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Cookie-cutter Solutions Won't Cut It with the Mid-Market Part One: Historical Relationships
Small enterprises, like their bigger brethren, need some differentiation means in the market, and that will not be achieved by implementing a cut-and-dried

mysap tutorial  through its industry specific mySAP All-in-One solutions that are based on mySAP Business Suite , and come with three deliverables: 1) SAP Best Practices , 2) SAP One Server Kit , and 3) Vertical Solution Development Kit (SDK) . However, neither is necessarily focused on specific business processes nor is granular in nature, as SAP's development and go-to-market strategy at the high-end of the mid-market and the divisions and subsidiaries of large corporations is based on the idea that the needs of the

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SAP for Chemicals Functionality


SAP has been delivering on its chemicals industry strategy by expanding its capabilities for manufacturing and supply chain management, broadening its composite package applications in areas such as emissions management, pricing management, and manufacturing dashboards, and focusing on mid-market companies.

mysap tutorial  chain execution (SCE) with mySAP Supply Chain Management ( mySAP SCM ), including an integration of partner devices and partner-based device management, and a composite platform based on SAP NetWeaver that plugs into partners' device management, administration, and monitoring tools. Expansion of RFID capabilities complements SAP's existing offerings for the supply chain, which for the chemicals industry includes RFID capabilities for tracking rail cars and materials, where it already has a handful of Read More

Selecting PLM Software Solutions Part 5 - User Recommendations


This tutorial points out the significance of buyers researching PLM technology vendors before determining the short list and vendors researching the viability of the opportunity before committing time and money to a sales effort. Since a 'one-size-fits-all' product is still not quite a viable possibility, almost every product can win provided certain set of requirements. The Catch 22 for both buyers and vendors/VARs is to pinpoint the right opportunity in this ongoing 'dating game'.

mysap tutorial  QSA ProductVine Complete SAP mySAP PLM Complete Selerant WinCHEM, DevEx Complete Siemens Simatic IT Interspec Complete Thetis ThetisPro Complete IBM/Dassault IBM PLM Portfolio Coming soon Aras Innovator Coming soon Arena Solutions Arena PLM Coming soon Baan PLM iBaan for PLM Coming soon BetaSphere RevMax Suite Coming soon Eigner Solutions Eigner PLM Coming soon Oculus Technologies CO Coming soon Prodika Prodika NPD Suite Coming soon Proficiency, Inc Collaboration Gateway Coming soon This concludes the Read More

Cookie-cutter Solutions Won't Cut It with the Mid-Market Part Two: Challenges and the Lower-End


More than their larger counterparts, small and medium businesses (SMB) are looking for relatively simple and inexpensive software that is easy to install yet easy to customize and extend.

mysap tutorial  sell simplified versions of mySAP Business Suite , PeopleSoft Enterprise or Oracle E-Business Suite , without a serious re-engineering of these products, has not worked so far in the lower-end of the market. User Recommendations We strongly recommend identifying your clear e-business strategy and conducting thorough comparison-shopping, at least for the sake of information leverage. Consider all options, particularly vigorously weighing the offerings' current and intended functionality and integration. Read More

SAP for Chemicals: A Packaged Solution for Mid-market Companies


Packaged solutions for the chemicals industry are available from SAP and selected partners. Still, given a number of other viable solutions, prospective users will have to decide whether SAP would indeed be the best solution without the packaged option.

mysap tutorial  SAP R/3 product) to mySAP Business Suite , which features a service-oriented architecture (SOA) powered by its integration and business process platform, SAP NetWeaver . This is the technical foundation for composing SAP xApps (cross-applications or composite applications), mySAP Business Suite solutions (including mySAP ERP ), partner solutions, and customers' custom-built applications. In 2003, SAP announced that it would no longer be developing SAP R/3, although it will continue to provide maintenance Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Three: Market Impact


SAP seems to have grasped that the key to success in the SMB market is brand awareness and an apt product, since SMBs are looking for support from incumbent vendors, with intimate knowledge of their vertical and business processes, ample local resources, and the commitment to support them both off- and on-site to achieve value over a long-term relationship. SAP partners' solutions have been leveraged and managed through SAP Global Solutions Network, so that partners do not have to reinvent the wheel, and even unnecessarily compete in the same industries.

mysap tutorial  with functionally-depleted versions of mySAP Business Suite or by even using the older R/3 suite or their pre-configured templates. Furthermore, SAP Business One provides a simple product that can be more easily sold and supported by SAP's channel partners, particularly by being technologically advanced from the ground up and unburdened by the need for migration paths from its former incarnations. Before SAP Business One, there had hardly been a differentiating product among the likes of Microsoft Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Four: SoftBrands


This partnership provides SAP with the opportunity to further extend its reach within its large corporate customer base by serving the needs of its distant smaller plants and divisions dispersed around the globe. Thus, SAP should hereby have the wherewithal to defend its major accounts from encroachment by vendors touting low-cost, astute plant systems that "happily co-habit" with SAP.

mysap tutorial  higher-priced and more complex mySAP All-In-One or mySAP Business Suite alternatives so far. This will have only defeated the purpose and it may not have helped much in preempting the intrusion of some competitors that specialize in plant-level manufacturing systems (such as QAD , Ross Systems , Agilisys , SSA Global , SYSPRO , MAPICS , Epicor , etc.), despite SAP's dominant presence in manufacturing industries. To that end, Fourth Shift adds proven manufacturing functionality and, in the longer run, prov Read More

