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PegaWorld 2011 Revisited
How did Pegasystems avert disaster and become one of the fastest growing technology companies? The business process management (BPM) vendor started delivering

hr strategy 2011  exception handling, approvals, auditing, HR processes, etc.). Oil & gas, life sciences, travel, retail, etc. should be new growing vertical sectors for us in the future. On the functional side, front-office applications (and processes), such as case management (loan origination, claims management, etc.), quoting and order capturing, and predictive decision-making (next best offer to a customer), are expected to do well. Last but not least, Pega Cloud should do well in the future. PJ: What are the

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Year in Review: Top Enterprise Software News and Trends for 2011


With 2011 just about under wraps, we asked our experts to weigh in on this year’s trends and enterprise software news-makers. Read this article to get their takes on 2011's biggest stories in the enterprise software industry, the year's hottest trends, and more. Log in to read now.

hr strategy 2011  vendors believe that most HR professionals want to have an integrated approach from a single vendor rather than point solutions from a variety of different vendors. More often than not—as we’ve seen with recent M&A activity—these larger vendors are often purchasing solutions that provide the missing pieces of the functionality puzzle to round out their own offerings. M&As and partnerships are typically planned and executed based on perceived cost savings or market synergies, and are often seen as a Read More

Deltek, We Hardly Knew Ye: New Deltek at Insight 2011


Deltek has been a software provider that does the job as promised (and more), but the company and its products, with its focus on government contracting, have never been associated with "cool" and "exciting." What a difference a year can make! Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reports on the changes Deltek has been making, and speaks with some top execs about its strategy.

hr strategy 2011  year was highlighted by three major additions (in nine months, no less) to Deltek: Maconomy , INPUT , and FedSources (the most recent acquisition). All three of these acquisitions were the culmination of a few years of planning and hard work. It all began in July 2010, immediately after Deltek Insight 2010 , when the vendor acquired Maconomy, a software company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, that delivers solutions for professional services firms around the world. Maconomy Extends Deltek’s Reach During Read More

State of the Market: HR


More than ever, executives are looking to transform human resources (HR) from a seemingly low-priority function into a strategic part of the business. This state of the market report from TEC discusses the challenges that small to medium businesses (SMBs) face when recruiting, hiring, and managing staff. It also features information about the latest human resources information system (HRIS) offerings for the SMB market.

hr strategy 2011  administrative processes, we help HR staff increase efficiency, which allows them to focus on more critical initiatives. NuView Systems, Inc. NuViewHR' 155 West St. ' Suite 8 Wilmington, MA 01887 USA T: 978-988-7884 info@nuviewinc.com www.nuviewHR.com NuView's award-winning HRMS/Payroll solution helps global organizations manage people, process and strategy across the enterprise. Through our comprehensive HR and Payroll tools, clients streamline process and optimize strategic tools to improve Read More

Sage Analyst Day 2011: Not Your Older Brother’s Sage - Part 1


I often wonder how well-known is the fact that the Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)-based Sage Group, Plc (LSE: SGE) is a leading global provider of business management software and services to over 6.3 million small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) worldwide. After over 25 years in existence and with 13,400 employees worldwide, Sage reported US$2.24 billion in revenue in 2010, and the

hr strategy 2011  as Accpac, Softline, ABRA HRMS, SalesLogix , and Adonix . For my related research on Sage (and Best Software) in the early 2000s, see my previous articles entitled  “Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions?”  and  “Is 'Sage' Wiser And Better Than 'Best'?”   Sage: Preserving What Works while Transitioning For the last several years Sage has been a company in a transition of a sort. Some key tenets of Sage’s modus operandi (MO) have remained invariable, Read More

A CRM System Needs A Data Strategy


A customer relationship management (CRM) system is inherently valuable for supporting customer acquisition and retention by gathering data from each contact with customers and prospects. Collecting data, however, cannot be isolated from a strategy for actually using that data. Here is an overview of how to evolve the focus of a data strategy to specifically suit both the acquisition and retention phases.

hr strategy 2011  and cost - effective through its life cycle. Beyond the CRM tool, it is advantageous to store all customer information in a single place - rather than spread among marketing, sales or support databases, depending on which channel they used most recently. Universal access, where anyone in the organization can look at the same data, presents all departments a unified face of each customer. Likewise, customers should see but one, branded company regardless of how they made contact. To reflect a company's Read More

i2 Announces e-Business Strategy


"Market leader i2 Technologies has emerged relatively unscathed from this year's turbulence in the supply-chain management software arena. Now, i2 is expanding into new areas while positioning its core products as key to the development of Internet business strategies. At its user conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 13, i2 is expected to provide details of an e-commerce software suite for order-taking, managing website content, and providing price quotes, due to ship by year's end. It will also introduce an online marketplace that will be powered by i2's supply-chain planning and collaboration suite, and will be open to any company that wants

hr strategy 2011  has expanded by making shrewd acquisitions of complementary vendors like Think Systems and combining them with internal technology and expertise. Rhythm Internet Fulfillment Server (IFS) and Exchange Services provide good examples of this ability to mold and augment acquired technologies to deliver timely, relevant solutions to market. IFS combines back-end functionalities native to Rhythm such as Available-To-Promise (ATP), with new front-end features like on-line order entry and delivery date quoting. L Read More

