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i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced
In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6

content acquisition  complementary than competitive. Aspect's content and management applications made it an established player in the product lifecycle management (PLM) market long before i2 entered in September 1998. Product lifecycle management optimizes the management of products from concept, design and test, to phase-out and replacement. Largely symbolic at that time, i2's entry into PLM was calculated more to demonstrate that it understood the synergies offered by combining supply chain management (SCM) capabilities

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Enterprise Content Management (ECM) System RFI/RFP Template

Content Authoring, Content Acquisition, Content Aggregation, Output and Content Presentation, Workflow Management, Version Control and Management, Development Tool Technical Architecture, Portal Support, Document and Records Management, Search and Indexing Management, Security Management, Digital Asset Management, Reporting and Statistics Management, Performance, Backup, and Recovery, Product Technology 

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PTC’s SLM Expansion: Enigma Acquisition


Shortly after its 2012 user conference, PTC acquired Servigistics and significantly expanded its service lifecycle management (SLM) capabilities, adding to its then existing service offerings, Arbortext and 4CS. The large “product and service advantage” vendor made another similar move this year, right after the recent PTC Live Global 2013 conference. PTC has acquired Enigma, a developer of

content acquisition  digitize, and deliver technical content that was created outside of the PTC platform. Given Enigma's smaller size, this is a safe strategic, technical tuck-in acquisition for PTC. Very important is the fact that PTC has also acquired technical resources experts in this area—premium developers who can immediately contribute to PTC’s strategic SLM technology roadmap. For PTC customers, this move should give them a faster path to realized value. Enigma fills a small hole in PTC’s current customer Read More

Web Content Management (WCM) System RFI/RFP Template


Content Authoring, Content Acquisition, Content Aggregation, Document and Records Management, Security Management, Performance, Backup, and Recovery, Product Technology and Support

content acquisition  (WCM) Template: Content Authoring Content Acquisition Content Aggregation Document and Records Management Security Management Performance Backup and Recovery Product Technology and Support This functional and technical requirement set template covers industry-standard functional criteria of Web Content Management (WCM) 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 Read More

SAP Expands Its Insurance Solution via Camilion Acquisition


It appears that SAP HANA’s launch has been the catalyst for not only in-house innovation, but also SAP’s onslaught of tuck-in acquisitions of its close partners. After the recent SmartOps acquisition in the supply chain management (SCM) space, SAP today announced plans to acquire Camilion, a provider of insurance product development, product lifecycle, and underwriting solutions that help

content acquisition  for importing and testing content, Camilion builds complete functional insurance product definitions as interpreted by the ISO. The combination of Camilion and SAP solutions will provide a more complete platform for insurers with operations in the US. Traditional solution suites for the insurance industry have been limited to policy, billing, and claims. SAP, together with Camilion, plans to provide an integrated yet modular insurance offering: the SAP Business All-in-One solution for Insurance . This Read More

KANA Attempts the Union of Customer Acquisition and Service


KANA Software is a global provider in customer service solutions delivered on-premise or in the cloud, and these solutions unify and maintain context for customer journeys across agent, Web, social, and mobile experiences. The vendor’s solutions have reduced handling time, increased resolution rates, and improved net promoter score (NPS) at more than 850 enterprises, including half of the Global

content acquisition  go? The customer service content is within another part of the Web site, while a call to the contact center means pausing or abandoning your online transaction. Wouldn’t it be better if you got presented with knowledge in context, i.e., “here’s a comparison of the two products you are looking at,” or “this document contrasts differing rates plans for these phones.” Even better, a chat agent could reach out “I see you are trying to evaluate these phones, how can I help with that?” To that Read More

PTC Embarks on Internet of Things Journey via ThingWorx Acquisition


PTC ended 2013 by announcing it had acquired ThingWorx, creators of a platform for building and running applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), for approximately $112 million (USD), plus a possible earn-out of up to $18 million (USD). The acquisition of ThingWorx positions PTC as a major player in the emerging IoT era.

content acquisition  Embarks on Internet of Things Journey via ThingWorx Acquisition PTC ended 2013 by announcing it had acquired ThingWorx , creators of a platform for building and running applications for the Internet of Things (IoT), for approximately $112 million (USD), plus a possible earn-out of up to $18 million (USD). The acquisition of ThingWorx positions PTC as a major player in the emerging IoT era. The IoT, a.k.a. the “Industrial Internet”, is defined by McKinsey as “networks of low-cost sensors and actuat Read More

Need for Content Security


The Internet access you have provided in the office costs money. You wish to see it used as a productive tool and increase business. It also provides the best way to appear busy. Employees can open multiple pages, a few of them related to legitimate work, while the others cater to their "personal" interests. It takes a single mouse click or Alt+Tab to navigate between pages, when a supervisor appears. This white paper provides details of how Internet access can be abused and how organisation can keep a tab on its employees.

content acquisition  for Content Security Need for Content Security If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. eScan is a complete AntiVirus, AntiSpam and Content Security solution that provides proactive protection against Trojan, Worm, Rootkits, Keyloggers, Malware, Spam and Offensive Content. Source : MicroWorld Technologies, Inc. Resources Related to Need for Content Security : Security (Wikipedia) Need for Content Security Content Security is Read More

OpenText Enterprise Content Management


OpenText Enterprise Content Management software supports the information management lifecycle. It includes functionality for information capture, classification, records management, storage, distribution, archiving, and disposition. The application supports access through Web, desktop, and mobile, interfaces and integrates with other enterprise applications.

content acquisition  Enterprise Content Management OpenText Enterprise Content Management software supports the information management lifecycle. It includes functionality for information capture, classification, records management, storage, distribution, archiving, and disposition. The application supports access through Web, desktop, and mobile, interfaces and integrates with other enterprise applications. Read More

