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Epicor Software Corp.: Completing Painstaking
Fiscal 2001 will prove to be very challenging for Epicor Software and we believe the next 18 months will be the company's make-or-break period. This part

evaluating software packages  Painstaking e Volution Part 2: Evaluating Epicor Epicor Software Corp.: Completing Painstaking e Volution Part 2: Evaluating Epicor P.J. Jakovljevic - April 2, 2001 Executive Summary  Epicor Software has been striving to complete its evolution from a vendor of financial accounting software to a provider of holistic business performance solutions, including integrated front office, back office and e-business capabilities. This promotes it as one of the first vendors and possibly the only mid-market vend

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State of the MES Software Marketplace


Despite predictions that it would be subsumed by enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors encroaching from above and automation vendors encroaching from below, the manufacturing execution systems (MES) market has been growing steadily. This guide from TEC and Flexware Innovation provides state-of-the-market analysis, success stories from your peers, in-depth information on solutions, and a spotlight on leading vendors.

evaluating software packages  keep in mind when evaluating and selecting an MES solution: Consider enlisting third-party expertise for MES software research, evaluation, decision-making, implementation, and maintenance/management. Start small-learn what you don’t know and achieve benefits to driver larger projects. Clarify project staffing to ensure domain expertise and successful fit. Validate claims and test assumptions with reference visits. Begin with the end in mind-plan for successful extension, integration, and expansion. Emb Read More

Evaluating Enterprise Software-Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps? Part Three: Knowledge Bases and User Recommendations


RFPs and selection tools typically focus on features and functions. The business process protagonists consider this focus old fashioned. However, users want and need an inventory or check lists of the functions to understand if the business process will work. One always has to start from somewhere, and there is no better place to start researching enterprise software than from its functional and technical capabilities.

evaluating software packages  Enterprise Software-Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps? Part Three: Knowledge Bases and User Recommendations TEC Selection Uses Knowledge Bases Thus, we beg to differ that certain selection service providers' (including TEC's) methods are archaic but they rather save time and cost, while taking care of the functions and features inventory management. To that end, TEC released a number of knowledge bases (KBs), accessible through its evaluation centers Read More

Top 10 Considerations When Changing Payroll Software


When choosing a payroll software vendor, there are numerous considerations that must be taken into account when narrowing down the choices. Obviously, you have to decide on a software that meets your needs within budget. However, it’s just as important to consider the other factors that can make a huge impact on the overall success of your payroll software selection.

evaluating software packages  your ongoing needs. When evaluating software vendors, be sure to inquire about the process for updating tax table information. It's most convenient for customers to receive updated tax table information on an automatic basis at regular intervals, such as once a quarter. Also important to consider is the method for distributing tax updates. Are they available on a downloadable basis, or are they sent via mail? Overall, it's important that tax updates are regularly updated in a format that's convenient for Read More

Alternative Software Support and Maintenance Options


Smart companies are investigating all possible software support and maintenance (S&M) options. Alternative software S&M is not for all businesses, but it seems a logical option for technologically conservative (and savvy) companies that do not need all the available upgrades.

evaluating software packages  deliberately, at their leisure) evaluating new market entrants that may provide better solutions over time. By avoiding the adoption of technology for technology's sake, such enterprises will maximize the return on current software investments until next-generation solutions are viable and present a strong business case for transition. For more information, see Enterprise Software Service and Maintenance Alternatives . While the likes of TomorrowNow can boast install bases that barely make a dent in Oracl Read More

Busting the Myth of Commoditized Software Markets with the New TEC Focus Indicator


The new TEC Focus Indicator is a concrete way to start gauging the real functionality, competitive differentiators, and focus of enterprise software products. Learn how you can use the TEC Focus Indicator for insight into the functional competitive differentiators of particular enterprise software products against what's available on the market.

evaluating software packages  the audience of people evaluating it through our public evaluation system. Vendors have an incentive to pay for certification because when companies like yours take advantage of TEC's RFI in a software selection process, the vendor doesn't have to expend the huge amount of effort interpreting and trying to respond accurately to your RFI. They already know they've understood what you're asking and we've helped them answer you appropriately. Vendors decrease their risk of losing business due to delayed or Read More

Quest Software


Quest Software, the leader in application management, gives you confidence in your critical application infrastructures. This confidence is delivered in the form of reliable software products that help you develop, deploy, manage and maintain enterprise applications without expensive downtime or business interruption.We equip IT professionals with software tools that are easy to use and embedded with the knowledge of our world-renowned technical experts to automate daily tasks and simplify complex ones. As a result, your IT organization will be able to proactively prevent performance problems and downtime, as well as react quickly to the unforeseen - making them more productive, capable and confident.The bottom line is a lower total cost of ownership for your application infrastructure. Quest Software will help you reduce costly planned and unplanned downtime, get better performance from existing infrastructures (without throwing money at expensive hardware upgrades), and equip your staff to do more with less. No other software provider offers a more comprehensive approach to application management.

