Published By: Steelwedge
Published Date: Feb 06, 2014
Learn 7 success strategies for your Integrated Business Planning (IBP) journey and see how the right technologies can help drive the right process and create the best business value for your organization.
Published By: Steelwedge
Published Date: May 12, 2014
7 critical factors for developing an integrated business process that drives collaboration and unied focus across multiple divisions and departments to align operational planning with financial planning.
Published By: Steelwedge
Published Date: May 12, 2014
Supply Chain Insights in their study found that more than 80% of the companies they surveyed had an S&OP process. However, most companies have varying levels of maturity with it, and hence, very mixed results. The starting point to building a roadmap for a mature and successful S&OP process is to assess your current process. Gartner’s Maturity Model provides a very good mechanism for it.
Published By: TeamQuest
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
TeamQuest Director of Market Development Dave Wagner and Chris Lynn, Safeway's Capacity Manager and Performance Analyst, cover the application of automatic, exception-oriented analytics to a wide variety of IT and business metrics in order to simultaneously optimize service performance and IT cost. Multiple conceptual approaches are shared, including pros and cons. Most of the presentation includes real examples by which Safeway has integrated performance, capacity, business, and power data into an automated optimization process spanning 1000s of servers and virtual servers and their applications.
Learn how a security rationalization process helps CISOs optimize your security infrastructure while improving the bottom line. Development velocity is accelerating as enterprises adopt DevOps methodologies, yet security is still not integrated into the coding and deployment processes. Security teams are falling further behind as their manual processes and controls can’t scale at the same rate as development. This paper discusses:
The impact the current approach to application security has on business
How shifting security left in the application development process, seamlessly integrating it “early and often,” can accelerate innovation
Questions the Board and C-suite are now asking about security: are you prepared?
Read this paper to learn how, by shifting security left in the development process, it’s now no longer an obstacle to velocity, innovation and competitiveness. Instead, it’s an asset.
RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, provides biopharmaceutical companies
research and consulting services. RTI-HS realized that managing data in multiple systems that were not designed
to meet its specific project-based needs was slowing down processes and impacting project deliverables.
Company leadership wanted one integrated system that would give greater control over data, speed up the
proposal process and provide access to real-time project information. RTI-HS turned to Deltek, a project-based
ERP tool specifically designed for professional services firms, for a user-friendly solution that could be customized
to match its business processes and make it easier to manage its business in one place.
The plan is to move what you currently have onto a platform that gives you new capabilities to better support your transformation goals. Aberdeen Group has found that those who stay up to date with their ERP are, for example, almost three times as likely to have mobile ERP functionality, twice as likely to have integrated ERP and eCommerce, and five times more likely to have social business capabilities.1
Is it time for you to take the next step on your journey by moving to the Epicor ERP system? Consider these questions:
XX How much time and money could your business save by eliminating inefficient processes, increasing worker productivity, and improving customer service?
XX What goals can you achieve when your core software is integrated with Industry 4 .0 technologies to support the factory of the future?
XX What would your business look like if you had real-time information to make informed business decisions that drive growth and profitability?
With this book, you find out how a unified CCR process gives leaders timely and accurate insights to make smarter decisions. You also discover features of the ideal CCR solution and learn what to look for in the selection process. And, you come to understand the close/consolidate/report process and how integrated CCR solutions enhance internal controls and provide better insight into business performance. Find out how a unified CCR process gives leaders timely and accurate insights to make smarter decisions. Download this book to discover features of ideal CCR solution and learn what to consider in the selection process.
Published By: MuleSoft
Published Date: Sep 27, 2017
As one of the most popular integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions on the market, SAP has enabled organizations to optimize many of their most essential business functions in finance, human capital management, enterprise performance management, and supplier relationship management. One of the most pervasive challenges for SAP shops is integrating SAP to other applications within their organization. Without proper integration between SAP and these systems, organizations fail to fully automate and optimize their business processes. This whitepaper provides an overview of some of the most common challenges faced when integrating SAP, a brief overview of SAP interfaces and integration points, various approaches for SAP integration and a suggested best architecture for solving the SAP integration challenge.
Work has evolved, so performance management should follow. SuccessFactors partnered with PwC to develop a paper that helps companies assess their PM programs and make PM more effective. Rethinking your performance management program addresses:
• The critical importance of having separate but integrated processes to accurately assess past performance and to provide continuous coaching for the future
• Techniques for embedding user-friendly social and mobile performance tools that reflect the real rhythm of the business
• The pivotal role of HR to evaluate and evolve PM processes
Our proven tips on how to adjust and nurture PM processes are food for thought as many managers and employees focus on the business of making 2014 a successful year.
