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A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP


Unencrypted communication between users’ workstations and the backend SAP servers is a significant vulnerability to your SAP environment. This can put the confidential data inside your SAP systems and your entire business activity at risk—and have a negative impact on your customers. Find out how to reduce business risks and improve audit results through encrypted communication and two-factor user authentication for SAP.

user access request  Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP Reduce Business Risk and Improve Audit Results through Secure User Access to SAP. Unauthorized access is probably the most significant vulnerability to your business-critical SAP environment. Source : SECUDE International AG Resources Related to How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP : SAP AG (Wikipedia) How to Reduce Business Risk through Secure User Access for SAP User Access is also known as : User Access Controll , User Access Read More

Identity-based NAC: Using Identity to Put the “Control” in Network Access Control


Access control is more than just checking devices for malware before admitting them to a network. Identity-based network access control (NAC) looks at the identities of users and devices, and knows what resource they are authorized to access, allowing enterprises to tightly control access, and the devices and behavior of users.

user access request  - What is the user trying to access Keep in mind that access decisions are neither one-time nor static in nature. As attributes change (strength of authentication, location, device), so should the policy. For example, a contractor can be prevented from accessing the network from his/her personal machine from their network at home during the day. But the nature of the project may require that contractor to work from home for only the next two days, which should be easily changed and enforced within the Read More

SAP NetWeaver Background, Direction, and User Recommendations


SAP is using NetWeaver to reach to the shop floor by aggregating and presenting information to users, thus empowering them to improve manufacturing performance. It is also addressing concerns about the lack of standards for interoperability between various systems.

user access request  NetWeaver. So when the user company gets NetWeaver, it will also get the mappings from SAP, and the rules about messages, which should all be one core NetWeaver-based part, allowing users to achieve interoperability without having to go out and buy the adapter from somebody else. SAP has repeatedly stated that when its customers strongly demand it to incorporate new functionality into its product suite, it is possible for the vendor to make acquisitions to meet these needs. However, this approach Read More

The Reinvention of Software Vendors and End-User Value


Application vendors are focusing on their install base as their primary source of revenue while cutting costs to provide profitability. Most vendors will tell you that they are both new account and customer oriented, and some have struck this balance. But the vast majority have been worshipping at the Wall Street idol of new accounts for so long that the reality is, they have a new account business model.

user access request  which can benefit the user community Refresh services Reinstall the software using the most current release Upgrade services Upgrade the software from one release to the next Support for prior releases For a fee, they will support back releases Flexible packaging Alternative ways to configure services and cost to best meet your needs One Vendor Who Has Made the Transition WorkWise, Inc. Both end-users and vendors can learn from a vendor who appears to have made the transition. WorkWise ( Read More

How to Access and Buy Business Management Software


For most companies, changing accounting software is a daunting challenge. Not only is transitioning the accounting function to a new software package tricky in itself, but it is usually catalyzed by one or more business challenges that are (hopefully) solved by the new system. Knowing that, how can you minimize the risks involved in selecting a new accounting application?

user access request  the market will handle multi-user scenarios easily, and be functionally more appropriate for a company that has a full-time accounting department. Customization and reporting options in these products will be more powerful than those available at the retail level, giving greater value but also requiring additional training for certain employees. Larger companies ranging up to $500 million in revenue require even more high-end accounting functionality, more stringent security options and particularly Read More

20 Practical Tips on Authentication and Access Management from Practiced Professionals


You know your organization’s need for stronger IT security can’t wait any longer. Regulatory compliance and the risk of a data breach are forcing you to implement more stringent security procedures. But password problems still consume time and money. Though the benefits of single sign-on (SSO) and strong authentication are significant, deploying an IT security solution can be daunting. Get tips on how to go about it.

user access request  Practical Tips on Authentication and Access Management from Practiced Professionals You know your organization’s need for stronger IT security can’t wait any longer. Regulatory compliance and the risk of a data breach are forcing you to implement more stringent security procedures. But password problems still consume time and money. Though the benefits of single sign-on (SSO) and strong authentication are significant, deploying an IT security solution can be daunting. Get tips on how to go about it. Read More

User Simplicity for Business Agility with Bizagi BPM Suite


Bizagi's BPM Suite is a business process management (BPM) suite with a set of distinctive capabilities for designing, developing, and delivering agile yet powerful business process management proficiency.

