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Agilisys Continues Agilely Post-SCT Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations
Still, although it is indisputably better that Agilisys had not stayed any longer under a parent that did not quite fathom its direction, and had even imposed a

prm atv  (SCV), Partner Relationship Management (PRM), PLM, and Enterprise Portal) to address this weakness going forward. Also, the former SCT division had not adequately addressed the buy side of its e-business applications, as it had not aggressively moved in the area of e-procurement. While SCT had formed a partnership with ecFood.com , a leading food ingredient exchange, as part of its buy side e-business efforts, it has not yet added similar partnerships for the remaining segments (chemical, life sciences,

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Online Catalog, PIM Capabilities, Q2O/CPQ Workflow Management, Personalization and Localization, Rule Engines and Knowledge Base (Repository),Document Management (for Proposals and Contracts), Pricing, Customer Information, Reporting and Analysis, Integration and Interfacing Requirements, Engineering Capabilities, Channel Support and PRM, Aftermarket Services, and more. 

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Xchange Adds To The List Of CRM Point Solutions' Casualties Part Two: Market Impact & User Recommendations


Why has it been so difficult for CRM point solution providers to even find a white knight, which has not generally been the case with even ancient ERP products? Could it be that while the traditional introspective mind-set of ERP becomes history, its functionality remains critical and CRM is being absorbed into ERP solutions?

prm atv  (e.g., partner relationship management (PRM) or portal solutions) that large enterprise vendors would still gladly incorporate will become acquisition targets. Although Xchange might have held out longer than most of its peers after the dot-com bust, it is a crumb of comfort to its stranded customer base now. Its predicament has been only aggravated and expedited by the company's public nature, given that some of its privately-held competitors have not had to come out with an array of dismal results and t Read More

Saba Software: All about People (Cloud) - Part 1


The 2011 Enterprise 2.0 conference’s expo floor in Boston in late June featured many of the “usual suspects,” such as Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Adobe, SuccessFactors, Jive Software, SocialText, OpenText, Yammer, and Cisco Systems, to name only a few well-established providers (in addition to the plethora of innovative startup companies that one could encounter there). There were also some notable

prm atv  social partner relationship management (PRM) process, there would be the following steps: a NPI preparation, partner forum updated, partner validation, partner certification, new product released,  go-to-market  assets shared, partner feedback, best practices shared, and channel reviews. Needless to say, support and service departments can benefit from customer support forums, whereby a community answers to support questions (so-called  “crowdsourcing” ). Faster ticket resolution, fostering Read More

Intentia’s Intents To Be More Fashionable


Intentia remains solid, with both a new product portfolio and an increase in license revenue. The company, which is unimpeded by the current economic slump, finally seems to be realizing that it needs to achieve stronger global brand recognition well beyond its esoteric apparel/fashion vertical stronghold.

prm atv  (CRM), Partner Relationship Management (PRM), Business Performance Measurement and integrated e-business components. We believe its open platform approach, e-Business capabilities, vertical focus, and more proactive partnerships should bode well for the company's overall standing. One fails to understand why the company with such a product and technology in hand is not doing a much better job in advertising it with more vigor. Its US counterparts start hyping (and often selling) the product while it is Read More

What's Holding Back Online Appointment Booking?


False myth and common misconceptions are preventing hospitals and clinics from adopting online appointments.

prm atv  starting point for a PRM system. It allows you to reduce internal costs, increase client satisfaction, and develop a dynamic community of patients with whom to communicate and try out new services. As we have seen, the objections which are responsible for hindering its progress in the marketplace are largely cultural and substantially unfounded. The technology is ready and available and the costs are affordable. What are we waiting for? About Donatello Bianco Donatello Bianco is an expert of online Read More

J.D. Edwards Finds Its Inner-Self Within Its 5th Incarnation Part 3: Market Impact


In a nutshell, J.D. Edwards seems poised to deliver applications within its traditional verticals that are wide-ranging, integrated, and modular (loosely decoupled) at the same time, which is apparently a clearer message and a better business model for the company. With a new management team the company seems to have found its soul, as it has finally pinpointed the right offering for its target market (both geography, customer size, and vertical segments wise), and it also seems to be exuding an air of confidence without arrogance, which had rarely, if ever, been seen in the past.

prm atv  automation, partner relationship management (PRM), sales force automation (SFA) and service and warranty management. Moreover, J.D. Edwards' envisioned Collaborative Commerce CRM product set should bring together ERP, SCM, and SRM functions such as delivery, billing, order promising and collaboration with traditional CRM functions, which should enable a customer-oriented, collaborative business-to-business (B2B) solution for optimizing a company's planning, marketing, sales, order fulfillment, delivery, Read More

CDC Software Wins the Pivotal Auction. Now What? Part Two: Market Impact


Pivotal, had been feeling the competitive pressures coming from many directions. Despite many mid-market and niche CRM vendors' attempts to overcome these challenges, many will continue to struggle to avoid insolvency, while the luckier ones that have some attractive point solutions, such as partner relationship management (PRM) or portal solutions, will become the acquisition targets of large enterprise vendors gladly seeking to incorporate them.

