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SAP Starts Pushing - “Politely”
SAP and BackWeb Announce Strategic Alliance To Bring New Push Technology to mySAP.com™ Marketplace For Complex RFPs and RFQs.

marketplace rfq  component of the mySAP.com Marketplace from SAP. As part of the solution, SAP is working with BackWeb to provide a push platform for its popular mySAP.com business-to-business online community and solution set. The new service will allow companies to streamline processes and cut the time and costs associated with requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs). The new alliance means mySAP.com Marketplace portal visitors and customers will benefit from push-enabled applications to politely

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INFIMACS Becoming Ever More RELEVANT For Project-Based Industries. Part 1: Recent Developments


If Relevant Business Systems has for any reason deliberately maintained its INFIMACS II ERP system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a bevy of viable solutions from more renowned vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.

marketplace rfq  screens. As an Internet marketplace for manufactured direct materials, SupplierMarket.com is envisioned to receive and process RFQ information via XML transmissions from the INFIMACS user and will then locate and match ideal trading partners. Other Product Initiatives  Last but not least, in order to attract many small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) that do not have the technological infrastructure, such as ERP systems, to electronically communicate and integrate with their customers and suppliers, the Read More

Is Fourth Shift Succeeding in Providing 'Complete Customer Care'?


On July 25, Fourth Shift Corporation and SupplierMarket.com announced a partnership that will enable purchasing professionals to locate ideal trading partners, submit RFQs for new contracts, and receive the results of reverse auctions, all from their familiar Fourth Shift vendor operations, manufacturing planning and scheduling, and product definition screens. Earlier, on July 18, Fourth Shift Corporation reported a loss of $.37 per share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000.

marketplace rfq  and SupplierMarket.com, an Internet marketplace that provides mutual benefits to buyers and suppliers of manufactured direct materials, have partnered to bring together enhanced e-commerce functionality for Fourth Shift users. Fourth Shift will utilize the SupplierMarket.com XML Integration Toolkit to seamlessly link Request-for-Quotation (RFQ) data and Quotation data with the SupplierMarket.com online strategic sourcing platform for manufactured direct, indirect, and specification-based raw materials. Read More

Ariba Goes Direct To (And From) The Source


Ariba will extend the capabilities of its B2B Commerce Platform by providing capabilities for buyers and sellers of direct and indirect materials to negotiate, trade and collaborate.

marketplace rfq  million. SupplierMarket.com is a marketplace for buyers and sellers of manufacturing materials. The system links buyers with sellers, based on the RFQ (request for quotation) posted by the buyer and the posted qualifications of the sellers. A matching capability is provided to help buyer and sellers find each other, but there are also browsing capabilities that companies can use to make their own identifications of likely business partners. Once suppliers are matched to an RFQ the system schedules and Read More

What Can Manufacturers Do in a Tough Economy? - Part II


Part I of this blog series outlined the first three suggested "winning strategies" by JDA Software Group Inc. that manufacturers (especially of consumer goods) could instantly deploy to drive up margins and protect shareholder value in the current economic climate (malaise). I also took the liberty of mapping, with the help of some current and former employees of JDA Software and former

marketplace rfq  powered by Manugistics; JDA Marketplace Replenish ; and JDA Marketplace . More information on these products can be found here . Indeed, the former Manugistics Collaborate product was always a fantastic platform for channel collaboration, whereby JDA and i2 Technologies have customarily struggled with collaboration, and were well behind Manugistics' capabilities. However, this collaborative promotion issue might be a stretch from an impact perspective in some consumer packaged goods (CPG) environments. Read More

Procurement and Office Supply Companies Ink Deal


PurchasePro and Office Depot have begun a strategic relationship that will make the PurchasePro marketplace available to customers from within Office Depot stores.

marketplace rfq  will interact with the marketplace from computers or kiosks physically located within Office Depot stores. Besides providing a valuable service to its customers, Office Depot will gain featured positioning within the marketplace's web pages. Also, for customers accessing the marketplace from Office Depot stores, Office Depot will be the only supplier of office goods from which they can buy. A spokesperson from PurchasePro pointed out that one of the benefits to Office Depot customers is that they will Read More

Simplexis in the Schools???


In an attempt to save U.S. schools $10 billion by 2005, Simplexis.com has launched an online B2B marketplace for school purchasing.

marketplace rfq  launched an online B2B marketplace for school purchasing. The pilot program commenced March 1 in the Glendale (California) Unified School District. More than 100 school districts that spend an estimated $3 billion annually for goods and services have lined up to use Simplexis.com. Over the next several weeks, more than a dozen public school districts with annual purchases totaling roughly $400 million will join in the pilot program. Completely free to schools, the Simplexis.com system may save Read More

A SaaS Start-up Cautionary Tale: The Makana Experience (Or: How You Can Create a Great Product and Still Hit the Wall)


Great products and a growing customer base are not enough to succeed in the SaaS ICM marketplace. Find out why Makana, a startup SaaS vendor, found it difficult to reach profitability.

