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   Friday September 25, 2009 | Spotlight on ERP | Vol.2 Issue 46
Sage X3 ERP Version 6: A Sneak Peek

Today's feature blog post offers you a sneak peek at soon-to-be-released Sage X3 ERP Version 6. Find out what's new and exciting in this popular midmarket enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution through the eyes of two of TEC's senior analysts.

The way user rights and securities are set can make an ERP system efficient—or turn it into a model for inefficiency. In today's second feature blog post, learn about the 10 most common mistakes to avoid when you're setting user rights and securities for your ERP system.

While many manufacturers have adopted lean production techniques, fewer are employing lean improvement methods. Today's feature white paper will introduce you to the background, benefits, and approaches to lean improvement—and why lean improvement tactics can provide large returns with little upfront investment.

Read the feature blog post: Sage ERP X3 Version 6: A Sneak Peek

Read the second feature blog post: 10 Common Mistakes You May Be Making When You Set User Rights and Securities

Read the white paper: Lean Operational Improvements That Last-From Islands of Improvement to Enterprise-wide Excellence

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Feature White Papers
MessageLabs | Now part of Symantec Converged Threats on the Security Landscape
EqualLogic How to Protect Your SQL Server Database
BMC Software Seven Ways ITIL Can Help You in an Economic Downturn
Cincom Systems 5 Tips to Assure a Successful ERP Implementation
Infor ERP in Manufacturing 2009: Expanding beyond Traditional Boundaries
Sage Social CRM: Customer Relationship Management in the Age of the Socially-empowered Customer
InsideCRM Call Center Buyer's Guide
Sabrix Five Things to Understand About Your Nexus Footprint
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Market News

SHS signs partnership with award-winning ERP vendor

Montreal, 21 September 2009: SHS, a leading IT consulting and software implementation services provider, has signed a vendor partnership with world-class ERP provider Pronto Software. The agreement enhances SHS's market position by introducing a new award-winning, fully integrated ERP solution to the competitive business software market.


Introducing the First Virtual PLM Bootcamp for the Consumer Products Industry

New York, NY – WYSWYG Productions is proud to present the first virtual product lifecycle management (PLM) educational event for the consumer products industry: PLM Bootcamp 09', on October 8th and 9th. With two days of jam-packed educational webinars, this event--sponsored in part by Technology Evaluation Centers--is designed to help apparel, footwear, retail, and manufacturing organizations learn best PLM practices.
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Interview Explores Pharmaceutical ERP Software Criteria for Manufacturers

Wayne, PA – Future Pharmaceuticals magazine recently released a podcast interview with Jay Deakins, president of pharmaceutical enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider Deacom, Inc., which examines the selection, implementation, and business process control benefits of using a single, fully integrated ERP system for pharmaceutical manufacturing.


The VAR Community Presents the 5th ERP Vendor Shootout: Baltimore, Maryland (US), September 24 to 25, 2009

The ERP Vendor Shootout™, hosted by the value-added reseller (VAR) community and moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers, is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for midsize enterprises to see the best enterprise software solutions in the world all in one place, all at the same time. Geared toward enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection teams and decision makers for companies with manufacturing, distribution, or project-oriented requirements, the ERP Vendor Shootout is ideal for businesses that are budgeting for ERP software or currently evaluating ERP solutions.


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9/30/2009
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10/7/2009
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10/18/2009
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