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Enabling Growth for Midsize Companies: Three Strategies for Growing Your Business
Growth@whether organic or acquisitive@is challenging executives today from a strategic as well as an operational perspective. Studies estimate that 50 to 80

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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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Third Nature


Research and consulting company Third Nature specializes in business intelligence (BI) and information delivery. The company plans BI, analytics, and data management projects.

buiness plans  Nature Research and consulting company Third Nature specializes in business intelligence (BI) and information delivery. The company plans BI, analytics, and data management projects. Read More

SAP SeeWhy Acquisition Complements hybris and Adobe Offerings


SAP recently announced plans to acquire SeeWhy, a Boston-based behavioral marketing software company, whose solutions provide real-time 1-to-1 marketing campaigns based on individual customer behaviors. These personalized marketing solutions should complement the commerce platform of hybris, which SAP acquired last year.

buiness plans  SeeWhy Acquisition Complements hybris and Adobe Offerings SAP recently announced plans to acquire SeeWhy , a Boston-based behavioral marketing software company, whose solutions provide real-time 1-to-1 marketing campaigns based on individual customer behaviors, using email, and advertising across desktop, mobile, and social channels. These personalized marketing solutions should complement the commerce platform of hybris (which SAP acquired last year ).   SeeWhy's products monitor and analyze the Read More

Integrating Actuals into Financial Plans


Integrating actuals into the planning cycle is usually a zoo. Financial and operating results are spread across multiple databases. Actual results and plan details are at different levels. Lack of underlying volumes and rates makes meaningful causal analysis difficult. Discover financial planning and analysis software that lets you fully integrate actuals, and plan using driver-based planning and reporting.

buiness plans  Actuals into Financial Plans Integrating actuals into the planning cycle is usually a zoo. Financial and operating results are spread across multiple databases. Actual results and plan details are at different levels. Lack of underlying volumes and rates makes meaningful causal analysis difficult. Discover financial planning and analysis software that lets you fully integrate actuals, and plan using driver-based planning and reporting. Read More

Taking Sales and Operations Planning to the Next Level


Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a business planning process owned by executives and senior management, with the key goal of creating realistic plans. However, one critical success factor that can easily get overlooked is that the “quality” of the entire S&OP process is only as good as the data and the detailed demand and supply plans that support it.

buiness plans  Sales and Operations Planning to the Next Level Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is a business planning process owned by executives and senior management, with the key goal of creating realistic plans. However, one critical success factor that can easily get overlooked is that the “quality” of the entire S&OP process is only as good as the data and the detailed demand and supply plans that support it. Read More

A Buyer's Guide to the Auto-ID Enabled Supply Chain


This radio frequency identification (RFID) buyer's guide from Raftar Corpo. is a resource for medical device companies with plans to evaluate or deploy RFID technology. It includes assessment models for making design and selection decisions about process improvement benchmarks, the system components and cost for a solution, technical evaluation criteria, and questions to include in a request for information (RFI).

buiness plans  Buyer's Guide to the Auto-ID Enabled Supply Chain This radio frequency identification (RFID) buyer's guide from Raftar Corpo. is a resource for medical device companies with plans to evaluate or deploy RFID technology. It includes assessment models for making design and selection decisions about process improvement benchmarks, the system components and cost for a solution, technical evaluation criteria, and questions to include in a request for information (RFI). Read More

Enterprise Applications through Personalized Assembly


Traditionally, software is packaged as a product with rigid functionality with change only possible through the vendor s release plans, or by developing custom solutions from the ground-up. This results in high lead times, high total cost of ownership, and challenging maintenance issues. However, software assembly allows solutions to be constructed from a mix of existing and newly built components that are stored in a repository or library.

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SAP HANA to the Cloud


During SAP's TechEd event, SAP unveiled its plans for delivering SAP HANA in the cloud—SAP HANA Cloud, an in-memory cloud platform offering. SAP's cloud platform will include some important offerings: SAP HANA AppServices, allowing developers to create applications using SAP HANA, Java, and other software development services SAP HANA DBServices, to provide customers with database

buiness plans  HANA to the Cloud During SAP's TechEd event , SAP unveiled its plans for delivering SAP HANA  in the cloud—SAP HANA Cloud, an in-memory cloud platform offering. SAP's cloud platform will include some important offerings: SAP HANA AppServices , allowing developers to create applications using SAP HANA, Java, and other software development services SAP HANA DBServices , to provide customers with database services in the cloud Vishal Sikka, member of the SAP Executive Board, Technology and Read More

TRAC Records Inc.


