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ERP for School Districts
The ERP knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and

school purchasing  knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and payroll. It covers important functionality for employee self-service activities, purchasing management, and inventory management.

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ERP for School Districts

The ERP knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and payroll. It covers important functionality for employee self-service activities, purchasing management, and inventory management. 

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SAP Business All-in-One: ERP for School Districts Competitor Analysis Report


The ERP knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and payroll. It covers important functionality for employee self-service activities, purchasing management, and inventory management.

school purchasing  knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and payroll. It covers important functionality for employee self-service activities, purchasing management, and inventory management. Read More

Gibson Consulting Group, for Katy Independent School District (ISD)


To select a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) turned to Gibson Consulting Group to manage the project’s complexities. Gibson partnered with TEC, taking advantage of the eBestMatch decision support system (DSS). Find out how TEC and Gibson helped Katy ISD reduce the cost and duration of the selection project, and deliver a compelling business case to stakeholders.

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Simplexis Says 'Watch Our (Chalk) Dust'


Forget those PTA bake sales. Education is a big business and, with specialized needs and restrictions, may require a specially targeted vertical eMarketplace to take advantage of online savings. Simplexis wants to be that marketplace – and more – and has facilitated $19 million in purchases in its first semester.

school purchasing  single requisition costs a school district between $100 and $175 to process. With 16,000 school districts (serving 100,000 schools) writing a total 0f 25 million requisitions each year, there's a lot of money to be saved by converting to electronic purchasing. Simplexis believes that it can cut the cost of a requisition to about $25. Furthermore, with savings through aggregation on the annual purchases of $70 billion at the K-12 level, Simplexis predicts it will be responsible for saving schools a total Read More

Simplexis in the Schools???


In an attempt to save U.S. schools $10 billion by 2005, Simplexis.com has launched an online B2B marketplace for school purchasing.

school purchasing  news, and services; providing school business officials a one stop solution for the business of education. Market Impact With Business to Business commerce estimated to hit the trillion mark by 2003, it's easy to see why companies are offering solutions. With private efforts like Staples, Office Depot, and Office Max; Government purchasing initiatives; and the creation of exchanges by Ariba, CommerceOne, Chemdex (to name a few); it is only logical the education marketplace benefit too. Read More

Inventory on the Water: Do You Know Where It Is?


Today, more and more companies are purchasing goods from overseas. But once those goods are on the water, many companies find it difficult to keep track of where they are at any given time. Ineffective container management leads to extra costs, but with Sage ERP X3’s import tracking functionality, business functions are tied together in a single database—enabling real-time access to information and improving productivity.

school purchasing  on the Water: Do You Know Where It Is? Today, more and more companies are purchasing goods from overseas. But once those goods are on the water, many companies find it difficult to keep track of where they are at any given time. Ineffective container management leads to extra costs, but with Sage ERP X3’s import tracking functionality, business functions are tied together in a single database—enabling real-time access to information and improving productivity. Read More

NAPM Puts The Spotlight On Change


TEC VP, James F. Dowling is quoted in the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) magazine Purchasing Today on the meaning of “Value”. The quote was in the context of how the understanding of the meanings of words change over time.

school purchasing  Puts The Spotlight On Change Event Summary The National Association of Purchasing Managers (NAPM) is considering changing its title because the purchasing profession has evolved to strategic, value-adding supply chain management. NAPM seeks to recognize this evolution through a change in the name to the Institute for Supply Management Preparing Purchasing and Supply Professions for the Future according to the February 2001 issue of Purchasing Today , ( www.NAPM.org ). In the Strategies & Read More

VersiFit Technologies Equips Teachers to Customize Each Student’s Education


VersiFit Technologies LLC provides data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) applications to kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) school systems. The company’s Edvantage product provides visibility into student data, enabling educators to customize each student’s learning experience. Learn more about the technologies VersiFit used to ensure that Edvantage provides an intuitive user experience.

school purchasing  through grade 12 (K-12) school systems. The company’s Edvantage product provides visibility into student data, enabling educators to customize each student’s learning experience. Learn more about the technologies VersiFit used to ensure that Edvantage provides an intuitive user experience. Read More

Customer Success Story: University of Maryland School of Medicine


The University of Maryland School of Medicine had already experienced VMware technology as a way to consolidate its servers; what it didn’t realize was that the company’s solution could also address its disaster recovery needs. By combining two storage technologies—creating a common storage area network (SAN)—the school has reduced unexpected downtime from hours to seconds and has saved thousands of dollars in hardware costs.

