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IBM Cognos Express: Easy BI?
Written By: Jorge Garcia Published On: September 15 2009 On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients. The name of the new product is Cognos Express, and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software Read More...
CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM
Written By: Gabriel Gheorghiu Published On: September 15 2009 A couple of weeks ago, I published a blog post called Customer Relationship Manufacturing. In this blog post, I described the symbiosis between the sales and production departments within a manufacturing company, mentioned some customer relationship management (CRM) vendors that seem to have adapted their products for the manufacturing industry, and I also promised I would get back to you with Read More...
PLM Road Map 2009: What to Expect?
Written By: Yu Chen Published On: September 11 2009 I went through the agenda of the PLM Road Map 2009 (September 22 and 23, in Detroit, Michigan [US]) when I submitted my attendance preferences to conference organizer Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA). Looking at the agenda, I’m convinced that the two-day event is well structured to cover critical issues in the product lifecycle management (PLM) field and to apprehend the future Read More...
Five Steps to Business Intelligence Project Success
Written By: Lyndsay Wise Published On: September 11 2009 Many business intelligence (BI) projects fall short of expectations. Unless organizations implement a methodology and benchmark the success other organizations have experienced, BI implementations may fail to provide the desired results. This article identifies five steps organizations should take when implementing BI solutions. Read More...
Customer Data Integration: A Primer
Written By: Lyndsay Wise Published On: September 11 2009 Customer data integration (CDI) involves consolidation of customer information for a centralized view of the customer experience. Implementing CDI within a customer relationship management initiative can help provide organizations with a successful framework to manage data on a continuous basis. Read More...
Using Predictive Analytics within Business Intelligence: A Primer
Written By: TEC Analysts Published On: September 11 2009 What are predictive analytics, and how are they used within business intelligence applications and for business performance management? Read More...
APICS 2009 Webcast Session 3: Lean for Materials Managers
Written By: Khudsiya Quadri Published On: September 9 2009 In the forthcoming 2009 APICS International Conference and Expo, many educational tracks will be covered by industry leaders, and lean is one of them. Since we are in a global economic crisis where every manufacturer, supplier, and producer is trying to reduce cost and minimize waste while increasing production or throughput, I am particularly interested in the “lean” educational track to hear Read More...
Mega-Vendors Warming Up to the Cloud - Part 4
Written By: Predrag Jakovljevic Published On: September 9 2009 Part 1 of this blog series depicted the three evolutionary phases (or waves) of software as a service (SaaS) and cloud computing adoption. The post ended with some glimpses into the future and the likely implications for SaaS users. Part 2 then explored the apparent opportunities and accompanying challenges (and painstaking soul-searching exercises) that SaaS aspirants face in their endeavors Read More...
Getting It Right: ERP Solutions for Mixed-mode Manufacturers
Written By: Alexander Hankewicz Published On: September 9 2009 Falling somewhere between discrete and process manufacturing, mixed-mode manufacturers haven’t always been well served by traditional discrete or process enterprise resource planning solutions. But that’s changing now, as mixed-mode manufacturers finally have access to solutions that truly address their needs. Read More...
Deacom Certification at a Glance: A Prelude to the Certification Report
Written By: Gabriel Gheorghiu Published On: September 8 2009 We recently certified Deacom Integrated Accounting and ERP Software v 10.4. Before sharing my impressions of Deacom’s product, I would like to briefly describe the certification process so you can better understand how it works. The Process: It all starts with a request for information (RFI) file, which is a hierarchical list of system features and functions that the vendor completes by Read More...
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