MAHLE Selects target Idea Management
To optimize their idea management processes, MAHLE made the decision to implement target Idea Management software. MAHLE GmbH, with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, is one of the world’s 30 largest suppliers to the automobile industry. The company builds systems for nearly all automobile manufacturers. MAHLE employs approximately 9,000 people in 20 locations in Germany.
target Idea Management Live at Storck – Part of Your World!
With its well-known brands of sweets, such as Werther’s Original, Toffifay, merci, nimm2, Knoppers, Riesen, Super Dickmann’s, and many others, August Storck KG makes people’s lives a little sweeter and happier daily all over the world.
In May 2008, Storck implemented target Idea Management software to support idea management processes in their operations in Germany.
Successful Recertification as ABAP Add-On – SAP® Certified – Powered by SAP NetWeaver®
target Idea Management software has been certified by SAP as part of its complementary software program since 2001.
The latest version of the software has now been certified according to the applicable guidelines of SAP’s interface certification for ABAP add-ons.
SAP gave target the rights to use the official SAP® Certified – Powered by SAP NetWeaver®.
B. Braun Melsungen AG selects target Idea Management
B. Braun provides the global healthcare market with products for anesthesia, intensive care, cardiology, extracorporeal blood treatment, and surgery, as well as services for clinics, private practice, and homecare.
First customer in the public sector of the US signs contract
The software reseller agreement which was signed end of August 2007 appoints EPI-USE America, Inc. to market the software “target Idea Management” in the territories of Canada, United States of America and Mexico. EPI-USE will provide implementation projects and first level support for these markets.
EPI-USE America, Inc. is a worldwide provider of technology solutions. As an SAP Services Partner, EPI-USE specializes in the field of HCM well as the technology surrounding the NetWeaver platform. Customers include Continental Teves, Florida Power & Light, Methodist Healthcare, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Robert Bosch Corporation.
At the end of 2007 a customer with more than 35.000 employees in the public sector of the United States of America has signed a contract for “target Idea Management”.
Bauerfeind acquires License for target Idea Management
Bauerfeind AG, one of the leading worldwide manufacturers of therapeutic medical aids, including compression hosiery, bandages, orthotics (braces), orthopedics, und prosthetic devices, contributes to quality of life with its products und service concept for preservation and rehabilitation of health to boost physical well-being.
Volkswagen Navarra S.A. selects "target Idea Management”
The factory grounds of Volkswagen Navarra S.A. are situated in Pamplona in northern Spain. Volkswagen Navarra S.A. has about 4.000 employees. The Pamplona plant is where the Polo is manufactured.
Volkswagen Navarra S.A. decided to buy a license of “target Idea Management” to support the idea management process. The implementation project is to start in the beginning of 2008.
Beruf+Erfolg Idea Management, Wirtschaftswoche, Edition 48/2007
In the “Job+Success” section in its edition 48, the German business weekly Wirtschaftswoche reported on its survey of idea management programs at the top largest 505 enterprises (by revenue) in Germany.
Premier Art Vernissage at target
target’s new offices provide a perfect backdrop for highlighting artwork from the region. The company has invited the local artists’ group “Künstlergruppe Wiesloch-Walldorf” to present their collected works twice a year in a vernissage at the new location.
target Moves Into New Offices
target software moved into new offices on August 1, 2007. The new location on Otto-Hahn-Straße 1 B in Walldorf offers plenty of room to house the increasing number of employees and growing business.
"target Idea Management" for Salzgitter Group
GESIS (Gesellschaft für Informationssystem mbH), a 100% subsidiary of the steel technology group Salzgitter AG, set a goal to standardize IT and to develop tailored solutions that optimize business processes for their customers. Their objective applies both to companies in the Salzgitter Group as well as to customers in the external market. Salzgitter AG and its 17,000 employees belong to the leading steel technology conglomerate in Europe.
At the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2006, GESIS made the decision to buy a license for target Idea Management and immediately began configuring the solution for Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, the largest steel division in the Salzgitter Group with approximately 5,000 employees. 2007 will see tubes divisions Mannesmannröhren-Werke GmbH and EUROPIPE Gmbh also starting to use the idea management software.
