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TEC Launches Center to Help Companies Evaluate and Select ERP Distribution Software
Enterprise software analyst firm Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) recently launched its ERP@Distribution Evaluation Center, to help companies compare the

srm vms  SCM, supplier relationship management (SRM), warehouse management systems (WMS), distribution evaluation center (DPM), transportation management systems (TMS), and international trade and logistics, to procurement, financial, and human resources (HR). For a custom ERP-Distribution solution comparison, begin a &defaultModeld=477&openerURL= target= Evaluation_Center >trial ERP-Distribution software evaluation . About Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) Since 1993, Technology Evaluation Centers (

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PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Two: Market Impact


The PeopleSoft-J.D. Edwards merger was, in great part, about retaining the big five (or big four, or big three) seat and the need to be bigger within shrinking market opportunities. The combined vendors should now a have solid foothold against SAP and Oracle, particularly because one better-performing side could, if necessary, cover up for the underachieving one.

srm vms  (RFQs), etc., while PeopleSoft SRM covers the areas from design collaboration to strategic sourcing. To be more precise, in PeopleSoft's lingo, SRM refers to the entire Source to Settle business process including design collaboration, sourcing, e-procurement, purchasing, services procurement, settlement, supplier enablement, and analytics. Recently, the vendor announced upgrades to the SRM portfolio, with analytics and improvements across purchasing, e-procurement and collaborative sourcing. For Read More

Reference Guide to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Features and Functions


This guide to supply chain management (SCM) functions/features will help you determine which SCM features are a high priority for your organization. Learn about SCM functions and features for WMS, TMS, international trade logistics (ITL), supplier relationship management (SRM), demand management, supply chain analytics, order management, service parts planning, and more.

srm vms  be the heart of SRM and commodity management to be the heart of sourcing. Advanced sourcing suites are rich in analysis and decision support technology to absorb huge amounts of data quickly and make intelligent sourcing decisions. They also lay the foundation of execution through RFI, RFQ, and RFP processes, and manage performance against contracts. Risk management is an area which spans the full life cycle, in particular association with the sourcing function. Procurement Procurement is generally Read More

Recruitment and Staffing


Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology.

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Financial Times Insight: Business Growth


Even in tough economic times, innovative small-to-midsized companies can still find opportunities for growth. Technology and business software solutions like enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management (PLM), and supplier relationship management (SRM) can help your company ride out the global economic downturn. Find out how.

srm vms  and supplier relationship management (SRM) can help your company ride out the global economic downturn. Find out how. Read More

The Players of Software-as-a-Service Business Models and Finding the Best Value Propositions


Although the promise of reduced implementation risk and time, lower upfront costs, etc. justify the hosting/ASP model, this brings an entire new set of issues for mid-market organizations to consider when seeking a vendor company using such an approach.

srm vms  services for the mySAP SRM (supplier relationship management) system that means prospective customers can test on-line supplier operations before committing to a solution. SAP also announced several supporting partnerships, with services to identify savings, prepare and execute on-line materials sourcing events, and implement corporate purchasing platforms. The vendor believes its hosted platform will provide quick savings and quantifiable proof of concept and value for companies considering their SRM Read More

The Hidden Gems of the Enterprise Application Space Part Two: Sorting and Selecting SRM Software


No vendor provides all (if even a majority) of the required solutions for a full SRM initiative at this stage, so almost all solutions will involve best-of-breed components.

srm vms  Two: Sorting and Selecting SRM Software Sorting the SRM Software Suppliers Given the enthusiasm from early adopters, it is hardly surprising that a wide range of software suppliers is adopting the SRM acronym. There are several dozen vendors that are offering suites of SRM functionality and coming from different worlds, based on their origins. A great part of these logically hail from the SCM space such as i2 Technologies , Logility , and Manugistics , which regard SRM as a natural extension to their Read More

PeopleSoft Internationalizes Its Mid-Market Forays Part 2: Challenges & User Recommendations


Despite the challenges, PeopleSoft has raised the bar in providing solutions for smaller enterprises, and Tier 2 and Tier 3 vendors might be in for a tough battle to defend their turf, especially as they are concurrently trying to expand and modernize their products with ever diminishing resources and wary prospects. PeopleSoft is undeniably a tenacious and persistent fighter able to endure the long hauls.

srm vms  PeopleSoft 8 functionality (e.g., SRM or product lifecycle management (PLM)) is available for Accelerated solutions, which may be a serious drawback when competing against the smaller vendors which have long offered their entire suites without any disparity between solutions for bigger and smaller customers. The Accelerated Solutions while enabling PeopleSoft and its channel to offer a fixed price and fixed time implementation program in a modular way, may sometimes not necessarily offer a total Read More

