TEC Industry Reports

These reports feature original research from TEC analysts. They cover a wide variety of topics related to selecting and using enterprise software. They also examine general and industry-specific trends, developments, and issues.

TEC 2012 CRM Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Customer Relationship Management Software

  • Source:
New research from TEC shows that interest in customer relationship management (CRM) solutions is surging among small businesses. This report is based on aggregate data collected from more than 4,000 completed comparisons of CRM software performed using TEC Advisor. To find out about what companies are looking for in CRM solutions, download the full report.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: October 2012

Laserfiche, a Brief on its Enterprise Content Management Solution for 2012 and v9

  • Source:
Over the years, Laserfiche, the California-based vendor, has expanded from the records management space to enterprise-class enterprise content management (ECM) software. In this TEC Report, TEC director of knowledge services Josh Chalifour reviews three different use cases for Laserfiche’s ECM product and details how the product’s functionality (especially with respect to version 9) can help companies address their content as well as business process management problems.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: October 2012

Transforming Asset-intensive Industries with Mobility

  • Source:
Asset-intensive industries have a major challenge in adapting to changing business paradigms, while keeping pace with new industry requirements and simultaneously ensuring sustainable operations. See how new technologies such as mobility can help these organizations develop a collaborative partnership with their customers to improve the efficiency of their services, benefiting the customer, the company, and the community at large.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: October 2012

TEC 2012 Discrete ERP Market Survey Report: What Organizations Want in Enterprise Resource Planning for Discrete Manufacturing

  • Source:
Although each organization has its own unique requirements for enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturing, it’s useful to consider what other companies are seeking in terms of features, pricing, and specific technical and methodological considerations. This report is based on aggregate data collected from almost 4,500 completed comparisons of discrete ERP software performed using TEC Advisor.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: October 2012

“Big Data” in the Age of Mass Customization and Product Proliferation

  • Source:
Many organizations struggle to make sense of their big data owing partly to product proliferation. Traditional analytics and data management tools simply do not provide visibility into the sheer number of product variants and options available as well as customer buying trends. See how Emcien’s pattern-based analytics enables analysis of customer buying patterns so that companies can improve the customer experience and increase profits.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: October 2012

Logility Connections 2012-Focus on Supply Chain X-Factors

  • Source:
In today’s fast-paced world, companies and their supply chains need to outperform their competitors and remain in business. Logility’s focus on supply chain X-factors can help them do just that. In this latest article, TEC principal analyst Predrag Jakovljevic gives a rundown of the vendor’s recent user conference and how Logility’s broad supply chain management (SCM) solution suite provides the capabilities to enhance your business.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: October 2012

CRM: Past, Present, and Future

  • Source:
Most customer relationship management (CRM) software users take for granted that they can track customers, send mailings, or assign requests to customer service representatives. Users today enjoy CRM systems that are highly accessible, both from a cost and technological point of view. But this was not always the case. TEC analyst Raluca Druta surveys the history and evolution of CRM with a view to defining the CRM of the future.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: September 2012

Vistaar Technologies Asserts its Pricing Value Proposition

  • Source:
Vistaar, a newcomer to the B2B pricing management space, is quickly asserting its powerful analytic and planning capabilities. In this TEC Report, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at the strategic approach the vendor has taken to the development of its platform and applications, and speaks with the vendor’s product management expert Usha Lyer on Vistaar’s offerings, competitive landscape, and future plans.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: September 2012

Rimini Street: Third-party ERP Support Is an Idea Whose Time Has Come

  • Source:
What has made Rimini Street a leader in the third-party enterprise software service and maintenance (S&M) cottage industry? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic offers up some reasons and speaks with Rimini Street’s senior VP Dave Rowe on the company’s winning product and service line capabilities and future moves, and gets Dave’s interesting perspective on the need for and explosive growth of third-party support.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: September 2012

The IT Manager's Guide to Mobile Apps for Lines of Business

  • Source:
Organizations worldwide are incorporating mobile devices into their arsenal of work gadgets, using devices such as smartphones for tasks ranging from checking e-mails and text messages to accessing enterprise systems. In this report, TEC research analyst Jorge Garcia examines the benefits and challenges of mobile solutions and provides guidelines for a successful mobile app deployment for the organization's lines of business.
  • Written By:
  • Published On: September 2012
Results 101 - 110 of 151
|< < ...
11 12 13 14 15 16
> >|
Interested in a better way to make software decisions?
Software Requirements Sets and Comparison Reports