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Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, and Management
Agile Information Systems: Conceptualization, Construction, and Management
The book "Agile Information Systems" unveils how modern companies can create and deploy agile information systems. Academic experts, researchers, and practitioners discuss the concept of agile information systems, the importance of the context of agility, and organizational management issues in the context of agile information systems.


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Heads Roll at Consulting Giant in Wake of SEC Investigation
Recent findings by the SEC prompted global management consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to dismiss a number of its consultants, including five partners, and discipline a larger group from its U.S.-based staff of 39,000 consultants.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Heads Roll at Consulting Giant in Wake of SEC Investigation Heads Roll at Consulting Giant in Wake of SEC Investigation Steve McVey - January 17, 2000 Read Comments Heads Roll at Consulting Giant in Wake of SEC Investigation S. McVey - January 17th, 2000 Event Summary In a document filed on January 6, the Securities and Exchange Commission reported that global audit and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP violated auditor independence rules and engaged in improper professional conduct. Independence
1/17/2000

RFID Case Study: Gillette and ProviaPart One: Background
The goal of the pilot project was not to see whether RFID tags on pallets and cases could be read automatically (although one should not assume that it is easy to achieve), but rather to develop or improve the systems and business processes needed to sustain higher levels of efficiency and productivity.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: and Provia Part One: Background RFID Case Study: Gillette and Provia Part One: Background P.J. Jakovljevic - August 3, 2004 Read Comments Background Radio frequency identification (RFID) is constantly on everyone s lips and every relevant enterprise application vendor is hedging its bets towards becoming RFID-ready (see RFID—A New Technology Set to Explode? ). Provia Software ( www.provia.com ), a privately-held provider of supply chain execution (SCE) software solutions, too can tout the results of
8/3/2004

Business Guide: Employment Background Checking
Although most businesses have high standards, they also are challenged by limited resources. In addition, they frequently need to move quickly when the time comes to make a hire. Yet each applicant and employee adds business and security risk. Fortunately, performing background checks on applicants and employees is an effective way to discover potential issues that could affect your business. Read this business guide.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Business Guide: Employment Background Checking Business Guide: Employment Background Checking Source: HireRight, Inc. Document Type: White Paper Description: Although most businesses have high standards, they also are challenged by limited resources. In addition, they frequently need to move quickly when the time comes to make a hire. Yet each applicant and employee adds business and security risk. Fortunately, performing background checks on applicants and employees is an effective way to discover
12/13/2011 2:14:00 PM

CRM: What Is It and Why Do It?Part One: Historical Background
Many consultants, vendors, and analysts today define CRM in terms of being a customer-centric business strategy that is enabled by a set of applications that support customer-facing functions and management decision making. That may capture the essence of what CRM is, but it does not begin to capture why an end user organization should invest significant resources to pursue such an initiative.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: It? Part One: Historical Background CRM: What Is It and Why Do It? Part One: Historical Background Glen Petersen - November 8, 2004 Read Comments Historical Background Customer relationship management (CRM), a concept that has been around since the mid 90s, has its roots in the technology of sales automation and call center operations. At that time, it was thought that merging the customer data from the field (sales) with the call center interactions would result in more informed interactions with the
11/8/2004

The Supply Chain of Sitcoms—Enhanced with Radio Frequency Identification
Imagine what sitcoms like Cheers, Laverne and Shirley, and Green Acres would look like if they were radio frequency identification (RFID) enhanced. Then picture the impact that RFID technology can have on the customer experience in your own enterprise.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: for SMEs and Company Background | The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI | RFID in Healthcare--A Whole Industry of Value | RFID Case Study: HP and Wal-Mart | The Data Explosion | Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Eight: Challenges and User Recommendations | Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Seven: WMS Market Impact | Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Six: Market Impact | Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Five: 3PL Support and SCE Optimization | Provia
2/23/2006

The Executive s Guide to Implementing Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health
Electronic health records can provide many benefits for patients and health care providers and insurers. Health care technology managers should have a strategic technical background to make informed decisions about integrating, partnering, or supporting personal health care record (PHR) solutions. Learn best practices on implementation, and how to leverage your existing health care technologies with new PHR platforms.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: have a strategic technical background to make informed decisions about integrating, partnering, or supporting personal health care record (PHR) solutions. Learn best practices on implementation, and how to leverage your existing health care technologies with new PHR platforms. The Executive's Guide to Implementing Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Consulting and Services,   Development,   Health Informatics,  
4/11/2008 10:59:00 AM

Tactical Human Resources Evolves into Strategic Human Capital Management
In contrast to traditionally investing in automation technologies for better use of tangible assets, enterprises have begun to invest in optimizing human capital. Human capital management, or talent management, is a set of human resources practices focusing on the acquisition, management, and optimization of the enterprise workforce.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: payroll tax filing, and background screening. The most appealing and achievable benefits of outsourcing are streamlined operations, access to better HR capabilities and industry expertise (when it is not a core competency of the user enterprise), freeing up of internal staff, reduced labor costs, and accurate and predictable monthly costs. However, the returns from layoffs (often undertaken without much thought to who should really go, potentially resulting in the hasty release of the lynchpins of the
8/28/2009

ERP Systems Market Primer
Though most companies know about the benefits of enterprise resource planning (ERP), many lack awareness about how to evaluate products or when the time is right to upgrade change solutions. Moreover, they may not be up to date with the latest ERP features, market trends, and other essential information. Focus’s ERP System Market Primer offers necessary background knowledge on ERP to potential buyers and sales executives.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Market Primer offers necessary background knowledge on ERP to potential buyers and sales executives. ERP Systems Market Primer style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),   Software Selection Related Keywords:   Focus Research,   erp,   business software,   resource management,   accounting software,   supply chain management,   human resource management,   crm software,   enterprise resource planning software,   resource
9/16/2010 3:34:00 PM

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As Hype Becomes Reality, a Radio Frequency Identification Ecosystem Emerges Part Two: The Middleware Dilemma, Partnerships, and What Next?
Given the pressures on radio frequency identification (RFID) middleware vendors, pure-play middleware suppliers will likely either diversify or get absorbed by larger companies. All RFID vendors, regardless of category, will tend to form partnerships to hasten time to market.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: for SMEs and Company Background | The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI | A Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution | Atrion User Conference Highlights Need for Regulatory Compliance in PLM | RFID in Healthcare--A Whole Industry of Value | RFID Case Study: HP and Wal-Mart | The Data Explosion | The Name and Ownership Change Roulette Wheel for Marcam Stops at SSA Global Part Four: What SSA Global Gets | SSA Global Forms a Strategic Unit with an Extended-ERP Savvy
1/24/2006

How Background Screening Can Protect Small Health Care Providers and the Patients They Serve
With the recent economic recession, small business owners who providing health care services have undertaken steps to reduce unnecessary overhead and expenses. But health care providers recognize the importance of carefully vetting their employees before trusting them with the welfare of their patients. This industry brief outlines the risks that arise from bad hires and how careful background screening can mitigate those risks.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: How Background Screening Can Protect Small Health Care Providers and the Patients They Serve How Background Screening Can Protect Small Health Care Providers and the Patients They Serve Source: HireRight, Inc. Document Type: White Paper Description: With the recent economic recession, small business owners who providing health care services have undertaken steps to reduce unnecessary overhead and expenses. But health care providers recognize the importance of carefully vetting their employees before
12/13/2011 2:27:00 PM


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