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From Spreadsheet Chaos to an Integrated BPM Application in Six Steps
Spreadsheets can provide rudimentary business performance management (BPM) capabilities. But there are many reasons to leave them behind: improved collaboration

application architecture rfp  reporting to a BPM application that enables analysis and fast reactions to key performance indications. A Structured Approach to Adopting Analytic BPM Applications In many companies, the spreadsheet still continues to be the platform for planning and analysis. While many organizations have moved to minimize or eliminate spreadsheet usage from their enterprise-wide planning and analysis initiatives, others hold back because they believe a BPM deployment will be as time-consuming or costly as an ERP

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Outsourcing--Applications Software RFI/RFP Template

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Reference Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features and Functions


This guide to supply chain management (SCM) functions/features will help you determine which SCM features are a high priority for your organization. Learn about SCM functions and features for WMS, TMS, international trade logistics (ITL), supplier relationship management (SRM), demand management, supply chain analytics, order management, service parts planning, and more.

application architecture rfp  of computers to function. Application tools Application tools are the components that provide the ability for an application or program to work. Reporting Functionality for reporting refers to technical options for generating and delivering reports. SaaS and hosting options This category refers to features for software-as-a-service (SaaS) or hosted solutions Final Thoughts A comprehensive SCM RFP will also include other general considerations, including reseller and value-added reseller (VAR) channels, Read More

The Challenges of a Business Intelligence Implementation: A Case Study


The University of Illinois provides a good example of extensive integration of its business intelligence (BI) solution and data warehousing environment with its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

application architecture rfp  was being built simultaneously, application layer development required the tools of a third party vendor. With this structure in place, the choice of BI vendor became key. Business Solution To identify the appropriate BI tool, the University of Illinois took a user-centered approach. Focus groups were established to interview over 200 users from various user communities to identify requirements. The needs assessment was two-fold. Firstly, it would identify the requirements for static reports; and Read More

How Some ERP Vendors Demonstrated - Warts And All Part 2: Results


This is part two of a case study from a recent selection engagement for an ETO mid-size manufacturer; we assess Oracle, J.D. Edwards, SAP, and IFS in terms of their ability to demonstrate alleged functionality of their products.

application architecture rfp  discern how a software application behaves under real world expectations before any firm commitment and point of no return happens. The company involved in this case study embarked on the selection of an ERP/business applications package that would satisfy its needs and return maximum business value. TEC was retained as a neutral process facilitator with an intimate knowledge of the market/vendors and no vested interest (e.g., future system integrating opportunity) in the outcome of the selection. About Read More

Reduce IT Procurement Time And Risk


All one has to do to get with the best product at the best price is to identify every requirement, find a product that meets all of the criteria, negotiate the best price and get it all done before the product becomes obsolete or the supplier goes out of business. Many successful and not so successful selections have been made. Learn from those efforts and remove time and risk from your next selection.

application architecture rfp  information technology architecture and application deployment strategy are in place to guide its efforts. Magic Response #2 - IT suppliers know their products, how other companies employ them and what their competition is doing as well. Good relationships with a small number of suppliers can provide ready access to state of the art product information. Suppliers can also provide access to their customers who have considered other products and can provide insight into the most important selection Read More

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Cutting IT and Application Support Costs


With budgets under pressure companies must look at ways to reduce IT costs. User support is a prime candidate for scrutiny, because it takes up a significant proportion of the budget. Putting in place a coherent, adaptable learning culture helps to ensure your support costs are minimized and employees remain productive. But there is no one-size-fits-all model. To achieve maximum impact at minimum cost, a variety of tools and approaches aligned overall with company goals will be needed. But the reward is clear—a highly effective workforce that makes fewer costly mistakes, and has a vastly reduced reliance on your Help Desk.

application architecture rfp  IT and Application Support Costs With budgets under pressure companies must look at ways to reduce IT costs. User support is a prime candidate for scrutiny, because it takes up a significant proportion of the budget. Putting in place a coherent, adaptable learning culture helps to ensure your support costs are minimized and employees remain productive. But there is no one-size-fits-all model. To achieve maximum impact at minimum cost, a variety of tools and approaches aligned overall with company Read More

Service-oriented Architecture: Improving Agility and Efficiency in Your Enterprise


