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Made2Manage Affirms Its Technological Astuteness Part 2: Strategy
During the last few years, Made2Manage has evolved from a vendor of traditional MRP/ERP software to a provider of ‘one-stop-shop’ enterprise business

recent technological advancements  note. Part One discussed recent developments. Part Three will cover Challenges and make User Recommendations. Using Microsoft Technology Today, Made2Manage uses Microsoft's technology virtually for all aspects of its product development, and its strategic relationship with Microsoft has proven to be of the utmost importance given its market segment's infatuation with the technology, whose performance, reliability and scalability has long been significantly improving. By leveraging the capabilities of the

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A Portrait of the Enterprise Software User in the Education Industry


Educational institutions are being driven by new technologies and changing student demographics to dramatically change the way they deliver their services. And growth in enrolment requires the proper management of student information, curricula, finances, and human resources. TEC product manager Rahim Kaba reviews TEC market data for a glimpse into the types of enterprise software systems that educational institutions are considering, and the top functional priorities they seek.

recent technological advancements  funding. For example, a recent report issued by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers illustrates that public funding in Canada represents 57% of university and college operating funds, down from 81% two decades ago. Major cuts to public funding are widespread and global, particularly in countries where government funding of educational institutions has typically been very high. These institutions are being forced to find new and innovative ways to make the most of their restricted budgets and effectively Read More

Is the Ongoing Marketing Software Arms Race Justified?


Given the slew of marketing software acquisitions by a number of big players, TEC's principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic rightfully asks whether the vendors' splurges and arms race is justified? And will these companies’ chief marketing officers (CMOs) spend more on technology than chief information officers (CIOs) by 2017—as predicted by Gartner?

recent technological advancements  as seen in PBS’ recent Frontline episode called “ Generation Like ”). The role of the marketing department is expanding, as e-commerce sales grow and social and mobile outlets emerge as additional customer channels. Recently, digital marketing has emerged as a cost-effective way to drive better marketing results. CMOs and marketing organizations now have a greater responsibility and accountability for driving the customer relationship than ever before. However, orchestrating interaction across Read More

What’s Your Reason for Not Using SaaS PLM?


Without a doubt, software-as-a-service (SaaS) as a software delivery model has become a hot topic in the enterprise software field and has gained some noticeable shares in sectors such as customer relationship management (CRM). On the other hand, the product lifecycle management (PLM) industry has seen increasing awareness of SaaS. Oleg Shilovitsky, t

recent technological advancements  cloud computing in a recent blog post . However, SaaS remains as a limited option for PLM users as I see it. If someone is looking for SaaS PLM solutions, he/she will find that there are very few options— Arena and PLM+ , which serve users in the engineering world, and a few more solutions (e.g., Yunique PLM and Zweave ) which focus on fashion, consumer packaged goods (CPG), and so on. I can’t confirm that the above mentioned solutions all meet the SaaS definition considering that some may argue that Read More

E = Excellent Value in the ETO Landscape: How Global Shop Solutions Excels for ETO Industry Challenges


The needs of the changing business, economic, and technology landscapes have given organizations that manufacture precision and complex products an added incentive to see how they can manage to contain rising costs, and stay competitive against global competition and market volatility. The findings were quite unlike those experienced by tradiditional discrete manufacturers, since discrete

recent technological advancements  as part of a recent TEC Certification exercise. A Word About the Vendor Over three decades ago, from deep in the heart of Texas, Global Shop Solutions founder Dick Alexander was a proponent of such core manufacturing principles as continuous improvement and just-in-time manufacturing. In these approaches the goal is always to reduce and eliminate non-value-added activities which contribute to delays in production and ultimately drive costs upwards through excessive machine set-up costs and improperly Read More

3M Wraps Up HighJump, While Retalix Shops OMI International Part One: Recent Events


It appears that instead of a direct intra-market consolidation, some smaller, but profitable, undercapitalized, and undervalued warehouse management and supply chain execution vendors have lately found a shelter under wealthy, more visible parent companies with complementary products.

recent technological advancements  OMI International Part One: Recent Events Event Summary The consolidation within the warehouse management systems (WMS) and supply chain execution (SCE) market, which has long been predicted by certain pundits who also explain the various reasons why it has never taken place, seems to have taken another route very recently. Namely, instead of a direct intra-market consolidation, some tormented public SCE/WMS vendors or smaller, but profitable, undercapitalized, and undervalued WMS/SCE vendors have found Read More

PeopleSoft Revamps World for Its Mid-Market "Express" Conquest Part One: Recent Annoucements


Amid an intensifying hullabaloo in the mid-market, with all tier one players delivering solutions tailored for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and incumbent tier one and tier three vendors defending their turf, PeopleSoft seems to have thrown another strike by utilizing its acquisition of former J.D. Edwards.

recent technological advancements  Express Conquest Part One: Recent Annoucements Event Summary Having all but prevailed in the still ongoing tug-of-war hostile acquisition attempt by Oracle (see Frantic Merger-Mania Spiced Up With Vendettas Leaves Customers Anxious ), PeopleSoft , Inc. (NASDAQ: PSFT), recently inaugurated as the No. 2 leading business applications provider after digesting former J.D. Edwards & Company , has been making decisive moves to deliver a number of new or refurbished solutions, in a great part by leveraging Read More

Video Synopsis Technology


Despite all the technological advances that have been made in video surveillance, viewing and analysis of recorded video surveillance footage is still a costly and time-intensive task that often requires a large team. Learn about one solution that provides a complete representation of all events occurring during 24 hours of video footage in a condensed clip, as short as a few minutes long.

