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Progress Exchange 2013 Part Two: Will Pacific be Progress Software’s PaaS to Relevance?
By P.J. Jakovljevic (see bio) and Bob Eastman (see bio)Last week in the TEC blog, we discussed Progress Software’s history and current focus. The company

karen graham  audience at Progress Exchange, Karen Tegan Padir, Progress’ new chief technology officer (CTO), with Boston roots and Sun Microsystems Java pedigree of earlier years, presented the “Progress Vision—Your Reality” part of the keynote at the conference. She concurred with the innovation theme as one of the top four global CEO’s business challenges; human capital, operational excellence, and customer experience being the others. Padir outlined the following five technology trends that have been

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How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks


In 2008, botnets were responsible for 90 percent of spam. The ever-changing nature of botnets makes them hard to detect and even harder to defend against—and these compromised “robot” computer networks don’t seem to be going away in the near future. Learn about new and sophisticated botnets, how they can affect your business network, and the steps you can take to protect your company from a botnet attack.

karen graham  to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. Source: Symantec Resources Related to How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks : Botnet (Wikipedia) How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks Botnet Attacks is also known as : Software Robots , Malware , Phishing Sc Read More

KeyedIn Solutions Ready for Launch in Houston


On February 26, KeyedIn™ Solutions formally launched its new KeyedIn Manufacturing cloud solution at the Houstex manufacturing conference in Houston, Texas. KeyedIn Manufacturing is the latest entrant into the enterprise resource planning (ERP) for small to medium businesses (SMBs) space. TEC wanted to get more background on the product and had the opportunity to speak with Karen Adame, chief

karen graham  opportunity to speak with Karen Adame, chief product officer at KeyedIn Solutions. We’ll share some highlights from that discussion here. Genesis of KeyedIn Manufacturing KeyedIn Manufacturing is an entirely new solution that has been developed from scratch using KeyedIn Solutions’ recently acquired rapid application development (RAD) platform—KeyedIn Flex. Karen Adame said, “KeyedIn Manufacturing has gone from white board to web in only three months.” KeyedIn’s subject matter experts worked Read More

Apparent BPM in the Cloud—Analyst Roadshow


Apparancy was born out of the idea to create a fresh business process offering that takes the best of what traditional BPM suites can provide—from workflow and business process execution to process monitoring and control monitoring—and combines it with key additional value for an organization.

karen graham  to learn more about Karen Watts—founder of business process outsourcing (BPO) services provider Corefino, and now Apparancy. Karen, a seasoned and successful entrepreneur from Silicon Valley, walked us through some of the details of her new venture.   Apparancy was born out of the idea to create a fresh business process offering that takes the best of what traditional BPM suites can provide—from workflow and business process execution to process monitoring and control monitoring—and combines it Read More

Enlightened Self-interest Launches CRM Information Source


Software vendor Net Perceptions and CRM gurus Peppers and Rogers Group have joined forces to develop co-branded media products covering the use of technology to create personalized, one-to-one relationships.

karen graham  for 1to1 Personalization , Karen Burka of Peppers and Rogers, guaranteed that the editorial coverage would be entirely free of influence by Net Perceptions. Net Perceptions has an excellent record in 'coopetition,' she said. They created the Personalization Summit, to which they invite all of their competitors. Indeed, customers at vendor booths in the Personalization 2000 Summit in Boston were heard discussing their appreciation of Net Perception's sponsorship of the three-day event. Read More

TradeBeam Keeps on Rounding Out Its GTM Set


TradeBeam strategic expansion, which covers the entire life cycle of global trade across order, logistics and financial settlement activities, seeks to improve operating efficiencies and working capital.

karen graham  Keeps on Rounding Out Its GTM Set TradeBeam Keeps on Rounding Out Its GTM Set At the end of 2004, TradeBeam Holdings , Inc ., a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions that streamline global trading processes for enterprises and their partners, announced that it has acquired the assets of Open Harbor , a leading provider of international trade logistics (ITL) solutions. TradeBeam solutions include import and export compliance and global trade finance solutions like open Read More

Teradata 2013 Partners Conference: Interview with Dan Graham, General Manager for Enterprise Systems, Teradata


BI Analyst Jorge Garcia interviews Dan Graham, General Manager for Enterprise Systems at Teradata, live on the show floor at the 2013 Teradata Partners Conference. Listen and find out how the Aster 6 SNAP framework handles data types that don’t fit easily into rows and columns, how having a JSON data type in the data warehouse helps companies deal with the internet of things, and why for a discovery platform there’s no real difference between beta and production.

karen graham  Teradata,Dan Graham,Teradata Partners Conference,Aster 6 SNAP framework,JSON data type Read More

CRM Success for Fast Growing Companies: What Every Small and Midsized Business Needs to Know


When creating a seamless value chain, it is essential to focus on the customer. However, information, data, and processes are key when planning the complex merger of processes, technologies, and culture. Additionally, a successful value chain recognizes that partners, vendors, suppliers, and employees play a vital role to ensure that customer values are both recognized and realized.

