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The Impact of Demand-Driven Technology in the SCM Market: IBS
The integration solutions market will be an interesting area of growth. IBS has an attractive offer for companies with complex and expensive business software

use of information technology in accounting  majority of companies still use traditional MRP. For an in-depth discussion see Demand-Driven versus Traditional MRP Planning . Professor Anders Segerstedt from the Swedish Lule University of Technology has developed an alternative to MRP that makes demand-driven manufacturing a reality. IBS is one of the few companies to incorporate his ideas of cover-time planning (CTP), into its business software applications. CTP has been a part of the IBS demand-driven manufacturing solution since the mid-1990s. CTP

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The State of the Art in Finance


Thanks to recent accounting scandals and an increasingly competitive environment, many chief financial officers and the finance organizations they lead have started to take on new roles within the enterprise. However, given the current state of the finance function in US companies, companies first need to understand the challenges to finance—and the road map to increasing its strategic capabilities.

use of information technology in accounting  to success are the use of service-level agreements and a well thoughtout performance management process to establish and track productivity goals with customers. WHETHER TO OUTSOURCE OR SHARE SERVICES Companies normally approach outsourcing in waves, with payroll and tax among the first to be outsourced, and fixed assets, general accounting and accounts payable and expense as part of a second wave. Finance strategy and planning, internal controls, and treasury are not typically outsourced; revenue Read More

Information Builders Announces New Release of WebFOCUS


Information Builders Inc., (IBI) has released a new suite of business intelligence tools designed to support e-business. Release 4.3 of the product has been re-engineered and enabled for wireless and XML, in addition to integration with Microsoft Office 2000 and BackOffice 2000. Announced at their Summit 2000 User Conference, IBI hopes the product will appeal to non-technical users of business intelligence technologies.

use of information technology in accounting  their desktop and most use it on a daily basis. We've definitely flattened the learning curve for Business Intelligence. Market Impact Web-enabled business intelligence aimed at non-technical end users is the path most major BI vendors are taking at this time. IBI has a long-standing background in the field of business intelligence, given their Focus query tool and EDA/SQL gateway products. The new release of WebFOCUS should help them sell into their existing customer base, as well as leverage sales to Read More

Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma-The Loss of Corporate Consciousness


Companies relying on manual implementation and support for lean and world class methodologies risk losing corporate consciousness. Avoid the pitfalls of lost information and flexibility; place value on performance gaps and create matrixes of tools and applications to prioritize issues.

use of information technology in accounting  environments that choose to use manual or spreadsheet-based tools. As explained in the context of low complexity entities, complex environments can perform forward-looking demand and mix/variation scenario assessments against the database to derive answers to what if questions. That is, it can be determined if the data in the system really reflects what it takes to make the products. Loss of corporate consciousness occurs when the maintenance of the detailed (granular) how we do it information in Read More

Manual versus Information Technology Enabled Lean Manufacturing


All good lean systems have both physical systems in the plant and near real time information technology backbones that centralize data. The primary advantage of enterprise systems is that they can handle considerably more information than can be accommodated manually.

use of information technology in accounting  step forward entails the use of custom spreadsheets and reports to support lean functions such as kanban management and heijunka calculations (see Lean and World Class Manufacturing and the Information Technology Dilemma—The Loss of Corporate Consciousness ). It is interesting to note, however, that even in such cases, material requirements planning (MRP) systems still can be used to hold core master data on items and bills of material (BOM), though these records have to be tweaked with an eye toward Read More

Best-in-class Strategies for Selecting an ERP Solution in 2013


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) represents a serious investment for any organization and is vital to future success. Top performing organizations approach the selection process with a clear plan and come away with solutions that implement smoothly and help drive business immediately. This report explores the strategies best-in-class organizations employ to find the right ERP fit that will give them the tools they need to thrive.

