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Cost Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft
In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective

cost of managing peoplesoft  Benefits of Complete Change Life Cycle Management for PeopleSoft In hard economic times, IT organizations can maintain operational excellence and sustain service quality while still reducing costs. Achieving this objective involves at least three aspects of application management: managing change, managing technical performance, and managing user performance. Learn more about managing the change process in your PeopleSoft environment, and the value of an integrated change solution.

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Justification of ERP Investments Part Two: The Intangible Effects of ERP


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cost of managing peoplesoft  personnel time. These quantified cost savings can also be used to show impacts on financial results. *This is Part Two of a four-part article reprinted from Maximizing Your ERP System by Dr. Scott Hamilton. Bridging the theory and realities of current ERP systems, Maximizing Your ERP System provides practical guidance for managing manufacturing in various environments. Drawing on case studies from Dr. Hamilton's first-hand experience in consulting with more than a thousand firms, it covers common Read More

PeopleSoft Remains Rock-Hard And Economy Proof


PeopleSoft again exceeded Wall Street estimates in another stellar quarterly performance, with more than 100 new customers and with more than half the deals for multiple suites or products. Will the company bear well the brunt of becoming the new market darling, which inevitably brings increased scrutiny by many?

cost of managing peoplesoft  the dramatic productivity improvement, cost reductions and profit increases that these applications deliver. We also are experiencing rapid market acceptance of PeopleSoft 8 CRM. In addition, we launched PeopleSoft 8 Enterprise Service Automation (ESA), a solution that positions PeopleSoft as the leader in an exciting new market category. PeopleSoft reportedly won significant deals against its competitors in the third quarter in all product lines and across all geographies. The average deal size Read More

PeopleSoft Annuncio-es Continuation Of Its Shopping Spree


While PeopleSoft has added yet another bit of weight to its applications portfolio with the acquisition of Annuncio, potentially earning thereby the ability to manage marketing campaigns and track individual customer's interactions across online and off-line channels, one is to wait and see how quickly and easily the company will assimilate a number of smaller products it has recently bought.

cost of managing peoplesoft  customers, significantly reducing the cost of customer interactions. This real-time dialog potentially results in lucrative cross sell opportunities and incremental revenue. Market Impact Having all but convinced the market that its 'pure Internet' product architecture might be the best innovation on earth since sliced bread, PeopleSoft has also silently realized that it might also be overdue to fill multiple functionality gaps, before its competitors come up with their 'zero-client footprint' solutions. Read More

Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing


In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short.

cost of managing peoplesoft  the True Cost of Sourcing The Shortcomings of Traditional Procurement In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short. Procurement history is laden with penny-wise, pound-foolish decisions where the low cost supplier ultimately costs tens or hundreds of millions in lost revenue, lost market share, expedite fees, or write-offs. This goes beyond total l Read More

Analysis of Adobe’s Integration of IslandData’s Automated E-mail


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cost of managing peoplesoft  to decrease escalating support costs. To alleviate the burden of manual responses to end users needs and concerns, Adobe has selected IslandData's e-mail automated response system. IslandData's response system has met Adobe's needs through automated response systems, which takes less than 10 seconds to address a user's inquiry in addition to a dramatic decrease in cost. However, if a question requires support beyond the automated response system it is forwarded directly to the web support personnel. The Read More

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cost of managing peoplesoft  but in reality the cost of ownership is more important since it must take into account all solution lifecycle risks. These can include (in no particular order):   fit to future business needs   support costs   vendor strategic interests which may differ from your own   disruption of business processes during solution implementation   security issues related to data   poor project management leading to implementers being 'out of control', or later, 'in control' of key elements of your business Read More

While Oracle and PeopleSoft Are to Fuse, Competitors Ruse--Leaving Customers (Somewhat) Bemused


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cost of managing peoplesoft  share, at a total cost of approximately $10.3 billion (USD). The transaction was finally approved by both companies' respective boards of directors and closed in early January. It created the world's number two enterprise applications software company with a mission to eventually topple SAP 's as the number one application's business provider. The hefty transaction—which was almost 66 percent higher than the initially offered share price in June 2003, and more than doubled the absolute total dollar Read More

Managing SSL Security


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cost of managing peoplesoft  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

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cost of managing peoplesoft  support to consulting, providing cost effective 7x24 delivery capabilities PeopleSoft's very articulate CFO was quite specific about the numbers of reductions in these areas—which is sad for the people, but good for customers. Virtually no reductions were coming from development and consulting—the key components of a software firm that add value for clients. Ram Gupta, PeopleSoft's top product and strategy executive, provides a strong message on how the integration path will bring the key products Read More

Infor’s Acquisition of PeopleAnswers Foregrounds Big Data Behavioral Analysis of Employees


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cost of managing peoplesoft  interaction could be: reduced costs in product design; improved time to market; and faster response to changes in customer demand. SkillsVillage Acquisition On May 1, PeopleSoft acquired services procurement vendor SkillsVillage for $32 million in stock and cash. The company hopes that adding SkillsVillage's system for locating and hiring services and contingent staff will be a strong enhancement of its proverbially strong human resource (HR) product. The addition of the SkillsVillage functionality Read More

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cost of managing peoplesoft  Total Cost of Ownership for Initial Deployments of Server Blades For organizations deploying many servers, total cost of ownership (TCO) analyses favor blade over rack-optimized systems. Blade server systems—reducing both capital and operating expenses—exploit economies of scale when deploying servers in volume. Saving power, cooling, and space by more than 25 percent, the blade advantage is particularly relevant for servers working in conjunction with storage area networks (SANs). Read More