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TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide
While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

drivers tool  Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide TEC's enterprise software evaluation reports are designed to give manufacturers and service organizations a comprehensive list of features and functions (criteria) for each of over forty different kinds of enterprise software solutions. Complete functional criteria is included for ERP systems, CRM, SCM, WMS, BI, Lean Manufacturing and others required by companies of all sizes. Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Resources Related to TEC's Lean and Green

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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.

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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Seagate Technology Refocuses its Software Business


Over the past six months, Seagate Technology has made major moves to refocus their majority-owned subsidiary, Seagate Software, and put all the emphasis on their business intelligence products. These products were acquired in the early to mid-1990's with the purchase of Crystal Computer Services (Crystal Reports), and Holistic Systems (Holos OLAP product). In the meantime, Seagate has divested their network and storage management products to Veritas Software Corporation.

drivers tool  several SAP applications. These drivers and reports can simply be plugged in and used immediately. Once again, the product is shipped with a free 50-user license. This product can access R/3 data via the ABAP dictionary and report directly from the SAP database. It also has an ABAP query driver, which allows reporting from pre-built ABAP queries (Crystal Reports only). In addition, the products are BAPI certified against SAP's Business Information Warehouse (BW). Market Impact Seagate Technology has made Read More

Desktop Management's Dirty Little Secret


ESD (electronic software distribution) promises to simplify software distribution and management, and eliminate ''sneakernet'' the costly, time-consuming manual process that some companies still use to do upgrades and installations. Unfortunately, the cure often has some of the same pitfalls as the problem, not to mention a few snags of its own.

drivers tool  patches, new security settings, drivers, etc. that administrators must push out to the company. Each task requires more costly and time-consuming script writing. There's also the headache of babysitting the ESD system in off-hours during bandwidth-gobbling actions such as migrating to a new operating system. Trying to complete these types of ESD tasks can slow productivity and effect revenues. Eliminating the Hidden Costs The next generation of ESD technology purges hidden costs from ROI projections by Read More

Adopting Service-oriented Architecture Increases the Flexibility of Your Enterprise


Time was, information technology (IT) systems lasted much longer. Organizational restructuring was uncommon, as business did not really require it. However, with ever-shrinking business cycles, IT must now be capable of quickly adapting to changing business needs. That’s why present-day IT systems must be built to change—and services-oriented architecture (SOA) may just hold the key.

drivers tool  to market b) Technology Drivers To achieve business goals, it is imperative to adopt an IT strategy that has openness and agility as intrinsic properties and results in cost savings: Openness Dependency on technology and platform vendors is an external risk to an organization on which it has little control. However, adopting open standards mitigates this risk Cost Saving Reduction in maintenance cost / TCO Increased reuse of investment in IT leads to increased revenue productivity resulting in increased Read More

Upgrading Your Job Scheduling Environment


This white paper explains the importance of an independent, enterprise-wide job scheduling solution for your IT infrastructure. It discusses why you need a single job scheduling tool, the market drivers leading IT professionals to an independent job scheduling solution, the benefits of an independent job scheduling solution, and how it can save your business valuable time, money, and resources while avoiding risk.

drivers tool  scheduling tool, the market drivers leading IT professionals to an independent job scheduling solution, the benefits of an independent job scheduling solution, and how it can save your business valuable time, money, and resources while avoiding risk. Read More

Case Study: Wilson Tool International


Wilson Tool recognized the need to develop its online presence. The company’s customers increasingly expected to be able to access information about products, execute order transactions, and view order status at any time—even after business hours—to support its own operations. Learn how the company’s new customer relationship management (CRM) solution helped Wilson ensure its customers’ success.

drivers tool  Study: Wilson Tool International Wilson Tool recognized the need to develop its online presence. The company’s customers increasingly expected to be able to access information about products, execute order transactions, and view order status at any time—even after business hours—to support its own operations. Learn how the company’s new customer relationship management (CRM) solution helped Wilson ensure its customers’ success. Read More

Through Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value


A major consulting firm recently unveiled an E-Procurement selection tool that helps its clients select technologies that enable their business objectives. The tool combines the consulting firm’s knowledge of various E-Procurement solutions with TEC’s decision support technologies.

drivers tool  Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value Through Knowledge Base Technology Selections Deliver Value Lou Talarico - July 22, 2002 Overview In April, a major consulting firm began using a branded Technology Selection Tool to help its clients select E-Procurement technologies based on each client's specific business objectives. The tool arms field consultants with information on the functional and technical capabilities and implementation characteristics of various E-Procurement solutions. Th Read More

IBM Cognos Express: Easy BI?


