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Mobile Application Momentum
With the boom in sales of smart mobile handsets, the opportunity for developing and selling mobile applications is ever more appealing. But the market is

types of mobile computing  finely honed if different types of target markets and customer types have been identified. Here the Q-Mass can be applied to one application but with each target demographic or segment assessed against the criteria. For some price will be more important, for others the social connection and so on . In this way, those involved in the marketing of mobile applications can identify unseen weak spots and previously unidentified opportunities, and adapt their market appropriately. It might also lead them to

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 7th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS AND GO-LIVESLos Angeles County selects SAS to provide analytics services and applications Industry tags: BI/business analytics "Los Angeles County will use SAS predictive analytics and data mining solutions as well as SAS BI solutions to fight organized fraud within the Department of Public and Social Services. Uncovering more than 200 probable fraud cases = BI and business

types of mobile computing  make publishing these common types of content easier. —Josh Chalifour, TEC's Director of Knowledge Services Download a free, in-depth report profiling MODX Evaluate MODX in TEC Advisor by clicking here Buy a detailed report on MODX functionality by clicking here Read MODX's blog post about its latest release Hannon Hill releases new version of its content management system Industry tags: cross-industry Hannon Hill has announced the latest version of its content management system, Cascade Server. This Read More

AribaLIVE 2012 - Cloud B2B Commerce Coming of Age


After a hiatus of several years, the stars and planets were again aligned for me to be able to attend the AribaLIVE conference in early April 2012. And boy, what a difference several years can make! The last time I attended, in the mid-2000s, Ariba was behind its worst times of the early 2000s and the dotcom "boom and crash." For those that are not sure what I am talking about, in the early 2000s,

types of mobile computing  portals, EDI protocols, invoice types, or payment terms. Everything is done for us in the background.  Buying and payment processes are simple enough for the casual user to employ without cumbersome instructions and guidance, and Amazon gathers intelligence from the communities to make recommendations to consumers in the future. In a similar fashion, when users go to Ariba Network they are tapping into their own supply base as well as a community of more than 700,000 other qualified suppliers. As Read More

Don’t Forget to Factor In Mobile ERP When Selecting a New ERP System


A 2011 study of mid-market manufacturers sought to understand the nature of demand for mobile access to enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other enterprise software. This study surveyed over 200 executives, all of whom reported involvement in software selection at manufacturing companies with more than $100 million (USD) in revenue. Read this article to learn about the current state of mobile ERP for mid-market manufacturers.

types of mobile computing  a mobile device, the types of mobile applications and interfaces they were most interested in and the degree to which mobile ERP will change the way we work. Among the key findings: Manufacturing professionals view the mobile interface as an important consideration in enterprise software selection. Few respondents currently rate access to enterprise software from their mobile device highly, and many have no access today. As expected, the mobile interface is more important to respondents who regularly Read More

The Greening of SaaS


Traditionally, the advantage of software as a service (SaaS) is that it reduces the costs involved in installing, deploying, and supporting stand-alone software. But recent “green” initiatives have shed light on another benefit: with no hardware to purchase or software to run, SaaS applications require less energy than their on-premise counterparts. Learn how your company can benefit from the “greening” of SaaS.

types of mobile computing  smartphones), this extends the types of platforms that users can put to work. Outside the platform on which the browser runs, however, the rest of the hardware involved in SaaS services and software delivery is the service provider's responsibility, not the customer's. This means the provider must follow careful, safe disposal of systems and other forms of electronic waste during its usual hardware replacement and transition lifecycles. Green is a growth market When an organization decides to adopt a Read More

Forecasting Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades


For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both capital and operating expenses—exploit economies of scale when deploying servers in volume. Saving power, cooling, and space by more than 25 percent, the blade advantage is particularly relevant for servers working in conjunction with storage area networks (SANs).

types of mobile computing  Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both capital and operating expenses—exploit economies of scale when deploying servers in volume. Saving power, cooling, and space by more than 25 percent, the blade advantage is particularly relevant for servers working in conjunction with storage area networks (SANs). Read More

