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PLM Coming of Age: ERP Vendors Take Notice
With a PLM solution in place, a company has the ability to automate, monitor, and track product development and revision processes with their customers

an example of notice  the full overhead of an ERP part number to be assigned before it becomes a solidified design. Another example is that engineering BOMs are defined independently of manufacturing BOMs, which may be an entirely different structure. While this solution does not provide all of the features that a full PLM system will offer, it can offer tangible benefits to Epicor customers looking to infuse more collaboration and structure into their product design processes. Furthermore, most PLM vendors focus on specific v

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The Next R(E)volution of Lean


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an example of notice  today do not provide an optimal return on investment to companies. The missing link between Lean goals and successful projects that produce the intended result is a strategy for Lean. For companies to reach their desired destination of success with Lean, they must first plan the journey but many start off with the wrong perspective of success. Starting Incorrectly Lack of Strategic Approach The fact is that people often struggle with the most basic of problems when implementing Lean where to begin. Whe Read More

The Retail Industry: Improving Supply Chain Efficiency Through Vendor Compliance - An Andersen Point Of View


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an example of notice  Through Vendor Compliance - An Andersen Point Of View Introduction    The arrival of the new economy has brought significant changes to the existing business landscape. In particular, the retail industry is quickly learning the value of developing strategic working relationships with vendor partners to improve supply chain efficiency. Without these collaborative efforts, retailers will have difficulty achieving strategic goals that rely upon the efficient flow of merchandise. Vendor cooperation and comp Read More

Demystifying the EPC Global Network: An explanation of ONS, EPC-IS, and EPC-DS


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an example of notice  . Figure 1 illustrates an example of a supply chain, with the various read points shown in the circles at some of the points where you might want to track the object. Figure 1 Examples of RFID Read Points as a Tagged Object Flows Through a Supply Chain ( click here for larger verison ) It seems simple enough, until you start digging in and asking questions like: Exactly what information do tagged objects provide at each of these read points? How do I find information beyond what is in the tag of the objec Read More

The State of the Art in Finance


Thanks to recent accounting scandals and an increasingly competitive environment, many chief financial officers and the finance organizations they lead have started to take on new roles within the enterprise. However, given the current state of the finance function in US companies, companies first need to understand the challenges to finance—and the road map to increasing its strategic capabilities.

an example of notice  perform the data collection AN EXAMPLE OF A STRATEGIC FINANCE FUNCTION A global consumer products company has created highly successful strategic finance functions based on a four-phase approach and using software from SAP. The end point: complete transparency of financial data across all global divisions. The CFO believes that cash generation is the lifeblood of a consumer products company, affecting all parts of the organization. Cash, in fact, is the barometer of the success of the company's brand-buil Read More

Best-of-Breed Versus Complete CAD-PLM Suites: The Debate Rages On


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an example of notice  offer the needed capabilities and hence integrate the necessary software modules as per the customer’s needs, whereas all-in-one CAD/PLM suites attempt a “one size fits all” approach. In his report, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic provides his view on the intricacies of these two approaches. Read More

Oracle Announces Latest Release of Enterprise Manager 12c


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an example of notice  new tools can help an organization significantly reduce the time spent managing large, multi-database deployments, and it also expands on multiple performance management capabilities. The new database lifecycle management capabilities of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, Release 3 include: Multitenant database management capabilities such as complete lifecycle management of multitenant databases, consolidated database replay, and at-source data masking, which can mask data “in flight” as it is being Read More

The Art Of Distributed Development Of Multi-Lingual Three-Tier Internet Applications


In this article we describe author's experience with the distributed development of multi-lingual three-tier Java/ CORBA/database Internet applications. We believe that the described tips and tricks of trade may be of great use to readers who are involved with Java applications development.

an example of notice  by a web server. An example of such an application is the quotation of currency exchange rates. The user selects desired currencies and a branch of bank on a query input form and submits the query. The web server accepts the query, processes it, and returns the response back to the user's browser. Depending on the particular application, the web server may consult with a CORBA application server and/or a database server. The response is returned in the user's language of choice (German, French, Italian, Read More

Future of MOOCs—Repurposing for Enterprise Learning?


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an example of notice  Canada, in 2008, where an online course given at University of Manitoba—“Connectivism and Connective Knowledge”—was labeled as such by the individuals who were assessing its role in education. The course was taken by 25 tuition-paying students at the University of Manitoba, as well as more than 2,200 non-paying online students from the general public. The course materials as well as the discussions were delivered via a number of social media channels—i.e., RSS feeds, blog posts, and threaded Read More

The Best of Both Worlds: Gain Flexibility through Multiple Models of Software Delivery


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The Role of Sales Training Requirements Definition and Requests for Proposals in the Success of Technology Companies


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Development of an Internet Payment Processing System


This article describes the author's experience with the development of the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. The system's architecture is very similar to the Three Domain (3D) model that started to emerge later. This success story is worthwhile sharing with a wider audience.

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Threshold of a New TEC Advisor


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