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Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity
Issues of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) affect nearly everything life sciences companies do. But you shouldn’t approach GRC in an ad hoc manner

healthy life sciences  foundation for ensuring a healthy work force, a clean environment, and ongoing product safety ' while driving down the cost of compliance. Comply and Thrive By providing a foundation that promotes data transparency, process flexibility, and controls to enforce rolebased access, SAP solutions for GRC help you institutionalize compliance throughout the enterprise. You'll be able to: Reduce overall compliance costs ' with a holistic, enterprise-wide approach and industry-specific applications that help you

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 16, 2012


MERGERS @ ACQUISITIONSOracle buys Skire Industry tags: capital management "Oracle is buying to acquire all the assets of Skire, a provider of capital program management and facilities management applications both in the cloud and on-premise. With this acquisition, Oracle expects to complete a set of management tools for all phases of project management, having a complete enterprise project

healthy life sciences  its go-to-market execution and healthy partner ecosystem. The cloud software company has also partnered with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics AX as well as Intacct and FinancialForce.com. I am not aware of its competitors having a similar slew of relationships, although Callidus is in SAP's ecosystem. — P.J. Jakovljevic, Principal TEC Analyst TEC Blog post (May 2012): Talking to an Unrelenting Cloud Enthusiast IT-Director.com blog post: Tech Tidbits for SMBs: Xactly Express Integration with Intuit Read More

Resurrection, Vitality And Perseverance Of Former ERP 'Goners' Part One: Ross Systems & SSA Global Technologies


While an increasing demand for services and incremental purchases of new extended-ERP functionality from existing client base, with a modest ooze of new accounts and even a notable influx of new accounts for distinguished some, may not put the revitalized former ERP losers back on top of the enterprise applications charts, they will likely remain around and not necessarily just to impede mid-market forays of both Tier 1 brethren and the likes of Microsoft.

healthy life sciences  they might not be healthy enough to get it off the books now. Moreover, despite a broken streak of profitable quarters, there is particularly good news that software license revenue remains driven by strong demand from new name accounts. Ross' license revenue breakdown lately typically averages 55-60% for the repeat business, and impressive 40-45% for new business. In Q2 2003, however, new business license revenue at 51% actually eclipsed repeat business license revenue at remaining 49%. To that end, Read More

IBM Express-es Its Candid Desire For SMEs Part Two: Market Impact


SMEs have recently begun to seek integration platforms that address the end-to-end business process management (BPM) rather than the traditional pesky point-to-point interconnectivity solutions. IBM's strategy of selling WebSphere Express through local VARs and of letting smaller enterprises deploy only what they need in an incremental fashion, should go a long way with the current buying patterns.

healthy life sciences  which has gained a healthy number of Siebel , SAP and PeopleSoft implementations, and has possibly become the global leader in SAP implementations. PwC Consulting's Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical, Oil & Gas, Aerospace & Defense, and Automotive expertise have been a welcome addition to IGS' traditional strengths in integration and IT outsourcing. The similar case is with the Supply Chain & Operations Solutions ( SCOS ) group that has again brought together PwC Consulting's and IBM's respective Read More

Cameleon (Software) Might Change its Colors but Not its (Q2O/CPQ) Purpose - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about my recent reunion with Cameleon Software (formerly Access Commerce) a provider of on-demand and on-premises configure, price, and quote (CPQ)/quote-to-order (Q2O) solutions. Prior to analyzing the recent events at Cameleon, Part 1 first established the need and market drivers for such software solutions. I then analyzed how Cameleon

healthy life sciences  vendors have been showing healthy annual growth for years, which indicates the need for the Q2O market. But, as discussed in  Kurt Chen’s recent blog post, is Q2O/CPQ sustainable as a standalone application in the log run ? Surely, Q2O functionality will eventually be subsumed by ERP,  customer relationship management (CRM) , or  product lifecycle management (PLM)  vendors (e.g., Consona ’s acquisition of Configure Solutions ), but the need for such solutions and their market potential is here to Read More

PLM Migration: Migrate Your Mind First


This article identifies the increasing requirements of system replacements in the product lifecycle management (PLM) area and recommends users rethink the implementation scope, system integration, acquisition method, and so on before strategizing their PLM migration plans.

healthy life sciences  Migration: Migrate Your Mind First Everything has a life cycle—even a product lifecycle management (PLM) system. No matter how excited and satisfied you were when your PLM (or its predecessor, product data management [PDM]) system was up and running, as time passed you started to notice that your current system was becoming a constraint. It became an obstacle to continuously raise your organization’s performance. At a certain point, when the current system became more and more unbearable despite Read More

Comparison of ERP and CRM Markets' Life cycle Snapshots


Today's enterprise applications are required as a matter of course to address more than the processes taking place within the walls of an enterprise. Almost all traditional ERP vendors (small and big alike) had to experience a wake-up call and have long been trying to expand their product offering in tune with the ever-changing trends and requirements of the new collaborative economy. The need for providing a full, comprehensive CRM suite rather than an individual solution or a bundle of point solutions for each distinct CRM area remains firm, and will urge further market consolidation.

healthy life sciences  of ERP and CRM Markets' Life cycle Snapshots Introduction The overall customer relationship management (CRM) market remains the land of opportunity but with many treacherous patches of quicksand for those who are uncertain about their footprint breadth in the field of either install base and product scope. It has been a no brainer the fact that the 2000s have been adverse years in the entire enterprise applications market. Following the whopping growth rates of the late 1990s, and the spending Read More

