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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 4
Part 1 of this blog series started a lengthy discussion about the value proposition and parts-and-parcels of business process management (BPM), with an ensuing

define situational layer cake  throughout businesses. Business people routinely define and evolve their businesses through procedure documents, flowcharts, instruction manuals, etc. Nearly all programming languages (e.g., COBOL , C++ , Java, etc.) are procedurally based. The “Pro” in “Pro-Dex” describes how Pega’s Process Commander rules engine captures and automates procedural elements using friendly forms and user constructs that support agility. But businesses are also driven by declarative process executions. The

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The Benefits of Next-generation ERP


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define situational layer cake  suite allows you to define procedures that are unique to your enterprise. Customizable security options and rights management ensures that your corporate data is well-protected and accessible to only designated users. The user interfaces as well as business operations in the system are localized for many countries. The system is capable of running multi-lingual, multi-currency and multi-national applications simultaneously under a common infrastructure, thus, integrating more from the same company and 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.

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Server Platform Situational Analysis: IBM AS/400


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define situational layer cake  Platform Situational Analysis: IBM AS/400 Situational Analysis As outlined in The Blessing and Curse of Rejuvenating Legacy Systems , every independent software vendor (ISV) finds itself in a difficult position in terms of catering to existing and prospective customers. Existing customers seek updates in incremental and manageable sizes which will not disrupt current information technology (IT) processes. Potential customers want feature rich solutions that are rapidly implemented. For instance, Read More

Business Services and Consulting


There 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 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 situational layer cake  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

The Customer as a Strategic Asset


Ask 500 CEOs to define the word “customer,” and you’ll come up with 500 different answers—with a few common denominators. It turns out these denominators are the same ones used to describe an organization’s long-term strategic assets. Yet for many organizations, customers aren’t considered assets at all; and yet they’re expected to constitute the lifeblood of the business itself.

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CRM: What Is It and Why Do It? Part One: Historical Background


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define situational layer cake  vendors, and analysts today define CRM in terms of being a customer-centric business strategy that is enabled by a set of applications that support customer-facing functions and management decision making. That may capture the essence of what CRM is, but it does not begin to capture why an end user organization should invest significant resources to pursue such an initiative. End user organizations can become further confused by industry messages that use vague terminology like being customer centric and Read More

Microsoft Axapta: Design Factors Shape System Usage Part One: User Interface and Customization


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