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Collecting Meaningful Data from the Web: Once an Impossibility, Now a Reality
The traditional way of extracting data from disparate data sources has been transformed by the emergence of new tools and applications, as well as the

eve api  as plain-text docs and even spreadsheets. The traditional way to extract data from these sources involved a data integration application that connected to data sources via an application programming interface ( API ), which enabled connection and communication between different types of databases or data sources. However, with the recent explosion of Web content , along with the rapid evolution of software systems, other types of data extraction have become necessary. Organizations now require

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It’s About Process (or Ability to be Responsive) -- Part II


Part I of this blog series introduced the notions of workflow automation and business process management (BPM). It also tackled the similarities and subtle differences between the two related software categories. Microsoft, for example, informally demarcates the Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) focus on "internal processes" from Microsoft BizTalk Server's "external BPM" use. Namely

eve api  inter-enterprise process orchestrations across several disparate enterprise applications. BPM Suite Components Full-fledged BPM system components thus include visual process modeling : a graphical depiction of a process that becomes a part of the application and governs how the business process performs when companies run the application. They also feature Web and systems integration (SI) technologies , which include displaying and retrieving data via a Web browser and which enable companies to Read More

The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Part Two: Overcoming Obstacles to Success


This article explores the possibilities for the Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication and the obstacles to overcome to succeed.

eve api  devices is very valuable, however, the footprint for SRP authentication is considerably smaller than that required for a smart card token and its associated libraries. The need for client software is by no means a show stopper, but rather a potential stumbling block since it requires more work than just basic authentication, the evil path of least resistance. Underlying Network Protocol The very thing that makes SRP appealing is also what makes it difficult to embrace. Including SRP in the protocol makes Read More

ABAS Business Software-One Mid-market ERP Vendor to Watch For


ABAS Business Software has built a name for itself as a mid-market enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor to contend with. In his latest article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the company’s major ERP offering, describes how the mid-market ERP vendor the differentiated itself from the pack, and talks with Alan Salton to get the president’s perspective on the company’s products, challenges, and strategies.

eve api  its initial monolithic product. Every line of code has been internally developed and supported. Each year, ABAS reviews 33 percent of the source code and includes it in an annual upgrade (the vendor guarantees a 24-hour–upgrade process). Initially written in C and C++, more and more of the new code is in Java. Currently, ABAS has more than 900 employees and 56 subsidiaries with 72 locations in 30 countries. The public company reported nearly $100 million (USD) in revenue in 2010.   Going Transatlantic Read More

Amazon Debuts Redshift, a Petabyte-scale Data Warehouse in the Cloud


Amazon is pulling out all the stops in its bid to get ahead in the highly competitive data warehouse market by announcing the limited preview of Amazon Redshift, Amazon´s new data warehouse offering. Redshift is a petabyte-scale, fully managed data warehouse service in the cloud. Amazon customers will be able to deploy their data warehouse solutions and analyze large amounts of information by

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Infor Finds Its Customer Engagement Rhythm


Infor recently unveiled Infor Rhythm for Commerce, a global, scalable, and secure cloud-based e-commerce and customer engagement platform, now complemented with compelling designs from Infor’s own Hook & Loop creative agency. Read more about the platform and how it came to be in this blogpost.

eve api  secure cloud-based e-commerce (and even more, customer engagement) platform, now complemented with compelling designs from Infor’s own Hook & Loop creative agency. Infor Rhythm includes top-notch software for storefronts, product configuration, recommendations, upsell and cross sell, pre-packaged Infor ION integrations to order management, faceted search, content management, layout, and predictive analytics. All of these capabilities are available in the cloud for a monthly subscription and rendered in Read More

Bristol Technology Ships Win-to-Lin Migration Tool


Bristol Technology, Inc. has announced shipment of its Windows-to-Linux application-migration tool. Bristol's Wind/U for Linux product, which began shipping Tuesday, enables developers to compile Microsoft Win32 API and Microsoft Foundation Class source code directly on Linux, and create native, desktop and server-based Linux applications, according to Bristol.

eve api  Ships Win-to-Lin Migration Tool Event Summary 11/30/99 - Bristol Technology, Inc. has announced shipment of its Windows-to-Linux application-migration tool. Bristol is the Danbury, CT-based company that sued Microsoft Corp. in 1998 for antitrust violations following Microsoft's alleged attempt to substantially raise the price it planned to charge Bristol for a Windows source-code license. Bristol's Wind/U for Linux product, which began shipping Tuesday, enables developers to compile Microsoft Win32 API Read More

LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 1


TEC’s in-depth 2011 article not only described the opportunities inherent in the business to business (B2B) pricing software market, but also ascertained that the value of this budding software category has yet to become universally known and appreciated. Sensing the opportunity, LeveragePoint is the latest market newcomer with a fresh approach to deal pricing negotiations.

eve api  Value-Based Pricing, which uses EVE models to link price to the differentiated value provided by a solution (see Figure 1). Research has found that value-based pricing leads to an average 24 percent increase in operating margin over the industry average (see  John Hogan in 2008 ) and it is widely regarded as the best practice in B2B pricing. However, recent research by Stephan Liozu and his collaborators has shown that relatively few companies have adopted value-based pricing to date and that there is a Read More

