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Running and Optimizing the Business of IT: The SAP Best-practices Approach
IT has long been seen as one of the best ways to address the challenges of the business environment. Yet the complexity and rigidity of IT infrastructure keep

sharp electronics  cross enterprise boundaries (see Sharp Electronics case study). Another component of SAP NetWeaver is the Enterprise Services Repository, where business services can be stored and registered. As indicated earlier in Figure 2, issues of security remain a top-of-mind issue for CIOs everywhere. A critical control for ensuring security is identity management - an issue addressed by the SAP NetWeaver Identity Management component. In the context of internal IT management activities alone, proper identity manag

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A Forum for Wireless Standards…About time isn’t it?


A wireless standards forum has been needed for years, and given the wide array of vendors participating in the newly formed Mobile Wireless Internet Form (MWIF), we believe a global standard can be achieved and implemented quickly.

sharp electronics  Software, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Sharp Corporation, Siemens, SK Telecom, Solect, Sony, Sprint PCS, Sun Microsystems, Synacom Technology, Tekelec, Telcordia, TELOS Technology, Telstra, Telesystem International Wireless (TIW), Toshiba, 3Com, Vodafone AirTouch and WIND. (Source: PRNewswire) Market Impact MWIF will exist to implement internationalized Wireless IP-based services consisting of data, video, and voice programs. If the MWIF can reach a successful standard based on the Wireless Access Proto Read More

QAD Continues to Wade Through Red Ink


QAD, one of the leading ERP vendors, announced a number of product and alliance initiatives during its annual user conference in May. However, yet another saga in the tale of their expensive R&D operation was included in the report.

sharp electronics  revenue), based on its sharp vertical focus and outstanding global service and support. We recommend including QAD in a short list in any selection within the following industries: Automotive, Electronics, Food & Beverage, and Medical Devices. Current and potential users may want to inquire about the company's plans regarding Internet marketplaces in their respective industries. Which specific market places does (or will) QAD connect with, what methodology does (or will) the company prescribe to are some Read More

PeopleSoft Manufacturing - This Time For Sure?!


PeopleSoft claims that its next major release, PeopleSoft 8, which is due in a few weeks time, will allay persistent perceptions that PeopleSoft is still not a full-fledged player in manufacturing.

sharp electronics  management arenas, with very sharp vertical focus. Assuming the above-mentioned new manufacturing functionality is for real, bundled with CRM capabilities from its recent purchase of Vantive and with traditionally strong analytic applications developed in house, PeopleSoft may turn out to be a serious contender in future manufacturing and material management software selections. User Recommendations PeopleSoft remains a very strong contender in enterprise application selection processes within the followi Read More

SSA Acquires MAX Hoping To Leap From Its MIN


In order to return from oblivion SSA continues with more decisive moves to put itself back on the global enterprise applications map. Renaming itself as SSA Global Technologies (SSA GT) was one of the moves. It has recently acquired MAX International, a move to expand its offerings into the small and medium enterprise market. Will the market witness another Baan-like resurrection of a fallen ERP vendor?

sharp electronics  core-ERP functionality with a sharp industry focus, strong multinational product functionality, and a relative ease of implementing eBPCS are some of the company's bargaining chips in the game of averting its customers from jumping the ship. Still, SSA GT may have difficulties leveraging its existing client base and channel. SSA GT has yet to deliver Web-based, portal-style access to eBPCS, which makes it at least a year behind its competition regarding e-business capabilities, and consequently vulnerable Read More

Stratyc's Laser-Sharp Focused Tools Retrofit Legacy Systems


When a technology vendor focuses on a tightly defined market of, the value received by its customers is typically greater. Stratyc seems to be the case in point.

sharp electronics  s Laser-Sharp Focused Tools Retrofit Legacy Systems Introduction When a technology vendor focuses on a tightly defined market, the value received by its customers is typically greater. Stratyc ( www.stratyc.com ) is one example of a company that has a very tight focus, consisting of: E-business - both the 'buy' side and the 'sell' side Process manufacturing industries - e.g., food, chemical, etc. The IBM AS/400 (now iSeries ) based ERP systems - e.g., J.D. Edwards ' WorldSoftware , SSA GT 's BPCS , Read More

Expandable Software


Founded in 1983, Expandable Software, Inc. develops, markets, and supports an integrated manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP). The company's implementation process is performed exclusively with direct employees of the company. Expandable's customers-which range from start-ups to growing manufacturers with annual revenues approaching the billion-dollar mark-manufacture a variety of products including medical devices, electronics, and consumer goods. Expandable is headquartered in Santa Clara, California (US), with offices in California (US), Medway, Massachusetts (US), and New Albany, Ohio (US).

