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Data, Data Everywhere: A Special Report on Managing Information
The quantity of information in the world is soaring. Merely keeping up with, and storing new information is difficult enough. Analyzing it, to spot patterns and

dr google  data into a computer, Dr McGregor has been able to detect the onset of an infection before obvious symptoms emerge. You can't see it with the naked eye, but a computer can, she says. Open sesame Two technology trends are helping to fuel these new uses of data: cloud computing and open-source software. Cloud computing—in which the internet is used as a platform to collect, store and process data—allows businesses to lease computing power as and when they need it, rather than having to buy expensive

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Meet the New (Revolutionized) Progress Software


According to TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic, some solid, growing, and profitable software companies never get the respect they deserve. Progress Software is one such company. Its OpenEdge platform is now fully enabled for business process management and for the cloud, and it has a winning team of acquisitions. Has Progress finally found the right balance of revenue streams and diversification to be more than the sum of its parts?

dr google  framework has been another drag on the platform. OpenEdge Partners: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Progress’ application partners cover a broad range of markets and offer an extensive library of business applications. If an application partner succeeds in marketing its applications, it licenses Progress’ deployment products (allowing their installation and use), and Progress obtains follow-on revenue. On average, ISVs have been using OpenEdge for about 15 years, and eventually they have to decide Read More

Business Intelligence: Actionable Insights for Business Decision Makers


Despite significant investments in data collection and integration, few companies can redeploy accumulated data to drive business performance. To succeed, they need new business intelligence (BI) tools that can integrate and analyze huge amounts of internal and external data. Learn how such tools can help your company understand customer needs, identify trends, and use the resulting lead time to seize opportunities.

dr google  accumulated data to actually drive business performance. Adding to this conundrum is the vast quantity of external data generated on the Internet, where billions of connected individuals use the tools of wikinomics to actively participate in innovation, wealth creation and social interaction. To gain greater business insight and transparency, organizations urgently require a new generation of Business Intelligence (BI) tools and applications that will allow cross-enterprise, inter- enterprise and Read More

Application Giants in Duel and Duet for Users’ Hearts, Minds … and Wallets


While SAP and Microsoft are concurrently partnering for certain initiatives, they are still dueling about who is bigger, better, smarter, whose user screens are prettier and more user-friendly, and so on. But the major question is whether the market and users are ultimately going to be better for it.

dr google  Duet 1.5 release, some drawbacks of Duet 1.0 have also been addressed, such as the number of supported languages, which has been extended to 16: Simplified Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Hungarian, Norwegian, and Traditional Chinese. These are in addition to English, German, French, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese in Duet 1.0 . A few more scenarios were added too (e.g., recruitment management, travel management, purchasing management, workflow Read More

Autodesk to Spark Up 3D Printing


Autodesk announces that it will release an open-software for 3-D printing later this year. Find out what this means for 3D printer software vendors and printer makers in P.J.'s post.

dr google  is certainly trying to drive further usage of its CAD authoring software, already used in plenty of 3D printing projects. The more people use 3D Printing, the more authoring tools can be sold, simple as that. Should its open-source software enjoy wide adoption, it could transform 3D printer makers into mere plastic box makers, just like Microsoft did with PC makers 30 years ago.   This could be a game changer in a highly competitive market, especially with lower barrier entry after patent expirations. Read More

Using Google Analytics to Increase Your Reporting Capabilities


A recent study by Jupiter Research found that e-mail marketers using Web analytics click-stream data to generate targeted e-mail campaigns produce an impressive average click-through rate of 14 percent, and a conversion rate of 3.9 percent. Can your business claim numbers this high? If not, find out how you can with Web analytics tools that will help you gain insight on your subscribers’ behaviors while increasing sales.

dr google  Google Analytics to Increase Your Reporting Capabilities A recent study by Jupiter Research found that e-mail marketers using Web analytics click-stream data to generate targeted e-mail campaigns produce an impressive average click-through rate of 14 percent, and a conversion rate of 3.9 percent. Can your business claim numbers this high? If not, find out how you can with Web analytics tools that will help you gain insight on your subscribers’ behaviors while increasing sales. Read More

Alibris Charged with Intercepting Email


Internet book dealer Alibris has agreed to pay a $250,000 fine after being charged with 10 counts of intercepting electronic communications.

dr google  Alibris Chairman and founder, Dr. Richard M. Weatherford, operated a company under their prior name Interloc. Dr. Weatherford holds a Ph.D. from UCLA. The western Massachusetts area is an intellectual book epicenter due in part to the presence of five institutions of higher learning: Smith College, Mt. Holyoke, Amherst, Hampshire College, and University of Massachusetts. Many book dealers used Valinet as an ISP. Incoming Valinet email intended for local bookdealers was filtered for source Amazon.com and Read More

Annoyed by ERP? You’re Not Alone.


