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Prepackaged SAP Best Practices-Are They for You?
SAP Best Practices are a series of fixed-scope, pre-defined packages of software and services solutions designed to address the demands of midsize enterprises

predefined packages  its series of fixed-scope, predefined packages of software and services. These prepackaged solutions address the demands of midsize enterprises in diverse industries. However, are they right for you? SAP claims that the preconfigured offerings are enhanced with new tools designed to help customers achieve faster implementation times and higher business flexibility while lowering risks. Available in fourteen different languages, and for industries as diverse as automotive, chemicals, consumer products,

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Is There a Way to Avoid Lengthy Catalog Numbers?


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predefined packages  an infinite number of predefined catalog numbers. In other words, these systems have not been set up to work with undetermined and expanding sets of stock-keeping units (SKUs), whose catalog numbers have some embedded logic (formulas). Intelligent numbering and reverse configuration can enrich MDM and PIM systems, but this connection has yet to be noticed, let alone attempted by anyone. Maybe some avant-garde, early adopter enterprises will harness intelligent numbering to solve the proverbial product Read More

Kronos Introduces New Capabilities to SMB Cloud Offering


Kronos Incorporated has announced improvements to Kronos Workforce Ready, its cloud solution for small to medium businesses (SMBs). To date, Kronos Workforce Ready offers functionality for the following SMB human capital management (HCM) requirements: human resources (HR) (includes employee records, performance management, as well as asset management) payroll (allows multiple

predefined packages  onboarding) labor analytics (offers predefined and configurable reports, key labor metrics, as well as drill-down capabilities) New capabilities include: Payroll support for organizations with multiple Employer Identification Numbers (EINs): single login and the option to consolidate reporting  and billing across all locations or companies within a parent or holding company Closer integration with ADP to facilitate ADP tax filing, wage garnishments, and check printing for Workforce Ready Expanded Read More

Infor Unveils Implementation Accelerator For Fashion Industry


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predefined packages  a range of industry-specific predefined configurations of its software packages for some time, and now it's the turn of the fashion industry. As the vendor announced , Infor Implementation Accelerator is available for the garment and footware designers, manufacturers, and distributors. It is described as a set of preconfigured industry solutions based on the latest version of the Infor application suites that deliver leading industry practices and business processes. In other words, some typical ERP Read More

Product Configurators Pave the Way for Mass Customization


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Process versus Discrete ERP Systems


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ERP Packages For Midsize Firms in the Works


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predefined packages  Packages For Midsize Firms in the Works Event Summary At its user conference in Hawaii during the second week of November, Epicor Software Corp. announced that it was developing Web-based software for managing online sales to businesses and consumers. The Web storefront packages are due early next year according to Epicor, an Irvine, CA vendor that changed its name from Platinum Software Corp. earlier this year. The products are based on Microsoft Corp.'s Commerce Server technology and will work with Read More

The ERP Market 2001 And Beyond - Part 2: Vendor Reactions


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predefined packages  Cognos 8 BI Mid-market Reporting Packages For midsize organizations, business changes rapidly and frequently. To respond effectively and produce relevant reports, you must have a number of people across the organization creating, collaborating on, and deploying reports. And, you need a single solution that addresses all components of the reporting life cycle, from managed and ad hoc reports, to operational, production, and statement-style reports. Find out more. Read More

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predefined packages  SyteLine v.0 Benchmarked against Industry Average for Financial Packages Functionality [Infographic] Financial packages and accounting systems manage procedures for accurately entering, tracking, and maintaining information related to an organization’s financial operations. Infor SyteLine v.9 ERP was recently TEC certified for financials, and a full product review report is now available.   Compare Infor SyteLine with other ERP and accounting solutions in the Financial Packages Evaluation Center Read More