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How to Rise Above Today’s Economic Challenges: Equip Your Sales Force with Mobile CRM
In today’s tough economic climate, companies need their sales teams operating at peak performance. But traditional customer relationship management (CRM) may be

laptop benchmarking  from being cumbersome, a laptop equipped with a traditional CRM solution can only go so far in accommodating the needs of a field sales rep. When the laptop battery needs recharging, it's possible but far from guaranteed that sales reps can rely on available plugs in airport waiting areas, or at the client's office or other meeting point. But, even if the laptop battery is fully charged, the sales rep is dependent on having access to wireless Internet service; though this is more available than it used

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Winning the War for Talent in the High-tech Industry


People—that is, talent—are at the heart of any strategy to master the business challenges of high-tech companies. For best results, human resources (HR) organizations must transform from taking the role of service provider to that of strategic business partner. Find out about the four imperatives a successful HR organization must address in order to develop a competitive HR strategy and win the war for talent.

laptop benchmarking  the War for Talent in the High-tech Industry Winning the War for Talent in the High-Tech Industry If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP and leading-edge partners in the high-tech industry are collaborating to deliver innovative solutions and new, extended integration scenarios that address the key challenges in the high-tech industry Source : SAP Resources Related to Winning the War for Talent in the High-Tech Read More

Benchmarking ERP in SMB


Many small companies have limited resources to devote to the implementation and maintenance of enterprise resource planning (ERP). Fortunately, the price performance of ERP and the underlying infrastructure supporting it have improved steadily and significantly over the past two decades. In fact, solutions that were once beyond the reach of these small companies are now well within their grasp.

laptop benchmarking  ERP in SMB Benchmarking ERP in SMB If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Made2Manage, a Consona ERP solution, provides manufacturers with easy-to-use, high-quality ERP software that improves operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction and financial performance while helping manage your business growth. Source : M2M Resources Related to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) : ERP (Wikipedia) Benchmarking ERP in SMB Read More

Linux Laptops from Dell


Dell now has begun selling two models of its laptops with Linux preinstalled.

laptop benchmarking  to provide a Linux laptop legitimizes the concept. Michael Dell et al. do not generally provide products unless they think they can make money from them. We expect Compaq and HP will also follow suit within three to six months. We also expect Dell to continue forming strategic Linux alliances, though not with more than three or four companies. What this also reinforces is that Dell's success/future is much more tied to Intel than to Microsoft. Intel has generated ill will with its recent chip supply probl Read More

Laptop Limitations Bringing You Down? Eliminating the Sacrifices Users Make for Portability


Laptop users often are forced to sacrifice performance and functionality, “dumbing down” critical applications for the sake of portability. Executives in many industries are looking for ways to increase productivity, expand the reach of sales and marketing, and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn about common issues involved in deciding between laptop and desktop computing, and discover a solution.

laptop benchmarking  Users Make for Portability Laptop users often are forced to sacrifice performance and functionality, “dumbing down” critical applications for the sake of portability. Executives in many industries are looking for ways to increase productivity, expand the reach of sales and marketing, and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn about common issues involved in deciding between laptop and desktop computing, and discover a solution. Read More

Facility Operations Maturity Model for Data Centers


An operations & maintenance (O&M) program determines to a large degree how well a data center lives up to its design intent. The comprehensive data center facility operations maturity model (FOMM) presented in this paper is a useful method for determining how effective that program is, what might be lacking, and for benchmarking performance to drive continuous improvement throughout the life cycle of the facility. This understanding enables ongoing concrete actions that make the data center safer, more reliable, and operationally more efficient.

laptop benchmarking  Operations Maturity Model for Data Centers An operations & maintenance (O&M) program determines to a large degree how well a data center lives up to its design intent. The comprehensive data center facility operations maturity model (FOMM) presented in this paper is a useful method for determining how effective that program is, what might be lacking, and for benchmarking performance to drive continuous improvement throughout the life cycle of the facility. This understanding enables ongoing Read More

Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results


Confronted by globalization and volatile markets, today’s companies face a challenging and often risky business climate. Explore how to ensure alignment between your company's strategic objectives and risk management/compliance policies; how to mitigate all types of business risk and maintain a proper risk/reward balance; and how to ensure continuous compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

laptop benchmarking  Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results The SAP BusinessObjects Risk Management application provides risk-adjusted management of enterprise performance that can empower you to optimize efficiency, increase effectiveness, and maximize visibility across risk initiatives. Source: SAP Resources Related to Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results : Risk Management (Wikipedia) Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) (Wikipedia) Business Read More

Demystifying Network Access Control


Imagine this scenario: an infected laptop within your company has accessed the network and is spreading malicious code to thousands of other devices. This incident could cripple any business, but with network access control (NAC) products, companies can rest a little easier. NAC’s ability to measure, enforce, and report on an array of security issues has gained it attention amongst security conscious organizations.

