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NetSuite OpenAir Now TEC Certified PPM for PSA Solution
TEC is pleased to announce that NetSuite OpenAir is now TEC Certified for product portfolio management for professional services automation (PPM for PSA) under

oracle balance score  for NetSuite, SAP, and Oracle solutions, the Salesforce.com platform, and many more. As the graphs below show, the NetSuite OpenAir solution has solid competitive capabilities in the PPM for PSA solution space. In TEC’s research model for PPM for PSA solutions, NetSuite (shown in blue in graphs below) scores higher than the average competitive solution (shown in orange in charts below) in the areas of portfolio and project management, resource planning and scheduling, and opportunity, contact, and contr

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oracle balance score  be fairly general: TCP/IP , Oracle , or very specific: Solaris 2.6 , Netscape Enterprise Server 2.5.1 , NT 4.0sp6a . Technical standards are essential means to control the diversity of the IT infrastructure. Technical architecture or technical design architecture. These are the definitions for how applications should utilize the technical standards. Again, they can be fairly general: Databases should be on separate servers from application code , or very specific: applications that require complex Read More

How One Provider's Solution Covers the Bases of Price Optimization and Management


What are the solutions that enable Zilliant's customers to gain a better understanding of their markets' price response and translate this into more profitable pricing? Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite encompasses distinct solutions geared for each step of the pricing process.

oracle balance score  Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle databases), thus combining scalability and performance with strong data security. Featuring role-specific interfaces, each tailored to the needs of different business users and situations, ZPPS Analytics enables sales, marketing, and finance personnel to understand buying and selling behavior in greater detail. In addition to being a pocket margin system of record (see Know Thy Market Segment's Price Response ), the module is a cross-functional management tool for identify Read More

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To continue to be healthy, an enterprise software vendor either needs a defendable niche or a large market share. For the latter, acquisitions are often required to grow and prosper. With revenue streams shifting from new accounts to up- and cross-sales to existing customers, software support and services, a large customer base is the key to continued health.

oracle balance score  the current users of Oracle database, please bear in mind that free' upgrade of enterprise applications is not free at all, given that license fees can amount to even less than 10% of the entire upgrade price tag (i.e., beside users' training, change management, data migration, customization/modification migration (preservation), fit/gap analysis of new software, implementation, etc.). On a more general note, the larger the install base for the products you are using, the safer you should be. If not the n Read More

Sales Force Automation Buyer’s Guide


No matter how effective your sales staff is, there’s always room to boost efficiency and increase sales. But how you go about doing so may be a point of contention. Sales force automation (SFA) solutions come in many flavors, but they don’t all offer the comprehensive SFA functionality you need. Find out how to avoid the pitfalls of choosing SFA software, and get help matching your needs with the right solution for you.

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Oracle CRM


Oracle CRM On Demand is the newest release of Oracle's software-as-a-service. This CRM solution provides Web 2.0 collaboration capabilties and other features such as analytics capabilities, a built in contact center, "sticky notes" features, and a centralized message center, and custom applets. It also has widgets to embed other applications, including Google, MyYahoo, or Microsoft SharePoint.  

oracle balance score  CRM Oracle CRM On Demand is the newest release of Oracle's software-as-a-service. This CRM solution provides Web 2.0 collaboration capabilties and other features such as analytics capabilities, a built in contact center, sticky notes features, and a centralized message center, and custom applets. It also has widgets to embed other applications, including Google, MyYahoo, or Microsoft SharePoint. Read More

Thomas Kurian Unveils Expanded Oracle Cloud Services Portfolio


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oracle balance score  Part Three: Strategy Shifts Oracle Strategy Shifts Several years ago, Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) positioned itself as the enterprise solution that was easy to integrate with partner products. Then, in early 2000, Oracle shifted focus and portrayed itself as a complete, all purpose business suite that didn't need third-party, best-of-breed products. Having been criticized for its bipolarity, and after realizing its mistake, Oracle published thousands of application programming interfaces (APIs), Read More

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Oracle Warehouse Builder: Better Late than Never?


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oracle balance score  Adds Compendium to Oracle Eloqua Marketing Cloud Oracle has announced the acquisition of Compendium, a cloud-based content marketing platform provider, to augment the capabilities of its Eloqua Marketing Cloud. Compendium’s solution uses a data-driven approach to align relevant content with customer data and profiles, which helps companies more effectively attract prospects, engage buyers, accelerate prospect conversion, and ultimately drive top-line revenue and loyalty. Compendium builds up a Read More

Oracle Acquires Eloqua


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oracle balance score  automation solutions provider Eloqua. Oracle expects to achieve an extensive product, which will help companies market, sell, and support their customers. The solution should be able to offer multi-channel and personalized client interactions. According to the press release, Oracle expects that the product will be used to ensure brand loyalty, drive more qualified leads to sales teams, and provide superior service. Customer experience is still in an emerging and very chaotic phase, where players still Read More

Oracle Loses Again


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