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Transforming the CP Supply Network through Collaborative Planning
Consumer products (CP) has long been held up as the

cp 862  the CP Supply Network through Collaborative Planning Consumer products (CP) has long been held up as the poster industry for supply chain planning challenges. In this paper, Simon Ellis, practice director of Supply Chain Strategies at Manufacturing Insights, responds to questions concerning emerging supply chain challenges, collaboration between and among supply chain processes, and current supply chain best practices in the consumer packaged goods industry.

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Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Market Trends


In this unique question and answer series, vendors were given the opportunity to put forth their views on market trends, platform approaches, and mid-market issues. The questions posed to willing participants of this opinion poll are elaborated on here.

cp 862  found at http://c.technologyevaluation.com/qm/u=/cp/tec_article_20070629_al.asp/amp/cl=1/amp/i=4182/amp/c=205/amp/channel=Web_Link/amp/l=2.html and in Resilient Enterprise Solutions Vendor Displays Sociability and Pragmatic Product Development . To better understand these vendors' responses, one must remember from which standpoint these vendors come. In the recent past, IFS has abstained from major competitive acquisitions, and has been offering a single product line focusing on Oracle database and Read More

IFS Continues Its Reinvention through Pruning Part Three: Market Impact and User Recommendations


By selling CAD and payroll applications, IFS may not only control potential damage but also "kill two birds with one stone" by 1) leveraging Bentley's and Personec's commitment to a true partnership and product integration to boost both parties’ license sales, while streamlining its own operations; and 2) obtaining some equity, however little, as to improve its balance sheet.

cp 862  , Inc . ( http://c.technologyevaluation.com/?u=/cp/TEC_article_20050208_1_al.asp&cl=1&i=766&c=205&l=1 ). Bentley, which has its headquarters in the US, will thereby acquire IFS' esoteric computer-aided design (CAD) applications for process, electrical, piping, and instrumentation design. As part of the acquisition, Bentley pledges to assume responsibility for IFS' maintenance and support services for more than 100 accounts, primarily in Sweden and Norway, which employ IFS' CAD applications. The agreement Read More

Managing Product Innovation


Inadequacies at the front end of the product development process is one of the leading causes of product failure for consumer products companies. Many companies thus make ill-informed decisions that turn into costly mistakes. The challenge is to establish a front-end process that nurtures profitable innovation and maximizes portfolio value in light of resource constraints, portfolio balance, and strategic alignment.

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The Adaptive Business Network in Consumer Products Industries


As competitive pressures on consumer products (CP) companies rise, the industry is reaching the limits of business as usual. CP companies must look to increased collaboration with retailers, partners, and suppliers as a way to build and improve on the core cycles of planning and forecasting. And the blueprint for expanded collaboration and increased automation? The adaptive business network.

cp 862  of business as usual. CP companies must look to increased collaboration with retailers, partners, and suppliers as a way to build and improve on the core cycles of planning and forecasting. And the blueprint for expanded collaboration and increased automation? The adaptive business network. Read More

SCT Comes Back With a Vengeance


SCT Corporation, an IT solutions provider for a number of disparate industries, announced that the quarter which ended June 30, 2000, was a record quarter for license fee revenue within SCT's process industry solutions business. SCT, which claims experiencing continued success with enterprise-wide, global accounts in the process industries, now has eight out of the top 16 food processors in North America as clients.

cp 862  verticals, including consumer-packaged goods (CPG), chemicals and pharmaceutical industries. However, despite its breadth, iProcess.sct does not cover all the bases. International financials, distribution requirements planning & transportation, warehousing, e-procurement, product life cycle (PLC), and plant maintenance are some of functionality that competitors, like Ross Systems, Wonderware, and Infinium may tout as superior. The market should expect SCT's remedial actions in that regard. The company Read More

To Gain Market Share in the Mid-Market, SAP Leaves No Stone Unturned


The star above small and medium businesses (SMB) has never been so bright. CRM solution vendors are courting this market segment extensively. This is the second of a series of articles that look at strategies deployed by major enterprise solution vendors to attract the SMB decision makers and whether those vendors are ''dumbing down'' their enterprise software for the mid-market. This article evaluates SAP's mid-market solutions and its implementation approach.

cp 862  Plaut Sigma would offer CP-Food, Cosmetics, management consulting, and computer reseller solutions. Where as Itelligence covers Automotive, complex manufacturing and wood related companies. SAP presents its offering in a three-layer horizontal packaging. The first layer supported by SAP represents the technical packaging. Then SAP, together with its horizontal partners, provides the sales and delivery packaging elements. The last layer is the services bundling supported by the horizontal and channel Read More

Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part Three: Other Industry Gains


Many small and medium companies find themselves under pressure to deploy the same EDI system as a major customer, making it a basic cost of doing business with the market leaders.

cp 862  and consumer product goods (CPG) companies have embraced EDI and mandated that their suppliers do the same. Consequently, many small and medium companies are under pressure to deploy the same EDI system as a major customer, and are making it a basic cost of doing business with the market leaders. An example of this widespread trend of larger companies giving ultimatums of my way, or highway is Owens Corning . It has mandated that several hundred of its suppliers implement Internet EDI or face a $50 Read More

Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age? Part Three: Challenges and Competition


While on the surface, there are few economic or strategic reasons for organizations to persist with electronic data interchange (EDI), many seem reluctant to adopt the alternative at this stage. In fact, there has been almost negligible growth in the number of organizations replacing their EDI-based systems with XML.

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When EDI Goes Native, Everything Falls in Sync with IQMS


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100 Million Reasons To Be An ASP


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cp 862  Power and Light (NYSE: CPL, CP&L) announced it will change ownership and receive a $100 million equity investment in a spin-off deal between Boston-based Bain Capital (a $7 billion private equity fund) and CP&L. A move designed to unlock the full-service Application Service Provider's (ASP) market value, CP&L and Bain will each invest $50 million for a total of $100 million of new equity to aggressively grow Interpath's ASP business. Bain will provide strategic and operational expertise to enable Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 13, 2012


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Case Study: Small Retail Chain Gears Up for Rapid Growth


Elephant Pharm, a start-up retail chain in the natural health and wellness retail market, needed a software solution to help the company compete with the bigger players in the industry, and to achieve rapid growth. The retailer found the right software with Aldata Solution.

cp 862  into a multinational chain. CP: What would you say were the specific business issues that posed the greatest challenge in finding the right solution for you in order to scale for that growth that you're anticipating? TM: Absolutely it would fall within the visibility to our inventory and to our sales reporting. With Aldata, we're actually able to run our business from a centralized and decentralized environment. So in the centralized [environment], we have our merchants who are placing orders and Read More