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ERP Features and Functions: Reference Guide to Process Manufacturing Software
This reference guide provides insight into the process manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) features and functions that are accessible on today’s

gl interfacing  GL and to update GL records. Locations and Lot control Locations and lot control functionality provides the ability to create or modify system options related to storage location description, classification, usage, and setup. These parameters can then be linked to specific items and can trigger inventory processing functions. Forecasting Forecasting provides users with standard system functionality for deriving purchasing or manufacturing item requirement forecasts along with forecasting parameters and

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Quote-to-Order RFI/RFP Template

Online Catalog, PIM Capabilities, Q2O/CPQ Workflow Management, Personalization and Localization, Rule Engines and Knowledge Base (Repository),Document Management (for Proposals and Contracts), Pricing, Customer Information, Reporting and Analysis, Integration and Interfacing Requirements, Engineering Capabilities, Channel Support and PRM, Aftermarket Services, and more. 

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Reference Guide to Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Functions and Features


This reference guide provides insight into the discrete manufacturing ERP features and functions currently available on today’s market. It will help you determine which ERP features are a high priority for your organization, and which features are a lower priority.

gl interfacing  GL and to update GL records. Locations and Lot Control Locations and lot control functionality provides you with the ability to create or modify system options related to storage location description, classification, usage, and setup. These parameters can then be linked to specific items and can trigger inventory processing functions. Forecasting Forecasting provides you with standard system functionality for deriving purchasing or manufacturing item requirement forecasts along with forecasting Read More

Cincom Asserts Expertise In CRM For Complex Manufacturers Part 2: Challenges and User Recommendations


While Cincom's solutions, services, experience and results should resonate well with in the complex manufacturing segment, it competes against a slew of companies with stronger brand names (not impeded by Cincom’s conservative tacit nature) and/or financial resources.

gl interfacing  Furthermore, configurators increasingly are required to provide a direct link with shop floor execution to, for example, add or change an operation, change the work center where the operation is performed, change the run rate on that operation, and change the set-up time, and they also need to produce special instructions or comments on the work order, sales order, or invoice. Particularly since each of those parameters affects cost, and available-to-promise (ATP)/capable-to-promise (CTP) Read More

Food and Drug Safety: Prevention Better Than Cure (For Sure) - Part 1


Food production and distribution is a serious and strategic business, and I am not aware of anyone in my surroundings that takes it lightly; food can not only delight us, but can also make us quite sick and indisposed. While my inner circles (pets included) have luckily not been casualties of recent salmonella, E.coli, and whatnot outbreaks from tainted chilly peppers, tomatoes, spinach, pet food,

gl interfacing  certifications, and vendor rating. Interestingly, Olin doesn’t consider product lifecycle management (PLM ) systems to be critical with regards to product safety. Still, he at least acknowledges PLM systems’ help with creating quality specifications and matching approved ingredients to geographic markets (e.g., can this ingredient be in a product that is going to be sold in Japan?). Supply chain event management (SCEM) tools are certainly critical for visibility and action reasons, albeit they can Read More

Solomon Stands the Test of Time Despite Changing Masters Part Three: Product Differentiators


Of all the MBS' products, Solomon is apparently the purest in terms of a standard Microsoft technology stack, and without any proprietary additions. Furthermore, its sharp focus solely on Microsoft technology from ground up, coined in ''the power of one'' motto (one OS platform - Windows XP/NT/2000, one database platform - MS SQL Server, one development environment - MS Visual Basic, etc.), also presents an attractive, risk-adverse option for penny-pinching mid-market customers. Solomon IV has consequently been very competitive in speed of implementation, feasibility of customization, total cost of ownership (TCO), and price/performance ratio.

gl interfacing  Reporting and Payroll/Direct Deposit. GL account and sub-account numbers can be up to thirty characters in length, whereby the main account number can be up to ten characters, and the remaining twenty characters can include up to eight user-defined segments. GL transactions can be entered using several types of transaction batches, including non-recurring, recurring, manual and one-sided adjustment, and GL account determines whether the transaction will operate in multi- or single-company mode. Read More

UNIT4 Coda Financials Is Now TEC Certified


TEC is pleased to announce that Coda Financials software by UNIT4 has been TEC certified and is now available for online evaluation in the TEC Accounting and Financial Packages Evaluation Center. As usual, the vendor performed an in-depth demonstration of software capabilities following a demo script suggested by TEC research analysts. So we had a good opportunity to see the system in real time

gl interfacing  is well-known as a global ERP and other business software vendor; in fact it is in the top ten mid-market ERP vendors worldwide. Its customer base is also impressive—the group has more than 6,000 clients with over 2 million users, and there have been more than 10,000 global deployments of UNIT4’s software applications. The company has been pioneering and successfully leveraging its solution within a unique market niche of software that offers the capability of accommodating any business-related Read More

Differences in Complexity between B2C and B2B E-commerce


Business-to-business (B2B) selling has proven to be more intricate than business-to-consumer (B2C) selling, as B2B involves dealing with longer-term contracts and complex products with specific requirements that are not needed in the consumer world.

gl interfacing  rushed into a then seemingly more prosperous B2B space after the B2C functionality's inevitable quick commoditization. B2B More Complex than B2C B2B selling has, however, proven to be much more intricate than B2C, as it involves dealing with longer-term contracts and complex products with specific requirements that one does not need in the consumer world. Also, because of all the data involved, B2B transactions and interactions are more complex than those in B2C, which tend to be very standardized and Read More

