X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 history ilm


Meridian Systems’ “Catch Up” Challenge in the Capital Infrastructure Industry - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series covered the spectrum of Meridian Systems’ Proliance solution for Tier One, multi-billion-dollar global companies. It also analyzed

history ilm  continue its six year history of letting multiple products do the same thing (e.g., JD Edwards, PeopleSoft , etc.) but that have zero interoperability? Oracle's published Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the acquisition states that Oracle plans on integrating Primavera PPM to “Oracle ERP,” but never states which one of Oracle’s ERP products. With nearly 50 acquisitions in a few years, one wonders how any buyers or sellers can make sense of which products can and should work well

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for the Health Care Industry

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) assists physicians and other clinicians document patient care for current visits and provides access to patient clinical history. Sometimes may be referred to as computerized patient records (CPR). 

Evaluate Now

Documents related to » history ilm

Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about the historical background of the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape event. Grape Escape has become a June fixture over past several years, right after the high traveling season to major vendors’ events subsides and before everyone takes their summer vacations. It is a signature event that showcases the intimate analyst relationships (AR) and

history ilm  acquisitions in the company’s history. In addition, SYSPRO is all about trust and one-to-one relationships with each customer, and that extends doubly to its structured and measurable implementation methodology called STARS (Structured Technique to Achieve a Rapid Solution) .  Namely, SYSPRO has possibly the highest customer retention rates in the industry and attractive price to performance ratios. In fact, over the past decade that I have been covering the company, SYSPRO has piled up a number of Read More

The Case of A Boutique Vendor's Benefits of Focus - IRM Corporation


A tightly focused vendor, IRM Corporation, has fine tuned its products, services, its sales process and even its commercial terms to match the realities of its sole market – food manufacturers who sell to the foodservice and vending markets.

history ilm  team and a long history of working in and serving these markets have lead to in-depth knowledge of the target customer's business environment. That environment includes razor thin margins that have led to these manufacturers and their distributors taking a conservative approach to management. A target customer would be a food manufacturer/producer that sells branded products (vs. private labeled products) to foodservice/vending operators (e.g., restaurants, schools, entertainment, convenience stores, Read More

The Grape Escape 2011 Roundup


Although this year Judith Rothrock could not attend herself, she’s the driving force behind the annual JRocket Marketing Grape Escape® industry analyst event, now in its 11th year. As always, this year’s Grape Escape was a well-organized event hosting some key industry players. It afforded me and my colleague Gabriel Gheorghiu another opportunity to meet the software vendors who are JRocket

history ilm  Grape Escape 2011 Roundup Although this year Judith Rothrock could not attend herself, she’s the driving force behind the annual JRocket Marketing Grape Escape ® industry analyst event, now in its 11th year. As always, this year’s Grape Escape was a well-organized event hosting some key industry players. It afforded me and my colleague Gabriel Gheorghiu another opportunity to meet the software vendors who are JRocket Marketing’s clients and obtain the latest news and updates straight from the Read More

TEC Vendor Note: Lectra, A Focused PLM Player


A brief introduction to Lectra, a specialized vendor in the CAD, CAM, and PLM industry, including history, product offerings, and achievements, as well as expectations and recommendations to the vendor’s future growth.

history ilm  remain focused. A Brief History of Lectra Founded in 1973, and offering its first computer-aided design (CAD) systems for apparel pattern-making and grading in 1976, Lectra has maintained its key target customers with reasonable expansions. 1)  Vertical expansion : Starting from pattern-making and grading systems, Lectra has been able to support more business activities within the fashion industry throughout its 37 years of evolution, for example, computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), textile and fashion d Read More

A guide to the benefits, technology and implementation essentials of CRM & SFA solutions


Companies spend staggering investments to make and keep their offerings competitive. By providing a centralized location to store account history and detailed contact information for every buyer and automating what had been manual tasks, sales force automation (SFA) and customer relationship management (CRM) have begun to positively impact sales efforts.

history ilm  location to store account history and detailed contact information for every buyer and automating what had been manual tasks, Force Automation (SFA) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) have begun to positively impact sales efforts. The benefits organisations realise are often limited by the quality of the data being entered into the system. It is difficult for companies to plan production and predict top-line revenue based upon subjective opinions of their sales staff. Integrating a sales process Read More

Microsoft Dynamics: ERP as a Platform


As ERP becomes more and more of a commodity, vendors are faced with the challenge of delivering an affordable core offering by delivering just the right mix of “standard” back-office capabilities and the vertical-specific capabilities demanded by the customers they serve. In light of this reality, some vendors have positioned themselves as best-of-breed ERP vendors that serve certain key verticals

history ilm  which has a long history with the Microsoft NAV (Navision) product line, about their relationship with Microsoft and its current strategy for Dynamic NAV partners.  What came out of my conversation is that Microsoft is really taking a close look at its massive partner community to position its channels as trusted advisors based on their past history. In response to this strategy, partners that are committed to the Microsoft Dynamics line are targeting and marketing to a variety of verticals and Read More

