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Decision Making: Why Consensus Is Important (Especially When You’re Choosing Software)
Two Brains—or Three or Four or More—Make Better Decisions than One…Anyone working in today’s office or business environment has no doubt participated at least

why is consensus important  Making: Why Consensus Is Important (Especially When You’re Choosing Software) Two Brains—or Three or Four or More—Make Better Decisions than One… Anyone working in today’s office or business environment has no doubt participated at least once in the ubiquitous group brainstorming session. Some may enjoy these sessions as a respite from cheerless, lonely cubicle life. Others, however, may just as soon remain ensconced in front of their monitors and keyboards, solitary workaday soldiers Read More...
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
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APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series talked about my attendance of the APICS 2009 International Conference in Toronto, Canada in early October. I attended only a few

why is consensus important  in this practice. Indeed, why is S&OP more popular these days, given that the concept has been around for decades? Is it the combination of the economy (i.e., business folks' awareness and the “wake-up call” to get serious and on the same page in today’s increased demand volatility, global networks with supply risks and uncertainty, increased product proliferation and shrinking product life cycles,  globalization -based virtualization, etc.) and some favorable technical developments (i.e., Read More...
Making Your Supply Chain a Competitive Advantage: Implementing S&OP
Improving the supply chain is essential for any company that wants to gain or maintain a competitive edge. To do this, companies are adopting sales and

why is consensus important  no one remembers anymore why that particular process is done that way: That's the way it's always been done. The old process may have been the best one possible at some point in time with the data and systems available ' but as circumstances changed, in all probability the processes have not kept up. As the business has grown and the rate of change in the marketplace has increased many-fold, the old, manual processes must give way to new ones which leverage best practices and take advantage of newer Read More...
Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part Two: Market Impact
ERP and other enterprise applications products will thus demonstrate deep industry functionality and tight integration with best-of-breed 'bolt-on' products in

why is consensus important  systems. The other reasons why ERP has recently become a far more attractive option for the federal market might be the fact that this market has benefited by vicariously learning from mistakes and failed ERP implementations in many commercial companies in the past. Additionally, many ERP systems are now componentized, which provides phased implementations in more manageable chunks (instead of a traditional big bang' approach) in addition to vendors' developed implementation methodologies that are based Read More...
Reduce the Pain of ERP Upgrades with Better Planning
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems now support many organizations’ most important business processes, and house their most sensitive corporate data. As

why is consensus important  risk to the organization. Why companies need to upgrade their ERP systems Most organizations are realizing the ERP system is not just a key part of their IT strategies, but one of their most important and sensitive corporate assets. ERP systems should have at least a 15- to 20-year useful life, but over that time they will need to be maintained and enhanced to protect their value and serve the changing needs of the business. Other capital assets that corporations own, such as buildings, vehicles, or Read More...
Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 2: Where Is It Now?
Enterprise Application Integration has changed massively in the past two years. Where is the market, and what vendors are left in the game?

why is consensus important  Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 2: Where Is It Now? Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 2: Where Is It Now? M. Reed - September 6, 2001 Summary Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application Integration in general and EAI in particular. A great many of the players have changed in the vendor arena, new Read More...
Made2Manage (v.7) Is TEC Certified for Discrete Manufacturing ERP
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Made2Manage (v.7.0) by Aptean is now TEC Certified for discrete manufacturing enterprise

why is consensus important  (v.7) Is TEC Certified for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that Made2Manage (v.7.0) by Aptean is now TEC Certified for discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning ( ERP) under the ERP Evaluation Center. Aptean was formed with the merger of CDC Software (CDC) and Consona Corporation (Consona) during the summer of 2012. The goal of Aptean is to deliver an exact-fit solution for specific business. As a whole, Aptean has more than $280 Read More...
How to Cope When Your Service Provider is Acquired
Challenges are aplenty when a vendor is acquired. Financial health is no longer a safe indicator to gauge a vendor's future during this mega merger era. Knowing

why is consensus important  justify to their customers why time is needed to grasp what the changes really mean. This may provide an necessary window to begin dialogue with a new prospect. To be a boutique, niche vendor, vendors must focus on one or a very limited number of verticals or regions, and excel at serving those customers. If a vendor does not pick between these two strategies, it will face two outcomes. If it is lucky or has a solid value proposition, like a large customer base or a unique vertical solution, it will Read More...
ViryaNet G4 Is Now a TEC Certified Field Service Management Solution
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that ViryaNet G4 is now a field service management (FSM) certified solution. ViryaNet G4 is a field

why is consensus important  G4 Is Now a TEC Certified Field Service Management Solution Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that ViryaNet G4 is now a field service management (FSM) certified solution, available for evaluation online in TEC’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Evaluation Centers.   ViryaNet G4 is a field service management role-based solution which covers the full spectrum of service management, from creating work to planning, scheduling, Read More...
Why Vyatta Open Source Networking is Better than Cisco
Why is Vyatta’s open source networking approach so successful? Because it is in touch with today’s users needs. By eliminating the reliance on specialized

why is consensus important  is Better than Cisco Why is Vyatta’s open source networking approach so successful? Because it is in touch with today’s users needs. By eliminating the reliance on specialized hardware, Vyatta’s open source, Linux-based approach to networking is changing the way networks are being purchased and deployed. With its strong community of users, Vyatta is challenging even proprietary networking vendors like Cisco. We challenge you to find out more. Read More...
What Is ERP in 2010?
When the term “enterprise resource planning” (ERP) was introduced, it applied primarily to the planning and management of resources needed to manufacture goods.

why is consensus important  first question would be why do you need an ERP [solution]? What systems do you currently use to track your business? What is missing in your business systems that lead you to consider a new ERP [system]? There are much more cost-effective, less disruptive and better systems [you can use] to run your business than going the route of a full ERP solution, Mr. Christensen said. He added that even SaaS-based ERP solutions can be intolerably inflexible in meeting business needs, if not chosen based on Read More...
ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible?
Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on

why is consensus important  Is High ROI with low TCO Possible? Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on TCO runs the risk of delaying necessary ERP projects. Companies should also consider return on investment (ROI) of such projects. Find out what the average company should expect to pay for ERP and how the business can benefit from a successful implementation. Read More...
Six Important Skills Needed in PEO
The most important consideration for product engineering outsourcing (PEO) is vendor skills. Choosing the right set of skills can help companies achieve

why is consensus important  Important Skills Needed in PEO Outsourced Software Product Development &Xoriant Corporation is a software product development company with global delivery centers, offering a range of software development solutions to a variety of industries including finance, telecom, ecommerce, customer-facing web publishers, and others. Source: Xoriant Corporation Resources Related to Six Important Skills Needed in PEO : Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) (Wikipedia) Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Read More...
Support for Old Releases-Good for the User but Is It Good for the Vendor?
The decision to support older releases is like any other business decision, it is all about the money and profitability. If the vendor can make money at

why is consensus important  an older release. But why do they want to resist the upgrade? As with many things in business, the cost of upgrade often outweighs the value of upgrade. Factors on the cost side of the evaluation are reapplying modifications, redoing integrations, the need to retrain users (users become attached to the old product that has been working ), and the general cost of business disruption. The vendor can mitigate some of these costs by supplying conversion tools, training, etc. but much of the cost is Read More...
Why Software Selection Projects Fail
Why do so many software projects fail? Lorne Goloff, TEC's VP of selection services, talks about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting

why is consensus important  Software Selection Projects Fail Why do so many software projects fail? Lorne Goloff, TEC's VP of selection services, talks about the common mistakes organizations make when selecting enterprise software and how best to avoid them. BEGINLYX Read More...

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