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Case Study: Ove Wrist & Co
Ove Wrist & Co., a full-service supplier to the shipping industry, was looking for a tool to help it optimize its business processes and get more information

bid clerks auction  allowed the company to bid on jobs faster, retrieve details about individual customers, and improve the overall customer experience. Find out how.

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Be There or Be Square? David and Goliath Team on bCentral Auction Site


FairMarket and Microsoft announced the addition of auction services to Microsoft's bCentral, a business portal for small and growing companies.

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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 the challenges facing big vendors, like Oracle and PeopleSoft, and their competitors can give users a negotiating edge, whether in or entering a contract.

bid clerks auction  Oracle finalized its takeover bid in December, paying approximately $10.3 billion (USD) for PeopleSoft. Part Seven of the While Oracle and PeopleSoft Are to Fuse, Competitors Ruse—Leaving Customers (Somewhat) Bemused series. Though the trial is over, scrutiny of Oracle has continued. Oracle, PeopleSoft, and J.D. Edwards customers are somewhat bemused, to put it mildly, about what the new number two applications provider will offer in terms of application services and functionality. The competition is Read More

HP to Buy EDS


A definitive agreement was reached between HP and EDS today where HP will purchase the global outsourcing company for $13.9 billion ($25 a share). EDS is a global technology services company centering on information outsourcing. It serves both the private and public sectors, with core areas including manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, communications, energy, transportation, and

bid clerks auction  for HP in its bid to move beyond printers . To compete with IBM, HP has been trying to break into enterprise consulting for some time now. It even went so far as to attempt to buy PricewaterhouseCooper's consulting division. Talks fell through and it was purchased by IBM instead. HP will also gain is better access to US government contracts. EDS is one of the top 10 government IT contractors securing over $2.5 billion in 2007 (compare this to HP's $500 million). However, HP investors weren't so sure as Read More

CDC Software Wins at the Pivotal Auction. Now What? Part One: Event Summary


While Pivotal might have temporarily mitigated its protracted troubles by having the privilege to choose between three potential suitors, the time for some decisive moves is now, given that competitive pressures will not go away, but rather will intensify.

bid clerks auction  proposal, since its initial bid was originally rejected by the Pivotal board which cited there were too many conditions attached to the deal. Therefore, for the reason of clarity and to gain some insight about the competitive space, it might be useful to chronologically review the turns of events that have led to the final sale of Pivotal, which did not exactly occur in a first come, first served fashion. This is Part One of a three-part note. Part Two will discuss the market impact. Part Three will Read More

Software Vendor Red Flags


So you’re well on your way in terms of deploying the enterprise software. With great care and diligent planning you have assembled your team and despite your best efforts in securing resources and communicating schedules and responsibilities your Project Schedule is falling behind. You wonder if only I had selected the other vendor I wouldn’t have to be preparing this project update for first

bid clerks auction  software to win the bid thinking they will make up the difference in the support portion We do not require an executive briefing In any project having senior management support and approval, it also is important to nominate a Project Sponsor .This role is to represent the project at the Senior Management level of the company It’s all the same Sometimes a vendor will try to assure you as a potential client that they have sold and installed their software in a company within the same industry and size of Read More

Ariba Dances for Joy in Quarter Time


Ariba, Inc., E-purchasing's prima ballerina, trotted out its latest financial figures, showing a quarterly revenue increase of 243% over the previous year.

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ecFood Approaches Profitability - An Internet Trading Exchange Bright Spot


Focused on the sourcing needs of the food and beverage industry, ecFood has announced $50 million in transactions during the first quarter of 2001 with its sights set on profitability by the end of the year.

bid clerks auction  over a half hour bid period and resulted in savings of 15%. Discussions with sellers indicate that they are reaching customers who would be unavailable to them without the use of ecSourcing. Buyers using e-sourcing have included Bordens , HP Hood , Hormel , Interstate Brands , Agrilink and Furman Foods . Demand Aggregation allows multiple buyers to combine their demand to gain better terms with suppliers. The associated buyers could be an industry group, existing buying group or an ad hoc group assembled Read More