HarrisData


HarrisData's platform focuses on enterprise resource management (ERM) including financial, distribution, and manufacturing management modules. Harris also provides supplier relationship management (SRM) including control management, supplier self service, and vendor managed inventory. Its manufacturing execution systems include shop floor scheduling, data collection, and time and attendance. The human resource information system (HRIS) module includes employee and management self service, human resource, payroll, and time and attendance.  

srm vms  provides supplier relationship management (SRM) including control management, supplier self service, and vendor managed inventory. Its manufacturing execution systems include shop floor scheduling, data collection, and time and attendance. The human resource information system (HRIS) module includes employee and management self service, human resource, payroll, and time and attendance. Read More

SAP Best Practices for Automotive


Large or small, every company can profit from streamlined processes, insightful business intelligence, and systems that are flexible enough to grow with changing business needs. SAP Best Practices for Automotive comprise preconfigured business scenarios that cover the most important requirements of the automotive supplier industry, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), supplier relationship management (SRM), and a business information warehouse (BW).

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Emptoris: Powered Up to Empower Global 2000 Users


Since its founding in 1999, Emptoris has evolved into a world leader in strategic supply, category spend, and enterprise contract management solutions, and was recently acquired by IBM. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close-up look at the functionality—and at telecom expense management (TEM) in particular—that makes Emptoris solutions a success among Forbes Global 2000 companies.

srm vms  between vendors. Expanding from SRM to SLM In May 2011, Emptoris acquired Xcitec , a leading provider of supplier management solutions headquartered in Munich, Germany. As Bob Ferrari has described , Xcitec’s market visibility has been primarily in the European region, where it has targeted and assumed 36 percent of DAX-listed companies. This provider has garnered recognizable manufacturing and services customers, such as BASF , ABB (which was the subject of the keynote case study at Empower 2011), Read More

A Couple of "Five Procurement Commandments" in a Down Economy


As is the case with white papers, vendors' press releases (PR) can range from blatant bragging about the "latest-and-greatest" product capabilities (and other marketing "fluff") to tastefully asserting competence and educating the market about specific issues. One example of the latter would be Emptoris' April 2008 PR on the findings  of a panel of financial and procurement experts that have

srm vms  would boldly add TEC's SRM Evaluation Center too) provide a good starting point for the evaluation of such technologies. So, Why Did I Like This Particular PR? Well, because its findings rang true independently of whether the sponsoring vendor was Emptoris, Ariba , SAP or any other SRM provider for that matter. Its findings also concurred with what I learned last year while pursuing my APICS CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) title (yes, I am showing off a bit). Namely, the Module Three of the Read More

The Return of Supplier Relationship Management


Globalization, technology stabilization, inventory visibility, and traceability are forcing organizations to reevaluate supplier relationship management systems. The benefits of a customer relationship management system that can be applied to a supply chain can streamline operations and increase bottom line results.

srm vms  the benefits promised by SRM systems were not kept. As organizations matured, they realized how the benefits were interrelated. Information sharing, sourcing, purchasing, and supplier relationships could translate into increased customer satisfaction and control of global spend. How to efficiently predict consumer demand was beginning to come into focus. As organizations realized the need for these separate functionalities, they started to look toward a solution that would combine these tasks. Enter SRM. Read More

ERP Issues for the Midsized Life Sciences Company


What makes your enterprise resource planning (ERP) requirements difficult for most vendors to satisfy? As a life sciences company, you have operational processes that set you apart from other manufacturing companies. And, your regulatory requirements, including 21 CFR part 11, aren’t like those of any other industry. The challenge is to manage compliance risks and compliance costs. Learn about an ERP compliance strategy.

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Podcast: What the Revolution in ERP for Distribution Means to Your Organization


Today, globalization is becoming a way of business. With big-box retailers, supplier relationship management (SRM) has become an important component in how organizations conduct business. In this podcast, Rodney Winger from Epicor discusses ERP - distribution software and SRM solutions.

srm vms  Epicor delivers very strong SRM functionality. Being that SRM is on an increase again, what type of competitive advantage [does] SRM provide for distributors? RW: It really comes back—and this is cost containment—[to] you can only be so efficient. You can only take efficiency to a [certain] level, and then it sort of plateaus. Then your only other option there is to look at cost—be that base cost or purchased cost. And SRM— supplier relationship management —has a tool [that] allows you to Read More