Laserfiche, a Brief on its Enterprise Content Management Solution for 2012 and v9


Over the years, Laserfiche, the California-based vendor, has expanded from the records management space to enterprise-class enterprise content management (ECM) software. In this TEC Report, TEC director of knowledge services Josh Chalifour reviews three different use cases for Laserfiche’s ECM product and details how the product’s functionality (especially with respect to version 9) can help companies address their content as well as business process management problems.

content acquisition  Brief on its Enterprise Content Management Solution for 2012 and v9 Over the years, Laserfiche, the California-based vendor, has expanded from the records management space to enterprise-class enterprise content management (ECM) software. In this TEC Report, TEC director of knowledge services Josh Chalifour reviews three different use cases for Laserfiche’s ECM product and details how the product’s functionality (especially with respect to version 9) can help companies address their content as well as Read More

Nuxeo Content Management Platform, a Backgrounder


Nuxeo sees its content management product as the base for organizations to create their own content-centric business applications. The company offers some interesting tools to aid in this process, which I’ll get to in a moment. Nuxeo also offers its own distinct modules for document management, case management, digital asset management, and with the recent version 5.5, for social collaboration.
content acquisition  Content Management Platform, a Backgrounder Nuxeo sees its content management product as the base for organizations to create their own content-centric business applications. The company offers some interesting tools to aid in this process, which I’ll get to in a moment. Nuxeo also offers its own distinct modules for document management, case management, digital asset management, and with the recent version 5.5, for social collaboration. Initially an offshoot of Zope, Nuxeo started life over a Read More

CMS Is to Content as SOA Is to Enterprise Applications


There’s no disputing the fact that content management systems (CMS) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) are closely related. From reuse, the ability to loosely couple service and functions, to being able to combine services into a new form, SOA and CMS share many common threads in the enterprise world. Find out how the forces that have made SOA so important today are now doing the same for CMS in web site management.

content acquisition  Is to Content as SOA Is to Enterprise Applications There’s no disputing the fact that content management systems (CMS) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) are closely related. From reuse, the ability to loosely couple service and functions, to being able to combine services into a new form, SOA and CMS share many common threads in the enterprise world. Find out how the forces that have made SOA so important today are now doing the same for CMS in web site management. Read More

PROS’ Acquisition Streak Signals Pricing Market Consolidation


After the recent acquisition of Cameleon Software, PROS Inc., a sales big data software company, recently announced its acquisition of SignalDemand, Inc., a privately held software company headquartered in San Francisco. Under the terms of the all-cash transaction, PROS will pay $13.5 (USD) million to acquire SignalDemand.

content acquisition  Acquisition Streak Signals Pricing Market Consolidation After the recent acquisition of Cameleon Software , PROS Inc. , a sales big data software company, recently announced its acquisition of SignalDemand, Inc . , a privately held software company headquartered in San Francisco. Under the terms of the all-cash transaction, PROS will pay $13.5 (USD) million to acquire SignalDemand.   Through its software as a service (SaaS)-based solutions, SignalDemand provides predictive and prescriptive Read More

How to Optimize Business Processes and Profitability by Effectively Managing Content


Vendors of electronic report distribution and content management solutions typically emphasize the paper and related printing cost savings their products provide. But in fact, the real value of these technologies far exceeds these savings. Maximum benefits from electronic document and report management technologies derive not only from cutting obvious costs, but also from enabling dramatic improvements in business processes.

content acquisition  Profitability by Effectively Managing Content Vendors of electronic report distribution and content management solutions typically emphasize the paper and related printing cost savings their products provide. But in fact, the real value of these technologies far exceeds these savings. Maximum benefits from electronic document and report management technologies derive not only from cutting obvious costs, but also from enabling dramatic improvements in business processes. Read More

Will Recent Acquisition Catalyze Catalyst’s Strategy? Part One: Event Summary


For years, Catalyst International was a leading public WMS/SCE vendor before missteps by its previous management team caused serious problems in strategy and execution. Over the past few years Catalyst's turnaround strategy has returned it to growth and profitability. As a result, it has recently been acquired by ComVest, a wealthy, private investment firm. This development may indicate private equity investors' renewed interest in this market and might validate the company's turnaround strategy that began in late 2001. Still, the question remains whether the anticipated infusion of capital from ComVest will enable Catalyst to become a consolidator and rejoin its mightier direct competitors in the industry's upper echelon.

content acquisition  Recent Acquisition Catalyze Catalyst’s Strategy? Part One: Event Summary Event Summary The long predicted consolidation within the warehouse management systems/supply chain execution (WMS)/ (SCE) market seems finally to be happening, albeit behind schedule. Yet, the pathway to consolidation has proceeded along a somewhat unexpected route, and the key players have not always been the usual suspects. Namely, instead of a direct intra-market consolidation, some public SCE/WMS vendors —or smaller, Read More

Jive Announces Acquisition of Meetings.io and Producteev


Seeking to incorporate real-time communication and social task management into its social business platform, Jive Software has acquired Meetings.io and Producteev. Meetings.io's platform facilitates human interaction with its capability to create video and chat connections instantly, through a web browser. In addition, the platform can be accessed from anywhere across the world without sign ups or

content acquisition  Announces Acquisition of Meetings.io and Producteev Seeking to incorporate real-time communication and social task management into its social business platform, Jive Software has acquired Meetings.io and Producteev . Meetings.io's platform facilitates human interaction with its capability to create video and chat connections instantly, through a web browser. In addition, the platform can be accessed from anywhere across the world without sign ups or downloads. Producteev has developed a Read More