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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as...
 

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Global Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part II
Part I of this blog series analyzed the appropriateness of global sourcing and spend management applications for helping companies improve their cash flows and

calculate free cash flows  With the ability to calculate landed (delivered) costs in order to track profitability, companies can proactively design distribution networks, as well as engineer product to maximize cost reductions and minimize their carbon footprint . Another of  Precision ’s product managers, whose name I did not get (my apologies), added this: “I think that Linda hit a good point about the GTM applications  when she mentioned the likelihood of change in trading patterns that will be a side-effect of the

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Financial Packages RFI/RFP Template

General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Cost Accounting, Cash Management, Budgeting, Accounts Receivable, Financial Reporting, Project Accounting, Product Technology Get this template

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calculate free cash flows  Payback Typically, ROI users calculate two basic measures. The simpler measure is the payback period, or the length of time it takes for the cumulative return to equal the cumulative investment cost. Ordinarily, investment spending must occur before the investment starts producing benefits. The longer an investment's payback period, the riskier and less attractive the investment is. Similarly, the larger the initial investment, the riskier and less attractive it is; and not surprisingly, larger Read More

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calculate free cash flows  create a spreadsheet to calculate ROI for each investment. Add up your score: 0 points for each A answer 1 point for each B answer 2 points for each C answer Layer on risk assessment to determine the range of potential outcomes for each opportunity and add economic analysis to select and prioritize promising scenarios. The result? You have the hard facts to back up the investment decisions that drive sales, cash flow, and operational efficiency. Rank your organization: 0-3: Information is a Read More

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calculate free cash flows  automated systems determine and calculate tax. Charging wrong rates. In 2008, there were over 1,100 tax rate changes across the US. Staying on top of these changes and instituting new rates at the right time is extremely difficult, especially when districts get re-aligned. The only good answer is to have real-time rates applied automatically from the day they are effective. History of audits and assessments. Bureaucracies have the memory of an elephant. Once flagged, you’re under the microscope for life Read More

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calculate free cash flows  Shows TEC Clients Have More Successful IT Implementations It's alarming—the failure rates for new software implementations continue to be as high as 70 percent. Companies ask me every day what they can do to avoid having their projects fail. Your best bet is usually to tap into the knowledge and expertise of people experienced in software selection and implementation—and not try to go through it alone if you don't have the expertise in-house. The hard fact is, selecting and implementing software Read More

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calculate free cash flows  Process Management in Free and Open Source: An Overview of the Demand and the Supply A while ago, I wrote a product note about Aras Innovator , the only enterprise open source solution available on the product lifecycle management (PLM) market. After that, my interest in free and open source software (FOSS) did not fade but I changed my focus to another category of enterprise software— business process management (BPM). This time, I was able to find more than one BPM solution that’s offered Read More

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