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Why SharePoint Is Not Document Management Software
Microsoft’s SharePoint program is frequently misused as a full-featured document management system. While SharePoint offers a fairly massive feature set, its

primary information flows  massive feature set, its primary focus is on collaboration, which entails somewhat open flows of information and less control of material across the full document lifecycle than a document management system would offer. Download this white paper to learn more.

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Supplier Logistics Management (SLM) Part 1


Supplier Logistics Management is leveraging technology and supplier relationships to gain competitive advantage.

primary information flows  Interchange (EDI) provided the primary means for companies to integrate with large suppliers. This option turned out to be cost prohibitive and stifled its rapid adoption across small to medium size suppliers. To complicate matters, EDI did not provide real-time information transfer and, because the process was heavily dependent on batch driven algorithms, mission critical information would often arrive too late for companies to make time-sensitive decisions. The Internet provides companies and their Read More

Who's Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 2: Traditional Solutions


Rather than leveling the playing field, traditional solutions, which are expensive, long-term oriented contract-based, have typically widened the gap between the Fortune 500 companies and everyone else.

primary information flows  to look at two primary kinds of questions: What type of solutions do they offer? Contractual solutions that involve multi-year decisions and sometimes, substantial capital, versus transactional approaches that provide value on a more virtual one-situation-at-a-time basis, with minimal investment. What kinds of companies are providing the solutions? Solutions offered by intermediaries and others that focus on process improvements and better transportation and logistics support, versus direct solutions Read More

Continuous Data Quality Management: The Cornerstone of Zero-Latency Business Analytics


No matter how well an enterprise implements a CRM, ERP, SCM, Business Intelligence, or Data Warehouse project, poor data quality can destroy its utility and cost real dollars.

primary information flows  is as expected. Duplicate primary keys can often result in fewer records in the target than expected. Checksums . When a one-for-one transfer of a column or table is expected, simple checksums can verify that data is written as expected. Timestamps . Is the timestamp of the data in the source loading area as expected? Have we previously loaded a file with this timestamp? Process Time . Is the transfer taking an inordinate amount of time to complete? Promptly finding out that a transfer is slowing down Read More

CPR on BPR: Long Live Business Process Reengineering Part 1: A Primer


Without sound business process analysis, design, and possible re-design or full-blown reengineering in place before you bring in technology, your CRM (or any IT) efforts are doomed to fail.

primary information flows  are composed of three primary types of activities: value-adding activities (see above); hand-off activities - activities that move work flow across boundaries that are primarily functional, departmental, or organizational, and; control activities - activities that for the most part, are created to control the hand-offs across the boundaries previously described. So, if we come back to our definition of Reengineering, Manganelli and Klein are saying that we need to rapidly examine and redesign those Read More

BRM System-Using Information to Enhance Supplier, Customer, and Employee Interactions


As your company grows and faces new challenges, you must continually evaluate whether your work processes and information technology (IT) solutions can address these issues and help grow your business. Read here on how to perform a preliminary gap analysis to determine whether you need to upgrade your IT solutions and business processes to meet your current business requirements as well as adapt to future requirements.

primary information flows  System-Using Information to Enhance Supplier, Customer, and Employee Interactions As your company grows and faces new challenges, you must continually evaluate whether your work processes and information technology (IT) solutions can address these issues and help grow your business. Read here on how to perform a preliminary gap analysis to determine whether you need to upgrade your IT solutions and business processes to meet your current business requirements as well as adapt to future requirements. Read More

Secure Information Exchange in an Insecure World


You’re already well aware that secure file delivery is key to your company’s information security. But are you one of many who don’t know how to send a file securely from one person to another? Think you know how, but aren’t sure about federal and state compliance? Knowing how to keep data secure doesn’t have to be top secret. Learn more about a delivery server that can give you confidence about your confidential data.

primary information flows  Information Exchange in an Insecure World You’re already well aware that secure file delivery is key to your company’s information security. But are you one of many who don’t know how to send a file securely from one person to another? Think you know how, but aren’t sure about federal and state compliance? Knowing how to keep data secure doesn’t have to be top secret. Learn more about a delivery server that can give you confidence about your confidential data. Read More

Information Protection Assessment Framework


The worst part of investing in any security system from employee vetting, premises security or data security is that you don’t know if your investment is worth anything until it’s too late. IP Sentinel has developed a four-stage process against which you can judge your capabilities in terms of information protection, as well as a checklist so that you can test your own company’s intellectually property protection and information security preparedness.

