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This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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Your Guide to Enterprise Software Selection: Part Two


Enterprise software selection is a risky undertaking. Even after you’ve determined your requirements, the crucial software assessment and negotiation phases are potential minefields. Find out how you can reduce the risk involved in choosing a solution that meets your needs.

tec selection testing  if you choose. Currently, TEC maintains information on over 820 enterprise application solutions. Step 2: Create and Issue the Request for Information (RFI) Your selection team must now create an RFI in a format that will be easily understood by the vendors. Traditionally, this is done using spreadsheets. You should also determine a time limit for vendors to respond. The RFI may include thousands of criteria listed, and if it is not properly organized, it can lead to many questions from the vendors—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 selection testing  (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 implementa Read More

How Does Your ERP System Architecture Address Change?


In today’s competitive market, businesses are living in a constant state of change—especially in the services sector, which has to contend with a more fluid “people resource” factor. Yet most installed ERP solutions are falling short. Why are nearly half of all businesses essentially blowing their annual ERP budgets to support change? And what are software vendors doing about it? Find out now, in TEC’s 2008 Market Comparison Report.

tec selection testing  web-native technology research enterprise. TEC provides decision support systems (DSS) that enable stakeholders to objectively identify the software products that best fit their company''s unique business and systems requirements, and that contribute most effectively to superior business performance. Source : Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Resources Related to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (Wikipedia) How Does Your ERP System Architecture Address Change? Read More

JD Edwards ERP Products Thriving under Oracle


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the history and success of JD Edwards product lines as part of Oracle’s applications portfolio. Oracle has allowed the JD Edwards division to retain those traits that make it different (e.g., its modesty and no-nonsense treatment of its customers), and it remains a strong independent voice within the Oracle Applications community. Read this article for more.

tec selection testing  growth and offers popular technology choices and the capacity for multiple companies, languages, currencies, and versions (see figure 1). A bevy of capabilities can be added with packaged integrations, some of which will be illustrated later. Figure 1 As Oracle offers several ERP product lines, its sales teams and partners work with prospects to identify the best solution for their business needs based on industry, size, and platform, among other criteria. Oracle PeopleSoft is straightforwardly marketed Read More

How Flakeboard Aligned Its Multisite Organization by Applying TEC's Evaluation and Selection Methodology


Flakeboard's enterprise resource planning (ERP) system could not communicate effectively amongst its global sites. To address this challenge, and to manage growth, the company worked with Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) to perform a detailed comparison of vendors' solutions. Read more about how TEC's expertise helped Flakeboard reduce the costs, risks, and time involved in the vendor selection process.

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Best Practices for Software Selection


The cost of an enterprise system begins before a software package is even selected, and extends long after it is implemented. TEC’s software selection methodology helps take the risk, cost, and complexity out of the software selection process.

tec selection testing  after it is implemented. TEC’s software selection methodology helps take the risk, cost, and complexity out of the software selection process. Read More

TEC 2015 Certification Report Zavanti CRM


Zavanti CRM is now certified by TEC for online evaluation of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions in the CRM Evaluation Center. Zavanti CRM covers the full customer engagement cycle—from capturing and qualifying a lead, to converting the lead into an opportunity and tracking the state of the opportunity with commercial information, to further converting that opportunity into a project.

Zavanti's front-end CRM system is an adaptation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Zavanti CRM leverages most Microsoft Dynamics CRM's out-of-the-box functionality and adapts it for the professional services and property development verticals.

Besides the typical CRM functionality (sales, marketing, and support), Zavanti CRM includes capabilities that support professional services teams with their delivery efforts.

TEC research analyst Raluca Druta gives on overview of the product in the Zavanti CRM certification report. You'll also find detailed functionality graphs comparing Zavanti CRM to competitor solutions in the major CRM functionality areas for professional services and property development.

tec selection testing  is now certified by TEC for online evaluation of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions in the CRM Evaluation Center. Zavanti CRM covers the full customer engagement cycle—from capturing and qualifying a lead, to converting the lead into an opportunity and tracking the state of the opportunity with commercial information, to further converting that opportunity into a project. Zavanti''s front-end CRM system is an adaptation of Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Zavanti CRM leverages most Microsoft Dynamic Read More

Epicor ERP Version 10 Is Now TEC Certified


Epicor ERP version 10 is now TEC certified in the ERP and financials solution spaces. Epicor ERP software is an enterprise-wide solution that is capable of supporting medium and larger businesses in functionality and scalability while remaining user friendly, with a logic that even relatively inexperienced ERP software users can easily comprehend. Read more in this blog post about the Epicor ERP 10 certification from TEC's Aleksey Osintsev.

