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The ROI of Your Labor Force
Improving workforce performance can drive corporate performance. Even seemingly small changes in workforce productivity can have a huge impact on the bottom

support labor  That is, tools that support managers and employees where they work. The shop floor. The retail store. The tarmac. The hospital ward. To do this, innovative HR leaders are looking beyond the long-term planning and maintenance of the workforce—processes like demand planning, organizational competency management, compensation analysis, recruiting and onboarding—to the day of operations processes that dramatically impact business performance. Shifting HR's gaze from the back office to front line

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Help Desk for the Health Care Industry

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Case Study: Holland Bulb Farms Online Flower Provider Manages Web Store to Support Company Growth


With over 25,000 customers, Holland Bulb Farms of Wisconsin (US) needed a more efficient way to sell and market its gardening items on the Web. The company wanted an integrated system to keep track of its growing number of transactions, expenses, and purchases. With Everest, the company found the all-in-one solution it needed—and within the first month of going live, saw a 300-percent return on investment. Learn more.

support labor  Support Company , Training Support Company . Company Background Located in Menomonee Falls, WI., Holland Bulb Farms ( www.hollandbulbfarms.com ) specializes in the online sale of lower bulbs, perennials, indoor growing gift items and garden tools. Originally an importer and distributor of lower bulbs and perennials from Holland, Holland Bulb Farms was primarily doing business with parks, landscapers, garden stores and loral shops. Management noticed a niche in this industry, when many customers began Read More

Minimizing the Total Cost of Technical Support for Enterprise Applications


Many organizations don’t follow formalized processes for technical support evaluation. However, technical support is a vital component of any enterprise software solution. The fact is, poor technical support can have a severe impact on a solution’s total cost of ownership.

support labor  is the amount of support paid to vendor 2, plus the revenue lost due to the solution being down. To be clear, since vendor 1 is 50 percent more responsive, had the firm gone with vendor 2, the opportunity cost of purchasing this solution would have been the cost of licensing, plus all the implicit costs (explained below). This solution is 50 percent more costly than that of vendor 1 in terms of the associated downtime and loss of production. Anatomy of Indirect Costs As mentioned above, indirect costs Read More

Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Five: 3PL Support and SCE Optimization


FourSite 4.4 is an upgrade of its fulfillment solution oriented towards third party logistics (3PL) providers. ViaOptimize, is an advanced step for companies who have already automated their facilities with Provia's WMS and are now looking at optimization as a key area of improvement, efficiency and cost reduction.

support labor  event/alert management and decision support product plays a key role in offering visibility to supply chain data for companies supplying RFID-tagged products to Wal-Mart and other retailers. Furthermore, at the end of March, Provia announced that it has aligned itself with its parent company of over fifteen years, Viastore Systems , a leading provider of automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), and material handling control systems, with over 3,000 cranes installed worldwide. As for the products' Read More

SAP Support of the Health Care Supply Chain’s Ongoing Effort to Ensure Patient Safety and Drive Business Value


Electronic product code information services (EPCIS) is a standard mechanism for inter-company collaboration and data sharing, which can enable health care partners to deploy solutions that meet short-term mandates driven by patient safety, as well as lay the foundation for long-term business value. Learn more about the impact of EPCIS in a study concerning data management and data sharing in the health care supply chain.

support labor  Blueprint, as it will support companies’ ability to leverage e-pedigree investments to further enhance business processes. Once serialized product tracking data are available in EPCIS, market deployment and adoption of these other applications (recall and expiration management, chargeback reconciliation, forecasting and replenishment, asset tracking, clinical trials, cold chain and many more) will accelerate. Short-Term Value Opportunities EPCIS and serialization will ultimately enable a variety of Read More

Taking Multilingual Support to the Next Level


Product managers in product companies are trying to develop applications that support multilingual functionality. Multinational corporations use multilingual software applications in order to increase their productivity and in some cases meet compliance regulations.

support labor  Multilingual Support to the Next Level Taking Multilingual Support to the Next Level Ketharaman Swaminathan - August 17, 2009 Traditionally, multilingual software applications and Web sites allowed users to select a language from a list containing multiple languages at the set-up and log-in stage. The language was then installed and displayed on all screens, menus, and help text. That sufficed when the application's use was confined to a single language at a time. With the increasing globalization Read More

The Interoperability and Deployability of Integrated Logistics Systems to Support the Military


The new capabilities of web-based technologies and the burgeoning digitalization of the battlefield have positioned the military to adopt complete cross-service logistics solutions. This interoperability is key for integrated logistics system (ILS) projects—as is the need for ILS to include a deployable aspect. Learn more about the importance of ILS deployability to enable “foxhole to factory” supply chain capability.

support labor  Integrated Logistics Systems to Support the Military The new capabilities of web-based technologies and the burgeoning digitalization of the battlefield have positioned the military to adopt complete cross-service logistics solutions. This interoperability is key for integrated logistics system (ILS) projects—as is the need for ILS to include a deployable aspect. Learn more about the importance of ILS deployability to enable “foxhole to factory” supply chain capability. Read More

