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The Fuzzy Logic Between Lead and Lag Indicators


Analog Devices was the first company to implement a balanced scorecard company-wide on an Executive Information System. In fact, it has been running for 13 years. One of the major lessons that Analog learned was to trust the lead and lag relationship between non-financial and financial measures. This note was based in part from an interview with Art Schneiderman, pioneer of the balanced scorecard concepts at Analog Devices and Bob Stasey, VP of Quality at Analog Devices.

example dfd library  point in time. For example, companies that achieve fast cycle times later reported triple the revenue growth and double the profits over industry average competitors. However, given the many complex interactions between parts of the organization and the external environment, a quantified linkage is a stretch. Architecture Impacts Companies need a business reporting architecture that ensures that the right information is provided at the right time. As opposed to quantifying the lead-lag relationship, Read More

Lose the Starry-Eyes, Analyze:An Ideal Customer for Relevant INFIMACS


This is an example, using Relevant Business Systems, of how you can use the TEC ERP Evaluation Center's WebTESS tool to locate vendors that consider your company their ideal candidate.

example dfd library  for Relevant. If, for example, your company will not need its system to address personnel management or benefit management, but does need it to take care of payroll management then the Relevant solution might initially look like a good fit for your company. Suppose your company is seeking a solution that offers excellent support for payroll management but does not need any of the other features under the human resources criterion. In Relevant's case, you will notice that every rating in the Earnings and D Read More

Zoho Advances Its CRM Solution with Zoho CRM Document Library


Zoho has announced the Zoho CRM Document Library—an application that allows sales teams to share sales collateral, materials, proposals, and other relevant material. The tool is integrated with Zoho CRM, allowing users to access documents from within Zoho while avoiding the use of external document management systems such as Zoho Docs or Google docs. Furthermore, Zoho CRM Document

example dfd library  Professional Edition. So, for example, if your company has subscribed to 20-user license, you will get total 5GB common storage space for all users. We’ve also increased the file storage for free users. Read More

Managing Global Trade Flows


In global trade, the flow of information must support the tracking and management of the goods to enable the secure and compliant entry and exit to and from countries for the correct funds to flow to eligible business and trading partners.

example dfd library  and landed costs. For example Order management requires the ability to track the business terms of the order correctly. As an order progresses, it is essential to reconcile all shipment activities against the order to ensure that the process is smooth from a transactional and security perspective. Trade compliance requires the ability to manage import and export compliance processes. The proper management of these processes includes screening trading partners against governmental prohibition lists, Read More

6 Steps for Linking Corporate Strategy to the Budget


Ask any three people in an organization why they budget and you’ll get three different answers. But no one says they budget in order to direct the way in which their organization will achieve its strategic goals—the intended purpose of the budget. For budgeting to become the relevant process it was meant to be, this gap must be fixed.

example dfd library  performance management. The following example uses Extensity® MPC performance management software to illustrate how technology can improve the visibility of the cause-and-effect relationships of corporate strategies, day-to-day activities, and the resources that support them. Creating the Strategic Plan with Extensity® MPC Extensity MPC's strategy management capabilities enable senior executives and operational managers to work together in creating plans. It supports a range of management Read More

The Art, Science, and Software behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog post series expanded on some of TEC’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better pricing management and optimization practices. This series, which focuses on the complexity of pricing and promotions in retailing, was inspired by JDA Software’s recent “edu-nouncement” on leading retailers' consumer-centric pricing and promotion strategies and Revionics

example dfd library  soft drink product packaging example from Part 1 demonstrates another cannibalistic relationship in which each packing size is potentially a substitute for the others. Conversely, affinity is when the sale of one product has a positive impact on another. This is sometimes also called the  halo effect . For example, a retailer lowers the price on hot dogs and it ends up generating better than usual sales on buns, ketchup, mustard, and relish, all at their normal prices. In other words, complementary Read More

Microsoft .NET-managed Code Enablement: Examples and Challenges


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example dfd library  Microsoft .NET Enablement . Example One: Intuitive Manufacturing Systems The first example of a .NET-managed product is Intuitive Manufacturing Systems , a Kirkland, Washington (US)-based provider of extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for small and midsize discrete manufacturers ( Intuitive Manufacturing Systems Shows Maturity in Adolescent Age ). The company was recently acquired by ravenous (lately, anyway) fellow mid-market vendor Made2Manage Systems (see Made2Manage Systems One Read More

