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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


While smaller businesses must be attuned to what their larger customers and trading partners require, and thus consider the Microsoft Business Network (MBN) as a relatively simple and inexpensive way to support those customers' demands, MBN is only a small part of the trading relationship equation.

var it solutions providers  but defunct, while the VAR and ISV partners have had to adjust their strategies around these announcements. Since for some, particularly smaller VARs it may not always be viable to sell Microsoft business software much of the time, there might be some convert VARs itching to work with the likes of SAP or IBM, given their keen interest in the segment and possibly more generous incentives for VARs and ISVs (see IBM is Serious About SMB and Software Giants Make Courting A Small Guy Their ''Business One'' Read More

Case Study: Kempe Group


Kempe, a provider of innovative engineering solutions and services for a variety of industries, was using separate systems to manage the financial and operation aspects of the business. These systems were out of date and made accurate financial reporting almost impossible. With the help of a value-added reseller (VAR), Kepme implemented a centralized, integrated solution that stores information in real time. Learn more.

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Pronto Software, ERP Vendor


Pronto Software—Australian vendor of software meeting the needs of a range of vertical industries such as retail and food and beverage—wants to ensure it sustains profitable growth. To find partnerships with value-added resellers (VARs) in North America and in other markets, Pronto relies on Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) software industry programs. Learn about the other ways Pronto benefits from using TEC.

var it solutions providers  to 12 strategically placed VAR partners focusing on a geographical region or a specific industry segment, we think we can avoid channel conflict and foster a level of cooperation that allows our partners to leverage each others'' resources. Using TEC, these VARs can find vital leads in regions or areas that haven''t yet been explored, while VARs focusing on a vertical can provide leads in that particular industry. As an example, Pronto has two VARs in the city of Perth (Australia), and Leister says that Read More

They do it like that in the Balkans -- Select and deploy ERP, I mean (Part I)


The launch of TEC’s blog has somewhat coincided with my visit to Belgrade, Serbia (what used to be Yugoslavia and then Serbia @ Montenegro) for personal reasons. Those several days spent in my homeland in late October/early November (whereby I missed my beloved Boston Red Sox’ winning the MLB World Series ’07 Championship, darn it!) I at least used this time to also learn about the enterprise

var it solutions providers  On one hand, the variety of offerings is far from being sufficient, while on the other hand, the prospective buyers’ awareness and education about what and why they really need is not developed either. Consequently, most purchased and deployed enterprise resource planning (ERP)/accounting systems are those products that have somehow already become a brand name in the market (the so-called Coca-Cola phenomenon ). Alternatively, prospective user firms simply buy the cheapest option, regardless of the Read More

Addressing Channels and the Low-End Market


Microsoft announced plans to increase resources and provide new tools and offerings for MBS independent software vendors (ISV) and value-added resellers (VAR). These efforts are designed to accelerate the MBS Group's partner-driven vertical strategy, providing stronger opportunities for partners to align their services and solutions with their customers' specific needs. Microsoft has to be in the small business market, which is a springboard or a feeding ground for more scalable products as these businesses grow over time.

var it solutions providers  (SME) systems to accommodate varying needs across the range of company sizes and industries, with an attempt of clearer delineation and less internal competition between the products. These start with low-cost desktop'' solutions like Peachtree and ACT! , both sold primarily through retailers as well, like Microsoft Office. While nobody will dispute Microsoft''s brand equity, Best could find its consumer product equivalent in the ACT! contact management product, which has long been beloved by the Read More

Cirrus Aircraft Selects iBASEt’s Solumina


iBASEt, a provider of operations process management (OPM); manufacturing execution system and manufacturing operations management (MES/MOM); supplier quality assurance (SQA); and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) software to complex industries, has announced that Cirrus Aircraft, a recognized leader in general aviation, selected iBASEt’s flagship Solumina MES software package, to be

var it solutions providers  Aircraft Selects iBASEt’s Solumina iBASEt , a provider of operations process management (OPM); manufacturing execution system and manufacturing operations management (MES/MOM); supplier quality assurance (SQA); and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) software to complex industries, has announced that Cirrus Aircraft , a recognized leader in general aviation,  selected iBASEt’s flagship Solumina MES software package , to be implemented at its Minnesota facility.  Solumina’s Supplier Read More

Fulfillment in a Multichannel Retailing Environment: Consumer Expectations, Proven Strategies, Organizational Issues, and Technology Considerations


Implementing coherent multichannel strategies should be an urgent priority for every retailer. This paper describes a set of proven cross-channel fulfillment strategies and their benefits to consumers and merchants. It also examines some of the business processes, organizational issues and technology considerations to address when seeking management buy-in and developing a roadmap towards achieving a fully integrated cross-channel customer experience.

var it solutions providers  in a Multichannel Retailing Environment: Consumer Expectations, Proven Strategies, Organizational Issues, and Technology Considerations Implementing coherent multichannel strategies should be an urgent priority for every retailer. This paper describes a set of proven cross-channel fulfillment strategies and their benefits to consumers and merchants. It also examines some of the business processes, organizational issues and technology considerations to address when seeking management buy-in and Read More

