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Accelerating (and Fast-Starting) the SME Business at Oracle (and SAP) - Part 4
Part 1 of this blog series outlined Oracle’s recent (and seemingly genuine) change of heart and approach towards partnering and catering enterprise applications

advantages of oracle bpm  All-in-One baseline has its advantages in terms of achieving a corporate-wide standard, to Oracle’s advantage comes a much wider functional footprint of its Accelerate program (albeit from disparate Oracle products). Namely, until 2008, SAP Business All-in-One functionality involved only core ERP functionality, while the  customer relationship management (CRM) ,  product lifecycle management (PLM) , or  business intelligence (BI)  modules had to be implemented in a traditional manner (without best

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Business Process Management (BPM)

Business process management (BPM) defines, enables, and manages the exchange of enterprise information through the semantics of a business process view, which involves employees, customers, partners, applications, and databases.  

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The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 1


The business process management (BPM) market is sizzling hot, with Gartner Dataquest estimating its compound annual growth rate (CAGR) at 13 percent in 2009. In fact, almost all leading BPM vendors have been buzzing about their unprecedented growth and profitability, especially amidst the ongoing economic drought. It is truly difficult to argue against the need for companies from all walks of

advantages of oracle bpm  One of the core advantages of BPM is that it need not require you to conquer all problems at once in order to deliver results. Rather projects can start small, while still making a large impact…To paraphrase, it is less important to start with the perfect process candidate than it is to establish a leverage point from which to extend into other opportunities. BPM is Measurable. BPM is unique among technology-based initiatives in its ability to incorporate metrics and measurement parameters at the Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 27, 2012


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advantages of oracle bpm  cloud environments with the advantages of private clouds, such as the customization and security of dedicated environments. Good news for cloud-computing users. — Jorge García, TEC BI Analyst Newforma launches Project Cloud for construction management Industry tags: construction, architecture, engineering, project information management Newforma, Inc., announces the launch of Newforma Project Cloud Web-hosted construction management software in response to the changing requirements of customers to Read More

Sword Ciboodle-One More BPM-Centric CRM Provider


What does BPM have to do with CRM? Sword Ciboodle can tell you. The vendor delivers process-based customer interaction solutions to contact centers to improve the customer experience by improving customer-facing processes. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the vendor’s key offerings and sits down with Ciboodle’s VP of product and market strategy to discuss the company’s challenges, strategies, and technologies.

advantages of oracle bpm  Ciboodle has the following advantages: In our core product portfolio, we have Ciboodle Crowd for more of the social CRM aspect of the solution (which while not analytics, does give a social mix to the offering). We do have reporting, but that is more in the operational handling, as well as general performance, etc. (via Jasper Reports ). In our SAS partnership product portfolio, we address the analytics issue that currently surpasses the acquired Chordiant enhancements to Pegasystems, for example, with Read More

Comparison of ERP and CRM Markets' Life cycle Snapshots


Today's enterprise applications are required as a matter of course to address more than the processes taking place within the walls of an enterprise. Almost all traditional ERP vendors (small and big alike) had to experience a wake-up call and have long been trying to expand their product offering in tune with the ever-changing trends and requirements of the new collaborative economy. The need for providing a full, comprehensive CRM suite rather than an individual solution or a bundle of point solutions for each distinct CRM area remains firm, and will urge further market consolidation.

advantages of oracle bpm  appealing price and implementation advantages. Ease of use, intuitive UIs, broad but not terribly deep functionality that is rapidly deployable, and its low price tag are the latest values that SMBs worship and that Salesforce.com has embraced. Thus is has even prospered during the IT downturn by reaching the $50 million (USD) revenue mark in less than four years since its inception in February 2000, and recently it announced the initial public offering (IPO) that should raise approximately $115 million Read More

State of the Art in TCO: Managing the Total Cost of Ownership


Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the most difficult metrics to benchmark. Even when using the clearest of metrics, companies often obtain inadequate results. Instead of thinking solely about how to calculate and reduce TCO, companies should think about how to manage TCO from a business perspective, in order to leverage solid, results-oriented decisions about IT solutions.

advantages of oracle bpm  of the Art in TCO: Managing the Total Cost of Ownership Total cost of ownership (TCO) is one of the most difficult metrics to benchmark. Even when using the clearest of metrics, companies often obtain inadequate results. Instead of thinking solely about how to calculate and reduce TCO, companies should think about how to manage TCO from a business perspective, in order to leverage solid, results-oriented decisions about IT solutions. Read More

Understanding SOA, Web Services, BPM, BPEL, and More Part One: SOA, Web Services, and BPM


In the larger schema of things, SOA would espouse general, more abstract concepts of software reusability and encapsulation within certain boundaries (as to then provide access to that software via defined interfaces), Web services would then make these SOA concepts vendor-independent due to their use of generally accepted standards, while BPM and BPEL would be some of the engines making the whole system work.

advantages of oracle bpm  SOA, Web Services, BPM, BPEL, and More Part One: SOA, Web Services, and BPM Introduction The battle for the dominance in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web services has so far largely been a war of words without the clear winner yet (and not any time soon), as many underlying Internet-based standards have emerged only recently. Still, the advocates of both major platforms/frameworks, Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Microsoft .NET , agree on the future of Web services, and have be Read More

