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Enterprise Contract Management for Life Sciences: Integrating Contract Creation, Administration, and Execution
Leading life sciences companies are recognizing the need for synchronized, enterprise-wide pricing and contract management processes. An integrated solution can

ecosystem life cycle  For The Life Sciences Ecosystem A complete contract management solution must consider the complexity of the life sciences ecosystem from end to end (see Figure 2). The solution must be able to manage the contract needs of many different customers such as pharmacy benefit managers, group purchasing organizations, hospitals, and government entities. It must take into consideration the multitiered sales channels and multifaceted relationships among trading partners ' manufacturers and wholesalers as well as

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Oracle Acquires TOA Technologies for FSM Leadership


Oracle acquires TOA Technologies, a leader of cloud-based field service management (FSM) solutions. How will services companies benefit from this deal? Read P.J. Jakovljevic's write-up and find out.

ecosystem life cycle  event in the salesforce.com ecosystem to scare the prospects. A similar situation is seen with many competitors of BigMachines in the configure, price, quote (CPQ) space after Oracle’s recent acquisition of the erstwhile cloud CPQ leader (and once major salesforce.com partner). For now, Oracle’s own FSM capabilities seem quite superior than those of salesforce.com, SAP , and NetSuite , all of whom leverage partners for those capabilities. Read More

Apparent BPM in the Cloud—Analyst Roadshow


Apparancy was born out of the idea to create a fresh business process offering that takes the best of what traditional BPM suites can provide—from workflow and business process execution to process monitoring and control monitoring—and combines it with key additional value for an organization.

ecosystem life cycle  with its enterprise software ecosystem. Conclusion As the market moves towards closing ancient gaps and eliminating unnecessary business silos to provide coherence and consistency across all business areas, Apparancy seems to be in a good position to take a bite out of the market, especially emerging and growing companies. Have a comment? Please drop me a line below and I’ll respond as soon as I can. Read More

CRM Buzzwords and Trends for 2009


Customer relationship management (CRM) is more than a technology. It’s a business strategy that aims at identifying customers and their needs and then creating sales and service strategies that are unique to them. Here is a quick look at CRM—from buzzwords to trends, to some recommended solutions.CRM Buzzwords CRM ecosystem - the changing landscape of customer relationship

ecosystem life cycle  solutions. CRM Buzzwords CRM ecosystem - the changing landscape of customer relationship management Customer experience – a purchasing experience provided to a consumer by a retailer aimed at retaining customer loyalty Mobile CRM – a solution that provides remote access to the sales force in the field to important customer data, such as quotes, contracts, etc. CRM 2.0 – like Web 2.0, CRM 2.0 allows users to communicate through various platforms and forums on a variety of customer-related topics Read More

Business Benefits to FSM-CRM-ERP Systems Integration


These days everything starts with the customer and his or her experience. From this perspective—of the customer experience—the service sector must ensure fluency in its operations so that the customer is satisfied and does not go to social media to publicly vent or complain. Certain industries such as manufacturing and services industries, such as utilities and insurance, are some of the most

ecosystem life cycle  interaction with a company’s ecosystem. In order to have that image handy, a company may want to prioritize setting up the integration among enterprise systems—such as FSM, CRM, and ERP. These systems must be in sync so that customers are not put on hold for days or even weeks to confirm contractual terms or credit limits before operations can move ahead to service equipment or otherwise attend to the customer’s needs. Read More

Extending Document Life Cycle Management to the Desktop


Given ever-increasing regulatory pressures, document life cycle management is clearly an issue every enterprise must resolve. Until now, documents stored on local machines and e-mailed outside the organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise.

ecosystem life cycle  Document Life Cycle Management to the Desktop Given ever-increasing regulatory pressures, document life cycle management is clearly an issue every enterprise must resolve. Until now, documents stored on local machines and e-mailed outside the organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise. Read More

Product Vine PLM


ProductVine is a collaborative product and development lifecycle management tool designed to meet the needs of the food and grocery industry. It has Internet-enabled workflow functionality and provides instant information visibility. Multiple parties can work simultaneously to complete tasks and approve deliverables. It includes the following functional areas: central knowledge repository, project management, workflow management, and supplier information collection.  

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Comparison of ERP and CRM Markets' Life cycle Snapshots


Today's enterprise applications are required as a matter of course to address more than the processes taking place within the walls of an enterprise. Almost all traditional ERP vendors (small and big alike) had to experience a wake-up call and have long been trying to expand their product offering in tune with the ever-changing trends and requirements of the new collaborative economy. The need for providing a full, comprehensive CRM suite rather than an individual solution or a bundle of point solutions for each distinct CRM area remains firm, and will urge further market consolidation.

ecosystem life cycle  of ERP and CRM Markets' Life cycle Snapshots Introduction The overall customer relationship management (CRM) market remains the land of opportunity but with many treacherous patches of quicksand for those who are uncertain about their footprint breadth in the field of either install base and product scope. It has been a no brainer the fact that the 2000s have been adverse years in the entire enterprise applications market. Following the whopping growth rates of the late 1990s, and the spending Read More

