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eMachines Considering Internet Appliance
eMachines, Inc., is considering a foray into the

disadvantages internet  review the advantages and disadvantages associated with reducing costs at the expense of user flexibility. By definition, most users with appliances will not have the typical set of applications resident on their machine, as corporate appliances are expected to be tied into the ASP/software rental model of business computing. Generally, so-called power users will see little if any benefit to having an appliance, and may lose effectiveness/productivity. However, casual users may find appliances a

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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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CRM 101


Welcome to another installment in our back-to-basics series. So far, we’ve covered ERP 101 and SCM 101. What Is CRM? CRM is more than a software application. It is a set of strategies, processes, and associated software systems designed to improve the interactions and engagement of customers. CRM involves not only the use of these tools, but also corporate cultural transformation

disadvantages internet  Compare the advantages and disadvantages of hosted solutions versus on-site CRM implementations. Access listings for vendors you may not know about—or that you may not have considered. More CRM Resources TEC’s CRM Evaluation Center (hint: click the button to try the free software selection tool) CRM White Papers Questions? Comments? Want to learn more? Sound off below. Read More

User Recommendations for Project-oriented Software


Selecting the right project-oriented software may depend on the specific requirements of the industry niches in which an organization competes. But since not all software is created equal, it's worth examining some leading candidates in depth.

disadvantages internet  Microsoft Project . Competitive Disadvantages BST Enterprise plays very well in the international market as well as with larger design firms. It probably is not quite as appropriate for smaller US-based firms: although these firms may be technologically savvy, the learning curve for a product such as BST Enterprise may be a bit of a challenge. In addition, these firms may not require all of the functionality typically used or required by a larger firm. BST Enterprise does not support any horizontal Read More

So You Want to Outsource Your Messaging?


One of the primary benefits of outsourcing is the initial negation of 'up-front' costs associated with the implementation of a production system.

disadvantages internet  for initial startup. Outsourcing Disadvantages Features Benefits Implementation Decreased control over infrastructure and deployment. Remote access Limited to Direct Access Points for your ASP or need for secondary internet access account depending on user travel plans. (Additional $20 - $30 /per user /per month). Upgrades Little to no control over hardware and software upgrades. One of the key questions is will your ASP upgrade their software and/or hardware more quickly than you would? Answer, probably Read More

Social CRM is Dead, Long Live Social Media Flavored CRM


Customer relationship management (CRM) is not and cannot really be social, since social means “of, relating to, or occupied with matters affecting human welfare” (definition taken from The Free Dictionary). In my opinion, CRM does not really affect human welfare, since it brings advantages only to its users and to the customers of the companies using it. In this blog post, I will explain why

disadvantages internet  campaigns). Despite these obvious disadvantages of social media, the advantages mentioned above make it a social phenomenon. What Does SCRM Do? If a CRM product integrates with social media tools, is it SCRM? What about tools that can be used to monitor blogs, social media Web sites, etc? In my opinion, SCRM takes advantage of social media to make CRM more efficient. In other words, instead of taking the phone book and calling people to market your services, now you can search people on Facebook and Read More

Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

disadvantages internet  Leads the Way in DSL Security Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security L. Taylor - August 8, 2000 Event Summary Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services are hot, and if you don't already have high-speed Internet access, you are wishing you did. For a small price increase over traditional ISP services, users can upgrade to a DSL line and access the Internet at record speeds. However, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to doing so has been the security implications. DSL services expose your system to Read More

Development of an Internet Payment Processing System


This article describes the author's experience with the development of the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. The system's architecture is very similar to the Three Domain (3D) model that started to emerge later. This success story is worthwhile sharing with a wider audience.

disadvantages internet  of an Internet Payment Processing System Introduction Early in 1999, the author was asked by E-Bank ( http://www.e-bank.co.yu ), one of his clients, to develop the first Yugoslav Internet payment processing system. This client is a Yugoslav payment processing company that uses BankWorks software by RS2 Software Group ( http://www.rs2group.com ) to process transactions made at ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) and POS (Point Of Sale) terminals. Developing an internet payment processing system in Read More

