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PeopleSoft Revamps World for Its Mid-Market "Express" Conquest Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


PeopleSoft needs to more efficiently mine its client base by doing a better job of selling the broadened offering, by getting its affiliate channel both excited about the product portfolio and by upgrading the channel's ability to sell.

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Microsoft Convergence 2013 Observations (From Afar)


Microsoft Convergence 2013, which took place in mid-March 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana, was reportedly the largest annual Convergence conference ever, with more than 11,000 attendees. Although I could not attend the multiday event in person, today’s collaborative technology marvels made it possible for me to follow it fairly closely even from a thousand miles away. Many of the conference

mine optimisation  can be used to mine clickstreams, page flow, and online/social behaviors. Microsoft will use that engine, and combine it with some upcoming work it is doing in social analytics for gaining new marketing, sales, and customer service insights. More information on this topic can be found here . Embedded social capabilities —Microsoft Dynamics announced an initiative to embed social monitoring capabilities across its Microsoft Dynamics CRM offerings. This initiative has been accelerated with the acquisition Read More

Yanacocha: A Model Mine in Operations and Mining Management


Achieving operational excellence is fundamental for Yanacocha, the largest gold producer in South America. In 1999, Yanacocha decided it needed an online system linking its principal management areas (operations, maintenance, logistics, finance, and human resources), in order to optimize efficiency in administering its assets. It turned to Mincom Ellipse as its corporate management system, allowing standardization of its operations worldwide.

mine optimisation  A Model Mine in Operations and Mining Management Achieving operational excellence is fundamental for Yanacocha, the largest gold producer in South America. In 1999, Yanacocha decided it needed an online system linking its principal management areas (operations, maintenance, logistics, finance, and human resources), in order to optimize efficiency in administering its assets. It turned to Mincom Ellipse as its corporate management system, allowing standardization of its operations worldwide. Read More

Symix Starts New Year Under New Name, But Old Issues Remain


On November 8, Symix Systems began operating as Frontstep, and its common stock will be traded under the symbol "FSTP". However, the company’s financial performance continues to deteriorate: The company reported its third consecutive loss in Q1 2001.

mine optimisation  if it wishes to mine its large customer base. User Recommendations Potential and current Frontstep/Symix users can be assured about the company''s viability and the leading position within its target market. The company has broadened its product lines and seems to have responded to recent market trends. More important will be how well it will manage the name change and brand recognition, how well it will target the right e-business issues for the manufacturing and distribution mid-market and demonstrate Read More

IBM Verse—An E-mail System with Social Intelligence


IBM announces IBM Verse, a different approach to enterprise e-mail that considers the many ways employees connect every day—e-mail, meetings, calendars, file sharing, instant messaging, social updates, among others—that promises to change the way people work.

mine optimisation  available mail services that mine (or snoop if you will) a user’s inbox data to increase advertising and monetize that data in other ways. The latter is an unwelcome proposition, especially for enterprise business users.     Even social networking platforms such as Jive or Salesforce Chatter offer reduced e-mail clutter as their value prop. IBM Verse seems to go much further when it comes to handling e-mail than IBM''s social platform IBM Connections . Thus, when an individual opens an IBM Verse Read More

Catering to Small and Medium-Size Enterprises


With opportunities in the large enterprise marketplace shrinking due to increased penetration, small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) are starting to receive more attention and scrutiny. This article explores the special needs of the SMEs and asks, from a software standpoint, what companies can to do survive in this unique marketplace and what vendors can do to service them. Read on for the answers.

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Customer Relationship Management Strategies Part Four: Strategies and Case Study


Creating specific CRM strategies means developing measurable goals and calculating your ROI to achieve them. These in addition to a technical framework, sales and marketing strategies, including Internet strategies, and customer satisfaction metrics will create a smooth running CRM machine in your company.

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G.O.L.D.


