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New Chapters in the Evolutionary Journal


Recognizing that change is a constant is the first step to survival in this new economy. Identifying the changing nature of business partners—customers, suppliers, and service providers—is the second step. Finally, embracing change and developing a sustainable business strategy for a digital economy provides the final impetus for the future.

journal jde.com  Chapters in the Evolutionary Journal Introduction The evolution of man has been supported by innovation and discovery. The invention of the wheel created a mobility that expanded regional boundaries. Water borne transportation opened unexplored horizons, enabling global discovery. Paper and ink enabled the sharing of information, although initially this was only available to the privileged few. The first true revolutionary technology, the printing press, unleashed a new age of discovery. The written word Read More

How to Create a Business Case for Your Human Resources System


Getting CFO or CEO approval to purchase a new software system is often a challenge—but more so if that system is for human resources (HR), as HR is not traditionally considered a profit center. You need a business plan to gain management buy-in for your proposed HR project. Not sure what your plan should address? Find out the key components of a persuasive and detailed business case, so you can get support for your initiative.

journal jde.com  Benefits , Business Case Journal , Business Case Terms , Global Business Case , Business Case Competition , Sustainability Business Case , Strong Business Case , Massive Business Case , Overwhelming Business Case . Often times when HR requires an investment it is put on the back shelf because HR is not considered a profit center. Don’t let that discourage you from going after a new HR system. When looking to purchase a new software System, you should go to your CFO or CEO with a business case in hand. Read More

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 U.S. News & World Report.

journal jde.com  to The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News & World Report. Read More

SayOne Media


SayOne Media focuses on manufacturing and corporate governance. Its publications include The Manufacturer and the Lean Management Journal.

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ACCPAC -- Being Much More Than Meets The Eye Part Two: Announcements Continued


ACCPAC continues to expand its products footprint and operations worldwide.

journal jde.com  to the record and journal level. This release also incorporates increased password security and a new check log report that allows small business owners to keep tight control and monitoring of their internal accounting. Equally important, Simply Accounting 2003 retains a full-time audit trail, ensuring accounting integrity automatically. New Reporting enhancements, as Simply Accounting 2003 allows users to sort and display information based on the user''s preference and easily change report-viewing Read More

Blackboard Learn Makes the Grade and Gets TEC Certified


I am pleased to announce that Blackboard Learn is officially certified by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) for online evaluation of learning management suites in the Human Capital Management Evaluation Center. My fellow analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu and I had the pleasure of viewing a demonstration of the product given by Blackboard’s senior solutions engineer for professional education, Burt Blair

journal jde.com  include wiki, blog, and journal capabilities, as well as group tools that help to simplify team communication and collaboration. I was particularly impressed with how quickly and easily a user could create a course, using some very basic (and user-friendly) content creation tools. The ease and speed of transition from page to page within the application was also a plus for me. Blackboard Learn requires very little training for the user to get up and running. It is available through an on-premise or Read More

IBM Aims Renamed UNIX Server at Sun


In the latest phase of its campaign to unseat Sun as the dominant Internet server brand, IBM has released a slew of performance benchmarks for its 'eServer pSeries' UNIX server.

journal jde.com  Best PeopleSoft Performance 15,584,416 journal lines 533,546 transactions per hour Sun has not published HP has not published Sources: (1) www.ideasinternational.com (10/16/2000) (2) IBM News Releases (10/16/2000) One issue which detracts from these figures is the price/performance ratio. This was accomplished with a five-year equipment cost listed in the TPCC report at just under $7 million. Upon closer inspection: we think this is a neat trick, considering that the base cost of the server hardware Read More

Plex Systems Delivers Plex Enterprise Edition


At its PowerPlex 2014 conference, the Plex Systems announced Plex Enterprise Edition, a suite of applications built to support complex, global, multi-plant manufacturing organizations’ financial and supply chain management (SCM) requirements.

journal jde.com  general ledger structures, inter-entity journal accounting, inventory transfers, and consolidated financial reporting cash management for consolidated banking needs, including centralized payments, receipts, and account reconciliation value add tax (VAT) calculations for customers across the European Union, including reverse charges on cross-border shipment of goods integrated national and local tax calculation solutions for manufacturers in Brazil Plex Enterprise Supply Chain will be available to Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Five: 3PL Support and SCE Optimization


