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CMMS – EAM

Enterpise asset management (EAM) solutions support maintenance management tasks. Asset management systems typically enable planning, controlling, and monitoring of physical asset events. EAM typically includes computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) functionality, fleet maintenance, workflow, reporting, and other areas that touch upon asset management practices. 

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Workday 21—All about a New User Experience


Workday releases version 21 of its HR solution with a focus on a new user experience, and much more. Get the details in Raluca's blog post.

touch screen displays  well as the HTML5-responsive, touch-optimized mobile Web solution. With version 21, Workday has translated its original flash-based technology into HTML5, and is now focusing on the browser experience. Except for three areas—org chart, the 9 box grid, and the business process visualization, which are still in flash, the rest of the interface is in HTML5. This is in line with Workday’s eagerness to adapt its user interfaces to the trendiest technology on the market—starting with HTML and Ajax, Read More

A Customer Relationship Management Solution Aims To Cover all the Bases


Surado Solutions aims to provide a complete customer relationship management suite. We'll analyze Surado CRM 5.0 from the perspectives of core functionality, its distinguishing factors, and the challenges users may face when considering the Surado solution.

touch screen displays  support metrics by urgency, touch point, area, type, and support groups) provide managers with the opportunity to act quickly to prevent potential bottlenecks in providing support. Finally, color-coded alerts for events that fall outside defined parameters provide managers the ability to take a proactive approach, preventing escalation of support issues. Integration While integration is not traditionally considered to be a functionality, it is nonetheless a critical component of any solution, and needs Read More

Microsoft Analyst Event Part One: What’s New for Fall 2012


The traditional Microsoft Dynamics Fall Analyst Event (FAE) 2012 started with a tour of the flagship Microsoft Store in an opulent mall in Bellevue, WA, where Windows 8 and Surface were all the rage. Windows 8 is about the following three features: Performing tasks with fewer clicks -- the “tiles” (formerly called the “Metro” look-and-feel) are updated in real time, whereas on, say,

touch screen displays  the very first 80-inch touch screen that also includes the X Box Kinect for motioning—very nifty. On some level, consistency is good, but 100 percent consistency has never worked for all user constituencies, and only time will tell whether Microsoft is right or wrong here. Windows 8 and Surface – Game Changers? Now, some folks will say that the paradigm shift from the Windows XP “Start Page,” with windows and mouse use (right clicks, etc.)  to the touch interface of Surface will be steep, but as Read More

Enterprise Messaging Evaluation and Procurement Audio Transcript


This is a transcript of an audio conference on Enterprise Messaging Evaluation and Procurement presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS to conduct a live real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating messaging criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of competing vendors such as Microsoft, Lotus, and Novell.

touch screen displays  from your selection. We''ll touch briefly on these vendors in order, starting with Lotus Notes. Lotus Notes Lotus Notes has surpassed the 50,000,000-installed base mark, giving Microsoft''s Exchange server a good run for the money. Lotus Notes R5 competes directly with Microsoft''s Exchange e-mail server 5.5 and Novell''s Group Wise 5.5. Novell''s offering comes well short of meeting the needs of collaborative messaging users in today''s market when compared to Notes and Exchange, and continues to lose market Read More

IP Phone Buyer’s Guide


Long-term cost savings and extensive feature sets make voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems an attractive option for many businesses. But with prices for a single VoIP phone ranging from $150 to $700 (USD) or more, switching to VoIP can be an expensive proposition. Find out what to look for in a VoIP phone system, how to buy, what you can expect to pay, and how to get the most out of your investment.

touch screen displays  a backlit, high-resolution, color touch screen for easy access to communications information, XML applications and special features. Wireless : For businesses boasting an existing 802.11 network, a wireless IP phone is an excellent choice. These increasingly popular devices allow voice and data support on the same wireless backbone. Conferencing : IP conferencing phones offer instant, face-to-face communication between two or more participants. Ideally suited for conference rooms of small-to-medium size, Read More

Federal Screen Selects abas-USA ERP


abas Software AG continues to be an enterprise resource planning (ERP) company that is less known than it deserves to be. Most recently, Federal Screen, a Canadian producer of wedge wire screens, selected abas-USA as its ERP provider.

touch screen displays  Screen Selects abas-USA ERP abas Software AG continues to be an enterprise resource planning (ERP) company that is less known than it deserves to be. Founded in 1980, abas is a leading provider of cost-effective ERP solutions for midmarket manufacturers and distributors. abas Business Software is an ERP and e-business suite designed specifically for manufacturers in the “to-order” environments.   Most recently, Federal Screen , a Canadian producer of wedge wire screens, selected abas-USA as Read More

Tired Of Losing Your Oil Derricks?


