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Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Two: QRS Marketing
QRS believes that it adds value to its customers because it offers the products and services that companies need to connect, transact, collaborate, and

essential pim  Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Two: QRS Marketing Event Summary On September 3, Inovis International , Inc . An electronic data interchange (EDI), business-to-business (B2B), and value-added network (VAN) connectivity specialist, and a leader in providing e-business commerce automation solutions that facilitate the more effective management of retail, supply, and manufacturing partnerships, and QRS Corporation (NASDAQ: QRSI) announced a definitive agreement to merge. This announcement

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Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Three: QRS Background


As Inovis and QRS now review the prospects for their combined business, they might acknowledge expecting continued decline in the existing EDI-VAN component of the QRS business, which represents roughly $66 million (USD) in revenues over the past twelve months.

essential pim  Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Three: QRS Background QRS Background On September 3, Inovis International , Inc . An electronic data interchange (EDI), business-to-business (B2B), and value-added network (VAN) connectivity specialist, and a leader in providing e-business commerce automation solutions that facilitate the more effective management of retail, supply, and manufacturing partnerships, and QRS Corporation (NASDAQ: QRSI) announced a definitive agreement to merge. This announcement Read More

Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Four: Market Impact


While owing to a number of similar products and to former competition between the merging parties this merger has a merit of growth by acquisition in a slow growing (or even declining) EDI-VAN market, the merger of Inovis and QRS may well emphasize some interesting dynamics within the retail market segment.

essential pim  Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Four: Market Impact Market Impact On September 3, Inovis International , Inc . An electronic data interchange (EDI), business-to-business (B2B), and value-added network (VAN) connectivity specialist, and a leader in providing e-business commerce automation solutions that facilitate the more effective management of retail, supply, and manufacturing partnerships, and QRS Corporation (NASDAQ: QRSI) announced a definitive agreement to merge. This announcement Read More

Not All Acquisitions Happen: JDA and QRS Part One: Event and Market Impact


Recent QRS' announcement that it has terminated its agreement to merge with JDA Software, while, in a separate announcement, it stated that it will be acquired by Inovis for a $16 million (USD) higher price, might have more ramifications for JDA than merely an "unrequited love".

essential pim  suppliers). It is particularly essential for retailers and suppliers that must syndicate or receive product and commercial data from multiple data sources, both inside and outside of their firewalls, and JDA is now indisputably left in the lurch by QRS' abandonment. The ill-fated merger of JDA and QRS might have well emphasized some interesting dynamics within the retail market segment. On one hand, the market has been penetrated less by enterprise applications than most other economic sectors, in part Read More

The Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure


The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from technology lock-in and vendor dependency, to best solutions for customers, even if it means customers can use competitor products.

essential pim  industry-specific solutions that solve essential problems that others cannot: deep domain experience coupled with industry-specific product functionality which insures successful implementations; an integrated suite of industry-specific products that satisfy current customer requirements; and an enhanced roadmap for customers potential long-term needs (for more information, see If Software Is A Commodity—Can You Still Win Some Competitive Advantage? ). Part Three of SOA-Based Applications and Read More

ERP: The Enterprise Backbone


The printed circuit board (PCB) industry is changing rapidly, and information technology (IT) is becoming an essential part of it. PCB manufacturers are challenged to reduce production costs and lead times, while improving profitability and product quality. So what steps can you take to identify solutions that decrease costs and time-to-market, all while providing you with up-to-the-minute business intelligence?

essential pim  (IT) is becoming an essential part of it. PCB manufacturers are challenged to reduce production costs and lead times, while improving profitability and product quality. So what steps can you take to identify solutions that decrease costs and time-to-market, all while providing you with up-to-the-minute business intelligence? Read More

Case Study: Berjé Inc.


