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The Impact of IT Service on Business Process Management
There are potential benefits of operating business process management (BPM) side-by-side with business service management (BSM). BPM and BSM are emerging

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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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VSI Putting Its Service Management Feelers Out


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution providers are beginning to recognize that manufacturing companies now view aftermarket service as a strategic initiative. Along these lines, several ERP firms have announced partnerships with Vertical Solutions Inc. (VSI) to extend their solutions for companies to connect back-office and service operations.

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Six Sigma for IT Service Level Management


Industry analysts, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), recently conducted research to understand how widespread the acceptance of Six Sigma is for managing IT service quality. This research, which was targeted primarily at enterprises, showed that 65 percent of those surveyed acknowledge the relevance of Six Sigma for IT-based service management. While many IT organizations have yet to adopt Six Sigma for service management, 80 percent stated that they have plans to do so. This research suggests there is a growing interest in Six Sigma.

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The State of Service Management


This document describes the current state of the service enterprise, and reveals the goals and investments prioritized by service leaders (over 200 polled in a recent survey) for 2012. It also reveals the performance benchmarks of leading service organizations, and divulges the strategic elements that contribute to best-in-class performance.

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Better Performance Management for Service Companies


It’s been my experience in the business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) fields—and I’m sure it’s true in other software areas—that one of the most difficult tasks of all is to put theory into practice. Business theories are usually not set in stone and need to be adjusted to reality, or modified to suit specific cases. This is particularly difficult in the measurement

strategic service management  informed decisions and identify strategic opportunities.” Service Performance Solution Deployment Understanding the key elements of the service lifecycle is important to consider when deploying a service performance solution. Mr. Petrucciani usefully describes several things to consider for a successful implementation—from executive sponsorship to integration with accounting. This is a prelude to defining a business’s performance goals, with a good balance of short- (tactical) and long- (strategic) Read More

Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management


To keep your IT infrastructure healthy, strong operational processes are essential to managing changes—both planned and unexpected. A streamlined, integrated approach that incorporates hardware and software assets is a key foundation for meeting regulatory compliance requirements. Find out how you can benefit from applications that enable continuous compliance with operational processes and tools—and reduce your business risk.

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Warehouse Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs


To ensure your warehouse management system is implemented as painlessly as possible, you must assess your warehouse situation before you decide on a warehouse solution. Using the Pareto Principle, where a minority of inputs yields the majority results; examining your processes; evaluating your personnel; monitoring the progress of implementation; and testing are the best ways to ensure both a successful launch and long term return on investment.

strategic service management  Management Systems: Pie in the Sky or Floating Bakery?Part Two: The Pareto Principle, Processes, and People: Assessing Your Warehouse Management System Needs Introduction After understanding the myths behind the claims of huge staff reductions , quick and easy implementation , and the fast and big return on investment, you need to know what type of features and functionality you should look for in a warehouse management system. The bells and whistles of a system might look enticing, but Read More

Top Content Management Solutions Compared


Use TEC sContent Management Evaluation Center* to get a detailed comparison of content management solutions based on your priorities.

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Case Study: SAP and Marketing Management


By upgrading to the latest release of the SAP customer relationship management (CRM) application as part of its CRM Clear Vision Program, SAP AG transformed the way marketing and sales teams collaborate. Find out how increased visibility and improved interaction has helped SAP realize greater value from a more effective sales process, making it easier to hit sales targets and maximize sales revenue.

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Oracle Announces Transportation Management 6.3 and Oracle Global Trade Management 6.3


Oracle has announced the release of v6.3 of its Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) and Oracle Global Trade Management solutions. Oracle’s new Transportation Management release includes enhancements to: fleet management transportation sourcing, transportation business intelligence transportation operational planning rail transportation workflow and event management

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Oil and Gas: Upstream Data and Information Management Survey


Oil and gas companies have numerous information systems, each churning through vast amounts of data to support business decisions. Successful management of these information systems is not simply a case of keeping the systems running and providing suitable backup mechanisms. It also includes the adoption of professional data management practices. Download this report to learn about effective practices for addressing data management challenges.

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Program Management Office: A Term Not Fully Understood


The term program management office (PMO) has been around for some time. Its core concepts, methods, and benefits have remained constant, while resources and tools have changed somewhat over the years. But not understanding what a program office is and when it should be leveraged is a common pitfall and reason for failure. Find out more about the program office, and its roles, processes, and responsibilities.

strategic service management  of strengths and weakness, strategic recommendations, and a road-map for success. With Program Office Coaching, one of our experts is assigned as a professional coach / advisor aligned to the Program Manager and / or Program Sponsor. It is this PMO Coach who will evaluate the existing Program and provide on-going advice and guidance. This coach will then be available to review deliverables and work-products, cover key positions while team members take holidays / vacation, to brainstorm on ideas, Read More

Value Cycle Management: A Non-Linear Approach to Supply Chain Management


Companies are moving away from the linear production path of the supply chain to embrace value cycle management (VCM). VCM is the optimization of supply chain functions across all levels of suppliers, partners, and customers through the integration, collaboration, and synchronization of technology, data, and people-centric processes. Learn how companies can employ VCM to make business processes smoother, more productive, and more profitable.

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Talent Management


Talent management solutions encompass all the applications necessary for handling personnel-related tasks for corporate managers and individual employees from the point of hire to the point of retire. This talent management model includes functionality for recruitment and staffing management, personnel management, career development, succession planning, learning management, performance and compensation management, and workforce management and planning.

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Capitalizing on Advanced Inventory Management


Today’s distributors have an opportunity to drive performance to new levels by investing in advanced inventory management. These companies can expect to increase inventory visibility while driving down inventory costs. Learn how these kinds of inventory management initiatives can help your company strengthen customer relationships, bargain for better terms with suppliers, and generate more profitable growth.

strategic service management  of today's demanding customers. Strategic imperatives, however, cannot be addressed without considering the systems that enable strategies to be executed. Some distributors now rely on spreadsheets and other labor-intensive methods to operate their warehouses, while most others rely on constrained min/max reordering formulas that limit one's inventory management capabilities. It's now critical to make purchasing decisions based on factors such as lead times, safety stock days, and sales histories. Read More