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The Wheres of Electronic Procurement
An overview of one of the central issues facing a deployment of e-procurement: Who controls the software?

criteria electronic  convenience for some important criteria. But, as always, the devil is in the details, which change daily in this product space. For example, integration into back-end systems is theoretically expected to be harder with the Marketplace model than for the Main Street because the Main Street solution is installed and customized on the buyer's site. But there is no reason that a particular vendor couldn't make a sufficient investment so that their Marketplace model would integrate easily with your back-end

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) assists physicians and other clinicians document patient care for current visits and provides access to patient clinical history. Sometimes may be referred to as computerized patient records (CPR). 

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e-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing


This is the transcript of an Audio Conference on e-procurement conducted by TEC during which brief case studies of how companies have improved inventory turns and reduced procurement costs through Internet enabled collaboration with suppliers were presented.

criteria electronic  added to other selection criteria e-Procurement systems carry three principal sources of project risk: It is a buying process for employees therefore it must be readily accepted. Its value is realized over a period of time therefore it must provide good service and it must be kept current. It is network-based therefore there are hundreds of points of failure. The selection process led to a solution which was implemented and it appears that the IRR will be 20% greater than expected. This is principally Read More

SaaS Buyer's Guide for Wholesale and Distribution


SaaS, despite its phenomenal popularity, is certainly not one-size-fits-all. You need to consider decision criteria such as fit, return on investment, and risk. Learn how SaaS works, who the major vendors are, how SaaS can help your business grow, and how to find the SaaS solution that’s right for you. It’s all in this comprehensive SaaS Buyer’s Guide for Wholesale and Distribution from TEC and SupplyChainBrain.

criteria electronic  authorities. SaaS Application Selection Criteria Clearly, features and functions are one aspect of the software selection process, but there are other factors that influence a sound decision, particularly in the case of SaaS applications. 1. Delivery model flexibility A SaaS vendor that can also provide an on-premise model offers the flexibility to change models as your business needs change—without modifications to configuration or the user interface 2. Ability to use the application on trial Trying Read More

Hacking Your PBX: 15 Ways to Make the Most of a Modern Phone System


The days of telephone switchboard operators are long gone. In today's electronic age, through private branch exchange (PBX) technology, operators have been replaced with Internet protocols that automate the switchboard process. But how can you make the most of your modern phone system when you're not really sure how it works? Discover some tips and tricks that can help you understand—and optimize—your business phone setup.

criteria electronic  benefit from implementing priority criteria for wait times from particular callers. For example, if your biggest clients call in, you may want to bump them ahead of smaller clients. These decisions require a difficult balance, but if you aren't asking them at all, you aren't using your PBX optimally. Make sure that you provide clear alternatives to waiting on hold. These can include simple advice on the best times to call to get through, other avenues to gain access or information other than the Read More

Are ASP Applications Right for You? Part 2: Decision Criteria


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criteria electronic  using the system. Performance Criteria The shared nature of the services means that performance may be an issue. To operate cost effectively, many ASPs operate multiple companies across the same load balanced servers. In this case, operations and transaction loads at one company may affect the performance of the system for another. Specific Functionality If the functionality desired from the ASP application is essentially the same as other companies' use of the application, then each firm already on the Read More

Case Study: Align Technology, Inc.


Planning to expand, Align—a medical device manufacturer—identified electronic document management as a vital component of growth. One goal was to reduce the time needed to process change orders, as its current processes were all manual. After the vendor selection process, Align chose a change management solution that offers fully compliant and redundant protection for the company’s data. Learn more about the benefits that helped Align save $250,000 (USD) in administration costs.

criteria electronic  Study: Align Technology, Inc. Using Arena, Align experienced: - A reduction in change order cycle time from 22 days to 3-5 days - A $250,000 annual decrease in compliance administration cost - Three successful ISO 13485 audits. Source: Arena Solutions Resources Related to Case Study: Align Technology, Inc. : Document Management System (DMS) (Wikipedia) Case Study: Align Technology, Inc. Arena Document Management is also known as : Arena Document Management System, , Arena Automated Document 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.

criteria electronic  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 Read More

SEEBURGER


SEEBURGER, maker of the Business Integration Suite, provides a comprehensive electronic data interchange (EDI), business-to-business (B2B), and enterprise application integration (EAI) solutions for SAP users. Available on premises, in the cloud, and as a service.

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EDI versus. XML--Working in Tandem Rather Than Competing?


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Current Trends in Messaging


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criteria electronic  Trends in Messaging Trends Overview By the end of 2001 it is estimated, the number of active e-mail users will be over 500 million. E-mail has evolved from a useful, but not necessary utility, into a mission critical application. An e-mail outage in a large organization is a small step better than complete loss of electricity. Millions of people rely on their e-mail to perform their specific job functions on a daily basis. As electronic communication has grown, geographic boundaries have shrunk, Read More

Vista HRMS: Human Resources (HR) Competitor Analysis Report


This knowledge base on human resources management systems affords clients the opportunity to rapidly determine their criteria for management and employee personnel tasks. Its extensive criteria include benefits and payroll management, employee self service, data warehousing, and health and safety requirements.

criteria electronic  to rapidly determine their criteria for management and employee personnel tasks. Its extensive criteria include benefits and payroll management, employee self service, data warehousing, and health and safety requirements. Read More

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Business intelligence (BI) software as a service (SaaS) has gained traction in recent years. The reduced cost and feature-rich nature of the offerings make SaaS BI appealing to large and small businesses alike. Now, independent software vendors (ISVs) are also finding significant advantages to on-demand BI. Learn how SaaS BI solutions are helping ISVs reduce time to market, and accelerate the software development process.

criteria electronic  a Service: Key Evaluation Criteria for ISVs to Consider Business intelligence (BI) software as a service (SaaS) has gained traction in recent years. The reduced cost and feature-rich nature of the offerings make SaaS BI appealing to large and small businesses alike. Now, independent software vendors (ISVs) are also finding significant advantages to on-demand BI. Learn how SaaS BI solutions are helping ISVs reduce time to market, and accelerate the software development process. Read More

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In selecting enterprise asset management (EAM) software, usability ought to be a major consideration in your decision. Download this white paper for expert advice that will help you identify key usability features in EAM.

criteria electronic  Selection Criteria: Focus on Usability In selecting enterprise asset management (EAM) software, usability ought to be a major consideration in your decision. Download this white paper for expert advice that will help you identify key usability features in EAM. Read More

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