Challenges and Future Plans of a Product Inventory Disposition Vendor


Despite FreeFlow's success at helping organizations regain some margin of profitability for excess inventory, the company still strives for expansion and improvement as a product inventory disposition vendor, with the aim of meeting international environmental regulations down the track.

bid clerks auction  brokers to view and bid on the available inventory, whereby auction and member privilege dynamics go to work to improve bidding performance, thus returning higher margin recovery to the user manufacturing company. Another challenge for FreeFlow comes from both prospective users' do-it-yourself (DIY) approaches (at least at first) and from others' beliefs that eBay can do the same job. eBay has been enabling its users to buy pallets of end-of-lifecycle (EOL) products and then sell individual items to Read More

Emptoris: Opening a New Chapter of Prosperity - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about my impressions following an upbeat and constructive business update meeting at Emptoris’ headquarters. Under its new investors’ wing, with a new customer-focused CEO, and with the former Click Commerce's contract and service management (CSM) business as a new major capability, Emptoris has charted a new course recently.

bid clerks auction  reverse auctions , sourcing bid award optimization, spend analysis, and contract management solutions. On a down note, that is not necessarily the case with Emptoris' supply base management functionality. As mentioned in Part 1, the vendor is deliberately targeting Global 2000 companies  and its sophisticated solution might be overkill (both in terms of functionality and price) for simple and low dollar requests for bids that are typical for small and mid-size enterprises (for more information, see  my Read More

Generating Revenue from Service


A CRM solution, to be successful, has to support cross-business processes and a number of operations within the business, from Marketing to Service, including Sales. This integration of what, historically, has been treated as very separate parts of the organization, provides the opportunity to rethink existing operational mechanisms.

bid clerks auction  competitive nature of the bid and help win the sale, on the grounds that their expertise and their desire to earn commission will defeat the competition. Scenario 2 New Business In most cases, the steps outlined in the best case example above, would be reversed in that the sales department would be the first to review the opportunity and the commercial department then would be asked to help prepare the bid, and the service department brought in to see if the proposal could be delivered to the proposed Read More

Managing Business Risk in Industrial Equipment and Supply


Industrial equipment manufacturers and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) distributors can’t afford to miss bidding deadlines, delivery dates, product specifications, or service level agreements. They also can’t afford the penalties of non-compliance with regulations. Learn how some businesses are leveraging integrated enterprise infrastructures to maximize profits while minimizing exposure to risks.

bid clerks auction  bid. It is to bid profitably. Most mid-market companies don t have the systems in place to determine if they are bidding with accurate information. As a result, companies are exposed to losing money on projects or long-term contracts. Bidding on capital contracts involving engineered-to-order equipment has always been complicated. It has become far more difficult due to the added service component of a solution, often based on specified Service Level Agreements (SLAs) . SLAs identify the performance Read More

Deltek Providing Clarity for Government Contractors


TEC’s mid-2011 article, which reported on the Deltek Insight 2011 conference, indicated that Deltek has lately become the leader in market intelligence for government contractors (in addition to long being the leading provider of GovCon enterprise software solutions and professional services). By using Deltek’s market intelligence services, companies are able to benchmark their performance against

bid clerks auction  make faster, more concise bid decisions. GovWin Supplier Management is a single, secure portal to manage all supplier and partner relationships. By automating the evaluation and ranking of suppliers, the solution greatly reduces the time it takes to find the right partners and facilitates timely bid–no bid decisions so contractors will win more of the right contracts. GovWin Contracts and Task Order provides all the tools needed to deliver the distribution, management, and reporting requirements Read More

eBay Looking For Sun Block?


The now-infamous 1999 shutdowns of the eBay website has led them to consider alternatives to their current Sun infrastructure.

bid clerks auction  has put out for bid a special contract for its infrastructure/back end. The present supplier, Sun Microsystems, is not a shoo-in for the contract, and is expected to face stiff competition in the form of Unix systems from Compaq, HP, and IBM. The main eBay servers are Sun's E10000 Starfire , their largest server product. IBM will try to beat that with its RS/6000 S80, its high-end Unix server, which recently has made headlines by surpassing Sun's best transaction-processing benchmarks. Although valuable Read More