school purchasing  Story: University of Maryland School of Medicine The University of Maryland School of Medicine had already experienced VMware technology as a way to consolidate its servers; what it didn’t realize was that the company’s solution could also address its disaster recovery needs. By combining two storage technologies—creating a common storage area network (SAN)—the school has reduced unexpected downtime from hours to seconds and has saved thousands of dollars in hardware costs. Read More

Case Study: School District Increases Productivity and Efficiency with Scheduling Software


A school district in Missouri sought to optimize the booking and scheduling of its newly modernized conference and meeting spaces. Its old scheduling software was frustrating, as it was difficult to customize and configure. But after installing Meeting Room Manager, the schools are able to set specific room and equipment configurations, and post activities online as well as on a public viewing screen. Learn more.

school purchasing  Study: School District Increases Productivity and Efficiency with Scheduling Software A school district in Missouri sought to optimize the booking and scheduling of its newly modernized conference and meeting spaces. Its old scheduling software was frustrating, as it was difficult to customize and configure. But after installing Meeting Room Manager, the schools are able to set specific room and equipment configurations, and post activities online as well as on a public viewing screen. Learn more. Read More

Case Study: Faronics Deep Freeze and Mobile County Public School System


The Mobile County Public School System was frustrated with frequent attacks by viruses and malware on its student and staff workstations. The school district’s IT department searched for ways to gain more control over the multi-user computer environment. With Faronics’ Deep Freeze servers, IT now has centralized control of workstations, and increased protection against the effects of spyware, malware, and viruses.

school purchasing  and Mobile County Public School System The Mobile County Public School System was frustrated with frequent attacks by viruses and malware on its student and staff workstations. The school district’s IT department searched for ways to gain more control over the multi-user computer environment. With Faronics’ Deep Freeze servers, IT now has centralized control of workstations, and increased protection against the effects of spyware, malware, and viruses. Read More

ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments RFI/RFP Template


Financials, HR, Material Converting Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, and Product Technology

school purchasing  for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments RFI/RFP Template The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 3475 features and functions found in ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments software solutions. This ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Read More

E-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing - Part II


Three minutes of labor from purchase requisition to invoice payment; fully executed due diligence; commitment authorization and no delays. That is the promise of e-procurement and the potential is there for the taking - but not without risk. Extensive preparation is necessary and full integration with related business processes is essential to realize the full value from an e-procurement investment.

school purchasing  Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing - Part II E-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing - Part I I J. Dowling, C. Sabean, and D. Geller - November 14, 2000 Introduction This second part of an extended note on e-procurement examines the necessary steps after a business decision to go with e-procurement has been made based on the information and criteria covered in Part I. E-procurement is an integrated system of services and technologies that provides a seamless bridge between buying and selling Read More

New Phone System Cost Estimator: Serious Buyers Only!


When purchasing a business phone system, you only want to pay for the features your team is actually going to use, but also need to consider future needs as your business grows. The clearer you are about your specific needs, the more accurate vendors can be when providing you with quotes, and the easier it will be to compare prices. Know the key elements that affect phone system pricing and get prices ranges for your business.

school purchasing  Phone System Cost Estimator: Serious Buyers Only! When purchasing a business phone system, you only want to pay for the features your team is actually going to use, but also need to consider future needs as your business grows. The clearer you are about your specific needs, the more accurate vendors can be when providing you with quotes, and the easier it will be to compare prices. Know the key elements that affect phone system pricing and get prices ranges for your business. Read More

The Art of Learning


There was a time when school was the place for learning. Thirty-five years ago—when I was a young girl—children went to schools where the curriculum included such basic subjects as mathematics, reading, writing, and music and the forums available to us consisted of text books, encyclopedias, and newspapers. The global introduction to the personal computer (PC)—as early as the mid 1980’s—gave us

school purchasing  was a time when school was the place for learning. Thirty-five years ago—when I was a young girl—children went to schools where the curriculum included such basic subjects as mathematics, reading, writing, and music and the forums available to us consisted of text books, encyclopedias, and newspapers. The global introduction to the personal computer (PC)—as early as the mid 1980’s—gave us a whole new way of learning. Educational study suddenly stretched far beyond the walls of our schools and Read More