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The Essential Components of Quote-to-order Application Suites
Modern quote-to-order suites provide customers and suppliers access to design, planning, and material data. This enables users to proactively understand various

application to application synchronization  to deploy a selling application to many points of contact, including personal computers (PCs), in-store kiosks, and mobile devices (such as personal digital assistants [PDAs] and cellular phones), while offering customers, partners, and employees an interface customized to meet their specific needs. Only by fulfilling these promises will customers and sales forces alike see these solutions as delivering true benefits (and not extra burdens). In order to expand Q2O into the opportunity-to-cash realm, some

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The Challenge to Achieve Perfect Order Management


Superior order management can provide you with a competitive edge across the board. To move closer to order perfection and a truly loyal customer base, you must cost-effectively eliminate the issues preventing on-time, accurate order fulfillment. This involves every process, including planning and forecasting, acquiring and creating accurate orders and contracts, handling order changes, and resolving fulfillment and post-delivery problems.

application to application synchronization  to price lists, your application should be able to handle pricing for promotions, specific customers, and contracts. Contract Management An integrated solution for the contract management life cycle coalesces and synchronizes customer information and rulebased contract development and pricing processes to create the hopefully perfect contract. From its centralized repository, this solution can make the terms available across the enterprise and throughout the quote-to-cash cycle. For complex Read More

Developing a Universal Approach to Cleansing Customer and Product Data


Data quality has always been an important issue for companies, and today it’s even more so. But are you up-to-date on current industry problems concerning data quality? Do you know how to address quality problems with customer, product, and other types of corporate data? Discover how data cleansing tools help improve data constancy and accuracy, and find out why you need an enterprise-wide approach to data management.

application to application synchronization  and outside of companies, application complexity and data quality is likely to steadily get worse unless companies pay more attention to enforcing data quality and evolve to support a universal approach to managing data cleansing and data quality management. A Universal Approach to Data Quality Management Is Required The trend by organizations toward a services-oriented architecture (SOA) for building new applications and integrating existing ones reduces point-to-point application connections and eases Read More

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While SAP and Microsoft are concurrently partnering for certain initiatives, they are still dueling about who is bigger, better, smarter, whose user screens are prettier and more user-friendly, and so on. But the major question is whether the market and users are ultimately going to be better for it.

application to application synchronization  the efficiency of the application as it pertains to those common tasks, and of the speed and reliability of the software. Business Insight measures the user's perception of how well the software provides the user with visibility into real time information, helps him or her interpret data, and gauge the impact of their business decisions. Usability measures the user's perception of how easy the applications are to use, how in command of the application a user feels, how easy it is to navigate in the Read More

Application Single-Sign On: Netegrity, Securant, or Evidian?


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Engineer-to-order (ETO) companies can use enterprise software to implement eCommerce strategies in order to improve customer service, reduce waste, and increase profits. This white paper outlines the ways that enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can facilitate ETO eCommerce by opening portals to suppliers, project collaborators, and customers. Realize the benefits of eCommerce in the ETO setting with ERP software.

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What if Companies Could Use Science to Align Prices to Market and Maximize Margins?


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application to application synchronization  with relatively easy-to-use software applications to help business people determine and negotiate the best pricing possible for each and every sales transaction. While the product offering will be delved into deeper later on, for now it suffices to say that ZPPS was designed to address the pricing challenges of complex, discretionary selling environments common in B2B environments, especially manufacturing and wholesale distribution. To that end, the vendor's proprietary, patent-pending pricing science Read More

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application to application synchronization  performance, and talent management applications enables companies to identify knowledge and competency gaps across their entire value chain. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with SumTotals' Narendra Patil, director of product marketing and Bill Docherty, senior director of product management who were kind enough to do a product briefing with me and some members of my team. What impressed me the most about SumTotals LMS solution was its unique best-of-breed capabilities, including open activity Read More

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