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“Act Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series set the historical background for the supply chain management (SCM) evolution and presented the advantages and shortcomings of

protest songs  Vertical” vs. “Go Extinct” Retailers - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series set the historical background for the supply chain management (SCM ) evolution and presented the advantages and shortcomings of vertical vs. horizontal integration . The analysis then moved onto the generally embattled retail sector, where a select group of innovative retailers has found a “happy medium” approach to stay well above the fray. Retailers such as PetSmart Inc ., Aéropostale Inc ., Coach Inc ., Trader

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A Kinder Unisys Makes Web Users Burn


Unisys has modified its policy on garnering license fees from the use of the .GIF image format.

protest songs  burn GIF images in protest. Market Impact Whatever license fees Unisys may get from this patent are probably noise to its overall revenues ($7.2 billion in 1998), and the company is not a competitor with others from which it is seeking licensing fees. The potential impact of this action is on companies using the GIF format. GIF is the most popular image format for the Internet, especially for original artwork, although the JPEG format is frequently used for photographic images. With millions of GIF Read More

Commerce One Conducts Its Soul-Searching Metamorphosis


While Commerce One may still face serious ramifications after the breakup with SAP, its recently released Conductor composite application platform may be yet another gamble for another lease of life.

protest songs  One Conducts Its Soul-Searching Metamorphosis Event Summary One vendor that has lately had more than a fair share of troubles, and that is still reeling from the effects of plummeting market capitalization (with a tenfold reverse stock split), multiple severe rounds of layoffs, excruciatingly painful losses, and an eroding corporate image, has been also making notable strides to reform itself, or, at least, to sell its skin more dearly. On March 24, Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC), one of the pioneers Read More

Reporting Value of IT Services with Balanced Scorecards


A balanced scorecard is a measurement system for management that provides real insight into the status of a business or some part of it. Developed by Kaplan and Norton in the early 1990s, balanced scorecards provide a control system that helps ensure the right balance between different, and often times conflicting, perspectives. For example, an insurance company may increase profitability by offering incentives to claims assessors for taking a tough stance on payout, but will soon find dissatisfaction among its clients that may lead to lost business. Scorecards help ensure this balance and are an improvement over more traditional single dimension approaches that tend to be based purely on expense management and business growth.

protest songs  lead to cries of protest about freedom, trust, and creativity. While intuition has undoubtedly created some of the world's most successful businesses, it has probably wreaked havoc on many more. So the adage, you can't improve what you don't measure, needs to be one's mantra in order to become an effective decision maker. A balanced scorecard is a measurement system for management that provides real insight into the status of a business or some part of it. According to Gartner, it is the most widely Read More

Is Your LMS Missing the Big Picture? Putting Context Engines in Perspective


Contextual engines have become popular in many areas of enterprise software. They initially emerged to support the customer-centric approach to business development and success. Contextual engines in any software are based on continuously collecting data about an individual and matching that one profile to other similar profiles to recommend potentially interesting and relevant shopping items for

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The Impact of IT Service on Business Process Management


There are potential benefits of operating business process management (BPM) side-by-side with business service management (BSM). BPM and BSM are emerging technologies: BPM is concerned with the orchestration and management of effective business processes, while BSM focuses on the operational effectiveness of the enabling IT services. These technologies are mutually beneficial to one another. This white paper is intended for managers interested in implementing robust BPM solutions in IT-dependent business scenarios or managers looking to lay down a basic foundation for effective on-demand utility computing. It addresses the partnership between Fuego and Proxima Technology, vendors in BPM and BSM solutions.

protest songs  Impact of IT Service on Business Process Management The Impact of IT Service on Business Process Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Compuware Acquires Proxima Technology. In January 2007, Compuware acquired Proxima Technology. Uniface is Compuware's development environment for building, renewing and integrating the largest and most complex enterprise applications. The Uniface Application Platform Suite (APS) Read More

The Ghost in the Machine: Where Has Process Automation Left the Consumer?


