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The Ten "How" Factors That Can Affect ERP TCO
itelligence, Inc
Organizations tend to focus on the "what"—that is, the vendor or the product—when determining total cost of ownership (TCO). However, it's often the "how"—that is, deployment aspects—of enterprise resource planning (ERP) that has a greater impact on determining TCO for a given organization. This research raises 10 factors to help decision-makers better determine the TCO of their ERP investments.
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Plex Systems Infrastructure: The SaaS Advantage
Plex Systems
Software as a service (SaaS) is becoming an increasingly attractive choice for manufacturers that would rather not continue to divert resources into purchases of sophisticated software systems that do not represent their core business, while adding costly IT resources. SaaS provider's IT experts handle it, while your company gets back to doing what it does best. See the infrastructure needed to sustain SaaS in manufacturing.
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SaaS is the Perfect Solution for Food and Beverage Processors
Plex Systems
Fast becoming the preferred delivery model for companies in other manufacturing industries, software as a service (SaaS) is being adopted by food and beverage processing companies using inadequate management systems. See how a SaaS-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system helps processors operate more efficiently and profitably, and enables world-class security, disaster recovery, and an expandable storage capacity.
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Managing Financial Performance: Closing the Gap Between Strategy and Execution
SAP
Best-practice performance management requires processes to run seamlessly across enterprise performance management applications. This permits the sharing of data, enabling business managers to collaborate and make better and quicker decisions that give the organization the agility it needs in today's increased uncertainty. This paper sets out how one enterprise performance management (EPM) solution delivers.
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Beating Complexity, Achieving Operational Excellence
Infor
Our global study of small and medium-sized discrete manufacturers worldwide revealed the industry is struggling with increasing complexity, global competition, rapidly changing business environments, and volatile raw materials prices. While manufacturers worldwide face similar challenges, this study clarifies how strategic initiatives and priorities vary by sector, geography, and job description.
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2011 Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Focus Research
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) automates many aspects of an organization's operations, cascading across traditional boundaries of operations, finance, manufacturing, and more. As such, changes in the ERP market can cause a ripple effect in an organization's business. In this report, five Focus experts share eight of their 2011 predictions for ERP, so you can plan your business around these changing tides and trends.
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Featured White Papers
IBM Why Performance Management? A Guide for the Midsize Organization
SAP Creating Competitive Advantage with Business Intelligence Pervasiveness
Replicon Inc. Timesheet Software For Client Billing: A Buyer's Guide
ECi Software Solutions Using Web Technology for Competitive Advantage: How Manufacturers Leverage the Web for Internal Efficiency, Enhanced Customer Service, and Increased Sales
Focus Research ERP Systems Buyer's Guide
Riverbed Technology The Changing Requirements of WAN Optimization
Intacct Corp Moving to the Cloud: Understanding the Total Cost of Ownership
Sage Core HR Systems: Flawless Execution Enabling Strategic HR Management
Webcasts / Live Events / Podcasts
Live Events
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TDWI World Conference
10/30/2011
all day
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Master Data Management
11/01/2011
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Ovum, Inc. Register
Gartner Data Center Conference
11/05/2011
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GigaOM RoadMap Conference
11/10/2011
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People-Centric IT for Real Business Results - Adapting to a Shift in Power
11/10/2011
2pm - 3pm GMT
Ovum, Inc Register
The Consumerization & Mobility Summit
11/10/2011
all day
Ovum, Inc. Register
Gartner Identity & Access Management Summit
11/14/2011
all day
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Hybrid IaaS: Coming of Age - Compute | Store | Network
11/24/2011
all day
Ovum, Inc. Register
Enterprise Collaboration
11/30/2011
all day
Ovum, Inc. Register
IT Governance and Planning
12/07/2011
all day
Ovum, Inc. Register


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