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Will a Tool Manufacturer and a Supply Chain Software Vendor
The merger of traditional brick-and-mortar manufacturer Illinois Tool Works with Internet-based Click Commerce is puzzling, but has some method to the madness

dealer extranet  handle complex distribution and dealer networks. Click Commerce's philosophy and strategy stem from the premise that collaborative commerce turns traditional linear value chains into trading partner networks (TPNs). In other words, collaboration should provide visibility and transparency, optimize shared assets, and orchestrate common processes in the demand, supply, and service chains (consisting of sales force, key accounts, consumers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, manufacturers, field service,

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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Who Alleges The PRM Market Consolidation?


Many surveys have purported that there are twice as many manufacturers that cannot integrate their ordering systems with those of their partners and distribution channels than those that can, leaving them vulnerable in terms of brand management due to poor visibility.

dealer extranet  a reseller, broker, agent, dealer, or a distributor if you will. Indeed, because sometimes many partners with different idiosyncrasies can be involved, the indirect channel is by far a more complicated part of the value chain than the direct sales force. Nonetheless, PRM is still usually associated with CRM and expected by some to be eventually subsumed by CRM, since the two software sets share a number of similar functional areas, such as after-sale services and support, helpdesk functions, and both use Read More

Transition for Manhattan Associates Necessary for Long Term Growth


Based in Atlanta, Georgia, $78 million Manhattan Associates, Inc. develops, markets, and supports supply chain execution systems for distribution center management and Internet fulfillment. 1999 was a difficult year for the vendor, marked by reorganization and management turnover in the midst of rapid corporate expansion. Completing its transition to an Internet enabler will be important for Manhattan's long term future.

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Kentico EMS: Web Content Management (WCM) Competitor Analysis Report


Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet), or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user or document level security.

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Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed - Part 2: Geac's Response


While Geac’s balance sheet was boosted by recent events, a more positive sign is the company’s intent to become a true software-developing vendor, not simply a software collector and dealer.

dealer extranet  a software collector and dealer. The catch 22 for current and potential users is to discern Geac's corporate strategy viability within the product line/industry in question. Users will benefit from approaching Geac and informing themselves about what the company plans for future service & support (or divestiture and/or product stabilization?) of its individual products and what the ramifications of migrating (or not) to its new product offering would be. Users should vigorously question Geac on its Read More

EosCloudStore


EosCloudStore is a hosted, cloud-based, quote, order, and configuration system for manufacturing and services with a powerful rules engine and customization framework to develop business and  e-commerce apps for any business need, such as dealer portal,  role-based workflow, and custom Web API capabilities.

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CPQ Pioneer FPX Becomes Cloud CRM and ERP Go-to Vendor


TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at FPX, formerly known as Firepond, a pioneer in CPQ software that automates the sales process for configurable products and services, including changes in the past couple years and what's new with FPX Version 8.0.

dealer extranet  existing SFA systems into dealer management and supplier management systems. Manufacturing High Tech—establishing global standards with local relevance for product catalogs, price books, and business rule definitions, so manufacturers can provide accurate quote-to-order automation for direct and indirect sales channels. Manufacturing Medical & Life Sciences—an FDA-ready application, which establishes global standards with local relevance for product catalogs, price books, and business rule Read More

Microsoft Analyst Event Part Two: Dynamics Offerings for ERP and CRM




dealer extranet  , via Skype regarding Nissan’s dealer management system that leverages Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Dynamics AX. Again, testimony to these products’ global capabilities and breaking the CRM and ERP silos was given. Such examples should mitigate Microsoft Dynamics’ traditional lack of a consolidated enterprise software vision, which has limited the vendor’s ability to really get economies of scale and take away a share of the market from SAP. The analyst event also included information about Read More

Method to the (Expansion) Madness: Some Common Threads


Click Commerce has been impressively active in its expansion efforts, and now offers quite a few solutions outside its traditional realm. While each of its solutions has a unique focus, the vendor's target market often requires solutions from several categories.