karen graham  to an extended EVC. Karen Butner of The IBM Institute for Business Value sees the following as some of the benefits to the entire network: Coordinating business functions across the supply chain Developing mutually beneficial ways to strengthen supply chain relationships Synchronizing supply and demand through planning and forecasting Managing supply chain cycles Developing variable cost structures Sharing risks with partners Using real-time information to create responsive, customer-driven processes. Add Read More

How to Make People More Willing to Share Knowledge in Their PLM Environment


In Why Some People Don’t Like PLM, Graham McCall said that some product lifecycle management (PLM) users’ reluctance to share knowledge with others is the obstacle toward higher acceptance of PLM. I thought his point made perfect sense, and my instant reaction was to ask myself: How can this problem be resolved? Ideally, a PLM system is a platform for people to work together. This means that

karen graham  to Make People More Willing to Share Knowledge in Their PLM Environment In Why Some People Don’t Like PLM , Graham McCall said that some product lifecycle management (PLM) users’ reluctance to share knowledge with others is the obstacle toward higher acceptance of PLM. I thought his point made perfect sense, and my instant reaction was to ask myself: How can this problem be resolved? Ideally, a PLM system is a platform for people to work together. This means that knowledge sharing is mutually Read More

Sword Ciboodle-One More BPM-Centric CRM Provider


What does BPM have to do with CRM? Sword Ciboodle can tell you. The vendor delivers process-based customer interaction solutions to contact centers to improve the customer experience by improving customer-facing processes. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the vendor’s key offerings and sits down with Ciboodle’s VP of product and market strategy to discuss the company’s challenges, strategies, and technologies.

karen graham  Ciboodle-One More BPM-Centric CRM Provider The obvious interaction between business process management (BPM) and customer relationship management (CRM) in the business realm has not been that natively embraced by software providers in their offerings (for more analysis, read TEC ’s blog post ). Some exceptions are Pegasystems (including Chordiant , read here ), Consona CRM (including former Onyx , SupportSoft , and KNOVA , read here ), and KANA Software (read here ). To be fair, Microsoft Dynamics Read More

Teknetix Selects InfinityQS ProFicient


InfinityQS International, Inc., a provider of real-time manufacturing intelligence (MI) and enterprise quality software, today announced that Teknetix, Inc. has selected InfinityQS ProFicient to implement process control and statistical process control (SPC) methodologies to improve product quality. Based in Parkersburg, West Virginia, with a 60,000-square-foot facility, Teknetix is a provider of

karen graham  Selects InfinityQS ProFicient InfinityQS International, Inc. , a provider of real-time manufacturing intelligence (MI) and enterprise quality software, today announced that Teknetix, Inc. has  selected InfinityQS ProFicient to implement process control and statistical process control (SPC) methodologies to improve product quality. Based in Parkersburg, West Virginia, with a 60,000-square-foot facility, Teknetix is a provider of assembly services to the mid-volume, high-mix original equipment manu Read More

The ROI Dilemma - Part 1 - Look at how bad you Look!


If you're going to use ROI in order to find new business or, justify your solution, be careful. ROI is a loaded gun and you might just shoot yourself.

karen graham  out my call with Karen like this. Karen, this is Bob Riefstahl with Future RFP Software. The reason for my call is that I believe our firm can help you reduce your inventory by 20%. Karen hangs up. Why? Because she's been trying (unsuccessfully) for 3 years to reduce inventory by 5% relative to sales! Welcome to the second Crime in our story. I call it Talking to the Wall . When you use big bold statements that are seen as unrealistic, you might as well be standing in a corner and talking to the wall. Read More

6 Days After Advisory Posted, AboveNet Gets Hit


Once a security advisory gets posted, vendors need to work quickly to rectify the problem. Security engineers are not the only ones reading the advisories. There are cybercriminals who wait for advisories to come out, and take advantage of woe-be-gone networks that have not yet been patched.

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Driving Costs Out of the Supply Chain: Inbound Logistics


One of the most neglected areas of the manufacturing and retail supply chain is the inbound logistics segment. Following best practices and creating a collaborative allows companies to save money and streamline operations.

karen graham  Donald V. Harper and Karen S. Goodner Online transportation systems drive control of inbound freight By David Hannon, News and Transportation Editor www.purchasing.com Purchasing. November 21, 2002   About the Author: Atul Ankush Chatur is an Associate in the Solutions Consulting group of Transportation and Logistics practice at Infosys Technologies Limited. Atul is currently specializing in RFID solutions for the Transportation and Logistics domain. He has extensively worked on transportation management Read More

Maple Leaf Farms Improves Inventory Control with WMS


As one of North America’s premier producers of duck products, Maple Leaf Farms knew the importance of delivering fresh, quality goods to its customers. But in order to streamline its manufacturing, shipping, and reporting processes, it would need to invest in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Since implementing ERP, the company has profited from greater inventory control and improved customer service.

karen graham  was a decisive consideration. Karen Pope, Manager, Business Applications, Maple Leaf Farms said, Knowing that VAI had a reputation for being able to design completely integrated ERP packages in a variety of industries was an enormous advantage. We knew that integrating our operations and improving control of the production process would be a complex undertaking. VAI's record of achievement made us comfortable, as did our overriding desire to produce better products and improve customer service and Read More