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Out-of-the-box PLM: PLM and E-collaboration Software for the Electronics Industry


Electronics manufacturing is one of the most complex manufacturing processes. Special software functionality is required to manage information throughout the supply chain, collaborate with subcontractors, and minimize development time. Learn about product lifecycle management (PLM) and product data management (PDM) solutions that provide the right data management functionality for electronics manufacturers.

sharp electronics  of-the-box PLM: PLM and E-collaboration Software for the Electronics Industry Electronics manufacturing is one of the most complex manufacturing processes. Special software functionality is required to manage information throughout the supply chain, collaborate with subcontractors, and minimize development time. Learn about product lifecycle management (PLM) and product data management (PDM) solutions that provide the right data management functionality for electronics manufacturers. Read More

E-collaboration for Global Engineering


Electronics enterprises must respond to business drivers such as reduced time to market, technological innovation, and distributed operations and cost control to remain competitive. Effective collaboration among internal engineering and manufacturing, as well as external suppliers and distributors, requires great effort. But an engineering collaboration solution can help teams work together in real time. Learn how.

sharp electronics  collaboration for Global Engineering Electronics enterprises must respond to business drivers such as reduced time to market, technological innovation, and distributed operations and cost control to remain competitive. Effective collaboration among internal engineering and manufacturing, as well as external suppliers and distributors, requires great effort. But an engineering collaboration solution can help teams work together in real time. Learn how. Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements


Having stemmed the tide of losses and returned to profitability in 2001, will in 2002 market witness Baan's return to former ERP stardom given the company's recent product enhancements, new partnerships and customer base retention/expansion initiatives?

sharp electronics  Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements Event Summary In its bid to return to its erstwhile short-lived glory, Baan , the resurrected global provider of collaborative enterprise business solutions and a unit of the Invensys Software Systems (ISS) division of Invensys plc, the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, has lately blitzed the market with a number of announcements. The most prominent amongst these were: Deliveries of vertically focused solutions Read More

Coordinating Outsourced Manufacturing: A Win-win Proposition for Both Sides of Manufacturing Partnerships


Managing the demands of constant change is one of the biggest challenges facing the electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry today. Collaboration between original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs) can help both sides leverage the supply chain to manage change. Find out about a solution that can help you create a successful collaboration strategy that optimizes your supply chain.

sharp electronics  Outsourced Manufacturing: A Win-win Proposition for Both Sides of Manufacturing Partnerships Coordinating Outsourced Manufacturing: A Win-Win Proposition for OEMs and CMs If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Kinaxis has gained significant recognition in the marketplace for its focus on delivering a real-time supply chain that drives operations performance management in manufacturing and demand management. Source: Read More

Off-loading Some Green Compliance Burdens: Can Enterprise Applications Meet the Challenge?


The European Union’s WEEE Directive requires electronics manufacturers of member states to manage and pay for electrical and electronics waste recycling. Yet some prospective business service providers are waiting for the legislation and market to mature before offering their solutions.

sharp electronics  loading Some Green Compliance Burdens: Can Enterprise Applications Meet the Challenge? Originally published - February 5, 2007 The Realities of Manufacturing Today Nowadays manufacturers are increasingly subject to massive pressures due to the need for driving down costs and increasing efficiency. What makes things worse is that with product life cycles decreasing, manufacturing and distribution are increasing in complexity. This, for the manufacturer, translates into a need to better manage customer Read More

Adeon CXInsight TEC Certified


Today’s product lifecycle management (PLM) is an ever-growing and flexible container for holding a variety of functionality and it has become more important to treat PLM adoption as a phased endeavor with prioritized requirements. PLM adopters (especially first-time and early-stage adopters) should give their priority to urgent areas where quick but significant results can be expected. I

sharp electronics  CXInsight TEC Certified Today’s product lifecycle management (PLM) is an ever-growing and flexible container for holding a variety of functionality and it has become more important to treat PLM adoption as a phased endeavor with prioritized requirements. PLM adopters (especially first-time and early-stage adopters) should give their priority to urgent areas where quick but significant results can be expected. I mentioned in a blog post the “the crucial 20 percent of the PLM functionality may Read More

How PICO Electronics Benefited from SABRE, AppFinity, and SAP Business One


To continue to grow and provide better value to its customers, PICO Electronics required a comprehensive system to track and control its large and fluid inventory—and handle a tremendous number of daily orders. It also needed solid insight into procurement processes in order to fill customer orders on time. Find out how PICO’s management finally got what it was looking for—on time and on budget.

sharp electronics  PICO Electronics Benefited from SABRE, AppFinity, and SAP Business One To continue to grow and provide better value to its customers, PICO Electronics required a comprehensive system to track and control its large and fluid inventory—and handle a tremendous number of daily orders. It also needed solid insight into procurement processes in order to fill customer orders on time. Find out how PICO’s management finally got what it was looking for—on time and on budget. Read More

Acer to Jump on Internet Appliance Bandwagon


Computer maker Acer is planning to launch a line of Internet appliances at next month's Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, according to a company source.

sharp electronics  to Jump on Internet Appliance Bandwagon Event Summary December 27, 1999 (ZDNet) - In the latest example of PC companies trying to cash in on the supposed post-PC era of Internet devices, computer maker Acer is planning to launch a line of Internet appliances at next month's Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, according to a company source. Acer's new products will include the I-Station, a simplified computer based on Microsoft's Web Companion software that connects to Microsoft's MSN service. Read More