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Web-based Solution Steps Out for Cohesive Retailer Sourcing
TradeStone recently announced the commercial availability of its Unified Buying Engine, a technology platform that should enable user companies to streamline

out sourcing  based Solution Steps Out for Cohesive Retailer Sourcing Progressing Towards Unified Buying Process As a gradual and logical evolutionary step, in mid-2005, TradeStone Software, Inc . ( http://www.tradestonesoftware.com ), a provider of collaborative e-sourcing solutions for Global 2000 companies, set its sights towards becoming the leader in enabling domestic and international sourcing through a unified buying process. This is a bold strategic initiative to support a single cohesive view and business

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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The Future for an E-sourcing Solutions Builder


TradeStone will introduce several planning capabilities that bind existing sourcing and order execution functionality, and featuring significant enhancements to the Finance and Logistics modules, with the idea of fostering rapid adoption and deployment across expanding supply chains.

out sourcing  and Web-based Solution Steps Out for Cohesive Retailer Sourcing . The five major functional modules detailed in Web-based Solution Steps Out for Cohesive Retailer Sourcing will eventually represent the three major logical areas: retail product lifecycle management (PLM), via extension of the TradeStone Product module global sourcing order management, via virtual merger of the TradeStone Sourcing and Order Management modules supply chain logistics management, via virtual merger of the TradeStone Logistics Read More

Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing


In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short.

out sourcing  and build responsibilities spread out across the supply chain) they found themselves buying increasingly complex components and services from an increasingly dispersed global supply base. This has placed much more importance on drivers of total cost beyond the material costs, such as the cost of quality, manufacturability, serviceability, flexibility of supply, ease of manufacturing, etc. Global Strategic Sourcing and the Total Cost of Supply As a result, global strategic sourcing evolved as a more Read More

The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes


The most successful retailers are those that continually focus on driving the very best performance from each of their suppliers, and that work collaboratively to improve performance in areas such as on-time delivery, product quality, and regulatory compliance.

out sourcing  having to constantly put out fires. Prior to implementing a contemporary Web-based automated solution, contacting multiple vendors at once for pricing was a tedious manual process for the sourcing group. In contrast, by using a Web-enabled infrastructure, user enterprises should be able to better integrate globally with their supply bases and broaden the scope of vendors they can locate. Lately, such technology has streamlined many retail firms' ability to obtain estimated pricing from several vendors Read More

No One Said Sourcing Overseas Would Be Easy


The many challenges and risks that retailers face when sourcing globally could be mitigated with the right software tools. Yet the sad fact is that few information technology systems fully support the complexities and unique requirements of global trade.

out sourcing  the ability to seek out the most appropriate global suppliers and factories, and then get these facilities up and running on the retailer network of systems as soon as possible. In terms of major “ifs, ands, or buts,” according to the Retail Systems Alert Group 's ( RSAG ) benchmark study from November 2006—see The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels —the following top sourcing challenges remain: finding and keeping dependable partners; unpredictable lead times and delivery windows; Read More

Traceability: Sourcing the Data, A Critical Challenge


Forward and backward traceability, and determining the data attributes required to create traceability records, requires a thorough analysis of suppliers, materials, and processes, all while keeping in mind customer and industry requirements and government regulations. In the event of a recall, data collected along a traceability chain can be validated through manual, automated, or integrated efforts and then stored in a traceability database for accessibility and future reference. The type of solution architecture to achieve this is selected based on organization size and budget and compliance requirements.

out sourcing  Sourcing the Data, A Critical Challenge Forward and backward traceability, and determining the data attributes required to create traceability records, requires a thorough analysis of suppliers, materials, and processes, all while keeping in mind customer and industry requirements and government regulations. In the event of a recall, data collected along a traceability chain can be validated through manual, automated, or integrated efforts and then stored in a traceability database for Read More

Scale Up vs. Out: A Brief Guide to Scaling Oracle Databases


Scaling Oracle solutions can be difficult and expensive. Managing large volumes and achieving high levels of concurrency often means expensive, scale-up hardware. As such, many businesses with Oracle databases have began to investigate solutions that can affordably scale-out on commodity hardware. Read more in this white paper from Splice Machine.

out sourcing  Up vs. Out: A Brief Guide to Scaling Oracle Databases Scaling Oracle solutions can be difficult and expensive. Managing large volumes and achieving high levels of concurrency often means expensive, scale-up hardware. As such, many businesses with Oracle databases have began to investigate solutions that can affordably scale-out on commodity hardware. Read more in this white paper from Splice Machine. Read More

