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Fostering Internal and External Collaboration
Web-based collaboration with international partners, suppliers, and customers helps companies make end-to-end processes more efficient and cost-effective. An

external collaboration  Internal and External Collaboration Web-based collaboration with international partners, suppliers, and customers helps companies make end-to-end processes more efficient and cost-effective. An electronic enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution allows you to set up various types of external connections to your business applications, and reduce complexity. One result: you will be better able to respond to the needs of your customers. Find out more.

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Overcoming Barriers to Collaboration with Trading Partners


These days, there is increasing pressure on companies to become more efficient and reduce the bottom line. Improving communication with suppliers, partners, and customers can dramatically optimize business processes and increase responsiveness. But how can you easily improve these channels of communication? Web-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems that support Web 2.0 collaboration tools can help. Learn more.

external collaboration  Facilitate the Development , External Collaboration Toolkit , Range of Collaborative Final , Collaboration Network . In these days of increasing pressure on companies to become more efficient and reduce the bottom line, improved communication with suppliers, partners and customers through easy-to-use collaboration tools can dramatically optimize business processes, increase responsiveness and enable new levels of achievement throughout the enterprise. As a matter of fact, a recent survey of over 500 Read More

OneSCM® supply chain collaboration solution


OneSCM® from TAKE Supply Chain helps midmarket companies create better supply chains through automation, collaboration, and execution. Internal business systems and external trading partners are easily integrated into a single management console that features powerful procurement collaboration, AP automation, and shipping/logistics collaboration tools.   Flexible data integration consolidates information from back office systems with supplier interactions—more processes and data combined into a "single source of the truth." OneSCM® can integrate with nearly every enterprise resource planning (ERP) or back-office system, including JDEdwards, Oracle, Sage, Epicor, SAP, and Microsoft Dynamics, allowing for management of all supply chain-related data via a single login. Workflow automation is included and can be modified quickly and inexpensively as requirements change. Routine tasks are easy to automate so users can “manage by exception” (MBE).  OneSCM® also enables mobile visibility and control so buyers and trading partners can leverage smart mobile devices—not just for communication updates, but also to execute real-time transactions that keep purchase orders and fulfillment moving regardless of location—creating a more continuous workflow across the supply chain.

external collaboration  Internal business systems and external trading partners are easily integrated into a single management console that features powerful procurement collaboration, AP automation, and shipping/logistics collaboration tools.   Flexible data integration consolidates information from back office systems with supplier interactions—more processes and data combined into a single source of the truth. OneSCM® can integrate with nearly every enterprise resource planning (ERP) or back-office system, including Read More

PLM: A New World of (More) Collaboration and Innovation


It used to be the case that PLM was perceived as being principally about CAD tools and 3D drawings and complex technical specs that no one really understood except the geekiest of PLM geeks. This perception was justified, to an extent. After all, PLM and CAD tools can be complicated, engineers and designers tend to operate in highly specialized environments, and there's a common misconception

external collaboration  company, but also from external partners. A great example of innovation strategy is Hydro Québec (and the director of technology of their research institute showed how collaboration can be used in innovation and benefit all sides involved). Hydro Québec collaborates with partners to develop new products and bring them to market. The new products are then used by both Hydro Québec and the partner, and even intellectual property is shared. I intend to interview the presenter and describe the concept and Read More

Clarizen-Bringing Social Collaboration to Project Management


Some folks will say that the way people work nowadays is broken—i.e., that collaboration actually takes place on Mars while the actual work happens on Venus. Traditional project management software has failed to cater to companies that are staffed with people with different skills who are scattered throughout the world. What is missing is a tool that truly manages work in today’s borderless

external collaboration  more details): Internal and External Social Collaboration: With Clarizen’s social UI, internal team members, customers, and contractors can now link their conversations to every project element (task, milestone, deadline, etc.), so that they can take action directly from real-time discussions. Users can also create discussion groups on the fly and communicate through common social techniques—for example, using a hashtag (#) to link objects to a discussion, or tagging individuals or groups with the at Read More

HyperOffice versus Microsoft SharePoint: A Comparative Analysis


Collaboration technology is the new e-mail. But how do you know which collaboration solution will best suit your needs? Compare the comprehensive functionality of Microsoft SharePoint with HyperOffice, including e-mail, collaboration, document management, intranet/extranet, content management, and support. HyperOffice has been designed specifically for Outlook users who want the functionality of Microsoft Exchange.

external collaboration  versus Microsoft SharePoint: A Comparative Analysis Collaboration technology is the new e-mail. But how do you know which collaboration solution will best suit your needs? Compare the comprehensive functionality of Microsoft SharePoint with HyperOffice, including e-mail, collaboration, document management, intranet/extranet, content management, and support. HyperOffice has been designed specifically for Outlook users who want the functionality of Microsoft Exchange. Read More

Intralinks


Intralinks is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company providing enterprise collaboration and social software solutions that allow customers to share documents and files securely.

external collaboration  Intralinks is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company providing enterprise collaboration and social software solutions that allow customers to share documents and files securely. Read More

HyperOffice versus Microsoft Exchange: A Comparative Analysis


Historically, growing companies have been prevented from leveraging communications and collaboration technologies, as many collaboration solutions were crafted with big business—and big budgets—in mind. Compare HyperOffice with Microsoft Exchange to examine how their functionalities can meet your needs, and which collaboration system will cost you more—both in terms of licensing costs and long-term maintenance.

external collaboration  versus Microsoft Exchange: A Comparative Analysis Historically, growing companies have been prevented from leveraging communications and collaboration technologies, as many collaboration solutions were crafted with big business—and big budgets—in mind. Compare HyperOffice with Microsoft Exchange to examine how their functionalities can meet your needs, and which collaboration system will cost you more—both in terms of licensing costs and long-term maintenance. Read More

