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Ramco Ships Technology And Products. Part Two: User and Vendor Recommendations
When compared to leading vendors, Ramco suffers from size, funding, and market awareness comparisons. However, it appears to be at least equal in functionality

offshore funding  application function, technology and offshore development. Companies who believe they need to deploy custom developed systems should evaluate Ramco's approach to near term development and its long-term consequences. While Ramco covers most of the world its regional capabilities and industry focus may vary. Therefore, potential clients should conduct a thorough preliminary research on local industry expertise and reference sites when Ramco is included in the selection process. Lower tier system

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Aligning Business with IT through IT Portfolio Management and IT Governance


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offshore funding  of over 12,000; multiple offshore development facilities across eight cities; and 23 international offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific; Patni has registered revenues of US$ 450 million for the year 2005. Patni's technology focus spans enterprise applications, embedded technologies, e-business, business intelligence & data warehousing, and RFID. Our service offerings include: application development, application management, business process outsourcing, infrastructure management, product Read More

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offshore funding  of Yunnan, China on Offshore Outsourcing and co-presented a Lawline.com video on Legal Issues in Outsourcing. As an executive John conceptualized the consolidation of global technology operations of a financial services entity and oversaw the implementation of global software and centralized computer operations significantly increasing the reliability of corporate data and reducing cost. He acted as CIO for Republic National Bank for 18 years. John currently acts as a Senior Advisor to the owners of a Read More

Outsourcing Challenges: Avoid the Pitfalls


Outsourcing can provide management with a powerful tool to control cost and enhance product and service delivery. Yet so many outsourcing initiatives fall short of expectations—why? For one thing, you need to know what you’re getting into, by going through an intense request for proposal (RFP) process and many rounds of contract negotiations. Find out how to better manage negotiating your outsourcing contract, and more.

offshore funding  of Yunnan, China on Offshore Outsourcing and co-presented a Lawline.com video on Legal Issues in Outsourcing. As an executive John conceptualized the consolidation of global technology operations of a financial services entity and oversaw the implementation of global software and centralized computer operations significantly increasing the reliability of corporate data and reducing cost. He acted as CIO for Republic National Bank for 18 years. John currently acts as a Senior Advisor to the owners of a Read More

Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function


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offshore funding  the systems of the offshore divisions into the main system. That tactic assures he can see the state of cash management in operations around the world. Phase Three involved implementation of straight- through processing, whereby payments are transmitted directly to the bank from payment data. A single platform uses payment files extracted from the SAP® accounts payable and treasury applications for all types of payment. In effect the central treasury department has become the house bank for all of the Read More

Mixing It Up with Insource, Outsource, and Offshore


Most research shows that offshoring and outsourcing are clearly the next wave of improvement initiatives for delivery of support services, but how do you decide whether outsourcing or offshoring are right for your organization? It may be helpful to examine the lessons learned from companies who have already made the internal build versus external outsource, and onshore versus offshore decisions.

offshore funding  with Insource, Outsource, and Offshore Most research shows that offshoring and outsourcing are clearly the next wave of improvement initiatives for delivery of support services, but how do you decide whether outsourcing or offshoring are right for your organization? It may be helpful to examine the lessons learned from companies who have already made the internal build versus external outsource, and onshore versus offshore decisions. Read More

SoftBrands to Institute Fourth Shift for SAP Business One Manufacturing Work-Plan Part Four: SoftBrands


This partnership provides SAP with the opportunity to further extend its reach within its large corporate customer base by serving the needs of its distant smaller plants and divisions dispersed around the globe. Thus, SAP should hereby have the wherewithal to defend its major accounts from encroachment by vendors touting low-cost, astute plant systems that "happily co-habit" with SAP.

offshore funding  by shifting its developments offshore to India, and then to China owing to Fourth Shift's strong presence in the market. This coincides with SAP's recent efforts in China with SAP Business One, and the fact that SAP has also teamed with Sybase, which has a very strong foothold in the Chinese market, all which makes SAP a very strong player in China as well. The offshore development remains a significant part of the new company's strategy, since product development for evolution is done in India, and for Read More

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offshore funding  Offshore Drilling Companies Realize ROI on an EAM Software Investment Rig owners and operators today have an increased focus on asset integrity management (AIM) and risk management, and are reassessing their investments in enterprise asset management (EAM) software to ensure they have applications in place that are properly implemented and functional, ensure compliance with regulations, and adopt AIM best practices. This white paper discusses the EAM software features that can play a role in software Read More

iGATE


For long, traditional outsourcing models seemed to misalign customer and vendor incentives. Actual results and risks related to quality and project management were never factored in contractual agreements and were generally borne by the customer. The introduction of the "Pay for Results" paradigm by iGATE has become a game-changer in the IT and Business Process Outsourcing solutions market space. Such a Business Outcomes-driven solutions approach mitigates the inherent IT and common business risks of large projects and complex offshore practices and operations. More importantly for the customer, the risks are transferred to iGATE.

offshore funding  large projects and complex offshore practices and operations. More importantly for the customer, the risks are transferred to iGATE. Read More

Enterprise Software Product Outsourcing: A Fresh Perspective for Mid-market Vendors


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offshore funding  Primer The earned value management system (EVMS) is a method of tracking cost and schedule performance using work breakdown structure/earned value (WBS/EV) techniques. Formerly called C/SCSC (Cost/Schedule Control Systems Criteria) by the contract industry, an understanding of WBS basics is essential for any US contractor wishing to be selected for new major systems contracts over a certain funding threshold. Read More

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offshore funding  the lower cost of offshore development? Many vendors are doing development offshore. This approach attacks cost by lowering the cost per person day but unless the offshore partner uses a new architecture, it will have minimal impact on time or quality. The cost advantages of offshore development are important, but since these advantages will be eliminated through time (as the cost of living in these countries rises) offshore development should be considered a valid tactical approach to addressing cost wit Read More

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While Geac might not need a white knight savior any longer owing to the profitable quarter and secured additional funding, the general feeling remains that the company has also long passed up an opportunity to be a top-notch applications vendor.

offshore funding  Awakens On Its Deathbed - Part 1: Event Summary Geac Awakens On Its Deathbed Part 1: Event Summary P.J. Jakovljevic - October 16, 2001 Event Summary  On September 5, Geac Computer Corporation Limited (TSE: GAC), a struggling Canadian supplier of enterprise management software, announced that net income from continuing operations of Can$17.2 million in Q1 2002, compared to a net loss from continuing operations of Can$43.2 million during the first quarter of the previous year. The results are Read More

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offshore funding  a major North American offshore oil & gas drilling company had signed a contract to implement IFS Applications as its enterprise asset management (EAM) software system. The unnamed offshore drilling company will implement the IFS Applications for Offshore Service edition to support maintenance operations. The deployed solution will include projects, maintenance, and IFS Instant Replication, a special solution for rapid replication of data between offshore rigs or vessels and onshore facilities. The Read More

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offshore funding  outsource anything to an offshore location or management leadership may not be prepared to manage an outsourcing relationship. Although there are many potential outsourcing categorizations, the outsourcing market is often segmented into four broad categories: Application software I.T. infrastructure Business process outsourcing (BPO) Manufacturing This is Part Three of a three-part note. Part One discussed the history of outsourcing, described outsourcing pros and cons, and introduced offshoring Read More