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Plant Intelligence as Glue for Dispersed Data?
Enterprises that have manufacturing or plant-level intelligence systems can be guided through the forking paths of exception-based decision-making. Not only

xmii portal  and Intelligence ( SAP xMII , formerly Ligthammer CMS [ Collaborative Manufacturing Suite ]) or Oracle's innovative approach seen in Oracle Discoverer and Daily Business Intelligence . In Oracle's case, its application can seamlessly integrate performance metrics with transactional data, thereby incrementally updating performance metrics as transactions occur. Namely, when the data is stored in the same database, there is no need for the creation and management of ungainly interfaces, because there is

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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Applications Giants Bolster Their Pricing Management Capabilities


Previously price management was an overlooked area by vendors because they lacked the native capabilities to meet this need. However, through partnerships and acquisitions, they are creating viable products, which are enabling enterprises to see greater return.

xmii portal  Integration and Intelligence (SAP xMII) . For more information, see Has SAP Nailed The Plant Level Leadership With Lighthammer? What Vendavo Contributes At this stage, Vendavo can certainly help with graphical and interactive price execution and enforcement capabilities. It bases the SAP PMM approach on three core elements—insight, guidance, and empowerment. Insight , or the Vendavo Profit Analyzer module provides on-the-fly pricing analytics for business decision makers, so that they can understand Read More

SAP NetWeaver Background, Direction, and User Recommendations


SAP is using NetWeaver to reach to the shop floor by aggregating and presenting information to users, thus empowering them to improve manufacturing performance. It is also addressing concerns about the lack of standards for interoperability between various systems.

xmii portal  the role of SAP xMII relative to SAP NetWeaver and its partners' solutions needs further clarification. Moreover, the standardization on the SAP end of the integration is also limited by the dearth of business process standards, which will force manufacturing user enterprises to use different solutions from different SAP partners and to have continuing custom work done. Beyond the issue of integrating Lighthammer technology into NetWeaver , Lighthammer technology was meant to help SAP's enterprise Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning Giants Eye the Shop Floor


Because production systems on the shop floor are typically not synchronized and integrated with the planning ones, there is a lack of timely and accurate information that results in disconnected business processes.

xmii portal  and Intelligence ( SAP xMII ) composite application. However, SAP recognizes their inability to structurally improve manufacturing processes themselves because it is incredibly difficult to map what is happening on the shop floor in detail. It is even more difficult across multiple plants, as the vendor has to provide customers with the ability to not only to get the workflows right, but to assemble some of the data needed to do structural improvements. Researching Manufacturing Needs Manufacturing Read More

Curbing MESsy Shop Floor State of Affairs - Part III


Part II of this blog series expanded on some of TEC's earlier articles about companies' need for better links between the plant floor and the enterprise offices. It also pointed out the difficulties in achieving this noble idea, and gave examples of some vendors with success in providing integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions. Another

xmii portal  and Intelligence composite application (xMII ), and is today known as SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) application. SAP MII serves as a plant-level integration hub for core enterprise transactional systems including SAP ERP [ evaluate this product ] and the rest of SAP Business Suite applications . Because it is built on the SAP NetWeaver service oriented architecture (SOA)-based business process platform,  the product provides intimate and secure integration to the broad array Read More

Hummingbird Announces Extraction and Portal Strategy for ERP


Boston, October 25 /CNW-PRN/-Hummingbird Communications Limited (TSE:HUM,NASDAQ:HUMC), announced the immediate availability of Genio MetaLink for SAP R/3. MetaLink features drivers that enable organizations to extract and transform SAP data. This is the first product in their new ERP-related electronic business strategy. Hummingbird also announced the rollout of the Hummingbird Enterprise Information Portal, which will be available in December.

xmii portal  Announces Extraction and Portal Strategy for ERP Event Summary Boston, October 25 /CNW-PRN/-Hummingbird Communications Limited (TSE:HUM,NASDAQ:HUMC), announced the immediate availability of Genio MetaLink for SAP R/3. This is the first product in their new ERP-related electronic business strategy. Hummingbird also announced the rollout of the Hummingbird Enterprise Information Portal, which will be available in December. Customers are currently challenged to make enterprise resource planning Read More

Interdependence of supply chain partners: A briefing session with PW and Bombardier




xmii portal  of supply chain partners: A briefing session with PW and Bombardier My office is in the downtown core of Montreal and last week I attended a briefing session by two aerospace companies, Pratt and Whitney (PW) and Bombardier, at a hotel up the street. The subject was about a new initiative by PW and Bombardier to improve supplier performance. What this involved was explanations of the impact late deliveries have financially on both companies and to their supply chain process. Following an Read More

BI Portal from Enterprise Software Solutions Is Now a TEC Certified Application


Business Intelligence Portal (BI Portal) from Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS) has become part of TEC’s group of certified BI applications, and is now available for online evaluation in comparison with other BI software solutions in TEC’s Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center. ESS, a US-based software provider with offices in Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, and Bulgaria

xmii portal  Portal from Enterprise Software Solutions Is Now a TEC Certified Application Business Intelligence Portal (BI Portal) from Enterprise Software Solutions (ESS) has become part of TEC’s group of certified BI applications, and is now available for online evaluation in comparison with other BI software solutions in TEC’s Business Intelligence and Data Management Evaluation Center . ESS, a US-based software provider with offices in Mexico, Colombia, South Africa, and Bulgaria, is the major player behind Read More

Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product


Plumtree Software recently released Plumtree Corporate Portal 4.0, a new version of its portal product with a significant number of new “gadgets” and increased functionality to allow constituents outside the organization to view relevant information. Plumtree’s partnership development has led to a sophisticated portal product with support for many business applications.

xmii portal  Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product Plumtree Fuels Growth With New Corporate Portal Product L. Talarico - November 17, 2000 Event Summary Corporate portal vendor Plumtree Software, Inc. has enjoyed extremely high revenue growth in its first two years of operation. The recent release of Corporate Portal 4.0 is sure to support further growth as corporate portal technology captures the attention of the Global 2000, and as products in this market support a larger number of business Read More

Evolve Your SiteMinder Portal Security Without Breaking the Bank: How Virtualization Solves the Challenges of Heterogeneous Identity and Resource Integration


In a well integrated identity environment, SiteMinder handles web access management, authentication, single sign-on (SSO), secure session management, and flexible policy definition. SiteMinder functions well when data exists in a relatively homogeneous state; this blueprint shows users how to extend an existing SiteMinder infrastructure across additional heterogeneous applications, identity sources, and constituents.

xmii portal  Your SiteMinder Portal Security Without Breaking the Bank: How Virtualization Solves the Challenges of Heterogeneous Identity and Resource Integration In a well integrated identity environment, SiteMinder handles web access management, authentication, single sign-on (SSO), secure session management, and flexible policy definition. SiteMinder functions well when data exists in a relatively homogeneous state; this blueprint shows users how to extend an existing SiteMinder infrastructure across Read More

SAP Remains Vital Amid Ailing Market And Internal Adjustments Part 2: Continued Analysis and User Recommendations


SAP's focus on delivering a portal as an overlaying personalized user interface may proved to be a crucial bet, as an intuitive portal might prove to be a simple an effective way to integrate information from disparate systems.

xmii portal  Remains Vital Amid Ailing Market And Internal Adjustments Part 2: Continued Analysis and User Recommendations Market Impact (continued) This continues a discussion of recent announcements from SAP, including Financials. For the announcements see Part One . Today, companies are striving to shore up the existing technology and applications inside their organizations first, and only then to extend them outward to trading partners. SAP seems to be positioned well to achieve this. SAP has been pursing the Read More

Application Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian?


As security breaches become increasingly more frequent, minimizing user access to back-end systems and web applications without impacting legitimate usage is more important than ever before.

xmii portal  Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian? Application Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian? Featured Author - Laura Taylor - December 22, 2001 Introduction    With the proliferation of web-based technologies, single sign-on has emerged as an important and central architecture solution for enterprise applications. As security breaches become increasingly more frequent, minimizing user access to back-end systems and web applications without impacting legitimate usage is more Read More

The Birds, the B's and the Web


The Internet wing of media giant NBC purchased small business portal AllBusiness.com

xmii portal  Birds, the B's and the Web Event Summary NBC Internet Inc. (NBCi) will pay $225 million in stock to purchase AllBusiness.com. AllBusiness.com is a business-to-business site offering advice and services to small businesses. NBCi will use it to develop additional business-to-business offerings. Market Impact AllBusiness.com is already an attractive small business portal with a rich variety of content and a marketplace provided by OnSite, which merged with Egghead in July 1999. The influx of money and Read More

SAP Keeps Traction On Some Tires Of Its Omni-Wheel-Drive Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


SAP’s viability and its business applications market’s leadership remains unscathed, as the company remains rock-solid and will be the leader for a long time to come. While SAP has espoused one of the most compelling and promising collaborative-Commerce vision to-date, the ideal enablers of collaboration – it still has to prove to the market it can integrate and deliver, and satisfy the small and medium-size customer with quick implementations and nimble responses to problems.

xmii portal  Keeps Traction On Some Tires Of Its Omni-Wheel-Drive Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations SAP Keeps Traction On Some Tires Of Its Omni-Wheel-Drive Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations P.J. Jakovljevic - June 7, 2002 Strategies It has also become obvious that SAP 's software solutions outside its core ERP system can attract customers even beyond its install base on a stand-alone basis. After years of wavering, SAP's SCM, CRM, portal and PLM applications seem to be adequate and comparable Read More

Portal Strategy: One Vendor's Story and What It Means to You


Epicor is working with Microsoft so that portal adopters can benefit from SharePoint's models and access to other enterprise data.

xmii portal  Strategy: One Vendor's Story and What It Means to You Market Impact Epicor 's announcement to provide rich portal content and create a standardized platform using Microsoft .NET, combined with its overall strategy to burgeoning portal applications, and the dwindling number of viable portal providers, indicates two things: portals are becoming indisputably important, but they are not a viable market on their own—at they will not be able to sustain a vast number of players. Part two of the Epicor to Read More