Mid-Market Strategy: International Enterprise Solutions


Adonix marks its strategy with two catchwords: "growth" and "independence". It has carefully assessed and added acquisitions to broaden Adonix X3 suite's functional scope, licenses and services; and continues nurture internal development with its own resources.

hr strategy 2011  case currently with Meta4 HR/Payroll ). For others (particularly for specific vertical markets or functional domains like the CIMPRO and ABEL acquisitions for process industries and fixed assets respectively), Adonix takes the functionality and builds it into the X3 development environment, so that mid-market companies can take advantage of as much functionality in one integrated software package as possible. Thus, while Adonix X3 has been available in the US since 2000, the ABEL Enterprise's fixed asset Read More

11th ERP Vendor Shootout - Boston MA, Aug 11-12, 2011 - Early Bird Rates Extended!


Early Bird pricing extended through July 20, 2011. The 11th Vendor Shootout for ERP.

hr strategy 2011  Early Bird pricing extended through July 20, 2011 The 11th Vendor Shootout â„¢ for ERP Boston, Massachusetts, USA August 11-12, 2011 Park Plaza Hotel and Towers Manufacturers and distributors: Hosted by the VAR Community , moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) , and sponsored by IBM , the Vendor Shootout for ERP is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you and your team to see leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions, all in one place, all at the same time! The Vendor Read More

Configurability Strategy: A Competitive Advantage


To gain a competitive advantage, manufacturing companies that sell complex products are implementing a configurability strategy that provides more options using fewer resources. Learn about the two interrelated phases of a configurability strategy: developing the product—which emphasizes the essential functionality of a product configurator—and executing the lead-to-order (LTO) process in a lean manufacturing environment.

hr strategy 2011  dialogue with the customer, through Web interface, to address specific requirements. The products have been predesigned in computer-aided-design (CAD) models or parameterized documents, but not predefined with specific part numbers; for example, products with dimensional and spatial requirements, such as hydraulic actuators, and windows and doors. Engineer-to-Order (ETO) ' the most complex products that during configuring must interface with product development activities and tools, such as CAD software, Read More

Audit Your Message Strategy by Answering Three Questions


Most companies create a new marketing plan every 12 months. At the same time, they should audit their message strategy to stay on top of competitors’ marketing and to have confidence that they are delivering the right message to their market.

hr strategy 2011  Message Strategy by Answering Three Questions Originally Published - January 4, 2008 Every couple of years, your company probably goes through a positioning process. You might think the process is complete once a message strategy has been developed that accurately and compellingly describes the company's unique ability to satisfy customers' problems and needs. Well, this is certainly a step in the right direction, but now what the company needs to do is add a yearly audit to this process. A message Read More

ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy


This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs including adding new functionality or mobile access.

hr strategy 2011  in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs includ Read More

Strategy: What Digital Business Service Providers Mean When They Say It


Strategy in digital business has become an increasingly significant component of Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP) offerings. Pure plays have and are becoming more experienced, and are serious competitors to the more traditional strategists. DBSP strategists take over where the traditional consultancy process lets go. They serve largely in the operational strategic role by taking the business idea to the step of design and architect to achieve deliverable capabilities. But they also do more.

hr strategy 2011  in essence there are three potential steps where the strategists of a DBSP can play a role. We divide them into three phases. Phase I: Operational Implementation In this phase the DBSP strategists work with the client to translate the business concept into a workable reality as an operational strategy, and define the technological requirements of the business, its branding, marketing, functional, technical architecture and artistic structure. A digital market review, including surveys, focus groups, and Read More

Razorfish: A Pure Play Offering Digital Strategy


Strategy in digital business has become an increasingly significant component of Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP) offerings. Pure plays have and are becoming more experienced, and are serious competitors to the more traditional strategists. However, Razorfish is developing niche expertise in these areas.

hr strategy 2011  digital technologies, acquired largely through acquisition and organic growth, spread over two main geographic domains - North America and Europe. In this vendor note, we examine how Razorfish goes about the process of taking on an engagement. We will review in particular its capabilities to perform strategy management consulting, and what exactly it is that the company delivers under this umbrella. In a previous article, Razorfish Wants to Get its Name Out on Broadband we discussed Razorfish and its Read More

HR Tech 2013 Interview: Tim Geisert, CMO, IBM Smarter Workforce


HCM Analyst Raluca Druta interviews Tim Geisert, Chief Marketing Officer for IBM Smarter Workforce, live on the show floor at the 2013 HR Technology® Conference & Exposition. Listen and find out how Smarter Workforce fits into IBM’s Smarter Planet initiative, how cognitive is changing HCM, and whether IBM will be delivering its Kenexa solution with ERP suites from rivals Oracle and SAP.

hr strategy 2011  floor at the 2013 HR Technology® Conference & Exposition. Listen and find out how Smarter Workforce fits into IBM’s Smarter Planet initiative, how cognitive is changing HCM, and whether IBM will be delivering its Kenexa solution with ERP suites from rivals Oracle and SAP. Read More