Berjé, a US-based global distributor of essential oils, holds thousands of items of inventory and is a key part of the supply chain for several multinational corporations. Berjé recently implemented an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution and a warehouse management system (WMS) to track inventory levels and locations accurately. Learn how the solutions provide the benefits of real-time inventory tracking and more.

essential pim  US-based global distributor of essential oils, holds thousands of items of inventory and is a key part of the supply chain for several multinational corporations. Berjé recently implemented an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution and a warehouse management system (WMS) to track inventory levels and locations accurately. Learn how the solutions provide the benefits of real-time inventory tracking and more. Read More

Freeing Six Sigma from the “Data Shuffle”


Paying skilled professionals to massage, scrub, and manipulate data is a huge waste of valuable resources. And while having clean data is essential to driving Six Sigma projects, the act of getting that data adds absolutely no business value. That’s why organizations that focus first on making accurate, actionable data available in real time have more effective Six Sigma programs.

essential pim  having clean data is essential to driving Six Sigma projects, the act of getting that data adds absolutely no business value. That’s why organizations that focus first on making accurate, actionable data available in real time have more effective Six Sigma programs. Read More

Case Study: Island Hearing


Island Hearing, Canada’s largest network of registered audiologists, aims to be efficient and cost effective. Essential to this goal is efficient data management, including the ability to access data quickly. But the company found data retrieval difficult with its existing tools. Learn how it implemented a business intelligence (BI) solution that “sliced and diced” the needed financial, sales, and budget information.

essential pim  efficient and cost effective. Essential to this goal is efficient data management, including the ability to access data quickly. But the company found data retrieval difficult with its existing tools. Learn how it implemented a business intelligence (BI) solution that “sliced and diced” the needed financial, sales, and budget information. Read More

Understanding CMS Security: An In-depth Third-party Evaluation


Do you know what you need in a hosted content management system (CMS)? Have you pinpointed the security features and characteristics that are essential to compliance with internal and external policies, and industry best practices? Find out how a hosted CMS can take care of everything from user management to Web browser, Web server, database, and application security—and let you focus on your own business and content development.

essential pim  and characteristics that are essential to compliance with internal and external policies, and industry best practices? Find out how a hosted CMS can take care of everything from user management to Web browser, Web server, database, and application security—and let you focus on your own business and content development. Read More

FREE Not-for-Profit Selects UNIT4 Agresso ERP


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essential pim  ERP Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) recently opted to implement UNIT4 Agresso ERP throughout its business. Founded in 1977 and headquartered in New York, FREE benefits and supports more than 3,500 individuals with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, and traumatic brain injury, providing an array of support and services including housing, recovery services, transition to work, employment, community, and family services, respite, crisis services, education and after-school Read More

Case Study: Trillium Health Center


For Trillium Health Center, one of Canada’s largest community hospitals, getting the right information to the right people at the right time is essential to providing the best patient care. But the center’s dashboard system was not providing the needed insight. With Cognos, the center developed an initiative to integrate all data for faster, more accurate information. Learn more about the strategy and the benefits.

essential pim  the right time is essential to providing the best patient care. But the center’s dashboard system was not providing the needed insight. With Cognos, the center developed an initiative to integrate all data for faster, more accurate information. Learn more about the strategy and the benefits. Read More

Elements of Project Management with Genius Project


No doubt about it: the project manager is essential for the successful completion of any project. But supporting the project manager—and the goal of reaching the target within the defined time and budget frame—is a solid project management system. Discover the vital elements of project planning and management, and how you can optimize communication by standardizing information formats in a project management system.

essential pim  the project manager is essential for the successful completion of any project. But supporting the project manager—and the goal of reaching the target within the defined time and budget frame—is a solid project management system. Discover the vital elements of project planning and management, and how you can optimize communication by standardizing information formats in a project management system. Read More

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As raw material and energy costs skyrocket, it is essential that food processors understand and control the costs of production. Unfortunately, many food manufacturers rely on inventory procedures that are peppered with disconnected technologies and inefficient manual processes. Find out how you can avoid the five problems caused by poorly controlled inventory and how to protect your margins in an uncertain market.

essential pim  costs skyrocket, it is essential that food processors understand and control the costs of production. Unfortunately, many food manufacturers rely on inventory procedures that are peppered with disconnected technologies and inefficient manual processes. Find out how you can avoid the five problems caused by poorly controlled inventory and how to protect your margins in an uncertain market. Read More

The Rules of Business-critical Decisions


Mission-critical operations are often “business-critical,” that is, essential to the financial success of the business. Software systems have become mission-critical in this sense, and frequently provide critical competitive advantage, for example by improving decision making. What sort of rule-based reasoning capabilities are required by software applications to drive business-critical results? And what are the core characteristics of these applications?

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