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Has Consolidation Made the PLM Market More Agile? Part Two: Market Impact
The advent and growth of vendors targeting the needs of discrete manufacturing industries proves that the PLM market in this sector has been hot. Agile Software

electronic market  partnership with Arrow 's electronic component data services, Ubiquidata was also aimed at high-tech users to enrich the support for critical functions such as end-of-life (EOL) and validation. Agile went public in 1999 and shortly after, it acquired Digital Market , a small provider of Web-based sourcing and procurement automation for the NPI process. The geographically close companies have long had a focus in the electronics/high-tech sector and had been working together for some time with joint

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for the Health Care Industry

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) assists physicians and other clinicians document patient care for current visits and provides access to patient clinical history. Sometimes may be referred to as computerized patient records (CPR). 

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Electronic Medical Records: An Introduction


Electronic medical records (EMR) serves a niche market. This software caters specifically to health care professionals working in clinics, private practices, and hospitals. EMR software came about to increase overall patient care and communication between health care staff and departments.

electronic market  - November 26, 2007 Electronic medical records (EMR) are more effective at delivering high quality health care than traditional paper records. Paper health records have been around for quite some time, and until recently, the health care industry has been reluctant to upgrade to an electronic format. This has partly been due to resistance to change, and partly due to a sense that the paper system was functioning effectively, so why bother to change it. The reality, however, is that health care Read More

Best Software Delivers More Insights To Its Partners (As Well As To The Market) Part Four: Market Impact Continued


Sage Group's decision to finally group its plethora of enterprise-level applications in North America under the Best Software brand in 2002 emanated from the company's ability to deliver highly integrated components, and to weave a unified story around this concoction of products, many of them with best-of-breed traits.

electronic market  offering e-mail invoicing and electronic bill payment). There are indications that 70% of small businesses and even 95% of mid-market businesses have already acquired accounting software, and, as they grow, they tend to add functionality specific to their industry, which creates an estimated additional market of ~$4 billion (on top of the previously estimated $14 billion). Best Software's aiming at four key vertical industries -- distribution, manufacturing, non-profit and accounting -- with each segment Read More

Expect Boom in Electronic Signatures


E-Pad deployment will skyrocket and make your fax machine obsolete. But don't expect all security experts to embrace electronic signatures as PKI solutions continue to be deployed. Nonetheless, even if electronic signatures are arguably less secure than PKI, less than optimal embedded security on E-pads will not likely affect the demand.

electronic market  no longer reusable. Until electronic signatures start getting hacked, don't expect organizations to worry too much about signature security. Market Impact As more and more technologies converge to form new markets, and as hackers learn to manipulate electronic signatures, expect PKI and Digital E-pads to join the ranks of other connubial technologies. Vendors that embrace the merger of E-Pads and Digital Certificates will command instant market share. Currently electronic signatures and PKI signatures Read More

The Wheres of Electronic Procurement


An overview of one of the central issues facing a deployment of e-procurement: Who controls the software?

electronic market  software. The whys of electronic procurement are obvious. Organizations look to E-procurement to reduce administrative costs and improve turnaround, and to help them exercise control over inventory and spending. E-procurement systems also provide new sources of supply and can lead to lower prices for the good being procured. It is no surprise that, according to a survey conducted by Purchasing magazine, 90% of purchasing professionals expect to be buying online by the year 2002. The market for Read More

Market Impact of Lawson-Intentia Merger


The Lawson and Intentia merger might create a much-needed, strong statement for the market, and provide the mid-market with more options. It may also decrease the negative momentum both companies have experienced in the frenzied and rapidly consolidating enterprise applications market.

electronic market  Impact of Lawson-Intentia Merger Market Impact While we do not indulge in speculating who is likely to merge with whom in the highly tectonic enterprise applications market, we have to admit that the merger of Lawson Software , Inc . (NASDAQ: LWSN) with Intentia International AB (XSSE: INT B) had not crossed our mind before it actually happened. (For details on the merger announcement, see New Lawson Software's Transatlantic Extended-ERP Intentions ). The move was quite a surprise, since both Lawso Read More

Competitive Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It?


Given the current saturation of the application market, and trends in acquisitions major vendors will be searching for a viable competitive advantage. There will likely be few, very large vendors with products for a very large percentage of business, and many smaller vendors, with products tightly focused on specific vertical markets.

electronic market  Advantage in a Saturated Market: How Will the Big Few Do It? How The Big Few Will Cope Saturation of the application systems market and money-conscious enterprises are causing vendors to change gears in their business models. New accounts are hard to come by and, instead of ripping and replacing older systems, enterprises are looking for add-on enhancements and integrations. As a result, vendors are turning towards their existing customer bases for revenue. In the case of the Big Few, who are Read More

The Cyber Defense Market


Acts of cyber aggression could lead to a cyber war or worse. Capitol Hill is giving attention to this security issue, and vendors are creating new offerings and expanding existing programs—creating new opportunities in the defense industry and opening doors for new players. Learn more about the blurring between information security vendors servicing the private sector and those in the defense and intelligence industry.

