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Vendors Jostle and Profess Economic Stimulus Readiness - Part III
Part I of this series analyzed the opportunity as well as the related attached strings stemming from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA

contractors hvac  it can help government contractors, architecture, engineering & construction (AEC) firms, and other  public sector  organizations in their endeavors to obtain ARRA funds (i.e., the opportunity part) and duly report on them (for transparency and accountability ). But what about the construction industry’s current challenges, its outlook, and the market trends?  The Construction Industry’s Outlook The second keynote co-speaker at the abovementioned Deltek Insight 2009 track on stimulus was

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How to Start Down the ERP Selection Path


A decade ago, about 70 percent of major software initiatives failed, and nearly a quarter were cancelled. Today, with better data management, more flexible applications, and easier launches, there are fewer failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs. But some companies still manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Discover seven ERP selection rules to follow before you even start looking for a vendor.

contractors hvac  equipment manufacturers and mechanical contractors on products such as refrigerated cases, boilers, compressors, burners, chillers and foodholding cabinets. With 35 people in its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Detroit, and 55 more at a plant in Shanghai, China – and with more than 1,500 customers around the world – Miljoco's management knew it needed an Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) system to manage the increasing complexity and still remain competitive in a market that stretched Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 23, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONS @ IMPLEMENTATIONSSeaspan selects IFS Applications to support its shipbuilding projectsIndustry tags: manufacturing “Seaspan is an association of companies primarily involved in multiple sea transportation businesses. Many such activities are project-based, which is IFS’ focus. No wonder that IFS was selected to provide an ERP system for Seaspan’s shipbuilding and repair

contractors hvac  Industry tags: US government contractors (GovCon) “This win is yet another proof that Deltek really has hardly any competition in this space. Deltek is differentiated by its deep GovCon functionality that hardly anyone can match combined with an easy-to-implement, easy-to-use software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model. The vendor is reportedly selling its Deltek First GovCon Essentials solution like gangbusters since it was introduced at the Insight 2011 conference. Well over 200 customers have Read More

One Year Later at Deltek: More of the Same (And Then Some More) - Part III


Part I of this blog series explained Deltek’s ebullience despite a hostile and depressed environment, and also analyzed the recent developments (and anticipated future developments) at Deltek’s Professional Service line of business, which is largely represented by Deltek Vision [evaluate this product]. Part II then analyzed the recent developments (and anticipated future developments) at Deltek’s

contractors hvac  developments) at Deltek’s Government Contractors (GovCon) line of business, which is represented by Deltek Costpoint [ evaluate this product ] and Deltek GCS Premier [ evaluate this product ]. This final part will focus on Deltek’s Enterprise Project Management (EPM) line of business, which helps companies deal with the ever-growing reporting regulations being imposed by government agencies. The Deltek EPM product portfolio [ evaluate these products ] offers the following three primary disciplines of Read More

Dynamic Scheduling: The Missing Link to Mastering Field Mobility?


Source Refrigeration & HVAC needed an automated scheduling solution to round out its mobile initiative for a workforce of nearly 500 field technicians. Ease of integration was a key consideration for Source. Find out why the company found IFS 360 Scheduling's dynamic solution appealing.

contractors hvac  Scheduling: The Missing Link to Mastering Field Mobility? Source Refrigeration & HVAC needed an automated scheduling solution to round out its mobile initiative for a workforce of nearly 500 field technicians. Ease of integration was a key consideration for Source. Find out why the company found IFS 360 Scheduling's dynamic solution appealing. Read More

WorkTech


WorkTech allows companies to manage their employees and their contractors in a single application. Employees and contractors can enter their labor charges, equipment rentals, and materials used against any level of detail including work order numbers, project codes, departments, GL accounts, grants, or anything else. Reviewing and approving transactions is easy, with tools intended for managers to quickly identify exceptions, and concentrate their efforts on those transactions. Finally, the software is delivered with strong analytics and reporting to help supervisors better manage.

contractors hvac  their employees and their contractors in a single application. Employees and contractors can enter their labor charges, equipment rentals, and materials used against any level of detail including work order numbers, project codes, departments, GL accounts, grants, or anything else. Reviewing and approving transactions is easy, with tools intended for managers to quickly identify exceptions, and concentrate their efforts on those transactions. Finally, the software is delivered with strong analytics and Read More

HP to Buy EDS


A definitive agreement was reached between HP and EDS today where HP will purchase the global outsourcing company for $13.9 billion ($25 a share). EDS is a global technology services company centering on information outsourcing. It serves both the private and public sectors, with core areas including manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, communications, energy, transportation, and

contractors hvac  top 10 government IT contractors securing over $2.5 billion in 2007 (compare this to HP's $500 million). However, HP investors weren't so sure as HP's stock dropped 5% (closed at $46.83), but this is likely due to the scale of the deal, versus HP's wisdom at entering the services domain. With every acquisition there are the challenges of company cultures and layoffs (yes, it's an ugly word during this economic downturn in the US, but it is a reality), while keeping an eye on the competition. Areas such Read More

