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Customers, Not Cars, Now Drive Auto Importer’s Strategy
This report reviews how one company made the strategic decision to replace the legacy systems built to support the old organizational structure with a new system that revolves around customers, not vehicles. The new system consists of fully integrated components, with a customer relationship management (CRM)-based frontend. The technology infrastructure was crucial to the overall success of the restructuring effort.
: customer relationship management application, customer-centric infrastructure, enterprise resource planning application, sap erp application, sap crm application, integrated it infrastructure.
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American Car Makers and Bad Management » The TEC Blog
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: american, automobile, bail out, credit squeeze, Detroit, Pensions, quality, UAW, value engineering, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics
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: Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics Source: Infosys Technologies Document Type: White Paper Description: One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a collaborative allows companies to save money and streamline operations. Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics style= border-width:0px; /> comments
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How DaimlerChrysler Gained 30 Percent in Productivity with a Time and Attendance Solution
How DaimlerChrysler Gained 30 Percent in Productivity with a Time and Attendance Solution. Read White Papers and Other Software for Your Study of Productivity with a Time and Attendance Solution. DaimlerChrysler Research & Technology North America (DCRTNA) focuses on developing new technologies for the next generation of cars. It desperately needed an automated time and attendance application to replace its outdated and laborious manual system. With a Web-hosted solution, not only did DCRTNA see a 30 percent increase in productivity, but it finally regained control over management of employee time and attendance.
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What Can Manufacturers Do in a Tough Economy? – Part I » The TEC Blog
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: consumer packaged goods, cpg, i2 technologies, inventory optimization, io, jda software, Manufacturing, manugistics, master planning, SCM, sequencing, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
Summarizing PTC’s Decades of Fervent In-House Innovation (and Acquisitions) – Part 1 » The TEC Blog
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A CRM solution, to be successful, has to support cross-business processes and a number of operations within the business, from Marketing to Service, including Sales. This integration of what, historically, has been treated as very separate parts of the organization, provides the opportunity to rethink existing operational mechanisms.
: Generating Revenue from Service Generating Revenue from Service Steve Downton - July 10, 2003 Read Comments Introduction Service, generating revenue is a concept not normally considered. The normal assumption is that service, at best, can become more efficient and thereby save money and reduce costs. Applying the real concept of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) allows the possibility of a profitable service organization as not only feasible but expected. CRM is designed to provide a single view of
To Upgrade, or Not To Upgrade: That Is Not The Question—But How To Upgrade Is
Companies can easily spend hundreds of thousands of dollars implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) package. After completing this rollercoaster ride, however, companies are typically faced with the question of whether to implement the latest, greatest version of the package.
: ERP, enterprise resource planning, software upgrades, ERP upgrade, new releases, service packs, patches, ERP implementations, software maintenance, skipping releases.
Quote-to-order: New Ingredients in the Recipe for Success
Quote-to-order (Q2O) systems can address the increasing demand for personalized and customized products. Complex product specification, quoting, and ordering processes—as well as the software applications catering to those processes—can benefit from the use of the Web, collaboration tools, and lean thinking.
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: enterprise software, selling, team work, planning, marketing, communication, leadership, strategy.
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