Small and medium businesses (SMBs) often don?t know how to engage and manage outsourcing initiatives. Both outsourcing provider and seeker should together address several questions when starting a project to outsource business or technology processes. What?s the cost benefit? What are the risks involved? Find out the customer and the vendor perspectives, and how to achieve cost savings and service-level improvements.
Related to Business Strategy: Asset Management, Consulting and Services, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Asset Management (ITAM), Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Outsourcing, Practices and Business Issues, Project and Process Management, Risk Management, inek
Early adopters of radio frequency identification (RFID) are beginning to look at enterprise scale solution design and integration are emerging as key focus areas. Infosys has designed an optimal RFID architecture strategy based on lessons learnt from early adopters and Infosys experience in providing real time control and data acquisition solutions in the telecom and process control industries.
Related to Business Strategy: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Infosys Technologies, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Telecommunications
To stay competitive, companies need to change?and they need to embrace change. Companies in the supply chain need to look for new and better ways of retaining their competitive edge. A key factor in successfully overcoming this challenge is your IT infrastructure. Managing out the complexity in IT systems means your IT spend will be directed towards increased productivity, not system upkeep and maintenance. Find out how.
Related to Business Strategy: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Location and Lot Control, Manufacturing Management, Process Simulation, Purchasing Management, Shipping and Receiving, ComActivity Australia
Many aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers are enjoying a competitive advantage because of early adoption of lean manufacturing tools. However, considerable differences still exist in performance among A&D companies. The best way for A&D manufacturers to achieve best-in-class performance is to use external domain expertise and enterprise resource planning (ERP) with lean-specific functionalities. Learn more.
Related to Business Strategy: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Operations Planning, SAP, Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, Machinery Manufacturing, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
Strategic implementation can have a huge impact on success in the online environment. It can mean the difference between a successful or unsuccessful launch, and can greatly affect end results in terms of usability, functionality, and impact on the bottom line. Learn more about a Web site implementation strategy that can transform business processes, maximize return on investment (ROI), and improve efficiency.
Related to Business Strategy: Design and Multimedia, Strategy, bwired
In today?s challenging economic environment, companies require effective IT executive leadership. As part of the executive team, the chief information officer (CIO) develops and executes strategies that create competitive advantages for revenue growth. But knowing which tools to use?and when and how to use them?to protect current assets is key to a CIO coach?s success. Learn more about making better IT decisions.
Related to Business Strategy: Best Practices, Change Management, Decision Making, Management Practices, Technology Tools and Methods, Estrella Partners Group LLC
But can the “do nothing” approach really pass as sound business strategy? As in the best of times, companies need to understand the nature of the pressures they face and take clear action to address them head-on.
Related to Business Strategy: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Decision Making, Strategy, SAP
name = TEC_WP; Driving Optimal Performance from Erp Systems by Clarkston Consulting --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Whether youre about to embark on a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) initiative or youre just looking for more value from your existing ERP solution, you must start with your business strategy and competitive advantage.
Related to Business Strategy: Discrete Manufacturing, Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Forecasting, Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing, Product Information Management (PIM), Production Planning, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Return on Investment (ROI), Sales Management, Technology Tools and Methods, Total Cost Analysis (TCO), Clarkston Consulting
name = TEC_WP; Customer Perspectives on the Benefits of a Collaborative Process to Deliver Software Quality by IBM --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Organizations seeking to align the software delivery process with business strategy and goals are beginning to adopt a collaborative software delivery life cycle.
Related to Business Strategy: Application Development, Development, IBM
name = TEC_WP; Twenty Successful Ementoring and Elearning Strategies in Healthcare for Increasing Revenue, Decreasing Expenses, and Eliminating Regulatory Consequences by Advance Mentoring Healthcare --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Every core business process and strategic initiative requires a human capital management (HMC) business strategy for execution; improvements made in HCM systems and processes can notably impact an organization
Related to Business Strategy: E-learning Management, Learning and Education, Advance Mentoring Healthcare, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
name = TEC_WP; Six Key Trends Changing Supply Chain Management Today: Choosing the Optimal Strategy for Your Business by Hitachi Consulting --> Email this to a friend View More Related Papers Receive White Paper Updates White Paper Description Technology and process upgrades at forward-thinking companies confirm supply chain excellence as a more widely accepted element of overall business strategy.
Related to Business Strategy: Demand Management, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Hitachi Consulting, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
For many organizations, there is a disconnect between strategy and day-to-day activities. Strategy, resources, and risks are discussed at the executive level, but day-to-day activities and performance metrics are not connected to them. As a result, organizations can measure performance, but can?t manage it. The key to breakthrough performance management is tying performance metrics, resources, and risks to strategic objectives.
Related to Business Strategy: Rocket Software, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Technology innovation continues at an incredible rate. Computing power, end user devices, networking and communication options, and software applications all offer new capabilities and options unimagined even five years ago. But the challenge remains the same as ever: how to select technology investments wisely? By following some basic guidelines, a company can help ensure its technology investments support business direction.
Related to Business Strategy: Decision Making Considerations, IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, ROI and Success Measurement, Strategy, Technology Tools and Methods, Elite Management Consulting Corporation
Business strategy execution requires the control and automation of complex processes, and the ability to quickly analyze data relevant to the enterprise. Companies have to address these processes in a responsive, flexible way. However, this cannot be achieved simply by optimizing local activities. Multiple activities from different departments must be synchronized, toward the overall goal of increasing organizational profitability.
Related to Business Strategy: Business Performance Management (BPM), Lawson Software, Manufacturing, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
However, the key to creating business value with CRM is remembering that business strategy and technology strategy are linked.
Related to Business Strategy: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Sales Force Automation (SFA), Vendor Guru, Construction, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing, Retail Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade