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Supply Chain Management Vendor Finds Balance for Service Supply Chains
Click Commerce recognizes that the SCM playing field is highly competitive and fragmented. However, it believes it will remain competitive because its composite

lucent global supply chain management  piloted and implemented by Lucent Technologies , which brought credibility to the initiative. The company which for three decades was known as LPA , renamed itself Xelus in mid-2000, to exemplify its new zeal. Xelus, a leading service parts inventory management application vendor, survived by dominating the market for best-of-breed service parts inventory and demand planning technology—first with customized systems, and then with software applications. After a difficult period from 2002 to 2004, the

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Market Leaders of Global Trade Management


The strategic imperative to streamline the entire lifecycle of global trade has prompted JPMorgan and TradeBeam to acquire complementary companies. Logistics service providers also recognize that many customers want trade services, and are stepping up to the challenge.

lucent global supply chain management  Electric ( GE ), Lucent , Fonterra , Goodyear , Nortel Networks , and Seagate . Vastera's clients use its solutions and services to manage their trade, worldwide by managing the information flows associated with the cross-border components of importing and exporting goods. The vendor's solutions and services enable clients to manage the complexities and inefficiencies inherent in global trading in a manner that allows them to capitalize on the large, highly fragmented, and rapidly growing opportunity Read More

Merging Global Trade Management with Global Finance


With the acquisition of Vastera, JPMorgan Chase may be the first global financial institution to offer a complete integrated cash, trade and logistics solution across the physical and financial supply chains in a way that would maximize benefits to its clients.

lucent global supply chain management  General Electric (GE) , Lucent , Fonterra , Goodyear , Nortel Networks , and Seagate . Clients use Vastera's solutions and services to manage information flows associated with the cross-border components of importing and exporting goods. As a result, they can navigate the complexities and inefficiencies inherent in global trading in a manner that allows them to capitalize on the large, highly fragmented, and rapidly growing opportunity that exist in the international market. These clients reportedly Read More

QAD Pulling Through, Patiently But Passionately


QAD has been pulling through the downturn with a real strength (especially in terms of new licenses, and with a strong balance sheet and declining debt), a result of its persevering focus on manufacturing, which it recently coined in the slogan "A passion for manufacturing".

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Challenges for an Expanding Supply Chain Solutions Vendor


Although Click Commerce is a thriving provider of on-demand supply chain management (SCM) solutions for a variety of worldwide industries, it does have to face up to a variety of challenges, some of which are of its own making.

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Applying an Economic Model to IT Management: Operations Management in the Virtual Data Center


Virtualization systems have been replacing traditional, silo-based IT architectures to consolidate resources and workloads, but virtualization requires resource and performance management technologies designed to handle dramatically different, complex behaviors. This white paper describes a supply chain economy approach, which combines monitoring, analytics, and actions to enable proactive virtualization management.

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MODX Web Content Management: Vendor Profile


Open source vendor MODX provides a modern, highly flexible, Web standards–compliant Web content management (WCM) framework. TEC’s Director of Knowledge Services Josh Chalifour profiles MODX—its background, business practices, revenue streams, and community. MODX’s WCM systems, Evolution and Revolution, are being used for a significant quantity of sites around the world. Find out more in this report.

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Business Process Management Notations within Business Process Management


Business process management notation (BPMN) is an initiative to increase standardization within process modeling. What are the principles of BPMN, and what is the value of BPMN to vendors and organizations using business process modeling?

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A Candid Conversation with a Field Service Workforce Management Leader


ClickSoftware, rooted in field service workforce scheduling and optimization, provides automated workforce management and optimization solutions, on-demand and on-premise, creating business value through higher productivity, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency. Its patented concept of “continuous planning and scheduling” covers the entire service lifecycle management realm. TEC presents a candid Q&A session.

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The Complete Systems Management Book: An Introduction to Integrated and Automated IT System Management


Effective IT systems management is a challenge, especially for midsized companies that must maintain sophisticated IT environments without the budgets of their larger counterparts. This comprehensive guide provides IT newcomers—as well as experienced veterans—with all the information they need to understand the best ways to align people, processes, policies, and tools for a cohesive, streamlined, and supportable IT infrastructure.

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Enter Enterprise Incentive Management and Incentive Compensation Management


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Value Cycle Management: A Non-Linear Approach to Supply Chain Management


Companies are moving away from the linear production path of the supply chain to embrace value cycle management (VCM). VCM is the optimization of supply chain functions across all levels of suppliers, partners, and customers through the integration, collaboration, and synchronization of technology, data, and people-centric processes. Learn how companies can employ VCM to make business processes smoother, more productive, and more profitable.

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Competency Management: the Compass for Strategic Talent Management


This white paper examines how to use a competency-based approach to build behaviors, skills, and knowledge. It explains how to integrate competencies into all phases of talent management to onboard, review, develop, motivate, and retain employees. It also shows the valuable contribution competencies can make in managing change and defusing turf battles that arise during downsizings, consolidations, and business reengineering.

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