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Meta4 Partners with NetSuite


Meta4 and NetSuite announced a partnership that introduces the Meta4 PeopleNet HCM and Talent Management solution for NetSuite. The solution has been built using the NetSuite SuiteCloud Computing platform. The offering is targeting global businesses. Meta4 attempts to gain more customers as a result of the partnership, as it hopes to pair its products with NetSuite's enterprise resource

common partners  Support for rolling out common HR policies, processes and best practices to all offices and subsidiaries, while respecting the peculiarities of local processes NetSuite’s SuiteCloud is able to accommodate cloud-based software solutions by offering a development environment equipped with workflow management, scripting, analytics, Web services, and more. By taking advantage of SuiteCloud, Meta4 may expand outside its geographical comfort zones (Europe and Latin America). The partnership will open their Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Three: Market Impact


With Best having already captured a lion's share of the market estimated to consist of several millions of small enterprises or ~$14 billion in revenue opportunity, and continuing to capture new customers, the likes of MBS will likely have their work cut out for them despite their recently unveiled sound strategy and product offering.

common partners  although many with a common thread. Companies such as former specialty products providers Best Software (acquired in 2000), Interact Commerce (acquired in 2001), DacEasy (acquired in 1991), Micro Information Products (MIP) (acquired in 2001) and Peachtree Software (acquired in 1999), all had strong brand recognitions in their respective target niches and a market presence in the SME market in which Sage had long specialized as well. For more than two decades, the evolving and ever-growing software Read More

Method to the (Expansion) Madness: Some Common Threads


Click Commerce has been impressively active in its expansion efforts, and now offers quite a few solutions outside its traditional realm. While each of its solutions has a unique focus, the vendor's target market often requires solutions from several categories.

common partners  the (Expansion) Madness: Some Common Threads i Click Commerce , a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, has been impressively active in its expansion efforts. Its product offerings now include quite a few solutions outside its traditional demand channel management (DCM) and extranet realm. While each of these solutions has a unique focus and its own traditional customer base, the company''s target market of large multinational Read More

Strategic Partners: Coming Together to Drive Decision Success


In today’s business environment, companies that used to compete with each other routinely form alliances to attain their business objectives. Find out how PMOLink, a business consulting firm, managed an enterprise resource planning (ERP) selection project for a client by joining forces with Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). The end result: a best-match ERP system for the client—nine months ahead of schedule.

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Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Four: Market Impact Continued


Sage Group's decision to finally group its plethora of enterprise-level applications in North America under the Best Software brand in 2002 emanated from the company's ability to deliver highly integrated components, and to weave a unified story around this concoction of products, many of them with best-of-breed traits.

common partners  further provide partners with common processes and programs, consistent marketing tools and support, and with consistency when working across Best''s wide range of products. Particularly enticing should be the partner referral program that encourages resellers to partner (rather than to compete) with others who sell Best''s products that they do not. The additional 2% margin granted by Best to every partner on all new customer sales should be tempting too. One must wait and see how generously rewarded'' by Read More

Four Common ERP Implementation Mistakes


White papers offer no shortage of advice about what best practices can lead to enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation success. But equally important is a thorough understanding of what practices are to be avoided during an implementation. This white paper reviews four “worst practices” that should be avoided at all costs—unless you want to go out of your way to cause your ERP implementation to fail.

common partners  Common ERP Implementation Mistakes With IFS Implementation, you gain the maximum value for each solution you install based on IFS Applications. With pre-packaged, best practice accelerators from your industry, your new solution is up and running – on-time and on-budget. Using IFS Navigator, you maintain transparent visibility and control over your project. Source: IFS Resources Related to Four Common ERP Implementation Mistakes : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (Wikipedia) Implementation Read More

How to Avoid Common Software Selection Mistakes


Why do software selection projects fail? SupplyChainBrain's Managing Editor Robert Bowman interviews Lorne Goloff, TEC's VP of selection services, to talk about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting enterprise software—and how best to avoid them. For further information please visit www.supplychainbrain.com.

common partners  to Avoid Common Software Selection Mistakes Why do software selection projects fail? SupplyChainBrain''s Managing Editor Robert Bowman interviews Lorne Goloff, TEC''s VP of selection services, to talk about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting enterprise software—and how best to avoid them. For further information please visit www.supplychainbrain.com. Read More

Vertical Solutions Partners with CallCopy to Enhance Customer Experience and Field Service Management Platform


CallCopy and Vertical Solutions today announced a new partnership, agreeing to integrate CallCopy's cc:Discover Call Recording and Workforce Optimization suite with Vertical Solutions' cloud-based VServiceManagement and VContactCenter. Vertical Solutions is known for its field service management platform to which it has added the capability to create a library of customer interaction records. As a

common partners  Solutions Partners with CallCopy to Enhance Customer Experience and Field Service Management Platform CallCopy and Vertical Solutions today announced a new partnership , agreeing to integrate CallCopy''s cc:Discover Call Recording and Workforce Optimization suite with Vertical Solutions'' cloud-based VServiceManagement and VContactCenter. Vertical Solutions is known for its field service management platform to which it has added the capability to create a library of customer interaction records. As Read More

