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It Takes More Than a Fast CPU to Rule the Web
Compaq Computer Corporation, desperate to get some kind of high-end UNIX benefit from its ill-conceived acquisition of Digital Equipment Corp., has announced

equipment history  of the former Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) hardware - datacenter, high performance technical computing (HPTC), and internal infrastructure (e.g., e-mail, process management). This is not necessarily a bad thing, just a defocusing of the official Internet infrastructure effort. We are concerned that Compaq's current Alpha marketing strategy appears to be utilizing the same logic that failed DEC in the first place - to wit, an overarching focus on the need for speed . Although CPU speed can be

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for the Health Care Industry

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) assists physicians and other clinicians document patient care for current visits and provides access to patient clinical history. Sometimes may be referred to as computerized patient records (CPR). 

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JD Edwards ERP Products Thriving under Oracle


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equipment history  using actual time for equipment usage and pay growers based on the market price of the crop when sold. I would expect to see lot tracking/traceability and all sorts of safety/compliance attributes in the future. “From farm to fork” traceability requires companies to start tracing at the farm. To achieve this, one needs info on the chemicals that were used (or not used), local testing for salmonella, etc. Another good example of vertical focus is the apparel solution with “Collection Management” Read More

Case Study: Kyocera


Aside from geographic challenges, Kyocera—distributor of document management devices—also grapples with three-month lead times, purchase-order constraints, and stocking commitments. Forecasting accuracy is critical to a company that has to manage frequent model changes and short life-cycle products. Find out about the demand and forecast management solution the company uses to ensure consistent and accurate reporting.

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TEC Vendor Note: Lectra, A Focused PLM Player


A brief introduction to Lectra, a specialized vendor in the CAD, CAM, and PLM industry, including history, product offerings, and achievements, as well as expectations and recommendations to the vendor’s future growth.

equipment history  power, and personal protective equipment industries. With that being said, Lectra looks quite diverse in terms of the product lines and industries it serves. However, when examined for the purpose of using Lectra products and services, the company’s focus is clear—Lectra helps companies develop and, to a certain degree, manufacture specific types of products that use soft materials. The commonalities amongst these products allow Lectra to service multiple industries and business functions and remain Read More

Business Process Simulation Technology from Lanner


Today, TEC Research Analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu focuses on business process simulation software provider Lanner Group. Gabriel looks at Lanner's history, products, and market position—and explains the pros and cons of using software to simulate your business processes.

equipment history  overall efficiency of an equipment by simulating breakdown and repair times shows that failure to include variability and disruptions can generate an overestimation of equipment efficiency by 73 percent. This is because the safest scenario (i.e., where time to breakdown is regular and time to repair is fixed) is also less probable, since machines break down at different times, and the length of time it takes to repair them is never constant. Lanner also provides its Optimizer technology, which can be Read More

PTC Windchill Version 9 versus Version 10: Is Version 10 the Most Significant Windchill Release in PTC’s History?


The latest iteration of PTC Windchill (v. 10) for product lifecycle management (PLM) has been described as ‘the most significant Windchill release in PTC’s history.’ In his article, TEC research analyst Gabriel Gheorghiu compares the last two versions of PTC Windchill, and outlines how the functionality enhancements in PTC Windchill 10 make the product suitable for product creation, development, and lifecycle management.

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Case Study: TrailTech Inc.


Since 1985, TrailTech Inc. has provided the agriculture, construction, and transportation industries with state-of-the-art trailer equipment. However, inaccurate bills of materials (BOMs) were causing bottlenecks, missed delivery dates, and substandard productivity. After TrailTech implemented an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that created real-time BOMs and eliminated bottlenecks, customer complaints of delinquent deliveries reduced dramatically, improving stress levels throughout the plant.

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Delivering Information Transparency with Service Parts Optimization


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equipment history  in computers, communications, medical equipment. To meet the demand for next day and same day returns, it needed to replace its in-house operations management system with a scalable and robust system. Learn how it used Click Commerce’s reverse logistics and depot repair solutions to manage its advanced exchanges and warehouse fulfillment, and credit receiving processes. Read More

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Endries International, distributor of products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), aims to develop partnerships by helping customers meet their cost reduction, vendor consolidation, and productivity improvement goals. But Endries knew its old software wouldn’t enable long-term growth or manage business changes. With the new solution, processes such as demand planning are more accurate and efficient. Find out why.

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Winning Strategies for Industrial Equipment Manufacturing


Industrial equipment manufacturers (IEMs) have been hit especially hard by today’s economy. But the industry has come back better than ever before by adopting new efficient manufacturing methods and new software and business processes that let them compete head-on, satisfying customer demands while reducing costs and raising margins. Learn about the methods industrial equipment manufacturers are using to stay competitive.

equipment history  Strategies for Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Industrial equipment manufacturers (IEMs) have been hit especially hard by today’s economy. But the industry has come back better than ever before by adopting new efficient manufacturing methods and new software and business processes that let them compete head-on, satisfying customer demands while reducing costs and raising margins. Learn about the methods industrial equipment manufacturers are using to stay competitive. Read More

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QLogic Corporation


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Lithium


Lithium's social software helps companies engage customers with compelling, fun community experiences. Born from a gaming history and consumer DNA, Lithium is headquarterd in San Francisco, California (US), and has been building social communities for over a decade.

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equipment history  the air surrounding IT equipment can be harmful to internal electronic components and lead to failure and downtime. Reliance on precision cooling solutions to maintain the proper humidity level in a computer room or data center doesn’t always assure proper humidity levels at the IT equipment air intake. Learn more about humidity, its effects, and its management in computer rooms and data centers. Read More

Case Study: American Crane & Equipment Corporation


American Crane & Equipment Corporation (ACECO) designs and manufactures electric overhead traveling cranes. Managing and tracking custom projects for accurate job costing is key—but ACECO’s legacy system involved labor-intensive, manual manipulation of data. ACECO saw that real-time job cost data was vital to operational performance. It found a solution with integrated functionality for all process operations. Learn more.

equipment history  Study: American Crane & Equipment Corporation American Crane & Equipment Corporation (ACECO) designs and manufactures electric overhead traveling cranes. Managing and tracking custom projects for accurate job costing is key—but ACECO’s legacy system involved labor-intensive, manual manipulation of data. ACECO saw that real-time job cost data was vital to operational performance. It found a solution with integrated functionality for all process operations. Learn more. Read More