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Software Buyer s Guide: Kitting and Assembly
For a distributor to be successful in today’s competitive market, inventory-carrying costs must be minimized and accurately tracked. One way of accomplishing this in many industries is by assembling finished goods to meet customer orders. This is particularly true when numerous items are sold containing the same base components, but have minor modifications that make them unique.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: Software Buyer s Guide: Kitting and Assembly Software Buyer s Guide: Kitting and Assembly Source: nConcert Solutions, LLC Document Type: Checklist/Guide Description: For a distributor to be successful in today’s competitive market, inventory-carrying costs must be minimized and accurately tracked. One way of accomplishing this in many industries is by assembling finished goods to meet customer orders. This is particularly true when numerous items are sold containing the same base components, but have
5/25/2005 10:37:00 AM

Exact Software--Working Diligently Towards the One Exact SynergyPart Four: Market Impact Continued
Exact has established a global infrastructure and a network of offices offering direct support, sales, and services with the aim of providing customers a consistent level of service.It is also working toward the emergence of a new category of software that tackles enterprise relationship management, groupware and workplace collaboration management, and so on. Some leading analysts have named this nascent category smart enterprise suite (SES).

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: from around the world; however, these product lines are not able to work with one another. For example, Sage and MBS are not exactly uniformly global companies as their product offerings differ for different markets. Also, these vendors are still in a quandary about which of their numerous ERP products to integrate to their CRM counterpart — SalesLogix or Microsoft CRM , respectively. Also, not many customers can integrate the UK Sage product lines (e.g. Line 500 ) with the US Best Software
3/1/2004

Software Giants Make Courting A Small Guy Their Business One PriorityPart Three: Market Impact Continued
Trying to sell dumbed-down versions of mySAP Business Suite, Oracle E-Business Suite, without a serious re-engineering of these products, has not worked for the lower-end of the market. To date, Oracle and SAP have responded by acquiring more suitable genuine products for the segment, while it is not unlikely to see PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards follow suit in the future.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: reseller outlets over time. However, the alliance is non-exclusive, and TBS also has a long and successful history of selling Best Software s MAS line products and Microsoft Great Plains solutions, both of which will compete directly with SAP Business One. TBS will have to walk a fine line in trying to unbiased help SMBs decide which solution best fits their needs, without getting on a bad side of any of its highly powerful and vain partners. Therefore, we expect that SAP will make other channel deals in
6/9/2003

Dell, IBM in $6B Services Deal
Dell Computer Corp. and IBM Corp. announced that IBM will provide service and support for Dell PCs and servers.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: In the short term, however, there will be some startup uncertainty/concern as service and support transitions to IBM. User Recommendations This agreement is of more interest to potential Dell-buyers than to IBM-watchers. Users who have been considering Dell, but are concerned because of a weak service/support message, should be reassured by this deal. This is an overall positive for those users seriously considering Dell, and is especially beneficial for those who do not have a strong internal support
10/6/1999

Mobilizing ChangePart Two: The Case for Action Method
The case for action is intended as a living document, to be updated and referenced by the business and the project team. It should be referenced during the implementation to ensure that the focus and anticipated outcomes are still on track. After implementation, it is a tool to use to assess the success of the project.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: might have experience of how competitors operate, and people who are influential and respected. This is Part Two of a two-part article. Part One presented the problem. Workshop Structure Our experience is that it s important to understand the rationale for the project at two levels—the strategic and the tactical. By focusing on both, you are better able to create a compelling argument for the initiative and better able to build a case for the different audiences. The general structure of a case for acti
10/2/2003

Stand Up, Sit Down...Don’t Fight, Fight, Fight
Can you relate to the following software demo situation? Jennifer, the sales engineer, is at the keyboard. She's on a roll. She's been setting the stage to show how her price matrix capability will eliminate costly errors. This is all-important to the prospect. She has the audience's full attention and is steadily moving them toward her objective. Suddenly Robert, the account executive, interrupts from the back of the room.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: your demonstration teammates understand how the technique is used. Here are a couple suggestions to help make that happen: Call a fifteen minute meeting of your entire demonstration team. Don t forget to include specialists who are often called upon to address unique situations even though they don t participate in many demonstrations. Examples include support, implementation, or other technical personnel that you bring in to answer functionality questions. Explain the Stand Up, Sit Down procedure. Have
12/18/2004

Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERPPart Three: Four More Trends
The evolution of ERP systems has been driven by the emergence of new business practices and information technologies. These have been supported by the growing maturity of the manufacturing profession, and by the evolving development of commercially available software packages. This is an excerpt from the book, Maximizing Your ERP System.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: and working solutions for how to effectively implement and use ERP systems. This excerpt on Trends Affecting Manufacturing and ERP is drawn from one of the book s twenty-five chapters. The book can be ordered on amazon.com. The trends discussed in this part are: ERP and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) ERP and Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) Evolution of ERP Software Packages ERP and Generally Accepted Manufacturing Practices For the first six trends discussed go to Part One and Part Two
10/8/2003

Epicor Conducts Its Own ROI Acquisition RationalePart Three: Challenges and User Recommendations
Despite notable functional and technological initiatives, the challenge for Epicor and its affiliate channel also remains the management of multiple flagship ERP product lines. Also, while the products may have their separate niches, they will in many more instances be similar enough to confuse former separate Epicor and ROI Systems' direct sales reps and value-added resellers (VARs) in selling the combined portfolio.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: industry It remains dubious how this acquisition can, at least in a short term, mitigate the fact that MANAGE 2000 exhibits inferior product technology and multi-national capabilities, and that it supports only English. Moreover, some MANAGE 2000 modules do not offer distinguishing intrinsic functionality (although there have been a number of readily available interfaces to third-party specialist products such as Agile Software , RSS , Demand Solutions , or Frango ) even within the native discrete manuf
8/25/2003

Learning Management Systems (LMS) Showdown: Saba vs. Sumtotal
I’m Larry Blitz, editor of TEC’s Vendor Showdown series. Today’s Showdown pits two major learning management system vendors against each other, head-to-head: Saba Software and SumTotal Systems. I hope you find this LMS Showdown helpful and informative. I welcome all your comments and questions at showdown@technologyevaluation.com.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: LMS vendors and solutions, how do you determine which LMS solutions are the best fit for your company s unique needs? We recommend you do a quick comparison using TEC s LMS Evaluation Center . TEC s LMS Evaluation Center allows you to set priorities that reflect your organization s business model and special needs at every level of functionality. At the modular and submodular levels—even down to the individual criteria—you can tell the system which business processes are critical, less important, or
1/12/2009

A Definition of Data Warehousing
There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: almost ten years later. However, a single-subject data warehouse is typically referred to as a data mart, while data warehouses are generally enterprise in scope. Also, data warehouses can be volatile. Due to the large amount of storage required for a data warehouse, (multi-terabyte data warehouses are not uncommon), only a certain number of periods of history are kept in the warehouse. For instance, if three years of data are decided on and loaded into the warehouse, every month the oldest month will be
8/18/2002

RedPrairie: Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf)
RedPrairie provides best-of-breed supply chain execution, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions designed to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from raw materials into the hands of the consumer. In this article, TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic describes how the company has positioned itself through its acquisitions, outlook, and integration initiatives to be able to fulfill its “Buy Anywhere—Fulfill Anywhere” philosophy.

HOW ARE DECISIONS IN REAL WORLD ORGANIZATIONS MADE: future price spikes. PJ: How are your major system integrator (SI), independent software vendor (ISV), and other partnerships going? RP: Over the past 6 months, RedPrairie has invested significantly in building and expanding our partner ecosystem. We believe that by establishing strategic and reciprocal relationships with industry leading organizations—from complementary software, hardware, and services providers, to VARs and Fortune 500 consultancies, we are well positioned to drive increased demand fo
12/29/2011 10:43:00 AM


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