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Epicor for Service Enterprises


Epicor for Service Enterprises is an intuitive and comprehensive enterprise service automation (ESA) solution. It manages and streamlines virtually every aspect of your service organization—from bid management, engagement delivery, and resource management, to project accounting, portfolio management, and beyond—all within a single solution. Introduced in June 2003, Epicor for Service Enterprises builds on an Epicor investment in professional services automation (PSA) and project accounting of over twenty years. Version 8.0 offers groundbreaking use of XML Web service and Microsoft .NET technology. The current release, Epicor for Service Enterprises 8.1, adds enhanced project portfolio management (PPM), contingent workforce management, and advanced collaboration and customization capabilities, all enabling greater planning, performance, and execution.  

qui bid  for Service Enterprises Epicor for Service Enterprises is an intuitive and comprehensive enterprise service automation (ESA) solution. It manages and streamlines virtually every aspect of your service organization—from bid management, engagement delivery, and resource management, to project accounting, portfolio management, and beyond—all within a single solution. Introduced in June 2003, Epicor for Service Enterprises builds on an Epicor investment in professional services automation (PSA) and p Read More

Will Sage Group Cement Its SME Leadership with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part One: Event Summary


By recently acquiring ACCPAC International and Softline, the Sage Group continues to round out by annexation. It currently still has the largest geographic coverage in the lower-end of the mid-market.

qui bid  with ACCPAC and Softline Acquisitions? Part One: Event Summary Event Summary The tremors, earthquakes, and similar tectonic activities in the lower-end of the enterprise applications market will not seemingly end soon, but some massive mountainous regions la Andes or the Alps seem to be forming. One would inevitably be Microsoft Business Solutions ( MBS ), following two major, well-publicized acquisitions in the early 2000s (see Microsoft Keeps on Rounding up Its Business Solutions ), while the Sage Group Read More

Sony Picks Palm OS


Sony announced plans to build new Palm OS-based hand-held gadgets that could allow people to view videos, listen to music and organize information, thereby shutting out Windows CE.

qui bid  Picks Palm OS Event Summary Associated Press, 11/16/99 LAS VEGAS - In a major snub to Microsoft Corp., Sony unmasked plans yesterday to build new hand-held gadgets that could allow people to view videos, listen to music and organize information - without the help of the Windows operating system. The Japanese consumer electronics giant instead chose the Palm operating program to run the basic functions of the devices, advancing the 3Com Corp. unit''s bid to spread its software into the far reaches of Read More

One Year Later at Deltek: More of the Same (And Then Some More) - Part II


Part I of this blog series explained Deltek’s ebullience despite a hostile and depressed environment. The continued cash-generating operation has been complemented by in-house developments, acquisitions, and partnerships. The previous blog post also talked about the recent developments (and anticipated future developments) at Deltek’s Professional Service line of business, which is largely

qui bid  complemented by in-house developments, acquisitions, and partnerships. The previous blog post also talked about the recent developments (and anticipated future developments) at Deltek’s Professional Service line of business, which is largely represented by Deltek Vision [ evaluate this product ]. Parts II & III will analyze the recent developments (and anticipated future developments) at Deltek’s remaining lines of business. Government Contracting (GovCon) Market Deltek has invested in a lot of 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

qui bid  services domain. With every acquisition there are the challenges of company cultures and layoffs (yes, it''s an ugly word during this economic downturn in the US, but it is a reality), while keeping an eye on the competition. Areas such as software development and sales will likely remain in tact. Interesting tidbit: Ross Perot (yup the rich bloke who sponsored a raid at an Iranian prison to rescue two of his employees, and ran as an independent in the US elections in 1992 and 1996) started EDS in 1962 Read More

Outcome Sourcing in the Outcome Economy


The move to an outcome economy encompasses radical changes in the core elements of commerce. It requires a whole new way of thinking on the part of both buyer and seller—from buying and selling things to buying and selling outcomes.

qui bid  parts needed and the required service levels (parts availability). However, what the DoD really wants is not parts, but planes that are ready and able to fly when needed. Their PBL contracts specify aircraft uptime requirements, rather than spare parts availability levels— and make the manufacturer responsible for that uptime . As a result, aircraft manufacturers have a much more direct financial incentive to make their airplanes and parts more reliable and easier to maintain. Improving uptime provides Read More

Transportation Management System (TMS)


Transportation Management System (TMS): The ability to manage orders, optimize loads, select the best carriers, tender shipments, manifest parcel, track their progress, and manage claims can reduce transportation costs by 10 to 30 percent. Freight Audit & Payment: By allowing experts to manage your contracts, audit your bills, allocate the charges, make the payments, and report the results, you are assured of paying the correct amount. Business Intelligence: Having the online tools to dynamically report, graph, map, trend, and model your entire operation provides the performance reporting, key performance indicator (KPI) dashboards, and insight for continuous process improvement and maximum savings. Global Consulting: With the information derived from these technologies, CTSI-Global is able to extend client savings by consulting in all key areas of interest including benchmarking, KPI management, global network design, bid preparation, and negotiations.

