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Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies
There has been significant activity in the public sector, with all major players winning important new federal contracts for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

government contracts awarded  ERP, signaling continued strong government interest in ERP solutions. Oracle, within the past month, won contracts with the National Institutes of Health and the Small Business Administration. Other recent wins include the departments of Energy and Veterans Affairs. SAP Public Sector and Education of Washington, in addition, landed an award in early October with NASA. That win follows others in recent months, such as a series of pilot projects with the Navy and a major implementation as part of the Army

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Document Management System (DMS)

Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents in a database and associates important information about the documents, to the documents (known as metadata). Most systems provide workflow engines to design and support document creation, publication, and usage. DMS solutions are often used by insurance and health care industries, government bodies, or other organizations processing high volumes of documents. 

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PSA -- Still An Evolving Market


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government contracts awarded  a financial services organization, government or a law firm, or an internal service organization (ISO). The need for professional service business application software systems is expanding as a result of a number of economic trends. Service organizations traditionally have utilized project accounting more than manufacturing firms due to the need to customize their services for each client and to properly allocate the associated revenues and costs. Many organizations with significant internal development Read More

Project-oriented Software: Many Choices, Many Differences


Professional service organizations sell not just time, but knowledge. Thus, in addition to time and expense management, a business management software product must support a means for knowing how this knowledge is tracked, assigned, managed, and billed. But which product?

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Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part Two: Dealing With the Federal Government


Federal contracts can often be fraught with legal snares for the unseasoned providers.

government contracts awarded  products and services under government contracts, but project accounting for these organizations often requires the use of sophisticated methodologies for allocating and computing project costs and revenues. There are many different types of contracts the government is using and within each of those there are dozens or more variations, whereby each variation will drive its own type of billings, revenue recognition, and requirements for reporting back to the government customer. The government requires Read More

Deltek Remains the Master of Its Selected Few Domains Part Five: Deltek’s Major Product Lines


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government contracts awarded  product that offers both government and customized commercial proposal generators. Recent Product Groups Organization In order to cater to the peculiar requirements within the aforementioned target markets, Deltek's products are currently organized in three primary application areas: 1) enterprise solutions for larger, sophisticated organizations, 2) integrated applications for professional services firms, and 3) applications for small to mid-sized firms having contracts with the American Federal Read More

Cincom Helps Cubic Defense Systems Take Control of Quality Management


Learn how Cubic Defense Systems improved their overall product quality and government compliance, while conforming to support mission-critical processes by using Cincom's integrated quality management solution.

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ROI Case Study: Ultimus Workflow Suite


In the past few years, the number of county employees at the Prince William County Government in Virginia (US) has grown significantly, but with few additions to the administrative staff. Prince William County needed a system that would help its agencies process personnel action forms (PAFs) more efficiently, reduce mistakes, limit paper use, and provide a central repository for PAFs.

government contracts awarded  the Prince William County Government in Virginia (US) has grown significantly, but with few additions to the administrative staff. Prince William County needed a system that would help its agencies process personnel action forms (PAFs) more efficiently, reduce mistakes, limit paper use, and provide a central repository for PAFs. Read More

Skillsoft


Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for customers ranging from global enterprises, government, and education organizations to small and midsize businesses.

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TOWER Software


TOWER Software provides enterprise content management (ECM) solutions to government and regulated industries, as well as electronic document and records management (EDRM) solutions. TOWER Software is a privately held company with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and maintains strategic partnerships with technology and information management companies including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Adobe Systems, and Kofax. The vendor is headquartered in Canberra (Australia).

government contracts awarded  management (ECM) solutions to government and regulated industries, as well as electronic document and records management (EDRM) solutions. TOWER Software is a privately held company with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, and maintains strategic partnerships with technology and information management companies including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Adobe Systems, and Kofax. The vendor is headquartered in Canberra (Australia). Read More

Fighting Terrorism with Global Trade Management


The challenge for government and industry is to secure trade without impeding growth. Therefore, there is a greater need for timely information updated by knowledgeable sources of compliance and regulation issues. Global trade management software appears to be the best solution.

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Support and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's "Best Kept Secret"?


Support and maintenance (S&M) contracts mean very different things to vendors and to users. With user enterprises' growing awareness of how these S&M agreements affect their bottom lines, vendors need to reassess their pricing and value proposition strategies.

government contracts awarded  and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's Best Kept Secret ? For the longest time, the traditional pricing strategies of software vendors have included a reliance on support and maintenance (S&M) contracts, which is where most vendors could be assured of meeting, if not surpassing, their margins. The sizable profit made from S&M contracts (with customers paying more over time) has been one of the software industry's best kept secrets. Furthermore, user enterprises have not had the option Read More

Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part One: Entry of Small Vendors into Federal Contracts


When all enterprise vendors go for ERP and like solutions to help improve the business of small, midsize, and large aerospace and defense (A&D); engineer-to-order (ETO); contract manufacturing; maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO); and like project-oriented manufacturing companies they may face the need to meet government contract requirements.

government contracts awarded  the need to meet government contract requirements. Despite arguably still ongoing difficult economic times in most sectors, the growth of government contract manufacturing has continued largely unabated. For instance, while the commercial aircraft industry may have suffered following the dreadful 2001 terrorist attacks and stalled economic activity afterwards, it is quite the opposite case in the defense and government industries (see Fed Warms Up to ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP Read More

Upp Technology


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government contracts awarded  for today's leading healthcare, government and commercial organizations. Our innovative technology solutions bring together cutting-edge technology and real-world expertise to reduce costs, maximize efficiency and minimize risk. Read More

SAP field service


SAP offers an end-to-end service management solution that can be used across all the departments of a company to manage contracts, process issues, and execute service orders. SAP Field Service is part of SAP Service Management, which offers functionality for service order management, installed-base management, warranty and claim management, parts logistics integration, and mobility. Analytics and big data features are also delivered by SAP to extend its core field service offering. Workforce scheduling and optimization allows users to allocate resources and optimize planning based on factors such as skills, location, customer preferences, and service commitments (as defined by contracts and SLAs). Using optimized schedules and automated processes, dispatchers can decide the most suitable resources for each task. SAP delivers its field service solution particularly to the high-tech, utilities, and industrial manufacturing industries. The solution can be delivered both on premises and in the cloud.

government contracts awarded  field service SAP offers an end-to-end service management solution that can be used across all the departments of a company to manage contracts, process issues, and execute service orders. SAP Field Service is part of SAP Service Management, which offers functionality for service order management, installed-base management, warranty and claim management, parts logistics integration, and mobility. Analytics and big data features are also delivered by SAP to extend its core field service offering. Read More

Food Safety, Government Regulations, and Brand Protection


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government contracts awarded  Safety, Government Regulations, and Brand Protection A 2005 survey of industry professionals by Food Processing Magazine ranked food safety as the number one plant-level concern (see figure). Of those surveyed, 85 percent stated they were taking additional steps to ensure food safety. The ranking of food safety as the primary concern is justified. Outcries against outbreaks of salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), bovine spongiform encephalopathy (also known Read More