Relias Learning Acquires Care2Learn


E-learning vendor Relias Learning has announced the acquisition of Care2Learn from VectorLearning. Relias Learning specializes in developing e-learning solutions for the senior care industry in North America. Through the acquisition, Relias Learning is aiming to expand its Silverchair Learning Systems with Care2Learn's capabilities to support learning needs for long-term and post-acute care

example dfd library  their professional certifications.  For example, post-acute care providers use Care2Learn to complete their curriculum of in-service and CE-approved courses for compliance training. The solution has a library of more than 770 courses, including over 500 accredited courses, spanning more than 17 disciplines. On top of the expertise of its founders, Care2learn incorporates functionality developed by healthcare e-learning and record-keeping provider Upstairs Solutions, with which it merged in 2012. Read More

Service Restoration: It’s Everybody’s Business


Has your organization truly embraced the message of the incident management process, as part of the practices recommended in the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)? If your efforts have centered on the service desk, then you may be missing out on a lot of what incident management in particular and ITIL in general can offer. Learn more about the core principles of ITIL, and how you can use them to improve service management.

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The Alignment-focused Organization


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example dfd library  Figure 5 shows an example of an online discussion thread. Optimizing operational reviews Reports on performance are part of every organization's operations - from weekly status meetings to quarterly or annual reviews. Regular, frequent operational reviews keep everyone informed, especially when reports make sense and are based on reliable data. Strategy management software can automate the preparation of reports for these reviews and provide access to live data.   Monitoring Progress But effective Read More

ToolsGroup-Statistics-based Supply Chain Planning


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example dfd library  service levels more challenging. Examples: consumer durables, consumer electronics, wholesale distribution. Seasonal demand, particularly attribute-based demand. Example: apparel and footwear. Most fashion businesses combine rapidly changing seasonal collections with longer-lasting continuous products. This means managing at least two different parallel demand streams and inventory processes, each with its own business logic. Fashion businesses must also deal with different styles, colors, and sizes, and Read More

Job Scheduling Maze in Distributed IT Landscapes - Part 3


Part 2 of this blog series analyzed the ActiveBatch architecture and evolution in terms of enterprise job scheduling and workload automation functional capabilities. This was done for the three older product releases. Particularly impressive was the ActiveBatch V6 release that introduced a few noble concepts like Job Library and Virtual Root. ActiveBatch V7 – The Current State of

example dfd library  environment to another. For example, objects can be moved from a QA environment to a production environment in a simple and auditable fashion. The environment enables synchronization across job schedulers in different departments and in different lifecycle phases, whereby object differences can be highlighted and color-coded. Users can select whether to apply changes later (save for approval), apply changes now (based on permissions), or to enable a controlled time window for changes. All these Read More

Can We Intelligently Use Part Numbers to Configure and Order the Right Products?


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example dfd library  Why? Here is an example of how coding might work in a hypothetical situation: the letter B could denote 480 volts, H could denote 208 volts, and DA could denote120/220 volts. Likewise, the number 5 could stand for 5 horsepower, the number 10 for 10 horsepower, and so on. Similarly, 10A might denote 10 amperes, and 20A , 20 amperes. For colors, blue (the default, let's say) might not require a code, but R could signify red, and G could signify green . Thus, if somebody wanted a blue 480-volt, Read More

Winning Users' Hearts & Minds via Usability: A Retail Example


My recent blog series entitled “Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Fiction?” established that WFM systems have evolved from point solutions (i.e., time and attendance [T@A], workforce scheduling, absence management, human resources [HR], payroll, etc.) into unified solutions with a common user interface (UI), integrated WFM modules, and centralized

example dfd library  via Usability: A Retail Example My recent blog series entitled “Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Fiction?” established that  WFM  systems have evolved from point solutions (i.e.,  time and attendance [T&A] , workforce scheduling,  absence  management,  human resources [HR] ,  payroll , etc.) into unified solutions with a common  user interface (UI) , integrated WFM modules, and centralized management. For virtually for every kind of business, the benefits of WFM platfor Read More