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Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then

market research rfps  the ability to addresses market needs for industries that manage direct materials in many locations. “Speed” means that enterprises must reduce the time and effort required to do procurement the right way. To that end, modern procurement suites offer enhanced user experience via supplier icons, two-click printing, and robust order-search capabilities. One can often find enhanced buyer consoles, simplified entry techniques of split distributions, and intelligent tool tips for order lists. Finally,

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Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance


Kinaxis has always been known as a vendor with a solid value proposition around responding to demand changes that happen between planning cycles with a ’what-if’ simulation capability. As Kinaxis likes to say, no forecast is ever right, and so the ability to react quickly to changes is paramount. This is perhaps even more important in today’s business climate as an accelerating pace of business

market research rfps  TEC 2013 supply chain market survey report and Kinaxis’ own surveys put “single solution” in the middle of the pack in terms of end-users’ priorities. Kinaxis, nevertheless, will gladly talk about this or that competitor who has a solution set on different architectures. (Kinaxis provides one example where its single architecture allowed Kinaxis to address an enterprise’s four different requests for proposals (RFPs) coming from four different budgets with its single solution.) On the innovation Read More

Software Evaluation and Software Selection


Organizations are surrounded by ambiguity when making their implementation decisions. Accurate and relevant criteria that are properly weighed against an enterprise’s needs, what-if scenarios, and supporting graphics and reports are essential when making a software selection.

market research rfps  fit, ease-of-use, and navigation; market feedback; vendor diligence; and product flexibility are all important, yet difficult to measure. Second, when the selection team organizes and ranks criteria and measures product functionality, it usually creates an RFI by using spreadsheets. Despite the best efforts of spreadsheet designers, the choice between providing flexibility and ease-of-use to evaluators and clients while maintaining integrity by protecting fields can lead to risky trade-offs in Read More

Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer


Companies should consider managed file transfer (MFT) suite vendors that meet their tactical and strategic needs. It's all too easy to be reactive and deploy technology that supports only one file transfer protocol and one standard for secure file transfers. It's more prudent to deploy a product that can be easily expanded and upgraded to handle multiple protocols and multiple standards in a well-managed, auditable way.

market research rfps  mechanisms, including e- mail. Market Definition/Description As defined in previous research ( Revisiting the Managed File Transfer Market and Vendors That Support It ), MFT suites are usually comprised of four discrete functionalities that can be deployed separately but are usually deployed as a suite: Server Technologies that include the ability to manage all aspects of the file transfer support multiple communications, security protocols and mechanisms, workflow, provisioning, some transformation, Read More

Emptoris "Procures" Zeborg's Spend Management Expertise Part Two: Market Impact


The Emptoris acquisition of Zeborg is both a wise offensive and defensive move since it combines the resources of two companies that should focus on arguably growing e-sourcing/spend management opportunities. The companies have quite complementary product offerings, industries of focus, and excellent customer references.

market research rfps  Management Expertise Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact Emptoris, Inc. , a privately-held provider of e-sourcing solutions that support the strategic sourcing needs of global 5000 companies, early in 2003 announced the completion of financing from new and existing investors totaling $20.5 million. Menlo Ventures led the third funding round, with participation from new investor HarbourVest Partners and all existing investors, including NETinvest , from the previous two funding rounds. Emptoris then Read More

Pacifica Research


Pacifica Research is a software publishing company is based in Southern California, and offers a line of real time accounting solutions that serve large and small businesses in the areas of payroll, inventory control, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. While accounting serves as the foundation for systems designed by Pacifica, their software packages address the needs of several industries including seed inventory control, corporate inventory control, pesticide use management, retail management, and coffee roasting. The firm is a wholly owned subsidiary of CShare Business Computers, which has been manufacturing business management and accounting software since 1978. Pacifica Research was an early developer of real time and integrated accounting software for mini or micro computers and a pioneer in developing memory management and programming techniques which are now industry standards. The firm aims to deliver innovative business tools required by the clerk, CFO, and CEO.

market research rfps  Research Pacifica Research is a software publishing company is based in Southern California, and offers a line of real time accounting solutions that serve large and small businesses in the areas of payroll, inventory control, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. While accounting serves as the foundation for systems designed by Pacifica, their software packages address the needs of several industries including seed inventory control, corporate inventory control, pesticide use management, Read More

New Research from Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Predicts M&As, Cloud, and Mobile to Prevail in the Configure Price Quote (CPQ) Software Market


Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions can help a company drive sales effectiveness by playing a critical role in the lead-to-win sales process. Over the past few years, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has witnessed a growing need for CPQ solutions due to increasing customer demand for products and services that are tailored to their specific needs. TEC senior technology analysts Ted Rohm and P.J. Jakovljevic summarize their findings in a new TEC CPQ Market Landscape Report.

market research rfps  Price Quote (CPQ) Software Market TEC research analysts affirm that even amid fluctuations in the market, CPQ software will continue to evolve and flourish. Montreal, Canada (October 30, 2014) — Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) solutions can help a company drive sales effectiveness by playing a critical role in the lead-to-win sales process. Over the past few years, Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has witnessed a growing need for CPQ solutions due to increasing customer demand for products and Read More

Research Note: IBM Cognos Express


Many senior managers of small and medium-sized businesses hesitate at the cost and complexity of adopting technology such as business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM). But these companies cannot postpone the adoption of BI or PM indefinitely. This research note explains how smaller companies can benefit from adopting a BI and PM solution, and makes the case for adopting IBM Cognos Express.

