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Infor Continues Significant Investments to Support Healthcare Industry Vertical
Infor is one of the leading solution providers making significant investments in its offerings for the healthcare industry vertical. Infor’s solutions have

current healthcare issues  purchase these solutions, the current offerings from the providers still regularly fall flat, often providing little more than a suggested packaging of their components, with a scattering of pre-packaged solution setups to get an organization started. This is not necessarily the fault of the providers; the complexities involved in classifying and prepackaging the requirements and unique business needs of a company in a vertical or micro-vertical industry segment into an off-the-shelf rapidly deployed

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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PeopleSoft Building Muscles To Overcome The Rough Patch Part 3: Target Markets, Alliances, & Competition


In PeopleSoft’s case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, professional service approach, etc.) to the needs of large, service-oriented enterprises, or for ‘greenfield’ sites. However, to put things in the right perspective, one should bear in mind that PeopleSoft’s license revenue in 2001 was still less than the corresponding revenue in 1998, back when the company was only a HRMS/ERP player.

current healthcare issues  value proposition to its current customers, these will not necessarily help PeopleSoft leapfrog competitive offerings, at least not very soon. It appears that the Tier 1 vendors have lately been engaged in the game of outwitting competitors in functional tidbits in one area, while quickly trying to catch up with competitors' small advantage in other areas In PeopleSoft's case, the fact remains that it is still the best-attuned offering (in terms of pricing, vertical extensions, customizability, Read More

ERP Beginner's Guide In So Many Words


ERP remains the information backbone for contemporary manufacturing enterprises. However, today's ERP systems are required to address more than traditional processes taking place within the walls of an enterprise. This is a concise ERP reference guide for anyone needing a general knowledge of ERP features and the ramifications of implementing it (or not).

current healthcare issues  systems. ERP is the current generation of resource planning systems, which replaces islands of information (MRP-II being one) with a single, packaged software solution that integrates all traditional enterprise management functions. In simplest terms, ERP systems use database technology and a single interface to control the all-encompassing information related to a company's business. Along with functionality for enterprise and supply chain management, ERP is typically associated with the use of Read More

The ASP Decision


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current healthcare issues  requirements, think beyond your current needs. How might your business strategy impact your needs several years out? What's the minimum duration for which you need this relationship to last? If you can answer that question, then you only want to consider ASPs that will be around at least that long. That brings us to question number two. However, given the maturity of the industry how do you evaluate the viability of the providers you consider? Although the industry is immature, you still follow basic due Read More

Ross Systems Closes Ranks For A (Possible) Turnaround


Ross Systems, the struggling ERP vendor that many have all but written off, might be telling us with its recent moves that it has not said its last word as yet.

current healthcare issues  comprehensive recommendations for both current and potential Ross' users can be found in Ross Systems, Inc.: In Process of Renaissance . Read More

Will Your HACCP Foundation Crumble?


Complying with current good manufacturing processes (GMPs) is no easy task for food manufacturers. Companies that don t have a solid foundation to help with quality control procedures, audit trails, and product traceability and recall are at an even greater disadvantage. Find out how an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can help with food safety compliance—so it's your cookie that crumbles, not your foundation.

current healthcare issues  maintaining compliance with cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices). Compliance with cGMP requires Quality Control procedures, audit trails, lot tracking, and a validation plan. The application of an integrated ERP software solution is key to laying a solid foundation for cGMP and, ultimately, HACCP compliance. An ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning, software solution designed for the food manufacturer can help companies meet security and regulatory needs from beginning order entry to product Read More

Mid-size Companies Have Full-size IT Issues


Information technology product selection is one issue that does not scale up or down with the size of the enterprise. The breadth and seriousness of issues that must be managed by the Information Systems Departments of mid-size companies are the same as those of larger corporations with more people and funding resources to apply to them.

current healthcare issues  done without consideration for current systems and infrastructure. By doing so, the concept is being tested without significant IT resource commitment. If suppliers can provide the capabilities at an affordable cost, specific product selection can proceed. Otherwise, the program may be put on the shelf for another try later. If a near-current view of IT infrastructure and application systems is available, they can be provided to candidate suppliers for another round of validation. Software system Read More

Controlling Complex Trade Promotion Management Issues For Suppliers To The Retail Chains


Almost $75 billion (USD) is spend on trade and promotion funds every year. Unfortunately most enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are not equiped to handle the complexities of promotion causing false reports and inaccurate invoices. Small and medium businesses (SMB) have had limited choices, until now.

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HIPAA! HITECH! HELP! - Mobile Device Management (MDM) in Healthcare


Healthcare organizations are confronting how to fully embrace mobile devices beyond the administrative team. Personal device ownership is growing rapidly, and businesses face the challenge of how to fully provision, manage, and secure mobile devices. Healthcare needs a single platform to manage every device, while complying with security requirements. Know the considerations for laying out an MDM strategy for your facility.

current healthcare issues  HITECH! HELP! - Mobile Device Management (MDM) in Healthcare Healthcare organizations are confronting how to fully embrace mobile devices beyond the administrative team. Personal device ownership is growing rapidly, and businesses face the challenge of how to fully provision, manage, and secure mobile devices. Healthcare needs a single platform to manage every device, while complying with security requirements. Know the considerations for laying out an MDM strategy for your facility. Read More

GE Healthcare to Marry Industrial Internet with Workforce Management


GE Healthcare announced that it has agreed to acquire API Healthcare, a healthcare workforce management (WFM) software and analytics solutions provider. API Healthcare is not only a healthcare-specific vendor focused on WFM solutions, but also the architect of the Healthcare Workforce Information Exchange (HwIE)—a solution that facilitates the sharing of workforce data across the entire continuum of care.

current healthcare issues  Healthcare to Marry Industrial Internet with Workforce Management GE Healthcare announced that it has agreed to acquire API Healthcare , a healthcare workforce management (WFM) software and analytics solutions provider. API Healthcare is not only a healthcare-specific vendor focused on WFM solutions, but also the architect of the Healthcare Workforce Information Exchange (HwIE) —a solution that facilitates the sharing of workforce data across the entire continuum of care. Founded in 1982, the company Read More

Kronos Improves its Healthcare Acuity via the OptiLink Buy


My recent in-depth report from the KronosWorks 2011 conference entitled KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management asserted that vertically-oriented tuck-in acquisitions were likely in store for Kronos in 2012. Lo and behold, in mid-January 2012, Kronos announced that it has acquired the assets of OptiLink from The Advisory Board Company in an undisclosed cash transaction

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Oracle introduces Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Cloud Service


Oracle Health Sciences  has announced that it will be introducing Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Cloud Service into it's cloud version of Oracle's platform for data management, warehousing, and analytics. With specific functionality features designed for healthcare providers, Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics will enable organizations to consolidate, load, integrate, and analyze data

current healthcare issues  introduces Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Cloud Service Oracle Health Sciences   has announced that it will be introducing Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics Cloud Service into it's cloud version of Oracle's platform for data management, warehousing, and analytics. With specific functionality features designed for healthcare providers, Oracle Enterprise Healthcare Analytics will enable organizations to consolidate, load, integrate, and analyze data from diverse healthcare systems such as Read More

Baan Acquisition Expands Product Set and Integration Issues


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