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What Have Epicor and Activant Been Up To (Post-Merger)?


April 2011 saw the merger of Epicor and Activant Solutions to create a global leader in business software solutions. TEC principal analyst P. J. Jakovljevic sits down with CMO John Hiraoka to discuss the opportunities and challenges created by the merger and the potential synergy of the combined company, Epicor Software Corporation, to grow a wide range of products and industries, a very ambitious yet difficult-to-realize strategy.

innovation centre uk  further R&D investment and innovation. Epicor was successfully working to resolve that difficult and tenuous relationship with Elliot, when Apax came in to the picture.   Where the Synergy Might Come From On the other hand, Activant Solutions had acquired several distribution and retail-oriented products, primarily in North America ( Prophet21 and Eclipse ) that were similar to Epicor’s pre-Epicor 9 legacy products (client-server and Microsoft -centric). Logically, these products should benefit from Ep Read More

The Collaboration Advantage: Customer-focused Partnerships in a Global Market


Survey data shows that companies want to improve their strategic business partnerships. Reflecting on lessons learned from past business relationships, 60 percent of respondents say that in future they’ll place more emphasis on developing personal relationships and setting expectations with business partners. Find out how these companies are creating collaborative networks that include business partners and consumers.

innovation centre uk  needs, Mr Labrot adds. Innovation Group, a firm with US$220m in annual revenue, has enjoyed a seven-fold increase in operating profit between 2003 and 2007. However deep the level of trust, companies will insist that their partners install strong security systems and processes to prevent information leaking out. K. Dinesh, a co-founder of India-based Infosys and head of its Quality, Information Systems and Communication Design Group, stresses the importance of security at his company which has US$4.2bn i Read More

Prix Innovation Ouverte 2012 - Bombardier Transport


TEC was honored as a 2012 laureate of the l’Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l’innovation du Québec (ADRIQ) Prix Innovations in the category of a collaborative project.

innovation centre uk  (Video in French.) Prix Innovation Ouverte Bombardier Transport Technology Evaluation Centers, Amesys, Silicomp Canada et le Centre de recherche informatique de Montréal Fondée en 1974 et comptant plus de 4 500 employés, Bombardier Transport a développé le Train du futur, un projet ayant nécessité la collaboration de nombreux partenaires. Le succès de cette collaboration repose, entre autres, sur l’approche novatrice de placer un centre de recherche et de liaison et transfert au cœur d’un Read More

Delivering Operational Excellence with Innovation: Enterprise Services Architecture for Enterprise Resource Planning


Changing business practices, especially those that consolidate business and IT functions, requires careful research and decision making. For companies needing to move beyond traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, enterprise service applications (ESA) can help reduce the complexity of having disparate IT systems. Find out about the benefits of ESA and how it can help you achieve operational excellence.

innovation centre uk  a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide and is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and NYSE under the symbol SAP. Source : SAP Resources Related to Operational Excellence (OE) : Operational Excellence (OE) (Wikipedia) Delivering Operational Excellence with Innovation Operational Excellence is also known as : Operational Excellence , OE , Operational Excellence Read More

PLM: A New World of (More) Collaboration and Innovation


It used to be the case that PLM was perceived as being principally about CAD tools and 3D drawings and complex technical specs that no one really understood except the geekiest of PLM geeks. This perception was justified, to an extent. After all, PLM and CAD tools can be complicated, engineers and designers tend to operate in highly specialized environments, and there's a common misconception

innovation centre uk  of (More) Collaboration and Innovation It used to be the case that PLM was perceived as being principally about CAD tools and 3D drawings and complex technical specs that no one really understood except the geekiest of PLM geeks. This perception was justified, to an extent. After all, PLM and CAD tools can be complicated, engineers and designers tend to operate in highly specialized environments, and there's a common misconception that PLM addresses execution rather than innovation. But after attending Read More

Business Process Management and ERP: Driving Efficiency and Innovation


A recent survey focused on business process management (BPM) found that 39% of Best-in-Class organizations have both ERP and BPM solutions. This report, based on feedback from 400 organizations across the globe, examines the reasons that organizations pair these systems, as well as the benefits that these organizations have seen when it comes to serving customers more effectively and conducting business in a more agile manner.

innovation centre uk  ERP: Driving Efficiency and Innovation A recent survey focused on business process management (BPM) found that 39% of Best-in-Class organizations have both ERP and BPM solutions. This report, based on feedback from 400 organizations across the globe, examines the reasons that organizations pair these systems, as well as the benefits that these organizations have seen when it comes to serving customers more effectively and conducting business in a more agile manner. Read More

