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A Leader in Service Management Tackles Multidimensional Growth
Founded in 1999, Servigistics, initially a service parts planning and optimization (SPP/O) specialist, has become a full-fledged service lifecycle management

cuts content  aggressive spare part price cuts to liquidate excess inventory of EoL parts, thus keeping working capital requirements low. Moreover, repair depot diagnostic technicians often only have access to as-designed bills of materials (BOMs) and cannot access as-maintained BOMs for asset-specific service guidance. Hence, repair yields and turnaround times suffer. An up-to-date product content management module can be a possible solution as a key component in the post-sales service chain, as it provides

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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.

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Web Content Management (WCM)

Web content management (WCM) systems manage content creation, review, and approval processes for web site content. This may include public Web sites (Internet) or private web sites (intranet or extranet). Use a WCM solution to organize and manage documents; provide content version control, collaboration utilities, and user- or document-level security. 

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Battery Power Shakes Up Made2Manage


While Made2Manage's decision to go private under a wealthy Battery Ventures' wing, which was supposedly committed to invest in the acquired technology was prudent at the time of announcement; subsequent events might be showing us a different side of the buyout medal. Although the draconic exodus of former executives and subsequent layoffs may at the end of the day result with some benefits for the customers (e.g., the vendor's stability and improved delivery of product functionality and quality) albeit within the vendor's future sweet spot. While the target market remains small and midsize manufacturers, that more granular sweet spot is yet to be determined and vocally unveiled by the new management.

cuts content  While layoffs and headcount cuts are nothing new and uncommon in the software market, and particularly after an acquisition and at the general & administrative (G&A) staff level, the extent of the former Made2Manage top management exodus seems quite severe, given the vendor had not been a real money-burning machine prior to the acquisition. The inevitable impression of many observers is that something must have not been planned well (in other words, it has either been overlooked or otherwise not mentioned Read More

A Portrait of the Enterprise Software User in the Education Industry


Educational institutions are being driven by new technologies and changing student demographics to dramatically change the way they deliver their services. And growth in enrolment requires the proper management of student information, curricula, finances, and human resources. TEC product manager Rahim Kaba reviews TEC market data for a glimpse into the types of enterprise software systems that educational institutions are considering, and the top functional priorities they seek.

cuts content  two decades ago. Major cuts to public funding are widespread and global, particularly in countries where government funding of educational institutions has typically been very high. These institutions are being forced to find new and innovative ways to make the most of their restricted budgets and effectively administer their finances. New approaches to education, as brought about by technological advancements, and the shift in public funding together have demanded that educational institutions implement Read More

Business Process Analysis versus Business Process Management


Business process analysis (BPA) vendors are trying to enter the business process management (BPM) market by marketing themselves as BPM solutions. This article discusses the differences between BPA and BPM vendors, and examines the benefits of each.

cuts content  resulting in major employee cuts, due to the fact that many businesses used BPR to restructure their company. Because of this, many organizations today are hesitant about implementing business process changes. This is particularly true when it comes to current BPM solutions, which focus mainly on lowering cost and increasing productivity, just as the focal points of these solutions in the 1980s were on drastic organizational changes. In retrospect, the BPR approach of trying to change everything at once Read More

Reducing Turnover and Managing Change: How Retailers Can Benefit from a New Approach to Training and Talent Management


This paper examines how a talent management system (TMS) that integrates learning, performance management (PM), compensation, development, and succession planning can make a bottom-line difference in a retailer’s ability to reduce turnover, manage change, and achieve strategic goals. It also examines how retailers are using software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to make optimum use of budgetary and staff resources.

cuts content  ever-more complex while budget cuts make it more difficult for HR to deliver and document mandated training. Globalization plus demographic shifts challenge managers to find new ways to manage, motivate and assess a diversified, multi-generational, and widely dispersed retail workforce. Widespread operational and strategic alignment demand employees quickly become proficient with new technologies, business processes, products, skills, and behaviors. Ongoing evolution of retail makes it a challenge to keep Read More

CopyFILE Plug-in: Content Distribution Using PDF Files


Supplemental product or technical data is typically delivered separately from the information contained within portable document format (PDF) files. This can make it difficult for users to locate the additional content for download. With the CopyFILE plug-in application, however, companies can integrate supplemental product information by using links within a PDF file—thus allowing content to be easily distributed.

cuts content  Plug-in: Content Distribution Using PDF Files Supplemental product or technical data is typically delivered separately from the information contained within portable document format (PDF) files. This can make it difficult for users to locate the additional content for download. With the CopyFILE plug-in application, however, companies can integrate supplemental product information by using links within a PDF file—thus allowing content to be easily distributed. Read More

Centrally Managed Protection of Critical Business Content


E-mail has become so pervasive that many companies would lose financially if it were unavailable for more than a few hours. However, as more information is held and exchanged electronically, so organizations are subject to increased risk. Find out about a defense strategy that allows you to centrally deploy content protection across your business, from the end points, at the gateway, and inside the Internet cloud.

cuts content  Managed Protection of Critical Business Content E-mail has become so pervasive that many companies would lose financially if it were unavailable for more than a few hours. However, as more information is held and exchanged electronically, so organizations are subject to increased risk. Find out about a defense strategy that allows you to centrally deploy content protection across your business, from the end points, at the gateway, and inside the Internet cloud. Read More

Rational Emphasizes Web Site Development Content Management


Web sites are very public, putting the brand and image of a company out there on the site for all to see. Companies need to be sure they have a firm grip on what website visitors see. Rational Software and Vignette Corp. have teamed up to provide a product to do just that.

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IBM to Make Cuts in PC Business Real Change, or Just Buying Time?


International Business Machines Corp. plans to cut as much as 10% of the workforce at its personal computer division, or as many as 1,000 jobs, in a cost-cutting effort to turn around the division that lost nearly $1 billion last year.

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Best-practice Implementation of Content Management Systems


The demand for content management systems (CMSs) is undisputed, as businesses wrestle with the exponential growth of data flowing in and out of various storage devices. Swift and easy access to content is essential in nearly every aspect of business today. However, many enterprise content management (ECM) systems are not deployed properly. Find out how to choose an ECM system that your employees will find easy to use.

cuts content  practice Implementation of Content Management Systems The demand for content management systems (CMSs) is undisputed, as businesses wrestle with the exponential growth of data flowing in and out of various storage devices. Swift and easy access to content is essential in nearly every aspect of business today. However, many enterprise content management (ECM) systems are not deployed properly. Find out how to choose an ECM system that your employees will find easy to use. Read More

Mobile Content and Document Management Best Practices and Decision Checklist


Every minute of every day, employees move business files onto their mobile devices so they can work at home, on the road, or at client sites. The result is the equivalent of a mobile scrum of risks, redundancies, and wasted efforts and resources. A result of the huge popularity of mobile phones and tablets and the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, the large number of mobile devices being used for work purposes and the large amount of associated content being moved with these devices means that businesses are at risk. Mobile device management provides a first defense, but it’s not enough—businesses need to lock down the content and documents with policy-based controls to decrease their level of risk and ensure comprehensive enterprise mobility management.

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Top Content Management Solutions Compared


Use TEC sContent Management Evaluation Center* to get a detailed comparison of content management solutions based on your priorities.

cuts content  Content Management Solutions Compared Do you know what content management features and functions are most important for your organization? Use TEC’s Content Management Evaluation Center * to get a detailed comparison of content management solutions based on your priorities. The right content management system can help your company Increase productivity and efficiency Increase communication and collaboration Increase profitability Find out which content management solution is best for your company’s Read More

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