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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

application business intelligence overviews  Internet-based collaborative planning software application implemented in 1996 (when the company was incorporated based on the vast SCM experience of its early employees). Logility continues to invest and expand its solutions, which support the CPFR standards defined by the Voluntary Inter-industry Commerce Standards Association (VICS) as a nine-step process of conducting business with external trading partners (manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers). In addition to the Demand Solutions

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Reporting Value of IT Services with Balanced Scorecards


A balanced scorecard is a measurement system for management that provides real insight into the status of a business or some part of it. Developed by Kaplan and Norton in the early 1990s, balanced scorecards provide a control system that helps ensure the right balance between different, and often times conflicting, perspectives. For example, an insurance company may increase profitability by offering incentives to claims assessors for taking a tough stance on payout, but will soon find dissatisfaction among its clients that may lead to lost business. Scorecards help ensure this balance and are an improvement over more traditional single dimension approaches that tend to be based purely on expense management and business growth.

application business intelligence overviews  means of communicating IT application service levels with operational business managers, its value is greatly increased when it is part of an overall service improvement program that allows practitioners to measure service, identify problem areas, and help find the best way of removing defects from an IT service - defects that currently inhibit business success. When armed with the dashboard, operational business managers are equipped to deal with both the cause and effect of IT problems and are in Read More

Supply Chain Network Visibility and Analytics


The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies must have the ability to transform information into meaningful, accurate insights. Most importantly, these insights must be systematically interconnected, to align business strategy with tactics through a seamless integration of analytical, transactional, and collaborative processes.

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SAP RFID Technology in the Automotive Industry


By using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, automotive companies can eliminate material shortfalls of containers, which lead to delivery delays and, in the case of time-sensitive shipments, cause production downtime. Manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and freight forwarders can all benefit by reducing launch and assembly delays resulting from errors in part quantities, types, and locations for containers targeted for production lines.

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Workforce Analytics: Changing and Winning the Game


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application business intelligence overviews  uses one system or application to support all its HR processes. In fact, most companies have a complex HR technology landscape. ERP systems manage core HR processes; administrative applications support non-critical functions; and strategic best-of-breed solutions handle key processes such as recruiting, compensation, and learning. Such a disparate technology environment makes it difficult to provide insightful decisionmaking information because there is no single reliable source of data for reporting. Read More

Making Business Intelligence Easy: Agile Business Intelligence


There is a gap between traditional BI systems and modern business analytics and reporting needs, and agile BI can help bridge that gap. A methodology and technology that enables organizations to respond with flexibility and immediacy to changing reporting and analytics needs, demand for Agile BI is growing quickly. Read this white paper to find out why you need agile BI and how to use it to achieve agile development.

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Making Business Intelligence Easy: Collaborative Business Intelligence


The merging of BI and Web 2.0 technologies has given rise to the new concept of collaborative BI, a type of collaborative decision making (CDM) platform. Collaborative BI has been hailed by many as the answer to the persistent problem that, despite increasing amounts of money being spent on BI, many organizations are failing to utilize reporting and analytics effectively. Read this white paper to learn the essential features of a collaborative BI platform and how to enable collaborative BI in your organization.

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Halo Business Intelligence


Halo Business Intelligence is a global provider of information discovery, business intelligence and analytics systems. Developed to leverage common business software systems, open technologies, and mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Halo frees non-technical users to do their own data-mining, analysis and reporting without relying on IT staff or proprietary applications. Founded in 2008, the company has more than 300 customers in manufacturing, retail, construction, health care, hospitality and professional services worldwide. Halo focus on the idea of helping everyone in an organization to answer important business questions quickly, easily and cost effectively. It combines traditional business intelligence with big data analytics and super-charges it with next generation visualization and decision support tools that a whole business ecosystem can use. Besides that, Halo provides real value by delivering a collaborative platform that helps enterprises accurately measure performance, quickly find trends and make confident decisions.

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2011 Business Intelligence Buyer's Guide: BI for Everyone


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Business Community Management: Powering On-demand, Profitable Business Communities


Nowadays, it’s easy to spend nearly as much time trying to make the pieces of your supply chain work together as you actually spend working. Managing disparate systems and solving communication issues create challenges that keep your business-to-business (B2B) solutions from working in sync. Find out how integrating the technology, business processes, and communication of your entire business community can help.

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The New Business of Business Leaders: Talent Management


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IBM Cognos Business Intelligence: Business Intelligence (BI) Competitor Analysis Report


This business intelligence (BI) knowledge base covers a full range of BI functionality. BI applications enable real time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. BI users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that support business decisions. This knowledge base covers everything from data mining to analytics, querying, reporting, workflow, and in-depth analysis.

application business intelligence overviews  of BI functionality. BI applications enable real time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. BI users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that support business decisions. This knowledge base covers everything from data mining to analytics, querying, reporting, workflow, and in-depth analysis. Read More

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application business intelligence overviews  business process optimization, and application integration. Such technologies, as well as the functions and controls incorporated in BPM suites, can be used to complete the BPM life cycle (to view the life cycle, see figure 1 or Gartner's November 18, 2005 article Business Process Management Suites Enhance the Control and Management of Business Processes ). Figure 1 . BPM Life Cycle Several pure-play BPM vendors have acquired specialized niche solutions and integrated them into their own solution in Read More