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Why Your Organization Needs Succession Planning
Succession planning is not a new concept—so why are so many companies not actively planning for the replacement of key positions, and risk losing valuable

proactive english  new roles. If a proactive approach is taken (rather than a reactive one), your succession plan will ensure that your organization is properly prepared for expansion and growth—a key to building bench strength (the competence and number of employees ready to fill vacant leadership and other positions). Succession planning: protects the legacy of your business, manages unexpected events (illness, accident, or death), provides financial security for your stakeholders, prepares for your company’s future,

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PDS Software Vista HRMS 4.1 for Human Resources Certification Report


PDS's human resource management system (HRMS), Vista HRMS 4.1, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 24-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

proactive english  Administration; Health and Safety; Proactive Information Delivery; and Security. Vista HRMS 4.1 scores well above the average in most submodules, most notably in the Time and Expense Tracking, Contract Management, Administration, and Proactive Information Delivery modules. In the area of employee metrics, Vista HRMS's score is equal to that of the average solution. Figure 3. Functionality benchmark: workforce management About Personnel Management The Personnel Management module addresses the processes Read More

Sword Ciboodle-One More BPM-Centric CRM Provider


What does BPM have to do with CRM? Sword Ciboodle can tell you. The vendor delivers process-based customer interaction solutions to contact centers to improve the customer experience by improving customer-facing processes. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the vendor’s key offerings and sits down with Ciboodle’s VP of product and market strategy to discuss the company’s challenges, strategies, and technologies.

proactive english  campaign capability allow for proactive problem handling, changes in products or services, or suggestions of additional products or services. TEC: How do you view your competitive landscape, and why do you win or lose to these competitors? ML: Sword Ciboodle differs from its competitors in its ability to customize its technology to meet the customer’s business needs. There is no “one-size-fits-all” approach ever taken by the company, and because of this commitment to working closely with customers, Read More

Taking Stock of TAKE Supply Chain Solutions - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced TAKE Supply Chain, a supply chain management (SCM) division of TAKE Solutions, Ltd. The TAKE Solutions parent company is a global technology solutions and service provider, with significant focus across two principal business areas – life sciences and SCM, with an almost even breakdown of revenues between these divisions (the company is

proactive english  of distributors. The module enables more proactive management of distribution networks by providing real-time visibility into secondary sales and inventory. The enterprise can thus monitor individual distributor activity as well as activity across an entire distribution network to optimize inventory deployment. Channel Management also enforces compliance with pricing and inventory policies, as well as promotions such as coupons and discounts. Furthermore, it enhances the brand owner's ability to track Read More

Infor ION-izes its Open SOA Strategy - Part 1


2010 has certainly been an interesting (if not a crossroads) year for Infor. Namely, after a number of new high-profile hires at the beginning of the year, which signalled Infor’s intention to be taken seriously, the vendor then entered an eerily quieter period of several months. Except for the ongoing vocal marketing campaign entitled “Down with Big ERP” with witty

proactive english  to promised completion and proactive alerting of exceptions. Combined, ION Workflow and Infor EM cater to real-time event monitoring and proactive alerting via pre-built and configurable industry-specific business monitors. A user-friendly  workflow engine  automatically generates tasks and provides pop-up notifications with simplified task-list management. As pointed out earlier, ION consists of Infor's own tools. Infor has scrutinized SharePoint's workflow and EM functionalities, but these were not Read More

Taking Multilingual Support to the Next Level


Product managers in product companies are trying to develop applications that support multilingual functionality. Multinational corporations use multilingual software applications in order to increase their productivity and in some cases meet compliance regulations.

proactive english  Multilingual Support to the Next Level Taking Multilingual Support to the Next Level Ketharaman Swaminathan - August 17, 2009 Traditionally, multilingual software applications and Web sites allowed users to select a language from a list containing multiple languages at the set-up and log-in stage. The language was then installed and displayed on all screens, menus, and help text. That sufficed when the application's use was confined to a single language at a time. With the increasing globalization Read More

Can Heuristic Technology Help Your Company Fight Viruses?


