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From AD to LDAP through Virtualization: How Virtualization Addresses the Challenges of Authentication and Authorization Across Disparate User Directories
For web single sign-on (SSO), and consistent enforcement of authorization across all applications, many web access management (WAM) packages offer an excellent

wam hauler  many web access management (WAM) packages offer an excellent and proven approach. However, they assume a relatively homogeneous identity environment. This white paper describes how virtualization solves the issue of directory integration with an approach that is cost effective, nonintrusive, and easy to deploy.

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Al Majdouie Group


With rapid expansion underway, Saudi Arabia-based logistics provider Al Majdouie Group’s custom-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) and point of sale (POS) systems just couldn’t keep up. When the company began looking for a replacement solution to satisfy all of its requirements, Al Majdouie turned to TEC. Learn how TEC’s methodology helped Al Majdouie evaluate three tier-one ERP solutions, quickly and impartially.

wam hauler  Majdouie Group TEC provides decision support systems (DSS) that enable stakeholders to objectively identify the software products that best fit their company's unique business and systems requirements, and that contribute most effectively to superior business performance. Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Resources Related to Case Study: Al Majdouie Group : Case Study (Wikipedia) Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) (Wikipedia) Case Study: Al Majdouie Group Software Selection Project is also known Read More

SAP for the Chemicals Industry: Challenges and User Recommendations


Using the SAP ERP Chemicals Packaged Solution may represent a significant advantage—but only if SAP is the right enterprise resource planning system for the prospective user company, and if the prepackaged business processes are a suitable fit.

wam hauler  as with AspenTech or WAM Systems for some tricky chemicals SCM functional nuggets (see WAM Systems Offers Supply Chain Planning Packaged Solution For Chemicals ), or with a chemicals-focused logistics prospective partner such as Odyssey Logistics . User Recommendations Mid-market chemicals companies searching for enterprise systems should certainly put SAP and its burgeoning consulting, development, and implementation service partners on their list. SAP Best Practices for Chemicals is a strong, Read More

How Much Supply Chain Optimization Do We Really Need? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced the concept of (Rapid) Response Management in the realm of supply chain management (SCM) via a software category pioneer, Kinaxis. The currently bullish Kinaxis has a number of customers that are SAP ERP customers too, and for a long time SAP was at first dismissive (or at least ambivalent) regarding the need for Response Management, as the company had its own

wam hauler  AspenTech , Preactor , WAM Systems , etc. The traditional problem for users has been to understand the business logic of each rule (algorithm), and how it affects the other functions in the enterprise, not to mention the correlation between all of these modules and their rules when they are implemented concurrently. Thus, the system is typically unable to alert users in other functions that there is an issue that is important to them or to solicit their input. How Much Human Intervention? More Read More

Triple Point Technology Acquires WAM Systems


Commodity value chain and supply chain planning (SCP) software apps merged yesterday when Triple Point Technology acquired WAM Systems. Triple Point is a global provider of cloud and on-premises commodity management software that delivers advanced analytics for optimizing end-to-end commodity and energy value chains. Its solutions manage volatile commodity trading, procurement, enterprise risk

wam hauler  Point Technology Acquires WAM Systems Commodity value chain and supply chain planning (SCP) software apps merged yesterday when Triple Point Technology acquired WAM Systems . Triple Point is a global provider of cloud and on-premises commodity management software that delivers advanced analytics for optimizing end-to-end commodity and energy value chains. Its solutions manage volatile commodity trading, procurement, enterprise risk management, logistics, scheduling, storage/inventory, processing, Read More

Invensys Production Solutions - Can Historic Strengths And The 'Protean Boost' Overcome Its Liabilities? Part Two: Liabilities, Strategy, and User Recommendations


Invensys must communicate its successes and strategy to the marketplace, and must aggressively invest in customer satisfaction, marketing, and sales. IPS must convince customers and prospects that it is here to stay; while the functionally rich products are great advantages, many other considerations make some customers and prospects perceive these solutions a risk.

wam hauler  , Logility , and WAM Systems . Strategy The group has a new enthusiastic leader, Sanjay Razdan, 270 people, and a sharpened focus. Razdan tells us that the group's strategy is to capitalize on the historic strengths of its PRISM and Protean products in combination with the services offered to assist regulated industries with validation needs. Today, the regulated industries mostly include life sciences (e.g., pharmaceuticals) but the company correctly believes to our mind that the regulations from the US Read More

PRISM Users Get A Dedicated, Independent Web Community


Users of the Baan Process ERP product PRISM form a web-site community to provide an independent source of information and sharing of knowledge on one of the market's first Process-ERP Products.

wam hauler  Solutions Group , and Wam Systems . Resources Within the site, many resources exist to help the users do their job and get even greater value from their investments. Included as content are: Discussion Groups : Community members can interact and share by participation in discussion groups on application questions, industry concerns, technical issues, and more. News : What's new in the PRISM Community? The site finds the news and presents it in one place. News includes changes or announcements from Baan Read More

Preactor: Predict and React on the Shop Floor


Many best-of-breed advanced planning and scheduling (APS) vendors have come and gone since the late 90s, when APS was hyped as a tool that would be a key enabler for manufacturing companies. But one vendor that has distinguished itself is Preactor, a world leader in production planning and scheduling software. Learn more in this in-depth report, which includes a Q&A with Preactor founder and CEO Mike Novels.

wam hauler  , Demand Solutions , WAM Systems , etc., have been doing fine. Even the aforementioned former companies and their value propositions seem to have lately been reborn within their new parent companies, such as JDA Software , Oracle , SAP , and Infor . Why have many of these APS best-of-breed companies failed in their first market attempt? Well, for various reasons, starting with their mismanagement and the SAP APO newcomer product “eating their lunch” in many instances. Another major reason was their Read More

Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series started with the fact that the ability to sense demand and become a demand-driven (responsive) business is more than just the catch phrase du jour: it has become a recipe for survival. Every sensible enterprise is on a quest to deliver on time and as quickly as necessary, with minimum inventory (and working capital), and the highest necessary

wam hauler  Logility, Demand Solutions, Planetogether, WAM Systems , etc. have been doing fine, by end large. Even the abovementioned former companies and their value propositions seem to have lately been reborn within their new parent companies, who include JDA Software, Oracle, SAP , and Infor . Why did many of those best-of-breed APS companies fail in their first market attempt? Well, for many reasons, starting with mismanagement and the SAP APO and Oracle APS newcomer products “eating their lunch” in many Read More

Product Architecture for Product Endurance?


Product architecture can ensure product scalability, endurance, and the incorporation of emerging technologies. Consequently, LANSA 2005 offers Web Application Modules (WAM), to give developers a shorter learning curve and lower development costs to produce browser-based commercial enterprise applications and even Web services.

wam hauler  Web services, since the WAM architecture separates business logic from presentation through a layer called the Technology Service Provider ( TSP ). This layer protects applications built upon WAMs from future likely changes in the UI layer, making them fairly ready to adapt to the next wave of UI technologies. Users, should, for example, simply be able to plug in the new TSP of the day and go. The architecture also enables WAMs to interoperate with both .NET or Java applications. In addition, LANSA 2005 Read More

APICS 2009 From the Expo Floor: Is S&OP Coming of Age? - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog post series talked about my attendance at the APICS 2009 International Conference in Toronto (Canada) in early October. I attended only a few education sessions, as my visit focused more on exploring the expo floor and talking to the exhibitors. My overwhelming impression from the conference's expo floor was that the main value propositions this year

wam hauler  Consultants Zemeter TXT e-solutions WAM Systems Glen Margolis, Steelwedge Software’s chief executive officer (CEO) and founder, said: Steelwedge is the only dedicated provider of S&OP solutions, the only vendor offering a purpose-built Cloud Computing-based S&OP solution, and the only vendor that is able to quickly deploy and engage users in a globally collaborative S&OP solution that reaches beyond a company’s firewall to engage users. Our ability to enable global, complex manufacturing Read More

Optiant Going to a (Much) Better Place: Logility - Part 3


Part 1 of this series analyzed the late-March acquisition of long-struggling inventory optimization (IO) provider Optiant by long well-performing supply chain management (SCM) provider Logility. I then discussed Logility’s acquisition history to set the stage for the current offerings that Optiant will join.The 2004 acquisition of Demand Management, Inc. (DMI) and its Demand Solutions brand was

wam hauler  and competes with AspenTech, WAM Systems , and  SAP APO Demand Planning . Transportation and Logistics Management The execution part of Logility Voyager Solutions provides capabilities for optimizing both warehouse and transportation operations. These solutions systematically balance logistics strategies, customer service policies, carrier effectiveness, and inventory management to boost the delivery of perfect orders and spur improvements that favorably impact profitability. In addition to Voyager Read More

Supply Chain Cost-cutting Strategies


Process industries (chemicals, food and beverage, oil and gas, etc.) face rising manufacturing and logistics costs. And they’re finding that the old strategies for cost containment no longer pack the same punch. Some surveys show that 75 percent of all respondents are redesigning their supply chains to keep these costs in check. Are you one of them? No? You’ve got a lot of catching up to do—and very little time to do it.

wam hauler  some best-of-breed applications from WAM Systems to give it the suite of tools to transform its supply chain. After establishing a new set of work processes, the com- pany rolled out an application from WAM to enable supply chain visibility. To improve the accuracy of demand signals into the supply chain, DEC also installed statistical and collabo- rative forecasting applications. DEC implemented other solutions from WAM as well. It im- proved inventory management through use of distribution planning and Read More

Infor Releases Advanced Scheduling 5.5


The very first acquisitions by what is today Infor, former SCT Corp.’s process software division in 2002, continue to provide Infor with most competitive products that are being enhanced regularly. The vendor recently announced the release of Infor Advanced Scheduling 5.5 to enable production schedule optimization for process and complex manufacturing. The product continues to provide an industry

wam hauler  Value Chain Solutions (VCS), WAM Systems (now  part of Triple Point Technology ), etc. Still, Infor is at least as competitive, except that AspenTech has specialized refinery simulation capability that allows settings of equipment to maximize throughput. The capability to change settings on this particular tower for these materials to products is unique to AspenTech. If settings are constant, Infor Advanced Scheduling does a very good job. Read More

Invensys Production Solutions - Can Historic Strengths And The 'Protean Boost' Overcome Its Liabilities? Part Two: Liabilities, Strategy, and User Recommendations


Invensys must communicate its successes and strategy to the marketplace, and must aggressively invest in customer satisfaction, marketing, and sales. IPS must convince customers and prospects that it is here to stay; while the functionally rich products are great advantages, many other considerations make some customers and prospects perceive these solutions a risk.

wam hauler  , Logility , and WAM Systems . Strategy The group has a new enthusiastic leader, Sanjay Razdan, 270 people, and a sharpened focus. Razdan tells us that the group's strategy is to capitalize on the historic strengths of its PRISM and Protean products in combination with the services offered to assist regulated industries with validation needs. Today, the regulated industries mostly include life sciences (e.g., pharmaceuticals) but the company correctly believes to our mind that the regulations from the US Read More