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ERP for Distribution: See for Yourself How the Competition Stacks Up
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is proud to announce the TEC Vendor Challenge—ERP for Distribution. The Vendor Challenge event is for distributors

star sapphire rings  product demonstrations from this all-star line-up of market players. The Vendor Challenge is a great opportunity for companies looking for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution or for companies that just want to see what the latest products have to offer. The solutions being demonstrated at the Vendor Challenge include: Epicor Prophet 21 IBS Enterprise Infor Distribution SX.e Microsoft Dynamics AX NetSuite SAP Business All-in-One VAI S2K Distribution Management All of these products are

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How to Plan and Manage in Times of Uncertainty and Volatility? Based on Reality and Facts, Duh! (Part 1)




star sapphire rings  his overpaid and under-disciplined star pitchers at the time (the latter part he did not say, but we got the implicit message). Well, perhaps his answer should have been to have some “plan-monitor-respond” (“detect-and-react” or “sense-and-respond”) mechanism (a feedback loop) in place, so as to be able to react on his feet. Jack Welch’s following quote from his “Straight From the Gut” book might come in handy here: “Business success is less a function of grandiose predictions than it Read More

SAP Innovations Infusing the Ariba Network




star sapphire rings  Innovations Infusing the Ariba Network One of the major announcement sets at the recently held joint SAPPHIRE NOW and SAP TechEd event in Madrid, Spain, November 13-16, 2012, was about SAP’s plans to infuse SAP innovations into the world's most powerful business network, Ariba Network . Through the recent combination of SAP and Ariba , close to 1 million companies are now connected to the Ariba Network—more than any other trading network. The introduction of SAP innovations in social, mobile, and Read More

The Birds, the B's and the Web


The Internet wing of media giant NBC purchased small business portal AllBusiness.com

star sapphire rings  ER's George Clooney a star and brought discussions of emergency thorectomies to the water cooler can probably do the same for AllBusiness.com. However, given that this site is a direct, and extremely strong, competitor to Microsoft's bCentral, we will have to wait to see which sites get advertised on MSNBC. User Recommendations Small business owners and entrepreneurs should watch AllBusiness.com carefully over the next six months. The site's content and money-saving offers will only become more varied Read More

A Suggested Workflow to Complement Issue Management Systems


When companies buy software tools what do they expect from them? Guided by common sense, one might think that a software tool is expected to render clunky manual methods gracefully automated. As a result, information and knowledge would be diligently arranged in databases and easily searched, found, and accessed. Let’s imagine, for instance, a customer relationship management (CRM) system and

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A Clear-cut Approach to Collections Is Essential for Profitability


In 2002, US suppliers wrote off more than $18 billion (USD) in bad checks. And the bankruptcy picture has certainly not improved since then. Companies that act quickly to secure overdue accounts are the companies that have the best chance of remaining in the black. The SYSPRO Collections Module automates debt collection, and can help address this acute need.

star sapphire rings  which accounts are overdue. Tri-Star Plastics Corp., a Shrewsbury, Mass.-based, privately owned manufacturer and distributor of plastic products, is exemplary of the methodology, or lack thereof, used to collect past due accounts. Prior to the implementation of collection software, Tri-Star's accountant would periodically run an ageing report, highlight past due accounts and make phone calls in an effort to collect. In addition to being time consuming, the methodology did not always produce results. Read More

The Real Star of Guthrie Theater


The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn., USA opened a new facility in 2006 and more than tripled in size, prompting the maintenance team to revamp operations and replace overstuffed paper repair binders with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to generate work orders and schedule preventive maintenance for nearly 350 pieces of equipment. The CMMS also captures repair data and issues historical reports. Organized maintenance and a foolproof 25-year projection on capital replacements earned the team a million-dollar matching grant award from the Kresge Foundation to establish a building reserves fund in 2010.

star sapphire rings  Real Star of Guthrie Theater The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn., USA opened a new facility in 2006 and more than tripled in size, prompting the maintenance team to revamp operations and replace overstuffed paper repair binders with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to generate work orders and schedule preventive maintenance for nearly 350 pieces of equipment. The CMMS also captures repair data and issues historical reports. Organized maintenance and a foolproof 25-year Read More

Star Soft Application


The Avançado enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help companies organize information from all departments in a rational and practical way, and avoid task duplication.    

star sapphire rings  Soft Application The Avançado enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help companies organize information from all departments in a rational and practical way, and avoid task duplication. Read More

SAP Opens The ‘Miss Congeniality’ Contest


While SAP’s determination to become enterprise applications Web Esperanto evangelist is of paramount importance to its customers and for the general market direction, one should by no means expect short-term tectonic moves.

star sapphire rings  large global enterprises should start learning the new protocols, standards and technologies in order to grasp the underlying business advantage. More comprehensive recommendations for both current and potential SAP users can be found in SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 5: Challenges and User Recommendations and in 'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: SAP AG . Read More

SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again.


