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This paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses relevant criteria for evaluating SaaS solutions targeting small and midsize firms, and raises key questions that should be asked. It is important to ensure that a SaaS solution is well aligned with business requirements, and can accommodate change and growth. The paper also provides an evaluation template for executives to use in conducting evaluations of SaaS solutions.
Related to Saas Solution: Software as a Service (SaaS), Software Selection, SAP
Midsize businesses are learning the hard way that most enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications are not truly on-demand, but instead require consulting and specialized customer support services. Learn about the critical consulting and support services required to select, deploy, and fully utilize SaaS solutions to achieve your business objectives and safeguard your mission-critical applications and data.
Related to Saas Solution: Consulting and Services, Software as a Service (SaaS), SAP
Sales force automation (SFA) solutions hold plenty of promise for companies looking to empower their sales representatives. In addition to providing timely data, SFA solutions can help managers better forecast future sales, and provide senior-level managers with accurate performance assessments. Find out what to look for in a SFA solution, what you can expect to pay for it, and how you can get the most value from it.
Related to Saas Solution: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Field Sales, Sales Force Automation (SFA), Sales Management, InsideCRM
Rich Internet applications (RIAs) represent the next wave in the evolution of web applications, as they promise the richness, interactivity, and usability lacking in many of today?s web applications. However, as with any technological innovation, with the new opportunities come new challenges to be negotiated. What are the business benefits of adopting RIA, and what are the risks?
Related to Saas Solution: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Infosys Technologies, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting
Food manufacturers are facing tougher challenges than ever before. To meet record-keeping and lot-tracking requirements, they must be able to track every single ingredient in their products?from receipt through processing, packaging, and shipping?to the exact customer location. Discover how enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions help, and learn the seven features a food manufacturer must have in its ERP solution.
Related to Saas Solution: Document Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Regulatory and Compliance, Plex Systems, Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions can be a strategic advantage to businesses, letting companies avoid costly hardware, software licenses, and complex version upgrades. But because most major software vendors are touting some version of SaaS, there is confusion about the solution model and its advantages. Learn what SaaS really means, and discover the short-term and long-term benefits of the model and its variants.
Related to Saas Solution: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
After a year of silence surrounding SAP?s newest enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, SAP Business ByDesign is back. During that year, many of its competitors pounced on SAP?s silence, even going so far as to spread rumors that the new product was dead. Find out what one Aberdeen analyst thought of Business ByDesign after taking it for a test drive at Sapphire 2009.
Related to Saas Solution: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), SAP
The dismal economy hasn't been bad news for all segments of the IT industry. The market for applications delivered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model is increasing thanks to customers who seek better/more targeted functionality, quicker deployment/access, lower up-front and ongoing cost, and ease of use. Learn why SaaS has a history of thriving in down cycles, and what to look for in a SaaS solution.
Related to Saas Solution: Software as a Service (SaaS), SAP
Software as a service (SaaS) is known for its relative speed to deployment and low up-front cost. Less well known are the business advantages of SaaS for enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, especially for small and midsized businesses. Learn how a fully integrated SaaS solution can help you improve your business operations, as well as better meet the challenges of growth, competition, and regulatory compliance.
Related to Saas Solution: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Hosting Services, IT Asset Management (ITAM), IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, Software Asset Management, Strategy, SAP
For businesses of all sizes, especially those lacking the IT resources and budget for an in-house e-mail archiving solution, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution may offer a feasible and effective alternative. SaaS e-mail archiving can be implemented in days rather than months, eliminate upfront hardware and software costs, and get transparent, continuous upgrades. Discover the other benefits of SaaS e-mail solutions.
Related to Saas Solution: Archival and Disaster Recovery, Content Management, Desktop Computing, E-mail Client, Hosting Services, IT Infrastructure, Knowledge Management and Collaboration, Storage Management, LiveOffice
For manufacturers, barcoding carries with it numerous benefits, including increased accuracy, efficiency, and traceability, along with easier adherence to customer or regulatory requirements. Discover how implementing barcoding as part of an integrated software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help manufacturing companies of all sizes, and in many different industries, improve operations and business performance.
Related to Saas Solution: Barcoding, Regulatory and Compliance, Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems, Manufacturing
For many manufacturers, implementing on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems involves delays, unexpected costs, and unsatisfying results. But over the last decade, the innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model has evolved to let manufacturers move beyond traditional enterprise software. Learn how SaaS solutions can deliver ERP integration, ease of use, and up-to-date functionality.
Related to Saas Solution: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
Automotive parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in a competitive global economy. Many rely on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to ensure they survive. However analysts report that the majority of ERP implementations rarely come in as scheduled, frequently cost more than projected, and often don?t deliver satisfactory results. Learn what automotive parts manufacturers should look for in an ERP system.
Related to Saas Solution: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Plex Systems, Motor vehicle and engine part and accessory manufacturing, Motor vehicle manufacture
Choosing a solution for vulnerability management (VM) is a critical step toward protecting your organization?s network and data. Without proven, automated technology for precise detection and remediation, no network can withstand the daily deluge of new vulnerabilities that threaten security. This 12-point short list of considerations can help you determine what solutions will work best for your organization.
Related to Saas Solution: Decision Making, Network Security Monitoring, Security, Software Selection, Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, Qualys
More providers of traditional software solutions are moving to software-as-a-service (SaaS) models that meet today?s competitive needs for agility and real-time information, without requiring manufacturers to make a large up-front financial outlay. Confidence continues to increase thanks to pioneering SaaS providers who are able to point to a history of successful implementation. Learn more about the benefits of SaaS.
Related to Saas Solution: Software as a Service (SaaS), Plex Systems
 
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