market research rfps  Note: IBM Cognos Express Many senior managers of small and medium-sized businesses hesitate at the cost and complexity of adopting technology such as business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM). But these companies cannot postpone the adoption of BI or PM indefinitely. This research note explains how smaller companies can benefit from adopting a BI and PM solution, and makes the case for adopting IBM Cognos Express. Read More

SAP Tries Another, Bifurcated Tack At A Small Guy


As the battle for the mid-market intensifies and each Tier 1 vendor is exhibiting its bag of tricks for small-to-medium enterprises, SAP is trying a twofold strategy of promulgating its mySAP.com offering for the higher-end of the mid-market, while offering a recently acquired product to appeal to complexity-adverse smaller enterprises.

market research rfps  enterprises. SAP, although the market leader, has nonetheless long been regarded too unwieldy and costly for this target market. Still, not wanting to be left out of the gold rush for the lower-end of the market, SAP has again revised its plans to deepen its commitment to the segment by further expanding its channel partner sales program and by diversifying its offering to cover differing needs of enterprises belonging to opposite ends of the market segment (business with up to $500 million in annual Read More

Welcome to the CRM Mid-Market Abyss-PeopleSoft


As the market shifts from sophisticated enterprise CRM implementations to the more competitive and overcrowded mid-market-large enterprise vendors tend to step on mid-market vendor's toes. The real concern is to determine whether the mid-market cultural and functional differences are well understood and acted upon or do the large players simply offer a smaller mockup of their existing enterprise solutions. This article, which evaluates the PeopleSoft mid-market CRM solution, is the first of a series of research articles that focus on the mid-market applications provided by large CRM vendors.

market research rfps  not only establishes its market dominance along with Siebel (NASDAQ: SEBL) and SAP (NASDAQ: SAP) as an enterprise solution provider, but also demonstrates its capability to cater to the mid-sized space and step on the traditional SME vendors' toes. PeopleSoft's strategy in tapping into the potential of the mid-market is based on targeting its Preconfigured Mid-Market Solution to the upper layer of the market. In a recent interview, PeopleSoft mid-market vice president and general manager, Jeffrey Read, Read More

Production Management Research


Primarily due to rapid development of technology in the past thirty years, the market structure throughout the world has changed considerably. Local markets have become accessible to foreign manufacturers, who are able to perform well in their newly established territories in part due to their superior application of technology. In this light, most companies, including small and medium size, have embedded globalization in their expansion strategies, consistently seeking for new markets abroad. Consequently, local manufacturing companies are facing global competition, forcing them to adopt new concepts with respect to people, process and technologies. This document describes these approaches to production planning in detail as well outlines a software solution. The software solution (Production/3) combines both pull and push techniques and enables small to medium size organizations to fully automate their production system while retaining their investment in their legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

market research rfps  their dominance of global market in manufactured products industries. As a result, North American industry directed enormous amount of research resources towards the new production systems giving rise to a rich body of literature documenting various planning approaches. These approaches include: Push System (MRP, MRPII) Pull System (Kanban and Constant Work in Process - CONWIP) This document describes these approaches to production planning in detail as well outlines a software solution. The software Read More

TEC Research Analyst Roundtable: Predictions for 2011


It’s that time of year again for TEC’s analysts to polish their crystal balls and spread their tarot cards to gaze on the future of enterprise software for 2011.Aleksey Osintsev, Research Analyst—Enterprise Resource Planning The growing interest of businesses of all sizes in so-called cloud technologies in general and in on-demand—cloud or software as a service (SaaS)—enterprise

market research rfps  will vie for bigger market segments, whether by using new technology frameworks acquired from other companies or by improving their already existing products in terms of performance and usability. BI applications will continue to be more user-centric and less technical. Kurt Chen, Research Analyst—Product Lifecycle Management The year 2010 in the product lifecycle management (PLM) space has seen some exciting undertakings: social product development, computer-aided design (CAD) interoperability Read More

Chartis Research


Chartis Research specializes in analysis of the risk technology marketplace. The company publishes industry reports, white papers, and articles. Its focuses include fraud and credit risk management systems.

market research rfps  of the risk technology marketplace. The company publishes industry reports, white papers, and articles. Its focuses include fraud and credit risk management systems. Read More

Aberdeen Research Brief: Web Security in the Cloud-More Secure! More Compliant! Less Expensive!


This paper compares on-premise versus software-as-a-service (SaaS) hosted solutions for Web security. Through the comparison, you can see that there is research that suggests that hosted services are a better choice for compliance, security, and costs. If you’re an IT manager who is undecided about the SaaS model, this is a must-read.

market research rfps  Research Brief: Web Security in the Cloud-More Secure! More Compliant! Less Expensive! This paper compares on-premise versus software-as-a-service (SaaS) hosted solutions for Web security. Through the comparison, you can see that there is research that suggests that hosted services are a better choice for compliance, security, and costs. If you’re an IT manager who is undecided about the SaaS model, this is a must-read. Read More

ARC Advisory Group


Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is a technology research and advisory firm. The company’s research includes supply chain management, industrial internet of things (IoT), and automation systems.

market research rfps  Advisory Group Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is a technology research and advisory firm. The company’s research includes supply chain management, industrial internet of things (IoT), and automation systems. Read More