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The Instant Supply Chain Challenge


For the past few weeks, all eyes (and hearts) have been on the devastation caused by the Indian Ocean Tsunami. What is needed in a disaster like this is an "Instant Supply Chain"--ultra-rapid creation of a distribution network with coordination between the many decentralized players. To meet these challenges, relief agencies and governments can learn much from the supply chain advances made by the private sector, but the private sector can also learn from the successes and failures of these relief efforts.

un procurement task force  after the tsunami: The UN Joint Logistics Center ( http://www.unjlc.org/content/index.phtml/itemId/5478 ) created and is continuously updating web pages for NGOs and governments to check on the status of infrastructure. Their site also serves as a channel for requesting/approving movement of relief supplies and vehicles/vessels. In Sri Lanka, five of thirteen damaged or destroyed bridges have already been replaced with temporary bridges, and two of three damaged railroads have been repaired. A Read More

5-step CRM Software Selection Guide: A Pragmatist’s Guide to CRM Software Selections


Selecting a new enterprise customer relationship management (CRM) solution is an undertaking that requires careful planning and managed execution. And in fact, there are a number of common mistakes that organizations make. Failing to execute the selection process in an objective and structured fashion can be an expensive financial mistake—as well as a fatal hit to your professional reputation.

un procurement task force  identify your qualified “vendor universe”. There are many research sources open to you in identifying potential software vendors. We have provided a brief summary of the major players for your convenience in Appendix II. We have also included some of the more popular web-site links for reputable CRM community portals. 2. Solicitation: Prepare a Request For Proposal (RFP) Preparing an RFP does not mean you need to abide by the Federal Acquisition Requirements (not fun – trust me). It simply means Read More

Sales Force Automation Buyer’s Guide


No matter how effective your sales staff is, there’s always room to boost efficiency and increase sales. But how you go about doing so may be a point of contention. Sales force automation (SFA) solutions come in many flavors, but they don’t all offer the comprehensive SFA functionality you need. Find out how to avoid the pitfalls of choosing SFA software, and get help matching your needs with the right solution for you.

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Cloud ERP Wars Intensifying in Full Force(.com)


The first of week of May marked a flurry of news by up-and-coming cloud enterprise applications vendors. During salesforce.com’s Cloudforce event in Chicago, Kenandy, Inc. announced release 2.0 of Kenandy Social ERP, the first cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system built entirely on Force.com, salesforce.com's social enterprise cloud computing platform. The new release adds

un procurement task force  in Chicago, Kenandy, Inc. announced release 2.0 of Kenandy Social ERP , the first cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system built entirely on Force.com , salesforce.com''s social enterprise cloud computing platform. The new release adds financials and order management to Kenandy''s manufacturing management core, specifically for product companies. The first time I heard about Kenandy was at Dreamforce 2011 last summer, when the company presented its initial release on the expo floor. Sandra Read More

Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement


The statistics for completing packaged software implementation projects are grim. This article examines how the software evaluation, selection, and procurement process is key to successful software implementations.

un procurement task force  is sound financial practice. Unfortunately, the software procurement process does not follow a similar, long-term capital investment approach. Instead most companies handle software purchases like departmental operating expenditures. This flawed paradigm is the root of many implementation failures and the cost overruns cited above. To illustrate the capital investment approach, let''s use the example of production machinery for a manufacturing firm. When considering an investment in new machinery, Read More

SalesForce.com Enterprise Edition


Salesforce.com Enterprise Edition provides customer relationship management (CRM) solutions that focus on sales force automation, marketing automation, customer service and support, and analytics. Its solutions feature on-demand architecture and a point-and-click customization tool. Saleforce.com products have won several awards, including InfoWorld Technology of the Year for CRM in 2004 and 2005, and PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award for Top CRM Solution Enterprise Edition in July 2004.  

