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SAP Starts Pushing – “Politely”
SAP and BackWeb Announce Strategic Alliance To Bring New Push Technology to mySAP.com™ Marketplace For Complex RFPs and RFQs.
: the electronic distribution of RFPs and RFQs to potential buyers and sellers. Market Impact With BackWeb s Polite push technology, Global 2000 companies can deliver multimedia-rich digital packages of any size or format, including audio, video, graphics, and HTML. BackWeb s Polite Agent avoids disrupting the customer by using only available bandwidth and delivering the information in the background. Commonly used to select vendor proposals for major contracts involving large corporations, federal agencies
2008 Software Re solutions » The TEC Blog
of software solution ; RFPs are often sent to vendors later on in the software selection process, in order to elicit from the vendors which features and functionality their solutions support. But you can use an RFP like a checklist, making quick note of the functionalities you require, and even rating how important each is to your business activities. Software Selection Resolution # 2 I promise to research all possible solutions, identify those that are relevant to my enterprise and industry, and
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You Say RFI, I Say Riffy: Why You and Your Vendor Need to Speak the Same Language » The TEC Blog
Tags: RFIs , RFPs , Software Selection , vendor speak * Name: * E-mail (private) : Web site: XHTML: You can use these tags: --> * Comments: * Spam protection: Sum of 1 + 7 ? Notify me of followup comments via e-mail --> The TEC Blog Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection Tag Cloud analytics bi BPM Business Intelligence CAD Cloud Cloud Computing CRM customer relationship management Epicor ERP HCM hr human capital management ibm industry watch infor Manufacturing Mobile on demand Oracle
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Evaluating Enterprise Software-Business Process or Feature/Function-Based Approach? All the above, Perhaps?Part Three: Knowledge Bases and User Recommendations
RFPs and selection tools typically focus on features and functions. The business process protagonists consider this focus old fashioned. However, users want and need an inventory or check lists of the functions to understand if the business process will work. One always has to start from somewhere, and there is no better place to start researching enterprise software than from its functional and technical capabilities.
: Why Vendors Lose Deals. RFPs and selection tools typically focus on features and functions. The business process protagonists consider this focus old fashioned. However, users want and need an inventory or check list of the functions to understand if the business process will work. One always has to start from somewhere, and there is no better place to start researching enterprise software than from its functional and technical capabilities. Selecting enterprise software based on a business process
The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes
The Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes. Papers and Other Software Program to Use In Your Complex System Related to some Practical Realities of Automating ETO Business Processes Today, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers—also known as project-based manufacturers—experience significant market pressure across their sales, engineering and manufacturing groups as they strive to win business and streamline end-to-end processes. But by capturing engineering knowledge and using it to automate key business processes, manufacturers can increase sales bid and win rates, decrease internal operating expenses, and shorten lead times.
: us respond to client RFPs more quickly. Calculations and analysis that used to take a full day can now be done in minutes, giving our engineering designers more time to work on other proposals. Paul Weitzel, Engineering Manager Babcock & Wilcox Company Summary - Follow the Steps to Success ETO manufacturers who have followed the steps above to automate their business processes have achieved great results. Typical improvements include: Significant increase in bid-rate, win-rate, margin accuracy and
3/7/2007 2:02:00 PM
Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance » The TEC Blog
different requests for proposals (RFPs) coming from four different budgets with its single solution.) On the innovation front, Kinaxis has on slate on a robust pipeline of continual product innovation. Release 2013.2 (previously known as 11.3)—so-called because it was, in April, already the second release of the year—has delivered “single echelon inventory planning”, enhancements to new product introduction (NPI), and new product development, as well as improvements to pre-defined resources (PDRs)
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Choosing an Open Source Vendor and Service Provider
As more companies begin to use open source, demand for direct support and services beyond the on-line community will grow. If you're looking for open source help, know what questions to ask to ensure you're getting what you need.
: refuse to respond to RFPs. If you re used to dealing with proprietary software vendors, where it seems like you can t shake them off your ankle, this can be quite a shock. Don t be surprised— it s nothing personal. It just reflects the less costly business model. Five Things to Learn About an Open Source Service Provider What if you re looking for some consulting help rather than support services? Are there other things you should be thinking about when engaging an open source service provider? Here are
What You Need to Know about E-learning Technology Standards Before Selecting an LMS
If you’re planning to purchase a learning management system (LMS), or upgrade your existing one, you’d better know about SCORM and AICC. Learn why it’s critical to understand e-learning standards before you buy—or you may end up with an LMS that’s both ineffective and inflexible.
: today’s requests for proposal (RFPs) in the procurement of both training content and LMSs. It is generally recommended that all e-learning content and LMS purchases include SCORM-conformant products in the submitted proposals. If these standards aren’t mentioned as part of your RFP, make sure you add them . Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) offers RFP templates for companies that are looking to compare LMS products. Our LMS RFP template includes all the relevant e-learning standards to ensure that p
4/19/2012 1:25:00 PM
Gibson Consulting Group, for Katy Independent School District (ISD)
Challenge yourself with our Decision Support SystemsAcquire Free White Papers or Case Studies Related To DSS. To select a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) turned to Gibson Consulting Group to manage the project’s complexities. Gibson partnered with TEC, taking advantage of the eBestMatch decision support system (DSS). Find out how TEC and Gibson helped Katy ISD reduce the cost and duration of the selection project, and deliver a compelling business case to stakeholders.
: rates to our clients RFPs. TEC s eBestMatch system incorporates the information about the functionality of vendors solutions stored in TEC s knowledge bases. When a client provides its list of requirements, these requirements can be compared with vendor functionalities saving clients valuable time at this key stage of software selection and evaluation. TEC Helps Gibson Provide Accurate-and Speedy-Software Evaluation TEC provided Gibson with valuable technology support, states Scambilis. TEC s metho
1/21/2009 2:57:00 PM
Food and Drug Safety: Prevention Better Than Cure (For Sure) – Part 2 » The TEC Blog
), requests for proposal (RFPs) or Plant Certifications documents are processed, integrated material disclosure processes can streamline processes for low risk and high quality suppliers and provide additional scrutiny for higher risk suppliers, materials and plants. Materials disclosure and screening processes can proactively identify issues, protect product safety, and reduce process lead times and costs. Optimized Scheduling and Planning with Product Safety and CTP Constraints With compliance and safet
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A Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader
TEC has a Q&A with ClickSoftware, provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions for productivity, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. ClickSoftware, rooted in field service workforce scheduling and optimization, provides automated workforce management and optimization solutions, on-demand and on-premise, creating business value through higher productivity, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency. Its patented concept of “continuous planning and scheduling” covers the entire service lifecycle management realm. TEC presents a candid Q&A session.
: their requests for proposals (RFPs)—e.g., real-time optimization that integrates data from hand-held devices, global positioning system (GPS), and other sources, or, for instance, the ability to run under one application the full spectrum of job types with a mix of resources, such as multistage jobs requiring multiperson teams for jobs of variable duration (days, weeks, or months). TEC: In parting, can you volunteer any information on the company’s future moves, such as new functional scope (e.g.,
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