X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 analyzes material demand


Sales and Operations Planning: The Key to Continuous Demand Satisfaction
All companies use some form of sales and operations planning (S&OP) to synchronize market data with production output. But most practice a planning process

analyzes material demand  not stop there. It analyzes the structure of supply chain costs and determines the need for facilities or capacity, facility consolidation or outsourcing, and the right set of key performance indicators. 2. Demand Review The purpose of each of the demand reviews is to lend an aspect of integration to a process that typically takes place in isolation. The demand review does not simply rely on quantitative forecasting, for example, but instead balances orders and demand through what-if analysis, achieving

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » analyzes material demand

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

analyzes material demand  2 of this series analyzes Sopheon , a software and services company that caters to all of the aforementioned facets of EIM/IPM. A current snapshot of the company and its offerings is presented, along with an analysis of the competitive landscape. 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

analyzes material demand  Voyager Solutions suite and analyzes how Optiant might fit in. As depicted in Figure 1 below, Logility Voyager is a set of both SCP and supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, which is a comprehensive solution rarely offered in the market (even by much larger SCM providers). Supply Chain Planning This set of modules within Logility Voyager Solutions optimizes material, inventory, production, and distribution assets by synchronizing  supply and demand . Optimized supply plans are generated based on Read More

Optiant Going to a (Much) Better Place: Logility - Part 2


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. The blog post 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

analyzes material demand  (S&OP) automates and continually analyzes the annual business planning process. The  S&OP  process produces annual  business plans  for each of the following sections of data: bookings, sales, production, inventory, backlog, and shipments. As mentioned in my  previous five-part series on S&OP, Demand Solutions is considered as one of the best S&OP solutions on the market . Demand Solutions Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) is a  production scheduling  solution that produces schedules taking Read More

Bite-sized Apps-A New Trend in Enterprise Software


TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the latest offerings from UNIT4 and SYSPRO, which appear to mark a new trend in enterprise software—small, focused, “bite-sized” applications to extend enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The fact that their price and footprint are well defined give them broad appeal. Read this article to learn more.

analyzes material demand  useful tracker monitors and analyzes the wide variety of purchasing, regulatory, project, and revenue-generating dynamics.  Am I on Track with My Contribution/Profit? —A turnkey solution for managing the planning requirements/profitability factors impacting manufacturing and distribution companies;  What Happens to My EBIDTA if…? —Applicable for any business or industry, this interactive visualization shows how variances in performances will impact earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation Read More

Kinaxis’ Response Management Helps Keep Supply and Demand in Balance


In the supply chain software market Kinaxis faces stiff competition from the likes of SAP, Oracle, JDA, and Logility, among others, but with double-digit revenue growth for the past seven years the company is obviously doing something right. Supply chain analyst Bob Eastman brings us through Kinaxis' makeovers over the years to a look at the supply chain solution's architecture, then explores the company's innovation strategy as of late, including its pipeline of continual product updates and improvements and focus on its control tower and channel strategy.

analyzes material demand  supply chain,Kinaxis,control tower,RapidResponse,supply chain management,SCM,sales and operations planning,S&OP Read More

IBS-Slow but Steady (and Demand-Driven) May Win the SCM Race


IBS, a conservative Swedish enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, seems to be making right moves to remain the leader within its selected segments. However, the road to becoming uniformly globally recognized player will not be smooth.

analyzes material demand  integration,supply chain management,SCM,enterprise resource planning,ERP,IBM,IBM iSeries,IBS Pharma Adaptive Supply Chain,IBS Iberia Group,ASW Read More

On-demand Product Life Cycle Management: Not Just for Small to Medium Businesses Anymore


Product lifecycle management (PLM) is set to transition to an on-demand model. On-demand models are quicker and cheaper to deploy, but software providers must gain user enterprises' trust before on-demand PLM really takes off.

analyzes material demand  PLM,product lifecycle management,on-demand,SaaS,software-as-a-service,hosted,CRM,customer relationship management,SMB,small to medium businesses Read More

On-Demand Software for BPM: Now Ready for Enterprise Adoption


Planning, forecasting, and reporting are among the business processes that, if strengthened with analytic software, can help companies improve their performance. Due to time and expense of implementation, many mid-sized have been slow to aggressively adopt business performance management (BPM) solutions. See how on-demand BPM software is a low-cost, low-risk BPM solution that is likely to lead to an “early payback.”

analyzes material demand  financial forecasting,financial analysis,financial reporting,financial budgeting,bpm,business performance management,financial reporting and analysis,financial analysis report,financial reporting software,business performance management solutions,financial reporting financial statement analysis and valuation,business performance management systems,financial analysis and reporting,business performance management tools,business performance management software Read More

TCO of On-Demand Applications Is Significantly Better for SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises


See why the Yankee Group says that the TCO for on-demand solutions is much better than that of traditional on-premises solutions — even when evaluated over a 3 to 5 year period. On-premises solutions require significant investments in IT infrastructure and application deployment, support and update resources.

analyzes material demand   Read More

MazikGlobal and Intralearn Software Announce LMS on Demand


MazikGlobal and Intralearn Software have partnered to offer an in-cloud learning management system (LMS) for businesses, LMS on Demand. By combining MazikGlobal's knowledge of cloud infrastructure with Intralearn Software's Learning Management System for Microsoft .NET and SharePoint, the two companies co-authored a new e-learning platform meant to address businesses' demand to automate

analyzes material demand   Read More

Demand Management




analyzes material demand  demand management software, SCM demand management, compare demand management, demand and forecasting software, demand management supply chain software, demand management systems, demand and production planning software Read More

On Demand Delivery Compels a Compensation Management Vendor


The on demand paradigm and enterprise incentive management market seem to have established a viable cross-section to the extent that, going forward, some players feel comfortable enough to opt solely for the software-as-a-service, subscription-based delivery model.

analyzes material demand  software as a service,SaaS,on demand delivery model,enterprise incentive management,EIM,incentive compensation management,ICM,human capital management,HCM,customer relationship management,CRM,Sarbanes-Oxley Act,SOX,sales compensation management Read More

BI: On Demand, On Premise, Open Source, or Outsourced?


On-premise or on-demand, business intelligence (BI) solutions can help businesses become more intelligent about key processes. But what are the benefits to implementing cloud-based BI over traditional software? Are on-demand BI applications as popular in the enterprise as they are with midmarket companies? And what are some reasons people don’t outsource BI? Find out the answers to these questions and more. Download this guide now.

analyzes material demand  open source bi tools,open source bi software,open source business intelligence,open source software,open source crm,bi tools,business intelligence open source,bi software,business intelligence tools,opensource bi,business intelligence software,business intelligence development studio,business intelligence blog,business intelligence,mobile business intelligence Read More

Leveraging A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model to Enhance Profitability


Successful demand-driven fulfillment manufacturing, include optimal channel and customer relationships, informed on-line buying and selling, order fulfillment, and integrated operational infrastructures. Manufacturers need to overcome challenges to demand-driven fulfillment by implementing a system that supports flexibility, openness, visibility, planning, e-commerce, collaboration, and integration where the ultimate objective is to minimize waste and optimize resources.

analyzes material demand  A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model to Enhance Profitability SYSPRO Sales Orders enhances customer service through fast, efficient order processing and accurate, timely order fulfillment, while maximizing sales through instant access to information about stock availability, prices and possible substitutions. Source : Syspro Resources Related to Leveraging A Demand-Driven Manufacturing Model To Enhance Profitability : Fulfillment (Wikipedia) Supply Chain Management (Wikipedia) Leveraging A Read More