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Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Six: Weaknesses and User Recommendations
Time will tell whether Oracle's vocal endorsement of open technologies such as J2EE and BPEL will allow customers to readily adopt solutions that fit their

cons of oracle database  products and services to consumers, regardless of their size. Businesses can already create and use Web services that can be reused by other applications, such as services to authorize credit card or to authenticate a person's identity while logging onto several systems. Yet, to fully benefit from Web services and SOA, companies should carefully and painstakingly reexamine their business processes and best practices to look for the efficiencies a revamped infrastructure could bring. The starting point

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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The Quest for the Right Self-service Model: Enterprise Content Management Suite or Integrated Best-of-breed?


Organizations are looking for self-service models to manage their internal and external content. Content management systems are the answer, but then the question becomes which to choose—an all-in-one enterprise content management suite, or an integrated, best-of-breed point solution?

cons of oracle database  solutions is a major consideration for buyers of content management systems. ECM suite vendors offer all-in-one solutions, while Integrated Best-of-breed? (IBOB) vendors invest in point solutions and work with partner vendors to integrate complementary functionality similar to suite solutions. ECM suites and point solutions each have their pros and cons, which make clients think twice when deciding which to select. The tremendous consolidation in the ECM market lately may cloud the decision process, as Read More

EAM versus CMMS: What's Right for Your Company? Part Two: Integration Concerns


In most cases, companies will acquire enterprise asset management (EAM) software but the interfaces to external systems will have to be constructed.

cons of oracle database  its repository of inventory consisting of repair parts. On the other hand, a manufacturing ERP system will have its repository of inventory, which can accommodate ingredients, BOM, and repair parts. Designers of manufacturing systems are not that short-sighted to think that every company has computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) or EAM software. Some basic questions include Where is the official inventory maintained? How do you keep the inventories in sync? What flares will go off when they Read More

Partnerships with Vendors and Independent Software Vendors: Rejuvenating Legacy Systems


The rapid pace of global business places a unique set of challenges on all enterprises looking to improve and automate their operations, and at the same time, remain poised to adapt quickly to change.

cons of oracle database  intrinsically a multi-tier architecture consisting of business logic, presentation logic, and controller logic. Business logic is responsible for database management and its accompanying transactions; presentation logic is used to present data to the user by means of an intuitive interface; and the interactive controller orchestrates the flow between the front- and back-end systems. In the example provided, the front-end is a J2EE-compliant graphical client, which can run on any standard workstation or Read More

CAD-centric PLM, ERP-centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What's Right for You? - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series started with the assertion that product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions are becoming increasingly important to enterprises in a strategic sense. However, not all PLM products are created equal, especially in light of their different origins. I then explored the advantages and weaknesses of the first group of PLM solutions: those coming from stalwart

cons of oracle database  strongest proposition at pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods (CPG), medical devices, and high-tech/semiconductor companies that need to manage bill of materials (BOM) changes across a vast supply chain, often involving strict regulatory compliance and outsourced manufacturing. The product's corrective action/preventive action (CAPA) and other product quality management (PQM) capabilities are impressive. Oracle's Agile PLM is easy to implement and upgrade as it was designed as a standard application Read More

The Case of A Boutique Vendor's Benefits of Focus - IRM Corporation


A tightly focused vendor, IRM Corporation, has fine tuned its products, services, its sales process and even its commercial terms to match the realities of its sole market – food manufacturers who sell to the foodservice and vending markets.

cons of oracle database  well as being a consultant/implementer and market analyst. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Belgrade , Yugoslavia, and he has also been certified in production and inventory management (CPIM) and in integrated resources management (CIRM) by APICS.     Olin Thompson , a principal of Process ERP Partners , has over 25 years experience as an executive in the software industry with the last 17 in process industry related ERP, SCP, and e-business related Read More

Customer Success Story: University of Maryland School of Medicine


The University of Maryland School of Medicine had already experienced VMware technology as a way to consolidate its servers; what it didn’t realize was that the company’s solution could also address its disaster recovery needs. By combining two storage technologies—creating a common storage area network (SAN)—the school has reduced unexpected downtime from hours to seconds and has saved thousands of dollars in hardware costs.

cons of oracle database  as a way to consolidate its servers; what it didn’t realize was that the company’s solution could also address its disaster recovery needs. By combining two storage technologies—creating a common storage area network (SAN)—the school has reduced unexpected downtime from hours to seconds and has saved thousands of dollars in hardware costs. Read More

Never Was A Story Of More Woe Than This Of RJR And Nabisco


The complex maneuvers involved in RJR’s divestiture of Nabisco will prove simple compared to the efforts required to join Kraft and Nabisco in a way that ensures future success.

cons of oracle database  consulting organizations like Andersen Consulting and Deloitte & Touche, who target big companies in a humanitarian effort to relieve them of excess cash. Both Kraft and Nabisco have amassed their share of software systems over the years. In just the past few years, Nabisco has purchased solutions from Descartes Systems Group, Numetrix, IRI Logistics, Numetrix (now J. D. Edwards), Think (now i2 Technologies) as well as others. For its part, Kraft brings systems and technology from ILOG, Manugistics, and Read More

