This Webcast is brought to you by Manufacturing Business Technology, PTC, IBM. It addresses what Companies recognize as the market trends that are driving the need for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and how PLM is delivered with alternative business scenarios. Key speakers are Jim Brown, President and analyst of Tech-Clarity Inc, Tom Shoemaker, VP of Solutions Marketing for PTC, and Naseem Rao, Global Solutions Executive for IBM.
This presentation will highlight the latest advances in applying SysML and UML to product line engineering, illustratinig best practices and commercial experiences using SysML, UML and the Rhapsody/Gears Bridge, an integration of Rhapsody into the Gears software product line lifecycle framework.
The phrase "Best Practices" has become so overused, it has become practically meaningless for IT managers. Improvement is necessary, but where do you start, what tools are appropriate, where do I find actionable information, and how do I do this with minimal cost? If these questions apply to you, this paper provides a plan of attack.
In today's complex global life sciences marketplace, the ability to manage product information is a daunting task. The ability to ensure greater control over this critical product information has led to the development of a standard for product information throughout the European Union. If your company as not begun to think about PIM, now is the time, download this white paper immediately.
In February 2004, the FDA issued a Draft Guidance requiring the electronic submission of labeling content to be provided in an XML-based format called Structured Product Labeling (SPL). The purpose of this white paper is for the reader to gain an understanding and prepare for the FDA's new electronic labeling submission standard.
This white paper from Roaring Penguin Software reviews the most common approaches to spam management on higher education and K-12 campuses and details how a suitable anti spam solution must address particular challenges for campus IT administrators.
Published By: Soffront
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
In the decade since customer relationship management (CRM) software first appeared on the market, implementation of the enterprise application suite that helps businesses find new customers, retain existing customers and otherwise increase revenues have gained a reputation as being risky ventures, subject to user rejection, cost overruns, and missed deadlines.
Download this information-packed white paper by Nancy Flynn, Executive Director of the ePolicy Institute, for a no-nonsense look at the business risks and legal liabilities associated with employee misuse of the Internet, email, instant messaging (IM), and peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing technology.
The paper will explore the differences between smart-client and thin-client mobile architectures. It will then examine the details of common smart-client architectures, including what type of back-end systems they integrate with, the types of devices they support, how data is managed within the architecture, and development languages that can be used to build the application.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Feb 05, 2007
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) provides a foundation to achieve software reuse. A key part of the SOA value proposition is the benefits realized from software reuse. Learn more in this new white paper from Quocirca.
Virtualization adds additional layers of overhead and complexity, so cost savings on hardware are often offset by the increase in time and staff that are required to manage these environments. Learn more in this descriptive white paper.
Automating repetitive Data Center Operations into best practices makes response times faster, more reliable, and less costly. Learn how to extend your current IT systems to do more of the routine work, freeing up IT staff for higher-value projects.
This white paper describes how automating IT processes greatly reduces operational costs and improves service delivery. Learn how to standardize best practices and integrate data center and operations tools without the management burden associated with scripts and home-grown programs.
This paper explains how ITIL can improve service delivery through data center integration and automation of best practices. It also highlights common implementation hazards, real-world examples and the tools required to implement ITIL.
Published By: Winshuttle
Published Date: Dec 04, 2006
This paper describes 7 best practices that many companies have adopted in automating the upload of Excel data into SAP. Adopting these best practices will alleviate many of the pains that business users and IT analysts face in uploading Excel data to SAP.
Countless surveys have confirmed that most lean initiatives are abandoned outright or fail to deliver expected and needed results. One well-known lean business consultant estimates that the failure rate is 98%. What is it the 2% of companies know that the others do not? Download this white paper to learn more.
Lean has become the proven approach companies have used in industry after industry to transform into – and maintain position as – leading, dominant, world-class competitors. Yet, many companies that begin the Lean transformation process with energy and resolve fail to sustain and complete the transformation to a Lean organization. Download this white paper to learn more.
In recent years, industry leading companies have identified business process innovation as the only real competitive advantage. But what sets the most admired process companies apart from the rest is their continued business process innovation and scale? Download this white paper to find out.
A fast-growing supplier, NEI's delivery performance was declining, creating a significant problem with past-due shipments, even though the company had an excess of finished goods. Access this case study to learn about how they addressed their challenges.
Aberdeen's 2006 ERP in Manufacturing Benchmark Report explored how ERP strategies are evolving as enterprises strive to derive more and better business value from their implementations. That often means driving the use of ERP deeper into their organizations or broader across more of the enterprise.
External forces can knock your business off balance with no warning. To meet these external challenges, you need the capability to extend supply chain visibility, respond to changes in real time, and improve performance measurement across the entire chain.
A complete guide to SIP trunks, this whitepaper provides a comprehensive overview on the basics of SIP trunking, including a discussion of infrastructure needs and deployment issues and solutions. In-depth sections dedicated to interoperability, security as well as quality and reliability issues are also included.