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i2 Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal
While many retailers acquire advanced technology for their supply chains in order to stay ahead of competition, Kmart is doing it just to stay in business.

kmart processes  Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal i2 Will Come Out Ahead In Kmart Deal S. McVey - October 24, 2000 Event Summary During its recent Planet 2000 user conference, B2B supply chain collaboration software market leader i2 Technologies announced a deal with a venerated symbol of American discount retail, Kmart Corporation. i2 is vested with the task of transforming the retail company's inefficient fulfillment operations and enabling it to become a viable player in the Internet economy. By leveraging i2's expertise

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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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Consumers Shop Everywhere: Understanding Multichannel Sales


Multichannel retailers must be able to flawlessly execute a full range of services to engage, transact, and fulfill on Web placed orders. Hence, most successful multichannel retailers of today had to either build a complete set of the services in-house or outsource some or all of them.

kmart processes  to be merged with Kmart ) did not reportedly sell anything on-line until 1997, with only one product category until 1999, the company's strategy, from the beginning of the Internet revolution, was to at least maintain one face to the customer. It did not want to create a rift between the on-line and the off-line Sears. Sears lets products bought on-line be picked up and returned to its stores; customers can schedule service visits to the stores on-line; and near real-time inventory visibility is Read More

Internet Makes SCP All That It Can Be


The Internet is reshaping the supply chain planning marketplace. Several clear trends have emerged in recent years that capitalize on the possibilities for collaboration, information sharing, and instantaneous communication that the Internet provides.

kmart processes  of proponents like retailers Kmart, Wal-Mart, and Sports Authority as well as consulting firms like Andersen Consulting. Some SCP and ERP vendors have recognized CPFR's potential and are building standard CPFR protocols into their collaboration products. Logility was an early champion of CPFR and its Voyager XPS product, hosted via i-Community, is the culmination of several years of CPFR-compliant architecture development. ERP giant SAP also offers CPFR support as part of mySAP.com. According to a 1999 Read More

The Challenge of Fulfillment


Integrated multichannel retailing will inevitably become the norm. For retailers, the key to multichannel success lies in understanding the factors that drive revenues and the ability to fulfill Web orders. Other challenges center around electronic integration, visibility, and exception management.

kmart processes  and Co (merged with Kmart ) reportedly did not sell anything online until 1997, (and although it did not have more than one product category until 1999), the company's strategy from the beginning of the Internet revolution was to at least maintain one face to the customer—to make sure there was no rift between the online Sears and the offline Sears. That is to say that Sears lets products bought online be picked up at stores; it lets those very products be returned at stores, if necessary; it Read More

Logistics.com Becomes The Newest Of Manhattan Associates


Will the acquisition of Logistics.com help outstanding Manhattan Associates round out what might not have been accomplished with its earlier acquisitions?

kmart processes  acquisition-related intangibles and the Kmart recovery (and possible revenue revival for licensing Manhattan's software), in the range of $0.20 to $0.26 per fully diluted share. These expectations assume that the current general economic environment will improve modestly over the balance of the year. Core revenue drivers, which include software licenses and services revenue, were a record $38.4 million for the quarter, up 13% from $33.9 million for Q3 2001. Total revenue for the quarter was $42.9 Read More

Wet Quarter Postpones Amazon's Desiccation While Kmart Drowns


It is all about a viable and innovative business value proposition, immaculate execution, low costs, and customer satisfaction, and not about the company’s name or the nature of its operation (clicks vs. bricks) – should be the motto of the story of the two pertinent giants Amazon and Kmart.

kmart processes  Postpones Amazon's Desiccation While Kmart Drowns Event Summary The market is confused again. Just when the notion that anything associated with online, dot-com', or prefixed with e' or i' meant a pass, non-viable business model, the logic was reversed by the recent financial reports of prominent representatives of both clicks' and bricks' camps. On January 22, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), one of the first online retailers (e-tailers) and the company used perennially as an example of a failed and money Read More

Retailers Join Forces for a "Make or Break" Attempt in Their Competitive Landscape


Today's competitive retail landscape has lead to mega-mergers between some of the oldest retailers in the US: Kmart and Sears. Before the technical issues of merging disparate supply chain systems can be addressed, these giants first had had to get their business "housekeeping" in order.

kmart processes  before the holiday rush, Kmart Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KMRT), and Sears, Roebuck and Co. (NYSE:S), announced a definitive merger agreement to form the Sears Holdings Corporation. What is interesting, is not that Sears Holdings will become the US' third largest retailer, with approximately $55 billion in annual revenues, 2,350 full-line and off-mall stores, and 1,100 specialty retail stores. It is how they will merge two disparate information technology departments and supply chains. Part One of the Read More

The “Case-by-case Syndrome”: How to Make Sure Your New Business Processes Don’t Lead to a Nasty Case of Exception Management