tec selection testing  Version 10 Is Now TEC Certified TEC is pleased to announce that Epicor ERP version 10 is now TEC certified in the ERP solution space, for discrete manufacturing, mixed-mode manufacturing, engineering-to-order (ETO) manufacturing, small to medium business (SMB) manufacturing, distribution, and small business software (SBS), as well as for financial packages. Epicor has been in the enterprise software market since 1972. The company’s strategy of offering businesses a full-range solution and increasing Read More

UNIT4 Agresso ERP Is Now TEC Certified


UNIT4’s flagship product Agresso ERP has been TEC certified in the ERP for services software space. The application demo confirmed that the software is a powerful, flexible, and immensely user-friendly solution for the service-oriented industry, with a strong focus on project management.

tec selection testing  Agresso ERP Is Now TEC Certified I am pleased to announce that UNIT4’s flagship product Agresso ERP has been TEC certified and is now available for online evaluation in the TEC ERP for Services Evaluation Center . The solution was TEC certified back in 2011, so this time around UNIT4 updated us on changes that have been made since then in its corporate structure and strategy, as well as multiple improvements with respect to Agresso user interface and functionality. Netherlands-based UNIT4 is well-known Read More

New TEC Certification of UNIT4 Agresso Business World


UNIT4 has successfully completed a new TEC Certification process for Agresso Business World, its global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for people-centric businesses and organizations such as professional services, education and local government. TEC Certification is designed to help organizations evaluate enterprise software solutions so they can make more informed buying decisions

tec selection testing  TEC Certification of UNIT4 Agresso Business World UNIT4 has successfully completed a new TEC Certification process for Agresso Business World, its global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for people-centric businesses and organizations such as professional services, education and local government. TEC Certification is designed to help organizations evaluate enterprise software solutions so they can make more informed buying decisions. For a product to be certified, the vendor must complete a Read More

ViryaNet G4 Is Now a TEC Certified Field Service Management Solution


Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that ViryaNet G4 is now a field service management (FSM) certified solution. ViryaNet G4 is a field service management role-based solution which covers the full spectrum of service management, from creating work to planning, scheduling, and dispatch, and execution in the field. To achieve TEC Certification, ViryaNet completed TEC’s detailed questionnaire and delivered a comprehensive product demonstration.

tec selection testing  G4 Is Now a TEC Certified Field Service Management Solution Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that ViryaNet G4 is now a field service management (FSM) certified solution, available for evaluation online in TEC’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Evaluation Centers.   ViryaNet G4 is a field service management role-based solution which covers the full spectrum of service management, from creating work to planning, scheduling, and Read More

TEC Analysts Want to Know About Your Software Solution


Every day, thousands of software buyers and IT professionals read—and are impacted by—research papers produced by TEC's analyst group.

tec selection testing  Analysts Want to Know About Your Software Solution Every day, thousands of software buyers and IT professionals read—and are impacted by—research papers produced by TEC''s analyst group. That''s why it''s very good idea to let us know more about your software solutions, your company, and your plans for the future. Your products could be featured in research materials like these, promoted to TEC''s 2.2 million monthly visitors: buyer''s guides vendor spotlights certification reports product briefs Read More

Your Guide to Enterprise Software Selection: Part One


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tec selection testing  Evaluation Centers '' ( TEC ''s) software assessment, evaluation, and selection methodology: Phase 1: Defining Business and Technical Requirements Phase 2: Software Evaluation and Analysis Phase 3: Negotiation and Final Selection Overview Phase 1 TEC''s methodology establishes the foundation for the ultimate success of the selection project. Successful evaluation and analysis of a system—and negotiation with a vendor—are irrelevant if the initial definition of business and technical requirements are Read More

The Subjective Criteria of ERP Selection


I hope our readers, to greater or lesser degrees, are familiar with our business software selection methodology—as we have been writing a lot on this matter. But the lion’s share of these publications often refer to either the functional or technical sides of the selection process, or what type of business processes a future system can support and how can be achieved. Here, I would like

tec selection testing  systematize these “hard-to-compare” factors, TEC came up with the following classification, which you can see running any Evaluation Center project on our Web site ( http://www.technologyevaluation.com/products/evaluation-centers/ ). These factors are usually considered after the detailed comparison of the software functionality of the short-listed vendors is done. Market data. There are a few criteria in this category; some of this market data comprises the vendor’s corporate and financial Read More

How to Kill Your Software Selection Project in 10 Very Easy Steps


Want to join the ranks of the hapless and the crushed? Want to become an oft-cited statistic in software selection horror stories? Here’s how, in 10 easy steps. 1. Fail to get user buy-in. Users, bless their souls, just won’t use an application they don’t want to use. Especially if they feel it’s been foisted on them by a team who doesn’t understand their needs. The result

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