Protecting Sensitive Information in Life Sciences Organizations: Top Three Misconceptions that Put Companies at Risk


Critical business processes in biotech and pharmaceutical companies involve highly confidential documents that need to be safely accessed by external partners and potential licensees. Poor security measures, based on a traditional view of data security, have led to high-profile security breaches. Discover new ways for life sciences companies to conduct important business securely without being impeded by IT complexity.

ecosystem life cycle  Sensitive Information in Life Sciences Organizations: Top Three Misconceptions that Put Companies at Risk Critical business processes in biotech and pharmaceutical companies involve highly confidential documents that need to be safely accessed by external partners and potential licensees. Poor security measures, based on a traditional view of data security, have led to high-profile security breaches. Discover new ways for life sciences companies to conduct important business securely without Read More

Top Ten Ways To Get More From Your SiteMinder Deployment: How Identity and Context Virtualization Saves Money, Adds Flexibility, and Brings New Life to Your Portal


Enterprises are looking for incremental change to their infrastructure. The value of your portal lies in delivering a rich and secure experience across multiple applications. The more information you provide, the more valuable your portal is to stakeholders across your organization. Developed by the inventors of the virtual directory, identity and context virtualization is the next generation integration solution.

ecosystem life cycle  Ten Ways To Get More From Your SiteMinder Deployment: How Identity and Context Virtualization Saves Money, Adds Flexibility, and Brings New Life to Your Portal Enterprises are looking for incremental change to their infrastructure. The value of your portal lies in delivering a rich and secure experience across multiple applications. The more information you provide, the more valuable your portal is to stakeholders across your organization. Developed by the inventors of the virtual directory, identity Read More

Real-life Examples of Killer App Marketing


Over the next decade, websites will diminish in importance and the webosphere will transform into an “app-o-sphere.” People will experience brands in a unified and interactive way regardless of what device they use. Learn about the four pillars of app marketing—acquisition campaigns, push messaging, in-app messaging, and cross-channel synchronization—and how to create killer app marketing campaigns.

ecosystem life cycle  marketing analytics, targeted marketing, customer profiling, advanced analytics, app marketing campaigns, cross-channel synchronization, in-app marketing Read More

Life-sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows


Chemdex is a provider of business-to-business procurement for the life sciences industry. Leveraging the strength of its recent IPO, the company is expanding its abilities to integrate with other vendors and to launch new customers quickly. Recent partnerships to support these initiatives include Ariba, Concur Technologies and IBM.

ecosystem life cycle  sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows Event Summary Chemdex (Nasdaq: CMDX) brings buyers and sellers of life sciences materials and equipment together in a specialized marketplace that offers everything from O-rings to living organisms. Chemdex has announced MarketLink, system that integrates Chemdex' marketplace with corporate ERP systems and other third party purchasing systems. According to the company, MarketLink will provide connectivity and integration throughout the purchasing process from Read More

Arysta LifeScience


Arysta LifeScience, one of the largest privately held crop protection and life sciences companies in the world, needed a business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) solution that would give users access to information from multiple systems, across multiple business areas. Learn how TEC’s software evaluation and selection methodology helped Arysta select the winning solution in only three months.

ecosystem life cycle  LifeScience Arysta LifeScience, one of the largest privately held crop protection and life sciences companies in the world, needed a business intelligence (BI) and business performance management (BPM) solution that would give users access to information from multiple systems, across multiple business areas. Learn how TEC’s software evaluation and selection methodology helped Arysta select the winning solution in only three months. Read More

The State of Global Clinical Research Trials


New technologies and changing economic conditions have triggered a number of changes in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and biotech sectors. Increased global sales of life sciences products and growing demand for drugs present drug industry companies with a host of opportunities. However, the mandate for clinical trials has led to considerable inflation in their research and development (R&D) expenditure. The resolution lies in using emerging markets as an alternative to conduct these trials. Thanks to new technologies, the cloud, and social media/online portals, the pharmaceuticals, life sciences and biotech sectors can make the most of the emerging opportunities. Learn how.

ecosystem life cycle  State of Global Clinical Research Trials New technologies and changing economic conditions have triggered a number of changes in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and biotech sectors. Increased global sales of life sciences products and growing demand for drugs present drug industry companies with a host of opportunities. However, the mandate for clinical trials has led to considerable inflation in their research and development (R&D) expenditure. The resolution lies in using emerging markets as an al Read More

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Selects CEBOS QMS


Orchid Orthopedic Solutions recently selected CEBOS MQ1 Elements Life Sciences solution to automate its quality management system (QMS) and ensure compliance with industry-specific quality standards. Orchid is a worldwide provider of contract design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets.

ecosystem life cycle  Orthopedic Solutions Selects CEBOS QMS Orchid Orthopedic Solutions recently selected CEBOS MQ1 Elements Life Sciences solution to automate its quality management system (QMS) and ensure compliance with industry-specific quality standards. Orchid is a worldwide provider of contract design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets. It provides expertise in design and development, quality and regulatory support, implant manufacture, advanced machining, plastics technology, Read More