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TEC Research Analyst Roundtable: Predictions for 2011


It’s that time of year again for TEC’s analysts to polish their crystal balls and spread their tarot cards to gaze on the future of enterprise software for 2011.Aleksey Osintsev, Research Analyst—Enterprise Resource Planning The growing interest of businesses of all sizes in so-called cloud technologies in general and in on-demand—cloud or software as a service (SaaS)—enterprise

outsourcing trends in 2011  around a multi-country payroll outsourcing (MCPO) model. The bottom line: More companies in 2011 will put faith in vendors and service providers to directly deliver their HRM needs, allowing them to focus on their core responsibilities. In the area of learning management (LM) , I believe mobile learning is going to be the biggest thing in 2011—right alongside social learning through the use of new media. With new mobile applications hitting the App Store daily, everything from learning your ABCs to Read More

Sage Analyst Day 2011: Not your Older Brother’s Sage - Part 2


Part 1 of this series analyzed the transformative events during the last few years at Sage Group, Plc (LSE: SGE) and its Sage North America subsidiary. These changes have led to the company’s analyst day held in Boston in February 2011, where Sage took a giant leap towards clarifying its position in the market. The analyst day started with Sage Group’s CEO Guy Berruyer’s and

outsourcing trends in 2011  and are uneasy about outsourcing some processes and functions that are mission-critical. These companies also like the ability to customize locally. Therefore, Sage's Online Business Solutions strategy retains a three-tier character: Pure cloud computing for the smallest enterprises, and the most cost conscious new startup businesses A hybrid (on-premises and on-demand) approach for the broad middle Rejuvenated traditional on-premises products for established conservative businesses that want continuity Read More

Recruiting Trends: 4 Methods for Finding the Right Talent


When it comes to finding the right talent, today’s organizations have plenty of options. With the increasing popularity of social networking, however, companies are moving away from traditional hiring processes and opting for more technologically driven methods. Here are four of the more popular recruiting trends and some of the vendors that offer solutions, apps, or services in each of these

outsourcing trends in 2011  Systems and Recruitment Process Outsourcing A vendor management system (VMS) is a software program that distributes job requirements to staffing companies, recruiters, consulting companies, and independent consultants. It facilitates the interview and hire process, as well as labor time collection, approval, and payment for both contingent, temporary, and (in some cases) full-time employees. A VMS can be used by recruiters within a staffing firm or by an organization’s recruiting department directly. Read More

How to Plan and Manage in Times of Uncertainty and Volatility? Based on Reality and Facts, Duh! (Part 1)




outsourcing trends in 2011  to that the massive outsourcing from multiple places, product mixes and  mass customization  that have taken place in the last 20 years, which all leads to longer lead times and more volatile demand, the problem has shifted from “boiling the ocean” with an optimized plan to knowing what is happening and making a “best possible” or “good enough” decision quickly. Jabil Circuit , which designs and manufactures electronic circuit boards for major brand owners (or OEM’s) in a diverse group of Read More

Manufacturing Outsourcing: 7 Common Pitfalls to Avoid


For years, outsourcing has been a way of life for many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), as they regularly offload certain activities to contract manufacturers (CMs). But despite the significant benefits that outsourcing provides, there are also risks and challenges involved that OEMs must consider. Learn about the seven common pitfalls to avoid, and how they can impact your manufacturing outsourcing success.

outsourcing trends in 2011  to Avoid For years, outsourcing has been a way of life for many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), as they regularly offload certain activities to contract manufacturers (CMs). But despite the significant benefits that outsourcing provides, there are also risks and challenges involved that OEMs must consider. Learn about the seven common pitfalls to avoid, and how they can impact your manufacturing outsourcing success. Read More

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.

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Leadership When It Really Matters: A Closer Look at Investing in PLM Technology to Profit in a Down Economy


Loss of strategic vision and leadership can pose a greater threat to organizations than dramatic economic downturn. Companies that invest in technology wisely will gain a competitive advantage and even prosper during hard times. Achieving financial results hinges on finding a product lifecycle management (PLM) solution that delivers business benefits not only in the short-term but also long into the future. Read how now.

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Best Practices: Financial Due Diligence and the Outsourcing of Freight Bill Audit and Payment


There are significant advantages to outsourcing freight bill audit and payment (FBAP), not the least of which is the potential for reduced costs. And while nothing can be outsourced without some risk, there are a number of steps that can be taken to ensure a successful relationship and minimize the financial risk to the outsourcer. Know what steps your company can take to ensure you get the most out of outsourcing FBAP.

outsourcing trends in 2011  Due Diligence and the Outsourcing of Freight Bill Audit and Payment There are significant advantages to outsourcing freight bill audit and payment (FBAP), not the least of which is the potential for reduced costs. And while nothing can be outsourced without some risk, there are a number of steps that can be taken to ensure a successful relationship and minimize the financial risk to the outsourcer. Know what steps your company can take to ensure you get the most out of outsourcing FBAP. Read More

What's New in Human Capital Management-- 2011 Buyer's Guide


Learn about the latestgeneration of HCM solutions in TEC's 2011 Human Capital Management Buyer's Guide.

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Delivering Information Faster: In-Memory Technology Reboots the Big Data Analytics World


In-memory technology—in which entire datasets are pre-loaded into a computer’s random access memory, alleviating the need for shuttling data between memory and disk storage every time a query is initiated—has actually been around for a number of years. However, with the onset of big data, as well as an insatiable thirst for analytics, the industry is taking a second look at this promising approach to speeding up data processing. See how it works and how to revolutionize the way you run your business.

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2011 ERP Buyer's Guide for Medium and Large Manufacturers


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Future Trends in Wholesale Distribution—Part 2: Outside-In Omnichannel Fulfillment


The TEC Vendor Challenge was in full swing last week, with 2 days' worth of vendor demonstrations from Epicor, IBS, Infor, Microsoft, NetSuite, SAP, and VAI, as well as presentations and dynamic discussions. Part 1 of this series ran down the highlights on how disruptive innovations are changing the landscape of the wholesale distribution industry. This post recaps the panel presentation.

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In-memory Computing: Lifting the Burden of Big Data


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