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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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It’s the Time to Master Your Master Data
A recent blog post CRM for the Finance and Banking Industry – Part 1 by Gabriel Gheorghiu touched on a pain point of many of today’s enterprise IT environments.

notification mechanisms  from a company–a delivery notification made by a shipment clerk working with a SCM system, and a service follow-up handled by a customer care representative using a CRM system, the customer wants to be addressed as the same person. More importantly, as a company, you don’t want the two departments to contact the same customer as if they were talking with two individuals. What you want is the single version of the truth with respect to your customers. Besides managing customer master data, product

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Firewall Type, Decision Engine, Scalability, Network Interfaces, Operating Systems, Routing and Network Protocols, SNMP, NAT, Policy Features, Proxies, Authentication, Logging, Content Filtering, V... Get this template

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Plant-level Systems: Facing and Dealing with Obstacles


Production supervisors and plant managers are constantly fighting problems within a plant because they lack visibility in the supply chain and do not have an automated exception-based management system. However, a value-adding processing layer can create transparency and link information to unify company processes.

notification mechanisms  promise (CTP). Finally a notification of the material available for shipping can occur automatically and immediately. This concludes Part Two of a three-part note. Part One discussed the plant-level situation. part three will analyze the market impact and make user recommendations. Read More

Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then went into the philosophical and functional differences (if any) between the “spend management” and "supplier relationship management (SRM)" monikers. Further discussion was about what exact functional parts of this software category small

notification mechanisms  order details in approval notification messages. There is also the need to create multiple catalogs for a single supplier and to log and trace supplier and purchase order notes. Manufacturing companies additionally need improved direct materials purchasing processes via the following: a Web-based interface and workflow for inventory management; real-time visibility of available (on hand), committed (allocated), and ordered stock; the ability to generate purchase orders to stock and stock transfer Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now?


Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application Integration in general and EAI in particular.

notification mechanisms  security, and perform event notification, e.g.,. IBM's MQSeries , or Microsoft's MSMQ for Windows NT/2000 ) - The product should also include the capability to bridge messages between different messaging systems (e.g. an IBM MQSeries mainframe application that needs to communicate with a Microsoft MSMQ application on a Windows platform). Scalability for high-volume transaction throughput - We cannot put enough emphasis on attention to scalability. It is almost impossible to know at implementation time Read More

Enterprise Systems and Post-implementation Agility-No Longer an Oxymoron?


The need to support flexibility prior to installation of enterprise systems has largely been mastered by many vendors. But what is really more important is ongoing agility after the installation. Agresso seems to have raised the bar in this regard.

notification mechanisms  intelligence in shape of notification and alerts, through its new IntellAgent capability. Looking from the other angle, Agresso wanted to future-proof the offering and lower its total cost of ownership (TCO) via such considerations as improved architecture, workflow modellers, data models, portal independency, interoperability, Unicode, avoidance of customization, look and feel, and so on. The vendor also wanted to help customers embrace changes by better modelling their organization, and the business Read More

Jitterbit: Integration in Harmony


California-based provider of cloud-based application and data integration solutions Jitterbit has taken its strategy to offer a platform better adapted to the new requirements of integration at many layers a step further with the release of its integration offering, the Harmony Integration Cloud Platform.

notification mechanisms  Integration in Harmony California-based provider of cloud-based application and data integration solutions Jitterbit has taken its strategy to offer a platform better adapted to the new requirements of integration at many layers a step further with the release of its integration offering , the Harmony Integration Cloud Platform . In the words of Jitterbit, the Harmony platform will “make it easy for companies to amplify the value of their business apps by connecting them across the entire Read More

Bridging the Reality Gap Between Planning and Execution Part One: The Problem


At sites where both planning and execution modules are stand-alone implementations, neither deliver enough benefit because there are almost always manual connections and processes between these two crucial supply chain management (SCM) areas. Yet, planning and execution in the supply chain are slowly but surely converging because no plan is useful if it cannot be executed.

notification mechanisms  inventory shortages or supplier notification of late order; and simple acts of nature. One should then imagine the complexities of coordinating and optimizing available resources within companies that produce thousands of diverse products that are sold through diverse channels and that are comprise of even more thousands of parts and components, each of which is sourced from a multiplicity of suppliers. Thus, enterprises have for some time now begun to move beyond simple applications for balancing supply Read More

The "S" in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too)


During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

notification mechanisms  S in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too) Event Summary During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that it expects the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels Read More

