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Experiencing a Different Corporate Culture at QAD Explore 2008
No, my intent here is not necessarily to provide a typical analyst alert after attending a vendor's annual user conference, in this case the QAD Explore 2008 in

corporate events  a Different Corporate Culture at QAD Explore 2008 No, my intent here is not necessarily to provide a typical analyst alert after attending a vendor's annual user conference, in this case the  QAD Explore 2008 in Orlando, Florida (US) last month. This is not to imply that there was nothing there to write home about either. Quite the contrary, the multiple-day event was, well, eventful for market observers and hundreds of QAD 's global customers from both an official (announcements, product

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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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Demystifying "Vendor Shootout for ERP" Events


In August 2011, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic experienced the 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP first-hand. Plex Systems, IQMS, and abas-USA presented directly, while Infor ERP SyteLine, Epicor ERP, Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP Business ByDesign, and Oracle JD Edwards were represented by partners. Log in to read P.J.'s report on the event, and find out why this strange "co-opetition" works for both users and vendors.

corporate events  for each vendor’s introductory corporate slides, and they were eager to dive deeper into the prescribed demo script. Many of the attendees were looking to replace their outdated/outgrown legacy ERP systems ( Intuit QuickBooks , Exact JobBOSS , Infor Point.Man , PRMS , and Baan IVc were some names that I heard, but there might likely be many more), and they had very concrete questions for the participating vendors about how their solutions would overcome the shortcomings of these legacy systems. Read More

Processing Complex Events (During These, oh well, Complex Times) - Part III


Part I of this blog series introduced the concept of complex event processing (CEP) and possible needs for CEP software applications. One such broad CEP platform, Progress Apama, has been offered by Progress Software Coporation after acquiring formerly independent Apama LTD in 2005. Part II then discussed Apama’s current state of affairs and its real-life deployments at companies outside its

corporate events  and helps with instituting corporate-wide security restrictions (a safety net). In a nutshell, Progress Software offers tools for all constituencies and the bridge between them. Moreover, Apama offers a sophisticated integration framework for connecting the CEP execution engine with event streams of many different kinds, with a range of over 40 packaged adapters to integrate with external systems. To offer only some standard connections examples, let me mention Reuters Trading Exchange (RTEx ), TIBCO Read More

Service Supply Chain Strategies to Increase Corporate Profitability


This article describes the unique challenges of the service supply chain, provides a framework for understanding the service management decision hierarchy, and highlights the dramatic value proposition available to companies that deploy advanced service strategies and decision-support tools to address these challenges. Brief case studies from leading service organizations Cisco and KLA-Tencor show examples of successful deployments of service supply chain strategies.

corporate events  of value in increasing corporate attention to the service area. With an increasing awareness of the strategic value of service, companies are beginning to focus on their service supply chains, which can be defined as the network of resources that includes the appropriate service parts, customer engineers, and infrastructure for material movement and storage, repair, transportation, information systems, and communication. This shift toward a service-centric strategy represents an important aspect of Read More

Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part One: Recent Events and Market Impact


The former die-hard IBM AS/400-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) supplier to mid-market manufacturing companies, MAPICS, seems to have found its soul after the recent acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep and Frontstep's extended-ERP product line on a Microsoft .NET-based technology platform. While another acquisition of an ERP competitor is not very likely, MAPICS seems to have rather opted for lateral acquisitions of strategic extension products, starting with the MAGIK! PLM product.

corporate events  task of blending different corporate cultures (i.e., less formal Pivotpoint's versus more rigid and conservative MAPICS' one) and with the inherited problems of Pivotpoint, which, at the time of the acquisition, was in a state of a flux—it had poor financial viability, its own channel erosion, employee exodus, and a poor service and support record. Thus, over three years later, MAPICS learned important lessons, which it leveraged in the case of Frontstep's acquisition as the perfect attempt at Read More

Simatic IT Interspec


Simatic IT Interspec is a corporate product specification management system, which enables a company's product lifecycle management strategy. Corporate specification management allows a whole organization to speak a single language for specifications. Simatic IT Interspec is the single point of reference for product specifications. Through its flexible and configurable structure and glossary, specifications are standardized throughout the company, and anyone around the world will be able to read the same specification in his own mother tongue. Simatic IT Interspec supports life-cycle control, versioning, workflow and access control of the product data, which enhances the internal and external product information management. When specifications are structured in Simatic IT Interspec, harmonization of the product range, supply chain flexibility, global buying, extended R&D, and collaboration are within reach of the company. Simatic IT Interspec has enquiry tools and a reporting tool for any kind of claims report, nutritional calculation, ingredient label generator, BOM explosion or specification comparison.  

corporate events  IT Interspec is a corporate product specification management system, which enables a company's product lifecycle management strategy. Corporate specification management allows a whole organization to speak a single language for specifications. Simatic IT Interspec is the single point of reference for product specifications. Through its flexible and configurable structure and glossary, specifications are standardized throughout the company, and anyone around the world will be able to read the same Read More

Corporate System Solutions Inc.


