Cedar Group US.
Cedar Group US, The Hunter Group and Cipher cipher: see cryptography.
(1) The core algorithm used to encrypt data. A cipher transforms regular data (plaintext) into a coded set of data (ciphertext) that is not reversible without a key. Systems Ltd. -- all subsidiaries of Cedar Group plc -- have become one unified company with the Cedar name, offering a comprehensive range of applications and consulting capabilities. The company combines strengths in all facets of enterprise solutions, from functional, technical and management consulting Noun 1. management consulting - a service industry that provides advice to those in charge of running a business
service industry - an industry that provides services rather than tangible objects services in such areas as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. , e-business, eWorkplace[TM] (employee self service) and supply-chain management to business software applications such as knowledge, content, workflow, financial and customer relationship management.
Cedar Group plc last fall acquired The Hunter Group and Cipher Systems to offer clients complete product and service solutions and to expand Cedar's market presence in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . Cedar's goal is to create an integrated services In computer networking, IntServ or integrated services is an architecture that specifies the elements to guarantee quality of service (QoS) on networks. IntServ can for example be used to allow video and sound to reach the receiver without interruption. and technology provider that will offer a single source for recommending, implementing and providing comprehensive enterprise solutions. Cedar says clients benefit from partnerships with top technology providers such as PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Authoria, Workscape and Business Objects.
Cedar has developed such business-management tools as the return on investment (ROI (Return On Investment) The monetary benefits derived from having spent money on developing or revising a system. In the IT world, there are more ways to compute ROI than Carter has liver pills (and for those of you who never heard of that expression, it means a lot). ) and justification of investment (JOI) calculators; the Excellence in Higher Education program, a self-assessment tool used by some of the nation's top colleges and universities; and the Human Resources Self-Service Survey, a research report on how organizations are using Web- and voice-enabled self-service technologies.