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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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The New and the Noteworthy: 2008 Vendor Wrap-up


2008 seemed to be the year for mergers and acquisitions (M@As) in the world of enterprise software—with companies like Oracle picking up Primavera Software’s project and portfolio management (PPM) offering, and Symantec grabbing up MessageLab’s messaging and web security offering. But it was also a year for some software firms to see their latest solutions shine. With 2008 nearing its end

new criterion  New and the Noteworthy: 2008 Vendor Wrap-up 2008 seemed to be the year for mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the world of enterprise software—with companies like Oracle picking up Primavera Software’s project and portfolio management (PPM) offering, and Symantec grabbing up MessageLab’s messaging and web security offering. But it was also a year for some software firms to see their latest solutions shine. With 2008 nearing its end, Technology Evaluation Center’s (TEC’s) research analyst team Read More

CRM, Success, and Best Practices: A Wake Up Call Part Two: Modeling Success with Senior Management and CRM Culture


To maximize the return on investment of a customer relationship management system, a new CRM best practices model should be used. A point-based system, self-assessment model that emphasizes senior management leadership and the need to create a culture consistent with CRM can lead to a deployment strategy that is correlated with success. An interactive version of this assessment is included with this article.

new criterion  with success. Thus, a new framework is needed to address these findings. This final article in the two-part series on CRM and best practices will introduce a best practices model. It will address strategy and organizational aspects of CRM. It will highlight deployment practices and will integrate these into a self-assessment format. The interactive assessment will be presented at the end of this article. This is part two of a two-part note. Part one discussed how to approach CRM as a business strategy. Read More

Beyond Boundaries: A New Role for Finance in Driving Business Collaboration


The current global economic instability means firms have to quickly adapt to business conditions. This uncertainty may increase companies’ reliance on business alliances to provide as-needed skills, services, and products. To optimize these alliances, finance should enter the discussion as early as possible. Find out where finance’s true value lies when realigning strategic objectives to include business collaboration.

new criterion  that, when considering a new partnership, what immediately raises a red fl ag is real non-compatibility of the objectives. On the other hand, if both parties have compatible objectives and the joint venture is the way to achieve what they both truly want, then the probability of succeeding is very high. One finance executive in our survey, responding to an open-text question, notes that a key to success is searching for win-win, not win-lose or even win-neutral results. Mr. Schick at Con-way Read More

Busting the Myth of Commoditized Software Markets with the New TEC Focus Indicator


The new TEC Focus Indicator is a concrete way to start gauging the real functionality, competitive differentiators, and focus of enterprise software products. Learn how you can use the TEC Focus Indicator for insight into the functional competitive differentiators of particular enterprise software products against what's available on the market.

new criterion  Software Markets with the New TEC Focus Indicator If you''re in the early phases or even in the midst of a software selection project, I assume you''ve read industry analyst prestidigitations, squared those up with vendor posturing, and lent an ear to various experts. Those efforts might help you figure out whether the products you''re considering buying and eventually implementing actually do what you need, but the new TEC Focus Indicator ( TEC FI ) is a concrete way to start gauging the real Read More

Peregrine Flies In The Face Of Conventional Wisdom


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new criterion  Peregrine''s announcement offers a new model, in which a customer''s fees are based solely on the number of trading relationships it has. This is like a long-distance dialing plan in which you might pay a monthly fee for each individual you call during the month but may then call as often as and speak as long as you want for that one fee. According to Steve Gardner, Peregrine chairman and CEO. The flat fee model was designed to accommodate enterprise-level customers as well as e-Market sponsors. These Read More

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New Database Capabilities from Teradata


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new criterion  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 that pay tangible dividends for our customers. Teradata earned its place as a data warehouse trailblazer by Read More

Bunchball Announces New Release of Nitro For SalesForce


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The New Face of Competitiveness for Automotive Suppliers


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new criterion  New Face of Competitiveness for Automotive Suppliers The new face of competitiveness, much like today’s automotive products, requires the highest degree of efficiency and innovation. And the leaders are moving in the right direction at a high speed. Yet most companies cannot and will not want to undertake the journey overnight. Regardless of your company’s current state, every automotive company can take practical steps now. Download this white paper to find out what they are. Read More

Profit from New Generation of BI Dashboards


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The New Era of Incentive Compensation Management


Good news: the budget and authority to buy strategic technologies—like incentive compensation management (ICM)—that drive your success are being put in your hands.

Bad news: because of more sophisticated ICM requirements and other business realities, ICM solutions are becoming more complex to purchase.

Read this new paper and learn why more organizations are responding to this dilemma by choosing cloud-based ICM. You’ll discover:

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