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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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InfiniteKM: Knowledge Management for Sales Channels and Contact Centers
InfiniteKM, a cloud (and on-premise)-based sales and service enablement platform, helps organizations’ sales channels and contact centers run smoothly and

john lovett  Xerox, GE Mabe, ScotiaBank, John Hancock, Microsoft, LG, etc., helping companies meet their sales, support, and marketing knowledge management needs. This blog post highlights the main features of the system and outlines the importance of this knowledge management tool for employees in sales and contact centers. The core functionality of the solution consists of the following: highly configurable portals with role-defined views e-libraries with built-in searching and WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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Boston Grape Escape 2010: Vendor’s Announcements Review


Recently, I attended the Grape Escape analyst event in Boston. This was the 10th annual meeting organized by Judith Rothrock’s marketing company to present her clients and announce some news. I had the opportunity to listen and informally talk to software vendors, their clients, and industry analysts in addition to three one-on-one briefings with top managers from UNIT4, SYSPRO, and Meridian

john lovett  of interacting. Meridian Systems John Bodrozic and Susan Watkins, President and Director of Marketing, respectively, at Meridian Systems , a successful architecture, construction, and engineering (ACE) project management software developing company, shared their concerns on the recent devastating disasters such as earthquakes and the on-going oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They spoke about how the aftermath of these events were handled. It looks like there is no software on the market that offers Read More

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It seems that there are more and more acquisitions in the area of human capital management (HCM) these days. At the end of 2010, we saw enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors Epicor acquire Spectrum HR and Lawson Software acquire Enwisen. Now it’s Workstream’s turn. On January 3, 2011, performance and talent management software provider Workstream Inc. announced that it has

john lovett  chief executive officer (CEO) John Long, “The new management team of Workstream has chosen to approach the market with a vertical focus.” This acquisition will allow Workstream to focus its best efforts on a core group of its current and prospective clients in the health care sector—accounting for more than 90 percent of the target’s customers. This transaction is contingent upon several factors, including successful negotiation of a definitive agreement and employment agreements with the Read More

Brio Technology Expands Support for WML and XML


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john lovett  the virtual enterprise, stated John Schroeder, executive vice president, products and services at Brio Technology. We expect our efforts to be well received by both our customer and partner base as they look to tap into the millions of PDA devices and cell phones. Exhibiting this technology at the CeBit 2000 conference in Hanover, Germany, Brio showcased its use of XML and WML through Brio.Report 6.0, which is currently in beta. Brio.Report 6.0 will leverage Brio's innovative patent-pending Direct Read More

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john lovett  Duffield, CEO of PeopleSoft, John Luongo, CEO of Vantive, and John Chen, President of Sybase. In addition, the Ingersoll-Rand solution that will be developed can likely be leveraged by other Oracle e-business customers to reduce the time required to get their EAI solution into production. Read More

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TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 2)


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