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Technology Strategies for Integrated Business Planning: A Benchmark Report
Leading research finds that the top pressures for improving sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes include rising customer order fill rate expectations,

fill rate  include rising customer order fill rate expectations, shrinking profit margins, and customer retention challenges. However, current S&OP processes are failing to alleviate these pressures. Is your company on the wrong side of the industry benchmark? Learn what steps your company should take before it’s too late.

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ROI Systems MANAGE-s Well Past 2000 Part 1: Recent Developments


ROI Systems' strategy in terms of enhancing its MANAGE 2000 product and its geographic coverage has apparently been paying off, which comes as a welcome news these days when many of its peers that have traditionally touted more glitzy products are facing the moment of truth. Its recent solid financial performance puts the company in the position of being able to move forward with its plans for further needed product enhancements, staffing expansion and company growth, at a time when many of its peers continue to struggle.

fill rate  ROI Systems' resources to fill critical roles as partners learn the capabilities of the application. These expansion aspirations came hand in hand with an impressive financial performance given the current economic milieu. On February 25, ROI Systems reported profitability for the year 2001. Results of ROI's fiscal year ending December 31, 2001 reportedly show a dramatic increase in profitability over fiscal year 2000 . The statements could not be supported with concrete figures owing to the company's Read More

SAP Lowers Revenue Expectations


Business applications vendor PeopleSoft took aim at the customer relationship management (CRM) market on October 11 as it announced plans to buy Vantive, a maker of CRM software. The stock-for-stock deal, valued at $433 million, gives PeopleSoft a comprehensive electronic-business solution designed to help companies attract, serve, retain, and analyze their customers, a PeopleSoft spokesman said.

fill rate  SAP APO: Will it Fill the Gap? , September 2nd, 1999). Third, the problems that some users experienced in early versions of some SAP vertical solutions (See TEC News Analysis article: SAP Sets up Apparel and Footwear Team ), and the bad reputation for protracted and costly implementations in the past, had its share in contributing to SAP's lackluster 1999 performance. User Recommendations SAP's current hardships do not change the statement in our SAP note (See TEC Technology Note: SAP AG - ERP Leader Read More

Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial


Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the "quantity of one" (i.e., through the so-called mixed-model production), while keeping inventories to a minimum and shortening cycle times in order to quickly fill customer orders.

fill rate  shortening cycle times to fill customer orders quickly. In particular, flow manufacturing leverages mathematical tools to automate some of the aspects of lean manufacturing. For example, a mathematical model corresponds daily production with actual demand, defines line designs to allow materials to flow at a steady rate to meet that demand, and uses proper sequencing to improve throughput. The idea is to synchronize product assembly to make each like product unit at a consistent rate and meet the Read More

SciQuest Acquires Assets of Spend Radar (and Rounds Out Its Spend Management Suite)


Now that Emptoris and Ariba are gone as independent spend management software suite vendors (acquired by IBM and SAP respectively), is SciQuest trying to take their place? The company may indeed have those aspirations, based on its 2011 acquisition of AECsoft for Supplier Information Management (SIM), Supplier Diversity, and Sourcing Technology, and the recent 2012 acquisition of Upside Software

fill rate  will still have to fill out its burgeoning portfolio, and it will take time to integrate the offerings effectively. There are some indications that AECsoft was “a bag of spanners,” which SciQuest is still grappling with. Still, I think that Spend Radar will be a great fit owing to its similar culture. This is not necessarily a game-changer move, but rather a great and sensible bolt-on. Spend Radar is a relatively good cloud-based company—it has a solid traditional model and business, and sizeable Read More

Ensuring 802.11n and 802.11a/b/g Compatibility


WLAN administrators will certainly appreciate 802.11n’s backward compatibility with their existing STAs. But at what price this compatibility? There’s no doubt that 802.11n delivers significant improvements—but just how much of this improvement is actualized when coexistence and protection mechanisms are in use? Download this white paper for a detailed look at the impact of coexistence on 802.11n data rate and throughput.

fill rate  802.11n and 802.11a/b/g Compatibility WLAN administrators will certainly appreciate 802.11n’s backward compatibility with their existing STAs. But at what price this compatibility? There’s no doubt that 802.11n delivers significant improvements—but just how much of this improvement is actualized when coexistence and protection mechanisms are in use? Download this white paper for a detailed look at the impact of coexistence on 802.11n data rate and throughput. Read More

A Made2Manage Systems Customer Profile: The Story of Chemtech Plastics Inc.


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TEC Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto


According to Gartner, 70 percent of IT projects fail or fall short of expectations. With the SMB market spending over $400 billion (USD) annually, event attendees targeting this immense market were most responsive to TEC's stated objective of assisting SMBs in complex evaluations of enterprise software.

fill rate  Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto TEC Presents Software Evaluation Methodology at Gartner's Small Business Vision Event in Toronto Montreal, May 29, 2006 MONTREAL - May 29, 2006 - According to Gartner, 70 percent of IT projects fail or fall short of expectations. With the SMB market spending over $400 billion (USD) annually, event attendees targeting this immense market were most responsive to TEC's stated objective of assisting SMBs in complex Read More

Revionics Opens New Office in Austin, Texas


Apparently, retailers are now aggressively adopting demand-based science and optimization technology to personalize and localize pricing, promotions, assortments, and space. Revionics seems to be benefiting from this trend. This is a greenfield opportunity as most retailers today are still using pesky spreadsheets or basic planning tools. With that being said, there is always competition, such as

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Microsoft to Acquire Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions


Microsoft is acquiring Blue Horseshoe's Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions as part of a collaboration agreement announced yesterday. Both the WAX and TRAX solutions are products within Blue Horseshoe’s Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX. The solutions provide embedded industry-specific functionality directly into Microsoft’s Dynamic AX architecture.

fill rate  to Acquire Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions Microsoft is acquiring Blue Horseshoe's Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions as part of a collaboration agreement announced yesterday. Both the WAX and TRAX solutions are products within Blue Horseshoe’s Supply Chain Suite for Dynamics AX. The solutions provide embedded industry-specific functionality directly into Microsoft’s Dynamic AX architecture. This technology will help Microsoft a Read More

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Meet Sage Inventory Advisor in the Cloud


Sage recently announced the general availability of Sage Inventory Advisor, a new cloud forecasting and planning solution that integrates with Sage enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to provide companies with a daily diagnostic of inventory, reduce time spent on forecasts, and resolve the optimal investment required to achieve target fill rates. As a cloud-based subscription service, Sage

fill rate  required to achieve target fill rates. As a cloud-based subscription service, Sage Inventory Advisor should be fast to implement and accessible via a Web browser and on mobile devices. To help inform product design, Sage recently surveyed its customers to understand the magnitude of the problem of inventory. The vendor found that stock-outs, excess inventory, and time and effort to calculate reorder quantities were the highest concerns for its customers, since the cost of inventory impacts the bottom Read More

PacketController Net Neutrality QoS


This white paper describes PacketController’s net neutrality methodology. Through PacketController's automatic TCP rate-limiting technology, it does not matter what the traffic is, or if it's encrypted, as the algorithms at this level fundamentally work per subscriber. Should there be any unidentified traffic (and there will always be unidentified trafic), PacketController's unique fair allocation of bandwidth automatically ensures fairness across the network and ensures no one subscriber gets an unfair share of bandwidth.The paper also describes the typical process to implement PacketController in ISP environment to manage bandwidth investment and increase network performance. Download now.

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Presently, software estimation is considered to be an art rather than a science. At the heart of this perception is the lack of understanding of the concept of "productivity." This article attempts to provide insight into the concept of productivity.

fill rate  the stated requirements and fulfill customer expectations. The architecture must be compatible with the current technologies, and the design documented in such a way that the programmers understand and deliver a product that conforms to the original specifications of the user. Quite a few alternatives exist, and with software design being a key and strategic activity, errors here have serious consequences. Coding — developing software code that conforms to the design and that is as failure-free as Read More

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