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Anatomy of a Technology Selection
Dell Computer Corporation spent millions preparing to deploy an ERP system before realizing that the solution to one set of issues created a more severe problem

supplier selection processes  wall of patent and supplier recognition plaques in one plant highlighting process innovation and precision execution. Such accomplishment demands measurement and reporting systems that are focused on process metrics not business transactions. As in many companies, Dell's information systems evolved and mutated as the company sustained rapid growth and continually pushed the envelope of customer focus, technology access, and business performance. Over time the complexity of its information technology

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Outsourcing Supply Chain Planning Processes


Supply chain planning tools deliver potentially tremendous savings when well implemented, and wreak havoc when they fail. A company considering an outsourcing strategy for their supply chain planning processes should first address some key aspects of these tools.

supplier selection processes  single end item. The supplier base may span the globe as well. Maximizing the performance of these supply networks is impossible without systems and tools. The complexity of the network is more than a planner working with spreadsheets and rules of thumb can handle. This is why advanced planning and scheduling tools have become strategically important. Forecasting, scheduling, and planning tools linked to transactional data in enterprise requirements planning (ERP) systems can have dramatic impacts on Read More

ERP Selection Case Study Audio Conference Transcript


This is the transcript of an audio conference conducted by TEC on May 22 and again on May 30. The conference discussed the recent experiences of TEC consultants in conducting an ERP Selection.

supplier selection processes  ERP product. When the supplier demonstrates the products to the scenario, the selection team rates the degree of fit of the features and functions as demonstrated. As much as 20 to 25% of the overall decision is driven by the results of these demonstrations. This makes it crucial that the demo teams understand both the business scenarios and their own software products. Preparation has proven to make a significant difference. One supplier, for example, challenged the scripted scenario as a reasonable way Read More

Further Analysis: Saturno-TP's Selection of QAD ERP


I am quite familiar with the Russian auto industry, and thus I enjoyed analyzing the transaction that recently took place involving a big player in the automobile industry in Russian manufacturing hub Togliatti, whereby automotive industry supplier, Russia-based Saturno-TP, became a client of ERP software vendor QAD (also see yesterday's TEC blog post). Despite global industry depression, the

supplier selection processes  Saturno-TP. Being a conveyor supplier for multiple brands such as Renault, Ford, GM-AVTOVAZ, that impose obligations to comply with quality and industry standards such as ISO, Materials Management Operations Guidelines/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE), and many others, to have an ERP system in place that is capable of supporting such standards would be a good competitive advantage and a base for further business development. QAD, for its part, is one of only a few automotive industry ERP vendors who are Read More

HP Selects E2open for Global Supplier Collaboration


After being recently selected by Yanfeng Visteon, E2open continues to prove that supply chain management (SCM) solutions lend themselves well to cloud deployment with its most recent win. Namely, HP has just selected the E2open Business Network as one of its platforms for consolidated global procurement. The cloud-based platform for collaborative execution across global trading networks will be

supplier selection processes  Selects E2open for Global Supplier Collaboration After being recently selected by Yanfeng Visteon , E2open continues to prove that supply chain management (SCM) solutions lend themselves well to cloud deployment with its most recent win. Namely, HP has just selected the E2open Business Network as one of its platforms for consolidated global procurement. The cloud-based platform for collaborative execution across global trading networks will be used across all major HP product lines. For both growing Read More

Supplier Performance Management


GNX Supplier Performance Management is a web-based application that enables companies to establish, track and report performance metrics for a large supplier base, with a collaborative platform to proactively resolve and avoid problems.

supplier selection processes  Performance Management GNX Supplier Performance Management is a web-based application that enables companies to establish, track and report performance metrics for a large supplier base, with a collaborative platform to proactively resolve and avoid problems. Read More

Selecting an ERP Selection Consultant: Critical Factors for Success


Selecting a new ERP system is one of the biggest decisions a company will make, so choosing your selection consultant should be taken just as seriously. The right selection consultant can shorten the selection process and offer you a better chance of finding a system that will be a good match for your company. Read this white paper and know how to select the right one for your company.

supplier selection processes  an ERP Selection Consultant: Critical Factors for Success Selecting a new ERP system is one of the biggest decisions a company will make, so choosing your selection consultant should be taken just as seriously. The right selection consultant can shorten the selection process and offer you a better chance of finding a system that will be a good match for your company. Read this white paper and know how to select the right one for your company. Read More

TEC for Software Selection: Avoiding Screw-ups


Every year, companies lose millions of dollars choosing the wrong business software. Don't let that happen to you. At Technology Evaluation Centers, we take the risk out of software selection.

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Life-sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows


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supplier selection processes  sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows Event Summary Chemdex (Nasdaq: CMDX) brings buyers and sellers of life sciences materials and equipment together in a specialized marketplace that offers everything from O-rings to living organisms. Chemdex has announced MarketLink, system that integrates Chemdex' marketplace with corporate ERP systems and other third party purchasing systems. According to the company, MarketLink will provide connectivity and integration throughout the purchasing process from Read More

Information Security Selection Software Evaluation Report


Based on a wide range of security-related issues, the Information Security Knowledge Base covers both solution suites and individual software packages. Organizations can evaluate the capabilities of different vendors' firewall, intrusion detection, anti-virus, virtual private network, public key infrastructure, cryptography, and other enterprise security solutions.

supplier selection processes  Security Selection Software Evaluation Report TEC's Information Security Selection Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision. This Software Evaluation Report provides extensive information Read More

Software Selection Services Overview


TEC’s Software Selection Services team can equip your company with everything you need to manage your own selection project, or get directly involved to guide you through important project milestones. In either case, you'll benefit from our best-practice selection methodology as you build the foundation for implementation success.

supplier selection processes  Selection Services Overview TEC’s Software Selection Services team can equip your company with everything you need to manage your own selection project, or get directly involved to guide you through important project milestones. In either case, you'll benefit from our best-practice selection methodology as you build the foundation for implementation success. Read More

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supplier selection processes  holistic view of customers, suppliers, partners, and/or business processes and operations Better understanding of business process steps - and how each impacts the others - to improve the overall effectiveness of each business process and realize value This SAP Insight discusses what integrated processes are, how they create value, specific cases of companies succeeding with integrated processes, as well as a checklist to determine how integrated your own company's processes are. WHAT ARE INTEGRATED Read More

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Selecting an enterprise software solution takes time, energy, and resources. During the selection process, vendors present their products and services in the best possible light, leaving you to separate real functionality from marketing hype. In this guide, you’ll discover a three-phase methodology for objectively researching, evaluating, and selecting the best software solutions for your company.

supplier selection processes  Software Selection Guide Selecting an enterprise software solution takes time, energy, and resources. During the selection process, vendors present their products and services in the best possible light, leaving you to separate real functionality from marketing hype. In this guide, you’ll discover a three-phase methodology for objectively researching, evaluating, and selecting the best software solutions for your company. Read More