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Sales Force Performance
Understanding market drivers is key to managing customer behavior. To do this, organizations must state and qualify their assumptions about the real drivers of

item performance  the net profit line item level due to the impact of fixed costs. The same approach would be used to calculate the impact on partner sales. An assessment worksheet is provided at the end of this article. These calculations using the worksheet format are provided below for reference: ( click here for larger verison ) Note that the symbol Δ refers to net change or improvement. This change is expressed as a percent but for the purposes of the calculation one must covert these numbers to a decimal

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Business Performance Management

Business performance management (BPM) enables organizations to translate strategies into plans, monitor execution, and provide insight needed to manage and improve financial and operational performance. This knowledge base covers scorecards, dashboards, business activity monitoring, and more.  

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Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance


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item performance  manually key in product items and cross-reference tables, an expensive, time-consuming procedure that inevitably introduces data-entry errors into the inbound-logistics process. Of the possible ways to roll out a catalog program and integrate it with a PPM program, companies can choose to use data-sync providers; Product Information Management (PIM) custom integrations; and/or flat-file e-mail/imports. 10. Get Audited If the managers of any company considering a PPM program are not sure where to begin, Read More

Partner Performance Management


For many retailers, the transition to global sourcing and demand-driven inventory models creates both opportunities and challenges. Supply chains are becoming longer, with a smaller buffer for mistakes or delays. To continually improve, you need to gain visibility across your partner community. Find out how a partner performance management solution can help buyers and sellers work together to improve business processes.

item performance  notifications for each deduction item with built-in workflow tools.You can determine whether the deduction error should be waived or processed, and create and track tasks by user role. Retailers and vendors can comment on deduction issues, simplifying the resolution process for both parties. Audit Trails, reports and dashboards are automatically generated to support the deduction process. Deductions can be viewed by timeframe, type, category, partner, process or location to simplify dispute resolution. Read More

Is There a Magic Pill for Web Performance Problems?


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item performance  page complexity, since each item on a page requires its own query-response exchange. He concludes that since 1995 the payload associated with the average business page has grown by 80% while the complexity, as reflected in turns, has grown by 121%. Up to now the performance seen by users has actually improved due to a number of technical and infrastructure advances, with the Web's ability to deliver doubling every 24 months. However, Sevcik warns that this rate of improvement may not be sustainable Read More

Accelerating Trading Partner Performance


Persistent data quality issues between manufacturing and retail trading partners can trigger claims, delay inventory, drag down margins, and lock up working capital. Have you considered an on-demand supply chain solution? Find out how combining subscription-based software with the depth of real-time transaction monitoring and remediation might be the answer—before your revenue shrinks any further.

item performance  items, where an ordered item is not in the shipment. The Business Impact of Compliance Failures The problems in data quality and compliance trickle down eventually to the financial statements. Some of the common impacts are shown below. Tied up Working Capital, with resources tied up to finance inventory and receivables. Companies have up to 25% of the money owed them tied up in disputes at any given time. Higher Costs, particularly in distribution centers, who deal with inventory delays (trucks Read More

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How Performance Support Creates High-performance Employees


Performance support helps keep workers on track. But truly effective performance support communicates company-specific “when, what, and how” information, in the fastest, clearest, and easiest way possible—like a GPS unit issuing personalized directions for the specific task at hand. Performance support won’t teach you how to drive, but it will help you get to where you want to go.

item performance  Performance Support Creates High-performance Employees Performance support helps keep workers on track. But truly effective performance support communicates company-specific “when, what, and how” information, in the fastest, clearest, and easiest way possible—like a GPS unit issuing personalized directions for the specific task at hand. Performance support won’t teach you how to drive, but it will help you get to where you want to go. Read More

Support the Era of the App with End-to-end Network and Application Performance Visibility


More and more, it seems that traditional performance management is not enough, with more factors and interrelationships for companies to consider than ever before, and multi-platform, multi-tier business-critical applications that span physical, virtual, and hybrid cloud environments. Read this white paper to learn about a new way to consider performance management, so you can effectively react to today's challenges and proactively meet the business service needs of tomorrow.

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Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance


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item performance  CMMS to Improve PdM Performance Use CMMS to Improve PdM Performance Speaking with numerous maintenance professionals across multiple industries, invariably the conversation seems to center on how to create an optimal balance of proactive and reactive maintenance and how to get there. The discussions often come disguised in modern-day labels, such as lean, reliability-centered maintenance (RCM), and total productive maintenance (TPM). However, there's no mistaking the underlying issues: companies need to Read More

Application Performance: Don't Fly Blindly Into the Cloud


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How Performance Management Drives Success in a Weak Economy


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item performance  Performance Management Drives Success in a Weak Economy Would you fly an airplane in bad weather with no gauges or instruments? Probably not. So why would you try to run a company in an economic storm without critical business data and feedback? To pilot your business safely through a recession you need performance management software that provides insight into your business, markets, competitors, and suppliers. In the white paper Performance Management in a Weak Economy , you’ll discover how Read More

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