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Agilera.com - A new era for the web?
Verio, CIBER, and Centennial Ventures Sign Definitive Agreements to Form New ASP Joint Venture.

new ventures  39 percent of the new company. Centennial Ventures will invest $15 million and own 19 percent of the new company. CIBER will contribute its ASP subsidiary, CIBER Enterprise Outsourcing, representing a 42 percent interest. Agilera.com will be headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. Market Impact ASP's are on the rise. Forrester Research predicts that application outsourcing will be a $21 billion industry by 2001. Companies have recognized the market potential and are forming strategic partnerships to

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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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AC Ventures and SOFTBANK Venture Capital Announce GameChange


Drawing from the extensive experience of its parents AC Ventures and SOFTBANK, GameChange claims it has the success formula for taking an idea from an entrepreneur's presentation slides to a standing company with a customer base. They claim to be able to make this transformation in as little as six months.

new ventures  their business portfolios to new startups, they have formed GameChange, an incubator with potentially ready-made markets for the right entrepreneurial enterprise. GameChange practices what it calls customer-driven incubation, involving potential customers very early in a start-up's life. According to Paul Walker, who is with AC Ventures and is the interim head of corporate development for GameChange, the difference is that GameChange prefers to start with customer problems and customers rather than Read More

CDC Software + Consona = Aptean (Or: New Bottles for Old Wines)


August 2012 started with the announcement of the merger of Consona Corporation and CDC Software under the name Aptean. The new brand, announced on August 7, signifies the coming together of two leading enterprise application software companies. At first glance, this merger looks like a mini Infor (reminiscent of Infor’s aggressive consolidation days) or a mini Sage. After finally getting out

new ventures  name Aptean . The new brand, announced on August 7, signifies the coming together of two leading enterprise application software companies. At first glance, this merger looks like a mini Infor (reminiscent of Infor’s aggressive consolidation days) or a mini Sage . After finally getting out from under the delinquent and bankrupt former parent company, CDC Software needed to be part of a bigger company. On the other hand, Battery Ventures and other investors have put so much cash into Consona over the Read More

Ten Key Legal Concerns in E-Commerce Ventures and Contracts


IT managers must understand the legal issues – at least well enough to know when there is an issue. E-commerce is so new that lawyers (and the law) are having a tough time keeping up with it, but that doesn’t get the manager off the hook if something that should have been thought about slips through the cracks. Here are a few simple points to keep in mind as you work on any e-commerce project.

new ventures  existing laws to fit new settings where it is simply unclear how these laws will apply. The e-commerce legal tool of choice is the contract. If parties can agree how matters will be handled and capture that agreement in a written contract, they can, in a meaningful way, establish the rules that will govern their arrangements. In other words, these contracts can provide some degree of certainty even in the rapidly changing arena of e-commerce law. We can also expect that as legislatures and judges try to Read More

TOA Technologies Raises Significant New Funds to Expand FSM Space


TOA Technologies has recently raised $66 million [USD] from Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) to continue to expand and execute on its vision for better field service management (FSM) globally. This announcement is important, as this is the largest single funding round in FSM software to date. FSM is a growing software market, and this news shows that it is quickly increasing in value and

new ventures  Technologies Raises Significant New Funds to Expand FSM Space TOA Technologies has  recently raised $66 million [USD] from Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) to continue to expand  and execute on its vision for better field service management (FSM) globally. This announcement is important, as this is the largest single funding round in FSM software to date. FSM is a growing software market, and this news shows that it is quickly increasing in value and relevance globally. Field service has Read More

New Jive Mobile Apps: iPad, iPhone, and Android


Jive introduces new iPad, iPhone and Android apps to support the demands of mobile users to generate content and access communication and collaboration tools. Jive for iPad—allows users to track progress on key projects, view the latest news, communicate, and follow trends via custom streams. The app includes a rich-text editor for content creation (i.e. blog posts, documents, etc.).

new ventures  decisions and actions. A new slide-out side menu allows users to find answers and experts. From a security perspective, the app includes the option to prevent any local content storage and remotely revoke access. Jive Present for iPad and Android —the new version of both apps includes support for field sales and employee training, compliance and enablement. Also, managers have full auditable control over who receives, reads, and distributes content to others. Jive Present integrates with CRM tools, Read More

New Wave of Supply Chain Solutions Drives Higher Performance


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new ventures  , learn how a new wave of innovative supply chains solutions can help your company overcome these challenges. You'll discover how improved communications through supplier portals, EDI, and kanban loops allows you to achieve higher levels of supplier trust, accountability, and performance trace products/parts backward through the manufacturing process across multiple suppliers improve product quality and delivery schedules reduce costs, inventories, and lead times Learn how new supply chain technology is Read More

Workday 21—All about a New User Experience


Workday releases version 21 of its HR solution with a focus on a new user experience, and much more. Get the details in Raluca's blog post.

new ventures  21—All about a New User Experience Workday has recently announced a new user experience as part of the 21st release of its solution. The new architectural and visual redesign complement other trendy technologies that the vendor has embraced—i.e., cloud and in-memory database. During the past 5 months, Workday—inspired by the consumer Internet—has worked on applying a minimalistic style to its user experience. In an analyst briefing with me, Joe Korngiebel, vice president of user experience Read More

A New Supply Chain


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new ventures  New Supply Chain The global trade industry is changing faster than ever before. It’s now possible for importers to have a level of visibility into their business that was impossible a few years ago. Importers realize the profound effect this information will have on their ability to be profitable, and are eager to implement information solutions. So what’s the best application for you? Read More

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new ventures  4 tibbr 4 is the new version of what TIBCO calls its enterprise social platform. Beyond issuing a press release , TIBCO demoed the latest version of tibbr at the TUCON 2012 conference to showcase some of tibbr's new features— like the tibbr Enterprise Social Graph application programming interface (API) to allow partners and developers to build their own social applications, and tibbr Insights for social analytics, among others. Ram Menon, president of social computing at TIBCO, states: Our vision Read More

IBM Unveils New Technology to Address the Internet of Things


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new ventures  Unveils New Technology to Address the Internet of Things IBM has introduced a new appliance designed to help organizations to communicate with millions of mobile devices and sensors around the world. The new offering is called IBM MessageSight and will be able to communicate with and gather information from devices varying from mobile phones and tablets to automobiles to house appliances. IBM MessageInsight is built using IBM’s Message Queuing Telemetry Transport Technology (MQTT), which enables it Read More

New Manufacturing Solution in the Cloud: Exact Macola On Demand


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new ventures  has recently released a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) offering in the cloud. Headquartered in the Netherlands and with offices in North America serving 100,000 customers worldwide, Exact offers two global ERP products (Globe and Synergy), as well as other local products (Macola, MAX and JobBOSS for the Americas, Exact Financials for the Netherlands, etc.). The company exclusively markets its products for small to medium businesses (SMBs) spanning many industry segments, with a focus on Read More

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new ventures  - New Name For A Brave New Value Proposition Paradigm Part Three: Continued Market Impact The WMS Market On November 8, RedPrairie Corporation ( www.redprairie.com , formerly McHugh Software International ), a provider of comprehensive supply chain execution (SCE) solutions including transportation, labor productivity and warehouse management, as well as supply chain visibility and collaboration solutions, released a new version of its warehouse management system (WMS), DLx Warehouse , Read More

How HR Needs to Prepare for the New Workforce


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new ventures  operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines. According to Claude Leglise, vice president of Intel's architecture business group and head of its home products group, these appliances will be geared toward the home/consumer market, and will initially be made by consumer electronics manufacturers. Besides making the appliances, due to begin shipping sometime this year, Intel is also Read More