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E-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing - Part II
Three minutes of labor from purchase requisition to invoice payment; fully executed due diligence; commitment authorization and no delays. That is the promise

test tool places  the deployment process. Stress test the systems transaction and exception handling capacity under controlled circumstances. Employ message oriented middle-ware between all applications. When testing, provide extra counseling and monitoring to secondary players (Receiving, Accounts Payable, Project Management, Accounting) to avoid early misuse that leads to system data corruption. Conclusion This note provides the information necessary for proper preparation and implementation of an e-procurement system.

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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ERP and PLM: Defining Their Roles and Creating a Collaborative Environment for Success


Manufacturers’ business needs have changed significantly over the past few years, evolving the roles that technology plays within the manufacturing process. Two key technologies—enterprise resource planning (ERP) and product lifecycle management (PLM)—have developed into key success factors for manufacturers and when combined, provide a collaborative environment that adds value and helps in maintaining a competitive edge.

test tool places  part specifications, design and test notes, and vendor supplied documentation. In addition, ERP systems typically do not provide the security or capability to enable external manufacturing partners to directly access product data and participate in development processes. As mentioned above, the enterprise server manufacturer leveraged their ERP system to manage all of their business-centric information such as inventory management and purchasing processes. When they wanted to achieve control over all of Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


SAP customers waiting for MDM to address data synchronization initiatives can be confident that, in the long term, SAP will likely address consolidation of product data for more purposes than a mere compliance to retailers’ mandates.

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts-and-parcels, and the software category’s value proposition.  At the end of that post, I mentioned my recent attendance of a witty presentation that attempted to explain the essence of BPM via a bit of humor and the metaphor of the classic “Wizard of Oz” movie. Namely, on March 23

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The success of an e-learning initiative depends as much on the people and culture of the organization as it does on the technology used. Several corporate cultural factors that affect the success of an e-learning implementation are discussed and illustrated.

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A Very Helpful Tool When You’re Choosing a New Software Solution


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Progress Offers a Test Drive


Progress Software offers customers the opportunity to test drive applications via the Internet.

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How to Develop, Maintain, and Support a Quality Management and Development Process


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Tool to auto-generate test cases based on MBT/OAM of test cases and configuration

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