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Fatal Flaws in ERP Software Create Opportunity for Niche Software in CPG Companies


ERP software may fail to meet critical business requirements. When companies find that their ERP doesn't meet all of their business requirements, they should investigate niche software vendors who are focused on fixing fatal flaws. This paper discusses one of the potential fatal flaw areas in the CPG industry.

use of information technology in accounting  labor intensive system, develop in-house software or, look for niche software to bolt on to their ERP software. Some consumer goods product (CPG) manufacturers find themselves looking for niche software when they look to improve the operation of their back office functions relating to pricing, trade promotion, and trade receivables after discovering that their ERP system does not provide the depth of functionality needed to completely manage their business issues. *In Memoriam An Example Business Read More

Provision Fund Accounting


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use of information technology in accounting  Fund Accounting In addition to the solutions offered by Microsoft, Protéan provides the ProVision Fund Accounting package, a solution targeted at public entities and nonprofit organizations of all sizes. Read More

The Best of Both Worlds: Gain Flexibility through Multiple Models of Software Delivery


Lower IT costs, faster return on investment (ROI), and better security—just a few of the promises the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model makes. SaaS can help small-to-medium businesses manage customer service and support cost-effectively. But there are a few concerns to consider if you’re thinking of an on-demand service. A vendor that offers the best of both on-demand and on-premise solutions may be the answer.

use of information technology in accounting  Best of Both Worlds: Gain Flexibility through Multiple Models of Software Delivery Lower IT costs, faster return on investment (ROI), and better security—just a few of the promises the software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model makes. SaaS can help small-to-medium businesses manage customer service and support cost-effectively. But there are a few concerns to consider if you’re thinking of an on-demand service. A vendor that offers the best of both on-demand and on-premise solutions may be the Read More

Antidot Information Search and Access Solutions


Antidot provides ready-to-use solutions for information search and access that are tailored to the specific needs of content publishers, e-merchants, and business organizations. Read the brochure and see how these software solutions have enhanced the value of the vendor’s customers’ information assets and improved their operational performance.

use of information technology in accounting  Access Solutions Antidot provides ready-to-use solutions for information search and access that are tailored to the specific needs of content publishers, e-merchants, and business organizations. Read the brochure and see how these software solutions have enhanced the value of the vendor’s customers’ information assets and improved their operational performance. Read More

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Various scenarios can impact the resources for a rollout delivery team when utilized for large technology infrastructure rollouts at multiple locations. Shifting processes, methodologies, and resources can streamline the technology rollout at each site. This paper explains how alterations to the rollout delivery team configuration, as determined by project variables, can impact site delivery and your business. Read more.

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The Value of Measuring End-User Experience from a Global Point of Presence


As businesses expand to different geographies and markets, they develop new types of online tools and services to ensure growth. As end users interacts with these tools, it becomes critical to gain insight into the end-user experience. This white paper discusses the need to measure end-user experience from a global perspective and also how Site24x7 can help organizations achieve optimal level of quality end-user experience.

use of information technology in accounting  Value of Measuring End-User Experience from a Global Point of Presence As businesses expand to different geographies and markets, they develop new types of online tools and services to ensure growth. As end users interacts with these tools, it becomes critical to gain insight into the end-user experience. This white paper discusses the need to measure end-user experience from a global perspective and also how Site24x7 can help organizations achieve optimal level of quality end-user experience. Read More

Manufacturing Strategies that Win: IT’s New Role in the Cloud


With acceptance of cloud-based strategies growing among manufacturers of all types and sizes, it’s easier than ever to make the business case for transitioning to the cloud. But beyond the cost savings and responsiveness of cloud solutions, this transition also provides new opportunities for the IT department to grow into a key role as strategic business advisor. This report includes advice on how IT can help manufacturers realize the full benefits of cloud-based solutions.

use of information technology in accounting  Strategies that Win: IT’s New Role in the Cloud With acceptance of cloud-based strategies growing among manufacturers of all types and sizes, it’s easier than ever to make the business case for transitioning to the cloud. But beyond the cost savings and responsiveness of cloud solutions, this transition also provides new opportunities for the IT department to grow into a key role as strategic business advisor. This report includes advice on how IT can help manufacturers realize the full Read More

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Metadata (“data about data”) is essential for data warehousing. Metadata standards allow different products to interact. Without standards, different vendors’ tools cannot work together seamlessly and the customer’s warehousing effort is greatly complicated.

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