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eFashionTrack


In 2006, eFashionTrack (eFT) was formed as a joint company by Textile Online Marketplaces Limited (TOM) and Sesam Ltd. At this time, the company decided to focus on further development and marketing of supply chain management (SCM) solutions for the garment industry through eFT. Early in that same year, the Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) version of the application environment was completed, enabling rapid conversion from .NET to J2EE code for clients using an Oracle database. The company's mission is to provide Web-enabled solutions to the garment industry, in order to address the quick turnaround requirements of fashion buyers in a highly fragmented global sourcing environment. Headquarters for eFT is located in Cheshire, UK, with a division office in Istanbul, Turkey.

tom tom tom tom  Textile Online Marketplaces Limited (TOM) and Sesam Ltd. At this time, the company decided to focus on further development and marketing of supply chain management (SCM) solutions for the garment industry through eFT. Early in that same year, the Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) version of the application environment was completed, enabling rapid conversion from .NET to J2EE code for clients using an Oracle database. The company''s mission is to provide Web-enabled solutions to the garment industry, in Read More

T&T Data Solutions


T&T Data Solutions was founded in 1995 by Tim and Tom Malia. We are a service oriented consulting firm specializing in financial and information systems. Our mission is to provide the highest quality consulting, Accounting/ERP system implementations, custom software solutions, and technical training in an ethical and professional manner.

tom tom tom tom  1995 by Tim and Tom Malia. We are a service oriented consulting firm specializing in financial and information systems. Our mission is to provide the highest quality consulting, Accounting/ERP system implementations, custom software solutions, and technical training in an ethical and professional manner. 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 tom tom tom  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

The Sum of All Malware Fears: Siemens on Stuxnet


When Stuxnet malware hit the mainstream media in September 2010, it all sounded like a plotline straight from a Tom Clancy thriller. After all, Stuxnet targeted the Siemens industrial control systems implemented at so-called “high-value infrastructure” installations in Iran. The media response was appropriately hysterical. TEC interviews Stefan Woronka, Siemens’ director of professional services, in an attempt to de-Clancify the story.

tom tom tom tom  plotline straight from a Tom Clancy thriller. After all, Stuxnet—the first worm ever developed to reprogram industrial systems —was reportedly designed to take aim at Iranian nuclear power stations. More specifically, Stuxnet targeted the Siemens industrial control systems implemented at so-called “high-value infrastructure” installations in Iran. The media response was appropriately hysterical. TEC’s managing editor David Clark decided to de-Clancify the affair by going straight to the front 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.

tom tom tom tom  Tim Hourigan, Michael Krigsman, Tom Rogers, Bob Swedroe, and Chintan Tyagi share their top 6 best practices for selecting ERP software. Read More

Retail Applications Vendor Provides a Solid "Platform"


As spending on technology by major players is growing at an increasing pace, there are good opportunities for vendors which have been in the market for a while, such as One Network Enterprises. But they also face some unique challenges.

tom tom tom tom  Dominick''s , Randalls , Tom Thumb , Genuardi''s , and Carrs ); and Argos and Publix , as well as more than 650 logistics and transportation companies. It has also added clients in other segments, such as Arrow Electronics in the electronics retail sector, and the US Department of Defense (for RFID, container management, logistics execution, planning and scheduling, etc.). Market Analysis To understand the impact of ONE''s Platform product, it is worth examining the context of the technology for retail Read More

The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI


Prominent organizations and retailers, such as Walmart and the US Department of Defense are taking advantage of radio frequency identification, which promises real time tracking of products from the manufacturing floor to the checkout terminal. Despite the typical risks associated with adopting any early-stage technology, the competitive advantage and bottom-line business benefits of RFID are significant to both retailers and suppliers. It can significantly decrease warehouse, distribution, and inventory costs; increase margins; and enhance customer service.

tom tom tom tom  chains. About the Author Tom Pisello is the president and CEO of Orlando-based Alinean (US), the ROI consultancy helping CIOs, consultants and vendors assess and articulate the business value of IT investments. He can be reached at tpisello@alinean.com . Read More

Battery Power Shakes Up Made2Manage


While Made2Manage's decision to go private under a wealthy Battery Ventures' wing, which was supposedly committed to invest in the acquired technology was prudent at the time of announcement; subsequent events might be showing us a different side of the buyout medal. Although the draconic exodus of former executives and subsequent layoffs may at the end of the day result with some benefits for the customers (e.g., the vendor's stability and improved delivery of product functionality and quality) albeit within the vendor's future sweet spot. While the target market remains small and midsize manufacturers, that more granular sweet spot is yet to be determined and vocally unveiled by the new management.

tom tom tom tom  CEO effective immediately, while Tom Millay assumed the role of VP, marketing and sales. Wortman left Made2Manage Systems after 10 years of service. Under his leadership the company grew from $3.9 million to $30 million in revenue, expanded its user base from 244 to 1,700 customers, and developed a single, Microsoft DOS -based product into a fully integrated, Microsoft .NET -based extended enterprise business system. Moreover, Gary Rush, VP of sales; Scott Heil, VP of development; Joe Swern, VP of Read More

Seven Magic Questions: How to Improve Your Win Ratio by Selling Value Instead of Price


There are many consultative sales methods. Each has unique strengths and techniques, but they all try to focus on what matters to the customer. To improve your win ratio, there are seven questions you must first be able to answer.

tom tom tom tom  foot. About the Author Tom Sant, founder of The Sant Corporation and author of Persuasive Business Proposals , is internationally recognized as an expert on proposal writing. Sant''s website is http://www.santcorp.com 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 tom tom tom  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

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 tom tom tom  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

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 tom tom tom  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

The Power of One


The typical mid-market company that has roughly $350 million in annual revenue, has not fully automated its business processes, and would gladly give up its legacy systems if everything could work from one server, and give the executives the information they need in the process. Another opinion in the dilemma - the one-stop shop versus best-of breed concept.

tom tom tom tom  a CRM Suite. Although Tom Siebel won''t admit the value of an all-in-one solution, he clearly saw the value in an all-in-one CRM solution. It is interesting that Siebel now offers the Universal Application Network (UAN), which meets the key objectives of enabling organizations to deploy end-to-end, industry specific business processes. In other words, although Siebel does not offer an end-to-end solution, they do realize this is what the market needs and will fight the best-of-breed battle, while Read More

Managed Hosting in Europe: A Review of the Managed Hosting Market and Suppliers in Europe


The increasing use of virtualization allowed managed hosting providers to reduce costs by sharing infrastructure between customers, creating the earliest versions of what is now known as cloud computing. Platforms managed by specialists provide higher service levels, greater ease of secure access, and more manageable costs than many companies can achieve internally. Discover more about Europe’s managed hosting market.

tom tom tom tom  products like JBoss and Tom Cat. Finally, it should be pointed out that some MHPs specialise in the direct support of certain business applications like SAP, Oracle Applications or Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Dynamics. This should not be confused with ISVs who use MHP infrastructure to provide their own applications as a service. Data centre location Does a data centre location matter? To an extent yes, but it is more about the resources available at a given location than the location per se. Many Read More

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 tom tom tom  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