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PDS Software Vista HRMS 4.1 for Human Resources Certification Report


PDS's human resource management system (HRMS), Vista HRMS 4.1, is now TEC Certified. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations who rely on the integrity of TEC’s research services for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this 24-page TEC report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

vista administrator  processing. Localization and Language Vista HRMS 4.1 supports both US and Canadian payroll requirements and government regulations-managing both US and Canadian employees in a single cross-border database. The application supports English, French, Spanish, and German. Training Training is performed at the client site and customized to the needs of the client. PDS also provides remote technical training using Web technology. Recruiting Upon entering the recruiting module of the system, users are greeted Read More

Epicor Claims The Forefront Of CRM.NET-ification. Part 2: Market Impact and User Recommendations


Epicor’s ability to enhance its products and its determination on executing product and technology strategies deserves commendation. Current users are advised to follow Epicor's new product introductions and keep an eye on its future product strategy. The positive sign is the company’s more manageable and narrower focus, as demonstrated by its most recent results.

vista administrator  includes the Vantage and Vista ERP products remain strategic to Epicor and will continually be enhanced both with core ERP functionality and with extended-ERP components such as enterprise portals and Web storefronts. The release of the Web-enabled eFrontOffice product and its integration to back office solutions including eBackOffice , eManufacturing (Vantage) and iSolutions (Avante) products, speak in that regard. As for specialization, Vantage remains the preferred system for make-to-order (MTO), job Read More

PC Encryption: Eyes Wide Open


While the virtues of encrypting PC data are extolled by vendors and the press alike, some painful truths go largely unmentioned. Whether necessary for compliance or state breach disclosure law, or for doing business in a state requiring it, encryption is necessary but difficult. Learn where existing encryption solutions are failing, and find out how emerging tools and trends can make encryption better, and easier.

vista administrator  Many versions of Microsoft Vista and the soon-to-be-released Windows 7 include BitLocker, an alternative disk encryption technique to FDE. Rather than encrypting the entire disk drive, BitLocker encrypts the system volume including all sensitive data and the OS, but is implemented in such a way as to facilitate a secure and speedy boot up. Because encryption is handled by the OS, there aren’t application performance issues. This approach represents a clear improvement to full disk encryption and it’s Read More

Secure Folder: File or Folder Encryption


Teamwork requires data to be shared, but security must be maintained. Folder encryption is an essential part of corporate security and protecting intellectual property. Secure Folder can provide a secure electronic workstation. Files and folders can be secured for users’ personal use, or configured so they are available for the shared, exclusive use of a selective group. Find out more about a desktop encryption solution.

vista administrator  Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Vista or Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Windows Server 2007   5.2. Software requirements   Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher   5.3. Hardware support   PC/SC smartcard readers CT API (PIN Pad Terminals) SECUDE trust manager Smartcards Smartcards compliant with legal provisions governing electronic signatures Datev TeleSec Signtrust TCOS Smartcards TCOS 2.0 MIN TIKS NetKey NetKey2000 NetKeyE4 Triple Key NetKey 3.0 PKCS#11 Smartcards StarCos CardOS AET Read More

Automate to Optimize: The Foundation for Data Center Efficiency


IT administrators need to simplify both complex and routine tasks to deliver increasing value with limited resources. Data center automation can help minimize the duties associated with maintaining the existing infrastructure. Learn about a solution that can enable automated batch processing for more efficient operations, and integrate the diverse application and platform environments often found in today’s data centers.

vista administrator  calendars. Even in the Vista release it will only runs batch files, executables, or send email Scheduling utilities, such as the ones built into SQL Server, MOM, and SMS. These have very limited calendaring abilities, limited job tracking (e.g. status, success, failure) and limited reach in complex, heterogeneous environments. The example approaches above do not simplify the enterprise-wide orchestration of batch processing. In fact, they offer no consistency: the automation method used often depends Read More

IBM Cognos Express: Easy BI?


On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients. The name of the new product is Cognos Express, and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software

vista administrator  Cognos Express: Easy BI? On Monday, IBM gave me a sneak peek of its new business analytics software tool for midsized clients . The name of the new product is Cognos Express , and IBM’s press release says it’s an “all-in-one business intelligence and planning solution designed specifically for midsized clients.” Designed and priced for midsized companies and derived from the original IBM Cognos software, Cognos Express is composed of a set of modules delivered in a preconfigured solution: Read More

An Unusual Human Capital Management Suspect


With Infor Human Capital Management (HCM) 3.0, Infor has combined transactional and strategic human resources functionality with planned integration to its flagship enterprise resource planning and extensions solutions, so that customers can better align HCM initiatives with overall business strategy.

vista administrator  Unusual Human Capital Management Suspect Human Capital Management (HCM) The most progressive companies have been using best-of-breed human resource (HR) technologies for attracting, hiring, training, motivating, and managing their people. Software applications are getting more and more sophisticated to help companies with these tasks, and as these solutions continue to evolve and communicate with one another, user companies will have more seamless access to methods and data to manage their employees thro Read More

