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Improving Business Efficiency with Digital Dashboards
As more business processes exist in an electronic universe, the need to manage the IT services that enable these processes increases. Business service

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ERP for School Districts

The ERP knowledge base for K-12 school districts and municipalities focuses on back-office functionality, including financials, human resources (HR), and payroll. It covers important functionality for employee self-service activities, purchasing management, and inventory management. 

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts and parcels, and the software category’s value proposition. At the end of the article, I mentioned my recent attendance of a witty presentation that attempted to explain the essence of BPM via some humor and metaphor of the classic “Wizard of Oz” movie. Namely, on March 23, 2009,

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Case Study: School District Increases Productivity and Efficiency with Scheduling Software


A school district in Missouri sought to optimize the booking and scheduling of its newly modernized conference and meeting spaces. Its old scheduling software was frustrating, as it was difficult to customize and configure. But after installing Meeting Room Manager, the schools are able to set specific room and equipment configurations, and post activities online as well as on a public viewing screen. Learn more.

bpms school  Study: School District Increases Productivity and Efficiency with Scheduling Software A school district in Missouri sought to optimize the booking and scheduling of its newly modernized conference and meeting spaces. Its old scheduling software was frustrating, as it was difficult to customize and configure. But after installing Meeting Room Manager, the schools are able to set specific room and equipment configurations, and post activities online as well as on a public viewing screen. Learn more. Read More

Case Study: Faronics Power Save and Newport Independent School


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TEC Helps Gibson Consulting Group Find an Enterprise Resource Planning System for Katy ISD


Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC), the leading resource for enterprise software selection, has partnered with Gibson Consulting Group Inc. (Gibson) in its quest to provide Katy Independent School District (ISD) with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to be deployed in their finance and human resource departments.

bpms school  Helps Gibson Consulting Group Find an Enterprise Resource Planning System for Katy ISD TEC Helps Gibson Consulting Group Find an Enterprise Resource Planning System for Katy ISD Consulting firm delivers value to (K-12) education market by leveraging TEC's decision support technology for software selection Montreal , QC -- Technology Evaluation Centers Inc. (TEC) , the leading resource for enterprise software selection, has partnered with Gibson Consulting Group Inc. (Gibson) in its quest to provide Read More

Benchmarking: How Am I Really Performing?


Benchmarking, as defined by the dictionary, is "a standard against which something can be measured or assessed." But what is benchmarking? What does it do? Why should I do it? What do I benchmark? And how can it help me?

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Supply Chain Economy


The US Labor Department reported an increase in jobs in June and July ... but the manufacturing industry cut jobs for a third month in a row. We are moving from a manufacturing economy to a supply chain economy. This article gives the big picture.

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To Tax and Tax Not


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