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Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 1
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Managing Product Innovation


Inadequacies at the front end of the product development process is one of the leading causes of product failure for consumer products companies. Many companies thus make ill-informed decisions that turn into costly mistakes. The challenge is to establish a front-end process that nurtures profitable innovation and maximizes portfolio value in light of resource constraints, portfolio balance, and strategic alignment.

getthere  with customer needs and get new products to market quickly. The truth is, the front end of the product development process can be derailed by many factors and can go off the track at any stage. Let's take a closer look at these failings and see how the process breaks down. Lack of Accessible Information The very beginning of the product development process ' before any ideas are evaluated ' is information intensive. The drive is on to gather as many insights and ideas as possible from all relevant Read More

A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


A response to trends in the open source software market comes this time from relative newcomer provider xTuple. This vendor’s footprint isn’t entirely in the open source door, however, with OpenMFG, its commercially licensed solution with an open source infrastructure.

getthere  arrangement, partners and customers get full source code, and any subsequent enhancements flow into the base product to which xTuple maintains and claims the intellectual property rights. Having been referred to on occasion as a quasi–open source provider, xTuple points out it has never claimed that the OpenMFG Edition is fully open source (the vendor knows enough about that clique-y and somewhat snobbish world to be very careful with its choice of words and definitions). Yet the company believes Read More

Workforce Diversity: Meeting the Challenges Head On


Diversity is an important part of the change that today’s businesses are experiencing. Many organizations are working on an international level and, as such, need to understand the meaning of diversity when managing an increasingly growing and diverse group of people. Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) analyst Sherry Fox looks at how just two of the dimensions of diversity—age and ethnicity—can affect your business.

getthere  age groups, organizations can get a better understanding of their diverse workforce. Baby Boomers —those born between 1946 and 1964. This group is often portrayed as having generated optimism and is committed to career and education. Generation X (Gen X) —those born between 1965 and 1981. This group grew up in an era of emerging technology and is considered to be very autonomous. Generation Y (Gen Y) —also known as Millennials. Born between 1982 and 1995, this group may turn out to be the most Read More

From Local to Hosted: The Story of One Company’s Migration to On-demand ERP


Here’s the inside story on how an international manufacturer using a traditional, local enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution shifted gears to end up with an on-demand, remotely hosted ERP system. It wasn’t the change the company originally intended, but the benefits proved too overwhelming to resist.

getthere  is that when we get an order from customer “x,” we know customer “x” has these types of parameters he's requiring that allow us to go in and use the search engine that NetSuite designed to say these are the parameters we want, or the range of parameters we want, and go find the cartons that would fill that need. So it's a little bit of a complication as far as making sure again that our certain parameter that's important to the customer—he needs this within this range—that this customer gets Read More

Managing Product Innovation


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