S4 Technology Partners


S4 builds business applications utilizing a state-of-the-art BPMS (Business Process Management Suite) called Aura. We have experience in building Human Resources Portals that support employees to request vacation time, sick days, enroll in health plans, etc. Other apps we have built include Expense Reporting, NSF handling (bounced checks) and a myriad of other apps. Our solutions are 100% Web-based, available as SaaS and interface to any ERP in the market (SAP, Oracle Financials, etc.) at a fraction of the cost of the ERP licensing.

common partners  Technology Partners S4 builds business applications utilizing a state-of-the-art BPMS (Business Process Management Suite) called Aura. We have experience in building Human Resources Portals that support employees to request vacation time, sick days, enroll in health plans, etc. Other apps we have built include Expense Reporting, NSF handling (bounced checks) and a myriad of other apps. Our solutions are 100% Web-based, available as SaaS and interface to any ERP in the market (SAP, Oracle Financials, etc. Read More

SurfAid is Not Enough: IBM Partners with WebCriteria


IBM is partnering with WebCriteria to make it possible for users of its SurfAid traffic analysis package to use the WebCriteria product for improved analysis of the customer experience.

common partners  is Not Enough: IBM Partners with WebCriteria SurfAid is Not Enough: IBM Partners with WebCriteria D. Geller - June 6, 2000 Event Summary WebCriteria sells a product that evaluates a website in terms of the reactions of real surfers, as captured in a model (see TEC article Will Max Get Mad When He Surfs Your Website? ) . The WebCriteria product, Max, is not a replacement for traditional traffic analysis. It can be a valuable adjunct that provides insight into why the traffic numbers come out the way Read More

How Retail Partners and Mobility Can Help Deliver Value to Bank Customers


Banks are facing high levels of scrutiny from their customers and find themselves under great pressure to create value, win back lost customers, and maintain existing relationships as well as lower customer attrition levels. Three seemingly disparate trends—need for savings, growth in mobile usage and advent of coupon aggregators—together offer banks a way to create a sticky service. This paper discusses the idea of banks partnering with retailers to leverage their superior customer understanding to provide mobile coupons to their customers.

common partners  Retail Partners and Mobility Can Help Deliver Value to Bank Customers Banks are facing high levels of scrutiny from their customers and find themselves under great pressure to create value, win back lost customers, and maintain existing relationships as well as lower customer attrition levels. Three seemingly disparate trends—need for savings, growth in mobile usage and advent of coupon aggregators—together offer banks a way to create a sticky service. This paper discusses the idea of banks Read More

SilkRoad Technology Partners with KnowledgeAdvisors to Integrate LMS and Analytics


Talent management provider, SilkRoad Technology, and learning measurement provider, KnowledgeAdvisors, joined forces to integrate SilkRoad’s GreenLight learning management system (LMS) with KnowledgeAdvisors’ Metrics that Matter analytics platform. Metrics that Matter offers SilkRoad's clients a 360-degree assessment of how effective educational programs are by analyzing data collected from

common partners  Technology Partners with KnowledgeAdvisors to Integrate LMS and Analytics Talent management provider, SilkRoad Technology, and learning measurement provider, KnowledgeAdvisors, joined forces  to integrate SilkRoad’s GreenLight learning management system (LMS) with KnowledgeAdvisors’ Metrics that Matter analytics platform. Metrics that Matter offers SilkRoad''s clients a 360-degree assessment of how effective educational programs are by analyzing data collected from GreenLight LMS. Read More

Dell Partners with Ramco to Deliver Cloud ERP


Dell is partnering with India-headquartered Ramco Systems to deliver Ramco's well-rounded ERP solution on cloud to help businesses, particularly from the midmarket, achieve operational efficiencies and generate greater revenue. The solution offers functionalities spanning corporate functions, including production planning, finance, procurement, HR, and analytics. The cloud ERP offering includes

common partners  Partners with Ramco to Deliver Cloud ERP Dell is partnering with India-headquartered Ramco Systems to deliver Ramco''s well-rounded ERP solution on cloud to help businesses, particularly from the midmarket, achieve operational efficiencies and generate greater revenue. The solution offers functionalities spanning corporate functions, including production planning, finance, procurement, HR, and analytics. The cloud ERP offering includes productized services designed to achieve quick time-to-market. Read More

Eliminating Mining Industry Profitability Killers through a Common Decision Environment


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common partners  Profitability Killers through a Common Decision Environment Mining corporations and their operating units are under constant pressure to improve financial performance. Efforts to become financially healthy are hampered by the operational profitability killers embedded in traditional processes. Find out how technology-supported collaborative decision making drives key efficiencies at all stages of the asset lifecycle, from planning and construction through production and into decommissioning. Read More