Frequently, organizations seek assistance from external entities that specialize in managing software integration and shepherding it through the organization to obtain acceptance and adoption.
Related to Software Integration: Decision Making, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Requirements Analysis and Definition, Software Selection, Systems Integration, Estrella Partners Group LLC
Retail software vendors face the challenge of how to provide an ?out-of-the-box? solution that satisfies the unique requirements of a wide spectrum of organizations. So the real question retail IT executives face when making package selection decisions is this: do I change my business processes to fit the software solution, or change the software solution to fit my business processes?
Related to Software Integration: Business Process Re-engineering, Decision Making, Software Selection, RPE, Retail Trade
The number of mid-market manufacturers and other businesses using electronic data interchange (EDI) is expanding?and with it, the need to integrate EDI data with in-house enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting systems. Unfortunately, over 80 percent of data integration projects fail. Don?t let your company join that statistic. Learn about five key steps to buying and implementing EDI to ERP integration software.
Related to Software Integration: Decision Making, Decision Making Considerations, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Solutions Architecture, Middleware, Software Selection, Emanio
It?s a sad but well-known fact that many software implementation projects run out of time and money. Certain crucial activities tend to have striking effects on the cost of an implementation. But it?s possible to stick to plans and budgets, provided that you do the right things and avoid the traps. Discover which parts of a software implementation are worth spending extra money on in order to minimize risk and cost.
Related to Software Integration: Supply Chain Management (SCM), Warehouse Management System (WMS), CDC Software
Most financial offices run at least three separate industry-specific software packages?often from different vendors. The problem with having all of these different solutions is that most of them require their own databases and do not integrate very well with each other. Document management systems (DMSs) are becoming popular with financial advisors, as they help organize the office and provide risk management. Learn more.
Related to Software Integration: Content Management, Document Management, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Risk Management, Cabinet NG (CNG), Finance and Insurance
In fast-paced, low-margin manufacturing environments, companies must embrace technology in order to solidify or gain competitive advantages. It is equally important to avoid adopting technology for technology?s sake. Find out how leading companies are focusing on efficiency and cost reduction by integrating manufacturing execution systems (MES) or manufacturing intelligence (MI) with enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Related to Software Integration: Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, SAP, Manufacturing
Consider the case of two hypothetical companies?Company A and Company Z?each using an identical enterprise software package delivering identical core functionality. Company A has the same number of users, but the total cost of ownership (TCO) experienced by Company Z is about twice the TCO enjoyed by Company A. Why? We explain.
Related to Software Integration: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Infrastructure, Software Selection, IFS, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Manufacturers today face increasing pressures to boost revenues and secure profitability. But for them to realize the full financial value of these initiatives, they must invest in a system that can quickly and easily implement or consolidate core business applications. With QAD on-demand, businesses can reduce IT complexity and costs with simplified deployment options and complete application management alternatives.
Related to Software Integration: Application Lifecycle Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehousing, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, Outsourcing, Process Manufacturing, Product Information Management (PIM), QAD, Manufacturing, Transportation and Warehousing, Wholesale Trade
SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 solutions are the next major release of business intelligence (BI) software from SAP. They include features ranging from reporting, query and analysis, and dashboards and visualization, to discovery and predictive analytics capabilities, as well as data quality and extract, transform, and load (ETL) functionality. Get a high-level overview of the new features in SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1.
Related to Software Integration: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Quality, End-User Query and Reporting, Extraction, Transformation, and Loading (ETL), Statistical Data Analysis, SAP
Manufacturers of capital equipment and highly engineered products face design, production, and delivery obstacles. The most challenging of these activities is scheduling projects and resource demand in a concurrent engineering environment. Learn about a resource scheduling tool that can allow you to put demand on materials, work-centers, and labor as soon as it is known?so you can deliver projects on time and on budget.
Related to Software Integration: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Resource Management (Scheduling and Planning), Enhanced Systems & Services, Manufacturing
Information security managers, quality assurance staff, and developers are faced with the enormous responsibility of keeping Web applications secure from the ever-growing menace of hackers and internal threats alike. So how can they protect sensitive data without exhausting internal resources, overspending the budget, or being forced to use costly manual penetration testing using external consulting firms?
Related to Software Integration: Access Control, Firewall, Network Security Monitoring, Security, Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment, Cenzic
An early challenge faced by this Enterprise was to address the issue of software integration with RFID Readers for data acquisition.
Related to Software Integration: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tracking, Infosys Technologies, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Telecommunications
Safeway, the UK's fourth-largest supermarket, spends over ?100 million (GBP) a year on their information technology (IT )operations. Five years ago, Safeway transferred its offshoring operations to Malta-based Crimsonwing. Since then, Crimsonwing has undertaken some 200 projects for Safeway, including a sales data warehouse, an intranet portal, and an integrated transport solution designed in conjunction with IBM.
Related to Software Integration: Crimsonwing, Information
Complying with current good manufacturing processes (GMPs) is no easy task for food manufacturers. Companies that don t have a solid foundation to help with quality control procedures, audit trails, and product traceability and recall are at an even greater disadvantage. Find out how an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help with food safety compliance?so it's your cookie that crumbles, not your foundation.
Related to Software Integration: Conformance Testing and Reporting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Process Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Management, Regulatory and Compliance, Standards and Compliance, ProcessPro Software, Food Manufacturing
Increasingly, midsize companies are looking to customer relationship management (CRM) to energize their sales organizations and make the entire sales ecosystem more efficient. But while many solutions for midsize companies can be rapidly deployed to quickly energize a sales organization, what happens after that first jolt? Discover five tips for making sure your CRM choice continues to deliver return on investment (ROI).
Related to Software Integration: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Return on Investment (ROI), Oracle