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Challenges of the Future: The Rebirth of Small Independent Retail in America
By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than

micro innovations drivers  was that macro and micro trends affect the small independent entrepreneur differently than their large competitors. His supposition that if small independents could just step back, take a deep breath and think about what's really happening, what's changing and what's just over the horizon, they might act differently. They might change how they do things. They might experiment more to take advantage of new emerging opportunities. They might see solutions more clearly. They might find new ways to connect

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E-collaboration for Global Engineering


Electronics enterprises must respond to business drivers such as reduced time to market, technological innovation, and distributed operations and cost control to remain competitive. Effective collaboration among internal engineering and manufacturing, as well as external suppliers and distributors, requires great effort. But an engineering collaboration solution can help teams work together in real time. Learn how.

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Why Invest in Talent Management? Five High-ROI Business Drivers for Implementing a Talent Management Program


Clearly, with skilled workers retiring and the pace of change accelerating, recruitment alone can’t supply the smart leaders, strong managers, high performers, and ever-changing skills sets necessary for success. That’s why organizations can see solid return on investment (ROI) by balancing recruitment with an investment not just in training, but in comprehensive talent management. Download this white paper to read more.

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ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing


Manufacturers are under pressure to document their impact on the environment. This white paper addresses the various drivers for the green supply chain trend. It also shares considerations for satisfying a customer’s green supply chain initiative or initiating your own. Finally, it discusses the role of enterprise software like enterprise resource planning (ERP) in keeping pace with this industry trend.

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Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment


Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory optimization solution allows companies to effectively fulfill demand and identify how to gain additional profits from their inventories.

micro innovations drivers  deploying technology, such as Microsoft .NET, will be able to extract value from the inventory optimizer as it delivers the outward facing capabilities required to implement collaborative commerce solutions. The Forecasting module must encompass: Forecasting at item/warehouse level Aggregation of forecast to higher levels as defi ned by Groupings and Families Variety of forecast algorithms including a tournament method Ability to handle seasonality Ability to remove outliers and anomalies Ability to Read More

Announcing TEC's Customer Relationship Management Buyer's Guide: Innovations in CRM


I am pleased to announce the launch of TEC's final software buyer's guide of the year: Innovations in CRM. Download your copy now. This buyer's guide provides in-depth insight from Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC's analyst specializing in CRM, about the state of the CRM market, and includes solution overviews, links to CRM resources, customer success stories, and a directory of hundreds of CRM software

micro innovations drivers  TEC's Customer Relationship Management Buyer's Guide: Innovations in CRM I am pleased to announce the launch of TEC's final software buyer's guide of the year: Innovations in CRM. Download your copy now . This buyer's guide provides in-depth insight from Gabriel Gheorghiu, TEC's analyst specializing in CRM, about the state of the CRM market, and includes solution overviews, links to CRM resources, customer success stories, and a directory of hundreds of CRM software vendors. The guide aims to Read More

Saba Cloud Spring 2014 Release—Irresistible, Intelligent, Integration-friendly


During its recent @WORK 2014 user conference, Saba announced the launch of the Saba Cloud Spring 2014 release with a series of new innovations that are designed to help organizations enhance employee engagement, accelerate decision-making, and improve productivity. The release includes more than 60 enhancements (many of which are patent-pending), along the themes of predictive, extensible, and irresistible user experience.

micro innovations drivers  Cloud Spring 2014 Release—Irresistible, Intelligent, Integration-friendly During its recent @WORK 2014 user conference, Saba announced the launch of the Saba Cloud Spring 2014 release with a series of new innovations that are designed to help organizations enhance employee engagement, accelerate decision-making, and improve productivity. The release includes more than 60 enhancements (many of which are patent-pending), along the themes of predictive, extensible, and irresistible user experience. Read More

Simplifying SAN Scalability through Stackable Switches


Small to medium businesses (SMBs) must adapt to technology innovations as well as the demand-driven consumer market. The need for small computer system interfaces (SCSIs) on each server host, along with enhanced security needs have driven SMB costs upwards. Is there a solution? Yes. Storage area networks (SANs) built on stackable switches help reduce costs, and are a viable approach for SMBs.

micro innovations drivers  SAN Scalability through Stackable Switches Small to medium businesses (SMBs) must adapt to technology innovations as well as the demand-driven consumer market. The need for small computer system interfaces (SCSIs) on each server host, along with enhanced security needs have driven SMB costs upwards. Is there a solution? Yes. Storage area networks (SANs) built on stackable switches help reduce costs, and are a viable approach for SMBs. Read More