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Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement


Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate strategy. They no longer perceive procurement as a cost center, but rather as a strategic lever for improving profits or funding new initiatives. Procurement opportunities are significant—translating directly, with no dilution, into measurable, hard dollar profit increases.

un procurement task force  opportunities for additional savings. Unfortunately, too many companies have acted on only a portion of a procurement strategy. For instance, low quality spend data can cause companies to minimize their own buying power. Some companies conduct strategic sourcing initiatives but may fail to implement a procurement system to facilitate compliance. While other companies may be leveraging the latest procurement technology only to realize that they don’t have the tools or resources to enable suppliers and Read More

New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 5: E-Procurement for Process Improvement


From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services offered by multiple suppliers, to live auctions that determine the lowest-price bidder — there is a wide range of new e-procurement methods and tools to help businesses buy goods and services better, faster, and cheaper.

un procurement task force  with many routinely processing hundreds of buying activities daily. Typically, purchases represent 50 to 90% of a company''s cost structure - making procurement strategy and execution a critical lever for effective supply chain operations and superior business profitability. Electronic commerce offers exciting new possibilities for businesses to improve their performance on this important upstream supply chain activity, both for indirect or support items and, increasingly, for materials that are direct Read More

Human Capital as a Force Multiplier


It can be easy to group “people, process, and technology” together as equal concepts. In reality, however, people, process, and technology do not carry equal weight in organizational design, and they do not require the same type or degree of attention to succeed. Indeed, an organization’s people inevitably serve as a “force multiplier” for the other two elements.

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What Makes Process Process?


The systems dealing with manufacturing, inventory, procurement, and customer order management systems are among the systems that often prove to be the hardest to acquire due to the unique issues of the process enterprise.

un procurement task force  and others, often have unique requirements not addressed by most technology providers. Not all areas of technology reflect the uniqueness of a process business. While financial systems have few requirements not in common with all companies, operational systems often have many issues. The systems dealing with manufacturing, inventory, procurement, and customer order management systems are among the systems that often prove to be the hardest to acquire due to the unique issues of the process enterprise. Read More

Un nuevo modelo de resolución del ERP


En éste documento se desarrollan los problemas presentados en la adaptación de los ERP clásicos en Sudamérica al sufrir los traspiés del mundo subdesarrollado. Para esto se buscó dar una solución eficiente a esta problemática, de ésta manera se generó un nuevo paradigma conformado por una capa de tecnología, una funcional y otra de modelo.

un procurement task force  ésta manera se generó un nuevo paradigma conformado por una capa de tecnología, una funcional y otra de modelo. Read More

Enterprise Messaging Evaluation and Procurement Audio Transcript


This is a transcript of an audio conference on Enterprise Messaging Evaluation and Procurement presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS to conduct a live real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating messaging criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of competing vendors such as Microsoft, Lotus, and Novell.

un procurement task force  of enterprise technology evaluations run over time and budget, and that once selected, over 50% of the implementations fail to meet functional and total cost expectations. So what''s the solution? The solution is to create a structured, repeatable process for evaluating technology solutions and the vendors that provide them. Best practices drawn from TechnologyEvaluation.Com client organizations that have completed internal technology selections suggest that project teams should examine six key criteria Read More

Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

un procurement task force  Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger? Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

Sales Force Automation (SFA)


Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities.

un procurement task force  and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. Read More

A Stronger Field Sales Force and Better Internet Sales


Endress+Hauser (e+h), an international group of specialists for measurement devices and automated solutions for industrial process engineering, implemented both mySAP CRM mobile sales and e-selling capabilities to reinforce its market- and customer-focused orientation. As a result, it saw a stronger field sales force and increased sales through the Internet.

un procurement task force  of Adobe Reader. Already running SAP CRM 5.0 to support its call centers worldwide, the company decided to take advantage of the integrated sales force automation capabilities within SAP CRM to support the sales processes. Source : SAP Resources Related to A Stronger Field Sales Force and Better Internet Sales : Sales Force Management System (Wikipedia) A Stronger Field Sales Force and Better Internet Sales Sales Force is also known as : Sales Force Structure , Sales Force Management , Service Sales Read More