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Bentley Extends Commitment to Siemens PLM Software
The 3D computed-aided design (CAD) world continues to be co-opetitive. Many of the situations where fierce competitors end up using each other’s tools in their

macola catch weight  Extends Commitment to Siemens PLM Software The 3D computed-aided design (CAD) world continues to be co-opetitive. Many of the situations where fierce competitors end up using each other’s tools in their competing products are circumstantial, i.e., those products were using tools supplied by a software company before it was acquired by a competitor. For example, the Parasolid 3D geometric modeling kernel was developed originally by ShapeData and was used by SolidWorks well before Dassault

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Davis Controls Ltd.: Cutting Edge Technology, Excellent Service and Support Delivers Growth


In 1996, Davis Controls, a licensed assembler of instrumentation and control products, implemented Exact Software’s Macola Progression solution. The subsequent 50 percent increase in their sales convinced the company to deploy Macola Enterprise Suite (ES). Macola ES’s integrated business process management (BPM) tools have led to improved productivity.

macola catch weight  products, implemented Exact Software’s Macola Progression solution. The subsequent 50 percent increase in their sales convinced the company to deploy Macola Enterprise Suite (ES). Macola ES’s integrated business process management (BPM) tools have led to improved productivity. Read More

Meat and Seafood Traceabilty: A Weighty Issue


If any of your activities include processing, packaging, labeling, storing, selling, and/or shipping meat and/or seafood products, then traceability plays a key role in your working life. The need for lot tracking backwards and forwards across the supply chain has never been more front-of-mind than today—a convergence of recent events points towards tougher traceability requirements for the food industry in general, and meat and seafood processors in particular. This white paper shares best practices on traceability and recall readiness, specifically around the management of product types unique to the meat and seafood industry such as catch-weights and by-products, and information on how technology can help you meet these unique requirements.

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The ROI Dilemma - Part 1 - Look at how bad you Look!


If you're going to use ROI in order to find new business or, justify your solution, be careful. ROI is a loaded gun and you might just shoot yourself.

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Macola ES


Exact Macola ES is an ERP solution designed for midsized businesses. Exact Macola ES has business process management (BPM) capabilities and exception management tools that provide visibility, control, and measurement for organizations. Macola ES includes applications that manage accounting, distribution, and manufacturing activities as well as workflow, document management, human resources management (HRM), customer relationship management (CRM), and project management (PM). These applications are incorporated into a single Web-based, Microsoft SQL system. Processes and exceptions are defined by management, automated, and used to enable consistent and efficient execution of business policies.  

macola catch weight  ES Exact Macola ES is an ERP solution designed for midsized businesses. Exact Macola ES has business process management (BPM) capabilities and exception management tools that provide visibility, control, and measurement for organizations. Macola ES includes applications that manage accounting, distribution, and manufacturing activities as well as workflow, document management, human resources management (HRM), customer relationship management (CRM), and project management (PM). These applications are Read More

Exact Software--Working Diligently Towards the "One Exact" Synergy Part Six: Challenges and User Recommendations


The current market trend is towards vendors that can provide comprehensive solutions for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) with a justifiable return on investment (ROI), and Exact seems to have a fair shot at making a mark.

macola catch weight  the 2001acquisition of former Macola Technologies Inc. , which almost instantly made Exact a $200 million (USD) player in the mid-market enterprise applications segment. While not really a household name in North America before the Macola acquisition, Exact has always been a force to reckon with in the lower end of the ERP mid-market in Europe, and occasionally, to a degree, elsewhere in the world. Consequently, Exact's experience with Macola so far has been a case of a successful merger and assimilation Read More

Exact Faces Challenges


Exact Software faces significant challenges ranging from competitive challenges to user education, and product definition. Nonetheless, it is still a stalwart vendor within the small and mid-markets of accounting, manufacturing and distribution software.

macola catch weight  stage. Like its competitors, Macola (which is now a part of the Exact family) made a conscious decision to distribute its products solely through partners and VARs. At one point there had been over 400. They have since dwindled to 75, largely through Exact's conscious effort to screen partners and vendors to ensure it had real quality partners across North America. Leveraging VARs has often proven advantageous for vendors targeting small and medium enterprises (SME) because it can keep costs down. Read More

Food and Beverage Industry: Overview of Software Requirements


The food and beverage industries have very special needs, many of which are externally regulated. Read on to discover some of the unique challenges and software requirements for these industries.

macola catch weight  and Beverage Industry: Overview of Software Requirements Introduction The basic features and functions common to enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) software will only be briefly discussed herein. It is assumed that the reader already has a good understanding of these capabilities relative to process manufacturing. However, if this is not the case and you want more information in this regard, please see my article entitled, Process Manufacturing Software: A Primer . Read More

Macola ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM): Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report


Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite.

