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16 Percent of BPM Seekers Agree with the SaaS Delivery Model
Recently, Rob Barry summarized some important points on the topic of delivering business process management (BPM) through the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model

reading comprehension worksheets  becoming more noticeable. After reading this, I felt that it would be interesting to know business users’ attitudes toward the SaaS model while selecting BPM solutions. Luckily, I was able to look into BPM selection projects recorded in our BPM Evaluation Center and found that over 16 percent of BPM seekers, in 2009, were willing to acquire BPM capabilities through subscription or leasing agreements. In 2008, TEC BPM Evaluation Center added a new option to the question that allows users to specify

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Field Service Management (FSM)

Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system. 

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Ability Manager


Ability Manager is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) authoring suite for importing or authoring content with organized deployment to end users. Fully customizable, it provides tools to track, educate, and update employees, distributors, vendors, and customers with the latest policies, announcements, product information, surveys, training manuals, etc.-all in real time. Ability Manager uses a combination of custom tailored e-learning, surveys, exams, and inspections. It includes functionality for development of curricula; deployment and tracking of curriculum packages; training; and and measurement of training progress and comprehension.

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'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Proc, and SCM Unite! A Series Study: J.D. Edwards


J.D. Edwards believes in the possibilities (both in terms of technology and sell-ability) of Collaborative Commerce. How far have they gotten in that vision? Are they a good bet if you also have visions of C-Commerce dancing in your head?

reading comprehension worksheets  and documents. Bar Code Reading enhancement to ERP - October 1999, alliance with Sirius Computer Solutions to integrate Sirius' bar code data management solution with OneWorld. HR Enhancements to ERP via Travel and Expense Reporting - January 2000, alliance with Extensity . e-Business - February 2000, alliance to re-sell IBM 's electronic storefront technology, IBM WebSphere Commerce Suite (WCS), and integrate to OneWorld via IBM's Commerce Integrator Server and its MQSeries messaging and information Read More

Linux at 25% of Server OS Market - Is Redmond Hearing Footsteps?


Linux has now grabbed 25% of the server operating system market share, passing Novell and knocking on Windows's door.

reading comprehension worksheets  Dan Kusnetzky warned against reading too much in these numbers. All server operating systems, especially NT, are continuing to experience very strong growth, but the unusual Linux growth numbers are obscuring that fact. Another trend is that Unix users, in particular, are buying fewer but more powerful servers, said Kusnetzky, thus generating healthy revenue in that space. We are trying to measure Linux with the same techniques we use for other products, but that's increasingly difficult, said Read More

TEC Newsletter, What Makes it Worthy?


Do you still read tech/business industry e-mail newsletters? In the early days of the Web, I remember going to a conference talking about the importance of developing an e-mail newsletter to communicate with customers. Now, many people simply mark the newsletters they receive as spam. A lot of e-mail services automatically mark legitimate newsletters as spam too. Are e-mail newsletters no longer

reading comprehension worksheets  more valuable to those reading it. I'd like to mention a few of the changes we made and find out whether people think we're on the right track. We wanted to improve our newsletter readership, improve the number of people that not only recieve our newsletter and toss it in their trash but actually have an interest in reading it. So we brainstormed why people might not read the newsletter and put a plan into action to improve it. I think an e-mail newsletter must stand out as a relevant information source, Read More

RedPrairie's Millennial Report Reveals Shopping Preferences of Gen Y Consumers


The point of The Millennial Report is not so much to compare Gen Y to Gen X or other groups as it is to help retailers understand the mindset and shopping patterns of a hot consumer age-group. The key points to follow when engaging Millennials include: Respect their time: Recognize preferences and make meaningful recommendations. Pick your spots: Make strategic advertising

reading comprehension worksheets  fulfillment capabilities. Further TEC Reading RedShift 2012: RedPrairie's Three-year Transformational Journey  (June 2012) Successful Cross-channel Retailing: 4 Concepts to Master (May 2012) Act Vertical vs. Go Extinct Retailers – Part 3  (May 2009) Read More

Information Builders Did It iWay


Information Builders plans to spin off its middleware technology group (which develops and supports the EDA middleware product) into a new wholly owned subsidiary named iWay Software. The move is supposed to allow Information Builders (IBI) to concentrate on the WebFocus and Focus business intelligence products, while allowing iWay to handle e-business integration.

reading comprehension worksheets  no published API. Both reading and writing data should be supported for each source. In the case of mainframe data, it is preferable that the product(s) chosen not require a gateway for access. In addition, strong built-in support for XML must be supplied. Speed of solution implementation should be a key differentiator of the chosen software, since everyone has found out that the web moves in real-time. You either keep up or get out of the way. A long list of potential vendors could include IBI, IBM, ETI Read More

How To Write a Winning Proposal


Your proposal should prove your case, and motivate the client to buy your services or applications. But all too often, reading a proposal is almost as painfully difficult as writing one. So what are the secrets of truly successful proposal-writing?

