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SAP SCM-Stepping Out of Obscurity
Major new SAP products are being released in the realms of supply chain management (SCM), manufacturing execution systems (MES), and product lifecycle

act sap integration  to measure, visualize, and act on these sources of variability, while what-if simulation capabilities help with regard to continuous improvement of customer service levels, i.e., increased order fill rates and on-time delivery and reduced out-of-stocks and order lead-time variability. Other typical performance improvements include reduced inventory and working capital as well as inventory carrying and obsolescence costs. Improved planner productivity comes from reductions in time used in expediting and

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To Gain Market Share in the Mid-Market, SAP Leaves No Stone Unturned


The star above small and medium businesses (SMB) has never been so bright. CRM solution vendors are courting this market segment extensively. This is the second of a series of articles that look at strategies deployed by major enterprise solution vendors to attract the SMB decision makers and whether those vendors are ''dumbing down'' their enterprise software for the mid-market. This article evaluates SAP's mid-market solutions and its implementation approach.

act sap integration  solution provider, however, can act as an extended sales force for the vendors with which they work. Unlike PeopleSoft, SAP seems to have adopted this reality and has partnered with strategic firms to reach scattered customers. The perfect example of such an alliance is between SAP and American Express for the sales of SAP Business One . Business One was a buyout of an Israeli Company geared to very small businesses and combining CRM with ERP. The relationship between SAP and American Express involves Read More

SAP Manufacturing-Manufacturing Intelligence Dashboards


Adaptiveness in the manufacturing sector depends on being able to push decision making to the shop floor. But that’s often easier said than done. However, manufacturing intelligence dashboards aggregate content from the full range of manufacturing systems into a single view of operations. These role-specific dashboards thus enable employees to manage manufacturing performance, and respond quickly to changes.

act sap integration  shop-floor decision makers to act quickly and accurately, keeping your manufacturing operations in step with customers – and ahead of the competition. To find out how manufacturing intelligence dashboards – and SAP Manufacturing – can help your company succeed in a fastmoving industry, visit www.sap.com/manufacturing Searches related to SAP Manufacturing—Manufacturing Intelligence Dashboards : Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence | MFG Intelligence Solution | Operational Excellence | Read More

Running and Optimizing the Business of IT: The SAP Best-practices Approach


IT has long been seen as one of the best ways to address the challenges of the business environment. Yet the complexity and rigidity of IT infrastructure keep IT from fully serving the business. IT could better help serve your customers and reduce business costs if it were provided as a service. Find out more about IT service management standards and best practices, with a focus on SAP’s approach to IT optimization.

act sap integration  this vision, computing resources act as machines in a factory - with business processes dynamically requesting these resources based on policies that determine which process represents the highest priority to the business at any given moment in time. This can help organizations adjust the allocation of resources to applications to meet business service-level objectives. A key objective for achieving this vision is real-time optimization between the process and the hardware layer based on algorithms that Read More

SalesLogix and ACT! Officially Branded As Best Software


Having garnered a powerful broad enterprise applications portfolio, Best Software is challenging the competition and telling the market it will not easily be overlooked.

act sap integration  package and its well-liked ACT! contact manager application to the Best's existing product array should indeed render Best Software an enterprise application vendor with a wide-range footprint covering, inter alia, ERP, CRM, HR/payroll, fixed asset management, manufacturing & distribution, time tracking, budgeting, project accounting, and general financials/accounting software packages. Given Microsoft's impending Navision acquisition digestion and its own CRM product delivery work in progress including Read More

PeopleSoft, Lawson To Resell Integration Tools


Two ERP vendors recently signed agreements to resell integration software from Enterprise Applications Integration vendors.

act sap integration  collaborative e-Business applications. Market Impact Tools for Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) are becoming more important as companies continue to replace large mainframe systems with smaller, more specialized applications. These tools must be flexible to join software applications from multiple vendors that have different variation in purpose and platforms. The rapid consolidation of vendors in the enterprise application marketplace will have little effect on reducing the number of interfaces Read More

The Benefits of CRM/ERP Integration


Superior customer service is the best way for companies to stand out. That’s made customer relationship management (CRM) software more important than ever, so it’s no surprise that a lot of ERP vendors are integrating CRM functionality into their solutions. In this Sage-sponsored interview, CRM analyst Raluca Druta explains how that helps companies automate workflows, improve communication, and enhance the customer experience.