Asset management maven iVita announced both its newest software release, Commander 3.0, and a partnership with wireless specialist PinPoint. PinPoint’s wireless technology will tell iVita where a company’s capital assets are. iVita will tell the company what to do with them.

touch screen displays  Of Losing Your Oil Derricks? Tired Of Losing Your Oil Derricks? D. Geller - September 26, 2000 Event Summary iVita Corporation put the final wraps on its Commander 3.0 software and announced the general availability of its asset information management system. It has also announced a partnership with PinPoint Corporation. The partnership with PinPoint fulfills another piece of the dream (see iVita Mines Assets for Bottom Line Health ). PinPoint is currently strong in health-care, one of iVita''s key Read More

TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 4)


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RIM Finally Launches BlackBerry 10, and Changes Its Name


At long last, Research in Motion (RIM) on January 30 launched its new mobile platform, BlackBerry 10, kicking off a series of events around the globe. The company is also changing its name to BlackBerry. With this move, RIM (now BlackBerry) is taking advantage of its legendary brand. The new BlackBerry 10 will be available on two new smartphone models: the BlackBerry Z10, a full

touch screen displays  BlackBerry Z10, a full touch screen device, and BlackBerry Q10, a mixed touch and keyboard device. Besides adding such common smartphone features as Web browsing and social-networking integration capabilities, BlackBerry 10 will have 70,000 applications available from the get go, including Skype, Amazon Kindle, and others. Improved customer experience features include BlackBerry Flow, BlackBerry’s navigation tool, and BlackBerry Hub, the centralized repository for all communications and content (e-mail, Read More

Creating the Single Customer View


With today’s strategic focus on data, a significant challenge facing companies is the ability to use data to create a single customer view (SCV). An SCV means that a company has a accurate and complete view of their customers across all applications, databases, and customer touch points. The financial, operational, customer satisfaction, and regulatory effects of unreliable SCVs are overwhelming.

touch screen displays  applications, databases, and customer touch points. The financial, operational, customer satisfaction, and regulatory effects of unreliable SCVs are overwhelming. Read More

Motorola Solutions Invests in Revionics


Motorola Solutions Inc., through its strategic investment arm Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, has invested in Revionics, a provider of merchandise optimization solutions that enable retailers to transform from product-centricity to shopper-centricity and make data-driven merchandise planning decisions. This investment will be used to further accelerate Revionics’ global growth into new markets and expand research and development (R&D) efforts.

touch screen displays  behavior by channel, store, touch point, and product. Revionics’ solutions leverage advanced predictive analytics and the science of shopper demand signals to ensure retailers have the right product, price, promotion, placement, and space allocation for optimal results across all touch points in the omnichannel shopping experience. More than 37,000 retail locations across grocery, drug, building materials, convenience, general merchandise, discount, sporting goods stores, and e-commerce sites use Read More

VAI Unveils S2K Smart Center Social User Experience


VAI, a provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to the midmarket, announced S2K Smart Center, a configurable Web-based user experience that supports single sign-on, common navigation, and uniform look-and-feel across VAI’s family of S2K ERP software solutions. The solution also offers seamless navigation across multiple applications deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

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Usability Still a Problem for ERP Users


Being an enterprise resource planning (ERP) analyst, I spend lots of time watching demos provided by different ERP vendors during certification programs or other events of this nature. At those hours-long live software demonstrations we are able to see how various software systems are designed and how they execute their main intended objective—making an entire business more efficient. With respect

touch screen displays  am not going to touch here. From the standpoint of an end user who is far away from technical theory, some selected usability problems are: Confusion regarding what screen to go to and what process to follow next. There are not many systems out there that suggest subsequent steps for the user, or provide guidelines for the business process overall. There are many business process management tools offered by ERP vendors, but those tools often require separate purchases and are not always helpful in screen- Read More

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Poor usability leads to irritation and fatigue and it has an adverse impact on the usage experience. In an on-line shopping web site, it can lead to loss of revenues. Poor usability in business applications leads to increased help desk costs. On the other hand, better usability makes our usage experience more fun and can increase productivity. A highly usable on-line shopping web site tempts repeat visits, builds customer loyalty, and increases its revenue-earning potential.

touch screen displays  Introduction There have been several reasons given over the years to explain the success of Microsoft''s software products. Rarely has usability featured in these discussions. Many of us would recall how painful it was to draw a table in WordStar or WordPerfect . Microsoft Word made it simple, intuitive and fun to draw tables. The same goes for text formatting, mail merge, envelope printing, and so on. Extra wide screens in many software packages force users to scroll horizontally. As a result, spe Read More

Intelligent Manufacturing Systems: Beating the Odds, Mightily - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series explained IQMS’ upbeat posture despite a hostile and depressed environment, while Part 2 analyzed the recent developments of EnterpriseIQ [evaluate this product], the flagship offering of IQMS. This final part will focus on IQMS’ most recent involvement in the user experience (UX) design developments. Joining the “Winning Users’ Hearts and Minds” Fray Like

touch screen displays  Manufacturing Systems: Beating the Odds, Mightily - Part 3 Part 1 of this blog series explained IQMS ’ upbeat posture despite a hostile and depressed environment, while Part 2 analyzed the recent developments  of EnterpriseIQ [ evaluate this product ], the flagship offering of IQMS . This final part will focus on IQMS’ most recent involvement in the user experience (UX) design developments. Joining the “Winning Users’ Hearts and Minds” Fray Like many of its enterprise resource Read More