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Palm to Give Developers a Leg Up
Palm, Inc. announced a new initiative to help designers and developers increase the quantity and speed of bringing Palm-based products to market.

handheld apps  lead over Microsoft in handheld devices (both hardware and OS). However, we don't believe any Microsoft competitor has an insurmountable lead - witness the current market positions of Netscape and Internet Explorer - and Microsoft's history shows it rarely, if ever, gives up when it wants a particular market or segment. Competition from Microsoft notwithstanding, we view this as a smart move by Palm. A key way to get hardware and software developers to design for your product is to make it as easy as

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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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ToolsGroup-Going Back to Its SCP Roots


What has ToolsGroup, the expert in demand-driven SCP, been doing to address demand and supply variability? Read P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how ToolsGroup has developed sophisticated software that analyzes demand history across multiple dimensions, enabling companies to obtain more accurate forecasts and inventory targets for driving outstanding customer-service levels with less global inventory in their supply chains.

handheld apps  We don’t offer a handheld supply chain optimizer yet, but maybe someday. The one I will focus on here is sense & respond, because we offer a unique contribution, taking a very different approach than any other SCP vendor that we know of. We promote a highly automated approach to SCP that we call “Powerfully Simple.” “Powerfully Simple” is based on the concept that systems are more effective if they are smarter, with manual effort kept to a minimum and planners able to take a low-touch approach. Read More

Secure Mobile ERP-Is It Possible?


Mobile devices are the workstation of the future—the new normal. Today’s organizations need to support mobile devices, whether this means adapting current enterprise solutions or evaluating new enterprise solutions. But this presents new security challenges. Read this article to discover how information technology (IT) departments can collaborate with end users to find a balance between control and access.

handheld apps  ends up on a handheld device. The realities of the mobile device user experience and connectivity means that native apps are the most intuitive and desirable way to work on mobile devices. The rate at which native apps are being produced specifically for the different mobile platforms versus traditional Web applications being optimized for mobile devices makes it apparent that this is the way enterprise application end users will be working. While IT may have to relinquish some control over which mobile Read More

How One Distributor Played Wal-Mart's Distribution Game-And Won


As a supplier to Wal-Mart, appliance manufacturer Haier America was required to implement a radio frequency identification (RFID) tagging system. To satisfy this requirement and to keep costs to a minimum, Haier needed a solution that would seamlessly integrate with its current enterprise resource planning (ERP) application. That’s why it turned to a custom-designed modification package. But was it enough for Wal-Mart?

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What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


April 2011 saw the merger of Epicor and Activant Solutions to create a global leader in business software solutions. TEC principal analyst P. J. Jakovljevic sits down with CMO John Hiraoka to discuss the opportunities and challenges created by the merger and the potential synergy of the combined company, Epicor Software Corporation, to grow a wide range of products and industries, a very ambitious yet difficult-to-realize strategy.

handheld apps  the move, such as handheld devices and manufacturing execution system (MES). Epicor mobile solutions are robust field applications for wireless remote access, such as Epicor Mobile Field Service and Epicor Mobile Sales Assistant. Epicor Everywhere solutions provide Web access and updates on the go, powered by the Epicor Everywhere Framework and delivered by Epicor Mobile Access. PJ : Given a lesser-known nature of Activant’s solutions globally, can you please describe the major functionality and Read More

PROS Inc.’s New Mission-“Big Data” Sales & Marketing Apps


PROS has traditionally been a leader of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, allowing companies to improve financial performance and improve their entire business agility. The vendor is now shifting its strategy and diving into the big data apps business. See how PROS is leveraging its pricing expertise to help companies find new ways to turn big data into actionable insights and improved sales effectiveness.

handheld apps  Inc.’s New Mission-“Big Data” Sales & Marketing Apps PROS has traditionally been a leader of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, allowing companies to improve financial performance and improve their entire business agility. The vendor is now shifting its strategy and diving into the big data apps business. See how PROS is leveraging its pricing expertise to help companies find new ways to turn big data into actionable insights and improved sales effectiveness. Read More

Moxie Software Offers Free Social Collaboration Apps


The days of companies making serious investments in general purpose social networks and collaboration tools seem to be numbered. The true value of collaboration tools comes only via enabling particular best practices and helping solve certain issues and situations. To that end, Moxie Software, a provider of customer-centric enterprise social software, recently announced the availability of its

handheld apps  Software Offers Free Social Collaboration Apps The days of companies making serious investments in general purpose social networks and collaboration tools seem to be numbered. The true value of collaboration tools comes only via enabling particular best practices and helping solve certain issues and situations. To that end, Moxie Software , a provider of customer-centric enterprise social software, recently announced the  availability of its Collaboration Spaces for free . Enterprises of all sizes Read More

