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User-Focused Design Principles Shape the Customer Experience
Welcome to the customer experience. We all have them. Some are good, others bad. A variety of factors - the user interface (UI), customer support, marketing

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Candle Releases New Command Center App for IBM MQSI 2


IBM has announced a four-year, $200 million investment to attempt to make it more cost effective and easier for companies to manage data on IBM S/390 enterprise servers. The proposed solution is a new Candle Corporation product with a GUI front-end that can track message flow, queue times, and other metrics. Is this yet another example of IBM leveraging technology through partnerships instead of always trying to roll their own, as Oracle has done?

visio queue shape  Releases New Command Center App for IBM MQSI 2 Candle Releases New Command Center App for IBM MQSI 2 M. Reed - October 11, 2000 Event Summary Candle Corporation, an independent software company specializing in fast, flexible e-business solutions, today announced the release of Candle Command Center (CCC) for MQSeries Integrator (MQSI) V2, IBM's messaging technology for enterprise application integration. The new solution helps eliminate system downtime and increase productivity for MQSI by tracking Read More

Mid-market ERP Vendors Leveraging (and Occasionally Outdoing) Microsoft’s “Plumbing” - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series analyzed Epicor and SYSPRO, the two renowned enterprise resource planning (ERP) mid-market incumbents that heavily harness Microsoft’s platform tools. To that end, the business productivity tools that were illustrated in my recent blog post on what 2010 might have meant to Microsoft’s business solutions (which reflected on the highly publicized mid

visio queue shape  Server 2010 , and Visio 2010 ) were illustrated in context of Epicor and SYSPRO’s technology environments. Part 2 will analyze how Epicor and SYSPRO are addressing other enterprise applications capabilities and market trends. What role might Microsoft’s tools play (or not play) in these regards?  Ignore Mobility at Your Peril I concur with Epicor’s VP of product marketing,  Jim Norwood, and his assertion in a recent blog post that mobility will be a huge trend and requirement in 2011 (and later), Read More

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SYSPRO U.S. Reinforces Its ‘SMARTER’ Einstein Value Proposition—Analyst Roadshow December 2013


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visio queue shape  executives at SYSPRO’s U.S. division) that a mission isn’t just a formality written in a company’s charter and sometimes repeated on the Web site’s homepage. In the case of SYSPRO, rather, the team is committed to delivering a “smarter” comprehensive environment for its customers to improve their businesses and successfully compete in their respective markets. As was demonstrated at SYSPRO’s annual roadshow, organized and hosted by JRocket Marketing and its highly spirited founder and Read More

Chemical Products


Globalization, regulation, the shape of the macroeconomic landscape, and the high cost of labor and raw materials are just a few of the major challenges that companies from the chemical products industry have to face. Chemical product manufacturing is also an energy-intensive process, making it difficult for companies in this industry to "go green" and remain compliant with environmental regulations. To stay competitive, companies in the chemical products industry must find innovative ways to reduce their dependence on energy resources, and conduct ongoing research and development (R&D) to improve existing products and bring new products to market ahead of the competition.

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StarGarden's human capital management (HCM) solution is the enterprise-wide answer for trouble-free administration of human resources (HR) business processes and data. StarGarden gives companies the freedom to quickly and easily respond to organizational and legislative changes, while providing administrators and managers with comprehensive reporting capabilities. StarGarden offers a fully integrated HR, payroll, scheduling, and time and attendance solution designed to meet the needs of structured, position-based organizations with complex pay and benefits issues such as those found in government, health, and education. StarGarden partners with enterprise resource planning (ERP) and financial system suppliers and integrators to provide a more complex and functional HCM solution. While StarGarden can help organizations with more efficient HR compliance and more accurate payrolls, its biggest contribution will take the shape of better planning and more streamlined processes. StarGarden's modules include employee management; position management and control; compensation; benefits; accruals and balances; payroll; scheduling; recruitment; training; health and safety; labor relations; and employment equity. StarGarden also provides employee and manager self-service portals and workflow add-ons to streamline operations. This powerful system can be installed easily with little or no customization.

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Profit Optimization - Can We Possibly Argue With The Objective?


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PeopleSoft on Client/Server and Database Issues


To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed PeopleSoft's Michael Daniels. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture and database management as they relate to the PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning suite of products.

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Polymita BPM-Suite


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