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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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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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Elusive Profits, Expensive Mistakes: the Pitfalls of Overseas Sourcing
Extending supply lines overseas brings new commercial and operational challenges that are far more complex than ever before. Enterprises are exposed to an

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E-procurement RFI/RFP Template

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Wrong ERP Demise Predictions Have (Only Partly) Created Skills Shortage


With so much frenzy surrounding e-business and CRM applications, ERP may be a far cry from its halcyon days. However, ERP implementation skills are still in demand, particularly as a foundation and a facilitator to other sexier applications.

procurement consultant jobs  in the sky'. If procurement systems are not integrated with sales, manufacturing and logistical systems, ATP is just a teasing hallucination. A lot of e-commerce vendors cannot provide it at this stage, despite their highly Web-enabled applications. Therefore, the merits of ERP will prevail for a long time to come. Problems Persist Our belief is that the current shortage of quality ERP consultants is only partly attributable to wrong ERP demise predictions and subsequent (in)voluntary defections of discon Read More

Does Supply Chain Management Software Make Sense in Wholesale Distribution? Part 2: The Critical Objectives


There are critical objectives that Supply Chain Management Software must satisfy to meet the challenges faced by wholesale distributors.

procurement consultant jobs  the right blend of procurement opportunities is crucial to profitability and a very significant challenge. Achieving Return on Assets    Very expensive, precision equipment is required to handle and process steel. While machines often have some overlapping capabilities, different machines that perform the same function cannot necessarily process the same order. Machinery with more exact tolerances must be used for certain end applications. Also, similar machines often have different processing rates. Th Read More

SAP Gives Up, Declares Victory. Again.


Commerce One and SAP announced that Commerce One will supply the marketplace infrastructure behind the mySAP portal.

procurement consultant jobs  in the deployment of e-procurement marketplaces, into the picture. Commerce One operates a global network of marketplaces called the Global Trading Web; most of the individual regional marketplaces outside the U.S. that comprise it are jointly owned with large local companies. The regional marketplaces in turn bring together individual company-based or vertical marketplaces. Commerce One also sells the software that allows individual companies to build their own marketplaces. In the long run, Commerce One Read More

The Convergence of ERP and Field Services-One Vendor’s Leadership


Agresso’s experience with people-centric services organizations has led the vendor to design a solution that effectively address these businesses’ need for field services and asset maintenance management. Agresso’s melding of two solutions, and the product’s underlying architecture, support change and tightly couple solution categories.

procurement consultant jobs  a complement to Agresso Procurement and Agresso Projects . By sharing a common data repository, customers can create their own inquiries and reports, manage changing business requirements on the fly, and intelligently analyze, predict, and plan around asset maintenance requirements. Agresso Field Force can also manage workforce evaluation and scheduling, project assignments, project tracking and completion, parts inventory or equipment management, and individualized reporting and billing. 2. High-volume f Read More

Business Automation Solutions


Business Automation Solutions, Inc., (BAS) is a premier GoldMine CRM consultant and trainer. Since 1995, we’ve operated as a SMART (Sales, Marketing and Relationship Technology) consulting firm that has effectively introduced thousands of professionals to GoldMine CRM and other CRM solutions through consultation, implementation, training, reporting, systems integration and support. We apply CRM “best practices” in industries such as professional sports, software, equipment sales, engineering, financial services, business services, health care, logistics, material handling, leasing and manufacturing. BAS is a software integrator and developer of CRM integrated email marketing and website navigation tracking add-on solutions including IntelliClick® and IntelliSend®. We unite your sales, marketing and customer service departments using GoldMine CRM technologies to collectively turn prospects into customers.

procurement consultant jobs  Automation Solutions Business Automation Solutions, Inc., (BAS) is a premier GoldMine CRM consultant and trainer. Since 1995, we’ve operated as a SMART (Sales, Marketing and Relationship Technology) consulting firm that has effectively introduced thousands of professionals to GoldMine CRM and other CRM solutions through consultation, implementation, training, reporting, systems integration and support. We apply CRM “best practices” in industries such as professional sports, software, Read More

