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Enterprise Applications through Personalized Assembly
Traditionally, software is packaged as a product with rigid functionality with change only possible through the vendor s release plans, or by developing custom

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Outsourcing, Applications Software

This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part One: 1960s--Pre-Computer Era


Knowing the history and evolution of enterprise applications is essential to understanding their current use and future developments. Each step in the evolution of the software is built on the fundamentals and principles developed within the previous one, which holds true for the contemporary phase of the 2000s as well.

cal state college applications  a building at a local university or a government building, most manufacturing companies could not afford to own one. However, manufacturing companies had to be able to afford to keep enough inventory on hand to satisfy customer demand. It was the age of the reorder point system ( ROP , see Glossary * for definition of terms in italics) where the assumption was that the customer would continue to order what they had before and the future would consequently look very much like the past. In most industries t Read More

Case Study: Survey Applications


A global marketing information firm was conducting paper- and telephone-based employee exit surveys. However, its manual process was time-consuming and costly. There was also the challenge of obtaining honest, accurate data from the employees in a completely confidential manner. Thus, the firm needed to automate its manual employee exit survey process, and replace it with a web-based application.

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Data Discovery Applications


Over the last five years, the business intelligence (BI) space has undergone a huge transformation. The business user community has lobbied for data analysis tools that are easier to use, agile to deploy, and less expensive, thus encouraging the emergence of new products and vendors. These conditions, along with the acquisitions and mergers of software companies looking to offer new applications

cal state college applications  of innovative tools: the so-called data discovery applications. What are they? Data discovery tools are specifically aimed at connecting users to a wide variety of data source types (structured, semi-structured, and non-structured) and enabling users to freely explore the data within. There are no predefined data drill paths, so users can interact with data the way they want to and easily create visualizations that suit their own purposes. As such, they boast a flexibility and freshness that traditional Read More

Are ASP Applications Right for You? Part 1: Decision Factors


Like so many Internet conventions, the Application Service Provider (ASP), is really a combination of two 'old' concepts, turn key applications and outsourced services. Many of the lessons learned from these areas are directly applicable to ASP provided applications, and many of the same questions need to be asked and answered before a determination can be made on whether an ASP application should be considered.

cal state college applications  as a shipping cost calculator) that receive and return messages to a client application without exposing interfaces to users and Applications, (such as some CRM applications) that provide a complete system with user interfaces. Applications may transmit data to and from legacy client applications on a real time or near real time basis, but for the purposes of this discussion, the key is the transparency of the use of the application. A service provides a portion of a business process while an application Read More

Global Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part I


I have done blog posts lately on how some supply chain management (SCM) applications could fare in a down economy. One was about pricing optimization solutions while the other one was about how sourcing and procurement can help enterprises in a down economy. But in the meantime the global credit crunch has dawned with a vengeance. This has not only promoted the economic downturn and recession

cal state college applications  recently had economics and/or political pundits ranting and raving all over the cable news, pro or contra the governments’ rescue (or bailout) measures (the two terms have been used depending on how someone views those state intervention measures). While I personally was not particularly in favor of rescuing via Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) those Wall Street crooks and inept misfits (and I’ve never been fond of the $20 martini drinks and $40 valet parking prices in New York City), it is diffi Read More

Software as a Service: A Cheaper, Faster Way to Access Applications


The dismal economy hasn't been bad news for all segments of the IT industry. The market for applications delivered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model is increasing thanks to customers who seek better/more targeted functionality, quicker deployment/access, lower up-front and ongoing cost, and ease of use. Learn why SaaS has a history of thriving in down cycles, and what to look for in a SaaS solution.

