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Enterprise Resource Planning Giants Eye the Shop Floor


Because production systems on the shop floor are typically not synchronized and integrated with the planning ones, there is a lack of timely and accurate information that results in disconnected business processes.

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SAPPHIRE 2014: SAP Simplifies


At SAP’s recent SAPPHIRE NOW event, two themes were clear regarding SAP’s focus in the near future—the company’s commitment to simplification, which in SAP terms means to “run simple,” and second, maybe derived from the first idea, to embrace the cloud even more. As ironically as it sounds for the German company, at times accused of doing precisely the opposite with the offering of systems too complex in many aspects, the simplification movement makes sense and accommodates what the industry certainly will require from them and other vendors in the near future.

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Informed Systems


Informed Systems, Inc. (ISI) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, is a software consulting company that specializes in the value-added reselling of Microsoft Dynamics GP, QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBase for small and mid-sized business. Our mission at ISI is to provide unparalleled support and superior implementation and training services to our customers.

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Dell Jumps Into Internet PC Arena


Dell Computer Corp. has announced that it is taking orders for its new Webpc, Dell's first product from its Web Products Group, and its first foray into the growing market of Internet appliances.

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InfusionSoft


InfusionSoft offers e-marketing software for entrepreneurs. The company seeks to help small businesses grow by automating their marketing, sales, and customer management. Infusion Software is located in Chandler, Arizona (US), and has partners representing other related technologies, including Habeas, Blue Pay, CommWeb, Moneris, SafeCharge, and USA EPay, to name a few. Infusion also offers customer relationship management (CRM) consulting services, training, and implementation, as well as toll-free customer support for North American clients and e-mail support for those outside North America. Training resources are offered through the company's interactive training environment, Infusion University (Infusion U), which allows participants the opportunity to work with other CRM users and experts. In addition, Infusion organizes an annual conference and conducts webinars to discuss industry practices.

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Dell KACE Remote Management with Intel vPro Technology


With the latest versions of Intel vPro technology, KACE Appliances offer remote management capabilities for systems that are better than ever—even when the KACE agents are not running, or the system is blue-screened, or has hardware or startup issues. This paper details how Dell KACE Appliances can be integrated with the Intel vPro technology to offer effective remote system management and recovery.

blue sapphire pendant  or the system is blue-screened, or has hardware or startup issues. This paper details how Dell KACE Appliances can be integrated with the Intel vPro technology to offer effective remote system management and recovery. Read More

Multipurpose SAP NetWeaver


The capabilities of SAP NetWeaver and its peer service-enabled platforms, which were originally transaction and integration platforms, have lately been expanded to include composition and business process-oriented capabilities, such as master data management and business process management.

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IBM Announces Netfinity 4000R Super-Thin Server


IBM to ship its 4000R server, a thin server targeted at ISPs and ASPs. The 4000R sets a new standard for CPU density, fitting two Pentium IIIs in a one-rack-unit (1U) high enclosure, and will be priced at $3,000 to $4,000.

blue sapphire pendant  have an entire Big Blue computer center, rather than a thin server from Company A, a mid-range Intel server from Company B, and a Unix server from Company C. Finally, this product raises the bar for CPU density, and we expect other companies to try to match this. However, it will be another 6-12 months before we expect those products would ship, giving IBM a big head start in the arena. Read More

Tenrox


Since 1995, Tenrox has provided on-demand software solutions for enterprise fragmentation, work projects, and regulatory scrutiny. Tenrox's solutions, with Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) 70 Type II certification, focus on best practices and work policies, regulatory compliance, and real-time reporting. The company has served over 800 organizations in 50 countries, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, First National Bank, Hydro-Québec, The Pentagon, and Wyeth. Tenrox is based in Pasadena, California (US), and has offices in Montreal and Toronto (Canada), and London (UK).

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Agresso Bucks the Slump (and Fights the “ERP Madness”) - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series revisited Agresso’s post-implementation agility capabilities as a major tenet for the vendor’s continued growth in a hostile and depressed environment. The continued organic growth has been complemented by in-house developments, acquisitions, and/or partnerships. More important, however, is the issue of whether Agresso has become a legitimate force to replace larger

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NetSuite OpenAir Now TEC Certified PPM for PSA Solution


TEC is pleased to announce that NetSuite OpenAir is now TEC Certified for product portfolio management for professional services automation (PPM for PSA) under TEC’s Project and Process Management Evaluation Center. To obtain TEC certification, NetSuite completed TEC’s detailed research questionnaire and went through a formal comprehensive demonstration of OpenAir with TEC analysts.

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SAP to Acquire Inventory Optimization Vendor SmartOps


SAP announced on Friday evening its intention to (finally) acquire SmartOps, a move much anticipated for some time. The most enduring mystery about this is not that it happened, or why, but why SAP waited so long to make the move. SmartOps had established a leading position in the inventory optimization space, and had obviously formed a very close relationship with SAP, who realized long ago

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VSI Putting Its Service Management Feelers Out


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution providers are beginning to recognize that manufacturing companies now view aftermarket service as a strategic initiative. Along these lines, several ERP firms have announced partnerships with Vertical Solutions Inc. (VSI) to extend their solutions for companies to connect back-office and service operations.

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Intentia: Stepping Out With Fashion and Style Part Three: Movex, a Case Study of Fashion Industry Software


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Blue Zebra Associates


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