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IT Governance: Maximizing the Business Investment
Implementing information technology (IT) governance means using a structure of relationships and processes to direct an organization. Some project portfolio

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Vista HRMS


PDS’s human resources management system (HRMS), Vista HRMS is a Web-based suite of human resources (HR), payroll, benefits, employee self-service, and reporting components. It includes functionality for both position and employee management, as well as cross-border capabilities for managing US and Canadian employees in a single database. PDS supports SQLServer and Oracle databases, using the .NET framework.      

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Growing Small Business F.J. Westcott Gets Help with ERP Software Selection from TEC


F.J. Westcott, a photographic equipment distributor based in Toledo, Ohio (US), recently discovered its legacy system could no longer keep up with its growing business. However, Westcott realized it needed to do its homework before jumping into the purchase of a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Company executives, including chief financial officer (CFO) Jeff Cohen, did just that by attending an ERP Vendor Shootout moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). These biannual events are intended to simplify the ERP selection process for companies with manufacturing, distribution, and project-oriented requirements, by hosting top ERP packages demonstrations side by side. Westcott found TEC's comprehensive and structured software evaluation and selection methodology could determine which, out of the hundreds of ERP systems on the market, was the best-fit for its evolving business.

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LMS Can Help Regulate Good Ethical Practices


When we talk about the benefits of learning management systems (LMS), training and employee competency usually come to mind. For that reason, LMS is often considered a less-than vital business activity (since it doesn’t address “core” business issues). Add to that the fact that nobody really enjoys training, and you’ve got a recipe for, well, no LMS. However, when it comes to compliance issues

flowcharts cohen sutherland  Can Help Regulate Good Ethical Practices When we talk about the benefits of learning management systems (LMS), training and employee competency usually come to mind. For that reason, LMS is often considered a less-than vital business activity (since it doesn’t address “core” business issues). Add to that the fact that nobody really enjoys training, and you’ve got a recipe for, well, no LMS. However, when it comes to compliance issues—that bugbear of service industries—you may find you Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part One: Event Summary


By recently acquiring ACCPAC International and Softline, the Sage Group continues to round out by annexation. It currently still has the largest geographic coverage in the lower-end of the mid-market.

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Ambitious Plans and Promises: An Enterprise Software Vendor’s Open Course of Action


Infor has met several of its objectives with Infor Open SOA. The vendor has managed to resolve inherited customer retention issues, move forward with “green” and corporate social responsibility initiatives, and even has a viable new product version to offer Baan users.

flowcharts cohen sutherland  (using Microsoft Visio -like flowcharts) and navigate enterprise business processes, organizations, and events, and then automatically configure the product. IBM Global Services Joins the Fray Given the above developments, it is not too surprising that a worldwide reseller agreement between Infor and IBM has been made, in which the companies will deliver complete business solutions that address the needs of discrete manufacturers worldwide. As explained in a September 2007 press release by Infor, through Read More

ATM Machines Hacked in Moscow


Recently Moscow's ATMs have fallen victim to cyberfraud. How does ATM hacking take place? Has it happened in the United States? What can you do to safeguard against ATM hacking?

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Information Builders Did It iWay


Information Builders plans to spin off its middleware technology group (which develops and supports the EDA middleware product) into a new wholly owned subsidiary named iWay Software. The move is supposed to allow Information Builders (IBI) to concentrate on the WebFocus and Focus business intelligence products, while allowing iWay to handle e-business integration.

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It's the Aftermarket Service, Stupid! (Part I)


Regardless of the economic environment (and sentiments), I always think of the opportunity within the aftermarket service and support as a profitable, high-margin and customer-captive business, and yet, still underserved. General Electric (GE) would be the proverbial example of a company that has focused on aftermarket opportunities, going so far as to call itself a "services" company as opposed

flowcharts cohen sutherland  s the Aftermarket Service, Stupid! (Part I) Regardless of the economic environment (and sentiments), I always think of the opportunity within the aftermarket service and support as a profitable, high-margin and customer-captive business, and yet, still underserved. General Electric (GE) would be the proverbial example of a company that has focused on aftermarket opportunities, going so far as to call itself a services company as opposed to a products company. GE indeed, starting with Jack Welch’s Read More

