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Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) in Process Part 2 Process PLM Motivation
This part of the series on Product Life Cycle Management in Process explores the business motivations by review business strategies.

technology review process  and others. Automating the technology transfer is a key weapon in speeding Time-To-Market. Increasing the Success Rate of New Products In some markets, like CPG and food, the failure rate of new product introduction is very high, one source places it a 70%. A major motivation for Process PLM is decreasing the rate of failure or increasing the rate of success. The most obvious way to increase the success rate is to not bring the failures to market. Actually, killing off products or projects that are

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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. Note based on discussion among Michael Dell, Kevin Rollins, and Morten Topfer of Dell Computer Corporation and Dell’s Platinum Counsel of customers.

technology review process  measures taken by information technology professionals to assure a stable system and consistent data protract business process change efforts. An even more frequently missed selection criteria is Fit to Management Systems. Dell's virtually integrated business model managed in a highly distributed manner does not map well to an automation environment that is best implemented with shared and integrated processes. In summary, the selection of an integrated suite of applications for this set of criteria was Read More

The Technology Choices


In the battle between Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) and the UK-based the Sage Group for the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market segment, technology choices will be a major factor.

technology review process  will be enhanced when technology is built and presented in an engaging, context-sensitive manner. Also, it is rarely a question of one product being better than another—the real challenge for all prospective users is to find the best fit with their business requirements. While current MBS and Sage users should be encouraged by their vendors' ensured viability and plausible product roadmaps, current and prospective users should nevertheless monitor the consistency between their long announced strategy Read More

Product Review: Ramco HCM


Many HR issues, including talent management, are common points of interest for HR (and related software) vendors. As such, many are designing their products to address these issues. Ramco HCM goes one step further by adding analytics to the mix.

technology review process  pleasure recently—along with fellow Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) research analyst Leslie Satenstein—to sit in on a product briefing and certification session with Steven Goldberg (VP, HCM practice leader for Ramco Systems Corporation ). The product was a human capital management (HCM) solution which includes basic payroll, staffing, workforce planning, compensation management, and integrated talent management. Ramco HCM is part of a complete suite of products that falls under Ramco’s Read More

Why .NET Technology Is Important for ERP


.NET technology is a wake-up call, and some people are sleeping through it! Remaining competitive means mission-critical software systems, such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, must be designed from the ground up for connectivity and integration. But software developers don’t advertise their shortcomings, and some ERP vendors—and by association, their customers—are being left behind.

technology review process  insulated from decades of technology change by sandwiching them between layers of newer software. Old software born on obsolete operating systems can be literally tricked into running on a modern Windows OS by inserting a layer of new code beneath it. And it can be concealed from the outside world by wrapping it in layers of modern graphical user interface and EAI code. So, software written during the 1970's and 1980's resides at the heart of many corporate systems. Its designers certainly didn't know Read More

Savvion Inc. BusinessManager 7.5 for Business Process Management Certification Report


Savvion Inc.'s business process management solution, BusinessManager 7.5, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 24-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary from TEC Analyst Kurt (Yu) Chen.

technology review process  Brian Calado, Savvion Inc. Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Savvion's product, BusinessManager 7.5 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business process management (BPM) solutions in the BPM Evaluation Center . The BPM Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC's comprehensive model of BPM software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from vendor responses to TEC's requests for information (RFIs) . Certification Read More

Customer Process Management: The Real-time Enterprise Depends On the Merging of CPM and BPM


Customer-facing processes are challenging to manage because they are always changing. Conventional workflow automation and stand-alone business process management (BPM) technologies lack many critical components found in customer relationship management (CRM). However, converging BPM and CRM provides the responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, and manageability to achieve optimal results. The converged approach helps align priorities enterprise-wide, reduce risks, and unblock revenue growth potential.

technology review process  Process , Process Management Technology , Process Management Enhances , Share Customer Info , Get Info on Customer Management , Customer Management Info . Introduction Customer-facing processes are a challenge to manage because they are dynamic. Conventional workflow automation and standalone business process management technologies lack the critical components which come from CRM the building blocks of customer-facing processes. They also lack the flexibility, integration and reach required to manage Read More

Core PLM for Process Industries


The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the process (or recipe-based) manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, recipes, formulas, production processes, design tools, document management, and collaboration.

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i2 Enlists Honeywell in Process Industry Play


i2 Technologies will join forces with process control system maker Honeywell in a bid to expand its presence in the energy, chemicals, and pharmaceutical industries.

technology review process  market share from Aspen Technology, the leader and a competitor of Honeywell on the process control solutions side. In addition to Aspen, i2 faces competition from ERP giant SAP, which has made large strides into the chemicals and oil & gas markets and can boast the ability to provide an end-to-end solution from a single, unified suite devoid of external interfaces. User Recommendations Despite the glowing press release and seemingly boundless potential it suggests, users should set realistic Read More

Technology Advisors, Inc.


Technology Advisors is a leading business and technology consulting company specializing in the development of CRM strategies and technology solutions – on-premise or cloud-based. With a deep knowledge of the leading CRM systems available today and a collaborative business solution approach, we can provide clients the best CRM, marketing automation, sales automation, customer support, call center, analytics, data migration, data integration, mobile or social solution. Technology Advisors enables organizations to achieve real business results from their CRM initiatives. We deliver Consulting, Project Management, Support, and Training. We customize, integrate and deploy CRM solutions for mid-market and enterprise companies representing industries such as, Financial Services, Property, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Construction and Professional Services. Technology Advisors is a Gold Level partner with SugarCRM, Sage, SalesLogix and Microsoft.

technology review process  Advisors, Inc. Technology Advisors is a leading business and technology consulting company specializing in the development of CRM strategies and technology solutions – on-premise or cloud-based. With a deep knowledge of the leading CRM systems available today and a collaborative business solution approach, we can provide clients the best CRM, marketing automation, sales automation, customer support, call center, analytics, data migration, data integration, mobile or social solution. Technology Read More

Keys to Operational Excellence in the Process Industries


Find out in operational excellence in the process industries.

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Making Technology Pay


The one thing you can count on today in business is change, whether it’s customers, business models, or the pace of business. To manage change, companies rely on technology. But the most effective management control and optimization of company performance can be achieved only if you have the right systems. Discover how an integrated system can help you manage data and make better decisions, for a more successful company.

technology review process  Technology Pay The one thing you can count on today in business is change, whether it’s customers, business models, or the pace of business. To manage change, companies rely on technology. But the most effective management control and optimization of company performance can be achieved only if you have the right systems. Discover how an integrated system can help you manage data and make better decisions, for a more successful company. Read More

It’s About Process (or The Ability to Be Responsive)


Because business processes are often communicated in an ad hoc and unregulated manner, it can be difficult to standardize processes across organizations, particularly larger ones. TEC analyst PJ Jakovljevic takes you on a guided tour through workflow automation—or business process management (BPM)—and shows how these solutions can help ensure standardized adoption of processes, with highlights on several key BPM vendors.

technology review process  IT staff to deploy technology that supports the business process across functional, technical and organizational silos. In the broadest sense, BPM components address the issues of the following: process modeling, documentation, certification, collaboration, compliance, optimization, and automation (i.e., via a workflow engine that is rule-based). Again, highly functional, top-of-the-range BPM suites use graphical (visual) process modeling tools that enable business users and business analysts (i.e., Read More

Business Process Management in Free and Open Source: An Overview of the Demand and the Supply


Free and open source software (FOSS) has become a hot topic in the business process management (BPM) market. This article discusses the relevance between BPM and FOSS, and makes suggestions for BPM seekers that prefer FOSS.

technology review process  user side, I used Technology Evaluation Centers' (TEC) data on demand trends to explore the stats of end-user demand for FOSS BPM solutions as well as users'  requirements for deploying BPM solutions (be it FOSS or proprietary) in a FOSS environment. For the supply side, my findings are not as quantitative but still suggest that some vendors are addressing BPM users’ requirements in FOSS. The Demand Side Every year, thousands of users come to TEC’s BPM Evaluation Center looking for suitable BPM Read More

Technology Is My Partner


For AG & Co., embracing new technology was the only way to go if it wanted to continue increasing its revenues. Although it had purchased a new computer system back in 1986, the old software products it was using were non-integrated, making it difficult to keep track of engagements and billing. Billable time meant revenue, so AG & Co. opted to implement BillQuick, and has since reduced its overhead and increased profits.

technology review process  & Co., embracing new technology was the only way to go if it wanted to continue increasing its revenues. Although it had purchased a new computer system back in 1986, the old software products it was using were non-integrated, making it difficult to keep track of engagements and billing. Billable time meant revenue, so AG & Co. opted to implement BillQuick, and has since reduced its overhead and increased profits. Read More