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IFS Applications 8 Is Now TEC Certified in Multiple Areas


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that IFS Applications version 8 is now TEC Certified. IFS Applications is one of the few software solutions that has been TEC Certified in a broad expanse of knowledge areas, as IFS requested the certification procedure for IFS Applications for the following ten TEC models: ERP for Mining, ERP for Discrete Manufacturing, ERP for Services

cal state college applications  many medium- and even large-scale ERP market players are sometimes not able to completely avoid workarounds during similar certification demonstrations. So this obviously allowed us to make conclusions regarding IFS Applications’ strong functional capabilities in comparison to peer solutions. In my personal opinion the company appears to be a very serious ERP software market player, and the software obviously deserves the attention of businesses looking for Tier 1 or 2 solutions that are capable of Read More

Boost Productivity By Merging Enterprise Applications


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cal state college applications  directly without going through hierarchical application menus; search within enterprise applications and data; and import spreadsheet data into enterprise applications securely. You'll end up with an organization that has better access to enterprise data, improved communication, superior real-time decision-making ability, and the capacity to do more productive work in less time. Learn how to get more miles per gallon from your employees and IT systems. Download your PDF copy of Do More with Less: Read More

Plex Systems Replaces Seven Silo Applications At CCI


I recently read an article about the implementation and go-live experience of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution at a relatively small metal-forming manufacturing company called Clips and Clamps Industries (CCI). This Plymouth, Michigan–based family-owned company is a metal stamping supplier to the automotive industry and produces a variety of custom-made items for its industrial

cal state college applications  small metal-forming manufacturing company called Clips and Clamps Industries (CCI). This Plymouth, Michigan–based family-owned company is a metal stamping supplier to the automotive industry and produces a variety of custom-made items for its industrial customers. The business flow therefore involves many processes for engineer-to-order manufacturing, such as project management, engineering, prototype creation, and so on. A few specific things about this ERP implementation project caught my Read More

Michigan State Giving Students a Desire2Learn


Desire2Learn announced that Michigan State University (MSU) has signed a multi-year contract to use the Desire2Learn Learning Suite for the school's nearly 48,000 students. MSU selected Desire2Learn over its current provider, Blackboard, after a review of several solutions, including open-source Moodle, Blackboard, and Desire2Learn. According to the MSU Web site, “The Michigan State decision was

cal state college applications  State Giving Students a Desire2Learn Desire2Learn announced that Michigan State University (MSU) has signed a multi-year contract to use the Desire2Learn Learning Suite for the school's nearly 48,000 students. MSU selected Desire2Learn over its current provider, Blackboard, after a review of several solutions, including open-source Moodle, Blackboard, and Desire2Learn. According to the MSU Web site, “The Michigan State decision was based on input regarding features, functionality, and strategic Read More

Continuous Testing of Production Web Applications


Is your information security system staying on top of the 400 new threats that appear monthly? Securing your Web applications is not a one-time event, but a continuous process of testing and re-testing for new vulnerabilities, especially when vital data is in development or production. Learn how a Web application security optimization process can help you perform effective continuous assessments of your system.

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How to Use Automation and Virtualization to Improve Service Levels of Your Applications


Across the globe, IT organizations are hindered by applications that were built in silos with tightly coupled dedicated hardware and software, resulting in systems which are too brittle to rapidly respond to new directives. The only way out is to create a more dynamic, real-time IT infrastructure—one that allows resources to be quickly repurposed to the most critical tasks.

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Grandweld Shipyards Selects IFS Applications


Grandweld Shipyards, a fully integrated shipyard providing shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering solutions, recently decided to implement IFS Applications.

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Vantaa Energy Chooses IFS Applications 8


IFS’ win streak from late 2012 seems to be flowing into 2013. On January 16, 2013, the global enterprise applications company announced that Vantaa Energy Ltd., one of Finland’s largest urban energy companies, has selected IFS Applications 8 to streamline its business processes. The Selection Rationale In September 2011, Vantaa Energy reportedly started to look for a new business

cal state college applications  There were two main focal points in the selection: Functional fit —IFS got the highest points in the following evaluated areas: financials, procurement, maintenance, facilities management, construction, and project management. This showed that IFS has a very good functional fit for an energy company. Energy and utilities is one of IFS’ prioritized market segments. Since it was founded, IFS has developed and delivered best-practice-based, industry-specific solutions for the sector, covering enterprise Read More