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Epicor Retail: Behind the Counter
The retailing paradigm is shifting from connecting, beyond engaging, to inspiring customers. Epicor Retail software solutions are responding to this market

tec plm epicor  information on Epicor, see TEC ’s recent article . Epicor Retail Genesis CRS Retail Systems and NSB Group were two of the leading broad solution suite providers for retailers in the tier one to tier four market across several verticals but both with a high number of retailers in the apparel and footwear (or “softlines”) space. In 2005, CRS Retail Systems was acquired by Epicor, who did not have a competing retail division at the time. In 2008, Epicor also acquired NSB Group, doubling the market

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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

This comprehensive product lifecycle management (PLM) knowledge base models modern product and design-related aspects of PLM for both discrete and process industries. It details product development and portfolio management, manufacturing process management, ideation and requirements management, service data, and regulatory and compliance criteria. This comprehensive knowledge base incorporates the criteria of TEC's other PLM knowledge bases. 

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TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 9, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSInternational distributor of high-tech metals and alloys selects Epicor ERPIndustry tags: Manufacturing, Wholesale and Retail Trade, Warehousing "The relatively small but geographically extensive company Datum Alloys made its choice based on a few underlying premises: a need for multicurrency operations in conjunction with local accounting standards, high-quality analytical

tec plm epicor  them. —TEC Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu TEC Vendor Spotlight: KANA Software EDA Direct partners with Arena Cloud PLM Industry tags: Electronic, hi-tech Arena Solutions’ charter is to better connect engineering and manufacturing in the cloud with systems that centralize product data, automate and streamline manual business processes, and make it easier to bring a product to market. To that end, a new partnership with EDA Direct, in which EDA Direct, the leading reseller of EDA software products, will Read More

TEC Research Analyst Roundtable: Predictions for 2011


It’s that time of year again for TEC’s analysts to polish their crystal balls and spread their tarot cards to gaze on the future of enterprise software for 2011.Aleksey Osintsev, Research Analyst—Enterprise Resource Planning The growing interest of businesses of all sizes in so-called cloud technologies in general and in on-demand—cloud or software as a service (SaaS)—enterprise

tec plm epicor  efficient manner. P.J. Jakovljevic, TEC Principal Analyst I concur with the cloud/SaaS deployment, mobility, social media, and consumerization of IT themes stated in this post. SaaS will increasingly defy the misconception that it only covers fringe departmental functions or smaller enterprises. Companies/products such as Plex Online, SAP Business ByDesign, Epicor Express, NetSuite, etc. will increasingly sell into larger organizations (which salesforce.com and SuccessFactors have long been doing Read More

TEC Certified Products: 2010 Vendor Wrap-up


With 2010 almost behind us, the Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) research analyst team takes a brief look at some of the newest software products to join its roster. MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy 9 Plex Systems, Plex Online Sage, Sage ABRA HRMS  SmartOrg, Portfolio Navigator Vormittag Associates, Inc. (VAI), S2K EnterpriseBusiness Intelligence (BI) Solutions—Jorge García

tec plm epicor  in depth during the TEC certification process. SmartOrg doesn’t attempt to cover everything related to portfolio management but rather strives to provide the best solution for project portfolio value optimization. As a stand-alone product, Portfolio Navigator does a great job in optimizing portfolio value. However, it would be more beneficial if the solution worked with other systems that deal with the broader product development process. Portfolio Navigator already integrates with SAP Portfolio and Read More

TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide


While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers is still relatively new. Many companies are just beginning to adopt an approach that provides measurable results. Learn how reducing waste and creating efficiencies within your company can make a difference to the environment, the economy, and your bottom line.

tec plm epicor  (Kurt) Chen is a TEC research analyst with over 10 years of experience in IT strategy consulting and project management. With extensive experience in planning and realizing enterprise information systems, Kurt conducts software research oriented toward both business needs and market trends. Before joining TEC, Kurt was a cofounder of a leading PLM developer in China. As one of the early PLM advocators in China, Kurt contributed toward Chinese industry standards for enterprise information system Read More

Fort Worth Bolt & Tool Selects Epicor Wholesale Distribution ERP


Fort Worth Bolt & Tool Co. of Fort Worth, Texas, has recently selected the Epicor Prophet 21 wholesale distribution enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution as well as Epicor B2B Seller to support e-commerce (to facilitate new ways for customers to purchase and interact with the retailer).