Quote-to-Order RFI/RFP Template


Online Catalog, PIM Capabilities, Q2O/CPQ Workflow Management, Personalization and Localization, Rule Engines and Knowledge Base (Repository),Document Management (for Proposals and Contracts), Pricing, Customer Information, Reporting and Analysis, Integration and Interfacing Requirements, Engineering Capabilities, Channel Support and PRM, Aftermarket Services, and more.

gl interfacing  to-Order RFI/RFP Template The Quote-to-Order RFI/RFP Template lists and describes 762 features and functions found in Quote-to-Order software solutions. This Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems Template can help you save time, control costs, and communicate clearly with vendors at nearly every stage of your Quote-to-Order software selection projects. Features and functions included in this Quote-to-Order (Q2O) Systems Template: Online Catalog PIM Capabilities Q2O/CPQ Workflow Management Personalization and Read More

Project-oriented Software: Many Choices, Many Differences


Professional service organizations sell not just time, but knowledge. Thus, in addition to time and expense management, a business management software product must support a means for knowing how this knowledge is tracked, assigned, managed, and billed. But which product?

gl interfacing  the same role as GL segments. Deltek FMS supports CRM, including contacts, leads, proposals, marketing campaigns, and resumes. It also allows users to define how each section of a project will be billed. For example, one part of a project can be fixed-fee, while another part (additional work perhaps) can be billed as time and expense. Users can also define billing rate tables that can be updated on specific dates. For example, the hourly rate for a senior consultant might be set to increase from $225 to Read More

J.D. Edwards On The Mend; This Time Might Be For Real Part 3: User Recommendations


In anatomic terms, J.D. Edwards has been showing some muscles on top of its solid but unexciting ERP skeleton and XPI-based connective tissue, chords and cartilages.

gl interfacing  of vendors in a global manufacturing and distribution enterprise applications selection. Evaluate J.D. Edwards if you are a mid-market or a low-end Tier 1 enterprise (with $100M-$2B in revenue) and if your requirements fall within the scope of the traditional ERP and SCM offering, with manufacturing, logistics and financial modules as main pillars of an enterprise application. One should also bear in mind the company's expertise within the above-mentioned industries. J.D. Edwards' value proposition is Read More

ROI Systems Defies The Odds Through Delighted Customers Part Three: Strengths, Challenges and User Recommendations


ROI System is definitely a "user's vendor" that should raise the bar for customer care best practices amongst its competitors.

gl interfacing  easier access, navigation, and global interfacing, is indeed a significant evolution for the suite, adding functions such as field service, Internet real-time sales order processing (eSOP) and status reporting, purchase consignments, work order splitting, Internet service request management, vendor-managed inventory (VMI), and expanded advanced planning and scheduling (APS). While the company cannot be regarded as a leader in the market as its customer base amounts to over 400, primarily (over 90%) North Read More

Deltek Remains the Master of Its Selected Few Domains Part Four: Deltek's Differentiators


Deltek has focused on addressing the unique business needs of project-oriented organizations. Its product line has expanded from applications for managing the core back-office processes to the front-office and e-business of professional services and other project-based companies, of which many provide products and services under American Federal Government contracts.

gl interfacing  has since continued to strongly maintain and enhance its broad array of 125 existing products. As a result, the company's product line has expanded from applications for managing the core back-office processes to the front-office and e-business of professional services and other project-based companies, many of which provide products and services under American Federal Government contracts. Deltek has also grown to nearly 700 employees in eight offices worldwide and nearly $100 million (USD) in revenues Read More

Ask the Experts: Data Purging and System Migration


One reader recently wrote in with this question: "... I wondered if you can point me at any related sites/groups/publications for more established users that discusses, for example migrating between ERP systems, purging ERP data, integrating data from acquired companies into ERP and PLM"We thought we’d take this on ourselves—but see the bottom of this post for more

gl interfacing  period, by examining a single entry in a table rather then summing up individual sales order lines. System Migration Defining Your Needs A migration project often starts with a feasibility study, which takes place before an implementation project gets off the ground. The approval process can include the board of directors or a high-ranking officer who sponsored the feasibility study for the project. Subsequently there is a lengthy process to build a cutover plan. This is necessary because errors or oversi Read More

Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 1


My previous blog entry about procurement commandments in a down economy also made me think about whether there are different priorities for the chief procurement officer (CPO) during prosperous economic times. Or, how different are (or should be) the CPO’s strategies in good versus bad times? Well, the CPO’s fundamental objectives do not change: procure the physical goods and services needed by

gl interfacing  to the general ledger (GL). One way to solve this conundrum could be via procurement data marts  that provide prepackaged spend analysis over a few dozens metrics and dimensions for fast answers to the above questions. These answers should be based on fresh (real-time, or close to real-time) data rather than on rearview mirror. This hindsight speed-of-thought spend analysis should measure and optimize savings via packaged buyer analytics, key performance indicators (KPIs), and proactive control and Read More

Accounting for SMB Showdown


I'm Larry Blitz, editor of TEC's Vendor Showdown series. Today's Showdown pits two major enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting for small to midsized business (SMB) vendors against each other, head-to-head: Exact Software North America (a division of Exact Software) and Infor.

gl interfacing  Software North America's Exact Globe Enterprise and Infor's FMS SunSystems . I hope you find this Showdown helpful and informative. I welcome all your comments and questions at showdown@technologyevaluation.com . And please let me know if you prefer this format to the original Showdown format. Exact vs. Infor Exact Software is a Netherlands-based solution provider that targets small to medium businesses and divisions of multinationals —namely, organizations with up to 2,500 employees. Exact focuses its Read More