FourSite 4.4 is an upgrade of its fulfillment solution oriented towards third party logistics (3PL) providers. ViaOptimize, is an advanced step for companies who have already automated their facilities with Provia's WMS and are now looking at optimization as a key area of improvement, efficiency and cost reduction.

journal jde.com  process of manually making journal entries to the user''s general ledger (GL) accounting system. Multiple lot codes—creates a process that allows FourSite users to define user definable fields (UDFs) at the product level, and store specific UDF information by inventory lot. Labor tracking—adds the capability to produce customer specific invoices associated with the labor collection activities. Additional fields capture equipment types, units of measure (UOM), and billing indicators to allow for automat Read More

Justification of ERP Investments Part Two: The Intangible Effects of ERP


The intangible or non-financial benefits of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can be viewed from several perspectives. For illustrative purposes, the discussion will focus on the benefits for accounting, product and process design, production, sales, and management information system MIS functions. From the overall company standpoint, ERP provides a framework for working effectively together and providing a consistent plan for action. Reprinted from Maximizing Your ERP System by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

journal jde.com  ledger, time consuming manual journal entries can be eliminated. Period end closing procedures can be performed in hours or days, rather than weeks. This improves reduces clerical accounting work, and improves the timeliness of financial reports. Financial reports can be easily customized to meet the needs of various decision makers. Financial projections can be based on detailed ERP calculations for future requirements. Cash planning, for example, can account for current and projected sales orders and Read More

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of May 6, 2013


It's a busy conference season and quarterly results reporting period. TEC is chugging down the coffee, keeping up with happenings in the supply chain space. Descartes has announced another acquisition this past week, and we share a few insights from our conversation with them. We also found ourselves on the phone recently with DCRA’s Jon Kirkegaard. TEC’s new Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market

journal jde.com  strategies. The Wall Street Journal recently reported (“ Before Dhaka Collapse, Some Firms Fled Risk ”) that companies using suppliers in Bangladesh will increasingly take a hard look at suppliers using factories with multiple tenants in multistory buildings where building expansions may have been made in stages and, therefore, possibly, with different priorities and attention to code compliance. Walmart is reported to have asked its suppliers several years ago to phase out production in factories in Read More

The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing


The appeal of global sourcing for many industries is certainly understandable, given the potential lower cost benefits, but without careful elimination of all the hidden challenges, the entire process may turn out to be only a costly "siren song" adventure.

journal jde.com  example, the Wall Street Journal last year reported huge volume increases of Far East imports through the port of Savannah, Georgia (US), where the cargo container volume of 1.7 million per year has tripled over a decade ago, as an US east coast alternative to the clogged and constrained (in terms of labor and capacity) west coast ports (which are the logical, shortest-path destination for Far East goods). Potential Global Sourcing Gains In a nutshell, companies source globally to differentiate their Read More

The AS/400 Takes You Securely Where You Want to Go


This article on the built-in security features of the AS/400 system originally appeared in the Midrange Computing’s Showcase Magazine, June 2000.

journal jde.com  journal. The security audit journal can also run at various levels. The events that are logged by the security audit journal are determined by a combination of the level of QAUDJRL and QSECURITY. The events that can potentially be recorded include authorization failures, deleted objects, and identification of programs using restricted instructions. These logs should be reviewed on a regular schedule by a security engineer. QMAXSIGN The QMAXSIGN parameter is for specifying the number of sign-on attempts Read More

Microsoft Dynamics and the 2007 Microsoft Office System: Integration Highlights


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journal jde.com  Vacation Management Snap-In, Customer Journal Snap-In, Customer Report Generator Snap-In, and Business Data Lookup Snap-In. These solutions are designed for information workers who use Microsoft Office and need to access business information and business processes managed by their back end Microsoft Dynamics business management solutions. Most people want to be able to do this without opening multiple programs, cutting and pasting data, or having to master the full complexity of all of the software in a Read More

Microsoft says: Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Glasses


In one of the quicker reversals on record, Bill Gates and Microsoft issued conflicting statements within a day regarding the software giant's willingness to open its Windows source code.

journal jde.com  in the Wall Street Journal said Microsoft was willing to agree to greater disclosure of the inner workings of Windows and to other concessions to settle the case. Microsoft executives including Gates have said they oppose any plan to settle the suit that would break the company up. U.S. Circuit Judge Richard Posner, who is presiding over the talks between Microsoft and the Justice Department, has told both sides in strong terms not to speak to journalists about the talks. Company denies report quoting Gat Read More