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Asset Management
Enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) enable the planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset

equipment life cycle management  help managers better allocate equipment and resources, and ensure that proper and timely maintenance is carried out.

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing


Manufacturers are facing pressure from regulators and customers to document their impact on the environment, including not only the simple carbon footprint, but other gas emissions, discharges to waterways, landfills, and product life cycle impacts. How can enterprise software help?

equipment life cycle management  assets like capital manufacturing equipment and aircraft, changing environmental rules could have implications for ongoing support, maintenance and sustainment, and for spare parts and life cycle extensions of these assets. The Role of ERP It quickly becomes clear that the depth and breadth of information required to track an environmental footprint is substantial. While manufacturers might look at third-party products that purport to offer some degree of environmental management functionality, it Read More

Better Performance Management for Service Companies


It’s been my experience in the business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) fields—and I’m sure it’s true in other software areas—that one of the most difficult tasks of all is to put theory into practice. Business theories are usually not set in stone and need to be adjusted to reality, or modified to suit specific cases. This is particularly difficult in the measurement

equipment life cycle management  and protection of capital equipment. Historical data on maintenance costs and repairs helps instill confidence in purchase decisions for upgrading or replacing units. Data also can be used to demonstrate to the customer the overall service reliability, on-time response rates and agreement compliance. A service performance process works from both ends of the service cycle. Customers need to be able to evaluate their service providers, and service providers need to be able to gather information on how Read More

Dynamic Best Practices of Vulnerability Management


Vulnerability management, the discovery of vulnerabilities and assessment of the risk to the network, is a critical part of both the security and business landscape that any company’s security team needs to understand and implement for long-term success. But companies that rely totally on signature-based defenses can be helpless against many threats. Find out how to reduce risks by identifying and eliminating weaknesses.

equipment life cycle management  processes for deploying new equipment require scans for vulnerabilities after all software is installed and configured. Be alert for vulnerabilities that may be lurking in application code. It was relatively easy to find SQL servers during the SQL Slammer attack, however it was very difficult for IT departments to determine which applications had embedded the Microsoft database engine, MSDE. When old vulnerabilities recur, one possible source is application upgrades. Dynamic Best Practices Action: Read More

Who Needs Warehousing Management and How Much Thereof?


The warehouse is no longer merely a static storage facility. It now has to use virtually real-time data to closely match supply to demand, eliminate the need to hold excess inventory, and increase the flow of goods throughout the supply chain.

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Talent Management


Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning.

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Do You Need a Content Management System?


Understanding what content management means is the first step to determine how a solution will suit your company. Because of the abundance of information both inside and outside of organizations, it is crucial to harness it as an effective business asset.

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Enterprise Content Management: It Is More Than Just Web Content Management


Enterprise content management (ECM) is moving beyond web content management. To meet enterprises' needs, large vendors are introducing scaled down versions, others are integrating ECM with other systems, and all are focusing on key areas.

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Top Content Management Solutions Compared


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Value Cycle Management: A Non-Linear Approach to Supply Chain Management


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Looking Beyond Mobile Device Management to Mobile Application and Enterprise Mobility Management


The increasing possibilities that come from deploying mobile solutions in the workplace are now counterbalanced by an exponentially complex ecosystem of options that can make navigating the corporate mobile landscape challenging and risky. This executive insight examines the needs for organizations to deploy a holistic enterprise mobility management solution that goes well beyond mobile device management.

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More Than "Talent": Exploring Talent Management and Workforce Management as a Continuum


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Engineering Change Management 2.0: Better Business Decisions from Intelligent Change Management


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