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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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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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Accenture (nee Andersen Consulting) Marries New Business Model to Make its Mark
Accenture has moved from its former identity Andersen Consulting to a new mark and strategy aligned to its competitors in the market place. Since the

kim collins  name Accenture, created by Kim Petersen, a senior manager in Oslo, Norway, was meant to inspire a sense of 'adventure' and an accent on the 'future'. This seems to have been the course Andersen (at the time) was heading. A quick view of Accenture's website at www.accenture.com shows the change from the rather dull or tired four tiered platform of Technology, Change Management, Strategy and Process of a year ago to a new set of services under the two banners of Business Consulting and Technology Business

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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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Case Study: Poudre Valley Health System


In 2006, Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS) was about to open a new hospital in Colorado (US). PVHS’s human resources (HR) department saw the need to change some existing processes, including the method of referencing job candidates. After one year of using a new HR hiring process solution, PVHS was able to predict supervisor evaluations of new hires and had the potential to save over $850,000 (USD). Learn more.

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Defogging the “Mission/Vision Thing”


A company’s success depends upon its ability to make smart decisions and respond quickly in a highly volatile environment. When a company has a relevant and clearly stated Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Values, which are understood by all employees, both management and employees are in a superior position to put strategies and actions into place that propel the organization forward.

kim collins  the “Mission/Vision Thing” Defogging the Mission/Vision Thing J. Diezemann & J. Dowling - May 5, 2000 The Issue Without a clearly stated Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Values, employees, including IT professionals, lack adequate guidance and boundaries of empowerment. This lack of context is likely to result in them taking actions that are consistent with their individual 'visions' but collectively fail to maximize business value from their efforts. The vast majority of personnel who fill Read More

What’s New at MCA Solutions?


Service supply chains remain complex. MCA Solutions can help service companies of all sizes improve their bottom line. In today’s feature interview, TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic sits down with MCA Solutions CEO Bob Salvucci to discuss the current state of the market, MCA’s approach and focus on service parts planning and optimization, and the new offerings behind MCA’s growth that are expanding this software space.

kim collins  New at MCA Solutions? One of my first blog posts for Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) way back in 2008 ( The TEC Blog started in late 2007) was about the importance and complexity of aftermarket service, and featured MCA Solutions , and to a degree, its fierce competitor Servigistics (see blog posts ). These two companies, both founded in 1999, have diverged in their “pursuit of happiness.” While Servigistics has expanded its footprint (primarily via acquisitions), from its original focus Read More

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kim collins  with TEC's support. said Kim Scambilis, project manager and senior consultant for Gibson. TEC's methodology used by TEC and Gibson helped to provide an objective and comprehensive analysis for Katy ISD. Gibson reported a 25 percent decrease in time required to provide a full range of services; greater efficiency allows Gibson to offer its services at a lower cost to more clients. Our successful partnership with Gibson Consulting Group is proof that small industry focused professionals can effectively Read More

ASA Research


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Waer Systems—Integration, Process, and Presentation in the Supply Chain


Long known as a supply chain firm with specialized capabilities around warehouse and inventory management, U.K.-based Waer Systems has never been one to sit still, and in the years since the company’s founding in 2000, Waer has evolved and matured its solutions and services to focus on integration, with virtually any enterprise system, in large multi-national enterprises.

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Grape Escape 2014—2 Tech Companies Include News Items with Key Benefits to U.S. Landscape


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kim collins  on its roadmap promises. Kim Pedersen, CEO & Founder, 1000Bulbs.com asserts: “I like to say about SYPSRO that when we cry, they cry; when we laugh, they laugh. They make it very clear to their customers that they love helping us to be successful.” In other words, with SYSPRO it is not about the money. Conclusion The JRocket Marketing Grape Escape is a great analyst event to discover news on emerging enterprise software vendors, thanks to Judith Rothrock and her team, who focus on continuously Read More

Appointment Scheduling - Achieving the Positive Ripple Effect Part 1


Accurate appointment scheduling can provide great benefit to all in the supply chain through improvements in efficiency, visibility, resource and capacity utilization, and product flow.

kim collins  we have problems, says Kim Apodaca of the Ralph's grocery chain. If our scheduling system goes down and we can't produce schedules, there is chaos. The receiving mode becomes, First Come-First Served'. Marketing begins to receive complaints and phone calls from panicky vendors. Some truck drivers or vendors refuse to even move the loads without acquiring a delivery appointment first. 7. Michael Docherty, Scheduling Receiving , Managing Logistics , Winter 1997 Possible Improvements It is evident that Read More

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kim collins  and producing brand loyalty. Kim, Morris and Swait (2008, p.103) support this argument, suggesting that “brand credibility, which embraces the personal history of brand experience, is the “initiator” of establishing brand loyalty”, which in turn, serves to strengthen the client relationship. 2. Strengthening Relationships According to Aaker (1991), strong brand relationships must be cultivated if an organization is to create and maintain high brand equity. This is especially the case in the Read More

RockySoft Corporation


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How To Mitigate Holiday Cybercrime


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kim collins  with TEC's cooperation. - Kim Scambilis, Project Manager and Senior Consultant, Gibson Consulting Group.   Reading 'n' Writing 'n' ERP: The Challenge of Software Selection Projects for ISD For many independent school districts, one of the biggest challenges of a major software project is the ongoing lack of funding for technology. Schools must place a higher importance on instruction, and therefore instructional technology, than on other types of technology (such as infrastructure or ERP systems), Read More

Collins Computing


the largest Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner in Southern California. Since 1986 Collins Computing's award-winning team has been helping companies sharpen their competitive edge with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and ERP software. Centrally located in Orange County, CA we regularly service all of Southern California.

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