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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

datamodelling tools  across massive volumes of data—all while protecting the value of their past information technology (IT) investments. To that end, Camilion has been providing the following capabilities to insurers: Global Underwriting —of some of the most complex global risks. These capabilities integrate with back-end systems to support the entire product life cycle, including the development of new business across the world. Product Development and Management —Camilion's ProductAuthority solution helps customers

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Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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The Case of the Fake Transatlantic Flight: Can You Really Trust Online Tools?


Whether we realize it or not, we all have become more or less dependent on computers, the Internet, and many different and complex computer systems. In both our business and personal lives, we widely take advantage of the immediate availability of all types of information and data, and in our day-to-day routine often do not even wonder whether we can actually rely on the data we obtain

datamodelling tools  actually rely on the data we obtain. I am not talking about the usual informational trash that the Internet is unfortunately full of. I am talking about the information sources that we usually trust blindly, such as corporate and governmental systems and their surrounding software foremost. We pay a great deal of attention to the new features and functions and cutting-edge technologies—and get a little upset if some brand new things aren’t still available on the market (e.g., an iPad-like user Read More

TEC's New White Papers Library Offers Research Tools to Help Companies Make Better Technology Decisions


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You Need More Than Functions and Features to Implement an ERP Package Part Two: More Tools and Summary


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datamodelling tools  do you get the data from your current systems into the ERP software and all of the related problems? Users don't want to go through the drudgery of manually entering the data. And, if by some miracle you can convince them of the merits of this exercise, there will be a period of time—two, three months or more, when both the legacy and ERP data will have to be maintained. You can hear the cries of excitement about doing double maintenance from the other side of the production floor. Then, there is some Read More

People or Resources: The Financial Sector in a Crossroads


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datamodelling tools  Data Management: A Collaboration of Data Disciplines and Business Strategies In most organizations today, data are managed in isolated silos by independent teams using various data management tools for data quality, integration, governance, and so on. In response to this situation, some organizations are adopting unified data management (UDM), a practice that holistically coordinates teams and integrates tools. This report can help your organization plan and execute effective UDM efforts. Read More

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IBM Presents Social Business Tools Future Releases at IBM Connect 2013


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datamodelling tools  Meaningful Data from the Web: Once an Impossibility, Now a Reality   Once upon a time, organizations would extract data from several types of data sources, including different business software applications such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, customer relationship management (CRM) applications, and others. Data sources also included such documents as plain-text docs and even spreadsheets. The traditional way to extract data from these sources involved a data integration Read More

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datamodelling tools  and research to build data and process information in a meaningful context, which takes time and costs money for all participants going through the selection process. But without spending time, thought, research and money there is increased business risk to all. To cut away from this devil-and-the-deep-blue-sea conundrum means looking under the hood of evaluation and selection practices, to determine if there are better ways of moving through them. There is certainly room to ask the fundamental question Read More

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datamodelling tools  constant monitoring and importing data from MS Excel is required. In next week's installment of “From The Project Managers Desk” I will discuss Alternatives to MS Project in detail There are a number of PPM tools available with a variety of features and functionality. Please refer to our PPM Evaluation Center for a complete listing of what is new within PPM software, along with white papers that can further your understanding of the complexities of PPM. Read More

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datamodelling tools  enterprise resource planning and data warehouse packages and Recognition's Protagon suite, which offers customer-segmentation tools to help marketing professionals plan and analyze marketing campaigns. The integrated offering will be available in the second quarter of next year. Analysts say the partnership will help SAP get to market on time in the CRM arena. Market Impact As we already indicated on a number of occasions, SAP has long been remiss in addressing and delivering its CRM product line, and Read More