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Evaluating Enterprise Software - Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps? Part Two
There is certainly room to ask the fundamental question of whether the traditional practice of RFI/RFP-based selection processes has been adequate for the task

the rfp machine  or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps? Part Two Enter The Business Processes-Based Approach Recently, there has been much noise created about the appropriateness of evaluating software by asking vendors to complete (and periodically update) the large feature and function criteria-based requests for information/proposal (RFI/RFP) documents. Namely, some pundits and vendors have begun to belittle selecting software in the supposedly archaic way through functions and features. Read More...
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Tier 3 And Tier 4 ... Where Do You Go If You Don't Know, What You Don't Know.
If you are an executive in a Tier 3 or Tier 4 manufacturing company and you have wondered where to start, whom to call, what questions to ask, this article is

the rfp machine  your findings. This is the foundation for your RFP and the checklist for project completion. Validate your observations, the processes and the business model. If it's broke fix it. Now you know what your needs are. Facts, not perceptions. Most ERP Providers and Business Partners welcome this level of thoroughness. If their product is a fit, they know exactly how to position it. If not, they will excuse themselves from the project to avoid investing time (and money) in sales which they are unlikely to Read More...
A Case Study and Tutorial in Using IT Knowledge Based Tools Part 2: A Tutorial
This tutorial, part 2 of a two part series on Knowledge Based Selection, demonstrates the selection processes and capabilities of Knowledge Based Selection

the rfp machine  fundamental question of whether the current practice of RFI / RFP processes, among other internal organizational procedures, are adequate to the task of selecting complex systems? The record indicates there is much room for improvement. In essence, for complex selections, the human-machine combination has to work together to drive the solution. Both have to be understood and complement each other in the process. It is easy for the human to be overwhelmed, or simply run out of time, and the machine Read More...
Selecting PLM Software Solutions Part 2 - Problem Overview
Past experience shows us that the vast majority of enterprise technology evaluations run over time and budget, and once selected, the majority of the

the rfp machine  experience shows us that the vast majority of enterprise technology evaluations run over time and budget, and once selected, the majority of the implementations fail to meet functional, return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) expectations. Many companies have consequently been stuck with under-performing software products and dejected users, and are still unable to gauge their system to determine how far they are from the ideal solution for their business requirements Enterprise Read More...
The 'Joy' Of Enterprise Systems Implementations Part 4: User Recommendations
System integration service provider selections and project planning should involve the same amount of due diligence as business IT strategy definition and

the rfp machine  better off by skipping the painstaking process of RFP preparation, staring confusedly at vendors' responses, and trying to figure out who has the most pluses regardless of the individual importance of the functionality criteria. It is better for organizations to focus on a handful of he business objectives they need to achieve and the ways to measure their success. They may benefit from turning to an objective third party expert that has an ability of translating these strategic business objectives into Read More...
The Three Cs of Successful Positioning Part Two: The Channel
One of the most effective and efficient ways to develop a successful marketing position for B2B software is to begin with the sales channel, especially if you

the rfp machine  Successful Positioning Part Two: The Channel Introduction It may seem counter-intuitive, but when it comes to successful market positioning for business to business (B2B) software, the best place to start is usually in the middle, with your sales channel. The channel connects you to the other crucial Cs of positioning—the customer and the competition . In this article, Part Two of this multipart series, we'll explore what you can learn from your channel, and how to use information from it in the Read More...
The Power of Cloud ERP on the Food Processing Plant Floor
For food processing companies, a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution offers a clear view of what is happening on the plant floor so they

the rfp machine  of Cloud ERP on the Food Processing Plant Floor For food processing companies, a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution offers a clear view of what is happening on the plant floor so they can track complete genealogies. Real-time data and flexible barcode functions enable efficiencies and productivity improvements. Download this white paper to learn more about the value of using a cloud/software-as-a-service (SaaS) ERP system on the food processing plant floor. Read More...
Running and Optimizing the Business of IT: The SAP Best-practices Approach
IT has long been seen as one of the best ways to address the challenges of the business environment. Yet the complexity and rigidity of IT infrastructure keep

the rfp machine  and Optimizing the Business of IT: The SAP Best-practices Approach Running and Optimizing the Business of IT : The SAP Best Practices Approach If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. As the world's leading provider of business software*, SAP delivers products and services that help accelerate business innovation for our customers. SAP provides software and services that enable you to build an integrated business of IT Read More...
Your 360-degree View of the Customer: Keep the Customer in View
Vendors of customer relationship management solutions, and the companies that use those solutions, praise the advantages of having a 360-degree view of the

the rfp machine  360-degree View of the Customer: Keep the Customer in View Vendors of customer relationship management solutions, and the companies that use those solutions, praise the advantages of having a 360-degree view of the customer. The approach is meant to provide a company with a full picture of its customers in order to enhance the customer experience, provide better customer service and support, and improve the company’s sales and marketing initiatives to better target those customers. One problem that Read More...
Solving the Brain Drain of the Nuclear Industry
Knowledge management requires a platform that identifies all data associated with business processes@and the people that participate in or have responsibility

the rfp machine  the Brain Drain of the Nuclear Industry Knowledge management requires a platform that identifies all data associated with business processes—and the people that participate in or have responsibility for them. A true enterprise information management platform helps capture knowledge: it captures tacit knowledge as workers perform daily tasks and converts it to actionable knowledge items. Learn how knowledge management is vital to the nuclear industry. Read More...
Client/Server and the Internet Converge: The Smart Client Application
Everyone wants the biggest bang for their IT buck—the most functionality and ease of use, deployed to the widest audience, for the lowest cost. But for years

the rfp machine  Server and the Internet Converge: The Smart Client Application Everyone wants the biggest bang for their IT buck—the most functionality and ease of use, deployed to the widest audience, for the lowest cost. But for years, packaged software, despite high up-front and recurring costs, has been a must-have. However, business professionals are beginning to recognize a more efficient approach to their software needs: the smart client. Read More...
Soaring across the Regions: A View of the Impact of the Internet on Business
The Internet offers companies the opportunity to present a commercial image independent of size and location. With this and the Internet’s ability to extend a

the rfp machine  across the Regions: A View of the Impact of the Internet on Business The Internet offers companies the opportunity to present a commercial image independent of size and location. With this and the Internet’s ability to extend a business’s reach, it is valuable to know precisely what various Internet service providers (ISPs) offer before buying. This includes evaluating service level and support capabilities and understanding how these vary throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Find out more. Read More...

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