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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
   Friday January 1, 2010 | Vol.3 Issue 30
Headline News

Case Study: How Flakeboard Aligned Its Multisite Organization by Applying TEC's Evaluation and Selection Methodology
Technology Evaluation Centers
Flakeboard's enterprise resource planning (ERP) system could not communicate effectively amongst its global sites. To address this challenge, and to manage growth, the company worked with Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) to perform a detailed comparison of vendors' solutions. Read more about how TEC's expertise helped Flakeboard reduce the costs, risks, and time involved in the vendor selection process.
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Strategic Partners: Coming Together to Drive Decision Success
Technology Evaluation Centers
In today's business environment, companies that used to compete with each other routinely form alliances to attain their business objectives. Find out how PMOLink, a business consulting firm, managed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection project for a client by joining forces with Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). The end result: a best-match ERP system for the client—nine months ahead of schedule.
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Case Study: Corona
Technology Evaluation Centers
Following several acquisitions, Colombia-based ceramics manufacturer Corona found itself with multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to manage. To find a single ERP solution that was suitable for all of its facilities, and would integrate with its existing business software, Corona turned to Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). Learn how TEC's selection methodology helped Corona choose the right ERP software.
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Case Study: SuperPharm, Ltd.
Technology Evaluation Centers
SuperPharm, a Trinidad-based pharmacy chain, was having a problem with replenishment and risked losing customers. The problem lay in the point of sale (POS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) for distribution systems—and that users couldn't easily access the systems' functionalities. After TEC helped SuperPharm with a software evaluation, SuperPharm realized it already had the best systems for its needs. Find out why.
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Seeing the Opportunity in Asset Management
SAP
As financial resources become scarcer, maximizing return on assets (ROA) is becoming a key corporate strategy. Unfortunately, metrics governing asset performance are not always available in real time, and are often of low or mixed reliability. Improving visibility into asset performance can help management streamline processes and make better decisions that can ultimately deliver superior corporate results. Find out more.
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Case Study: PepsiCo Beverages Italia
Infor
PepsiCo Italia needed an information management system to manage and track assets it loans at no cost to clients, such as coolers and fountains. It also sought to increase operational efficiency and trace every event involving every piece of equipment during the entire asset life cycle. Learn about the integrated enterprise asset management (EAM) system PepsiCo chose to supports all equipment asset management processes.
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How to Compare the Real Cost of Accounting Software: 30 Questions to Ask Before You Sign the Contract
CAL Business Solutions
Once you decide it's time to upgrade the enterprise resource planning (ERP) for accounting system, the next question is: "How much does it cost?" However, many variables factor into the total project price—and software is only a fraction of that. Discover 16 insider tips that can help you save money, as well as 30 specific questions to ask your software vendor, so you can avoid hidden costs and understand the total quote.
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HR Analytics: Gaining Insights for the Upturn
SAP
Most enterprises have accumulated a surfeit of workforce and employee data. Only leading-edge companies are making extensive use of data to drive human capital management (HCM) decisions the way most companies use financial and marketing data to make strategic business decisions. Learn more about why—and how—you should be making fact-based workforce planning decisions that will help you survive the current recession.
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Case Study: South Coast Water District (SCWD)
Technology Evaluation Centers
To improve efficiency and reduce overall workload on financials personnel, California (US)-based utilities company South Coast Water District (SCWD) needed a new financials system with integrated human resources (HR) functionality. Find out how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped SCWD define its financial and HR requirements, evaluate its short list of solutions, and shorten the software selection process.
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Featured White Papers
Infor Mid-market Manufacturers and the New Landscape for Enterprise Resource Planning: Using Technology to Compete
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Focus Research ERP Systems Buyer's Guide
Visibility ERP Industry Consolidation: A New Trend or an Ongoing Process?
Technology Evaluation Centers State of the MES Software Marketplace
Sabrix Managing Transaction Tax Audit Risk: How to Protect Precious Cash Flow by Proactively Addressing Audits
Market News

Xchanging Deploys Cornerstone OnDemand's Talent Management Software to 8,600 Global Employees

Leading global business processing firm leverages Cornerstone's SaaS-based learning and talent management suite to realign workforce.

Santa Monica, CA -- Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. today announced that leading global business processing firm Xchanging is deploying Cornerstone's integrated talent management software suite for all employees across the company's nine global offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia Pacific. This includes solutions for learning management, compliance, employee performance management, succession planning, onboarding, and enterprise social networking.

Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Webcasts / Webinars
Title Date Time Presenter  
APICS Web-based Course: Understanding, Justifying, and Implementing an ERP System
2/23/2010
all day
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TEC Event - Looking Beyond SaaS Webcast
archived
all day
SAP Register
Live Events
Title Date Time Presenter  
TDWI World Conference
2/21/2010
all day
TDWI Register


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