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Business Activity Monitoring - Watching The Store For You
Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) can bring significant business value in the world of technical data, but its justification must be derived from business

activity definition  too much data , Business Activity Monitoring can prevent things from slipping through the cracks. Systems are continuously generating a variety of information that typically goes unnoticed until some later time, often when it is too late or has lost some of it's value. Often in real time, BAM software captures information, evaluates it and alerts us or takes some preplanned action if it meets the appropriate conditions. Capture Identifies critical, time-sensitive data from applications, files (including

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Product Development and Portfolio Management RFI/RFP Template

Corporate Objectives Definition, Portfolio Definition, Product Investment, Product Investment Scoring, Portfolio Balancing, Product Investment Monitoring, Application Technology Get this template

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The PMO Conflict: So Much Promise, So Little Alignment


When a project management office (PMO) operates well, the impact can be extraordinary. All too often, though, the PMO doesn’t become a clear asset. In order to avoid the worst-case scenario, PMO team members often become internal advisors with marginal impact and no authority. What can be done to avoid this? And what are the keys to successful PMO implementations?

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Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Profits?


Due to their limitations, using spreadsheets to manage mission-critical business functions is an unacceptable risk. The requirements for finding the right inventory in the right place at the right time are being hampered by spreadsheet forecasts based on inappropriate source data. Packaged software with inventory management and collaborative capabilities will give your supply chain a competitive advantage. Learn how.

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Reliability Driven Maintenance--Closing the CMMS "Value Gap"? Part One: Trends and Definition


The metric of plant maintenance should now be in the ability of the plant to meet the strategic goals of the company beyond customarily expected cost savings, such as improved plant output, performance predictability, product quality, customer service, safety, environmental control, etc.

activity definition  plants do a maintenance activity at specified intervals—regardless of whether or not they really ought to do this work. The unit of time can thereby be measured in days, weeks, or months, or in a number of work cycles of the asset. For example, a certain maintenance task is triggered every six weeks or after every one million pieces are produced. CMMS software also characteristically recommends what should be done to the asset based upon the recommendation of the equipment manufacturer (e.g., the Read More

Successful Sales and Operations Planning in Five Steps


A sales and operations planning (S&OP) meeting is a critical decision-making activity that sets the overall direction for the company. Executives discuss trade-offs between customer service, inventory investments, production capabilities, supply availability, and distribution concerns, in order to balance generating profit with satisfying operational goals. Learn the five essential steps for successful S&OP planning.

activity definition  to be towards the activity that provides the greatest impact towards reaching corporate goals. S&OP helps develop a plan and set priorities to maintain this focus. Without visibility of the financial impact of decisions made during S&OP, it is difficult to fully understand the impact of sourcing, inventory, postponement, and other pivotal business strategies. Another challenge that has appeared in many research studies is the integration with finance and understanding the role of finance in S&OP. In an Read More

Does NavisionDamgaard Merger Mark Further Mid-Market Consolidation?


While the higher end of ERP market has (surprisingly) experienced only limited merger & acquisition activity during 2000 (mainly seen in ERP losers been devoured by ERP outsiders), the mid-market has seen more significant intra-market activity. The latest one was the merger between Navision Software and Damgaard.

activity definition  Impact The increased M&A activity in the mid-market is no surprise and, therefore, we regard this merger as a promising, although indisputably challenging, move. The current market trend is towards vendors that can provide complete solutions for the entire spectrum of medium-sized companies. This effervescing market segment has been targeted by a large number of traditional incumbents like Frontstep (formerly Symix), QAD, IFS, Great Plains, MAPICS, and Intentia to name but a few, but also increasingly by Read More

Using Advanced Threat Intelligence to Optimize Perimeter Performance


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activity definition  detects unknown and unauthorized activity in a network. Expanded security policies complement the organization-wide implementation of the threat intelligence tool for ongoing management of perimeter defenses. Together with a next-generation firewall, the solution provides all the information an organization needs to monitor, manage, maintain, and secure its network. Read More

Exact Faces Challenges


Exact Software faces significant challenges ranging from competitive challenges to user education, and product definition. Nonetheless, it is still a stalwart vendor within the small and mid-markets of accounting, manufacturing and distribution software.