REHAU Implements "target Idea Management" Globally
REHAU, a a leading premium brand of polymer-based solutions for the construction, automotive, and manufacturing industries, has more than 14,000 employees in 170 locations working towards the growth and success of its corporate group. Idea management is an important element keeping REHAU ahead of the competition as a developer of innovative products. Implementing idea management software is empowering the ideas of REHAU employees even further.
Successful Start for 3i-Web at Siemens VDO Automotive
The automotive components supplier implements the target Web solution for their 3i program on April 1, 2006.
Siemens VDO Automotive is one of the world's leading suppliers of electronics and mechatronics components to the automotive industry. The idea management system from Siemens - bundled under the name "3i" (ideas, impulses, initiatives) - comprises various measures for identifying idea potential. On April 1, 2006, Siemens VDO implemented the "target Idea Management" intranet solution.
target to Exhibit at dib Annual Conference in Germany (May 14-16, 2006)
Once again, target software GmbH will be an exhibitor at the annual conference of the German Institute for Business Economics (Deutschen Instituts für Betriebswirtschaft). This year's conference will take place from May 14-16, 2006, in Münster, Germany.
target Idea Management Info Day in Mannheim, Germany
For the third year in a row, target software solution held an Info Day
to present an update on software and development planning. An open
exchange of information with engaging discussion characterized the
event, which was held December 8, 2005, in Mannheim, Germany.
target Exhibits at IOP Symposium at the University of Bern, Switzerland
Every two years, the Institute for Organization and Human Resources (IOP)
at the University of Bern in Switzerland presents an award and
special recognition for “Excellence in Human Resources Management.” In 2005,
under the direction of Professor Dr. Thom, the IOP selected idea management as
their topic for excellence, a topic the IOP has continued to conduct research
on since its inception.
Siemens A&D Implements target Intranet Solution for Fiscal Year 2005/2006
With approximately 25,000 employees submitting more than 150,000 ideas
annually, Siemens A&D places great value on its idea management to stay
ahead of their global competitions in all lines of business. Siemens bundles
all aspects of idea management into their “3i” program (ideas, impulses, and
initiatives) to find ways to maximize improvement potential.
SAP Implements target Tool for Idea Management
For more than four years, the intranet
version of target software solution for idea management has been successfully
implemented in countries around the globe at SAP. Previously, the focus of idea
mamanagement at SAP was on the realization of ideas submitted for internal
processes and ways to improve and make more efficient the tools to do. In a
next step, idea management will also be used for submitting and evaluating
business ideas. After successful valuation, business ideas will be run in small
pilot studies and then evaluated whether they fulfill the business case as set
forth when the idea was submitted. As a result, SAP is using the target tool
for the first time to record, process, and manage innovative product ideas.
target Participates in dib's Annual Conference for Idea Management in Cologne, Germany
Germany As every year, the German Institute for
Business (dib) holds a comprehensive conference on the topic of idea management. This
takes place from April 24-25, 2005, in Cologne,
Germany, at the Maritim Hotel & Conference Center.
For the fifth year in a row, target software solution will be onsite with an
information stand on the exhibition floor. Customers and interested parties are
invited to stop by and find out more about the innovative software solution and
superior technology in target’s “Idea Management for SAP” software. Representatives
of target will be available at the kiosk to share the latest product
information and expert know-how on the topic of idea management. Join us!
Postidea - The new Idea Management of Swiss Post
, Postidea replaced the traditional idea management process across the
entire company. Within a short timeframe, the number of ideas submitted and the
realization rate had clearly increased. "In every way, target demonstrates
the meaning of customer orientation and has been an excellent and competent
partner on our path to successful Idea management".
Boehringer Ingelheim Implements "Idea Management for SAP" by target
After intensive market analysis and
evaluation based on a detailed set of requirements, Boehringer Ingelheim made
the decision to implement intranet-based idea management from target software
solution. The objective of the company was to shorten run times, ensure that
ideas are documented and stored safely, and establish an idea pool for
knowledge transfer. By implementing “Idea Management for SAP,” most system
users are finding their work simplified through the use of various roles. Now,
all employees are able to access decentralized idea management services
directly from the employee portal.