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Case Study: TRI-WEST Ltd.


To lower the high cost of continuous updates as well as improve customer service and better support sales staff productivity, TRI-WEST needed to replace its static Web site with a portal solution that would serve both internal users and customers. Learn how the company worked with its chosen vendor and integration partner to build a portal solution that serves the public as well as customers and employees.

tri west ltd.  Study: TRI-WEST Ltd. To lower the high cost of continuous updates as well as improve customer service and better support sales staff productivity, TRI-WEST needed to replace its static Web site with a portal solution that would serve both internal users and customers. Learn how the company worked with its chosen vendor and integration partner to build a portal solution that serves the public as well as customers and employees. Read More

An Analysis of Trend Micro Systems - Who They Are and Where They're Going


During the first half of 1999 alone, viruses have wreaked havoc on the Internet and corporate networks, causing over 7 Billion (USD) in damages.

tri west ltd.  to virus protection is server-centric, using a top-down methodology. Trend is publicly traded in both the United States (Nasdaq: TMIC) and Japan (Japan OTC: 4704). Trend Micro boasts a Market Capitalization of $14 Billion (USD) and has been trading on the Nasdaq in the low twenties following a 3-1 stock split. Trend Micro generates over 90% of is revenues from product sales and less than 10% from services. Of the 90% product sales generated by Trend, 80% is accounted for through Channel Sales with no Excl Read More

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.

tri west ltd.  We are a retailer, distributor, wholesaler, and we do a little manufacturing, says Pierre Bazinet, Certified Management Accountant, Mondou''s controller, so we have severe information needs, few of which were being met. Most J.E. Mondou stores carry the same 1,000 food SKUs but store managers can order from another 20,000 SKUs of pet accessories directly from suppliers. We had stock we couldn''t sell and no room for stock we wanted, says Bazinet. Before the system would start a new month, office Read More

Intentia’s Intents To Be More Fashionable


Intentia remains solid, with both a new product portfolio and an increase in license revenue. The company, which is unimpeded by the current economic slump, finally seems to be realizing that it needs to achieve stronger global brand recognition well beyond its esoteric apparel/fashion vertical stronghold.

tri west ltd.  increased to 16%, which contributed significantly to an operating profit of SEK 7 million (~$0.7 million). Net loss of $0.9 million, attributable mainly to acquisitions of operations in Australia, the US and Norway, was nevertheless significantly lower compared to a $14.8 million net loss from a year ago (See Figure 1). All geographic regions reportedly posted growth and higher operating earnings for the first half of 2001. Net revenue in the Americas increased by 29% to SEK 126 million (~$12 million), Read More

United Messaging Extends Global Reach ~ Opens Offices in London and Amsterdam


Having opened offices in both London and Amsterdam United Messaging is well on its way to securing a strong foothold in the messaging Application Service Provider (ASP) industry.

tri west ltd.  managed service providers,it infrastructure management,facility management services,voip service,it asset management,computer service contract,network management Read More

Easy ERP: A Challenge to Conventional Thinking


There is a new paradigm when it comes to evaluating ERP systems. With little difference between industry players' solutions, the key is the longevity of the system, its usability, and total cost of ownership.

tri west ltd.  the days of the tech-centric pioneers. The illustration below represents the text book view of a technology life cycle with a graph that represents the transition point between the market''s technology-centric perspective of a product to a user-centric view. From The Invisible Computer by DA Norman (1998) In the book The Innovator''s Dilemma , CM Christensen explains that new technologies start out at the bottom left of the curve, delivering less than the customers require. As a result, customers demand Read More

ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing) for Industrial Automation


A multinational consulting company specializing in industrial automation was looking for a fully integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to replace its legacy system—a patchwork of point solutions.

To find the right solution, the company turned to TEC for a software evaluation and selection project.

Starting with a list of nine qualified solutions, TEC issued requests for information (RFIs) to each of the vendors. Based on the RFI responses, the company was able to compare the nine solutions and develop a shortlist of the three most promising ones for in-depth evaluation.

TEC also helped the company collect market data, and prepare scripts for a formal demonstration session—a key component of the final selection process.



tri west ltd.  for Services (Non-manufacturing) for Industrial Automation Company Profile Industry:   Business Services and Consulting Annual Revenue Range:   $10 to $50 million Company Size:   101 to 250 employees Number of Sites:   2–10 sites Approx. Num Of Users:   101–200 users Region:   Africa Asia Southeast Asia (including the Far East and Japan) Europe (east and south) Europe (west and north, including the United Kingdom) Latin America (Mexico, Central America, and South America) North America Read More

Ardent Software: Will Informix Merger Affect their Success?


With Informix’s completion of its acquisition of Ardent Software, it remains to be seen how effective this marriage will be, and whether Ardent will be allowed autonomy to continue its success in the extract/transform/load and data integration infrastructure.

tri west ltd.  ability to prevent employee attrition. Ardent commented that in addition, the acquisition by Informix provides it with access to Informix''s worldwide sales and support staffs and increased global reach. Ardent also gets to leverage Informix''s installed base, which is known to be extremely loyal. Vendor Strengths Ardent has been consistently successful in the extract/transform/load market, especially since users moved away from scripted data movement tools to a graphical user interface. Their market Read More

Now Just Where Did I Put My Search Engine?


