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TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 4) » The TEC Blog
known as procrastination. He plugs in TurtleSpice’s profile and basic requirements; 14 ERP vendors pop up on his screen. [ See Mike’s results ] [ Try it yourself ] Curious, Mike phones the number at the top of the screen. The consultant at the other end of the line has a simple message: “That’s a working list only, you understand. We can train you in a streamlined business process modeling option geared toward defining business requirements for software selection .” At 11:43 AM on Monday August
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UNIT4: The (Largely) Untold Story – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
its LINK architecture, which plugs and plays with all of the world’s leading enterprise solution providers and its real-time accounting strengths. The solution provides extensive interoperability value for companies in high-change environments that need to continually adjust technology infrastructure to support industry consolidation, geographical expansion or contraction, changing business models, etc. Favorable Change of Buyers’ Behavior Over the past 10 months, UNIT4’s executives have
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Achieving Business Intelligence (BI) in Midsize Companies
Achieving business intelligence (BI) in midsize companies. Read IT reports in relation to business intelligence. Free white paper! Like many of today’s IT decision makers, you may be considering a business intelligence (BI) solution for your midsize company. But how do you go about adding BI without disrupting your company? Without breaking the bank? Without having to add staff members with specialties you’ve never even heard of before? This paper helps answer those questions, with practical advice for bringing BI into your midsize company.
: a preinstalled machine and plugs it into your network. With a software appliance or prepackaged approach, your costs are also known fully, up front, before you make an acquisition. You can decide then if it s expensive or not, and know that the price tag is all you ll pay—because the BI solution is prepackaged and selfcontained, there s no chance for scope creep, for never-ending implementation projects, or for consultants that have been in one of your offices for longer than half your employees.
4/30/2010 3:20:00 PM
Agresso + CODA, VITA + Link (+ CODA 2go): What s the Sum? (Part 1) » The TEC Blog
for what it does: plugs disparate parts together (perhaps clumsily, but still better than what the world had before). Finally, one day when SOA is replaced by something else (the next latest-and-greatest three-letter acronym [TLA ]), once again Agresso hopes to be sitting there smiling. The company expects to just grab onto the next big thing, and be able to work side by side with it, because SOA (and any future new concepts) will sit one layer up atop VITA. Fine, I’ll give Agresso the advantage of
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Hosted PBX Buyer s Guide for Small and Medium Businesses
Hosted PBX Buyer's Guide for Small and Medium Businesses. Documents and Other Package to Use In Your Small and Medium Businesses. A hosted Internet protocol private branch exchange (IP PBX) system can provide an easy way for small to medium businesses (SMBs) to move to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and get a new range of features and capabilities. While there are several IP PBX options, hosted applications are usually quicker and cheaper to install. Discover the critical features and services your SMB needs in a new hosted phone system.
: with handfuls of wiring plugs did in old movies. Those essential features are to provide switching and connection between any two (or more) telephone users. Any system that does this automatically for telephone calls within an organization is a PBX. The reason businesses move to PBXs is to avoid requiring that every employee have a direct line to the public telephone system, each of which incurs a connection and line charge. Instead, a smaller number of lines get shared by all the users and managed by
5/29/2008 1:28:00 PM
Why Product Activation for Software Is Becoming Widespread
Get optimum efficency and productivity cocnerning Product Activation for Software.Expand your knowledge! Read this whitepaper Software vendors have used license management for many years. Older approaches, such as key-file-based licensing or dongles, do have a number of drawbacks for both the vendor and the user. Product activation solves many of these problems, so is gaining broad acceptance. Learn more about product activation and licensing management, and why modern product activation systems are superior to other techniques.
: a hardware device that plugs into the user s computer; when the application runs it checks for the presence of the dongle and will run only if it finds it. Dongles do therefore allow the user to move their license around, but only by physically relocating the dongle. With key-file-based licensing, the license limits and node-locking parameters are encrypted in a file, which is sent to the user and read by the application each time it runs. These approaches have a number of disadvantages. Dongles require
7/24/2009 4:17:00 PM
Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing
Combining process industry–oriented product lifecycle management capabilities with process manufacturing–oriented enterprise resource planning ones can help alleviate many of the challenges particular to the process manufacturers, especially in the areas of product development and regulatory compliance.
