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CPQ Pioneer FPX Becomes Cloud CRM and ERP Go-to Vendor
TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close look at FPX, formerly known as Firepond, a pioneer in CPQ software that automates the sales process for

go no go proposal  into smart solutions. The goal is to provide companies with capabilities that no other peer vendor can match at this time (predictive analytics are still largely sold as standalone solutions).

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How To Write a Winning Proposal


Your proposal should prove your case, and motivate the client to buy your services or applications. But all too often, reading a proposal is almost as painfully difficult as writing one. So what are the secrets of truly successful proposal-writing?

go no go proposal  For example, if we go to a new dry cleaner in our neighborhood, and they end up losing a couple of our shirts or blouses and are rude to us, we'd have to be masochists to go back. It may be that they are normally very efficient and polite, and a combination of circumstances conspired to produce a negative impression on us. But we'll never know. We'll never go back. Research indicates that the primacy principle is so strong that it takes at least seven positive experiences to overcome a first negative Read More

That’s No Ordinary RFI-Why BPM and the TEC RFI Are So Important to Your Software Selection Project


If you’re currently involved with your company’s software selection and implementation project, then I’m sure you can appreciate how difficult this process is. From figuring out what you want your new system to accomplish, to “go-live”—and everything in between—enterprise software selection is no easy feat. In fact, it can be downright grueling. To start your software selection project off on

go no go proposal  business), it’s time to go after some vendors to see what they have to offer and how well they can support your business processes. Sending your prioritized RFI to a long list of vendors and gathering their responses could take several months. Do you have that kind of time? Probably not. TEC has developed a structured methodology that, within a complex selection project, narrows down the list of potential vendors to only those that match your business model, priorities, and special requirements. How? Read More

Creating a Business from a Project


Many software services companies are not able to turn their individual project successes into a line of business that brings in additional revenue streams. At the root of this is the simplistic assumption that "if you build, they will come."

go no go proposal  the time! Others don't go beyond a case study of the specific project they have been working on. Such case studies are full of expressions so specific to that specific customer that they have very little appeal to other prospective customers. For a project to grow into a line of business, it is important for the practice to craft a go-to-market strategy that is followed by effective presales activities. This is comprised of the following stages: Offering Development The LOB team scans the technology area Read More

Implications and Attitudes As the Andersen's Split under the ICC Ruling: Consulting To Go for a Name Change


Andersen Consulting has had a running battle with Arthur Andersen and Andersen Worldwide over Arthur Andersen's encroachment on the management and technology consulting firm's space. The win on August 7 releases Andersen Consulting from all its obligations, turning it into an independent company, with the slight stipulation of a name change.

go no go proposal  ICC Ruling: Consulting To Go for a Name Change E. Robins - August 31, 2000 Event Summary Andersen Consulting was set up in 1989 to more effectively split technology consulting from the tax and audit accounting component. Andersen Worldwide (AWSC) was intended to coordinate the activities of the two firms, and ensure they did not cross paths, AWSC was a follow on from the Andersen Worldwide Organization which had been in existence since 1977 to coordinate the Tax / Audit division of Arthur Andersen with Read More

Internationalization Services: Should You Go It Alone when Going Global?


If your firm is anticipating a steady stream of localization (“l10n”) projects in the near future, you’ve inevitably confronted the question of how to streamline and reduce the cost of such efforts. For technology firms with significant software components, the answer is often internationalization. Learn how to decide whether to farm out internationalization tasks to expert service providers or to keep the job in-house.

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Managing Platform Transition from Novell NetWare to Microsoft Windows


Novell has made it clear to its NetWare customers that they must begin planning for transition. However, there is no guarantee that its customers will stay the Novell course. Few observers would disagree that many of those transitioning from NetWare will be moving to Microsoft. But operating system platform changes are no picnic—even in the most standard of environments.

go no go proposal  Platform Transition from Novell NetWare to Microsoft Windows Novell has made it clear to its NetWare customers that they must begin planning for transition. However, there is no guarantee that its customers will stay the Novell course. Few observers would disagree that many of those transitioning from NetWare will be moving to Microsoft. But operating system platform changes are no picnic—even in the most standard of environments. Read More

How to Start and Finish a No-fail Project, Part 1: Fighting Internal Resistance


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Lean Enterprise Development in Complex Engineer to Order Companies


Maintaining a competitive advantage is paramount, no matter what business you operate within. Engineer-to-order (ETO) companies that produce complex products, usually in low volumes, and with project control techniques, are no exception. A lean enterprise involves the reduction or elimination of any activity that does not add value to a customer. In order to effectively utilize lean, lean concepts must be taken from the manufacturing floor and used thorough the ETO enterprise. This paper demonstrates how IFS applications supports the principles of developing a lean enterprise for ETO organizations. It demonstrates how process improvements apply equally to office-based functions, manufacturing, installation, and service activities.

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E-Cash Rollout Replaces Amex


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go no go proposal  Is the Health of My Project? We all know about the three monkeys: See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. But as project managers, we need to control our projects. In order to do this, we must ignore the advice of the three monkeys. We need to see the potential for cost overruns, hear about the risks, and speak about the likelihood of failure. Read More

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go no go proposal  While no advertiser is going to get caught buying hits instead of impressions today, until the sites of your competitors are audited there's no way to know how accurate the numbers they provide to advertisers are. So sales and marketing folk may have different levels of interest from the IT staff in pruning the numbers down to the absolute minimum. Most sites use commercial traffic reporting products or services. While these are certainly appropriate for use on a regular basis, we recommend that sites Read More

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