For many owners, executives, and managers, service-oriented architecture (SOA) has not been clearly defined. Some may have heard the term, and may even have read some of what has been written regarding SOA, but most have not had that opportunity. For many, SOA has been left to the IT department. We explain what it is and why it’s important.

application architecture rfp  oriented Architecture: Improving Agility and Efficiency in Your Enterprise For many owners, executives, and managers, service-oriented architecture (SOA) has not been clearly defined. Some may have heard the term, and may even have read some of what has been written regarding SOA, but most have not had that opportunity. For many, SOA has been left to the IT department. We explain what it is and why it’s important. Read More

Application Portfolio Management: Are You Getting the Most from your Enterprise Software?


Information technology organizations are faced with the challenge of managing a host of diverse enterprise applications, and the need to evaluate application metrics and performance. To address this challenge, it is worth considering application portfolio management solutions.

application architecture rfp  a fraction of the application management challenges. In addition, the applications running a business require consistent inventory tracking, along with monitoring of their performance and the value they bring to the business. Consequently, application portfolio management (APM) has emerged as a critical component of IT governance. In light of this reality, most IT departments have adopted some form of APM. Managing the development, implementation, training, and support of enterprise applications is Read More

The Benefits of CRM Internet Architecture


One of the most important aspects of any business management application, including CRM applications, is its underlying architecture. An application’s customizability, adaptability, portability, scalability, and extensibility are all functions of its architecture. A well-designed architecture will thus accommodate growth and adapt to business changes—without affecting the performance of the application or requiring an exhaustive re-implementation.

application architecture rfp  the performance of the application or requiring an exhaustive re-implementation. Read More

How Does Your ERP System Architecture Address Change?


In today’s competitive market, businesses are living in a constant state of change—especially in the services sector, which has to contend with a more fluid “people resource” factor. Yet most installed ERP solutions are falling short. Why are nearly half of all businesses essentially blowing their annual ERP budgets to support change? And what are software vendors doing about it? Find out now, in TEC’s 2008 Market Comparison Report.

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Architecture Evolution: From Mainframes to Service-oriented Architecture


Product architecture is going to do much more than simply provide the technical functionality, the user interface, and the platform support. It is going to determine whether a product is going to be able to accommodate increasingly evolving user requirements.

application architecture rfp  application integrity. N -tier application architecture provides a model for developers to create a flexible and reusable application. By breaking up an application into multiple tiers, developers only have to modify or add a specific layer, rather than rewrite the entire application, if they decide to change technologies or to scale up. N -tier architecture allows a virtually unlimited number of programs to run simultaneously, send information to one another, use different protocols to communicate, and Read More

Quote-to-Order: An Overlooked Software Application


Last year, I met an analyst from another firm, and asked him what he thought about quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions, given the relevance between Q2O and the conference that I was attending. Not quite surprisingly, the answer I got was, “this kind of application doesn’t have a future.” The conversation didn’t go any further due to limited time but I could imagine that his reasoning might have sounded

application architecture rfp  to-Order: An Overlooked Software Application Last year, I met an analyst from another firm, and asked him what he thought about quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions, given the relevance between Q2O and the conference that I was attending. Not quite surprisingly, the answer I got was, “this kind of application doesn’t have a future.” The conversation didn’t go any further due to limited time but I could imagine that his reasoning might have sounded like this: even though activities from quoting to Read More

Software Architecture Lifecycle Management


To keep a large business on course, you need to have a clear picture of your IT infrastructure. But for many large organizations, that’s easier said than done. Years of upgrades, maintenance, modifications, and legacy systems left over from mergers and acquisitions can leave you wondering which systems are driving your business and which ones are weighing it down. With a software architecture lifecycle management (SALM) initiative from TEC, you can create a structured blueprint that details your enterprise software mix—a key component of your company’s IT infrastructure. Learn more now.

application architecture rfp  Architecture Lifecycle Management To keep a large business on course, you need to have a clear picture of your IT infrastructure. But for many large organizations, that’s easier said than done. Years of upgrades, maintenance, modifications, and legacy systems left over from mergers and acquisitions can leave you wondering which systems are driving your business and which ones are weighing it down. With a software architecture lifecycle management (SALM) initiative from TEC, you can create a Read More