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Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America
By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than

academic superstore  a number of consultants, academic experts and retail association executives who work and talk with small independent retailers every day. They identified a number of broad industry trends and specific challenges faced by independents. They also spoke about potential opportunities that can be realized if small independents take advantage of their strengths, recognize the inherent limitations of their larger competitors and position themselves in a differentiated way. There were a number of broad,

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Nanjing MacroSource Information Technologies


Nanjing MacroSource Information Technologies Co., Ltd. is a high-tech provider of embedded system solutions. Its Research and Development (R&D) team consists of professors from well-known academic institutes, experienced professionals returning from overseas studies, and recognized experts from Silicon Valley, specializing in software design, hardware design, chip development, and organization structuring. They boast technical strength and rich experience in development, and have worked with such leading enterprises as Simens, Samsung Electronics, Hitachi, Omron, Haier, Shinco, and Genistech.

academic superstore  of professors from well-known academic institutes, experienced professionals returning from overseas studies, and recognized experts from Silicon Valley, specializing in software design, hardware design, chip development, and organization structuring. They boast technical strength and rich experience in development, and have worked with such leading enterprises as Simens, Samsung Electronics, Hitachi, Omron, Haier, Shinco, and Genistech. Read More

What if Companies Could Use Science to Align Prices to Market and Maximize Margins?


Zilliant, a data-driven, price management software provider, aims to enable business-to-business companies to optimize revenue and margins through decision support and automation software that delivers more effective discount guidelines, in-depth price analytics, intelligent deal management, and successful price promotions.

academic superstore  coverage in leading business, academic, and consulting circles that highlight how analytical math and science capabilities have become competitive necessities, as firms seek to optimize business processes and decision making. Namely, in recent months, BusinessWeek , Harvard Business Review , and McKinsey & Co . have all published articles on this trend, citing examples of how innovative companies are marrying sophisticated analytical techniques with their enterprise data to realize untapped, significant Read More

Chromebooks and BYOD Success in Education


Today's educators and school IT staff face a dynamic environment of exploding content sources and education applications. This white paper examines the challenges that IT professionals face in academic environments and discusses the ways in which Chromebooks directly address those challenges. It also presents a case study of one of the school districts that have begun transitioning from PCs to Chromebooks. Read more.

academic superstore  IT professionals face in academic environments and discusses the ways in which Chromebooks directly address those challenges. It also presents a case study of one of the school districts that have begun transitioning from PCs to Chromebooks. Read more. Read More

Are You Ready for Enterprise Feedback Management?


Enterprise feedback management (EFM) is the process of systematically collecting, analyzing, consolidating, and using all sources of feedback to improve your company and your overall profitability. EFM includes not only aggregating feedback from multiple stakeholders, across multiple channels, but also getting real-time, actionable information to where it’s relevant in the company. Learn more about implementing EFM.

academic superstore  frequent teacher/speaker at trade, academic, and professional gatherings. Mindshare's business monitoring tools help companies improve operational excellence and minimize customer attrition through personal customer involvement. Mindshare's proprietary survey technology captures the voice of the customer in real-time and immediately transforms it into actionable intelligence through powerful and incisive enterprise reporting. As a hosted system, Mindshare is affordable and flexible, with surveys and Read More

Vistagy Joins the Siemens PLM Family of Products


Siemens recently closed the acquisition of Vistagy, incorporating it into Siemens PLM Software. Vistagy is a provider of specialized engineering solutions including applications for design and manufacture of advanced composite materials. Composite materials are made of two or more constituent materials that when mixed retain distinct properties. The composite is generally designed to achieve a

academic superstore  ” and collaborates with academic institutions such as the Dresden University of Technology, University of Delaware Center for Composite Materials, University of Massachusetts Wind Energy Center and Wind Technology Testing Center, National Institute for Aviation Research, and University of Texas at Arlington. Who Benefits Everyone: Siemens increases its presence in the fast-growing composite engineering market and can now provide complete solutions for this market, Vistagy benefits from the Siemens Read More

ERP Systems Buyer’s Guide


The implementation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to automate business processes is a strategic investment. Buying the right system and choosing the best vendor for you are critical to a successful ERP implementation. As a decision maker, you need to quickly identify your ERP requirements, effectively communicate these needs to vendors, and successfully compare various product alternatives. Learn how.

academic superstore  companies, government bodies, and academic institutions are the early adopters of this option, large enterprises planning to shift away from expensive ERP implementations are increasingly focusing on this option. However, the downside of the SaaS solution is that it tends to be less flexible in terms of customization. The problem with SAAS is the level of flexibility that is traded off compared to traditional ERP. If you have complex business requirements or something that gives your company a competitiv Read More