Arysta LifeScience


Arysta LifeScience, one of the largest privately held crop protection and life sciences companies in the world, needed a business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) solution that would give users access to information from multiple systems, across multiple business areas. Learn how TEC’s software evaluation and selection methodology helped Arysta select the winning solution in only three months.

healthy life sciences  LifeScience Arysta LifeScience, one of the largest privately held crop protection and life sciences companies in the world, needed a business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) solution that would give users access to information from multiple systems, across multiple business areas. Learn how TEC’s software evaluation and selection methodology helped Arysta select the winning solution in only three months. Read More

Protecting Sensitive Information in Life Sciences Organizations: Top Three Misconceptions that Put Companies at Risk


Critical business processes in biotech and pharmaceutical companies involve highly confidential documents that need to be safely accessed by external partners and potential licensees. Poor security measures, based on a traditional view of data security, have led to high-profile security breaches. Discover new ways for life sciences companies to conduct important business securely without being impeded by IT complexity.

healthy life sciences  Sensitive Information in Life Sciences Organizations: Top Three Misconceptions that Put Companies at Risk Critical business processes in biotech and pharmaceutical companies involve highly confidential documents that need to be safely accessed by external partners and potential licensees. Poor security measures, based on a traditional view of data security, have led to high-profile security breaches. Discover new ways for life sciences companies to conduct important business securely without Read More

The ERP Life Cycle: From Birth to Death and Birth Again


The enterprise life cycle is often misunderstood, which can lead to complications during the selection, implementation, and maintenance phases. Knowing what to expect during each phase will allow an enterprise to get better money for value from the solution.

healthy life sciences  ERP Life Cycle: From Birth to Death and Birth Again Introduction I've seen the ebb and flow of enterprise resource planning (ERP) from the vendor point of view for sixteen years. I've often discovered that people have a hard time grasping what comprises the cycle. A few months ago I had a creative flash, and decided we could tell our story visually with an ERP life cycle graphic. figure 1 Figure 1: ERP Life Cycle I chose the names of each phase carefully, along with the brief explanations. In this Read More

BLM: Buzzword Life Cycle Management


The management of buzzwords represents a significant area of improvement for both the buzzword users (BU) and the buzzword consumers (BC). Buzzword life cycle management (BLM) is a proven discipline being applied within the software industry.

healthy life sciences  Buzzword Life Cycle Management Executive Summary The IT industry is alive with buzzwords. The management of buzzwords represents a significant area of improvement for both the buzzword users (BU, for example vendors, analyst and consultants) and buzzword consumers (BC, mostly end users). Buzzword life cycle management (BLM) is a proven discipline being applied to this crying need within the software industry. What is a Buzzword? A buzzword is a word or phrase that enters the collective mind of the Read More

WorkWise's eWarehouse provides Groschopp with added control of the entire life cycle of its inventory


Groschopp initially purchased TCM in 1994 and subsequently expanded its usage to over 40 TCM licensed users and 12 data collection users. Groschopp has evolved into an expert user of the entire suite of TCM applications, including MRP, MPS, and Shop Floor Control with complex scheduling. One of their main objectives was the ability to bin track and optimize inventory, leading both to cost savings and also a more efficient operation.

healthy life sciences  s eWarehouse provides Groschopp with added control of the entire life cycle of its inventory Groschopp initially purchased TCM in 1994 and subsequently expanded its usage to over 40 TCM licensed users and 12 data collection users. Groschopp has evolved into an expert user of the entire suite of TCM applications, including MRP, MPS, and Shop Floor Control with complex scheduling. One of their main objectives was the ability to bin track and optimize inventory, leading both to cost savings and also a Read More

Business Life Cycle Strategies for Success at Every Stage


Business is about the “survival of the fittest,” and in today’s competitive, global economy, businesses need to focus on market trends, and on how to better meet customer demands. A customer relationship management (CRM) solution helps manage, track, monitor, and analyze these customer trends for improved sales. It’s essential for businesses of all sizes—not only to succeed, but to survive.

healthy life sciences  Life Cycle Strategies for Success at Every Stage Business is about the “survival of the fittest,” and in today’s competitive, global economy, businesses need to focus on market trends, and on how to better meet customer demands. A customer relationship management (CRM) solution helps manage, track, monitor, and analyze these customer trends for improved sales. It’s essential for businesses of all sizes—not only to succeed, but to survive. Read More

A Unified Approach to Workload Life Cycle Management


Traditionally, data centers have been seen as a mix of servers, operating systems, applications, and data. Moreover, the data, applications, and operating systems have been inextricably tied to the hardware on which they reside, impeding the optimal use of server resources, whether physical or virtual. Find out how to adopt a more unified approach to managing workloads in the data center—today.

healthy life sciences  Unified Approach to Workload Life Cycle Management Traditionally, data centers have been seen as a mix of servers, operating systems, applications, and data. Moreover, the data, applications, and operating systems have been inextricably tied to the hardware on which they reside, impeding the optimal use of server resources, whether physical or virtual. Find out how to adopt a more unified approach to managing workloads in the data center—today. Read More

A Tectonic Shift in Communications Customer Life Cycle Management


Amdocs recently announced a complete revamp of its marketing philosophy and its offering to its customers, which it believes to be the most important shift since the company's initial public offering in 1998.

healthy life sciences  Tectonic Shift in Communications Customer Life Cycle Management Three Tenets of Amdocs' New Go-to-Market Strategy Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX) recently unveiled a new marketing philosophy—one so significant that it is touted as the most important development since the company went public in 1998. Amdocs is an Israel-based company that provides billing systems, customer care, and support to communications companies throughout the world. Its corporate paradigm shift aims to give companies stronger, more Read More