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Retail Technology Experiments at Metro AG
Last year, I had the pleasure of attending a Canadian retail conference where I was incredibly impressed by the presentation of Dr. Gerd Wolfram, the Managing

future cd dvd  has defined three major future retail industry trends: new forms of communications; better service; and real-time transparency. The organization thinks in terms of future and thus information technology has been defined as one of the company’s priorities. A very good demonstration of such forward thinking is The Metro Group Future Store Initiative , which is supposed to drive the national and international modernization process in retailing. The organization opened a new hypermarket in Töenisvorst,

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The EAM Software Evaluation Report is geared toward groups that need to analyze requirements for a system, which supports maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. This Software Evaluation Report includes criteria for comparing general computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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New Life for Dead Storage Technologies: Consumer-driven Optical Storage in the Data Center


While optical technology has become the default removable storage medium on the desktop (CD and DVD), in enterprise storage the evidence of failure is unmistakable. After fifteen years, optical technologies in the enterprise storage market account for only a fraction of 1 percent of enterprise storage hardware spending. There is a dramatically different future, however, for some optical storage subsystems.

future cd dvd  is a dramatically different future, however, for some optical storage subsystems. Read More

Compaq Streamlines Product Line


Compaq is simplifying its sometimes dizzying range of product offerings in its business desktop lines. This bodes well for their customers.

future cd dvd  supplier for the foreseeable future. However, other vendors should at least be evaluated, especially if your organization is planning other major systems deployments soon (e.g., Windows 2000). Few users are all that interested in chipset consolidation, unless it leads to common hard disk images that can be used to rebuild systems quickly. Current Compaq customers can expect deep discounts in soon-to-be discontinued DeskPro models that are more than adequate for most general business needs. Read More

Information Security 101: an Introduction to Being Compliant and Protecting Your Assets


E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for most businesses today. But by now many managers know that you shouldn’t stop at just implementing these tools and then going ahead, footloose and fancy-free, with using them. As with any other asset, you need to protect not just the

future cd dvd  to better predict potential future security breaches Want More Information about How to Find the Best Information Security Software for Your Needs? Visit Technology Evaluation Center’s (TEC’s) Information Security Evaluation Center to find out more benefits of implementing info security Find out about the ways firewall software can target your security needs Download sample request for proposal (RFP) templates for information security and firewall Read articles about information security by industry Read More

QAD Explore 2013: Veteran Vendor Ready to Tackle the Future


QAD is a candid ERP vendor catering to the complex needs of global manufacturing companies. Over the years, the vendor has delivered incremental enhancements as well as new capabilities to enhance its customers’ business. TEC’s P.J. Jakovljevic brings you QAD’s latest developments, and shows you how QAD’s products may also be useful for smaller start-ups in fields with many industry regulations, such as life sciences. Read the report.

future cd dvd  Ready to Tackle the Future QAD is a candid ERP vendor catering to the complex needs of global manufacturing companies. Over the years, the vendor has delivered incremental enhancements as well as new capabilities to enhance its customers’ business. TEC’s P.J. Jakovljevic brings you QAD’s latest developments, and shows you how QAD’s products may also be useful for smaller start-ups in fields with many industry regulations, such as life sciences. Read the report. Read More

The Automotive OEMs Might Soon Contract “BRAIN” Damage Part 2: The Future and User Recommendations


While business for BRAIN North America continues to be positive, developments in Germany will affect its future.

future cd dvd  Damage Part 2: The Future and User Recommendations The Automotive OEMs Might Soon Contract 'BRAIN' Damage Part 2: The Future and User Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - August 13, 2002 Event Summary While all eyes and ears have recently been on WorldCom 's bankruptcy, another insolvency under way is sending shockwaves throughout middle and lower tiers of automotive suppliers despite its insignificant financial magnitude in comparison to the WordCom's. On July 5, the board of BRAIN International AG , a Read More

The Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure


The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from technology lock-in and vendor dependency, to best solutions for customers, even if it means customers can use competitor products.

future cd dvd  Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure The Future For the Big Few vendors (primarily Oracle , SAP , and IBM) focusing on the technology lock-in of users will inevitably have to be replaced by focusing on delivering the best solution for the customer, even if it means using some components from competitors. The ultimate winner in the market will have to provide industry-specific solutions that solve essential problems that others cannot: deep domain experience coupled with industry-specific Read More

How to Transform Your Operations Today with the Technology of the Future


Radio frequency identification (RFID) is the most rapidly growing segment in today's automatic identification industry. The creation of the Auto-ID Electronic Product Code (EPC) Standard coupled with affordable RFID tag costs, and Wal-Mart's mandated adoption of the standard for all its suppliers, will drive rapid deployment. Learn how RFID will evolve as the cost and capability of deploying the system becomes more operationally feasible and economical, and of the benefits it will bring.

