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Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting data from all customer interactions with a company from all access points (by phone, mail, or Web, or&n...
 

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Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing
In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing

understanding competitors  the True Cost of Sourcing The Shortcomings of Traditional Procurement In today's twenty-first century, global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short. Procurement history is laden with penny-wise, pound-foolish decisions where the low cost supplier ultimately costs tens or hundreds of millions in lost revenue, lost market share, expedite fees, or write-offs. This goes beyond total

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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Consumers Shop Everywhere: Understanding Multichannel Sales


Multichannel retailers must be able to flawlessly execute a full range of services to engage, transact, and fulfill on Web placed orders. Hence, most successful multichannel retailers of today had to either build a complete set of the services in-house or outsource some or all of them.

understanding competitors  Shop Everywhere: Understanding Multichannel Sales Multichannel Customers Consumers today shop almost everywhere—in stores, at home, by mail catalogs, over the phone (soon over many mobile devices), via TV infomercials and over the Internet, and most retailers, including Wal-Mart , try to sell through as many as possible of these channels. But few can still effectively and seamlessly interact with customers across these channels. Selling accessories and installation services in-store when Read More

Understanding Business Intelligence and Your Bottom Line


Given that virtually all small and midsized businesses can benefit from business intelligence (BI) tools, the real question is how much of this technology constitutes a good investment of time and energy? Your need to determine what BI tools you really require to drill down and extract the key performance data that will make your company more efficient and profitable.

understanding competitors  Business Intelligence and Your Bottom Line Understand Business Intelligence and Your Bottom Line If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Sage provides business software, services and support to small and medium sized businesses. Whilst our heritage is in the small business market we also have the experience and expertise to meet the needs of specific industries and larger organisations. Source : Sage Resources Read More

Demand-driven Supply Networks for Small and Medium Business


Lately demand-driven supply networks (DDSN) are a much talked about topic, yet little is written about SMBs and DDSN. By understanding the basics of DDSN, and through selective implementation, SMBs can experience the agility, adaptability, and alignment of DDSN.

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IT Sales Lead Generation: Understanding the Complex Sales Needs of the IT Industry


The sales lead generation process for technology companies is very different from lead generation in other industries. Technology sector needs are more precise, and the target market is almost exclusively business-to-business (B2B), with the individuals often being decision makers high up the corporate ladder. Find out how to reach this difficult target, with prospecting methods and tips for making more complex sales.

understanding competitors  be a demonstration of understanding of the inner workings, or politics, of the customer organization. Most complex sales are won or lost on the political playing field. The vendor with a viable solution, who is able to analyze the political structure and align with those who have the greatest influence on the decision, is usually the winner. Thirdly, there is a competitive dimension in complex sales. The seller must understand who their competitors are, both internally (within their own and the Read More

Six Misconceptions about Data Migration


A truly successful data migration project involves not only an understanding of how to migrate the data from a technical standpoint, but an understanding of how that data will be used and its importance to the operation of the enterprise.

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The Challenge of Fulfillment


Integrated multichannel retailing will inevitably become the norm. For retailers, the key to multichannel success lies in understanding the factors that drive revenues and the ability to fulfill Web orders. Other challenges center around electronic integration, visibility, and exception management.

understanding competitors  multichannel success lies in understanding the factors that drive revenues and the ability to fulfill web orders. The ability to fulfill requires a strong infrastructure, in terms both of information technology (IT) systems and traditional physical stocking, warehousing, picking, and shipping practices. Some retailers such as Best Buy have been good at grasping the innate differences between virtual and physical storefronts, and have used technology to bridge that gap and enable almost painless Read More

LCMS Exposed! Understanding the Differences between Learning Management and Learning Content Management


The Cost of Learning—a Very Brief History Training (or learning) has always been viewed as a cost center (representing a cost of doing business similar to other employee costs such as salary, commissions, and benefits). That's why many organizations in the past have struggled with the challenge of justifying the cost of training in their budgets. Today, organizations are making significant

understanding competitors  Exposed! Understanding the Differences between Learning Management and Learning Content Management The Cost of Learning—a Very Brief History Training (or learning) has always been viewed as a cost center (representing a cost of doing business similar to other employee costs such as salary, commissions, and benefits). That's why many organizations in the past have struggled with the challenge of justifying the cost of training in their budgets. Today, organizations are making significant investments Read More

Software Estimation How to Go About It


While many software professionals know one or more software sizing techniques—most have a reasonable understanding of function point analysis (FPA) or use case point techniques—they’re often stymied when it comes to making a real-life estimate. Learn a methodology that can help you make realistic estimates, including best- and worst-case scenarios that you can use to make pricing and delivery commitments to clients.

