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Winning Users' Hearts & Minds via Usability: A Retail Example
My recent blog series entitled “Integrated Workforce Management (WFM) Platforms: Fact or Fiction?” established that WFM systems have evolved from point

usability labs  that are rapidly understood.  Usability Goals Over the past 15 years or so, I have had many interactions with users who belittle their current  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  system one moment only to praise it the next. Many established ERP products have broad footprints and are customizable and functional systems that support a variety of  business processes . Yet the execution of those processes is often very data- and labor-intensive. Indeed, until now, ERP UI’s have typically been dense,

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To Gain Market Share in the Mid-Market, SAP Leaves No Stone Unturned


The star above small and medium businesses (SMB) has never been so bright. CRM solution vendors are courting this market segment extensively. This is the second of a series of articles that look at strategies deployed by major enterprise solution vendors to attract the SMB decision makers and whether those vendors are ''dumbing down'' their enterprise software for the mid-market. This article evaluates SAP's mid-market solutions and its implementation approach.

usability labs  such as integration costs, usability, architecture, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). SAP offers mySAP All-in-One as an integrated ERP/CRM solution. The combined solution reduces the integration complexity and TCO when, and only when, the integration is with SAP's own applications. SAP Strategy SAP is tapping a large installed customer base, knowing that that is where its solution will best sell. Patrick Hickey claims that nearly 58% of SAP installations worldwide are in companies with less than $500 M Read More

IT Project Failure: Reading Avon’s Tea Leaves


Failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation projects are nothing new. But the latest and costly failure at Avon supports the trend that corporate workers are increasingly demanding that the business apps they use be as intuitive and user-friendly as the consumer apps they rely upon in their personal life.

usability labs  been investing in own usability labs, while SAP has been working feverishly on delivering its new Fiori and Lumira users interfaces (UI), just not in time for Avon. Workday has been preparing a delivery of a fully overhauled UI based on HTML5 (abandoning Adobe Flex ), while the “mobile first” approach and user experience have been at the epicenter of salesforce.com ’s recently announced Salesforce1 platform . Perhaps the best example of a vendor realizing the importance of user experience and a Read More

IFS: Of Vertical Focus, and Customers’ Agility and Choice




usability labs  development themes which include usability, mobility, sustainability and the effective utilization of cloud computing. IFS Labs, our development testing ground, will continue to explore ways to incorporate emerging technologies into IFS Applications to ensure we deliver a solution that is “future proof”. Some of the areas we are exploring in the lab today include augmented reality, motion based user interfaces (UIs), additional ways to leverage the smart phone and social media in an attempt to Read More

Rich Internet Applications (RIA): Opportunities and Challenges for Enterprises


Rich Internet applications (RIAs) represent the next wave in the evolution of web applications, as they promise the richness, interactivity, and usability lacking in many of today’s web applications. However, as with any technological innovation, with the new opportunities come new challenges to be negotiated. What are the business benefits of adopting RIA, and what are the risks?

usability labs  the richness, interactivity and usability lacking in many of today's web applications. As with any technological transition, this implies that there are new opportunities to be explored and new challenges to be negotiated. To maximize the benefits of RIA adoption in tune with contemporary trends, an enterprise should assess the following: How does RIA fit in an SOA-based enterprise architecture stack? What role will RIA play in SaaS delivery model and mashups? What are the business benefits of adopting Read More

IFS Enterprise Apps to Work with Wearables


IFS Labs has created a proof of concept that shows how users of business applications can leverage wearable technology, such as the recently launched Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch.

usability labs  Enterprise Apps to Work with Wearables IFS Labs , the innovation division (a think tank that tinkers with emerging technologies) of global enterprise applications company IFS , has created a proof of concept that shows how users of business applications can leverage wearable technology , such as the recently launched Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch. This is a further commitment by IFS to mobility, which was hinted at during the IFS World Conference 2013 .   Using Samsung’s application programming Read More

BizITS


The Biz-ITS enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is the flagship product of GMA Infosys. Its goals are easy deployability, usability, functional richness, and to be a cost-effective business application for small and medium enterprises.Developed in Oracle and Developer 2K, Biz-ITS ERP is available in two and three tier architectures, with a four level security system. It is suitable for manufacturing as well as non-manufacturing enterprises.

