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A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends
A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the

open source bom management  process applications powered by open source software and infrastructure such as Linux operating system (OS), PostgreSQL database, and Qt , a C++ graphical user interface (GUI) development framework from Trolltech , a Norwegian software company. Before delving into xTuple's answers to our questions, some background on xTuple and OpenMFG is in order. The vendor is a relative newcomer in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) arena; it was founded in 2002 (as OpenMFG) by its current president and chief

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The Best-kept Secret in the Product Lifecycle Management Mid-market


The name Omnify Software may hardly come to mind when one thinks of the product lifecycle management (PLM) leaders, but that might change down the track

open source bom management  user interface (UI) and open technology platform. (Source: PLM Survey Results Show a Need for More Efficient Engineering Change, Bill of Material, and Compliance Management. ) Indeed, Omnify is one of those rare software companies that quietly offers customers the best choice for functionality within a reasonable budget. Some customers are even gushing about how much they have been able to accomplish at a mere fraction of the cost of other PLM systems. They regard Omnify as accurate, reliable, Read More

Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then went into the philosophical and functional differences (if any) between the “spend management” and "supplier relationship management (SRM)" monikers. Further discussion was about what exact functional parts of this software category small

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Supply Chain Management Systems for Service and Replacement Parts: Players, Benefits, and User Recommendations


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Dealing with Global Trade Management Complexity


To optimally complete the global trade cycle, a business must automate, track, and provide visibility to the entire global trade management process to optimize its supply and distribution chains.

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Program Management Office: A Term Not Fully Understood


The term program management office (PMO) has been around for some time. Its core concepts, methods, and benefits have remained constant, while resources and tools have changed somewhat over the years. But not understanding what a program office is and when it should be leveraged is a common pitfall and reason for failure. Find out more about the program office, and its roles, processes, and responsibilities.

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Portfolio Management


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Systems Monitoring and Management: Vendor Evaluation Checklist


This systems’ monitoring and management vendor evaluation checklist from Uptime Software is designed to help IT managers and administrators as they search for the right solution. It is intended to be a generic list that can be updated, expanded, and customized depending on your exact requirements. You are welcome to edit and modify each of the items as you see fit.

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Business Process Management as a Blueprint for Mobile Workforce Management


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Asset Management


Asset management is crucial for businesses that wish to keep costs down while running an efficient service. Waer Systems has taken its experience in controlling inventory and has applied it to the management and reservation of an organization’s assets. Waer’s cloud-based solution, WAERlinx, provides companies with the resources to systematically process operations, maintenance, and the upgrading of assets, cost-effectively.

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