Why Now: IT Management and Governance

IT management and governance systems have entered the mainstream, joining enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, human resources, and e-mail as part of the standard enterprise applications landscape. This has led to fundamental changes for leading chief information officers: their first consideration is now to make sure their own organization is systemically supported before systemically improving their customers’ organizations.

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Why ERP Fails at Enterprise Project Management

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Because enterprise resource planning (ERP) came from the world of materials planning for repetitive manufacturing, these applications cannot address the more anecdotal, complex, and dynamic requirements of real-time enterprise project management. Even tier one ERP products cannot meet the needs of some companies—engineer-to-order manufacturers, engineering procurement and construction contractors, and even process manufacturers. Read this white paper to learn more. Read More

Why Your Field Service Operation Needs to Implement a Dynamic Scheduling Engine

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What is a dynamic scheduling engine, and why does your field service management operation need one? Learn the ins and outs of this technology, which can help you adapt to rapidly changing priorities, schedule in real time, meet demanding service level agreements, and more, all while reducing cost. Read More

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Enterprise Information Management: In Support of Operational, Analytic, and Governance Initiatives

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In most organizations today, corporate information is managed by many tools and teams, but there’s a trend toward enterprise information management (EIM), a practice that coordinates teams and integrates tools. EIM is a best practice for creating, managing, sharing, and leveraging information in an enterprise, holistic manner that’s aligned with strategic, data-driven business objectives. See how you can achieve this. Read More

Governance, Regulation and Compliance

Companies must meet GRC criteria defined by internal and external policies, as failing to do so can have business and legal consequences. Although management of travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses is often seen as being of low importance for overall GRC, poorly managed T&E can lead to unforeseen issues with long-term business impact. See why using an external T&E management provider is the best way to adhere to GRC. Read More
 
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