: such as tires, spark plugs, axes, chassis, carburetor, and engine block. Thus, where with discrete manufacturing one talks of parts or components, with process manufacturing one speaks of ingredients. Similarly, formulas take the place of bills of materials (BOMs), and convertible units of measure (i.e., pounds, bags, boxes, ounces, and liters) can be related to units. Thus, food, beverages, chemicals, paints, drugs, and many consumer packaged good s (CPG) are produced quite differently than their
JDA FOCUS 2012: A Real-time Cloud to Serve the “Connected Consumer”
It seems JDA Software, a leading supply chain management (SCM) solution vendor, is just a short step away from being able to manage the entire SCM process. Focused on the retail industry, JDA helps retailers satisfy “connected, always-on” consumers. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic recaps JDA FOCUS 2012, which highlighted the vendor’s aggressive move into the cloud.
: from JDA Intactix and plugs it into the 3D environment created by Red Dot Square. The product’s concept and deliverables are similar to those of Oracle Advanced Visual Technologies (AVT) and Dassault Systèmes 3DVIA Store . JDA Assortment —a merchandising solution that combines consumer purchase preferences, in-depth analytics, complete assortment lifecycle planning, and sizing and pre-pack optimization into one simple, easy-to-use workflow. The offering is a best-of-both-worlds mixture of former JDA
6/11/2012 12:05:00 PM
Mainstream Enterprise Vendors Begin to Grasp Content ManagementPart One: PCM System Attributes
Enterprises are becoming painfully aware of the need to clean up their structured data and unstructured content acts to capitalize on more important efforts like regulatory compliance, globalization, demand aggregation, and supply chain streamlining.
: a centralized hub that plugs PCM functionality and high-performance access to highly-structured product information into all enterprise initiatives, not only at the user level but also at the enterprise integration level, for plug-and-play coordination with other extended-ERP solutions, such as customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management (PLM), supplier relationship management (SRM) and supply chain management (SCM), where the vendors with broad offering like SAP or Oracle
Top 10 Concerns of Buying a VoIP Business Phone System
Buying a VoIP business phone system? Explore what you need yo know before you buy your new phone system. Download this free white paper. As more companies switch to business voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) for their telecommunications, many have learned the hard lessons of working with the wrong technology or vendor. A good business VoIP deployment will ensure no dropped calls, excellent sound quality, no latency, and perfect uptime. Learn the top 10 concerns that should drive your business VoIP vendor selection process.
: a giant battery that plugs into a wall socket and switches quickly to battery power if it senses an electrical power failure. It should be able to keep your power running for several hours, but the exact length of time will depend on your power needs. Individual UPS manufacturers will include a chart to show how long it is good for, based on a particular wattage. It is worth checking exactly how quickly it makes that switch too; it may be worth investing in one of the better quality ones to ensure a
7/9/2010 4:39:00 PM
Premise PBX Buyer’s Guide
If you've been waiting for the right PBX Buyer's Guide, you dont have to wait any longer.Download this free whitepaper. If you’re considering upgrading your traditional phone system to a premise-based private branch exchange (PBX) system, there are a few things you need to know before you start talking to vendors. Find out whether your company needs just the basic features, or if you need more advanced functions such as programmable routing and scheduling. No matter the features, a premise PBX system can help you save money—learn how.
: with handfuls of wiring plugs did that you will remember seeing in old movies. Those essential features are to provide switching and connection between any two (or more) telephone users and make sure the connection remains in place until it is ended, at which point the system properly terminates the connection. Any system that does this automatically for telephone calls within an organization is a PBX. The reason businesses move to PBXes is to avoid requiring every employee to have a direct line to the
10/15/2009 9:10:00 AM
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