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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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Question: When is Six Sigma not Six Sigma? Answer: When it's the Six Sigma Metric!!©
Six Sigma Quality is a popular approach to process improvement, particularly among technology driven companies such as Allied Signal, General Electric, Kodak

general dynamics jobs  it's too complicated in general to analyze, so we'll just use a universal approximation. Too much very valuable information is buried by that concession, not to mention the undesirable behavior that it all too often encourages. My cynical symbiont would have loved to have been a fly-on-the-wall, when this convenient discovery was made. Why convenient? Well, think about it. If each unit produced has 100 opportunities for independent defects, then without this 1.5s adjustment 6s quality would mean that

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We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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May a New Day Begin for Mature Enterprise Applications - Part 2


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general dynamics jobs  concurrently with an existing general ledger (G/L) system or serve as the primary accounting module. The idea behind the multi-books accounting capability is to enable the system to work alongside financial management systems to help companies cast their financials in multiple ways. If, for instance, a corporation has an operation in China, India, or Brazil, and it has to follow these governments’ rules on what one precisely refers to local accounting concepts and regulations, like “salary,” Read More

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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?

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KPI's: Key Project Impeders


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general dynamics jobs  The payrolls would bounce; general ledgers wouldn't close; and, of course, golf handicaps would explode. Seriously, it was beneficial to have a key event on which the project team could focus. At the time Y2K was a real threat. There was a sense of urgency for completing the ERP implementation project for the strike of midnight, December 31, 1999. While projects do not have to be tied to life or death events, it is valuable that the project timetable coincide to real, tangible benefits. For a Read More

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general dynamics jobs  The designers' assumption is generally that the users are non-IT experts within the company. Such workflow products might be built around the concept of an intelligent form. Basically, the user develops the workflow by filling in a familiar-looking form (e.g., a tasks vs. actions matrix), including the business rules. Yet the limitations of the simpler workflow tools become evident when they attempt to manage inter-process dependencies amongst several applications, handle complex database integration Read More

Microsoft Dynamics AX: The Chosen One Among Microsoft Dynamics ERP Equals? - Part 1


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general dynamics jobs  The product was made generally available (GA) worldwide in early August 2010 . As part of the retail initiative, Microsoft's channel partners were given the opportunity to deliver customer-specific configuration and implementation services, on a solid, scalable foundation designed for the retail environment. Taking advantage of this, Microsoft and Aldata , a global retail specialist serving 15 of the world's 30 largest retailers,  announced in June 2010 the signing of an agreement for Aldata to resell Read More

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 for Distribution Environments


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