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Interdependence of supply chain partners: A briefing session with PW and Bombardier


advance erd  on the portal in advance of shipping. Full validation tool for quality requirements at time of shipment (not at time of receipt).  QA by PW is done at vendor’s site Gated tool to ensure completeness of required information (BPM implemented) Optimization of the material and information flow It’s paperless To support its new system, PW provided a day of training on the use of the portal, and explained future business incentive rewards to suppliers. To qualify, suppliers must be able to deliver daily

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Case Study: Kempe Group


Kempe, a provider of innovative engineering solutions and services for a variety of industries, was using separate systems to manage the financial and operation aspects of the business. These systems were out of date and made accurate financial reporting almost impossible. With the help of a value-added reseller (VAR), Kepme implemented a centralized, integrated solution that stores information in real time. Learn more.

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Profitable-to-promise: A New Exciting Era


Any manufacturing business is faced with promising accurate delivery dates for customer orders. At the same time, the manufacturer has to ensure that every order taken, is profitable. This article focuses on the issues related to order delivery date promising in view of profitability of orders to the manufacturer.

advance erd  master production scheduling (MPS), advance planning and scheduling (APS), supplier management, transportation and distribution systems, etc. If these components do not work properly for you then you will not be able to calculate delivery dates accurately. To see if you are able to keep your bottom line in check, you need to know what are your costs (such as material costs, inventory costs, production costs, stock out costs, transportation costs, etc.) for delivering the orders and what price you are Read More

i2 Now Serving B2B Suppliers


i2 Supplier Enablement will help make suppliers’ lives easier but is only part of the answer.

advance erd  encouraged by the formal advance of i2 into this market as it indicates that interest in supplier problems continues to rise among SCM, ERP, and CRM vendors. User Recommendations Suppliers that are thinking of utilizing i2 Supplier Enablement should be forewarned that it does not offer a quick fix to their integration problem. Connectivity standards are constantly evolving and i2 has no magic toolkit that will mitigate the hardship in marrying supplier systems to a diverse array of e-marketplaces and Read More

IT Epidemic: Treating IT Client Relationship Breakdown


The frequency of breakdowns in the IT client relationship is reaching epidemic proportions. Indeed, an IT client breakdown is comparable to the onset of an illness. If caught early enough, treatment is often relatively painless. However, if left to advance to the later stages, or full maturity, the treatment will not only be invasive, but also require significant recovery time.

advance erd  However, if left to advance to the later stages, or full maturity, the treatment will not only be invasive, but also require significant recovery time. Read More

Real Media Goes To Market


Internet advertising firm Real Media has decided to file for an IPO, at last joining its major competitors, DoubleClick and Engage.

advance erd  by a subsidiary of Advance Publications. The company has now chosen to go with an initial offering of up to $75 million of its common stock. The proceeds of the offering are intended for general corporate purposes. These include expansion of its sales, marketing, and operating capabilities; product and technology development; and possible acquisitions of or investments in companies or assets. Market Impact Real Media is a respectable firm, with publishing clients ranging from Playboy to the New York Times Read More

The SCM Perspective: 2009 in Review-and What You Can Do to Weather the Storms of 2010


In spite of the 2009 recession, some SCM vendors were able to create traction in the supply chain space this year. From an industry landscape perspective, three events from 2009 will have a more far-reaching impact than any other in this space, primarily because they’re priming the conditions for still more vendor competition and industry volatility in the year to come.News item: Oracle

advance erd  planning (S&OP), linked to advance planning and scheduling (APS) to create a complete view of demand and to determine how pricing needs to be adjusted integrating manufacturing, product development, and supply chain applications using e-commerce or SaaS models to create an extended supply chain network that allows partners to communicate and collaborate effectively As Charles Darwin says: “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that Read More

Industri-Matematik Joins The Portal Market


Portals foster collaboration by making it easy for participants to access the system. As with any relatively new technology, prospects should kick the tires and take a test spin before buying.

advance erd  Internet Explorer-like favorites in advance. Another complaint is the search feature that seems to wipe out the users' work environment while in use rather than appearing in a frame or separate dialog window. To be fair to PeopleSoft, such shortcomings have been reported in other vendor demonstrations and will likely persist for the next few releases until the vendors can manage to rectify them. User Recommendations Ease of use is an important consideration for all users regardless of their level of exp Read More

Brain of Supply Chain System


Advanced planning and optimization makes supply chain systems cost effective. It is the brain of the supply chain because it works on top of all other software tools that plan, monitor, and control supply chain activities and control them.