Company Makes Good On B2B Collaboration


Logility recently announced financial results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2000 and seemingly escaped the market turmoil that pummeled other enterprise applications vendors.

external collaboration  Makes Good On B2B Collaboration Company Makes Good On B2B Collaboration S. McVey - March 8th, 2000 Event Summary Business-to-business collaborative planning software company, Logility recently announced financial results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2000. Corporate revenue growth achieved its highest level since a decline that began in the first quarter of fiscal 1999 (Figure 1). Although software license fees at $3.9 million dropped 3% from those reported in the second quarter, they Read More

Visual Impact-The Emerging Face of Business Collaboration


Effective communication uses many senses, but visual communication provides huge amounts of information, and can convey all sorts of meanings. Face to face, we can rely on visual cues; however, the amount of information transmitted via distant communication is limited by cost and complexity. And when the costs of transportation rise, broader use of remote visual communications becomes increasingly practical.

external collaboration  Impact-The Emerging Face of Business Collaboration Effective communication uses many senses, but visual communication provides huge amounts of information, and can convey all sorts of meanings. Face to face, we can rely on visual cues; however, the amount of information transmitted via distant communication is limited by cost and complexity. And when the costs of transportation rise, broader use of remote visual communications becomes increasingly practical. Read More

HyperOffice


Launched in 1998, HyperOffice Inc., is a leading provider of online messaging & collaboration software providing SMBs productivity tools to collaborate, communicate, and manage information from any browser or mobile device. Available under pay-as-you-go plans, HyperOffice includes all the tools teams need to be effective - business email, document management, calendars, task management, online meetings, or online databases. Companies use HyperOffice as an intranet solution, for team collaboration and project management, or as an inexpensive alternative to expensive on-premise software like MS Exchange and SharePoint.

external collaboration  Launched in 1998, HyperOffice Inc., is a leading provider of online messaging & collaboration software providing SMBs productivity tools to collaborate, communicate, and manage information from any browser or mobile device. Available under pay-as-you-go plans, HyperOffice includes all the tools teams need to be effective - business email, document management, calendars, task management, online meetings, or online databases. Companies use HyperOffice as an intranet solution, for team Read More

Konecranes Selects E2open for Global Supply Chain Collaboration


E2open, a provider of strategic cloud-based solutions for collaborative execution across global trading networks, seems to be on a roll of late. After its recent big wins at Yanfeng Visteon and HP, the company has announced that Konecranes, a provider of lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools, has selected E2open as its collaborative execution platform, and

external collaboration  Selects E2open for Global Supply Chain Collaboration E2open , a provider of strategic cloud-based solutions for collaborative execution across global trading networks, seems to be on a roll of late. After its  recent big wins at Yanfeng Visteon and HP , the company has announced that  Konecranes , a provider of lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools, has selected E2open as its collaborative execution platform , and that the program has gone live with Read More

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy


Outsourcing and global competition are forcing companies to transform their supply chains from linear processes into adaptive networks. Communities of customer-centric, demand-driven companies must share knowledge in order to adapt to changing markets, and respond to shorter life cycles. Discover how supply chain management (SCM) solutions can help your company create a truly adaptive and collaborative supply network.

external collaboration  decision-making process is generated externally to the enterprise. Given these trends, organizations are finding that a comprehensive S&OP process is even more important. The S&OP decision-making process ensures that your business is continually managed to meet agreed-upon strategies, goals, and commitments, despite constant changes in your environment. The S&OP process comprises a series of integrated and interdependent business reviews, structured and focused to ensure that the tactical plans in all of Read More

Unified Data Management: A Collaboration of Data Disciplines and Business Strategies


In most organizations today, data are managed in isolated silos by independent teams using various data management tools for data quality, integration, governance, and so on. In response to this situation, some organizations are adopting unified data management (UDM), a practice that holistically coordinates teams and integrates tools. This report can help your organization plan and execute effective UDM efforts.

external collaboration  Data Management: A Collaboration of Data Disciplines and Business Strategies In most organizations today, data are managed in isolated silos by independent teams using various data management tools for data quality, integration, governance, and so on. In response to this situation, some organizations are adopting unified data management (UDM), a practice that holistically coordinates teams and integrates tools. This report can help your organization plan and execute effective UDM efforts. Read More

Comidor


Comidor is a Business Cloud Application Suite which offers Collaboration, Project Management and CRM-Finance functionalities. These functionalities are provided by three distinct, yet interconnected, modules. The Collaboration module offers: - Personal, Contact and Account Management - Communication Tools (Embedded Email, Messages, Chat, Video) - Calendar, Events, Tasks and Wikis - Personnel and Organization Chart - Document Management - Social Networking - Activity Steaming The Project Management module offers: - Planning (with Gantt Chart) - Requirements, Deliverables and Milestones - Scheduling and Task Assignment - Resources and Costing - “Project Echo” model (3-level workflow) - Dynamic Reporting, Graphs and KPIs - External users (third-party) The CRM-FI module offers: - Leads, Opportunities, Customers, Accounts Management - Product Catalog - Campaign Management - Expense, Income and Budget Analysis - Customized Graphs and Reports Comidor can be implemented on Cloud (public, private or hybrid) or on client’s premises.

external collaboration  Reporting, Graphs and KPIs- External users (third-party)The CRM-FI module offers:- Leads, Opportunities, Customers, Accounts Management- Product Catalog- Campaign Management- Expense, Income and Budget Analysis- Customized Graphs and ReportsComidor can be implemented on Cloud (public, private or hybrid) or on client’s premises. Read More