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Laying the Foundation for Customer Data Integration


For increased revenues and improved profitability, customer data integration (CDI) should be a vital part of your business processes. CDI, unlike customer relationship management (CRM), can deliver a valuable single view of a customer, without necessitating yet another complex system needing vast technical and organizational effort. Learn about CDI’s core capabilities, and which style of CDI is your best match.

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The "S" in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too)


During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

act sap integration  can be integrated. Market Impact TEC feels that this approach to security is inadequate. Our customer was not informed that this was an issue (note SAP said they had never heard the question before). Even though SAP explicitly recommends that R/3 users put the database and application servers on a separate, internal subnet, our fear is that a customer will fail to install a third party security product, and make it possible for a disgruntled employee to sniff (examine packets travelling over the Read More

SAP for Consumer Products: SAP Trade Promotion Management


The pressure to generate demand for consumer products is constantly increasing. Whether managing customer relationships, achieving increased sales, or introducing new products, the area of marketing expenditure is complex and prone to error. That’s why you need a solution drawing together all the activities needed to analyze, plan, sell, execute, validate, and evaluate your products in a closed-loop process.

act sap integration  drawing together all the activities needed to analyze, plan, sell, execute, validate, and evaluate your products in a closed-loop process. Read More

SAP Defies Economic Slowdown, For Now


In January, SAP announced upbeat results for Q4 2000, in contrast to the current market slowdown. However, 8% license revenue growth in North America is much less compared to recent reports from its direct competitors, indicating a possible loss of market share and the fact that not all troubles have been left behind.

act sap integration  reach of SAP. Market Impact SAP seems to be performing well despite gloomy prospects for the economy. While the statement that SAP is stronger than ever may be too stretched, SAP's management should nevertheless be pleased with the increase of license revenue and reinvigorated growth in almost all markets worldwide. The results might vouch for a better future for SAP, which has had notable challenges over the past two years (for more information, see SAP - A Leader Under Reconstruction ). It has Read More

Siebel Rallies Its Integration Alliance Troops Part 1: Recent Announcements


Siebel is finally taking 'the bull by the horns' by acknowledging the integration challenges its customers face, and by addressing that issue. An often troubling aspect of CRM implementations in the past is that the only way IT departments can achieve a full view of the customer is by integrating front-end, customer facing applications (e.g., contact management) with back-office systems, such as billing applications and financial ERP modules.

act sap integration  -- Leveraging industry best practices and the domain expertise of leading system integrators, Siebel Systems pledges to build a set of prepackaged business processes to reduce cost, complexity and risk of application integration, while accelerating time to deployment.   Provides re-usable business processes, enabling organizations to create once, deploy everywhere. -- Independent of both the underlying applications and integration server, the prepackaged business processes should be re-used across Read More

SAP HANA to the Cloud


During SAP's TechEd event, SAP unveiled its plans for delivering SAP HANA in the cloud—SAP HANA Cloud, an in-memory cloud platform offering. SAP's cloud platform will include some important offerings: SAP HANA AppServices, allowing developers to create applications using SAP HANA, Java, and other software development services SAP HANA DBServices, to provide customers with database

act sap integration  for developers to build impactful applications in the cloud with embedded analytics and the massive speed of SAP HANA, customers and partners will be able to build applications that meet the needs of the new reality—lightning fast, instant mobile access, deep analytics with delightful user experience. Putting SAP NetWeaver Cloud into the hands of developers today is a far-reaching first step toward that vision. Using SAP Netweaver Cloud, powered by HANA, users can rely on the platform to develop Java-ba Read More

Has SAP Found Magic Formula (One) To Learn The Ropes Of Marketing?


SAP is responding to the changing Internet marketplace in a multiplicity of ways. First, by restructuring to develop flexibility; then, by forming key partnerships and alliances to put content behind its extensive advertising campaign for mySAP.com, which started in full force on September 22. Will racing’s Formula One help SAP overtake Oracle’s high-flying marketing machine?

act sap integration  the new program. Market Impact SAP continues to reinvent itself from a large, inert business applications software company into an Internet leader. Despite its huge customer base and mind share, created throughout the 1990s, SAP has had notable challenges over the past two years. The company has belatedly recognized that its US image problem is of not being flexible enough, and has resorted first to an internal restructuring and then to an external image renovation. Launching a global TV marketing Read More