usability labs  goals are easy deployability, usability, functional richness, and to be a cost-effective business application for small and medium enterprises.Developed in Oracle and Developer 2K, Biz-ITS ERP is available in two and three tier architectures, with a four level security system. It is suitable for manufacturing as well as non-manufacturing enterprises. Read More

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Coming Soon


At the recent Directions EMEA conference in Vienna, Austria, the Microsoft Dynamics team disclosed the timing and features of the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2. As part of his keynote, Paul White, senior director, Microsoft Dynamics, announced that Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 will be available to customers in October 2013. Some key enhancements to the

usability labs  transfer mandate) and new usability enhancements are other highlights. In addition, the R2 release also adds full multi-tenant support to Microsoft Dynamics NAV, making it easier for partners to host the solution in the cloud for customers. These capabilities build on the launch of Microsoft Dynamics NAV FP1 in June 2013 ( announced at Microsoft Convergence 2013 ), which enabled deployment of Microsoft Dynamics NAV in the cloud on Windows Azure . Read More

Q1 Labs Inc.


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Acumatica ERP is in IBM Cloud Too


Acumatica recently announced a partnership with IBM that brings Acumatica Cloud ERP to the IBM Cloud marketplace. With the Acumatica partnership, IBM clients can utilize the Acumatica Cloud ERP solution for their business management needs, hosted on the IBM Cloud.

usability labs  focuses on quality, improved usability, and new functionality. The Acumatica product suite of financials, distribution, customer relationship management (CRM), and project accounting has been tested successfully in the IBM SoftLayer environment. But due to the flexibility of its technology, Acumatica ERP can be configured in any cloud environment and can run on any popular cloud host. For its own SaaS offering, Acumatica has chosen AWS as the preferred platform. For customers who don't want to go that Read More

No Floundering About These Strategic And Tactical Acquisitions


Design and implementation service company Razorfish announced its acquisition of broadband and user experience firms.

usability labs  TSDesign's special expertise in usability analysis will augment Razorfish's existing design capabilities. CEO and founder Terry Swack will become Vice-President of experience design. User Recommendations In the short-run, the acquisition of TSDesign is probably the more important factor for a company seeking web design services. If for no other reason, one of TSDesign's offerings is a usability analysis called the User Experience Audit sm . Engaging TSDesign for an audit of your current website or Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


TechnologyEvaluation.com has completed its analysis of the innate functionality of three desktop operating systems – Microsoft Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux 6.2, and Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. The winner is Caldera.

usability labs  - User bundled applications usability TEC's TESS selection methodology includes five additional broad criteria. Although they are touched upon briefly here, they were not evaluated in this report. Further analysis is available online in our WebTESS system. Product Technology (Integration with third party applications and management systems) Product Cost Corporate Strategy Corporate Service & Support Corporate Viability The Contenders Red Hat Linux 6.2 Linux is based on a clone of the Unix operating Read More

TEXbase


TEXbase provides product integrity management software solutions that improve quality from concept to compliance through an end to end, on-demand software platform that unites brands, suppliers, mills and testing labs. TEXbase clients, which include Patagonia, Under Armour and Brooks Brothers, enjoy the benefits of improved cost, speed and product quality.

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The Case for Outsourced Demo/Eval Program Management


As new products are developed and introduced in the market, it becomes important for manufacturers to know the saleability of these products to further explore the marketing possibilities in the niche user segment. Learn about the Demo/Eval programs that are commonly used by manufacturers to test the usability of their product and also understand some of the basic user requirements that should be offered to enhance saleability.

usability labs  manufacturers to test the usability of their product and also understand some of the basic user requirements that should be offered to enhance saleability. Read More

Aras Innovator 9.4 Release Is Available


Aras, the enterprise-class open source product lifecycle management (PLM) software solution provider, recently announced download availability of the latest release of the Aras Innovator PLM platform and solution suite. The new 9.4 release features a series of computer-aided design (CAD)–focused enhancements for superior multi-CAD management performance. Additional highlights include enablement of

usability labs  other scalability, performance, and usability improvements. Multi-CAD management performance is important because global enterprises are increasingly experiencing significant performance issues with legacy PLM systems as they move to managing multi-CAD environments across mechanical and electronics design. The major PLM systems from the traditional CAD companies are naturally optimized for their specific CAD products, and there is little incentive to make integrations to competing CAD products with Read More