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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

srm comparison  reason for SCE and SRM applications ongoing recent success lies greatly in the fact that often more than 50 percent of companies' revenues and the top line are spent on goods or services purchased. In other words, whatever cost is saved from the bottom line through the use of these applications will translate directly to increased profit margins, making software buying decisions much easier to justify. This is not, however, the case for CRM applications, where, for a company wanting to increase its

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TEC Launches Center to Help Companies Evaluate and Select ERP Distribution Software


Enterprise software analyst firm Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) recently launched its ERP—Distribution Evaluation Center, to help companies compare the most qualified ERP—Distribution systems based on their own, unique business needs.

srm comparison  SCM, supplier relationship management (SRM), warehouse management systems (WMS), distribution evaluation center (DPM), transportation management systems (TMS), and international trade and logistics, to procurement, financial, and human resources (HR). For a custom ERP-Distribution solution comparison, begin a &defaultModeld=477&openerURL= target= Evaluation_Center >trial ERP-Distribution software evaluation . About Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) Since 1993, Technology Evaluation Centers ( Read More

New-world Value: The Strategic Impact of Business Application Suites in Today’s Corporate Environment


The concepts of return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) have been used for decades in enterprise evaluations of IT investments, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. However, with the emergence of important new technological advances, executives are now expanding these traditional formulas to account for new opportunities. Learn more about their new methods for measuring ERP value.

srm comparison  margins 8.10 ERP, SCM, SRM High Sell more to existing customers 7.92 ERP, Analytics High Increase market share 7.85 ERP, SCM, CRM Moderate Manage budgets 7.62 ERP, Analytics Moderate Bring new products and/or services to market faster 7.42 ERP, SCM Moderate The good news is that technologies such as SOA and new release strategies enable enterprises to extend the value delivered by their existing investments in an efficient way, says Keen of Keen Innovations. But there's a downside: Corporate measurement Read More

Squeeze Play in the Supply Chain Management Market


Changing business requirements have forced supply chain execution (SCE) vendors to expand via add-on modules. Seeing this upward push from the SCE vendors, enterprise resource planning vendors are now pushing downward and including SCE modules within their solutions.

srm comparison  experience. Demand management and SRM are intricate parts of SCE, and tier one vendors like HighJump, RedPrairie, and Manhattan Associates have now included very detailed iterations of this module. Since detailed information is required, most tier one WMS vendors, and even the smaller vendors ( ASI , Radio Beacon , RF Pathways , and Scancode ) within the SCM space, have also added and developed new functionality to compete with this shift in business model. For example, HighJump has evolved to fit this Read More

Welcome to ERP - Distribution Showdown! Epicor Enterprise vs. JDA Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Suite vs. Pronto Xi


I'm Larry Blitz, editor of Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC) Vendor Showdown series. Welcome to our latest: ERP - Distribution Showdown. You’ll notice this one has a broader focus than Showdowns we’ve done in the past. Again we’ll be comparing three vendor solutions head-to-head, but not just on functionality. This time we’ll also look at the industries these solutions support, how well they cover different portions of the mid-market segment, and how their installed bases break out geographically. Of course, functionality is again a key component of this Showdown, broken down into four main distribution areas and 13 subareas. We hope you find today’s Showdown helpful and informative, and invite your comments and questions at showdown@technologyevaluation.com.

srm comparison  (WMSs), supplier relationship management (SRM), and demand management (DM) solutions and vendors. Click here to download your complimentary PDF copy . Results Chart 1: Breakdown of supported industries cc Chart 1 above indicates which industries these three ERP - distribution solutions support. What becomes readily apparent is that all three solutions are broadly based in terms of vertical markets. JDA Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Suite and Pronto Xi support all ten, with Epicor Enterprise Read More

Software Comparison in 5 Easy Steps


The latest addition to Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) Web-based software evaluation system, TEC Advisor, is the new Express Software Comparison Report. This report allows you to compare the strengths and weaknesses of enterprise software solutions on a functional module-by-module basis. If you’re an organization in the early stages of your software evaluation process, the “express” report

srm comparison  Comparison in 5 Easy Steps The latest addition to Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) Web-based software evaluation system, TEC Advisor, is the new Express Software Comparison Report . This report allows you to compare the strengths and weaknesses of enterprise software solutions on a functional module-by-module basis. If you’re an organization in the early stages of your software evaluation process, the “express” report is a good starting point. You’ll get the online report Read More

Supply Chain Management 101


I covered the basics of ERP previously, and thought I'd move on to supply chain management (SCM), which we're also featuring in tomorrow's TEC Newsletter (go to Newsletter archives), with lots of white paper goodness, to boot. So, What is SCM? Supply chain management (SCM) systems coordinate the movement of products and services from suppliers to customers (including

srm comparison  management, supplier relationship management (SRM), supply chain event management, supply chain optimization, transportation management systems, and warehouse management systems (WMS). Don't forget--you can request other tutorials by leaving comments below. Running out of space for your words? Consider signing on as a Featured Author for TEC News (circulation over half a million worldwide to date). Read More

The Best ACT! Is Still to Come


After a long history as a contact management and relationship tracking tool, ACT! 2005, is expanding to offer more sales force automation features for small to midsize businesses. Now available in a workgroup version, it offers new templates, enhanced opportunity management, additional security, contact record permissions, group scheduling features, and new quote generation functionality. Technical improvements include an SQL database and a complete .NET platform positioning ACT! for total Internet accessibility. The balance of power will surely shift in the competitive landscape as ACT! 2005 covers SME CRM areas currently marked by competitors such as Goldmine and MS CRM.

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Applying the Power of Social Networks to Customer Relationship Management


Customer relationship management (CRM) is rapidly morphing from a customer management model to one of customer engagement. Social networks, podcasts, blogs, and wikis are enabling customers to become advocates, and not simply the targets they were in the traditional CRM process. The same techniques are also being used within the CRM industry itself to create a content-rich, social media environment for CRM professionals. Find out what these sweeping changes mean to businesses and CRM professionals alike, as TEC's director of research Wayne Thompson sits down with Paul Greenberg and Bruce Culbert of BPT Partners, a leading CRM consulting firm.

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Comparison Test: Storage Drive Rebuild Times and Application Performance Implications


In evaluating the relative merits of storage vendors, one important consideration is system availability in the event of a drive failure. And because of the potential for data loss, the time during which a drive is being rebuilt onto a hot spare is critical. Demartek compared drive rebuild times for the Pillar Data Systems Axiom 500, EMC CX3-40, and Network Appliance FAS3050c. Find out which product performed the fastest.

srm comparison  Comparison Test: Storage Drive Rebuild Times and Application Performance Implications Comparison Test: Storage Drive Rebuild Times and Application Performance Implications Source: Pillar Data Systems Document Type: White Paper Description: In evaluating the relative merits of storage vendors, one important consideration is system availability in the event of a drive failure. And because of the potential for data loss, the time during which a drive is being rebuilt onto a hot spare is critical. Demartek Read More