JDA Portfolio: For the Retail Industry Part One: Event Summary


From how to price and promote products to how to optimize profits, JDA Portfolio tries to create that perfect "moment of truth"--when the right consumer product at the right price is at the right place and at the right time. Yet, the portfolio rounding out process has to continue in earnest, especially after JDA’s aborted merger with QRS.

vista administrator  August 2003; assets of Vista Software Solutions , a provider of collaborative commerce solutions for the retail and CPG industry, in May 2003; assets of J Commerce , a privately held developer of Java-based point-of-sale (POS) solutions for the retailers, in April 2002; E3 Corporation , the global provider of inventory optimization solutions (e.g., store-level clustering, assortment planning, replenishment, etc.), in September 2001; assets of NeoVista products, including the Decision Series data mining Read More

SOA From a Management Perspective: Part One


The big buzzword in enterprise-wide package software is service-oriented architecture (SOA). SOA promises to solve a company's software ills, making life easier for information technology departments. This research note takes a look at this new architecture and highlights some concerns.

vista administrator  Exchange Server , and Vista (see research note Subtle (or Not-so-subtle) Nuances of Microsoft .NET Enablement ). Unlike the enterprise infrastructure-centric approach, Microsoft touts a wave approach to deliver SOA interoperability gradually to the Microsoft Dynamics product lines. Microsoft Dynamics , formerly known as Microsoft Business Solutions , includes Axapta , Great Plains , Navision , and Solomon . In so doing, some features will be available now instead of waiting for the full rollout. Read More

Lotus Notes R5 ~ A Breath of Fresh Air


Lotus Notes has just surpassed the 50,000,000-installed base mark, giving Microsoft’s Exchange server a good “run for the money”.

vista administrator  Notes R5 ~ A Breath of Fresh Air Product Background Lotus Notes first began shipping in 1989, seven years after the release of Microsoft''s MS-DOS operating system. Release 1.0 was fully integrated into a Local Area Network (LAN) enabling the first collaborative client/server messaging system. In its first year on the marketplace Notes 1.0 sold over 35,000 client seats, and sales would only escalate from that point on. The second revision of Notes was 1.1 and began shipping in 1990. Release 1.1 Read More

Sendmail Takes Security to the Next Level with Version 3.0 for NT


Sendmail 3.0 includes the Sendmail Message Transfer Agent, a Mailing List Server, a POP3 Server and a Message Store.

vista administrator  Takes Security to the Next Level with Version 3.0 for NT Event Summary On September 20 1999, Sendmail released Sendmail 3.0 for the NT Server platform. The product targets small to mid-size organizations and Internet Service Providers and offers interoperability with Open Source Sendmail coupled with familiar NT Administrative Tools and Interfaces. Sendmail 3.0 includes the Sendmail Message Transfer Agent, a Mailing List Server, a POP3 Server and a Message Store. Market Impact The Sendmail MTA and Read More

A Good Scripted Demo Is Key in Software Selection


One of the main challenges in evaluating business software solutions is first creating a good script to demonstrate the software—one that’s neither too vague nor too detailed. If it’s too vague, all the vendors will be able to demonstrate all the criteria listed—and this will have little value for decision makers who need to assess one solution against another. On the other hand, if the script is

vista administrator  Good Scripted Demo Is Key in Software Selection One of the main challenges in evaluating business software solutions is first creating a good script to demonstrate the software—one that’s neither too vague nor too detailed. If it’s too vague, all the vendors will be able to demonstrate all the criteria listed—and this will have little value for decision makers who need to assess one solution against another. On the other hand, if the script is too detailed, vendors will take a lot of time to demon Read More

Epicor Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point Part Two: Market Impact


With its solid and improving cash position and current development work in progress for contemporary Internet-based, 'software as a service' enterprise and collaborative commerce applications, and given its intentions to continue to sell both directly and indirectly with accredited VARs within certain vertical segments, a return to better days does not seem as a far-fetched possibility for Epicor.

vista administrator  Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point Part Two: Market Impact Market Impact Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC ), a true mid-market incumbent vendor that has not had much good news for last several years following up on its progenitors'' merger and subsequent name change in 1999, seems to finally have been disseminating upbeat news both in terms of its financial performance and of its strategy clarity. Part One of this note presented Epicor''s recent financial results and discussed the Read More

Segue Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications


The product (SilkPerformer) has been aimed at the e-business market, but with the addition of load testing for wireless devices, we believe Segue Software has the stage set to further its utilitarian hold on e-business.

vista administrator  Software is First to Provide the Capability to Load Test Wireless Applications Event Summary LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2000-- Segue Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: SEGU - news), the leader in e-business reliability solutions, announced that the current version of its flagship product, SilkPerformer, supports scalability testing of Wireless Applications Protocol (WAP) enabled applications. Prior to a wireless application''s deployment, SilkPerformer tests the technical viability of critical Read More