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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts-and-parcels, and the software category’s

if state flowchart  Rate is 2.5.  But, if the State equals New York with the Balance Amount between 1,000 and 5,000 THEN call a special additional rule for New York.” This ability of forms to guide the user for safe and easy delegation to the IT staff is of critical importance. One big problem with conventional programming is how little support in terms of specifications a programmer gets when creating and editing a new module. The forms make the job easier in SmartBPM, allowing the system to guide the definition and

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Customer Care & Billing RFI/RFP Template

General Requirements, Mediation, Provisioning, Sales and Marketing, Customer Billing, Customer Care, Packages and Promotions, Accounts Receivable, Financial Systems, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Repo... Get this template

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 1


The business process management (BPM) market is sizzling hot, with Gartner Dataquest estimating its compound annual growth rate (CAGR) at 13 percent in 2009. In fact, almost all leading BPM vendors have been buzzing about their unprecedented growth and profitability, especially amidst the ongoing economic drought. It is truly difficult to argue against the need for companies from all walks of

if state flowchart  BPM suite components. But if one is to look at BPM suites through the lens of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA ) loop, one could think of covering the following three necessary activities (within the feedback loop ): Business process modeling and analysis, which were explained earlier on; Business process automation or execution; and Business activity monitoring (BAM ), measuring, process mining, and so on, as parts of continuous business process improvement efforts. Most of the abovementioned contemporary Read More

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Frequently when project teams convene to discuss post-project reviews, project team members feel that if communication had been better, the project would have gone smoother. The reason communication in project management is crucial is because it can impact a project’s success, and it is very important that project managers use the right types of communication during a project.Types of

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if state flowchart  Still Need ERP, Even If Naysayers Say You Don’t After coming across the Forbes article The End Of ERP and quite a few spin-off articles about the imminent death of ERP, I became somewhat concerned about how this topic was being handled by people in the know and other IT experts. Here’s my take on it. ERP Exists for a Reason... ERP’s original raison d’être was to integrate core business functional areas and business processes such as finance, HR, production, order management, inventory, etc., Read More

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