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PKI and Biometrics Ready for Take-Off
Expect the new e-signature law to bolster both the PKI and biometric markets. This new law allows documents signed through digital signatures to have the same

persona fingerprint  using a form of personal identification such as an iris scan or fingerprint scan. Market Impact TEC expects this new e-signature law to bolster both the PKI and biometric markets. This new law allows documents signed through digital signatures to have the same legal ramifications as documents signed in traditional wet-ink. Companies that formerly required wet-ink signatures such as hospitals and insurance companies, can now increase the speed at which they process transactions by implementing PKI or

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RedPrairie: Enabling End-to-End Supply Chains (from Manufacturer to Retail Shelf)


RedPrairie provides best-of-breed supply chain execution, workforce, and all-channel retail solutions designed to streamline and expedite the flow of goods from raw materials into the hands of the consumer. In this article, TEC senior analyst P.J. Jakovljevic describes how the company has positioned itself through its acquisitions, outlook, and integration initiatives to be able to fulfill its “Buy Anywhere—Fulfill Anywhere” philosophy.

persona fingerprint  used by each individual persona (retail store manager, warehouse manager, store clerk, warehouse operator, planner, etc.)—so that users of several RedPrairie components have a consistent, familiar experience. This results in a common look-and-feel of all of its assets for a persona, and reduces training time as well as increases adoption. Architecture Alignment—Finally, the vendor integrates the architectural components, behind the scenes, which is important to the IT departments of its customers. 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

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IT Trends Lead SAP to More Precise Customer Experience Offering


Many enterprise software events that I have recently attended have discussed the intersection of the following forces and IT trends: cloud computing, the benefits and caveats of which have been talked about ad nauseam, but the major premise is remote access for users via a mere Internet connection the so-called big data explosion in terms of volume, variety, and velocity (thus sometimes even

persona fingerprint  by establishing an individual’s persona as revealed through his or her social profile, know what a person will do in Las Vegas well before he or she arrives there! Related blog posts and articles: SAP HANA to the Cloud (Oct 2012) SAP HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” – Part 1 (July 2012) SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction (Jan 2012) Read More

Time Tracking and Attendance Primer: Beyond the Clock


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persona fingerprint  employees to swipe their personal employee identification card (with magnetic strip) through a reader. Information such as employee arrival and departure times, breaks, and lunches is then transmitted to the appropriate department through the enabling software. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Terminals —This solution automates employee time tracking using RFID technology. Employees are given a unique RFID badge that they pass over the RFID reader. The reader records the time of entry and exit of Read More

DigitalPersona, Inc.


DigitalPersona is the developer of U.are.U biometric security solutions, which provide secure user authentication based on who you are (your fingerprint) instead of what you know (passwords). DigitalPersona has developed next generation fingerprint recognition hardware and software technology enabling market-ready solutions. With a user-friendly interface and the highest level of security for corporations, Internet, and home, users can now safeguard their digital accounts and information. From the launch of its first product for Microsoft Windows desktops in 1997, to the introductions of U.are.U Pro for corporate networks and U.are.U Online for Internet authentication, Digital Persona''s U.are.U biometric security solutions have received praise from industry analysts and opinion leaders. Each solution is designed to confirm an individual’s identity and protect access to sensitive information, while reducing the high costs associated with password management. Highly accurate and user friendly, U.are.U technology is proven, protecting tens of thousands of computers today.

persona fingerprint  Inc. DigitalPersona is the developer of U.are.U biometric security solutions, which provide secure user authentication based on who you are (your fingerprint) instead of what you know (passwords). DigitalPersona has developed next generation fingerprint recognition hardware and software technology enabling market-ready solutions. With a user-friendly interface and the highest level of security for corporations, Internet, and home, users can now safeguard their digital accounts and Read More

Winning Users' Hearts & Minds via Usability: A Retail Example


My recent blog series entitled “Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Fiction?” established that WFM systems have evolved from point solutions (i.e., time and attendance [T@A], workforce scheduling, absence management, human resources [HR], payroll, etc.) into unified solutions with a common user interface (UI), integrated WFM modules, and centralized

persona fingerprint  to the business user.  Persona -based UI development is repeatedly cited as a concept and undertaking of late. The aim is to present data that is specifically relevant to the logged-in user, with presentation methods that are rapidly understood.  Usability Goals Over the past 15 years or so, I have had many interactions with users who belittle their current  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  system one moment only to praise it the next. Many established ERP products have broad footprints and are Read More

BioLink Technologies International


BioLink Technologies International, Inc., develops, manufactures, and markets fingerprint biometric products. The company's solutions form the core of biometric authentication solutions for logical access, which includes computers, networks, and Web-based resources; physical access; and large-scale civil identification and law enforcement applications. BioLink's suite of products use its proprietary fingerprint scanning, image processing, and one-to-many identification server technology. BioLink Technologies is based in Miramar, Florida (US).

