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A "Tell All" Chat with SAP's SCM Product Marketing Team


My recent article SAP SCM – Stepping Out of (Relative) Obscurity analyzed SAP’s revamped comprehensive supply chain management (SCM) suite, its major components, and its supply chain process bundles. In addition to receiving a number of public comments and ratings by TEC’s readers, I was recently roasted privately during a lunch meeting with a couple of peers. Namely, they expressed their

example company live letter  relationship with Crossgate, for example we have available B2B packages for TM 8.0 that include Request for Quote (RFQ) Tendering, Direct Tendering, and Carrier Booking.  Along that scope, we are currently finalizing roadmap items for similar network enablement of our Supply Chain LOB applications. Dear readers, what are your views, comments, opinions, etc. about SAP’s undeniably ambitious SCM approach? Will that work for your region/industry? What are your best practices as well as experiences with Read More

E-learning and Organizational Culture


The success of an e-learning initiative depends as much on the people and culture of the organization as it does on the technology used. Several corporate cultural factors that affect the success of an e-learning implementation are discussed and illustrated.

example company live letter  In the previously mentioned example of the initiative requiring everyone in the company to have a personal development plan, when people discovered that there were e-learning courses available for free , they built them into their plans and started taking the courses. The personal development plan and e-learning each contributed to the success of the other. Factors that Support E-Learning The following factors support e-learning. A CEO who believes Corporate change initiatives A central training Read More

Challenges and User Recommendations for a Global Trading Solutions Provider on a Roll


The market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and one should only expect the intensity of competition to increase in the future. For the present, the biggest challenge remains a lack of awareness of the need for TradeStone's applications.

example company live letter  retail sourcing players. For example, we could talk about GTM players such as TradeBeam , Vastera , and Kewill , and a number of vendors that are arguably more specialized in supply chain electronic management (SCEM), visibility, and shipment tracking or retail-centric transportation network visibility, such as Viewlocity , Descartes Systems , Oracle (via former G-Log ), One Network , GT Nexus , Management Dynamics , Timogen , and so forth. There are also a number of competitors with equally broad Read More

Deltek Remains the Master of Its Selected Few Domains Part Two: Product Announcements 2002


Several notable milestones achieved in 2002 set the stage for Deltek’s achievements in 2003.

example company live letter  view and process. For example, an administrator could have access to employee information tables, but only for certain employees. Crew timesheets: Allows a single individual to quickly input time for a group of employees, alleviating the need for employees to access the system themselves. Interactive voice response: Enables employees to process their timesheets over any touch-tone telephone from remote locations. In addition, the solution integrates easily with all major payroll, accounting, and ERP Read More

Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part Four: Another Step in ERP Evolution


Within recent years, enterprise resource planning (ERP) has been redefined as a platform for enabling collaborative e-business globally. Originally focused on automating internal processes of an enterprise, extended ERP systems increasingly include customer and supplier-centric processes.

example company live letter  solutions (for only some examples, see SAP APO: Will It Fill the Gap? , Oracle APS Makes Its Debut , and Mid-Market ERP Vendors Doing CRM & SCM In A DIY Fashion ). Likely Vendor Strategies The SCP and APS scenarios of ERP leaders upstaging the pure-play specialists will likely be repeated in many other related markets, where the specialists still seem to be holding out, such as PLM, SCE/WMS, enterprise asset management (EAM)/computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) , or SRM. As usual, the ERP Read More

Sybase an SAP Company


Founded in 1984 and acquired by SAP in 2010, Sybase manages, analyzes, and develops database and other enterprise technology. Its specialties include data management and warehousing, analytics, mobile messaging, and enterprise mobility.

example company live letter  an SAP Company Founded in 1984 and acquired by SAP in 2010, Sybase manages, analyzes, and develops database and other enterprise technology. Its specialties include data management and warehousing, analytics, mobile messaging, and enterprise mobility. Read More

HK Systems Gives Birth To Software Company, irista™


The launch of irista mimics a trend among supply chain management vendors to achieve a higher profile for their products amid a multitude of competitive offerings.

