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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Ross Systems' Focus Yields More Value For Process Manufacturers
For a vendor, focus is good, as it often results with more value to its targeted customers. A highly focused vendor can also remain profitable even in

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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ERP for Manufacturing (SMB)

TEC's new ERP for Manufacturing (SMB) evaluation model targets the software requirements of small and medium enterprises. If your organization doesn't have many sites to operate, seeks a solid base of ERP functionality, but doesn't want every possible feature of the biggest systems on the market, this model is a good starting place for your research. It covers fully featured accounting solutions with necessary manufacturing, inventory, human resources, purchasing, quality, and sales management functionality. 

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benefits vmi kmart suppliers manufacturers 2009  strategy would deliver significant benefits to Canadian manufacturers in an ETO environment, including reduced costs and increased productivity; improved customer responsiveness and competitive advantage; and improved communication, both inside and outside the organization. But Canadian manufacturers need to move beyond a fractured, disparate process of capturing knowledge, and tackle the issue with structured vision. The change won't come easily and in many cases will require a completely new way of Read More

How Mobile ERP Is Changing the Way Manufacturers Do Business


Mobile is changing the way companies do business—and manufacturers are no exception. They’re asking ERP vendors for apps that help control core manufacturing operations. But are they seeing the ROI they’re looking for? In this Sage-sponsored podcast, TEC senior business intelligence and data management analyst, Jorge García, talks about the opportunities, benefits, and challenges of mobile ERP for manufacturing.

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Why Manufacturers Should Cash In on the Promise of Business Intelligence


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Bridging the Lean Performance Gap: How Manufacturers Can Achieve Real Lean and Real Results


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TEC Certified: 2009 Vendor Wrap-up


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Top Software for Chemical Manufacturers


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The Benefits of 3-way Auditing


Whatever your reasons for needing to capture a complete audit trail for all database activity, you want to make sure your system allows you to support three accepted approaches. This three-way auditing ability can provide auditing for all activity in your database, including monitoring, reporting, and alerting on all critical data activity across your company. Learn more about these approaches, and their many benefits.

benefits vmi kmart suppliers manufacturers 2009  Benefits of 3-way Auditing Whatever your reasons for needing to capture a complete audit trail for all database activity, you want to make sure your system allows you to support three accepted approaches. This three-way auditing ability can provide auditing for all activity in your database, including monitoring, reporting, and alerting on all critical data activity across your company. Learn more about these approaches, and their many benefits. Read More

Managing Your Suppliers as a Resource


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Understanding the Business Benefits of Introducing an LMS


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benefits vmi kmart suppliers manufacturers 2009  and service. The competitive benefits of compliance are driving these companies to attain greater levels of inter-process integration and use the investments in compliance to take on the more difficult integration and process redefinition tasks. Twenty-eight percent of companies are leveraging their spending in compliance to deliver greater levels of product quality. In the auto industry specifically, product quality is such a critical product attribute that any given model's reputation is made or broken Read More