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SaaS ERP: A Viable Model for Job Shops and Small Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how the software as a service (SaaS) model delivers financial, implementation and operational benefits to job shops and small manufacturers. With Epicor Express, job shops and small manufacturers now have the opportunity to implement an ERP solution that can help transform their operations and business.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Epicor Software Corporation

2010 Asset Management Operations and Compensation Survey Findings
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this survey you will learn how asset management has changed over the years and the different challenges asset management professionals have been facing.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

Advent Software, Inc

7 Success Factors for Today's Supply Chain Projects
sponsored by Kinaxis
WHITE PAPER: In today’s economic climate, no manufacturer can afford to fund any supply chain management (SCM) project that fails to deliver results. This white paper describes seven success factors for today’s SCM projects, which have been identified by seasoned executives with decades of experience in the field.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

Kinaxis

Maximizing ERP Return on Investment with On-Demand Support Services
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current economic environment challenges manufacturers seeking to capitalize on their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software: How can a company increase ERP functionality while reducing operating costs and even head counts? To achieve this difficult balance, many manufacturers have turned to on-demand ERP-support services.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 May 2009

itelligence, Inc.

Squeezing More Value out of Data Warehouses through the Power of Database Compression
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Data compression features in data warehouse databases are the current trend, and this paper explains the benefits of compression in data warehousing and differentiates compression approaches taken by different databases.
Posted: 03 Dec 2008 | Published: 03 Dec 2008

Vertica Systems

BPM and SOA Require Robust and Scalable Information Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for a discussion of the principles for the convergence of BPM and SOA from an information system perspective. The primary audiences are IT leaders and architects that need to understand how to effectively combine BPM and SOA in support of business integrity and operational excellence.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

IBM

IT@Intel: Using TCO to Determine PC Upgrade Cycles
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: At Intel, we've developed a comprehensive methodology, based on total cost of ownership (TCO), that lets us calculate the real cost of operating more than 90,000 PCs. Using it, we can understand the real cost of deploying and maintaining our PCs across varying time horizons.
Posted: 30 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Intel Corporation

A Breakthrough Approach for Efficient IT Service Delivery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations in every industry are exploiting advanced technologies to gain a competitive advantage. In this whitepaper learn about IBM's vision for the new enterprise data center which offers an evolutionary new model for efficient IT delivery.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

IBM

Management Excellence: The Metrics Reloaded
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In performance management, consistency is king. The simple sounding steps-identify and focus on value drivers, and align the organization to drive results - beg the question: What's the best performance management framework? Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 May 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation

Telstra Reaps Transformation Rewards
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: The business benefits of the IP transformation are numerous. First of all, as you reduce the number of actual networks, you save on software licensing costs, air conditioning and power. Less people are also required because rather than operating many silo networks in standalone mode you now have a common network.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent