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SAP Innovations Infusing the Ariba Network


active innovations  do the following: Receive active leads from a global community of qualified buyers rather than simply tracking them Manage orders and status in real time rather than chasing paper Accelerate payments for goods and services and optimize cash by making early payments Gain new community-based intelligence and insights to make more informed decisions On the buyer side, potential benefits come from finding the right-fit suppliers faster by using Ariba Discovery , the premier service for matching buyers and

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Lawson Software: Self-Evidently Thriving on Innovations


Lawson's continual investment in R&D delivers innovative products, often in advance of much larger competitors. Increasing competition from larger vendors with significant resources, puts pressure on the company to go public within the next 12 months.

active innovations  following technologies: Java, Microsoft Active-X, Lotus Domino, or Javascript/HTML. Lawson Software serves its worldwide base of more than 2,800 customers through direct sales, support and affiliate locations in North America, South America, Europe, and Africa. The company derives approximately 15% of its revenues outside of the North American market. We expect Lawson Software to continue to expand on its commitment to assist businesses in cost control and strategic planning. In addition, Lawson will Read More

From Idea to Market-ready Product in Record Time


The odds against successful product innovation are long. New products need to win over consumers and convince retailers—a challenging task for many reasons, including saturated markets, a growing variety of products and brands, and shorter product life cycles. To shorten time to market, companies need to integrate all development-related areas, within a single sphere of visibility and influence.

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TEC Vendor Challenge: ERP, and Disruptive Innovations and Strategies


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is putting all its expertise and experience behind hosting the upcoming TEC Vendor Challenge, September 18–19, in Montreal, Quebec. The idea behind the TEC Vendor Challenge is to provide enterprises with an efficient way to see a number of major software vendors demo to a common script over the course of 1 to 2 days. By offering a set number of registrations,

active innovations  evaluation, already in an active selection, or doing a review of the vendor landscape for future purposes, we will be very interested in meeting you, and answering any questions that you have. It all starts with a conversation. The TEC Vendor Challenge is an excellent opportunity for you—whether the conversation is about your ERP and software strategies, TEC’s capabilities, industry issues, emerging issues and technologies, or what to do in Montreal! (Be sure to read “ Experience Montreal While at Read More

Five Reasons Why You Should Attend the TEC Vendor Challenge


Business software demos have become quite popular among companies deciding on new business software systems during recent years. Typically, several software vendors are invited to these events to demonstrate how their products address actual business processes—simulating real-life business scenarios. Each vendor goes through the same demo script and specifies exactly how its software addresses the

active innovations  organization is in the active phase of a new software selection process, you most likely don’t have an opportunity to see in real life how a particular software package addresses specific business processes and what value it can offer to its users overall. This information is particularly valuable considering that divisions of companies in the process of making an enterprise software decision or of implementing the selected software may not know why they have invested in such a software system. Read More

Siemens PLM Analyst Conference 2014—Blending Virtual and Real Worlds—Part Two


Last week on the TEC blog, TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic looked at the main themes of the Siemens PLM Conference 2014 he recently attended, including Siemens’ “realize innovation” strategy. Here are his thoughts regarding the rest of the conference, with a look at what’s new with “catalysts” and Teamcenter, and what else can be expected from the product lifecycle management (PLM) vendor in 2014 and beyond.

active innovations  mobility and the aforementioned Active Workspace (with capabilities such as shape search and filtering by “where used” and other relationships to drill down, etc., and with no business logic and computing power on the client side). While Active Workspace Gateway (the starting screen) has been the social mechanism to pin things for some time, Active Workspace 2.2 has introduced a social commentary and annotation capability in the context of product structure/design. Deployability —either as a Read More

Real-time Information Delivery Using Active Intelligence


During the past decade, organizations of all sizes have made significant investments in enterprise application software. Unfortunately, the level of integration between these systems has become less effective and more expensive than originally envisioned. The question is how to leverage the considerable investments organizations have made, in order to maximize the value of the information stored in these discrete infrastructures.

active innovations  time Information Delivery Using Active Intelligence During the past decade, organizations of all sizes have made significant investments in enterprise application software. Unfortunately, the level of integration between these systems has become less effective and more expensive than originally envisioned. The question is how to leverage the considerable investments organizations have made, in order to maximize the value of the information stored in these discrete infrastructures. Read More

New Database Capabilities from Teradata


During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference @ Expo, Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest

active innovations  Database Capabilities from Teradata During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference & Expo , Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest engineers in its labs located in the U.S. and around the world to provide capabilities Read More

SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part One: Company Background and Product Overview


SouthWare Innovations is one of the first middle-market vendors to create what might be the one of the best examples of true business management system (accounting + exception management + task management), and for that reason alone it should receive serious consideration.

active innovations  Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part One: Company Background and Product Overview Introduction The process of selecting mid-market accounting software usually starts with products that have achieved some name recognition, and that's fine as long as the search does not end there. SouthWare Innovations ( www.southware.com ) has created in its Excellence Series a worthy competitor serving a number of industries and offering users a surprising array of functionality, either directly as Read More

Innovations in Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) is in the midst of a new wave of innovations. Ideas in the search space, software as a service, and real-time analytics are extending the reach of BI across the complete size spectrum of organizations. This article looks at these technologies and their impact on businesses.

active innovations  in Business Intelligence Originally Published - August 25, 2008 The Rebirth of Business Intelligence Business intelligence (BI) 2.0 may have been overshadowed by all the excitement around its cooler cousin Web 2.0, but it cannot be ignored. It is time to take a down-to-earth look at a few recent advances that are making BI more accessible, affordable, and relevant to businesses than ever before. The most observable changes in BI over the past two to three years have occurred in the vendor Read More

Announcing TEC's Customer Relationship Management Buyer's Guide: Innovations in CRM


I am pleased to announce the launch of TEC's final software buyer's guide of the year: Innovations in CRM. Download your copy now. This buyer's guide provides in-depth insight from Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC's analyst specializing in CRM, about the state of the CRM market, and includes solution overviews, links to CRM resources, customer success stories, and a directory of hundreds of CRM software

active innovations  TEC's Customer Relationship Management Buyer's Guide: Innovations in CRM I am pleased to announce the launch of TEC's final software buyer's guide of the year: Innovations in CRM. Download your copy now . This buyer's guide provides in-depth insight from Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC's analyst specializing in CRM, about the state of the CRM market, and includes solution overviews, links to CRM resources, customer success stories, and a directory of hundreds of CRM software vendors. The guide aims to Read More

Zumba Fitness Selects Lectra Fashion PLM


Zumba Fitness, LLC has decided to implement Lectra Fashion PLM to manage its active wear line.

active innovations  PLM to manage its active wear line. As a global lifestyle brand that fuses fitness, entertainment, and culture into a workout, Zumba classes blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography for a total-body workout. Founded in 2001, the company reports more than 15 million weekly participants in over 200,000 locations around the world.   The lifestyle brand also designs, develops, and sells apparel from active wear essentials to fashion-infused designs, offering a range of pieces that Read More

Lose the Starry Eyes, Analyze: Reviewing the Ideal Candidate for EMR Innovations ProcessPro


This is an examination of EMR Innovations' ProcessPro ERP solution. Companies can begin determining if it is worthwhile to pursue a relationship with EMR Innovations by considering the selection criteria which are most supported by the vendor. We ask the question, all things being equal, which modules are the most complete in their contribution to the product's functionality.

active innovations  the Starry Eyes, Analyze: Reviewing the Ideal Candidate for EMR Innovations ProcessPro Introduction The Minnesota, USA based, EMR Innovations , was established in 1985. The company produces ProcessPro , an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, which helps organizations in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, chemicals, and food and beverage industries integrate and manage their operations. The ideal candidate for an EMR Innovations solution would be seeking a system developed for a process Read More

Peoplefluent Acquires KZO Innovations by Bedford Funding


Peoplefluent has announced the acquisition of KZO Innovations by Bedford Funding, adding a new tool to its talent management suite. KZO video on-demand is a collaborative video technology that supports user engagement in contexts such as training, education, and communication. The KZO solution includes audio tagging, content searching, video tabbing, discussion threading, live chat, and

active innovations  threading, live chat, and interactive dialogue. In addition, the solution provides support for building and maintaining a library of viewer contributions. The KZO technology will be embedded in Peoplefluent's learning applications to help organizations offer compelling learning experiences to their employees. Existing customers will be benefiting from the above-mentioned KZO attributes. Peoplefluent will also take advantage of the new technology to expand its own customer support and training Read More

Active Escrow: The Technical Verification of Software Source Code


The source code for mission-critical software products is almost never provided to users by the supplier. All the end-user has is a copy of the compiled source code—in other words, the object code that can only be read and executed by the computers concerned. That’s why professional escrow is becoming an essential component of operational risk management.

active innovations  Escrow: The Technical Verification of Software Source Code The source code for mission-critical software products is almost never provided to users by the supplier. All the end-user has is a copy of the compiled source code—in other words, the object code that can only be read and executed by the computers concerned. That’s why professional escrow is becoming an essential component of operational risk management. Read More