Zavanti ERP Is TEC Certified for ERP for Services and PPM for PSA Evaluation


TEC is pleased to announce that Zavanti ERP by Zavanti is now TEC certified in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) for services and project portfolio management and professional services automation (PPM for PSA) software spaces. Zavanti offers an end-to-end suite of solutions for the property development, building and construction, property management, and professional services organizations, particularly the engineering, architecture, contractors, and consultants vertical markets.

contractors hvac  and recognition, and inform contractors and consultants.   Contract Administration Contract Admin Users can issue, manage, and track consultant and building contracts, and track progress claims, variations, and contract rules.   Forecasting Contract Admin/Job Costing Allows users to forecast settlements and costs using their stock and s-curve, linear, and other rules for a full 10 years. Integrates with the funding forecasting to provide a total business position.   Multi Company All All fully written Read More

SAP to Acquire Fieldglass for Contingent Workforce Management


SAP has announced its intent to acquire Fieldglass, a provider of procuring and managing contingent labor and services.

contractors hvac  offshore engagements, and independent contractors.   Contingent labor and SOW services is a US$3.3 trillion, high-growth market according to some estimates. There is growing demand among employers to manage flexible workforces that can be quickly engaged and on-boarded to support rapidly changing business and customer needs.   Contingent workforce is a large, and yet for the most part poorly managed, category of spend, as current technologies don’t adequately address the problem. Combined with the Read More

One Year Later at Deltek: More of the Same (And Then Some More) - Part II


Part I of this blog series explained Deltek’s ebullience despite a hostile and depressed environment. The continued cash-generating operation has been complemented by in-house developments, acquisitions, and partnerships. The previous blog post also talked about the recent developments (and anticipated future developments) at Deltek’s Professional Service line of business, which is largely

contractors hvac  number of small government contractors that continue to enter the market. With Obama’s potential spending plans, GCS is likely to continue to have a strong run. Furthermore, Deltek continues to invest in GCS Premier.  In keeping with a performance management theme you will see below, the company is planning on releasing Executive Dashboards in 2009 and new reporting capabilities that will leverage all of the key data in GCS to allow government contractors to make better business decisions. Nothing Read More

Feds Warms Up to ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP Vendors Comply? Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact


There has been noise in the US public sector about a strong federal (Feds) interest in ERP applications. This, coupled with the Feds customary huge purchasing appetite for goods and services ranging from consulting to purchasing military devices and components, building, many businesses that have previously competed only in the commercial sector are tempted to feed the Feds. However, the Feds' peculiar and idiosyncratic regulatory requirements provide high barriers to entry, and novice companies that are not already offering the functionality for the sector will likely not be able to tap the recent surge in Defense and other federal markets.

contractors hvac  ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP Vendors Comply? Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact Event Summary It appears that the federal market's hunger for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will not subside any time soon. Namely, driven by system consolidation at the Department of Homeland Security and Administration management mandates, the federal market for ERP products and services will hit $7.7 billion (USD) in fiscal 2009, a 37 percent increase over fiscal 2004 spending of Read More

Why ERP Fails at Enterprise Project Management


Because enterprise resource planning (ERP) came from the world of materials planning for repetitive manufacturing, these applications cannot address the more anecdotal, complex, and dynamic requirements of real-time enterprise project management. Even tier one ERP products cannot meet the needs of some companies—engineer-to-order manufacturers, engineering procurement and construction contractors, and even process manufacturers. Read this white paper to learn more.

contractors hvac  engineering procurement and construction contractors, and even process manufacturers. Read this white paper to learn more. Read More

Case Study: Stiebel Eltron


With its globally distributed operations, Stiebel Eltron—a manufacturer of high-end heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment—needed to streamline its processes and rationalize data management so teams could work together faster and more efficiently. Discover how implementing new product data management (PDM) and visualization solutions helped the company stimulate new product introductions.

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Aras and Partner Minerva Keep on Winning


Two leading companies, one a provider of efficient energy and environmental solutions and the other a supplier to automotive OEMs and aftermarket, selected Aras, and gold-certified partner Minerva, for enterprise product lifecycle management (PLM).

contractors hvac  external design firms and contractors, and to provide a single source of information for all project stakeholders.   Working with Aras gold-certified partner Minerva , Cofely Energy & Infra will implement Aras Innovator to standardize workflows and deliver significant infrastructure improvements in the areas of transport and traffic networks, oil and gas, water, marine and offshore, smart grids, and more. To achieve this, the company plans to roll out Aras solutions for document management, engineering Read More

Project Portfolio Management's Missing Functional Link: Stakeholder Management


A project's success is determined by the diverse stakeholder expectations. If some see return on investment as their primary stake, others may focus on profitability—meaning that stakeholder communication tools are only as good as their adaptability to stakeholder dynamics.

contractors hvac  activities; project managers; suppliers; contractors; consumers; and business decision makers. Stakeholder management encompasses the activities organizations perform to manage these relationships. There are three steps to managing project stakeholders effectively: Stakeholder Identification The first step is to identify who the project stakeholders are, and how they will be affected by the project. These individuals include those working directly on the project, business decision makers affected by the Read More