X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 define pronto

Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » define pronto

Pronto Software, ERP Vendor


Pronto Software—Australian vendor of software meeting the needs of a range of vertical industries such as retail and food and beverage—wants to ensure it sustains profitable growth. To find partnerships with value-added resellers (VARs) in North America and in other markets, Pronto relies on Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) software industry programs. Learn about the other ways Pronto benefits from using TEC.

define pronto  Benefit to Pronto , Define ERP Software , Promote Pronto-XI , about Pronto , Reliable ERP System . Pronto Software   Solution Offering: PRONTO-Xi enterprise management system (EMS) , with solutions and modules for the following business needs and industries: financials engineer-to-order (ETO) , discrete, process, make-to-order, assemble-to-order, and configure-to-order manufacturing computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) and enterprise asset management (EAM) point of sale (POS) and Web Read More

Pronto Xi-The ERP from “Down Under” Becomes TEC Certified


Introduction to Pronto Software I’m pleased to say that the certification for the PRONTO-Xi enterprise resource planning (ERP) system has been completed by TEC’s analyst team. Here I’d like to share my impression and some conclusions regarding this system with you. This past week we had the pleasure of receiving Pronto as guests at TEC’s offices. Both Terry Leister, VP North America

define pronto  Challenges In order to define the solution’s features—in other words, its strong aspects as well as its weaker points—I used the information that I obtained during the demo meeting as well as the data from the request for information (RFI) that was completed by Pronto. I also used TEC’s eBestMatch™ decision support system (DSS), which can be used by anyone looking to do a similar exercise for any enterprise software selection project. Among the functionality of the Pronto Xi ERP system, I would Read More

PRONTO-Xi v.670 for Mixed-mode Enterprise Resource Planning Certification Report


Pronto Software's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, PRONTO-Xi v.670, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC's research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 39-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

define pronto  | Pronto Services | Define Pronto | Pronto Review | Pronto Process | Pronto Database | Pronto Software Market Data Summary | Pronto Implementation Methodology | PIM Solutions | Using PIM | TEC PIM Process | New Pronto-XI | Discover Pronto-XI | International Pronto | Pronto-XI Modules | Meet Pronto Software | Implementing Pronto-XI | Adopting Pronto-XI | Pronto-XI Community | Pronto-XI Whitepaper | Introducing Pronto-XI | Pronto-XI Solutions | Pronto-XI Expertise | Pronto Projects | Pronto-XI Specialists Read More

Case Study: Heinz Frozen Food Co.


Heinz Frozen Food Company was set on improving its manufacturing and maintenance process efficiency, and knew that implementing a new enterprise asset management (EAM) system would involve monumental change for employees. Heinz choose a Web-based system to help it gain better visibility into processes and work towards more progressive lean manufacturing and lean maintenance practices for greater efficiency. Learn more.

define pronto  | Continuous Lean | Define Lean | Getting Lean | Implementing Lean | Information Lean Manufacturing | EAM Lean | EAM Lean Concept | EAM Lean Consultants | EAM Lean Consulting | EAM Lean Definition | EAM Lean Engineering | EAM Lean Enterprise | EAM Lean Factory | EAM Lean Flow | EAM Lean Implementation | EAM Lean Improvement | EAM Lean Industry | EAM Lean Inventory | EAM Lean Management | EAM Lean Manufacture | EAM Lean Manufacturing | EAM Lean Manufacturing Definition | EAM Lean Manufacturing Methods | Read More

Case Study: Hitachi


Hitachi’s Australian division has nearly 1,000 retail stores and 6 warehouses across Australia. As such, the company needs supply chain visibility and accurate information to maintain customer satisfaction. For over 10 years, Hitachi Australia has worked with Pronto Software to ensure that the PRONTO-Xi enterprise resource management (ERP) system meets its business requirements and maximizes productivity. Find out how.

define pronto  Study: Hitachi Hitachi’s Australian division has nearly 1,000 retail stores and 6 warehouses across Australia. As such, the company needs supply chain visibility and accurate information to maintain customer satisfaction. For over 10 years, Hitachi Australia has worked with Pronto Software to ensure that the PRONTO-Xi enterprise resource management (ERP) system meets its business requirements and maximizes productivity. Find out how. Read More

Pronto Xi Dimensions: ERP for Distribution Industries Competitor Analysis Report


Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods through a supply chain, and the distribution software market has developed products to meet these needs. The software solutions developed for ERP for distribution includes functionality for supply chain management (SCM), distribution process management (DPM), and retail and commerce.

define pronto   Read More

The ASP Decision


The ASP model is the latest in a long line of silver bullets that are supposed to simplify the delivery of technology’s benefits to the business world. This article provides some simple guidelines for determining if you should consider the ASP model along with thoughts on selecting an ASP.

define pronto  most important principle: clearly define your requirements before selecting a solution to meet them. If you don''t, you can''t adequately answer any of the questions. Also, when you are defining your requirements, think beyond your current needs. How might your business strategy impact your needs several years out? What''s the minimum duration for which you need this relationship to last? If you can answer that question, then you only want to consider ASPs that will be around at least that long. That brings Read More