evaluating software packages  Software Quest Software, the leader in application management, gives you confidence in your critical application infrastructures. This confidence is delivered in the form of reliable software products that help you develop, deploy, manage and maintain enterprise applications without expensive downtime or business interruption.We equip IT professionals with software tools that are easy to use and embedded with the knowledge of our world-renowned technical experts to automate daily tasks and simplify Read More

Frontier Software Ltd


Frontier Software is a human resource (HR) and payroll software vendor. It provides solutions to tier one, two, and three companies with a variation of active server pages (ASP), inhouse, and outsourced services. Frontier Software, founded in 1993, has offices on three continents and headquarters in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia). The company has installations in twelve countries and a licensed user base of over 1,300 clients.

evaluating software packages  Software Ltd Frontier Software is a human resource (HR) and payroll software vendor. It provides solutions to tier one, two, and three companies with a variation of active server pages (ASP), inhouse, and outsourced services. Frontier Software, founded in 1993, has offices on three continents and headquarters in Melbourne, Victoria (Australia). The company has installations in twelve countries and a licensed user base of over 1,300 clients. Read More

Software Solutions: Outsourcing, Applications Software Competitor Analysis Report


The outsourcing application software knowledge base criteria are appropriate for selecting outsource providers in the area of business software development. It includes all activities performed by outsource providers including software development; software maintenance; software reengineering or rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; and more.

evaluating software packages  Solutions: Outsourcing, Applications Software Competitor Analysis Report The outsourcing application software knowledge base criteria are appropriate for selecting outsource providers in the area of business software development. It includes all activities performed by outsource providers including software development; software maintenance; software reengineering or rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; and more. Read More

Cezanne Software


Cézanne Software provides human capital planning (HCM) and management software, and develops and designs solutions that enable organizations to better plan and optimize the human side of their business. The company’s focus is to provide the business owner with people-centered solutions to manage the execution and evolution of business processes that are critical for the organization's success. The privately held company's North American headquarters are in Boston, Massachusetts (US). Cézanne Software is a global software vendor with more than 300 company clients in Europe, North America, Latin America, and West Africa.

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Oncontact Software


Perhaps we should update the IT Showcase too.   http://www.oncontact.com/ http://www.technologyevaluation.com/research/company/Oncontact-Software.html   Leave OnContact, but add in the description, by WorkWise. Perhaps we can link them somehow in Kentico. Both entities exist.     Thanks, Oncontact Software develops CRM software for mid-market companies. Client Management Software (CMS), Oncontact Software's CRM solution for automating the sales, marketing, and service areas of an organization, can be run in a Windows or web environment. ClientNet and PartnerNet are Oncontact Software's audience-specific web portals that enable a company to share information with all business channels. Oncontact Software is a privately held company with a presence throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East. Oncontact Software's products are available through its corporate headquarters in Wisconsin (US), along with an international alliance of value-added resellers, system integrators, and distributors. Oncontact Software has over 300 customers worldwide, including Prudential, Foremost Insurance, and Carfax.

evaluating software packages  Software Oncontact Software develops CRM software for mid-market companies. Client Management Software (CMS), Oncontact Software's CRM solution for automating the sales, marketing, and service areas of an organization, can be run in a Windows or web environment. ClientNet and PartnerNet are Oncontact Software's audience-specific web portals that enable a company to share information with all business channels. Oncontact Software is a privately held company with a presence throughout North Read More

Software Evaluation and Software Selection


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evaluating software packages  making their implementation decisions. Evaluating and selecting enterprise software is a complex process characterized by both striking potential and dramatic risks. Executed properly, this process and its outcomes can deliver exceptional benefits. If executed poorly, however, the results can range from disappointing to devastating. Organizations that select the wrong hardware, middleware, or software will learn the hard way that the money they've lost is a result of inadequate vendor information and Read More

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The computer, IT, and software industry represents permanent innovation and change: new technologies, new business models, and the constant search for best business and technology practices. In a market that changes every day, high financial risks must be addressed accordingly. Computer, IT, and software companies must take action to maintain profitability and stay competitive. Leading companies in this industry that adopt technologies to help meet their business, operational, and manufacturing needs can set an example for other industries.

evaluating software packages  IT, and Software The computer, IT, and software industry represents permanent innovation and change: new technologies, new business models, and the constant search for best business and technology practices. In a market that changes every day, high financial risks must be addressed accordingly. Computer, IT, and software companies must take action to maintain profitability and stay competitive. Leading companies in this industry that adopt technologies to help meet their business, operational, Read More

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Unlike many over-hyped technology trends of the past, software-as-a-service (SaaS) is producing real business benefits for organizations of all sizes across nearly every industry. This primer outlines how independent software vendors (ISVs) must respond to these realities in order to meet the changing needs of their customers, employees, and business partners; and ensure their long-term viability and competitiveness.

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