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Big Ideas for Small Business, Inc.
Big Ideas for Small Business provides small business ideas and advice from Barbara Weltman, whose work has included contributing to The Wall Street Journal and

ideas  Ideas for Small Business, Inc. Big Ideas for Small Business provides small business ideas and advice from Barbara Weltman, whose work has included contributing to The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report.

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The MPI Group


MPI provides research, advice, and performance-targeted ideas. The company produces the MPI Manufacturing Study and the Next Generation Manufacturing Study.

ideas  research, advice, and performance-targeted ideas. The company produces the MPI Manufacturing Study and the Next Generation Manufacturing Study. Read More

TEC Is Looking for Talent!


I’ve been working at TEC for a year now, helping our team of Analysts as they manage their demanding workloads, nurture their ideas, and provide interesting content to our two-million-plus subscribers. It’s a pleasure to hash out ideas and watch as the organic process of writing and editing results in new angles and fresh approaches to software industry issues. As we expand the scope of our

ideas  pleasure to hash out ideas and watch as the organic process of writing and editing results in new angles and fresh approaches to software industry issues. As we expand the scope of our content, which largely means keeping a pointed focus on the data in our models (i.e., What’s new in SCM? How can we ensure our ERP space is totally current?  Which new vendors or products do we need to add to the fold in the next quarter?), I am constantly on the lookout for new talent to add to the team. If you’re Read More

From Problems to Ideas through to Innovation


Unsurprisingly, research shows that the majority of companies see their future predicated on how well they can innovate. However, just throwing IT technology at issues in the hope that innovation will happen is not viable. Ideas are ephemeral and easily crushed within the wrong environment. Creating a suitable culture, allied with a well implemented idea management approach combined with strong leadership, is required.

ideas  Problems to Ideas through to Innovation Unsurprisingly, research shows that the majority of companies see their future predicated on how well they can innovate. However, just throwing IT technology at issues in the hope that innovation will happen is not viable. Ideas are ephemeral and easily crushed within the wrong environment. Creating a suitable culture, allied with a well implemented idea management approach combined with strong leadership, is required. Read More

Innovative Ideas for the Decade Ahead


Many business executives have realized that an operating environment that values cash, profit margins, and risk mitigation plays to the skills and capabilities of a procurement operation. This report draws on the experience, performance, and perspective of nearly 250 chief procurement officers and other procurement executives to provide a comprehensive industry-wide view into the current state of the procurement world. Read more.

ideas  Ideas for the Decade Ahead Many business executives have realized that an operating environment that values cash, profit margins, and risk mitigation plays to the skills and capabilities of a procurement operation. This report draws on the experience, performance, and perspective of nearly 250 chief procurement officers and other procurement executives to provide a comprehensive industry-wide view into the current state of the procurement world. Read more. Read More

Vox Populi: Does Your Company Have a Strategy for 2010?


2009 has been a hard one for all of us. All companies, big or small, in all industries, have been more or less affected by the economic downturn. And even though some people think that the recovery has already started and next year will be better, we all know that it cannot be much better. Not to mention that we might have to get through the second wave of the crisis. In both cases, a full

ideas  not talking about some ideas in the heads of a couple of managers that they don’t share with others (sometimes because they’re not very clear about the ideas themselves). A strategy is a set of actions that should take into account, as much as is possible, the present and the future state of the market. A strategy should also include clearly defined activities that are aimed at making the company perform better, with backup activities if the initial ones prove to be ineffective. It should have Read More

Savvion BusinessManager


Savvion BusinessManager is a BPM solution that includes the following components:   Savvion Process Modeler: a process modeling tool that helps translate business process improvement ideas into an online format. Users can map out current business processes, analyze process, simulate results, and identify improvements. Savvion Process Asset Manager: a version-controlled repository designed to help users socialize and share the ideas they've designed in Savvion Process Modeler. It includes search functionality so that cross-functional teams can find and reuse their own ideas and those of their colleagues. BPM Studio: a development environment for technical business analysts and IT professionals. BPM Studio incorporates wizard-driven features, which can make it easier for users to assemble and roll out process-driven solutions. BPM Server: a scalable set of Java-based engines that manage running process applications. The server provides a set of services for executing and managing business process applications, including integration, workflow, and business rules. BPM Portal: BusinessManager's online task management and monitoring system. It includes dashboards and many reporting, analysis, and exception intervention options for managers, as well as task management interfaces for day-to-day activities. Savvion Business Expert: an add-on product to the BusinessManager suite designed to help business users identify key performance indicators (KPIs), analyze problems, triage short-term solutions, and optimize long-term solutions.    

ideas  translate business process improvement ideas into an online format. Users can map out current business processes, analyze process, simulate results, and identify improvements. Savvion Process Asset Manager: a version-controlled repository designed to help users socialize and share the ideas they've designed in Savvion Process Modeler. It includes search functionality so that cross-functional teams can find and reuse their own ideas and those of their colleagues. BPM Studio: a development environment for Read More

You Say RFI, I Say Riffy: Why You and Your Vendor Need to Speak the Same Language


When ideas fail, words come in very handy. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Software Selection Pitfalls Quick, what’s the number-one pitfall of the software selection process? If you said “budget, buy-in, and boardroom politics,” you’re wrong. Because that’s three pitfalls. We’ll get into those another time. Miscommunication, on the other hand, will torpedo your software

ideas  the Same Language When ideas fail, words come in very handy. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Software Selection Pitfalls Quick, what’s the number-one pitfall of the software selection process? If you said “budget, buy-in, and boardroom politics,” you’re wrong. Because that’s three pitfalls. We’ll get into those another time. Miscommunication, on the other hand, will torpedo your software selection project faster than a Mark 46. Here’s a great example, from Fatal Flaws and Technology Choices , Read More

Software Growth - Complete the Transaction! Part One


We got many letters for more ideas and details, so we are doing a more in-depth series for supply chain software leaders. In this article we will discuss the issue of completing the whole transaction—the complete solution—which is key to continued revenue growth.

ideas  many letters for more ideas and details, so we are doing a more in-depth series for supply chain software leaders. In this article we will discuss the issue of completing the whole transaction —the complete solution—which is key to continued revenue growth. And this can be looked at from two vantage points—service providers moving from physical services management to include IT services, or software firms expanding their offering to complete the end-to-end capabilities. There have been some recent Read More

Kronos Workforce Central Going Social


At KronosWorks 2013 Kronos unveiled the Kronos Workforce Central 7.0.2 suite, slated for release at the end of 2013. It will give employees and managers a forum to collaborate and build consensus, motivate and recognize employees (including gamification and rewards for sharing best practices), onboard and train employees (via sharing documents, images, and videos), and prevent potentially costly

ideas  feel empowered to contribute ideas, share information, and crowdsource for strategic and routine problem solving. By polling direct reports and coworkers, managers could quickly see the most popular option, making decision making more equitable.   Leveraging the tibbr ESN platform by Tibco (which supports both on-premises and cloud instances of Workforce Central), the social tool is a widget within the Workforce Central Navigator, integrated with the organization's structure. Workforce Central will be Read More