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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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Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Storage Resources
Organizations of all sizes face similar challenges when managing storage@not enough capacity or protection. Help has arrived with Internet small computer system

magazine ilm  This year's Diogenes Labs'Storage magazine Quality Award for midrange arrays asked Storage readers to relate their experiences using 15 different midrange product lines, ranging from Apple Computer Inc. to Xiotech Corp. Our readers provided a total of 474 evaluations of these systems, with nine products garnering enough responses to be included as award finalists (see Products included in the survey, p. 7 ). Readers rated these systems in five different categories'sales-force competence, product

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

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N-Tier Demand Management


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Ask the Experts: Data Purging and System Migration


One reader recently wrote in with this question: "... I wondered if you can point me at any related sites/groups/publications for more established users that discusses, for example migrating between ERP systems, purging ERP data, integrating data from acquired companies into ERP and PLM"We thought we’d take this on ourselves—but see the bottom of this post for more

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The Grape Escape 2011 Roundup


Although this year Judith Rothrock could not attend herself, she’s the driving force behind the annual JRocket Marketing Grape Escape® industry analyst event, now in its 11th year. As always, this year’s Grape Escape was a well-organized event hosting some key industry players. It afforded me and my colleague Gabriel Gheorghiu another opportunity to meet the software vendors who are JRocket

magazine ilm  Grape Escape 2011 Roundup Although this year Judith Rothrock could not attend herself, she’s the driving force behind the annual JRocket Marketing Grape Escape ® industry analyst event, now in its 11th year. As always, this year’s Grape Escape was a well-organized event hosting some key industry players. It afforded me and my colleague Gabriel Gheorghiu another opportunity to meet the software vendors who are JRocket Marketing’s clients and obtain the latest news and updates straight from the Read More

Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 2


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magazine ilm  awards by various industry magazines and associations. I wouldn’t be surprised if the company’s USA Corporate office held more trophies than the NY Yankees and Boston Celtics together. For more  information on SYSPRO, see my 2008 blog series .  SaaS: SYSPRO as a Service As for the Grape Escape 2010 news announcements, there were three major pieces of news. The first one was the introduction of SYSPRO-as-a-Service , an affordable subscription-based cloud deployment option that will roll out in two Read More

Ramco Lands a Major Cloud ERP-EAM Deal in Australasia


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SAP Releases Cloud and Mobile Carpooling App


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MAPICS Moving On Pragmatically


While the existing loyal client base and seasoned affiliate channel remains MAPICS’ trump card in these difficult times, the recent moves of a unified product branding combined with addressing issues of its world-class aspiring manufacturing customers should be the way to more effectively sell to and beyond the current prevailing IBM iSeries client base, which is the must for the long-term viability.

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Software for Real People Part One: MindManager Feature and Functions


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Lessons Learned on the Inca Trail


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