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Commerce One Meets GM: Web Now Has A Really Big Parts Department


General Motors will use Commerce One's E-commerce systems to build a global purchasing marketplace for its buyers and suppliers.

marketplace rfq  purchasing expertise to a marketplace consisting of GM's suppliers and dealers and of other businesses. The new venture, dubbed GM MarketSite, is expected to begin operation in the first quarter of the year 2000. GM MarketSite will be a member of Commerce One's Global Trading Web, a loose network of purchasing portals (See TEC News Analysis article: Commerce One to Procure for the Antipodes and Elsewhere , October 5th, 1999). Participants in GM MarketSite will be able to use a catalog, a bid-quote Read More

Staying Competitive in the Changing Chemical Manufacturing Marketplace




marketplace rfq  the Changing Chemical Manufacturing Marketplace Tectura is a worldwide provider of business consulting services, delivering exceptional service and sustainable value through consulting, software and IT implementation. Our diverse clientele includes mid-sized companies and larger enterprises in the aerospace, life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, retail and service industries. Source: TECTURA Corporation Resources Related to Staying Competitive in the Changing Chemical Manufacturing Read More

Enterprise Service-oriented Architecture from a Business Perspective: Differentiate, Accelerate, and Simplify Your Business


To survive in today’s global marketplace, companies must develop a competitive advantage. Your business can thrive with the help of enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA). With the ability to implement business strategies more quickly, this greater flexibility will help your new business processes and empower your information workers—giving your company long-term growth and an ongoing competitive advantage.

marketplace rfq  survive in today’s global marketplace, companies must develop a competitive advantage. Your business can thrive with the help of enterprise service-oriented architecture (SOA). With the ability to implement business strategies more quickly, this greater flexibility will help your new business processes and empower your information workers—giving your company long-term growth and an ongoing competitive advantage. Read More

Actionable Supply Chain Intelligence: Leveraging the Services Hub


There’s no doubt that competing in today’s global marketplace is tough. In order to survive, organizations must become more aware of what’s going on throughout their supply chain. While many realize the importance of supply chain visibility, some businesses aren’t sure exactly how to achieve it. Find out the five things you’ll need to put together a visibility solution that’ll give you timely, accurate, and useful data.

marketplace rfq  competing in today's global marketplace. After all, you've got to be able to see something if you want to manage it, especially if that something is as vital to your business as your supply chain, right? Okay, now that we're all agreed on that, can we also agree there's a lot of disagreement out there about exactly what supply chain visibility is ' it seems to differ from one company to the next ' and, just as important, how to achieve it? If you answered yes to that question ' or even if you didn't ' Read More

New Software Evaluation Center from Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Helps Small Businesses Find Solutions for Growth


To remain competitive and to foster growth in today’s aggressive marketplace, small businesses and even microbusinesses would greatly benefit from ERP-like software, or at least a company-wide business management solution. TEC's self-serve tool can help small businesses find and select the right software.

marketplace rfq  growth in today’s aggressive marketplace, small businesses and even microbusinesses would greatly benefit from ERP-like software, or at least a company-wide business management solution. Small Business Software Market Is Changing For years, small businesses have survived using the software within their reach—solutions focused mainly on bookkeeping or accounting but with limited functionality to manage other aspects of the business. As opposed to the ERP market, the small business software market is Read More

Commerce One: Everything but Profits


Commerce One is a household name because of its strong growth and its focus on the global marketplace. It now has to decide how to respond to the recent Ariba/i2/IBM partnership and whether the time is coming to begin showing earnings.

marketplace rfq  was always on the marketplace and that Ariba's was focused more on the desktop. It is possible to read the initial documents this way, although both companies left plenty of room to reset their directions after launch. However it is clear that Commerce One has been moving aggressively to build a large global network, and that the development and growth of the marketplace is a keystone of its strategy. Commerce One identifies three types of marketplaces as being central to its future. Mid-market: These Read More

Actionable Supply Chain Intelligence: Leveraging the Services Hub


There’s no doubt that competing in today’s global marketplace is tough. In order to survive, organizations must become more aware of what’s going on throughout their supply chain. While many realize the importance of supply chain visibility, some businesses aren’t sure exactly how to achieve it. Find out the five things you’ll need to put together a visibility solution that’ll give you timely, accurate, and useful data.

marketplace rfq  competing in today's global marketplace. After all, you've got to be able to see something if you want to manage it, especially if that something is as vital to your business as your supply chain, right? Okay, now that we're all agreed on that, can we also agree there's a lot of disagreement out there about exactly what supply chain visibility is ' it seems to differ from one company to the next ' and, just as important, how to achieve it? If you answered yes to that question ' or even if you didn't ' Read More