TRAC specializes in developing strategic information plans and helping organizations deploy electronic document and records management systems using Hummingbird DM, recognized in the Gartner Group Leader Quadrant for ECM. Additionally, TRAC implements automated business process solution, Metastorm BPM, recognized in the Gartner Group Leader Quadrant for BPM. TRACs proprietary return on investment tool, TRAC ROI, calculates the payback on the investment in ECM and BPM solutions for our clients business case. TRAC helps organizations meet privacy, financial and regulatory requirements. TRAC implements best practice standards and efficient business processes to collect their clients existing information assets into a cohesive whole that delivers strategic benefits. TRAC uses the ER-TRAC Process, first to assess your organization and evaluate your needs and then to identify benefits and gain executive support. TRAC plans, designs, and implements the solution that meets your business needs and leverages your information assets to improve your bottom line. Maintenance of the solution is assured through the involvement of staff, the development of a policy and procedures manual and staff training.

buiness plans  Records Inc. TRAC specializes in developing strategic information plans and helping organizations deploy electronic document and records management systems using Hummingbird DM, recognized in the Gartner Group Leader Quadrant for ECM. Additionally, TRAC implements automated business process solution, Metastorm BPM, recognized in the Gartner Group Leader Quadrant for BPM. TRACs proprietary return on investment tool, TRAC ROI, calculates the payback on the investment in ECM and BPM solutions for our Read More

Enter Enterprise Incentive Management and Incentive Compensation Management


Companies with large sales forces, huge product portfolios, and complex incentive plans with many variables need to offer variable pay. This has created opportunities for a new enterprise software category called enterprise incentive management (EIM), or incentive compensation management (ICM).

buiness plans  Enterprise Incentive Management and Incentive Compensation Management Companies with large sales forces, huge product portfolios, and complex incentive plans with many variables need to offer variable pay based on individual or corporate performance. This need creates opportunities for a new enterprise software category called enterprise incentive management (EIM) or incentive compensation management (ICM), which should provide managers with decision support tools to model various compensation Read More

Accenture Becoming a PLM Consulting Force


Accenture, a global management consulting and technology services and outsourcing company, has announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation, an international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer-aided design (CAD) software technologies. PCO Innovation counts more than 600 consultants and experts within its ranks serving 150

buiness plans  Becoming a PLM Consulting Force Accenture , a global management consulting and technology services and outsourcing company, has announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation , an international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer-aided design (CAD) software technologies. PCO Innovation counts more than 600 consultants and experts within its ranks serving 150 clients in 30 countries in a wide range of industries. The company Read More

Andersen Consulting to Grab a Piece of the Internet Pie


Andersen Consulting has announced plans to deploy $1 billion of its privately-held wealth for the purpose of providing venture capital to Internet start-ups.

buiness plans  Consulting to Grab a Piece of the Internet Pie Andersen Consulting to Grab a Piece of the Internet Pie S. McVey - December 15th, 1999 Event Summary Andersen Consulting recently announced plans to deploy $1 billion of its privately-held capital to foster growth in web start-ups and new technology companies. Up to half of the stake will be in cash and half in access to intellectual property. The new venture will operate from Silicon Valley, home of Andersen's research facility in Palo Alto, CSTaR Read More

Rentable Procurement


Rightworks chose Exodus to host its on-line procurement solution. Rightworks plans to provide a service that outsources procurement solutions via the web.

buiness plans  Procurement Event Summary On November 29th, RightWorks announced plans to make its procurement solution available via the web. They chose Exodus Communications, Inc. (NSDAQ: EXDS) as an exclusive host. The new service will allow small to midsized businesses to benefit from RightWorks' procurement applications without the additional investment of installing and maintaining an additional computer system. RightWorks 4 provides the tools to consolidate supply base, control spending, leverage buying Read More

Adexa Collaborative Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planner


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buiness plans  Collaborative Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planner Business plans need to be built on a foundation of solid intelligence: knowing what’s coming means you can plan responses proactively. Thus, in order to build a solid sales and operations plan, constraints through the entire supply chain need to be considered. Improving operational efficiency requires that you have the right inventory, in the right quantity, at the right time. Read More

New SAP Integrated Business Planning Cloud Solution Is Here


SAP has launched four new cloud-based applications that enable companies to more quickly develop, orchestrate, and execute integrated business plans with the ability to capture, interpret, plan, and quickly act on real-time information.

buiness plans  SAP Integrated Business Planning Cloud Solution Is Here SAP has launched four new cloud-based applications that enable companies to more quickly develop, orchestrate, and execute integrated business plans with the ability to capture, interpret, plan, and quickly act on real-time information. This is in line with SAP’s strategy to painstakingly rewrite its supply chain management (SCM) portfolio on the SAP HANA in-memory platform (with one common data model) for adoption through SAP Cloud .   Since Read More