electronic market  Cyber Defense Market Acts of cyber aggression could lead to a cyber war or worse. Capitol Hill is giving attention to this security issue, and vendors are creating new offerings and expanding existing programs—creating new opportunities in the defense industry and opening doors for new players. Learn more about the blurring between information security vendors servicing the private sector and those in the defense and intelligence industry. Read More

Choosing the Right Electronic Medical Record System for Your Health Care Organization


Health care organizations have special needs to consider when deciding what type of electronic medical record (EMR) system to implement. This article examines the advantages and disadvantages of on-demand and on-premise EMR systems.

electronic market  the Right Electronic Medical Record System for Your Health Care Organization Electronic medical record (EMR) systems come in two different models: on-demand and on-premise. An on-demand EMR solution is a Web-based application that the health care provider accesses through the Internet. The solution is administered remotely by a third-party vendor that oversees data management, software upgrades, and security functions. An on-premise EMR application resides in house, whereby an internal IT Read More

The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Part 4: Market Predictions


ERP will be redefined as a platform for enabling e-business globally. Originally focused on automating internal processes of an enterprise, ERP systems will include customer and supplier-centric processes as well. The conclusive evidence of this redefinition is the move of all major ERP players into CRM and SCM applications.

electronic market  ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Part 4: Market Predictions The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond Part 4: Market Predictions P.J. Jakovljevic - October 11, 2001 Executive Summary  Enterprise resource planning (ERP) integrated software solutions have become synonymous with competitiveness, particularly throughout the 1990's. ERP systems replace islands of information with a single, packaged software solution that integrates all traditional enterprise management functions (transactions) like financials, human Read More

Examples Of How Some Mid-Market Vendors Might Remain Within The Future Three (Dozen)? Part Three: Made2Manage Market Impact and User Recommendations


Smaller manufacturing enterprises are often more comfortable dealing with a vendor of a size and corporate culture similar to theirs. Examples of these markets can be e.g., fresh meats, dairy producers, Tier 2/3 automotive suppliers, etc. Some of these thriving Boutique Vendors will actually be conglomerates of smaller divisions or vendors with a common owner. These might even be a current mid-range vendor who specializes in a series of smaller markets or even a sub-segment of a Big Five vendor

electronic market  - (Electronic and other Electronic Equipment), 4) 3800's - (Instruments and Related Equipment), 5) 3000's - (Rubber/Miscellaneous Plastics Products), 6) 3700's - (Transportation Equipment), and 7) 2500's - (Furniture Fixtures). Organizations seeking a Web-based solution and out-of-box functionality with little or no re-engineering effort may want to inquire about the M2M's hosted offering. Fast expanding, multi-national and companies looking for a cross-platform support and deeper vertical functionality Read More

Examples Of How Some Mid-Market Vendors Might Remain Within The Future Three (Dozen)? Part Two: Agilisys Market Impact


The most recent merger looks initially like a positive move for both companies and their customers, since Agilisys further enlarges a foothold in the discrete automotive manufacturing (which it has recently started with BRAIN) and solid SCE product modules that it might embed into its own SCM suite and possibly cross-sell into many industries (yet to be scrutinized, though).

electronic market  methods of using just electronic data interchange (EDI), which is demanded by their original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Issues like: Does the system support my trading partners (e.g., General Motors (GM), Honda, DCXnet ( DaimlerChrysler exchange), etc.)? ; If yes, as part of that, does it have fully integrated EDI, Barcodes, Payment Processing, and other customer mandates? ; and Is it specifically designed to the dictated standards of each of my trading partners? , have shown up on the radar Read More

ERP Systems Market Primer


If not, here's a straight forward, highly readable guide that will put every aspect of ERP into clear perspective for you.

electronic market  Systems Market Primer Do you have a complete picture of what enterprise resource planning (ERP) is all about? If not, here's a straight forward, highly readable guide that will put every aspect of ERP into clear perspective for you. You'll learn how ERP was developed. why companies buy ERP. the 10 things you need to know about ERP systems. the standard and extended modules that comprise an ERP system. the different types of ERP solutions and vendors. and the seven signs your company needs an ERP Read More

A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

electronic market  returns/service, and batch manager/ electronic data interchange (EDI). PostBooks is available now as free and open source software (FOSS) on SourceForge.net , and elsewhere under common public attribution license (CPAL) open source license. Based on over 150,000 downloads to date, and the active community of users and developers at SourceForge.net and xTuple's own xtuple.org website, xTuple thinks the offering will be a big hit. Thus, the two communities will grow in tandem, while xTuple pledges to Read More

The Impact of Demand-Driven Technology in the SCM Market: IBS


The integration solutions market will be an interesting area of growth. IBS has an attractive offer for companies with complex and expensive business software at the group and headquarters level, wanting to lower costs and quicken implementation in their subsidiaries.

electronic market  process options—self service, telephonic, electronic data interchange (EDI) etc.; encourages loyal, profitable trading relationships through customer delivery schedules; utilizes advanced pricing techniques for optimum gross margins and maximum flexibility; increases order value and profit by offering alternative and complementary products; and effortlessly processes drop shipments, alternative sourcing and non-stocked B2B orders. Likewise, the ASW Procurement module caters for the purchase order life Read More