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Recession? Steal Market Share by Increasing Customer Service!


During a recession, don’t follow the cost-cutting crowd. Of course, be frugal, but in areas that don’t touch the customer. Forget what everyone else is doing. Now isn’t the time to follow the masses—now is the time to make difficult decisions that will poise your company for unprecedented growth coming out of the downturn. Find out how to think and act for the long term—and emerge from the current economic stall a winner.

qui bids complaints  and the cost of acquiring new ones surely outweigh the costs of keeping existing customers happy and loyal. The long-term ROI leans strongly in favor of a customer-service strategy during a downturn, but for some reason, it just doesn’t “feel” right. Shouldn’t we all be cost-cutting our way out of this downturn? That’s probably what many of your peers will do. But you won’t – because you want to win. So, gather up your courage and exert the intestinal fortitude required to fight others’ Read More

Talent (Human Capital) Management and Sports? Sign Me Up, Please! - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series introduced and analyzed some mixed feelings and doubts that we might still have about the noble concepts of talent management and human capital management (HCM), while Part 2 provided some definitions of these two software categories' respective scopes. No Laughing Matter, Indeed The discussion so far has ascertained that talent management, as a strategy, requires

qui bids complaints  , as a strategy, requires both appropriate systems and an organizational commitment to attract, acquire, manage, and measure the talent needed to achieve a company''s business objectives. Without the alignment of business and talent management systems and processes, and without closing the gap between workforce strategy and execution, companies will sub-optimize their benefits and put their goals at risk. Going hand in hand with strategic alignment is another significant trend in recent years, which is Read More

The Challenge to Achieve Perfect Order Management


Superior order management can provide you with a competitive edge across the board. To move closer to order perfection and a truly loyal customer base, you must cost-effectively eliminate the issues preventing on-time, accurate order fulfillment. This involves every process, including planning and forecasting, acquiring and creating accurate orders and contracts, handling order changes, and resolving fulfillment and post-delivery problems.

qui bids complaints  order fallout management , require end to end performance management , end to end application performance management . CONTENTS   Executive Summary The Ever-Changing World End-to-End Management as Enterprise Strategy The Processes and Pain Points Before the Order Avoiding Sales Planning and Analysis Land Mines The Role of Value in Pricing Management Product Configuration The Saga of Trade Promotions Order to Cash The Sales Transactions: Inquiry, Quotation, Order Order Selection and Prioritization Read More

PowerPlex 2014—Manufacturing of the Future, Now


TEC Senior Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic was at PowerPlex 2014 recently. Here he gives an in-depth look at Plex Systems and its cloud ERP offering, including a glimpse into Plex's past year and musings on Plex's future direction.

qui bids complaints  attendees at PowerPlex 2014, requiring a proper conference center as the venue as it is no longer possible to fit all of the attendees in a large hotel conference room like in past years. Visual artists from ImageThink were everywhere, cleverly capturing the keynote (see Figure 1), major breakout sessions, and customers’ impressions about the vendor and its cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) offering. The who’s who in the market influencer’s world were there as well, and one day Ray Wang from Read More

Why Reader Complaints May Be the Most Useful Part of Your Day


As managing editor for TEC’s white paper site, I receive a wide variety of reader comments, ranging from lost password requests to queries about white papers on particular (sometimes very particular) subjects. The other day I received this e-mail, titled “Meaningless White Papers”: “I don't appreciate seeing a good White Paper title and description, then finding out I need to

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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 bids complaints  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

IBM's Four-CPU Wintel-Based Rack Servers High Performance, High Cost


IBM's four-CPU servers, the Netfinity 5500 M20 and 7000 M10, yield top notch web-focused benchmark figures, but also very high price/performance figures for mainstream applications.

qui bids complaints  more than a comparably equipped Dell PowerEdge 6300 system. Product Set: IBM presently has nothing to compete with Compaq''s and Dell''s 4U-high, four CPU systems its smallest four CPU system is twice the size of those products. Customers who need a lot of CPUs in a small space will find this a negative. Vendor Recommendations 5500 M20: The 5500 M20 is a fairly standard, middle-of-the-road system, with the exception of its unusual size. IBM should consider reducing the system chassis to 7U. Since it takes Read More

Differentiation through Service Excellence


With products increasingly becoming commodities, chief executive officers (CEOs) recognize that first-rate customer service is key to enhancing customer satisfaction. While revenue is flattening for many product businesses, service income is increasing. Find out how integrating business processes and customer relationship management (CRM) data can help you deliver new service offerings and improve the customer experience.

qui bids complaints  features can be duplicated quickly by competitors from anywhere around the globe, and price advantages can be instantly eroded because of ubiquitous access to Internet-based shopping. High-quality service can be a differentiator as the rules of competition change. The definition of high-quality service changes from one industry to the next, but might include, for example: The customers ability to communicate with knowledgeable and helpful call center staff Completely fulfilling service-level agreements Read More