Commerce One and SAP announced that Commerce One will supply the marketplace infrastructure behind the mySAP portal.

star sapphire rings  Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again. SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again. D. Geller - July 5, 2000 Event Summary SAP AG and Commerce One are joining together to build what SAP wasn't able to build alone: the mySAP.com business suite. Widely perceived as lagging behind in the development of the marketplace capabilities that were an essential part of the image of mySAP, SAP has now solved its problem by bringing Commerce One, a leader in the deployment of e-procurement marketplaces, into the picture. Read More

Oracle Claims The Worst Is Over And Turns To KISS For A Boost Part 2: The Implications


Oracle indeed remains one of the largest and the most respected (or loved to be hated) software companies, with an unbroken profitability track and a strong balance sheet. However, it is apparent that the company is running out of steam, and to attribute it solely to the slowing economy, simply will not fly.

star sapphire rings  Oracle seems to have started to lose the perception war it had won a year ago - PeopleSoft seems to have stolen the Internet mantra, IBM and Microsoft have been disputing Oracle's invincibility in the database market and have forced it to rethink its pricing strategies, while there is continued mixed perception in regard to the 11i Applications suite. In the past, Oracle has traditionally been able to deliver just enough product functionality in time to continue to sail the latest market waves. Oracle Read More

No More Visual Intelligence, Introducing SAP Lumira


SAP is undergoing a makeover with some structural changes to certain segments of its extensive software portfolio. Just before its annual SAPPHIRE conference, SAP re-baptized its Visual Intelligence product as SAP Lumira, its new data analytics offering. Maintaining the product's capabilities to analyze and visualize large amounts of data, and with a strong focus on self-service

star sapphire rings  More Visual Intelligence, Introducing SAP Lumira SAP is undergoing a makeover with some structural changes to certain segments of its extensive software portfolio. Just before its annual SAPPHIRE conference, SAP  re-baptized its Visual Intelligence product as SAP Lumira , its new data analytics offering. Maintaining the product's capabilities to analyze and visualize large amounts of data, and with a strong focus on self-service features, SAP will extend Lumira beyond the desktop to the cloud. SAP Read More

The Necessity of Data Warehousing


An explanation of the origins of data warehousing and why it is a crucial technology that allows businesses to gain competitive advantage. Issues regarding technology selection and access to historical 'legacy' data are also discussed.

star sapphire rings  is known as the star schema. A star schema consists of facts (actual business facts) and dimensions (ways of looking at the facts). One simple way to look at a star schema is that it is designed such that the maximum amount of information can be derived from the fewest number of table reads. Another way to reduce the amount of data being read is to pre-define aggregations (summaries of detail data, such as monthly total sales) within the star, since most queries ask questions like how many were sold Read More

Case Study: New Star


New Star Asset Management was looking to maximize its existing sales channels and drive more information gathering via the Web. In order to achieve its aggressive targets, it needed to find a way to make better use of the Web, while reducing costs. Since integrating a Web content management system, New Star has seen a significant drop in Web-related expenditure—with cost savings of nearly 68 percent in the first year.

star sapphire rings  Study: New Star New Star Asset Management was looking to maximize its existing sales channels and drive more information gathering via the Web. In order to achieve its aggressive targets, it needed to find a way to make better use of the Web, while reducing costs. Since integrating a Web content management system, New Star has seen a significant drop in Web-related expenditure—with cost savings of nearly 68 percent in the first year. Read More

Business Intelligence: A Guide for Midsize Companies


Business intelligence (BI) is not a new concept. What’s new is that BI tools are now accessible for midsize companies. Managers can use BI to analyze complex information to support their decision-making processes, combining data from a variety of sources to get an integrated, 360-degree view of the company. Find out how to select the right BI software, the right vendor, and the right approach to implementing BI.

star sapphire rings  powerful but easy-to-use analytics. Star Trac of Irvine, California, is a midsize manufacturer of quality physical-fitness equipment serving a global market. Like many rapidly growing companies, its data was spread across multiple silos ' making it difficult to aggregate and reconcile data to facilitate better decision making and align key objectives and business processes. Star Trac needed a product suite that offered flexible reporting, ad hoc query and analysis, interactive dashboards, and visual Read More