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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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Kognitio Goes Amazon
If there’s any doubt as to whether the potential of big data could be exploited via the cloud, Kognitio has put that to rest. The cloud analytics database

john mccarthy  service. In this regard, John Coppins, senior vice president of Kognitio stated: “AWS’ flexibility, coupled with Kognitio Cloud’s ease of use and scalability, makes it possible for companies to load and obtain results from terabyte-sized data sets within 15 minutes.” Coppins added that this model will allow users to run queries for as little as 64 cents per hour, and will include a full production license. The announcement offers up an interesting combination of potential cost and usage benefits.

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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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The 2006 ECM West Conference: A Trial from AIIM


The Association for Information and Image Management recently held a conference to educate organizations on the latest content and information management technologies. Among the key topics addressed were emerging trends in enterprise content management and the future of the Internet.

john mccarthy  , and Interwoven . John Mancini, president of AIIM and one of the keynote speakers of the conference, confirmed these phenomena when he discussed the future of ECM and the feeling of vertigo as the ECM industry morphs and changes once again. Moreover, most ECM suite vendors consist of a combination of acquisitions and mergers of smaller players, and often the integration among the various products and solutions has not been completed, or the products do not work as smoothly as these vendors intended. Read More

A Suggested Workflow to Complement Issue Management Systems


When companies buy software tools what do they expect from them? Guided by common sense, one might think that a software tool is expected to render clunky manual methods gracefully automated. As a result, information and knowledge would be diligently arranged in databases and easily searched, found, and accessed. Let’s imagine, for instance, a customer relationship management (CRM) system and

john mccarthy  call reporting a bug. John goes straight to the issue management system and opens a case. Remembering the calm voice of the client, John decides the priority of the case is “low.” But, the phone rings again and John receives another customer complaint. Another case is opened. During that same day, John also hears about installation and integration problems customers are encountering when they deploy the latest version of the software on a server. More cases accumulate in the newly acquired CRM. A Read More

Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 1


Supplier Logistics Management is leveraging technology and supplier relationships to gain competitive advantage.

john mccarthy  Unexplainable Losses', Traffic World, John Parker, June 4, 2001 The Internet Through improved supplier logistics management, supply chain executives can provide senior management with the silver bullet they are seeking. Until the availability of the Internet, supply chain executives did not have the opportunity to successfully implement supplier logistics solutions. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) provided the primary means for companies to integrate with large suppliers. This option turned out to be Read More

Geac Lives By Acquisitions; Will It Die By An Acquisition?


After a slew of acquisitions in the past, which have had varied outcomes, Geac seems to be grooming itself to become an attractive acquisition target. This is the conclusion to be drawn from a tumultuous period since the company reported a loss-making quarter and subsequent back-to-back speedy departures of two CEOs.

john mccarthy  of the Board and. John E. Caldwell as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. These appointments were made following the decision of William Nelson to step down as Chairman and interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company for personal reasons, only one month after his appointment on October 2. Mr. Nelson remains a director of Geac. The announcement comes only a few weeks after Geac's profit improvement initiative announcement. On October 16, Geac announced that it had taken steps to improve Read More

Gateway, Jilted by Intel, Kisses and Makes Up with AMD


Gateway has blamed Intel for its recent quarterly losses, due to Intel's inability to meet Gateway's demand requirements.

john mccarthy  Gateway Chief Financial Officer John Todd said a shortage of Intel Corp. microprocessors and motherboards trimmed $200 million to $250 million from fourth-quarter revenue. Citing a shortage of processors and motherboards, Todd said, We didn't have the products to deliver on the sweet spot. Gateway defines that sweet spot as PCs that range in price from $999 to $1,299, which come configured with Intel's motherboards and Celeron processors. We never knew what we were going to get, when we were going Read More

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The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software’s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.

john mccarthy  advisors. About the Author John Scopaz holds a Chemical Engineering Degree from Manhattan College and an MBA from New York University. He has broad experience managing large technology, back office operations and construction initiatives. John has strong coaching and educating skills and works well with company owners and senior executives in developing strategy, management practices and organizing project management and governance oversight. He possesses a keen awareness of the essential components of Read More

Outsourcing Challenges: Avoid the Pitfalls


Outsourcing can provide management with a powerful tool to control cost and enhance product and service delivery. Yet so many outsourcing initiatives fall short of expectations—why? For one thing, you need to know what you’re getting into, by going through an intense request for proposal (RFP) process and many rounds of contract negotiations. Find out how to better manage negotiating your outsourcing contract, and more.

john mccarthy  advisors. About the Author John Scopaz holds a Chemical Engineering Degree from Manhattan College and an MBA from New York University. He has broad experience managing large technology, back office operations and construction initiatives. John has strong coaching and educating skills and works well with company owners and senior executives in developing strategy, management practices and organizing project management and governance oversight. He possesses a keen awareness of the essential components of Read More

iQuoteXpress Launches Version 6.0 of Its SaaS CPQ solution


iQuoteXpress has launched the latest version of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) sales proposal, e-catalog, configuration, and reporting software. The latest version of iQuoteXpress has been extended with important new features for lead tracking and calendar/activity functionality. iQuoteXpress added these new features in response to in-depth market research and customer feedback

john mccarthy  from our clients, says John Diaz, Director of Marketing for iQuoteXpress. iQuoteXpress now stands as a true 'whole product solution' to support sales teams with critical processes, tracking leads to generating professional proposals that close sales.”   It is interesting that iQuoteXpress is extending its solution further onto the front end of the sales cycle. The majority of configure, price, quote (CPQ) software vendors have been pushing the CPQ capabilities down the sales cycle, leaving the Read More

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john mccarthy  (PLM) given collaboratively by John Stark Associates and SofTech, Inc. in late 2005. Since the paper's first issue, people from over 1,000 companies worldwide have downloaded or requested copies of it. In addition, it has been reprinted in a number of publications, been called irresistibly practical , and sparked a series of discussion threads in the John Stark 2PLM online newsletter ( www.johnstark.com ). When first produced, we had no idea that this paper would generate the level of interest it has. Read More

PRISM Users Get A Dedicated, Independent Web Community


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Will MS try the "Open Source" Gambit with WinCE? Why Not - Nothing Else Seems to Work


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Are companies that offshore software development, call center operations, and remote implementations really saving money? Are customers and users realizing benefits? Indeed, there are areas where savings can be misstated. But companies can do something to protect themselves against disappointments.

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john mccarthy  Vice-President vertical market and John Lipsey Director of communications, TEC was able to assess Interface's market strategy and InterAction 5 , the latest version of the company's market-leading CRM solution for professional services organizations. InterAction is internet-enabled, allowing professionals to view information however they choose. For more information please visit Interface Software's website at: www.interfacesoftware.com Product Definition & Market Impact The idea of customer relationship Read More

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