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What Good Is Information If Nobody Sees It?
Keeping detailed historical information is a great idea in theory, but how can it be merged with current data to enable split-second decisions? Two companies

memo abstract samples  sending out an e-mail memo, does not go very far toward getting information distributed. We believe that a tool like this is a necessary (and useful) step for companies that want to mine the wealth of information they are collecting. User Recommendations This is a slick product. Its ability to show views of current data and their relationship to historical data can be very powerful tools for marketers who need to monitor and respond to trends as they develop. Not everyone has such a need, but there are

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Does Microsoft Have Something Against 64-Bit Processors?


More cracks appear in the Wintel duolith, as Linux appears to be the first OS “ready for prime time” on Intel’s 64-bit “Itanium” processor. Despite Microsoft’s statements to the contrary, Linux may also be the only 64-bit OS on Itanium for awhile.

memo abstract samples  to an internal Microsoft memo, dated Jan. 1, 2000, viewed by Sm@rt Reseller , the software company expects to release Beta 2 of Whistler, its next version of Windows following Windows 2000, as its first Itanium offering. The final shipping version of Whistler isn't slated to arrive until March 2001, according to the memo. Windows needs to be available at Itanium launch. Our goal is to use Beta 2 as the product that fulfills this requirement, said the author of the Microsoft memo, distributed internally Read More

Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance


Companies that have moved from a highly reactive environment to a more planned one notice significant improvement. A computer maintenance management system (CMMS) or an enterprise asset management (EAM) is a useful tool to create a planned environment, help build accurate equipment history, and develop comprehensive analysis capability. Reprinted with permission from Plant Engineering and Maintenance magazine.

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Google Acquires Artificial Intelligence Start-Up DeepMind


Google has acquired the artificial intelligence start-up DeepMind. Get TEC Research Analyst Raluca Druta’s perspective on this deal and what this may mean for businesses.

memo abstract samples  Acquires Artificial Intelligence Start-Up DeepMind It is now well known that Google has set out to build a “‘cybernetic friend,’ who knows users better than they know themselves, as Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, puts it . This means that Google intends to create an artificial brain capable of becoming intimate with users. So, Google recently took the decision to spend half a billion dollars to buy the Artificial Intelligence Start-up DeepMind . According to the DeepMind Web Read More

Case Study: Fetco Home Decor


Fetco Home Decor, designer and wholesaler of fashion frames and other décor products, was relying on Excel spreadsheets to perform its forecasting process. The lack of accuracy and accessibility resulted in ineffective forecasting—and higher-than-necessary inventory levels. After a quick implementation of a planning and forecasting solution, Fetco reduced inventory by 25 percent without affecting customer service levels.

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ERP Selection Facts and Figures Case Study - Part 2: Qualitative Assessments and Analysis


This is part two of a note describing an opportunity TEC had to evaluate and compare the four top ERP vendors for a client. Each vendor’s offering differed in such areas as functionality, flexibility, process fit and ease of use. Find out what TEC learned as a result of the selection engagement.

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Andersen/Enron Affair Precipitates "Big Five" Divorces


While the current focus of the public is on the future of Andersen and the entire accounting practice, the implications on the consulting industry will be deep as well.

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Why Reader Complaints May Be the Most Useful Part of Your Day


As managing editor for TEC’s white paper site, I receive a wide variety of reader comments, ranging from lost password requests to queries about white papers on particular (sometimes very particular) subjects. The other day I received this e-mail, titled “Meaningless White Papers”: “I don't appreciate seeing a good White Paper title and description, then finding out I need to

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Smart Protection Network: Stop Web Threats Before They Reach You


The Internet is now an important business tool—but it also puts companies at risk of exposure to Web-based threats that can cause major damages, such as financial losses, identity theft, and loss of intellectual property, to name a few. To protect your business data and reputation, learn about a multilayered solution that can offer stronger protection while reducing your reliance on time-consuming signature downloads.

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TEC Certified Software Vendors Win Trust and Business


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The Necessity of Data Warehousing


An explanation of the origins of data warehousing and why it is a crucial technology that allows businesses to gain competitive advantage. Issues regarding technology selection and access to historical 'legacy' data are also discussed.

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Distilling Data: The Importance of Data Quality in Business Intelligence


As an enterprise’s data grows in volume and complexity, a comprehensive data quality strategy is imperative to providing a reliable business intelligence environment. This article looks at issues in data quality and how they can be addressed.

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Extending Quality's Reach to Manage Quality in the Supply Chain


Quality does not start at the receiving dock and end at the shipping dock. The focus on the supply chain demands that the quality department be involved from the beginning to the end of the supply chain.

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IT Investment Decision Making: Getting to "Yes"


Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT approval is no guarantee of success. Getting a “yes” requires accessing and influencing other decision-makers, especially in the finance department. And along the way, there are plenty of others who can say “no.”

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SAP Weaves Microsoft .NET And IBM WebSphere Into Its ESA Tapestry


While SAP’s determination to become service-oriented architecture applications Lingua Franca evangelist should be of vital importance to its customers and for the general market direction, one should in the short-term expect tremors rather than tectonic moves and a speedy extinction of many pre-historic looking application species.

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