Salesforce.com Launches Salesforce Wear


Wearable technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the “next big thing” in enterprise software. To that end, CRM software platform Salesforce.com recently launched Salesforce Wear, its initiative for wearable computing in the enterprise. With wearable IoT tools, companies can discover new ways to market, sell, service, and design products.

eve api  IoT deployment), whereby behind every device, transaction, etc. there is an actual customer.   The late 2013 delivery of the Salesforce1 “mobile first” platform with vaster application programming interface (API) interoperability was the first major step in the IoT direction. Salesforce Wear is building in support for devices, which can be worn on the face, wrist, and body for a variety of use cases. ARM, Fitbit, Pebble, Philips, Google Glass, Samsung, and others have joined the vendor’s Read More

How the iPad Is Changing Retail POS Systems


The face of retail point-of-sale (POS) systems has changed dramatically over the last couple years. iPad technologies, for example, have become integrated into the payment process at retail and other types of stores. See how one start-up is changing the retail game with its iPad POS solution and taking on the old-school traditional POS players on the market today.

eve api  new technologies come out every month. With Revel you can take advantage of those technologies quickly, easily, and cheaply. Last but not least, our POS is intuitive: old legacy systems take days to a week to learn; Revel training takes about 20 minutes.   TEC : Apple Store associates have long been using mobile POS. What is new in Revel POS? Revel Systems : As mentioned earlier, we offer flexibility, an open API platform, more intuitiveness, and with far fewer clicks. In addition, Revel's always-up Read More

Aviso Brings Predictive Science to Sales Forecasting


Aviso recently introduced Aviso Insights, a solution that arms sales teams with predictive tools to meet and exceed quarterly targets. Using machine learning and portfolio management frameworks that Wall Street experts use, the goal is to enable sales, finance, and business leaders at any time to confidently report on the current state of business.

eve api  The hardest question revenue teams face is, How is the quarter going? At best, the answer is a guess or a crapshoot, until the last 10 days of a quarter. Despite the use of customer relationship management (CRM) apps and business intelligence (BI) tools, today’s solution is the same as it was 20 years ago: spreadsheets and gut feeling. Try to apply that process across companies with multiple divisions, 100 sales teams, 10,000 reps, and 10,000 deals per quarter.   Moving beyond “simple” Read More

Lawson Means Business with HCM (But Wait, There's More...)


Lawson Software (NASDAQ: LWSN), headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, the United States (US), and with offices around the world, provides software and service solutions to about 4,000 customers in manufacturing, distribution, maintenance and service sector industries across 40 countries. Its solutions include Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Enterprise

eve api  platform. The company is even more focused on selected vertical markets (i.e., healthcare organizations of all sizes, plus mid-market food, fashion/apparel, wholesale distribution, and equipment service and rental enterprises). In fact, Lawson is working to become more than just a viable alternative in those markets – but rather an obvious choice.  The big headline items for the foreseeable future (likely to be announced at CUE 2008 next week in Las Vegas) should include the release of the new user Read More

The Lexicon of CRM - Part 1: From A to I


C.R.M. itself is an acronym, standing for Customer Relationship Management. This is part one of three-part article to provide explanation and meaning for most of the common CRM phraseology. Here, in alphabetical order, is the Lexicon of CRM.

eve api  on wireless protocol standards. Believed to be coming to the U.S. in 2002 or 2003. Supports data transmission rates between 384Kbps and 2Mbps. ACD - Automated Call Distribution . An add-on feature to Customer Interaction Center PBX's (phone switches), ACD's intelligently handle and route incoming calls based on defined criteria (such as, next available employee, skillset, workload, group, etc.). Ad Hoc - In real time, or On the spot. We often talk about Ad Hoc Queries, which are database queries that Read More

Vulnerability Management Buyer’s Checklist


Choosing a solution for vulnerability management (VM) is a critical step toward protecting your organization’s network and data. Without proven, automated technology for precise detection and remediation, no network can withstand the daily deluge of new vulnerabilities that threaten security. This 12-point short list of considerations can help you determine what solutions will work best for your organization.

eve api  most up-to-date VM solution every time you use your solution. What actions are required to manage activity by auditors? The demands of an auditing team can be ' challenging. The VM solution you select should enable a Manager or Unit Manager to simply create Auditor user accounts for authorized people conducting an audit. You probably do not want Auditors running compliance scans, but they should be able to define policies and run reports based on compliance scan data. Cost What are the costs of doing VM Read More

Challenges for an Expanding Supply Chain Solutions Vendor


Although Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, it does have to face up to a variety of challenges, some of which are of its own making.

eve api  is has taken for even the likes of SAP to deliver on its (ongoing) SAP NetWeaver promise (see Multipurpose SAP NetWeaver ), one can only imagine the magnitude of the still outstanding work for Click Commerce. The size of the vendor also begins to matter in this market, as prospects have increasingly been paying attention to the perceived stability and viability of the vendor, in addition to the typical price, quality of service, and customer reference decision-making factors in the industry segment. The Read More