recent technological advancements  Synopsis Technology Despite all the technological advances that have been made in video surveillance, viewing and analysis of recorded video surveillance footage is still a costly and time-intensive task that often requires a large team. Learn about one solution that provides a complete representation of all events occurring during 24 hours of video footage in a condensed clip, as short as a few minutes long. Read More

eERP


Customer demand-oriented management thinking is the soul, boosting technological change, the priority of the application of innovation. "Is the core concept of the development and applications of gold abacus.In the industry, Golden Abacus has proposed reorganization of accounting information; the smart financial software,the platform type management software (eERP); and full e-commerce and a series of advanced concepts, and has introduced a corresponding financial software enterprise management software (eERP), medical and public health management software (eHRP) and full e-commerce products and solutions, the formation of a full range of information products and services based on cloud computing applications. Today, the Golden Abacus products have wide applications in small, medium and large enterprises and non-profit organizations, industry coverage reached 99%, the number of users up to tens of millions.

recent technological advancements  Customer demand-oriented management thinking is the soul, boosting technological change, the priority of the application of innovation. Is the core concept of the development and applications of gold abacus.In the industry, Golden Abacus has proposed reorganization of accounting information; the smart financial software,the platform type management software (eERP); and full e-commerce and a series of advanced concepts, and has introduced a corresponding financial software enterprise management Read More

SAP Remains Vital Amid Ailing Market And Internal Adjustments Part 1: Recent Announcements


Recently, SAP announced solid results for Q4 2001, in contrast to the current soft market. Although not all troubles seem to have been left behind, as can be seen from reduced license revenue, and while some may question SAP's justification of merging its two subsidiaries, a positive sign is that SAP has meanwhile become much more nimble to spar with any disturbance factors.

recent technological advancements  Internal Adjustments Part 1: Recent Announcements Event Summary On January 31, at its Conference on Business Intelligence and Enterprise Portals in Leipzig, Germany, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), a leading provider of business software solutions, announced the next generation of the mySAP Business Intelligence (mySAP BI) solution. Major enhancements to this solution are envisioned to enable companies to achieve true business intelligence by providing the business ability to deploy the access, analysis and delivery Read More

Project Management Strategies for a Challenged Economy


As recent media reports suggest, the dreaded “R” word—recession—is looming large across the horizon of most western and global economies. Many organizations have had to scale back their spending and reduce costs. Due to the cyclical nature of our economy, certain industries will fare better than others. As a result of the savings generated by the cost reduction efforts, decisions on

recent technological advancements  a Challenged Economy As recent media reports suggest, the dreaded “R” word—recession—is looming large across the horizon of most western and global economies. Many organizations have had to scale back their spending and reduce costs. Due to the cyclical nature of our economy, certain industries will fare better than others. As a result of the savings generated by the cost reduction efforts, decisions on where to invest may determine which organizations emerge unscathed from a recession, and which Read More

Achieving Growth: New Accounts versus Up-selling to Existing Accounts


A recent survey of chief executive officers has found that growth is again the number one priority, overtaking cost-cutting as their previous top concern. Can enterprise application providers to take advantage of this new focus?

recent technological advancements  institution. IBM cites a recent survey of chief executive officers (CEO), which found that growth is now again their number one priority, overtaking cost-cutting as their previous top concern. However, IT departments in most organizations are not aligned to quickly implement new projects that can bring growth. Despite years of major technological advances in processing power, systems utilization, and autonomic software, most enterprises still reportedly allocate more than 80 percent of IT budgets to Read More

Recent Developments in One Price Management Provider's Business


A quality product offering doesn't guarantee success for any up-and-coming vendor, especially in a market requiring more awareness and depending on organizational change. While Zilliant appears to be the early market leader, its long-term success depends on several factors.

recent technological advancements  marketing (with the most recent press announcement of a truly strategic relationship in February 2007), Zilliant should try to nurture similar relationships with the likes of Accenture and McKinsey . However, this might be difficult due to both parties competing for the same opportunities in pricing strategy and impact analysis engagements (before the pricing software is even deployed). Official partnership and integration programs beyond those with SAP (for example, with vendors such as Oracle , Infor , Read More

The Impact of the New FRCP Amendments on Your Business


With the recent amendments made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), businesses must take a closer look at how they manage their electronic data. Recent studies have shown that many companies are not prepared for how these changes will affect their business. To improve their governance procedures to meet these new requirements, businesses must invest in technology that can adequately preserve electronic data.

recent technological advancements  Your Business With the recent amendments made to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), businesses must take a closer look at how they manage their electronic data. Recent studies have shown that many companies are not prepared for how these changes will affect their business. To improve their governance procedures to meet these new requirements, businesses must invest in technology that can adequately preserve electronic data. Read More

Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements


Having stemmed the tide of losses and returned to profitability in 2001, will in 2002 market witness Baan's return to former ERP stardom given the company's recent product enhancements, new partnerships and customer base retention/expansion initiatives?

recent technological advancements  Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally Part 1: Recent Announcements Event Summary In its bid to return to its erstwhile short-lived glory, Baan , the resurrected global provider of collaborative enterprise business solutions and a unit of the Invensys Software Systems (ISS) division of Invensys plc, the global automation and controls group with headquarters in the UK, has lately blitzed the market with a number of announcements. The most prominent amongst these were: Deliveries of vertically focused solutions Read More