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Six Sigma for IT Service Level Management
Industry analysts, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), recently conducted research to understand how widespread the acceptance of Six Sigma is for managing

ford motor co operations strategy  GE, Dow Chemical, and Ford Motor Co. Six Sigma is a continuous improvement methodology-success in improving processes and meeting quality standards is done using mathematical measurements. The goal of Six Sigma qualified processes is to perform tasks better, faster, and at reduced cost. Sigma is nothing more than a unit of measure based on a letter in the Greek alphabet. It is used to measure how successful the process is in delivering defect- free work. While the measurement is done in defects per

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships in a Global Market


Survey data shows that companies want to improve their strategic business partnerships. Reflecting on lessons learned from past business relationships, 60 percent of respondents say that in future they’ll place more emphasis on developing personal relationships and setting expectations with business partners. Find out how these companies are creating collaborative networks that include business partners and consumers.

ford motor co operations strategy  Products in Pennsylvania, US-based Ford Motor Company and the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Solar Center. In this case, the AVRC and NCSU Solar Center were paid researchers under the federal contract, and we gained a lot of knowledge that will be put to use in future projects , Mr Dell says. Ford and Air Products donated their consulting time to the project, and gained some positive public relations , he says. Increasingly, companies are realising that while they need to try to attract talent Read More

Local Cloud ERP for Balkan Mining Operations


Local enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are often disadvantaged (sometimes fatally) when large ERP vendors enter their turfs with all their marketing might, but occasionally they can strike back. One such example would be Apollo, an e-business software solutions provider company. Apollo just won a cloud ERP deal with a brand new start-up.

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Automated Operations: Five Benefits for Your Organization


Automating computer operations can bring many benefits to your organization's IT management, such as cost reduction, and increases in productivity, availability, reliability, and performance, as well as improved service to end-users. However, implementing automation comes with potential issues—read this white paper to learn more about the benefits and challenges of operations automation solutions, and see tips for understanding, anticipating, and dealing with potential obstacles to realize the full benefits of automating your operations.

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IT Operations: Where the Rubber Meets the Road


Customers and users see the value of IT services only after they’re in operation. Unfortunately, preparation and due diligence doesn’t always mean that you end up providing the IT services those users are expecting. With the automotive industry used as an analogy, get key tips on how to better define and document IT operations design and transition—so ultimately, your customers and users get the services they demand.

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LeadTime Technology (LTT) and Lean Operations


Production lines and distribution centers have optimum target levels for leanness, but reaching these levels can be difficult. By implementing LeadTime Technology (LTT), manufacturers benefit from leaner inventories, greater customer service levels, and increased economic profit. Find out what the five most important points on LLT and lean operations are and how applying these tools can work to your advantage.

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Deliver Smarter Products and Services by Unifying Software Development and IT Operations


Unifying development and operations is a critical aspect of enabling a dynamic infrastructure—one that improves service, reduces cost, and manages risk to better meet the evolving challenges of today’s technology, application, and business environments. This white paper introduces a process and product framework to help organizations enable a more dynamic infrastructure for delivery of smarter products and services.

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Audit Your Message Strategy by Answering Three Questions


Most companies create a new marketing plan every 12 months. At the same time, they should audit their message strategy to stay on top of competitors’ marketing and to have confidence that they are delivering the right message to their market.

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High Efficiency in Manufacturing Operations


It can be very challenging for manufacturers to both drive efficiency gains and then translate these gains to bottom line results. This paper examines what is driving manufacturers to focus on creating more efficient manufacturing operations; identifies the mix of strategies, business capabilities, and technology enablers that are most likely to ensure long-term success; and ends with specific recommendations for success.

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Yanacocha: A Model Mine in Operations and Mining Management


Achieving operational excellence is fundamental for Yanacocha, the largest gold producer in South America. In 1999, Yanacocha decided it needed an online system linking its principal management areas (operations, maintenance, logistics, finance, and human resources), in order to optimize efficiency in administering its assets. It turned to Mincom Ellipse as its corporate management system, allowing standardization of its operations worldwide.

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Strategy Companion


Founded in 2001 and now with over 1,600 customers, Strategy Companion is a privately-held Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Microsoft Gold Certified Business Intelligence partner. Our global headquarters are located in Irvine, California and we have regional offices in China, Taiwan, and the UK. Our global partner network provides sales, service, and support for customers worldwide.

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Virtualization Strategy for Midsized Businesses


In these challenging times, midsized businesses need to simplify IT infrastructure and reduce costs. Yet, with diverse storage, server, and network requirements—as well as limited physical space to store and manage systems—they have few options. Discover how virtualization can offer small and midsized businesses significant benefits—not simply in server consolidation, but also with affordable business continuity.

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Importance of the Right Pricing Strategy


Pricing initiatives are complex and difficult to implement, and need a thorough understanding of cost and related data. Most organizations turn to external pricing strategy consultants who, more often than not, steer them in the wrong direction. Rather than turning to these external consultants, organizations can follow certain steps to keep the task of pricing in-house. Find out what they are.

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Aligning information technology (IT) with corporate strategy is key to maximizing the business impact of IT investments. Tree Top's structured process of reviewing proposed IT investments will allow an enterprise to understand this alignment, and prioritize investments.

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