SAP Delivers Commercial Project Management Solution


While a high percentage of project profitability is determined at the bid stage, around half of all projects are not delivered to plan, according to SAP. In fact, on average 20 percent of project value is at risk. To help customer combat this challenge, SAP has launched SAP Commercial Project Management application.

qui bids complaints  Delivers Commercial Project Management Solution While a high percentage of project profitability is determined at the bid stage, around half of all projects are not delivered to plan, according to SAP . In fact, on average 20 percent of project value is at risk. To help customer combat this challenge, SAP has launched SAP Commercial Project Management application , which brings front- and back-end project information transparency into one integrated system. The solution makes available to project Read More

Can You Hear Me Now: The True Role of Voice-directed Picking in Warehouse Management


Although voice-directed picking may take distributors to higher logistics levels someday, operations managers should try listening to their warehouse personnel for now. Warehouse workers are the real experts on a company's warehouse, its product, and its customer.

qui bids complaints  and don''t be so quick to buy the newest thing. Purchasing any technology for your warehouse is only the beginning of your continuous improvement process. Vendors and consultants can flaunt these statistics because warehouse logistics are continually improving. Once software is purchased, operations managers begin to realize just how messed up the warehouse actually is. Then they begin making improvements to its layout and to the training of the warehouse staff. When the vendor comes back and asks, How Read More

IBM Express-es Its Candid Desire For SMEs Part Three: Challenges and User Recommendations


IBM still suffers from the image problem of being associated with products and services for very large organizations, and it will need to muster a major marketing effort to convince buyers that it can deliver appropriate and cost-effective systems for small businesses.

qui bids complaints  by the PwC ''s acquisition. IBM will also have to closely walk on the tightrope of offering custom-built applications versus pre-built, packaged applications. Except for a notable example of mySAP All-in-One for Wholesale Distribution , there are still only a few low-cost, pre-integrated solutions, causing IBM Global Services (IGS) to still struggle with small/midsize business market. IBM is still finding a way to drive out costs by operating large-overhead PwC Consulting within the IBM infrastructure. Read More

Case Study: TrailTech Inc.


Since 1985, TrailTech Inc. has provided the agriculture, construction, and transportation industries with state-of-the-art trailer equipment. However, inaccurate bills of materials (BOMs) were causing bottlenecks, missed delivery dates, and substandard productivity. After TrailTech implemented an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that created real-time BOMs and eliminated bottlenecks, customer complaints of delinquent deliveries reduced dramatically, improving stress levels throughout the plant.

qui bids complaints  industries with state-of-the-art trailer equipment. However, inaccurate bills of materials (BOMs) were causing bottlenecks, missed delivery dates, and substandard productivity. After TrailTech implemented an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that created real-time BOMs and eliminated bottlenecks, customer complaints of delinquent deliveries reduced dramatically, improving stress levels throughout the plant. Read More

Customer Relationship Management: Evolution, Not Revolution


Customer relationship management (CRM) can be a tool for positive change in businesses' operations. Or CRM can—unintentionally—cause a host of problems, from lost employee time to lost customer data. But with the right information, implementing CRM allows evolution without the upset of revolution.

qui bids complaints  complex to be adopted quickly. Instead, a CRM solution should be implemented so that users are fully supported and feel that the tools at hand are helping them to get the job done, not adding an extra element of responsibility to their workdays. What you don''t want is hand-to-hand combat when trying to encourage employees to use new applications, as lack of user buy-in is one of the most common reasons for CRM project failure. The application you choose should, in fact, increase efficiency. And hand in Read More

Will V8 Help SSA GT Regain Lost Ground?


The vendor that many have long forgotten seems to be reincarnating. In order to return from oblivion SSA GT has been making strides to put itself back on the global enterprise applications map, primarily through salvaging the relationships with existing customers. Will the latest V8 product vouch for an (incredible) resurrection of a fallen ERP vendor?

qui bids complaints  distribution sectors (see SSA Acquires MAX Hoping To Leap From Its MIN ). Bring on the birthday cake, said Greenough. The last 12 months have seen a tremendous turnaround - and most importantly, SSA GT has turned profitable and is generating positive cash flow. Our employees should be proud of that fact and of their performance. I am grateful to all the customers, staff and investors whose patience is now being rewarded. Rolling out new products and initiatives in a challenging economy while Read More

Improving Customer Engagement with Social CRM


In a previous post I discussed how the social revolution impacted customer relationship management (CRM) and underlined that while processes designed to derive value in CRM remain valid, they are far from being sufficient in the context of social CRM (SCRM). Yet most organizations need structure to conduct their activities. As far as CRM is concerned, the social aspect has brought to the

qui bids complaints  customers. As a consequence, quite a few businesses today have SCRM strategies in place. In this post, I’ll outline some of the potential benefits of SCRM to businesses and their clients. Opportunity to Set Up Customer-engaging Projects In a dialogue with Ms. Himada, PhD candidate in the interdisciplinary humanities program in society and culture at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, about the “relation between theory and practice” in concept creation, Ms. Manning, research chair in relational Read More