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Traceability in Food and Beverage Processing


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

The move to IFRS and XBRL


IFRS is an accounting standard dealing with global financial reporting. XBRL is an electronic language describing financial data according to global standards. This article describes why IFRS will displace GAAP in the US and the link between IFRS and XBRL.The move to IFRS and XBRL Why are governments moving to International Financial Reporting System (IFRS) and extensible business

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

New-world Value: The Strategic Impact of Business Application Suites in Today’s Corporate Environment


The concepts of return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) have been used for decades in enterprise evaluations of IT investments, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. However, with the emergence of important new technological advances, executives are now expanding these traditional formulas to account for new opportunities. Learn more about their new methods for measuring ERP value.

metric 2008  cost of ownership (TCO) metric will diminish because it ignores the opportunities afforded by increased flexibility, agility, process innovation and process reuse. Methodology BusinessWeek Research Services (BWRS) launched a research program in early 2008 to determine the views of C-level executives-CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CIOs-at large and midsize companies on how to calculate the value of ERP investments, especially given new technologies such as SOA, software as a service (SaaS) and modular upgrades that Read More

Missing PDF Fonts: Why It Happens and What You Can Do About It


Fonts are the essential elements of any portable document format (PDF) file, but are often taken for granted by most readers. But what if you are a developer and fonts are missing? What should you do? Why does this happen? In the first of a two-part white paper series, explore some of the core PDF concepts, font technologies, and get an introduction to the problem of missing fonts in PDF documents.

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

Apriso Launches MPI 3.0 with Quality Intelligence Pack


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

It’s 2008: Do You Know Where Your Talent Is? Connecting People to What Matters


Demand for knowledge workers is building even as their experience, skills, and abilities are in ever shorter supply. And, the needs of this diverse talent pool are shifting. Rather than focusing on acquisition and retention, you should focus instead on what employees care most about. Discover strategies that enable you not only to hire the best talent, but to develop it by connecting employees to what matters to them.

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The Perfect Order--Inside-Out or Outside-In?


The Perfect Order measurement has proven to be a powerful measurement of a business. Should The Perfect Order be defined from an internal point of view or from a customer point of view . . . inside-out or outside-in?

metric 2008  An inside-out Perfect Order metric looks at profitability of an order. Did the order create the need for a special effort to satisfy the customer, etc. For example, using premium shipping to get the product to the customer on time is okay with the customer but it signifies internal problems. Why was premium shipping required? Perhaps two definitions of The Perfect Order need to exist. The first is an outside-in or customer-oriented definition that includes those elements that customers care about. The Read More

The 2008 Handbook of Application Delivery: A Guide to Decision Making


IT organizations can no longer manage networks in isolation from the applications they support, requiring a shift from focusing on devices to a focus on performance. But a number of factors complicate the task of ensuring acceptable application performance, including the lack of visibility into application performance. Learn tips to plan, optimize, manage, and control your application performance and improve delivery.

metric 2008  organizational structure, the management metrics, the requisite processes, technologies and tools. While the transformation is indeed fundamental, it will not happen quickly. We have just spent the last few years coming to understand the importance and difficulty associated with application delivery and to deploy a first generation of tools typically in a stand-alone, tactical fashion. As we enter the next phase of application delivery, leading edge IT organizations will develop plans for how they want Read More

Operational Excellence: Enabling Sustained Growth Spotlight on the Americas


Companies in the Americas should lead the world in growth through operational excellence—but they don’t. A 2008 survey shows that less than half promote insight into operations by investing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) software. Companies in the Americas also lag behind Asia-Pacific firms in revenue growth and customer satisfaction. Read more of the survey results.

metric 2008  quality , operational excellence metrics , achieving operational excellence , achieving operational excellence programme , operational excellence using lean , approach operational excellence , optimising operational costs , optimising operational execution time , operational excellence means , strong operational excellence , operational excellence capabilities , operational excellence through bpm , paradigm of operational excellence , operational excellence knowledge , operational excellence lean , Read More

ePower


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

Make Sure Metrics Don’t Kill Your Business


Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. —Bill Gates Business metrics—the quantifiable measurements by which a company’s performance is gauged—are part of the broad area of business intelligence (BI) or business analytics (BA). In this regard, metrics are the application of a mathematical expression to a set of data

metric 2008  to control . A metric that considers factors that are out of the scope of a certain group will be hard to control; the goal may be easily dismissed and thus will represent little or no overall impact for the organization.   Goal deviation—losing sight of the goal . A metric that takes into consideration the wrong goal or loses the goal along the way may detract from the organization’s desired outcomes.   Precise irrelevance—choosing metrics that are precisely wrong . Accuracy does not ensure Read More

Lean Operations: Software Strategies for Manufacturing's New Normal


Throughout the 2000s, manufacturers were giving up on Lean. A “build it and we can sell it” attitude was adopted. Manufacturers responded to the 2008 economic collapse with aggressive cuts to inventory and head count. The worst is over. This research examines what’s changed and how to intelligently ramp up production and inventory, with an eye towards recapturing core Lean principles while also adopting a new technology.

metric 2008  Operations: Software Strategies for Manufacturing''s New Normal Throughout the 2000s, manufacturers were giving up on Lean. A “build it and we can sell it” attitude was adopted. Manufacturers responded to the 2008 economic collapse with aggressive cuts to inventory and head count. The worst is over. This research examines what’s changed and how to intelligently ramp up production and inventory, with an eye towards recapturing core Lean principles while also adopting a new technology. Read More

How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks


In 2008, botnets were responsible for 90 percent of spam. The ever-changing nature of botnets makes them hard to detect and even harder to defend against—and these compromised “robot” computer networks don’t seem to be going away in the near future. Learn about new and sophisticated botnets, how they can affect your business network, and the steps you can take to protect your company from a botnet attack.

metric 2008  to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. Source: Symantec Resources Related to How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks : Botnet (Wikipedia) How to Defend Against New Botnet Attacks Botnet Attacks is also known as : Software Robots , Malware , Phishing Read More