Developed based on the role-tailored integrated business planning model (RTIBPM), the Microsoft Dynamics NAV integrated business planning system automates much of the planning process. This white paper explores the history of integrated business planning (IBP), and discusses software solutions like Microsoft Dynamics NAV that can help your company improve performance planning.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Business Performance Management (BPM), RealTime IT Services LLC
The demand for business intelligence is increasing at a rapid pace across all industries?more so during tough economic conditions as seen in 2009. Many senior executives are looking to optimize existing business processes that can lead to bottom-line and top-line benefits. This paper presents the different levels of analytical solutions that are required for organizations, with a specific focus on predictive analytics.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Business Intelligence (BI), Database Management System (DBMS), IT Infrastructure, Hexaware Technology
To ensure end-to-end visibility while still meeting multiple trading partner requirements in your supply chain operations, one solution is to consolidate with a single value-added network (VAN). Looking for a migration partner? Want to know more about the latest in VAN solutions? Learn the drill without tripping any alarms: use a best-practices checklist to help make your VAN migration simple and seamless.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Middleware, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Trading Partner Management, Inovis
The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software?s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Decision Making, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Requirements Analysis and Definition, Software Selection, Systems Integration, Estrella Partners Group LLC
Complying with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and other labor laws and regulations is a major challenge for employers. At the same time, non-compliance with these government regulations is becoming increasingly costly. Learn about solutions that are helping the world?s largest companies to effectively plan, deploy, and manage their workforces to achieve compliance objectives.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Human Resources, Regulatory and Compliance, Workforce, Infor
The globalization of discrete manufacturing is forever changing the notion of what a 'small manufacturer' is. Even companies that are considered relatively small in revenue, employment, or client base, must now operate like the largest corporations when structuring and conducting their businesses. Infor examines how today's mid-market manufacturers are transforming themselves?focusing on business processes and employing ERP systems for their own operations.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Asset Management, Business Performance Management (BPM), Distribution and Warehousing, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Infor, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Manufacturing
In 2002, US suppliers wrote off more than $18 billion (USD) in bad checks. And the bankruptcy picture has certainly not improved since then. Companies that act quickly to secure overdue accounts are the companies that have the best chance of remaining in the black. The SYSPRO Collections Module automates debt collection, and can help address this acute need.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Accounts Receivable (A/R), Credit and Collections, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), SYSPRO
To adapt your supply chain communication process to the demands posed by changing customer expectations, volume increases, and multiple communication formats, automating your supply chain is essential. Business community management (BCM) integrates the technology, business processes, and communication of the entire trading community to create end-to-end supply chain visibility. Learn how to use BCM for your enterprise.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Production and Supply Planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Trading Partner Management, Inovis
Persistent data quality issues between manufacturing and retail trading partners can trigger claims, delay inventory, drag down margins, and lock up working capital. Have you considered an on-demand supply chain solution? Find out how combining subscription-based software with the depth of real-time transaction monitoring and remediation might be the answer?before your revenue shrinks any further.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Demand Management, Inventory Analysis and Planning, Managed Electronic Transaction Services, Order Management, Production and Supply Planning, Regulatory and Compliance, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Trading Partner Management, Inovis
During a recession, successful businesses change their approach to managing information technology (IT) sourcing. The challenge is to become more efficient and invest in IT so the return on investment (ROI) is realized quickly and business competitiveness is improved at lower cost. IT vendor management allows you to build a mutually beneficial relationship with your suppliers and service providers. Find out how.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Business Process Outsourcing, Consulting and Services, Managed Service Provider (MSP), Management Practices, Outsourcing, Requirements Analysis and Definition, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Estrella Partners Group LLC
In today?s challenging economic environment, companies require effective IT executive leadership. As part of the executive team, the chief information officer (CIO) develops and executes strategies that create competitive advantages for revenue growth. But knowing which tools to use?and when and how to use them?to protect current assets is key to a CIO coach?s success. Learn more about making better IT decisions.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Best Practices, Change Management, Decision Making, Management Practices, Technology Tools and Methods, Estrella Partners Group LLC
The playing field for server virtualization has become much more crowded over the last few years. It can be very time-consuming to digest each vendor?s marketing materials to find the right solution for your organization. That?s why you need to be aware of the main considerations and basic differences between the technologies, to find a starting point for technology evaluation.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Application Server, Emulation and Virtualization, Server, SWsoft
For most companies, changing accounting software is a daunting challenge. Not only is transitioning the accounting function to a new software package tricky in itself, but it is usually catalyzed by one or more business challenges that are (hopefully) solved by the new system. Knowing that, how can you minimize the risks involved in selecting a new accounting application?
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Decision Making, Software Selection, Sage, Industry Independent, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
Finance executives must meet a growing number of challenges if their companies are to continue being profitable. So how can they deliver strong performance in every aspect of their businesses? The answer: by deploying a corporate financial management system that expands the capabilities of their core activities?a system that extends its reach to automate other processes within the enterprise.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Accounting and Financial Management, Infor, Finance and Insurance, Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
iSCSI storage area networks (SANs) offer an alternative for building SANs. Consolidating storage in a SAN offers storage management and scaling benefits for data centers, and iSCSI support in Windows Server 2003 makes connecting servers to an iSCSI SAN easier and more affordable. Read this technical briefing to understand best practices and the benefits of using an iSCSI SAN with SQL Server 2005.
Related to Table of Contents Introduction: Emulation and Virtualization, IT Infrastructure, EqualLogic