SCM is a combination of science and software that encompasses all operations within the supply chain, including the sourcing, acquisition, and storage of raw materials; the scheduling and management of work-in process; and the warehousing and distribution of finished products. With SCM solutions, businesses can streamline and automate the planning, execution, and control of these key activities.
The Oracle Value Chain Planning solution provide organizations with the insight and tools needed to move beyond Sales and Operations Planning, to Integrated Business Planning (IBP), aligning global operations, and achieving profitable revenue growth through a range of best-in-class processes.
The data center is central to IT strategy and houses the computational power, storage resources, and applications
necessary to support an enterprise business. A flexible data center infrastructure than can support and quickly deploy new applications can result in significant competitive advantage, but designing such a data center requires solid initial planning and thoughtful consideration of port density, access-layer uplink bandwidth, true server capacity, oversubscription, mobility, and other details.
This document identifies the configuration considerations and optimizations for running Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 on the HP ConvergedSystem 700x for Microsoft, which provides highly available, flexible email and collaboration services to an organizational private cloud. The HP ConvergedSystem 700x for Microsoft saves a tremendous amount of time and administrative effort associated with such tasks as system planning, design and equipment procurement. However, organizations new to virtualization technologies, yet wanting to establish a private, public or hybrid cloud infrastructure, need to determine how to best deploy applications to reap the associated benefits and savings. Read this techical whitepaper to learn more.
For most retailers, the holidays are a frenzied rush of juggling multiple campaigns, meeting revenue goals, and hitting lofty numbers before the year is up. It’s far from a relaxing time of year.
The holiday season has become critically important to online retailers. With the rise of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Green Monday, Super Saturday, and Boxing Day, the definition of “the holidays” has expanded substantially. While these retail days have helped distribute the holiday rush across a wider range, they’ve also made holiday campaign planning far more complex.
Expanding digital channels, such as mobile and social media, have added to the immense opportunities that the holidays provide. Just last year, mobile accounted for 50.3% of all e-commerce traffic, surpassed desktop traffic for the first time ever. Knowing this, it shouldn’t be a surprise that 38% of shoppers now say they will not return to a retailer’s website if it’s not mobile optimized.
Many executives are concerned about trends such as high demand for resources and the acceleration of business. They also question whether their traditional planning, budgeting, and forecasting tools will allow them to be successful...or even survive. This white paper reviews common traditional budgeting problems and provides answers for your organization.
This whitepaper will help organizations understand how driver based planning and control activities can be transformed into the proactive management function that add greater value through faster decision making.
Published By: Aventail
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Disaster recovery is not only needed for catastrophic events like natural disasters or pandemics, but for any event, like a snow storm or power outage that keeps your workers from getting to the office and disrupts your business. This white paper by business continuity expert Tim Clark of Fact Point Group, explores best practices for disaster recovery and the key role of SSL VPNs in that process.
Business continuity and disaster recovery are made more difficult by the pace of business change. Adapting to market changes requires proactive IT. For the first time, you can consolidate business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) planning in a heterogeneous IT environment with a single, central automated solution.
As manufacturing goes global, initiatives to standardize processes and key performance measurements across the enterprise to unite the greater supply chain are emerging. The main catalyst? Driving down costs in response to customer and market pressures. However, mid-size companies in particular are driving performance improvements with a more proactive, strategic vision for improving performance than reactively responding to cost pressure.
The goal of having one enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for all business processes remains popular. However, there are still many misconceptions associated with using enterprise resource planning solutions in asset-intensive industries. This white paper discusses and demystifies the myths for decision makers in asset-intensive industries. You’ll also see how IBM Maximo Asset Management can enhance the quality of asset data, contribute to the safety of the workforce, and help facilitate best practices that significantly impact the long-term success of your business.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Mar 09, 2007
This exclusive Yankee Group White Paper reveals and examines how mid-size businesses can now build a real-time enterprises and leverage real-time information. Learn how to reduce scattered information and silo databases that prevent your enterprise from achieving operational excellence.
Published By: NetSuite
Published Date: Nov 27, 2007
But what is "BI" and how do small/mid size business owners acquire it without too much cost? This Executive White Paper will outline the issues and solutions for the "BI" requirements of growing companies.
Never has the need for a modern corporate performance management (CPM) solution -- one that unifies the "big three" processes of planning, budgeting, and forecasting -- been more critical to regaining and sustaining the accuracy, consistency, and transparency you expect from your numbers. Read this white paper to learn more.
Your company's success is predicated on making the right moves and staying competitive. A vital component of your success is the creation and execution of an actionable plan that supports your strategic goals and drives business decisions. Read this white paper to learn more.
Published By: Pointsec
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Critical data is best protected against misuse on business trips complete encryption of notebook hard disks. If 4,500 notebooks are involved, as is the case for the Zurich firm Swiss Re, precise selection criteria and exact planning for the international rollout are important.
Published By: Salesboom
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
The high price and complexity of traditional, installed-on-premise enterprise software has left SMBs unable to obtain true integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. On-demand software-as-a-service is changing all that. This white paper discusses the benefits of the on-demand, or hosted CRM and ERP vs on premise CRM and ERP solution and the benefits to the SMB.
Learn the 'bottom-up' approach to start Business Rules Extracting, Migrating and Auto Re-architecting your current mission-critical legacy system and their data, into an SOA. This is a "how-to" presentation addressing how to get started and eventually establish an internal L2S Center of Excellence.
In recent years, industry leading companies have identified business process innovation as the only real competitive advantage. But what sets the most admired process companies apart from the rest is their continued business process innovation and scale? Download this white paper to find out.
The Viking Yacht Company is a $275-million family-owned business that builds more than 100 sport fishing yachts a year in a high-technology, 550,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in New Gretna, N.J. With an increased emphasis on service, Viking Yacht needed an enterprise resource planning system that would better support its service system.
Access this white paper to learn how by employing technology to surmount the challenges of globalization, manufacturers can expand their businesses profitably to incorporate new markets, new levels of innovation and new revenue streams.
Key Performance Indicators and To-Do Lists provide the opportunity for a company to more fully utilize information already available within the organization to promote greater efficiency, stronger performance, and continuous improvement – all directed toward accomplishing company-wide business objectives for greater stronger asset performance.