Oz Development Announces OzLINK Channel


Oz Development, the provider of OzLINK, a cloud-based solution set that integrates and automates the order management process, has announced the release of OzLINK Channel, a new solution that integrates e-commerce platforms into the most widely used enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. OzLINK Channel integrates external e-commerce applications such as Magento, ChannelAdvisor, and

notification mechanisms  costs and inventory. Supplier notification for drop ship orders to speed fulfillment and provide visibility to status and tracking information. Historically, Oz Development did most of its  integration and extensions (“edge”) applications in the warehouse . In addition to OzLINK Channel, the vendor provides solutions in other areas: OzLINK Mobile —warehouse bar code scanning solution OzLINK Shipping —integration between ERP and FedEx, UPS, etc. Oz Development has been implementing the e-commerce Read More

Lufthansa Technik Deploys E2open for Supply Chain Visibility


Lufthansa Technik, a leader in maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for aircrafts, engines, and components, deploys the E2open Business Network. Read up on the benefits of this deployment.

notification mechanisms  Lufthansa Technik gets immediate notification of problems and exceptions, helping the MRO service provider reduce delayed deliveries of time-sensitive spare parts and ensure continuity of supply. Through the ELN, Lufthansa Technik connects a range of German road transportation services with the partner airline cargo services of leading carriers with a wide range of message types and formats. The company can now determine the first available opening on a cargo plane and get immediate commitment from the Read More

Confronting Core Global Trade Problems: Order, Shipment, and Financial Settlement


TradeBeam has been striving to distinguish itself by offering more than order and shipment tracking. It aims to improve the management of core global trade activities: order, shipment, and financial settlement.

notification mechanisms  It also gives proactive notification of disputes on individual documents and provides an audit trail of all steps to resolve disputed items. Figure 1 depicts the functional scope and architectural blueprint of the forthcoming TradeBeam 3.0 release that will feature several new sub-modules within major three modules. Figure 1: Scope of TradeBeam 3.0 This concludes Part Four of a five-part note. Part One discussed TradeBeam and GTM. Part Two presented TradeBeam's background. Part Three covered TradeBeam's Read More

Who is Minding the Store?


Companies rely on IT operations to run the background processing needed for departmental output and maintenance. Workload automation tools excel at automating these routine job streams, reducing error and speeding up time to market. Automation also frees up staff for more complex tasks. Read more and know how a full-featured workload automation solution with monitoring and notification is mission-critical for some IT situations.

notification mechanisms  solution with monitoring and notification is mission-critical for some IT situations. Read More

The Sum of All Malware Fears: Siemens on Stuxnet


When Stuxnet malware hit the mainstream media in September 2010, it all sounded like a plotline straight from a Tom Clancy thriller. After all, Stuxnet targeted the Siemens industrial control systems implemented at so-called “high-value infrastructure” installations in Iran. The media response was appropriately hysterical. TEC interviews Stefan Woronka, Siemens’ director of professional services, in an attempt to de-Clancify the story.

notification mechanisms  Sum of All Malware Fears: Siemens on Stuxnet   When Stuxnet malware hit the mainstream media in September 2010, it all sounded like a plotline straight from a Tom Clancy thriller. After all, Stuxnet—the first worm ever developed to reprogram industrial systems —was reportedly designed to take aim at Iranian nuclear power stations. More specifically, Stuxnet targeted the Siemens industrial control systems implemented at so-called “high-value infrastructure” installations in Iran. The media Read More

BNA Software


Established in 1983, BNA Software specializes in publishing tax software applications for professionals. Many of the company's programs are category standards. BNA Software is a division of Tax Management Inc., a provider of authoritative tax analysis, reference, and notification. Tax Management Inc., in turn, is part of The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), a publisher of print, CD-ROM, and Web-based news and information. BNA Software helps clients select fixed-asset solutions, and offers technical support as well as a fixed-asset data conversion service. The company is located in Arlington, Virginia (US).

notification mechanisms  tax analysis, reference, and notification. Tax Management Inc., in turn, is part of The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA), a publisher of print, CD-ROM, and Web-based news and information. BNA Software helps clients select fixed-asset solutions, and offers technical support as well as a fixed-asset data conversion service. The company is located in Arlington, Virginia (US). Read More

International Trade or ITL Adoption


Globalization of the Supply Chain means adoption of ITL is not an option.

notification mechanisms  Trade or ITL Adoption Winning Retailers' Philosophy of Business Winning retailers' philosophy of business is that every product not sitting in front of a customer is an inefficient use of capital. They are increasing the velocity between factory and shelf, and improving in-store service levels using mechanisms such as cross-docks, continuous replenishment, and VMI. Because the retail supply chain is so distribution and logistics-intensive, it is not an exaggeration to say that the Read More