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Microsoft Sets Date for Windows 8.1 Availability


Microsoft has formally announced that Windows 8.1 will be available on June 26. The announcement coincides with a number of other updates given by Microsoft executives at Computex 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan. The "Start" button, often maligned but now remembered by Windows 8 users as beloved, was not fully introduced, but there are significant enhancements that make the Start Screen and the All Apps

date manager.com  Sets Date for Windows 8.1 Availability Microsoft has formally announced that Windows 8.1 will be available on June 26. The announcement coincides with a number of other updates given by Microsoft executives at Computex 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan. The Start button, often maligned but now remembered by Windows 8 users as beloved, was not fully introduced, but there are significant enhancements that make the Start Screen and the All Apps screen within Windows 8 much easier to work with under Windows Read More

12th Vendor Shootout for ERP - Dallas, TX, USA-12-13 October - Save the Date


The 12th Vendor Shootout for ERP. Dallas, Texas, USA. October 12-13, 2011. Dallas Marriott Quorum. Manufacturers and distributors:Hot on the heel...

date manager.com  October - Save the Date 12th Vendor Shootout for ERP - Dallas, TX, USA-12-13 October - Save the Date Save the Date!! The 12th Vendor Shootout ™ for ERP Dallas, Texas, USA October 12-13, 2011 Dallas Marriott Quorum Manufacturers and distributors: Hot on the heels of a hugely successful 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP in Boston, the show moves to Dallas, Texas, USA for another round. Hosted by the VAR Community , moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) , and sponsored by IBM , the Vendor Shootout Read More

Oracle Sets Date for Database In-Memory Release


The Oracle Database In-Memory is Oracle’s answer to the in-memory database race that has been heating up over the last couple of years. Oracle Database In-Memory is scheduled for general availability in July and will run on all hardware supported by Oracle Database 12c.

date manager.com  Sets Date for Database In-Memory Release Oracle CEO Larry Ellison took center stage at a special event to announce the planned release of the Oracle Database In-Memory . The Oracle Database In-Memory is Oracle’s answer to the in-memory database race that has been heating up over the last couple of years. Oracle originally announced the in-memory solution during last year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference. The Oracle Database In-Memory demonstrated from 100x to more than 1000x speedup for enterprise Read More

The High Cost of Change for ERP: What Does it Cost to Keep Up to Date?


Companies are finding it difficult and costly to update and modify enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems after they have been installed. The question isn’t whether an ERP solution supports change, but rather at what cost? How quickly can adjustments be made, and what stresses do such changes place on the organization. To answer these questions, this paper provides results from a survey of senior finance executives.

date manager.com  to Keep Up to Date? Companies are finding it difficult and costly to update and modify enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems after they have been installed. The question isn’t whether an ERP solution supports change, but rather at what cost? How quickly can adjustments be made, and what stresses do such changes place on the organization. To answer these questions, this paper provides results from a survey of senior finance executives. Read More

Bringing Your Business Systems Up to Date


When Microsoft researched nearly 200 companies with more than 250 PCs using applications in the Microsoft Dynamics line of business management solutions, the common issue was the need for modern systems. These companies wanted to avoid mistakes caused by manual processes, integration problems with other systems, and more. Explore these companies’ experience with using Microsoft Dynamics to update business processes.

date manager.com  Business Systems Up to Date When Microsoft researched nearly 200 companies with more than 250 PCs using applications in the Microsoft Dynamics line of business management solutions, the common issue was the need for modern systems. These companies wanted to avoid mistakes caused by manual processes, integration problems with other systems, and more. Explore these companies’ experience with using Microsoft Dynamics to update business processes. Read More

i2’s Aspect Acquisition Not Overpriced


In March, i2 Technologies announced it would acquire Aspect Development Corporation and a smaller vendor, Supplybase, Inc. Though the record offer price – $8.6 billion in stock – raised some eyebrows, i2 will gain a mountain of potential in return.

date manager.com  trading on the announcement date, the deal is still the largest software industry merger to date, though the valuation was met with skepticism by some Wall Street observers. Aspect had $95 million in revenues in fiscal 1999, making i2''s offer price nearly one hundred times its revenue, a multiple that dwarfs that paid by Computer Associates for Sterling. Clearly, i2 based its offer on the potential for capturing part of the $100 billion B2B market that Aspect provides, while mindful of the attention such Read More

Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Axapta: A Book Excerpt Part Two: Understanding Planning Calculations


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date manager.com  lead-time and a start date no earlier than today''s date. A planned production order reflects variable lead-time and optional consideration about finite material and capacity. When a requirement date cannot be met, the system suggests a projected completion date. Automatic Vendor Assignment for Planned Purchase Orders . The suggested vendor for a planned purchase order can be based on purchase price trade agreement information, using either the lowest price or delivery lead-time to suggest the vendor. Read More

Competuition: Teach Competition to Your Procurement Process


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BBVA Seamlessly Monitors and Improves its Online Reputation


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Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part Two: Distribution Environments


If you are implementing or considering Microsoft Axapta as your ERP system, or providing Axapta-related services, this note provides an overall understanding of how the system fits together to run a business. This section reviews the major design factors affecting system usage in a distribution environment.

date manager.com  price and promised delivery date can be calculated for the manufactured item. Manufactured items configured to order using option selection or a rules-based configurator, with a production order linked to the sales order. The sales price and promised delivery date can be calculated for the manufactured item. Reservations can be manually or automatically assigned, with optional reservation of scheduled receipts. Delivery promises reflect available inventory and scheduled receipts of the item, and the Read More

Global Refund


Swiss financial services company Global Refund needed to replace its antiquated customer relationship management (CRM) system. To find a mobile-enabled, user-friendly solution that could handle the company’s 15 million yearly transactions, Global Refund turned to TEC. Learn how TEC helped Global Refund turn its long-list of 40 vendors into a short-list of four, and shave two months off the selection process.

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Selecting package software can have long-term benefits or long-term regrets. To avoid the latter, your approach needs to be sound, logical, and prudent. It also has to be completed in your lifetime. Read about an approach to software selection that helps an organization get to the primary objective of identifying the best software solution quicker but with the necessary due diligence.

date manager.com  to include: Vendors'' conference, date specific Proposal submission, date specific Follow-up on-site demo, week of date Contract negotiations, month of date Hold Vendors'' Conference Key to this step is that the vendor''s conference be structured to ensure that all vendors receive the same competitive advantage. You should be prepared to answer vendor questions and, by doing so, give each the same consistent message. You may elect to publish the responses to questions to further ensure consistency and Read More

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