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The Advanced Sourcing and Negotiation Benchmark Report


The wave of e-sourcing that began a decade ago resembled a “crash diet:” it had an immediate and noticeable effect on enterprises. Today’s challenge is to develop new programs that can sustain the benefits of e-sourcing and “keep the weight off.” Find out how employing advanced sourcing strategies can help you positively impact product development cycles, build stronger supplier relationships, and make better decisions.

science diet  of art and a science, combining business, category, and supply expertise with leading e-sourcing technology and associated value-based decision support capabilities including: Bid optimization, which uses advanced analytical tools to simultaneously negotiate and evaluate complex bid structures against a wide range of interdependent sourcing objectives, variables, constraints, and scenarios. Cost modeling, (including total cost of ownership TCO evaluation) which focuses on identifying and analyzing all Read More

Newgrand


Founded in 1993, Newgrand Software Co., Ltd. provides medium- and high-end management software for a variety of industries, such as engineering equipment manufacturing textiles fashion furniture electronic appliances metallurgy medicine finance Newgrand's project management solutions include: URP software i6 system A3, an international enterprise resource planning (ERP) software W3, a collaborative work suite UIC, an electronic business portal software SE, a simple ERP software M3, a mobile business software UP/JUP, a middleware platform GIC, a portal software for government sectors Newgrand CRP software G6 system E6, a university management software Gsoft, a public finance management software Psoft, an engineering project management software In June 2006, Newgrand pioneered and launched the first service-oriented architecture (SOA)-based management software in China. The company also customizes its solutions to meet the specific needs of its customers. Newgrand is International Organization for Standardization 9001 (ISO9001), ISO9002, and Capability Maturity Model 3 (CMM3) certified. Five of its products were rated as "Recommended Best Management Software Solutions" by the China Software Industry Association (CSIA). The URP-i6 system and the A3 ERP software have both passed tests performed by experts from the Ministry of Science. The URP-i6 system was funded by the National 863 Program, China's high-tech research and development (R&D) program.

science diet  from the Ministry of Science. The URP-i6 system was funded by the National 863 Program, China''s high-tech research and development (R&D) program. Read More

PROS to Embed SAP HANA with Its Big Data Sales App


For a long time, PROS Inc. was a prominent pricing management software provider for both business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) industries. Lately, however, the vendor has been leveraging its decades-long experience in handling large volumes of data to provide big data applications for sales effectiveness (pricing being only a part thereof). In other words, PROS now delivers

science diet  prescriptive analytics and data science to help customers identify sales opportunities, develop offers, and set prices. PROS has announced that it has signed an  original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP  to embed the SAP HANA platform with its big data apps. SAP HANA is a real-time in-memory database platform that streamlines analytics, planning, predictive, and sentiment assessments to allow business to operate in real time. SAP and PROS have had an interesting (maybe even tricky) Read More

SignalDemand: Dealing with Supply- and Demand-side Pricing Matters - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series described the conundrum that commodity-based manufacturers encounter when it comes to determining the best price, production mix, and volumes. It also introduced SignalDemand, Inc., which applies math and science to the problem of price and margin optimization software for large-scale manufacturers. SignalDemand stands alone as the only provider of price management

science diet  which applies math and science to the problem of price and margin optimization software for large-scale manufacturers. SignalDemand stands alone as the only provider of price management and optimization software that takes into account the key supply and production constraints impacting manufacturers. In other words, its application is using pricing as a demand and supply matching mechanism for manufacturers of consumer goods. Namely, on the supply (upstream) side, commodity-focused hedge funds have long Read More

The Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog post series expanded on some of TEC’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better pricing management and optimization practices. This series, which focuses on the complexity of pricing and promotions in retailing, was inspired by JDA Software’s recent “edu-nouncement” on leading retailers consumer-centric pricing and promotions strategies and by Revionics’ recent (and

science diet  Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing - Part 4 Part 1 of this blog post series  expanded on some of TEC ’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better pricing management and optimization practices. This series, which focuses on the complexity of  pricing  and  promotions  in  retailing , was  inspired by JDA Software ’s recent “edu-nouncement” on leading retailers consumer-centric pricing and promotions strategies  and  by Revionics’ recent (and still Read More

CAXA


CAXA is the largest domestic provider of computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions in China. The company's suite of CAD/CAM products and PLM solutions are designed to address the complete spectrum of product life cycle requirements-from early conceptual design, detailed design, process planning, and shop-floor management to post-sale services.There are more than 200,000 seats of CAXA installed at locations throughout China, including 35 CAXA regional sales and service offices, 300 training centers, and 300 business partners. More than 1,200 domestic universities and vocational schools use CAXA for training courses. CAXA is also the standard testing tool for many government-sponsored certificate programs.CAXA's customer base consists of manufacturing, assembly, and tooling enterprises in the equipment, heavy machinery, automotive, aerospace, and defense industries. Customers include Haier, Lenovo, First Automotive Works (FAW), Shengu, Yantai Moon, Beijing Petroleum Machinery, Xi'an Aero-engine, QiQihar First Machine Toolworks, Dalian Locomotive & Roll Stock Works, Huanghai Bus, and Yunma Aircraft.Headquartered in Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park-China's Silicon Valley-the company is led by its Chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Dr. Yi Lei. The company's international operation, IronCAD-located in Atlanta, Georgia (US), and led by Dr. Tao-Yang Han-is an employee-owned enterprise.

