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Business Case - Orezone
Orezone strikes gold with Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains. Orezone is a Canadian mining company that needed a more efficient means to track and

earl perkins  a market capitalization of nearly $150 million, and its goal is to make the transition from exploration to gold development by 2006. Orezone's exploration efforts are centred on Burkina Faso, a West African country strategically located between Ghana and Mali, which are now the second- and thirdlargest gold producing countries in Africa. Together they have made West Africa one of the fastest-growing gold producing regions in the world, and Burkina Faso is poised to be the region's next gold-producing

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Optimizing the Lead-to-order Process


A superior lead-to-order (LTO) process is essential in today's environment of mass customization. Companies striving to build and maintain market share require an LTO process supported by robust IT and product configuration capabilities. Learn how optimizing your LTO process can help you implement a successful mass customization strategy, and how the benefits of an optimized LTO process relate to lean manufacturing.

earl perkins  software is drawn on early and often. The Spectrum of To Order Products Pick-to-Order (PTO) - products usually shipped from stock inventory; for example, catalog items with optional accessories shipped with the catalog item. Assemble-to-Order (ATO) - products with standard sets of predefined features and options, from which unique product configurations are developed by the customer, usually in a guided selling mode; for example, computers ordered over the Internet. Configure-to-Order (CTO) - products Read More

Legal Considerations in E-commerce


Doing business on the Internet can involve some tricky legal issues. This article will help you understand the kinds of information you need to provide to your attorney to get the best possible advice on setting up your new Internet business.

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Is Kenandy Turning into a Manufacturing Workday?


In anticipation of the upcoming Dreamforce 2013 mega conference by salesforce.com, we recently had an intro briefing with Kenandy’s top brass. The new company’s chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) is Sandra “Sandy” Kurtzig, an enterprise software industry pioneer who founded former ASK Computer Systems with the veteran enterprise resource planning (ERP) product ManMan in 1972, and helped

earl perkins  Kenandy Functional Footprint Kenandy Early Adopters As depicted in Figure 2, Kenandy can be implemented in the following three ways: As a core ERP solution, In a two-tier ERP setup, i.e., with a different Tier One ERP system at a company’s headquarters and Kenandy in other divisions, and As an “edge” solution, e.g., for e-procurement (getting into an enterprise account via a back door of sorts). Figure 2 – Kenandy Deployment Options The company currently has customers in each of the above three Read More

Get on the Grid: Utility Computing


The latest business model in licensing is the utility (on demand) computing and associated pricing. Sometimes called "grid" computing, it allows customers to purchase processing power and software access as needed, and pay based on how much and how often the software has been used.

earl perkins  a failed business model early in 2000 after a raft of availability, privacy, security, compliance, control, customization, and cost concerns by customers and market observers emerged, resulting in many real-life disasters. Additionally, ASPs faced challenges, the main one being how to drive long-term costs down while accumulating a solid revenue stream. Earlier ASP offerings were based on using a third-party client/server system, but lacked the economies of scale. One cost inhibitor was the amount of Read More

Automate to Optimize: The Foundation for Data Center Efficiency


IT administrators need to simplify both complex and routine tasks to deliver increasing value with limited resources. Data center automation can help minimize the duties associated with maintaining the existing infrastructure. Learn about a solution that can enable automated batch processing for more efficient operations, and integrate the diverse application and platform environments often found in today’s data centers.

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Cloud ERP Wars Intensifying in Full Force(.com)


The first of week of May marked a flurry of news by up-and-coming cloud enterprise applications vendors. During salesforce.com’s Cloudforce event in Chicago, Kenandy, Inc. announced release 2.0 of Kenandy Social ERP, the first cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system built entirely on Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise cloud computing platform. The new release adds

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Simple Batch Scheduling through Consolidation and Automation


Many of today’s business processes require batch operations. But IT organizations are struggling to keep up with scheduling as batch windows shrink and more jobs are added to a growing number of platforms. Are your batch production lines not as smooth as they should be? A scheduling tool can simplify, consolidate, and automate your batch scheduling; lower the cost of batch management; and reduce the risk of failed jobs.

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Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies


There has been significant activity in the public sector, with all major players winning important new federal contracts for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). This strong government interest in ERP applications means that ERP seems to be getting some infusion from this sector at least.

earl perkins  landed an award in early October with NASA. That win follows others in recent months, such as a series of pilot projects with the Navy and a major implementation as part of the Army Wholesale Logistics Modernization contract held by Computer Sciences Corp. of El Segundo, Calif. Officials with Oracle and SAP said they are seeing more solicitations for ERP implementations than they were a year ago The year 2000 is behind us, and the government is now unleashing the requirements for modernizing financial Read More

Configurability Strategy: A Competitive Advantage


To gain a competitive advantage, manufacturing companies that sell complex products are implementing a configurability strategy that provides more options using fewer resources. Learn about the two interrelated phases of a configurability strategy: developing the product—which emphasizes the essential functionality of a product configurator—and executing the lead-to-order (LTO) process in a lean manufacturing environment.

earl perkins  affect product development: The early stages of product development result in 70-80% of committed direct product cost. Engineering changes, later in the product lifecycle, become exponentially more expensive to incorporate. Clearly, therefore, design personnel must actively pursue cost avoidance during product development, not after release to manufacturing when opportunities for product cost reduction are minimal. Manufacturing and supplier participation from the beginning is essential ' throwing the Read More

Optimizing the Lead-to-order Process


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