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IBM’s NetVista Joins the Appliance PC Fray
IBM debuts an extremely competitive business network appliance with its new NetVista PCs. Now if it can just fix that direct Web site...

link terminal  but the compare models link brings up a grid which shows no models priced below $2,099, it's a little confusing. User Recommendations Organizations still committed to Lotus SmartSuite, or to a hybrid ASP/Terminal Server-hosted application paradigm, are going to have a hard time beating the S40 on price/ performance, particularly for general office workers who need only a browser, e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets. If Microsoft Office is a must-have , the feature gap between the NetVista S40 and

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link terminal  and printing, internal/external document linking, data export capability, user defined fields/forms, the UPS shipping link, an underlying security system, detailed transaction log, external file import capability, external payroll interfaces, and so on. More about Repetitive versus Project-based Requirements Although IQMS focuses on repetitive environments, there are some basic job shop and simple project capabilities JobShopIQ and Project Manager modules have that help create, track, and manage discrete Read More

Legacy Single Sign-On: Novell, Evidian, IBM, PassGo, or Computer Associates?


As the complexity of enterprise systems increases, users are often forced to remember more and more passwords. As the demand on users increases, many users choose to write down their passwords, and by doing so, jeopardize security.

link terminal  team of developers to link the product to the various applications. You can also expect to spend a considerable number of hours deploying the product to users, and further educating the users on how to use the product. Over time however, the return on the investment will surpass the operational loss of continuous password resets. Product Leaders At the time that this paper was written, there were five major players in the legacy single sign-on market. This list includes IBM, Novell, Evidian, Computer Asso Read More

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Catalyst is one of the first supply chain execution suppliers to offer both the "flow-through" functionality and traditional warehouse management features in one system, allowing a facility to run in either or both modes. Its current strategy, termed "Best-for-Business," is to offer componentized products based on an open, modular technology, and solution-neutral consulting services driven by customers' business goals.

link terminal  the Supplier Link, Carrier Link, Returns Authorization, and Visibility modules); 2) Control Suite (consisting of the Dynamic Fulfillment, International Trade Logistics [ITL], Returns Management, and Supplier Quality modules); and 3) Optimization Suite (consisting of the Order Fulfillment, Inventory Optimization and Demand Management modules). A collection of supply chain monitoring and reporting products called CatalystCompass that provides analysis of execution and process activities for the purpose of m Read More

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In her recent blog post 12 Things Retailers Did Last Year To Improve Supply Chain... IDC’s analyst Leslie Hand said that many retailers, as one of the top three priorities of the last year, implemented new “pay and bonus for performance” structures based on current labor standards/time management or simply applied new labor standards to their distribution centers (DCs) and warehouse work. Some

link terminal  of verticals. Activities solutions link the company’s personnel to the actual work that they do, and thus help organizations understand how labor is being used. These solutions provide visibility into how the workforce performs against productivity goals and benchmarks, and provide activity-level data in real time for better decision-making. The Kronos Workforce Activities module enables real-time tracking of activity data for individual employees and teams (crews). It reconciles direct and indirect lab Read More

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