The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 1


The business process management (BPM) market is sizzling hot, with Gartner Dataquest estimating its compound annual growth rate (CAGR) at 13 percent in 2009. In fact, almost all leading BPM vendors have been buzzing about their unprecedented growth and profitability, especially amidst the ongoing economic drought. It is truly difficult to argue against the need for companies from all walks of

flowcharts cohen sutherland  paper (a bunch of flowcharts ) must be deployable, usable, and maintainable in production. Business processes are about dynamics (or business agility, if you will) and a drawn flowchart is anything but dynamic. On the other hand, the purely integration-centric approach of providing a way for software to communicate and execute automated workflow to accomplish discrete tasks via integration and process orchestration is not nirvana either. Many other vendors might mean that BPM is an effective way for us Read More

CPR on BPR: Practical Guidelines for Successful Business Process Analysis


Part 2 of a series on Business Process Reengineering: Long Live Business Process Reengineering. In this Part, we discuss some practical steps for actually performing business process analysis and fostering change in your company.

flowcharts cohen sutherland  Advantages to doing As-Is Flowcharts: People see the whole process, often for the first time Problem areas become easily visible People can vent about parts of the process that frustrate them People begin to offer improvement ideas after frustrations and problems are identified. The problems point to which process redesign principles are not being used Creates a shared understanding This phase produces definitions of customers and their performance expectations, processes, and performance measures; Read More

Your Guide to Enterprise Software Selection: Part One


Enterprise software selection is a risky undertaking for any organization. Find out how you can reduce the risk with a best-practice approach to assessment, evaluation, and selection—and learn how to reduce the time and cost involved in choosing the right solution.

flowcharts cohen sutherland  and workflow descriptions and flowcharts to visually illustrate each step within any of the processes, subprocesses, and activities. This can result in “mountains” of information that are difficult to manipulate or store in an understandable manner when using such traditional methods as spreadsheets or Word documents. In fact, this task is sometimes so insurmountable that it's often the step where a selection process comes to a screeching halt. However, this daunting task can be accomplished faster Read More

Requirements Definition For Package Implementations


How do you go about defining the requirements of large package systems, particularly those with the all-encompassing scope of ERP, EAM, and CRM software, and still satisfy the needs to the project team, the user community, and executive management? It’s a balancing act rivaling the circus performer trying to keep all of the plates spinning at once. While it is difficult to say one aspect of a project plan is more important than another, accurately and completely defining the needs to be fulfilled by the software is critical to the overall success of the implementation and the longevity of software. This article outlines a logical process for defining the requirements and keeping the plates spinning.

flowcharts cohen sutherland  if existing documentation or flowcharts are available, this information can be put to good use. However, the currency of this information must be validated. Regardless, and assuming on the availability of the process experts, multiple and iterative white board sessions are a valuable technique to flush out the process flows. For example, in the manufacturing process, the experts would describe: How are raw materials allocated How are resources selected and scheduled How is the routing determined How Read More

SaaS Buyer's Guide for Wholesale and Distribution


SaaS, despite its phenomenal popularity, is certainly not one-size-fits-all. You need to consider decision criteria such as fit, return on investment, and risk. Learn how SaaS works, who the major vendors are, how SaaS can help your business grow, and how to find the SaaS solution that’s right for you. It’s all in this comprehensive SaaS Buyer’s Guide for Wholesale and Distribution from TEC and SupplyChainBrain.

flowcharts cohen sutherland  Buyer's Guide for Wholesale and Distribution TEC specializes in impartial and quantifiable software selection. Our unique Web-based technology allows us to deliver a variety of software evaluation and selection services online, and to deliver results in far less time than traditional consulting engagements. Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Resources Related to SaaS Buyer's Guide for Wholesale and Distribution : Software as a Service (SaaS) (Wikipedia) Wholesale (Wikipedia) SaaS Buyer's Guide Read More

The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog series started a lengthy discussion about the value proposition and parts-and-parcels of business process management (BPM), with an ensuing focus on Pegasystems (also known as Pega) as one of the leading BPM suite providers. Part 2 then analyzed in depth the vendor’s ability to help business users capture (and then realize) business objectives and intent, while Part 3 focused

flowcharts cohen sutherland  businesses through procedure documents, flowcharts, instruction manuals, etc. Nearly all programming languages (e.g., COBOL , C++ , Java, etc.) are procedurally based. The “Pro” in “Pro-Dex” describes how Pega’s Process Commander rules engine captures and automates procedural elements using friendly forms and user constructs that support agility. But businesses are also driven by declarative process executions. The “Dex” in the “Pro-Dex” approach is accomplished by declaring how we Read More