dealer extranet  1,200 Nissan and Infinity dealers, and the challenge has been to reduce high inventory value while at the same time improving overall fill rate and service levels. Reportedly, Nissan reduced overall spare parts inventory by 33 percent in year one, and by 50 percent in year two, while simultaneously increasing fill rates by 10 percent. An unnamed leading supplier of telecommunications equipment relies on the Click Commerce SCM solution suite. Since it was a make-to-stock (MTS) manufacturing environment Read More

Case Study: Manitou


Manitou, a global producer of complex make-to-order forklift trucks, wanted to optimize sales processes to overcome several challenges, including a lack of visibility into the order pipeline, and order capture that was prone to errors. After deploying Chameleon, sales channels can access current and accurate product and pricing info, and order capture is not only faster, but more efficient. Learn about other benefits.

dealer extranet  interact with the indirect dealer network and capture accurate opportunity and order statistics coming from the channel. Dealers have access to the entire Manitou catalog via the Internet to research and download technical product information, configure products on-line, obtain dealer negotiated purchase prices and place orders that are 100% accurate. Moreover, Cameleon is integrated with other Manitou information systems to provide dealer self-service access to order status and account balances. Lastly, Read More

Application Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian?


As security breaches become increasingly more frequent, minimizing user access to back-end systems and web applications without impacting legitimate usage is more important than ever before.

dealer extranet  Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian? Application Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian? Featured Author - Laura Taylor - December 22, 2001 Introduction    With the proliferation of web-based technologies, single sign-on has emerged as an important and central architecture solution for enterprise applications. As security breaches become increasingly more frequent, minimizing user access to back-end systems and web applications without impacting legitimate usage is more Read More

Geocoding: Acquiring Location Intelligence to Make Better Business Decisions


By geocoding your address data, you have the location intelligence that helps you see patterns and create new opportunities to grow your business. There are three levels of positional accuracy, based on budget and business needs, as well as more enhanced levels of geographic accuracy. Learn more about geocoding, and how you can use it to perform market-specific data analysis—to strengthen customer relationships and more.

dealer extranet  geocoding technology is in store/dealer locators. Businesses utilize geocoded data to ascertain proximity to potential customers, distance to suppliers and competitors, service areas, and delivery routes. You've probably experienced a locator lookup yourself — maybe to find a restaurant, pet shop, or your mobile service provider's closest store to your home or work — or even a certain shoe style. Take Dansko, for instance. Dansko distributes its footwear to more than 3,500 retail locations, and sells Read More

Tracing Food Quality and Safety, or We Are What We Eat, After All (Part II)


Part I of this blog post introduced the burning issues of food safety and the ensuing need for traceability. To the end of providing entire food supply chain traceability and information visibility, mid-March, during its CUE 2008 annual user conference, Lawson Software announced the availability of Lawson M3 Trace Engine 3.0, the first version offered within the US market. The application is

dealer extranet  Food Quality and Safety, or We Are What We Eat, After All (Part II) Part I of this blog post introduced the burning issues of food safety and the ensuing need for traceability . To the end of providing entire food supply chain traceability and information visibility, mid-March, during its CUE 2008 annual user conference , Lawson Software announced the availability of Lawson M3 Trace Engine 3.0 , the first version offered within the US market. The application is designed to help companies in the Read More

Reconnecting with Cincom Systems


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dealer extranet  been offering an Acquire Dealer Portal based on the Microsoft CRM/xRM ( extended relationship management ) stack (for more information, see my article on xRM ).  Key Vertical Partners—Cincom partners with turnkey solution providers focused on complex manufacturers (e.g., eLogic, Resulting Services)  SAP Integrators—Cincom also partners with resellers who have expertise and a core competency in the SAP configurators and complex manufacturing (e.g., eLogic). Cincom is certified for NetWeaver Process Read More

ReadyGo WCB + Suite


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