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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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How Some ERP Vendors Demonstrated - Warts and All Part 1


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rfp system how it works  Functionality portion of the RFP and the overall proof of concept through real world imitated business activities that need to be supported by the software. TEC coached the client in developing the scripted scenarios, which were a realization of business processes, either current, anticipated or improved, resulting from the Required Capabilities Assessment phase. The completed scenarios were explained to the finalist vendors' teams during discovery sessions. The vendors were then given an equal period of Read More

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rfp system how it works  Evaluation Centers (TEC) offers RFP templates for companies that are looking to compare LMS products. Our LMS RFP template includes all the relevant e-learning standards to ensure that prospective software buyers cover the bases when gathering information from LMS software vendors. What Can I Do to Ensure that the Content I Produce Or Deliver Is Compliant? E-learning standards assure learning content developers that their content will connect to almost any LMS on the market. They also promise learners Read More

ERP Vendor to Client: "You Incompetent and Clueless Fools"


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Finding the Key to Small Manufacturer's Profits - Part 2


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Innovative IT Consulting, LLC is a different kind of IT Professional Services firm. Passionate, caring and hands-on - we help our clients plan and execute ERP projects that are crititcal to their success and in many cases transform their businesses to take advantage of new business models, processes and plans. We are 100% dedicated to the success of our clients, who are typically mid-sized firms and 'small enterprises' looking to compete, grow and differentiate themselves in increasingly complex business and systems environments. We execute what we recommend, take our clients by the hand and lead them to the finish line. Together with out extended team of partners and service providers we help our clients achieve superior results.

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