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The Magic Is in the Screen
Projection is often seen as the big compromise: you must have either a very powerful and bright projector or a very dark room to achieve high-quality

magic partion  Magic Is in the Screen Projection is often seen as the big compromise: you must have either a very powerful and bright projector or a very dark room to achieve high-quality, commercially acceptable images. However, many people don’t know that a revolutionary concept is now available—a screen technology that allows very high-quality projected images in brightly lit environments that removes the need for dark rooms or very expensive projectors.

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Is MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Two: Strategy


During our recent briefing, MAPICS' executives acknowledged that almost all enterprise software companies are either "hunting" or being "hunted".

magic partion  MAPICS Getting the Magic of PLM? Part Two: Strategy Strategy For over two years, MAPICS , Inc . (NASDAQ: MAPX), possibly the largest global provider of extended enterprise applications for solving the challenges of discrete manufacturers following the acquisition of its former competitor Frontstep (see MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way ), has shown signs of significant change and a persistent number of its historically recognizable and invariant tenets of operation. During the same time, the Read More

Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers


Business-to-business (B2B) gateway solutions have matured to the point where they can support a wide range of projects. However, there are still functional differences—including product maturity, service-oriented architecture (SOA) enablement, architectural coherence, and community management—among competing solutions. Find out who the leaders, challengers, visionaries, and niche players are in the B2B gateway market.

magic partion  Commerce Resources Related to Magic Quadrant : Magic Quadrant (Wikipedia) Magic Quadrant for B2B Gateway Providers Service-Oriented Architecture is also known as : Service-Oriented Architecture , Service Oriented Architecture SOA , SOA , Service Oriented Architecture SOA , Enterprise SOA , Global Business , B2B Software , B2B Solutions , B2B Marketing , Application Server SOA , SOA Business Intelligence , Electronic Business Service Oriented Architecture , Service-Oriented Architecture SOA Business , Read More

RFID Weaving Magic in Apparel Supply Chain


As innovation rates accelerate and product life cycles shorten, companies are increasingly looking for tools to make their supply chain more efficient. Technology, such as radio frequency identification (RFID) has enormously helped supply chain planner.

magic partion  Weaving Magic in Apparel Supply Chain As innovation rates accelerate and product life cycles shorten, companies are increasingly looking for tools to make their supply chain more efficient. Technology, such as radio frequency identification (RFID) has enormously helped supply chain planner. Read More

Is There a Magic Pill for Web Performance Problems?


The growth of sites and users on the Internet is beginning to create concerns about performance and the effects of any performance problems on E-commerce.

magic partion  There a Magic Pill for Web Performance Problems? Event Summary A recent study by Peter Sevcik of Northeast Consulting Services has raised the visibility of possible near-term problems with Internet performance. Sevcik studied Web-page delay both analytically and through experiments, the latter using data from Keynote Systems. He explains Web-page delay in terms of two parameters: Payload is the number of bytes a server sends to a browser for complete one page, and Turns are the number of times a browser Read More

ERP Demand Being Re-heated


As reported on March 5 in The Dallas Morning News/KRTBN -- E-commerce may get all the attention, but information technology experts say the demand for enterprise resource planning professionals is almost as hot.

magic partion  to market demands. A magic formula lies in the balance of both business skills and basic technical understanding of what happens underneath the hood . Inform yourselves about the company you wish to join. Are they a 'hire-and-fire' place or a company who continuously invests in its people's skill sets and attempts to cross-train them before laying them off in droves? Needless to say that informal networking skills are needed in order to find the answer to this question. Read More

Web-enabled Sales Tactics


The Internet has changed the buying process for enterprise level solutions and sales departments must learn to adapt to today's self-directed buyer. The new, competitive sales high ground is to effectively manage a convenient on-line/off-line buy cycle experience at every point of contact.

magic partion  materials. Capitalizing on the Magic Moments People live hectic lives these days. Cold calls, qualifying calls, and follow-up calls always come at a bad time. Salespeople are just one more interruption in the buyer's frantic schedule, but as explained earlier, salespeople can pre-configure on-line experiences that execute at their buyers convenience. One of the marvels of the Internet is that it is available at any time and from any place. It gives people the convenience to work when they have the time Read More

User Recommendations for Pricing Management


Price management might improve revenue (by a few percent) and gross margin (even by an umpteen percent), but the truly amazing benefits should only come when price management is integrated with appropriate cost information and demand management.