How Digital Signage Transformed the Atmosphere at Toronto's Air Canada Centre




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Using Information to Drive Business Innovation: The Future of Data Management


In a highly competitive world, businesses seek differentiation based on the quality, range, and accessibility of their information assets. It’s not enough to simply capture and maintain the larger data categories and volumes that every organization encounters today. Instead, transforming all of this raw data into strategic superiority requires an information management infrastructure that satisfies essential prerequisites. Download this white paper to learn more.

innovation centre uk  Information to Drive Business Innovation: The Future of Data Management In a highly competitive world, businesses seek differentiation based on the quality, range, and accessibility of their information assets. It’s not enough to simply capture and maintain the larger data categories and volumes that every organization encounters today. Instead, transforming all of this raw data into strategic superiority requires an information management infrastructure that satisfies essential prerequisites. Download Read More

Intuit Pay Gives UK SMBs Easy Card Payment Functionality


Back in November 2012, Intuit launched an Intuit Pay pilot project for the United Kingdom. The company has since learned a lot, improved the product, and announced that Intuit Pay is generally available, giving anyone who sells products or services in the UK a reasonably easy and low-cost way to accept credit and debit card payments, whether in person or over the phone. Intuit

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Amazon’s “Vendor Flex” Supply Chain Innovation


Supply chains are always looking for greater efficiency, and reducing latency is a recurring theme. It was interesting therefore to read a recent Wall Street Journal article by Serena Ng about an ambitious experiment by Amazon, and one that has apparently been ongoing, very quietly, for some 3 years. In a joint initiative with Procter @ Gamble (P@G), Amazon has developed a program called

innovation centre uk  “Vendor Flex” Supply Chain Innovation Supply chains are always looking for greater efficiency, and reducing latency is a recurring theme. It was interesting therefore to read a  recent Wall Street Journal article  by Serena Ng about an ambitious experiment by  Amazon , and one that has apparently been ongoing, very quietly, for some 3 years. In a joint initiative with Procter & Gamble (P&G) , Amazon has developed a program called “Vendor Flex” to deploy fulfillment centers within a number Read More

Let Innovation, Not Technology, Drive Your Product Business


Compliance with regional and international standards, such as the Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) or Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directives, has made it more complicated for companies to deliver innovative products to customers. Learn how focusing on product innovation, data integration, and process optimization can help your company satisfy customer needs while meeting compliance standards.

innovation centre uk  Innovation, Not Technology, Drive Your Product Business Compliance with regional and international standards, such as the Waste Electric and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) or Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directives, has made it more complicated for companies to deliver innovative products to customers. Learn how focusing on product innovation, data integration, and process optimization can help your company satisfy customer needs while meeting compliance standards. Read More

The Need for Investment in Enterprise Innovation: Part One


Manufacturers throughout the world are scrambling to respond to ever-changing economic conditions, increasing (or at least fluctuating) material costs, and price-sensitive markets. Success depends upon agility, in particular a capacity to make fast and informed adjustments to strategic plans and continually reorder operational priorities to align with external factors and changes. Innovation is

innovation centre uk  external factors and changes. Innovation is increasingly viewed as a principal lever for improving business value and has been touted as the key tenet of long-term business viability. It is difficult to refute General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s observation a decade or so ago that “innovation is necessary to avoid commodity hell.” Innovation Hurdles But opportunities that stem from innovation do not come without risk, and when striving for innovation success, executives are often betting the Read More

Prix Innovation Ouverte 2012 - Bombardier Transport


Bombardier Transportation’s innovative Train of the Future project has led the company to collaborate with many partners during its research phase, including TEC, for the use of its decision support platform in selecting railway components; Amesys, for testing; Silicomp Canada, for simulation software; and CRIM, for its expertise. While CRIM's researchers and professionals have helped to resolve the problems that Bombardier Transportation’s R&D team faces, this collaboration has also allowed TEC, Amesys, and Silicomp Canada to market new products for engineering and transportation. (Video in French.)

innovation centre uk  Innovation Ouverte 2012 - Bombardier Transport Bombardier Transportation’s innovative Train of the Future project has led the company to collaborate with many partners during its research phase, including TEC, for the use of its decision support platform in selecting railway components; Amesys, for testing; Silicomp Canada, for simulation software; and CRIM, for its expertise. While CRIM's researchers and professionals have helped to resolve the problems that Bombardier Transportation’s R&D team Read More