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A Definition of Data Warehousing
There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing describes the process of defining, populating, and using a data warehouse. Creating, populating, and querying a data warehouse typically carries an extremely high price tag, but the return on investment can be substantial. Over 95% of the Fortune 1000 have a data warehouse initiative underway in some form.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: languages. He is known globally for his seminars on developing data warehouses and has been a keynote speaker for every major computing association. Before founding Pine Cone Systems, Bill was a co-founder of Prism Solutions, Inc. Ralph Kimball Ralph Kimball was co-inventor of the Xerox Star workstation, the first commercial product to use mice, icons, and windows. He was vice president of applications at Metaphor Computer Systems, and founder and CEO of Red Brick Systems. He has a Ph.D. from Stanford in
8/18/2002

AspenTech Searching for Definition in FY2000
Founded in 1981 as a developer of computer-aided chemical engineering software, Aspen's growth has resulted in a wide variety of applications for management and execution-level process manufacturing. Hit hard by flagging revenues, Aspen is distilling its product suite down to its most profitable elements in hopes of invigorating its business and capturing a share of the supply chain management market.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: 12 percent of the global workforce, as well as closing offices, streamlining operations and rationalizing certain non-core products and recent acquisitions. As a result of these measures, Aspen expects to report a $17-19 million restructuring charge in 4Q99. Fig. 1 Vendor Strengths Aspen s supply chain management suite offers a high degree of functional flexibility: Aspen s MIMI application provides a feature-rich modeling language that enables users to address a large variety of industrial problems.
8/1/1999

Requirements Definition For Package Implementations
How do you go about defining the requirements of large package systems, particularly those with the all-encompassing scope of ERP, EAM, and CRM software, and still satisfy the needs to the project team, the user community, and executive management? It’s a balancing act rivaling the circus performer trying to keep all of the plates spinning at once. While it is difficult to say one aspect of a project plan is more important than another, accurately and completely defining the needs to be fulfilled by the software is critical to the overall success of the implementation and the longevity of software. This article outlines a logical process for defining the requirements and keeping the plates spinning.

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1/28/2003

Sourcing for Agile
This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Sourcing for Agile Sourcing for Agile Source: Emergn Document Type: White Paper Description: This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing. Sourcing for Agile style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Consulting and Services,   Outsourcing,   Project Management,   Development,   IT
5/17/2012 4:28:00 PM

The Right Foundation for Growing Global
Based on the findings of a worldwide survey of more than 1,000 executives, one of the key strategies for becoming a truly global player is creating a global operating model supported by a foundation of integrated financial, human capital management (HCM), and other business applications. Find out why integrated financial and HCM applications are crucial if large and midsize companies are to emerge as truly global players.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Right Foundation for Growing Global The Right Foundation for Growing Global Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: Based on the findings of a worldwide survey of more than 1,000 executives, one of the key strategies for becoming a truly global player is creating a global operating model supported by a foundation of integrated financial, human capital management (HCM), and other business applications. Find out why integrated financial and HCM applications are crucial if large and midsize
8/8/2011 4:59:00 PM

Real-time Business: Playing to Win in the New Global Marketplace
To be successful in the data-driven economy, companies must leverage intelligence instantly and take immediate action. At the same time, they must ensure their decisions are based on proper data and analysis. So how are today's executives responding? To explore these issues, Oxford Economics surveyed 525 executives in March 2011. Download this report for full analysis of the results.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Win in the New Global Marketplace Real-time Business: Playing to Win in the New Global Marketplace Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: To be successful in the data-driven economy, companies must leverage intelligence instantly and take immediate action. At the same time, they must ensure their decisions are based on proper data and analysis. So how are today s executives responding? To explore these issues, Oxford Economics surveyed 525 executives in March 2011. Download this report for
5/16/2012 2:30:00 PM

