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HRMS Showdown: Lawson S3 Human Capital Management versus Vista HRMS from PDS
I'm Sherry Fox, human resources (HR) research analyst and manager of Technology Evaluation Centers’ Research Analyst Group. Welcome to this month’s enterprise

sherry fox  HRMS from PDS. I'm Sherry Fox, human resources (HR) research analyst and manager of Technology Evaluation Centers' Research Analyst Group. Welcome to this month's enterprise software Showdown! Today's Showdown compares Lawson S3 Human Capital Management and Vista HRMS from PDS, head-to-head. We hope you find these Showdowns helpful and informative, and invite your comments and questions at mailto:show_down@technologyevaluation.com . Introduction Human resources (HR)—and more specifically, talent

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Ramco HCM Gets TEC’s Seal of Approval




sherry fox  I assisted my peer, Sherry Fox, for the certification of Ramco’s human capital management (HCM) product. Its HCM product is part of a complete suite of products that falls under Ramco’s Enterprise Series 4.1 . Ramco returned its request for information (RFI) for HCM, and as analysts, we compared it against the combined responses of other vendors within the HR space. Ramco responded to the RFI with almost total support against all criteria. There were several flags against various supported entries. Read More

ECM vs. EIM


The IT industry is constructed of three-letter acronyms (TLAs). However, the total number of possible three-letter abbreviations using the 26 letters of the alphabet is only 17,576. This explains the stars-wearing-the-same-dress types of incidents in the IT world. When Sherry Fox discussed ECM and EIM, the acronyms represented enterprise compensation management and enterprise incentive management

sherry fox  the IT world. When Sherry Fox discussed ECM and EIM , the acronyms represented enterprise compensation management and enterprise incentive management respectively. In this blog, the two “dresses” are worn by two different stars— enterprise content management and enterprise information management . In Sherry’s blog post, the two TLAs are logically parallel. The concepts of enterprise compensation management and enterprise incentive management are both from the area of human resources (HR) , with Read More

TEC presents its 2008 Human Resources Information Systems State of the Market Report


Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC), the leading resource for enterprise software selection, has released a new human resources information systems (HRIS) buyer's guide targeting small and medium businesses (SMBs).

sherry fox  options are endless, said Sherry Fox, manager of TEC's Research Analyst Group.   The report includes customer success stories from Nikon and Commerce Bank, as well as a comprehensive directory highlighting industry leading vendors in HRIS, including: Auxillium West; Ceridian Canada Limited; CheckPoint HR; Lawson; NuView Systems, Inc. ; Sage Software; Ultimate Software; UnicornHRO; and more.  With planned distribution to over 250,000 decision makers via TEC's channels, the 2008 buyer's guide is Read More

Unlocking the Value of Competencies: A Look at Competency-based Management


Does your company know the competencies it has and those it needs to support business growth? TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at how a competency-based approach can help you develop competency models for all your positions, map and evaluate your workforce’s competencies, identify and close critical gaps in skills, as well as improve your overall job placement capabilities and competency development for organizational success.

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 16th, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSMiami-based flower distributor selects Sage ERP X3 Industry tags: Distribution "Sage’s customer, Gems Group, reports that this ERP system was selected primarily because of its strong functionality set, Web enablement, graphical dashboard capabilities, embedded forecasting features, and full availability in Spanish. Flexibility was also important, as its users often need to

sherry fox  in some key European markets. —Sherry Fox, TEC HR Analyst TEC profile for Kronos Press release IBM acquires Varicent to expand its Analytics portfolio Industry tags: Business Intelligence/Business Analytics IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Varicent Software Incorporated, a provider of analytics software for compensation and sales performance management. Toronto-based Varicent will provide IBM with a strong portfolio of business analytics to reinforce its Smarter Analytics portfolio, Read More

PeopleSoft: No More a Humble Kid From a Rough Neighborhood?


PeopleSoft has been on a quest to dramatically improve its customer service & support by weeding out its 3rd-party consulting partners. PeopleSoft also has a new platform, a new set of products and a new surprising attitude of lambasting competition. Further, its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000 are upbeat.

sherry fox  No More a Humble Kid From a Rough Neighborhood? PeopleSoft: No More a Humble Kid From a Rough Neighborhood? P.J. Jakovljevic - September 5, 2000 Event Summary As reported on a number of IT News Web sites during mid August, PeopleSoft Inc., a leading provider of business applications, has eliminated nearly 70% of outside consulting firms from its preferred-provider list in the past year and is instituting a new certification program for nearly 12,000 individual consultants because of customers Read More

TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide


While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers is still relatively new. Many companies are just beginning to adopt an approach that provides measurable results. Learn how reducing waste and creating efficiencies within your company can make a difference to the environment, the economy, and your bottom line.

sherry fox  ROI. About The Authors Sherry Fox is a TEC research analyst with over 20 years of experience in the private sector. Before joining TEC, Fox spent 5 years as vendor compliance administrator for a large Canadian clothing retail chain. She helped create and manage the department and provide support regarding policies and procedures to vendors all over the world. Fox also helped develop various programs relating to environmental and human rights issues within the apparel industry, and participated in Read More

Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds: Transparency and Accountability in Government Agencies


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), designed to quickly stimulate economic recovery in the US, also marks the start of a new era in the regulation, oversight, and accountability of the use of public funds. Agencies at all government levels will be challenged to maintain focus on programs that achieve long-term results—while ensuring they adhere to the complex requirements for stimulus funds. Learn more.

sherry fox  attuned to market requirements. Sherry Amos is executive director for Industry Strategy for Public Services. Amos is responsible for bringing innovative solutions to SAP customers in federal, state, and local governments as well as defense and education sectors. Aditi Chhaya is a principal in the SAP Value Engineering team. She concentrates on helping customers develop value-based business strategies, enabled by technology. Further Reading Please visit www.sap.com/usa /industries/publicsector and Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of April 23rd, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSThe SuperYacht Group selects NetSuite Industry tags: services industry "The holding that includes magazine and Web site publishing, event hosting, marketing consultancy, and creative services has consolidated and centralized all its activities on cloud-based NetSuite ERP. The company has replaced its point solutions—solutions that had obviously become too tiny for them. The

sherry fox  with an overall HR solution.”—Sherry Fox, TEC HCM Analyst TEC profile for SumTotal Systems Compare LMS software now Compare talent management software Press release SOFTWARE VENDOR M&As, PARTNERSHIPS, & PRODUCT LAUNCHES Kronos acquires SMART Industry tags: workforce management (WFM), health care SMART is a leading provider of WFM solutions based in the UK. The company’s Spanish affiliate, SMART Human Logistics, was also included in the transaction. This acquisition, Kronos' 64th to date, supports Read More

The New and the Noteworthy: 2008 Vendor Wrap-up


2008 seemed to be the year for mergers and acquisitions (M@As) in the world of enterprise software—with companies like Oracle picking up Primavera Software’s project and portfolio management (PPM) offering, and Symantec grabbing up MessageLab’s messaging and web security offering. But it was also a year for some software firms to see their latest solutions shine. With 2008 nearing its end

sherry fox  Management Systems (HRMS) - Sherry Fox Ramco Systems – Many of the HR issues that businesses face today are common points of interest for HR (and related software) vendors. As such, software products are designed to address these issues by helping organizations properly manage new talent recruitment, employee productivity tracking, workforce or succession planning and modeling, and baby boomer retirements. While other companies like Ramco have a similar aim, Ramco’s solution has an added feature that Read More

TEC Certified: 2009 Vendor Wrap-up


With 2009 behind us, Technology Evaluation Center’s (TEC’s) research analyst team takes a brief look at some of the newest vendors to join its research roster. Pronto Navigator SAP Lombardi Spectrum HR Demand SolutionsEnterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Solutions – Aleksey OsintsevProntoPronto Software Pty. Ltd. is mostly recognized in Australia (the country where it is

sherry fox  Resource (HR) Solutions – Sherry Fox Spectrum HR At first glance, Spectrum iVantage 5.0 provides a very pleasant and user-friendly experience. The screens are configurable for all types of users. The home page can be customized to include such items as company links, weather forecast, news, or announcements. It is a highly flexible and scalable solution for the mid-market business. With its robust personnel management and benefits modules, iVantage is a good solution for businesses that view these Read More

Aras Corporation


Aras provides a product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution suite in an enterprise open source format. Aras customers include Motorola, XEROX, Lockheed Martin, Delphi, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Fox Electronics, Ingersoll Rand, Mega Brands, ACCO Brands, L-3 Communications, and the US Army. Aras is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts (US), with offices in Solothurn, Switzerland.

sherry fox  Corporation Aras provides a product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution suite in an enterprise open source format. Aras customers include Motorola, XEROX, Lockheed Martin, Delphi, Rolls-Royce, Freudenberg, Fox Electronics, Ingersoll Rand, Mega Brands, ACCO Brands, L-3 Communications, and the US Army. Aras is headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts (US), with offices in Solothurn, Switzerland. Read More

Fighting Back: How Product Data Management Can Give You the Competitive Edge


Canadian manufacturers are getting squeezed. Challenged by a rising Canadian dollar, forced to hold the line on prices in the US market, pressured by customer demand for lower prices, better quality, and quicker service, these manufacturers need a way to retain their competitive edge and increase bottom-line profitability. Find out why product data management (PDM) is a solution you can turn to in these challenging times.

sherry fox  analyses and software procurement. Sherry Fox has over a decade of experience in retail, manufacturing, compliance, and technology. She is a proicient writer of articles, online content, guides, and manuals. Fox also has in-depth management experience with various enterprise segments, including payroll, human resources, loss prevention, logistics, and compliance. For more information, please contact the analyst group at research@technologyevaluation.com. Searches related to Fighting Back: How Product Read More