The (Perhaps Not So Sudden) Change of CEO at Epicor


Joseph (Joe) L. Cowan has been appointed President and CEO of Epicor, a provider of enterprise software for multiple industries with 4,800 employees and 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries, surprising the market. Cowan, who brings extensive executive management experience in software and technology to Epicor, succeeds Pervez Qureshi, who is "stepping down to pursue new opportunities

var it solutions providers  has served in a variety of leadership roles at former Manugistics, EXE Technologies , and Invensys/Baan . These three companies were once market leaders who lost their innovative edge, market share, and cash, and were eventually sold to JDA Software (Manugistics) and to what is now Infor (EXE and Baan). Epicor is by far a much stronger and prosperous company than these erstwhile miserable software companies (all sold from a position of weakness and for cents on dollar). But one should not be surprised Read More

SAP Business One Marks 40,000 Customers


While some might wonder how many brand new large customers SAP might get annually for its top of the range SAP Business Suite, SAP Business One has just won its 40,000th customer. That's a fairly significant number to achieve within a decade, given that SAP's customer base totals around a quarter of a million and results from over 40 years of existence including numerous acquisitions. 4G

var it solutions providers  Business One Marks 40,000 Customers While some might wonder how many brand new large customers SAP might get annually for its top of the range SAP Business Suite ,  SAP Business One has just won its 40,000th customer . That''s a fairly significant number to achieve within a decade, given that SAP''s customer base totals around a quarter of a million and results from over 40 years of existence including numerous acquisitions. 4G Identity Solutions Pvt Ltd. , a provider of large scale biometric identity m Read More

Case Study: Hyne Timber


Hyne Timber, with over 1,000 employees and 12 wholesale outlets in eastern Australia, finds advantage in taking a long view in developing its strategy. Part of that strategy is its IT operations. PRONTO-Xi, the company’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, offers functionality for effective manufacturing, sales, and inventory management. Discover how Pronto’s ERP offers Hyne an integrated view of timber operations.

var it solutions providers  Study: Hyne Timber Hyne Timber, with over 1,000 employees and 12 wholesale outlets in eastern Australia, finds advantage in taking a long view in developing its strategy. Part of that strategy is its IT operations. PRONTO-Xi, the company’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, offers functionality for effective manufacturing, sales, and inventory management. Discover how Pronto’s ERP offers Hyne an integrated view of timber operations. Read More

Will Your Commerce Platform Support Ongoing Business Growth?


Optimizing growth amid ongoing change puts special demands on a retailer’s multichannel commerce platform, particularly since digital commerce remains at the cutting edge of retail. This white paper offers four critical capabilities for a commerce platform that can successfully “future-proof” your technology systems and your business, priming both for long-term growth.

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The Economic Benefits of an Integrated Talent Management Suite


Today, many human resources (HR) organizations find themselves with a tapestry of HR systems, many of which do not work well with each other. But many “integrated” suites—bringing together processes for recruiting, compensation, learning, and performance management—can enable a new set of talent management applications. Find out how you can develop a plan for better integration of your talent and HR management solutions.

var it solutions providers  corporations in a wide variety of talent management practices and systems), organizations with integrated talent management suites deliver between 3.5 and five times greater returns from their top 62 internal HR processes than those organizations which use standalone, unintegrated software. In fact, this research shows that organizations with standalone talent software (e.g., independent recruiting, LMS or performance management software) are not generating much better returns than those without such Read More

PROS Inc.’s New Mission-“Big Data” Sales & Marketing Apps


The first part of this report takes a close look at the expansion of PROS, Inc., a leading provider of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, first into the business-to-business (B2B) arena, and then into big data apps for sales and marketing. In this second part, we (TEC) speak to Andres Reiner, president, chief executive officer (CEO), and director of PROS, about some of the

var it solutions providers  joining PROS, Reiner held various technical and management positions in technology companies including Platinum Technology and ADAC Healthcare Information Systems . He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Houston and he attended Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management . TEC: What PROS solutions are selling best and what is the door-opening capability? AR: Our software solutions enhance business agility by enabling our customers to improve a Read More

Case Study: Air International US


Since 1996, Air International US (AIUS) has used an outsourced manufacturing strategy instead of maintaining its own facilities. For the first few years, communication between AIUS and its outsourced partners was manual, which formed a barrier preventing the company from maximizing its contract manufacturing strategy. To improve outsourcing processes, AIUS chose a change management solution with bill of materials (BOM) management and a software-as-a-service architecture. Learn more.

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Extending CRM Concepts in ERP Systems


If you're a manufacturer or distributor considering an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with an integrated customer relationship management (CRM) application, you need to find out how far the "CRM concept" really extends to other elements of the ERP system, such as order frequency, buyer habits, specific customer invoicing requirements, etc. How vendors answer the eight crucial questions in this report will tell you what you need to know.

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