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Upland Software Announces Release of Tenrox 2013 R2
The latest release of the Tenrox solution for professional services automation (PSA), Tenrox 2013 R2 was announced by Upload Software. Tenrox is the only

kevin mercer  visibility and flexibility,” explains Kevin Sequeira, Upland Software’s Director of Product Management for the Tenrox product line. The key enhancements in the Tenrox 2013 R2 feature set include the following: New User Interface: Tenrox now sports a new, clean design with streamlined navigation, modernized icons, and easier-to-view formatting. New Home Page:  Users can now build a personalized home page whereby they can view all their assigned items from all the Tenrox modules. New Tenrox Mobile

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Case Study: VAI Increases Revenue by Offering Integrated Web 2.0 Applications


Today’s leading-edge business applications go beyond mere Web enablement, where publishing information to the Web is the primary motive (referred to nowadays as Web 1.0 applications). State-of-the-art enterprise software must also incorporate a single, integrated interface that links applications instantly to business processes and collaborative technologies. However, developing Web 2.0 applications is anything but trivial.

kevin mercer  not an easy effort. Kevin Beasley, CIO for VAI, explains that the S2K Enterprise Portal is the result of the company's relentless adherence to incremental modernization efforts for more than a decade, thus positioning them to move proactively toward delivering its Web 2.0 offering. In the 1990s, VAI application modernization efforts meant moving millions of lines of RPG III code to the IBM® RPG Integrated Language Environment® (RPG ILE) . This effort took 10 of VAI's 85 programmers about nine months to Read More

The High-tech Supply Chain Challenge


Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). But some companies consistently outperform in the field. Find out how these companies are making their supply chains more effective and efficient by supporting sophisticated business processes with technologies like integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and demand management software.

kevin mercer  these offerings, please e-mail Kevin Flynn at kevin.flynn@sap.com . About the Authors Kevin Flynn is an industry principal for SAP responsible for working with customers and prospects to accelerate value realized through SAP high-tech industry solutions. Flynn has over 15 years experience working with high-tech OEMs and market leaders in consumer electronics, semiconductor, software, and contract manufacturing. Sudakshina Ghosh helped develop, and now leads, the ASUG/SAP supply chain management Read More

Global IT Evaluator Teams Up with Leading, National Consultancy to Help Businesses Compare Software Better


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kevin mercer  www.aesit.com . Contact information: Kevin Pochapin Access Enterprise Solutions, LLC www.aesit.com Tel: (412) 201-6173 Lynne Brash Coordinator, Media Relations Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) www.technologyevaluation.com Tel: (514) 954-3665 ext. 254 Fax: (514) 954-9739 Read More

PROACTIS: The Best-kept Secret in Indirect Spend Management? - Part 1


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kevin mercer  The Best-kept Secret in Indirect Spend Management? - Part 1 In this day and age of news flying fast over the Internet and tweets reaching every nook and cranny of the world, it still took physical attendance at an overseas event for me to learn about a lesser-known successful software vendor. Namely,  during my attendance of UNIT4 ’s user event in the UK in early 2010 , I encountered PROACTIS as UNIT4’s exhibiting partner for spend management and e-procurement solutions. PROACTIS Group , a Read More

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In recent days, Hewlett Packard has announced agreements for strategic alliances, technology licensing, and/or joint product development of middleware products with TIBCO Software, IONA Technologies, and webMethods. Industry rumors indicate that HP is trying to acquire an EAI vendor to complete its push towards a complete application server product. Who will it be?

kevin mercer  ORB. According to P. Kevin Kilroy, vice president and general manager, HP Middleware Division, Our goal is to provide our customers with a flexible, reliable, scalable and secure e-services infrastructure. IONA's Orbix 2000 offers enhanced interoperability support, allowing us to continue to deliver a truly integrated e-services solution, to stay flexible and to meet the ever-changing requirements of the Internet. HP's selection of Orbix 2000 is an endorsement for IONA's technology and Total Business Read More

Standard & Poor's Exposes Customers' Security


Due to security vulnerabilities in Standard & Poor's Comstock product, their customer sites throughout the world have been exposed to extensive security holes.

kevin mercer  to S&P by customer Kevin Kadow, Network Security Analyst for MSG.net, and has been further verified and researched by Stephen Friedl. According to inside sources, as of March, S&P was still shipping out insecure boxes that had been changed only by cosmetic differences. Once bad guys get into the box by using one of the many security holes, there exists the possibility to: Illegally alter published interest rates Illegally alter equity fund data Illegally alter earnings and balance sheet information Read More

Niche Software at Its Best


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kevin mercer  In June of 2005, Kevin Parker, former co-president and chief financial officer (CFO) of PeopleSoft joined Deltek as its chief executive officer. Core Product Line Summary Deltek Enterprise , also known as Costpoint , is aimed at large organizations that provide project-oriented services as well as businesses that perform discrete manufacturing or build-to-suit project manufacturing. Currently serving 1,000 customers, Deltek Enterprise provides a complete range of application suites including customer Read More

Talking to an Unrelenting Cloud Enthusiast - Part 1


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To promote fast growth, small businesses often sacrifice process control for creativity. But sooner or later, unstructured creativity compounded by fast growth leads to the inability to make fact-based business decisions. Learn about four steps to developing a business strategy that can help you run your business more effectively by applying better control over your cost structure, minimizing risk, and anticipating change.

kevin mercer  businesses think and operate. Kevin Flanagan, CEO, Compass Pharma Services LLC Whether you are just starting out with basic task automation or have already done some business optimization and want to further improve it using industry-proven best practices, SAP can help you determine the right path. Some companies will begin with optimizing their sales and marketing organization, recognizing that with nonintegrated, misaligned efforts, they are throwing good money after bad. Getting a handle on which prod Read More

Getting Strategic Planning and Financial Planning in the Same Bailiwick


To provide useful financial insight on projects, financial managers need to think about business strategy more like a series of options than a single projected cash flow. While the concepts of options are certainly familiar to most executives, the trick to valuing strategic choices lies in the complex and often overwhelming task of understanding the interaction between strategic options. This article provides a breakthrough planning approach for (1) rapidly realizing the business capabilities dictated by strategy (2) aligning process, technology and organization design and (3) through the financial lens of 'real options' shows how to quan

kevin mercer  key customer account CIO's, Kevin Rollins, Dell's Vice Chairman, talked about the critical need for every aspect of the company to be capable of changing its process rapidly. He referred to this as an essential part of what he called velocity or the continuous speeding up of every business process. At that same meeting, Michael Dell described his business as being a virtually integrated system of processes and products extending from suppliers through Dell's manufacturing and distribution processes, on to Read More

Microsoft Convergence 2003 portrayed an Enterprise Solutions crossroad!


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kevin mercer  an Enterprise Solutions crossroad! Kevin Ramesan - May 2, 2003 Event Summary On March 19, 2003, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) conveyed more than 3000 of its business partners, hot prospects and best customers to its seventh annual event in Orlando, Florida. This year the conference focused on the convergence of Microsoft business solutions and the launch of both Microsoft CRM application and Microsoft Business Portal . Both products leverage the Microsoft .NET Framework and extensively integrate with Read More

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kevin mercer  In this white paper, Kevin Price, Senior Product Manager, Infor EAM, looks at how the British Standards Institute’s (BSI) PAS 55 is helping organizations across the world to improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in asset management. Read More

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kevin mercer  best summed up by Kevin Curry, senior vice president, Healthcare at Infor: “The healthcare landscape is changing, we know this at Infor. We're evolving our solutions to meet the specialized needs of our customers and innovating new solutions to combat the challenges we see our customers facing down the road.” Read More