On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients. The name of the new product is Cognos Express, and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software

drivers tool  Cognos Express: Easy BI? On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients . The name of the new product is Cognos Express , and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software, Cognos Express is composed of a set of modules delivered in a preconfigured solution: Read More

How to Create Dashboards People Love to Use


Dashboards have become a standard business tool over the last decade. Dozens of dashboard-building solutions have sprung up to meet the demand. Yet in the flurry of technology and enthusiasm, little attention has been paid to how to design focused, thoughtful, and user-friendly dashboards. This guide will show you concepts and best practices for creating a high-impact dashboard that people love to use.

drivers tool  to Create Dashboards People Love to Use Dashboards have become a standard business tool over the last decade. Dozens of dashboard-building solutions have sprung up to meet the demand. Yet in the flurry of technology and enthusiasm, little attention has been paid to how to design focused, thoughtful, and user-friendly dashboards. This guide will show you concepts and best practices for creating a high-impact dashboard that people love to use. Read More

Sugar Enterprise


Sugar Enterprise delivers CRM functionality aimed at large companies needing a tool to manage all interactions across the customer life cycle. The application includes reporting tools such as SQL reporting. Sugar Enterprise supports MySQL and Oracle databases.  

drivers tool  Enterprise Sugar Enterprise delivers CRM functionality aimed at large companies needing a tool to manage all interactions across the customer life cycle. The application includes reporting tools such as SQL reporting. Sugar Enterprise supports MySQL and Oracle databases. Read More

Triple Creek Announces River to Support Talent Management Infrastructure


The enterprise knowledge sharing software vendor, Triple Creek, launches the social tool River. The tool offers competency-based learning networks across an organization. According to the press release, River attempts to challenge the current "file sharing and friends-and-chatter paradigm," as the tool employs intelligent technology capable to build connections between learners and

drivers tool  Creek Announces River to Support Talent Management Infrastructure The enterprise knowledge sharing software vendor, Triple Creek, launches the social tool River . The tool offers competency-based learning networks across an organization. According to the press release, River attempts to challenge the current file sharing and friends-and-chatter paradigm, as the tool employs intelligent technology capable to build connections between learners and appropriate learning resources. In so doing it Read More

35 Questions Every CFO Needs to Ask About ERP Software in the Cloud


Your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system monitors the status and progress of the business drivers that determine the profitability of your business. And as CFO, you have more insight into the balance of all those business drivers than anyone in the organization. But given that the shift to cloud-based business technology has started, is cloud-based ERP the right choice for your organization? Let us help you decide.

drivers tool  progress of the business drivers that determine the profitability of your business. And as CFO, you have more insight into the balance of all those business drivers than anyone in the organization. But given that the shift to cloud-based business technology has started, is cloud-based ERP the right choice for your organization? Let us help you decide. Read More

PDMLynx


PDMLynx from NuVentures is a product data management tool designed for small to medium-sized engineering and manufacturing businesses. part numbers, bills of material, approved manufacturer and vendor relationships, and external documents are all managed under revision control in a fully automated ECO process. PDMLynx manages virtually any type of document including the support of the complex interrelated files commonly used in CAD/CAM driven designs. What services does PDMLynx provide? - Productivity improvements through automated management of product data. - Centralized product data information. - One, simple data source for your entire organization to access. - Avoids the expense and burden of broad PLM products that require months of integration and corporate-wide process changes.

drivers tool  PDMLynx from NuVentures is a product data management tool designed for small to medium-sized engineering and manufacturing businesses. part numbers, bills of material, approved manufacturer and vendor relationships, and external documents are all managed under revision control in a fully automated ECO process. PDMLynx manages virtually any type of document including the support of the complex interrelated files commonly used in CAD/CAM driven designs. What services does PDMLynx provide? - Read More

Why Invest in Talent Management? Five High-ROI Business Drivers for Implementing a Talent Management Program


Clearly, with skilled workers retiring and the pace of change accelerating, recruitment alone can’t supply the smart leaders, strong managers, high performers, and ever-changing skills sets necessary for success. That’s why organizations can see solid return on investment (ROI) by balancing recruitment with an investment not just in training, but in comprehensive talent management. Download this white paper to read more.

drivers tool  Management? Five High-ROI Business Drivers for Implementing a Talent Management Program Clearly, with skilled workers retiring and the pace of change accelerating, recruitment alone can’t supply the smart leaders, strong managers, high performers, and ever-changing skills sets necessary for success. That’s why organizations can see solid return on investment (ROI) by balancing recruitment with an investment not just in training, but in comprehensive talent management. Download this white paper to Read More