primary information flows  Protection Assessment Framework The worst part of investing in any security system from employee vetting, premises security or data security is that you don’t know if your investment is worth anything until it’s too late. IP Sentinel has developed a four-stage process against which you can judge your capabilities in terms of information protection, as well as a checklist so that you can test your own company’s intellectually property protection and information security preparedness. Read More

Management Information Tools


MITS helps distributors and manufacturers leverage the data in their business systems to make better decisions. Established in 1996, MITS’ interactive reporting and business intelligence software uses industry best practices. From standard to custom reports, dashboards and scorecards, MITS drives sales growth, profitability, and operational efficiency for competitive advantage.

primary information flows  Information Tools MITS helps distributors and manufacturers leverage the data in their business systems to make better decisions. Established in 1996, MITS’ interactive reporting and business intelligence software uses industry best practices. From standard to custom reports, dashboards and scorecards, MITS drives sales growth, profitability, and operational efficiency for competitive advantage. Read More

Oil and Gas: Upstream Data and Information Management Survey


Oil and gas companies have numerous information systems, each churning through vast amounts of data to support business decisions. Successful management of these information systems is not simply a case of keeping the systems running and providing suitable backup mechanisms. It also includes the adoption of professional data management practices. Download this report to learn about effective practices for addressing data management challenges.

primary information flows  and Gas: Upstream Data and Information Management Survey Oil and gas companies have numerous information systems, each churning through vast amounts of data to support business decisions. Successful management of these information systems is not simply a case of keeping the systems running and providing suitable backup mechanisms. It also includes the adoption of professional data management practices. Download this report to learn about effective practices for addressing data management challenges. Read More

HCIMS - Clinical Information System RFI/RFP Template


ADT (admission, discharge, and transfer), Global Requirements, Patient Information, Orders, Plan of Care, Work Plan, Kardex and Summary, Flow Sheets and Vitals, MAR and Medications, Critical Care, L&D Fetal Monitoring, Clinical Record, Reference and Reports, HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), Interfaces, Ease of Use, Technical and Support, and Product Technology

primary information flows  - Clinical Information System RFI/RFP Template The HCIMS - Clinical Information System RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 1501 features and functions found in HCIMS - Clinical Information System software solutions. This Clinical Information System (CIS) for the Health Care Industry Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your HCIMS - Clinical Information System software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Read More

Here Come the "Information Appliances"


The hot products at Comdex 99 are expected to be in the up-and-coming area of "information appliances", which we expect will show significant growth in the coming years.

primary information flows  Come the Information Appliances Event Summary PALO ALTO, Calif. -(Dow Jones)- The most eagerly anticipated products showcased this week at Comdex, the largest computer-industry trade show, are expected to be digital devices intended to simplify access to the Internet. With the rush of these so-called information appliances into stores next year, these products may represent a significant challenge to desktop personal computers. Analysts expect the appliances to fall into several distinct Read More

Information and SOA-Gaining Greater Insights through Master Data Management


Information management, which includes both data and content management, is an essential element of service-oriented architecture (SOA). Taking a service-oriented approach to information data can thus help you achieve greater value from your information assets. Implementing master data management (MDM) services can provide a multiplier effect, by delivering high-value business services over and above information integration services.

primary information flows  and SOA-Gaining Greater Insights through Master Data Management Information management, which includes both data and content management, is an essential element of service-oriented architecture (SOA). Taking a service-oriented approach to information data can thus help you achieve greater value from your information assets. Implementing master data management (MDM) services can provide a multiplier effect, by delivering high-value business services over and above information integration Read More

Product Information Management (PIM) RFI/RFP Template


Integration with Back-Office Systems, Product Information Repository, Data Distribution and Synchronization, Employee Productivity, Application Technology

primary information flows  Information Management (PIM) RFI/RFP Template The Product Information Management (PIM) RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 251 features and functions found in Product Information Management (PIM) software solutions. This Product Information Management (PIM) Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Product Information Management (PIM) software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Product Information Read More

Data Governance: Controlling Your Organization’s Mission-critical Information


Controlling your company’s key information through data governance is more than just good practice—it can make the difference between success and failure at meeting compliance requirements and at arming your organization with a competitive edge.

primary information flows  Governance: Controlling Your Organization’s Mission-critical Information Controlling your company’s key information through data governance is more than just good practice—it can make the difference between success and failure at meeting compliance requirements and at arming your organization with a competitive edge. Read More