understanding competitors  techniques—most have a reasonable understanding of function point analysis (FPA) or use case point techniques—they’re often stymied when it comes to making a real-life estimate. Learn a methodology that can help you make realistic estimates, including best- and worst-case scenarios that you can use to make pricing and delivery commitments to clients. Read More

Just-in-time Requirements Modeling


Requirements analysis is the process of understanding what customers need from an application. The agile development framework has transformed software requirements analysis. The agile lifecycle emphasizes iterative and evolving requirements modeling. Requirements need to be concise, focus, and completed in short release cycles. This white paper describes the agile requirements analysis concept, and the processes involved.

understanding competitors  is the process of understanding what customers need from an application. The agile development framework has transformed software requirements analysis. The agile lifecycle emphasizes iterative and evolving requirements modeling. Requirements need to be concise, focus, and completed in short release cycles. This white paper describes the agile requirements analysis concept, and the processes involved. Read More

Case Study: Funtastic


Funtastic, the largest toy distributor in Australia, attributes its success to strong retail relationships and understanding the infrastructure needed to service these customers. High customer expectations, a large product range, and the fast-moving nature of the business mean that Funtastic must have complete real-time stock visibility. Find out about the warehouse and order management solution Funtastic uses.

understanding competitors  strong retail relationships and understanding the infrastructure needed to service these customers. High customer expectations, a large product range, and the fast-moving nature of the business mean that Funtastic must have complete real-time stock visibility. Find out about the warehouse and order management solution Funtastic uses. Read More

Enterprise Resource Planning: Bridging the Gap between Product Vision and Execution


Why has Infor been successful at tacitly nurturing and growing acquired companies when many more noisy competitors have not?

understanding competitors  Resource Planning: Bridging the Gap between Product Vision and Execution Infor Plans Infor , a global provider of enterprise business solutions for selected discrete and process manufacturing and distribution industries, has been building its vertical focus through a long series of acquisitions—acquisitions, which on the surface, may have seemed superficial, and a grab at the customer bases of languishing companies. Yet, Infor has been merging the product functionality and brain power of its ac Read More

Tier 1 vs. Tier 2 vs. Tier 3 ERP: What’s the Difference, Anyway?


In the software industry, at least in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) segment, there is an implicit understanding of what is meant by tier 1, 2, and 3 vendors. Though the distinction may seem obvious, definitions of software vendor tiers are sparse. Those that exist vary from source to source and are mainly based on the vendor’s clients’ company size, the number of the vendor’s remote

understanding competitors  there is an implicit understanding of what is meant by tier 1, 2, and 3 vendors. Though the distinction may seem obvious, definitions of software vendor tiers are sparse. Those that exist vary from source to source and are mainly based on the vendor’s clients’ company size, the number of the vendor’s remote business units, and the vendor’s annual revenue. Nonetheless, it seems that the very short list of tier 1 ERP vendors is always easy enough to identify. Or is it? Indeed, the most Read More

10 VoIP Companies and Technologies to Watch in 2013


The key to understanding the evolving role of VoIP is recognizing that it’s a lot more than just another method for making voice calls. In fact, the underlying IP technology makes possible great advances in the convenience and capabilities of phone systems method for making voice calls. Read about 10 companies and technologies to watch in 2013, and see how VoIP business and technology can affect your company in the near future.

understanding competitors  2013 The key to understanding the evolving role of VoIP is recognizing that it’s a lot more than just another method for making voice calls. In fact, the underlying IP technology makes possible great advances in the convenience and capabilities of phone systems method for making voice calls. Read about 10 companies and technologies to watch in 2013, and see how VoIP business and technology can affect your company in the near future. Read More

Voice of Customer: Using Customer Actions That Speak


Traditional voice of customer (VoC) analytics for understanding and predicting customer behavior relies on two types of data sources—structured (customer feedback surveys, focus groups, etc.) and unstructured (blogs, forums, etc.). Data is then organized for use by diverse teams across an organization. Read about how companies can use data captured from customer actions or on-board diagnostic (OBD) systems for VoC analytics.

understanding competitors  customer (VoC) analytics for understanding and predicting customer behavior relies on two types of data sources—structured (customer feedback surveys, focus groups, etc.) and unstructured (blogs, forums, etc.). Data is then organized for use by diverse teams across an organization. Read about how companies can use data captured from customer actions or on-board diagnostic (OBD) systems for VoC analytics. Read More