persona fingerprint  Technologies International BioLink Technologies International, Inc., develops, manufactures, and markets fingerprint biometric products. The company's solutions form the core of biometric authentication solutions for logical access, which includes computers, networks, and Web-based resources; physical access; and large-scale civil identification and law enforcement applications. BioLink's suite of products use its proprietary fingerprint scanning, image processing, and one-to-many identification Read More

May a New Day Begin for Mature Enterprise Applications - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series outlined the trend of enterprise applications vendors’ attempts to win their users’ hearts and minds (as well as wallets) via more intuitive and appealing user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. What that means is that users can now more quickly obtain all of the relevant information they need in a personalized way, with drill-downs and other slick

persona fingerprint  mean by persona-based? A persona is a composite of a user within an organization. A lot of vendors talk about role-based interfaces. A persona takes this concept to the next level. A role is generic, designed for a departmental role such as the “finance user.” A persona is specific to an individual user within that department, such as the VP of Finance or Controller. A persona also adds texture to that individual. At Infor, we’ve given them names and faces and built stories around their life. These Read More

Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Mid-market Issues


In continuing our first-time ever questions-and-answers series for software applications vendors, Infor and IFS, two upper mid-market, stalwart vendors, express their views on market trends, platform approaches, and mid-market issues.

persona fingerprint  centered [on] providing role-based persona interfaces that enable end-to-end business processes across traditional functional silos in the business. Again, Infor's approach is all about doing what customers want—providing them with low cost, industry standard user interfaces based on industry standards with low installation, maintenance, and hardware costs. Question 6. Incidentally, what about partners? That is, independent software vendors (ISVs) and value-added resellers (VARs)? IFS : IFS supports a Read More

Enterprise Systems and Post-implementation Agility-No Longer an Oxymoron?


The need to support flexibility prior to installation of enterprise systems has largely been mastered by many vendors. But what is really more important is ongoing agility after the installation. Agresso seems to have raised the bar in this regard.

persona fingerprint  a high degree of personalization. Last but not least, broadened user participation come from encouraging involvement of external audience (citizens, students, etc.), distributed accountability, and corporate governance. The Agresso technology platform uses open standards, and allows IT staff to leverage their preferred choice of popular and readily available industry components, rather than being locked into technology solutions that might be fashionable today but out of favor soon. Agresso offers an Read More

Smart Enterprise Single Sign-on (ESSO)


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persona fingerprint  can focus on their personal workload instead. Help desk staff and IT administrators are also relieved, as the number of password-related queries and issues is significantly reduced Secure SignOn provides Single Sign-On (SSO) . Single Sign-On means that a user only has to sign-on only once to the system to access all data, applications and services he is authorized for-without requiring to repeat authentications over and over again. Whenever an application or system environment requires a new user Read More

Oracle 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

persona fingerprint  up a customer’s on-line persona by capturing the interactions and responses to digital content, creating a digital body language unique to a customer’s persona and stage in the buying cycle. The addition of Compendium gives Eloqua users the ability to better deliver targeted digital content throughout the customer lifecycle. This acquisition plugs a gap in the Eloqua solution as shown in the below picture from Oracle. Compendium will be a part of the Oracle Customer Experience Cloud. This was one Read More

Assessing Deltek’s Ongoing Transformation


Conventional wisdom would imply that a software company that changes its owners and CEO in the same year might be in some kind of trouble or facing stormy waters. But, Deltek vigorously claims that nothing is farther from the truth. Quite the contrary, in fact—via its 2012 acquisition by Thoma Bravo, Deltek believes it has found a dedicated and committed financial backer. In addition, there was

persona fingerprint  the typical road warrior persona within an organization—Deltek recognizes that the mobile workforce includes everyone that performs work on a daily basis on a device other than the traditional laptop or desktop computer. The Deltek Touch initiative has started with providing cross-platform mobile solutions for time tracking and customer relationship management (CRM). The Touch initiative will also introduce mobile apps for tracking expenses and managing the many approval processes that are a key part Read More

RedPrairie Makes a Smart Turn into SaaS WMS


My attendance of RedPrairie Corporations’ RedShift 2010 user conference (for the first time ever) confirmed what I have long sensed about the company’s corporate culture and its install base. That is, the previous blog series on a few supply chain management (SCM) players has, inter alia, expressed my opinions about RedPrairie (formerly McHugh Software), and I believed that

persona fingerprint  a demo of a persona-based UI for retail store managers, which was designed with the help of  the Gomoll Research + Design agency , and is currently being piloted at Duane Reade ). Yet, retail merchandizing, pricing and assortment optimization, and store space planning and optimizations are some apparent functional holes. Thus, it would not shock me to see RedPrairie acquire  Galleria RTS  for assortment and space optimization ,  Island Pacific for merchandizing , or  Quantum Retail Technology  for Read More