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Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Four: Market Impact
While owing to a number of similar products and to former competition between the merging parties this merger has a merit of growth by acquisition in a slow

by item number  the industry is characterized by multiple product sourcing options, a wide array of products and multichannel shopping venues that include retail stores, outlet malls, mail-order catalogues, and Internet sites. Given the competition for retail customers and wholesale orders is intense, the industry participants must be able to meet consumer demand quickly, accurately, and at the most competitive price. To that end, even back in the mid-1980s, a cooperative industry effort to improve the electronic

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Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Two: QRS Marketing


QRS believes that it adds value to its customers because it offers the products and services that companies need to connect, transact, collaborate, and differentiate themselves, ultimately driving overall business performance improvement and improved brand equity as measured through customer awareness, image, preference, and loyalty.

by item number  trading community as needed. By automating business processes such as item setup and maintenance and product marketing content management, QRS Catalogue should help customers achieve increased revenue and greater productivity through quicker order completions, product price confirmations, streamlined shipping and logistics, and ensured compliance. QRS IMPACT is a new PIM solution designed specifically for retailers, vendors, suppliers, and brand manufacturers, which strives to provide quick, complete, Read More

$40 Billion Is Being Wasted by Companies without Product Information Management Strategies-How Is Yours Coming Along?


Information errors are costing retailers and manufacturers a lot of money. Studies show that billions of dollars are wasted because of invoice errors caused by bad data. Most agree that eliminating product information errors will save money, but many of those same believers are not rushing to solve the problem. Why?

by item number  of invoice errors caused by bad data. Most agree that eliminating product information errors will save money, but many of those same believers are not rushing to solve the problem. Why? A variety of excuses are given, including evolving data exchange standards and lack of budget, but the dirty little secret behind this problem is that product data has often been managed so poorly that the fix seems insurmountable. Many IT managers would choose a root canal over tackling this problem. In reality there is Read More

Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance


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by item number  to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Performance Tips to Improve Inbound Logistics by Managing Partner Pefrormance If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Inovis is a leading provider of on-demand Business Community Management solutions that empower companies to transact, collaborate and optimize communications with every facet of their business communities. By standardizing and automating mission-critical business Read More

Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


While many people have realized the power of e-commerce on the consumer side, there is still plenty of education to be conducted by all the B2B e-commerce vendors as to prove how much leverage their applications can bring to corporations.

by item number  for catalogue solutions served by QRS Catalogue, it faces competition from traditional providers such as SPS Commerce and GXS. There is even a co-opetition from recent entrants such as UCCnet (which already provides a catalogue solution to Home Depot , Wal-Mart , and other large retailers) and other industry consortia such as Transora and WorldWide Retail Exchange (WWRE) . Another competitive threat to the catalogue solutions and QRS IMPACT appears to be from the above-mentioned behind-the-firewall PIM Read More

Case Study: How Novelis Slashed Inventory by Eight Million Pounds


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Informix Denies Patent Infringement Allegations by IBM


On February 7, Informix Corporation (NASDAQ:IFMX) announced it was vigorously denying accusations by International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) of patent infringement in some of Informix's core database technology, and may launch a counter-suit.

by item number  Denies Patent Infringement Allegations by IBM Event Summary MENLO PARK, Calif.-February 7, 2000-Informix Corporation (NASDAQ: IFMX), the technology leader in the software infrastructure for the i.Economy, announced that International Business Machines Corporation has filed an action against Informix in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging infringement of several United States patents owned by IBM. Informix strongly believes that the allegations are utterly devoid of Read More

Oracle Gets SAP'ed by IBM


SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an agreement to expand their global sales, marketing and development relationship. As part of this agreement, the two companies will work together to provide expanded choices for customers that wish to implement mySAP.com and IBM's DB2 Universal Database on a variety of hardware platforms. Following in the footsteps of Siebel, SAP has abandoned Oracle and is standardizing on DB2 UDB as its preferred platform. The deal is estimated at $400 million in sales annually.

by item number  Gets SAP'ed by IBM Event Summary WALLDORF, Germany, and SOMERS, N.Y. - Dec. 7, 1999 - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of inter-enterprise software solutions, and IBM (NYSE: IBM), the worldwide leader in data management solutions, today announced an agreement to expand their global sales, marketing and development relationship. As part of this agreement, the two companies will work together to provide expanded choices for customers that wish to implement mySAP.com Internet business Read More

Oracle - How to Disappoint Analysts by Doubling Profits


In September Oracle Corporation, the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, announced record results for Q1 of its fiscal year 2001. Why weren’t analysts more enthusiastic about the 42% growth of the applications part of its business?

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by item number  Business Processes and Profitability by Effectively Managing Content Vendors of electronic report distribution and content management solutions typically emphasize the paper and related printing cost savings their products provide. But in fact, the real value of these technologies far exceeds these savings. Maximum benefits from electronic document and report management technologies derive not only from cutting obvious costs, but also from enabling dramatic improvements in business processes. Read More

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