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PurchasePro Acquires Stratton Warren
The $34 million digital marketplace provider is hoping to cash in on Stratton Warren's large customer base and domain expertise.

warren sapp  Acquires Stratton Warren PurchasePro Acquires Stratton Warren S. McVey - December 4, 2000 Event Summary PurchasePro recently announced it would acquire Stratton Warren, Inc., a provider of inventory management and purchasing solutions for hospitality related industries. Stratton Warren's customer base is composed of more than 50,000 suppliers that together purchase more than $5 billion each year. Vertical markets represented by the suppliers include government, foodservice, entertainment,

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i2 Adds More Verticals To Ra-b2b-it Stew

As vertical B2B marketplaces multiply like rabbits, i2 Technologies is nurturing a warren of its own. The latest addition, FreightMatrix, may prove to be the most important introduction to date.

warren sapp  Technologies is nurturing a warren of its own. Some observers estimate that today's 400 or so B2B sites will proliferate to over 10,000 over the next few years. This hardly seems to be an exaggeration considering that vendors from all areas, ERP, supply chain management, CRM, e-commerce, have discovered synergies between e-markets and their core functionalities. i2 has announced seven since introducing Rhythm eXchange Services in June 1999, a progenitor of TradeMatrix, which provides the underlying Read More

Fast-track ERP Implementation: Advice from the Field

The common perception is that top-tier enterprise software takes years to implement. This is true for more complex solutions. But other applications, when combined with effective project management by capable professionals, can be rolled out rapidly when it counts—like after a merger or acquisition. Get tips for a speedy enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, from a company that lived to tell the tale.

warren sapp  IMO, LSC, Portland Valve, Warren and Zenith, all brought into the Colfax fold through acquisition, and all currently on or in the process of being moved onto IFS Applications. According to Colfax' Senior Business Analyst Jay Michael, IFS Applications were implemented at the various companies on very tight timelines, sometimes as little as nine weeks. Initial implementation In 2002, Colfax consisted of three sites in Monroe, N.C., Columbia, Ky. And Warren, Mass. All three locations were running on Compass Read More

A Mid-Winter's Nightmare: Economic Notes for the Winter Holiday Season

The US is the largest debtor nation in the world, with the largest per capita consumption of energy, and its currency is in decline. Does that mean a decline in America's wealth and super power status? This article makes some sobering observations, predictions, and recommendations.

warren sapp  government. Insist congress re-establish Warren-Rudman and address the exploding debt! Energy policies to reduce our dependency on oil—especially foreign energy sources that take us to hostile locations, increasing pollution, and the cost of energy. Things get a bit out of control in Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream . But this story has various fairies who have super natural powers, and an author, Shakespeare, who can make the plot turn out with a happy ending. We, the people, do have power Read More

Should You Cut Back or Freeze IT Spending in a Recession?

With little doubt that the US economy is in or near recession, the big question now is whether we’re heading into a global credit freeze and financial meltdown. If the worst happens, all bets are off—we’ll be pretty much in uncharted territory. But if we do manage to escape with nothing more severe than a typical recession, what approach should you take towards IT spending? The usual

warren sapp  have a chat with Warren Buffet, America’s most successful investor, or others like him. These are people who have consistently employed this approach, and it’s helped make many of them very, very rich). Now, I’m not saying that moving in the opposite direction of the crowd is something that makes sense for every organization, nor is it a guarantee of success.  But I am saying it’s something you ought to consider. By investing in software solutions like business intelligence (BI), and business per Read More

Managing Risk through Financial Processes: Embedding Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Initiatives to automate and streamline financial processes often focus more on reducing costs than adding value. Adding the kind of value you should have in your financial processes stands at the heart of a broader initiative known as governance, risk, and compliance (GRC). Learn why embedding the components of GRC within your financial processes can help you track financial flows and alert you when things might go awry.

