Intentia , Lawson unveiled a new standards-based business applications platform at the Conference and User Exchange (CUE) . Designed to increase overall application quality and improve the product lifecycle experience for current and future Lawson clients, the application encompasses construction, deployment, implementation, integration, support, and upgrades. Codenamed Landmark , the new Read More

abas ERP Partners for Quality Management Software


abas-USA and Pickert & Partner GmbH recently announced a new partnership, which will integrate the Pickert RQM quality management system (QMS) with abas ERP. The integration of these enterprise systems aims to support quality standards through most production-related processes across the entire value chain from the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to machine controls.

traceable standards  ERP Partners for Quality Management Software abas-USA and Pickert & Partner GmbH recently announced a new partnership , which will integrate the Pickert RQM quality management system (QMS) with abas ERP . The integration of these enterprise systems aims to support quality standards through most production-related processes across the entire value chain from the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to machine controls.   Pickert & Partner GmbH was founded in 1981 and has successfully completed Read More

eCo Specification Bridges E-commerce Language Barrier


The eCo specification from CommerceNet will help E-commerce sites find each other and determine each other's E-commerce standards and trading practices.

traceable standards  Specification Bridges E-commerce Language Barrier Event Summary CommerceNet, an industry working group focused on E-commerce, has issued a specification for a protocol that can be used to increase interoperability between E-commerce partners. The specification, dubbed eCo, defines the ways that businesses post information about themselves. Using eCo, a business could post a description of itself in a standard form that could be found via searching, both by people and by intelligent agents. Information Read More

Today's Discrete ERP Landscape: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions


With web-enabled technology, business intelligence, and supply chain management becoming integral parts of the manufacturing environment, discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications today are not as they once were. Learn about the current trends and how to select a discrete ERP system for your needs.

traceable standards  s Discrete ERP Landscape: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions Originally published - September 27, 2006 The face of today's manufacturing industry is no longer what it was five or 10 years ago. Consumer demand has driven change in the industry as well as to the technology used when producing goods. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have matched these trends, and as a result, compliance, lean manufacturing methods, and supply chain concepts have been incorporated into the manufacturing Read More

Microsoft Introduces New Consumer Electronics-Plus Era


Don't expect to see this all happen in the year 2000, much software development must occur and standards must be decided upon prior to generic consumer electronic integration.

traceable standards  Introduces New Consumer Electronics-Plus Era Event Summary LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote address at CES 2000 International, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT - news) Chairman and CEO Bill Gates demonstrated a new era in consumer electronics that will give consumers personalized, convenient access to their favorite music, news, entertainment, family photos, personal calendars and e-mail through an array of consumer electronics including televisions, telephones, home and car stereos, an Read More