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Computerized Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part Two: Benefits and Interfaces
A CMMS is an excellent business opportunity whose implementation can significantly improve operations, reduce equipment downtime, increase accountability of the

computer equipment justification  Maintenance Management Systems: A Tutorial Part Two: Benefits and Interfaces Benefits A CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) can be one of the easier pieces of software to cost justify. This is not to say that every company should have one. Rather, the benefits are real and tangible; savings that you can take to the bank. You should analyze current maintenance practices, determine percentage of downtime, calculate yield loss, and loss revenue. Even if this information paints a

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Should You Keep or Replace Your Legacy ERP Software? Here’s How to Decide


Not sure if you should hang on to your legacy ERP system or give it the boot? Find out, as TEC analyst Philippe Reney looks at the pros and cons of buying new, upgrading, or sticking with the software you’ve already got.

computer equipment justification  on his new desktop computer (i.e., the one he had to purchase to replace the one that had just died on him). I convinced him to get an LG Windows phone, which offers great connectivity with his desktop. He still managed to complain about how expensive it was to replace everything and about all the new software. But he certainly doesn't complain about how easy contact management is for him now, and he doesn't need to be next to the computer to do it. My point is that it makes sense to assess whether newer Read More

Food and Beverage Industry: Overview of Software Requirements


The food and beverage industries have very special needs, many of which are externally regulated. Read on to discover some of the unique challenges and software requirements for these industries.

computer equipment justification  management and control ( computer maintenance management system [CMMS], enterprise asset management [EAM]), performance management and reporting ( enterprise performance management [EPM]), logistic management ( third-party logistics [3PL]), financial reporting and consolidations, and material safety data sheet (MSDS) management. Having the flexibility to incorporate this added functionality from a single vendor can eliminate many of the interface issues when similar modules are purchased from third party Read More

One Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 3


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Epicor Software Corp.: How Far From Being 'One-Stop' Shop?


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computer equipment justification  financial services, software & computer services, metal fabrication, capital equipment manufacturing, and electronics. Users from industries not mentioned above may benefit from evaluating some stand-alone Epicor product components (e.g., CRM, APS, e-commerce, and business intelligence application suite) on an opportunity-by-opportunity basis. This as well as obtaining Epicor's implementation guarantee could be leveraged against other vendors in the selection. Pay due attention to the guarantee's fine Read More

Non-restrictive Technology in Computer-based Businesses and Services


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Technology Challenges of Distributed, Multiplayer Virtual Environments


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computer equipment justification  play any popular online computer game, all a user needs is a computer and an Internet connection. But there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes than this gamer may realize. In order to interact in a shared virtual environment, the system the user connects to requires technology capable of creating, operating, and modifying persistent, distributed, three-dimensional virtual worlds. Read More

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Managed Services: How an On-demand Model Can Maximize your CNC Investments


Computerized numerical control (CNC) is crucial to the successful operation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) application, but the road to success is sometimes rocky. To surmount the challenges of meeting your CNC needs, learn how an on-demand (or CNC managed services) model can improve your return on investment, and streamline and standardize your business processes.

computer equipment justification  Numerical Control (CNC) Managed Services: How an On-demand Model Can Maximize your CNC Investments Computerized numerical control (CNC) is crucial to the successful operation of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) application, but the road to success is sometimes rocky. To surmount the challenges of meeting your CNC needs, learn how an on-demand (or CNC managed services) model can improve your return on investment, and streamline and standardize your business processes. Read More

Computer Associates Jasmineii - When Is A Portal Not Just A Portal?


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computer equipment justification  Not Just A Portal? Computer Associates Jasmine ii -When Is A Portal Not Just A Portal? M. Reed - May 18, 2001 Event Summary This article discusses the new release of CA's portal technology, but goes on to explore the deeper implications of what is actually contained in the product. Watch the TechnologyEvaluation.Com website for an upcoming series of articles on the nature of Application Integration, market forces, and players. Computer Associates International , Inc . (NYSE: CA), a leading provider of Read More

Connect and Optimize: Microsoft Dynamics Solutions in Industrial Equipment Manufacturing


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Autodesk Goes Deeper into Digital Manufacturing


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Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance


Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned one notice significant improvement. A computer maintenance management system (CMMS) or an enterprise asset management (EAM) is a useful tool to create a planned environment, help build accurate equipment history, and develop comprehensive analysis capability. Reprinted with permission from Plant Engineering and Maintenance magazine.

computer equipment justification  and error basis. A computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) or enterprise asset management (EAM) system is a useful tool to build an accurate equipment history and provide comprehensive analysis capability. With a realistic history, companies can balance the cost of replacing the equipment versus maintaining it through an optimal mix of reactive, PM and PdM maintenance. A CMMS can help calculate the total cost of downtime and poor quality, as part of the optimal balance calculation. Perhaps Read More

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 20, 2012


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