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Epicor CMS


Epicor's flagship ERP software for discrete manufacturing, iVP is designed for intensive supply chains. iVP helps eliminate shipping errors, tighten inventory accuracy, and strengthen enterprise-wide control and supplier management. iVP is designed for single-plant to enterprise-level discrete manufacturers in plastics and rubber, stamping and forge, automotive supply chains, and general manufacturing. Solarsoft iVP helps you collaborate with trading partners, optimize internal processes, and control costs.    

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CAD-centric PLM, ERP-centric PLM, and Organic PLM: What's Right for You? - Part 1


In this day and age of globalization, ever-shorter new product introduction (NPI) cycles and overall product lifecycles, partner collaboration, and whatnot, product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions have lately increased their strategic significance to enterprises. In his recent Forbes blog post contribution, PTC’s CEO Jim Heppelmann touts PLM as a new path to shareholder value. He

tec plm epicor  The Visual Enterprise Strategy TEC ’s mid 2011 article entitled  “Has SAP Become a PLM Factor to be Reckoned With?”  analyzed the current state of affairs of the SAP PLM 7.x suite. Soon after,  SAP acquired Right Hemisphere for its 3D visualization capabilities and as the linchpin of SAP’s “Visual Enterprise” strategy to put the product development (engineering), manufacturing, sales & marketing, and aftermarket service departments on the same page . For its part, through the acquisition Read More

The Many Faces of PLM Part Two: The Future of the PLM Suite


The future of the PLM Suite will include more applications that cover product-related functionality and further expand the benefits available. As the PLM Suite matures, companies will benefit from increased functionality and increased integration between business processes. The ultimate expression of this more mature solution will result in a broad suite of focused, integrated applications that leverage a core of unified, structured product data - the PLM Platform.

tec plm epicor  of enhanced integration of technology and business processes. The value of PLM to each company may come from different approaches and tools, so each company must focus on defining their PLM Program in a strategic way, providing them a roadmap that offers incremental value along the way. Throughout the PLM Program, PLM applications of many different types will contribute to the ultimate value proposition achievable with PLM. Ultimately, an integrated approach will be available that will provide companies Read More

A Two-layer Model for Fashion PLM Functionality


To help fashion players achieve the most out of adopting PLM methodology and systems while respecting the uniqueness of fashion products and business processes, the article introduces a two-layer model to facilitate the process of selecting a fashion PLM solution.

tec plm epicor  presentation. The Supporting PLM Technology Layer Managing the entire product life cycle requires general PLM technologies in order to maintain the integrity of product definition information, and to facilitate collaboration among different parties and across different product life cycle stages. Product Data Vaulting and Management . Goals for this functionality are to ensure that product data is effectively and efficiently captured, stored, protected, and version controlled in a way that allows the Read More

Epicor Continues To Bleed


On April 27, Epicor Software Corporation reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000. Net loss for the quarter was $8.9 million or $0.22 per share, compared with a net income for the same period last year of $2.1 million or $0.05 per share.

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Epicor Software Corp.: How Far From Being 'One-Stop' Shop?


Epicor Software has been striving to complete its evolution from a vendor of financial accounting software to a provider of holistic business performance solutions, including integrated front office, back office and e-business capabilities.

tec plm epicor  in 1997, with Platinum Technology (now part of Computer Associates), and changed its name to Epicor Software. Vendor Trajectory and Strategy Epicor has been striving to complete its evolution from a vendor of financial accounting software to a provider of holistic business performance solutions, including integrated front office, back office and e-business capabilities. The company has three primary areas of focus for its software products: Front Office applications, which include Clientele and Platinum Read More

Lectra Fashion PLM: PLM for the Fashion Industry Competitor Analysis Report


Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.

tec plm epicor  Fashion PLM: PLM for the Fashion Industry Competitor Analysis Report Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Fashion is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain. Read More

Meeting Request Regarding PLM Research/PLM Buyer Behaviour Report


The PLM user landscape is changing

tec plm epicor  a report entitled The TEC PLM Software Buyer Behavior Report . Invitation : We invite you as a leading PLM vendor to provide feedback on the content of the report, and will consider requests to include additional information where possible. The report explores buyer behavior trends over a two year period allowing software executives to learn business objectives of current buyers of technology business drivers to initiate the project types of business requirements are being requested product features and Read More