Published By: Motorola
Published Date: Feb 06, 2008
Aberdeen's research shows that Unified Communications (UC) solutions have a measurable impact on the productivity of an organization's workforce. Read this report to learn how best-in-class organizations are leveraging their UC solutions as part of an integrated business-process mapping program to understand how UC solutions help the workforce most effectively impact those core business processes.
Published By: Attachmate
Published Date: Feb 05, 2014
Watch this video and find out how easy it can be to make your legacy mainframe applications work with new technologies. Using Attachmate Verastream, you can roll out integrated, fully functional applications tailored to each line of business. They get the modern capabilities they need and you get quick development cycles because you don’t have to change host application code. The demo breaks the process down into some basic steps that will help you breathe new life into your legacy mainframe assets.
As fast-growing companies achieve greater market penetration, gain more customers and their organization grows, they often run in to a wall where internal processes struggle to keep up with continued demand. The key challenge to supporting that growth is laying the groundwork to scale the business effectively and efficiently while maintaining customer service and support.
Celina Insurance case study that shows cost reduction and increased productivity - faster, better service to agents and their customers due to integrated systems and real-time collaboration; being “easy to do business with” secures agent loyalty; 50 percent reduction in phone calls and costs due to instant messaging option, and 40 percent reduction in head count while maintaining the same volume of business due to streamlined processes.
This webinar discusses IBM Lotus’ venture in the Software-as-a-Service (Saas) market through LotusLive. LotusLive is an integrated collaborative and social networking services connected to relevant business services and applications.
Get this webcast to discover a customer relationship management (CRM) solution that works the way you do, the way your business does, and the way technology should. We explore how Microsoft Dynamics CRM delivers a familiar Microsoft Office Outlook interface to create a productive work environment. We also illustrate the powerful workflow and integrated reporting capabilities in Microsoft CRM that help you drive business processes and results.
Engineering firm Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon, Inc. needed to collaborate more efficiently across its 11 offices in the eastern United States. The firm chose ProjectWise collaboration software for engineering content management, content publishing, and design review, and integrated it with Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007, to manage business processes and documents in a distributed environment. Find out more.
This white paper covers the types of inefficiencies caused by running disparate business solutions for different departments and how a software platform that unifies critical business processes helps companies grow more rapidly and profitably. This paper reviews numerous case studies of companies that switched from disparate systems to an integrated software suite, and provides an analysis by independent industry expert, Nucleus Research, of customers' ROI from using an integrated software suite.
Learn why insurers need a 360-degree view of each customer covering his or her entire experience with the company in order to provide products and service that stand out from the crowd. See how IT that supports integrated, end-to-end business processes can also increase insurer responsiveness and customer loyalty.
If IT and Facilities could work collaboratively, organizations can operate more efficiently and effectively while still meeting their business objectives. That's why Eaton® is partnering with organizations that develop IT management systems to create an integrated approach to energy management. This white paper describes how a joint monitoring and management solution links IT assets, the data center infrastructure and Facilities assets into a holistic perspective aligned with business processes.
The Oracle Value Chain Planning solution provide organizations with the insight and tools needed to move beyond Sales and Operations Planning, to Integrated Business Planning (IBP), aligning global operations, and achieving profitable revenue growth through a range of best-in-class processes.
So far, most data centers have virtualized their least-critical workloads as a matter of basic cost containment. Virtualizing mission-critical applications is still forthcoming for the majority,though, largely due to infrastructural concerns. Complicating matters is the shift in IT purchasing decisions from IT to business management.
Integrated Computing Platforms (ICPs), private cloud computing, and public cloud services all leverage virtualization to achieve a number of IT and business goals, including increased ROI, reduced OpEx, and business process improvement. Now more than ever, it makes sense to explore the benefits of ICPs.
Find expert data center considerations here.
Practically every CIO office is focused on quickly exploiting opportunities to drive value for the business. Decisions about seamlessly integrated and personalized portal infrastructures with high operational efficiencies are top of mind. Through agile and unique online experiences, portals bring together applications, information sources and people – in the contexts of role and associated business processes – on the Web and across the value chain. Additionally, they increase talent effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs, and they drive value chain agility and customer advocacy.
ALM is much more than just writing code. All three aspects—governance, development, and operations are important. Maximizing the value of the applications we create means doing all three aspects of ALM well. Achieving this goal isn’t easy, especially when today’s ALM tools aren’t as well integrated as they could be. Yet there’s no way around it: Taking a broad, holistic view of ALM is essential for improving this critical business process.
This wnhitepaper illustrates how Oracle’s Project and Construction Execution Solution for integrated cost and schedule delivery helps ensure project success by uniting business processes and data from the time a contract is created to when work is completed at the job site.
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