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Business Community Management
To adapt your supply chain communication process to the demands posed by changing customer expectations, volume increases, and multiple communication formats

community participation  capabilities. To facilitate strong community enrollment, your partners need flexibility and options to participate at a level that works within their business framework. Utilizing a modular set of applications enables partners to leverage the technology they need and quickly begin realizing the value automation delivers. Flexible access fosters higher participation and faster adoption of the BCM solution throughout your community. The Business Community Management solution provides the foundation for

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Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template

OS and Application Services, Support Services, Consulting, Implementatation, and Reselling, Migration and Version Maintenance Services, Customization Services, Development Services, Security Services, License Support and Applicability, Training and Community Participation, High-Level Market Characteristics 

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Microsoft's Open Source Licenses


This post is not an oxymoron. The Open Source Initiative recently approved two Microsoft licenses (the Microsoft Reciprocal License and the Microsoft Public License) as compliant with the open source definition. Why would Microsoft want to publish an open source license? The very idea of Microsoft participating in the open source community might sound odd. After all, hasn't Microsoft been one

community participation  option within the FOSS community (even if the intention was more involved, like subverting it), Microsoft will have to embrace and practice the business changes such participation entails. Thus, theory 1 comes true--Microsoft ends up moving toward greater open source practices within its own business. Read More

Fostering the “Entrusted” Cloud Community


E2open's recent win at Yanfeng Visteon introduced the E2open Collaboration Center as part of E2Open Business Network (EBN). This command center-like module consists of E2open products and services that provide real-time dashboard visibility for various partners on the network into demand and supply changes. It also provides access to analytics to assess the operational and financial impact of

community participation  network communities and authenticated community participation with credentials, leading to creation of “trust federations” or what is dubbed “Entrusts.”  To stay competitive, businesses will need to continually invest in heterogeneous, distributed technologies (gone are the days of “permanent” enterprise platforms). Businesses involved in logistics need to recognize they are competing and partnering with a constantly changing ecosystem of increased specialization. According to Mesher, the Read More

Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template


OS and Application Services, Support Services, Consulting, Implementatation, and Reselling, Migration and Version Maintenance Services, Customization Services, Development Services, Security Services, License Support and Applicability, Training and Community Participation, High-Level Market Characteristics

community participation  and Applicability Training and Community Participation High-Level Market Characteristics This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Open Source and Linux, IT Services that can help you easily gather and prioritize your business needs in a simple and categorized excel document. More than a RFP template, it is a working document that serves as a knowledge base reference throughout the life-span of your Open Source and Linux, IT Services software Read More

Collaborative Logistics Technology: Filling the Competency Gap


It’s not just operating talent and facilities that win business for logistics service providers. Every community of clients, customers, suppliers, and carriers must work together to fulfill perfect orders. However, few supply chain communities consist entirely of companies with top-notch supply chain applications. Learn how a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution can help fill the gaps—and increase value to your clients.

community participation  integration in a diverse community and how outsourcing this critical business function can increase a logistics service provider’s value to its clients and other participants. Aggregated Supply Chains: The Dynamics of Technically Diverse Players It’s a rarity when a warehouse operator can own all or even most of the process between the client and the retailer or end-customer. Even the simplest operations engage with dozens of other providers and suppliers because each client (supply chain) represents Read More

Collecting Meaningful Data from the Web: Once an Impossibility, Now a Reality


The traditional way of extracting data from disparate data sources has been transformed by the emergence of new tools and applications, as well as the appearance of new and massive sources of information like the Web. Learn about tools you can use to turn Web data into an important asset for your organization.

community participation  Robot Manager   Agent Community from Connotate With Agent Community , New Brunswick, New Jersey (US)-based Connotate provides a product suite that enables organizations to monitor, extract, transform, and integrate information from disparate internal and external Web-based sources. Agent Community was created for non-technical users to design and automate personalized Web data monitoring and extraction applications. Its customers include McGraw-Hill , The Associated Press , and Thomson Reuters . Read More

2006 PMI Research Conference Aims to Link Project Management Discipline with the Business Community


The 2006 PMI Research Conference was an excellent venue for gauging the direction in which project management research is heading. The presentations of the areas of portfolio management and program management confirm the rising demand for project portfolio management solutions.

community participation  Discipline with the Business Community Introduction For years, project management research has focused primarily on the methodology to execute projects on time, within budget, and according to specifications. Project managers who were able to meet these three requirements attached the keyword success to their projects—with the perspective that from an execution point of view, the project was a success. However, other business factors (such as profitability) must be taken into consideration when gauging Read More

Will Solomon Finally Satisfy Great Plains’ Insatiable Appetite?