Busting Out of the Inbox: Five New Rules of 1to1® E-mail Marketing


Situating e-mail in a multichannel marketing plan is more complicated than it used to be. Where exactly does e-mail fit in the world of blogs, vlogs, and podcasts—where MSN, Google, and Yahoo! call the shots? Marketers need to understand which strategies and tactics are most effective to ensure that their e-mails will be delivered, opened, and acted upon.

cons of oracle database  Out of the Inbox: Five New Rules of 1to1® E-mail Marketing Situating e-mail in a multichannel marketing plan is more complicated than it used to be. Where exactly does e-mail fit in the world of blogs, vlogs, and podcasts—where MSN, Google, and Yahoo! call the shots? Marketers need to understand which strategies and tactics are most effective to ensure that their e-mails will be delivered, opened, and acted upon. Read More

Justification of ERP Investments Part 1: Quantifiable Benefits from an ERP System


Studies that surveyed manufacturers about the impact of ERP systems on firm performance indicate that company size and industry do not affect the results. Benefits have been indicated for large and small firms, whether they make standard or custom products or are in discrete or process manufacturing environments. This section explains the quantifiable benefits in terms of several areas of improvement. Reprinted from Maximizing Your ERP System by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

cons of oracle database  assets (and inventory typically constitutes a large proportion of assets), but also provides ongoing savings of the inventory carrying costs. The cost of carrying inventory includes not only interest but also the costs of warehousing, handling, obsolescence, insurance, taxes, damage, and shrinkage. With interest rates of 10 percent, the carrying costs can be 25 percent to 30 percent. ERP systems lead to lower inventories because manufacturers can make and buy only what is needed. Demands rather than Read More

The Many Faces of PLM Part Two: The Future of the PLM Suite


The future of the PLM Suite will include more applications that cover product-related functionality and further expand the benefits available. As the PLM Suite matures, companies will benefit from increased functionality and increased integration between business processes. The ultimate expression of this more mature solution will result in a broad suite of focused, integrated applications that leverage a core of unified, structured product data - the PLM Platform.

cons of oracle database  the footprint and the consolidation of markets into PLM? One could argue that there will be continuous innovation in the software industry and that new solution areas will continue to be identified. The inevitable result will, of course, be an overlap with other solution areas in the same way the CRM and SCM collide with functionality in ERP suites today. This natural evolution will continue to provide more pre-integrated functionality, and will make the trade-offs between integration and best of breed Read More

Maximize the Green Efficiency of Multi-Site National Rollouts of Technology


The service industry consumes millions of gallons of fuel and expends trillions of pounds of carbon monoxide each year as trucks roll to installation and service locations. Eliminating unnecessary travel is one way service companies can help protect the environment, and meet environmental compliance requirements. Discover a methodology that can help you reduce your fleet’s fuel consumption and carbon monoxide emissions.

cons of oracle database  Technology The service industry consumes millions of gallons of fuel and expends trillions of pounds of carbon monoxide each year as trucks roll to installation and service locations. Eliminating unnecessary travel is one way service companies can help protect the environment, and meet environmental compliance requirements. Discover a methodology that can help you reduce your fleet’s fuel consumption and carbon monoxide emissions. Read More

Oracle


Founded in 1977, Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) offers its database, tools, and application products, along with related consulting, education, and support services, to more than 400,000 customers in more than 145 countries around the world. Today, Oracle is all about simplifying: shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—to reside in the cloud and in the data center. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their own customers. By engineering out the complexity that stifles business innovation, Oracle is engineering in speed, reliability, security, and manageability. The result is robust products throughout an integrated stack of hardware and software, with every layer designed and engineered to work together according to open industry standards. Oracle's complete, open, and integrated solutions offer extreme performance at a low cost. Integrated, industry-specific solutions are also engineered to address complex business processes across a wide range of industries. For customers needing modular solutions, Oracle's open architecture and multiple operating system options provide benefits from its products in every layer of the stack. This allows customers to build the most optimized infrastructure possible for their enterprise.

cons of oracle database  products, along with related consulting, education, and support services, to more than 400,000 customers in more than 145 countries around the world. Today, Oracle is all about simplifying: shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—to reside in the cloud and in the data center. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their own customers. By Read More

Oracle Buys Another Cloud—Responsys


Responsys, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Oracle. Responsys will join Oracle Eloqua in the Oracle Marketing Cloud. The addition of Responsys further extends Oracle’s Customer Experience Cloud, which already included commerce, sales, service, social and the Eloqua Marketing solution.

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Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud


Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud offers an integrated project management suite that is designed to automate, streamline, and control project management processes end-to-end without expensive hardware and system management overhead costs. Read up on the product’s key features and the benefits your organization can achieve from this cloud solution.

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