Sales Tax and the Internet Merchant


States are looking for revenue sources and online retailers are directly in their line of sight. Uncover the practices that flag your business for auditors. Selling online, attending tradeshows, using drop shippers, and affiliate marketing can have a complicated impact. Understand how your business activities create sales tax obligations and how those obligations should be managed.

disadvantages internet  Tax and the Internet Merchant States are looking for revenue sources and online retailers are directly in their line of sight. Uncover the practices that flag your business for auditors. Selling online, attending tradeshows, using drop shippers, and affiliate marketing can have a complicated impact. Understand how your business activities create sales tax obligations and how those obligations should be managed. Read More

Broadband: A Modern Means of Internet Access


Broadband Internet subscribers have a choice between DSL or cable systems. Providers of each system must meet the particular billing challenges raised when offering such services. Each system has areas of potential revenue loss, and billing system strategies must take these into account in order to reduce the risks.

disadvantages internet  A Modern Means of Internet Access Broadband Internet subscribers have a choice between DSL or cable systems. Providers of each system must meet the particular billing challenges raised when offering such services. Each system has areas of potential revenue loss, and billing system strategies must take these into account in order to reduce the risks. Read More

Rich Internet Applications (RIA): Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises


Rich Internet applications (RIAs) represent the next wave in the evolution of web applications, as they promise the richness, interactivity, and usability lacking in many of today’s web applications. However, as with any technological innovation, with the new opportunities come new challenges to be negotiated. What are the business benefits of adopting RIA, and what are the risks?

disadvantages internet  Internet Applications (RIA): Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises Rich Internet Applications (RIA): Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Infosys defines, designs and delivers technology-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. Infosys also provides a complete range of services by leveraging our domain and business expertise and Read More

Dell Updates Its Appliance Line


As part of a far-reaching strategy to grab a large share of Internet infrastructure computing, Dell has announced three new appliance server models.

disadvantages internet  Updates Its Appliance Line Dell Updates Its Appliance Line R. Krause - April 28th, 2000 Event Summary Dell Computer Corporation introduced its new line of Dell PowerApp appliance servers as part of Dell's comprehensive Internet infrastructure strategy. PowerApp appliance servers focus on Web hosting and Internet caching. For Web hosting, PowerApp.web products are dedicated Web servers that include optimized versions of Web hosting software from Microsoft or Red Hat Linux. The PowerApp.web 100 products Read More

Europe's Mobile 'ONE' Selects InfoSpace for New Wireless Internet Services


Once a user has logged onto his/her home page he/she will be able to gain instant access to Calendaring, Address Books, Instant Messaging and access to user specific account information

disadvantages internet  s Mobile 'ONE' Selects InfoSpace for New Wireless Internet Services Europe's Mobile 'ONE' Selects InfoSpace for New Wireless Internet Services P. Hayes - May 2nd, 2000 Event Summary In April InfoSpace (Nasdaq: INSP - news), a leading global provider of information and commerce infrastructure services for wireless devices, merchants and Web sites, and ONE, Austria's only full-service telecoms provider (mobile, fixed, and internet), announced that ONE has chosen InfoSpace's comprehensive platform of Read More

Client/Server and the Internet Converge: The Smart Client Application


Everyone wants the biggest bang for their IT buck—the most functionality and ease of use, deployed to the widest audience, for the lowest cost. But for years, packaged software, despite high up-front and recurring costs, has been a must-have. However, business professionals are beginning to recognize a more efficient approach to their software needs: the smart client.

disadvantages internet  Server and the Internet Converge: The Smart Client Application Everyone wants the biggest bang for their IT buck—the most functionality and ease of use, deployed to the widest audience, for the lowest cost. But for years, packaged software, despite high up-front and recurring costs, has been a must-have. However, business professionals are beginning to recognize a more efficient approach to their software needs: the smart client. Read More

Protect Yourself Against "Converged" Internet Threats


Find out how to protect yourself in the symantec white paper converged threats on the security landscape.

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Aspen Follows Good Quarter With Internet Launch


Soon after releasing its quarterly results, Aspen announced it would offer a collaborative Internet portal for the process industries, ProcessCity.com.

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