prm atv  example, marketing automation and PRM point solution providers have particularly fallen prey to pessimistic investors and diminishing global corporations' appetites for technology ( Who Alleges The PRM Market Consolidation? ). Thus, the need for providing a full, comprehensive CRM suite rather than an individual solution or a bundle of point solutions for each distinct CRM area remains firm, and will urge further CRM (and overall enterprise applications for that matter) market consolidation. The recent Read More

Deltek Remains the Master of Its Selected Few Domains Part Four: Deltek's Differentiators


Deltek has focused on addressing the unique business needs of project-oriented organizations. Its product line has expanded from applications for managing the core back-office processes to the front-office and e-business of professional services and other project-based companies, of which many provide products and services under American Federal Government contracts.

prm atv  management; partner relationship management (PRM); portfolio management; practice management; service sourcing; and, so on. Thus, the likes of Deltek should benefit from the expanded use of project-oriented and professional service business application software systems due to economic trends. Service organizations traditionally have utilized project accounting more than manufacturing firms because they need to customize their services for each client and properly allocate the associated revenues and costs Read More

Global Trade Solutions: Competition, Challenges, and User Recommendations


The global trade management market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and competition will only increase in the future. While each GTM package will have a unique combination of features and components, it will still require data input and updating by users.

prm atv  (SRM), partner relationship management (PRM), and other adjacent enterprise applications. We may very well be talking about a full-fledged logistics resources management (LRM) system that would provide total command and control over the entire spectrum of global logistics activities, including transportation procurement contracting, shipment planning and optimization, load tendering, trade compliance, customs reporting, shipment and inventory visibility, warehousing, reverse logistics. Such a system Read More

Cincom Asserts Expertise In CRM For Complex Manufacturers


Cincom’s latest CRM product release offers a compelling value proposition for many ‘to order’ manufacturing enterprises. While it is a product that may raise the bar in its target markets, the competitive offering is not exactly a pushover.

prm atv  as partner relationship management (PRM) application. As hinted earlier at a great length, the Interactive Sales Configurator supports the customer acquisition (contact management and interactive selling), product catalog, quotation management, and order entry. Unlike most product configurators, Cincom's graphical knowledge modeling environment makes it easy for non-technical users to quickly develop solutions that assist in the analysis of customer needs, product selection, product configuration, Read More

PeopleSoft: Giving Fervent Hope To The Market And Jitters To The Competition. Part 2: The Implications


PeopleSoft has joined the elite group of vendors that can deliver a majority of the components of a complete e-business framework. If one considers all aspects of a CRM or SCM evaluation, PeopleSoft has earned the license to be evaluated along with market leaders.

prm atv  management, partner relationship management (PRM), multi-channel service escalation, interactive selling system (ISS), and vertical solutions/templates. Most of these developments are slated for the end of the year according to the company's officials. The functionality of the PeopleSoft 8 CRM product suite has not yet matched the breadth and depth of CRM pure players (e.g., Siebel , Onyx , etc.), PeopleSoft's (as well as SAP's and Oracle's for that matter) huge potential advantage is the integration of Read More

Intentia Braces For Its Ongoing Roller-Coaster Ride Part 1


Intentia remains solid, with a broad product portfolio footprint and a slight increase in revenue, despite vacillating financial results. The company still needs to do a much better marketing job to achieve stronger global brand recognition well beyond its esoteric industries/geographies stronghold pockets, as one would expect from a company with such an offering.

prm atv  (CRM), Partner Relationship Management (PRM), Business Performance Measurement (BPM) and integrated e-business components. Movex CRM, SCM, BPM, and eBusiness Movex CRM involves sales management, sales force automation (SFA), service and rental management and marketing management and automation, whereas Movex SCM covers primarily planning and execution, along with resource and material planning, scheduling, and fulfillment activities along the supply chain. The system offers strategic planning, including Read More

The Complexities of Quote-to-order and Possible Solutions


It is becoming necessary to go beyond the direct sales force to sell complex products. With the advent of personal computers and the Internet, new possibilities for reaching manufacturing clients have opened up, and new sales opportunities have become available.

prm atv  the Future Hold for PRM? ). Also, while many ERP and CRM vendors might offer a configurator as a module of an overall product suite, many of the configurator modules embedded in ERP software suites—being mainly aimed at engineering and production (as opposed to commercial sales)—are innately inadequate in supporting the sales and service functions. Similarly, many of the CRM-based configurator modules offer effective guided selling and configuration of low-level complexity products, but with an Read More

Besieged By The CRM Throne Aspirants, King Siebel Delivers "The Magic No.7" Part 2: Market Impact


Will the long awaited Siebel 7 product release help the until recently undisputed CRM leader withstand the pressure from ERP giants – SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft?

prm atv  sales, customer service, and PRM remains the deepest in the pack, SAP , Oracle , PeopleSoft , J.D. Edwards , and Baan have slowly but surely been closing the gap. As a matter of fact, many vendors often provide more CRM functionality than many customers require. Conversely, customers' perception of the scope of CRM does not often coincide with the pure CRM vendors' one. As an example, many prospects view the order fulfillment and content management as a part and parcel of CRM, which is often not the case Read More