laptop benchmarking  this scenario: an infected laptop within your company has accessed the network and is spreading malicious code to thousands of other devices. This incident could cripple any business, but with network access control (NAC) products, companies can rest a little easier. NAC’s ability to measure, enforce, and report on an array of security issues has gained it attention amongst security conscious organizations. Read More

VAI Unveils S2K Smart Center Social User Experience


VAI, a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to the midmarket, announced S2K Smart Center, a configurable Web-based user experience that supports single sign-on, common navigation, and uniform look-and-feel across VAI’s family of S2K ERP software solutions. The solution also offers seamless navigation across multiple applications deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

laptop benchmarking  it is a desktop, laptop, tablet, or any mobile device. S2K Smart Center is available immediately through the IBM Websphere Portal and pricing begins at $2,500 for a 20-user pack. Read More

Business Analytics: Benchmarking the Analysis of Data to Gain Insight


Organizations are maturing only slowly in their use of analytics despite the fact that they view them as valuable and important. This research indicates that usability and flexible functionality are important criteria in their search for the right analytics; that failing to examine timely availability, broad access, and efficient handling can obstruct analytics use; and that in technology terms, spreadsheets should be replaced with more appropriate tools.

laptop benchmarking  Analytics: Benchmarking the Analysis of Data to Gain Insight Organizations are maturing only slowly in their use of analytics despite the fact that they view them as valuable and important. This research indicates that usability and flexible functionality are important criteria in their search for the right analytics; that failing to examine timely availability, broad access, and efficient handling can obstruct analytics use; and that in technology terms, spreadsheets should be replaced with more Read More

Case Study: Terumo


Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, global manufacturer and distributor of medical products, has more than 1,500 finished goods, many of which are assembled in one factory and sterilized in another. With so many products and steps in the supply chain, supply and demand planning abilities are key to smooth operations. Find out how the company saved $1 million (USD) with forecast management and requirements planning solutions.

laptop benchmarking  Study: Terumo Demand Solutions software helps small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) as well as major divisions of Fortune 500 corporations reach their planning goals. Source : Demand Solutions Resources Related to Case Study: Terumo : Terumo (Wikipedia) Case Study: Terumo Supply Chain is also known as : Supply Chain Analytics , Supply Chain Automation , Supply Chain Benchmarking , Supply Chain Best Practices , Supply Chain Certification , Supply Chain Collaboration , Supply Chain Companies , Supply Read More

Mobile Supply Chain Management: The Dream Is Becoming a Reality


Mobile computing is changing the way companies manage their entire business. The development of ultra-portable computing devices is geared to support a slew of mobile solutions to help you run your business on the fly. Read on to find out how modern computing devices can support the expansion of a range of mobile solutions for supply chain management (SCM) and how the cloud will help your business achieve total portability.

laptop benchmarking  to their desktop or laptop versions, you can leverage a significant amount of use from their mobile versions. On the other hand, mobile SCM solutions are very sparse and limited primarily due to their high level of content and interaction with a variety of players, such as suppliers, carriers, shop-floor personnel, etc. They command a high level of input/output from their users, despite the increasing level of automation in procurement, purchasing, logistics, workflow, and warehousing. This greatly Read More

The Power Behind SHL Talent Analytics


Many organizations don’t understand the effectiveness of their talent management programs relative to their competitors’. SHL Talent Analytics is changing the way organizations think about their talent—by adding a new dimension to talent analytics. TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at how this system provides data-driven talent insights that help businesses better understand their ‘greatest asset’ and boost business performance.

laptop benchmarking  Power Behind SHL Talent Analytics You just have to google “analytics software companies” and you can see the abundance of business intelligence (BI) solutions or BI-infused solutions on the market. The last few years have witnessed a growing trend in use of analytics across all business functions and many business areas, such as customer service, marketing, and operations—and now in human resources (HR). Increasing demands on HR for more accountability (as in other functional business areas) have Read More

Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement


Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate strategy. They no longer perceive procurement as a cost center, but rather as a strategic lever for improving profits or funding new initiatives. Procurement opportunities are significant—translating directly, with no dilution, into measurable, hard dollar profit increases.

laptop benchmarking  A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. ICG Commerce offers flexible procurement outsourcing solutions to help you transform your procurement organization into a true performance driver. For each outsourcing solution, whether comprehensive or focused, our specialists are able to support your unique buying Read More

“It’s a Notebook!” “It’s a Paperweight!” “Wait - It’s Both!”


Some Toshiba notebook buyers got a nasty surprise when they found their Intel CPU had died. Will Toshiba switch from “Intel Inside” to “AMD Instead”?

laptop benchmarking  from Toshiba if your laptop is one of those affected. (Of course, some of you may have already found out the hard way.) Toshiba says it will be proactive in contacting customers, but we always recommend that users also be proactive when computer problems are involved. If your laptop is one of the soon-to-be-dead ones, you can either get it fixed for free (if still under warranty), or have it bronzed for posterity. Non-Toshiba customers with 400 MHz Celeron and Pentium II (PII) should also check with the Read More