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   Friday June 26, 2009 | Issue 3
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Podcast: A Project Manager's Guide to Business Performance Management
Neil Stolovitsky
As business performance management (BPM) has expanded into virtually all areas of business, project managers have been broadening their soft management skills. Learn what project managers can borrow from BPM to streamline service delivery, optimize operations, and improve customer satisfaction.
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Operational Business Intelligence and Performance Management: Key Differentiators
Lyndsay Wise
The distinction between business performance management and operational business intelligence is sometimes unclear. Many vendor offerings overlap in terms of features and functionality, making it difficult to distinguish between the two. However, there are some differences worth exploring.
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Business Performance Management Basics: An Overview of Business Performance Management and Its Benefits to the Organization
Lyndsay Wise
Business performance management (BPM) includes setting key performance indicators, using data mining to discover data patterns and using software to help drive business decisions and develop corporate strategy. For an organization, there are many benefits to implementing a BPM solution.
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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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TEC Product Certification Report: PRONTO-Xi v.670
Technology Evaluation Centers
Pronto Software's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, PRONTO-Xi v.670, 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 39-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.
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Escaping Spreadsheet Chaos to Drive Business Performance
Spreadsheets inhibit a company's ability to make real-time decisions. Prone to data entry errors, information delivery delays, and a lack of visibility, spreadsheets ultimately limit your ability to grow. While you can see your current budget, profit, or performance through Excel, you lack the ability to drill down further. Of course, it's all very well to eliminate spreadsheets, but how are you going to replace them?
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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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Manufacturing Outsourcing: 7 Common Pitfalls to Avoid
Arena Solutions
For years, outsourcing has been a way of life for many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), as they regularly offload certain activities to contract manufacturers (CMs). But despite the significant benefits that outsourcing provides, there are also risks and challenges involved that OEMs must consider. Learn about the seven common pitfalls to avoid, and how they can impact your manufacturing outsourcing success.
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Feature White Papers
SAP Business Intelligence: Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers
Qualys Web Application Security: How to Minimize Prevalent Risk of Attacks
HighJump Software The Five Sure-fire Strategies for Gaining Management Approval for WMS Projects
Infor Case Study: Quality Bicycle Products (Case Study)
WebHostingUnleashed Buyer's Guide: Managed Hosting Services
Sterling Commerce, an AT&T company B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies (Case Study)
APC by Schneider Electric 10 Errors to Avoid When Commissioning a Data Center
Inovis The Pursuit of the Perfect Order: Implementing a Multi-enterprise Business Process Platform
Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Live Events
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ERP Vendor Shootout
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APICS Training Seminar: "An Introduction to ERP"
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