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A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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IBM Netfinity Server Division


IBM’s Intel-based Netfinity servers currently hold third place in the server wars with Dell and Compaq. What are their chances for improving their position?

strategy division  back for them. IBM''s strategy is in flux. For the past 24 months its focus has been on producing servers that take the top scores in any/all relevant benchmark testing. For the most part, IBM has been successful. However, this benchmark/performance focus has caused them to lose sight of the goal in two key areas: price/performance and packaging density. Netfinity price/performance (as measured in terms like $/tpmC) is significantly higher than Dell and Compaq, its two main competitors. Note that higher, Read More

CRM without Compromise: A Strategy for Profitable Growth


When implementing customer relationship management (CRM), organizations often lose sight of their customers and focus on efficiency gains instead of looking at the bigger picture from a customer perspective. But organizations that can build a business-centric system flexible enough to quickly respond to changing customer needs will have a sustainable competitive advantage and enjoy profitable growth for years to come.

strategy division  without Compromise: A Strategy for Profitable Growth CRM without Compromise: A Strategy for Profitable Growth If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and NYSE under the symbol Read More

Best Software To Hold Competition At Bay Part Two: Strategy


Best Software's top objective is to encourage customers to stay with the company for the life of their business.

strategy division  themes of Best Software''s strategy outline include the following: Keeping customers for life; Providing one face to all customers and partners; Espousing clear market and product strategy; Ensuring new customer acquisition; Consistently achieving positive results; and Continuing targeted company acquisitions Best Software, which markets its products via retail outlets, a national reseller network and a direct telesales force, reportedly added 47,000 new customers during the first half of this fiscal 2002 Read More

Dell Unveils Internet-Enabled Customer Support Strategy


Dell Computer announced its plans to provide Internet-based, automated customer support.

strategy division  Unveils Internet-Enabled Customer Support Strategy Dell Unveils Internet-Enabled Customer Support Strategy R.A. Krause - September 3rd, 1999 Event Summary On August 25th, Dell Computer Corporation said it will provide, over the Internet, advanced customer support capabilities that will eventually help all Dell systems detect, diagnose and resolve most of their own problems automatically without human interaction. Market Impact Dell is getting in early on the overall electronic support marketplace, Read More

i2 e-Business Strategy Services Not For Everyone


Companies that know what they want in terms of Internet capabilities might benefit from eSOA, but others should give it a wide berth.

strategy division  For Everyone i2 e-Business Strategy Services Not For Everyone S. McVey - October 16, 2000 Event Summary i2 Technologies recently announced eSOA, an e-business extension to its Strategic Opportunity Assessment services. Like its precursor, eSOA provides a structured methodology for breaking down the complexities of e-business so that clients can understand how they can capitalize on Internet technology to streamline their businesses or pursue new Internet opportunities. eSOA activities are performed by Read More

Are Sales Incentives Even In Tune With the Corporate Strategy?


With sales being the lifeblood of virtually any company, selling should be an accurately accountable process forming the basis of overall strategic objectives. Still, the question remains: how much enterprise incentive management (EIM) do enterprises need, and in what form?

strategy division  odds with the corporate strategy of customer satisfaction, since sales employees, in their zeal to earn more, often lose sight of what is importanttheir customers needs and the companys strategy. Part Two of the series Thou Shalt Motivate and Reward Workforce Better . If the company wants to increase sales of a new product line, for example, but the direct sales and indirect channel still receive hefty incentives favoring existing product lines, the sales folks will logically not care to pursue sales for Read More

Creating a Web Strategy


One of the best starting points for determining a web site strategy is to understand both the market that your company operates in and the needs of your key stakeholders. But most companies today are highly complex and political, making the identification and prioritization of stakeholders a difficult task. Discover the three key broad stakeholder groups that you need to factor into your web strategy planning.

