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“Know Thyself” Is the First Step to an Effective Upgrade
sponsored by IBIS America LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper chronicles how the Santa Clara Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is preparing to perform an SAP ERP systems upgrade.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 13 Oct 2011

IBIS America LLC

The 10 Commandments of a Successful Oracle E-Business R12 Upgrade
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 key best practices to help your organization effectively manage change to your enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, with particular attention to upgrading to R12.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Dell Software

Accounts Payable: Consolidating AP Workflow Outside ERP Systems
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Accounts payable (AP) automation has undeniable benefits but can be difficult in complex ERP environments. Read this white paper to explore the advantages of an automation approach that runs AP workflow outside ERP systems.
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

Esker Inc.

Delivering Competitive Advantage through IT
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Successful IT organizations must be able to respond rapidly along with varying business units to ensure maximum return on every invested dollar. Access this exclusive resource to learn the best practices for increasing IT's value proposition.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

Intel

FlexNet Manager for SAP Business Suite Product Overview
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: FlexNet Manager for SAP Business Suite optimizes the SAP system measurement and checks for potential license savings. By checking the usage of each individual license, it determines whether the correct license type was purchased for a given user and whether enough licenses are available. This removes the guess work and optimizes license allocation.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Flexera Software

How SAP Users hold the key to Business Process Improvement
sponsored by Winshuttle, LLC
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights the key role that SAP users play in enabling their organizations to improve processes, and discusses how their expertise is lost in some of the traditional approaches companies use to try to improve processes. Learn an alternative “user-centric” approach that will enable companies to measurably improve their processes.
Posted: 10 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Winshuttle, LLC

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

Sizing Server Platforms To Meet ERP Requirements
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Intel paper analyzes the effects of various factors on the utilization of the primary server resources: compute, memory and I/O. The analysis shows that 4-socket servers, which provide greater headroom than 2-socket servers, may be preferable in a number of situations.
Posted: 19 Jan 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

IBM

In Dynamic Market, Consumer Goods Companies Rely on Manufacturing Operations Management Systems
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, consumer goods manufacturers need to pay attention to several areas including operational excellence, compliance, and supply chain synchronization. Learn how today’s powerful and cost-effective solutions, such as Apriso’s MOM offering, can provide companies with benefits in each of these areas.
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 | Published: 13 Dec 2010

Apriso Corporation

Process Automation for the Twenty-Ten Decade: The Automation of Business Technology
sponsored by Network Automation, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the need for business process automation and how it can make your company vastly more efficient. Continue reading to learn how to stay ahead of the curve on process automation during the twenty-ten decade.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Network Automation, Inc

Five Pitfalls of Application Package Selection
sponsored by Sage North America
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents some pitfalls that should be avoided in order to help you select this application package. If you avoid these pitfalls, you will obtain a package that will work for you for many years to come. Continue reading to learn more about the five pitfalls of application package selection.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

Sage North America

Virtualization Performance of SAP® ERP on the Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series with VMware
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers offer extraordinary new value for virtualizing SAP solutions. They deliver near-native performance for applications running in virtual machines, while providing levels of reliability and scalability never before seen in industry-standard servers. Read this white paper to learn more!
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 05 May 2010

VMware and Intel

Microsoft Dynamics: Empowered People, Simplified Processes, and Connected Ecosystems
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of how companies can use the capabilities in Microsoft® Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2010 with Microsoft Dynamics to achieve these goals.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Microsoft

Business Intelligence In the Corporate Finance Environment: Productivity Gains Associated with Data Agnostic BI Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how organizations with highly-complex organizational structures will find an application independent business intelligence strategy more effective than BI tools that come bundled in ERP applications.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

IBM

Best Practices in eCatalog Management
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: At the heart of procurement systems is a catalog. Even in environments lacking automation, requisitioners consult a hard copy or customer service reps use a catalog at the other end of a phone line. Getting everyone to use the correct catalog from a preferred vendor at the contracted price will ensure that negotiated savings are actually realized.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Ariba, Inc.

7 Signs You Work Harder for your ERP Than it Works for You
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Think an ERP is the solution for your workforce management needs? Stop and consider how hard you would have to work, to make your ERP work for you. This paper presents seven signs that will tell you that it’s time to go with Kronos.
Posted: 10 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Jun 2010

Kronos Incorporated

Virtualization Performance of SAP® ERP on the Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series with VMware
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers offer extraordinary new value for virtualizing SAP solutions. They deliver near-native performance for applications running in virtual machines, while providing levels of reliability and scalability never before seen in industry-standard servers. Read this white paper to learn more!
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 05 May 2010

Intel

Virtualization Performance of SAP ERP Solutions on the Intel® Xeon® Processor 7500 Series with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers offer new value for virtualizing SAP solutions with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. Read this paper to learn how Intel benefits SAP ERP.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 05 May 2010

Intel

Information Lifecycle Management in an SAP Environment
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP provides a comprehensive product offering to support you in your Information Lifecycle Management strategy. Learn more about the three cornerstones of ILM, including data archiving/data management, retention management, and retention warehouse. 
Posted: 15 Mar 2010 | Published: 15 Mar 2010

SAP America, Inc.

2010 ERP REPORT: Part One in a Series
sponsored by Panorama Consulting Group
WHITE PAPER: This report offers data on a wide variety of ERP solutions. Included in the research sample are Tier I solutions (such as SAP, Oracle eBusiness Suite, and Microsoft Dynamics), Tier II, Tier III and industry-focused niche solutions.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

Panorama Consulting Group

Time to Change New Thoughts on Supporting Business Change Fast and Flexibly
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This joint paper from SAP and Capgemini discusses the challenges of the interconnected economy and describes solutions that enable companies to use technology to innovate the way they do business.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

SAP America, Inc.

Business Rules and Gap Analysis: Discovery and Management of Business Rules Avoids Business Disruptions
sponsored by Micro Focus, Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper will assess how to locate and account for functionality gaps. It will also illustrate a methodology for realigning applications with business goals.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 23 Nov 2009

Micro Focus, Ltd

Managing Change Effectively with ERP: The Impact On 5 Key Business Functions
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the impact of using disparate systems versus an integrated ERP system on your manufacturing operations. The detailed charts on the following pages provide insight into how the inefficiencies associated with change management today can be easily and cost-effectively eliminated.
Posted: 04 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

Infor

Fixing the SAP Upgrade Process: Nine Best Practices
sponsored by Panaya, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper takes a new look at the SAP upgrade process in light of emerging best practices and new technologies. This report offers a discussion of the value of both technical and functional upgrades as well as a discussion of some of the best practices to enhance the value of your SAP upgrades while lowering overall cost.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Panaya, Inc.

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.