Ariba Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out


Sure, to most of us accounting sounds as exciting as watching paint dry, but no business can survive without properly managing its financial means. Especially in these days of scarce cash, processing invoices faster and more accurately by the accounts payable (A/P) or billing department is critical so that the accounts receivable (A/R) folks can get their cash faster. An efficient A/P function is

out sourcing  Smart Invoicing: Worth Checking Out Sure, to most of us accounting sounds as exciting as watching paint dry, but no business can survive without properly managing its financial means. Especially in these days of scarce cash, processing invoices faster and more accurately by the  accounts payable (A/P)  or billing department is critical so that the  accounts receivable (A/R)  folks can get their cash faster. An efficient A/P function is something that all companies want, but few have been able to Read More

Product Note: NGC's Fashion PLM and Sourcing Solutions


NGC e-PLM and e-SPS are NGC’s offerings in product lifecycle management and sourcing for the fashion industry. This product note analyzes the strengths and challenges that the solutions have and makes recommendations to both the vendor and users.

out sourcing  enhanced collaboration and creativity throughout the entire organization; faster definition of product concepts and costs; tracking and management of critical timelines throughout the organizations and across the global supply chain; reduced product development cycle time; and reduced costs and improved profit margins. NGC's e-PLM and e-SPS have over 150 active customers globally. The number of users per installation varies considerably, ranging from just a few to several thousand. Due to the proximity Read More

SAP Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings


A recent survey of companies which have implemented SAP Accounts Receivable reveal more than a few areas where the system failed to deliver. Although nearly all reported one or more influences on credit and collections that did not relate to SAP, 70% of them felt shortcomings of SAP's A/R module were at least partly to blame for the observed rise in Days Sales Outstanding.

out sourcing  Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings SAP Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings S. McVey - February 7th, 2000 Overview A recent survey of companies who have implemented SAP Accounts Receivable revealed more than a few areas where the system failed to deliver. We undertook the survey in response to a client inquiry regarding SAP A/R module implementations and possible effects on Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) metrics. DSO, a measure of a company's ability to collect its Read More

Razorfish Wants to Get its Name Out on Broadband


Razorfish is positioned to expand, but at what price? Razorfish faces challenges in organization, image, and perceived capabilities. How well Razorfish succeeds in overcoming these challenges will determine how much it will grasp the very lucrative opportunities of the DBSP market.

out sourcing  to Get its Name Out on Broadband Razorfish Wants to Get its Name Out on Broadband E. Robins - March 30th, 2000 Vendor Genesis Razorfish, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAZF) was founded by Jeffrey Dachis and Craig Kanarick in 1994, and has evolved into a Digital Business Service Provider (DBSP). It was Dachis's second creation following In Your Face Inc. , a self-described 'guerilla marketing events firm'. Razorfish describes itself as is an international digital communications solutions provider, and goes under the Read More

Vendors Begin to Round Out Their CRM Suites


Front-office vendors Baan Co. and SalesLogix Inc. round out their customer-relationship management application suites adding new marketing, service, and E-commerce capabilities.

out sourcing  Begin to Round Out Their CRM Suites Vendors Begin to Round Out Their CRM Suites P.J. Jakovljevic - March 17th, 2000 Event Summary In February, front-office vendors Baan Co. and SalesLogix Inc. rounded out their customer-relationship management application suites adding new marketing, service, and E-commerce capabilities. Their announcements were made at the DCI Customer-Relationship Management Expo in Chicago. Baan, which had emerged as a front-runner in the front-office among enterprise resource Read More

J.D. Edwards Closes Out Millennium on an Up Note


On December 1, J.D. Edwards & Company surprised Wall Street by returning to profitability in the fourth quarter, a sign the market may be turning around for J.D. Edwards as companies wrap up Y2K fixes and turn to implementing new software again.

out sourcing  D. Edwards Closes Out Millennium on an Up Note Event Summary On December 1, J.D. Edwards surprised Wall Street by returning to profitability in the fourth quarter, a sign the market may be turning around for J.D. Edwards as companies wrap up Y2K fixes and turn to implementing new software again. J.D. Edwards' Q499 revenue was $257.6M, down 16% from Q498 revenue of $307.1M. Profits for the recent quarter, which ended October 31, were $3.8M, a 90% slide from last year's fourth-quarter profits of $37.7M. Read More