App Development in a Mobile World: A CIO Handbook


As a senior stakeholder driving mobile initiatives in your organization, you may be lost in a sea of technologies and claims from vendors promising rapid delivery of applications to your employees, customers, and partners. To help explain some of the topics you will need to be aware of, and to separate the must-haves from the nice-to-haves, SAP has developed a reference guide for applying a mobile strategy in the context of application architectures, best practices, and available resources. Know how to develop, deploy, maintain your mobile apps and create an effective mobile strategy for your organization.

types of mobile computing  Development in a Mobile World: A CIO Handbook As a senior stakeholder driving mobile initiatives in your organization, you may be lost in a sea of technologies and claims from vendors promising rapid delivery of applications to your employees, customers, and partners. To help explain some of the topics you will need to be aware of, and to separate the must-haves from the nice-to-haves, SAP has developed a reference guide for applying a mobile strategy in the context of application architectures, best Read More

The Value of Measuring End-User Experience from a Global Point of Presence


As businesses expand to different geographies and markets, they develop new types of online tools and services to ensure growth. As end users interacts with these tools, it becomes critical to gain insight into the end-user experience. This white paper discusses the need to measure end-user experience from a global perspective and also how Site24x7 can help organizations achieve optimal level of quality end-user experience.

types of mobile computing  markets, they develop new types of online tools and services to ensure growth. As end users interacts with these tools, it becomes critical to gain insight into the end-user experience. This white paper discusses the need to measure end-user experience from a global perspective and also how Site24x7 can help organizations achieve optimal level of quality end-user experience. Read More

Targeted Mobile Promotions: An Insight into the Usage of Mobile Coupons in the Aviation Industry


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types of mobile computing  Mobile Promotions: An Insight into the Usage of Mobile Coupons in the Aviation Industry With increasing adoption of smart phones and availability of services, consumers are looking at new ways of leveraging smart phone capabilities. SmartAssist is an end-to-end solution for Airlines that can efficiently manage mobile coupons and redemptions on a customer’s smart phone. The solution leverages the power of location-based services and Near Field Communication (NFC), all packaged together on a sleek Read More

The 'Joy' Of Enterprise Systems Implementations Part 3: Causes of Failures


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Market Report: Mobile HCM


TEC recently asked end users all about their mobile HCM needs, usage, and challenges, and then asked vendors about their mobile HCM offerings and target markets. We discovered that while most participants in our survey either currently use mobile HCM technology or are considering doing so in the future, end users seem to be taking advantage of HCM mobile capabilities to complete well-known routines rather than explore new possibilities such as HR analytics. Read TEC's mobile HCM market report to find out more results of the survey and get HCM analyst Raluca Druta's take on mobile employees and how mobility fits in with HR practices.

types of mobile computing  Report: Mobile HCM TEC recently asked end users all about their mobile HCM needs, usage, and challenges, and then asked vendors about their mobile HCM offerings and target markets. We discovered that while most participants in our survey either currently use mobile HCM technology or are considering doing so in the future, end users seem to be taking advantage of HCM mobile capabilities to complete well-known routines rather than explore new possibilities such as HR analytics. Read TEC's mobile HCM Read More

Securing Mobile Apps in a BYOD World


The next wave of exploiting the power of mobile devices involves the apps that run on them. Increasingly, enterprise IT organizations will be under pressure to build or purchase mobile apps that meet the requirements of enterprise employees and business units. Firms will need security that can span multiple devices and heterogeneous IT systems and provides protection for the devices and their data. For most organizations, a scarcity of resources for mobile app development and the lack of mobile security expertise can prevent an adequate IT response to this challenge. Read this white paper to learn more about mobile security solutions and how to meet today's mobile app demands and challenges.

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the largest Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner in Southern California. Since 1986 Collins Computing's award-winning team has been helping companies sharpen their competitive edge with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP software. Centrally located in Orange County, CA we regularly service all of Southern California.

types of mobile computing  Computing the largest Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner in Southern California. Since 1986 Collins Computing's award-winning team has been helping companies sharpen their competitive edge with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP software. Centrally located in Orange County, CA we regularly service all of Southern California. Read More

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