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Food safety has been top-of-mind for both consumers and industry executives for a number of years. Clearly traceability plays a large role in overall food safety, and in general food and beverage processors are doing better than many other industries. However, the stakes are high when it comes to food safety and there is still a lot of room for improvement, especially upstream in the food supply chain. Find out more.

metric 2008  doing well in this metric with Consumer Facing F&B Processing companies averaging a 7 hour response time and Industry Facing F&B Processing companies averaging a 9 hour response time, both of which are significantly above the performance of the Industry Average. Interestingly, Consumer Facing and Industry Facing F&B Processors are achieving these results in very different ways. Consumer Facing organizations have focused on adopting specific business processes and technology enablers focused on improving Read More

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In line with the theme that more knowledge is better, Dassault Systèmes recently announced general availability of Apriso's FlexNet Manufacturing Process Intelligence (MPI) 3.0. An important update in this release is a new Intelligence Pack for Quality, which lets manufacturers analyze quality data with greater precision. This next-generation operational intelligence product from Apriso, now a part of Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA brand, lets manufacturers better manage and execute quality programs, in real time, to address today’s key production and quality management challenges.

metric 2008  On Time In Full metric by geography, such as Europe vs. North America). Apriso’s Reporting Analytics Platform Data Integrator was enhanced to support an expanded list of third-party data sources, allowing data to be more readily pulled from systems other than FlexNet Other MPI 3.0 features include expanded Microsoft Excel support to create analysis definitions that can be easily shared, improved Web-based viewer to support on-line analysis and visualization, and support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or Read More

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metric 2008  is not the correct metric from a services perspective, i.e., decreases in services revenue per customer is not necessarily a bad indicator. Namely, several goals could have actually driven a recent reduction in services revenues. For one, JDA claims to always strive to have its solutions implemented more easily, quickly, and cost-effectively. Additionally JDA has expanded its Center of Excellence (COE) in India, which allows JDA to offer its blended expertise at even more competitive (lower) rates. Read More

The move to IFRS and XBRL


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metric 2008  to convert to the metric system, the problem became one of having a standard that the rest of the world did not follow. Costs of US manufactures to sell to the world required two standards: US and metric. This time the SEC has wisely decided that the world-standard IFRS rules (with XBRL) is the way to go. Corporations will have to suffer short-term pain for long-term gain. Reference Documents Definitions of XBRL on the Web: Short for Extensible Business Reporting Language, an XML-based specification for Read More

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metric 2008  (metrics) in fonts. One metric can be used for horizontal writing mode and another for vertical writing mode. Aside from their ability to handle complex glyphs, Composite Fonts are also flexible and expandable. CMap File A CMap is an ASCII text file that contains the PostScript language instructions required to map character codes to CID codes used by Composite Fonts. For example, after a character code is processed (from a keyboard input), the CMap file maps the character code to a corresponding Read More

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Located in Antwerpen, Belgium, ePower specializes in human resource management software. Its partners include Microsoft and Moonbeetle. Established in 2000, ePower's software has won or been nominated for several awards including a silver European seal of e-Excellence in 2008 (awarded); the e-HRM Award by HRM Net for its project with S.W.I.F.T. (nominated); and the e-HRM Award for its business case of ING Insurance (awarded).

metric 2008  Located in Antwerpen, Belgium, ePower specializes in human resource management software. Its partners include Microsoft and Moonbeetle. Established in 2000, ePower''s software has won or been nominated for several awards including a silver European seal of e-Excellence in 2008 (awarded); the e-HRM Award by HRM Net for its project with S.W.I.F.T. (nominated); and the e-HRM Award for its business case of ING Insurance (awarded). Read More

Genius Inside


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metric 2008  Inside Established in 1997, Genius Inside creates and sells enterprise project management solutions. Genius Inside began by building solutions on IBM Lotus Notes, and since April 2008 has offered its solutions as on-demand products. It has offices in Europe and North America that are supported by a network of resellers worldwide. Genius Inside has over 45,000 users and over 350 customers globally. Genius Inside has also been nominated and awarded several IBM awards for its products. Read More

Question: When is Six Sigma not Six Sigma? Answer: When it's the Six Sigma Metric!!©


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metric 2008  though is the 6s metric itself, not the concept or the approach. I don''t like the 6s metric. As you''ll see, it fails to pass many of the tests that I''ve previously established for good metrics and described in Part 1 of Metrics for the Order Fulfillment Process [1]. In particular, it''s neither simple to understand nor, in most applications, an effective proxy for customer satisfaction. It does not have an optimum value of zero. And, its definition is ambiguous and therefore easily gamed because there Read More

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metric 2008  Evaluation Centers moderates enterprise software sessions at CPA Houston Spring Accounting Expo Technology Evaluation Centers moderates enterprise software sessions at CPA Houston Spring Accounting Expo Oracle, Microsoft, Sage, Microsoft Dynamics and Intuit accounting and financial solutions compared Montreal, Quebec, May 26, 2008- Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) , the leading resource for impartial enterprise software selection announced today that it will be moderating two sessions Read More

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metric 2008  that gives a realistic metric on customer satisfaction. Why Should We Measure Customer Satisfaction with Internal Data? Consider the following three scenarios: The customer is pragmatic and not swayed by influences like the recency factor and the one-incident factor, prejudices of any kind, poor judgment, or personal stake. This customer keeps meticulous records of the project execution and is expert at data analysis. While it may be rare to have such a customer, his rating is likely a true reflection of Read More

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