Oracle APS Makes Its Debut


Oracle Corporation officially released its Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) applications recently amid the usual fanfare. Long in coming, APS still has significant ground to cover.

advantages of oracle bpm  Manugistics. Among the stated advantages of APS over other planning systems, Oracle points to a single data model that can quickly generate a single, global plan to encompass both high level strategic planning and shop floor detailed scheduling, eliminating time consuming data and plan synchronization. Market Impact Combined, the four modules represent a good move for Oracle and complement key areas of its ERP suite with functionality of interest to its manufacturing customer base. The single data model Read More

Oracle Mends Its Ways To Bounce Back


Despite its inclination to traditionally thrive on a moderate amount of controversy and to fly a number of trial balloons, Oracle, has also been a practical company, often modifying its strategy and adopting a tack that would work better. Thus, while Oracle's declining revenue and profit are painfully noted, the company has been taking some long overdue moves to appease its customers and to play fair with the competition. Time will only tell, however, whether Oracle has used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for the its future revival.

advantages of oracle bpm  11i, has some key advantages over its predecessors, as it offers a broader range of business processes and functions, and the thin client will require less maintenance in the long run. Support for Release 10.7 Extended, A Bit In any event, IT managers soon will not have a choice, as Oracle plans to end support for Release 10.7 in June 2003. It is still a six-month extension from the previously declared deadline of December 2002, which was met with serious customers' grumbling. This support applies to the Read More

Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations


Only time will tell whether Oracle will have used these slower economic times to get its act together and to position itself for a much-needed surge of new projects in the future. The market should regard Oracle's new mindset evolution as well as its new customer placating moves favorably, despite inevitable controversy.

advantages of oracle bpm  Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 4: Challenges and User Recommendations Challenges Thus, Oracle's belated humility in terms of increasing its products' openness is commendable, although long overdue and not coming from the bottom of its heart, but it could help it succeed in obtaining more projects much more than other utopian initiatives to capture new customers. One of these, the assertion that Oracle would replace all existing applications with its 11i for free, including all software, Read More

Using Nimble BPM to Drive Business Change


In the current economic climate, business process management (BPM) projects need to return to basics to meet the needs of today’s dynamic enterprise. They need to quickly deliver the benefits that organizations need or require, without the barriers of cost, time, complexity, and staffing that have built up around BPM over the years. Learn how applying nimble BPM strategies can help you drive business change.

advantages of oracle bpm  Nimble BPM to Drive Business Change In the current economic climate, business process management (BPM) projects need to return to basics to meet the needs of today’s dynamic enterprise. They need to quickly deliver the benefits that organizations need or require, without the barriers of cost, time, complexity, and staffing that have built up around BPM over the years. Learn how applying nimble BPM strategies can help you drive business change. Read More

A Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution


SugarCRM is a rapidly growing open source CRM company with solutions that appeal to a community of enthusiastic users. This study, based on a client who selected the Sugar Sales Professional CRM solution, compares product functionality to the competition and highlights some of SugarCRM's open source business practices.

advantages of oracle bpm  Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution Company Overview SugarCRM is a relatively young company hoping to be the sweet spot on the menu of CRM solutions. Based in San Jose, California (US), the company was founded by John Roberts, Clint Oram, and Jacob Taylor, who brought skills from their backgrounds with E.piphany, BroadVision, Baan, and IBM to the company. SugarCRM provides a number of CRM products, which are based on its open source core product, Sugar Sales . The Read More

Managing the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence: A 360-Degree Perspective


For many companies, total cost of ownership (TCO) of business intelligence (BI) solutions is out of control. And the problem is growing, fueled by ever-increasing demands from the user community, massive new sources for data, new capabilities, shadow it landscapes, and the cost of keeping people abreast of all the changes. This paper focuses on developing a framework for monitoring and managing the TCO of BI.

advantages of oracle bpm  the Total Cost of Ownership of Business Intelligence: A 360-Degree Perspective For many companies, total cost of ownership (TCO) of business intelligence (BI) solutions is out of control. And the problem is growing, fueled by ever-increasing demands from the user community, massive new sources for data, new capabilities, shadow it landscapes, and the cost of keeping people abreast of all the changes. This paper focuses on developing a framework for monitoring and managing the TCO of BI. Read More

Oracle Sails Despite Market’s Low Tide; How Far Will It Go?


For the time being, Oracle seems to have defied a global trend toward a slowdown in the technology market, which even its archrival, Microsoft, could not avoid. Is it only a matter of time before economic realities knock on Oracle’s door?

advantages of oracle bpm  Sails Despite Market’s Low Tide; How Far Will It Go? Oracle Sails Despite Market's Low Tide; How Far Will It Go? P.J. Jakovljevic - January 12, 2001 Event Summary In December, Oracle Corporation , the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, announced that second quarter net income increased 62% to $623 million, while revenue grew 14.5% to $2.7 billion. This compares to $2.3 billion in revenue and $384 million in net income in Q2 last Read More

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