Electronic communication tools are increasingly at risk due to sophisticated e-mail and Web threats. Implementing reliable, effective protection is essential—but many companies don’t know about the latest proactive virus protection techniques. Find out where your company’s vulnerabilities are, how your traditional security software might not be protecting you as well as you think, and how a heuristic solution can help.

proactive english  know about the latest proactive virus protection techniques. Find out where your company’s vulnerabilities are, how your traditional security software might not be protecting you as well as you think, and how a heuristic solution can help. Read More

The N-able MSP Maturity Model


A business' success delivering managed services depends on its ability to improve the delivery of effective and efficient services to its customer base. Learn about ways that managed services providers (MSPs) can develop a higher-value business by improving their ability to attract and retain high-quality customers and provide IT services in an effective manner.

proactive english  increase productivity through the proactive monitoring, management and optimization of IP-enabled devices and IT infrastructure. Source: N-able Technologies Inc. Resources Related to The N-able MSP Maturity Model : Service Provider (Wikipedia) Managed Services (Wikipedia) The N-able MSP Maturity Model MSP Maturity Model is also known as : Managed Service Providers , MSP Service Provider , Providers Services , N-Able MSP , N-Able Technologies , Service Delivery Model , MSP Business Practice , Maturity Read More

Tips for Navigating the Voluntary Disclosure Agreement Process: Why a Proactive Approach Can Minimize Inevitable Costs


Staying compliant with state transaction tax collection requirements is like navigating a mine field. Slipping out of compliance is easy—and you might also discover you’ve been out of compliance in one or more tax jurisdictions. You can reduce your liability and go forward with a clean slate through a voluntary disclosure agreement (VDA). Learn the ins and outs of the VDA process and the benefits you’ll gain.

proactive english  Agreement Process: Why a Proactive Approach Can Minimize Inevitable Costs Staying compliant with state transaction tax collection requirements is like navigating a mine field. Slipping out of compliance is easy—and you might also discover you’ve been out of compliance in one or more tax jurisdictions. You can reduce your liability and go forward with a clean slate through a voluntary disclosure agreement (VDA). Learn the ins and outs of the VDA process and the benefits you’ll gain. Read More

How HR Software Can Help with Compensation Management


Although HR software will not perform miracles, nor will it convert reactive and rigid HR professionals or managers into proactive leaders, it can help with compensation management by allowing decision makers to manage and visualize compensation, indicate trends in employee behavior, help with delivery of enterprise learning programs, and more.

proactive english  professionals or managers into proactive leaders, here are a few things it can do to help: Software allows decision makers to manage and visualize compensation within an overall talent management picture; as a result, managers may be able to match what people want (i.e. salary or career expectations) with what the company has to offer. Analytics indicates trends in employee behavior , which can lead to the ongoing adjustment of the overall compensation planning. But, this is possible only if a company Read More

Aras and Minerva Win Another PLM Deal


Aras, the leading enterprise-class open source product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution provider, recently announced that ABB Epyon, a provider of Internet-based charging infrastructure for all electronic vehicle (EV) charging standards, has selected Aras Innovator and the Electronic PLM solution from Minerva.

proactive english  enhance the business, and proactive global service and maintenance. The company provides a charging solution that fits the needs of both drivers and service providers.   Aras and Minerva, Europe’s largest Aras implementation partner, seem to have carved out a nice niche. As a former Agile Software (and then Oracle ’s Agile PLM ) partner, Minerva has meanwhile switched to Aras’s partner ecosystem, and the company has great knowledge of its regional PLM market and competitors.   Together, the power Read More

Managing Performance, Risk, and Compliance for Better Business Results


Confronted by globalization and volatile markets, today’s companies face a challenging and often risky business climate. Explore how to ensure alignment between your company's strategic objectives and risk management/compliance policies; how to mitigate all types of business risk and maintain a proper risk/reward balance; and how to ensure continuous compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

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Software Outsourcing Service


Depending on customers' needs, HopeRun provides offshore software outsourcing using a number of different models, including application development, QA, software localization, and operation support and maintenance. HopeRun provides application development in its complete cycle from business requirement analysis, design, development, testing, delivery, and up to post-production maintenance. Due to the company's strict compliance to CMMI3, HopeRun guarantees its development cycle follows industry standards and its final deliverables are of high quality. For customers in need of outsourcing QA processes or expanding their existing QA teams, HopeRun has a team of QA specialists. The company's service includes regression testing, performance testing, test case design, and automated test scripts. HopeRun's QA team can take advantage of the potential time zone difference and provide overnight QA services to its customers. If a company's software products are written in English or Japanese and are ready to be marketed in other languages such as Chinese, HopeRun provides localization service to make those products ready for the global market. Finally, with engineers experienced in a wide range of platforms such as Windows Servers, Unix, and Linux, HopeRun provides daily operation support and maintenance of customers' existing systems. Because of the potential time zone difference, HopeRun can perform maintenance tasks at late hours for its customers.  

proactive english  Outsourcing Service Depending on customers' needs, HopeRun provides offshore software outsourcing using a number of different models, including application development, QA, software localization, and operation support and maintenance. HopeRun provides application development in its complete cycle from business requirement analysis, design, development, testing, delivery, and up to post-production maintenance. Due to the company's strict compliance to CMMI3, HopeRun guarantees its development cycle Read More