Joshen Paper & Packaging needed to update its enterprise resource planning (ERP) distribution system. Joshen partnered with Vormittag Associates Inc. (VAI) and found a solution that consolidates its financial reporting and provides its sales team with real-time inventory information access. The result: faster inventory turnaround and order fulfillment?and to date, about 100 new clients in its customer base.
Related to Simply Put: IT Infrastructure, IT Monitoring and Management, Office Application and Automation, Practices and Business Issues, Project and Process Management, Project Scheduling, Systems Integration, VAI, Manufacturing, Retail Trade
You needn?t be a seer or sage to perceive risk?it?s as predictable and devastating as a Florida hurricane and as far-reaching as a corporate scandal. But you do need to be a visionary to see the underside of the risk coin. This side represents opportunity, competitiveness, and growth. Find out why insight into managing two types of risk, rewarded and unrewarded, can help you explore opportunities for growth and profit.
Related to Simply Put: Business Intelligence (BI), Competitive Intelligence, Management Practices, Practices and Business Issues, Risk Management, Security, Strategy, SAP
Is it Coca Cola, Cocacola, CocaCola - Uppercase, lowercase, one word, two words? Same product with multiple variations of the SKU What causes dirty data? Duplicate or overlapping data from : Business Mergers and Acquisitions Combined products Inherited Legacy Systems Poor or undisciplined data capture Internal static data repositories Automating, merging or implementing new ERP and CRM solutions External file feeds Default entries
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There are many legitimate reasons for upgrading your company?s enterprise network. The trick is selling those reasons to the executives holding your company?s purse strings. When you know it?s time for a network upgrade, you need more than just the technical facts?you have to arm yourself with a solid business case. Start with 10 tips that can help you sell the members of your upper management team on a network upgrade.
Related to Simply Put: Access Control, Encryption and Key Management (PKI), Firewall, Identity Management/User Provisioning, Intrusion Detection, Mobile Security, Network Security Monitoring, Security, Usage Management and Monitoring, ITManagement
Postponement, a topic for another white paper, is, simply put, the act of committing
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As more companies switch to business voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) for their telecommunications, many have learned the hard lessons of working with the wrong technology or vendor. A good business VoIP deployment will ensure no dropped calls, excellent sound quality, no latency, and perfect uptime. Learn the top 10 concerns that should drive your business VoIP vendor selection process.
Related to Simply Put: IP Telephony/Voice over IP (VoIP), Telephony, CompareBusinessProducts.com
DaimlerChrysler Research & Technology North America (DCRTNA) focuses on developing new technologies for the next generation of cars. It desperately needed an automated time and attendance application to replace its outdated and laborious manual system. With a Web-hosted solution, not only did DCRTNA see a 30 percent increase in productivity, but it finally regained control over management of employee time and attendance.
Related to Simply Put: Human Resources, Time and Attendance Tracking, iEmployee, Scientific Research and Development Services
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 Simply Put: 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
Most companies are facing a number of pressures, thanks to a stormy economic climate. To help control costs and resources, many small to medium businesses (SMBs) are looking at implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. But you also need to control the costs and the time frame of your ERP implementation. Discover how partnering with a value-added reseller (VAR) can help you with your ERP selection process.
Related to Simply Put: Consulting and Services, Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Installation (Support and Pre-installation), Project Management, Reselling, Software Selection, Technology Tools and Methods, Technology Evaluation Centers
Business networks have come to the fore in the past decade, as the power of customers and consumers has increased relative to the manufacturers and retailers that serve them. These networks enable these companies to deliver faster innovation to customers at lower costs by sharing investment, assets, and ideas. Find out how information technology and communication (ITC) systems can help you unlock new market opportunities.
Related to Simply Put: Communications Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), IT Asset Management (ITAM), Networking, Partnership Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), SAP, Information
Two models exist for implementing project portfolio management (PPM) systems: the engagement profitability model, and the budget alignment model. The former uses projects and programs as vehicles for managing revenue-generating engagements. The latter is an operational environment where project value varies, and project costs constitute an expense overhead. PPM can align these models to shorten engagements through standard implementation plans.
Related to Simply Put: Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Configuration Solutions, LLC, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
When the economy slows, many businesses react by retrenching and cutting costs. While cost reduction is important, companies often overlook equally critical strategic decisions?opportunities to use business information to strengthen product and service offerings and emerge ahead of the competition. Find out how you can use business intelligence (BI) to avoid the most common mistakes companies make in a down economy.
Related to Simply Put: Business Intelligence (BI), Decision Making, SAP
As a mid-market company, you?ve been using electronic data interchange (EDI) for a number of years. It saves time and money?and most importantly, your trading partners need you to. But new technologies offer a streamlined and cost-efficient approach to EDI. These capabilities mean you don?t have to settle for 'workarounds,' 'good enough,' or 'my vendor left me no choice.'
Related to Simply Put: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Middleware, Boomi Software
A call center can be so much more to your enterprise than a costly necessity. By carefully selecting an on-premise contact center solution, your company can boost revenues, retain customers, and discover customer service strengths and weaknesses in the long term. But before making a purchase, do you have the information you need about your current situation? Find out what to ask before you buy.
Related to Simply Put: Call Center, Call Processing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Service and Support, Help Desk and Call Management, Interactive Voice Response System (IVR), IT Infrastructure, Telephony, InsideCRM
Companies once responded to tighter labor markets with a greater emphasis on recruiting. Today, more firms are focusing on engagement, retention, and driving better performance from their existing workforce while still looking out for talent from the outside. And investing in employees? training and development can provide big rewards. Learn about the benefits of an integrated learning and performance management system.
Related to Simply Put: Competencies Management, Employee Appraisal and Reviews, Human Capital Management (HCM), Human Resources, Performance Management, Personnel Management, Training and Development, Cornerstone OnDemand