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E2open—An Unexpected S&OP Player: Part Two
Last week in the TEC blog we took a close look at E2open’s sales and operations planning (S&OP) strategy, including the vendor’s four-step blueprint to

bpm player  embedded business process management (BPM) and supply planning and response capabilities make it easy for companies to make immediate use of the available data for improved decision making. We typically work with a demand plan originating in another system, and financial and sales analysis from other systems. We then facilitate bringing the information from these systems together along the aforementioned four-step lifecycle.   TEC : Are there any particular S&OP capabilities you do that no one else

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PegaWorld 2011 Revisited


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bpm player  Oracle BPM and IBM BPM were to resemble Nadal and Federer (in whichever order), Pega strikes me as Djokovic: not the longstanding No. 1 yet (and perhaps he will not remain the top player for long), but with an impressive string of consecutive wins and much color and humor to his character (which defies the typical profile of a boring tennis player). Indeed, Pega’s top managers and their approach to developing software are a far cry from being dull. Interestingly, Pega is nearly a 30-year-old company Read More

Vitria OI 4: Data for Today and for the Future


Vitria is a long-time player in the provisioning of software solutions for analyzing information in real time. Founded in 1994 by two entrepreneurs—Drs. JoMei Chang and Dale Skeen, Vitria’s current chief executive officer (CEO) and chief technology officer (CTO), respectively, Vitria has evolved its operational intelligence and business process management (BPM) applications into mature and stable

bpm player  in real time and BPM optimization. Vitria’s announcement of version 4 of its Operational Intelligence (OI) Suite reveals the approach the vendor has taken to increase business performance, deliver analysis of continuous information flows, and most importantly, provide data analysis capabilities in the era of Big Data. Vitria’s true commitment to real-time operations Since its inception, Vitria has focused on enabling real-time and effective monitoring of business operations in terms of business Read More

Dyer Engineering Replaces Existing Solution with Epicor ERP


Dyer Engineering, a UK-based sub-contract fabrication and specialist engineering company, has apparently selected the Epicor next-generation enterprise resourcing planning (ERP) solution to replace its existing local ERP solution. Dyer Engineering claims to have always been an early adopter of advanced technology, and the company has used its existing ERP solution since 1999. While ERP is already

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TEC Vendor Note: Lectra, A Focused PLM Player


A brief introduction to Lectra, a specialized vendor in the CAD, CAM, and PLM industry, including history, product offerings, and achievements, as well as expectations and recommendations to the vendor’s future growth.

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Flowring Helps Steer Sona Koyo in the Right Direction with BPM


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bpm player  the Right Direction with BPM As one of the largest gear manufacturers in India, Sona Koyo knew that in order to retain its competitive edge, changes to its legacy systems would be required. On average, Sona’s employees were wasting 5 percent of their time redoing paperwork and tracking activities. Since integrating a business process management (BPM) system, Sona’s employees have cut down their tracking time down to zero hours with minimal efforts. Read More

FinancialForce ERP—New Player in Cloud ERP Market


With recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software announced during the Dreamforce 2013 conference, which resulted in the addition of FinancialForce HCM and FinancialForce SCM to FinancialForce.com's product portfolio, FinancialForce.com has not surprisingly set its eyes on becoming a leading cloud ERP provider, using the Salesforce1 Platform. Senior analyst PJ Jakovljevic gives an overview of the new FinancialForce ERP application and what is has to offer adopters.

bpm player  ERP—New Player in Cloud ERP Market With recent acquisitions of Vana Workforce and Less Software announced during the Dreamforce 2013 conference, which resulted in the addition of FinancialForce Human Capital Management (HCM) and FinancialForce Supply Chain Management (SCM) to FinancialForce.com 's product portfolio, FinancialForce.com has not surprisingly set its eyes on becoming a leading cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider, using the Salesforce1 Platform (see Figure 1). Read More

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K2 Takes BPM Mobile


K2 has released an updated K2 Mobile app for iPhone and iPad users. The app, available for current K2 blackpearl and K2 Appit customers, provides users with access to K2 tasks on their iPhone or iPad.

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Will SAP HANA’s Big Data Usher SAP into the Intelligent BPM Elite?


SAP recently announced a new intelligent business operations bundle that aims to help organizations infuse big data insights in real time into their processes to work smarter and improve responsiveness to threats and opportunities.

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bpm player  to Dive into the BPM Water These days, the concepts of business process management (BPM) have become more unified, and BPM functionality from different vendors seems to be more converged. However, organizations may have their own reasons for adopting BPM—different business features and requirements will lead to different matching points between adopting organizations and BPM solutions. In the mean time, BPM vendors are using various selling points to differentiate their product offerings and to touch Read More

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