advance erd  tremendous capability of the advance planning and optimization tool, businesses can witness massive savings by optimizing their business processes. These savings can be as high as 200 percent and, in most cases; at least a 50 to 60 percent saving is possible. These savings alone make an investment in this tool very attractive. But there are a lot of other benefits (which are mentioned throughout this article) which make this tool truly irresistible. Moreover, this tool is effective in both process and Read More

Making the Team Work


Early in the campaign, the important thing is to get all your team members on the same page, share available knowledge, and plan ways to gather other required information. The first few meetings should be formal, with a printed agenda, including clear goals and time constraints. This process, of course, is called "discovery."

advance erd  tested the points in advance with someone who will be attending the meeting, you increase the likelihood of a successful meeting. If your team members are strong enough, let them facilitate part of the meeting or presentation. Remember, though, you own that sales opportunity—not your team or your manager or your CEO. Your team's actions should communicate this to the prospect. Even if one person takes notes on a flip chart, have all your team members take notes during the event. Questions, concerns, Read More

CRMnext


CRMnext is a comprehensive CRM solution offered on SaaS as well as On-Premise. It is the only CRM product globally which has a single codebase across 11 verticals and both SaaS and On-Premise offering.CRMnext is an integrated CRM solution which helps companies structure and organize their Sales, Marketing & Services initiatives. It enables companies to manage their customers through the entire 'Customer Life Cycle’ using a single product without having the need to move from one application to the other, or from one system to the other. Key modules in CRMnext are: -Sales Force Automation -Marketing Automation -Customer Service Automation and These modules are plugged on to a universal framework and customer may choose to implement one or all the three modules. Further, to harness the power of the solution, the modules are supported by a set of services integrated into the framework: -Document Management System -Business Process Automation Engine -Reporting & Analytics CRMnext has been built on multi-tier architecture ensuring scalability. The unique meta-data based architecture enables the product to scale better, use more stateless components and the most advance codeless configuration capabilities.    

advance erd  components and the most advance codeless configuration capabilities. Read More

Blackboard Presents New Update for Blackboard Learn


Blackboard released a new update for its Blackboard Learn platform. Improved usability appears to be the major addition to the experience proposed by Blackboard to its end users—both instructors and students. Blackboard employed results from extensive user testing and research to advance the usability of its solution. A centralized view of course or activity updates was introduced to

advance erd  testing and research to advance the usability of its solution. A centralized view of course or activity updates was introduced to 'My Blackboard.' Emulating the social platforms interfaces, Blackboard Learn displays a little red '1' in the top right-hand corner of the screen for instructors receiving their students' assignments. Also, the newly added two-way text–messaging functionality simplifies the interaction between students and instructors. Blackboard strives to offer a comprehensive social Read More

Analysis of Lawson Delivering New Retail Analytic Capabilities


On January 17, Lawson Software announced new comparative sales analyzer capabilities within its advanced suite of retail analytic applications. Comparative (comp) sales functionality, available in Lawson release 7.3.2 scheduled for the Fall of 2000, enables retailers to easily maintain, analyze and report on comparative sales and other key business metrics.

advance erd  innovative products, often in advance of much larger competitors. The latest announcement of the incorporation of vertically focused business intelligence capabilities speaks for it. Furthermore, Lawson has demonstrated very tight industry focus and is regarded as one of the Top 3 ERP systems for Healthcare, Retail, and Professional Industries. Being privately held and independent of Wall Street pressures has allowed the company to direct its investments for development of its desired core competencies. Read More

i2 e-Business Strategy Services Not For Everyone


Companies that know what they want in terms of Internet capabilities might benefit from eSOA, but others should give it a wide berth.

advance erd  clients high-level consulting in advance of a software contract, none staff business consulting groups as large or aggressive as i2's. In fact, the group is so pervasive that it frequently collides with third party consulting partners in pre-sales situations. The scope of services offered by i2 is also much broader than those of its peers and overlap into areas traditionally the domain of strategy firms. By allowing it to influence the design stage of a company's Internet strategy, eSOA gives i2 the abili Read More

Negotiating the Best Software Deal


TechnologyEvaluation.COM analysts have separated the software negotiation process into three discrete categories. All three are critical individually, yet should always be pursued within the context of the larger discussion.

advance erd  that are known in advance to be vendor sticking points, while using that vendor inflexibility to gain additional strategic concessions in other areas. For example, when a vendor is well known for never dropping its software maintenance fees (Peregrine Systems is a good example), a client can use that information as leverage for reduced product license or service and support fees. In another example, a client could use Oracle's legendary stubbornness in reducing its professional services pricing to gain ma Read More