Bullhorn ATS & CRM


For more than 10 years, Bullhorn Web-based software, services, and innovations have helped the recruiting and staffing operations of start-ups throughout the world. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (US), with offices in London, United Kingdom (UK), and Sydney, Australia, Bullhorn's recruiting ATS &CRM and social recruiting products handle more than 150,000 monthly job orders and placements for more than 5,000 clients and 45,000 users across 35 countries. Privately owned Bullhorn is principally backed by Highland Capital Partners and General Catalyst Partners.

micro innovations drivers  ATS & CRM For more than 10 years, Bullhorn Web-based software, services, and innovations have helped the recruiting and staffing operations of start-ups throughout the world. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (US), with offices in London, United Kingdom (UK), and Sydney, Australia, Bullhorn's recruiting ATS &CRM and social recruiting products handle more than 150,000 monthly job orders and placements for more than 5,000 clients and 45,000 users across 35 countries. Privately Read More

Customer Relationship Management Buyer's Guide (Summary Edition)


Customer relationship management (CRM) has matured, and offers more choices than ever before. This buyer’s guide reviews the latest innovations in this software space, focusing on cloud, mobile, and social options, and includes a section on the range of customer-centric and process-oriented add-ons and applications available. The guide also includes valuable CRM resources and a directory of CRM vendors.

micro innovations drivers  Relationship Management Buyer's Guide (Summary Edition) Customer relationship management (CRM) has matured, and offers more choices than ever before. This buyer’s guide reviews the latest innovations in this software space, focusing on cloud, mobile, and social options, and includes a section on the range of customer-centric and process-oriented add-ons and applications available. The guide also includes valuable CRM resources and a directory of CRM vendors. Read More

Case Study: A New Standard for Resource Planning in the Railway Business


Railion Nederland N.V. is an independent operating company of Railion Deutschland, the largest rail cargo transporting company in western Europe. The company transports almost 25 million tons, more than 70 percent of which is of an international nature. Railion needed a planning solution to overcome the drawbacks of its old system, which had been designed for passenger transport. Find out which system it chose, and why.

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Disruptive Innovations? On-demand Pricing Models and Vendors


Vendors must make fundamental changes to sales and support processes to accommodate on-demand, transaction-based pricing. Software vendors must rethink the kinds of functions they provide, how best to deliver those capabilities, and what approaches to take through the channel.

micro innovations drivers  mail merge capability for Microsoft Word ; pre-built support for reporting and analysis within Microsoft Excel; and enhanced customization. The product costs $70 (USD) per user, per month, whereas industry-specific solutions are also available for $100 (USD) per user, per month. As a response to the challenge, Salesforce.com, recently announced its Winter '05 edition. Because the vendor is a provider of software as a service for customers by browser, and like its predecessor, Winter '04 , the 2005 Read More

New Database Capabilities from Teradata


During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference @ Expo, Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest

micro innovations drivers  Database Capabilities from Teradata During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference & Expo , Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest engineers in its labs located in the U.S. and around the world to provide capabilities Read More

Micro-verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain


If you are evaluating supply chain solutions in 2014, Infor’s offerings are worth another look, particularly if you have not looked at how Infor is using its new technologies to enhance its supply chain offerings.

micro innovations drivers  verticals, Channels, and New Technologies for Infor Supply Chain By P.J. Jakovljevic ( bio ) and Robert Eastman Infor ’s stream of new technologies, approaches, and programs as of late indicate the vendor’s new technological leanings: there’s the Infor 10x platform, Infor ION, Infor Ming.le, Infor Analytics, Infor’s Hook & Loop group, Infor’s UpgradeX Program, and Infor’s recently announced new micro-vertical program for partners. Once known as a more stodgy home for software applications Read More

Small Businesses Need Decent Solutions Too


The ERP software market for large organizations and mid-sized companies is dramatically different from its small business software counterpart, which consists of business management solutions for small family-operated companies or slightly larger micro-businesses. But recent technology shifts are transforming the market, and solutions that would not have been appropriate for a small business in

micro innovations drivers  of typical solutions for micro and small businesses include: Offerings for small companies are mainly bookkeeping or accounting packages or solutions that originated from them and have some extended functionality to be capable of managing other aspects of business. Such solutions often include basic non-accounting functionality that small businesses typically need (for instance, elements of inventory management, sales and purchasing, and invoicing). Small businesses have been able to meet their needs Read More