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Human Resources: To Outsource or Not to Outsource, That Is the Question
Written By: Sherry Fox Published On: March 24 2010 As human resource outsourcing (HRO) becomes an increasingly popular option for many HR organizations, they must inform themselves about the benefits and challenges outsourcing brings. Find out why outsourcing your HR activities may or may not be right for you. Read More...
Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 2
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: March 19 2010 Part 1 of this series analyzed the phenomenon of the rise of the service economy: the increasing importance of the service sector in industrialized economies. Especially in a sluggish market, service delivered after the initial sale of a product is what can truly differentiate competitors. In fact, after-sale service is quite difficult to replicate. Thus, while durable (hard Read More...
Product Note: Aras Innovator
Written By: Yu Chen Published On: March 18 2010 Aras Innovator is the only enterprise open source solution available on the PLM market. This product note analyzes the strengths and challenges that the solution has and makes recommendations to both the vendor and potential users. Read More...
Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 1
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: March 16 2010 It is no longer breaking news to say that the US and the European Union (EU) are turning from product-based to service economies. The trend of the increasing importance of the service sector has only been accentuated by the recent (and perhaps still ongoing) subprime mortgage and financial system meltdowns, volatile stock markets, declining durable (hard) goods orders Read More...
Annoyed by ERP? You’re Not Alone.
Written By: David Clark Published On: March 12 2010 Buzzwords are annoying. High-pressure sales pitches are annoying. Your competitors are sort of annoying. And ERP? Really annoying. That’s the perspective of Tyler and Bracken King, two brothers who develop and market an online customer manager tool called Less Annoying Software. I stumbled across their software thanks to an excellent blog post recently posted by Tyler: 6 reasons Read More...
Chatting with TradeStone Software @ NRF BIG Retail Shows - Part 2
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: March 11 2010 Part 1 of this series introduced the conundrum that retailers (especially those in the areas of fashion and apparel) encounter in the realms of design, sourcing, ordering, and delivery of private label and branded goods. The article also introduced TradeStone Software and its merchandise lifecycle management (MLM) solutions that enable a number of the world's most successful Read More...
Legacy ERP Modernization: Prudence is Gold
Written By: Aleksey Osintsev Published On: March 11 2010 I am sure that after reading my previous blog post on manufacturing legacy systems many readers saw me as just another soldier of AS/400 system’s army of opponents and probably would not expect any future pro-System i/AS/400 publications. This is definitely not the case—I am not a legacy system opponent. The message I’ve been trying to deliver in my blog posts is  that a well-thought out, balanced Read More...
Social CRM is Dead, Long Live Social Media Flavored CRM
Written By: Gabriel Gheorghiu Published On: March 9 2010 Customer relationship management (CRM) is not and cannot really be social, since social means “of, relating to, or occupied with matters affecting human welfare” (definition taken from The Free Dictionary). In my opinion, CRM does not really affect human welfare, since it brings advantages only to its users and to the customers of the companies using it. In this blog post, I will explain why Read More...
Yet another Case for Industry-Specific Solutions
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: March 9 2010 Technology is changing at a breakneck pace, and is there anyone out there who will debate me on that issue? The undeniable evidence that I am getting old is the fact that I got my engineering degree in the late 1980s. Imagine how much easier my studies would have been then had only the Internet, word processors, Wikipedia, presentation software, multimedia products, etc Read More...
Accounting Software Selection Challenge #3: Microsoft vs. Infor (Difficulty = Basic)
Written By: David Clark Published On: March 5 2010 I just want to make a quick point to address a popular software selection misconception. Here’s the misconception:  “The best accounting package for my business is the software that supports the most comprehensive breadth of accounting functionality.” And below are a couple of graphics from TEC Advisor (based on a hypothetical accounting software selection project) that show why this Read More...
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