macola catch weight  ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM): Supply Chain Management (SCM) Competitor Analysis Report Criteria in this knowledge base pertain to managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. Read More

Macola ERP Supply Chain Management (SCM)


The definition of a successful manufacturing enterprise is one that builds the right products, at the right time, for the right price. That’s why so many manufacturing companies today are focused on managing the entire value-added chain, from the supplier to manufacturer, right through to the final customer. Supply chain management (SCM) has one overriding objective: to get more throughput from existing resources. SCM functionality helps companies reduce inventory, increase the transaction speed by exchanging data in real time, and increase sales by implementing customer requirements more efficiently. Through the use of portals, Macola ERP SCM users can collaborate with customers and see a real-time view of activity across the organization. It starts with the ability to accurately forecast customer demands, and continues with effective planning and scheduling of the flow of materials through the enterprise, to assure on-time delivery and maximum discounts from suppliers. The vendor's solutions enable users to track orders from beginning to end, right out to the customer. And users can make changes on the fly. All corporate information is located in one database, saving employees valuable time when looking for information. Drill-down reporting and analysis is at your fingertips, keeping the process running smoothly. Users can manage customer expectations by providing realistic product delivery dates based on actual and planned material availability, current production capacity, and vendor lead times. Exact provides the tools to evaluate options for expediting materials or adding capacity to meet a requested date, or to propose alternate delivery options when it is not possible to meet the customer’s requested date. Out-of-stocks and excess inventory can be avoided through recommended job and purchase order processes. Users can purchase materials “just-in-time” relative to the live production schedule.  

macola catch weight  the use of portals, Macola ERP SCM users can collaborate with customers and see a real-time view of activity across the organization. It starts with the ability to accurately forecast customer demands, and continues with effective planning and scheduling of the flow of materials through the enterprise, to assure on-time delivery and maximum discounts from suppliers. The vendor's solutions enable users to track orders from beginning to end, right out to the customer. And users can make changes on the fly. Read More

Compaq, Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers


Compaq and Dell have announced eight-CPU Intel servers, shipping in late August/early September.

macola catch weight  Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers Compaq, Dell Announce Eight-Way Intel Servers R.A. Krause - September 3rd, 1999 Event Summary Compaq Computer Corporation (August 17th) and Dell Computer Corporation (August 23rd) announced shipment of their new eight-way (8 CPUs) servers, based on Intel's Profusion chipset. (HP and IBM expected to ship by the end of September.) Early performance figures show an approximate doubling of performance (relative to four-way), and a narrowing of the gap between Unix Read More

Shifts in Payment Models for CAD Deployments


Given the recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo, it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing, and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go

macola catch weight  in Payment Models for CAD Deployments Given the  recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo , it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks ). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of  Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing , and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go basis . In terms of comparing 3D computer-aided design Read More

ERP Showdown-Round 2! Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO


I'm Dylan Persaud, senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Due to the overwhelming response to our first ERP Showdown, we're pleased to present another head-to-head discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) comparison. Here, then, is ERP Showdown, Round 2!—featuring Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO.

macola catch weight  Showdown-Round 2! Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO Back by popular demand: ERP Showdown—Round 2! Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO I'm Dylan Persaud , senior analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers. Due to the overwhelming response to our first ERP Showdown, we're pleased to present another head-to-head discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) comparison. Here, then, is ERP Showdown, Round 2! —featuring Exact Macola ES vs. Infor SyteLine vs. QAD MFG/PRO. We hop Read More

CMMS Templates for Effective Implementations Part Three: 7 Steps to Rapid More Successful Implementations


With the advances today in technology it has become obvious that there is a need for maintenance management theory and practice to catch up with the advances made in business management theory and practice generally. The current state of CMMS technology is at a very advanced level, in a lot of cases far more so than our ability to apply it. This tool has very strong and provable results.

macola catch weight  Templates for Effective Implementations Part Three: 7 Steps to Rapid More Successful Implementations CMMS Templates for Effective Implementations Part Three: 7 Steps to Rapid More Successful Implementations Featured Author - Daryl Mather - April 3, 2003 7 Steps to Rapid more Successful Implementations The template approach to CMMS implementations is designed to provide a successful format to CMMS implementing, as well as a jump start to projects via the use of pre-defined, flexible practices and Read More

Giving a Business Process Management Edge to Enterprise Resource Planning


By providing business process management functionality, Exact hopes to bring competitive enhancements to enterprise resource planning systems used by small and medium businesses.

macola catch weight  Exact Globe 2000 and Macola ES will give user enterprises a greater reach that extends beyond a selected few power users traditionally situated within financial or manufacturing departments. The successful and quick integration of e-Synergy with the Macola back-office solution to create Macola ES was impressive, delivering more information to desktops across the enterprise, and better managing customer service. For background information on Exact Software see Exact Software Continues with Its Share of Read More