Business process automation is all very well and good. After all, nothing succeeds like success, especially automated success. But what is the effect of automation on the consumer, that most unpredictable of systems?

protest songs  a coalition designed to protest your neighbor's right to exist? Probably not. In the real world, it's entirely possible that this man is also your brother-in-law. We're only human, we say, wryly or cheerfully, depending on our perspective. On the other hand, companies that are perceived as liars and cheaters are generally bloodied (if unbowed) in the court of public opinion, and risk suffering tremendous losses in terms of investor fallout and consumer withdrawal. Never mind that a corporation is a legal Read More

Grape Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 4


Part 1 of this blog series talked about the historical background of the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape(TM) event. Grape Escape has become a June fixture over past several years, after the high traveling season to major vendors’ events subsides and before everyone takes their summer vacations. It is a signature event that showcases the intimate analyst relationships (AR) and

protest songs  Escape 2010: Of Cloud & Angels, Fun & Games, and “In Vino Veritas” - Part 4 Part 1 of this blog series talked about the historical background of the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape(TM) event . Grape Escape has become a June fixture over past several years, after the high traveling season to major vendors’ events subsides and before everyone takes their summer vacations. It is a signature event that showcases the intimate analyst relationships (AR) and event expertise that JRocket Marketing ’s Read More

Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part IV


Part I of this series analyzed the opportunities (as well as the related strings attached) stemming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May, where Deltek decided to fill a market need and interest by convening a separate “track” that was entitled

protest songs  Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part IV Part I of this series  analyzed the opportunities (as well as the related strings attached) stemming from the  American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) , a.k.a. the Economic Stimulus Plan. The inspiration came from my attendance of  the Deltek Insight 2009 user conference last May , where Deltek decided to fill a market need and interest by convening a separate “track” that was entitled  “Stimulus & Beyond (Navigating Read More

Napster Cooks up Soup-to-Gnutella Network Management Challenges


Recent legal actions against online MP3 search services suggest U.S. businesses may be liable for not restricting programs like Napster and Gnutella on their networks

protest songs  Cooks up Soup-to-Gnutella Network Management Challenges Napster Cooks up Soup-to-Gnutella Network Management Challenges C. McNulty - May 17, 2000 Event Summary LOS ANGELES -- On April 13, Recording artists Metallica, and related businesses filed suit in U.S District Court Central District of California against Napster, Inc., The University of Southern California, and Indiana University. Metallica and its allied plaintiffs are the copyright owners of sound recordings and musical compositions created Read More

IBM’s Marketplace Solutions: Is Ariba Not Enough?


IBM trains its sights on helping businesses create online marketplaces. But, we ask our staff prognosticator, isn’t that what partner Ariba does?

protest songs  You were going to protest that this is just an internal marketplace, weren't you? TEC: No, actually we were going to ask you to find out what happened to the coffee. But, yes, you're right about this being internal to IBM. It isn't the same kind of thing that the WebSphere Marketplace Edition does. Is that the important distinction? Dr. Augur: Well, let's look at the facts. With i2 as part of the mix it should have been clear that the original alliance announcement was mainly about supply chain issues. Read More

DoubleClick Takes Bath, Throws in Towel


After weeks of being deluged by lawsuits, bad press, federal regulatory investigations and nasty name-calling, DoubleClick backs off on its plans to tie surfing behavior to personally identifiable information.

protest songs  HOTBOT was hacked to protest the DoubleClick action. For at least two days a search for DoubleClick brought up as the first entry the DoubleClick home page with a tag line identifying it as The (in)famous DoubleClick Company. DoubleClick did not answer TEC's queries about this strangely deprecating text. Market Impact DoubleClick has not abandoned its plans, as Mr. O'Connor's statement made clear. In fact, as revealed by CNET, the company hired a political strategist, Josh Isay, as Director of Public Read More

The CPSIA Is Coming–Is Your Company Ready?


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protest songs  organizations have formed to protest the CPSIA, and anti-CPSIA rallies have been held in New York and Washington, D.C. The scope and punitive nature of CPSIA is breathtaking and affects both retailers and manufacturers alike. Manufacturers must have certified test results to prove that their goods comply with CPSIA – or the products must be pulled from retailer shelves and destroyed – “a nightmare scenario,” according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association. Even though the U.S. Consumer Read More

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