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Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs
Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs. Download Whitepaper on Software That Meets Your Needs. A failed software implementation can cost companies millions in wasted time and money. To ensure your software selection project isn’t a sorry statistic, use the right metrics to gauge your success. Time, budget, and functionality aren’t enough--focus your efforts on requirements analysis and definition. Take measures to ensure your software meets your needs, and discover how to perform accurate requirements analysis.
: Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate Outcomes, Forecast Results, and Respond Proactively Sales Process Map Best Practices for ERP Implementation Best Practices for Fixed Asset Managers Talent Management for Small and Medium-size Businesses: Steer Your Business to Handle Change by Creating the Right Road Map for Your Talent Journey Taking Measures for True Success: How to Choose Software That Meets Your Needs If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version
10/1/2008 12:32:00 PM
Software Vendor Red Flags » The TEC Blog
mentioned and ask for names which you may contact to obtain an independent review of the software and the vendors support. Trust Me I have seen this before The vendor has installed software in companies in similar size and in the same industry but appears to have overlooked parts of the RFP, and offers the reassurance that they “have seen this before” This is not in my contract In any software purchase and implementation it is very important to obtain information to the kind of support they offer you
: Red Flags, RFP, Software Selection, Vendor Evaluation, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software
he Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software.Read White Papers and Other Software for Your Investigation of The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software. Consider the case of two hypothetical companies—Company A and Company Z—each using an identical enterprise software package delivering identical core functionality. Company A has the same number of users, but the total cost of ownership (TCO) experienced by Company Z is about twice the TCO enjoyed by Company A. Why? We explain.
: Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate Outcomes, Forecast Results, and Respond Proactively Sales Process Map Best Practices for ERP Implementation Best Practices for Fixed Asset Managers Talent Management for Small and Medium-size Businesses: Steer Your Business to Handle Change by Creating the Right Road Map for Your Talent Journey The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. During
5/12/2006 12:41:00 PM
Global Software Integration: Why Do So Many Projects Fail?
Compare your choices concerning Global Software Integration.To meet all your needs, download our Free whitepaper. The IT field is littered with failed global software integration sagas. The many reasons for these failures include mismatched capabilities, geographical requirements, and project technical management deficiencies. Global software projects should start with in-depth analysis of features and functions, so the software’s capabilities meet corporate requirements. Find out how to avoid a failed software integration project.
: individual sends a clear message to the troops that the organization and the CEO is fully committed to the initiative. This commitment is a critical success ingredient. Standardized software has powerful benefits. Uniform product delivery, integrity of data across entities and an enhanced ability to manage your business are sufficient reasons to exercise a careful and thorough implementation approach. Getting the Right Solution Putting all the ingredients together can be challenging with respect to
7/17/2009 3:13:00 PM
The TEC Quick Case for Tero Software
Tero Software specializes in maintenance and asset management solutions for small and medium businesses. This Quick Case for Tero Software provides concise background information, which is oriented toward organizations considering its Web Work solution.
: The TEC Quick Case for Tero Software The TEC Quick Case for Tero Software TEC staff writer - January 27, 2006 Read Comments The Company History Tero Software is a private company that was originally founded as a consulting firm in 1979 with the aim of teaching organizations about preventative maintenance strategies and how to automate them through the use of computerized maintenance systems. In the mid-1990s, Tero began delivering its own Web-based request management system, which helped users deal with
Most financial offices run at least three separate industry-specific software packages—often from different vendors. The problem with having all of these different solutions is that most of them require their own databases and do not integrate very well with each other. Document management systems (DMSs) are becoming popular with financial advisors, as they help organize the office and provide risk management. Learn more.
: Software Integration Software Integration Source: Cabinet NG (CNG) Document Type: White Paper Description: Most financial offices run at least three separate industry-specific software packages—often from different vendors. The problem with having all of these different solutions is that most of them require their own databases and do not integrate very well with each other. Document management systems (DMSs) are becoming popular with financial advisors, as they help organize the office and provide risk
4/23/2009 5:11:00 PM
Is Your Business Software Limiting Your Business? » The TEC Blog
eventually get an automated mess instead of an improved business. Still, lots of people believe that buying and installing good software is a panacea for all their business woes. But your software can only automate what you already have. Several instances of business practices happen rarely, or even only once. So there is no reason to buy or make modifications to existing packages to accommodate your unique business processes (see the article by my colleague Jorge García on “ case-by-case syndrome “)
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Rootstock Software Steps Out on Force.com » The TEC Blog
ERP block a few times before. Take Rootstock Software ’s co-founders Patrick “Pat” Garrehy and Chuck Olinger for example. They each have over 35 years’ expertise building software for complex manufacturing environments ( Lockheed, Solectron , etc.). I’ve known them for over a decade, since, prior to Rootstock, they were involved with Relevant Business Systems . That ERP product, now part of Aptean after the recent merger of CDC Software and Consona Corporation (the latter in turn acquired
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If Software Is A Commodity...Then What?
Many, if not most categories of software have become commodities. Vendors hate to hear it, but most of the products in a category produce the same results, pretty much in the same way. If this is true, how do user select the right vendor? How does a vendor get selected?
: categories like ERP, SCM, MES, etc.) and less so in a newer market. We find that most products yield the same results and the differences are in the How they do it instead of What they do. The relatively small percent of features that are different (usually less than 20%) are often in the nice to have category, or are not features that most end-users need. The product battle becomes one of ease-of use, add-on modules with questionable needs or my general ledger (GL) field is bigger than yours .
SAP Enhances PDM Software (Slightly)
In February SAP AG announced a web-enabled version of their product data management (PDM) software, the application that lets manufacturers collect and manage databases of information about the products they make.
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American Software - A Tacit Avant-Garde?
Throughout June, American Software, Inc. continued to announce additional functions that broaden the scope of its e-intelliprise application suite. It also announced financial results for fiscal 2000.
: to embed its alert messaging into the entire e-intelliprise suite. We believe American Software will continue to enhance its portal strategy and Intelliprise s ability to facilitate collaboration between trading partners in areas such as forecasting and inventory management. We also believe that the company should more aggressively pursue alliances with other vendors that can provide sales force automation and customer relationship management applications to the suite. However, the company still faces
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