Have you ever shelved a business process because it was getting too complex? Or because you felt like you were dealing with an “exceptional” situation? According to TEC analyst Jorge García, you may be suffering from “case-by-case” syndrome—and it’s holding your business back. Read this article to find out why business processes are so important, and how to build them the right way.

kmart processes  “Case-by-case Syndrome”: How to Make Sure Your New Business Processes Don’t Lead to a Nasty Case of Exception Management The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception. —Franz Grillparzer To be successful nowadays, modern organizations strive to be “process-centric”—that is, relying on a finely articulated business process architecture with all instances of the organization acknowledging the Read More

The Path to Healthy Data Governance


Many companies are finally treating their data with all the necessary data quality processes, but they also need to align their data with a more complex corporate view. A framework of policies concerning its management and usage will help exploit the data’s usefulness. TEC research analyst Jorge Garcia explains why for a data governance initiative to be successful, it must be understood as a key business driver, not merely a technological enhancement.

kmart processes  Path to Healthy Data Governance This article is based on the presentation, “From Data Quality to Data Governance,” by Jorge García, given at ComputerWorld Technology Insights in Toronto, Canada, on October 4, 2011. Modern organizations recognize that data volumes are increasing. More importantly, they have come to realize that the complexity of processing this data has also grown in exponential ways, and it’s still growing. Many companies are finally treating their data with all the necessary Read More

Aligning a Manufacturing Vision with Processes through Mixed-mode ERP


Manufacturing organizations are under pressure to anticipate customer requirements and to quickly respond to an increasing array of changing market demands. Such organizations are meeting these challenges by implementing a variety of production strategies across multiple product lines. In doing so, they aim to maintain market share through growth and acquisition of companies that will complement

kmart processes  a Manufacturing Vision with Processes through Mixed-mode ERP Manufacturing organizations are under pressure to anticipate customer requirements and to quickly respond to an increasing array of changing market demands. Such organizations are meeting these challenges by implementing a variety of production strategies across multiple product lines. In doing so, they aim to maintain market share through growth and acquisition of companies that will complement their existing product offerings. As a Read More

Study Reveals Top 10 Requirements for Improving Event Resolution in IT


A survey of existing IT event resolution processes suggests organizations are unsatisfied with current processes, despite the importance of ensuring that severe service outages do not occur. In fact, over 75 percent of participants identified significant gaps in existing processes. However, it is possible to identify the components of an effective interactive event notification platform to mitigate current process gaps.

kmart processes  Reveals Top 10 Requirements for Improving Event Resolution in IT Study Reveals Top 10 Requirements for Improving Event Resolution in IT If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. AlarmPoint delivers instant notification, freeing up on-duty personnel to focus on more value-added projects. If you are considering any of the following best practice initiatives, AlarmPoint's event notification and resolution solutions will deliver Read More

Adaptive Discovery: Accelerating the Deployment and Adaptation of Automated Business Processes


To automate processes, business users and IT must work together as a team. The combination of technology infrastructure, process flow, and business requirements all needs to be translated into a process map to enable automation to occur. This process discovery effort, and adjusting the process map to manage change, is the most significant challenge of business process management (BPM) projects.

kmart processes  Discovery: Accelerating the Deployment and Adaptation of Automated Business Processes To automate processes, business users and IT must work together as a team. The combination of technology infrastructure, process flow, and business requirements all needs to be translated into a process map to enable automation to occur. This process discovery effort, and adjusting the process map to manage change, is the most significant challenge of business process management (BPM) projects. Read More

Warehouse Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs


To ensure your warehouse management system is implemented as painlessly as possible, you must assess your warehouse situation before you decide on a warehouse solution. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of inputs yields the majority results; examining your processes; evaluating your personnel; monitoring the progress of implementation; and testing are the best ways to ensure both a successful launch and long term return on investment.

kmart processes  Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs Introduction After understanding the myths behind the claims of huge staff reductions , quick and easy implementation , and the fast and big return on investment, you need to know what type of features and functionality you should look for in a warehouse management system. The bells and whistles of a system might look enticing, but Read More

Improving Business Efficiency with Digital Dashboards


As more business processes exist in an electronic universe, the need to manage the IT services that enable these processes increases. Business service management does this and achieves the IT alignment with the business necessary to ensure service improvement activities are prioritized with business objectives. Business service management applies the adage that if you improve IT, you improve the business. This paper presents an overview of business service management concepts and describes how Proxima Centauri provides a solution for this. It also describes how Six Sigma can be used as an underlying quality improvement process to eliminate the associated costs of poor quality.

kmart processes  Business Efficiency with Digital Dashboards The Business Value of Business Service Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Compuware Acquires Proxima Technology. In January 2007, Compuware acquired Proxima Technology. Demonstrating the business value of IT services and investments to appropriate stakeholders can be a difficult task for IT operation leaders. The misalignment between IT and the business makes Read More