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Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Embraces the Spanish-speaking Market
Because of growing demand, Technology Evaluation Centers, Inc. (TEC) has launched its on-line services in Spanish. TEC, a global enterprise software

barry deane  of its type, said Barry Melsom, Vice President – Global Marketing and Sales. Spanish is the first of many different versions of TEC to adequately penetrate local market requirements and more than adequately fulfill local needs. TEC's service in Spanish started in March 2005, and since then, it has helped over 3,600 evaluations through our ERP, SCM, Financials, and Human Resources evaluation centers. It also provides Spanish-speaking professionals with the latest news through a daily newsletter,

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Case Study: R.G. Barry


R.G. Barry, a leading developer and marketer of accessory footwear, lacked real-time visibility into production schedules at its factories. As a result, the company built more safety stock, required long lead times, and could not quickly update customers on the status of their orders. Find out how a new Web-based global sourcing solution helped R.G. Barry free up cash and minimize the risk of carrying excess inventory.

barry deane  Study: R.G. Barry The Internet has given global sourcing companies an affordable communication infrastructure for managing a wide range of applications. Using the Internet as a communications tool, NGC has developed a state-of-the-art sourcing and production system. Source: New Generation Computing, Inc. Resources Related to Case Study: R.G. Barry : Global sourcing (Wikipedia) Case Study: R.G. Barry Global Sourcing is also known as : Global Sourcing Software , Global Sourcing Solution , Advanced Read More

Leading Packaging Manufacturer Successfully Selects ERP System with Expert Guidance from TEC


Polychem Corporation, Ohio-based manufacturer of strapping systems, was facing various challenges running its business using multiple outdated systems. With the expertise of TEC and its software evaluation and selection services, Polychem smoothly conduced its first-ever ERP project and selected an ERP for mixed-mode manufacturing to efficiently run its operations.

barry deane  chief financial officer (CFO) Barry Clifford, the ongoing difficulty of getting the right data at the right time left many decision makers at the company “starving for better information to manage the many endeavors Polychem had been building over the last five years.”   Knowing very little about software evaluation and selection, and realizing how challenging the process is, Polychem knew it needed expert help. The company selected Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) as its trusted advisor. To get Read More

Gallup and TEC Form Alliance to Meet Government and Industry Demands for Successful Enterprise Transformation


The Gallup Organization and Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. have joined forces in a strategic alliance. The mission: to complement Gallup's Transformation Success Assurance services with TEC's experience and methodologies in IT evaluation, analysis, and decision support.

barry deane  enterprise software decisions, says Barry Melsom, TEC's vice president of global marketing. Collectively, organizations lose billions of dollars each year due to misperceptions or insufficient information and data about the selection and implementation processes. TEC has a wealth of customer feedback. This strategic alliance with Gallup, Melsom continued, will allow us to expand the type of valuable market feedback we can make available to our respective clients. About Gallup The Gallup Read More

TEC and IMPLANEX Join Forces to Better Serve Software Demand in Latin America


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), a global firm that specializes in on-line software evaluation services, and IMPLANEX, a firm that supports organizations in developing and expanding business in Latin America, establish an alliance to expand local software options in their evaluation centers and respond to the growing demand from Latin American companies for local application selection alternatives.

barry deane  our evaluation centers”, explains Barry Melsom, TEC’s Vice President, Global Marketing and Sales. Since launching its services in Spanish-speaking regions in March 2005, TEC ( http://www.TechnologyEvaluation.com/press ) has supported over 6,500 software selection projects through its sixteen (16) evaluation centers, which represent a total investment of $1.6 billion (USD). This amount represents 70 percent of the total investment in software predicted by IDC for the first half of 2005 in Latin Read More

Leveraging Technology to Maintain a Competitive Edge during Tough Economic Times -- A Panel Discussion Analyzed Part Five: Profitability and Changing Existing IT Systems


Every technology deployment should be about improving business. Old software hardly ever dies; however, old technology may become too costly to operate, which can drive a replacement strategy, but not all the time.

barry deane  president, AMR Research ; Barry Wilderman, vice president, Meta Group ; Leo Quinn, vice president of operations, Global Manufacturing Solutions, Rockwell Automation ; Dave Brousell, editor-in-chief, Managing Automation ; David Berger, Western Management Consultants ; and Josh Greenbaum, principal, Enterprise Applications Consulting . Breakout sessions explored such topics as turning global competitive threats into opportunities, increasing the bottom line through operational efficiency, complying with Read More

Hewlett Packard Makes Multiple Moves in Middleware


In recent days, Hewlett Packard has announced agreements for strategic alliances, technology licensing, and/or joint product development of middleware products with TIBCO Software, IONA Technologies, and webMethods. Industry rumors indicate that HP is trying to acquire an EAI vendor to complete its push towards a complete application server product. Who will it be?

barry deane  Business Integration strategy, said Barry Morris, CEO of IONA. I am pleased that HP will be taking advantage of our extremely advanced Adaptive Runtime Technology within their Internet Operating Environment. On May 1, HP and webMethods , Inc. (NASDAQ:WEBM) announced a strategic alliance to co-develop software that improves the quality of customers' Internet business interactions. The HP OpenView software business unit will collaborate with webMethods to create software to help companies efficiently Read More

Hummingbird Smells Nectar In The Corporate Portal Market


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barry deane  Chairman & CEO, and Barry Litwin, President, founded Hummingbird Ltd . (NASDAQ: HUMC, TSE: HUM) in 1984. The company began selling a PC-to-Unix connectivity product named Exceed in 1990. Exceed, which currently holds over 70% global market share in the PC-to-Unix connectivity market, fueled Hummingbird's growth in the early to mid 1990s. In 1995, growth in this market began to subside and Hummingbird started acquiring software vendors to move into other markets. The company's major acquisitions include Read More

Leveraging Technology to Maintain a Competitive Edge During Tough Economic Times--A Panel Discussion Analyzed Part Four: RFID Software Issues


Logically, radio frequency identification (RFID) deployment will be a far cry from a minor development project that can be completed in a few months or weeks. It will take months and years to assess how RFID will affect manufacturing and shipping operations and IT systems. It will take time to bring software up to a pilot stage, and after that, years of fine-tuning and IT system development will be needed to fully realize the gains in operational efficiency that the technology promises.

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Technology Evaluation Centers moderates enterprise software sessions at CPA Houston Spring Accounting Expo


Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC), the leading resource for impartial enterprise software selection announced today that it will be moderating two sessions for the prestigious Houston CPA Society Spring Accounting Expo, being held May 28-29, 2008 at the Houston Reliant Center.

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