In the new technology and business era, companies need advanced software to make sure that the addition of the new layer of software and functionality - business technology - is safely integrated into the existing IT enterprise systems.
Related to Business Technology: Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, Change Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Management Practices, Return on Investment (ROI), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), SAP
Continuous process simplification of inherently complex enterprise applications should be the primary goal. Apptricity believes that the primary focus for business- technology managers should be on achieving a rapid application integration and deployment to guarantee measurable return on investment (ROI). Business technology and business managers should not have to constantly recalibrate solution delivery objectives or re-scope project deliverables with reduced functionality because of finger pointing or other rationalized justifications. How can ROI be assured and achieved more rapidly? What are the major decisions faced by organizations relative to their information technology (IT) strategy, and how does this impact ROI? And why would a company choose an (application suite) versus extending in-house legacy systems?
Related to Business Technology: Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Apptricity, Information, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Kempe, a provider of innovative engineering solutions and services for a variety of industries, was using separate systems to manage the financial and operation aspects of the business. These systems were out of date and made accurate financial reporting almost impossible. With the help of a value-added reseller (VAR), Kepme implemented a centralized, integrated solution that stores information in real time. Learn more.
Related to Business Technology: Accounting and Financial Management, Data Management and Analysis, Distribution and Warehousing, Operations Planning, Project Management, Software Selection, DynamicFit Business Solutions, Manufacturing
Consumer electronics companies of any size must deliver superior customer service, optimize performance, and design agile supply networks. When using business software to deal with these challenges, growing electronics companies face the same issues as larger companies, but also have concerns about cost and implementation speed. Learn how a new class of scalable solutions can meet the needs of electronics manufacturers.
Related to Business Technology: Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Software Configuration Management (SCM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Oracle, Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Many business owners and managers wonder how to maintain visibility and control in order to keep ahead of the competition, focus on customers, and adapt to market changes. Are you worried your company will lose its competitive edge as it grows, because of an outmoded IT landscape? Keep your IT requirements simple and meet your company goals, with an on-demand solution that integrates support for all business activities.
Related to Business Technology: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Business Process Compliance, Data Management and Analysis, Product Data Management (PDM), Training and Development, SAP
When Naghi Group?s annual revenue began to soar, it realized that running core business operations on multiple systems was no longer feasible; its current solution lacked the integration capabilities necessary to communicate with its distribution and manufacturing departments. After only a few months since integrating VAI?s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Naghi has already realized its many benefits.
Related to Business Technology: Accounting and Financial Management, Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), Asset Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Demand Management, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Accounting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Manufacturing Management, Process Control (HMI-SCADA), Process Manufacturing, Production and Supply Planning, Technology Tools and Methods, VAI, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing
By automating and optimizing business processes, companies gain the efficiency, clarity, and flexibility they need to support the creative development of products and services. Employees in such an environment spend less time on mundane business tasks, focusing instead on generating new ideas and innovative products. Learn how integrated software solutions can help you invest and innovate to sustain your company?s growth.
Related to Business Technology: Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Human Resources, Performance Management, Practices and Business Issues, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Project and Process Management, SAP
While virtually all hosted customer relationship management (CRM) applications support sales force automation, marketing campaign management, and customer service, providing front-to-back-office integration has become a clear differentiator for small to medium businesses (SMBs). Read this white paper?which includes a handy table of evaluation criteria?to find out how to select the right hosted CRM software for you.
Related to Business Technology: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), NetSuite
The failure of an ERP package can be disastrous, but by understanding how to deliver a positive ROI, and by following a business process and business technology optimization strategy, companies can reduce the total cost of ERP system ownership.
Related to Business Technology: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Return on Investment (ROI), Total Cost Analysis (TCO), Patni Computer Systems Limited, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Small to medium businesses (SMBs) like yours are the lifeblood of the economy. However, you may feel you need an operational boost?one that transforms your enterprise into a customer-focused business with the ability for future growth. An integrated suite of applications can give your business processes the depth and flexibility to achieve what a collection of stand-alone applications cannot.
Related to Business Technology: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), NetSuite, Accommodation and Food Services, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting, Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, Construction, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing, Retail Trade, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade
Hospitals around the world are facing increased pressure to improve operations from multiple directions. Legal requirements, aging populations, and an ever-growing need to be service-oriented are forcing hospitals to do more with less. Hospitals could be doing more to coordinate, analyze, and use data to improve operational performance. A new generation of business intelligence (BI) tools, such as dashboards, can help.
Related to Business Technology: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Statistical Data Analysis, SAP, Health Care and Social Assistance, Hospitals
Despite significant investments in data collection and integration, few companies can redeploy accumulated data to drive business performance. To succeed, they need new business intelligence (BI) tools that can integrate and analyze huge amounts of internal and external data. Learn how such tools can help your company understand customer needs, identify trends, and use the resulting lead time to seize opportunities.
Related to Business Technology: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Competitive Analysis, Data Mart, Data Warehouse, Systems Integration, SAP
Kelly-Moore Paints, the largest employee-owned paint company in the US, was looking to consolidate all business activities into one company-wide platform. The challenge: it had only 10 months in which to complete the project?including requirements-gathering, evaluation and selection, and implementation. Find out how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped Kelly-Moore take control of its software selection project.
Related to Business Technology: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Practices and Business Issues, Technology Evaluation Centers
Managing growth is a monumental undertaking?and one that Valero Energy Corporation has mastered. But as one of the largest oil refinery companies in North America, with revenues exceeding $90 billion (USD), the company needed to find a way to fit new applications into its existing infrastructure in a quick and cost-effective manner. By switching to SAP?s NetWeaver platform, Valero saved $480,000 (USD) in the first month.
Related to Business Technology: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Networking, Outsourcing, Process Control (HMI-SCADA), SAP, Finance and Insurance, Information, Manufacturing
The opportunities are many – with dramatic strides in business technology software and hardware, IT should be contributing massively to productivity gains.
Related to Business Technology: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Location and Lot Control, Manufacturing Management, Process Simulation, Purchasing Management, Shipping and Receiving, ComActivity Australia