"I haven't purchased a best-of-breed
stereo for my car since I was in college," Klappich says.
The bigger best-of-breed
WMS vendors also offer labor management system (LMS), yard management system (YMS), and transportation management system (TMS) solutions.
Make the most of your investments with a plan that emphasizes the best: best-of-breed
solutions coupled with comprehensive integrations that seamlessly tie together the technologies you value across your organization.
Six months ago, I received a call from a pathologist telling me that his healthcare system was going to consider upgrading its AP LIS and, if I wanted our Best-of-Breed
Anatomic Pathology LIS system to be considered, I should contact its IT department.
Frankly, taking the alternative approach and buying a huge collection of best-of-breed
vendors in one organization simply doesn't make economic or technical sense anymore.
Chuck Podesta, senior vice president: and CIO at the 562-bed Fletcher Allen Healthcare in Burlington, Vt., has faced what many CIOs might consider a potential "nightmare" scenario: he's ripped out a popular best-of-breed
emergency department (ED) information system and installed the ED IS module from his core clinical EMR vendor (the Verona, Wis.-based Epic Systems Corp.).
Summary: Web Gateway Security Solution Runs on Riverbed Services Platform, Combining Best-of-Breed
WAN Optimization and Web 2.0 Security on Single Appliance
Riverbed Technology, a leading IT performance company, has launched a comprehensive, best-of-breed
secure Web gateway and WAN optimisation solution for organisations with remote offices.
"Especially when considering best-of-breed
products, people tend to look at the technology first and then have to do a lot of backtracking," said Bill Nagel, an analyst for Forrester Research in Amsterdam.
As for vendor solutions, respondents to the Celent survey show an inclination for best-of-breed
Summary: New Best-of-Breed
Solution Streamlines Deployment of Remote and Branch Office Security