Bizagi covers the complete BPM process with components to model, build, and run: Bizagi Modeler, a fully BPMN process modeling environment; Bizagi Studio, an application for transforming process models into running applications and workflows; and Bizagi Engine, which executes and controls all processes automated by Bizagi Studio. Bizagi's focus on design, workflow, and security, its ability to be easily integrated with a number of third party and legacy systems, and its low-code architecture makes it an appealing solution for many companies. Read more in this spotlight report on Bizagi BPM Suite by TEC principal BI analyst Jorge Garcia.

user access request  Simplicity for Business Agility with Bizagi BPM Suite Bizagi''s BPM Suite is a business process management (BPM) suite with a set of distinctive capabilities for designing, developing, and delivering agile yet powerful business process management proficiency. Bizagi covers the complete BPM process with components to model, build, and run: Bizagi Modeler, a fully BPMN process modeling environment; Bizagi Studio, an application for transforming process models into running applications and workflows; and Read More

SAP for the Chemicals Industry: Challenges and User Recommendations


Using the SAP ERP Chemicals Packaged Solution may represent a significant advantage—but only if SAP is the right enterprise resource planning system for the prospective user company, and if the prepackaged business processes are a suitable fit.

user access request  Chemicals Industry: Challenges and User Recommendations No One Is Immune to Challenges As said many times before, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has ruled for some time in the upper tier of the chemicals kingdom, but competition in the chemicals mid-market is far from non-existent, given strong offerings from vendors such as Oracle , Ross Systems / CDC Software , Infor , 3i-Infotech , SSI-World , and SSA Global . These are only the mainstream enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors focusing on the chemicals Read More

Network Access Control (NAC): CounterACT


The number of devices in the corporate world is increasing every year. And as mobility proliferates, so does the requirement for network security solutions to protect against external attacks, as well as attacks originating inside the network perimeter. However, network access control solutions can provide organizations with the ability to automatically enforce security policies, while still maintaining user productivity.

user access request  policies, while still maintaining user productivity. Read More

A Conversation with Ability: User-focused Manufacturing ERP Software


Producing software that will essentially benefit the competition is not your everyday business decision. But that's exactly what Ability did with its Ability 585 ERP system. Download this podcast to listen to a revealing discussion with Ability's Mike Bostick and Don West. You'll find out what sets this manufacturing software apart from other systems, why its users are so pleased, and why—in Ability's words—"a rising tide floats all boats."

user access request  Conversation with Ability: User-focused Manufacturing ERP Software Producing software that will essentially benefit the competition is not your everyday business decision. But that''s exactly what Ability did with its Ability 585 ERP system. Download this podcast to listen to a revealing discussion with Ability''s Mike Bostick and Don West. You''ll find out what sets this manufacturing software apart from other systems, why its users are so pleased, and why—in Ability''s words— a rising tide floats all Read More

How Renault Improved Sales Performance with Access to Real-time Interactive Data


Renault, a leading motor vehicle manufacturer, was already equipped with many business intelligence solutions but needed a dashboard accessible at any time for a large number of users. Renault started searching for a tool that would allow its sales and marketing teams not only to access data instantaneously and independently, but also to interact with it.

user access request  a large number of users. Renault started searching for a tool that would allow its sales and marketing teams not only to access data instantaneously and independently, but also to interact with it. Read More

Case Study: Grant Thornton Extends Business Reach with Fiberlink's Policy-based Remote Access Solution




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Access Insight: Collaborative Business Intelligence at Its Best


Learn more about Access Insight—agile, collaborative, user-friendly business intelligence (BI). By integrating with core business systems, users can obtain meaningful key performance indicators (KPIs), get a true picture of the business's health, and take action where necessary. Interactive dashboards on selected data sets allow users to identify causes for concern or reasons for success.

user access request  about Access Insight—agile, collaborative, user-friendly business intelligence (BI). By integrating with core business systems, users can obtain meaningful key performance indicators (KPIs), get a true picture of the business''s health, and take action where necessary. Interactive dashboards on selected data sets allow users to identify causes for concern or reasons for success. 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.

user access request  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

Implementing Detailed User-level Auditing of UNIX and Linux Systems


UNIX and Linux systems aren’t exempt from the rigors of regulatory compliance. System logs can help you spot suspicious insider activity and contribute to more accurate compliance reports by showing which users accessed what systems, what commands they executed, and what changes they made to key files and data. Find out how centralized UNIX/Linux auditing can help you troubleshoot and reduce your risk of non-compliance.

user access request  Detailed User-level Auditing of UNIX and Linux Systems UNIX and Linux systems aren’t exempt from the rigors of regulatory compliance. System logs can help you spot suspicious insider activity and contribute to more accurate compliance reports by showing which users accessed what systems, what commands they executed, and what changes they made to key files and data. Find out how centralized UNIX/Linux auditing can help you troubleshoot and reduce your risk of non-compliance. Read More