Home
 > search for

Featured Documents related to »  commodity trading blog


Thou Shalt Manage (and Cherish) Thy (Best) Suppliers
In its recent report, Shifting C-level Business Priorities as the Recovery Takes Hold, Saugatuck Technologies claims that top business priorities are returning

commodity trading blog  discerned in their particular commodity (e.g., steel ingots or plastic resin) across all business units. In addition, they might want to know how many vendors account for the top 50 percent of, say, the transportation spend, and what percentages of the transportations spend is with preferred suppliers. Chief procurement officers (CPOs) and chief financial officers (CFOs) care about the “bigger picture” issues, such as how the global program is performing and where the next wave of opportunities might Read More...
Recruitment and Staffing
Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis...
Start evaluating software now
Country:

 Security code
Already have a TEC account? Sign in here.
 
Don't have a TEC account? Register here.

Documents related to » commodity trading blog


What’s With Ariba Selling Its Sourcing Services Team to Accenture?
My recent series about the merger of JDA Software and i2 Technologies raised the issue whether any independent software vendor (ISV) can at the same time be

commodity trading blog  the exact implications of commodity price movements and surcharges based on total cost vs. just showing a general price trending chart? What about creating a social network ( Ning of a sort) for companies sourcing similar categories that are non-strategic? These considerations are also important for customers who have deployed (or are still deploying) on-premise Ariba solutions. Ariba has been placing all of its attention squarely on software as a service (SaaS) and cloud delivery. Rumor has it that Cloud Read More...
SignalDemand: Dealing with Supply- and Demand-side Pricing Matters - Part 1
In TEC's previous articles and blog posts about pricing management and optimization vendors like Zilliant, Vendavo, DemandTec, Servigistics or Revionics, the

commodity trading blog  how to better translate commodity (e.g., corn, soy, oil, gas, electricity, metals, polypropylene) prices into viable final product mixes. For example, how can a meat packer make better downstream supply chain decisions on its choice of cuts (e.g., a beef carcass as a source material can yield more than one thousand various meat cuts as finished products) and ensure that they are priced best on the retail shelf at the end of a highly perishable supply chain? This technology has been particularly instrum Read More...
Telecom Re-invention: Optimizing the Online Customer Experience
As networks, devices, and media converge, telecom companies have increasingly complex catalogs of products and services on offer to customers who are, in turn

commodity trading blog  itself has become a commodity, so telecoms companies (Telcos) can no longer rely on traditional business models, channels or services as sources of revenue. They still own a critical billing relationship with their customers, but need to be flexible and innovative while dealing with more complex support challenges and potentially escalating costs. However, businesses and consumers are under financial pressure, and the telecoms industry needs to invest in network infrastructure, technologies and capacity t Read More...
User-Friendliness Considerations for Enterprise Software
I just read Khoi Vinh's quacking cow dolphin post (by way of Nicholas Carr's blog) about how unfriendly he thinks enterprise software is (both posts are

commodity trading blog  wide-spread critiques that popular commodity applications do. He attributes this to the idea that the software is used by a less-varied base of people, which aren't very likely to be merciless with their feedback. He says Shielded away from the bright scrutiny of the consumer marketplace and beholden only to a relatively small coterie of information technology managers who are concerned primarily with stability, security and the continual justification of their jobs and staffs, enterprise software Read More...
Simplifying Secure File Transfer: Selecting a Best-in-class File Transfer Management Solution
Corporations share data with a variety of remote offices, trading partners, customers, and regulatory agencies. Sensitive data is transferred to and from

commodity trading blog  Secure File Transfer: Selecting a Best-in-class File Transfer Management Solution Corporations share data with a variety of remote offices, trading partners, customers, and regulatory agencies. Sensitive data is transferred to and from entities around the world billions of times a day. Security breaches are frequently in the news, with reports of compromised customer data. However, business-to-business (B2B) workflow breakdowns are more likely to occur—and are potentially just as harmful. BEGI Read More...
Have ERP Solutions Become Greener during 2009?
If you haven’t read the blog post ERP Vendors, Are You Green Enough? that I wrote a little over a year ago, I recommend you read it first. After you’ve checked

commodity trading blog   Read More...
E-mail and Fax Services
It’s still a must-have to manage faxes and e-mail across your trading partners. You need a simple way to automate these transactions into a single system, speed

commodity trading blog  mail and Fax Services It’s still a must-have to manage faxes and e-mail across your trading partners. You need a simple way to automate these transactions into a single system, speed up cash cycle times, reduce errors—and save time. Learn about the value-added network (VAN) from Inovis, and discover how it can help you convert inbound e-mail and fax transactions and convert outbound transactions to fax, with transaction visibility. Read More...
Deltek's Second Bite at the IPO Cherry (Part IV)
Part III of this blog series analyzed the relatively recently launched Deltek Vision 5 [evaluate this product] and Deltek Costpoint 6 [evaluate this product

commodity trading blog   Read More...
GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce for More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Two: HAHT Commerce
HAHT PIM is a strategic solution designed to meet current and evolving standards for collaborative trading. It empowers manufacturers to manage product

commodity trading blog  information, while a typical commodity chemicals company is more interested in increasing market share via segmentation and customer service levels, and meanwhile, discrete manufacturers are focused more on their channel partners than the other two. The following is a list of industry-specific functionality and their potential benefits found in the suites: 1) HAHT Consumer Products Suite Ability to define multiple packaging configurations for each product manages complex packaging relationships New Read More...
TaskHub
TaskHub is an integrated ERP solution for the manufacturing, project-based, trading and distribution, and healthcare industries. Its 20 modules include

commodity trading blog  TaskHub is an integrated ERP solution for the manufacturing, project-based, trading and distribution, and healthcare industries. Its 20 modules include functionality for - customer relationship management (CRM), - consolidation, - warranty, - maintenance contracts, - human resources (HR), - business analytics, - and more. Synergix also develops customized modules that integrate with other TaskHub modules. The company provides version upgrades for custom modules. Built on an open framework, TaskHub Read More...
The Power of a Comprehensive B2B Gateway
The ability to securely exchange information with trading partners is vital to your success. And while the type of information varies by industry, the goal is

commodity trading blog  Power of a Comprehensive B2B Gateway The power of a Comprehensive B2B Gateway If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Inovis is a leading provider of on-demand Business Community Management solutions that empower companies to transact, collaborate and optimize communications with every facet of their business communities. By standardizing and automating mission-critical business interactions, companies can dramatically reduce Read More...
The Advantages of Enabling Order Execution in Hardware
The increasing volume of orders, pervasiveness of algorithmic trading systems and customer demand for lower latency are outpacing the capabilities of the

commodity trading blog  Advantages of Enabling Order Execution in Hardware The increasing volume of orders, pervasiveness of algorithmic trading systems and customer demand for lower latency are outpacing the capabilities of the software- and server-based systems sell-side firms use to do process trades in financial markets globally. This is causing many of these firms to experience lower trading performance, dissatisfied customers and high operational complexity and costs. This white paper looks at the disadvantages of Read More...
To Have or Not to Have Supply Chain Software: Can the Riddle Be Solved?
In a previous blog post, I discussed two approaches to bringing down the overall cost of your supply chain (by using either cost-cutting or -reducing methods

commodity trading blog   Read More...
Partner-Friendly Oracle Update - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series outlined Oracle’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering. The analysis then moved into Oracle

commodity trading blog   Read More...

Recent Searches
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Others