Labor Utilization Scorecard


If you want to maximize project and company profitability, you need to examine your current resource utilization processes to identify profitability “leakage” in your labor utilization management. Review the Labor Utilization Scorecard to determine where you currently experience gaps and see how a business automation system can help you close those gaps and maximize project and company resource and services profitability.

support labor  Utilization Scorecard If you want to maximize project and company profitability, you need to examine your current resource utilization processes to identify profitability “leakage” in your labor utilization management. Review the Labor Utilization Scorecard to determine where you currently experience gaps and see how a business automation system can help you close those gaps and maximize project and company resource and services profitability. Read More

More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers


Lucent NetworkCare Professional Services and IBM Global Services have announced an alliance to help emerging service providers. The two organizations have teamed up to provide network based services to enterprises and consumers. Lucent is also offering their CyberCarrier Reference Architecture as a blue print for the end-to-end network.

support labor  Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers A. Turner - June 27, 2000 Event Summary On May 31, 2000, Lucent Technologies' NetworkCare Professional Services and IBM Global Services announced an alliance to help an emerging group of service providers, called CyberCarriers, deliver next-generation network-based services to enterprises and consumers. The alliance, combines IBM's expertise in integrated technology solutions, especially data center planning, Read More

Labor Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility


An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile.

support labor  Planning and Budgeting for Retail Workforce Agility An optimal workforce creates a shopping experience that is profitable for retailers and satisfying for customers. However, for many retailers, achieving optimal workforce supply across large and distributed operations is hampered by cumbersome and inaccurate labor budgeting and planning efforts. Learn about planning and budgeting techniques, and workforce management solutions that can help your workforce stay agile. Read More

Infrastructure Technology Support for Education


Educational success depends on positive, productive relationships among teachers, students, parents, administrators, school boards, and the larger community. While computers cannot replace teachers, desktop computing and electronic networks can enhance learning by supporting social relationships and enabling rapid, accurate communication of stakeholder issues and needs. A formal deployment plan will help you deliver an environment consistent with those needs.

support labor  Technology Support for Education Educational success depends on positive, productive relationships among teachers, students, parents, administrators, school boards, and the larger community. While computers cannot replace teachers, desktop computing and electronic networks can enhance learning by supporting social relationships and enabling rapid, accurate communication of stakeholder issues and needs. A formal deployment plan will help you deliver an environment consistent with those needs. Read More

Fenestrae Offers WAP Support for Mobile Data Server


Mobile Data Server 2.0 (MDS) allows access via WAP to a company’s Intranet, Microsoft Back Office databases, such as SQL Server in addition to Microsoft Exchange Integration for messaging.

support labor  Offers WAP Support for Mobile Data Server Fenestrae Offers WAP Support for Mobile Data Server P. Hayes - July 6, 2000 Event Summary Singapore - Fenestrae has announced the Fenestrae® Mobile Data Server™ with extensive WAP functionality. The Fenestrae Mobile Data Server version 2.0 enables professionals to use their WAP phones to access any information in Microsoft® Exchange/Outlook (inbox, calendar, contacts), databases, and Intranet. Market Impact Fenestrae's Mobile Data server has been Read More

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support labor  Risks, Managing Measures: Decision Support Methodologies in Business Part 1: Guidelines Executive Summary When it comes to making decisions using some tool that purports to measure value, it is wise to know something about the tool and what it is measuring, as well as why. Poor measurement methods contribute at least in part to project failures and corporate inefficiencies that can take off millions or more from bottom lines and poor technology selections alone have contributed to tens of billions of Read More

SAP Support - From Reactive to Proactive


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support labor  Support - From Reactive to Proactive I recently attended the SAP Active Global Support (AGS) Analyst Summit in Costa Mesa, California, along with a member of TEC’s software selection services team. At the November event, attendees were presented with the AGS Strategy for 2012 and in-depth reviews of SAP’s customer support offerings.  There were a number of different themes presented by the members of AGS, but the theme that really caught our attention is SAP’s commitment to moving from reactive Read More

Is There a Street Corner for a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider?


Although Rimini Street's client base is still budding, the third party provider of support and maintenance has been quite bullish, owing to the accelerating demand for its service lines; healthy win ratios; and solid execution of its aggressive business plan.

support labor  a Vendor-neutral Third Party Support and Maintenance Provider? While enterprise application vendors continue to relentlessly raise annual support and maintenance (S&M) fees year over year, and report ever higher S&M revenues and profit margins, some dismayed or conservative customers might consider turning to the likes of Rimini Street ( http://www.riministreet.com ). Such third party S&M providers are enabling, at this stage, mostly some of the disconcerted Siebel , PeopleSoft , and JD Edwards licensees Read More