magic partion  Pricing/profit optimization is not magic. It starts with information and if users do not have the right information, they will not get the right result. Typically a few years of data history is needed to prime the system (meaning lots of data capturing, quality testing, and interaction with the vendor), but, some companies will still make errors about data they do not have, which brings us back to the need to balance pricing with demand management and consumer research to gauge, for example, whether Read More

i2 Now Serving B2B Suppliers


i2 Supplier Enablement will help make suppliers’ lives easier but is only part of the answer.

magic partion  and i2 has no magic toolkit that will mitigate the hardship in marrying supplier systems to a diverse array of e-marketplaces and procurement hubs. Although i2 offers products for supplier relationship management, suppliers may want to consider i2 services in conjunction with products built expressly for them such as those from Ironside or Trigo . Hubspan offers suppliers a hosted solution for connecting to a buyer-centric world. Read More

The Wizardry of Business Process Management - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series provided a lengthy discussion about business process management’s (BPM's) necessary parts-and-parcels, and the software category’s value proposition.  At the end of that post, I mentioned my recent attendance of a witty presentation that attempted to explain the essence of BPM via a bit of humor and the metaphor of the classic “Wizard of Oz” movie. Namely, on March 23

magic partion  insights, visions, affable speakers, magic wand, etc. One piece of advice that analysts like Gartner preach to companies is that they need to espouse and achieve their viable business goals before they can get back to the mystical land of profitability. Many companies realize that the “Ruby Slippers” that will take them back to the comfort zone are a magic combination of processes and rules , and if one can figure out how to put them together and “click their heels,” one can have tremendous Read More

One Vendor’s Mission to Make Service Businesses Click - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced ClickSoftware Technologies (NASDAQ: CKSW). Until recently, the software company focused solely on workforce and service optimization solutions for large field service companies. Gradually, via both internal development and a few appetizing acquisitions in 2009, the vendor has added a few important growth engines, such as mobile computing

magic partion  previous series entitled  “The Magic Behind Planning and Executing (Optimal) Service Supply Chains.”   What is ClickSoftware Supremely Good At? Since 1996, when the company unveiled its Service Chain Optimization decision-making capabilities, ClickSoftware has been continually re-inventing the software category with a number of differentiating capabilities. In 2002, it launched the Street-Level Routing (SLR) concept. Namely, unlike some competitive solutions, which first assign tasks to engineers Read More

White Papers-Not so Black and White


Let’s face it; we’ve all had to deal with pushy salespeople. How do they always get you to buy stuff—even when it’s something you didn’t need? It’s called the sales pitch. Every salesperson has one, and software vendors are no exception. In fact, they have several ways of pitching their products. One such way is through a white paper—which often discusses particular problems that many

magic partion  providing solutions. These are magic potions that can enable experiences and make your strategic and tactical dreams come true. But how can you be certain that it’s the right solution for your company? Just because it’s called a solution doesn’t mean it’s the answer. Dictionary spin a method for solving a problem Got a buzzword you’d like me to decipher? Let me know—I’ll be glad to try and figure it out for you. Just leave a comment below. Want to see white papers that work? Download free Read More

User-Focused Design Principles Shape the Customer Experience


Welcome to the customer experience. We all have them. Some are good, others bad. A variety of factors - the user interface (UI), customer support, marketing messages, etc. - shape these experiences. All of these things collectively create our view of a product, service or provider.

magic partion  You click on the magic wand icon and Error: Parameters out of bounds. Here we go again. Luckily, you have that customer support number handy. You know, the one on the yellow sticky on the lower left corner of your monitor. The one you called two days ago, and last week. You hope this snafu won't take more than 45 minutes to resolve. You can always hope. Welcome to the customer experience. We all have them. Some are good, others bad. A variety of factors the user interface (UI), customer support, Read More

Besieged By The CRM Throne Aspirants, King Siebel Delivers "The Magic No.7" Part 2: Market Impact


Will the long awaited Siebel 7 product release help the until recently undisputed CRM leader withstand the pressure from ERP giants – SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft?

magic partion  King Siebel Delivers The Magic No.7 Part 2: Market Impact Besieged By The CRM Throne Aspirants, King Siebel Delivers The Magic No.7 Part 2: Market Impact P.J. Jakovljevic - December 28, 2001 Event Summary With the release of the following statement Siebel Systems, Inc. launched Siebel 7. On November 26, Siebel Systems, Inc. , the leading provider of customer-centric eBusiness applications software, shipped Siebel 7, the seventh major release of Siebel eBusiness Applications . Siebel 7 (formerly Read More