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Epicor Reaches Better Vista From This Vantage Point Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations
Epicor competes in multiple enterprise business applications markets. Epicor may mean different things to different people, which does not really help mind

what does rfq mean  Epicor Manufacturing is and what it stands for. Also, given its other two relatively unrelated divisions, Epicor may mean different things to different people, which does not really help mind share creation in particular segments of interest. The manufacturing division must communicate its successes and strategy to the marketplace, and must aggressively invest in customer satisfaction, marketing and sales. Epicor must convince customers and prospects that it is here to stay; while the functionally rich

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The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing


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what does rfq mean  This has brought about what some experts call the great leap in global sourcing: it is no longer the privilege of only a few humongous and mighty companies, but is becoming a viable strategy for almost any company. In addition, trading quotas and other barriers have been disappearing (or are being reduced) globally, while the expansion of the European Union (EU) eastwards opens up potential new sourcing countries along with new potential markets. With the end of apparel import quotas, this sector is Read More

The Advanced Sourcing and Negotiation Benchmark Report


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what does rfq mean  reduction is lower than what we delivered in 2005 because the opportunities for savings are just not there. We will miss our target unless we quickly expand our focus and aggressively target another series of categories for e-sourcing. ' Director, Strategic Sourcing; Global Engine Manufacturer Recommendations for Action The gradual erosion of savings rates from e-sourcing events that we have seen over the past few years will continue. The following strategies will help enterprises maximize their Read More

PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part One: Recent Anouncements


Hiring the former APICS president to head its manufacturing industry efforts a year ago, the high profile acquisition of renowned manufacturing ERP provider J.D. Edwards this summer, and most recently, the acquisition of demand flow and lean manufacturing software solutions from JCIT, might indicate that PeopleSoft has finally gotten its manufacturing creed. Will these moves finally and lastingly establish it as a serious contender in the manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM) space?

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Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part One: Event Summary


If Relevant Business Systems deliberately wanted to maintain its astute enterprise system as one of the best-kept secrets in the A&D and government contracting manufacturing markets, it has certainly succeeded. However, given a growing horde of viable solutions from larger and more renowned vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on, while trying to stay outside its bigger competitors' "shooting range".

what does rfq mean  in the market (see What Does Vendor Consolidation Mean To The End User? ), we mentioned that the market will not stop short at the eventual Big Few or so many leading largest vendors. Namely, we expect the market for application software to further segregate into two tiers. The first group will be a limited number of very large vendors, while the second group will be a large number of small, highly focused vendors. The latter's business model will be focusing on a relatively small, tightly defined market Read More

E-Procurement in What Language?


PeopleSoft recently announced general availability of eProcurement 2.0. The latest release touts multi-language and multi-currency capabilities powered by XML and wrapped in an easy-to-use interface.

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CIO Horror Stories and What They Mean For Vendors


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what does rfq mean  many companies do it. What was wrong is that the sales rep insulted our CIO and his company by telling him he was class C. The sales rep told our CIO that he did not count. How does the sales rep expect the customer to see a vendor who tells them You do not count ? What customer loyalty or even communication can be expected? Now the data centers have been combined to just four. How many copies of this vendor's hardware are installed? None! The CIO says, We decided to go with a vendor who thought we Read More

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what does rfq mean  Compliance and the CFO: What Automation Means for Risk Management It’s time C-level executives take a closer look at how sales tax is managed within their organizations. This report highlights what finance and accounting professionals know (and don’t know) about managing sales tax, and more importantly, why risk of non-compliance is more important in this legislative climate. This report draws upon a recent study by Wakefield Research, which investigates what leading and emerging companies in the Read More

How Does Fortiva Meet FRCP Requirements?


Does your business have a records management policy that addresses e-mail? Well if it doesn’t, now’s the time to consider adopting one. To meet Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) requirements, businesses must create and enforce a clear corporate messaging policy. With Fortiva’s on-demand archiving solution, your legal team can easily develop e-mail policies—making compliance with legal discovery demands much easier.

what does rfq mean  Does Fortiva Meet FRCP Requirements? Does your business have a records management policy that addresses e-mail? Well if it doesn’t, now’s the time to consider adopting one. To meet Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) requirements, businesses must create and enforce a clear corporate messaging policy. With Fortiva’s on-demand archiving solution, your legal team can easily develop e-mail policies—making compliance with legal discovery demands much easier. Read More

PLM Road Map 2009: What to Expect?


I went through the agenda of the PLM Road Map 2009 (September 22 and 23, in Detroit, Michigan [US]) when I submitted my attendance preferences to conference organizer Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA). Looking at the agenda, I’m convinced that the two-day event is well structured to cover critical issues in the product lifecycle management (PLM) field and to apprehend the future

what does rfq mean  Road Map 2009: What to Expect? I went through the agenda of the PLM Road Map 2009 (September 22 and 23, in Detroit, Michigan [US]) when I submitted my attendance preferences to conference organizer Collaborative Product Development Associates (CPDA). Looking at the agenda, I’m convinced that the two-day event is well structured to cover critical issues in the product lifecycle management (PLM) field and to apprehend the future of PLM. Below are what look to me like the conference highlights: The Read More

True to its Texas Roots, i2 Does Everything Big


Big revenues, big acquisitions, and a big loss. Seemingly overnight, the Dallas-based vendor has leapt from the ranks of unknown companies to be the undisputed champion of B2B supply chain management software and services.

what does rfq mean  to its Texas Roots, i2 Does Everything Big True to its Texas Roots, i2 Does Everything Big S. McVey - August 3, 2000 Event Summary Seemingly overnight, the Dallas-based vendor has leapt from the ranks of unknown companies to be the undisputed champion of B2B supply chain management software and services. Few could have predicted the huge, market-shattering moves that i2 made in its first half of fiscal 2000, which included a broad-reaching alliance with IBM and Ariba and the acquisition of Aspect Read More

What is SRFM?


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what does rfq mean  live up to expectations. What can be done? We can continue to hope for and to work toward better forecasts and plans. But forecasts will never be perfect as long as there are factors that impact our business which are outside our control. Which is to say forever, particularly as more key activities are outsourced, and business becomes increasingly global. We can also invest in being able to better react to actual events as they occur—to the actual circumstances that differ from the plan—as soon as we Read More

SAP Business Suite on HANA: See What You’re Missing


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what does rfq mean  Suite on HANA: See What You’re Missing TEC senior ERP analyst Ted Rohm takes a close look at SAP Business Suite on HANA one year after its debut. His report delves into the improvements SAP has been able to achieve by taking advantage of the HANA platform, and explores why SAP ERP powered by HANA is picking up so much momentum. Read More

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what does rfq mean  and generate revenue doing what you do best. But human resources (HR) management is a necessity when you have employees. What could be better than taking a piece of your business and making it somebody else’s problem? This is what a professional employer organization (PEO) can provide and in this paper, you’ll learn about all the benefits partnering with one provides. Read More

Elementum Does Mobile End-to-end SCM


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what does rfq mean  management combined with fulfillment) What will be the change in supplier on-time delivery as a result of shipments predicted to be late? (transportation management combined with supply chain analytics) As a common component manufacturer (e.g., Intel), how do I measure a KPI such as order cycle time across all my customers (e.g., Dell and HP)? (supply chain network analytics) Collaborative planning across the supply chain has been attempted many times. While Elementum has the technical wherewithal to Read More