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Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM)

The Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM) Knowledge Base research helps determine support levels of various systems that help companies market their services or products effectively and efficiently. EMM tools help manage strategic planning and marketing resources (sometimes referred to as marketing resource management or MRM). This KB also covers rule-based techniques, pattern recognition, and other profiling features.  

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Customer Life Cycle Solutions: Strategic Alliances, Challenges, & User Recommendations


Collaboration between Amdocs and SAS, if truly committed to by both, should make it possible to collect and analyze information stored in these Amdocs' systems, and deliver the conclusions and recommendations to the operator's decision-makers in the form of graphs and practical reports.

strategic alliances  Life Cycle Solutions: Strategic Alliances, Challenges, & User Recommendations Strategic Alliance with SAS Communication enterprises are under intense competition to secure customer loyalty and build greater profitability. Amdocs , a global leader in billing systems, customer care, and support has shifted its strategy, creating a more integrated, customer-centric solution designed to give communication service providers (CSP) a greater competitive edge. Its reinvented portfolio is designed to Read More

Distinctions and Benefits of Strategic Sourcing


Strategic sourcing involves ongoing relationships, which creates the opportunity for mutually beneficial collaboration between the buyer and the suppliers. This can result in improved profitability throughout the entire supply chain and add value to the final product or service.

strategic alliances  organizations. Many companies form strategic alliances to increase the performance of their common supply chains, and these alliances can entail interaction among many counterpart functional departments, such as engineering, marketing, production planning, inventory, or quality management. Goals for these relationships may include cost reduction, quality improvement, better delivery performance, increased flexibility, or faster introduction of new product. Alliances need to be flexible, and each partner Read More

Working Toward Truly Strategic Partnerships


If good partnerships seem to be a rarity, true and lasting relationships that benefit both parties are downright unique. How to avoid a Barney relationship and create a partnership that really works!

strategic alliances  so few of these strategic alliances that really work? To understand why truly productive and mutually beneficial partnerships are such a rarity, one needs to look at what is required to make them successful. Requirements Common interest This is the most basic requirement. If there is no mutually beneficial reason to come together, why bother? A common interest could include market penetration, increasing sales, expanding a product line, etc. Complementary support The products and services of the Read More

Enterprise Impact Simulation Alliances - At The Core Of EIS


C-commerce alliances are primary drivers of the demand for the predictive capabilities of Enterprise Impact Simulation. Information about IT systems is becoming more valuable than the systems themselves because it is our entry fee to the alliance model, and admission to the alliance is a prerequisite for survival of the business. IT organizations should move quickly to satisfy the new value proposition their companies require of them.

strategic alliances  potential to deliver long-term strategic advantage to the businesses that achieve these capabilities first. The compelling value proposition offered by c-commerce value drives a fundamental and unavoidable change in the nature of business competition. Businesses cease to compete on an individual basis and begin to compete as members of alliance groups. Alliances hold the brand. Access to customers, market share, is a function of alliance membership. Members'' costs and margins, their profitability, is a Read More

IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

strategic alliances  landscape form alliances around strategic sourcing, spend management, BPO, and procure-to-pay to offer broader capabilities across the entire sourcing spectrum. There is, by all indications, a strong trend of vendors wanting to offer a broader set of sourcing capabilities in a suite offering. There has been therefore a lot of activity in the form of mergers and acquisitions, or lesser tie-ups and alliances to be able to offer these capabilities. There is no reason not to expect this jockeying for Read More

Industry Perspectives: Strategic Workforce Management in the Automotive Industry


There’s a buzz in the automotive industry around the concept of “strategic workforce management”—getting the right people, for the right job, at the right time, to improve overall business results. Strategic workforce management goes beyond the traditional role of human resources: it’s a strategic initiative and competitive weapon to help today’s automotive companies drive corporate goals and objectives.

strategic alliances  Perspectives: Strategic Workforce Management in the Automotive Industry Vurv Acquires People Business Network. ( Read More ) Taleo Acquires Vurv Technology. ( Read More ) Leading organizations worldwide use Taleo on-demand talent management solutions to assess, acquire, develop, and align their workforce for improved business performance. Source : Taleo Resources Related to Strategic Workforce Management in the Automotive Industry : Workforce Management (Wikipedia) Automotive industry Read More

