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What is IFS Up To in the CRM Arena?!
On April 12, Industrial & Financial Systems, IFS AB announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Pivotal Corporation to acquire its division Exactium Ltd

arena example tutoring  expanded into the CRM arena by acquiring Exactium for its product configuration module. The most recent move represents IFS' indirectly conceding that it has gone beyond its means with its ambitious product scope and geographic expansion. The mitigating factor, however, may be the fact that IFS was one of the first ERP vendors to incorporate concepts of component technology and a high-level of integration with both its own and other vendors' components. The company supports most of the IT

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The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena


Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which is complementary to lean manufacturing when it comes to low volumes and complex environments, may provide an answer.

arena example tutoring  Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena Limitations of Flow Manufacturing Just as manufacturing realities are continuously changing, so is lean thinking evolving. For example, traditionally, given competitive realities, it was almost exclusively automotive companies that deployed lean techniques such as kanban and sequencing. Today, however, there are some strong indications that only one in five companies using kanban are in the automotive industry. This is Part Six of a multi-part note. Customarily, lean Read More

Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I)


A number of TEC blog posts have discussed benefits but also the inevitable caveats of white papers (including all too common vendors' self-serving marketing fluff and buzzword verbiage), and about their (un)intended audiences. These posts have even caused some heated debates with other blogging sites and experts on white papers, and I am going to stay away from all that here. My intention here

arena example tutoring  by Symphony Consulting and Arena Solutions . Why? Well, when I read it, many things therein rang true to me based on my previous experiences as a design person who had to deal with manufacturing, sourcing and procurement staff at my previous employers (back in the 1980s and 1990s). Shepherding products from design through manufacturing and after-sale support to the end of life (EOL) is always difficult, but introducing outsourcing into the process pushes it to a significantly higher level of complexity. Read More

Arena Solutions: More Than Just a Pretty Facelift


For over a decade, Arena Solutions has been redefining the product lifecycle management (PLM) space with a suite of cloud applications that enable engineering, manufacturing, and their extended supply chains to work better together -- from first prototype to full-scale production. In 2000, the two co-founders founded bom.com, a Web-based application for managing items, bills of material (BOMs

arena example tutoring  For over a decade, Arena Solutions has been redefining the  product lifecycle management (PLM)  space with a suite of cloud applications that enable engineering, manufacturing, and their extended supply chains to work better together -- from first prototype to full-scale production. In 2000, the two co-founders founded bom.com , a Web-based application for managing items,  bills of material (BOMs) , and engineering changes (this was the world’s first cloud-native PLM system). In 2002, bom.com Read More

Managing Trees versus Managing Grass


Within the product lifecycle management (PLM) arena, there is a category of solutions with a very specific industry focus: fashion and retail PLM solutions. For example, Lectra calls its solution Fashion PLM; at PTC, its FlexPLM solution is created for retail, footwear, and apparel; TradeStone Software names  its solution Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM)  (instead of PLM) and focuses on

arena example tutoring  product lifecycle management (PLM) arena, there is a category of solutions with a very specific industry focus: fashion and retail PLM solutions. For example, Lectra calls its solution Fashion PLM ; at PTC, its FlexPLM solution is created for retail, footwear, and apparel; TradeStone Software names  its solution Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM)   (instead of PLM) and focuses on helping retailers to design and develop private label merchandise. No matter how vendors describe their solutions, it Read More

Quote-to-order: The Major Players in the Manufacturing Arena


The latest generation of quote-to-order systems uses knowledge-based software to help reduce an organization’s dependence on its highly skilled experts. The ability to harness a company’s intellectual property and know-how helps build competitive advantage.

arena example tutoring  Players in the Manufacturing Arena Quote-to-order (Q2O) configurator technology has been helping manufacturers improve their productivity by shortening lead times, eliminating the possibility of order errors, and reducing the need for training costs and expertise of the various design and service personnel (please see Q2O Systems: Solutions for Quotation Management and Pricing Configuration ). For more background, please see The Basics of Quote-to-order Systems , The Complexities of Quote-to-order and Read More

How to Use Technology to Redefine Today’s Economy


Daniel Burrus examines how using technology can not only help organizations lower costs and become more efficient, but also redefine today’s economy. Learn the ways you can redefine your business and stay profitable.

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Benchmarking: How Am I Really Performing?


Benchmarking, as defined by the dictionary, is "a standard against which something can be measured or assessed." But what is benchmarking? What does it do? Why should I do it? What do I benchmark? And how can it help me?

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Case Study: Big Lots


Big Lots, the largest closeout retailer in the United States (US), needed a way to manage vendors, and get its products to stores as quickly as possible. The company chose Inovis Partner Performance Management—an on-demand, service-oriented architecture (SOA)-based solution—as its supplier management system. Learn how this solution helped Big Lots share data with vendors, reduce errors, and improve its supply chain.

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Dell Jumps Into Internet PC Arena


Dell Computer Corp. has announced that it is taking orders for its new Webpc, Dell's first product from its Web Products Group, and its first foray into the growing market of Internet appliances.

arena example tutoring  Jumps Into Internet PC Arena Event Summary 11/30/99 - Dell Computer Corp. announced the Webpc, which features an Intel Celeron 433 megahertz processor, a 15-inch monitor, a printer and one year of DellNet Internet service. Prices for the new computers start at $999. In a press release Tuesday, the company said the Webpc is the first product from its Web Products Group and is part of its strategy of embracing the Internet in every facet of its business. This marks Dell's entry into the market of those Read More

SAS/Warehouse 2.0 Goes Live


SAS Institute has announced the production availability of SAS/Warehouse Administrator software, Version 2.0. This new version provides IT the ability to proactively publish data warehouse information and track its usage, plus aggressively manage the process of change in the data warehouse.

arena example tutoring  in the data warehouse arena. The ability for users to subscribe (request information on a regular basis), and for the server to publish ( push ) that information automatically to those users is a powerful feature. Platinum Technology had already begun on an effort in this area, known as Project C , which was delayed by their acquisition by Computer Associates. It has been made clear by the success of products such as PointCast that push technology is an important aspect of information distribution. In Read More

What Brings Customers Closer to Your Product Development?


Bringing all product stakeholders in a tighter loop within the entire product life cycle is one of the main strategies of the product lifecycle management (PLM) methodology. Following this idea, letting the customers (those who pay for and/or use the product) get involved as early as possible in the product design and development phases provides many benefits, including: more ideas for innovation,

arena example tutoring  done in the PLM arena in order to provide better capability of including customer input in design. In my understanding, the following two technologies address the above challenges very promisingly. 3-D Visibility Down to Earth As mentioned earlier, text, sketches, and even 2-D drawings are not perfect vehicles for exchanging product definition information. Compared with these formats, three-dimensional (3-D) models have the benefit of containing both the explicitness and richness of product information. Read More

Global Vendor Negotiation Strategies


TechnologyEvaluation.Com has defined 6 global negotiation categories and macro questions that should be reviewed in preparation for any major technology negotiation.

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Is There a Way to Avoid Lengthy Catalog Numbers?


A sales configurator needs to be able to "decipher" products' specifications from a rule-based, constructed catalog number. Part number users should query vendors to determine whether their enterprise solutions cater to the needs of industrial automation manufacturers.

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