X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while


MAPICS Red Ink Stained While Extending Its Offering
In May MAPICS Inc. announced the controlled delivery of the Point.Man Extended Enterprise Edition. Earlier, on May 4, MAPICS Inc. reported results for the

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while  solution. Earlier, on May 4, MAPICS Inc. reported results for the second quarter of its fiscal 2000 that included earnings of $640,000, or $0.03 per share, excluding special charges and goodwill amortization. Total revenue for the second fiscal quarter increased 14 percent to $34.5 million from $30.3 million a year ago. In the year-earlier period, net income was $2.0 million, or $0.09 per share (See Figure 1). Figure 1. During the three months ended March 31, 2000, the Company recognized special charges

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Process Manufacturing (ERP)

The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today's leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, human resources) and include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, many solutions that were formerly considered peripheral (product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), reporting, etc.). While during the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-Business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The old adage is "Such a beginning, such an end", and, consequently, many ERP systems' failures could be traced back to a bad software selection. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers' IT technology with their business strategy, and subsequent software selection. This is the perfect time to create the business case and energize the entire organization towards the vision sharing and a buy in, both being the Key Success Factors (KSFs). Yet, these steps are very often neglected despite the amount of expert literature and articles that emphasize their importance.    

Evaluate Now

Documents related to » 4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while

Symix Expands Its Product Offering While Remaining Profitable


Symix Systems, Inc. announced, it had completed the acquisition of Profit Solutions, Inc. ("PSI"), it had partnered with Software Plus, and its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended December 31, 1999.

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

5 Quick Ways to Help Your Company Go Green While Cutting Costs


With all the recent talk of the economy and the environment, I thought it would be relevant to look at some of the small things we, as individuals, can do to help our companies battle the economic downturn while saving our planet. Today, social responsibility is not only good PR, it makes good business sense. Here are some simple steps you can take to help your company go green while still keeping

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

Experience Montreal While at the TEC Vendor Challenge, II


This is the second in a series of posts highlighting the best of Montreal, location of the upcoming TEC Vendor Challenge – ERP for Distribution. Today we are zooming in on Downtown, Montreal’s throbbing heart. Several Canadian universities have their campuses there, which helps keeps this city energetic. You can access downtown via an underground passageway from the Delta Hotel

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

SAP Remains Solid While Transitioning


On July 20, SAP AG, the leading provider of enterprise business software applications, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2000. Despite an 18% decrease of net income, a notable increase of license revenue in all markets worldwide was encouraging.

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

Enterprise Search for E-discovery Compliance


Enterprise search is rapidly emerging as a key component to electronic discovery, and is proving to be the very technology that organizations need to comply with US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). But not all enterprise search software is the same, and conducting a review of the various technologies available can be a daunting task. Find out what you’ll need to look for to ensure regulatory compliance.

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

The Importance of Software Training: Save Money While Improving Workplace Morale


“Computer rage” is inevitable and costs millions of dollars annually in lost payroll and productivity. Reducing computer rage means investing in employee education and software customization. Increased knowledge and improved software usability eases employee frustration when systems don’t behave as expected. Confident employees can solve issues quickly without disrupting the rest of the workplace, saving time and money.

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

QAD Explores E-Business While Not Abandoning ERP


QAD, one of the leading ERP vendors, announced a number of product and alliance initiatives prior to or during Explore 2000, its annual user conference that took place in Nashville, TN from May 15 to May 17. We express our view regarding its latest announcements and strategic direction.

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

Jaspersoft 4 Goes Big Data


On January 11, 2011, Jaspersoft launched a new version of its business intelligence (BI) suite named Jaspersoft 4, and just a couple of weeks later, on January 25, the open source BI provider launched a new set of software tools that provides support for a wider variety of data sources in the “Big Data” space. This is a clear sign that BI applications will come to address a wider number of data

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

Vitria Operational Intelligence 4 to Offer Real-time Analytics for Big Data


Vitria, a software provider of operational intelligence solutions recently released version 4 of its Operational Intelligence suite, which includes several enhancements of its existing capabilities but, more importantly, offers new capabilities for real-time analytics for big data, enabling the analysis of continuous flows of large amounts of data. Some of the new features included

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More

Before You Buy: What Every CIO Needs to Know about Search Solutions


Every day, the average employee may create 20 to 30 new documents. Even e-mail messages can contain business-critical information, such as a prospect’s phone number or an estimate of a competitor’s market share. The challenge for decision makers is finding the best information the company has, whether created internally or brought in from outside. Get a straightforward roadmap for selecting an enterprise search solution.

4 why are ordbms databases considered fast and easy to search while   Read More