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The Best ACT! Is Still to Come
After a long history as a contact management and relationship tracking tool, ACT! 2005, is expanding to offer more sales force automation features for small to

act upgrade  sister products, transitioning from ACT to Best's other CRM solutions will be an organic process. This is a valuable opportunity to leverage Best's existing customer base and marketing potential. As Joe Bergera, senior vice president and general manager at ACT! explained, traditional market segmentation strongly positions ACT! in the 14 user category, representing 40 percent of the company's customer base. Interestingly enough, research shows that the software is currently very well received in sales

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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.

act upgrade  times to get its act together and to position itself for a much-needed surge of new projects in the future. Otherwise, it may end up looking at PeopleSoft's rear lights. This is Part 4 of a 4-part examination of recent Oracle announcements.   Part 1 and Part 2 detailed the announcements. Part 3 began the discussion of the Market Impact. This Part makes User Recommendations. User Recommendations The market should regard Oracle's new mindset evolution as well as its new customer placating moves favorably, Read More

Leveraging Technology to Maintain a Competitive Edge during Tough Economic Times --A Panel Discussion Analyzed Part One: Introduction


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act upgrade  Componentization refers to the act of breaking up large, monolithic enterprise systems into individual modules or components that would work together. It is the practical embodiment of object-oriented programming (OOP), which was developed to enhance software maintainability and to simplify the creation of advanced graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Object orientation means that design, linkages, and so on, use objects as their basic building blocks, which is a radical departure from traditional Read More

Enterprise Applications: The Cost of Keeping Current… Or Not


During difficult times it may be tempting to postpone upgrades, treating them as discretionary or optional projects, when in fact they could very well provide a path to doing more with less. Return on investment (ROI) becomes even more important in a down economy. Find out why upgrading may be the most effective and direct way for your organization to increase productivity, improve customer service, and reduce costs.

act upgrade  software solution that can act as an organisation-wide control centre. This 'control centre' will collect status information and progress reports from different divisions and make them available to other departments. Information is updated by the users in real-time and accessible at any time to anyone who needs it. Source: Oracle Resources Related to Enterprise Applications: The Cost of Keeping Current... Or Not : Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (Wikipedia) Enterprise Applications: The Cost of Read More

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Electronic medical records (EMR) serves a niche market. This software caters specifically to health care professionals working in clinics, private practices, and hospitals. EMR software came about to increase overall patient care and communication between health care staff and departments.

act upgrade  Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 was implemented. HIPAA is a set of rules that doctors and health care providers must abide by. The Act ensures that all medical records, medical billing, and patient accounts meet certain consistent standards with regard to documentation, handling, and privacy. This standard took affect April 14, 2006. In addition, HIPAA requires that all patients be able to access their own medical records, correct errors or omissions, and be informed how Read More

Vulnerability Management for GLBA Compliance


The security provisions of the US Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) are complex and process-intensive, and non-compliant financial institutions and their officers have suffered penalties as a result. With QualysGuard’s vulnerability management and policy compliance solution—including on-demand auditing capabilities—financial institutions can easily meet the key security guidelines that are detailed in the GLBA.

act upgrade  of the US Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) are complex and process-intensive, and non-compliant financial institutions and their officers have suffered penalties as a result. With QualysGuard’s vulnerability management and policy compliance solution—including on-demand auditing capabilities—financial institutions can easily meet the key security guidelines that are detailed in the GLBA. Read More

Eco-positive Rice Producer Expects System Upgrade to Significantly Lower IT Costs


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On the Road to Compliance: Linking Processes and Documents


The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act has significantly impacted budgets, personnel allocation, business processes, and documentation. But leveraging a technology solution can smooth the overall compliance process. By investing in a content-centric business process management solution, organizations can automate and improve their compliance. This leads to an effort that is more effective and more efficient, and that ultimately saves money.

act upgrade  Documents The US Sarbanes-Oxley Act has significantly impacted budgets, personnel allocation, business processes, and documentation. But leveraging a technology solution can smooth the overall compliance process. By investing in a content-centric business process management solution, organizations can automate and improve their compliance. This leads to an effort that is more effective and more efficient, and that ultimately saves money. Read More

Successful 5010 and ICD-10 transition: An implementation roadmap


The 1996 US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted to improve the portability of health care coverage. The new 5010 standard, requiring compliance by 2012, is expected to reduce individual companion guide requirements and promote consistent implementation across trading partners. Download this report to learn about a methodology designed to address transition challenges and help leverage the transition for competitive advantage.

act upgrade  Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted to improve the portability of health care coverage. The new 5010 standard, requiring compliance by 2012, is expected to reduce individual companion guide requirements and promote consistent implementation across trading partners. Download this report to learn about a methodology designed to address transition challenges and help leverage the transition for competitive advantage. Read More

Measuring the Value of Metadata


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act upgrade  “Sarbox”) and the Patriot Act are forerunners of the regulatory trend that has elevated the need for metadata. Increasing consumer demand for privacy and fallout from corporate accounting scandals are spurring regulatory agencies to putting better teeth into regulations; compliance increasingly depends on an ability to “prove it”—not just by certifying content, but also by demonstrating the process by which the information was developed and managed—and metadata is the key to traceability. Read More

The No-drama Software Upgrade


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Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act-Violence and Harassment in the Workplace: An Overview to Compliance


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Thou Shalt Comply (and More), or Else: Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley


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