Sneak Peek: Enterprise Software 2013


The following forces and information technology (IT) trends will continue to shape 2013: 1. Cloud Computing While cloud computing is becoming mainstream, hybrid cloud–on-premises configurations (a.k.a., “software plus services” and “connected services”) remains the reality for cloud integration and federated cross-cloud security issues. Organizations are increasingly looking to hybrid cloud

handheld apps  Peek: Enterprise Software 2013 The following forces and information technology (IT) trends will continue to shape 2013: 1. Cloud Computing While cloud computing is becoming mainstream, hybrid cloud–on-premises configurations (a.k.a., “software plus services” and “connected services”) remains the reality for cloud integration and federated cross-cloud security issues. Organizations are increasingly looking to hybrid cloud architectures as a way to have a more dynamic computing architecture Read More

Akademi


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handheld apps  Apps Akademi Consulting was founded, from 2006 and operating in the fields of consulting services and sales for Oracle Applications and Oracle technology products as Platinum Partner. Apps Academi Consulting started to be CEGID PARTNER Yourcegid Retail Partner for the Retail Business. Services & Capabilities: • Software development In line with customer needs • Customization and configuration services • Application consulting, development and support services • Educational services • Read More

One-on-One with BPM Vendor K2’s Executives


TEC recently spoke with the top executives of business process management (BPM) vendor K2 to get an insider view of the company’s mission and vision for the future.

handheld apps  on-One with BPM Vendor K2’s Executives In the first part of this report, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) zoomed in on the business process management (BPM) vendor K2, focusing on the business strategies and products that have allowed the vendor to become a serious contender in the BPM space. In this second part, TEC recently spoke to the K2’s top executives to get an insider view of the company’s mission and vision for the future.   TEC : Which regions and industry segments have been most Read More

Bite-sized Apps-A New Trend in Enterprise Software


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the latest offerings from UNIT4 and SYSPRO, which appear to mark a new trend in enterprise software—small, focused, “bite-sized” applications to extend enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The fact that their price and footprint are well defined give them broad appeal. Read this article to learn more.

handheld apps  sized Apps-A New Trend in Enterprise Software The JRocket Marketing 2012 Grape Escape ™ analyst event was the scene of a lot of engaging discussions about the same old trends—cloud computing, mobility, agility, etc.—but we also saw a new theme emerge at the 2012 event. Both UNIT4 and SYSPRO made interesting announcements indicating that they have embraced the concept of extending their broad enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems with a slew of smaller and much more focused solutions. The Read More

Nimble Advances Its CRM Solution with Outlook Integration, ActiveCampaign, and QuoteRoller


Nimble has made available three new apps on the Nimble Apps Marketplace: Microsoft Outlook, ActiveCampaign, and QuoteRoller. With the Microsoft Outlook app from Phi-solutions, users can access Nimble's social contact profiles from within Outlook. ActiveCampaign offers marketers customizable e-mail templates, social media access, marketing automation, and reporting and analytics tools. QuoteRoller

handheld apps  Advances Its CRM Solution with Outlook Integration, ActiveCampaign, and QuoteRoller Nimble has made available three new apps on the Nimble Apps Marketplace: Microsoft Outlook, ActiveCampaign, and QuoteRoller. With the Microsoft Outlook app from Phi-solutions, users can access Nimble's social contact profiles from within Outlook. ActiveCampaign offers marketers customizable e-mail templates, social media access, marketing automation, and reporting and analytics tools. QuoteRoller has been designed Read More

Zoho’s Mod Appeal


If you are a small or medium business and you haven’t heard of Zoho yet, you should check it out—the company might have an app for you, perhaps even for free. The name alludes to small office, home office, i.e., SOHO, although some products are suited to larger companies. The Web-based mini apps of the Zoho Office Suite are a great example of the trend of the atomization of user experience

handheld apps  Mod Appeal If you are a small or medium business and you haven’t heard of Zoho yet, you should check it out—the company might have an app for you, perhaps even for free. The name alludes to small office, home office, i.e., SOHO, although some products are suited to larger companies. The Web-based mini apps of the Zoho Office Suite are a great example of the trend of the atomization of user experience. This is in tune with the Long Tail Theory , according to which companies will compete on Read More

New Jive Mobile Apps: iPad, iPhone, and Android


Jive introduces new iPad, iPhone and Android apps to support the demands of mobile users to generate content and access communication and collaboration tools. Jive for iPad—allows users to track progress on key projects, view the latest news, communicate, and follow trends via custom streams. The app includes a rich-text editor for content creation (i.e. blog posts, documents, etc.).

handheld apps  Jive Mobile Apps: iPad, iPhone, and Android Jive introduces  new iPad, iPhone and Android apps  to support the demands of mobile users to generate content and access communication and collaboration tools. Jive for iPad — allows users to track progress on key projects, view the latest news, communicate, and follow trends via custom streams. The app includes a rich-text editor for content creation (i.e. blog posts, documents, etc.). Towards the end of the month, the app will be enhanced with a Read More