Strategic CFO and Supply Chain Planning


From being gatekeepers of financial and accounting operations, chief financial officers (CFOs) are now expected to have a holistic view of the organization that goes far beyond shareholder value. This white paper discusses how CFOs need to be actively involved in supply chain initiatives, supporting them with operational policies for better performance and business sustainability, and the role of analytics in driving this transformation.

strategic alliances  CFO and Supply Chain Planning From being gatekeepers of financial and accounting operations, chief financial officers (CFOs) are now expected to have a holistic view of the organization that goes far beyond shareholder value. This white paper discusses how CFOs need to be actively involved in supply chain initiatives, supporting them with operational policies for better performance and business sustainability, and the role of analytics in driving this transformation. Read More

The Smarter CHRO: Key Trends and Recommendations to Help Leaders of HR Become More Strategic


The human resources (HR) function is evolving rapidly. Whether we call it strategic, integrated, or optimized, there is a growing recognition that the contribution of HR to organizational success is becoming more significant. Through research and discussion with many heads of HR, three key trends that impact HR leaders have been identified: overwhelming change, the smart revolution, and the customer-activated enterprise. This white paper also offers a series of recommendations to help ensure that chief human resources officers (CHROs) help their teams take on a more strategic role within their organizations.

strategic alliances  of HR Become More Strategic The human resources (HR) function is evolving rapidly. Whether we call it strategic, integrated, or optimized, there is a growing recognition that the contribution of HR to organizational success is becoming more significant. Through research and discussion with many heads of HR, three key trends that impact HR leaders have been identified: overwhelming change, the smart revolution, and the customer-activated enterprise. This white paper also offers a series of recommendations Read More

Global Recruitment: Strategic Advice from Top-Performing Brands


A global recruiting strategy can strengthen a global brand, expand the talent pool and support standardized, cost-efficient processes and better candidate experiences. Read this white paper for more information on best practices for building a global recruitment strategy based on tips and strategies from iCIMS' top-performing global clients, including a best practice global recruitment checklist.

strategic alliances  Recruitment: Strategic Advice from Top-Performing Brands A global recruiting strategy can strengthen a global brand, expand the talent pool and support standardized, cost-efficient processes and better candidate experiences. Read this white paper for more information on best practices for building a global recruitment strategy based on tips and strategies from iCIMS'' top-performing global clients, including a best practice global recruitment checklist. Read More

International Transportation Management Benchmark Study-Winners See Strategic Value of Visibility


More than 200 supply chain managers were surveyed on their international transportation management (ITM) practices, processes, and the technologies that support them. This report is the third annual study on this subject—a benchmarking initiative seeking to parse out companies that are succeeding at any particular function and examine why they are successful.

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Human Capital Analytics Drives Strategic Business Decisions


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strategic alliances  Capital Analytics Drives Strategic Business Decisions Managers need high-quality information about their workforce to recruit and retain the best people and maximize employee productivity. In this white paper from Ventana Research and IBM, learn how analytics tools can help you uncover insights about work groups and individuals to help engage, support, and motivate employees and further your organization’s business goals. Read More

JD Edwards’ Alliances: Is It Too Much of a Good Thing?


Enterprise application vendor JD Edwards has forged a number of alliances since September 1999 as the company looks to expand the availability of its OneWorld product suite. While the best-of-breed approach has its merits, we believe it invariably leads to additional integration costs and complicates service & support arrangements.

strategic alliances  Edwards’ Alliances: Is It Too Much of a Good Thing? JD Edwards'' Alliances: Is It Too Much of a Good Thing? P.J. Jakovljevic - April 11th, 2000 Event Summary Enterprise application vendor JD Edwards has forged a number of alliances since September 1999 as the company looks to expand the availability of its OneWorld product suite. In a two-pronged attack, the company has secured an agreement with Andersen Consulting and extended its existing deal with IBM Global Services. It will concentrate on the Read More

Strategic Partnership between TEC and PMOLink Drives Better Software Decisions


PMOLink Inc., a leading consultancy helping organizations manage project development and business process reengineering initiatives, has partnered with Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), to better serve its clients software selection project needs.

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