warren sapp  good driver. And as Warren Buffett once observed, the rear-view mirror is always clearer than the windshield. Integrating GRC into financial processes can help to keep that windshield clean and allows the company to drive into the future with confidence. Whilst every effort has been taken to verify the accuracy of this information, neither The Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd. nor the sponsor of this report can accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by any person on this white paper or any of Read More

Two Vendor Execs Discuss the Current B2B Pricing Market (and its Future)

Why are some companies still managing their prices with spreadsheets—and leaving their single most important profit lever to such inadequate if not harmful practices? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic finds out and sits down with two vendor execs to see how B2B pricing software allows companies to detect profit anomalies and take rapid pricing actions, increasing their revenues and profits and gaining business agility.

warren sapp  executive levels in organizations.  Warren Buffett’s remarks to the Financial Crisis Inquiry commission last winter were telling: “The single most important decision in evaluating a business is pricing power. If you’ve got the power to raise prices without losing business to a competitor, you’ve got a very good business. And if you have to have a prayer session before raising the price by 10 percent, then you’ve got a terrible business.” We are also beginning to see more companies Read More

An Interview with Saj-nicole Joni (Author of The Third Opinion)

The term The Third Opinion was coined by Clark Clifford, advisor and friend to many US Presidents. One thing is clear to all of us who have been observing business, politics, and life: good advice is hard to get. Ms. Joni bases The Third Opinion on the years of her advisory work with some of the world’s top executives.

warren sapp  are Bill Gates and Warren Buffet (as well as Bill Gates and Melissa Gates and Bill Gates Sr.) ChainLink: Ultimately, isn't the inner circle not just about who you are comfortable with, but about better decision and reducing risk? Saj-nicole : Here is where the concept of structural trust is so important. Structural Trust refers to: how the role of a person affects your trust. Leaders and the most important people they work with need to understand that there are three distinct aspects of trust at play in o Read More

6 Steps for Linking Corporate Strategy to the Budget

Ask any three people in an organization why they budget and you’ll get three different answers. But no one says they budget in order to direct the way in which their organization will achieve its strategic goals—the intended purpose of the budget. For budgeting to become the relevant process it was meant to be, this gap must be fixed.

warren sapp  with repeat orders. Geoff Warren will be responsible for the successful execution of this strategy. In addition to assigning properties, organizations can attach documents and links to websites and other supporting systems to each object, further clarifying the object's purpose. A flag (triangle) on the left edge of an object such as the one shown on control cost in Figure 7 indicates that there is an attachment. Once the strategies have been established, the senior management team assigns Read More

These Are the Times of CRM Vindication and Validation - Part 1

Some previous TEC blog posts have discussed the benefits (but also the inevitable caveats) of white papers, including the all-too-common vendors’ self-serving marketing fluff and buzzword verbiage, and about their (un)intended audiences. As part of my daily routine of doing research on vendors and their strategies and offerings, I’ve read a ton of white papers in the last

warren sapp  service, and other operations. Warren Wilson of Ovum puts it well in his recent research note entitled  “The Case for Enterprise Applications in a Recession” : “Without up-to-date information, salespeople may miss cross-sell and up-sell opportunities, or might not know what delivery dates they can realistically promise; service people may not know that a customer has just bought a new product and deliver consumables for the old one.” In a nutshell, fragmented customer information prevents a Read More

How to Start Down the ERP Selection Path

A decade ago, about 70 percent of major software initiatives failed, and nearly a quarter were cancelled. Today, with better data management, more flexible applications, and easier launches, there are fewer failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs. But some companies still manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Discover seven ERP selection rules to follow before you even start looking for a vendor.

warren sapp  Case Study Miljoco Corporation Warren, MI   Challenge: Based in Southeastern Michigan, Miljoco Corporation is an international manufacturer of temperature and pressure instruments used in the refrigeration, food service, commercial heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) , and processing industries. Miljoco gauges and thermometers are installed by original equipment manufacturers and mechanical contractors on products such as refrigerated cases, boilers, compressors, burners, chillers and Read More