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Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 3

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Part 1 of this series analyzed the phenomenon of the service economy or the increasing importance of the service sector in industrialized economies. Especially in a sluggish market, the service delivered after the initial sale of a product is what can truly differentiate competitors. The service opportunity is also there, since after-sale service is quite difficult to

Product Note: Jaspersoft-Is It Ready for Big Enterprises?

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Entering the BI space for large companies is not a small challenge. Jaspersoft may be doing its homework to acquire more recognition and make a smooth but sure entrance into the “large scale” BI segment.

SaaS BI Provider BIME Announces Release of v1.60: Geospatial Analysis

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With the belief that business intelligence (BI) applications are sometimes too hard to use, manage, and deploy, We Are Cloud, a software provider company based in France (Oh la la!), created BIME, a software-as-a- service (SaaS) BI application. BIME’s goal is to offer a powerful tool from the cloud to make BI easy. Yes, I am talking about a SaaS BI offering. Recently, a colleague and I

Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Much More Than Meets the Eye - Part 3

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Part 1 of this series discussed the current upbeat state of affairs of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, as one of the three best-performing products within the entire Microsoft Corporation of late. In a nutshell, during 2009, the product grew notably and surpassed one million licensed users. Microsoft’s customer relationship management (CRM) offering has become attractive to companies

The Art of Learning

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There was a time when school was the place for learning. Thirty-five years ago—when I was a young girl—children went to schools where the curriculum included such basic subjects as mathematics, reading, writing, and music and the forums available to us consisted of text books, encyclopedias, and newspapers. The global introduction to the personal computer (PC)—as early as the mid 1980’s—gave us
  • Written By: Sherry Fox
  • Published On: March 25 2010

Human Resources: To Outsource or Not to Outsource, That Is the Question

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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.
  • Written By: Sherry Fox
  • Published On: March 24 2010

Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 2

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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

Product Note: Aras Innovator

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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.
  • Written By: Yu Chen
  • Published On: March 18 2010

Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 1

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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

Annoyed by ERP? You’re Not Alone.

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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
  • Written By: David Clark
  • Published On: March 12 2010
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