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TEC Helps Utilities Company Select Best-fit Financials and Human Resources Systems
South Coast Water District (SCWD), an independent provider of high-quality water services based in Laguna Beach, California (US), was experiencing some of the

define knowledgeable thesaurus  staff. SCWD decided to define its process requirements internally in order to select an appropriate financials system with integrated human resource (HR) functionality so it could operate more efficiently and eliminate the need for paper processes. Soon after the in-house project began, SCWD’s IT manager Bryon Black realized it needed auxiliary expert assistance, and engaged Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) on a business process modeling (BPM) project. “Having TEC’s advisors on-site to prompt

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Performance Management Simplified by MSPs


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define knowledgeable thesaurus  of companies that will define and promote the emerging management service provider sector. Information on the MSP Association is available on the Web at www.mspassociation.org; from Association headquarters at 401 Edgewater Place, Suite 500, Wakefield, MA 01880; via telephone at 781-876-8830; or by sending email to info@mspassociation.org . MSPs bring component expertise, measurement, event management, and reporting capabilities to bear on the networked computing systems of multiple companies through a Read More

PLM Is An Industry Affair - Or Is It?


The question, 'Do vertical industry needs play a significant role in a PLM software selection?' should be a simple question to answer. Instead, it is a question best answered with a series of questions.

define knowledgeable thesaurus  it is crucial to define the problems to be addressed in advance. Depending on the needs to be addressed by the PLM solution, industry may play a critical role. As a general rule, the closer the PLM solution gets to the design and production of the product itself, and the more complicated the product, the more industry will play a role. Software selections to support PLM initiatives that will come in close contact with the production of the product should absolutely consider the unique needs of their Read More

Finding the Key to Small Manufacturer's Profits - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series discussed the genesis of ProfitKey International, one of the longest-standing enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers for small to midsize discrete manufacturers that has never been merged with another peer product. After the protracted bankruptcy saga of its former parent company, HALO Technology Holdings, ProfitKey was recently bought out by Phoenix Asset

define knowledgeable thesaurus  lets the authorized user define a sequence of other users and steps in the process. For example, upon the release of a suggested engineering change, the process will start at person one, wait for approval, then go to person two, etc. The same holds for the Cause and Correction quality feature, where user-defined assignment of defects, based on the defect code, is how the records are sent around via on-screen To Do lists. The product offers basic time & attendance (T&A) and Product Data Management (PDM) Read More

Can Auditing and Project Management Co-Exist in an ERP Environment?


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define knowledgeable thesaurus  for argument sake, let's define the basic ERP implementation project lifecycle as containing the following phases: Project Planning and Organization Business Process Pilot Solution Integration Integrated Pilot Go Live The following paragraphs will identify how an auditor can be effectively utilized in the various phases and the expected results. Project Planning and Organization In the Project Planning and Organization (PPO) phase, the overall workplan and time schedule are defined and training for the Read More

Payroll: The Key to Activity-based Costing for Nurseries, Farms, and Greenhouses


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Next-Generation VoIP Network Architecture


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Non-restrictive Technology in Education: The Reboot-to-restore Concept


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Do You Need a Content Management System?


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define knowledgeable thesaurus  it is useful to define the word content . Content is essentially any type or unit of digital information that is used to populate a page. It can be text, images, graphics, video, sound—or in other words—anything that is likely to be published across an intranet, extranet, or the Internet. Where does content management come from? Currently, information, communication, and digital networks have made a major impact. In this society, there is much information available. A company needs to acquire and Read More

Building Talent Pipelines


Organizations need to define, attract, and develop critical talent. This paper outlines a 12-step methodology for building critical talent pipelines and provides insights into strategy and initiatives.

define knowledgeable thesaurus  Pipelines Organizations need to define, attract, and develop critical talent. This paper outlines a 12-step methodology for building critical talent pipelines and provides insights into strategy and initiatives. Read More

How Do You Categorize Notebooks?


The notebook computer market has become one of the remaining battlegrounds for computer manufacturers. Our purpose here is to define the notebook market segments, describe what the general characteristics of each segment are, and to give users an idea of what features they can expect for each segment.

define knowledgeable thesaurus  purpose here is to define the notebook market segments, describe what the general characteristics of each segment are, and to give users an idea of what features they can expect for each segment. Segments It is popular to separate notebooks into such diverse and colorful classes as Workhorse , Leading Edge , Ultralight , Power , and so forth. While these descriptions certainly are eye-catching, we think the notebook market is more properly segmented into groups characterized either by their primary Read More

Modeling Complex Products


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However, the line between the two types is sometimes blurry. For instance, a company may provide shipping logistics services for a client (or for the client's clients), in the sense that it handles the shipping of goods for the client; but it can also provide consulting services (or extend its own logistics services) to help the client improve the transportation system already in place.

define knowledgeable thesaurus  are several ways to define the business services and consulting industry, but they all make a clear distinction between business services (services a client cannot or does not want to perform in-house) and consulting (services that will improve a client's activities). Of course, these two different types of activities can be combined into one, depending on the client's requirements. However, the line between the two types is sometimes blurry. For instance, a company may provide shipping logistics Read More

A Road Map to Electronic Medical Record System Implementation


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define knowledgeable thesaurus  The SCM system also defines product structure and costing information, provides the basis for financial information and reports, and provides a single source of the truth for decision making. Many have argued that traditional SCM/ERP systems do not apply to lean manufacturing. One argument is that the weekly time increments associated with sales and operations planning, and the resulting supply orders, represent a blunt instrument that does not support the details of day-to-day coordination required by Read More