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Software as a Service: Not without Caveats
Software-as-a-service solutions often cannot provide that final twenty percent or so that differentiates a company from its competitors. Of major concern is

same day package delivery service  product portfolios. However, those same vendors, while working feverishly to SaaS-enable some of their offerings, are hoping to buy some time by pointing out that up to now, SaaS deployment has mainly been a proven solution for specific, well-defined business needs only, and this primarily within individual departments. For a discussion of the trend toward SaaS, see SaaS-ing the Manufacturing Opportunity . Part Two of the series SaaS-ing the Manufacturing Opportunity . Despite the success of the

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Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

A content management system is a software package designed to manage an organization''s entire collection of documents, records, and other information assets. Content management systems are built on a central repository, which holds all content, metadata, rules, and supporting information. Around this, processes and disciplines are established that ensure that day-to-day activities run smoothly and efficiently.  

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Software as a Service beyond Customer Relationship Management and Sales


Applications are more often outsourced than infrastructure, and this is increasingly done through software as a service (SaaS). Vendors such as WebEx, Webcom, MCA Solutions, and Ariba are delivering applications as SaaS.

same day package delivery service  customers running on the same physical servers, but it would be a separate software instance of SPO. Thus, there are some hardware efficiencies, but not the risk of mingling databases, and for such application, there are really not efficiencies in sharing an instance of the software. In other words, MCA's solution is still closer to the ASP model, where a customer purchases and brings to a hosting company a copy of software (or the hosting company offers widely available software for use by customers). Th Read More

Navigating Between Service Management Scylla & Charybdis - Part 3


Part 1 of this series analyzed the phenomenon of the service economy or the increasing importance of the service sector in industrialized economies. Especially in a sluggish market, the service delivered after the initial sale of a product is what can truly differentiate competitors. The service opportunity is also there, since after-sale service is quite difficult to

same day package delivery service  expects to receive the same high level of service (nobody wants to be that neglected customer). But the biggest difference of all is that one cannot store time like one can store stock. Organizations who are involved in manufacturing products must optimize their supply chain where the primary resources include machines and the commodity of raw materials. Many of these materials can be stored on the shelf until the day they are required. If the company happens to have too much stock, the excess can often Read More

One Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 1


My recent series of tutorial articles entitled “Navigating Between Service Management Scylla @ Charybdis” and “The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains” have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. Along similar lines was the series on general workforce management (WFM) systems (i.e., not necessarily only in field service) entitled “Integrated Workforce

same day package delivery service  – all at the same time. Thus, ClickSoftware’s current Service Optimization Suite includes strategic and tactical workforce forecasting and planning, optimized service scheduling, intelligent problem resolution, mobile workforce management, and business analytics that connect various organizational levels and all functions from executive strategy to operational execution. Forecasting, strategic planning, tactical planning, shift planning, scheduling (for next day and/or week as well as in real time), Read More

e-Business Service Provider Evaluation & Selection


This is a transcript of an audio conference on E-Business Service Provider Evaluation and Selection presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS to conduct a live real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating service provider criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of competing vendors within the various types of DBSPs.

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Service Parts Planning RFI/RFP Template


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VSI Putting Its Service Management Feelers Out


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution providers are beginning to recognize that manufacturing companies now view aftermarket service as a strategic initiative. Along these lines, several ERP firms have announced partnerships with Vertical Solutions Inc. (VSI) to extend their solutions for companies to connect back-office and service operations.

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A Leader in Service Management Tackles Multidimensional Growth


Founded in 1999, Servigistics, initially a service parts planning and optimization (SPP/O) specialist, has become a full-fledged service lifecycle management (SLM) platform. P.J. Jakovljevic, principal analyst at Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), runs down the company's history of acquisitions and developments, and interviews Mark Vigoroso, Servigistics' senior vice president of global marketing and alliances.

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Optimal Service-parts Management


Today’s service-parts organizations, such as those in the aerospace and defense, automotive, agricultural, heavy equipment, and industrial machinery industries, are pursuing the service- and spare-parts market for revenue and profit growth. Increasing customer demands and a dynamic marketplace are forcing these organizations to operate at new levels of flexibility and responsiveness, to address customer requirements and attain targeted profit margins.

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The ROI of Software as a Service


Many firms see software as a service (SaaS) as having a cost advantage over on-premise in the short run due to its quick implementation times and pay-as-you-go pricing. But many firms question the long-term value of SaaS, wondering if the rent-versus-own model has a cost crossover point? Discover how some firms have obtained long-term value with SaaS solutions as SaaS has moved into larger, more strategic deployments.

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Salesforce.com Unveils Service Cloud SOS Button for Mobile In-app Support


Salesforce.com recently launched the Salesforce1 Service Cloud SOS feature that aims to revolutionize customer service and support by putting an SOS button directly inside any mobile app. With new live interactive video support and on-screen guided assistance, companies will be able to deliver instant and personalized customer service within any mobile app.

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IFS Field Service Management Certification Report


IFS Field Service Management is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of field service management (FSM) solutions in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Research Planning (ERP) Evaluation Centers. The IFS Field Service Management solution intertwines service management, dynamic scheduling, and mobile capabilities. It is an ideal fit for organizations that require a combination of service jobs such as installation, quick break-fix jobs, some preventive maintenance, and other similarly fast-paced jobs. Download the IFS Field Service Management certification report now for product analysis and in-depth analyst commentary.

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Optimizing ITIL with SRM Service Resolution Management for the Next-generation Service Desk


IT organizations today are faced with the constant pressure of reducing costs at the service desk, while at the same time ensuring optimal customer service. To accelerate their IT infrastructure library (ITIL) initiatives, many are implementing service resolution management (SRM) systems. With the addition of SRM, these organizations can address the core issues required to operate an efficient and strategic service desk.

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DSL Ltd. Selects IFS for Service Management


DSL Ltd., a Canadian commercial food service and restaurant equipment distributor and service provider has chosen IFS Field Service Management and IFS Mobile Workforce Management, components of IFS’ Enterprise Service Management offering to enhance its service business, increase inventory availability while reducing expenses, and optimize customer equipment maintenance.

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