Symphony EYC provides a range of software solutions for retail and wholesale: master data management, merchandising and assortments, in-store operations, forecasting and replenishment, logistics and distribution, and supplier and consumer management, all supported by a traceability backbone. These solutions are aimed at a range of organisations, sales channels, and products. Symphony EYC also provides logistics solutions for warehouse management, warehouse voice operations, slotting optimisation, services invoicing, capacity planning, replenishment optimisation, and network logistics.

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The Demo Crime Files!


This article is part of the continuing education all software demonstrators need to ensure their fundamental skills remain sharp. It points out three common “crimes” made in demonstrations, how to recognize them, and suggests alternative approaches.

mine optimisation  was a prospect of mine in Atlanta, Georgia (US). His company was on a system search, and he knew the potential our software offered compared to my competitors. Unfortunately, my competitor handed me my hat in the demonstration. Al was kind enough to point out to me why I almost lost the sale. I''ve never forgotten the lesson. Here''s what he told me: Bob, you have a much better product than your competitor, and I think it would serve us much better. However, the users think the competitor walks on water Read More

MAPICS Clings To Its Customers' Loyalty


While the existing loyal client base remains MAPICS’ greatest trump for retaining its solid financial position, the company will have to figure out how to be more effective in selling beyond the existing base for the long-term success in the market.

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The ROI Dilemma - Part 1 - Look at how bad you Look!


If you're going to use ROI in order to find new business or, justify your solution, be careful. ROI is a loaded gun and you might just shoot yourself.

mine optimisation  Dick, a friend of mine from J.D. Edwards calls Look at how bad you look! Think about it. Isn''t that what an ROI model is really trying to say? They all seek to justify why, by simply implementing a software solution, someone could save millions of dollars. It''s all about how bad the end user is performing. It''s a real trap for salespeople and pointing out how bad a CFO''s company looks is a common crime. Allow me to introduce you to Jared. If you recognize the name it''s because the Subway Sandwich chain Read More

Oracle8i Release 2 - Ready to Storm the Web


On November 15, Oracle Corp., announced the pending availability of Oracle8i Release 2, the follow-on to Oracle8i, the most rapidly adopted database product ever released by the company. To date, more than 5000 "Dot Coms" and other enterprises are using Oracle8i. Additionally, over 800 Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) have developed applications and tools optimized for Oracle8i data warehousing and online transaction processing features since the product's release in March 1999. The new release has expanded analytical data warehousing functions, native support for Java2 and performance and management enhancements.

mine optimisation  allowed Acxiom to better mine and use its information on a daily basis. Oracle has added significant new SQL (Structured Query Language) extensions to perform what they refer to as analytic functions . Examples include ranking Find the top ten sales reps in each region , ratio-to-report, What is January''s sales as a percentage of the entire year''s? and many others. These powerful functions are being considered by ANSI (American National Standards Institute, the U.S. member body to the International Read More

When Provider's Value Is Not In Synch With Customer's Value


Embedded knowledge exists in the supply chain to understand and unlock customer value. Integrating the chain is crucial to aligning the goals of customers and provider.

mine optimisation  returns, and therefore never mine this knowledge. Eco system innovation, the point of performance—using and gaining value from goods and services—is the result of a complex web of partnerships. With long life value at stake, the decision to buy products is beyond just feature or function, but buying into architecture—a continual stream of long-term innovation. Outsourced models of service frequently put someone else in charge of the dissatisfier zone—using the product for a lifetime. These models, Read More

Talking to an Unrelenting Cloud Enthusiast - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced Xactly Corporation, a provider of fully multi-tenant, software as a service (SaaS)-based solutions for sales performance management (SPM). The article also provided the bullish vendor’s genesis since being founded in 2005 and its current state of affairs. This article will feature my recent conversation with Xactly’s founder and CEO Christopher Cabrera.
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What Good Is Information If Nobody Sees It?


Keeping detailed historical information is a great idea in theory, but how can it be merged with current data to enable split-second decisions? Two companies partner to solve a significant problem in e-commerce.

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