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Appointment Scheduling - Achieving the Positive Ripple Effect Part 2: A Solution
Integration of the appointment scheduling system with other systems is necessary for maximum benefit.

HOCKEY STICK EFFECT: Appointment Scheduling , scheduling system, level visibility , scheduling problems , Internet based appointment scheduling system, appointment scheduling system , transportation appointment scheduling, scheduling process , Automating day-to-day appointment scheduling activities, supply chain operations .

E-mail Discovery: Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedures
The rise of electronic records is having a profound effect on business litigation. Electronic records are now so important that the litigation rules in US federal courts have been officially amended to give judges and litigants more guidance on coping with records. IT managers tasked with setting policies for e-mail retention should understand the amended rules before any lawsuit is started or anticipated. Learn more.

7/25/2008 2:04:00 PM

SAP Business Transformation Study: Energen Corporation
Oil company Energen wrestles with volatile energy prices and their effect on operations. Energen’s key challenges included reducing operating costs and improving efficiency. Many tasks related to plant maintenance and purchasing were done manually—both cumbersome and limited in analysis abilities. After an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, Energen has a system that is integrated and automated. Learn more.

10/28/2008 12:44:00 PM

Can ERP Meet Your eBusiness Needs?Part Three: The Effect of eBusiness on Your Business
The ability to market and sell to expanding markets can easily exceed a company's ability to fulfill the demand along with the expectations that are generated.


Thriving and Surviving in a Turbulent World
We can aspire to survive and even to thrive in a difficult environment if we are disciplined, bright enough and have the right tools such as a Demand and Supply Chain Planning suite to support and optimize our decisions. This article outlines an adaptive management process for manufacturing executives.


Overcoming Challenges in Collaborative Manufacturing Relationships
Overcoming Challenges in Collaborative Manufacturing Relationships. Find Free White Papers, Case Studies, and Other Resources Related to the Collaborative Manufacturing Relationships. Manufacturers today must respond quickly to ever-changing customer demands—while keeping costs low and efficiency high. How can original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) effectively manage the demand-driven supply chain? A solution that increases your visibility of inventory planning and management throughout the supply chain can help reduce your response time. Learn more about the benefits.

5/7/2008 3:55:00 PM

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Software Buying Behavior » The TEC Blog

HOCKEY STICK EFFECT: economic crisis, economic recovery, financial crisis, global recession, software buyers, software buying, Software Evaluation, software purchasing, software replacement, Software Selection, software spending, software upgrades, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.

Infinium and Elcom Walk Down ASP Aisle
Two companies that are redefining themselves for an ASP future enter into a partnership. Elcom’s eProcurement applications will be the first outsider in Infinium’s new eBusiness unit.

HOCKEY STICK EFFECT: purchase order software, e procurement software, free erp, erp products, online erp, web erp, navision software, procurement software, on demand erp, erp tool, erp software companies, manufacturing software, sage erp, tools erp, online accounting software, web based accounting software, great plains accounting software, sap consultants, sme erp, peoplesoft software, baan erp, dynamics ax, erp solutions, erp for small business, erp comparison, erp softwares, sales erp, great plains software, systems crm, system crm, elcom international, erp module, microsoft great plains software, construction .

Should E-Business Be Inside or Outside of IT?
All the recent management trends from Continuous Improvement to Business Process Re-engineering have had the same issue we see with E-Business. They have enterprise-wide implications and tend to become part of the corporate department that started the initiative. This article recommends a more strategic business approach.


Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks
Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the enduring value of being driven by the market, and they are starting to use demand as a guiding light.

HOCKEY STICK EFFECT: supply constraints. The infamous hockey stick effect (see figure 1) is prevalent in many CPG companies, and indicates low supply orientation and disparate management within their own supply chains. Figure 1. The hockey stick effect. Lack of flexible processes for dealing rapidly with change Typically, traditional supply chain management (SCM) strategies and systems work best during steady states, but respond poorly during new product ramp-ups, surge demands, or a short lead time promotion. With shrinking

B2Big Deal for IBM, Ariba, and i2
IBM, Ariba and i2 announce a partnership whose goal is to accelerate the real value provided by E-commerce and whose effect is to leave some companies quaking in their boots.

HOCKEY STICK EFFECT: web design, logistics, supply chain, outsourcing, procurement, inventory management, supply chain jobs, transportation logistics, it outsourcing, warehouse management, outsourcing companies, supply chain software, eprocurement, procurement software, forecasting software, supply chain management software, inventory management system, demand forecasting, supply chain transportation, transportation and logistics, demand planning, supply chain planning, procurement services, inventory planning, warehouse management system, supply chain inventory, supply chain solutions, supplier management .

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