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The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain


“Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers across the US struggle to cope with the inadequacies of the current globalized supply chain model. Learn five reasons why current supply chain models are flawed and how you can use a new architecture to balance supply chain risk, globalized sourcing, and economics.

tom sdn bhd  borrow a word from Tom Friedman''s latest book Hot, Flat and Crowded ) Globalized solutions where All Roads Lead to China have eroded US preeminence in the world. In fact, we have actually fueled the rise of our biggest adversaries - Al Qaeda and China. Now, we have to spend more money defending ourselves from threats, real or perceived, from both sources. Globalized supply chains have led to an unacceptable level of risk in the supply chains of most western countries. The flow of goods can simply be Read More

Discussing the S&OP State of Affairs with Logility’s Karin Bursa


My recent exhaustive series of articles on sales @ operations planning (S@OP) entitled “APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S@OP Coming of Age?” and the related blog post entitled “Linking S@OP and CPFR (For Retailers and Manufacturers Sake): An Executive Panel Discussion” have drawn solid interest and valuable feedback. But even more, this prolonged exposure on the S@OP

tom sdn bhd  of Oliver Wight , Tom Wallace of TF Wallace & Co. , Simon Ellis of IDC , Nari Viswanathan of Aberdeen , Steve Puricelli of Accenture ,  Bob Ferrari of the Supply Chain Matters blog , and Atul Pandey of Infosys , to name only a few.  You can see  all the posts here .   In addition to the honor of inclusion among the abovementioned luminaries, what attracted me was my realization that the entire series was meant to be thought-leadership -- there are no references or endorsements of any vendors (the Read More

MAPICS XA Expands BI Offering Through Partnership With Vanguard


MAPICS XA expands its Business Intelligence (BI) offerings via a partnership with the Vanguard Solutions Group. With GPS, MAPICS has taken a critical step forward in creating value for its customers.

tom sdn bhd  in their markets , said Tom Aery, VP and GM of MAPICS, Inc. XA Business Unit. The tight integration and manufacturing industry specific, pre-defined analytics in GPS speeds implementation and provides our customers with a BI solution that maximizes their return on investment in XA. GPS is fully enabled to work in the new collaborative manufacturing world, sharing real-time information with all members of the supply chain to improve customer service and profitability GPS is a comprehensive Business Read More

Sage Analyst Day 2011: Not your Older Brother’s Sage - Part 3


Part 1 of this series analyzed the transformative events during the last few years at Sage Group, Plc (LSE: SGE) and its Sage North America subsidiary. These changes have led to its analyst day in Boston in February 2011, where Sage took a giant leap towards clarifying its position in the market. The analyst day started with Sage Group’s CEO Guy Berruyer’s and the outgoing Sage

tom sdn bhd  Thy Resellers (as well) Tom Miller, VP of Channel Management of Sage North America, concluded the morning session with a presentation on Sage North America’s partner ecosystem. Sage’s connected services (explained in Part 2) and ECE means that Sage need not be the only vendor in the mix, and Sage’s partner ecosystem is growing up around this model. In 2010, there were 1,200 new partner applications, 110 new partner authorizations, 176 new product certifications, 300 new partner employees dedicated Read More

Baan And SSA GT Merge To Form A Mid-Market Empire With An ''Iron Side'' Part Two: Market Impact On Baan


Baan is now in a much better company, one that is solely dedicated to the enterprise applications business. In addition to Baan being in a better shape and hardly resembling its 1999/2000 incarnation - this time the vendor was rather a victim of its now ex parent's 'sins' than of self-inflicted wounds, which was the case prior to its Invensys stint.

tom sdn bhd  employs former Baan CEO Tom Tinsley, who replaced the founder and CEO Jan Baan in 1998, when the first ominous sins of mismanagement emerged, and resigned shortly after in 1999, when the troubles really escalated. GAP has recently injected $75 million in SSA GT, Baan''s future guardian. Anyway, in second half of 2000, crippled by eight consecutive quarters in the red and yet another full-year loss, Baan was acquired by then buoyant giant automating equipment provider, Invensys for more than $700 million. A Read More

Assessing FinancialForce.com’s Early Years


FinancialForce.com, the offspring of an established best-of-breed provider of accounting and project-based applications and a cloud computing pioneer, aims to help companies align finance, sales, and service for profitable growth through its accounting, billing, and professional services automation (PSA) applications. Tom Brennan, FinancialForce.com’s vice president of product marketing, discusses the company’s successes.

tom sdn bhd  We recently talked to Tom Brennan , FinancialForce.com’s vice president of product marketing. Tom has more than 20 years experience in the financial software space and is a pioneer in the application service provider (ASP) market, serving as a founding board member of the ASP Industry Consortium . TEC: How do you view your competitive landscape, and why do you win over or lose to these competitors? TB: FinancialForce Accounting was the first and is still the only enterprise accounting system developed Read More

Teradata to Include MicroStrategy’s Analytics within Its Data Warehouse as a Service


Teradata, a leading provider of data warehousing and big data solutions, announced that its new data-warehouse-as-a-service (DWaaS) offering includes MicroStrategy’s Analytics Platform, expanding Teradata’s services to the field of analytics. This important extension will enable Teradata customers to complete their business intelligence (BI) infrastructure, by having BI and analytics services on

tom sdn bhd  data warehouse cloud platforms. Tom Villani, vice president of Worldwide Strategic Alliances, MicroStrategy Incorporated, stated: MicroStrategy is pleased to be part of the Teradata Cloud offering. With nearly twenty years of collaboration between our two organizations, we are firmly committed to our customer base. The powerful and flexible MicroStrategy Analytics Platform on top of Teradata''s DWaaS environment will provide customers with a set of complementary and integrated technologies delivering Read More

LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 1


TEC’s in-depth 2011 article not only described the opportunities inherent in the business to business (B2B) pricing software market, but also ascertained that the value of this budding software category has yet to become universally known and appreciated. Sensing the opportunity, LeveragePoint is the latest market newcomer with a fresh approach to deal pricing negotiations.

tom sdn bhd  by pricing thought leader Tom Nagle, was a consulting firm providing pricing strategy consulting and training services. The well-known Economic Value Estimation™ (EVE) framework was developed by Nagle and his colleagues, as there were many other standard tools used in pricing. Nagle is the lead author of  The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing , the standard textbook on pricing strategy and tactics. He leads LeveragePoint’s board of advisors and his expertise is embedded in LeveragePoint’s online prod Read More

Aligning Information Technology with Corporate Strategy


Aligning information technology (IT) with corporate strategy is key to maximizing the business impact of IT investments. Tree Top's structured process of reviewing proposed IT investments will allow an enterprise to understand this alignment, and prioritize investments.

tom sdn bhd  a decision support tool. Tom Stokes, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tree Top, Inc. , was clear on their corporate objectives: ongoing improvement to customer service revenue growth growth in return on equity Tree Top had decided it was time to replace their existing software. The software had served the company well for years. But the evolution of the business, the need to upgrade business processes, and their desire to meet the demands of their customers suggested that their software was no longer Read More

(Forgotten) CRM and ERP Kingdoms in the Making?


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Consona is determined to establish a CRM “kingdom” based on Consona Enterprise CRM. Read this comprehensive analysis of Consona Enterprise CRM to find out what lies ahead for this flagship product.

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Getting Strategic Planning and Financial Planning in the Same Bailiwick


To provide useful financial insight on projects, financial managers need to think about business strategy more like a series of options than a single projected cash flow. While the concepts of options are certainly familiar to most executives, the trick to valuing strategic choices lies in the complex and often overwhelming task of understanding the interaction between strategic options. This article provides a breakthrough planning approach for (1) rapidly realizing the business capabilities dictated by strategy (2) aligning process, technology and organization design and (3) through the financial lens of 'real options' shows how to quan

tom sdn bhd  by the project. Source: Tom Davenport, Putting the Enterprise into the Enterprise System, (Harvard Business Review, July-August 1998)   The Case for Convergent Business Architecture SM To address these issues, companies need a breakthrough approach for rapidly realizing the new business capabilities dictated by the vision, strategy and/or forces acting upon the business, whether it be entering new markets, deploying a new operations model, product expansion, etc. Convergent Business Architecture SM Read More

Automated Enterprise: Many High-ROI Opportunities


An automated data center promises to self-configure, self-optimize, and self-protect. When looking to implement an automated data center, one must consider best practices in user and resource provisioning, infrastructure availability, and user management. Doing so will allow automated data centers to expedite the automation processes in IT operations and administration; virtualization and provisioning; security; and availability.

tom sdn bhd  Opportunities Featured Author - Tom Pisello - October 30, 2004 Introduction Major systems management vendors are presenting a new vision of the future data center, and success-minded CIOs should begin constructing a roadmap to the automated data center, with moderate steps that ensure return on investment (ROI). Automated data centers self-configure, self-heal, self-optimize, and self-protect. The underlying solutions combine intelligent management software and resilient hardware to deliver better asset Read More

6 Best Practices for Selecting ERP Software


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are large, and complex by nature, making them very difficult to evaluate and compare. So how do you select the ERP solution that’s best-suited to your firm? In this guide, Focus Experts Dana Craig, Jonathan Gross, Tim Hourigan, Michael Krigsman, Tom Rogers, Bob Swedroe, and Chintan Tyagi share their top 6 best practices for selecting ERP software.

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Finding Time for Yourself, Your Family, and Your PDA


Analyst Analogy    In the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire, Tom Cruise's character—a workaholic sports agent—decides that he’s had enough of trying to sign as many athletes as possible with his “show me the money” attitude and opts instead for fewer athletes on his roster where he will create a more “personal relationship” with them. He decides to write what he calls his “mission statement”—hoping the

tom sdn bhd  1996 movie Jerry Maguire, Tom Cruise''s character—a workaholic sports agent—decides that he’s had enough of trying to sign as many athletes as possible with his “show me the money” attitude and opts instead for fewer athletes on his roster where he will create a more “personal relationship” with them. He decides to write what he calls his “mission statement”—hoping the other sports agents in his organization will follow suit with his idea. Instead he gets fired! The point I’m trying Read More

Baan - What Will The Future In Invensys’ Stable Bring? Part 1: About Baan


Baan, once a leading global provider of ERP software hopes its adoptive parent, Invensys, will put it back on the enterprise software applications map. However, we believe Baan’s path to full recovery will be quite thorny. Part 1 discusses Baan’s history and where it is headed under Invensys.

tom sdn bhd  Oikonomos and Vanenburg. COO Tom Tinsley was named chairman and CEO, replacing Jan Baan. In 1998, some shareholders filed a lawsuit against the company alleging accounting irregularities. Subsequently, Baan cut about 20% of its workforce and closed or consolidated dozens of offices worldwide. The accounting turmoil, restructuring, a market slump, and difficulties in integrating the acquired products, particularly in merging the myriad of sales teams with different skill sets, all caused a substantial Read More