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Will Servigistics Click on More Service Cylinders? - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series depicted the rise and fall of erstwhile public software company Click Commerce based in Chicago, Illinois (US). At the end of the

international science fair  Ventyx , and Astea International  are other renowned solutions in this space. A similar situation exists in the parts pricing space, with only a handful of brand new Servigistics customers (i.e., not inherited via the Profit Science acquisition), such as Mercedes-Benz and Komatsu . Vendavo (partly owned by SAP and also available on SAP’s price lists) has lately developed a broad solution, and has been a serious nemesis. Servigistics has recently also lost some deals to PROS Pricing Software , while

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Acquisitive Vendor Expands Its Enterprise Asset Management Potential


IFS has much to offer customers. Its IFS Applications suite now boasts an asset lifecycle management module for quick data retrieval. IFS also has a strong commitment to international standards, and with its acquisition of iSC, expertise in naval and marine operations.

international science fair  those created by the International Electro-technical Commission ( IEC ), the American National Standards Institute ( ANSI ), NORSOK ( Norsk Sokkels Konkuranseposisjon ), and the Swedish pulp and paper industry’s technical—and meticulous—cooperative standards organization, SSG Teknik AB . For instance, SSG’s aim, according to its web site, is “to promote the standardization and development of process and plant technology,” and the administration of connected product and chemical databases. Read More

"Evergreen"-Environmental Regulations for High-tech and Electronics, Chemical, and Oil and Gas Industries


High-tech and electronics, chemical, and oil and gas industries each have their fair share of regulatory requirements to meet, and an increasing number include environmental directives. Enterprise applications designed to meet their distinct needs should help pave the way to compliance.

international science fair  noncompliance with national and international regulations can cost enterprises a great deal more. Therefore, industry leaders must ensure they have the means to adapt their businesses to meeting these regulatory requirements, and thus avoid costly penalties and product recalls. What's more, companies can further benefit from enterprise application systems that will ensure their business processes meet with ever-changing regulatory requirements, in addition to creating trusted brands and maintaining Read More

Ambitious Plans and Promises: An Enterprise Software Vendor’s Open Course of Action


Infor has met several of its objectives with Infor Open SOA. The vendor has managed to resolve inherited customer retention issues, move forward with “green” and corporate social responsibility initiatives, and even has a viable new product version to offer Baan users.

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The (Underappreciated) Value of B2B Pricing Software


Conventional wisdom would suggest that pricing, as a key component of a business’s financial performance, is a critically important discipline within any enterprise, touching many departments, from sales and marketing to finance. And yet, does anyone know whether their company is making the best pricing decisions? TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic is encouraged by the growing awareness and adoption of pricing technologies among B2B enterprises.

international science fair  extraordinary challenges in today’s international economy, competing for business from every corner of the globe. Executives must continually evaluate the best strategies for increasing profitability beyond the cost-cutting measures that they have likely executed in the past few years—and that everyone else, including their competitors, is also taking. At the end of the day, when one company cuts to the bone, further cuts can be painful and self-destructive. Pricing—or the revenue side of business, Read More

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Case Study: Dorcy International


Dorcy, a global distributor of flashlights and batteries, manufactures its product line in Taiwan, China, and Korea, and repackages products in two US warehouses to ship to major retailers. With 2,500 items in its inventory—approaching $12 million (USD) at any given time—Dorcy needs a warehouse management system (WMS) that automates reports and provides real-time inventory data. Learn about the solution it uses.

international science fair  Study: Dorcy International Dorcy, a global distributor of flashlights and batteries, manufactures its product line in Taiwan, China, and Korea, and repackages products in two US warehouses to ship to major retailers. With 2,500 items in its inventory—approaching $12 million (USD) at any given time—Dorcy needs a warehouse management system (WMS) that automates reports and provides real-time inventory data. Learn about the solution it uses. Read More

The Art And Science Of IT Architecture Design


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Case Study: Fair Isaac Corporation


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international science fair  companies, lending institutions and international credit bureaus in 22 countries worldwide use the FICO® score to evaluate credit worthiness and risk. Fair Isaac had been using a simple in-house license manager to protect new installations of the FICO® score, but as new implementations quickly spread around the world, they decided they needed a more sophisticated system for managing the licenses they sold worldwide. These licenses are based on the volume of scores calculated, with the volume being Read More

Advancing the Art of Pricing with Science


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Ironware International Selects abas USA for ERP


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