2006 PMI Research Conference Aims to Link Project Management Discipline with the Business Community


The 2006 PMI Research Conference was an excellent venue for gauging the direction in which project management research is heading. The presentations of the areas of portfolio management and program management confirm the rising demand for project portfolio management solutions.

academic superstore  management discipline within the academic community. The conference also acted as a platform to help revitalize PMI's waning accreditation program. Although the program has been in existence since the mid-eighties, until recent years only the University of Qubec and Western Carolina University have been accredited by the program. PMI revamped the program in 2003 under a new entity, the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management ( GACPM ). GACPM has greatly increased efforts in establishing Read More

Trunity: Introduction to an LMS/WCM Software Provider


Learning management systems (LMSs) and Web content management (WCM) systems for corporate or educational environments have a new but not untested contender. Trunity (a combination of the words truth, trust, and community) provides a platform used to collaborate on delivering a significant body of research used by educational institutions. It may be worth a further look and that’s what we at TEC

academic superstore  through the paces of academic peer review. That process is a good opportunity to take advantage of social media techniques. As content gets developed, published, and updated, it becomes a useful body of work for multiple purposes. In order to manage the content, updates, presentation, and relationships between authors and reviewers you need a software system, which is where Trunity comes in. The company has tried to make its software mimic the editorial process that large publishers would normally use. Read More

Managing Risks, Managing Measures: Decision Support Methodologies in Business Part 2 : Decision Aids


Though many academic methods exist, few actually reach the audience they need to reach because of the barrier between academic and business languages, as well as the ability to produce workable and usable tools. This article summarizes what I believe are the methodologies most used in Business, and some of the tools that are commercially available.

academic superstore  a vast list in academic circles, but the few that are widespread and used consistently in business are determined by several criteria. These include: Simplicity to use   Ease of understanding: being able to build trust   Cost/Benefit/Effort tradeoffs   Ease of implementation: turning the method into a usable tool Strangely, I do not believe that the outcomes of these methods what they actually achieve in business is likely a determining factor of their continued use. It is difficult to measure their Read More

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Now that is it publicly traded, it is poised for reaching over $400 million revenue mark in calendar 2002. Lawson has maintained significant mind and market share in the service industries sector, and is a recognized competitive force to keep the likes of PeopleSoft, Oracle and SAP on their tiptoes.

academic superstore  serves managed care systems, academic medical centers, hospitals, clinics, physician group practices, home healthcare, long-term care and other health services enterprises. Lawson solutions were devised to help healthcare organizations manage their business so they can focus on their patients, automate and streamline materials management for a better bottom line, and manage the challenges of labor shortages by helping healthcare organizations hire and retain the right employees. This is Part 2 of a Read More

Oracle Releases Mobile Updates for Its PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Suite


Oracle has released new mobile functionality for PeopleSoft Campus Solutions addressing institutional expectations to brand, customize, and extend the smartphone application for its students.  The mobile enhancements were developed using Oracle’s Continuous Delivery Model, which protects higher education institutions from disruptive major upgrades by delivering features packs that provide new

academic superstore  and e-mail notification, and academic progress monitoring. Learning processes are evolving on mobile devices as students require access to more than communication features to better manage their mobile learning. Oracle is planning to continue rolling out account administration features that allow students to integrate calendars, access account balances and financial aid information, view faculty contact information, manage checklists and notifications such as open class seats, access academic history Read More

Blackboard Presents Content Platform Supporting Multiple LMS Systems


Blackboard Inc. launched xpLor, a platform that helps educators manage content across educational platforms and institutions. xpLor is a cloud-based object repository that supports multiple learning management systems (LMS). So far, the platform supports Blackboard Learn, ANGEL, Joule from Moodlerooms and Sakai. With the xpLor content platform users can: create and store content

academic superstore  As Ray Henderson, president, academic platforms, and chief technology officer at Blackboard, states: xpLor is the first content management system built with the intention to be used in an LMS independent way. It supports content sharing at a great scale and with greater collaboration. The platform also focuses on the work the community must do to curate the content it shares. This is novel, and an important showcase of how openness is driving product development at Blackboard now and in the future. Read More

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academic superstore  as an operational perspective. Academic research and a variety of other studies have estimated that 50%–80% of deals fail to reach their projected results. Many companies that experience rapid organic growth become overwhelmed and fail to remain profitable as their infrastructure needs expand disproportionately. Few companies are agile enough to adjust their business models as fast as necessary or desirable. This SAP Executive Insight explains the challenges inherent in three common growth models and Read More

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academic superstore  White Papers and even academic studies neglect: how outsourcing and offshoring affects political relations. What happens when one country sources processes and jobs out to another? In 1750 the economic philosopher baron de Montesquieu wrote in his L'Esprit des Loi, Peace is the natural effect of trade. Since outsourcing is generally accepted as a modern-day form of trade, the practice should promote closer political ties between countries. And when countries are closer politically, they have a tendency Read More