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Project Lifecycle Management Implies Long Term Value; Forget the Total Cost of Ownership Fuss
Understanding the nature and specifics of your product development life cycles, and especially new product design and initiation, can help you realize tangible

lawn seeding  Lifecycle Management Implies Long Term Value; Forget the Total Cost of Ownership Fuss Background Product lifecycle management (PLM) software vendors are consistent in their belief that PLM applications software is well worth the investment because the life cycle costs of new product design and initiation (NPDI) are inherently weighted at the front end. Therefore the better job a company does in managing an efficient process toward NPDI will imply considerable cost savings over time. After a product

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Best-of-breed Approach to Finance and Accounting


CODA's savvy accounting and financial offerings include budgeting, forecasting, scorecards, and tools that use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets collaboratively and securely. However, CODA must defend its narrow specialist and best-of-breed approach against larger-scale integrated enterprise system offerings.

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Epicor Retail: Behind the Counter


The retailing paradigm is shifting from connecting, beyond engaging, to inspiring customers. Epicor Retail software solutions are responding to this market trend through mobility, enhancing customer engagement, and multichannel retailing. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic sits down with Epicor’s director of product marketing, retail software, to discuss how Epicor Retail sets itself apart from the competition.

lawn seeding  operations, pharmacies, hardware stores, lawn and garden, and sporting goods. The sweet spot for the comprehensive Epicor Retail Suite has historically been apparel, footwear, jewelry, and sporting goods. However, Epicor has some best-of-breed products (i.e., Store and Sales Audit) for tier one and tier two retailers across both soft and hard goods verticals, such as department stores, discount stores, pharmacies, hardware stores, etc. The sweet spot for Epicor Eagle (which originates from Activant) is Read More

What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


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lawn seeding  lumber & building materials, lawn & garden, farm-home, pharmacy & drug, and the automotive aftermarket. Eagle includes POS, scanning, inventory, pricing, purchasing, quote, bid and special order processing, vendor and manufacturer communications, financials, document management, electronic parts catalog, mobility, and e-commerce. We have more than 6,000 customers running their retail operations on Eagle. PJ : How are your major system integrator (SI), independent software vendor (ISV), resellers, and Read More

Frankie Does ERP, Part 1


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lawn seeding  Encryption Keys: Best Practices for Ensuring Data Recoverability Managing Encryption Keys: Best Practices for Ensuring Data Recoverability If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. CipherMax provides the first Storage Security architecture that scales from tactical deployments to hundreds of centrally managed encryption ports—for as little as one third the total cost of ownership of competing solutions. Source : Read More

Salesforce.com Acquires CRM Analytics Capabilities


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