X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 flip flop words


What's Ahead for Users on the Enterprise Infrastructure Battlefront?
The battle between Oracle, Microsoft, SAP, and IBM goes far beyond applications -- it goes right into the technology stack or the enterprise infrastructure. As

flip flop words  a general guardedness to flip-flop positions, (as seen in the US' recent presidential election). We also see increased activity in the vendor community, as competing vendors use these consolidation to replace existing systems with their products. However, for both users and vendors, what does the efforts by these replacement vendors mean? Acquisitions have been, and will be, a constant occurrence in the future, and it might not be justifiable to jump ship every time one occurs. Replacing ERP systems is

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » flip flop words

ERP Showdown-Round 2! Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO


I'm Dylan Persaud, senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Due to the overwhelming response to our first ERP Showdown, we're pleased to present another head-to-head discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) comparison. Here, then, is ERP Showdown, Round 2!—featuring Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO.

flip flop words  accounting software,accounting software comparison,accounting software small business,accounting softwares,accounting system,best erp software,best erp system,best erp systems,compare erp software,compare erp systems,erp software,erp software companies,erp software comparison,erp software for manufacturing,erp software market Read More

Can Software Help Employees Enjoy their Workdays (more)? - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series described the genesis and current state of affairs of Workday – a novel company that was founded in March 2005 and launched in November 2006 by two great IT minds and PeopleSoft alumni: Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri. Part 2 of this series then got under the hood and analyzed Workday’s secret sauce: its object-oriented and in-memory database (IMDB) and definitional

flip flop words   Read More

Microsoft’s Underlying Platform Parts for Enterprise Applications: Somewhat Explained - Part 3


Part 2 of this blog series analyzed Microsoft platform parts that are slated for shared use within the Microsoft Dynamics family of products. Particular attention was given to Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint, and parts of Microsoft .NET Framework. What About Visualization and User Interface (UI) Technologies? However, what has somewhat intrigued me is Microsoft’s not-so-vocal touting and

flip flop words   Read More

BI Showdown Becomes a Firing Squad


Sometimes you don’t want to read the glowing pros or vicious cons about how vendors address 1433 separate business intelligence software criteria. I think it was for those times that my colleagues came up with the idea of writing a short type of report (the vendor showdown) that graphically demonstrates how different enterprise products stack up, based on a few key high-level criteria. The

flip flop words   Read More

How to Alienate Your Reader: Jargon, Buzzwords, Lingo, and Gobbledygook


This Is For All Us Writers Out There: Oh, and All Us Readers Too! Do you ever feel like you need a jargon buster just to understand what some companies are saying about their software products? I know I’ve needed one, and often still do. I am a content writer and editor for TEC and the learning curve was pretty steep when I started. I mean what is functionality, scalability, dynamic lead

flip flop words   Read More

What I Hate About HTML5, Multi-Tenancy, and Context-Aware Computing


The terms HTML5, multi-tenancy, and context-aware computing are often-used technology buzzwords representing the current megatrends of mobility, the cloud, and data in enterprise software. Read on to learn the story behind these buzz-words and what to watch out for in your enterprise software research.

flip flop words  HTML5, multi-tenancy, context-aware, WM, workforce management, ViryaNet white paper, buzzword, cloud trends, data trends, mobility trends, mobile trends Read More

Your ERP Selection Challenge: Sage vs. Microsoft


Sometimes a tier-two vendor knocks off one of the giants. Your turn to tell me why... Every now and then I like to spend a few hours putting myself squarely in the shoes of someone who’s selecting an ERP system, this time by using the Discrete ERP Evaluation Center to compare discrete ERP software. Here’s how I responded to the Discrete ERP Evaluation Center questionnaire (click

flip flop words   Read More

Microsoft .NET-managed Code Enablement: Examples and Challenges


Intuitive, Visibility, and Epicor offer .NET Framework-managed code products, but their "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" mindset might work against them unless they can prove higher value propositions, such as new, more quickly developed vertical functionality.

flip flop words  ERP,enterprise resource planning,Microsoft,.Net,.Net Framework,.Net enablement,Web services,IT architecture,.NET compatibility,SOA,service-oriented architecture,Intuitive,VISIBILITY.net,Epicor Read More

Quote-to-order: New Ingredients in the Recipe for Success


Quote-to-order (Q2O) systems can address the increasing demand for personalized and customized products. Complex product specification, quoting, and ordering processes—as well as the software applications catering to those processes—can benefit from the use of the Web, collaboration tools, and lean thinking.

flip flop words  : e-business,e-commerce,customer relationship management,CRM,lead-to-order,configuration management,price management,quote management,quotation management,product configuration,pricing,quoting,quote-to-order,Q2O,B2B Read More

Atlas Pipeline Selects IFS Applications


IFS’ win streak continued with Atlas Pipeline Mid-Continent Holdings, LLC (“Atlas Pipeline”), active in gathering and processing natural gas for transportation to commercial, industrial, and residential markets, recently choosing IFS Applications as its new enterprise solution. The oil and gas industry is one of IFS’ core markets. Based on a single product line, IFS Applications delivers component

flip flop words   Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Two: Dealing With the Federal Government


Federal contracts can often be fraught with legal snares for the unseasoned providers.

flip flop words  a guide to the project management body of knowledge,a guide to the project management body of knowledge pmbok,bid on government contracts,bidding on government contracts,certification project management,certification project management professional,construction project management,degree project management,earned value,earned value analysis,earned value calculation,earned value formula,earned value management,earned value management system,earned value management systems Read More

IBM Taking on Sun in Web Infrastructure?


IBM has decided to take on Sun in the Internet infrastructure arena. What do they bring to the table? And who will win the war of words?

flip flop words  ibm,ibm sun,Web Infrastructure,Web server,infrastructure market,Network Solutions,Sun system,IBM RS/6000 S80,ibm software strategy,Web infrastructure area,Monterey project,rs 6000,Java standards group,Java initiatives Read More

ERP Vendor to Client: "You Incompetent and Clueless Fools"


The backstory: a lawsuit filed in 2008 by Alabama pet food maker Sunshine Mills over a Ross Systems ERP implementation. Fast-forward to December 3, 2010, when an Alabama jury awarded Sunshine Mills $61 million (USD) in damages ($45 million of which were punitive). From CIO.com's article about the verdict, quoting Sunshine Mills attorney Daniel McDowell: Ross Systems handled the

flip flop words   Read More