Monday February 28, 2011  |  Vol.4 Issue 2  |  Web version  |  En español  |  Chinese Follow TEC Follow TEC on Twitter    TEC on Facebook    TEC's RSS Feeds
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ERP Failure: When Best Practices Meet Real Life
Technology Evaluation Centers
Why do ERP projects fail so consistently? Many explanations have been put forward through the years, but here's one that may finally unravel the mystery. In today's blog post, learn why the focus on ERP failure is fundamentally misdirected—and what must be done to finally stop ERP systems from disappointing and frustrating both management and end users alike.

Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs
Technology Evaluation Centers
A failed software implementation can cost companies millions in wasted time and money. To ensure your software selection project isn't a sorry statistic, use the right metrics to gauge your success. Time, budget, and functionality aren't enough—focus your efforts on requirements analysis and definition. Take measures to ensure your software meets your needs, and discover how to do accurate requirements analysis.
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How to Select a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) System
Technology Evaluation Centers
Mature sales and operations planning (S&OP) is more than a sales forecasting or tactical planning tool. S&OP is a decision-making mechanism for aligning strategic plans with sales, operational, and financial plans. Download this TEC executive brief for pointers on selecting an S&OP system, information about how mature S&OP processes can help tackle critical business issues, and key S&OP system capabilities to look for.
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Professional Service Strategies that Win: IT's New Role in the Cloud
Technology Evaluation Centers
Successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) deployment demands a focused examination of the professional services provided by your organization, and the most efficient infrastructure required to support them. You must provide your most important asset-your people-with effective tools that can be accessed remotely, securely, and immediately. Professional service organizations that understand this will be in a strong position to determine the best cloud-based solution for their needs.
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Professional Service Strategies that Win: Executive View of the Cloud
Technology Evaluation Centers
This report focuses on how cloud infrastructures are being used by sales and marketing, finance, and operations in professional service organizations (PSOs). It outlines the benefits of using a cloud infrastructure to manage enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other enterprise systems. With the right solutions in place, globally dispersed project teams have unlimited accessibility to secure and reliable information.
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Using BI and BPM to Address the Information Challenges of Midsize Companies
Technology Evaluation Centers
Business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) are two disciplines that become critical as companies progress through the midsize stage. BI and BPM provide key capabilities that every midsize company should have, to answer fundamental questions about performance, now and in the future. Learn how your operations are affected by specific challenges—and how a BI/BPM solution can help address them.
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TEC Product Certification Report: PTC Windchill 9.0
Kurt (Yu) Chen
Parametric Technology Corporation's (PTC's) product lifecycle management (PLM) solution, Windchill 9.0, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC's research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 28-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.
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Perspectivas de la industria
Focus Research Midmarket ERP Solutions Buyer's Guide
Sage ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible?
SAP The New Mobile Order
Plex Systems Seven Must-have ERP Features for Food Manufacturers
HighJump Software Debunking the Top Eight Myths Surrounding Small-business Warehouse Management Systems
Riverbed Technology Achieving Business Value with Network and Application Visibility CRM Buyers Guide
Technology Evaluation Centers The Best-of-class Financial Systems Strategy: An Alternative to ERP Platforms
Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Live Events
Title Date Time Presenter  
Abas International ERP Software Seminar
March 1st, all-day event
ABAS Software Register
The AIIM International Conference & Expo @ info360
all day
AIIM Register
Gartner Portals, Content & Collaboration Summit 2011
all day
Gartner Register

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