DynamicFit Business Solutions


We deliver business software solutions through the use of Microsoft Dynamics™ AX, the world’s leading business management solutions software system. As we have a business background in Engineering, Construction and Project Management, we offer our clients more than just software. We offer unparalleled expertise in Engineering, Project Management and Professional Services combined with a high level of Microsoft Dynamics™ AX specialisation and other complimentary Microsoft technologies. We also develop ISV Vertical Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics AX focusing on the Engineering, Project Management and Construction industries. Our history combined with our specialisation in Microsoft Dynamics AX ensures that we can provide the best understanding and solutions to meet our clients needs.

history ilm  and Construction industries. Our history combined with our specialisation in Microsoft Dynamics AX ensures that we can provide the best understanding and solutions to meet our clients needs. Read More

Going from Good to Great


Creating a great Website depends on strategy, and the investment of time and energy in continuous improvement. Learn how techniques like search engine marketing and search engine optimization (SEM and SEO), maximizing lead generation, increasing conversions, improving customer service, and engaging target audiences can take your Website from good to great—and help you maximize return on investment (ROI).

history ilm  Help , Search Engine History , Search Engine Index , Search Engine Keyword , Search Engine List , Search Engine Listings , Search Engine Marketing , Search Engine News , Search Engine Placement , Search Engine Position , Search Engine Positioning , Search Engine Promotion , Search Engine Rank , Search Engine Ranking , Search Engine Registration , Search Engine Results , Search Engine Secrets , Search Engine Services , Search Engine Site , Search Engine Software , Search Engine Submission , Search Engine Read More

How to Optimize Your Oil and Gas Shipment Scheduling


The history of the oil and gas industry is one of meeting relentless changes and overcoming obstacles. Traders are expanding into emerging markets in remote locations with high energy consumption demands. The complexities of meeting those demands has compounded the need to drive profitability with accurate forecasting, risk mitigation, and increased integration and visibility up and down the value chain.

history ilm  Gas Shipment Scheduling The history of the oil and gas industry is one of meeting relentless changes and overcoming obstacles. Traders are expanding into emerging markets in remote locations with high energy consumption demands. The complexities of meeting those demands has compounded the need to drive profitability with accurate forecasting, risk mitigation, and increased integration and visibility up and down the value chain. BEGINLYX Read More

TEC Spotlight Report: Sage Accpac ERP


In this Spotlight Report, TEC's Managing Editor David Clark examines Sage Accpac ERP. Learn about the product's history and market positioning, as well as its strengths, competitors, and challenges. Also featured in this Spotlight Report: a high-level overview of Sage Accpac ERP functionality.

history ilm  for the product's branding history, the accounting system has gone from Accpac to ACCPAC to Sage Accpac ERP. While all this was happening, the actual product was undergoing substantial evolution from its origins as a basic accounting package. Accpac incorporated modules for operations support in 1996, and for customer relationship management in 1999. In 2005, the MS-DOS version was sunset, with over 100,000 units having been shipped to customers. The Windows version (launched in 1994) counts 275,000 Read More

New Arena PLM Offering Handles Quality


Cloud-based PLM software provider Arena Solutions recently announced Arena Quality, a new solution that aims to better organize quality processes at high-tech companies. Quality processes are now directly connected to the product record in Arena PLM, which provides everyone with visibility into quality issues to rapidly identify, capture, collaborate, and resolve product quality problems.

history ilm  regulatory organizations. A complete history of quality processes, down to field level edits, can be captured in Arena Quality. The product is configured to enable anyone within the company to flag a quality issue, so companies who have adopted a Kaizen approach can use it to the fullest.   Arena customers have used Arena PLM to control their product designs and collaborate with their supply chains for nearly a decade. Now, Arena Quality provides template-based control over phases, attributes, and Read More

Assessing the Drivers of Sales Performance


Outmoded measures are being used to develop marketing strategies and allocate resources. Existing go to market models often fail to consider the customer's total experience, and provides little information for planning. The solution is to reorient performance metrics to become value-driven.

history ilm  managing by trend or history assumes that history is a good approximation of the future. However, these practices are the result of having little insight as to what actions actually drive results, forcing organizations to use history as the benchmark, even though history offers very little opportunity to truly manage resources. To break this pattern, companies should start with a limited number of macro performance drivers and make an assessment of their relative importance or impact. This process will Read More

Implementing an In-house Solution that Maps to the EDRM


In order for e-discovery software to facilitate a defensible process while reducing cost and reducing risk, it must meet several requirements. In addition to being forensically sound, and having a history of court acceptance, it must support your organization’s existing IT infrastructure. Learn the critical requirements of an effective in-house e-discovery solution.

history ilm  sound, and having a history of court acceptance, it must support your organization’s existing IT infrastructure. Learn the critical requirements of an effective in-house e-discovery solution. Read More

The Best ACT! Is Still to Come


After a long history as a contact management and relationship tracking tool, ACT! 2005, is expanding to offer more sales force automation features for small to midsize businesses. Now available in a workgroup version, it offers new templates, enhanced opportunity management, additional security, contact record permissions, group scheduling features, and new quote generation functionality. Technical improvements include an SQL database and a complete .NET platform positioning ACT! for total Internet accessibility. The balance of power will surely shift in the competitive landscape as ACT! 2005 covers SME CRM areas currently marked by competitors such as Goldmine and MS CRM.

history ilm   Read More