Barraged with terms like "structured and unstructured data," "enterprise search," "federated query," and "business intelligence and analytics," corporate decision makers are awash in ambiguous and overlapping meanings. Making the distinction between metadata and data may reduce the confusion.

tri west ltd.  beyond mere size and distribution of data, by wide variations in metadata design and labeling. Varied and arbitrary vocabularies, lexical mangling, and untamed formatting dispersed between table and column names all contribute to the challenge of locating the correct metadata prior to querying, reporting on, or integrating the actual data. There are standard workarounds for this metadata search problem: (a) stay at a company long enough to become familiar with the location of everything; (b) call a Read More

Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part Two: 1990s--Enterprise Resource Planning


Integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions became synonymous with competitive advantage, particularly throughout the 1990's. Customers were demanding to have their products delivered when, where, and how they wanted them. Companies were therefore compelled to develop and embrace the philosophies of just in time (JIT) and closer supplier partnerships as a way to remain competitive.

tri west ltd.  management; and manufacturing and distribution, and thereby ensure enterprise-wide transaction system coherency. Knowing the history and evolution of ERP within the broader enterprise applications concept is essential to understanding its current use and its future developments. The following is the genesis of enterprise applications by era. By the time each functional area of a company had developed its integrated software program, the need for tightly integrating them became obvious. The next major Read More

New Chapters in the Evolutionary Journal


Recognizing that change is a constant is the first step to survival in this new economy. Identifying the changing nature of business partners—customers, suppliers, and service providers—is the second step. Finally, embracing change and developing a sustainable business strategy for a digital economy provides the final impetus for the future.

tri west ltd.  a network of manufacturing, distribution, and fulfillment entities. This new federation of enterprises'' is a sustainable model for the future. And the future is now ! Globalization—the new reality It is official—globalization is alive and well and here to stay! Actually, it has been here all along—we were all so busy with our regional issues, we failed to recognize that we have always been part of a global continuum. The expansion of global products has created a homogenous youth Read More

ERP Vendor Shootout - Redefining the “Shootout” Stereotype


I’m often asked about the “Vendor Shootout” event that appears on the TEC website and marketing calendar. While the term ‘shootout’ may conjure up images of a Wild West scenario - vigilante cowboys taking shots at each other from the shattered windows and tumbleweed strewn, empty streets of a deserted Midwest town - a group of likeminded ERP Value Added Resellers (VARs) in the mid to south East

tri west ltd.  group of manufacturing and distribution companies, all of which were in the process of evaluating ERP software and all of whom had some preconceptions as to what they would see. This is where being a 3 rd party, impartial attendee was interesting: How would these companies react to the event and the ability to watch the same scenario play out up to six times? And what would they really get out of it? After a collective nine hours of information gathering, presentations, keynote speakers and seminars, the Read More

Legal Considerations in E-commerce


Doing business on the Internet can involve some tricky legal issues. This article will help you understand the kinds of information you need to provide to your attorney to get the best possible advice on setting up your new Internet business.

tri west ltd.  West Coast Entertainment Corp. tried to use it as a domain name. Although West Coast was able to secure the domain name, a court found that because of the similarity of the businesses at issue consumers would likely be confused as to the source of the information or products provided at the moviebuff.com web site or through its related services. As a result, West Coast was unable to use that domain name. It is not enough to engage in Internet based searches of registered trademarks at the Patent and Read More

Gibson Consulting Group, for Katy Independent School District (ISD)


To select a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) turned to Gibson Consulting Group to manage the project’s complexities. Gibson partnered with TEC, taking advantage of the eBestMatch decision support system (DSS). Find out how TEC and Gibson helped Katy ISD reduce the cost and duration of the selection project, and deliver a compelling business case to stakeholders.

tri west ltd.  for Katy Independent School District (ISD) TEC provides decision support systems (DSS) that enable stakeholders to objectively identify the software products that best fit their company''s unique business and systems requirements, and that contribute most effectively to superior business performance. Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Resources Related to Case Study: Gibson Consulting Group, for Katy Independent School District (ISD) : Decision Support Systems (Wikipedia) Case Study: Gibson Read More

Oracle OpenWorld 2013-60,000 Attendees Minus 1


A Technology Event Like No Other This year’s Oracle OpenWorld was truly an impressive event. The sheer scale of the event parallels that of Oracle itself. Mark Hurd, President of Oracle, stated that with 60,000 attendees, OpenWorld 2013 was the largest single technology event ever. OpenWorld is now so large that the City of San Francisco finally agreed to completely close off Howard Street

tri west ltd.  sessions schedule is now distributed in two separate booklets. One booklet for Monday and Tuesday and one for Wednesday and Thursday. On each day there are some 450 sessions to choose from, not including the vendor exhibit spaces. The sponsor exhibition hall in Moscone South has the powerhouse exhibits from the likes of Deloitte, Fujitsu, Intel, Dell, EMC, Microsoft, CSC, and the booths of some 100 other vendors. The second exhibit hall in Moscone West was stacked with another 100 plus booths of solution Read More