qui bid  Management System (TMS) Transportation Management System (TMS): The ability to manage orders, optimize loads, select the best carriers, tender shipments, manifest parcel, track their progress, and manage claims can reduce transportation costs by 10 to 30 percent. Freight Audit & Payment: By allowing experts to manage your contracts, audit your bills, allocate the charges, make the payments, and report the results, you are assured of paying the correct amount. Business Intelligence: Having Read More

Getting Back to Selling


Faced with longer sales cycles, declining sales productivity, and increasingly discerning customers, companies are being forced to streamline and automate how sales information is processed, and change the mechanics of deal-making. Learn more about the strategies that best-in-class (BIC) companies are employing to improve sales effectiveness, boost productivity, and ultimately remain competitive.

qui bid  documented sales processes (95%) Required Actions In addition to the specific recommendations in Chapter 3 of this report, companies must take the following steps to achieve Best-in-Class status: Stop using spreadsheets and shadow accounting - too much sales information is scattered throughout the organization and many complex tasks are managed in an ad hoc manner. Organizations must streamline processes and invest in centralizing sales information to eliminate multiple versions of the truth. Integrate Read More

SAP Broadens Range of Solutions for SMEs


Not many are aware of SAP’s strong heritage in the small to medium enterprise (SME) segment even though more than 80 percent of SAP’s over 250,000 customers are small and midsize companies. Most recently in its bid to grow its number of SME customers, SAP has announced general availability of SAP Business One 9.0, the version of Business One for SAP HANA.

qui bid  to analyze business information quickly and are flexible enough to allow a business to add capabilities as it grows. Edge solutions being announced at CeBIT included the following new solutions and updates:   SAP InfiniteInsight, Edge modeling and analytics editions (following SAP’s recent acquisition of KXEN ) brings predictive analytics to a broad spectrum of users, including line-of business (LoB) users. SAP IQ software, Edge edition , will help SMEs accelerate their access to analytics with a data Read More

The New Manugistics Debuts eBusiness Products


Stockholm-based International Business Systems (IBS) announced it had acquired 90% of Finnish company, Progma OY. Progma is a service provider offering facility management, application service providing (ASP), and Internet Hosting.

qui bid  order is received. The requisite world map displays the user''s supplier network. Though much of the functionality could be seen as derivative, the new products are a bold leap for Manugistics and could revive its image. User Recommendations So far Manugistics has found three clients for its exchanges, including FreightWise and Canadian Tire Corporation. Clearly, the products are still largely untried. For high profile companies considering an online trading exchange, Manugistics might be willing to offer Read More

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 about the billions of transactions processed each year. Implementing a business intelligence (BI) solution allowed the company to bid on jobs faster, retrieve details about individual customers, and improve the overall customer experience. Find out how.

qui bid  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 about the billions of transactions processed each year. Implementing a business intelligence (BI) solution allowed the company to bid on jobs faster, retrieve details about individual customers, and improve the overall customer experience. Find out how. Read More

What Can Manufacturers Do in a Tough Economy? - Part II


Part I of this blog series outlined the first three suggested "winning strategies" by JDA Software Group Inc. that manufacturers (especially of consumer goods) could instantly deploy to drive up margins and protect shareholder value in the current economic climate (malaise). I also took the liberty of mapping, with the help of some current and former employees of JDA Software and former

qui bid  terms if feasible.” I quite like this advice (despite falling gas prices of late), and fully agree with it. The offering seems to be the former Manugistics'' transportation management system (TMS) suite. The major product here was NetWORKS Transport , with some of the request for quote (RFQ) and bid management/freight auctioning stuff that Manugistics acquired from Digital Freight in 2002. This also includes modules within the TMS suite like NetWORKS Freight Pay and NetWORKS Routing . In addition, Read More

BMC buys ITM Software; HP partnership; SAP Visiprise bid


This week BMC announced it had secured the purchase of ITM Software, a business management provider. BMC is a publically traded data center automation company that competes directly with CA Inc, HP, and IBM. It’s clients include DELL, Home Depot, and Toyota. Over the past two years, BMC has been busy snapping up different IT companies, such as Proactive Net (June 2007), RealOps (July 2007), and

qui bid  It’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Bengal Acquisition Corporation acquired 96.7% interest in BladeLogic . On the market side, investors have become used to larger companies ingesting smaller ones as IT companies try and expand their market influence. And i nvestor reaction to BMC’s acquisitions in the past have been positive, though somewhat muted, as investors wait and see where these developments go. As one IT blogger points out, BMC’s purchase is another step in the trend of vendors aligning IT Read More

i2 Third Quarter Results Are The Usual Story


i2 Technologies completes another stellar quarter. Does success ever become boring?

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TurtleSpice ERP! (Week 8)


Welcome to Week 8 of TurtleSpice ERP! We’re following one company’s software selection process, from beginning to end—with a twist: It’s up to you to make sure comptroller Mike Chelonia stays on track and selects the right ERP system for the company. Cast your vote at the bottom of this post, and next week I’ll move the scenario forward based on the winning answer.The story so far: Mike

qui bid  goal of documenting business requirements for software selection. Last week , you voted to give all vendors—including BigGun—an extension for RFI responses. One reader wrote in to say this: What Mike needs is time. By extending the deadline not only is he getting time, but also review the proposals of other vendors. He also does not antagonize Wade. Any company you will have elements opposing/for a project/idea. What does the trick is that while the process to arrive at a decision is being made, each Read More