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Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport


Descartes Systems Group announced a definitive agreement to purchase E-Transport, Inc., a logistics exchange solution provider based in Pittsburgh, PA.

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A Closeup of Descartes-The Executives’ Viewpoint


In the first part of this feature series on Descartes, we discussed the vendor’s approach on simplifying global logistics. To discuss further Descartes’ ambitious value prop and current state of affairs, we recently talked to the company’s top executives. TEC: Your sustained results appear to be at odds with those of mainstream enterprise resource planning (ERP)/supply chain management (SCM

air transport world  and current state of affairs, we recently talked to the company’s top executives. TEC: Your sustained results appear to be at odds with those of mainstream enterprise resource planning (ERP)/supply chain management (SCM) players, especially during the toughest recession years of late. Is it that your sector is doing well overall, or that you are even better than your peers, and why? DESCARTES: We attribute our results to a number of factors but one in particular is really in our approach to delivering Read More

Unifying Global Trade Management: Challenges and User Recommendations


GTM software should be able to gather information and feed it back into the parent company, creating visibility into what remote divisions are doing and how they are doing it. Software providers must strike the right balance between global consistency and special local needs.

air transport world  modes of transportation—rail, highway, air, or water. In addition to such functionality, global logistics systems should be well-equipped to classify shipments, identify denied parties, collect and disseminate data electronically, and provide the visibility needed to ensure shipment security. The Arzoon LIFE software suite takes item-level data from a purchase order and then records each movement of the shipment to document who exactly has touched it. The system, which incorporates a database of trade Read More

DP&C SmartFleet: The Union of Functionality and Customer


I have recently taken the helm as TEC’s research analyst for all manner of strategic supply chain management (SCM) solutions designed to take businesses to a higher level, that being their aspiration and achieved with varying degrees of success. However, I’m not here to make a case of my humble credentials in this first posting of mine. A recent entry into the circle of trust that is

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Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing


Extending supply lines overseas brings new commercial and operational challenges that are far more complex than ever before. Enterprises are exposed to an entirely new universe of costs and liabilities, operations, and resource and management needs. Next generation global cost control systems can help organizations overcome these challenges. These systems help enterprises understand the real time cost impacts and financial liabilities of global sourcing initiatives--while protecting profits.

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Analytics: The Real-World Use of Big Data


Big data inspires new ways to transform processes, organizations, entire industries—and even society itself. Yet extensive media coverage and diverse opinions make it easy to perceive that big data is only for “big” organizations. So what is really happening? Our newest research finds that midsize organizations are just as likely to be using big data technologies to tap into existing data sources and get closer to their customers as any other company. Find out how.

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Enabling Real-Time Big Data Movement in the Constantly Connected World


Many forces in today's world of big data are driving applications to become more real-time. Data needs to go many places, be sorted and stored in different formats, and used in a wide variety of ways. Capturing high volume data streams inside and outside datacenters can be complicated and expensive using traditional software messaging middleware on general purpose servers. In order to realize the full value of “big data” some organizations are switching to real-time message-oriented middleware appliances that excel at the high-speed distribution of large volumes of data.

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The Five Keys to World-class Distribution


When looking at extended enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), or customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, some companies get distracted by details of the technology and miss the bigger picture. Learn how to choose an operating platform capable of supporting your business needs, today and in the foreseeable future, and ensure that your suppliers will be around when you need them.

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Navigating the New Mobile World: An Executive Action Plan for Adopting Mobility


Mobile isn’t just a device or an application. Mobile provides a new way of doing business. It provides workforce productivity gains, real-time decision making with accuracy, and improvements to customer service. Companies that embrace mobility and contextual services are able to reshape business models to create sustainable competitive advantage.

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Innovative Approaches in the Free-for-all World of Value-added Resellers


The universe of existing applications partners is relatively stable; some occasional movement from dropping one product in favor of another occurs naturally, and no vendor is immune to losing partners. But some innovative vendors are doing their best.

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Operational Risk Management in the World of Big Data


Today, with operational risk emerging as a primary risk threat in all major economies, market players are looking to the potential of big data as a primary driver of next-generation operational risk management. Drawing on current IBM research in the field of big data, this paper shows how operational risk solutions can harness the potential of big data to inform risk management scenarios and analytics.

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New TEC Certification of UNIT4 Agresso Business World


UNIT4 has successfully completed a new TEC Certification process for Agresso Business World, its global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for people-centric businesses and organizations such as professional services, education and local government. TEC Certification is designed to help organizations evaluate enterprise software solutions so they can make more informed buying decisions

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Another Type Of Virus Hits The World (And Gets Microsoft No Less)


A number of anti-virus vendors, including Trend Micro and Computer Associates, have warned of a virus with a new approach. It is known variously as QAZ.TROJAN or QAZ.WORM, and was officially renamed to W32.HLLW.Qaz.A in September. The virus enters via unprotected shared drives and usually replaces the Notepad.Exe application, although there have been occasions where Notepad was not the victim. The virus then provides a backdoor to outside intruders, giving them in effect remote control over the computer that has been infected. This analysis contains some suggestions to protect your machines.

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ERP Getting a New Breath of Fresh Air in Europe


According to silicon.com, a leading European IT TV News Service, European companies are realizing the importance of customer oriented ERP applications and are set to dramatically increase their investment in related projects over the next two years.

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