future cd dvd  the Technology of the Future Radio frequency identification (RFID) is the most rapidly growing segment in today's automatic identification industry. The creation of the Auto-ID Electronic Product Code (EPC) Standard coupled with affordable RFID tag costs, and Wal-Mart's mandated adoption of the standard for all its suppliers, will drive rapid deployment. Learn how RFID will evolve as the cost and capability of deploying the system becomes more operationally feasible and economical, and of the benefits it Read More

The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Part Two: Overcoming Obstacles to Success


This article explores the possibilities for the Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication and the obstacles to overcome to succeed.

future cd dvd  Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Part Two: Overcoming Obstacles to Success Introduction In Part One of this article, the possibilities for The Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today's multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication was discussed. It holds great promise as a way to strongly authenticate a user without the usual risks of dictionary attack(s) faced by other password-based authentication schemes. Obstacles To Acceptance Smart Read More

The Future for an E-sourcing Solutions Builder


TradeStone will introduce several planning capabilities that bind existing sourcing and order execution functionality, and featuring significant enhancements to the Finance and Logistics modules, with the idea of fostering rapid adoption and deployment across expanding supply chains.

future cd dvd  Future for an E-sourcing Solutions Builder The Upcoming Attractions 2006 has been (and will continue to be) a year of sustained packaging in terms of the marketing message, and for product and service enhancements and delivery for TradeStone Software , Inc . ( http://www.tradestonesoftware.com ), a provider of collaborative e-sourcing solutions for Global 2000 companies. Part Four of the series Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned . For information on TradeStone's history, Read More

Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 1: Disruptive Innovations


The TEC Vendor Challenge was in full swing last week, with a full slate of vendor demonstrations from Epicor, IBS, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, SAP, and VAI, as well as presentations and dynamic discussions. Aberdeen’s Bob Heaney, Pemeco’s Jonathan Gross, and I had a great time at the end of the first day talking about future trends in wholesale distribution.

future cd dvd  first day talking about future trends in wholesale distribution. The main trends that we see in this area can be categorized into three groups: disruptive innovations, outside-in omnichannel fulfillment and next-day delivery, and emerging technologies. This post recaps the insight garnered at the TEC Vendor Challenge about how disruptive innovations are changing the landscape of the wholesale distribution industry. I will look at additional trends and technologies in two future posts to follow. Wholesale Read More

How Is Regulatory Stress-testing Shaping the Future for Banks?


Out of the shortcomings exposed in banks’ traditional risk management processes during the recent global financial crisis comes the critical need for improvement. One particular high-profile risk management requirement is enterprise stress-testing, and it is subject to additional regulatory burdens and wider scrutiny. Stress-testing is moving the banking industry into more involved and invasive analysis. Find out how.

future cd dvd  Regulatory Stress-testing Shaping the Future for Banks? Out of the shortcomings exposed in banks’ traditional risk management processes during the recent global financial crisis comes the critical need for improvement. One particular high-profile risk management requirement is enterprise stress-testing, and it is subject to additional regulatory burdens and wider scrutiny. Stress-testing is moving the banking industry into more involved and invasive analysis. Find out how. Read More

Using Information to Drive Business Innovation: The Future of Data Management


In a highly competitive world, businesses seek differentiation based on the quality, range, and accessibility of their information assets. It’s not enough to simply capture and maintain the larger data categories and volumes that every organization encounters today. Instead, transforming all of this raw data into strategic superiority requires an information management infrastructure that satisfies essential prerequisites. Download this white paper to learn more.

future cd dvd  Drive Business Innovation: The Future of Data Management In a highly competitive world, businesses seek differentiation based on the quality, range, and accessibility of their information assets. It’s not enough to simply capture and maintain the larger data categories and volumes that every organization encounters today. Instead, transforming all of this raw data into strategic superiority requires an information management infrastructure that satisfies essential prerequisites. Download this white Read More

Enterprise Information Management: Tentative Past, Promising Future


Some four decades after early “data processing strategists” realized the importance of a comprehensive, manageable approach to truly integrated information, the typical organization is no closer to achieving those objectives. The question must be asked, then: will we ever achieve true, well-architected enterprise-scale information management? And if so, when? The answer (and the good news): probably—and soon.

future cd dvd  Management: Tentative Past, Promising Future Some four decades after early “data processing strategists” realized the importance of a comprehensive, manageable approach to truly integrated information, the typical organization is no closer to achieving those objectives. The question must be asked, then: will we ever achieve true, well-architected enterprise-scale information management? And if so, when? The answer (and the good news): probably—and soon. Read More

Predictive Analytics; the Future of Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) is evolving as it grows in popularity. Within BI, there is a shift from traditional analytics to predictive analytics, and predictive analytics is emerging as a distinct new software sector.

future cd dvd  Analytics; the Future of Business Intelligence Introduction The market is witnessing an unprecedented shift in business intelligence (BI), largely because of technological innovation and increasing business needs. The latest shift in the BI market is the move from traditional analytics to predictive analytics. Although predictive analytics belongs to the BI family, it is emerging as a distinct new software sector. Analytical tools enable greater transparency, and can find and analyze past and Read More