The Path to Healthy Data Governance through Data Security


Companies today are challenged to maintain their data safe and secure from hackers and others with unauthorized access. In his article, TEC business intelligence (BI) analyst Jorge García looks the risks and issues that companies face with securing their data, the importance and advantages of data security, and outlines a path that companies can follow to achieve data security as part of an overall data governance initiative.

define pronto  organizational strategy Policies that define each aspect of regulation, control, and strategy Security standards based on the previous policies and for compliance A data security risk assessment model The necessary process(es) to ensure the proper execution, control, and monitoring of all elements (policies, standards, risks and issues). Putting these elements in place will lead you down the path toward achieving a healthy data security governance initiative. We all know that more often than not, there Read More

The Need and Value of a CIO Coach


In today’s challenging economic environment, companies require effective IT executive leadership. As part of the executive team, the chief information officer (CIO) develops and executes strategies that create competitive advantages for revenue growth. But knowing which tools to use—and when and how to use them—to protect current assets is key to a CIO coach’s success. Learn more about making better IT decisions.

define pronto  a Business Vision , Define Business Vision , Dynamic Business Vision . By Harvey Fain and Doug Schwinn Associate Partner(s) June 2009 An Estrella Partners Group White Paper Introduction In today’s challenging economic environment companies require effective IT executive leadership. As businesses evolve and develop new strategies for growth they often find limitations in their current technology and business practices. In many cases the business determines that their current IT systems and business Read More

And the Real ERP Is…


On October 9, I ran a contest asking readers to define ERP in their own words. Why? Because there are so many different definitions floating around on the Web that I wondered if users really know what they're getting into when selecting an ERP system. This problem was really brought home to me a few months ago, when I was asked to write a brief history of ERP (for an organization who will

define pronto  contest asking readers to define ERP in their own words . Why? Because there are so many different definitions floating around on the Web that I wondered if users really know what they''re getting into when selecting an ERP system. This problem was really brought home to me a few months ago, when I was asked to write a brief history of ERP (for an organization who will remain nameless). It didn''t start well—throughout our first two meetings I couldn''t help feeling that we were talking at cross purposes. Read More

WMS Helps Vehicle Distribution Company Improve Delivery


JM Family Enterprises knew there had to be a more efficient way to organize its picking, packing, and tracking systems. Because of the specific nature of its documents, it was vital they arrive at the correct dealership on time. In order to achieve continued growth, it would need an automated system. Since implementing a warehouse management system (WMS), the company has reduced its paper processing by 80 percent.

define pronto  Frameline Distribution , Distribution Define , Statistical Distribution , Modern Distribution Management , Content Distribution Network . Situation JM Family Enterprises, Inc., an $11.1 billion diversified automotive corporation, knew there had to be a more efficient way to organize their picking, packing and tracking systems. The warehouse facility, overseen by JM Service Center, JM Family''s internal shared services center, manages fulfillment of orders for vehicle warranties, insurance forms and Read More

CMMS Templates for Effective Implementations Part Three: 7 Steps to Rapid More Successful Implementations


With the advances today in technology it has become obvious that there is a need for maintenance management theory and practice to catch up with the advances made in business management theory and practice generally. The current state of CMMS technology is at a very advanced level, in a lot of cases far more so than our ability to apply it. This tool has very strong and provable results.

define pronto  CMMS and ERP. 1. Define the ROI attainable, and therefore the budget CMMS provides benefits in a variety of areas. These include availability, increase in planning and scheduling efficiencies, increased use of standardized information, advanced inventory management and a greater volume of information available for reliability and efficiency analysis of the delivery of the maintenance function. It does need to be added that while maintenance history information has little to no effect on the determination Read More

Benefits of Using a Master Data Management System


Master data management (MDM) comprises a set of processes and tools that define and manage the non-transactional data entities of an organization (also called reference data). MDM provides processes for consolidation, quality assurance, and distribution of such data throughout a company to ensure consistency and control in the ongoing maintenance and use of this information. Discover the benefits of an MDM system.

define pronto  processes and tools that define and manage the non-transactional data entities of an organization (also called reference data). MDM provides processes for consolidation, quality assurance, and distribution of such data throughout a company to ensure consistency and control in the ongoing maintenance and use of this information. Discover the benefits of an MDM system. Read More

Workforce Analytics - A Blend of Business Intelligence and Human Resources


In a previous blog post, I described how artificial intelligence (AI) can help human resources (HR) in the recruiting process. It is interesting to note that almost half of the people who took our poll would use AI—but not extensively. Besides being used for recruiting purposes, AI is used more and more in workforce management. By combining business intelligence (BI) with HR processes, business

define pronto  can be used to define the way you gather and interpret the data, create and use KPIs, define and manage internal work procedures, and review strategies for recruitment, talent management, compensation, or training. In a future blog post I will describe what the main players in workforce analytics have to offer. In the meantime, I welcome your comments, and if you have any specific questions you would like to ask the vendors, please let me know. I will include the most interesting ones (with the answers), Read More