activity definition  inputs from the business activity management [BAM] side) and project the impact on performance. Business process modeling tools chart out the information flows that support key business processes. Ideally, once these models are created, they should be dynamic, meaning that they are relatively easy to change without programming. Process modeling is typically the first step within a BPM system, especially when the models are used to remove variability from specific processes. Also, simple workflow focuses Read More

TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 6)


Welcome to TurtleSpice ERP! We’re following one company’s software selection process, from beginning to end—with a twist: It’s up to you to make sure comptroller Mike Chelonia stays on track and selects the right ERP system for the company. Cast your vote at the bottom of this post, and next week I’ll move the scenario forward based on the winning answer. The story so far: Mike

activity definition  following questions: Is this activity necessary, or can it be eliminated? Can this activity be combined with another or others? Is this the proper sequence of activities, or should the sequence be changed? Can this activity be improved? Does the owner of the activity have the proper training to perform the activity? Are there alternative technologies that can be used to generate higher return on investment to the company?   At the end of the process, Mike and the selection team make the decision to buy a Read More

Financial Reporting, Planning, and Budgeting As Necessary Pieces of EPM Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations


Although CPM (aka EPM) starts with strong financial management, it will eventually extend beyond financial planning to almost all areas of corporate activity. Therefore, organizations choosing BI suites should consider both their financial management tools and future integration with key business-area solutions (for example, PLM, CRM, and SCM).

activity definition  the balanced scorecard or activity-based costing (ABC), and although these approaches help determine how and what to measure, they lack a mechanism for dynamically changing values to keep abreast of the business reality. Ensuring the closed-loop management is CPM's enhancement of BI applications, which traditionally focus on measurement, which is basically worthless without the ability to act on it. Consequently, a perplexing variety of existing tools and techniques can lay claim to being part of the CPM Read More

What Matters Most: An Interview with Jeffrey Hollender


Jeffrey Hollender has a broader definition of the Value Chain that includes the true end-to-end responsibilities as well as sustainability, a term (if you are not familiar with) means, not only recognizing all the costs incurred in the chain-human, environmental etc.

activity definition  Matters Most: An Interview with Jeffrey Hollender Interview - Introduction Recently we talked to Jeffrey Hollender, CEO of Seventh Generation (an environmentally responsible producer of home products), and author of What Matters Most [1] . This is an important book that discusses corporate responsibility from both the angles of financial and environmental. For us supply chain people, Jeffrey Hollender has a broader definition of the Value Chain that includes the true end-to-end responsibilities as Read More

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Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets


Economic activity in emerging markets is growing at around 40 percent—as compared with 2 to 5 percent in the West and Japan. Businesses all over the globe are competing for people who have numerous options and high expectations. How can your company attract and retain talent in emerging markets in Brazil, Russia, India, and China—offering new employees what they want, while ensuring your bottom line is met? Find out.

activity definition  in London. With economic activity in emerging markets growing at compounded rates of around 40%-as compared with 2% to 5% in the West and Japan-it's little wonder that many companies are pegging their prospects for growth to Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC) and, increasingly, other developing nations. Businesses based all over the globe are feverishly competing for people who, often for the first time in their lives, have numerous options and high expectations. Not even companies with established Read More

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Informix® Corporation, has announced an XML Document Type Definition (DTD) for Extraction, Transformation, and Transport (ETT) of metadata. The DTD is designed to allow metadata sharing between different vendors’ products using the open XML standard.

activity definition  XML’s Its Metadata Transport Layer Informix XML's Its Metadata Transport Layer M. Reed - May 22 , 2000 Event Summary MENLO PARK, Calif. and Westboro, Mass.- April 18, 2000- Informix Corporation (NASDAQ: IFMX), a software vendor specializing in infrastructure for the i.Economy, announced the industry's first XML Document Type Definition (DTD) for Extraction, Transformation, and Transport (ETT) metadata. Informix's XML DTD will enable more complete metadata sharing, easing business-to-business Read More

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activity definition  the balanced scorecard or activity-based costing (ABC), and although these approaches help determine how and what to measure, they lack a mechanism for dynamically changing values to keep abreast of the business reality. Ensuring the closed-loop management is CPM's enhancement of BI applications, which traditionally focus on measurement, which is basically worthless without the ability to act on it. Consequently, a perplexing variety of existing tools and techniques can lay claim to being part of the CPM Read More