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Federal Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding


Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage federal acquisition methods and processes can grow from scratch to a profitable bottom line, whatever their size.

qui bids complaints  Introduction The US Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) defines methods and processes for the contractual acquisition performed by any federal entity of any asset, whether material (goods, products, or construction) or immaterial (services). Although these policies and procedures differ in essence, they share the same procurement standard, that''s to say the promotion of competition to the maximum extent: so-called full and open competition (FOC). Competitive Procurement and Sealed Bidding Procurement is Read More

Portal Strategy: One Vendor's Story and What It Means to You


Epicor is working with Microsoft so that portal adopters can benefit from SharePoint's models and access to other enterprise data.

qui bids complaints  resources. In addition, some acquisitive enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors with multiple product lines should be able to make new features with the same look-and-feel available across their assorted enterprise resource planning (ERP) product lines, concurrently and faster. For a more definitive discussion of portals see Portals Necessary But Not Self-Sufficient . The market is now seeing a growth of co-opetition where competitors are forging partnerships for particular types of technology. Read More

Service Level Agreements for Manufacturers and Software Vendors in the Supply Chain


Supply chains are very complex, as is discrete manufacturing and the software that addresses its needs. To ease the complexities, service level agreements are developed so that all parties involved remain on the same page and product delivery is facilitated.

qui bids complaints  movement of goods is quick and efficient. A final element that needs to be stressed is the importance of responsiveness. If a software vendor has a track record of responding slowly to implementation issues, or if a supplier has a track record of not delivering products on time, the manufacturer must take these factors into consideration, as such poor performance has major (negative) financial implications for the manufacturer. 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

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

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

Service Management: Understanding the Real End-user Experience


How many of your online customers are happy customers? Today, few organizations can answer this question accurately, usually relying on customer complaints to highlight areas of underperformance. However, a significant proportion of unsatisfied online customers won’t even bother to complain. But now, organizations can track customer interactions in real time—transforming online experiences into truly effective channels for customer care.

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For a Million Gallons of Glue Find a Marketplace on Steroids


FreeMarkets, Inc., will provide marketplace access and services to the United States Postal Service. The USPS is the first Federal entity to use FreeMarkets’ services, although the company has separately begun a strong marketing initiative to other parts of the government.

qui bids complaints  materials, or service being acquired. Preparation of a specification might take between four and ten weeks.FreeMarkets also helps buyers identify potential bidders on the contract. FreeMarkets then works with the suppliers to train them in the use of the system. The bidding takes place in an electronic market that shows all suppliers the current bids in real time. The marketplace supports multiple currencies and a host of specialized features. Buyers typically save between 2% and 25% on a single Read More

SAP Gives in to CRM (Part Time) Matrimony


On May 2, SAP AG, the leading provider of enterprise software applications, announced a strategic alliance with Nortel Networks to develop and integrate industry-specific CRM solutions.

qui bids complaints  the ease and flexibility required to build mutually loyal relationships beyond the walls of a single organization, said Tony Zingale, president, Clarify eBusiness Applications, Nortel Networks. With the combined industry and Internet expertise of both companies, businesses will be able to collaborate in new ways and achieve greater levels of return on relationship. Today''s agreement is aligned with the previously demonstrated open strategy for complementing mySAP.com solutions with tightly integrated Read More

Prix Innovation Ouverte 2012 - Bombardier Transport


TEC was honored as a 2012 laureate of the l’Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l’innovation du Québec (ADRIQ) Prix Innovations in the category of a collaborative project.

qui bids complaints  développer de nouveaux produits qui seront aussi commercialisés dans des domaines industriels beaucoup plus vastes de l’ingénierie et du transport. Des chercheurs et professionnels du CRIM continuent de s''intégrer de façon ponctuelle aux équipes de R&D de Bombardier Transport afin de bien cerner certaines problématiques et proposer des solutions. You can find out more about this award and other award recipients of the L’ADRIQ Prix Innovation on the association’s Web site . Read More

Requirements Definition For Package Implementations


How do you go about defining the requirements of large package systems, particularly those with the all-encompassing scope of ERP, EAM, and CRM software, and still satisfy the needs to the project team, the user community, and executive management? It’s a balancing act rivaling the circus performer trying to keep all of the plates spinning at once. While it is difficult to say one aspect of a project plan is more important than another, accurately and completely defining the needs to be fulfilled by the software is critical to the overall success of the implementation and the longevity of software. This article outlines a logical process for defining the requirements and keeping the plates spinning.

qui bids complaints  Definition For Package Implementations Premise Defining the requirements of software is where a company sets the expectations of the software and specifies how it is to function in specific circumstances. This should not be the initial attempt at this process. As part of the package selection process, the broad specifications of the software should have already been defined and used to evaluate and ensure that the selected software is the best fit for your company. In the requirements 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 bids complaints  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

ecFood Approaches Profitability - An Internet Trading Exchange Bright Spot


Focused on the sourcing needs of the food and beverage industry, ecFood has announced $50 million in transactions during the first quarter of 2001 with its sights set on profitability by the end of the year.

qui bids complaints  corn syrup, stretch wrap, liquid sucrose, apple juice, pallets, and diesel fuel. A recent auction for 1.2 million pounds of rice resulted in a savings of 12.3% for one SKU and 10.8% on a second SKU. An auction for navy and pinto beans resulted in bids from 10 suppliers over a half hour bid period and resulted in savings of 15%. Discussions with sellers indicate that they are reaching customers who would be unavailable to them without the use of ecSourcing. Buyers using e-sourcing have included Bordens , 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

Listen and Learn: Improving Operations by Using Customer Feedback


Customer service means being aware of needs, problems, and fears. Studies have shown that the cost of acquiring a customer is seven to ten times that of retaining a current customer. And according to The Harvard School of Business, even a 5 percent improvement in customer retention can boost profits up to 85 percent. How do companies retain a loyal and consistent customer base? They listen, learn, and adapt—find out more.

qui bids complaints  that the cost to acquire a new customer is five to ten times the amount of retaining an existing customer. And according to several Harvard professors,1 even a 5% improvement in customer retention can boost profits 25 to 85%! How then, do companies retain a loyal and consistent customer base? They listen to their customers, learn from them, and adapt their operations accordingly. The most powerful training tool an organization can possess is customer feedback about its products and services. Read More