science diet  Aircraft.Headquartered in Beijing Zhongguancun Science Park-China''s Silicon Valley-the company is led by its Chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Dr. Yi Lei. The company''s international operation, IronCAD-located in Atlanta, Georgia (US), and led by Dr. Tao-Yang Han-is an employee-owned enterprise. Read More

Revionics Opens New Office in Austin, Texas


Apparently, retailers are now aggressively adopting demand-based science and optimization technology to personalize and localize pricing, promotions, assortments, and space. Revionics seems to be benefiting from this trend. This is a greenfield opportunity as most retailers today are still using pesky spreadsheets or basic planning tools. With that being said, there is always competition, such as

science diet  now aggressively adopting demand-based science and optimization technology to personalize and localize pricing, promotions, assortments, and space. Revionics seems to be benefiting from this trend. This is a greenfield opportunity as most retailers today are still using pesky spreadsheets or basic planning tools. With that being said, there is always competition, such as IBM DemandTec, SAS, or KSS. Pricing optimization is transformational technology, so retailers look at multiple vendors before making Read More

Podcast: Interview with Apprenda CEO Sinclair Schuller


Software vendor Apprenda started by helping organizations solve an important issue: moving on-premise applications to the cloud and converting them into software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. With its product SaaSGrid, Apprenda can help organizations do this with less technical effort, by applying a middleware technology that enables them to avoid significant complications. This

science diet  a dual bachelor of science in computer science and mathematics from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Prior to co-founding Apprenda, Mr. Schuller held positions at Morgan Stanley, Eden Communications, and the State University of New York. Listen to the interesting ideas shared by Mr. Schuller about the cloud and SaaS computing spaces. I welcome your thoughts—please leave a comment below, and I’ll respond as soon as I can. Read More

Advancing the Art of Pricing with Science


Companies in search of a better, more precise method to determine the best prices for their products and to meet their margins, should harness statistical science to analyze transactions, and associated optimization algorithms to maximize revenues and profits.

science diet  Art of Pricing with Science Originally Posted - May 23, 2007 Though companies recognize the need for a better way to manage their pricing strategies, many continue to lose money by using archaic pricing methods. But there is a new approach beginning to surface in the market of price management. Science-based software can be leveraged to help companies create more accurate and complete pricing strategies in order to meet their margins. To learn more, please see Know Thy Market Segment''s Price Response . Read More

Global Trade Hits Home at MegaResistCap-Part IV: Blinded Me with Science


At the end of part III of this series, the software selection team at MegaResistCap had turned in their software selection votes to the company’s executive operating committee. Jim, director of information technology (IT), was anxiously awaiting the voting result, which was now being announced by Francois, the company’s chief legal counsel. Francois wasn’t one to mince words, and got right to the

science diet  IV: Blinded Me with Science At the end of part III of this series, the software selection team at MegaResistCap had turned in their software selection votes to the company’s executive operating committee. Jim, director of information technology (IT), was anxiously awaiting the voting result, which was now being announced by Francois, the company’s chief legal counsel. Francois wasn’t one to mince words, and got right to the point: “It is with great pleasure that I announce the results of the Read More

Enabling Security in the Software Development Life Cycle


When companies discover new security vulnerabilities, they must retrofit the affected software with an appropriate patch and fend off the wrath of customers. Each newly discovered vulnerability results in a frantic patch, halfway deployed, and potentially opens up another hole. That’s why you should address security vulnerabilities during the software development process—before you get locked into a game of catch-up.

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Compaq Wins Supercomputer Contract, But Is It Enough?


Compaq recently was awarded a contract for the world’s largest supercomputer, which will use its Alpha processors. But what’s happening with their standard high-end machines?

science diet  announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, VA has selected them to build and manage the world''s largest supercomputer to offer scientists access to a wide range of non-military, scientific applications. The contract, valued at an initial $36 million for hardware, software and services, will be managed for NSF by PSC, with first delivery of systems expected by November 2000. Based on Compaq''s AlphaServer SC architecture, the supercomputer will consist of 682 quad-processor Compaq Al Read More

CDC’s Ross ERP Now TEC Certified


TEC certification is like a software test drive; a chance to look under the hood, kick the tires, take it around the block with some scenarios. [more on TEC Certification here] I wasn’t disappointed during our recent certification of CDC Software’s Ross ERP. First, let me back up and give you a brief overview of the vendor and its product. CDC is a world-wide company, with 1

science diet  and beverages and life science. Out of the box, Ross ERP covers the usual financial, manufacturing and distribution functions. In addition, on the process side, Ross regularly and formally addresses critical needs in process manufacturing by incorporating feedback from its existing user base through its Executive User Committee and Special Interest groups . CDC cites several process manufacturing customers ( Lakeside Foods , Litehouse Inc.) as having selected Ross ERP, thanks to expectations of Read More

PROS Inc.’s New Mission-“Big Data” Sales & Marketing Apps


The first part of this report takes a close look at the expansion of PROS, Inc., a leading provider of prescriptive pricing and revenue management software, first into the business-to-business (B2B) arena, and then into big data apps for sales and marketing. In this second part, we (TEC) speak to Andres Reiner, president, chief executive officer (CEO), and director of PROS, about some of the

science diet  and alliances, product management, science research, and development of PROS'' next-generation software products. He was also responsible in large part for PROS’ European growth and the expansion of the company’s sales and marketing efforts worldwide. Prior to joining PROS, Reiner held various technical and management positions in technology companies including Platinum Technology and ADAC Healthcare Information Systems . He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Read More