strategy division  a Web Strategy One of the best starting points for determining a web site strategy is to understand both the market that your company operates in and the needs of your key stakeholders. But most companies today are highly complex and political, making the identification and prioritization of stakeholders a difficult task. Discover the three key broad stakeholder groups that you need to factor into your web strategy planning. Read More

Mid-Market Strategy: International Enterprise Solutions


Adonix marks its strategy with two catchwords: "growth" and "independence". It has carefully assessed and added acquisitions to broaden Adonix X3 suite's functional scope, licenses and services; and continues nurture internal development with its own resources.

strategy division  International Enterprise Solutions Adonix Strategy Careful acquisitions and internal development is giving Adonix ( http://www.adonix.com ), a privately-held, French enterprise applications provider for medium manufacturing and distribution companies, greater leverage in the international market. Its overall strategy is marked with two catchwords: growth and independence . Growth entails organic growth to broaden Adonix X3 suite''s functional scope, licenses, and services; and external growth through Read More

SSA Global--The Right Product Strategy


SSA Global's Client Forum has reinforced our impression that the vendor's product strategy is an effective strategy that addresses the realities of today's market. However, the execution is not without challenges. Although we found confusion on the part of a few, customers appeared supportive of the SSA strategy.

strategy division  Global--The Right Product Strategy Product Strategy Overview SSA Global ''s Client Forum has reinforced our impression that the vendor''s product strategy is an effective strategy that addresses the realities of today''s market. However, the execution is not without challenges. Although we found confusion on the part of a few, customers appeared supportive of the SSA strategy. SSA Global does have a clear product strategy for customers, yet the company needs to continue to communicate this message to newly Read More

Virtualization Strategy for Midsized Businesses


In these challenging times, midsized businesses need to simplify IT infrastructure and reduce costs. Yet, with diverse storage, server, and network requirements—as well as limited physical space to store and manage systems—they have few options. Discover how virtualization can offer small and midsized businesses significant benefits—not simply in server consolidation, but also with affordable business continuity.

strategy division  Strategy for Midsized Businesses IBM and VMware® can help you implement a Dynamic Infrastructure with hardware and software designed for virtualization. As the first authorized reseller of VMware products, IBM offers the broadest portfolio of industry-standard x86 servers with the System x® and BladeCenter® servers that can help you lower IT costs with unparalleled performance, extraordinary energy efficiency and rock-solid reliability. Source: IBM Resources Related to Virtualization Read More

Taking the “Geek” out of Your Web Site Management Strategy


The evolution of interfaces to web content has changed the way companies manage their web sites. On one hand, it's easier than ever to manage digital content. But on the other, with the advent of Web 2.0, there's still a lot you need to know to maximize your web content—and your sales and customer relationships. Learn how software-as-a-service (SaaS) can play an important role in your web content management strategies.

strategy division  Your Web Site Management Strategy The evolution of interfaces to web content has changed the way companies manage their web sites. On one hand, it''s easier than ever to manage digital content. But on the other, with the advent of Web 2.0, there''s still a lot you need to know to maximize your web content—and your sales and customer relationships. Learn how software-as-a-service (SaaS) can play an important role in your web content management strategies. Read More

Data Quality Strategy: A Step-by-Step Approach


To realize the benefits of their investments in enterprise computing systems, organizations must have a detailed understanding of the quality of their data—how to clean it and how to keep it clean. Those organizations that approach this issue strategically will be successful. But what goes into a data quality strategy? This paper from Business Objects, an SAP company, explores the strategy in the context of data quality.

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Aligning Information Technology with Corporate Strategy


Aligning information technology (IT) with corporate strategy is key to maximizing the business impact of IT investments. Tree Top's structured process of reviewing proposed IT investments will allow an enterprise to understand this alignment, and prioritize investments.

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So What: The Big Test of Your Positioning Strategy


Failing to ask "so what?" of a positioning statement can mean losing an opportunity to communicate what is really important to the target market, and to gain some credibility.

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