Independent Finance System Selection & Implementation, Finance System Performance Analysis & Ad Hoc Solutions, Project Management, Business Analysis

corporate events  System Solutions Inc. Independent Finance System Selection & Implementation, Finance System Performance Analysis & Ad Hoc Solutions, Project Management, Business Analysis Read More

Finance Transformation and Routine Accounting: Enabling the Corporate Controller’s Role as a Strategic Contributor


The first role of the corporate controller has been to ensure corporate financial controls and—as a distant second—make strategic business contributions. But the installation of on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting software meant that controllers’ roles now involve financial software know-how. To achieve financial transformation, controllers need guidance and practical strategies. Learn more.

corporate events  Routine Accounting: Enabling the Corporate Controller’s Role as a Strategic Contributor Today's finance and accounting requirements for businesses represent a quantum leap in complexity from what was required even 10 years ago. For growing companies and nonprofit organizations, the high-quality accounting and financial expertise that they require are often beyond their means. Source : Corefino Resources Related to Finance Transformation and Routine Accounting: Enabling the Corporate Controller’s Read More

Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma-The Loss of Corporate Consciousness


Companies relying on manual implementation and support for lean and world class methodologies risk losing corporate consciousness. Avoid the pitfalls of lost information and flexibility; place value on performance gaps and create matrixes of tools and applications to prioritize issues.

corporate events  Technology Dilemma-The Loss of Corporate Consciousness Introduction Lean and world class companies, and those that are actively on the journey toward a world class level of performance are generally admired and used as a benchmark. Yet, many of these companies, in their quest to get lean, have fallen victim to what we will call a loss of corporate consciousness , which results from manually implemented and supported lean and world class manufacturing methodologies. Is manually implemented and supported Read More

Customer Success Story: Aon’s Journey to Better Corporate Governance


Aon Corporation’s business is part of a highly regulated industry that maintains strict licensing requirements. With these constantly changing requirements, the company realized its outdated procedures and processes were no longer adequate and that a learning management system (LMS) was what it needed. The company turned to Cornerstone OnDemand for help, and since adopting LMS, Aon has achieved 100 percent compliance.

corporate events  Aon’s Journey to Better Corporate Governance Aon Corporation’s business is part of a highly regulated industry that maintains strict licensing requirements. With these constantly changing requirements, the company realized its outdated procedures and processes were no longer adequate and that a learning management system (LMS) was what it needed. The company turned to Cornerstone OnDemand for help, and since adopting LMS, Aon has achieved 100 percent compliance. Read More

Operational Intelligence: Aligning Plant and Corporate IT


In many business areas, including sales, marketing, and finance, traditional business intelligence tools are providing executives with real-time visibility and analytics. Not so for manufacturing. Download this report to find out how best-in-class manufacturers can unlock the value of real-time manufacturing data by bringing together corporate and plant IT environments with new technology enablers and system architectures.

corporate events  Intelligence: Aligning Plant and Corporate IT In many business areas, including sales, marketing, and finance, traditional business intelligence tools are providing executives with real-time visibility and analytics. Not so for manufacturing. Download this report to find out how best-in-class manufacturers can unlock the value of real-time manufacturing data by bringing together corporate and plant IT environments with new technology enablers and system architectures. Read More

Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product


Plumtree Software recently released Plumtree Corporate Portal 4.0, a new version of its portal product with a significant number of new “gadgets” and increased functionality to allow constituents outside the organization to view relevant information. Plumtree’s partnership development has led to a sophisticated portal product with support for many business applications.

corporate events  Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product L. Talarico - November 17, 2000 Event Summary Corporate portal vendor Plumtree Software, Inc. has enjoyed extremely high revenue growth in its first two years of operation. The recent release of Corporate Portal 4.0 is sure to support further growth as corporate portal technology captures the attention of the Global 2000, and as products in this market support a larger number of business applications. Read More

Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 1: Recent Events


While Oracle's declining revenue and profit continue across main businesses, SAP and Siebel have been extending their leads in respective enterprise application markets, while PeopleSoft has been anticipating turning on the overtaking flashing indicators.

corporate events  Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 1: Recent Events Event Summary On March 27, Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, announced it reshuffled the responsibilities of two key executives with a view to revive precipitously dropping sales of its business software applications. Senior vice president Mark Barrenechea will now lead the company's new market development group, which will track Read More

Emerging Landscape of Mobile and Cloud Technologies in Corporate Security


Industry-leading organizations that fail to keep up with technological advancements of mobility and the cloud are becoming obsolete, while the enterprises that embrace these powerful tools will continue to benefit from all the efficiencies and cost savings. This white paper analyzes the ways in which mobile and cloud-based technology solutions can augment and improve upon existing corporate security functions in a global context.

corporate events  and Cloud Technologies in Corporate Security Industry-leading organizations that fail to keep up with technological advancements of mobility and the cloud are becoming obsolete, while the enterprises that embrace these powerful tools will continue to benefit from all the efficiencies and cost savings. This white paper analyzes the ways in which mobile and cloud-based technology solutions can augment and improve upon existing corporate security functions in a global context. Read More