reading comprehension worksheets  your teeth drilled. And reading them isn't a whole lot better. So why do customers ask for them? One motivation is that the customer wants to compare offers from various vendors to make sure they buy the highest value solution based on your differentiators and value proposition. At a simpler level, they may just want to compare prices, clarify complex information, and gather information so that the decision team can review it. And let's face it, sometimes they just want to slow down the sales process Read More

Dassault Systèmes Introduces Perfect Shelf, a CPG and Retail Solution Experience


Dassault Systèmes touts Perfect Shelf as a game-changing industry solution experience for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and retail companies. It seems to be a rebranding of the 3DVIA Store offering. Retailers can model virtual shelves and stock them with lifelike items (realistic 3D product representations) created from either 2D computer-aided design (CAD) drawings or

reading comprehension worksheets  and plan-o-grams. Further TEC Reading Dassault’s Consumer Experience Management, Virtually Yours (July 2012) Dassault Systèmes—Expanding Product Development and the 3D Experience (Apr 2012) Social PLM and CRM – Dassault Systèmes and Netvibes (Under the Exalead Brand) (Mar 2012) Read More

Gosh, There’s a Bug in Windows 98


There’s a system security hole that can crash your Windows 95 or 98 system. How long has it taken Microsoft to fix it? Three months and counting.

reading comprehension worksheets  issue. No one is reading your e-mail. But the spokeswoman added that Microsoft, of Redmond, Wash., decided to reconsider its decision this week and is now working on a patch for the problem. The spokeswoman did not know when the fix will be available but said it will be posted to the http://www.microsoft.com/security site. Market Impact Further reports have indicated that this crash can occur under Outlook 2000, whether or not the offending message is opened. However, the crash will not occur on Windows Read More

Customer Relationship Management and Social Networks-They're Related How, Again?


No company today can afford to ignore the value of its customers' natural social networking behavior. The advantages that these social networks can bring to a company's customer relationship management platform are powerful tools that can ultimately improve its products.

reading comprehension worksheets  there isn't a soul reading this who hasn't heard of SAP . By now, there isn't a soul reading this who hasn't heard of salesforce.com . By now, there isn't a soul reading this who hasn't heard of MySpace . Or YouTube , or LinkedIn , or Friendster , or Many of you may know that both SAP and salesforce.com use blogs, podcasts, and user communities to communicate with their customers and their employees. But neither SAP nor salesforce.com nor, in fact, any of the vendors involved with customer relationship Read More

Field Service Management (FSM)


Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system.

reading comprehension worksheets  maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if Read More

SciQuest Acquires Assets of Spend Radar (and Rounds Out Its Spend Management Suite)


Now that Emptoris and Ariba are gone as independent spend management software suite vendors (acquired by IBM and SAP respectively), is SciQuest trying to take their place? The company may indeed have those aspirations, based on its 2011 acquisition of AECsoft for Supplier Information Management (SIM), Supplier Diversity, and Sourcing Technology, and the recent 2012 acquisition of Upside Software

reading comprehension worksheets  track. References and Recommended Reading Good Times for CombineNet, Strategic Sourcing Specialist (Aug 2012) AribaLIVE 2012 – Cloud B2B Commerce Coming of Age (May 2012) Talking to an Emptoris Exec Post-Empower 2011 (and Pre-IBM 2012) (Feb 2012) Can Enterprises Keep Their Spend on Their Radar (Screen)? (Oct 2011) Upside Software Remains on the Upside of the Contract Management Market (Feb 2011) Read More

How to Use Lotus Domino to Publish Policies and Procedures Online


Does your company have a simple way to publish and maintain internal documentation? If people are using workarounds instead of reading documents on the corporate intranet, it’s a warning sign that there’s no appropriate publishing system in place. But there are alternatives and practical tips that can help you choose a cost-effective solution, based on the familiar Lotus Domino platform.

reading comprehension worksheets  using workarounds instead of reading documents on the corporate intranet, it’s a warning sign that there’s no appropriate publishing system in place. But there are alternatives and practical tips that can help you choose a cost-effective solution, based on the familiar Lotus Domino platform. Read More

RFID Case Study: Gillette and Provia Part One: Background


The goal of the pilot project was not to see whether RFID tags on pallets and cases could be read automatically (although one should not assume that it is easy to achieve), but rather to develop or improve the systems and business processes needed to sustain higher levels of efficiency and productivity.

reading comprehension worksheets  example, just an RFID reading event will not give any indication as to whether the stock is moving out or in , and without the use of multiple readers upstream and downstream, and the analysis of previous read events, directionality of stock movements cannot be assumed. Whereas manual inventory management processes inherently know the direction of stock movements owing to set up hard steps (i.e., stock receipt, delivery, inventory transfer, etc.), RFID simply automates the process of reading a Read More