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Progress Software Revs Up to Higher RPM via Savvion - Part 1
Late 2009 and early 2010 were characterized by a number of mergers and acquisitions (M@As) in the vibrant and buoyant business process management (BPM

accenture savvion  and reseller partners, including Accenture, Bearing Point, Infosys, Satyam , and Wipro . In addition, Savvion has technology partnerships with all of the key technology companies including SAP, Microsoft, Oracle (including Sun Microsystems ), IBM, and Hewlett-Packard (HP). Only time will tell whether and how Progress can help in this regard. Namely, in the past Progress has primarily sold infrastructure to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs ) and independent software vendors (ISVs ), and the company

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Business Process Management: A Crash Course on What It Entails and Why to Use It


Business process management (BPM) has to integrate existing enterprise applications, Web services, and people in such a way that it can also quickly change, destruct, or construct processes. This is far beyond the realm of traditional enterprise application integration (EAI).

accenture savvion  improved customer satisfaction. An Accenture report claims that a BPM-enabled enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can cut inquiry response time by 70 to 90 percent, decrease customer order lead time by 50 percent, increase inventory turns by 35 percent, and cut manufacturing cycle time by 40 percent. An added benefit of BPM (combined with analytics) is that it can improve compliance with initiatives such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). In particular, the sheer number of provisions contained within Read More

Savvion Inc. BusinessManager 7.5 for Business Process Management Certification Report


Savvion Inc.'s business process management solution, BusinessManager 7.5, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 24-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary from TEC Analyst Kurt (Yu) Chen.

accenture savvion  partners such as BearingPoint, Accenture, Wipro, and so on. Average implementation time is reportedly three months. To help customers and partners maximize the value of BPM, Savvion provides both Web-based and classroom training, including on-site training as an option. Analyst Commentary This certification is based on the latest version of Savvion BusinessManager (7.5 SP1, released on July 15 2009). Throughout the product briefing and demonstration, my overall impression is that Savvion BusinessManager Read More

QAD Explore 2012: Only Good Things Can Come from Talking to the Customer


As a seasoned provider of enterprise applications for manufacturing companies, QAD knows the importance of listening to its clients. In fact, the company has created a customer engagement program to help its customers align their business processes to their strategic business goals. Get the details on this program, as well as a full update from the QAD Explore 2012 user conference in P.J. Jakovljevic’s latest article.

accenture savvion  Explore 2012: Only Good Things Can Come from Talking to the Customer QAD is one of those rare down-to-earth enterprise software vendors that is all about providing what the manufacturing user base wants: no gimmicks, just the software capabilities please (i.e., to increase competitiveness)! QAD Explore user conference events do not feature the “A List” band concerts or standup acts, and one will not meet many APICS -certified professionals in one place at any other enterprise resource planning Read More

Talking to an Emptoris Exec Post-Empower 2011 (and Pre-IBM 2012)


I recently published a TEC article about my attendance of Emptoris’ Empower 2011 user conference this past fall. What follows now is my deep-dive interview with Terrence Curley, Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product Strategy and Development at Emptoris, with the idea of developing some of the main messages from the conference. During this past year, with the acquisition of Rivermine

accenture savvion  Emptoris partners such as Accenture, Deloitte , and IBM are a major part of the company’s strategy and success.  These partners help us to extend and accelerate the value of Emptoris solutions to our customers. Our partners are as excited as we are about the prospects and demand for Emptoris SLM and the full Emptoris Suite V9. Dear readers, what are your views, comments, opinions, etc. about the current economic climate in your region/industry and about your approach to controlling spend via complex Read More

Appian: Pushing the BPM Envelope—Part One


In a matter of a decade or so, Appian has evolved from a business process management (BPM) software market latecomer to a BPM market challenger, and finally to an upper echelon BPM provider, competing with the likes of IBM and Pegasystems.

accenture savvion  global coverage (such as Accenture, KPMG, HCL, Cognizant, immixGroup, and Amazon Web Services) Service providers—cover specific industries, countries, or regions Authorized resellers—resell Appian software in countries within parts of EMEA, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Latin America Solution OEMs—resell industry-specific products based on the Appian platform Given its origins, the company has strong US federal government cloud and smarter infrastructure (C&SI) partnerships including Booz Allen Read More

APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 4


Part 1 of this series talked about my attendance of the APICS 2009 international conference in Toronto (Canada) in early October. I attended only a few education sessions, and my conference visit focused more on exploring the expo floor and talking to the exhibitors. My overwhelming impression from the conference's expo floor was that its main value proposition this year revolved around the

accenture savvion  and Webinar programs . Accenture provides Steelwedge with a global reach and access to a large team of industry-focused S&OP experts. For its part, Logility has worked with a number of consultancies over the years. Its Voyager solution was  reviewed and influenced by Richard C. Ling  and has been deployed to support processes defined by Oliver Wight, Delloitte , and a number of other boutique consultancies that specialize in S&OP. Oracle’s S&OP Take Oracle does its own consulting and is also helped Read More

