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These Are the Times of CRM Vindication and Validation - Part 1
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: January 22 2010 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 Read More...
Can Your Product Development Move Closer to Consumers Now?
Written By: Yu Chen Published On: January 21 2010 Half a year ago, I wrote about the need to include customer input in the design process in What Brings Customers Closer to Your Product Development? Recently, two pieces of Web content caught my attention and made me revisit this topic. The first one, The Path to Successful New Products, from the recent issue of McKinsey Quarterly, outlined three principles of making product development more Read More...
How to Reshape Your Supply Chain Network (and Why You Need to Do It Now)
Written By: Khudsiya Quadri Published On: January 21 2010 The landscape of the supply chain has changed drastically over the past five years. It went from local to global in manufacturing, procurement, sourcing, logistics, and customers. As such, there are some major challenges in the supply chain network: There are no boundaries within the network. There are no physical or virtual boundaries left within the supply chain. For example, the Read More...
Your CRM Selection Challenge: CDC Pivotal CRM vs. NetSuite CRM+
Written By: David Clark Published On: January 20 2010 Every now and then, I’ll examine the data from TEC’s past software selection projects, and explore the choices users have made. The information below is based on a real-life CRM selection project, but I have modified some of the data in order to respect confidentiality agreements still in place. To put myself in the user’s shoes, here’s how I answered the CRM Evaluation Center Read More...
TEC Spotlight Report: Sage Accpac ERP
Written By: David Clark Published On: January 20 2010 In this Spotlight Report, TEC's Managing Editor David Clark examines Sage Accpac ERP. Learn about the product's history and market positioning, as well as its strengths, competitors, and challenges. Also featured in this Spotlight Report: a high-level overview of Sage Accpac ERP functionality. Read More...
Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part II
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: January 19 2010 Part I of this blog series tried to analyze not only the opportunity but also the many related strings attached stemming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May, where Deltek decided to fill a market need by convening a separate Read More...
Sage SalesLogix v7.5.2: An Overview
Written By: Gabriel Gheorghiu Published On: January 15 2010 A couple of weeks ago, I viewed a webinar about Sage SalesLogix v7.5.2. I usually see a few webinars every month but I particularly liked this one. The presenter—Jason Askelson, Director of Professional Services—did a very good job at showing the highlights of the new release, providing a comparison between the previous version and the new one, giving an overview of the mobile version, and of how Read More...
PLM (Vendors) and Lean Product Development-Part 3: Siemens PLM Software
Written By: Yu Chen Published On: January 14 2010 After talking about Dassault Systèmes in Part 2 of this blog series, I’d like to move to another prominent player in the product lifecycle management (PLM) field—Siemens PLM Software. In this blog post, I will give my personal interpretations about the major relevancies between Siemens PLM’s offerings and lean product development (LPD). My first impression of Siemens PLM is the Read More...
Accelerating (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 4
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: January 14 2010 Part 1 of this blog series outlined Oracle’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering and catering enterprise applications to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The analysis then moved onto the Oracle Accelerate program, which was launched about three years ago to allow partners to sell more of smaller projects in a fixed time and price manner. Oracle Read More...
Retail Technology Experiments at Metro AG
Written By: Aleksey Osintsev Published On: January 12 2010 Last year, I had the pleasure of attending a Canadian retail conference where I was incredibly impressed by the presentation of Dr. Gerd Wolfram, the Managing Director of Metro Group Information Technology GmbH, IT service provider of the German retail giant Metro AG. Information technologies have a huge impact on retail business performance. This “magic” in IT technology was fantastic 15 to 20 Read More...
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