Buzzwords are annoying. High-pressure sales pitches are annoying. Your competitors are sort of annoying. And ERP? Really annoying. That’s the perspective of Tyler and Bracken King, two brothers who develop and market an online customer manager tool called Less Annoying Software. I stumbled across their software thanks to an excellent blog post recently posted by Tyler: 6 reasons

dr google  gap that is not addressed by other developers? Tyler : There are tons of CRM products out there and many of them do their jobs well. The opportunity we saw with LAS was based on how many people don't use CRMs at all. My last company worked closely with health insurance agents, and I was surprised by how many of them tracked customer information using an Excel spreadsheet. These people were so overwhelmed by most business software that they ended up not using anything at all. That company (the one that Read More

Reinventing the Business Workspace


A new, connected way of working is breaking down the old, functional silos of activity that kept workers isolated in their desktop cubicles. Rippling across the modern, web-enabled workplace, it links people wherever they work and collaborate—in workplaces, virtual spaces, meeting rooms, and mobile devices. Learn how on-demand applications can combine to create productive, adaptable information sharing and workflow.

dr google  This tide of change, driven by mobile and Web connectivity, is gathering strength from the rise of Internet-based business automation. At the crest of these twin trends, Salesforce for Google Apps reinvents the business workspace for the Web-connected enterprise, showing how on-demand applications can combine to create productive, adaptable information sharing and workflow. New ways of working enabled by the Web The Web brings everything closer together. It collapses distance and automates interaction, Read More

RIM Gets the Gist (of Social Media)


The recent acquisition of Gist by BlackBerry developer Research In Motion (RIM) prompted this TEC water cooler information session between TEC's Managing Editor Dave Clark and CRM analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu:DC: OK, even I’ve heard of RIM. What’s Gist? GG: The idea behind Gist was essentially to extend the inbox to the Internet and social world by putting together all contacts from

dr google  for RIM’s main competitors Android and iPhone. DC : Wait, wait, what’s this about concerns? GG : Well, Gist has versions for iOS (the operating system for iPhone) and Android. And people using Gist on those two platforms will probably not move to RIM—and would like to know RIM’s plans for the future of the application they’re using. But RIM recently announced at its annual conference that it will also provide Gist for other platforms. DC : Why on earth would they do that? GG : First of all, Read More

Google Takes on the Data Quality Space with Its New Refine 2.0 Product


After Google’s recent acquisition of Metaweb comes Google Refine 2.0 (formerly Freebase Gridworks 1.0), a tool that enables organizations to work in the refinement of large data sets. The new product is open-source based and comes with a large number of transformation expressions and commands. It can transform data from one format to another, as well as including data from external sources (other

dr google  Takes on the Data Quality Space with Its New Refine 2.0 Product After Google’s recent acquisition of Metaweb comes Google Refine 2.0 (formerly Freebase Gridworks 1.0), a tool that enables organizations to work in the refinement of large data sets. The new product is open-source based and comes with a large number of transformation expressions and commands. It can transform data from one format to another, as well as including data from external sources (other databases and Web services, etc.). Read More

SAPPHIRE 2014: SAP Simplifies


At SAP’s recent SAPPHIRE NOW event, two themes were clear regarding SAP’s focus in the near future—the company’s commitment to simplification, which in SAP terms means to “run simple,” and second, maybe derived from the first idea, to embrace the cloud even more. As ironically as it sounds for the German company, at times accused of doing precisely the opposite with the offering of systems too complex in many aspects, the simplification movement makes sense and accommodates what the industry certainly will require from them and other vendors in the near future.

dr google  the simplification process.   Dr. Plattner gave a passionate explanation on how simplification takes place within the context of SAP’s new HANA in-memory paradigm. The keynote featured a dialog between Dr. Plattner and Harvard Business School professor Clayton M. Christensen, one of the most influential authors and researchers in the theory of management and disruptive innovation, centering on the topic of the innovators dilemma —sustained innovation makes better products but does not create growth, Read More

Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 1: Disruptive Innovations


The TEC Vendor Challenge was in full swing last week, with a full slate of vendor demonstrations from Epicor, IBS, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, SAP, and VAI, as well as presentations and dynamic discussions. Aberdeen’s Bob Heaney, Pemeco’s Jonathan Gross, and I had a great time at the end of the first day talking about future trends in wholesale distribution.

dr google  other sectors—for example, the drug and pharma sectors compared with grocery or industrial distribution. Multiple segments of the wholesale distribution sector are highly fragmented, perhaps none more so than the industrial distribution sector, where the 50 largest distributors comprise less than 25% of the total industry revenues. Situated between manufacturers and retailers or other downstream customers, wholesale distributors are under considerable margin pressure, which puts a premium on Read More

Progress Software Revs Up to Higher RPM via Savvion - Part 2


Part 1 of this series began to analyze the recent merger of Progress Software Corp. [NASDAQ: PRGS] and Savvion Inc. With this acquisition, Progress has made a large leap into the business process management (BPM) space, from which has been notably absent. The article asserted that Savvion BusinessManager 7.5 [evaluate this product] is one of the most mature BPM suites in the

dr google  Savvion’s founder and CEO, Dr. M.A. Ketabchi, had a breakout session about his company. Dr. Ketabchi (also known as Dr. K) exudes knowledge and has a  colorful personality and (sometimes self-deprecating) sense of humor, somewhat resembling his counterpart Alan Trefler, the founder and CEO of Pegasystems . In any case, the main messages of Dr. K’s presentation were that BPM values are delivered through  business process analysis (BPA) , BPM system tools, and  business process improvement (BPI) , Read More

Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERP Part Three: Four More Trends


The evolution of ERP systems has been driven by the emergence of new business practices and information technologies. These have been supported by the growing maturity of the manufacturing profession, and by the evolving development of commercially available software packages. This is an excerpt from the book, Maximizing Your ERP System.

dr google  Your ERP System by Dr. Scott Hamilton . Bridging the theory and realities of current ERP systems, Maximizing Your ERP System provides practical guidance for managing manufacturing in various environments. Drawing on case studies from Dr. Scott Hamilton 's first-hand experience in consulting with more than a thousand firms, it covers common problems and working solutions for how to effectively implement and use ERP systems. This excerpt on Trends Affecting Manufacturing and ERP is drawn from one of the Read More