Infinium and Elcom Walk Down ASP Aisle


Two companies that are redefining themselves for an ASP future enter into a partnership. Elcom’s eProcurement applications will be the first outsider in Infinium’s new eBusiness unit.

procurement consultant jobs  announcement of Pecos Internet Procurement Manager (Pecos.ipm), the hosted, browser based instance of its Pecos Procurement Manager. The product reached general availability status in March 2000. In August 1999 Elcom engaged its first advertising agency for a multi-million dollar media campaign to promote its hosted procurement and digital marketplace solutions, In January, 2000 Elcom filed a registration statement for a secondary offering to support a financing arrangement with Cripple Creek Securities, Read More

Looking for a Great IT VAR or Consultant? Culture Is the Key.


Have you ever been burned by a service provider who promised great service but didn't deliver? You’re not alone. Especially in the IT world, where virtually every company has a story about a consulting engagement gone wrong. So what makes an IT service provider great? Are there specific things that the best service providers do to delight their clients? Are there things that you, as a client

procurement consultant jobs  for a Great IT VAR or Consultant? Culture Is the Key. Have you ever been burned by a service provider who promised great service but didn't deliver? You’re not alone. Especially in the IT world, where virtually every company has a story about a consulting engagement gone wrong. So what makes an IT service provider great? Are there specific things that the best service providers do to delight their clients? Are there things that you, as a client, can demand? Or is great service something you Read More

Five Reasons to Hire a Software Selection Consultant


Buying a large enterprise software system is not something that many organizations do on a regular basis. While software vendors are constantly hyping the benefits of their particular system, buyers do not necessarily have the background needed to separate the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately there are consultants dedicated to putting their industry knowledge to the service of the purchaser

procurement consultant jobs  Reasons to Hire a Software Selection Consultant Buying a large enterprise software system is not something that many organizations do on a regular basis. While software vendors are constantly hyping the benefits of their particular system, buyers do not necessarily have the background needed to separate the wheat from the chaff. Fortunately there are consultants dedicated to putting their industry knowledge to the service of the purchaser. These consultants provide impartial information and guidance Read More

e-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing


This is the transcript of an Audio Conference on e-procurement conducted by TEC during which brief case studies of how companies have improved inventory turns and reduced procurement costs through Internet enabled collaboration with suppliers were presented.

procurement consultant jobs  On line feedback to Procurement and Suppliers regarding item quality and delivery service Real-time authorization There were more than 30 suppliers to consider but key choices reduced the count quickly to 8. Note, some of the original suppliers did not have the ability to meet key requirements such as: Integration with Financial Accounting Systems Ability to Buy to Stock and Charge at Issue to employee Also note that this was a while ago, but more on this in a bit. Technical review of the eight Read More

Credit Accounting Firm with E-procurement Initiative


Top accountant and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers creates an E-purchasing marketplace and portal.

procurement consultant jobs  Capabilities of the underlying procurement software Ease of integration with existing back-end, legacy or ERP systems Ease of integration with other marketplaces Likely financial stability and viability of the marketplace Experience of other users, including ease of use and speed of delivery These factors must be determined for every candidate marketplace or E-procurement company. Read More

Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

procurement consultant jobs  need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy


Electronic procurement wunderkind Ariba presents its strategy for selling to small and medium-sized businesses.

procurement consultant jobs  Exchange is an internet procurement application based on the company's Ariba Network, which brings together vendors and services into a single purchasing portal. ORMX is a version of Ariba's buyer-side procurement application that is designed for application service providers (ASP's), who will offer it on a subscription basis. Market Impact These announcements are important in three ways. First, by simplifying its buyer-side features, Ariba moves into a fragmented market that does not have a clear Read More

Supply Chain Economy


The US Labor Department reported an increase in jobs in June and July ... but the manufacturing industry cut jobs for a third month in a row. We are moving from a manufacturing economy to a supply chain economy. This article gives the big picture.

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ASA Research


ASA Research was founded and is run by technology consultant J. Carlton Collins. The company offers consulting, webinars, and software comparisons.

procurement consultant jobs  Research ASA Research was founded and is run by technology consultant J. Carlton Collins. The company offers consulting, webinars, and software comparisons. Read More