example company live letter  Systems Gives Birth To Software Company, irista™ HK Systems Gives Birth To Software Company, irista S. McVey - June 21, 2000 Event Summary On June 1, HK Systems announced the formation of irista, a separate company that will assume its supply chain management software business. As a wholly-owned subsidiary, irista will inherit all of HK Systems'' software products and client services, including software acquired from Endura Software Corporation and Kitimat Systems in 1998. The launch of irista also Read More

An E-Commerce Company That Can Pay The Bills


Concur Technologies added a module that handles miscellaneous payment requests to its eWorkplace suite. It seems like a small thing, but handling all those little expense reports adds up to a big one.

example company live letter  percent and/or dollar amount-For example, a request can specify that 30 percent should be allocated to account A, and 70 percent allocated to account B. Tax integration - Integration with third-party tax software for proper calculation, validation, and storage of sales and use tax values. Market Impact According to Concur the genesis of this product is quite simple. They spoke to their customers, and those of competitors, about what was missing from the available e-commerce suites, and a solution for the Read More

McKinsey & Company


McKinsey & Company is a management consulting firm focusing on senior management. Founded in 1926, the firm advises governments, businesses, and institutions.

example company live letter  & Company McKinsey & Company is a management consulting firm focusing on senior management. Founded in 1926, the firm advises governments, businesses, and institutions. Read More

Ariba LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive


Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference by Ariba, an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The major themes of this year’s conference were: 1) Procurement/sourcing and business networks as strategic platforms for innovation; 2) Enabling the business of tomorrow today; and 3) Focusing on business outcomes.

example company live letter  electronics products. As another example, sourcing and procurement were crucial in ensuring the production of the cheap Tata Car in the Indian market.   Sourcing and procurement is also about protecting the company’s brand—think of using fair trade suppliers, non-conflict minerals, minority owned suppliers, and other socially responsible ways of doing business. Corporate social responsibility (CSR), or the lack thereof, in these days of social media and a sensitive, socially aware public can make or Read More

Baan Company N.V. - Is the Worst Over?


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example company live letter  Company N.V. - Is the Worst Over? Vendor Summary Baan Co. is a leading global provider of enterprise business software. Founded in the Netherlands in 1978 and with dual headquarters in Barneveld, the Netherlands, and Reston, VA, USA, Baan Co. is the fifth-ranked ERP vendor with $736 million revenue in 1998 (approx. 4.5% of the global ERP market). The Company''s revenues increased steeply from $216 million in 1995 to $680 million in 1997, with a significant slowdown in 1998 (see Baan Company N.V. Annual Read More

PLM as a Strategic Weapon: An Underlying PlanetPTC Live 2011 Theme - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about the major (blockbuster of a sort) announcements at PTC’s PlanetPTC Live 2011 annual user conference, which was held in mid-June 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. These announcements were as follows: General availability (GA) of nine PTC Creo 1.0 design applications. Showcasing the Windchill 10.0 product lifecycle management (PLM) suite. The acquisition

example company live letter  IBM or HP for example, and finally A “technical” domain for manufacturing operations that Siemens is positioned well to support. So in this way Siemens doesn’t see a one-size-fits-all as an end state, but to simplify one’s IT environment (at least for manufacturing supply chain participants), this is a reasonable long term goal. Look for my article on Siemens’ recently held PLM Analyst Summit for more details. Social, Mobile, Cloud, and Miscellaneous Issues As another observation from PlanetPTC Read More

SYSPRO ERP Choice of The Brewer Company


The Brewer Company, a leading manufacturer of roofing and pavement maintenance materials, opted for SYSPRO ERP to help the move the company forward. The concise press release does not give any indication how thorough the ERP selection process was here. The selection steps were as follows: Preliminary 90–120-minute phone conversations were conducted with the 13 candidate ERP vendors.

example company live letter  ERP Choice of The Brewer Company The Brewer Company, a leading manufacturer of roofing and pavement maintenance materials, opted for SYSPRO ERP to help the move the company forward. The concise press release does not give any indication how thorough the ERP selection process was here.  The selection steps were as follows: Preliminary 90–120-minute phone conversations were conducted with the 13 candidate ERP vendors. Brewer invited all of the candidates to the plant to observe the company’s Read More

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