Software vendors have used license management for many years. Older approaches, such as key-file-based licensing or dongles, do have a number of drawbacks for both the vendor and the user. Product activation solves many of these problems, so is gaining broad acceptance. Learn more about product activation and licensing management, and why modern product activation systems are superior to other techniques.
Related to Product and Service: Development, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Licensing Management, Agilis Software
As consumer demand drops, many companies are being forced to lay off staff. That might help in the short term, but those companies still have to keep operations going, reduce costs, keep profits up, and produce high-quality products?only now with far fewer people. This in-depth guide offers nine product development strategies for your company to weather this downturn and prepare for the eventual economic rebound.
Related to Product and Service: CAD/CAM System, Collaborative Product Design (CPD), Design and Project Collaboration, Modeling, Product Development and Portfolio Management (PPM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), PTC
Product activation is a popular approach for securing software licenses. However, software developers need to understand all the requirements for a capable activation system, from the license models they?ll need to support, to how to deal with the corner-case customer environments. Learn about the obvious, and not-so-obvious, issues software developers need to consider as they select a product activation system.
Related to Product and Service: Development, IT Asset Management (ITAM), License Management, Licensing Management, Agilis Software
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Related to Product and Service: Accounting and Financial Management, Contact Management (CM), Content Management, Content Management System (CMS for Web Presentation), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Marketing Automation, CrownPeak
Many companies now combine services in pre-packaged, high-value bundles to reduce customer churn rates. And these bundled services have proved to bring returns. But they also bring complexity?some major service providers may have over 150 product catalogs. Get tips on how to overcome the problems of bundling, and avoid catalog duplication in your product or service offering, with product information management (PIM).
Related to Product and Service: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), E-commerce, Electronic Catalog Management, Product Data Management, Product Information Management (PIM), Amdocs, Retail Trade
Get ratings for the overall market as well as market segments, and learn from a vendor product and service analysis.
Related to Product and Service: Enterprise Management, Executive Views, Forecasting, Network Security Monitoring, Regulatory and Compliance, Risk Management, Security, IT Security
Social networks can help you gain customer input on product and service developmentand, of course, to reinforce brand messaging.
Related to Product and Service: Channel Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, E-CRM, Marketing Automation, Strategy, Alterian
Your managers can devote their attention to finding great applicants, enhancing employee performance, and supporting the training needed for new product and service initiatives. SUSTAIN THE MOMENTUM At the heart of every business is the desire to grow. Innovation creates the products and services that customers crave and opens up markets that provide a rush of growth-sustaining profits. That entrepreneurship – business at its best.
Related to Product and Service: 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
To avoid this fate, successful industrial manufacturers are beefing up their business strategies and systems to ensure higher product and service performance levels.
Related to Product and Service: Compliance Management/Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO), Regulatory and Compliance, Risk Management, Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management, Standards and Compliance, Sage
Most companies are aware that the buying processes of the world and its buyers are changing, but many have yet to recognize the need to make changes within their own sales force. Often sales professionals don?t have the proper skills or tools needed to be successful. But by integrating the four sales process components, they?ll be able to capture information that can be used to place them high above the competition.
Related to Product and Service: Business Process Re-engineering, Channel Management, Contact Management (CM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Field Sales, Field Service Management, Sales Force Automation (SFA), Technology Tools and Methods, Microsoft, Finance and Insurance, Information, Retail Trade
?Build it and they will come? is not a strategy for e-commerce success. You wouldn?t expect a new store to bring in business without advertising and promotion, so why would you build a Web site and expect it to boost business if nobody knows it exists? E-commerce must be supported with marketing and advertising. Learn about the other nine reasons why e-commerce fails and how you can overcome these pitfalls.
Related to Product and Service: Business-to-Business Web Sales, Business-to-Consumer Web Sales, E-commerce, Strategy, Web Authoring, Web Deployment, Web Site Design, bwired
Creating a great Website depends on strategy, and the investment of time and energy in continuous improvement. Learn how techniques like search engine marketing and search engine optimization (SEM and SEO), maximizing lead generation, increasing conversions, improving customer service, and engaging target audiences can take your Website from good to great?and help you maximize return on investment (ROI).
Related to Product and Service: Customer Service and Support, Internet Enabled Real Time Support, Web Authoring, Web Site Design, bwired
Outsourcing – Part of most Business Operations Outsourcing has provided management with a powerful tool in its arsenal to control cost and enhance product and service delivery.
Related to Product and Service: Business Process Outsourcing, Contract Management, Outsourcing, Estrella Partners Group LLC
Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment, and integrated operational infrastructures. Manufacturers need to overcome challenges to demand-driven fulfillment by implementing a system that supports flexibility, openness, visibility, planning, e-commerce, collaboration, and integration where the ultimate objective is to minimize waste and optimize resources.
Related to Product and Service: E-commerce, Manufacturing Management, SYSPRO, Manufacturing
For years, manufacturers have been driven by sales forecasts and the need to maximize production efficiency at every level of operation. But in order to be successful, manufacturers must look toward adopting a lean mentality. While lean techniques are more easily applied to some manufacturing styles than others, new software tools are now able to deliver the benefits of lean to both high-mix and low-volume operations.
Related to Product and Service: Collaborative Production Management (CPM), Demand Management, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Order Management, Sales and Marketing, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Kinaxis, Apparel Manufacturing, Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing, Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing, Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing, Finance and Insurance, Food Manufacturing, Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing, Machinery Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Textile Mills, Transportation Equipment Manufacturing