Complying with US FDA Title 21 CFR Part 11 for the Life Sciences Industry


Compliance with US FDA regulations is a market requirement. Thus, among the nearly 1,500 installations of mySAP ERP software among pharmaceutical, medical diagnostics and devices, and biotechnology companies worldwide, it is vital to be aware of the functions and features of mySAP ERP that demonstrate technical compliance with US FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures; Final Rule.

mysap tutorial  nearly 1,500 installations of mySAP ERP software among pharmaceutical, medical diagnostics and devices, and biotechnology companies worldwide, it is vital to be aware of the functions and features of mySAP ERP that demonstrate technical compliance with US FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures; Final Rule. Read More

CRM Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part One: The CRM Selection Challenge


Two of the greatest challenges IT decision makers face when selecting a CRM package is first, having a comprehensive understanding of their functional and technical requirements and second, identifying the vendors that best match their requirements. This article will focus on determining the functionality and technology required to enable business processes, and how to compare vendor offerings once those requirements have been documented.

mysap tutorial  Selections: When An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure Part One: The CRM Selection Challenge Introduction Over the past two years it seems not a week has gone by without an editorial about a failed Customer Relationship Management (CRM) project. Many articles relate CRM failure to the absence and/or weakness of business objectives driving the CRM initiative. Although this is true, many projects fail due to a poor vendor selection procedure. Starting At The Beginning Of course software tools Read More

One Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 1


My recent series of tutorial articles entitled “Navigating Between Service Management Scylla @ Charybdis” and “The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains” have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. Along similar lines was the series on general workforce management (WFM) systems (i.e., not necessarily only in field service) entitled “Integrated Workforce

mysap tutorial  Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 1 My recent series of tutorial articles entitled  “Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis”  and  “The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains”  have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. Along similar lines was the series on general workforce management (WFM) systems (i.e., not necessarily only in field service) entitled  “Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Read More

Requirements Engineering for Software Engineers


This paper presents an introduction to the discipline of requirements engineering in a form tailored for software engineers. Requirements engineering is the process of turning the unstructured requests of stakeholders into useful requirements, and can be an engineering discipline as rigorous and involved as software architecture. This paper attempts to provide a brief tutorial in order to improve the overall level of requirements used for software projects.

mysap tutorial  Engineering for Software Engineers This paper presents an introduction to the discipline of requirements engineering in a form tailored for software engineers. Requirements engineering is the process of turning the unstructured requests of stakeholders into useful requirements, and can be an engineering discipline as rigorous and involved as software architecture. This paper attempts to provide a brief tutorial in order to improve the overall level of requirements used for software projects. BE Read More

SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 1: Alliances


During its international e-business conference, SAPPHIRE, SAP displayed a bullish attitude, contradicting the current market malaise. Expanding outside its traditional ERP stronghold into five attractive technology areas, as well as the realization that no vendor can be ‘all things to all people’ might be the necessary ingredients of the formula for future SAP success.

mysap tutorial  e-business applications. Palm and mySAP Mobile Business showcased Palm VIIx wireless handhelds by providing them to SAPPHIRE attendees, preloaded with online surveys plus mySAP Mobile Business, event scheduling and live messaging applications. As a result, with more than 8,000 attendees, SAPPHIRE 2001 Orlando was the largest company-sponsored, wireless-enabled e-business conference in the world. Commerce One Partnership  Its, now proverbial partnership with Commerce One (NYSE: CMRC) is even stronger. In Read More

SAP Acquires TopTier To Further Broaden Its Horizons


In a move designed to increase its presence in enterprise portals and integrated business intelligence, SAP AG has announced an agreement to purchase TopTier Software for approximately $400 million USD in cash. TopTier’s products are already integrated with SAP’s mySAP Workplace, so the acquisition should be painless and have little negative effect on SAP’s 2001 earnings per share.

mysap tutorial  enterprise portal offering, the mySAP Workplace . Under the terms of the agreement, SAP will acquire all of the outstanding shares of TopTier for approximately $400 million in cash. TopTier will become a wholly owned subsidiary of SAP upon closing, which is expected to occur during the second quarter of 2001. TopTier generated approximately $20 million of revenue in 2000 and SAP anticipates recording a charge resulting from acquired in-process research and development that will not exceed $50 million. Read More

Soft Economy Dents SAP’s Armored Shield As Well


Since the license revenue plunge in the US, a likely cascading economic slowdown worldwide, and SAP’s high stakes in struggling Commerce One happened much before the fatal September 11, one is only to wonder why SAP’s management woke up to reality and revised its projections so belatedly.

mysap tutorial  software revenues related to mySAP CRM (Customer Relationship Management) reached close to EUR 78 million, representing 17% of total software license sales and a 25% drop compared to EUR 104 million in Q2 2001. Q3 2001 mySAP SCM (Supply Chain Management) related revenues totaled around EUR 98 million, representing 22% of total software license sales and a 35% drop compared to EUR 150 million in the previous quarter. The other SAP's product lines showed similar dismal results. The license revenue decline Read More

SAP Remains Vital Amid Ailing Market And Internal Adjustments Part 1: Recent Announcements


Recently, SAP announced solid results for Q4 2001, in contrast to the current soft market. Although not all troubles seem to have been left behind, as can be seen from reduced license revenue, and while some may question SAP's justification of merging its two subsidiaries, a positive sign is that SAP has meanwhile become much more nimble to spar with any disturbance factors.

mysap tutorial  next generation of the mySAP Business Intelligence (mySAP BI) solution. Major enhancements to this solution are envisioned to enable companies to achieve true business intelligence by providing the business ability to deploy the access, analysis and delivery of any information, structured and unstructured, to anyone throughout the enterprise and beyond To achieve this capability, mySAP BI includes the fully integrated mySAP Enterprise Portal, the portal technology from SAP Portals, Inc. This reportedly Read More