Great Plains announced it intends to significantly expand its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners.

community participation  its mid market e-business community through the acquisition of Solomon Software, its direct competitor. The combined company, Great Plains, will have more than 130,000 customers, 2,200 team members and a worldwide network of 2,000 channel partners. Great Plains intends to acquire Solomon Software by the issuance of approximately 2,600,000 shares of Great Plains common stock and $35 million in cash. The parties have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The transaction is expected to close in June, Read More

Global Business Community Management


With more manufacturing being outsourced, and suppliers located farther afield than ever, logistics is much more complex than it used to be. To simplify the complexity, companies are looking for a way to manage their global business communities that integrates transactions across trading partners and logistics providers. Many have found that a third-party managed services providers is the best solution. Find out why.

community participation  Business Community Management Global Business Community Management 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 the Read More

Big Machines for Big Problems? Not Necessarily.


GeoEye is the leading provider of map-accurate commercial imagery to the US military and intelligence community. In the past, GeoEye lived by the motto that “big problems require big machines.” However, this was presenting the company with significant—and escalating—cost and complexity issues. The solution: a self-managing and self-healing distributed computing environment that required no custom application development.

community participation  US military and intelligence community. In the past, GeoEye lived by the motto that “big problems require big machines.” However, this was presenting the company with significant—and escalating—cost and complexity issues. The solution: a self-managing and self-healing distributed computing environment that required no custom application development. Read More

Innovative Healthcare Company Drives Business Performance with SumTotal


When Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) had concerns about the effectiveness of performance evaluation process, it sought to increase workforce productivity by aligning corporate and individual goals that would result in improved business performance. FCHP selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform and gained substantial improvement in performance evaluations from the previous year, among other benefits.

community participation  with SumTotal When Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) had concerns about the effectiveness of performance evaluation process, it sought to increase workforce productivity by aligning corporate and individual goals that would result in improved business performance. FCHP selected SumTotal’s integrated talent management platform and gained substantial improvement in performance evaluations from the previous year, among other benefits. Read More

Database Development


Expectations of the business community from the database development domain are high, but slightly unsettled. The customer community worldwide needs to understand that while there are common threads among relational databases, they also nurture important differences. Find out what they are.

community participation  Expectations of the business community from the database development domain are high, but slightly unsettled. The customer community worldwide needs to understand that while there are common threads among relational databases, they also nurture important differences. Find out what they are. Read More

Community, Connection, Conversation or Channel


Social networks offer many opportunities for businesses to gain a closer engagement with their customers. This appears to be an unstoppable bandwagon that all organizations must leap on before they are left behind, but is it that simple? The social network landscape is packed with choices and pitfalls for the unwary, so a careful and appropriately nuanced response is required. Read more on how to best use social media.

community participation  Connection, Conversation or Channel Social networks offer many opportunities for businesses to gain a closer engagement with their customers. This appears to be an unstoppable bandwagon that all organizations must leap on before they are left behind, but is it that simple? The social network landscape is packed with choices and pitfalls for the unwary, so a careful and appropriately nuanced response is required. Read more on how to best use social media. Read More

xTuple Ends 2012 on a High Note


In the final days of 2012, xTuple, a commercial open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) company that works with a global community of tens of thousands of professional users, reported its second consecutive record quarter of sales for 2012. Due to a surge of new customers in manufacturing and distribution, revenue was reportedly up 74 percent over the third quarter last year—and sales in

community participation  works with a global community of tens of thousands of professional users,  reported its second consecutive record quarter of sales for 2012 . Due to a surge of new customers in manufacturing and distribution, revenue was reportedly up 74 percent over the third quarter last year—and sales in the first three quarters of 2012 were up 59 percent overall from the same time period in 2011. At about the same time, xTuple announced the immediate  availability of version 4.0 of the xTuple accounting, customer Read More

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community participation  Your Participation in TEC's Upcoming Lean and Green Software Buyer's Guide We are in the process of putting together TEC's upcoming Lean and Green Software Buyer's Guide , and we'd like your input . With difficult economic conditions pushing organizations to become more efficient, and a growing awareness that business must find ways to be more resource-efficient and environmentally friendly, lean and green is a hot topic . As part of our research-gathering for this guide, we'd like to get your take Read More