The State of Global Clinical Research Trials
New technologies and changing economic conditions have triggered a number of changes in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and biotech sectors. Increased global sales of life sciences products and growing demand for drugs present drug industry companies with a host of opportunities. However, the mandate for clinical trials has led to considerable inflation in their research and development (R&D) expenditure. The resolution lies in using emerging markets as an alternative to conduct these trials. Thanks to new technologies, the cloud, and social media/online portals, the pharmaceuticals, life sciences and biotech sectors can make the most of the emerging opportunities. Learn how.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: The State of Global Clinical Research Trials The State of Global Clinical Research Trials Source: Wipro Technologies Document Type: White Paper Description: New technologies and changing economic conditions have triggered a number of changes in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and biotech sectors. Increased global sales of life sciences products and growing demand for drugs present drug industry companies with a host of opportunities. However, the mandate for clinical trials has led to considerable
11/14/2011 6:05:00 AM

Global Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE)
The MMOG was a self-assessment process developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to provide consistent methodology for evaluating supplier performance, identifying weaknesses, and focusing improvement efforts. The Global MMOG/LE incorporates the Odette Logistics Evaluation (OLE), developed by AIAG’s European counterpart, to provide a single global standard for self-assessment. The MMOG is a proven tool for supplier development and provides a recognized industry standard for suppliers who have been asked by customers to complete a self-assessment. Although it was developed by the automotive industry, QAD believes it can be a helpful benchmark tool for customers across many verticals.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Global Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) Global Materials Management Operations Guideline/Logistics Evaluation (MMOG/LE) Source: QAD Document Type: White Paper Description: The MMOG was a self-assessment process developed by the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) to provide consistent methodology for evaluating supplier performance, identifying weaknesses, and focusing improvement efforts. The Global MMOG/LE incorporates the Odette Logistics Evaluation (OLE),
4/29/2005 9:33:00 AM

Managing Global Supply Chain
As international competition becomes more intense and as national barriers for trade gradually reduce, the era of global business is here to stay. Increasingly the difference between success and failure in the global marketplace will be determined not by the sophistication of product technology or marketing communication, but by the way in which the global supply chain is controlled and managed.A global supply chain has to be agile and flexible enough to cope with differences in customer requirements and yet should be able to reap the benefits of focused manufacturing in terms of economies of scale.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Managing Global Supply Chain Managing Global Supply Chain Source: SIMSR Document Type: White Paper Description: As international competition becomes more intense and as national barriers for trade gradually reduce, the era of global business is here to stay. Increasingly the difference between success and failure in the global marketplace will be determined not by the sophistication of product technology or marketing communication, but by the way in which the global supply chain is controlled and
11/12/2005 5:00:00 AM

Global Planning Survey: Operations and Strategy—Who Wins?
Companies still struggle to close the gap between strategy and day-to-day operational decisions, particularly when they over-complicate planning with practices delving too deeply into their business. A key issue is thus the consolidation of actuals into planning, and the visibility of details for specific plans and assumptions. This points to a need for more strategically aligned “planning and performance” approaches.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Global Planning Survey: Operations and Strategy—Who Wins? Global Planning Survey: Operations and Strategy—Who Wins? Source: Business Objects Document Type: White Paper Description: Companies still struggle to close the gap between strategy and day-to-day operational decisions, particularly when they over-complicate planning with practices delving too deeply into their business. A key issue is thus the consolidation of actuals into planning, and the visibility of details for specific plans and
10/30/2006 3:47:00 PM

Success Kit: Achieving Practical Global Business Management and Effective Financial Consolidation
If you have acquired businesses, added subsidiaries, and entered international markets, you probably have error-prone and time-consuming consolidation processes and poor visibility into performance at the corporate or divisional level. This kit offers strategies for multi-subsidiary and global businesses to run their organizations more efficiently, including case studies, analyst research, and best-practice insights.

GLOBAL SOURCING DEFINITION: Success Kit: Achieving Practical Global Business Management and Effective Financial Consolidation Success Kit: Achieving Practical Global Business Management and Effective Financial Consolidation Source: NetSuite Document Type: White Paper Description: If you have acquired businesses, added subsidiaries, and entered international markets, you probably have error-prone and time-consuming consolidation processes and poor visibility into performance at the corporate or divisional level. This kit offers
3/8/2011 10:48:00 AM


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