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Radio frequency identification (RFID) criteria cover tags and storage devices, readers, wireless hubs and servers, and the middleware necessary for evaluating an RFID system deployment. RFID systems are used in different situations that require the tracking of unique items. RFID tags, in the context of enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, make items visible from manufacturing through distribution. RFID tags may be used to carry basic information such as an address, to more complex information used at different stages of an assembly line.  

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Strategic Considerations for Evaluating Enterprise Performance Management Solutions


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evaluating and selecting enterprise solutions  hype from reality when evaluating and selecting a solution for EPM. The potential penalties for selecting the wrong solution - rework, replacement, lack of business agility and IT credibility - are steep. Companies must go the extra step to perform due diligence in the evaluation of respective vendor capabilities to support both the near as well as long term direction of a strategic solution for the organization. While evaluation of solutions from the incumbent ERP vendor seems a logical step, Read More

Evaluating Enterprise Software - Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps?


Owing to learning from the past experiences and to the help of specialized selection service providers, selecting an enterprise package has to a degree, become a routine occurrence in the life of an IT organization. Recently however, there has been much noise created by some pundits and vendors belittling the supposedly "archaic" way of selecting software through functions and features. Contrary to that, they would rather sell "business processes" or "solutions," further confusing the already overwhelmed customer. The nagging doubts and questions like "Have we been selecting software the wrong way all this time?!" naturally abound.

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Selecting PLM Software Solutions


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Evaluating SaaS Solutions: A Checklist for Small and Midsized Enterprises


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evaluating and selecting enterprise solutions  Solutions Checklist for the Mid-Market Once you sign on the dotted line for a new ERP system, you own it—for better or worse. So here''s a simple document to help make sure you get an ERP system that matches the needs of your organization. The ERP Mid-market Solutions Checklist provides you with a dozen key questions to ask , the answers to which will help you determine the kinds of options and ERP functionality your organization truly requires. Questions like: What are the specific business problems Read More

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