The Many Angles to Dive into the BPM Water


These days, the concepts of business process management (BPM) have become more unified, and BPM functionality from different vendors seems to be more converged. However, organizations may have their own reasons for adopting BPM—different business features and requirements will lead to different matching points between adopting organizations and BPM solutions. In the mean time, BPM vendors are

accenture savvion  Many Angles to Dive into the BPM Water These days, the concepts of business process management (BPM) have become more unified, and BPM functionality from different vendors seems to be more converged. However, organizations may have their own reasons for adopting BPM—different business features and requirements will lead to different matching points between adopting organizations and BPM solutions. In the mean time, BPM vendors are using various selling points to differentiate their product offerings Read More

Discussing the S&OP State of Affairs with Logility’s Karin Bursa


My recent exhaustive series of articles on sales @ operations planning (S@OP) entitled “APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S@OP Coming of Age?” and the related blog post entitled “Linking S@OP and CPFR (For Retailers and Manufacturers Sake): An Executive Panel Discussion” have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. But even more, this prolonged exposure on the S@OP

accenture savvion  , Steve Puricelli of Accenture ,  Bob Ferrari of the Supply Chain Matters blog , and Atul Pandey of Infosys , to name only a few.  You can see  all the posts here .   In addition to the honor of inclusion among the abovementioned luminaries, what attracted me was my realization that the entire series was meant to be thought-leadership -- there are no references or endorsements of any vendors (the host vendor Kinaxis included). While I was honored to close the series with my post, the down side was Read More

The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts-and-parcels, and the software category’s value proposition.  At the end of that post, I mentioned my recent attendance of a witty presentation that attempted to explain the essence of BPM via a bit of humor and the metaphor of the classic “Wizard of Oz” movie. Namely, on March 23

accenture savvion  Pega SI partners include Accenture , Booz Allen Hamilton , Capgemin i, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC ), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation , IBM Global Business Services (GBS ), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC ), Satyam Computer Services , Steria , Virtusa , and Wipro Technologies . Three large global SIs– Accenture, Capgemini and IBM GBS –made significant investments in their Pega practice in 2008 and together they reportedly contributed the lion’s share of the new software license Read More

TOA Technologies Raises Significant New Funds to Expand FSM Space


TOA Technologies has recently raised $66 million [USD] from Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) to continue to expand and execute on its vision for better field service management (FSM) globally. This announcement is important, as this is the largest single funding round in FSM software to date. FSM is a growing software market, and this news shows that it is quickly increasing in value and

accenture savvion  salesforce.com, Oracle , and Accenture A successful product launch of ETAdirect Professional to meet the needs of a growing mid-market opportunity Doubling the number of new customers from 2011 to 2012 What TOA Plans to Do Now? This funding will allow TOA to continue its expansion in new geographies, verticals, and downstream markets—and specifically accomplish the following: TOA currently has a presence in 28 countries, and it continues to put TOA people in sales and support wherever its prospective an Read More

Metalearn Services


Founded in 2003, Metalearn is an end-to-end learning solutions company. The company offers a customizable and scalable learning management system (LMS), consulting services, and custom content development. Metalearn works with several large enterprises in India and around the globe. Clients include Fidelity, HP, Dell, Igate, Accenture, Dr. Reddy's, Honeywell, Microsoft, and The Commonwealth of Learning. The company is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (US); Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Adelaide, Australia; and Singapore.

accenture savvion  Fidelity, HP, Dell, Igate, Accenture, Dr. Reddy's, Honeywell, Microsoft, and The Commonwealth of Learning. The company is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (US); Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Adelaide, Australia; and Singapore. Read More

Seeing Jitterbit Harmony Cloud Integration at SuiteWorld


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accenture savvion  Iron, Informatica, SnapLogic, Tibco, Accenture, Cloud Sherpas, Dell Boomi , and BlueWolf . Many of these were also present at the recent SuiteWorld 2014 conference.   Jitterbit has been instrumental in devising integration between the Autodesk Cloud PLM 360 product with NetSuite ’s cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP). Jitterbit and its peers have been involved in integrating NetSuite to many other needed third-party products. Given that mere integration will likely be commoditized sooner rather Read More

Have ERP Solutions Become Greener during 2009?


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accenture savvion  2009) SAP, Microsoft, and Accenture to Co-develop New Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Carbon Benchmarking System (September 24, 2009) SAP to Acquire Carbon Management Solution Leader Clear Standards, Inc. (May 11, 2009) In fact, SAP has a dedicated Sustainability Newsroom Web page to showcase both its capabilities in helping customers increase sustainability and  its own sustainability achievements. Let’s take another vendor—Oracle. Below are some press releases I found: Oracle Delivers New Read More

Learning Management Systems (LMS) Showdown: Saba vs. Sumtotal


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